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Tonight and Tuesday fair;
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PEXDLETOX, UMATILLA COUNTY, OTIEGOX, MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 1003.
POL T GS
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mi .iiiiiir:i.iri mini ii iviriirriini
fora Most Interesting Inter
DISTRICT HAS THE FLOOR.
Is Not Understood by the Public
-Reservoir a Mile Long May Be
Sjllt nt Erho.
the water will flow In the morning.
Hut this is a great mistake, for It is
slow work and careful."
The congressman sat down in the
sun and chewed on his sliver for a
minute, and then looked out of the
corner of his eye sadly. "Did you
read the Sunday Oregonlan?" he
asked. No, the reporter had not read
It. He read the Portland Journal
when he couldn't get the news
straight from the fountain head.
"Well," said Mr. Williamson, '.
haven't read it, either. But I hear
that it says strange things. I hear
that It says that the united Oregon
delegation has been turned down. I
must get a paper and see where we
are at, for 1 do not seem to know."
"What Is the matter with you fel
lows? me Journal says that the Si
mon men wear smiles of unholy joy.
Is Davis a Simon man? The Journal
also says that Mitchell concedes that ;
the president has the power of ap
pointment, and that the delegation
ran only suggest.
California Brethren Do Not
Always Dwell Together in
Unity and Love.
SUIT BROUGHT AGAINST
SIX METHODIST ELDERS.
Early Prospects Were for a
Speedy and Exciting Yacht
WIND FELL SOON AND
RACE BECAME A DRAG.
"I guess that Is right, for he seems t Plaintiff Is Traveling Elder for the j
to have appointed. But it is a prece
dent. I believe. At least. I do not
remember when the united recom
mendation of a delegation was ever
before ignored. As far as the per
sonnel of the two men are concern
ed, they are both good men. out
neither Hitchcock nor the president
Knows one from the other. Davis is
not a Simon man. He has always
eeen n friend of ours, but I don't
know hnn he feels toward us now.
Tne fact nf tho matter is. that Hitch
cock is at outs with all of the West
ern men and could not rest until he
Same Denomination Alleged Slan
der Was Contained in Statement j
Spread Broadcast About Alleged
Conduct of Elder Harper '
Reliance Led, Being One Mile
Ahead at End of an Hour and a
Half Proven the Better Boat In
All Sorts of Wind and Seas.
unsteady. If this continues, the
prospects for a finish within the time
limit is unfavorable.
A wireless message says: Reliance
over a mile ahead at 2:30. The
yachts are still some distance from
the outer mark. Reliance is steadily
increasing her lead.
At 3:30 the wind at the starting
line is barely four knots. Unless
Reliance carries a breeze with her
she will hardly finish within the time
'Nineteen Minutes Behind.
At 3:15 an aerogram says Sham
rock rounded the outer mark 19 min
utes after Reliance.
At 3:15 the yachts are still lost to
view in the mist off Long Beach. An
aerogram reports that Reliance turn
ed the outer mark at 3 o'clock. The
wind is light and off shore.
Race Declared Off.
At 4:43 Reliance can be seen com
ing through the mist. It looks as if
she might make tho finishing line
before the time limit.
At 4:45 the race Is declared oil by
expiration of time limit.
Big Fluke Made by the Agent
of the Associated Press at
AFTER THE MAGNATES.
ene- . , ...... ... lightship, drops tow and breaks out '
Harper states that the defendant j n headsails. She stands away on ai
issued and distributed broadcast eir-i, tank ti. .in,i i. ,i.i ;
. K . ; 1 ... .... i . . i milnca origin.. It. ,ln.all ,1 . : ' '
i.ir- uo j way ui uie urucun ut'teKuutju. auu i . ... vmiii firn lunuc ahnuf IT. knnfR
guess he did it.
"This 'hing of the delegations be
ing askec, by the administration for
recommendations for 'ederal ap
pointment is a continual source of
annoyance to the men in the nation-
iwere-ismnn .1 V WilllnTucnn
iar he depot this morning await-
iur u train to lane mm to ine
9JUI UiUU Ulll IIv llillll IIUS Jilll-
11 urn 111 mi tiiiiieziruiirf hii rim
.-U1.1I1 CillllR IHIL LI) IILL.'TIIIII II)
11 uui wus uisu uii:iiicces-.uii. ' rrnr n cnnnni in rnr smmrp
.r 11 itun znuiiiiiiiir
"j; 3 the street. thoumi.Tiil
iia a stick ho was a-i,ej
.3U5ht oi the problem that
him to tlii- city.
" iamson. what do you
' ii irrigation scheme any
c a. ked Mr. Whistler and
sr or them, and they will
atythiug about it, ho now
il - rr, nave yon ten me now
u olli'" to tin the thine and
.t" n .,.tnt. .... V. .. ...I.ttn.ll..
. Ill UUg.Ull tl-1 Ilf dl UBlliUllJ
! ,. situation the more 1 am
ed ' believe thai it will be
tim- before the water flows. I
! had no Idea of the immensity
- task until I spent some days
le engineers in riding over the j political not.
If 15 a task of great mae.ni-1
nc one that will reauire time I
San Francisco. Aug. 31. Hev. E.
Highlands, -Aug. 31. At 9:20 a
rough wind is blowing 23 knots. The
European Railway Officials Threat
ened bv Anarchists.
rerrntln fnmmlttno nnnnitnioc Imp. ... ... . ... .
.T Hnmor tmrniw ..i,w r.. ,h.. 17"! C"" " " , "' i -miuiicii. Aug. me nireciors
w ,i .v . , , , . . ""K "tiiij wcauier a race may
Methodist church, has brought suit be expected today
for $6n.o;iu damages against I'resid-' At' 9:50. Navicator. with tho cm.
I and five of the highest officials of
tho Bavarian state railway have been
: notified by the anarchist secret com
CHAOS REIGNS IN THE
Reported That Weil-Armed Servians
Have Joined the Macedonian In
surgents West Coast of Black
Sea, Not Far From Constantinople,
Is in a State of War.
ine Hlder Mnnre niul &v rrn-ntim? 1 f.V . . . - . . notified by the anarchist secret com-
Xrs iSK!Bp1b:J: mtJI'!,,nB.tl?e Hook. mmee that all have been condemned
ua io uie Ban r rancisco comer- At 10:10 Shamrock rnnnho: tho
against him as follows:
Funeral of Salisbury.
London. Aug. 31. Lord Salisbury's
At 10: li;
Reliance reaches the I L'lfwL.100.!1 ,VaC t0tlay. ?l Htttfl.e,tl-
Belgrade, Aug. 31. Two hundred
well-armed Servian volunteers left
for Macedonia yesterday to join the
Magclsscn Not 'Dead.
New York, Aug. 31. It transpires
that Magelssen, the American consul
at Beirut, is not killed, nor even
wounded. He was several times shot
at by a would-be assassin, but escap
ed unhurt. The report that he had
nnrruntlnir winner nrnmlmri nt hu i ' ... . . Simultaneously memorial services
Y. M. C. A wWle in steam baths in I "BUI",, ana 8lBnns to I,orl- were held at Westminster Abbey, at- i been killed was an error made. by the
that institution at San Francisco.
The circular also states that if Har
per will resign and leave the city
al legls'.r ure, and 1 wish it was not. the charges will not be pressed.
the custom. But It Is strange to ig-1 Harper states that the conversa
nore the ecommendatiouR of a unit-1 tionfa he had and visits to the hatha
ed delegation when It has been aaked were in the interest of morality and
for. It i,. a precedent, aud Hitchcock that the charges are false.
Is the man behind the gun. But I '
guess I vill go and ret a Sunday RECEIVES NEWSPAPER MEN.
Oregonlan and a Journal, and read 1
just wha- has happened to us. I President Roosevelt Entertains Emi-
guess I won't miss the train if I go
down fov a minute. It would be too
bad to miss it. The trains here are
too rare to miss," and the congress
man went after a paper by which to
locate fc'mself in the whirl of the
t take the Echo proposition "
is speaker traced lines in tho
sr tvih a stick. "Take that
itiun down there, and you fee
nj a thing It is. There is the
urn .iu umub iMJiow is uie piure
tne reservoir can be put in if
jiitions are all right and good,
i come to the place there is
psprvnlr fnt II ia rli't.i in lm
It will he a big receptacle a
fe.uiiuii, uiiu wtu u; n- .tuna
bigh in some of the parts
1 hnlrl nil nt thn f1nswl ii.nlnr
umatllln rivnr thnf Is nnrrlpil
ine winter scaKnn. it must
:?nr innt if u.iii hniii ft uii
If it is done, it will water
nidation of this country has
Itself intn tho fitnrnnn nr thu
nood of the winter season,
tiat purpose ruservolrh must
Urge and strong enough to
nf rtui wnfnr thnt enmnu
lie winter time. And canals
built that will carry all of
(T to the place of storage.
v see tne magnuuae oi tne
ud tho responsibility upon
who nre Investigating the
MOOT Ifi IS HOT POPULAR
Oyster Bay, Aug. 31. President
Roosevelt received several newspa
per men today: Henry Einstein and
Ervln Wardman. proprietor and ed
itor of the New York Press; Allien
Shaw, editor of the lt?viov of Re
views, anil Lincoln Straps They
were guests at luncheon.
At 1: 3 the start Is postponed!
until later In the day. i
tended by the most distinguished
men in the kingdom. Minister
Choate represented America. Rep
resentatives of King Edward, the
kaiser and other rulers were in attendance.
DAMAGE CLAIMS FILED
mil rnr HtitrcpKiint' it hut
at t Is the duti- of the na-
-ituie uie people as io me
the work, and the cost
nuestion that Is now con-
k engineers is whether or
to be benefited will jus-
thnt is watered be able
ho burden of the cost
or will the debt Impov-
'c will have to lie test-
a Will navi to nore down
Ind whether or not there '
the bottom will have to
and the nature of the
lUllUlMI Dll IIIUL Lilt'
know that the work
an undertaking it Is.
taught that it will take
are ignorant as to
'jo uemru mo consini'
in Io ........ .i
' ." iu njiuiiu a ciiupie
tno country wl
1. I. w. rr I. .. . . I. 1 . I ai...
fnr Hi i. i, n .............. . .
. H"1 ui ii.iivin iu
" hand one night and
Truck Patches and Windows Suffer
Along the Coast of Maine Claimed
That One Man Has Been Driven
Heavy Rains and Seas.
Highlands, Aug. 31. A rattling day
for a heavy weather test of the
yachts dnwned this morning. The
weather was so rough it was believ
ed for a time there would ue no race.
A heavy sea pitched the lightships
like cockleshells. Not a few old
salts this morning said If the yachts
went out "something would happen"
before the day was over. The regat
ta committee, however, decided to
Llpton. when he heard this an-
j nounrement, was delighted, saying
I the heavy weather would give Sham
liock the only chance, as he was con
I vlnced that in light weather she is
. no match for Reliance.
Tfamr.. Piiinl n Pi f U TOflllV's mi'P will l.u 1. mlt.tc '
Cincinnati. Aug 31. Fire this windward nnd return. All was quiet
morning in the Taft lumbar yards. ! aboard yachts till the announcement,
did damage amounting to $10,000. j as11t1e ''aptalns did not want to raise
I After the flames wei subdued two sail 111 a rnln "'"Mi tore down In fre-
' bodies, supposed to be those of ! fm!,lt K"Bts- Shortly after 9 both
. tramps, were found in a burned box I ac,ll,, t00' tow and stood away for J ror the First Time It is Used Every
Bryan in Ohio.
Lincoln, Neb., Aug. 31. William J.
Bryan denies that he has cancelled
his dates to snenk in Ohio In behalf
of .Tounson, nnd leavos tonight to
take an active part in the campaign.
Fire in Tangiers.
Tangiers, Aug. 31. A big fire oc
curred in the Moorish quarters to
day, doing heavy damage Six were
killed in the panic.
jKLESS Ifl EVERY-DAY USE
NEW SYSTEM IS BEING
RAPIDLY PERFECTED. I
Associated Press correspondent at
Fleet Was Not Recalled.
Washington. Aug. 31. It is auth
oritatively stated at the state de
partment that there is absolutely no
truth in the alleged cable from Con
stantinople that Lelshman has asked
for a recall of the squadron, as was
sent out by the press association this
morning. The department has no in
tention of asking the fleet to change
The wind is now
Murder and Suicide.
Richmond, Ind., Aug. 31. Frank
Bates, Jr., shot and Killed his fiancee
Portland .Me.. Aug. 31. Claims .
nr.nnnt 1 1 1 , M I ..
? .inn T ' . ulD,lsr" i Rena Cento-, today, ami then sulcid
,L W I,lescnte?. as,al.n,st i ed. Both are prominent,
the government as a result of the I '
combined maneuvers on account of
damage to truck farms and windows
broken by cannonading.
Failure on Cotton Exchange.
New York, Aug. 31. R. Johnson
& Co., members of the New York
Cotton Exchange, announced a xits
liensioii this morning.
Montreux, Switzerland, Aug. 31.
Tne claims, moreover, will not be
confined to those of this character.
It Is averred that Jonathan Hllji
goss, who was recently discharged
from the Insane asylum as cured, has
been driven insane again by the i
HZ!! ni! f,xclt?ment- Hllligoss Cnrulnal Gibbons has gone to' Paris.
owned a small cabin near which a
shell exploded The direct damage ! KInn ,s m
done was inconsiderable, but HUH. .
goss being in a nervous, convalescent ! Ut';''"V AuB- , "e king or bnx
state, was very unfavorably affected ! "-v ls dangerously 111.
by the noise, which was an eutirely I
novel experience for him. He hid in I GRAIN MARKETS.
his cottage, crouched under his bed.
from the beginning of the maneuvers
until neighbors, alarmed at his pro-
tracteu ansence, searched and found
him the day before the maneuvers
ended. His condition is pitiable. He
has every appearance and the act
Ions of a man terrified nearlv to
The government officials nrnfnsa
to believe that the pecuniary dam
age, mostly to truck farms and win
dows, Willi hardly exceed 1G,000, and
will recommend remuneration
amounting to about that figure, If
tney amiere to expressions made bo
fore tho sailing of the fleet.
The maneuvers are by no means
popular with tho populace, who re
fuse to be placated bv renresenta.
tions that the whole affair is design
ed to settle the problems of offensive
and uerensive war which this neigh
borhood offers on account of its prox
imity to the lines of attack that
would probably be followed In the
event of a war with England. They
say tho contingency Is too remote
to be weighed.
Fire in Seattle.
Seattle. Aug. 31. Fire this morn
ing damaged tho .Moses block $50
060. It Is owned by R, Sartoris. The
origin of tho fire Is unknown.
Quotations Furnished by Coe Commis
sion Company B. E. Kennedy, Lo
Chicago, Aug. 31. The sensation
of the grain market today is the drop
of of a pence In Liverpool wheat.
Those who have held expecting to
see Jl wheat, will receive a shock
from this sudden turn of the market
At 1:30 today the Liverpool price
was lower than Saturday's close,
with a still stronger downward ten.
Local wires are down nnd Chicago
and Minneapolis market letter not is
Sept 80 Ms
Dec 81 VJ
Minneapolis. Aug. 31.
Chicago. Aug. 31. Wheat
81 i; closed at 81T4.
The- governments of Argentina,
Brazil and Uruguay have officially
decided that none of tho C.OOO friars
expolled from France shall be nl-
lowed to settle In those countrios.
i the starting lint'
Very Inclement Weather,
While the yacht were In tow for
II... U , ,
me oioi miK. mrjr were passeu Dy tne
cruiser uaitlmore and
Texas, inward bound. The Jackies
cheered. Unlike previous days, there
are but few excursion boats today.
The inclement weather ls making It
anything but a favorable day for any
but seasoned sailors.
Get Ready, Warning, Start
At 11:10 the course was signaled.
Al ll: jo the preparatory gun was
fired. The wind Is steady.
At 11:40 the warning gun sounded,
and at 11:45 the starting , gun.
Now They Are Off.
The unofficial starting time was
11:15:211 for Reliance and 11:45:26
for Shamrock also.
Reliance Leads From Start. I
At 12:18 both aro on the port tack.
Reliance ls steadily increasing her
lead. Wind Is six knots. As in pre
vious races, Kellance Is footing
When the preliminary gun sound
an, neitner skipper was disposed to
work Into close quarters, and as
soon as ovor the line put about to
At noon Reliance is gaining rapid
ly on the challenger.
At 12:40 both yachts have been
port tacked and are heading out to
sea. lieuance, which is half a mile
in the lead, Is Increasing her gain
The yachts are almost obscured
by mist, but It Is plain the American
is steadily increasing her lead.
Reliance Increasing Her Lead.
At 12:45 tho yachts are again
sighted, the Reliance leading by
three-quarters of a mile.
At 1:25 the yachts have been lout
In a nilst since 1. An areeram h.ivb
Reliance leads by a mile.
Prospects for a Fluke.
At 1:40 the wind is off shore aud
very light. The yachts may not fin.
Ish within the limit.
(International wireless from High
lands) At 2:15 the wind is now
showing signs of dropping. It Is
blowing about five miles an hour and i
Day During the Progress of a
Trans-Atlantic Voyage Reliable
Secretary Hay and the Turkish
ister Talk It Over.
Washington, Aug. 31. Chehik Bey,
the new Turkish minister, despite the
fact that his credentials have not
been received by the state depart
ment, had a long conference with
Secretary Hay this morning. Both
declined to discuss the conference.
Immediately after bis departure Mr.
Hay went to the navy department,
where he was closeted with Mr. Darling.
New York. Auir. 31. The st
battleship ! New Zealand arrived this morning
trom Antwerp. She was in daily com
munication by the wireless from the
time she left the English channel
until she reached Sandy Hook.
This Is the most distinctive tri
umph of the wireless system up to
this date, several problems being ap
parently solved and obstacles over
come. The most decided progress in
dicated was in the indifference shown
by the operations of the system to
the varying changes of weather The
Antwerp encountered the moat vari
able weather, from perfectly cloud
less, clear and warm to heavy fogs
and, off tho Newfoundland banks, a
flurry of snow, followed oy bsavy
rains. At no time was tho communi.
Interior Company Begin Tomorrow
on a Large Building at Thorn Hol
low. Workmen will start in to rebuild
the warehouse of the Interior Ware
bouse Company at Thorn Hollow in
the morning. This ls the building
that was destroyed by fire not long
ago. The new house will be OOxEo
feet, and will be larger than the old
one. It will lie well constructed n...i
a better receptacle for the grain of
that community than the company
had there before the fire. The build
ing will be ready for tho reception or
grain as soon as the grain Is ready
to be hauled from the fields to the
DIED NEAR PILOT ROCK.
and every dls-1
patch has been verified by table. i Atter the F""0"! the Remains Will
the system used is the one he
llevod to afford absolute hecrecy, or
apparent impossibility of "picking
off." It Is done by pitching the re
ceiving and transmitting apparatus
upon exactly the same key, with
mathematical precision. As the num
ber of pitches Increases in a mathe
matical ratio, tho possibility of at
tempts to Intercept mefages being
Eiicce8sful Is practically the rfume as
trying to work a Yale time lo-k hav.
lug a combination unknown to the
The cost of transmitting W1LK tnilf'li
less than that of any preceding ex
periments by any system that has
been put Into practice. Exnerts in
this city are greatly encouraged and
declare that the system has made a
great stride toward beine a cummer.
Be Taken to Illinois.
Mrs. Charles B. Janes died at
the home of her son, C B. Janes
about six miles south of Pilot Rock,
lost night, of heart disease superin
duced by dropsy. The deceased was
77 years of age and was from Glenn
Ellen, III., to which place tho daugh
ter will accompany the remains Jn
A short funeral service will be
held this evening at Rader's under
taking parlors, conducted by Rev
GOING TO OMAHA. .,
New Laundry for Walla Walla.
Tho new machinery for the Trov
Steam Laundry In Palouse street,
has arrived and will bo Installed as
quickly as possible. A force of men
will start the work Monday mornlne
and It Is oxpecJed nearly everything
will be in plado by Saturday. The
building has hitherto been delnverl
because of the non-arrival of the ma-
ninery. walla Walla Union.
Mrs. Ida Hamblen, Supreme Marshal
of Royal Neighbors.
Mrs. Ida Hamblen will leave this
evening for Omaha, where sne will
attend a school or instruction for
the supervising deputies or the Royal
Neighbors. Mrs. Hamblen ls the su
premo marshal of that order baying
recently been promoted to uiat or
flce. She will bo about a woek or
10 days In attendance on tho school
and while In the East will visit with
friends and relatives.
The Medal or Honor Legion will
hold Its annual reunion at Gettys
burg, October 12 and 13.