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PENDLETON, UMATILLA COUNTY, OTIEGOX, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1903.
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NO MERCY FOR MURDERER.
Supreme Court Says That Pleasant
Armstrong Must Pay the Penalty
for Hl Crime.
Salem, Oct. 20. The supremo court
last evening affirmed the decision of
the lower court In the case ot Pleas
ant Armstrong, of Baker county, ac
cused of murdering Minnie Ensmln
ger, last ChrlstmaR eve, at Haines.
Armstrong was tried In l3alor county
and sentenced to hang, but ap
pealed. This affirmation of the decision of
(he lower court means that tho death
penalty will be imposed upnn the
Justice Wolverton, of the uupremi!
court, handod down the decision,
finding no error In tho record of tho
case as tried In the circuit court.
PARKS PERJURY TRIAL.
Famous Walking Delegate Has Been
Indicted by Grand Jury.
New York, Oct. 20. Stlm Parks
was indlctod i.y the grand Jury today.
Henry Farley, a fellow walking dele
gate, was tho chief witness against
him. Other nssorlates also testified.
The charge of perjury arises from
testimony Parks gave in his own de
fense In his rccont trial. In tho event
of conviction Parks can be sentenced
to 20 years.
GRAND JURY SUSTAINED.
Minneapolis Politician Must Stand
Trial on Charge of Bribery.
Minneapolis, Oct. 20. A motion
this morning to quash the Indictment
against Politician Mountain charged
with attempting to bribe an alder
man, was denied, thus upholding the
grand jury Indictments handed down
against two nldrrmon and two ex-al-dcrmen.
LOSS IS $70,000.
Fire at Galveston Destroys Six Busi
Kokomo, Ind., Oct. 20. At C.alver
ston, eight miles from hero, fire this
morning destroyed six business
houses. The loss is $70,000.
WORK HAS BEGUN ON
THE NEW RAILROAD.
The Company Asks Nothing of the
Territory Except the Right of Way
The Enterprise Has abundant
Portland, Oct. 20. The first per
manent work on the properly of the
Arlington & Pacific Coast Hallway
Company, tho new road for Gilliam
county to extend from Arlington to
Fossil, is being done. A portion of
the right of way is secured.
The company was Incorporated
about a year ago, nnd is known to In
clude a number of the most substan
tial capitalists of Portland, thus in
Insuring tho completion or tho toad.
Every preparation has been made
for the early completion of the
branch. Gilliam county farmers,
stockmen and merchants have long
looked forward to this project as the
one which Is to relieve them or tho
heretofore gigantic task ot disposing
of the output ot mcrchnndiso of va
rious kinds which tho country tapped
Now the work has actually begun at
Arlington, nnd It will be but a mat
ter or time until the right of way for
the entire branch will have been se
cured. Tho Arlington & Pacific Coast
Company asks nothing of the citizens
of Gilliam county except tho right' of
way and the friendship of the peo
ple. GRAIN MARKETS.
Juotations Furnished by Coe Commis
sion Company B. E. Kenneay, Lo
.-endleton, Oct. 20. Liverpool
wheat came lower again this morn-
liter Mlnnpn iiniio nnonrri lower. Chi
cago opening comparatively strong at
bdoui same price as usiciunj o
ntnsn rncth nnnnln lillvlnif the Do.
ceraber in Chicago, local crowd sell
ing me May. uiosmg caum iunuj
for tho options nnd Btrong. Vi higher
for the spot.
Corn opendd a fraction lower on
favorable weather and lower cables.
Some selling of December by cash
houses. The local crowd and com
mission houses .bought May. Decem
ber inter Armed up on tho good ship-
nlni. flntnnnfl Knvnntv loads reilOI't-
cd sold for export in Now York yes
terday ana uuu.miu som in wras
infa nnt n h free as yes
terday, Corn looks cheap to us and
wo uoe no reason why it snould sell
Chicago, Ont. 20.
Wheat Opening. Close.
Doe 80 SOtt
May 79 79
Minneapolis, Oct. 210.
Wheat Oponing. Closo.
Deo. 80 80
.Mny 784 78
Chicago, Oct. 20j Wheat oponed
804 closod 80,
OFFICIAL PROGRAM FOR
Committees Have Received Replies From Many of the Speak
ers and the Success of the Convention is Assured,
Two Governors and the Best of Eastern Oregon Will Be Among the Dis
tinguished Visitors Program Will Be Short, But All the Numbers
Will Be Interesting Good Attendance of Practical Irrigators Assured.
What proved to be the most Im
portant meeting yet held in tho in
terest of tho coming irrigation con
vention in this city, was hold by the
committees In charge, at tho Com
mercial Association parlors, Inst eve
ning. ResponsoH from most of the letters
written by the committees to the
persons named on the piogram were
read, or reported to the meeting. The
program as arranged will probably
be carried out in tho least detail, for
the reason that it is not very lengthy
and Is made up of addresses and pa
pers by men who can come, and who
have already agreed to come, and
take parts assigned to them.
A message from Governor Morri
son, of Idaho, was read, in which he
assured the committees that he
would make every effort to ho pres
ent, and a letter from the secretary
of Governor Chamberlain was read,
in which the committees were advis
ed thai the governor fully expected
to be present. He will come In time
to be present at tho dedication of the
new hospital, on November 8, and
will remain over ,for tho sessions of
tho Irrigation meeting.
Letters were read from Professor
Young, of the State University; Dr.
Ulalocks, of Walla Walla: J. R. Say
lor, of Butter Creek, and Professor
Lockenhy, ot tho state oxperlment
farm, at Union, in which they all
expressed their Intention of coming,
and In which they all wished tho
cnuso of irrigation God-speed.
While it is very late in the season
to expect much of n fruit exhibit,
thero promises to bo a good collec
tion. The Milton and Freewater dis
tricts have promised the choicest
specimens for the occasion, and
Hon. Judd Geer, horticulture com
missioner for tho Eastern Oregon
district, has promised to bring over
some choice exhibits from Union
county. The matter of entertain
ment, aside from tho receptions to
Governors Chamberlain and Morri
son on the first evening of the meet
ing, has not yet been decided upon.
Tho matter of transportation was
discussed at tho meeting and a letter
trom A. 1 4. Craig, general passenger
agent of the O. R & N.. was read,
In which It was promised to give n
one and one-third fare for tho round
trip on the certificate plan. It is
hoped to secure a one faro rate, and
the matter Is now under advisement,
and tho committees are In commu
nication with the O. It. & N. pessen
ger department through Agenl F. F.
Wamsley, of this city.
Bishop C. J. O'Reilly, of the East
ern Oregon bishopric, will be In at
tendance, as ho will dedicate the now
hospital on November 8, nnd expects
to remain over to attend the sessions
or the irrigation convention, while
W T. Wright, of Union, treasurer
of the State Irrigation Association,'
will also bo present, and will proba ,
bly bring over some fruit exhibits.
There promises to bo "a large at
tendance from tho surrdunding coun
try as moBt of tho practical Irrigat
ors from Union, Umatilla and Mor
row counties will be present to hear
tho discussions and add their exper
ience to tho thooretlcal features of
The matter or hotel accommoda
tions Is In the hands of an active
committee, and the doors of tho city
will bo thrown open to tho visiting
delegates and thoso who como to nt-
tend the meeting from their Interest
In the subject.
Judge Hartman presided at the
meeting, and the following program,
subject to further additions, wns
Monday, November 9, 10 A. M.
Call to order and address
President A, H. Hovers
Address of welcomo
Mayor T. G. Hallcy
..Governor George E. Chamberlain
Judge Frank A. Moore, of Ore
gon supreme court.
Report of standing committees.
Appointment of special committees.
"lfroflts nnd Products of irriga
tion" Governor John T. Morrison, Idnho.
Dr. N. (5, Ulalock, of Walla Walla,
"Irrigated Smnll Fruits"
Hon. C. W, Mnllett, of Ontario,
. ."Beo Culture on Irrigated Lands"
Hon. E. L. Smith, of Hood River.
.."Apple Culture Under Irrigation"
J. B. Saylor, of Butter Creek,...
"Irrigated Feed for Stock"
Hon. S. A.. Miller, of Milton
"Irrigation In Milton and Free
Evening November 9.
Reception to Governors Chamber
lain and Morrison.
Morning Session, November 10, 10
"The Idaho Irrigation Law"....
I Hon. J. II. Lowell, of Caldwell.
'"Co-Operation With the Nntion
j al Government In tho Develop
I ment of Oregon Resources for
Irrigation, Forest, Products and
Water Power" Professor F.
G. Young, or the State Univer
sity. Hon. Will R. King, ot Ontario,
"Organization nnd Management
or Irrigation Districts."
"Transportation nnd Irrigation"
A. King Wilson, of Portland
"Need of Irrigation Legislation
in Oregon"... Judge S. A. Iw-
ell, of Pendleton.
Afternoon Session, Nov. 10.
"Leaching of Alkali Soils"
Prof. A. B. Leckenby, of tho
Eastern Oregon Experiment
"Government Work In Oregon"..
John T. Whistler, government
"Government Work in Idaho"..
W. D. Ross, government engineer.
"Irrigation In Western Oregon"
Dr. James Withycombo, of the
Oregon Agricultural College
F. B. Holbrook, of Umatilla
Work of Finance Committee.
The committee on finances, ap
pointed at tho meeting of tbo irrlga
tlonists last evening, has been out
today, and have had most flattering
success In their efforts to raise funds
for the entertainment of tho visitors
coming here to attend the convention.
So far tho committee has boon on
only one side of Main street, and from
the indications It will not be hard
to raise the necessary amount of
money to maintain Pendleton's
standard as an entertainer.
CANNOT FIND HIM.
Financial Circles Uneasy In Baltl.
more, But Assurances Are Given.
Baltimore, Oct. 20. Many are with
drawing deposits from the banks to
day, but nothing approaching a run.
Finunclnl men say all the older in
stitutions are to s0,ld ,ney can
weather any kind of a storm. No
other hankB wero involvod hoavlly
in yesterday's failures.
Grand Jury l After Disorderlies in
Arizona for Conspiracy,
Tucson, Ari., Oct. 20. Tho grand
jury at Solomonvllle, Ariz., indicted
eight ring-leaders In tho recent
Clifton-Morencl strikes for conspir
acy. Three thousand miners wero
out 10 days and seven companies of
troops were ordered out, Six mora
strikers nro still in jail.
Fruitless Search for the Lott Mil
lionaire, Bristol, Tenn., Oct, 20. Search
hns been reorganised for millionaire
Wentr, with traveling parties of a
hundred each. There Is no trace of
Another Disappearance Theory.
Mlddlesboro, Ky., Oct. 20. A dts
patch this morning says Wontz, tho
millionaire, has not been found. His
father Is tills morning heading tho
rearch. Some friends believe ho lied
from America becausa of tho opposi
tion of his parents to on engagement
with a young woman school friend.
Representatives From Many Nations
Washington, Oct. 20. A hundred
distinguished churchmen from every
quarter ot America, Canada, Hnwnll,
West Indies, Philippines, China and
Japan are hero today to tho oponing
session of tho pnn-American confer
ence of tho Protestant Episcopal
church. Missionary projects and
church extension will bo tho principal
EXTRA SESSION ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9
Washington, Oct 20. President
Roosevelt today Issued a proclama
tion calling an extra session of con
gress for Monday, November 9,
Tho proclamation says:
Whereas, by resolution of the son
ate March 19. 190S, approval by con
gress of the reciprocal commercial
convention botween the United
Stutes nnd Cuba, slguod December
19, 1902, Is necessary beforo It be
comes effective, and
Whereas, it is Important to the
public Interests of tho United States
that said convention becomes oper
ative as early as possible;
Now, therefore, I, Theodoro Roose
velt, .by virtue of the power vested
lu me by the constitution, proclaim
and declare nn extraordinary occa
sion roqiiircs the convening of both
houses or congress of the United
States In their respective chambers
at Washington, November 9, next, at
noon, to determine whether the ap
proval of congress shall be given said
It bloses with the customary form
al notice and signatures.
SULTAN AND THE JEWS.
The Porte Is Trying to Curry Favor
Berlin, Oct. 20. Zlon lenders say
tho sultan hns been conferring with
ambassadors to ascertain tho feeling
of tho foreign powers toward tho
Jows' rlalm to Palestine. Subse
quently ho summoned tho ZIonltost
leader, Dr. Korznl, to Constantinople,
whore tho subject waB discussed. Tho
sultan Ik believed to bo contemplat
ing favors to tho Jows as a conces
sion to Christian powers.
Too Much Explosive.
Cromwell, lnd., Oct. 20. RobberB
attempted to blow n safo at tho post
office this morning and used too
heavy a charge. It demolished tho
entire building nnd tho robbers se
A NEW CHOP MILL
BY THE RIGBY-CLOVE CO,
The Machine Was Devised by the
Proprietors of the Pendleton Foun
dryTrial Run Proves Its Very
Tlie Rlgby-CIovo foundry is tho
promoter of another new macblno,
und this time It lu u barley crusher
or chop mill, which iu a great im
provement over uli thoso now sold In
tho market. It has several good
points lightness of driving power,
Increase or capacity, aud greater ex
cellence of work,
The machine was designed lu the
loundry ofllce nnd Is the Joint pro
duction or the pioprlotors of tho lo
cal institution. The first ono made
was set up this afternoon and given
Its trial run, and found to run witii
loss power than the old stylo ma
chine, and ut the same time to do
more work, It does not chop ami
cut the barley, but crushes it, thus
retaining the meal and saving the
whole strength of tho grain.
It Is estlmatod that tho output of
tho machine tried today will bo from
2 to 3 tons an hour and It It Is work
ed hard aud uudor good conditions,
it will do still more.
It Is tho intention or tho company
to make a specialty or tho machines
and thu force at tho foundry will bo
put to work at once on tho custlugs
for more of them. The foundry will
put them on tho market at soon as
they are ready to leave tbo shop, and
will attempt to 1111 tho demand far
them, Tho machine in appearance is
neat and compact, and it Is sure to
be a favorlto with tho farmers und
mill men of the country.
OFF GAPE BLANCO
PIONEER IRRIGATOR COMING.
C. W, Mallet, Father of Ditch Making
In Malheur, Will Be at the Irriga
Judge Lowell this morning receiv
ed a letter from C. W. Mallet, of On
tario, one of tbo pioneer Irrigators of
Malheur county, and probably tbo
most oxtenslvo beo culturlst In East
ern Oregon, In which ho promises to
be present at tho coming meeting of
tho State Irrigation Association, and
take part In tho discussions.
Mr. Mallet Is one of tho organizers
of the Nevada Ditch Company, of
Malheur county, ono ot tho most ox
tensive Irrigation systems In that
portion of tho state, and is n practi
cal irrigator of broad views and di
versified experience, and his talk on
beu culture, as a part of irrigated
farming, would bo ono of the most
valued numbers on the program,
Thirty-six of the Crew and
Passengers Drowned OfT
Nebraska Bank Robbed,
Lincoln, Neb., Oct. 20. Rubbers
dynamited the vault of tho State
Bank at Pleasantdale, this morning,
securing (3,500 In currency Tho ex
plosion aroused tbo citizens and a
running pistol flgbt resulted. Tho
robbers escaped, apparently uninjur
ed. Bloodhounds and a posse are
SHIP 8TRUCK A REEF AND
WENT AT ONCE IN PIECES.
Life Raft Has Been Sighted With
Survivors Upon It List of Paen
gers and Crew Confusion and
Panic Followed the Crash and
Nothing Could Be Done,
San Francisco, Oct. 20. Tho llrst
news of a wreck .hnvo been recolvod
from Bandon, a village on tint Ore
gon coast, wheru Captain ..tclnlyre,
two or his crew nnd four pnssengt'rs
landed this morning.
Tho South Portland struck rocks
in n heavy fog, en route trom AHtorln
to San Frnnclsro. Tho captain says
she must hnvo broken up almost Im
mediately, nnd there wns little chnnco
of Bnvlng either mow or pnsHengi'rs.
Thirty-Six Lives Lost.
Ho thinks fully 21! or tho crow and
beven passengers who wero left on
the vessel must hnvo perished In tho
heavy seas. There was no lime to
lower tho boats,
The exact number of pnasengers Is
unknown ns yet, ns the wreck occur
red on an Isolated coast, anil details
Tho South Portland wns a big
freight stenmer which carried few
passengers. There Is little doubt hut
that 30 wore drowned. The vckhoI
was owned by W. W, Senmiuel, or
Later Thu stoiuni'r South Portland
Btruck a rccr on Capo Blanco at dark
last night nnd 30 lives wero losl
Panic and Excitement.
When tho vessel struck there was
greatest confusion, with screaming
men oxclted beyond expression, Tho
members ot the crew rushed up and
down tho deck trying to iulm the dis
tracted passengers, but thf serious
ness or thu situation was so apparent
that their tears could not lie nllnyed,
nnd a mnd rush was soon unfile for
tho boats. Thi captain wiib first io
get away. He was imalili' to tell
whether any others escaped, as the
vessel wont down, but lie thinks
thero Is not much cliam-o fur them.
Raft With Survivors Adrift.
A life raft with n number alMianl
has been drifting south of Blanco,
and a llfo saving crew Is rushing
to their rescue. The vessel struck
last ulght off the mouth of Coipilllii
river, near the town or Biindim. It
Is impossible (o gel all thf details.
List of Passenger.
Tho vessel curried Hut following
paBsongorB: W. Webber, II. Watson,
8. Baker, J, S, Uikoy. Mrs. W. H. Ty
rrell. Steerage, A. L. Bully. E. Hal
lenbeck, D. McKny, F .Morlngo, J O.
Wright, Paul R. Elimiiitb nnd !!
tain J. B. Mclntyre
A raft with 12 survivors will prol
ably ho rescued this afternoon. A
bout with the ciiptuln. cook and II vn
passengers landed. Boats swamped
ob fnst as I hey put off trom the ves
sel. Thirty-three it Is thought wern
The vessel Btruck a rock five
miles off the coast and sunk Imme
diately. Officers and Crew.
The following Is a (innpleln list of
the officers und ciew of Ike South
Portland: J. II, Mclntyre, rupluln,
Charles Bruce, first officer; A. Raven,
second ofllrer nnd the followihg-Vca
men: John Kleiner, Ohorles lllam
bnek. John McKenzle, F. J- Johnson,
W. Chrlstorren, Charles Petcrnii, J
Ward; engineer, Charles llusou:
first assistant engineer, (I. .Monroy.
second asslstunt engineer. .1. Mr
Keown; John Drlscol; ollerH. B. I)iv
erty, Otto Brandt, firemen, I'. I'iii
man and P. Wolf; William llolinnn,
steward; K, Humphrey, cook; George
JackBon. second cook; A. II. .Maddiu
nnd Manuel Rlos, waiters.
Mrs. Fletcher Bepl, a pnsni-iiKer,
was drowned In up attempt io get
Into tho chaplain's boat when II win
launched. Mrs. Bent and her hoy
were passengers from Portland Mrs.
Bent was the aunt of W. A. Boole,
tho well-known shipbuilder of thl
TIMBER AND RANGE RIGHT8.
Also Right of Way on a Tract ot
Land 8old for Eight Years.
J. D. Casoy and Jennie Casey, Ids
wife, liuvu sold to C, W Nlhley lor
l.f.00, the undivided huir Interest In
a 1 1 act of limber situated in the
mountains near Kameln, Tho Infer
os Ii In hold good until January 1,
l&Vj, and by the terms or the deed
the buyer Is to have the right Io cut
al' 01 tho saw timber on tho land
from olt.'ht Inches and over, lop
lue-UBurement, C, B, Wadu Is Insur
ed (he )lht to hold tho Jand as a
BbiMn rango and u right of way Is
given to It. B. Porter through tho