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PEXDTKTQX, UMATILLA COUNTY, OltEGON, FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 1904.
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rnco against William Polsom, the
present Incumbent, who Is pracllcilly
nlono on tho republican side.
Geoigo Cowl, of Milton, Is nlo attrr
For County Judge.
George Hartman, Sr., the present
dbtnocratlc county Judge, is tho mu,i.
imous choice of his party for re-election.
Thomas Fitz Gorald. F. W, Vlr
cent and 1,. S. Wood, of Weston,' com
pose a republican trio who will go ip
against tho convention for permission
to make the race, against Judge
For County Treasurer.
J. S. Cherry, of Pilot Hock, would
liko to bo a democratic county treas
urer, but ho will havo to bent K. J.
Sommorvlllo, tho present republican
official, if ho stays In the race. 11.
F. Ronn, of Pendleton, would llko to
wear Mr. Sommcrvlllc's shoes If that
gcntloman should tako them off.
For County Commissioner.
Julius Hudorraan, of Warren Sta
tion; O. F. Thomson, of liutter creek;
James I.alng, of Cold Springs, and
Ed Heosor, of Cottonwood, nro all
after the democratic nomination for
rc.intv commissioner in the placr of
Horace Walker, whose term expirus
J. II. Koontz, of Echo; I,. E, noy.
of Pilot Kock, and perhaps Horace
Walker, tho present official are nfter
tbo place from the republican point
Other Offices and Candidates
J, C. Cherry, tho democratic prin
cipal of tho Adams school, would like
to havo tbo placo now occupied by
County Superintendent J. F. Nowlln,
who Is a republican. E, II. Conklin,
of tho Pendleton schools, would also
allow tho republicans to present 'him
with tho nomination.
J, W. Kimbrell, who is a republi
can, Is tho only ono after tho county
Burvoyor's office, and Is almost sine
of tbo placo.
Dr. W. 0. Colo, who is now cornnor.
will ask the republicans of the coun
ty for tho oftico ngaln and they will
do all In their power to give It to
him. On tho democratic side, Drs. M.
J. Turley, n. E. Klngo and T 51. Hen
derson will make the ra.v lor th'
PATRONAGE FROM FARMERS
ALL THAT IS ASKED.
Commercial Cream Company Tha;
Will Build in Pendleton Has Made
Creamery Centers of the State of
Several Willamette Valley Counties
Creamery Activity Will Be Great
Georgo I). Goodhue, of the Com
mercial Cream Company, of Portland,
has Just returned from a trip to Lew
Iston, where his company is making
arrangements to erect a llrst-claHS
cilmiuuiV. nnil suys tho prospects are
favorable tor great activity Jn the
creamery bltsiiiuss iu the Inland I'm
plro tho coming year. I
Air. Goodbuo tls watching the reu-
dleton Quia and Is jirepaied to begin
the erection of a llrst-class creamery
in this city when the patronage from I
tho farmers owiilm; cdws will Justify
tho move. His company Is one f
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vallev counties creamery centers -il
the state. He Is heartily In favor or
starting a business in Peudlntan,
nwlnir to Its central location, ln a
rich district, and its bolug a distrib
uting point for supplies to u law
scope of Interior country not reached
from any other point.
A new creamery Is being started n
La Grande and there Is ono now 'it
operation In Union, with more mar
ket in tho mines and lumber camps
of Eastern Oregon than can be sup
plied. . i
IOWA DRAINAGE CONVENTION, j
Problems of 8urplus Water and
"Land Rot" Are Considered.
Ames, la., Jan. 15.-Of the several
meetings hold recently at the state
agricultural collego hero nono Is or
moro Importance to the farmers of
Iowa atid of this soctlon of tho coim
try in getiornl than tho state drain
ago convention wntch assembled to
day. Plans for the gathering have been
making for sovoral montns
largo attendance and on lutorestini,
nm thn results, Informal
discussions occupied the da, ine
ononlnir of tho rcgul-.r proceedings
wax deferred until this evening '
order that a full attendant iiirm no
assured. , ... ,,
Tho program will ncgi
i..i..i, or ilross nv rim. r.
Ctirtiss, which will he roll-wort In
discussion of tho drnlnngo
t .I.,.!,. itnf.tnlM lllld
IUH, Willi . ptltlt
Prof. W H. Stovenson of Iowa ewe
college, will speak on "WM .
lug Dralnago Conditions of Iowa,
ami C O. Elliott, dralnago -xp. rt of
tho United States department f
Mr will Wlr wU J
T session of tbo convention
NEWS FROM AND JAPAN
Secretary National Republican
Committee on the Witness
Stand and Visibly Nervous.
COURSE TOWARD COLOMBIA
DENOUNCED BY TILLMAN.
Charges Filed Against Superintends
of an Indian School Bids Opened
for the Construction of Two Thlr-tet-n
Thousand Ton Battleships and
Contract Will Probably Go to the
Crampi, Government Collier at
Panama Badly Injured.
Washington. .Ian In. Perry Heath,
as a witness In the Macbcn trial this
morning was visibly nervous. He
said tbe fjroff fasteners were In use
when he became assistant postmaster-general,
and he never knew or
saw Groff's before he entered the
Mr. Wymi was alto on the ttaud
and denied knowledge of tbe GrolT
fasteners being in nw In tho rural
Order to File Charges.
In the senate Mr. Carmack present
ed a resolution calling on tho secre
tnry of the interior lor copies of .ill
charges filed ngnlnst the superinten
dent of the Shawnee Indian school In
the Indian Territory.
Denounced by Tillman.
In a discussion of the Panama ca
nal question In the senate this after
noon Senator Tillman declared tbe
action of the United Stntes toward
Colombia was that of a sneak thief,
and that its bully-like method of
maintaining its policy was an insult
to American dlplomttcy.
Washington, Jan. 15. Bids were
opened today in tbe navy department
for the construction of two 13,000-ton
battleships, the Idaho and Mississip
pi, These with' three of tho 1C.O00
ton clnss, were nnthorlzed by con
gress at the last session.
Cramp was the lowest bidder for
both and probably
the contract. He offered to build ono be nominated for tho presidency y
in at) months for J3.200.000, or both, the democrats and tho democratic
one in 38 and one in 40 months, for ticket be victorious at tho polls. Ho
$:.!i;!)..r)iMi. No Pacific coast bids is not a candidate lilmself and refus
were entered. eil to commit himself regarding tho
. Collier Rammed by Cruiser.
Washington. Jan. 15. Admiral
Glass reports from Panama that the
collier Nero, was injured by tho Con
cord going alongside. The Nero will
he grounded at high water for tem
Editors and Politicians of Missouri
at St. Joseph.
Si .Joseph. Mo.. Jan. 15. Several
scoie men uno worn wan pen aim
ibrnln the year round to keep tho
mihlican narty In a flourishing cou
rt, tlnn in this state aro gathered in
St Joseph for the annual meeting of
the Missouri republican editorial as
sociation. Routine business occupied tho day
and lutetest among tbo visitors cen
ters chlelly In the banquet to bo giv
en by the associatiou tonight. Tho
prominent men who havo accepted
Invitations to speak Include Governor
Mlckev of Nebraska, Cyrus P. Wal
bridge' or St. Louis, John L. Webster
of Omaha and Col. D. R Anthony of
King Has Sore Throat.
London. Jan. 15, Tho Star today
states that tho king has had an nf
friction of the throat requiring medi
cal attention. Ho was treated during
a ivcent visit nt Cbattsworth by Dr.
LIVESTOCK CONVENTION ENDORSES FAIR
lwn.-iml Jan. 10.--Today'a session
of the Nationol Livestock convonUon
was devoted largely to detail busi
ness, A resolution protesting against
the operation of tbe Ilou lund law
and recommendlug an Investigation
bill on "scrip method" now beforo
cougroBS was adopted, as was another
advocating elastic currency.
President Benjamin Andrews, of
tho University of Nebraska, deliver
ed nn address ou tho subject, "Is tho
Production of Livestock Keeping Up
With tbo Demand?" Ho contended
that tho price of beef will bo Increas
ed ln tbo next few years.
Indorsed the Fair.
Portland, Jan. 15. Tho Notional
Livestock convention unanimously
Indorsed tho Lewis and Clark 'Mr bill
Unless Russia Gives it There
Will Be War to Enforce
NO DECLARATION OF WAR
WILL COME FROM RUSSIA.
Japan Stubbornly Insists Upon the
Open Door and Upon Chinese Sov.
erelg'nty In Manchuria Russian
vVar Vessels Being Rushed to the
Far East Great Britain Sends
Russia a Significant Warning About
the Dardanelles Treaty.
London, Jan. 15. Japanese Mints
tor HnynshI said this morning ho had
received no further advices from Jap
an, and said It Is practically certain,
however, that any declaration of war
will not emanate from Russia. Hay
ashl still believes the prospects for
peace are good, but says Japan Is
ready to go to war unless Russia will
give a definite pledge that sho too
will adhere to tho open door and
Chinese sovereignty In Manchuria.
Russian Vessels Going East,
Constantinople, Jan. 15. Two ves
sels of the Russian volunteer fleot,
passed through the Uosphorus today
bound for the east.
Great Britain Warns Russia.
Iondon, Jan. 15. It Is rumored
that Great Hritalu has notified Japan
that any attempt by the Russian
Illnck Sea fleet to pass tho Darda
nelles would bo checked by decisive
action by Oieat Britain.
Japan's Latest Reply.
Loudon, Jan. 15. A Central Nows
dispatch says Japan's last reply to
Russia has been received at St. Pet
ersburg and Ib now under considera
tion. WILL BE A DARK HORSE.
St. Louis Edition of Bryan's Common
er During Convention.
St. 1-ouls, Jan. 15. William J. Dry
an. In an Interview hero today, stat-
will bo nwurded'ed his belief that a dark horse will
eligibility of Mcciellau, or ftow or;.
Referring to tbo lepoit that ho
would edit a newspaper in St. Ixiuls,
probacy for Hearst, ho said ho bad
had no communication with Hearst
on the subjoct, but admitted ho in
tended to issue a St. l.ouls edition t
tho Commoner during the convention.
General Order Will Convene in Short
Time at Nashville.
Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 15. Promi
nent confederate veterans from many
parts of tho state are gathered he.-n
to attend tonight's meeting of tho
chamber of commeice and retail
merchants' associatiou, at which a
date will bo fixed for tho coming
general reunion of tho united con
federate veterans In Nashville. The
meeting will also appoint the neces
sary committees to make all ar
rangements for the gathering.
Much Interest has already boon
aroused in the reunion and elaborate
plans will bo made for tho recop
tlon and entertainment of tbe thou
sands of visitors who will bo here
from all pnrtB of the south.
Nordland Has Arrived.
Philadelphia, Jan. 16. The steam
er Nordland, from Liverpool, which
was sighted a row days ago in a dis
abled condition, passed tho break
water at 10 this morning, three days
Introduced in tho United Htates con
gress by tho Oregon delegation, car
rying an appropriation of $2,225,000.
There was not a dissenting vote and
tho resolution Indorsing it went
through with great enthusiasm.
At 4 o'clock no election of officers
brfa taken place, although It Is cer
tain that Frank J. Hagenbarth, of
Utah, will be president, Charles F.
Martin secretary, and John W.
Springer will bo president of tbe In
dependent Packing Company.
The excursion to Seaside, schedul
ed for tomorrow, has been abandon
ed bocauso of the departuro of many
of tbo delegates for their homes.
Very few dologatos will remain in
tho city after today, as they aro loav
Ine east, north and south on ovory
NEW MILITARY MAP.
General Rearrangement of District
Washington, D. C. Jnn. 15, A gen
eral rearrangement of tho military
map of tho United States Is brought
about by tho order establishing ho
new military divisions, effective to
day. Under tho now order of things
there aro four military divisions in
tho United States and one In tho
The new Atlantic division consti
tutes tho old department of the East,
except tho stnto of Louisiana, with
tho state of Tennessee added thereto.
The northern division is composed f
the old department of tho lakes, tho
department of the Missouri and the
department of Dakota. Tho depart
ment of Missouri Is enlarged by add
ing thereto tho stato of Wyoming,
which hns been detached from tho de
partment of Colorado.
Tho Pacific division Is composed of
the old departments of California
and Columbia, while tho southwest
ern division has been made up of tho
departments of Colorado and Tex.ia.
Tho department of Texas had been
enlarged by tho addition of tho states
of Ixmlslnna and Arkansas and In
dian and Oklahoma territories. Tho
Atlantic division will have head
quarters nt Governor's Islnnd, tho
northern division nt St. Inls, the
Pacific division nt Ban Francisco,
and the southwestern division at
Alton's Chief Engineer Resigns.
Chicago, III., Jan. 15. Tho resig
nation of Henry F. Baldwin, chief en
gineer or tho Chicago & Alton road
for tho past four years, became of
fectlvo today. Mr. Baldwin resigned
to become vlco president and gen
eral manager of the Ilu Pont powder
company, with headquarters at
Trial of Mrs. Bechtel Begun.
Allentown, Pa., Jan. 15. The for
mal trial of Mrs. Bechtel, charged
with being principal and accessory
to tho murder of her daughter Mabel,
began this morning. She pleaded
HURT MANY PEOPLE
DAY OF SLAUGHTER AND
SUFFERING IN THE EAST,
Men Were Killed In Every Accident,
Others Will Die and Scores Are
More or Less Severely Injured-
Equal Liability on Steam and Elec.
Norrlstown, Pa., Jan. 16.- One of
the Pennsylvania railway's largest lo
comotives uAploded near Narelsus
this morning, fatally injuring Engl
peer Hemphill, Flicmnii Bowman and
Head. On Collision.
Malone, N. Y , Jan. 15, A head end
collision of freights nt the Rutland
railway houses point, Lxik place this
morning. James Hoggo and Joseph
Wright were killed and Fred Mitchell
fatally hurt and Fireman Utwronco
seriously injured. Several others
tho train crew wero injured.
Scottsdale, Pa., Jan, 15. Conflict
ing orders caused u collision of
Pittsburg & McConnelisvlllo electric
cars this morning near tho Hrottsdalo
harp curve at full speed. Fifteen
were injured, of whom eight sustain
ed broken limbs,
TO BOOM GOOD ROADS.
President of State Association
to Washington, D. C.
Halem, Jan. 16, County Judge John
II, Scott, prosldent of tbo stnto good
roads association, departed on last
night's overland train for Washing
ton, I), C, wbero ho goes to attend a
meeting of the delegates appointed
by tho national good roads associa
tion to urgo the senators and repre
sentatives In congress to vote for the
Browulow road bill now bofore that
The committee, which will meet on
January 25, Is composed of 25 dele
gates, appointed from tho different
states, and Judge Scott was chosen
to represent Oregon.
BARK MAY BE LOST.
Reported Wrecked on Coast of Van.
Victoria, B. C Jan. 16. It is re
ported that tbo four-masted British
bark Simla, from San Francisco for
Port Townsend, Wash., was wrecked
on tho roast of Vancouver Island, but
It still lacks confirmation. No tid
ings of the fate or tho vessel have
boon rocclved up to U a. ro,
BRYAN IN 8T. LOUIS.
Reported That He Will Become Edi
tor of a Dally Paper,
Evensvllle, Ind., Jan. 16. Beforo
leaving hero last nlgbt, William J,
Bryan confided to friends that ho ax
pected soon to become editor of u
now dally paper ln St. Louis. It is
believed to be n Hearst production.
FIRE CHIEF ALSO
Miserable State of Affairs Dis
closed by tho Coroner's In
quest in Chicago.
THAT HE IS INCOMPETENT.
"Been Too Busy to Pay Much Atten
tion! to the Theaters" Corporation
Counsel Declared Before the Fire
He Had No Power to Enforce the
Ordinance providing for Firemen ln
the Theaters Assistant Fire Mar.
shal Camplan Also Says it Was
Someone Else's Fault,
Chicago, Jnn. 16.- Fire Chief Mus
ham was on tho stand In the Iroquois
investigation this morning and lot
lowed tho nppurent effort of other of
ficials by trying to shift the blame.
Ho said ho had nothing whatever
to do with tho Iroquois, which would
bo encroaching on tho duties of tho
building department. He wild nil ho
hail done was to approve of flre
ligbtlng apparatus In theaters whon
he had been notified It bad bi-on
When asked whether It wiih tho
duty of Iroquois firemen to report to
him, ho Bald "yes, but tho man did
not do so." When askod why he did
not rcqulro him to make a report,
he said, "Could not say. Suppose It
was overlooked. Been too busy to
pay much attention to tho theaters"
No Power to Enforce Ordinances.
Under further examination, Mush
am said ho notified the Iroquois man
agers they would have to employ a
fireman on tho stngu. The mnnagcrs
protested to tho corporation counsel
and to Mayor Harrison. The chief
then went to the corporation coun
sel's olllco and understood from tho
latter that ho had no power to en
force the ordinances. The mumigcrs.
pleaded that their employes were
able to extinguish possible fires bet
ter than could the regular flremon.
Testimony Against Musham,
Assistant Fire Marshal Cumplan
was on tho stand this afternoon. Ho
uccused Musham of neglecting his
duty. Ho Bald it was Musbam's duty
to boo tbo law enforced requiring u
complete equipment of tbe tbcaterR
with llru-flgbtlng uppnratus. Tho
Jurymen havo demanded Hun Build
ing Commissioner Wllllumx be re
FOREIGN RAILWAY SYSTEMS.
American Railway Officials Will In
Now York, Jan. 16. Several of.
Ilclals of the Pennsylvania rnllioud.
comprising u committee npiiolntcd
for tho purpose of limiting a study or
a number of foreign railway Byslems,
will depart tomoriow tor a tour 'if
Tbo committee consists of R. 13.
McCarty. superintendent of (lie east
ern division of tho Pnnhnndle; O. M.
Hchaeffcr. superintendent of p.isseii-
gor transportation of tho I'nnnsylv.v
iilu railroad, ami Atiurow iiser.
superintendent of telegraph.
Discuss Beet Sugar and Mall Order
Pilo Ifna.. Inn 15. At tho SOrt-
slons of this, tho last day of tho nn
nual meeting of tho Kansas stato
tumi-it nf iwrlculturo Mrs. Henry
Block' of Syracuse opened tho pro
ceedings with an Interesting paprr
on tho sugar bent Industry In Kan
sas. Henry Hatch of Barry spoko
on "The Man urnor uousu uuu i..
Farmer," and Charles r iuin. bw-
...... rst thn itnnnrtmnnt of llvo
stock of tho Louisiana purchase ex
position, told of tho arrangements
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exhibit at the St. Iiuls world's fair.
Tho meeting will cioso mis vuiim
with an Illustrated lecture
..i, il.,.. Mol,l nrran" Ly W. II.
n.u nrnrminr nt Hurlculturo of thn
Minnesota experiment station.
Byracuso, N. Y Jan 16. A
New York Central loccmotlvo
exploded this mornln , c.i tbo
Iron pier crossing, killing En
in- Miichfitl nnil nrobably
fatally injuring rirtr.an
Wentzell and seriously Ir'-.r-
In., rtrfiltomnn TInury. D31I- '
ago suits will be lust tu.ed
agalnBt the company by r. ja
tlveB of tho men named W lie
tho company threaten fn.i
ugalnst the city under Hs con
tract, claiming that tho ar. I
dent was caused by foul wut. t
will bo now tomorrow m.