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PENDLETOK, UMATILLA COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 1903.
I -vJ rf - I PEVENINBEDITBI
Tonight mul Thursday,
nt Roosevelt Goes to
the Scenes He Knew
AT HARRISBURG, PA.
Lain Started He Conversed
home Little Girls Will Not
lAny speeches Before He
In-ton, D. U., April i. iu
train on the Pennsylvania
dm iirnRldentlal par-
Washington for Chicago this
F There was sucu a iuibo
t the station to see the de
that It required the services
mber of special omcors to pro-
Iriler. The train was one ot
I. -.... ,.,,t, mil nf Washington.
listed of tho same private car
: the nrcsldent on ins inn 10
idle West last fall. It com-
i large stateroom, a dining-
fi a large compartment ai uio
an observation car. It could
far nntlnr sneeehes. althouch
Epectcrt that few speeches will
frnm the rear of the train
present trip. Besides the prcs-
I car mere are coacnes tor uie
idatlon of the white house sec-
I and stenographers, the secret
I tufnit and the newsnaner
Lri nhntnirrniihprs. The train
hianro nf the irpnprfll naRencRr
M the Ppimsvlvjinln who an-
lies the party as far aB Chlca-
Talked With Children.
citation before the train start
(serelt saw three little girls
by the officers guarding
He promptly stopped, walk-
land talked with them for five
while many prominent men
I vainly to gain his attention.
lin left at 9:05 a. m.
Makes Short Talk.
pburg, April 1. The presl-
trip so far is devoid of any
larding. He passed most tho
at Klxey and John Bur-
A big crowd at the station
fcmanded a sneeeh. Hp said
lid not begin speech-maklnc
Imorrow, but he made- a short
f-AN FOR PRESIDENT.
Makes Elaborate Arranne.
i for the Reception of Roose-
s. HI., April 1. The most
Pe arranEempntu invo i.ou..
lor the reception ot President
" aim ms party hero tomor
n a. m. until he shall leave
p-wH ior Milwaukee. He will
F at l IP Btntlr... I... -!..
E - uuici
es, Mayor Harrison and Chas.
en. chairman nf n
f- .This formality over the
- "... won avanston, wliere
address Hi,. ...
, " OkUUCULS III
lih . - " 111 ult my aner
- I'.uBiam win be as fol-
If hour's vloH
tt'V th severaI Wends;
lii,0 ,i" -"-"IV ui vjiucago,
US ??gree f D. will be
IVmIb,- a conference
I with m . 'fuuers ana
TV TL ! "'clock.
'clock , ,,, Ule Auditorium
L .Tl.'.!.11 Proceed on his
RMSTRONG TO HANG.
;"k'n Senteneed Baker County
'urderer i. m. ..... . '
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I IVtthHlH Akm.I..
Fed Mlnnl iV ",,""0-1""B. wno
bv "eaI "anes. was sen-
la May 8? '0Dert Eakln to
u "at he had nothing to
thft fl.r.. ..
Inced a Baker Se,Jtence ever
the nrst degr eCimty f0r m,,r"
L, RPulsed With Heavy
iBa- Anrll 1 ... .
f against th S uanlans re
I Rchm n? Russo-Austrian
trovit2a.rk earfsu of 3.000
livy clfses. : 'cpuisea
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MITCHELL ALL RIGHT AGAIN.
Will Take a Month's Rest and Then
Washington, D. C, April 1. Sena
tor Mitchell expects to argue the
Montgomery dock case before the siv
nremo court on April 8. On the fol
lowing day he will leave for a month's
rest and recreation and will not re
turn to Washington again until next
fall. After his rest ho expects to
visit his children in New York. St.
Paul and Tacoma, reaching Portland
Just prior to President Roosevelt's ar
Senator Mitchell is being concratu
Iated upon his complete recovery. He
looks better today than he has at
any time since ho arrived here last
November, and says he feels splendid
although he thinks ho Is entitled to
a month's vacation after a hard win
tor of close, confining work.
TO HEAR CHARGES.
Interstate Commerce Commislon Be
gins Investigation of Methods Used
by Certain Railroads.
Chicago, 111., April 1. The Inter
state commerce commission today be'
gan an investigation here of the meth
ods used by certain railroads in con'
ducting their business relating to
charges and facilities for tho trans
portation of salt from Manistee. Lud-
ington nnd Detroit, Mich., to Kansas
City, St. Joseph, Omaha and other
Missouri river points. The roads in
volved are the Atchinson, Topeka &
Santa Fe, Chicago, Burlington &
Quincy, Chicago & Alton. Illinois Cen
tral, Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul,
Chicago & Northwestern, Wabash,
Grand Trunk. Lake Shore & Michigan
Southern, Michigan Central, Pore
Marquette and tho Michigan, Indiana
& Illinois Transportation company.
EVENT OF ENGLAND
CAMBRIDGE AND OXFORD
HOLD BOAT RACE,
el In pTTJrL..
Brother o, .. "Ween Novt
Is' April 1 Woman'
run8 womnn l i "lo oromer of
hevost ,7an. who attemnted
K" ThouyrottOUSht a dl,e
I'oreaFm. rot was wounded
r citv iTT
"1 thl ere an elegant
Day Was Wet and Disagreeable Few
Spectators Cambridge Won by Six
London, April 1. England's great
sporting day for the Cambridge-Oxford
boat race dawned with leaden
skies which later turned to a drizzling
Both crews were out early limber
Ing up for the race which was set
for 3:30 p. m. As the day advanced
the rain increased in volume and
thousands of spectators were turned
back. The river banks have compar
atively a desolate appearance. Cam
bridge is a strong favorite In the bet
ting. Both have new departure shells.
Oxford having a highly polished
French craft and Cambridge, a black
Later Cambrldae Won.
Cambridge won by six lengths. The
raco developed into a mere proces
sion. Cambridge, always ahead,
steadily increasing her lead. The
winners' time was 19:35.
KILLED IN RACE.
Count Turned His Motor Too Short
Was Instantly Killed Chaffeur Fa
Paris, April 1. The motor hill
climbing race from Nice to Laturbl,
ended this morning, and resulted in
the death of Count 55eborowskl, of
New York and fatal injuries to the
chaffeur. He made too short a turn
at high speed. The motor was over
turned, crushing the count's head and
internally injuring his companion.
The races wero declared off.
Fortune In Jewels.
New York, April 1. The official ap
praisers report the net personal es
tate left by Mrs. William C. Whitney,
who died in 1899. at $234,000, or which
moro than half Is in Jewels.
Well Known Railroad Men Launch a
New Enterprise In Walla Walla.
Walla Walla, April 1. Walla
Walla is to have another railroad
one which through branches and ex
tensions from time to time will reach
500 miles. It will be known as the
Wlalla Walla & Southeastern railroad,
articles of Incorporation for which
were yesterday afternoon filed In the
county auditors office.
Tho persons Identified with the new
corporation are Joseph McCabe, vice
president and general manager of the
Washington & Columbia River rail
way; Allen Reynolds, vice-president
of tho First National Bank of Walla
Walla and treasurer of Whitman Col
lege, and Samuel Loney, wood and
coal dealer of this city.
A capital stock of $100,000 is sped
fled in the articles of Incorporation
1.000 shares of $100 each .
Officers elected yesterday afternoon
are: Joseph McCabe, president; Al
len Reynolds, vlce-persldent; Archie
Baldorston, secretary and treasurer.
For the present the main line will
extend up the Mill Creek valley as
lar as Dudley, and thenco northeast
erly to Dixie. It will parallel the nar
row gauge line of the Oregon Rail
road & Navigation Company to Had
lay and Dixie, and may involve the
purchase of that property. In that
event the narrow gauge would be
standardized. From Jfadley the main
line will be extended to the Blue
Mountains in an easterly direction.
CAPITAL ALL ALONG THE LINE
Thousands of Men Now Out Reinforced by Great Numbers.
Signs of a Great Class Conflict.
Terre Haute, Ind., April 1. Ten
thousand soft coal miners who quit
work last night pending tho settle
ment of a wage scale arc today cele
brating tho anniversary of tho' eight
hour day granted four years ago. A
joint conference with Pres. Mitchell
takes place tonight.
Columbus, 0 April 1. Six hun
dred brewery workers struck this
morning. They want an eight-hour
day with nine-hour wages.
Mahonoy City, Pa., Anril 1. All the
collieries are idle here. The miners
are holding a general celebration of
Mitchell day and the advent of the
Buffalo, April 1. Two thousand
plumbers of this city struck this fore
noon for an increase In wages.
Many out In New York .
New York, April 1. Twenty thous
and building trades Journeymen
struck along the sound shore this
morning. This strike ties up building
operations aggregating $10,000,000.
BY PEACEFUL MEANS.
Pullman Employes Gain the New
Schedule for Which They Have
Worked for Years.
Chicago, 111., April 1. The new
schedule which becomes operative at
the Pullman Car Company's works
today means in effect that the em
ployes have gained by peaceful means
what they failed to accomplish by
the great and disastrous strike of 10
years ago. Under the new schedule
10 hours' wages is to be paid for
nine hours' work to every man em
ployed In the works. Nearly 8,000
men are nffected and over $700,000
is added to the company's monthly
payroll. One thousand extra men have
been employed to do tho work per
formed In tho tenth hour by tho old
forco. Under tho now system the
men work 54 hours a weok nnd have
Saturday afternoons off.
Carpenters' Wages Raised.
Chicago, 111., April 1. Tho now
wage scale recently agreed upon by
tho union carpenters and tho Carpen
ters and Buldcrs' Association went
into operation today, marking the
close of a strugglo that has extended
over several years. By virtuo of tho
now scale the union enrpenters, num
bering about 7C00, receive an increase
in wages amounting to $700,000 a
year In the aggregate.
CARS ARE RUNNING.
Strike at Seattle Ended Strikers Sat
isfied and No Trouble Anticipated,
Seattle, Wash., April 1. All cars
are runnliif this morning the same
as before tho strlko. Thoro Is no
friction between the old men and the
new. Tho strikers nro satisfied and
no trouble is anticipated.
Police Attempt to Disband Procession
Strashurg, April 1. The strike
among the factory workers resulted
in a riot today. An Immense proces
sion formed which the police ordered
to disperse. The Btrlkcrs resisted.
The police then charged them with
('.words and revolvers. Many strikers
were wounded and carried away by
their comrades. Three labor ofllclals
GOOD FOR STRIKING WABASH TRAINMEN
Judge Adams of St. Louis Grants Their Application and the
Injunction is Dissolved.
St. Louis, April 1. Judge Adams,
of the United States circuit court,
this morning granted tho application
of the Wabash railway trainmen for
a dissolution of the tomporary re
straining older issued by him recent
ly, preventing them from calling a
Ho reviews both sides and takes
up clause by clause of the allegations
and denials, and says, in as much as
the trainmen deny any Intentions of
interfering either with Interstate
commerce or the United States malls,
their only purposo being to better
their condition, they havo undoubted
right to peacefully withdraw from tho
railroad employment until such time
as wages which shall be satisfactory
are conceded. He says the railway's
contention that tho men are satisfied
with their wages is not supported.
The miest on as to whether tno or-
fleers of tho railway trainmen or the
men themselves first suggested an in
crease of wages and a change of rules
was declared Immaterial.
Right of Employes.
Summarizing the rights, duties and
nrlvileires of the employes. Adams
says. "An employe hasthe unquestion
able right to place a price and im
pose conditions upon his labor at the
outset of his employment or unless
restrained by contract obligations,
upon the continuance of his labor at
any time therefoie.
"If these terms and conditions are
not compiled with by the employer
he has a clear right either not to en
gage In or, having engaged In his
service, to ceaiso work. They may
Reek and obtain counsel and advice
concerning their rights, duties and .
obligations In relation to their em-j
ployer. Persons interested In their
welfare may advise, aid and assist
them In securing such terms nnd con
ditions of service as best subservo
The Right to Strike.
"What they may do lawfully nnd
singly thi.y may organize nnd com
blno to accomplish. But this right
of combination and tho resulting
light to strike is a weapon for the
defense and protection of tho em
ployes and not a weapon of attack
A clear line of demarcation Is recog
dIzpiI by all authorities I e, that u law
ful, permissible strike must not bo
attended by violence to or destruc
tion of property or by other coerclvo
measures intended to prevent tho em
ployer from securing other employes
or otherwlso carrying on his business
according to his own Judgment.
Tho decision Is regarded as being
one of tho mpst Important and com
prehensivu isdued on the labor ques
May Avert Strike.
St. Louis, April 1. Assistant Grand
Master Lee. of tho Brotherhood of
Trainmen, says ho believes tho Ad
ams decision will result In an amica
ble settlement obviating tho Wabash
strike. George Gould arrives here to
morrow arid will tako President Ram
sey's place in tho conference. Ram
sey has been called to tho bcdslilo
. his sick daughter at Cairo, Kgypt
Indianapolis, April 1. President
John Mitchell Is jubilant over tho
Adams decision. IIo says It Is ono of
the greatest, ir not the greatest, vic
tory ever fought out In tho courts.
It establishes the right of unionism
and Is a blow at injunctions. It Is a
distinct triumph for labor.
PUBLIC SCHOOLS PLAN FOR ARBOR DAY
Arbor day wjll be celebrated in
this city by the public schools. Every
room and every grade Is to be repre
sented In a parade on April 10 in Iho
There are to bo floats In this pa
rade decorated with flags, banners
and class colors, and the affair will
be made as spectacular as possible.
While this is to be a distinctively
arbor day affair, yet there will be no
trees planted. The present number
of trees now on tho public school
grounds Is known to be all that tho
soil and the amount of water avail
able will warrant. Tho afternoon
will bo devoted to the planting of
flower seeds and flowers. A large
number of carnations, geraniums and
asters have been purchased.
Tho contributions of each class
will bo rared for and carefully guard
ed by that class during the coming
seoscu and the combined product of
flower blossoms will bo added to tho
other attractions of the flower show
to bo held next fall. At that time
prizes will be given for tho best rec
l ord of care taken of tho plantings
I'niwl anwinva rt Anrll 10 AtlA' tit the
productions therefrom. I
Quotations Furnished Dally by the
Coe Commission Co., T. W. Wad
dicks Local Manager, 120 Court
Chicago, April 1. Market without
features. Pork nnd corn moro brisk
than wheat. Crop conditions In Ceu
trnl West and Oklahoma nro very
promising. Fall wheat looking well
and spring seeding of corn In pro
gress. Wheat Oponed. Closed.
May 72 7.1
July C!)- f9
Mny 43V& 43
July 4376 43
Minneapolis .April 1.
Wheat Opened. Closed.
May 72 73
July 73 73H
Will Be Held Next Friday Attorney
Penny Said to Have Some Import
Buffalo, April 1. It was announc
ed today that the Pcnnell Inquest
would bo held Friday or tho Tucsdny
following. Former District Attorney
Penny, It Is believed, has Important
papers in his possession. As soon ns
ho heard of Pcnnell s denth ho rush
cd to Pennoll's houso and carried off
all his papers and documents.
The Revolutionists in Central
America May Overturn tho
MARTIAL LAW PROCLAIM-
ED IN NICARAGUA.
Five Men Blow Safe and Secure
$1,100 at Wauseon, Ohio.
Wmiseon. Ohio. April 1. The post
olllco snfo wno blown this morning
and $1,100 taken. Two men worked
Inside .while three patrolled the out
side, terrorizing those they met. All
INFLUX OF HOMESEEKEUS
NEARLY 30,000 EXPECTED
TO LAND THIS WEEK
March Records Show That 65,000
Came to New York From Europe
Not so Many Irish as Formerly,
Now York, April I. This spring's
Influx of Immigrants will exceed that
of any provious yeor. Boforo noon
today nearly 4,000 landed from four
steamers Including 1,300 Italians
Tho March records aro C5.000, as
against only 51,00(1 last yonr. The
advnnco roports show that nearly
30,000 aro expected horo this week
alone. There Is a noticeable falling
off In Irish Immigration.
Fell From Sleigh With Babe In Scuf
fie Resulting From Refusal to- Give
Her Child to the Wolves.
St. Petersburg, April 1. The Sev
erally Krai, reports tho following:
Tho man and his wife who left theli'
natlvo village near Vltobesk, a few
days ago, to have their babe baptiz
ed nt the nearest church, wore set
upon by wolves, Tho man ordered
his wil'u td throw the baby to tho
wolves. Sho refused and bo attempt
ed t tear tho child from her anus.
In the scufflo tho mother fell out of
the sleigh with the baby and they
lolled, unnoticed by the wolves, Into
a ditch, Tho wolves kept up the pur
suit and overtook and devoured tho
man and horses.
WANT PERMANENT INJUNCTION.
Taylor & Co, Want to Restrain the
Union Pacific Stockholders From
Control. .ng Southern Pacific.
Nashville, Tenn., April 1. Tim ur
RUiueiits or Taylor & Co. against tho
Southern Puciflc wns begun at 3
( lock UiIh afternoon before the
United States circuit court. Tho
point at issue is for or ugalnst tho
Iciupornry Injunction restraining tho
Union Pacific stockholders from vot
ing Southern Pacific stock to tho det
riment of tho latter road being miulo
J. E. KRAU8E RE8IGN8,
For Nine Years Manager of the West
ern Union Office In This City.
J. K. KraitBG, for nino years man
agar of the Wcstorn Union otllco In
this' city, sent In his resignation to
tho company today,
IIo goes from hero to San Francisco
to nccept a position which ho feels
will bo moro congenial to him.
Mr. Krauso has made a host of
frlonds In this city and county, by
his courteous and obliging manner,
and his departure will bo regretted
by all who know him.
He Is vice-president of tho Oregon
Fish and Gamo Association, and has
been deputy gamo warden for Ore
gon for a number of years, and Is an
To his efforts Is largely duo tho
plentiful supply of fish furnished to
Kastern Oregon streams.
While his many friends wish him
tho greatest measure of success In
his new field, many of them join In
the prediction that three months' ab
sence from the famous fishing
streams of the Buo Mountains will
be enough to bring him back to Pen
dleton, His successor has not yet
Portland's new flro boat will be
constructed of steel hroufcout.
Government Stores Captured on Lake
Nicaragua Santo Domingo Is In
Possession of Rebels.
Washington, April 1. Tin Tc o'u
Hon In Nicaragua agaiimt PichIiIciU
Zolayn. Is gaining headway. United
States Minister Merry reports to tho
state department today from San
Jnso that tho government stores on
Lake Nicaragua havo been captured
mid are now In tho possession of Iho
revolutionists. Mnrtlal law has been
proclaimed throughout tho republic.
Island of Santo Domingo.
Washington, April 1. Consul-Gen-oral
.Maxwell, of Santa Domingo, ca
bles the state department that tho
government warships aro engaging
tho land battorles which aro In pos
session of tho revolutionists. IIo
snys the situation for tho residents
or Him city Is critical. Tho consulate
Is crowded with foreign refugees who
appealed to him for protection.
Joe Stearko Knocked Out nt Bridge
port Last Night, Dies of Cerebral
Bridgeport, April 1. Joe Stearks
tho pugilist from Philadelphia, who
was knocked completely out u tho
sixth round last uvciiIiir by William
Holmes, died In the hospital 'his
morning of cerebral hemorrhages duo
to concussion of tho brain Ho was
struck so hard that his skull wan
rl'acturod nt tho base or tho brain, Ho
novor regnlned consciousness. All
participants have boon arrested.
SET MANY FIRE8.
Two Insane Men In Jail Charged With
Starting 33 Fires In Portland.
Portland, April 1. John (lately and
Peter Hums, aro In Jail charged with
setting 33 fires In tho last throo
weoks. aggregating a loss of $1,000,
000. Until men aro Insnno. Mrs.
Mary Tlldon says alio was hypnotiz
ed Into aiding tho llrubugs.
Plan to Pay Miners.
WllUesbarri'. Pa., April 1. The nn
tlirnclte operators met hero today to
consider plans for paying minors tho
back pay under tho commission's re
cent award. The Installment plan In
tavori'd by most of them.
All Fools' Day.
Now York-, April lv This Is All
Fouls' Day. Thoso who bellovo In
the strict obscrvnnco of ancient cus
toms mul whose fund of humor vtit
MiiiinliiH 111 tho ascendant will (1ml
vent for tholr mirth nt tho oxpouso
of their neighbors, mul tho smull boy
will bo In his element. Innocent
looking hats, or perchance, boxes,
will ngnln bo lifted skyward nt tho ex
pensn of broken toes, and tho remain
der of tlto graybenred, yet over new
Joki'B, will bo on tho tnpls. When tho
shades oj night have fallen Iho list of
victims win pronaniy no ns groai as
of old, when the hiimnn rnco was sup
posed to hnvo been less wary.
New Chief of Steamboat Inspection.
Washington, I). C, April 1 Ooorgu
llli lor of Philadelphia, today assumed
tho duties of supervisor Inspector of
steambouts, succeeding Gen. James
A. Diimont. who was recontly remov
ed on account nf ago, Tho now In
spector general Is president of tho
Marino Knglnoers' Association of tho
United Htutes and a practical marlito
engineer of recognized ability. Tho
steamboat inspection servlco will pass
under the Jurisdiction of the now de
partment of commerce and labor noxt
July and a number of changes In tho
men and methods of tho bureau are
expected at that time.
Meeting of Christian Alliance.
Toledo. O., April 1 Delegates from
Ohio, Kentucky and Southern Michi
gan aro attending the annual mooting
of tho Christian and Missionary Alli
ance which began hero today and will
continue through tho remainder ot tho
weak, Tho program Includes speak
ers of national reputation us well as
a number of missionaries from the
Want Cheap Land.
J. Valaer. of Walla Walla, with
his family. Is In tho city today en
routo to Iloppner where Mr. Valaor
has extensive stork Interests, mostly
in sheep, IIo states that there Is a
tremendous Immigration through
Walla Walla from the Bast, but that
few of tho Incomers tarry there, but
eo on through into districts havlntr
government lands, or at least wliW'..
'nods are to ne nan pawpwc,
Walla Walls county,
A rou rlKt' kn