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PENDI4ETOX, UMATILLA COUNTY, OliEGON, MON PAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 100H.
Ledish Plan of Pri-
in City Schools.
of professor Le Masters
1 One by Which Hand,
ind Are Developed Unl
( an Unfoldment of the
LcMastors, the heart or
Int of manual training
bhool. is busy preparing
the active work of tho
rill commence the mid-
bck. The work would
larted before this, but
Its account of not being
le material here for the
liplls. This material is
jwever, anil everything
Ldlness for the opening
nent in a day or so.
krs is a graduate of the
unE department 01 the
School at M on mom 11,
uite a pood deal of ox-
tucking not only the
but in the other
thuol work an well, and
bed for the woik that
(r him here
aite a task to- get the
i runn ng order here,
f thing lr the city, noth-
d hv been attempt-
x, m Tho work
a t n arii to tho
til an for this' reason
lotlor a sradnalty- as a
fS d v fh.
I and Bram and Eye.
V pur ,r the work
I hand a'.d the eye with
lake 11. nl of the pit-
Am , r ii the routine
Ich -j cd .1 the same
In iin .1 ng useful dur-
J jthr iwise he
dctnil without effort. Hut in the low
er grades tho teachers will use this
year as a time of preparation for the
work to come hereafter. A start will
ho made, and tho pupils will be famil
iarized with the intent of tho work,
so that they will be ready for It when
school opens next year. Once, the
department is started and establish
ed In the school system of the city,
it will he extended throughout all
ihc city's schools jnd made a Jeaturc
of the educational advantages here.
IFREEZING AND STARVATION
i IN MAGID0H1AH MOUNTAINS
SPANISH WAR VETERANS.
Fourth Annual Reunion of National
New Haven. Conn., Sept. 2S. Vet
erans of the Spanish war and their
friends began to arrive this morning
for the fourth encampment of Jieir
national association. The first meet
ing will be held this evening when
addresses of welcome will be de
livered by Governor Chamberlain.
Mayor Studley, President Hartley of
Yale University and others..
The animal parade of the veterans
will be the feature of tomorrow's
program and tho business session of
the convention will bo held Wednos
ilny morning. Present indications
point to a good attendance from
many parts of tho country'. st.
Louis is favored for next year's en
campment, though invitations will
be presented on behalf of Cleveland,
Ashevllle, N. C. and several other
London, Sept. 2S. Watson, attor
ney for the Americans, concluded his
argument on the Alaskan boundary
this morning. Chief Justice Alver-
stone complimented him on his able
argument and clearness with whlcn
he stated the American contention.
Counsel Robinson has begun rebuttal
sicech for Canada.
Fifteen Peasants Taken From Their Work, Lined Up, and All
Killed Women and Children Destitute.
Claimed That a Nurse In a German Hospital Was Outraged and Robbed
By Turks A Priest of the Greek Church, His Family and Parishion
ers All Murdered Quiet at Beirut, But the Situation Is Critical.
Two Men Crushed to Death,
Redding. Cal., Sept 28. John Mo
rillo and C. M. Erino, whilo unload
ing logs at McCloud this morning,
weie both crushed to death by two
logs 'which rol.ert from above.
u' WO!h of
"- u.- 01 the
'In work of
y r iaaUou
: 'nice during
TIE IBDNWOHKEHS' SQUABBLE
SAM PARKS STILL THE
BONE OF CONTENTION.
Housesmiths of New York City Raise
the Issue Because They Ar Denied
a Charter, and Are Roundly Denounced.
Kansas City. Sept. 28. The Iron
Workers" convention this morning
became excited over a circular receiv
ed from the housesmiths of New
York localise thoy were not allowed
a seat In the convention. It was ad
dressed to Chairman Iltichannn and
n all too apt j reads:
uays into ac- "In refusing us a charter you in
stored with ! dorse all that Is rotten and bad in
trades unionism. You lose the great
est city in the country. There will
be nothing left of your union in New
York berore three months pass. Any
organization relying on brute
strength will end In disorder and dis
ruption." Continuing the circular attacks
those who it says called the strike
because money was not coming In
rant enouirh. Parks arose and said
ltu- training of the ' the housesmiths are a bunch of scabs
formed into a lane union uy erapiuj-
knt.8 i,b si a to toil and
lanytti -p There are
Ie .ha 1 n saw a ooard
hew of the girls that
lai.e ur sew The sloyd
fli-n Mr l'Masters is
en ml.- to overcome
ami turn out grad-
fc callable of doinc
Iful, The system gives
pr ne work of the man
le System of Work.
begins in the lower
&e little tots and takes
steui, from ihe sim-1
Fl'h Hie blocks and
lads Hu:oui.'h tinner
Tho convention elects officers to
morrow. French, of San Francisco,
seems to have the load.
Sofia, Sept. 28. Reports of tno
ninssacro of a number of refugee Bul
garian bauds were received hore to
day. Near Zelatln. a small detach
ment of troops found 15 refugees
working In a field. They bound their
hands and drove them Into a dncii,
where they were butchered.
Snow is falllr.g, and the condition
of refugees In the mountains becomes
dally more critical. Refugees are
mostly women and children and if
they remain In the mountains they
will perish of exposure and starva
tion. If they emerge they will fall
into the hands of the Turks and suf
fer death or worse.
Rioters Have Fled.
Constantinople. SepL 28. The ring
leaders in the Beirut riots have fled
to the mountains and refused to sur
render unless unconditionally pard
oned, which the authorities refuse.
Quiet at Beirut.
Washington, Sept. 28. Admiral
Cotton cables Beirut is quiet. The
hearing of the Magclsen case is still
A cable from .Minister Lelshman
today states that affairs arc tranquil
-at present. It Is not at nil certain
there will not bo further outbreaks
Nurse Outraged and Robbed.
Berlin, Sept. 28. A dispatch from
Constantinople to the Tageblatt to
day, states that Turks outraged and
robbed a nurse belonging to tho
Gcrmnn hospital at Gulhane, a sub
uro. It adds that Europeans are not
safe In tho capital.
Murdered a Priest and Family.
Sofia, Sept. 28. An Automome dis
patch today reports that an aged
Greek priest and his family, and 35
parishioners were slaughtered by
Turkish regulars at Iajanl, in Cen
tral Macedonia. Many victims worn
TO BUILD MILLS.
Northern Capitalists Will Invest In
Boston. Mass.; Sept. 28. It is re
ported on good authority that sev
eral of the cotton manufacturing
companies in New England are plan
ning to establish plants In the South
for the manufacture of cotton goods,
while some of the companies will
transfer part of the business that is
being done in their New England
factories, others will Increase their
business by building additional plants
in the southern states.
The coarser grades of cotton iou&
can be manufactured in the South at
greatly reuucea cost as compared
wlOi that In New England, whii-h :s
ue chief cause given fo- manufac
turing this class of goods in the
FORGED A CHECK.
STATE BUYS LAND.
Agricultural College Ooard Addc 20
Acres to the Tract.
The board of building directors of
the state agricultural College has
iiiirchased 20 acres of oxcollent land
lying on the south siae of tho present
tract owned by the state at CorvallU
as an extension to the college farm
The price paid for tho 20-acro tract
was $G,000, or $300 pur acre. Tho
land has been used by tho state for
some time as a drill ground and ath
letic field and contains two eminen
ces on which buildings aro to be
erected in future. It adjoins the cor
porate limits of the city of Corvallls,
and Is a valuable addition to the
Offense Committed Saturday, Today
the Offender Was Sentenced.
Saturday afternoon a man came
Into the store of H. H. Wessel, on
Main street, and asked for somo
clothes to bo shown him. Ho bought
a bill of goods amounting to about
$10, and presented a check In pay
ment. The check was drawn on a
railroad contractor for whom alio
man claimed to nve been working,
and was for $30.50.
Wessel gave the man $5 on the
amount and then becoming suspic
ious, followed tho man, who was lo
cated In a saloon and arrested. At
tho jail he gave his name as Frank
Webster, and he at last admitted that
tho paper was forged.
This morning Webster was arraign
ed before Judge Ellis and plead guil
ty to the charge and was sentenced
to two years In the penitentiary. Ho
will be taken to the prison as soon
as the sheriff has tlruo to make tho
Divorcement From Politics Will Be
.Chicago, 111., Sept. 28. Many or
tho leading cities of tho country aro
represented at tho sixth annual meet
ing of the National Firemen's asso
ciation which bognn In Chicago to
day. The association, unlike that
composed of tho fire chiefs, does not
concern Itself so much with discus
sing methods of tiro lighting as In
promoting tho general etllclency of
the II ro departments and looking
after tho material Interests of tho
members. With this und In view n
long program of papers and discus
sions has been arranged for the pres
Tho divorce of fire departments
from politics Is one of tho foremost
matters of discussion and ways and
means tor promoting the civil ser
vice system will bo considered. It
Is also probable that a permanent
rtnto will bo designated for a nation
al memorial day on which to 'mmir
the memory of tho firemen who have
perished while doing their duty.
COLORADO CLUB WOMEN.
Federation Is In Session at Colorado
Coloiailo Springs, Colo., Sept. 2fc.--All
preparations hnvo been eottipK.
ed to entertain In comfortable style
the Colorado Federation of Women's
Clubs which will meet In annual mn
ventlon here tomorrow under con
ditions perhaps more favorable lor
a successful meeting than since the
organization, Almost every county
In tho stnte will bo represented, In
addition, there will he ninny women
famous in literary and educational
circles irom other states.
Among the number are Mrs. Robert
J. Burrtettc of Los Angeles, Mrs.
Dora Lyon and Miss Mary Garrett
Hay of Now York. Mrs. Philip N.
Moore, president of tho Missouri fed
eration, anrt Mrs. Chester A. Coulter,
president of the Utah federation,
who Is distinguished by the fact that
sho Is a member of the Utah legislature.
TAIN CUMBERS LOST
PERILS OF EXPLORING
king and oiner of the 1 ,
and lemons, 1111 to Quotations Furnished by Coe Commis-
am to build houses! slon Company'
and .othpr netful
font are with the col-
Eks. and with them
SM ho to construct
This is taught in
arawinir ami in in.
the eve nf v... ,.,...11
I in his filing n (ln.lra
of how ijn0S are
feat thlncs can h nut
ork paste from this
and beads and
f Wpll is taught ac-
P H1 tne nallRms
the Ix-mlc ,.i ,.ti.,.
,J1i toSher This
C,.th!. and the
latching. papc,r cul
rating, knitting,' sew-
: 'Im. "leed that
"i turn nut flniot.-
iand builders among
'Peru In embroidery
"E among tBe irl
T tra?sE the
nucatlnn h 'Ulnd'
I for' iv, an.d Provides
I woniin0 bulUl,nS of
tork that th
1. wor acllvoii. t
kmrw0 ,an1 made
t0 erasp tho new
-B. E. Kennedy, Lo
Pendleton, Sept. 28. Something
semes to be hanging over the stock
market and bdyers act accordingly.
Liquidation Is going on all along the
line, good stocks suffering with the
Chicago wheat opened lower
than Saturday's close. London and
Liverpool cables weak. Perfect
weather throughout the corn belt and
corn sold Ml lower today,
Chicago wheat Opening. Close.
Dec. 77 7C
May 7814 78
May 45! 45
Minneapolis, Sept. 28.
Wheat Opening. Close.
Dec. 76 75
May 77 77
CROOK COUNTY TAXES.
Increase of Over A Half Million Dol
lars Over Last Year..
The total amount of taxable prop
erty iu tho county foots up tble year
to $2,398,799 as against last years
assessment of $1,862,281. This Is an
Increase of 54C.518 and will make
a difference to the. good, of the tax
rate of last year 22 mills Is as
sessed this year, of $12,100.40. This
year's roll includes 480 timber claims
assessed at $500 each which were
government property last year and
did not add to the county's coffers.
Exclusive of these the tax list shows
a net Increase over last year of $300,
518. Crook County Journal.
.John Donovan, a Philadelphia po
liceman, shot and killed a negro,
whom he was trying to arrest.. He
was In turn fatally shot by the negro-
Insurance Commissioners Meet.
Baltimore, Md., Sept. 28. Arri
vals for the annual meeting of tho
Ineiirnnfii rnmmlsSloUCrS of tlllT
county today Indicate that there will
bo a largo attendance at tho conven
tion. The first meeting will beheld
tomorrow, when tho visitors will be
formally welcomed. The program
of papers and discussions is a long
ono and will fully occupy a four days'
Ellery'B Band Greatly Pleased a Critl
Hllery's Uoyal. Itullan Band give a
concert last night to an auuienco
that should have been larger, for tho
musicians uc'served it. it Is seldom
that the city has the opportunity of
listening to music rendered ns u wns
last night by tho artists from over
I Tho 50 men in tint company played
ias one, and there was not n fnlso
noto In tlio whole evening's enter
tainmcnt. Tho work of tho soloists
of tho quartet, and of tho sextets was
something that hai: not been heard In
tho city since they wero here last
All In all, it was a rare evening's
entertainment, and those who failed
to attend may wlJ regret that they
missed bo good an opportunity to
hear muBlc played as was Intended
by the masters who composed It.
Jewish Social Settlement.
Detroit, Mich., Sept. 28. The Han
nah 13. Schloss Memorial building
was formally dedicated today. Tlio
building was erected by the United
Jewish charities of Detroit and is to
oe irned by them as a "neighboring
bouse," or social settlement, mod
eled after the famous Hull House of
Chicago. There will be sowing
classes for jwor girls, a school for
Immigrants, a memorial library,
kindergarten, physical culture iltsi
es and other features.
Head End Collision.
Pittsburg, Sept. 28. In a head end
collision ou a Pennsylvania freight
with a cattle train this morning, En
gineer Bennet was killed. Several
cars of cattle were destroyed, and
both engines demolished.
Panicky Market In New York.
New York, Sept. 28. The markets
bordered on a panic this morning. A
new low record lu steel stocks and
local transat'lona being marked.
Bailies follov I.
To Be Tried In Washington.
San t a :' 0. Sept. 28. The
United States commissioner Intimat
ed today that ho would order ex
Postal Inspec or Erwln removod to
Washington. Erwln has been fight
BAKER VS. M'ELROY.
Plaintiff Sues for Alleged Balance on
a Labor Account,
Tho case of B, C- Baker vs, B, F.
McElroy has occupied the attention
of tho Justice court for the greater
part of tho day. Jt Is an action
brought by the plaintiff to recover
money alleged to bo duo lilm and W.
H. Harrington for work clone by them
and their horses the last harvest. The
plaintiff alleges that there Is now
owing to tho two men the sum of
$71.76, and asks for this sum, togeth
er with tho costs and disbursements
of the action,
The Jury returned a verdict for tho
plaintiff in the sum of $00 and costs,
Superintendent, Baptist Mission,
Dr. C. A. Woody, of Portland, gen
eral superintendent of Baptist mis
sions for tho Pacific Coast, was tho
guest, of Bov. B. W. King over Sun
day. Ho left this morning for Idaho
points, whero he has worf In tho In
terests of the missions to perform,
Ho has to meet several conventions
and other meetings, in which ho will
represent the missionary cause of
Returned From Alberta,
Robert Laing has returned Jrom a
trip, to Alberta and points of Interest
along the line of travel. He reports
a very pleasant trip, and says that
he has not seen dust from the time
he left Spokane until he returned to
Party of Scientists and Guides Who
Tried to Reach the Summit of Mt.
McKlnley, Are Six Weeks Over
due. Seattle, Sept. 28. (Irave fears lire
felt hero for the safely of the Cook
expedition to 'climb Mt. McKlnle'y.
The party should nave teached here
August 15, but 110 won! has yet been
heard from It. It left here the middle
In the patty was one lady. They
were equipped Willi an expensivi) out
lit, nnrt it was expected "Jj"t t.io re
sults of the exploration would lie the
addition of 11 Inrgo volume of knowl
edge concerning the topogriphy and
fauna of tho mountain, winch Is
known to lie tlio highest In iNorth
Owing to the enormous deposits of
snow and wide glacial fields, It is
not belloveil that a successful at
tempt will ever ho made to reach this
WRECK IN YARDS.
Freight Train 'Meets With Accident
Here This Morning.
Extra 307, a west-bound freight
train In charge of Conductor 0. II.
Norrls anil Engineer W. II. Fair, met
with an accident while coming Inlo
tho yurds hero this morning.
Tlio engine and 12 cars passed Into
tho side truck and tho 13th car und
three following It, left the rolls for
some unnccoiintulu 1 reason, on tho
'ihompson street crossing. No 'dam
ago was done except a slight injury
to the track and crossing and tho
earn woro soon picked by the yard
and car repair forces.
Fruit Wagon Runaway.
This morning tlio team belonging
to Tom Wlckersham, of Milton, took
fright near tho Oregon Feed Yard,
and before thoy could bo' stopped,
overturned the wagon, wrecking It
to a great extent, and scattering thu
load or fruit to tno four winiis. lie
sides tho damage to the wagon anil
tho fruit no damage was done.
McCracken Ranch Sold.
Mnnitnl Itaflrfi tintt ImlWht t)lt M.
Af Xlrpnlfn rntwiti flr.lil- Ihlu ri!t'
with all of the Implements ami stock
thereon, The ranch consists at 3,00(1
acres of land and about 4,000 head
of sheep, together with horsos and
cows and all of tho conveniences of
tho ranch. Tho price paid for tho
place was $25,000.
Excursion to Heppner,
This morning D". 'Matlock, Fred
Langivnr and Ed Strahon left tho
city In a cab for Ifeppncr. Four
horses wero procured and hitched to
tho vehicle, and with a good supply
of provisions aboard tho trio loft for
tho city mentioned intent on nusi
ness and pleasure.
Delinquent Next Monday,
Tho lost half payment on tho tuxes
of tho county will bo delinquent on
Monday next and from that tlmo
on costs will be added to tho amount
for their collection,
American Militia Taken to
Canada to Quell a Mob of
Fifteen Hundred Finns.
KANSAS CITY AND ST, JOE
BUTCHERS MAY STRIKE.
Nearly Sixty Thousand Miners Are
Now Working on Half Time In the
Wilkcsbarre District Slav Banker
Falls, Leaving, Many of His Coun-
1 trymen In the Lurch.
Sault Ste. Mario, Sept, 28. Fifteen
hundred Finns, enraged nt their Ina
bility to cash tho checks of the Con
solidated Ijike Superior Company,
rioted nnd attacked thu company's
office this morning on the Canadian
The police wero unable to quoll
them nlono and secured the assist
ance of a company of mil It In. from
the American side, which dispersed
the crowd. All saloons and hotel
bars have been ordered closed. Tho
streets are crowded and 11 ronownl of
trouble Is fenred tonight.
The employers have lost the adhor
enco of many conservative people by
I tholr action In securing tho Amcrl
1 can mllltla, whilo tho labor agitators
I aro making thn most of the Incident,
j Thu claim Is mado that tliero Is no
: warrant In treaty or International
! law for such a procedure, nnd labor
I circles are greatly disturbed and In
' Politicians who nro Identified moro
or loss directly with the labor unions
nnd their sympathizers on both sides
tho llnu, openly declare their purpose
to make a test case of the Incident.
The occurrence Ib bo utterly without
precedent that many who favored nnd
I advised having tlio niilltln brought
to the Canadian sldo nr' making no
defense 'now of their position.
I Sent to Toronto for Soldiers.
; The riot wns precipitated when tho
1 Finns wero Informed that no money
was- in sight. Tho company Issued a
notke saying that although without
funds they believed tho stockholders'
plan Is good whereby funds can ho
raised nurt work resumed within 30
days. It advised tho men to get work
elsowhoro ir possible to got money
to leave town. The Finns threaten
to wreck the company's buildings.
The nuthntltlcs this afternoon telo
graphod lo Toronto for regular troops
to preserve order.
Pollco and Rioters Fight.
This aftoruoon tho oincers and
mob clashed. Two policemen woro
clubbed and stoned Into unconscious
ness and wero removed to n hospital.
Two Frenchmen were shot, ono
through the neck and the other In
Cartridges havo been Issued tho
mllltla with orders to shoot If noces.
sary, Forryboats are now tic' up to
prevent the rlolors coming over and
attacking the Michigan Sou.
Working on Half Time.
Wllkosbarro, Pa., Sept. 28. Notices
wero posted this morning that all
Delawaro & Lackawanna collieries
would bo operated on half time until
further notice, Nearly 18,000 men
1110 affected by this order. Nearly
00,000 men aro now on half time In
Mob of Pennsylvania Slavs.
Pittsburg, Sopt. 28. A mob of sev
eral hundred Slavs this morning
stormed a prlvato bank run by their
countryman, K. Lamuu, at School
vlllo, because It did not open at tho
usual hour. Wheu an entrance was
gained they fouuii tlio vaults empty.
Ijjman Is believed to havo failed.
Moro than $12,000 Is unaccounted for,
Will D'scuss a Strike,
St. Joseph, Sopt. 28, Three thous
and butchers meet tonight to discuss
the proposed strike.
Strike Possible in Kansas City,
Kansas City. Sept. 28. Seven
iiinnHanri members of tho Amalgamat
ed Meat Cutters and Butchers .moot
utnlght to decide whothor to strike
in case their demands for an IncroasQ
of wages aro refused, Packors de
cline any statement oxcupt to say .the
settlement miiBt como from Chicago,
CHOICE HERD OF CATTLE,
W, 6. Goodman Has One of the
Finest Herds In State of Oregon
Seventy Head of One Color,
W. 8. floodmau who lives at tho
Hudson Bay farm, near Freowator,
Is owner of ono of tho finest bonis
of cattle In the statu. His cattlo aro
Hhorthorns, and ho lias Beveiuy ueim
of this breed, tnai aro sunn vu
color, something out or the ordinary,
oven lu intra bred stock.
Appointed Notary Public,
F O, Smoor, of this city, lias been
appointed notary public by the gov
ernor, and his certificate wos filed In
tho .office of the county clerk this