101.16. PENDLETON, UMATILLA COUNTY, OUEGON, MONDAY, JUNE 1, 1903. NO. 4758. fill! MEET n fnnvpnfion Sched- Utouio L fbr Baker City Uurmg L present Month. LT revival interest CONFIDENTLY LOOKED FOR. - ruuelnrtment of the hthe crop' r I i, summer Fallow, Winter Linj'and Artesian Systems, a Lotion In Farming Will Follow L Eastern Oregon. L time is drawing near when the twal meeting of tne btaie ir ,ta Association will bo hold In city, and the Interest conso- fct mong tne peopiu ui mu wu- ibli rlter basin, wno aro concern- . j.ilknratlnnil nf Mint llflflV a IBB UCuc'"""H j He rise. The meeting was sot lie executive, committee of tho Nation to meet In June, anil ut the day has not yet been do dr announced It Is oxpected w Ttartman. the nrcsldcnt of Columbia River Basin Associa- I comprising umatina ami iuor mmtles. U verv enthusiastic It the cause of Irrigation and Ihoids, m spite or the com man town on the proposition from Bp sources, mat u is uesuneii 10 iMonlze the Industry and condi- I ot the inland empire. Iinre Deal by the Government, r. Hartman lias all confidence In I fairness and ability nf the cov- tent engineers now engaged on geological survey, and is certain lira reports win be in accord It Tfth thfi farts nf tun mho nn mi by the conditions of the land tiae laciuties for procuring . He thinks the question all upon the favor or disfavor of raimeers report and lias no Fit but what the ultimate decis reiChed bv thlm will lin In nn. I nee with the dream of the peo t the country, e "Plrlt of Umatilla county Is all regard to Irrigation and tho '(have treat hnnoo fnr tho nnni of the project. e unfavorable decision of the rasion, however, considered as note and tn lm inr.im-o.i .,ri.. P. Heed nnt nf nnr.ouc.lttr MM of the Irrigationists. If the i snoum fall to attempt the 100 nf thlct eoMln r .1. . It.. slu "i me siuie le scale, it would be well and Hlnhn Hint h. . l.u , i,tul" interest.- fw keep the Issue alive and IZ "ew tne results to be t ,1 ?eL ttlat l,rlvat0 cai'I- iwuir inn acD cinnn f n "Ja make it one of the most parts of the Northwest. &!?7J,.?.t'or City. KJni . i. .'U"'K cou'd see tlio imu ts of Irrigation and the I,,." " orK m the condition 1 F;ur Available Systems. h a k z 7 I, .."v1"?.. nves.u- 57rrH& ho toiirt i. u Ullt ln "'6 TMt5A.to.!?k the wire .'. M.ro Kth. " meant the flood- ts Zr y.?cans 0( '"tches Iinto the ?" wnicr will mT? 80 t,eat1 to IWem l . ?'U1? summer Where .L' r:1, 01 this con- te, ?i.wei 0 e fallow it Um with 01uro of two EmL ! "5 .thl stored sunnlv . - Jiih win f." raise cnn.r "B "cctimu MW eood o.,s with judlc r irtiih. rtti u a.nother faetor 'tavS0, 0ne well has "UJciP ? county win, LS1 Wever F a',out fi0 P.ttt lan ri.th!SQ we" n rrlert . i. B,"e to y eld. N..toPtaily a,lat,t: Elt l in ,.?s ellmato is M tho retard ' HI ..,.e evenness nr t,, ?5lrTal 'W make b Ple ffiCB?rtaln,y Sure. j a ti thl ln"ned ate trlr,ri ,tfte labled miiu , deJP'J-i'.ut ,e of tn0 investlga- tion will mako no hasty examination or come to no rash conclusions, but when they have decided, their work will havo been performed carefullly, consistently and to the best of their knowledge and effort. In tho mean tlmo It behooves tho people at large, tho Inhabitants of the semi-arid belt, who aro so anxious for the benefits of Irrigation to como to them, to watch and proparo for tho finnl otit como, and above alll, to await in pa tience but not in sloth or inaction, for tho tlmo to come when the scheme of irrigation will have been proven to be practical and then bo ready to accept tho assistance of fered by tho government and by pri vate enterprise and mako the Inland Umpire the garden spot ot tho stale iind the great center of wealth and cultures of tho Pacific Northwest. FLORIDA'S ORANGE CROP. ID ID FIFIt COMBINE TD DEVASTATE two sims Effects of the Great Freeze Outgrown and Large Crop Is Expected. Washington, D. C, Juno 1. Ad vices from Florida are to tho effect that the results of the big freeze of a few years ago, in which a very large proportion of the orange trees of tho stale were killed, aro rapidly passing away, and that Florida will shortly be prepared to furnish oven a greater number ol oranges than before tho i disaster. It is said that this year's crop will bo worth about $2,700,000, j and will exceed tho crop of last year 1 by about 1,000,000 boxes. Tho reports are also favorable to tho growth of pineapples, many snuare miles of territory having liecn placed under cultivation. The ship ments of pineapples this season havo readied 2,000,000 boxes, which are valued at $3 per box. Eastern and Central Kansas and Iowa. With Hundreds of Large and Small Towns, Experience Heavy Losses of Life and Property, Not in Historical Times Has a Catastrophe o. Such Magnitude Befallen Central Iowa and Central and Eastern Kansas and Western Missouri Hundreds of People Drown and Burn. Naval War College Opening. Newport, It. I., June 1. The offic ers of tho navy appointed to take the course this year at the naval war college, reported today to Captain French B. Chadwlck, president of the college. Tho session will bo formally opened tomorrow by Secretary Moody of tho navy. In Memory of Brigham Young. ijunxz inj, omit: i, itiuuj io tho 103d anniversary of the birth ot Brigham Young and the anniversary was observed In tho customary man ner by the descendants and admirers of tho great Mormon leader. The chief featuro of the observance was tho holding of a family reunion at Saltalr. AflE NEGOTIATING IN -CHICAGO TWENTY THOUSAND STAY IN OR GO OUT TONIGHT. Restaurant and Hotel Employes Con fronted With Issue Laundry Union So Far Has the Best of the Contest. Chicago, Juno 1. Tire restaurant and hotel mon this morning asked longer time in which to consider the demands of the 20,000 unionists. Their decision will probably be ren dered tonight. Two large launurics signed the i.calo this morning and resumed work. Only 150 men" are still Idle. PRESIDENT AT CHEYENNE. Attending a Bronch Busting Show at the Fair Grounds. Cheyenne, Wyo.. June 1. Tho Roosevelt party was driven around this city this morning. At 10 o'clock was the broncho busting show nt the lair grounds. Mr. Roosevelt was pre sented with a $500 saddle horse and accoutrements. When presented, the horse knelt and bowed to Its new master. Spencer Is Guilty. Spokane, June 1. The Jury In the trial of Ed Spencer, returned a ver dict of murder in tho second degree, for the killing of Ella Mundt in this elty last January. The vordlct also contained a recommendation for mercy, on the grounds that Spencer was temporarily crazed by absinthe when he did the killing. The penal ly is from 10 to 20 years. Bookbinders Strike. San Francisco, June 1. Two hund red and fifty women and girls em ployed as bookbinders, went on strike this morning, asking for minimum wages of $10 per week. They now receive $8. Kansas City, Mo., June 1. The river has reached 35 feet above low water this morning, having risen four feet and five inches during the night. A cold, drizzling rain continues. The Hannibal & Milwaukee bridges the last links connecting the city with the outside world, arc still standing. The known death list this morning is four, but 20 others aro believed to be drowned. The fires In the flooded section are all out. There aro no cars, lights or water. A thousand industrial con cerns have been suspended. Forty Thousand Homeless. The papers have . so far issued their usual editions, but threaten to suspend on account tit no paper. Tho meat and vegetable supplies are al most exhausted. The saloons hnve been closed by jiolice orders. The city is orderly. Forty thousand peo ple are homeless In Argentine, Ar mourdale and Kansas City, Kan. ..e destitution Is extreme. Wagons loaded with supplies reach ed Armourdale refugees by a narrow neck of land, relieving families at that point. Buildings in the west bottoms manufacturing and whole sale district are continually collaps ing. Armourdale is practically off the map, whole "blocks of three-story buildings having crumbled away. Tho river has cut a new channel where tho town was, and only the tops of great packing houses remain and they show signs of crumbling. Harlem is gone. It is lmpossihle to estimate the damage or loss of life with accuracy .this time. Guarding Abandoned Property. At 10 o'clock the Thin, regiment is still guarding abandoned property. Orders have been Issued them to snoot thieves on sight. There Is im minent danger of all telegiaphlc com munication being cut off within a few hours. Systematic rescue work began this morning of those penned in the tops of the big buildings in tne bottoms. A narrow neck of land to the south is now all t..at prevents tho city being an Island. A portion of the Hannibal bridge has just gone out. The last of 100 men Imprisoned In the Schwarschlin packing house were just landed at the bluffs. The steam er Columbia started at 9 o'clock in an endeavor to reach l'arkvillo wheio there aro 200 people on the roofs and In trees, according to information brought here by men in rowboats. Suffering and Losses In Kansas. Topeka, Kan.. June 1. Three steam launches did excellent rescue work today. By 9 this morning all who had been clinging to tops of trees were removed to safety. Some of those seen In trees when darkness settled last nlglit are believed to have fallen off exhausted. Many others were rescued during the night. Con servative estimates of tho property loss this morning mako the total $2,170,000. The list of missing is continually Increasing. Vigilance Committee Organized. Two thieves were caught looilng in North Topeka and their boats were riddled with bullets. A vlgllanco committee has been formed. All those suffering from contagious diseases havo been isolated In tem porary hospitals around which lines ot soldiers and special policemen were placed this morning to enforce quarantine. The chief of pollco this morning places the loss of life at 175. but nil nilts it may be either hnlf or three times this number. Tho earlier esti mates of the number were not over drawn. There are between S.000 nnd 10.000 destitute. It Is probable Governor Halley will be asked to appeal for help. Neigh boring (owns have been appealed to to hurry provisions in ns famlno threatens. Heavy rains fell last night and the river again shows signs of rising even higher. Cold north winds add to tho misery of tho refu gees. Under Martial Regulations. K.iiiFns Cltv. Mn.. Juno 1. At 10:30 '.the rescuers now believe all Imprls oned by the flood In the west bot toms havu been tnken off In safety. Military lines now extend around tho flood district, and no ono Is allowed to pass them without nuthorlty. Hundreds of vagrants havo been rounded up nnd three thieves nrrest ed. Street cars are attempting to run with horbes. The property loss Is es timated this morning at between thirty and fifty million. Government Assistance. Washington, Juno 1. General Cor bin this morning by wlro ordered Fort Leavenworth to send 200 army tents to Kansas City to tho Knnaas flood sufferers. Scared at St. St. Louis. St. Louis, Juno 1. Tho rising waters cause grave apprehension al ready along tho danger line. Tho water 1b several Inches deep ln tho main streets of East St. Iiuls. Wholesale Drowning Reported, Kansas City June 1. It Is believed li' were drowned near Fowler's pack ing house during the night and 21 from tho Union Pacific bridge. Twen- uty thousand dollars was raised here today to assist tho destitute. Telegram From Roosevelt. I Cheyenne, June 1. President Hoos ! tvelt wired the governor of Kansas' I "Am inexpressibly shocked at tho ro liorts of the dreadful calamity that I lias befallen Topeka. If thero Is any i thing the federal authorities can do, j let me know. Roosevelt." Textile Workers on Strike, I Lowell Mass., June 1. Tim mills this morning opened with a very I small percentage of non-union textile workers. Tho strikers aro porrcctiy orderly. More Promising for Dei Moines. Den Moines, Juno The river Is fulling at the rate of an inch an hour. The suffering Is still acuto. FOUNDER OF UNITARI AN1SM. ONLY WHITE LABORERS. Encampment at Huntington. T. F. Howard returned from Hunt ington Sunday morning, where he or ganized an encampment of the Inde pendent Order of Odd Fellows Sat urday night. Tho new encampment started out with a membership of 20, i and an excellont territory to draw trom, which Insures a strong and ac tive membership ut that place. Mr. Howard says It Is very hot lu Huntington. No Japanese, Chinamen or Negroes Will Work on the New Sewer. The rumor that tho J. H. Suther land company would employ Japanese labor, and whlcn was f plead over tne city so earnestly last Saturday, hai been proven to be a canard, originat ing In tho idle brain of somo one who saw a Jap on the street and put two 1 .. InrrotllOl- V tt (llontOH. thO mm r-- -r chairman of the sewer committee, re ceived a telephone message irom j. ti cii,rri-in,i thin nftfriioon. deny ing in emphatic language any such an intention. Mr. Sutherland stated that he -..,.,. i,,i .limit n Chinaman or Jan in his life and had no thought of do ing so at the present time. He fur ther said that the work would be done ns far as possiblo by Pendleton labor. Ho will employ only white help and will get ns much as pos sible of It from Pendleton and vicin ity as he can. Tho skilled laborers he will bring from abroad If ho can not find thpm here, and what men ho has to have abovo the number pro cured In Pendleton, will bo Imported, but they will all be whlto men. New Corps of Officers. Pendleton Camp No, 241, W. O. W., elected tho following officers on last Saturday night to servo tho ensuing terra of six months: Consul comman der. J II. I-awrey; advisor lieutenant, I.eu Drake; escort, S. H. Ivo; watchman, S. Everlngham; sentry, O. F. Steele; manager, T. F. Howard. Returned to Pendleton. Miss Beula Dial, of Spokane, Is tho guest of Miss Ethel Klmbrell, at her homo on Aura street. Miss Dial was formerly a resident of this city, hav ing spent her girlhood here. Celebration of the Ordination of Wil liam Ellery Channlng. Boston, Mass., Juno 1. Today, which was tho 100th anniversary of tho ordination ot William Kllery Channlng, tho founder of Unitarian Ism In tills country, witnessed the un veiling ot tv handsome stnttio of thp famous clergyman, erected at tho cornor ot lloylston nnd Arlington streets, near tho Arlington Strcot church, of which Dr. Channlng was pnstor for many years. Tho statue, which is tho work ot Sculptor Her bert Adams, of New York, Is a gift to the city from the late John Fos ter, a life-long member of tho Uni tarian church and a great friend and admirer ot tho fatmms clergyman. The unveiling of tho statue was ac companied by Interesting evxerclses, Including addresses by President Eliot of Harvard, Rev. Dr. Edward Everett Hale. Lieutenant Governor Curtis Guild and others. QUTINPHILADELPHIA Eighty-fivo Thousand Mill Op eratives Strike for Shorter Hours. VERY LARGE PROPORTION ARE WOMEN AND CHILDREN, TURKESTAN ALFALFA. Idaho Parties Attentton Taken by an Item In the East oregonian. i Somo tlmo ago Thomas (tiilmgnn, on returning from a trip to Walln Walla, brought with him a samplo ot Turkestan alfalfa, grown on unlrrl gated hill land nbovo the city, and mention was mndo of tho fact In tho East Orcgonlnn, telling ot tho plant nnd tho facility with which it grew In dry soli without water. Mr. Gahngnn Is now ln receipt of a letter from J. 1. Stovenson, ot Good ing, Idaho, requesting full particulars concerning tho nlfnlfn. Its hardihood and adaptability to various climates nnd nsklng whore and for what Heed could ho procure. Mr. Giihngau has written to tho Inquirer giving all tho Information asked. Homeward Bound. North Platlo. Nob., Juno 1. Pres ident Roosevelt emerged from tho tho Rocky mountain country today and speeding iutohs thu plnlus of Nebraska begins the final stretch of his long trans-continental trip. Tho only stop of consequence Is sched uled for this place, whoro hundreds of visitors gathered early In tho day to bid tho president welcome. Tho presidential special will enter Iown early tomorrow morning nnd liefnro nightfall the Mississippi river will bo reached. Tho following day, will ho spent In Illinois and will bo tho last day of spcuchmnklug for tho presi dent. From Illinois the run to Wash ington will bo nindo straight through without stop. AT TALES OF DE80LATION GEORGIA ADDS A HORROR. Manufacturing and Business Center of the City Is Swept by an Awful Storm Scores of People Killed, Atlanta, June I. A telephone mes sugo says a terrific tornado struck Gulnesvlllo, (la., shortly after noon today and that probably 100 wore killed. Eight victims are beneath the cotton mills. Eighteen were kill ed In tho center of tho town, where they had sought refuge In stores. 'I nere were too In tho mills when the storm came. Tho list of Injured Is very great. Tho actual number cannot ho known until tho debris of tho mills Is clear ed away. FAREWELL RECEPTION. Formal Good-bye to Dr. F. L. Forbes and Wife. Tho members of tho Presbyterian church and the fuculty and students of tho Academy will tender a faro well reception to Dr. nnd Mrs. F. I.. Forbes tomorrow evening ut tho Presbyterian church. Tho services of Dr. Forbes and his wife hi their efforts to upbuild tho Academy aro miicli appreciated by those Interested In tho growth of the school, and they take this meuiiH of expressing their legnrd and tender ing their regrets that .Mr. and Mrs, Forbes will toon remove from the city. Recovering From the Grip. Miss Flora Walker has recovered (torn a long attack of the Klip, and io once more ubln to res nine her po sition In (ho Owl Tea Store. MUs Walker was a member of this year's graduating class at tho Arudomy and was nearly prevented from being graduated by her recent Illness, buy ing been out of bed but two or tlin o days before tho night of tho exercises. The widow of George Alfred Town send, the famous correspondent, died In Washington, D, O., yesterday. Nearly All Are Residents of Kenslng. ton, a Milling Suburb The Great est Protest of Textile Worker! That Has Been Made lit Many Years In the United States. Philadelphia, Juno I.-The threat ened strike of textllu fabric employes at Kensington, took plnco today, for n working week ot 55 hours. Nearly S5.000 workers went uut. Tin action was most remarkable In Its unanim ity, not n fclngle worker showlnr; up nt the mills eltlior in the morning or at noon. Ono fnclor that mnkos for prcat Interest In this strike Is the entrenio ly largo proportion ot women, ulrla raid chlldrin who an out. Alt aro members of the Textile Workers' va rious unions nominally oven when active membership Is denied to so ninny on account of youth. Tho Issue U mndo that shorter hours lu this lustnnco the strike ts lor nine houro per day aro nl.soluto ly necessary on account of thu known insalubrity of tho occupation. Tho pievnlenco of pulmonary and nasal dlsensei aiuoiiu operatives lu mllll ot this chnrnctcr Is well known ami Is lu Itself a great factor in leading to discontent nnd contributing to tho ensons for a shorter working dny- FATAL COLLEGE FIRE. King Edward and the Queen Sent Messages of Condolence. Loudon, Juno I. In a lire early this morning at Entun College two sludentH perished and several wero Ir.jured. The king and queen iUYm tent messages of condolence. Putting Yachts In Shape. Ililstol Conn., Juno 1 Roflttlnk' the Itellauco and Constitution for next week's races began nt the Hers elf yards today. Tho latter will bo materially strengthened. Stricken With Apoplexy. Washington, Juno I. General Alex ander McCook was stricken yestor day with iioplexy and Is in a trltt ml condition todny. Merger Case Postponed. Washington, Juno I. The Hiipritua i ou it todny advanced tho licnrlnK 'if the Northern Securities cane to De cember II. IN A 8ERIOU8 CONDITION, Mrs. Finch Does Not Recuperata Rapidly Following the Accident. Mrs. Finch, who suffered such an unfortunate ucclile'il nt tho Puiullo ton Hi en in Laundry somo time ,iro. Is still quite sick ut the hospital. Tho wounded hands are healing ua nlcoly as could bo expected, but tho vitality of thu woman Is nt such u low ebb that shu hfiH a hard tlmo rallying from the shook resultant from thu ac cident and thu operation, Mrs. Finch has not been strong for a couplo of years uud her syntem finds It hard to wllliHlund tho added strain ot tho accident. While a very sick woman, shu Ih doing well and strong hopes are entertained for her ultlmato recovery. GOLF FINALS. Won by E. Y. Judd, Who Is Now the Club's Champion, Tho long-delayod finals of tho Pen dleton Golf Club wero played yes terday morning and tho championship of tho club fell to E, Y. Judd. Tho contest had narrowed, us tho llnul matches were played from tlmo to time, until yesterday the honor lay between Messrs, Judd and Keller, and lu tho lust play-off tho former gentleman won by a score of threa up. This gives him the champion ship or the club and all tho glory at tendant thereto, Removed to Portland, Fred Htorer, who has been employ ed In Hilly Krnsslg's barber shop for tlio lust six months, has resigned his position to move to Portland whoro lio will conduct u lodging Iioubo. IM Mills of Ilaker City, accepts the vacan cy cuuaed by Mr, Store's departure.