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PEXIXLETOX, UMATILLA COUNTY, OREGON, TIiritSDAY, SEPTEMJIEK IT, W0.
tn flfTer Rip- Rfi-
for the Arrest of Any-
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1EETING ARE ELECTED.
. . o vi Mnruet in ' was badly damaged.
Cltv Sept 17. (Staff Cor
ire.) The Oregon Wool-
Association was called to
in a. m. yesterday morning
lent Douglas Belts. He pre-
. ..It! ., l.i' ikA Vn.
M II.'Ll Llllll?, ,J "...V .w
rrstock Association lor sik-
other urging the passage or
i 1J.. 1.111
the sheep Industry was read
me annum uuu uie suium-
expense, shipping the car-
, .,, I. .. n .1
IKlllUVLawi cuts, auu, uuiiu-
Mr. Martin explained now a
the home demand and uy
the supplies. Another
Its favor is that the sheep
slaughtered when they are
beef is caused by the oleo-
that they export it to Eur-
clear more thn vhen it was
and Future of the Sheep fa-
election of i'"p!;ate to the
Woolgrowere' Association at
. Januarv 11 the rlnv hpfnrp
. " . .......... ... n j ui .
c iicicsaitK hi large eiecicn.
Ayre of Baker county.
Cunningham of Umatilla '
La Follctt of Crook county.
ft. loung, or Wasco coun-
M T I P r kh.. ISIII
, ' " " Ayre it
.. -w rewura oi ii..
."""" or ma ctous v
millr no i . . -
"6 j sneet) Deionc-
oi me associa-
a i reward of $50 for the ar
tonvletlon of anv nersnn In.
11,7' i"lJriy oi any
of the association.
Ji.h nn.i A.t. . ....
.. leninc meir
of Balit-r made, an iLrLi!
. UU mi ran rn r,f
condition, it 5T
nomwiM I several
pound higher than under the
- uiiiuuai onlrm
t J re-elected.
To Meet at Shanlko.
"n tor 1904,
nose and moutl, r. .
IN WATERY GRAVE.
I Two Fishing Schooners Go Down
I With All of Crew on Board.
Damaris Cotta. Ma, Sept. 17. Two
' wrecks occurred oft Tomaquid Point
' early this morning. The fishing
' f rinrtrrm Mrlmnnds. of
SCnOUIIVI vjv.r.v .
Gloucester, with 14 of a crew and the
captain were drowned. Only tvo
members of the crew were saved.
The fishing schooner Sadie and
Lillian was wrecked a shjrt time
afterward. The body of the captain
was recovered. The exact number
of the crew Is not known. All are
drowned. It is believed there were
about 10 on board.
FROST DOES DAMAGE.
All of the Late Crops of Middle States
Is Gone. i
. . r . 17 Thrnrwfnurths
ol I'aui. ii. ----
! of the crop of South Dakota was be
i ,.,i itilurv from last night's freeze.
nningham, of Pendleton, Is ; lmt an the" late planting was damag-
ort The tomnorature averaged from
Those Who Were Chosen j. The temper rf Ul()
titiii n i 1 rt n " a lirtlt In Minnesota
fllH nfficre Are Re-elect- .ATrnil CICM TAILS.
It Throws the Liverpool Market
Into z Panic.
Liverpool. Sept. 17. Wrigley &
' Sons, cotton brokerage firm, in good
standing for more than 101 years.
I suspended this morning. It throw
the market into a semi-pviie. Tho
' liabilities are immense.
! Fifteen Per Cent of Crop Gone,
j Omaha. Sept 17. This morning's
estimates say lo per cent oi me corn
crop of Nebraska was ruined by frost
Senator Scott May Die.
I Denver. Sept. 17. Sennnr Scott
! had a reiapsu again l'is vfi-i lie
is now in a critical condition.
MIKE OIL Ai GOAL FINDS
jA NEW INTEREST WILL
NOW ATTACH TO ALASKA.
i Recent Discoveries of Both Products
; In Adjacent Fields Tests Prove
Both to Be of Excellent Quality-
Great Possibilities Ahead for tnc
Seattle, Sept. 1". The latest ad
vices brought by returning voyagers
from Alaska tend to confirm the re
ports of rich coal and oil fields in
the far Northwest territory. It is
I even said that resources of those
products in Alaska will rival those
I . C ... T1.(..nnln flnlH Pnmn9nlp
are now at work drilling for oil and
rich finds are reported. Tests of the
Alaska oil. It is said, show It to con
tain more parafine and llluralnant
than the best grade of Pensylvania
A scramble to secure the coll and
oil lands is now on. An anthracite
coal belt, already known to be 30
tnlloa tnni iiv 20 miles wide, has been
! discovered lying adjacent to the oil
I fields. Tests by experts show the
coal to be or higher grade than Brit
' ish Columbia coal, which the Unltod
! States navy is using on the Pacific.
Quotations Furnished by Coe Commls-1
slon Company B, E. Kennedy, Lo-'
cat Manager. i
Minneapolis, Sept. 17. Stocks in
general were weak, torno declining I
one and some two points. United '
States Steel went down to 18V4, the!
lowest mark since us orgamzuuuii.
The wheat and com market was
quiet, not much doing either way.
Chicago, Sept. 17.
Wheat Opening. Close.
Dec SOW, mi
May 84 83
Dec 52 51
Minneapolis. Sept. 17.
Wheat Opening. Close.
Dec 81W 0?4
May 82 82
Chicago, Sept. 17 Wheat opened
81 and closed the same.
First Cousins Cannot Wed.
Detroit, Sept. 17. A number of
measures passed by the last session
of the Michigan state legislature be
camo laws today. One of the new
laws prohibits the marriage or first
No Operation for Sir Thomas.
Chicago, Sept. 17 Sir Thomas Up
ton is practically out of danger this
morning. The physicians now be
lieve an operation will not be necessary.
E WORK TO
Extensive Surveys and Measurements of Streame to Be Pro
ceeded With at Once -Wilson Delivers Stirring
Address and Praises Roosevelt.
Ogden, Utah, Sept. 17. (Special
Correspondent.) Hon. James Wil
son, secretary of agriculture, deliv
ered a masterful address at the morn
ing session on the relation of his de
partment to irrigation. He was
greeted by a long and deafening ap
plause. He said he went to other points In
the country as a matter of duty, but
that he came to the Irrigation con
gress as a matter of preference and
Praises the President.
He gave President Roosevelt all
the credit for the passage of the na
tional act and Its results.
Senator Francis G. Newlands, of
Nevada, delivered an address on the
application of the National Irrigation
law. He spoke eloquently for ono
The delegates this afternoon visit
ed the" model irrigated farm of the
state deaf and dumb Institution, near
Ogden. Carriages were furnished uy
thf citizens of Ogden.
The committee on resolutions was
In session during the forenoon. One
of the hardest fights In the commit
tee was on the adoption of the Max
well resolution on repeal of the des
ert land act, the timber and stone act
and the commutation clause In the
As to Oregon.
The Oregon delegation met the
government engineers this morning
to ascertain its intention of the recla
mation, with regard to the work of
the government in Oregon. The del
egation was assured of the extreme
friendliness of the engineers toward
the Oregonlans. They informed the
delegation that more extensive sur
veys and measurements of streams
would be proceeded with at once.
Work on Vacant Lands.
The delegation was given to under
stand that the government would not
favor the irrigation projects, contain
ing large amounts of land owned by
private parties, but would select the
sites for the government work, com
posed of vacant lands.
This action Is necessary on account
of the lack of laws in Oregon regu
lating the water rights.
For Special Commission.
The Oregon delegation will recom
mend the Immediate appointment of
an Irrigation commission by the gov
ernor, provided for by the last legis
lature for the purpose of formulating
a suitable irrigation law.
Tho question of the next meeting
place Is being hotly discussed. Spo
kane and Dolso are leading for tho
1S01 meeting, with tho understanding
THREE MEN INJURED IN BAD WRECK
This aHeruoon freight train No. 21
jumped tho track as it was coming
down the grade In the Cayuse can
von and piled most of tho train in
the ditch. Three were slightly In
jured, but no one killed.
It Is pot known what caused the
accident. It might have been tho
breaking of a flange, or It might have
been a defect In the track, but this
Is not thought to have been the case,
as tho third car back of the engine
first went over and the 18 cars fol
lowing plunged after them.
The wires are down and tho track
is torn up and traffic stopped. A
wrecking train was sent out this
afternoon with men and tools, from
Brakemau Hurley was on part of
tho train that went over the embank
HE TOOK THE KEYS.
Carnival Queen Votes Are Not
Owing to the raet that John Hailey,
Jr.. the custodian or the keys of the
strong ballot box, has betaken him
self to Washington on a business
trip, It was ImiKjsslblo to poll tho
i MM I
thnt Portland gets the 1905 meeting.
The Tabernacle was crowded last
evening to attend the grand musical
recital rendered by tho Tabernacle
choir, consisting of 100 voices.
The work of tho congress cannot
be finished before Saturday as It is
evident that a hot fight nnd extended
discussion will attend the adoption
of the report of the committee on
On Government Work.
Ogden, Sept. 17. The first speaker
) this morning was Senator Francis C.
I Newlands, of Nevada, who delivered
an eloquent address on "State Co
operation with the National Irriga
tion." Secretary of Agriculture James
Wilson spoke on "Tho Work of the
Department of Agriculture Regarding
Irrigation." He was received with
rounds of applause. He explained at
length the vast amount of expcrlmen-
tal work done by the government
tnrougnout an parts or tne uniica
States, and especially in the West,
for the purpose of discovering tho
best fruits, grains, etc., which are
adapted to tho various climates so
that the best interests can bo accom
plished; that the government Is also
ready to do much for irrigation and
expect the irrlgatlonlsts to take ad
vantage of these experiments and ir
rigate In a scientific manner.
( For Better Canals.
He urged the building of canals
that It will not lose so much water by
' leakage. This water can be saved by
I lining and fluming the canals, and if
this is done, at least one-third more
' land can bo reclaimed by Irrigation,
) with water tljat otherwise would be
Will Send Out Data.
1 The department is collecting all
available data on this subject nnd is
1 ready to distribute some of It to ir
j rigators for the Irrigation. It will bo
boiled down and sent out in irriga
tion nnd agricultural bulletins.
To Choose Meeting Place.
Ogden, Utah, Sept. 17. (StafT Cor
respondent) The selection of tho
meeting place for 1904 was made tho
special order of business at 10 a. m.
Friday. The congress adjourned at
noon until 8 o'clock tonight.
Idaho Gets Cup.
The loving cup, offered by Senator
Clark, for the best fruit exhibit at
the irrigation congress, was awnrd
ed this afternoon to Idaho.
The cup offered by tho Anheuser
Busch Association for tho best dis
play of hops, was awarded to McNcff
Bros., of North Yaklmn valley, Wash
lngton. ment, but was not seriously hurt.
Jack Smith, a boy who has been
working on the grado between HI1
gard and Kamela, was bruised up,
though not badly.
Tho third man hurt was a tramp
riding In a coal car. This man w'as
burled In the coal and was located
by his cries. Tho men dug town un
til his feet were reached, when they
pulled him out Just as the rest of
tho coal caved In, filling tho place
where the men had been at work a
The injured man was badly cut and
bruised. His noso was broken and
he has an ugly gash In hlH forehead,
reaching the skull, ills ear Is hor
ribly cut and he Is battered up gen
erally. Tho men woru put on tho engine
and brought hero, where Drs. Cole
anil Vincent attended thcra.
vote for the carnival queen today,
for the very good reason that tho
boxes could not be opened. But It Is
known that tho voting Is going on
briskly and that tho Interest in tho
contest Is greater today man It has
been since the opening of the con
test. The votes will bo counted on
Mr. Halloy's return.
MARRIAGE WAS CANCELLED.
Captain Ruthers Marries Girl Under
San Francisco, Sept. IT, Gladys
Grey Dorsoy, got annulment of the
marriage with Captain. Georgu Worth
lngton Ruthers, of tho United States
army. The mnrrlngo was contracted
while tho girl was under age. She
only lived with authors for two
weeks, he being ordered to Manila.
John W. Dorscy, father of tho girl,
Is a prominent attorney here,
WAS IN DISGRACE.
Hugh Edmlston, Insurance Agent,
Lincoln. Nob., Sept. 17. Hugh I'M
inlston, the state agent of several
leading life Insurance companies,
and prominent business man and Elk
committed suicide Inst night. No
reason Is known, as his accounts
were straight. He lert a note saying
he was In disgrace.
Washington Get3 the Bunch.
Mntowan, W. Vn., Sept. 17. The
entire Hatfield family, 50 In the
party, famous in tho feud with tho
McCoys, departed yesterday for tho
statu of Washington, where they will
make their future home.
Indiana Fire Agents.
Indianapolis. Sept. 17. The Indi
ana Association of Klro Insurance
Agents met In annual convention in
this city today with a good attend
ance of leading fire Insurance men
of the state. Papers and dlscusslouK
of various topics of Interest and Im
portance to thoso engaged In the bus
iness, occupied the day.
Portland, Sept. 17. The plumbers'
strike Is interfering considerably
with the progress of building in Port
land, and its settlement seems no
nearer thnn when It first begnn. This
is the fourth week of tho strike.
FORCES GO INTO TURKEY
REPORTS SAY BULGARIANS
Mysterious Report Is Received at
Washington and All of Its Contents
Is Not Made Public Is Sent to
President Roosevelt Immediately
War Is Sure.
London, Sept. 17. An unconfirmed
report to the Stock Kxchnngo this
afternoon says that Bulgarian .oices
have crossed tho rrontler.
A Mysterious Report.
Washington, Sept. 17, A long ca
blegram from Lclscliman was re
ceived this rc.i'uhnj nnd only a i or
Hon given out, that evoryilwig at
Beirut was quiet and Turkey shows
a disposition to Rrttr Hrili.-f.,ctonly
every matter In whMi 'Ins i"ii'iy
is Interested. The d Mii lleh wr.n .f
sufficient importance to li fo-w:ird-ed
entirely to Roosevelt.
Prepare to Cross Frontier.
Constantinople, Sept. 17. Tno
porto Is Informed that 4,000 Bulgar
ians are preparing to cross the south
western rrontlur or Bulgaria Into
Turkey. IT this proves trtio, It means
the actual beginning or hostilities.
J Pasha Will Command Troops,
Constantinople, Sept. 17. It Is an
nounced today that In case or war
with Bulgaria, Marshal Kdhain Pa
sha, who commnnded tho Turks In
the war with Greece, will be the gen
crallsslmo, SNYDER IS CAUGHT.
Did Not Travel to Escape Arrest, But
KansnH City. Sept. 17 - Carey I..
Hnyder, son or a millionaire, was to
day brought hnck from .Montana,
where he was arrested on tho
charge of highway robbery The de
tectives chased him twice across the
continent. Snyder clnlms ho was not
a fugitive, but merely traveling for
Mine Sold for Taxes.
Baker City, Sept. 17 The delin
quent taxes on tho Huroka & Kxccl
slor Consolidated Mining ' Company's
property noar( Bourne, was paid by
tho Bourno Gold Mines Company yes
terday at tho office of Sheriff Brown.
The Item in total amounted to ?CC7.3fi
of which $31.77 was penalty ami $57.
79 Interest und $577.s0 principal.
Tho Sllviirton Miner says u mask
worn on n man's faco should bo a
mark for any good citizen to take a
shot at on sight. Wo havo seen un
masked faces that would create in
any man a desire to pull a gun and
GREAT DEATH BY
There Are Scores of Dead,
Many Are Missing and
Numbers Are Injured.
VESSEL AFTER VESSEL.
Damage Done by Cyclone Which
Sweeps the Atlantic Coast Cannot
Be Estimated Only One Survivor
Out of a Large Crew Is Saved.
At Least 300 Boats Are Sunk or
New York, Sept. 17 The ilcnth
list of yesterday's hurricane, shows
30 dead, some fatally injured and a
score of sailors arc missing,
As telegraphic communications am
restored tho list will undoubtedly bo
The pollco boat paliol this morning
counted 150 wrecks between Hell
Gate nnd Norton's Point, while In
Jamaica Bay more than 100 boats
wew capsized or be'i le I.
Fifteen vnchts were washed nshoro
at City Island. In Gravesend bny 34
yachts wore torn Ioom' from tho
moorings nnd wrecked
Fifty boats were wrecked between
iwtli Amlinv mill Commillllliaw.
The bulkhead at Coonoy iHland.
Ilockaway, was earned uwny. rmmn
along tho Jersey shore report grent
But One Saved.
Norfolk, Sept. 17 - The British
steamship Mexican, turned turtle at
sea Tuesday night In the storm off
the roast. Out of n crew or 25 offic
ers nnd men, but one was saved, Ho
arrived hero today and told the story.
They were struck by -the hurricane
and he drifted ashore.
Principal Usue Is to Harmonize the
Baltimore, Sept. l7.--ne republi
can stnto convention tonight will bo
or a routine character as the only
work to be donu Is the ratification or
tho results of tho recent pilmurv.
Tho nomlneo for govern r is to bo
Stevonson Wllllnms, of llnrford
county, a prominent lawyer, with a
reputation as a fighter for honest
ulectlonB. Senator McComas and
tho regular republicans will have en
tiro control or the convention. Tho
old wheel-horses of thu party will
now direct their best efforts towards
bringing about harmony between tho
regulars and tho union republicans,
ir such a result Is obtainable, with n
vlow to getting a republican majori
ty In the next, legislature.
Supposed to Have Fallen Into the
River at Vancouver.
Vancouver, Wash,, Sept. 17. -Tho
3-year-old daughter of George Rub
sett und wire wandered away from
homo yesterdny afternoon and bus
not since been seen,
I As tho rnmlly lives within a fuw
feet from the river tho only explana
tion or the child's nbsenco Is that,
while plnylng near Iho river bank,
she fell In. Tho cunent ulong that
shore or tho Columbia Ih hwIU and
tho body would bo carried far down
stream In a short tlmo unless It was
caught on u hidden snag, or carried
nshoro by an eddy In the current.
Gibraltar Brigade Reunion.
Turru Haute, Ind., Hept 17. -The
Fourteenth Indiana VolunteurH,
known as the Gibraltar Brigade, be
gan Its annua) reunion hero toduy.
Tho Fourteenth Indiana was a Vigo
county regiment, most or tno men no
Ing recruited from UiIh vicinity. Tho
proceedings of the reunion worn for
mally opened this morning with an
address of welcome by Atlornuy RoIh
ert Herrold, a son of thu regiment.
Other speukers of prominence aro to
bo heard at the annual camp llro to
night. Mrs. Tcutsch Returns.
Mrs. Ixxiiia Tcutsch, tho mother of
Leo Teutsch, has returned fiom u
visit In Portland and valley cities,
where sho hurt been tho guest of rel
atives and friends for Homo tlmo