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DAILY EVENING EDITION
Eastern Oregon Weather
Tonight nnd Wednesday cloudy J;
with occasional rain or snow. i.
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Ibo dellvereJ it jour resident
hce ol traslneai by carrier tl J
5c A WEEK.
PEXDLETOX, UMATILLA COrTY, OKEGOjS", TUESDAY, MAEOIl 17, 1903.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY.
Northern Said to be
hing to Build From
land to San Francisco,
Irish Flag Flies From Many Buildings
in London, Dublin and New York.
London. March 17. Not for many
years has London witnessed a more
general observance of St. Patrick's
day than that of today. The Irish
flag was flying from many public
buildings .special services wero held
in the Catholic churches, and the
shamrock was seen everywhere. The
Irish troops at the various garrisons
had a day's leave. In accordance with
precedent, Queen Alexandra sent to
the Irish troops on duty in London
and vicinity a large quantity of sham
rocks, which were distributed to the
men at parade this morning.
THAN SHASTA ROUTE.
Crescent City and Eureka
the Towns to Be Touched
Jew Route Action of Santa
n.ni In Ti I fl ! Tl 1 tl rr m in.
01 uie ureal iunuern ran-
Dublin, March 17. The birthday an
niversary of Ireland's patron saint
was celebrated in Dublin today with
the customary enthusiasm. Flags
were flying everywhere, business was
suspended and in other ways the day
was observed as a general holiday.
The Earl and Countess of Dudley wit
nessed the parade from Dublin castle
in company with a large number of
New York, March 17. St. Patrick's
day in Greater New York was marked
this year by the largest parade of the
kind ever seen here. Heretofore the
Ancient Order of Hibernians has been
, .l. ti . ; ipTf in Rnnn npr rnp pp mnrai nn Himnsi
d that two survevs have alone- DU this J'ear nearly every Irish
ninn tha r-niifnmi. nnrt organization in the city took part.
. t j ' Mavor Low headed the nrocession and
in line were several regiments of the
state guard, civic and semi-military
organizations without number and a
large number of Catholic church so
cieties. It is estimated that fully 50,
000 men were in line.
DID NOT VOTE TD STRIKE
Mr. Hill two routes by
can reach San Francisco.
vmi' nni-TV tv nr n tin ti nri n
Marin county and the
wnrn in m rtji lihiiu lji.
surveyed are shorter than
route of the Southern Pa-
ait fivirk 1 1 OA m 11 rtf nnd
at least 140 miles. It is
routes selected by the
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rauroaa aiong a graae oi iifwv cnwnAVc oconoT
which is experienced along Contend That There a Good chance
for Settlement Grand Master's
iiRr lnTnrmiuinn nils npon t
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IIUlllUliLUd VittUL HUlViLLLJU
BI THE SWEE
Town of Marion, Ark., Depopulated by the Water Danger
ous Conditions at Many Points.
Memphis, March 17. Traffic into
the city over the western lines was
suspended this morning. The tracks
are now under water. The river is
rising at the rate of 14 inches an
hour at Marion. Ark. Several miles
of 'Frisco tracks will probably be
washed away by tomorrow morning.
The population of Marion is 400.
Two steamers have been sent there
to bring all the citizens to Memphis.
They will be conveyed from the
Island where they have taken refuge
to the levees in yawls.
Reports show dangerous conditions
at Natchez, Greenville, Rosedale and
Helena. The latter place is most
critical as a tremendous amount of
water is sweeping down through the
Hollibush crevasse. The river Is
Warned to Flee.
Vicksburg, March 17. Tho levco
has broken at Elmer Bayou. Thous
ands of acres are flooded. No loss of
life is reported. The government en
gineers warned the'inhabitants to flee
several days ago.
New Orleans, March 17. Another
crevasse below Baton Rouse and one
near Fort St. Philip wero reported
this morning. The city is now pre
pared for all emergencies.
Memphis, March 17. The water is
at a standstill owing to the Hollybush
crevasse but the crest of the flood is
not here yet. Business Is suspended
In the submerged section and goods
Quotations Furnished by Coe Commls
I sion Company, 120 Court Street
B. E. Kennedy, Local Manager.
Chicago, March 17. The pronounc-
ed features of tho market Is tho drop
I of May corn from 47 cents, nt which
it has remained for two weeks stead
ily, to 441. cents per bushel today.
1 Money has dropped from 6 per cent
I to per cent and pork lias dropped
Minneapolis, March 17.
Now York, March 17.
slowly falling from Cairo to Memphis, i are being removed in boats
CRISIS IN A BIG STRIKE.
ors were instructed to in-
Bay among the towns to
or some other city on
Crescent City and Eureka,
ia, but it is possible that
o points may now be lg-
American Bridge Company Fails in
First Effort to Get Imported Men
Pittsburg, March 17. After waiting
several weeks for the striking struc
tural ironworkers to resume work, the
American Bridge Company decided
last week to Immediately Import men.
and today 38 men reached here from
Louisville. They were met at the
station by a force of detectives and
escorted to the company's offices, but
after learning the situation they re
fused to work and later joined the
strikers at their headquarters.
Company officials say they are de
termined to resume and that more
men will be imported at once. If the
strikers interfere with them an appeal
for protection will be made to the
court. The Louisville men will be
sent home by the strikers.
CZAR NOT ALL-SUPREME.
sey, grand master of the Brotherhood
of Railroad Trainmen, when shown
the dispatch from Chicago stating
that the trainmen on the Chicago &
Alton had decided to strike unless
their demands for an increase of
Kinno tho. irvrnrc xnni. 1 wages is agreed to by the officials of
, iL. A , ' the man finirl thprp war Tint a wnrri .
rnnlrpH fViP rnnrie nwinnrl "I IflUU IU 11.
s intpntinn nf immedintoiv ! ng statement, which, he said, covers uarainai umoons Fears his Religious
these small properties wv u uie ai, 10 mm is- uecree win meet iviany UDStacies.
to San Francisco. ! so,ed Pres? : , Baltimore, March 17. Cardinal
a Fe stir wim i in ' .. r". Dc"1 uiDUons, commenting on the czar's
cnar tne ira nmnn nf tnp ".mrapn A ' .
purpose it is the belief i unless their demands for an innreasp
antn 1. r-i' ,1aI n ! a. , r- . . , . , ., .. .
ij.ui-ujiicu i-ieaiutjui mil in
iraiucui niu a p:aus lur a
San Francisco Bay. It is
jit np nnp n rpont, crwitiwM
city front property on the
where ferryboats can
P I M MnllMTAIKIC
of the road, has no foundation in fact.
There has been no proposition to
strike submitted to the employes of
the system, and there can be no strike
unless the employes authorize It by
two-thirds vote. The committee rep
resenting the conductors and train
men are conferring with the general
officers of the railroad company as to
wages and rules governing their era-
I ployment, and there is every reason
' to believe they will reach an amica
"In my judgment it may be consld-
ELECTION IN GERMANY.
Wheat in Chicago,
Chicago, March 17. Whoat
Commissioner Judd Goer of
the Eastern Oregon District
is in the City.
WITH FRUIT CONDITIONS.
It Takes Place Three Months Hence
and is Expected to be Bitter.
New York. March 17. The general
election in Germany, which will take
place three months hence, says a
Tribune dispatch from London, will
probably be a more bitter one than on
any previous occasion, as several im
portant public interests will bo at
stake, which are In direct antagonism
to each other. The alliance of the
moderate parties on the question of
a customs tariff, by means of which
it was possible to defeat socialist ob
struction, proves to have been merely
a temporary one. At the last election
one-third of the votes of all the elect
ors were given to the socialist candi
dates, and the discontent which pre
vails all over Germany is constantly
bringing new recruits to the socialist
City of Seattle Cuts Into the Ship
Bankletgh Damage $28,000.
Vancouver, B. C. March 17. Tho
steamer City of Seattle, struck the
lion shrip Banklelgh. tied up at tho
Evans wharf yesterday. The acci
dent was caused by a fog. Sho cut
into the iron ship nmidships like n
cheese, besides pushing the wharf out
of place. The damage done will
amount to $28,000.
BIG STRIKE THREATENED.
Western Federation to Call Out All
Union Miners In Cripple Creek Dis
trict Unless Mines Boycott Unfair
Cripple Creek, March 17. The
Western Federation of Miners have
ered the most unexpected as well as nnifP,i m10 min nu.nr i n-i,,
the most Important and beneficial pe Creek (strlct that tho United
movement that has occurred in the States Reduction and Refining Works
20th century. I have some misappre- have been declare(1 uufair and ,t a),
i irunt uittt limy
i i -i
iiuiibions. nowever i irusr inai iney tha r 0i,inm(C , l,4
are groundless inai tne ecciesiasu- raiI) by 4 O.cjock todaVi a mIners WJ
m auu umiw, nu me vcij ijuhui be called out. This includes Strat-
in nussia, may in some respects mou
ify the beneficent features of the de
cree. I hope the Jews will have a
FINED THE DEAD
FAMOUS DISPENSER OF JUS
TICE DEAD AT LANGTRY, TEX.
Had Body of Man Brought Into Court
for Carrying Concealed Weapons,
Which He Confiscated.
Fort Worth, Texas, March 17.
Judge Roy Bean, the famous dispenser
of justice west of the Pecos river Is
dead at Langtry, where he has been
ill the last few days. He is the man
who gained reputation from a unique
decision wherein he ordered the nr
rest of a corpse of a man killed by
falling from a high bridge. He had
the corpse brought Into court nnd
fined It $48 for carrying concealed
weapons, that amount of money being
found on the body. Ho confiscated tho
guns and then turned the body over
to the coroner for an inquest.
TEMPERANCE WORKER DEAD.
ton's Independence and
the proposed ' radical
DIRECTOR OF CENSUS.
Was Lord of the Admiralty During
London, March 17. William ICaino,
the temperance leader of tho house of
commons died today at tho ago of CI,
He was civil lord of the admiralty
during Gladstone's administration and
wrote many temperance hooks.
ist received the following
. . i . .
March 3. The Hon. Theo-
speclally the underbrush.
uiei-ma now neiore it ts
in Trio b rt a an nntinorntlnn
watersheds, as they have
nve years from now the
the man behind the nlow.
tax payers, will have to
better than yourself, for
r I 1 III 1 I It TntlPC
"W. F. CODY."
Y AT WORLD'S FAIR.
Shamrock III Is Put Afloat With Ap
propriate Ceremonies at Dumbar
ton. Dumbarton, March 17. The Sham
rock III was successfully launched at
1:30 this afternoon In spite of heavy
rain all day and In a stiff gale. Lipton
Parkes Marries Woman With Whom
He Had Been Living Six Years.
San Francisco, March 17. An unu-
cnol M-orl l 1 TWr nrV n1atn irt1nr TJSonl.-
tw lr.i m charge in May
..o i.. t,n r,n(inti,,. fn ph. fhlef statistician of tho census
in a voune eirl from her home, mar- r?au- Ya.8 senorally expected that
i. t.j i Mercer, or Nebraska, would cet tho
Samuel North, of Massachusetts, to
Succeed Merrlam In May.
Washington, March 17. Tho presi
dent has appoluted Samuel North, of
Massachusetts, director of the census
to succeed Merrlam. He will take
North Is at present
Day Will Recover.
Washington .March 17. Physicians
attending Jnstico Day today announce
that tho critical stage is passed and
now bolievo ho will recover.
ried the woman he had been living
with for six years. After the cere
mony Parkes left for prison. Super-
Insisted, notwithstanding the inclem-. for Judge Lawier performed the cer-
place, but there was so much opnosi
tion from his own. stato that he was
first installment of the,
nnnnnt n v.A
- w vaw UVJ ill Uli
at the St. Louis Exno-
Other Officials of Cana-
Make a Trip as Deck
C . March 17 Pfltno to
to tie up the shipping
tho coal supply of the C.
dn Troup, manager of the
aclfic Navigation Compa
sr offlcera have just made
ck hands on a steamer to
e methods employed by
ency of the weather, that they must
carry out the program. An enthusi
astic shipping contingent witnessed
the event. The decorations in the
Denny's shipyards were the most ex
tensive ever made but by the time of
the launching they hung heavy, wet
and bedraggled. The city took a hol
iday and the American flag was fly
ing at the yacht's bow all morning.
Upton and Countess Shaftesbury,
wno broke the bottle, arrived on a
special tTaln from Glasgow at 10
Will Lift the Cup.
Just at It was launched the sun
broke through the clouds and the rain
stopped. The crowd accepted It as a
good augury with loud cheers. A full
crow was aboard when the vessel
took the water. It Is broader In the
beam and has more shell than the
other boats. The bulb and keel are
painted white and green. Lipton
and all present are confident she will
lift the cup,
It is the first of its kind on
Degree for M. Jusserand.
Chicago, 111., March 17. M. Jean
Jules Jusserand, the French ambassa-
Struck Timber Locators Near Altu
ras Eighteen Below Zero,
Redding, Cal., March 17. William
DEMENTED SHEEP HERDER.
IN FROM EUROPE.
Ex-Governor Francis, of
i Arrive at New York.
MD.Al. IT mi wm
4i.u xi. me ivron-
n I IT r tt .LI. - I
tcel magnate, and Fran-
Arrested In the Capitol Building at
Washington Wanted to See the
Washington, March 17. Tho cap!
tol police today arrested a demented
sheep herder from Buffalo .Wyo., who
wandered aimlessly around the build
ing. Ho said he had troubles he
wanted to tell to the president. He
created an excitement as officers be
lieved him to be an anarchist.
Fast Passenger Trains Collide on Mo
non Route One Fatally Injured.
Frankfort. Ind., March 17 Early
this morning two fast passenger
trains on the Monon railway collided
at Cyclone siding. Sixteen were In
jured ,one fatally,
dor at Washington, was honored by Thompson, editor of the Alturas
the University of Chicago today, Main Dealer, and a party of timber
which confered upon him the honor- locaters, started from AlturaH on
ary degTee of Doctor of Laws. The snow shoes to locate. A blizzard
degree was conferred at the annual caught them. One was burled Jn the
winter convocation of the university snow and is nearly dead. The biggest
in the presence of a distinguished blizzard in the history of Modoc coiin
gathering. Reference was made to ty is now raging. The thermometer
M. Jusserand's great works in dlplo- is 18 below zero.
macy and law, and especially to his
expressed friendship for America, The Returns to San Francisco,
principal address was made by Rev. Chicago, March 17. John Sabln,
Frank Gunsaulus, The degree was president of the Chicago Telephone
conferred by President William Har-1 Company, will resign In April to bo
ner. and M. Jusserand. in response , come the manager of the Sunset Tel
to loud calls for a speech, made a ephone Company, at San Francisco,
brief address In which he expressed , nis former position
bis neartreit appreciation oi me nonor
conferred upon him.
Railway Men Meet.
Colonel Rowland III.
Fort Leavenworth. March 17. Col
onel Rowland, governor of tho Sold-
Chicago, III., March 71. The Amer- lers Home, Is seriously III, His age
lean Railway Engineering and Main- of 75 years makes his condition most
tenance of Way Association opened critical. He was formerly governor
Its fourth annual convention today at or ttie norao at Santa Monica.
the Auditorium hotel. The attendance
Is large and the convention promises 1 But one-fifth tho population and
to be one of the best ever held by the one-eleventh of the area of Turkey
association. is in Europe.
VOTE ON PANAMA TREATY TO-NIGHT
Washington, March 17. With a
view of expediting tho consideration
of the Panama treaty .the senate met
an hour earlier this morning. Only
five heard the invocation. There was
no routine business. The considera
tion of the Panama canal amend
ments were resumed at 11. A final
vote will be taken today, but It won't
be until late this evening. There Is
no change In the situation. The re
publicans have the matter well In
hand and intend to defeat every
amendment offered. The democrats
say It will require two houni of the
evening aewlon to accomplish this.
Wabash Injunction Case.
St. Louis. March 17. J no argu
monts In the Wabash injunction case
began this morning.
Verdict of Jury Empaneled to Ascer
tain Cause of Myer's Death.
Tho report of tho death of Ernst
Meyers, a sheep herdor on tho Dick
Inson ranch in Van Syclo Canyon, as
published In tho East Oregonlan yes
terday, was correct in overy partlm
lar except as to the location of tho
Myers was found dead .vlng partly
across a table, on which lay a pistol
which ho had supposedly been on
deavorJng to clean when it was aecl
dentally discharged, the h-ille1: enter
Jng Myers' left breast just below tho
heart. It Is probable that death en
sued very quickly. Myers wuh about
21 years of age, single, and but very
little is known about him,
The accident occurred so near tho
county lino that at first there was
some question of jurisdiction in rela
tlon to holding tho Inquest. It was
found that tho cabin stands Just with
in tho Umatilla eoutny Jlne. Tho ver
diet of tho Jury empaneled by Justlco
Richardson was that death was purely
SOLD WHISKEY TO INDIANS,
Dan Hart and Brenner Ballou Arrest
ed and Landed In Jail,
Two arrests have been made upon
the charge of selling liquor to Indi
ans, The first, made at o o'clock last
eveniug, was Dan Hart, a mixed
blood, who was found and taken in
custody at Tom Scott's lodging house
after It was found necessary to break
in a door to get him.
Ho was landed in jail to await his
preliminary hearjng. This morning
Brenner Ballou. a saloon roustabout,
was arrested on tho same charge, and
was also landed in jail to await pre
The examination of Hart and uai-
lou will take place tomorrow after
noon before Commissioner Halley. It
will be conducted by Assistant United
States Attorney K. U. Mays, of Port
Umatilla County Would Produce Bot
tcr Grades of Apples If Codlln Moth
Were Fought Harder Nursery
Stock Very Scarco and High.
Hon. Judd Goer, horticultural com
missioner for tho Eastern Oregon dis
trict, comprising tho counties of Uma
tilla, Union, Baker, Wallowa, Harnoy,
Malheur and Grant, arrived In tho
city this afternoon, on his rogulor
tour of inspection of tho orchards of
Mr. Geer reports tho conditions In
his entire district to bo vory satis
factory. Tho past winter, whllo It
has been sovoro In many districts,
lias not Injured tho fruit In tho IcaBt,
whllo tho prospects for a largo crop
Mr. Geer begins his regular Inspec
tion in thlB county for tho reason
that tho season is several wooks ear
lier here than In any othor part of his
district, and fruit trees are farthor
advanced. Ho will spond this after
noon and tomorrow Inspecting tho
orchards In this Inuiiedinto vicinity,
and will then go to Milton, probably
tomorrow night, nnd spond tho wook
in thnt locnllty.
Advantages of This County.
His opinion is that Umatilla county
fruit raisers could grow a much bottor
winter apples than nro now producod
here, if tho codlln moth was fought
as hard as tho scale Is now bolng
fought. Ho says no placo lu Oregon
offors more natural advantages, In tho
way of cllmato and soil than Umatilla
county, for a perfect grado of winter
Ho cannot say yot to what oxtont
tho fruit pests oxlm in this county,
as ho has only bogun his Inspection,
but ho says thnt tho numerous posts
that affect Oregon fruit, nro dimin
ishing each year In both their ravngos
and In tho territory covered. Tho
board of horticulture has spared no
pains to get tho Infected districts un
der control, and hns succeodod, with
tho cooperation ot tho fruit growers
to reduce tho pests to a minimum.
In Eastern Oregon, Mr. Ooor says,
tho applo crop of last year, has. boon
well cleaned up, at fair prices. Very
few carloads remain In Grand Ronde
valley at this tlmo.
Besides about threo carloads of
nursery stock shlppod Into that val
ley, fully as much inoro has boon din
trihiitud from local nurseries for this
spring's planting. Tho principal
kinds nt fruit trees being planted aro
hardy, highly flavored, highly colored,
winter apples and ciiorries.
Nursery Stock Scarce,
Nursery stock all over tho Pacific
Coast Is vory scarco and high priced
this spring. Cherry stock Is oxcop
Mr, Ouer has visited and Inspected
tho orchards In every county In IiIh
district, during his term of oillco, ox
coin Harney county, which dons not
have enough orchards to pay tho stato
to bear tho oxponso of tho trip at pres
ent. This Is u record of which nono
of Mr. Geor'H predecessors can boast.
Ho fools proud of tho great progress
muilo In his district, In tho extension
and caro of tho fruit raising area of
Eastern Oregon, within tho past flvo
Tho facilities for handling largo
crops aro Increasing euch year. La
Grando has an up-to-dato cold stor
age and Pendleton has one undor
way. Tho Eastorn markots aro do
pondent upon tho Inland Emplro for
tho principal purt of tho fruit supply
and the ability to furnish tills supply
Is Increasing constantly,
CRU8ADE TO 8AVE CHINA.
Reformers Soon, to Establish Their
Headquarters In America, Then to
Tour the World.
Now Work. March 17. Socret
agents of Chlneso progress In this
city have received information from
San Francisco that tho crusado for
tho liberation of China Is to begin at
onco. America Is to bo tho headquar
ters of Jiang Yu Wei, the young re
former and ex-member of tho Tsung
Ll Yamon, who seeks through his so
ciety, the Bow Wong Wul (Socloty
for the protection of tho emperor).
for tho purpose of making Kwang
Hsu emperor In fact as well as in
name. Kang Yu Wei. It Is rumored.
is now on tho Pacific, bound for this
country, and aftor establishing tho
main office of his propaganda here,
will tour tho world, organize branches
In the various capitals of Europe,
made up of educated and influential
Chinamen of tho wold. -;
The numerical strength of tu
stauding arm lea of the PenubiMi
state are: 4ervla. S3,W; Jtoumaate,
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