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PENDLETON, UMATILLA COUNtY, OltEGON, T1IVHSDAY, AfAY 28, 1903.
Progress Being Made
j the Fourth 01 juy
... i F SHOW
MUSIC BY THREE BA-nuo,
. Arfventlst Auditor!-
ie or "
,..iFree Pubic uancc
speech by HcnJ.N.WI,.
iii Line of Floats.
' twmss Club held a meeting
J d very enthusiastic.
meeting the finance com
rted IWOO as already
T.nfl many more lines or
1 the city as, yet unheard
fne club Instructed the com
" fialsh their vass tojJn
iVa to i,ort at T m0OfflnS
hWd Friday evening nt 8
HUm of the celebration
"wsed In all of its phases
bite details were mapped oui bo
tw r1 .... nniin tlm m-o-
m it tile nt1 ,m.v.... ---- .
t till begin to take definite form
l-iiivinUit Tent Purchased,
Ir. Cohen Informed the club that
liltentlsts wouiu sen i" "b
P. . . i.. j t llw Tlvnra
"'or J200. The tent Is 70x1(10
k round space anu nas n .
CnH Mr. Cohen thought that
bust wild bo a good thing for
kdib to Invest in, not for tho com
celebration alone, but for future
l Miiini meetings, open-air
Ems, in fact any meeting requlr-
(I urge nan. easily nccessiuie m
people, could -use the tent to art-
He placement of tho tent was dia
led, ind several mombors of tho
I stored putting-' iron Iho island
ii the Main street bridge. Hero
mid be In a cool and shaded Bpot,
ot from the noise and crowd of
iitreet, and could be used as a
it place for the women and
lha, tired by a surfeit of sight
far, it the parade and races. Here
b could be erected a largo plat
s, upon which could be given a
ite open during the afternoon to
4e people, and free to all.
Men, Teutsch and Under wore
Muted by tho chair to purchase
i tot, and the same conimitteo
I .amine the various locations
tele lor It and report at the next
Prizes for Beautiful Floats.
Itaan Thomas Fit. Gerald, of
tommlttee appointed to have
h ot the floats and tho lodge,
grt society and business house
l la the parade, asked for $50
pueaas a nucleus for prizes to
Ipea the three best floats nut nut.
t!l gave the sum, and ns it
tads, three prizes, one of ?25,
of t5 and one of $10 will bo
u first, second and third prizes
'W lodge or business houso put
m the best and most appropri-
on mo uay of the celohra-
U Frailer, the chairman of the
ee on general arrangements,
w some Instruction in regard
amount of monoy lie could
" ( arranging- for prizes and in
Mor the various details of
" lhat the club hoped to
tiT? lhat Bum anil I'or
S;.Jb. nnanco committee
WW ..'S4 re"ort 11,0 amount
T the next meeting.
" -e y Three Bands.
chalan of tho
Ctt.tr. .ry uanu ot the
,t Walla Walla, con-
for 7 . ' fi0 was n,8o no-
lii woula engago them for
KSje.the invitation to
Erth im. Si no would bo
Nst- ""nothing short and to
fc;"4 Evening Parade.
I BUT' t eiltertalnmnni w.a
W&M PS1n4al,c"ssed. It was
. .h t0.be "lunilnat-
K 0'- Dlroct,y
estertTu' tho raeoa and
fl "eat win i
and will be made 'as interesting ns
Free Dance or Free Vaudeville.
During the afternoon there will bo
either a frco dance or continuous
vaudeville performance by a troup of
trained actors. Negotiations are in
progress with various companies, and
It is probable that a free show by
some bright, clean company will bo
one of tho foatures of the afternoon's
Seats will be provided for nil and
ample shade and refreshments. The
people of Pendleton will for the day
bo tho hosts of their neighbors
lrom the outside and will tench them
the Bislrlt Qt brotherhood among the
people of tho Inland Empire.
Tho meeting adjourned to meet
Friday evening at 8 o'clock In tho
council chamber, when the commit
tees will definitely outline their policies,
ARlD LAND OPENED.
Can Be Purchased With Water Under
Carey Act Terms.
Salt l.altc City. Utah, Jlay 2S.
General Manager Filer, of the Twin
Falls Land & Water Company, an
nounced that the state land board
of Idaho decided to throw open to
settlement 60,000 ncres of land under
tho company's irrigating canals and
that an ofllclal announcement to this
effect would be made during tho
Tho Innds will be made available
for public entry under tho terms of
tho Carey act on and aflcr July 1
next. Tho 00,000 acres are located
along tho Snake river In Lincoln and
Cassia counties, Idaho, and tracts
not to exceed 1G0 ncres each may
secured by settlers who will begin to
secure irrigation water next spring.
This Is regarded as one of tho big
gest ontoi-prises of the kind ever un
dertaken In the United States.
GREAT YACHTING EVENT
SHAMROCK III HEADED
FINALLY FOR (AMERICA.
SlrVrKbmas Llpton Sends With Her
a Large Crew of Sailors for Re
serves. Gourock, May 2S. Tho Shumrock
III with an escort left the Clyde- to
day for the trip across the Atlantic.
Immenso crowds on a turbin steamer
accompaules hor 50 miles. Sir Lip
ton Is sending a crew of 170 over to
sail the boat.
Trial Race Today.
Glencovo, May 2S. A smart 12-knot
brcezo is kicking up small, white
capped seas In the Sound this morn
ing. If the wind holds tho fourth
trial race of the Reliance, Constitu
tion and Columbia will go over the
same courso as Tuesday. The fine
showing of the Constitution has in
creased tho interest. Long before
the scheduled hour thcro was an im
mense concourse of craft at Matini
cock Point. At 8 rain began, flatten
ing tho wind to seven knots.
Edwin Gould and Several Other Aris
Ardsley, N. Y May 28. Several
millionaire members of the exclusive
Ardsley Club have been subpoenaed
to testify in the Inquest over the body
of John Hcfferman. who was killed
on tho club grounds Sunday night.
The Inquest will be late this after
noon. Edwin Gould, General Schuller
and several others scarcely less prom
inent will appear.
REVOLT IN RUSSIA.
Ten Thousand Rebels Reported Un
Berlin, May 28. The Tageblatt re
ports un outbreak amounting to a re
bolllou In tho Russian province of
Voronosh. Ten thousand insurgents
are under arms and a big army has
been sent to suppress tho disturbance.
LOCKOUT OR WALKOUT.
Six Hundred Freight Handlers Are
Out In Kansas City.
Kansas City. May 28. The rail
roads here today took the initiative
and locked out union freight handlers
who havo been threatening to strlk
for several days.
The railways deny they locked out
the freight handlers, but claim two
walked out. Their places are being
filled with non-unionists.
Herbert Spencer Critically ML
Manchester, Eng., May 28. Tho
Dospatch today prints that tho condi
tion of Horbert Spencer, the famous
author, Is such as to cause gTcat an
xlotv. It is believed he can live but
a short time longer.
FOR THE TURK
Earthquakes Add Their Trem
ors to the Sultan's Tottering
ALONG THE FRONTIER.
Desperate Fighting Between Govern
ment Troops and the Macedonian
Insurgents Empire of the Porte
Beset by Man and the Elements.
Vienna, Jlay 2S. A dispatch re
ceived here today states that a large
number of fugitives from Adrianople
while attempting to cross tho fron
tier at Markelbllaro were shot down
War In Macedonia.
Vienna, May 28. Die Zeitung today
prints a dispatch from Uskub, Mace
donia, which reports fierce fighting
letween Turkish troops and insur
gents near Iiatah. Doth sides lost
heavily. The most notable feature of
Hie fighting was tho large number of
women who carried arms for the In
surgents. Armenian Earthquake.
Constantinople, May 28. Malazgui
crd, an Armenian town, has been de
stroyed by an earthquake. Two thnus
and people were killed, Including 700
Armenians and 400 soldiers in the
garrison. A number of houses In
neighboring villages also collapsed
and hundreds of cattle wcro killed.
The shock was felt at Constantinople
but no damago was done here.
Details of Earthquakes.
Washington, May 28. Vice-consul'
Ojalvo, at Ezeroum, Turkey, Jsends'
tho state department by mall an ac
count of an earthquake at Malasgird,
April 29. Ho reports 520 killed and
the city In ruins. Earthquake shocks
have been felt almost continuously
there since November 19.
UNEASY IN CHICAGO.
Twelve Leading Hotels and Restau
Rants Conceded to the Demands of
Chicago, May 27. Representatives
of 20.000 waiters, cooks, hotels and
restaurant employes today preesnted
demands for a 20 per cent increase
in wages, and gave notice that unless
a scalo Is Bigned by Monday they
will strike. Twelve or the largest
hotels and restaurants have agreed.
The unions guarantee sobriety and
punctuality and4 assume all responsi
bility for honaSty.
There Is a Sundry conference this
afternoon, and tile freight handlers
are also holding a meeting.
Unsuccessful Attempt Made
Last Night to Release Jett
SEVERAL FEUDISTS WERE
WOUNDED IN THE ASSAULT.
Troops Had Orders to Shoot Their
Prisoners Rather Than Allow the
Besiegers to Take Them Away
More Trouble Inevitable.
v 'Jackson, Ky., May 2S. There was
an attack on tho guards at the Jail
last night which was repulsed. Then)
was much shooting throughout the
ulght. Jett and White, accused of
t hp innrilnr nt Mnrciim. ni'O In the
jail following their indictment by the
It Is believed that several of tho
attacking party were wounded. More
troops will bo called for Immediate
ly, as the desperate character of tho
effort made to save Curtlss Jett is
nnw imnnront for tho first time. It
-was thought the arrival ot the Hoteh-
kiss gun yesterday would subdue mo
friends of both Jett nnd White. Tho
troops are well handled, with pickets
located on the four corners of the
The feudists advanced at 1 o'clock
tliis morning and charged when or
dered to bait by the pickets, who
filed inside tho jail when the fusil
tade commenced. The troops fired
from tho jail windows. The soldiers
guarding Jett and White wero order
ed to shoot them if tho jail was fore-
ll.lv nntnrml Tim firlllc WaS OX-
fiihunged until dawn.
Portland, Or., May 28. Followers
of pugilism in this section are look
ing forward to seeing an interesting
contest when Joo Walcott and "Mys
terious Billy" Smith come together
before tho Portland Athletic Club to
night for a 20-round bout. The fight
was originally scheduled for several
weeks ago, but postponed at the re
quest of the olub. Since that time
both men havo boen keeping up their
training and from all appearances
they are In good shape for the encoun-
Omaha. Neb., May 28. The boiler
makers for the Union Pacific, who
have been on tlrlko eleven months,
went to work this morning.
CHARGED WITH INSANITY.
Ex-Phillpplne Soldier Taken In Cus
tody at Meacham.
Peter 13. Shounessy was arrested
at Meacham this morning by Marshal
Porter, of that place, and brougut to
the county jail with a charge of In
sanity booked against him.
Is nn ox-soldier, having
served in the Philippines with the
tegular infantry. He was on ins way
from tho Sound country to I-a Grande
when, he claims, ho had a spaBm and
was brought here. He Is rational at
times and talks intelligently, saying
that ho wished to go to a hospital,
where he would receive treatment.
He has had two or threo attacks
such as he had yesterday. He has not
l.een examined ab yet, but will In all
probability bo sent to the asylum, as
he shows marked symptoms of epi
lepsy. SIGNALING FROM MARS.
Again the Scientists Believe It Is
Cambridge, Mass., May 28. It Is
believed possible that Mnrs Is sig
naling the earth. A telegram re
ceived from Proressor Perclval Ixiw
ell. who Is at Flagstaff, Ariz., states
that a largo projection on Alars was
lound the night of Mny 2B, which
lasted 35 minutes,
Estimates now placo tho Nome gold
output this season at $10,000,000.
Only 10 nnests wore mado In Spo
kane during tho president's visit.
CLERKS MEET AGAIN.
I Effect Partial Organization and Ad
I Journ Till Next Veek.
' The clerks of tho city held a meet-
! ing last evening In Painter's assem
bly hall, at which time they partly
nlTected an organization.
I Next week they will complete the
formation of their society, and will
outllno the policy to be pursued by
tnem In uw future, as to tho enter-
1 tainment of their membership.
SENSATIONAL DISCLOSURES ARE COMING
Washington, Jlay 28. Further de
velopments In the Jiachen case lead
to the belief that even more serious
charges than bribery can bo made
against him when the evidence Is
complete. Other officials too, aro
under fire and disclosures of a sen
sational character are likely to result
within a few days, involving men
ini,iinir nosltlons almost as import-
r,nt as Mncheii's,
It should bo rememueieu him
Inception of the movement now on
foot and which Is supposed to havo
President Roosevelt's active sanction
was incidents brought to the notice
of Fouith Assistant Postmaster-Gen
eral Ilristow. who at onco began In
vestigations. This was during Mc
Mr Brlstow's life has been repeat
edly threatened by anonymous let
ters, besides he has been covered
with reproaches from politicians of
high and low degree who have prom
ised Innumerable times that many
days of political wrath and decapi
tation aro laid up for him. He has
persisted In rooting away and has
been guarded for months past, night
and day, by secret service detectives.
Tho disclosures which are promised
threaten to bo the biggest political
sensation since the civil war.
PIONEER DROPS DEAD.
Sudden Demise of Hance Hamilton,
Elgin, Or., May 27. Hance Hamil
ton, an old resident ot this section,
was found dead Tuesday morning by
J. H. Harryman. Tho body was dis
covered lying on a pllo ot wood, nnd
It la supposed that heart disease wns
the cause and that Hamilton's death
occurred late yesterday evening.
Hance Hamilton wns nbout GO years
of age nnd was not married. Ho has
lived In this vicinity for 30 years.
Tho sum of $1,200 wns found In tho
springs under his bed clothing. He
sold his farm not long ago for $0,000,
nnd the balance of the money Is In
Felt Relieved When President Was
Out of Butte.
Pocnlello, May 28. Tho secret ser
vice men with tho president breath
ed sighs of rellot on leaving Untie,
which was considered tho last dan
gerous spot on the trip.
Trouble wns feared at St. Louis,
Milwaukee, Chicago. San Francisco
and Butte, on aconnl of tho large
number of foreigners. The president
stopped tho train on tho prnlrie near
here to witness tho clever riding of
Blncktoot Indians nnd cowboys.
People Drowned In the Canadian
River Railroads Blockaded.
Fort Worth, Jlay 28. Tho high
water situation In Oklahoma Is grow
ing moro Eciious. Several lives are
icported lost in tho Canadian river,
whero tho people are unnblo to es
cape the raging waters. During the
night no trains were moving and nil
wires are down.
DESPERATE OHIO FARMERS
POSSES SEARCHING FOR
TWO NEGRO CRIMINALS,
There Is No Doubt of a Lynching, If
the Guilty Men Are Found Who
Committed Dastardly Assault.
St. Clalrsvllle, Ohio. May 28. Arm
ed posses aro scouring the country
In pursuit of two negroes who as
saulted Mrs. Maud Pugli, one of tnc
most prominent women In the county.
They nfterward Btrapped her hands
and feet together nnd gagged her.
She was found by the road In a criti
As this is the third criminal assault
In this county within two weeks the
negroes will undoubtedly be lynched
ALL RECORDS BROKEN.
Great Loss of Property From Floods
Des Mobes, la., May 28. The Iks
Moines river is four loot higher than
last year's record. Eleven hundred
people aro homeless. Terror hovers
over tho lowlands, augmented by the
knowledge that the flood will go
higher. Breaks in 'the levees aro
constantly occurring, although huud
teds of men nro working feverishly.
Tho mugnlflcent now urch bridge
In progress of construction, was car
ried away this forenoon. Another
bridge seems inevitably doomed.
Only two persons have been drown
ed so far, although many families nro
being rescued from tho upper stories
of houses In row boats. The break In
tho levee this forenoon Hooded fiO
residences in North Des Moines,
making approximately 000 houses
submerged In tho city.
Koports from west nnd southwest
Iowa say tno Hoods exceeds all pre
Bad Floods at Cedar Rapids.
Cedar Rapids, la., May 28. Cedar
river rose during tho night and forc
ed 75 families from their homes.
ATTEMPT TO LYNCH IN KAN8A8.
Mob Breaks Into Jail, But Prisoner
Was Not There.
Yates Center. Kan., May 28, Tim
negro, Wood, held under Iwnids for
enticing from home and assaulting
Mrs. Linda, was spirited nwny from
the jnll this morning to prevent
lynching. Ho was probably taken to
Wichita. Three hundred mon tried
to lynch him last night, and battered
down tho door of the jail with a tel
ephone pole. Tho county attorney
was tied and refusing to be quiet,
was hissed Into sllonce. Tho sheriff,
with armed doputies with Winches
ters, stood tho mob off. It was finally
Tenth Victim of Auto Accident.
Paris, May 27. Renault, tho auto
1st, died this morning, making tho
10th victim of the Paris-Madrid race.
Fatal Accident in East Pen
dleton Narrowly Averted
ALBERS DUPUIS SAVES HIS
SISTER FROM DROWNING.
Little Girl Stumbles Into Dyers' Mill
Race, But Is Saved by 9-Year.Old
Brother's Presence of Mind and
This forenoon nbout 10:30 o'clock,
Clarice, tho fl-yonr-ohl daughter of J.
A. Dupuls, who lives nt 1112 East
Railroad street, narrowly escaped
drowning, in fact, had It not been
for tho presence of mind nnd person
al courage of her 9-yenrold brother.
Albert, she would In all prouaiuiiiy
havo boon drowned.
Tho little girl was running down
tho front stops of Mr. Dupuls' dwel
ling, when alio stumbled nt the bot
tom and before sho could regain her
balance tottered across tho narrow
oath and fell headlong Into tho race,
the bank of which Is only nbout three
feet from the lower stnlr of the front
Her brother, who was closo behind
hor, was tho only witness of tho ac
cident. Without tho least hesitation,
ho slipped over the bank and seized
his alBter's clothing before sho had
time to either sink or llont away
from tho bank. The little fellow had
to exert every lota of his Btrungtu
to lift his sister upon tho bank and
was almost exhausted by the time ho
wns out himself.
Tho bank Is vory stoop; so prcclp
tons, In fnet, that a person at ordl
nnry height goes In ovor their head
two paces from tho edge. The boy
Is a good swimmer, but It Is hardly
possible that ho could have rescued
his sister had sho sunk, or floated out
whero the water was deep. There Is
no doubt about his being porfectly
willing, though, to have attempted
the rescue oven then.
ANOTHER STRIKE THREATENED
Trouble at Chicago May Exceed AH
Chicago, May 28. Tho labor situ
atlon presents conflicting phases to
day In greator number mid threatona
serious developments. It sooms al
most certuln that 20,000 waiters nnd
nlso all the freight handlers will
Sixty bollormnkers struck at the
Allls-CiinlmerH plant this morning,
which mny Involve 500 otuer work
men. LOCKOUT IN PORTLAND.
Men Say It Is Part of Plan to Injurs
Portlnnd, May 28. All metal work
ers In mo shops and structural Iron
buildings wcro locked out this morn
ing. The men have no grievances,
und say the lockout Is port of a plan
to break up the Building Trades
TRYING TO SETTLE.
Negotiations In Progress Concerning
West Virginia Strike.
Indianapolis, May 28. VIco-Presl-d(.nt
Lewis arrived this morning tor
a ronference with President Mitchell.
II Is believed they nro considering
an offer for a settlement of tho West
Quotations Furnished by Cos Commis
sion Company R. L. Boulter, Local
Manager, 120 Court Street.
Minneapolis, May 28. Wheat Ca
bles showed rather a poor rcsimiuia
to our advance of yostordny. Tho
weather conditions show little signs
of Improvement, moro rain being pre
dicted In tho next 24 hours. Reports
of cxtenslvo dumagu to tho winter
wlieut from Hoods and Insects con
tinue to come. We tun see nothing
to illscourugo tho believer In bettor
values for wheat and believe It to bo
Chicago, May 28.
July 73 73
Bopt 71 70
July 45' 4K'i
July 3t 33
Minneapolis, May 28.
July 77 77
Sept ,,. 70 69