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PENDLETON, UMATILLA COUNTY, OUEGON, SATURDAY, MAY 9, 1903.
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111 Meeting Monday Night
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.number last night for tho further
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President It. Alexander railed the
(or the report of the committee
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dealers. 170; lumbermen, ?au;
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Harass has but commenced.
nfarmg the committee reports,
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celebration, and tho best iilntis
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ill uelr phases. It was tliouglit by
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rrom the W. & C. II. depot to
ttreet. and nn flnnrt In nr.lnr
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Little Daughter of G. M. Burnett
Loses Her Life In McKay Creek,
Bonnio" A. Burnett, the a-yenr-o'ld
daughter of G. M. Burnett, of McKay
crock postofllce, was found drowned in
the creek near tho home of her pa
rents about U o'clock on Thursday
afternoon. Mr. Burnett lives on tho
Gcorgo Adams place on McKay creek.
Tho little filrl was missed by her
mothor nbout 15 minutes after she
had (eft the house A search was at
once instituted and tho body was
found a quarter of a mile down tho
creek, whore it had floated and lodg
ed. Tho baby was In the habit of throw
ing rocks and sticks in tho water and
playing at floating ships as littlo
children will. The supposition is that
while playing on tho bank she fell
in and was drowned. The burial took
place last evening.
GETS TWENTY YEARS.
First Jury Disagreed, Second Trial
Gave Her Five Years.
Topoka, May 9. ine supreme court
today upheld tno 20-year sentence in
posed on Jessie Morrison by a Butler
county court, saying the murder was
a butchery of such a savnge, vicious
nature as was rarely equaled and
never excelled In tne criminal his.
tory of the civilized world.
Sho had been tried three times ou
the charge of murdering Mrs. Clara
Castle at Eldorado, Kan. She slashed
her victim to death a week after her
wedding. The first Jury disagreed
tho second gavo her five years. On an
appeal trial sho got a 20-year sen-
tonctf. Olin Castle married a Kansas
City girl in California a few weeks
Fatal Labor Riot.
Greenwich, Conn., May fl. .One
hundred and thirty Italian strikers in
the vicinity of Port Chestor, who de
mand Increased wages today invaded
Greenwich and tried to compel 50
Italians engaged In grading the field
park to join them. A riot followed.
Two were fatally wounded and sever
al hurt less seriously. The police dis
persed tho assailants after arresting
PRICE OF ONE MAN'S LIFE
NEW YORK SUPREME COURT
AFFIRMS HEAVY DAMAGE
Said to Be the Largest Amount Ever
Paid Resulting From a Personal
New York, May 'J. The supreme
court today affirmed tho J100.000
judgment of Jennings Leys against
the New York Central railroad, be
cause of the death of her husband In
the tunnel accident. This is the larg
est personal damage judgment ever
Two Officers of the Regular Army to
Be Tried for Diverting Stores.
Washington', May 9. Secretary
Iloot has Instructed General Funstou,
commanding the department of the
Columbia, to court-martial Major
Charles Booth, now at Vancouver,
Wash., and Captain Knudson, now al
St. Michael, Alaska. The charge
made .alleges theso officers aro In
volved" In IrregulaVltles In the sale of
subsistence stores while on duty in
Alaska. Supplies, such as potatoes,
which were of unusual value In Alas
ka, wero disposed of at a profit, and
other provisions purchased to replace
mem. Tho transactions cover a con
STRIKE ON MOBILE & OHIO.
Conductors, Brakemen, Baggagemen
and Yardmen After Higher Wages.
St. Louis. May 9.- Five hundred
conductors; brakomen, baggagemen
and yardmen of tho Mobile & Ohio,
were ordered out at 10 o'clock this
morning. The strike Is for Increased
wages. Wllkins, head of the Order
of Railway Conductors, and Lee,
head of tho Brotherhood of Trainmen.
is In tho city directing the strike.
Real Estate Transfers.
Two deeds were filed for record to
day with tho county recorder, and are
The First Nat onal Bank of Pen
dleton has sold to M. T. Johnson for
$2,600, lots 1 and 2 In block 180, In the
reservation addition to the city of
Smith A. Allowav and Georgia Allo-
way, his wife, today transferred to M.
Ij. Warren, of Pendleton, for 18,000,
tho north half of section 21 In town
ship 2, north of range 32 cast, being
about 300 acres of land In McKay
TIE DESTINY OF
State Department Beseiged by Anxious Ministers Who Await
Decision of This Government.
London, May a. All eyes In Europe
are now turned toward Washington,
as It Is admitted that which ever
side America favors In Russia's re
entry Into Manchuria will be victor.
There Is considerable uneasiness In
England lest the rzar should succeed
In convincing tho United States that
the occupation of Manchuria will re
sult In the development of a vast
commercial field which will he open
to American conquest. British states
men are leaving no stone unturned to
persuade Washington authorities that
American interests lie with an Anglo
Hay Favors Anglo-Japanese Alliance.
It Is understood here that Secretary
Hay already favors such an alliance,
but officialdom fears President Roos
evelt will take the attitude that Man
churia must naturally in time become
Russian, and will therefore take ad
vantage of this opportunity to gain
Russia's good will for the purpose of
advancing American trade.
State Department Besieged.
Secretary Hay is now In communi
cation with American ambassadors at
London, Toklo and St. Petersburg,
and also with President Roosevelt re
garding the Russian situation, and ex
pects important dispatches In answer
today. The state department is today
being visited by all the foreign rep
resentatives concerned and even some
whose countries are not directly In
terested. At no time has any action
by the United States been awaited
BIG HAUL OF JEWELRY.
Young Englishman Swagged From
New York. May 9. George Rey
nolds, aged 22, who came from Eng
land a week ago, was held for trial at
the Jefferson Market court this morn
ing. He is charged with stealing
$15,000 worth of silverware and Jewel
ry last August, belonging to the home
stead villa, where he was employed.
Ho was arrested while trying to pawn
the goods. He admitted his guilt and
said he wanted to return to London.
On Mrs. Belmont's request, the exam
ination was set for next Tuesday, as
ho desires to be present and prose
cute. Nineteen Bulgarians Executed.
Constantinople. May 9. The governor-general
at Monastlr has Informed
the foreign consuls that Turkish
troops have killed 19 Bulgarians who
attempted to dynamite tho Monastlr
The grand vizier this morning an
nounces that Turkey regards danger
of war past for tho present, and pre
if.i nt tp.-iHt a vnar of neace. Tills
optimism Is not entirely shared In by
those outside official circles, uui equal
ly well Informed.
Mosque at Klnprult Dynamited.
Vienna, iVay 9. The Die Zoelt's
correspondent wires that the mosque
at Kinpruit was dynamited and 200
.Moslems at prayer were buried under
neath the ruins. Added to that a
Macedonian named Popoff committed
.i. mni oftnru-nril committed
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suicide. In his possession was found
a noto saying, "1 am a waraumusu
Knight of death, pledged to commit
..iiixirio nftpr nxeeutlnc the commands
of the general committee."
Russia Will Not sena warsmp.
o. iini,.i,rir irnv 'i Rnssln has
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decided not to send any warships to
Expert Swimmer Drowned.
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James Howard, winner of a score of
medals for rescues ana expun b mi
ming, was drowned In six feet of
water yesterday near Randalls
Island. He took his two sons for a
. I ctonmnl fhlPW tlie
TOW. J BUUHU oira-
swells which overturned the boat.
Howard rescued one ooy, aim "" 6
: i. . antnnfipH In woeds
lOr IUO wan
when found. The youngest boy was
Work of the County Court.
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1 1IU UUIIU1.J wut
routine business. At their session
this morning the resignation of S. P.
Barton as consiaoie ai rum ww
was received and accepted, and S.
Stone was appointed to succeed h!m,
by tho court.
with greater Interest by other pow
ers, as it Is generally believed this
country's course will decide tho most
Important question In which tho Ori
ent has sought solution during tho
Berlin, May 9. Germany regards
Russian occupation of New Chwang
with indifference and has no Inten
tion of joining In any noto of protest.
Russians Said to Have Withdrawn.
Pekln, May 9. Tho officials at Now
Chwang who sent yesterday's news of
Russia's alleged action at Now
Chwang and elsowhcro In Manchuria,
today telegraphed that the occupation
of the forts at tho month of Llao river
was temporary, the Rosslans having
withdrawn. Official circles here are
much mystified and say they havo had
but slight news of the affair.
London, May 9. Dispatches from
Toklo say there is great disquietude
throughout Japan over Russia's ac
tion. Tho dispatches add that Japan
has nothing but peaceful alms In the
Mnnchurlan matter, henco the czar's
action comes as a shock.
The Japanese minister, Taltahlra,
was the first diplomatic visitor at the
state department, remaining some
time. He said he had received no ad
vices from his government, and Is
said to have told Secretary Hay tho
presence of a largo number of war
ships near Now Chwang Is merely In
line with the program for the regular
TODAY'S SUPREME COURT.
Two Cases Argued, Then Adjourn
ment. Tho supreme court cleaned up the
docket for this session this after
noon, and adjourned to meet at Salem
the middle of next week. All of tho
cases were either argued and sub
mitted, or continued to the next term,
or transferred to the Salem session.
Tho important "case of this session
was tho case of the state vs. Pleasant
Armstrong, and appeal from Baker
county by tho defense In the Arm
strong murder trial. This case was
transferred to tho docket at Salem.
Tho members of tho court will go
to Salem on Sunday morning and will
return here in November for tho next
semi-annual session of the EaBtern
Oregon district. Tho other cases ar
gued today weio:
Stato of Oregon, plaintiff and re
spondent, vs. Mamie Howard, defend
ant aud appellant. An appeal in the
case of Slanny Howard, Jointly In
formed against with Alexander Mil
drum for stealing a inaro In Baker
county, Oregon. Samuel Whlto rep
resents the respondent and George J.
Bentley tho appellant.
Newton Hoover, plaintiff and appel
lant vs. W. J. King, Alice L. Iiartlett
and George W. Iiartlett. defendants
and respondents. An action of eject
ment to recover tho southwest quar
ter of section 8, township 25, south
of range 35', E. W. M., In Harney
county, containing SO acres, and for
Rev. J. R. N. Bell Will Speak Here
Kit Carson Post No. 28 has secured
Rov. J. R. N. Bell, of Baker City, to
deliver the Decoration day oration at
Pendleton May 30.
All ex-soldlers, Federal and Confod
eiate and all other ex-soldlers, all
members of orders aud citizens In
general are Invited to attend.
G. W. RIGBY,
P. P. COLLIER, Secretary,
Lnle-up for Third Game.
Thn inrllnnH will meet the Walla
Walla boys on the diamond again this
afternoon for their third game. Col
lier will pitch for Pendleton and Wll
kins will catch. The rest of the po
sitions will In all probability bo tho
same as yesterday, Wllkins leaves
tho team tonight, but may return later
Jn tho season. Brown, now at short,
will, It is thought, be snirtea Deuinn
H,a hnt fnr Rnmlnv'u eumo. Klthor
Taylor or Kllnkhammer will pitch on
Baseball at Walla Walla tomorrow.
Round trip 91 via the O .R, & N.
SHAMROCK III A FLYER.
The Newest Boat Proves to Be the
Gorock, Scotland, May 9. Sham
rocks first and third were today out
for tho first trial spin since tho acci
dent, on a 40-mllo course. Thoro wns
a moderate breeze. Shamrock III
took tho lead from the stnrt.
Shamrock IH. on tho windward
stretch, led by eight seconds and In
creased tho lend In tho run down tho
Klrth to a minute and a quarter.
Tho Shamrocks' race has boon
abandoned on account ot threatening
weather, aftor Shamrock III had
shown unusual and marKed superior
ity WILL RATIFY OR REJECT.
Colombian Congress Will Meet In
Panama, May 9. It wns announced
today that nn extraordinary session
of the Colombian congress has been
called to meet June 20 for considera
tion of the canal treaty.
Chambermaid Drew the Color Line.
Indianapolis, Mny 9. Loulso Had
ley, a chambermaid, haa become
prominent becauso she last evening
refused to make up a bod occupied at
tho Hotel English, the largest In tho
city, by Booker T. Washington. Tho
management discharged her.
Victoria. B. C, May 9. Tho engin
eers of tho Cumberland mines have
struck. Robin, tho son of James
Dunsmulr, and other otneers who havo
gono to tho scene, will work as engin
eers. Engineers Strike In Australia.
Melbourne, Australia, May 9. Tho
engineers' strlko Is so successful that
the entire Inland railway system has
been tied up. Arrangements uro be
ing made to usu old stage couches.
New York, May 9, Sculley. the
leader on the bull sldo of the cotton
market standB to win $5,000,000 as tho
result of his speculations In Muy cot
ton. APPEAL HEARING CONTINUED
CASE CONTINUED UNTIL
NEXT SESSION COURT.
Murderer Was to Have Hung Yester
day, But Will Probably Get Sixty
Days' Respite as the Result of an
Tho appeal In tho enso of the state
of Oregon vs. Pleasant Armstrong,
rnmo before tho supremo court this
morning nnd was continued to tho
next session of the court at Sulem.
Tho appellant wnfl given 30 days
from today In which to fllo his brief
with tho clerk of tho court at Salum.
Then. If tho statu wishes It Iiuh u
lilio time In which to file Its aiiBwcr.
When tho answer Is filed the ense
will romo to trial on appeal bel'oro
tho supremo court, ho that In all prob
ability tho defendant In tho case has
at least two montliB more to llvo, In
case tho Judgment of tho lower court
la sustained by tho higher tribunal.
Armstrong was to havo been hang
ed yesterday, but was granted a Btay
of proceedings pending tho result of
the appeal, In case tho lower court
is sustained, Armstrong will bo re
sentenced by Judge Ealdn at Baker
City. If the supremo court reverses
tho decision of the circuit court, the
defendant will be granted a new trial
at Baker City. In cither ease ho has
CO days plus the time from the filing
of tho papers till tho cukq Is argued
and decided by tho supremo court bo
lore ho can ho executed, provided tho
appeal 1b denied,
NEW 8TEEL CELL8 IN PLACE.
Two Hoboes Help Put Them Up and
Appear Anxious for a Job,
Tho new steel colls for tho city Jail
havo been put up in the corridor and
will bo placed temporarily In tho
north eud of tho structure, Tho cells
consist of a largo cage, made of steel
bars riveted Into lattice work form.
They will bo secure and at the same
time will glvo tho Inmate good venti
lation. Thero aro two hoboos In tho Jail at
the present tlmo and they are much
Interested In tho construction of tho
cells. They have lent valuable assis
tance In their building and are so
pnxlous to havo something to do that
they will not take advantage of an
opportunity to escape. The doors
have been left open all noon today,
but after their dinner the men return
ed to the jail and are seemingly con
tent to remain there.
CROWNS OF ROSES
One Thousand Little Children
Decked With Flowers Pass
tho President in Procession.
ARCH OF CALLA LILIES
TWENTY FEET HIGH.
Makes a Speech to Worklngmen
Takes a Look at the Pacific Calls
on Mrs. James A. Garfield Climbed
Ventura, May 9.-President Roose
velt spent an hour hero In tho quaint
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old town, wueru m go( ui msi.
of tho Pacific. Ho visited San Buena
Ventura Mission, and climbed Its
wenther-benten, time-worn belfry to
Inspect an nnclont woodon hull, and
wns then driven In a flowor covorcd
carriage to n stand whom ho mado a
speech. One of tho features was an
inch of calln lilies 25 feet high near
tho stand whoro ho spoko.
The picsldcnt appeared on tho
platform of tho Klyslan whou tho
train reached Oxford. Ho told a lit
tlo crowd of workmen how much
plensed hu was over his reception In
California, and wished thorn all good
luck. Tho president's last hours at
Los Angeles were muslcnl ones. While
wnltlng for tho electric parade ho led
tho crowd, Hinging "Tho Star Spungl
ed Bnuner," "Hot Time" and other
Called on Mrs. Garfield.
Pasadena. May 9. Tho president
called on Mrs. Garfield 15 minutes,
nnd nftorwnrd made a speech from a
tevlowlng stnnd at Uio high school.
A thousand littlo children crownod
with roses, passed In review before
PENDLETON IS 8ECOND.
Se Williams Makes Noble Flflht for
Honors In Walla Walla Contest.
At tho Interacholastlc declamatory
contost at Walla Wulla last night, So
WjillluiuH won second plnco, making
u remnrknlily closo score for tho
Ralph Nlles, ot Whitman, won tho
contest nnd Iluntsvlllo Academy took
In tho track meet yeBterday Whit
man won first with 53 1-3 points,
Baker City high school second with
38 points, and Pendleton third with
13 points. Tho wlnnors in the princi
pal oventB nro as follows:
100-yard dash, Kelly, Baker City,
time 113-5 seconds; putting 12-pound
shot Nntwlck, lluntHvlllo, distance
42 foot U Inches; quarter mllo dash,
Morrltt, Whitman, tlmo DO seconds:
polo vnult, Graham, Whltmun, height
of vault 9 feet, 7 Inches; 220-yard
dash, Kelly, HuUor City, tlmo 23'A
hhoiuIb; half mllo run, Merrill, Whit
man, 2 minutOM 014 seconds; 120
yard liun..e, Williams, Pendleton,
tlmo 18 3-5 seconds; 220-ynrd hurdle,
Cosgiovo, Whltmnn. 29 2-ll seconds,
high Jump. Kelly, Baker City, C feet
(! Inches; throwing 12-pound hammer,
Nntwlck, Iluntsvlllo, 120 feet 2 Inchos:
running broad Jump, Kelly, Baker
City, 20 feet 2 Inches; mllo run, Mor
rett, Whitman, t minutes 52 soconda;
throwing iIIhcuh, Dutchur, Whitman,
91 feet 11 Inches,
VEnY YOUNG OFFENDER.
Tlilrteen-Year-Old Girl Accused of
Tampering With the Malls.
Deputy United States Marshal A. K
RobortH lett for Portland this morn
ing, having In IiIb custody a littlo 13
yeurold girl, nccimed of tampering
with thu United States malls.
Tho girl l Minnie Wlllaby, and sho
bus been living for some tlmo with tho
family of Robert Wilkinson, a shuop
herder at Htarkoy. Sho Is Ignorant
and really has no conception of tho
seriousness of tampering with the
mall, Tho particulars of tho case am
not attalnablo, but It seams sho dis
turbed In Homo way tho mall from n
box on one of tho star routes ot that
Hectlon, 8ho will bo taken to Port
laud where sho will ho given an ex
amination before the federal court.
SPARRING AT OMAHn
Strikers Shew 8lgns of Being Hard
Up Non-Union Hotel Planned.
Omaha, May 9. Tho strlko situa
tion Is quiet. Tho strikers permitted
many teams to run this morning. Both
sides aro preparing for an extended
fight. Tho strikers aro drawing plans
for a strike benefit. The buslnoss
men are arranging ofr a big co-operative
hotel to be occupied by non