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DAILY EVENING EDITION
Eastern Oregon Weather
(5c A wcmv.
Tniilglit and Tuesday, cloudy.
I I With CdlOWet.
PEXPLETOX, UMATILLA COUXTv7oi?EGOX, NOXDAV, .IUXE 2!), 1003.
L of Trial Spins ot
an Boats is Now in
UMBIA AND RELIANCE.
,iltd Over a Tmrty-iviiie
I j Rough Sea It Is Ex-
Lt Today's Sail Will Oc-
and a Half Hours' Time
bjne 29. The Ttollawo
Mumbla and Constitution
first of six rnccs wnien
the cholco bf a cup do-
Rellance has never had
sea way Tlic uoiumuin
lea a thorough ovcrnaul-
ne limit today will ho
alf hours. A drizzling
afternoon, followod ny
Knot breeze, with a good
sea. yachtsman say it
I shows as Rood form as
later she will prove won-
lightship at II today.
is to be a IC-mllo beat
I return. The boatB start
he Columbia first ncrosB
I Reliance next. Twenty
the Constitution turn-
le shore as though hav-
: an accident.
litutlona later pulled
Bed the race. The race
Constitution and Colum-
lag up to the time the
It II off. At one time it
royal between the Co-
Reliance. The old de-
t Reliance on the defen-
la time held the whip
oreeze began dropping
lost Eround and the
i well In the rear.
rounded the first mark
ncc having two nnd ft
m over the Columbia.
I same distance between
finished In a heavy
lance first and Colum-
TO DISCUSS THE NEGRO.
University Convocation to Be Held In
Albany This Week.
Albany N. Y.. June 29.-A consider
ablo numher of distinguished educat
ors are gathered in Albany for the
forty-first annual University Convo
cation. The convocation will open In
the senate chamber this evening with
an nddross by Chancellor 'William
Croswell Doano, to bo followed by an
address on " a Constitutional nnd
Educational Solution of the Negro
Problem," by Regent Charles A. Gar
diner, of Now York city.
Three sessions are scheduled for
tomorrow, and among those who will
take part aro President rim
University of Illinois, President Baker
of tho University of Colorado, and
President McLean, of tho State Uni
versity of Iowa.
Salem In Carnival Array.
Salem, Ore., June 2!). Alronrlv 'dm
capital city is Tilling up with carol
val visitors, every incoming train
bringing in strangers. Hotels and
boarding houses are colnc tn lm
crowded to their capacity throughout
tho week. The stores and buildings
nlong tho principal streets nrr cnv:v
decorated with bunting and flags, and
PANAMA niufli liiiiiyq firqt
iiiiiiiiii UIIIIHL R1II1U IMIUI
huUiMEJ 111 r IbH I hi HUbUIA
' bishop of Burlington. Tho sermon
was preached by Bishop Heaven of
President of Colombia Strongly in Favor, But Will Take
Responsibility, and Leaves All to Congress.
His Position Sustained by a Vote of Thirty-eight to Five Message Takes
the Ground That the Canal Will Be of Great Commercial and Political
Benefit to That Country.
Washington, Jump 29. The state
department has received a dispatch
from Minister Beaupre, at Bogota,
saying tho canal discussion has been
opened in the Colombian house by a
representative opposed tn the canal
colored lights are to add to the lill- ' 'rpaty. who begnn by calling for the
nancy or tlio scene at night. Every- ""cuments relating to the treaty. The
body In tho city is Imbued win, th,. . government objected on the eround
carnival spirit, and during the week ! tnat 11 wnK nl,t ready to proscnt the
ino city win give itself over to a , "eaiy 'o me noui-e. nut would do so
whirl of puro pleasure. At the for- i 'ater. Tho government's position was
mal opening tonight Mayor Bishop is 1 sustalued by a vote of as to 6.
to participate in the installation of Tlle cxtra session of congress for
the carnival queen and Governor j discussion of the ratification of
Chamberlain is expected to deliver the ,np l'nnnl treaty convened on June 20.
Inaugural address. I Joaquin Velez is president ot the sen-
i ate, and Jose Medina Calderon presl-
Maryland Teachers Meet, I 11(5111 of the chamber of deputies.
Ocean Citv. Md.. .Tune an Tlnnimh. . Tho following appears In the mes
out tho day scores of delegates have j KaK or 1,10 president respecting the
Doen arriving by train and boat in an
ticipation of the opening this even
ing of tho thirty-sixth annual session
or the Maryland State Teachers' As
sociation. The feature of tho 'initial
"To my government hns been pre
sented this dilemma: Either it lets
our sovereignty suffer detriment, or
t enounces certain pecuniary ndvan-
session will bo tho annual address of tascs to which, according to the opln-
the president, Joseph Blair, of Spar- -
rows Point. Governor Smith has prom
ised to address the association tomor-'
row, taking as his topic "Tho Rcla-j
tions of tho State to the Public
Schools." Tho sessions aro to continue
until Thursday and the long and in
teresting program arranged calls for j
papors and discussion? covering . a
wide range of educational problems.
Ion or many, wo have a right. In thu
first case, to consent to sacrifice, our
sovereignty, and not aspiring to a
groat indemnification tho just "wishes
oj the Inhabitants of Panamn a largo
portion of Colombia would bo satis
fied ir the canal wore opened.
"In the second case, It the canal is
not opened across Panama tV gov
ernment will be accused of not hav
ing nlloed Colombia that benefit
which is regarded as tho commence
ment of our aggrandizement. Wo
ought no to put obstacles in the -way
oi such a great undertaking because
It is an inii.iensely beneficial enter
prise for the country, nnd also bo
cause, once the canal is opened by tho
United States, our relations will bo
come more intimate, while our Indus
try, commerce and wealth will gain
"After years. In which tho question
hns been treated In a vague way,
without precise conditions. It is now
presented In a way to outnln prncli
cal and positive results."
FOOT AMPUTATED ALLEGED ROBBERY
Wantonly Entered Woman's Resi
dence In Ninth Street and Abused
Her Warrant Issued.
Oypsles broke looso yesterday morn
ing, entered tho residence of Mr.
William v. Stratton nt Ninth and
Cherry streets and ill tro.tled her.
says tho Walla. Walla Union. Th.6
gypsies wore encamped In tho grovo
near Mrs, Stratum's residence.
In the middle ot tho forenoon flvo
or sK of the nomads uncerlmonlous
Jy entered the house. Tho young son
of Mrs. Stratum picked up a club
ami attacked tho Intrude!. s Hut heforo
his mother could do anything s,ho was
struck about tho faeo and head by
the clinched fists of a gypsy woiiimi
Mr. Stratton was not nt homo hut
when ho heard of the affray ho sworo
out a warrant for tho arrest ot tho in
truders. A short time ago a gypsy gang was
ordered to leave tho grovo but soon
after the present occupants arrived.
They have been engaged In liorso
trading nnd up to yesterday caused
Considerable Indlgnntlon Is express
ed by Mrs. Stratton's neighbors ovof
the affair as they say tho gypsies
had no excuso for their actional.
KILLED IN WELL
AT PILOT ROCK
Tho Victim was a Guest of
His Brother at the Time
of tho Accident.
YOUNG MAN FELtl FORTY
FIVE FEET TO HIS DEATH.
James Lc Bret Lost 25 Head Last
The News hns boon Informed that
tho range trouble has broken out In
tho Murderers' creek country. Ac
cording to reports received from theie
a band of sheep belonging to James
Lo Bret wns Bhot Into by unknown
parties Inst Friday night and 2r Hheop
slaughtered. Tho sheep camp and
outfit were burned, tho hobbles and
bells removed from tho horses nnd tho
horses driven nway. Grant County
FELL NINE FEET AND BROKE MEN WANTED HERE TAKEN
ALL THE BONES OF ANKLE. ' IN CUSTODY AT WALLA WALLA
NOTICE AT KIEL.
Pinnaces of Warships
I American Boat.
1 At C this morning
rm nis steam launch,
rna mines in tho bay
Witnessed tnrnniln or.
visited tho shipyards.
en wan..,,,) pinnaces
He American cruiser
amm great enthusi
aces of all tho Amerl-
Ma ot all German vos-
r Adopt Sensible
fie Labor Trouble.
9. Tan strlMno-
3 have been mil
InnlzeU and incorpor-
I ' They
I block iif Inml In
fa encash stock. has
V "In rnen to in-
New Road for Alabama.
Birmingham, Ala., Juno 29. Pre
liminary plans for tho building of
the proposed Blrmlngham-Huntsville
railroad were discussed today at a
mooting of thoso Interested In tho
project. Tho plan Is to build with
Birmingham and Huntsvlllo capital, a
road connecting the two cities, giving
Huntsvlllo the benefit of cheap iron
and coal, and also opening up the rich
field ot fruits and market products
of that section.
Distressing Accident to George Ab
bott, the Well-Known Wool Buyer
Operation Was Performedat The
Dalles Injured Man Is Doing Well !
Everything Considered. I
ORDER OF REOMEN AT HEFPNER
TWO MEMBERS LOST THEIR
LIVES IN THE GREAT R.LOOD
George Abbott, one of tuo best
known wool buyers of the Inland Em
pire, met with an accident lato bat-
Charged With Robbing C. L. Hast
ings of $200, Some of Which Has
Been Located at Gambling Houses
The Alleged Facts Indicate a
Strong Case Against the Nelson
A complaint was sworn to in tho
olllco of the Justice of the peace this
- . ' , .3.. 1 . 1
ui-uay iukiu umt '--"u u j morning by C. U. Hast.ngs of this
of one or his fee . Abbott, in com- c chnrg,nK two Illcn , " ,bc Ilamo
pany with several other wool men, of NeI ,lur,,ort,u , )J brother,
was returning to Pendleton from tho wt, t,J(, ,a f , , or
wool sales at Shanlko, and was wait- jonn
Ing at Biggs Station Tor a train. In mm Blart0(, lomn fmm ,
walking about the platform in tho 1(,r Satunlay togc,iler. IaBtng8
dark he stepped from the platform llcro ,)Ccnm(, 'intoxicated. Hastings.
E. 11 Bennett, who hns .nil) or 100
acres in wheat on his Russell Creek
farm, live miles southeast of Walla
Walla, was In tho city yesterday with
a sample of fall wheat which has
mndo the unusual development of
three or four berries In each mosh,
says tho Walla Union. Mr. Don no It's
wheat will yield 35 husiiels or more
per acre, whllo that on the J. V. Draw
er farm In the same neighborhood
will yield r0 bushels per aero. The
snmplo showed how tho crop hns ac
commodated itselr to the conditions
during tho growing season. Whereas
last year, the stalks wore five foot
and over tall, this year they aro only
a trllln over three foot. Tho roots
also aro short compared wlti. those of
Not Known Certainly Whether Ha
Was Overcome by Damps or Be
came Dly From tho Rope Turning
Was Instantly Killed, HI Neck
Being Broken and Head Crushed.
Property Loss Will Reach S2j,000 A
Few Were Well-to-do, While Others
Are Left In Straitened Circumstances.
and fell to tho ground about nine foot
below, striking on a largo boul'dor in
such a manner as to shatter all of tho
bones of his ankle.
Tho injured man was put on fjij
caboose ot a freight tuat was in the
station at tho time, and inkenj to the
hospital at The Dalles.
Dr. McKenzio, tho surgeon from
Portland, was telegraphed for and ar
rived Sunday morning, and after an
L. B. Iteoder has returned from
Hoppner, whore ho went to look Into examination of the foot decided that
tho conditions of the lodge of Bed- (t was necessary to amputate it
mon there. The order lost two mem
bers at that place In tho floou, besides
sustaining some damago In property.
J. ti. Hockett, one of the members,
This was done yesterday, and at last
reports the injured man was doing as
well as could bo expected consider
ing tho shock and tho ago of tho sur-
i June 29 Wnn.
forVery, 8 Prvlously
Is 6JrrN?w exocu-
was lost with two cnuuren, leaving ierer.
a wife nlono to be cared for as is the I Mr. Abbott is one of the oldest wool
spirit ot the order. Mr. and Mrs. J. I buyers on the coast, whero he has
M Kornan were lost, leaving three been stationed for tho last 20 years,
children nnd these the order tended At tho present time he Is connected
until they were cared for by rola-1 with tho Botany Worsted Mills of
lives. Kornan was a member. G. W. New York, one or the largest mills
Swaggart who lost two daughters in the United fatates.
and flvo grandchildren In tho waters
of the flood, was also a member.
Tho property loss of tho members
will total $20,000, but as most of the
members or tho order at that "place
wore in prosperous circumstances,
tho loss can he borne by tliom with
out great Inconvenience. There were
a fow of the order however, who lost
all of their property, and who were
loft in straightened circumstances,
and theso will be taken care of by
tho organization and helped onto
their foet onne moro.
Another of "A Fool's Errand" and
Consul Ayme Are Promoted.
Washington, June 29. Among tho
consular appointments announced to
day is that of Albion Tourgoo, of
Now York, the author and novelist,
to be consul-general at Halifax. Also
Louis Ayme, now consul at Guada
louno to ho ronsul at Para, Brazil.
Tho latter gained fame for his tire-
loss and .intelligent work alter me
County Clerks of Iowa,
e Dcs Moines, Iowa, June 29. Mayor
Benton welcomed tho members ot ho
state association of county clerks at
tho opening of their third annual con
vention today. This afternoon Gov
ernor Cummins Is down for an addresc
on "The Belations Between Bar and
Clerk," and the subjects of probato
and the approval of ho df are eched
ulod for discussion. The seusions
will bo continued and concluded to
morrow. Tho attendance Is largo and
irom all .n 'lcatlonp thu meetin.; will
be tho most successful over held by
the association and one of much ben
efit to the members.
To Unload on Canada.
London, Juno 29. A conference of
various boards of guardians was held
today for the purpose of discussing
the advisability 'of sending a largo
number of the children under their
care to Canada. Mr. W. G. It, Pres
ton, tho dominion Immigration agcn,t,
addressed the meeting and explained
the advantages offered by the do
minion to Immigrants of a good class.
who Is a house mover of this city,
liad been at Heppner for some time,
where ho had been working nt his
trade and had accumulated $200 of
tho coin of tho realm. Tho Nelson
brothers had also been there for sev
eral days and when paid off had
about $17.00 each. Tho three men
started home together and stopped
at Athena, whero they proceeded to
spend some of their money.
Arriving at this place Hastings
went at onco to his homo and wont
to bed, whore he remained until after
7 o'clock on Sunday morning. When
ho arose ho missed tho money, and at
onco came down town nnd sworo out
a warrant for the arrest of his trav
These men In tho meantime had
made a merry night of it, and had
left tho town for Walla Walla on tho
early train Sunday morning. Sheriff
Taylor telephoned to the sheriff nt
Walla Walla and tho mon were ar
rested at that placo by Deputy Kccs
and Mr. Taylor left this morning to
bring tho meu to this city, whero
they will have their preliminary Hear
ing before tho Justice court.
When arrested In Walla Walla the
men had in tho neighborhood of $140
between thorn and some of the monoy
which was in tho form of bills, has
been located in ono of tho gambling
houses of the town, whero It Is being
hold for identification by Hastings.
Tho Nelsons are from the Yakima
country, and ono of them Is known
In this town. Ono of them has been
at Hoppner for sorao time, and tho
other ono went over with the gang
that volunteered from hero.
BAD COLLISION IN CLEVELAND
FIFTEEN PEOPLE MORE OR
tE88 8ERIOUSLY INJURED.
Jubilee of Burlington 6locese,
Burlington, Vt., Juno 29. St. Mary's
cathedral was tho scope of interesting
ceremonies today held in celebration
of the golden Jublloo of tho dloceso
of Burlington. Prominent priests and
prelates, together with many Jay
members, crowded the cathedral at
10 o'clock when the celebration was
commenced with pontifical high mass
celebrated by Itt. Rev, J.6. Mlchaud,
Accident Was Caused by a' Fog
Which Made Both Cars Late One
Man Was Killed, Thirteen Injured.
v.ere Running Slow.
Cleveland, Juno 29. In a heavy fog
this morning at tho crossing of Wll
son nnd Bowers streets, two electric
cars collided. Both were a moment
lato in arriving at thu crossing und
the conductor or each supposed tho
other had passed.
William Fuller, who was standing
on a platform, was fatally crushed,
while Thomas Itoderlck and August
Clements were seriously injured, A
dozen others worn cut with Hying
glass and also moro or less bruised.
Tho fatalltlcB und Injuries would
have been much moro oxtcnslvo hnd
not both cars, on account of tho fog,
Ix-en running at slackened speod.
This Is tho first accident In this
city on any transportation lino with
a fatal i twill since a dozen or morn
Poles wero killed at tho Union Depot
Ijy u I.nko shore train plowing Into
a crowd of excursionists about throe
A sad accident occurred Saturday
Inst im tho much ot itohori llnott,
about ono and u halt miles from Pilot
itock, in which tho younger brother ot
tho owner lout his life. A well was
being dug on tho premises by a con
tractor from this city unit hud boon
sunk to thu duplh of sr feet, nnd tho
mon were still engaged In tho work
when tho accident happened Tho
contractor had been In tho well for
some tliuo mid was slckenod by tho
roul air nnd tho exhausting work at
that depth, and was hauled out ot tho
shaft. Ho then asked Carl llooff,
who wns it young man 18 years old
nnd who whs the guestH of his broth
er for a time, to go down In tho well
mid dig awhile.
Carl consented and was lowered
Into thu hole and had sont up flvo
buckets full of cnrtii when he slg.
naled for the ropo, and tho men on
tlio surraco started to draw him up.
This was done by a windlass, nnd
was of necessity slow. Whon tho
young man luul ascended about lmlt
of the distance ho suddenly lot go of
the ropo and wns plunged down the
shaft a distance or in foot to tiU
death. Ills peck wns hrokon by tho
full and the side of his head was
crushed In so that his death wns in
HtnutnucoiiH. Tho cause of Iho accident Is not
dually known, byl It Is supposod that
tho young man, not knowing tho dun
gers of working at that depth, stayod
down until ho was partly overcomo by
tho foul ulr, and tnut coming uu, ho
became dizzy mid losing his hold,
fell to his death. Tho onier theory
Is that In coming up tho ropo ot to
turning anil the iiiaii mi tlio und was
revolved around and around until no
became too dizzy to hold on, nnd foil.
Curl was a young man well and fa
vorably known, ami his loss Is a groat
shock to his aged parents, who resldo
near tho home of Itobort,, whore tho
Thu funeral was held Sunday after
noon hum the undertaking rooms of
M. A. Bailor, und the body was Inter
red In tho Olney ceiiuilory. Tho surv
Ires wuro conducted by thu pastor of
the Warren neiiiiiin Lutheran church.
ARRIVED FROM NOME.
Bring News of a Fire, and $100,000
Heattlo, June 2!), Tho slcamor
Senator arrived from Nomo this
morning, having on board $100 J100 In
gold. It reports the burning of tho
iJiwrenco hotel on Juno 19; loss $30,-
Railroad Increases Capital.
Pittsburg, Pa., Juno 27. Tho stock
holders of tho Pittsburg & Lako Krlo
railroad are in sosslon hero today for
tho purposo of voting on tho propo
sition (if the directors to Increase the
capital stock from $8,000,000 to $10,
000,000. Tho proceeds mo to ho used
to pay the expenses or recent pur-
cnases or now equipment ana or luv
provemenls to the roadbed,
BOSTON 8TORE FIRE.
Prompt and Quick Work prevent
A largo and costly coiillanratloii
was narrowly averted nt tho Boston
Sloro this jnnrulng by tho prompt
work of tht) employes. A fire had
been built in a room Just over the
store, and the chimney cuil(fit flro
ami burned out. Thu chimney runs
down Into tho store room of thu Bos
ton Store, and tho flro from abovo fell
down tlio Hue and Ignited tho homo
on thu shelving In mo buck ot thu
store, As It happened, ono of tho
clerks was working near and seeing
tho smoke almost as soon us it mada
Its appearanco, gavo the alarm,
The clerk succeeded, alter a little
fight in putting out thu ilames, hut
not until I hey had scorched the cull
ing und damaged about $100 worth
of tho stock. It was a narrow oscapo
for thu store, as tho flru stiirtud In
that part ot tho room whero tho moat
Intlnmmublu portion of thu Mock I
Next Event Will Takt Place July S,
With 8ome New Horses.
Tlio Driving Association will giro
another matlnoo at tho Sluipspn-Per-rlngor
track on tho 6th ot July, be
ginning at 2 o'clock In tho afternoon,
Thero will ho some new homos bore
from Walla Walla, and a flno program
will ho assured, There will ho trot
ting and running and pacing eventq,
and hurdlo races havo boon arranged.
Tho association will chsrgo an ad
mission of 20 cents at tho gate, IMor
In tho week tho list of tho oniric-
will be published, and a fuller
ount of tho events will be riven.