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PEXDLETOX, UMATILLA COUNTY, OREGOK", THURSDAY, MAKCIT 19, 1903.
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CENTRAL IOWA TEACHERS.
rammen Quit the Koad's
piOy DtJUaUStJ UIG Oicwo
GIVE OUT STATEMENT.
Calderhead, Passenger Agent of
Road, Says the Men Can All
If They so Desire Company
s Tnat Lack of Business Ne-
iikp thov claim Manager Jlc-
of the Washington & Columbia
railroad has issued an order
g the crews on freight trains
a rpfusml tn trrnnt the renuost
rotherliood of Railway Train-
rescind the order, six brake-
m? rnniliintnrR hnvi nnlf work
hnrfi nrA nviirtnil tn follow.
e Wnlla Walla Un on.
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' TT Afintor nnfl Hrnkpmnn KM
the order reducing the number
enien nn freitrht trains from
onn was issued sunuav. rue
B day the committee from tne
oori nailed nnon Manacer Mc-
ut their request, that the re-
ibe not made was refused on
und of lack of business on the
it the present time.
Bger McCabe was in Waitsburg
ght on business connected with
ad and could not be interview
i B. Calderhead, general freight
senger agent of the road, said
not familiar with the purport-
ble. When informed that six
d walked out and that two
ere expected to quit before
lg, he said:
fy may all quit if they so de
RVe can find men to fill their
-within an hour."
(rains on the road were running
ledule time last night.
train .from Walla Walla, on the
C. R., arrived here at 3 'oclock
enlng, having been delayed on
t of the strike of the trainmen,
statement is made to the East
Inn by those who brought the
n, that the usual reduction of
ifrom two brakomen to one, on
t of a scarcity of business at
Sison 01 tne year, is me cause
train came to Pendleton with
ee cars and the aecominoda-
ich today, and the reduction of
it this season of the year is a
of the officials of the road
strikers are in Pendleton to-
Che train was brought in by a
;rew, and will leave on time
Home the Scene of Many
in, Neb,, March ID. The re-
numerous letters and tole-
sf congratulation came today
Ind the household of William
that this is the birthday of
democratic presidential can
IMr. Bryan having been born
19, 18G0. Mr. Brvan is at nres-
sylng excellent health not
adlng the fact that he has been
I go" the greater part of tho
teiivering addresses and leo
various parts of the country,
tends to put in the time this
ooking after his farming in
Mid later in the summer will
fcke to tho platform to fulfill
list of engagements with
sua societies and other sum
Jryan was drawn on another
pourt jury this morning on a
vnicn it will probably require
sni session. He had planned
by celebration tonight, which
Impelled to forego.
Iowa Town Scene of Important Edu
Carroll, Iowu, March 10. This place
has capitulated to an invasion of
school teachers who have come to
nttond the fourth annual convention
of the Central Iowa Teachers' Asso
ciation. Arriving trains this morning
brought scores of members from
every county embraced by the asso
ciation and by noon it was apparent
thnt the meeting was to be the largest
ever hold by the organization. The
proceedings are to continue through
the remainder of the week.
Among the prominent educators
whose names apper on the program
for papors or addresses are Presi
dent R. D. Harlan of Lake Forest
University: Superintendent William
I. Crane, of Marshalltown; State Sup
erintendent R. C. Barrett. W. N. Clif
ford, of Council Bluffs; Professor F.
E. Bolton, of Iowa University and
Miss Alice Wilson, of Des Moines.
MANY PEOPLE IN
BY TIE FLOOD
Memphis Filled With Homeless, Destitute People Who Have
Been Driven From Home by the Water.
Grand Jury Does Its Best to Please
the Coal Bosses of West Virginia.
Charleston, W. Va., March 19. The
federal grand jury today reported 185
indictments against the miners for
resisting officers. Sheriff Cunning
ham has been given the warrants and
has a strong posse. Trouble is tear
FIRE IN MASSACHUSETTS.
Destroys Leighton Shoe Factory at a
Loss of $300,000.
Pepperill, Mass., March 19. Fire
early this morning destroyed the
Leighton shoe factory at a loss of
PRESIDENT ESTES ARRESTED
CHARGED WITH STRIKING
ON CHARTERED ROAD,
Appeared in Police Court This Morn
ing and Was Remanded Until To
morrow. Victoria. B. C, March 19. Presi
dent George Estes, of the United
Trainmen, has been arrested charged
by the Canadian Pacific railrad with
attempting to order a strike on a
chartered road. He is charged under
the penal code and under the post
office act as the charter carries the
mall. Estes appeared in police court
this morning and was remanded until
CEMENT RAILROAD TIES.
IA SANKEY WORSE.
rof His Family Admits That
Culmination of Disease May
t Any Time.
irt, L. I.. March 19. Ira Ran.
tlitlon la worse than report
MftlHnn .1 .. i. i
i a intai culmination of his
Rouble at any time would
fee surprise. A -member of
mis morning admitted this
imocrats in Conclave.
March 19. Tho rimnn.
(d their cilv eonvnntlnn iMa
l Mayor s. L. P. Stone, the
Kjcratlc mayor of Urlmna for
II be renominated without op-
issouri-Kansas zinC and lead
ju at work on a schorao to
largo concentrating plant at
fair, ship four or five car
Imlneral dally to bo concen-
Met tno fair visitors see how
Ms done In that region.
Important Experiments Now Being
Conducted With New Discovery,
Detroit, Mich., March 19. Railroad
officials are much interested in ex
periments that are being conducted
on the Pore Marquette road and tho
Michigan Central in the use of rail
road ties made of Portland cement.
The manufacturers claim for their in
vention that the cement tie is practi
cally indestructible, and therefore an
assurance of a great reduction in first
cost as well as that of maintenance.
Wood blocks of varying thicknesses
are shinned between the tie and the
rail. Theso act as a cushion to re
ceive and distribute the vibration and
can be quickly be replaced without re
moving or disturbing the tie. These
blocks are chemically treated, so as
to make then indestructible. They
are hold to the cement ties by spikes
driven into holes in the cement filled
witli wooden plugs, these plugs being
inserted before the cement has set
SCORES NEW YORK HERALD.
German Statesman Declares That
Germany Wants no Territory in
South America Blames Paper for
Berlin. March 19, Von Buelow, in
the relchstag today reiterated his
declaration that Germany wants no
territory in South America. He says
the difficulties in the recent Vene
zuelan situation Is largely duo to the
nonsensical calumniations of the New
GOLD BRICK STOLEN.
Express Car Entered at Detroit and
$20,000 Worth of Gold Taken.
Dotroit, Mich., March 19. A Paci
fic Express car In the Wabash yards,
was entered last night and a bar of
gold In transit from the West to
tho Philadelphia mint, was stolen,
said to bo worth J20.000. The presi
dent of the express company has been
Memphis, Tenn., March 19. The
crest of the flood is passing. The
river rose four-tenths of a foot in the
past 21 hours. It is now seven feet
above the danger line. It is expected
tc remain stationary for several days
thus keeping an immense strain upon
the levees. At several points above
and below men are working feverish
ly. The negroes are harder to control
and now demnnd $2.50 per day.
Steamers wil be sent through the
crevasse at Mound City to rescue 250
persons at Marion.
Steamers Rescuing People.
Four steamers engaged in rescuing
people in nearby outlying points are
bringing in hundreds to this place
daily. Several thousand sufferers are
here now. A large number of families
in the Arkansas low lands are report
ed to have been without food for sev
eral days. A steamer left for the
scene this morning. There is a con
tinuous stream of refugees comin
here, who are protected trom th
water by levees only fear to remain in
their homes longer.
An attempt will be made this after
noon to rescue a hundred passengers
on two trains of the 'Frisco & Cotton
Belt, lines, whose situation is becom
ing more perilous. The back water
rose in North Memphis four inches
last night, where COO are now home
less. The suffering is intense and the
city is strained to the utmost to care
for the unfortunates.
Heavy Rains Predicted.
Washington, March 19. The weath
er bureau predicts heavy rains in the
Mississippi valley tonight. It wnrns
Memphis to take all precautions pos
Wind Storm at Memphis.
Memphis, March 19. A wind
storm is sweeping up the river from
the south, causing general alarm.
RESUMED HIS ARGUMENT.
Attorney for Northern Securities
Company Contends That the Big
Merger Has Benefited the Public.
St. Louis, March 19. Judge Young,
attorney for the Northern Securities
Company, resumed his argument be
fore the United States court of ap
peals this morning. He confined his
remarks to a general denial of tho
charges made by the government,
through Assistant Attorney-General
Beck. He contends that the $100,000,
000 merger has benefited the people
of the Northwest, in as much as it
has caused a reduction in the freight
rates of many commodities.
Mast Is Stepped.
Glasgow .March 19. The mast of
Shamrock III was stepped today. The
yacht is undoubtedly attracting more
attention than any other challenger.
WINS FAMOUS CASE.
Settlement Finally Made in Dispos
tion of the Benjamin Harrison Es
Indianapolis, March 19. Colonel
Russell Harrison, son of ex-President
Harrison, has won his fnmous case
through a settlement based on the
decision of the circuit court, made late
yesterday. The suit was for the dis
position of the property of the Harri
son estate made by the children of
President Harrison's first wife, as
against the claims of bis second wife,
Arrives in Porto Rico.
San Juan, P. It., March 19. Alice
Roosvelt landed this morning and was
met by Governor Hunt and family,
and driven to the palace, where she
held an informal reception. Sho
leaves Wednesday for an inland trip
WOMAN SUFFRAGISTS OPEN ANNUAL
CONVENTION AT NEW ORLEANS
Call for the Convention Shows That 11,125,000 Women
Are in Possession of Complete -Suffrage.
New Orleans, La., March 19. The
thirty-fifth annual convention of the
National Woman's Suffrage Associa
tion was opened today in the Athenae
um, with a large attendance of dele
gates and all the national olflcors.
The banners showing the various
comprising the federation south and
west Australia did women possess
the complete state suffrage, hut at tho
first meeting of the New South Wales
parliament, it was granted to the wo
men of that state, and according to
trustworthy Information, similar ac
WANT8 SIAM TIN.
J. Plerpont Morgan Negotiating for a
concession of the Entire Tin Mines
of That District.
London .March 19. A Calcutta dis
patch says J, Plerpont Morgan is ne
gotiating for a concession of tho en
tire tin mining Industry In Siamese,
A Strike Is Threatened at Lowell.
Mass. 20,000 Affected.
Lowell. Mass.. March 19, A textilo
conference today Is considering tho
donianas or tlio operatives for a 10
per cent ralso In wages. If no de
cision Is made a strike will probably
be called Immediately. Twenty
thousand workors are affected.
state delegations gave evidence of the Hon will be taken by that of Victoria
before the close of the session.
"When to tho women of Australia
are added those of New Zealand, and
or Wyoming, Colorado, Utah and Ida
ho, it will be found that 11.125,000
English-speaking woman are at tho
present time In possession of the com
plete suffrage, and all, except those
of Wyoming, have been enfranchised
within the past ten years. By adding
to these tho women of Great Britain
and Ireland, who have all except the
parliamentary vote, those of Kansas
with municipal, of Louisiana, Montana
and New York with tho taxpayers',
and over one-half tho statea with the
school ballot, the 1,125,000 will be
multiplied several times.
"woman suffrage, therefore, may
bo tairly said to be no longer an ex
periment; the above statistics show
Its steady progress, and they lead to
tne logical conclusion that its ex ten
sion to the women of all English
speaking countries on the same terms
as to men is Inevitable. That public
sentiment is tending in this direction
Is clearly evident in the increasing
favorable attitude of tho press, clubB,
legislatures and universities."
Following tho reading of the call,
Mrs. Catt presented the honorary
president, Susan B. Anthony, who was
greeted with the most enthusiastic
applause. When the hand-cJapplng
had subsided sufficiently for her to bo
Heard the venerable leader of the
equal suffrage movement delivered a
brief address in tho course of which
touching reference was rnudo to her
co-worker In tho early days of tho suf
frage movement, Elizabeth Cady
Stanton, who passed away sinco tho
Inst convention of tho organization,
The opening session of the conven
tion concluded with the annual ad
dress of tho president, which was full
of Interesting facts and figures and
was received with applause by the
great gathering of women. The con
vention will contlnuo in session sov
eral days, tho business passions being
Interspersed with various features of
entertainment arranged by tho wo
men of .Now Orleans.
fact that the suffrage movement is
active In all sections of the country.
A conspicuous feature of the decora
tions was the four-starred flag em
blematic of the four states that have
granted complete suffrage to women
Wyoming .Colorado, Utah and Idaho.
The convention was called to order
by the president, Mrs. Carrie Chap
man Catt, of New York. A prayer
was offered by the Rev. Anna Shaw.
After addresses of cordial greeting
had been delivered on behalf of the
state of Louisiana, the city of New
Orleans und the club women of the
city the official call for the gathering
was read by Kate M. Gordon, the cor
responding secretary. This was in
part as follows:
"It is especially appropriate that the
advocates of this important reform
should assemble In Louisiana in hon
or of the action taken by this state in
1898, when its constitutional conven
tion Incorporated a clause giving to
tax-paying women a vote on all ques
tions of taxation submitted to the
electors; in commemoration of the
splendid use they made of this privi
lege at the election hold to secure to
New Orleans tho completion of Its
drainage and establishment of a sew
erage system and free water supply,
and In celebration of the recent de
cision of the state supreme court
which has declared invalid tho act of
the last legislature that proposed to
take the largo fund Tor. this purposo
out of the hands of the legally ap
pointed hoard. It Is fitting, therefore,
that these victories should be cele
brated In tho state which made them
"Never In the 50 years of this movo
inout have its advocates had such a
victory to record as was nchlevod In
Australia In Juno. 1902. Almost the
first act of the parliament of the fed
eration wns to confer the full federal
suffrage carrying with It the right to
a seat in tho parliamentary body, on
nil qualified women of tho entire
commonwealth. This one net enfran
chised about 800,000 women. At this
time in only two of tho six states
Quotations Furnished by Coc Commis
sion Company, 120 Court Street
B. E. Kennedy, Local Manager.
Chicago, March 19. Wheat and
corn steady; no pronounced tenden
cy up or down. Stock market fever
ish over the slump In S. P. stock last
night and today; tills stock dropped
rrom C7 nt closing yesterday evening,
to C6',4 nt closing today. Money
tighter at 5 and 0 per cent
May 74 M:
July 71 Vi
Minneapolis. March 19.
New York. March 19
Wheat In Chicago.
Chicago, March 19. Wheat 74 AC?
V4c per bushel.
TO FEAST FRANCIS.
By a Vote of Fifty to Sixteen
the Senate Approves Action
of the House,
ARE ALSO PASSED.
Conquering Missourian to be Compll-i
mented on His Successful Mission
New York, March 19. Members of
the Missouri Society have completed
araugements for a dinner at tho Will
dorf-Astorla tonight In honor of o.v
Governor D. It. Francis, who has jus
returned from Europe where ho has
been interesting the various govern
ments in the St. Louis exposition, of
which he is president. Invitations
have been sent to a number of men
of note to attend the dinner, anion
them ex-President Cleveland. John (
Carlisle, Hoke Smith and Mayor
POLICEMAN IS SAID
TO HAVE AIDED PENNELL,
Police Are Searching for a Lette
Written by Mrs. Pennell to Burdlck
Positive Proof That Pennell
Were Drunk When Killed.
Buffalo, March 19. Tho counsel for
Mrs. Hull and Mrs. Burdlck thl
morning denied emphatically that
Mrs. Hull was in other than hor usu
al health notwithstanding the current
reports of her Illness. Tho police are
working to further establish Pennoll
conviction of the crime. .
The police are searching for anoth
er letter said to havo been wrltte
by Mrs. Pennell to Burdlck, asking
him to take his wife back for the sake
of their children and to stop tho dl
vorce proceedings, saying: "Unless
you do, it will be the death of us all
The letter Is said to have been I
Burdick's effects, hut a search failed
to find it.
Reports are current today that it
Is now definitely known that Pennell
had an accomplice. From a man In
side the detective department comes
the story that a policeman did the
killing. That he had been hired by
Pennell and that the man had been
shadowed for several days. Dotec
tlves are said to ho investigating ills
movements on tho night of the mm
der. An important arrest is expected
The district, attorney now lias posl
tive proof that on the day that tho
Pennells were killed both drank a
large quantity of whiskey. In the
hoslptal the vomiting condition of tho
woman's stomach prior to her death
showed a sufficient quantity to pro
duce intoxication. Pennell's will, to
bo filed in the probate court today
shows that he carried $250,000 Insur
JOHN BULL 18 ALARMED.
Fears Effect of Cuban Treaty on His
Trade Member of Parliament
Quotes It as Instance of Attack on
British Foreign Trade.
London, March 19. In the house of
commons last night Charles McAr
thur, liberal unionist, moved a reso
lution declaring that tho recent dovel
opments in tho financial and commer
cial policies of foreign countries
leading to the exclusion of British
trade where it was previously cstah
iisneu, caued for the serious conoid
eratlon of the government Jn order
to safeguard the trado of tho empire,
He referred particularly to tho ef.
lect of the Cuban reciprocity treaty
and urged that a special tax bo levied
on bounty-fed ships visiting British
ports and that closer commercial re
lations be established with tho colo
County Court Appoints Five From
Umatilla to Attend Good Roads As
J. E. Magers, of Portland, secretary
of the State Good Roads Association.
sent a request to tne county court
tnat not less tnau five delegates bo
appointed by tho court to attend the
National Good Roads convention.
which wlU bo held In St, Louis from
April 27 to May 2. Tho court this
morning compiled with the request
by appointing tlio following gentle
men from this county: Leon Cohon,
of Pendleton; W. M. Scott, of Helix;
C. A. Barrett, of Athena; Robort
Jamloson4 of Weston; Lewis Bowlus,
of Milton; w. S. Goodman, or JTee-
water, and E. B. Bambers, of Ukiah.
Dallas will vote on the extension ot
her water nygten oa April l.
Senator Morgan Offers Resolution De
claring for Free Trade Between the
United States and Insular Posses
sions Thinks Abuses of Taxation
Washington, March 19. The Cuban
treaty has been ratified In the senate
by a vote of 50 to 16. Voting began
at 3 o'clock. The committee amend
ments are adopted. A motion to
strike out the five-year clause was de
feated. Relative to Alaska.
Washington, March 19. Tho sen
ate this morning agreed to the reso
lution authorizing the committee on
territories or tho sub conimltteo to sit
during the recess at such places as It
may desire, to consider bills relative
Washington, March 19. Congres
sional record this morning contains
the few remarks mado by Senntor
Morgan In opposition to tho canal,
which required 9(5 pages.
Morgan Wants Free Trade.
Morgan offered a resolution which
went over under the rules, which de
clares that tho abuses of the powors
of taxation In the United States
should ccaso; that trade and com
merce with and between the Insular
possessions should bo free and unre
stricted; that Culm should bo Invited
to adopt a Uko policy with all places
under American jurisdiction. It also
touches upon tho governmental re
striction of monopolies.
President Roosevelt today received
another gold Invitation to come Wost,
trom tho Union League Club, of San
Francisco. It asks him to he tho
club'H guest and wns presented by
Colonel Plppy, the club's president
3TREET CAR MEN MAY STRIKE.
Officials of San Francisco Union Meet
Manager Chapman Today and Ask
Sun Francisco, March 19, Tho
street car men mot Manager Chap
man at 1 o'clock today and mado a
proposition to waive tlio matter of
compensation to tho mon for loss of
tlnm if the company would waive
culling on tho men to sign studout
cards, Tho men are to be put hack
immediately and an arbitration of tho
affairs made by Grand Mastor Million
of Chicago and Calhoun for tlio com
puny. If this is not accepted all of
the men will quit work tomorrow
SOLD LIQUOR TO INDIANS.
Over to the Federal
Charged With Same
Brenner Ballou was yesterday
ulternoon hound over for trial by
Commissioner Ilalloy on tho charge
of selling liquor to tho Indians, and
was remanded to Jail to await trial
There was tho lestlniony of ono In
dian to the offect that Ballou sold
him the whiskey, ngulnst Ballou's tea
tlmony that ho did not. Thero Is
said to have boon circumstantial ov
Idonco tending to Indicate thnt Hal
lou was guilty,
Tho examination of Dan Hart,
charcod with tho samo offense, Is In
progress this afternoon.
Private Gregory Must Serve
Months at Alcatraz Island,
Wnlla Walla, March 19. Sentence
passed upon Private Molvln H. Greg
ory, Troop E, Third Cavalry, by a
genoral court-martial convened at
Fort Wnlla Wulla, haa boen approved
by the reviewing authority of tho de
partment of tho Columbia. Private
Gregory was found guilty of seizing
a carbine and bolt holding cartridge
and pursuing a fellow soldier with in
tent to do him bodily harm, and as
saulting and striking him with a
henvy wooden stool. Ho was sentonc
ed to be dishonorably discharged
from tho service of the United States
forfeiting nil pay and allowances due
him, and to bo confined nt hard labor
at Alcatraz Island, Cal., for a period
of six months.
Connecticut Y, M. C. A,
Dorby, Conn., March 19. Thq
Young Men's Christian Associations
of Conecticut began their annua) con-
vontlon horo today and wjll remain In
session until Sunday, The progrgw
includes many excellent ,spakrg iut4
tho outlook la bright for a W Wy -
cossful gttthwteg. a