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PENDLETON, UMATILLA COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, .IAN UAH V Ii, 11)01.
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A PARTY TO FRAUDS.
-i Was Taken ud
K,n9i Treaty. But No Ac-
. Cnm. Tlmiktm.
DIE I v ' w--"w -
. . r.Hra junne wavne
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calling foi a congressional
i. j n nnffv tndnv urhttn
on iw"""111 w..
more thorouRh InvoBtlga-
cations clumsy una worm-
KCIJ hhiumim""' r-
subordhmtOH indicted, but
allowed to !hcu pe ?" Ho
Brlatow report aloft and
this Is truth, Perry Heath
I .!.). .J I. .,iln1
m dvkiiiiiiuu m i;tii4. it .u
itv he ouicht to he punish-
Up Treaty Question.
on loreircn reunions uus
of Mississippi, and Clark, of
both ill, are absent.
of Senator Morgan s pro-
peruilnlng to the Isthmus
is flxnwtnH the rnmmltten
md m in mnnri mr n nnnnin-
to bo captains.
nrv IK nr t in hitnr n ,.T
JUUUer contest from St.
: committee on judiciary
fled In himwI n uiih.ennuiitt.
leading to the impeachment
New Orleans, Jan. 6. W.
nrown, loader of the bull ring
in cotton, ..as within the past
four days bought 125,000 bales
when tho bears attempted to
break tho market, iho rise
today nlono nets him 1600,
000. Brown is still more bull.
Ish today and says cotton will
go 16 cents before ho has anf
fear of a break. The bear cl
ement is demoralized.
TROUBLES OF FAR
PRE8S CENSORSHIP IS
ESTABLISHED IN JAPAN.
Washington Cabinet Believes a Rus.
slan-Japanese War Probable Jap
an Embarking Troops for Korea
Lloyds Marine Insurance High.
London, Jan. 6. Tho Japanese em
bassy denies that a Russian reply to
tho Japanese demands has been re
ceived at TokIo.
jokjo, jan. o. a press censorship
RUD COLLISION IN
KANSAS KILLS IINTV
Fast Running Chicago and San Francisco Limited Collides
Head on With aFreight.
Long List of Injured, and Every Person on the Passenger Is More or Less
Hurt Accident Occurred But a Few Miles West of Topeka Many of
the Killed Have Not Been Ident; fled Engineers and Firemen of Doth
Trains Manage to Escape Almost Uninjured.
Topeka, Jan. 6. Fourteen passen
gers were killed in a collision of a
Uock Islanu, Chicago & San Francis
co limited and a freight at 1 this
morning, five miles west of tho city.
Twenty people are seriously injur
ed, five fatally, and none on board
tho train escaped Injury. A relief
train has arrived here with 20 of the
most seriously Injured, and two
corpses. A second train is coming
with the dead and Injured. Another
report says 20 were killed.
The passenger was running 40 min
utes late at a 40-mlles-an-hour rate.
'"L1 S.rrr'1 War-'H iun by W.llard. The engin
eers and firemen of both trains jump
ed and were unhurt. Tho locomo
tives and first can wore telescoped.
Tho force of the collision was so
great the smoker Jumped high in the
air and landed on the roof of tho first
chair car. Tho second chair car was
telescoped into this. The engines
MAY SHIFT CONVENTION.
ships was established today,
Believes War Probable.
Washington, Jan. C Nearly tho
whole cabinet meeting today Is dis
cussing the gravity of tho far eastern
situation. The cublnet generally oe
lleves there will bo war.
Japan Embarking Troops.
Paris, Jan. (1. A dispatch from To
kIo says preparation for tho embark
ation of two divisions of troons con
tinues to go forward. They will prob-1 Prohibitionists Will Follow
ably bo hent to Southern Korea. Bonus of $12,000.
Guarding the Palace, ' Chicago, Jan. C. Oliver W. Stew-
Seoul, Jan. C. A heavy guard has art, chairman of the Prohibition na
been placed around the king's palace, tional committee, Is awaiting word
although everything is quiet today, j from Kansas City regaruing the cash
Lloyds Has Raised Insurance. ' guarantee promised by that city when
London. Jan, C A hundred and i awarded the Prohinition national
twenty British sailors and 10 officers convention.
left Genoa today to take tho two' when the committee met m
were completely dilven into each
Of 20 dead recovered the following
John Black, Chanule, Kan.; Thus,
Small, Topeka: Z. A. Wright, Kansus
City; Jane Grillln, Clarcmont, Mo.;
W. Martin and William Wells, Do
Kalb, in.; Gnll Fuller, Jacksonville.
111.; Mrs. Homy Kllser ami child.
Germany. Six unidentified children
and Ave unidentified women.
Destruction to Cattle.
Tho freight had several cars of
cattle wnlch were slain. Injured and
strewn over me wrecKago.
Conductor Nagle's statements show
a misunderstanding of orders caused
the wreck. Thirty passengers were
injured badly enough to require med
ical and surgical aid.
at 10 per cent, and, it is believed,
when an attempt is maue on tho part
of the purchasers of delinquent prop
erty to collect n higher rate of inter
est the owners of tho property will
appeal to tho courts under tho new
Standard Oil Doln's.
Nuw Yom, Jun. 6. The
United States Steel Corpora
tion ul :i meeting of tho direc
tors today passed the common
dividends, but qeclared divi
dends on tho preferred stoOk.
Tho net earnings for tho past
quarter were approximately
$11,800,000, ns ngnlnst $31.
300,000 last year. Tho diver
sion of funds for absorption
of small rlvnlR and now oil
fields accounts for tho appar
ent decline In profits.
BURY SORROW IN
GRAND DUKE OF HESSE
IS COMING INCOGNITO,
Denver Boasts of a Grewsome Record
for Past Twelve Months.
newly-ncqulred Japanese cruisers to ' city last month and decided upon jjeuver, Jan. G. Tno death of Mrs.
Yokohama. I Kansas City as the meeting place Amanda Voungblood makes 22 kill-
Lloyds Is how charging 55 per cent lor the national convention next nKS jn Denver In the year Ju3t
on Oriental-bound shipping.
Near the Breaking Point.
Toklo, Jan. 6. Semi-official state
ments show that Japan" and itussla
nre nearer tne nreaKing point man
June tho representatives of
nromlsed a fund of $12,000 for the
convention and were given until to
day to raise tho nmount.
In the event of Kansas City iau-
in New York.
Vork, Jan fl.- The wen.thor
.v i,,jr lull! ttUWVU
) UlUm nP h- L-n rl.tntha ilun
I'or thn tlPHt limn
the harlmr In nearly closed
ft Ullnx . .. .
. nnuu yuiTE ILL,
a i on 4.- t
iivwcooi Mies MppuiTll
WCnt of TrusteeR.
has been ill for several
n hln .... .
- I'ujntuiuuB J1UVU uu-
m tn 1.. . .
4 us quiui uu possi-
m8 time. Ho is not serl
wngorously ill. but requlrea
f consequence of thin he naa
xxtiuuu UtUlft, UUU IUIB
look after his personal tif
Detd of Trust Filed.
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wvvjk Jinn 'i' n 'invi nr
wi I)4rsonnl nnrt rnnl
' v auy ann nil 1lnHu uhn .
Z v w,un, any ana an
property, and nil nf thir r.
n ihn oxcentlon of what
- -w uppoiniofl Charles H.
RlVinp l,lm thn nnn-nf ill
lftij uuiHia ana oinr
VI 10 tr&nfcrW nw
Z11? ,8. taken an a W)no-
v IUG Ulnitua rxr 11. Iir.wln
th ana mu ui-
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meii- nn t - . ...
I todVil. (:y aro of Prlvato
1 Brtratn ? x? h,s own porson
ilYoSinn busn,8s exclusively,
PaCrsa l be .handled by
i viiuy in fnVn nhnriin
closed. This Is the record of tbo
"murder book" kept at police head
quarters, in which all killings of tbo
city aro recorded. Not all of them
run lie Inrmpil "inurdnr" nrrnrdlni to
ever. Itussla has declined Japan's InK to tulfill the obligation a sub- ,hu alr)ct nterpietation of tho term,
propositions and has submitted a . committee of the national rommltt'n Uut eacIl ca6e ono pi.rB0 was
11 . . - i ...111 mrt... ti,i cnlni't nnntnnr Tiinr-n ...i i... .1 1 1. -1 1
u-.vv i . uu Uy aijumur, uiiu eui 11 Hiuyer is
counter nronosltion calling for a
neutral zone and practically claiming
ON TH" RUN.
for the convention. Tin Rain stood sec
ond on tho vote which decided on
Kansas City, and probably would be
chosen In the event a change 's
made, though Minneapolis. Indianap
olis, Columbus and Milwaukee would
nlsn be considered.
SEATTLE POULTRY FAIR.
Perry Heath Said to Be Dodging
Subpoenas In Salt Lake.
Salt Luke, Jan. 1C I'.'iry Heath
returned here Tuesday ami drove
hurriedly to Ueiintur Reams' house i s,x states Are Represnted
and dropped out of sight Two noma J Exhibit of Fowls.
service men are wau iiing me uu;,
it 1.. ..tt,n,i-...i tlii.v il-IM nrreKt tnnuel'
11 in lumw.u i... j ..... ,
I..,u..nu-.- U'.iiiptm (If llllK cltV. TW()l"lh
Wiishliigton beciet service inspectors
charged with murder until tho proper
authorities havo declared him blame
less Ml of these 22 killings, with n
single exception, were committed
within the city limits. The oxcop
.iun Is that of S. II, Ward, who was
bhot noar tho Jesuit collego on
ground which is outBldo the now city
nrd ccuntv tf Denver, but officers
In the , from f)i nver did most of thn work on
j I ho raee. This is a record of nna
Jan. C One thousand wiling lor every seventeen uays el
f.nnfv breed cackled and I ne jeai
Is One Sequel to a Famous German
Scandal Since His Divorce the
Duke's C.iucjhter Has Died Kaiser
Highly Pleased at His Coming.
Berlin, Jun, fl. The Klelno Presse
today says the Grand Duko of Hesse,
alter visiting ttngland, will tour
America In an effort to forget his do
mestic griffs. He was divorced from
his wife two years ago and given the
custody of his daughter, Princess
Elizabeth. The latter died while with
him In Poland recently.
The grand duke expects to visit
New York nnd several Inrgcr Kastern
cities, then San Francisco, from
where he will return to tho St. Iiuls
Imposition, after which ho will go to
Washington, Philadelphia nnd Balti
more. Before deciding on tlio tour bo ask
ed the kaiser's permission, who In re
ply said he was delighted when any
ruling German prince desired to see
and study Amorica nnd American
conditions. Thn duke will travel In
cognito and entirely without cere-mony.
First Business Meeting To
night, at Which They Will
SECOND DEPUTY MARSHAL
WILL BE "DOC" HOUSER.
A Small Deficit Is 8hown In the Cur.
rent Accounts of the City for the
Past Year There Are Sewer War.
rants Out to the Amount of $10,
000, While the City's Bonded In.
debtedness Amounts to $150,000.
crowed In tbo Armors today at the
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have subnoenaen for Heath to testily I opening u V'V..""... "n-,"
MOHLER DENICS REPORT.
in the pohtolllce scandul.
TO PROTECT FARMERS.
the Sen. lie Poultry association. The
expert landers present pronounced
the show tho best of Its kind over ,
held in Seattle. If not In the entire j
A half dozen states are represem-
Says O. R. & N, Trains Will Not Run
Intu Seattle, as Reported From
New York. 1
Ur..tln.. .1 Ton H UpAuM.inl A !.
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Walla Walla County Citizens Ask for l- ,nn .. nm I ,l0hler. of the O. n. & N.. on his
Aid to Repair River Banks. i (() nm()I(, the exhibits, which include return from the East, denies the ro
Walla Walla. Jan. C John Thoney. n) VarietieB of chickens, geese, tur-jjKirt that tho trains of the O, K. & N.
Charles L. Whitney and Hurry A. 1pys ,)ueks and other domestic fowl, will hi? run Into Seattle over tho
Heynolds, apiicared before the board
ns well as guinea pigs, rabbits and , tracks of the Northern Pacific, as
of county commissioners louuy miu
presented a petition signed by SI tax
payers and people residing uear the
junction of Mill and Vellowhawk
creeks, asking the county to appro
prlato the sum of $300 to assist in
repairing "io banks of those two
streams In order to prevent them
overllowlng in tho spring. It was
stated that there was great danser
of tho banks washing out and in that
event all tho water would bo turned
into tho Yellowhawk. This would
noiKia Hint utrearu to overflow and do
-much damage to the farmers residing
along tho stream.
After considering the matter tno
commissioners offered to give $200 if
the city would contribute tho same
amount, and the parties Interested
would raise $200. It Is estimated that
the cost of making the repairs will be
IOWA POULTRY SHOW.
Convention of Fowls and Poultrymen
at Des Moines.
lies Moines, la., Jan. C The poul
try show which opened in
today under the auspices ... the sta.e
association Is one of the largest ov
hlbltlons of tho kind ever held 1- Mu
Wes T..e exhibits are both iiu.ne.v
ous and of the highest class and In
cludo prize wlu.ilng chickens, ducks,
furiloyi and other varieties of .J.nei
tlo fowl. . ,.,
The illdglUK " v
wo? hogu KtoW under tho d
t- . nmnu'n. Tilt
i known ' V. . ,
hlhltlon Is to coiitlnuo untl. tho
middle of theonilng
f.hlcaK(. Jan 6.-Wheat upoie d
pet stock. The
for one week.
show will continue . stated In the Portland papers,
Ho says all ho knows about the
mutter at this time Is tho press dis
patches from New York, which havo
not been confirmed by any infonna-
Law of 1903 Makes It Impossible to tion from Mr. Hurrlman hlmsolf, and
Collect More Ti.jii 10 Per Cent wuicn Mr. juonier oeneves 10 oo un
LAWSUITS OVER TAXES
Mr. Mobler would have nothing to
KILLED IN A QUARREL.
Tnn Tt Ik nnllclnated .
that no 'little' litigation will arise as say regarding bis candidacy for the
n roHiill nf thn sales of Marion COlin-. ui OTU.-m oi in.: U..I...1
... nmnuHv nn t tl ...-linn IK'nl taX 1 UC.
roll, which took place at the court
house on Saturday afternoon. Every
..tn n.nnnp(t, nn Hid Hat a'BH Hnld.
ho rate of interest having been bid Bottle of Beer Causes a Murder In
v . . .r .onn .ho San Francisco.
ranging iioin m 10 vcv, .. . . ,
lattter only occurring in ono or two San Francisco, Jan. C In a quar-
cngt)Si rel over payment for a bottle of boar,
According to a law which was on- Edward Richards, a ilvoryman at
acted at the regular 1903 session of , Visalla, this morning shot and killed
tho legislature, tho highest rate of Joseph Martin, proprietor of a saloon
interest which can be charged Is fixed here.
DAMAGE SUITS FOLLOW IROQUOIS FIRE
Chicago. Jan. SThe flrbt suits
Hgulnst the city and Iroquois mau
ugement wore filed today by Ivy
Owens, whose mother and sister lost
th"lr lives. Ten thousand dollurs Is
d'jii'imded in each case.
Tmvid Jones, superintendent of the
Fuller Construction Company, who
after tho tire was extinguished went
to thu theater and broke out all tho
ventilators, according to charges
i ado by tho police, surrendered to
thu authorities this morning and is
being held ponding formal charges.
Tho coroner unnouncus everything
Is ready for the Inquest, und 140 wit
nesses are subpoenaed.
Orchestra Escaped Easily.
Chlcaiso, Jan, 6. Ceorgo Dusen
bury, head usher at the Iroquois, who
is chargod with having tho doors
locKod, and several other attaches of
the playhouse, were examined by the
flro inspector today.
The witnesses show that the or
chestra played a waltz through after
tho flro started and then escaped
with ease through an exit under the
Two more bodies woro identllied
this morning, leaving only two
Manufacturing Jeweler Robbed of
Four Thousand Dollars.
Chicago, Jan. f!. D. Freeman, a
manufacturing Jeweler, was held up
by tuo unmasked men at 9 this morn
ing In his office on tho inth floor "1
tho Masonic Temple nnd locked Into
a washroom. Tho robbers looted the
mfe of $4,00u orth of cash nnd Jew
elry. of which $3,300 was In $100
bills. Freeman's erlos brought help
an hour later
Unmarried Men Hunt Work.
Salt Lake. Jan. 0. 'I no Unit mI
Mine Workers' Union has withdrawn
support from the unmarried striken),
urging them, to seek work elsowhore.
MORE STEAMERS FOR PORTLAND
China Commercial Steamship Compa
ny Starts Two New Vessels to the
Agent F. F. Wumsley, of tho O. II.
& N., bus just received circulais fioin
Generul Freight Agent It. II. Miller,
announcing thai the Chinese Com
meiclal Steamship Company has ar
ranged to run two more steamurs he
tween Portland and tho Orient, glv
lug Portland u stoamer ovory two
Beginning on Februury 25, the
Claverlng will leuvu Portlund iegu
larly for the Orient and on March if,
the l.otnlnn will follow, for the sumo
destination, On tho same Hue are
now the Chlng Wo and tho Altholl,
running out of Portland on regular
Tho Portland and Asiatic company
also operate the Indrasahmn, tho In
dravelll and tho Indrapura, between
Portland and the Oriental ports, and
this addition of two largo vessels to
tho service will give Portland tho
best steamship servlco on tho coast.
Between tho two companies Portland
will have a vessel out every two
weeks, loaded with freight for the
Orient and way ports.
The lieu council will hold Its first
butiiicsN meeting this evening at
7;30, at which the reports of the of
fleers for thu year wi.. bo reod and
passed upon, and tho business of the
city In general for tho year that hat
Just closed will be looked over and
the accounts nuducd ond straighten
ed Into shape where they enn be
wound up finally.
At the meeting this evening M. J.
Carney will be Installed as marstril,
and William Scheer as deputy mar
shal, Mr, I'nruoy will also recom
mend Doc llnuser, the brother of Zee
and Perry Houser, as his second dep
uty The now man httH boon for
home time employed as ono of th
cutters in the Houser butcher shop,
and in the esllnintlon of Mr. Carpej
will mako a good marshal.
At the meeting tonight the record
er's report for tno year will bo sub
mitted and from it will bo gleaned
the financial condition of tho city ft
the piesent time, ns well as the way
in which It has been running for the
ijast 12 months,
A Small Deficit,
The total expense of tho city tar
the yenr has been $31,C33.17. In mil
Is Included u real estate purchase ol
$1,028, and a purchase of flro appt
ratus amounting to $1,654.90, and
since these aro still in tho possessloi
of the city nnd form assets for the
city, the real or dead expenditure of
the eltv will amount to $29,050.21
i This Is balanced by n total receipt
account of $30,793.70. In fact,
city has run behind In lis nccouut
lor the jeiir. though part of tho ex-
I iM'iise will not he a loss In the Ions
I run, hut will pel naps moro uiuu pa
for the difference ut this time.
! At the beginning of 1903 the cly
i had lu Its geneial luml .708.02, an1
fium Ibis bad to bo paid $3,279.70 ic
I Interest and the health physb !ft'
! bill of $250, which left $5,179.32 in
j tin fund for the use of tho city dur
I lug the year.
I Sewer Warrants $10,000.
I The sewer construction has been
the great Item of expense,
j In the first place, It was oatcu "P
. moHt of the general fund, nnd there
are now $10,000 worth of sower war
rants out on Interest. This Is In
fact nil of tho warrant debt that the
elty has. and this has boon bo tlxiid
that It will be easy to bundle nnd
will not embarrass the administration
I u any way.
Bonded Debt of $150,000.
The city now has a bonded Indent
cdnoBH of $150,000. Of this umoiint
$76,000 Is In bondB to cover tho gen
eral debt, and these papers woro uv
sued In 1S98 for 20 and 30 years. Th
levee honils amount to $10,000, and
are to bu culled .u 1907.
OLD EMPLOYES ARE ILL.
Three O. R. A. N, Conductors Are Out
of Service With Sickness on the
Mountain Division. '
Three of tho oldest passenger con
ductors on tho Pendleton-Huntington
run aro out if service this winter
with sickness and threo young mn
aro in their places, temporarily.
Conductor O. 8, Brown and wife
aro In Hot Springs, Ark., for Mr,
Brown's health; Conductor Martin
Aliderson, who has been in St. Vin
cent's hospital for some time. Is now
at Hot Lake, In search or Health, and
Conductor A. P. Nush is very III with
rheumatism at bis homo In this city,
Conductor W, H. Kelsoy is tbo only
regular man running on the mountain
division at this time,
Tho extra men on these runs aro
Frank Coykendall. J. L, McCraiy and
Fred Waffle, all young men who be
gan braking out of Ia Grande a foiv
years ago. and who are now on reg
ular freight runs, They are tho next
mon for theso passenger runs whan
vacated and are always assigned to
them as extra men in tho absence of
tbo regular conductors.
The water commission Is handling
tho bonds Issued against tho water
wurks of tho city. The sum Is
000 and tho bonds aro to run 20 and
30 years from 1899.
Tho last bond issue was that of the
sowur construction, which call for
$30,000, and whlcii brought tho city
at their sulo $33,012. Addod to thl
bonded debt is tho warrant debt (S
$10,000, which is to bo paid at th
rato of at least $2,00o each year, and
moro If tbo council sees At,
Tho total cost of tho sower Is glvon
ut $48,571.45, and tno $10,000 that
held against tho city in warrants tar
tho lust payments In this construc
tion Is all tho live debt that the rl'j
has to handle.
From this report It will bo sa
that the city Is In fairly good tuuill
lion financially and under careful
management will have no trouble In
making up the losses of tho past year
nnd adding to tho treasury such sum
as will help In a greut dngTco the
final hettlement of all tho debts
NOT O, R. & N. SURVEYORS.
Idaho Town Excited Over Report or
New Survey in Their Locality.
Grnngevllle, Idaho, Jon, C- Tho re
port that O. U. & N. surveyors were
in the field surveying thu rond neros
Cumas pralrlo was denied hero to
day. It is bclloved that on uccount ot
several men who havo formerly hnea
employed by tho O. 11. & N. eouiimny
now members of tho surveying fe.w
engaged In the survey for the Lewis
ton & Southeastern eloctrlc Hue, the
report was started that the ralirojut,
company was again In (ha. field.
88Vs, closed 88U.