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DAILY EVENING EDITION
ting "ccau.. of
Eastern Oregon Weather
Tonight ami Wednesday snow i
flurries; colder tonight
PByPTiETOy. UMATILLA COUNTY, OREGON, TUESDAY, JANUARY 11), 1S)04.
Review of One of
c's Most Expense-
jurr i ' - . . .
is Bean $10,500, From
Be Substracted Value
Farm Thriving Or-
tnd Forage Crops and
nd Meat Crop All Fac-
System and No Hired
I, the superintendent or
, was in tuts city touny
a visit, and while hoio
ng thliiKH of tho new
tho things bolng dono
ments Going On,
it the farm Is now at
lawu, and will In a abort
lovcled ana Hooded to
trees put out and nil
buildings, and when it l.i
It will add much to tho
r mi! uiat-iT.
cost of tho liiHtitutlon
J MO. and It nosscsscs
i-antont nivir fnrm Imltfl-
state. The old farm 1m
and la on tho market
toon as tho laud Is sold
will bo used to counter-
and tho erection of
nn uairv inrprpmn.
U not yet ontlroly Bclf-
but In a Bhort time It
Thero la nn orchard of
la a good Reason iihould
current use, and to cun
nearly $1,000 worth that
oa tho market.
t tho land has boon nut
Ilr. but RR TnRf nn it rnn
Wf I in Bnniln.1 In nlfnl
1 be raised for feed and
ere Is now over $500
r stacked on tho place.
sow na noon ns It Is
by Mr. McDIII, Next
J now milking four cowa
I 'dot been fml anv
ws licon nocossary In
niVO limn I..
tirrots. snuashca. ruto-
And tho cattlo aro In
I inn t.nr....
km. This ulono has
sir Own Meat.
nave boon raising:
Boat this vear. and
. ...uu uiu lunu uus u
r I. . .. ...
DIVA 1.aa ...... I t . .. .1
wuii uauu ill luuu
Bow butter and nt a
iuiu, ior mo reason
IMA ... .. . . .
uu u it, riLiHii miinn
ount of fruit, toeother
- .wn, manes mo mil
""h iuau is usually
'Poor farm, and at loss
Wnty, And whllo tho
'oiuiunin Tinur innv
Mttor In a couplo of
0rk On thn fnrm In
1., us V'..
vuupn n HtMn olnuj.
I- ,- " u-ucn cneupar
kill. irnii M it
vwun nnn ih nM r
ii mlssln como now
wthy so,lrC0Bi ln for.
. j. . . .
IV Ullll. T
ll . uranK "Ivor
l .l. 7 v m h. it
'? occnrrofi o
mi - Muairuvnii tfi
luor times mon would como to the In
stltutlon, rest up a short time and
leave, well fed and clothed. Now
whon a man comes. Is fed and rested
a day or so, and If ablo ho Is put to
work, which fact Is an effectual pro
vontlvo of overcrowding. Very few
transient bon aro now lodired at tho
houso. There are now nine Inmates
at tho place, and all of them, wttii
one or two exceptions, are p-inq
who aro thero to remain, being old
Excellent Water System.
Tho water system at tho turn la
one of tho best In tho country. A roi
orvoir hns been built on the hill near
tho buildings, GO feet ahovo the tons
of tho bouses, it Is filled by a gnso
line engine and- pump, from a large
well dug at tho foot of tho hill Tho
well Is nearly 10 feet In diameter and
Is practically lnoxhaustlblc. It tnkas
tho pump 40 minutes twlco a week
to kcop the reservoir full d water.
For tho stimmor time, when the
lawn and trees will need so much
water, a windmill has been ordered
which will bo used to oltVr fill the
reservoir or to pump direct onto iho
land. Tho mill will bo erected at tho
well, on n tower ovor the pumpuouse
and was ordered at the last session
of the county court.
Southern Lumber Manufacturers.
Now Orleans, La., Jan. 10. Tho
southern lumber manufacturers as
sembled In nnnual session at the
St. Charles hotel today and wero
cnlled to order by N. W. McLeod of
St. Louis. Prominent yellow pine
lumbermen are present from
Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Tennes
see, Goorgla, Mississippi and other
ENGINES BROKE ,
1D0IN IN CLALLAM
ACCIDENT TO "DEADLIGHTS
DID NOT WRECK THE VESSEL.
Steamer Sunk After Her Stern Had
Been Ripped Open by Poundlnq
a Machinery .Plaintiffs and Under
writers' Suits Strengthened.
Seattle, Jan. I'J. United States In
spectors havo begun Investigation of
tho Clallam disaster.
This morning .it developed that the
smashing of the dead light had
nothing to do with the catastrophe.
Tho evidence showed that while the
ship was pounding In a fearful bua
tho engines broko dowil and the
stern of the vessel was ripped open,
which Bent her to tho bottom.
This has greatly qtrcugthoned tho
Kults for damages against tho own
ers of tho vessol, as well as tho cases
of the underwriters, who claim nils
representation by tho owners as to
tho vessel's seaworthiness.
Y. C. BLALOCK RESIGNS
Receiver of Walla Walla Land Office
Tires of Official Life.
Wnlla Walla, Jan. 10. Tho resig
nation of Yancey C. Biaiuek .ib -u-eclver
of tho United States land of
fice hero, was hnnded United &tatai
Senator Lovl Ankony yosterdav
morning. Senator Ankcny Immedi
ately wired the resignation to Pros!
dent Uoosovelt with nn Indorsement
of A. J. aillis as successor.
Ohicnuo, Jnn, 19. Wheat opened
88. closed nt DO.
NORTH PACIFIC FAIR DATfS.
Association Rules Hobbles off All 3-year-olds
Tho North Pacific Fair Assoelntl""
which mot In Portland during tho
sosslons of. tho National Livestock
Association hold a most profitable
mooting and nrranqed dates for tho
dlfforent fair meeting nf the circuit
next fall. Tho attondanco was very
largo and preat interest was takon
In tho meeting.
Many Interesting features of the
coming fairs woro discussed, anu
somo Important decisions wero made.
Ono of tho many good iniugs
at tho mooting was abollsnlng hob
v,i t.vnnr.nclR In trotting races.
Last year the association voted that
hobbles could not do usea "ii
i., ,, ,hnn this was voted upon
It was with tho view of abolishing
This year 3-year-olds cannot race
with this rigging and noxt year tuo
i-venr-olds will not bo permitted to
raco with this dangerous gear, ino
movomont against hobbles began n
tho oast and horsemen oil over tho
country aro In favor of their aboU
Ti.r west has boon a little
slow ln this movomont, but they are
waking up and within
years hobblon of all sorts will bo a
lh L1 f, tho different
meetings on tho circuit aro as fol-
,uS";..i Annua 22 27: Everett,
August 29- Soptomnor 3; Whtcom.
mber MO; Salem, Sontombar
l2.l17i . Portland, Sop Jombor 19-2..
North yawn, - ,.,
1; Spokane, October 3-8; Walla
Wnllft. Oct. 10-1D; Dolso, Oct. 17--
. .....on imvnrnmont
gotten the mr "hand of tho rovol.
Infamous Instance of Robbery
From the Person of a Vic
tim of the Disaster.
WAS A SALOON
Police Claim That Three Have Con.
fessed to Delng Ghouls Building
Commlcoloncr and Chief of police
Both Disclaim All Responsibility
Former Attributes His Negligence
to Instructions to Economize.
Chicago, Jan. 19. Louis Wltz. a
saloon keeper whoro place Is near
tho Iroquois; Charles Conway, a
waiter, and McArthur, were arrested
today, cliuriicd with robbing the
body of Mis. E. Traslc. a victim of
tho disaster, who v.'a3 carried Into
tho saloon during tho rescue work.
Wltz hnnded over $11 and a watch
at tho time. Later It dcvoloped 3ho
had $210 in her purse at tho time of
Th polite say all three men con
fessed to participation In the dls
trlbutlon of the money.
Chicago, Jan. 10. Chief of Police
O'Neill and Uulldlng Commissioner
Williams were witnesses In tho Iro
quois Investigation this morning.
Williams was lecallcd at his own
request to explain tho mothods of
tho building department. He told of
a conference with the mayor and
heads of departments In which ho
was instructed to cut expenses In
O'Ncl'.l denied all responsibility on
the part of the police department.
New Fire Ordinance.
Chicago, Jan. 10. The council this
morning passed an amended theater
and other public building ordinance,
providing greater security to audi
ences In enso of lire. Tonight's
meeting of tho council will decide
v'ipn the theaters will be allowed to
DON'T BUTT IN.
Uneasy Situation In Korea, But No
Call for Mediation.
Paris, Jan. 19. According to a
statement by the Japanese minister
tils morrlnp. tho affairs of Japan
and Russia have rover been EUfilc
iently critical to warrant offers of
mediation by France or England.
Russian Troops Moving.
London, Jan. 19. A dispatch from
ii-,-. n,. i. .in. tho outward qvi-
donco at hostilities and unimportant,
at host mitoB ' :
tn start north' tomorrow, which
tho only warlike featuro.
Tho newspaper correspondents
who applied tor passes to accompany
the army havo been Informed war
is rot oxpofted and to issue permits
would be premature
The ostPiislb'u llins'nn eenumuni.
a nn dns ro to lntoriero in is.uk.-j
larther than, should Jnpan continue
to land troops, they nro noctiou mi-
dor nrotenso thoy are a railway
New Road Supervisor.
U. H. Nolson, of district 14, Frank
D H. iNOison, oi mam"
nA- nt district 18- Harvoy Martin,
of dlst rle ; D; Joseph Gusm. of dls!
trlet 15 and R C. Hagcr, of district
9 ncwiy appointed road supervisors, ,
TV r ..'Ii. . rfo i l nmie of
nao " . n . ,h, nnnnlnt-'rllmnte
monts havo been approved by tho
PENDLETON IS LOSING COUNTRY TRADE
"Pendleton is losing trado that
rightfully belongs to hor, every day,"
said a prominent business roan from
Athena to the East Oregonlan, today,
ibis la cuuaiid by the time of the
arrival of the mixed O. R. & N. train
in Pendleton, lato in tho afternoon.
"As tho schodulo of that train Is
now arranged, pooplo from Milton.
Woston. Athena and Adams cannot
co to Pendleton, do any tradlns and
got through In time In tho evening
to got homo on the return rolxod
train, so tho noxt best thing for them
Is to tako tho morning north-bound
passenger train. which Pbcs
... i. ihaan towns from 10 to 11
o'clock In tho forenoon and do tholr
,...n in wniia Walla and return
on tho evening passongor train which
"This passenger train Is a great
convonlonco and Is taking trade away
from Pcndloton ovory day, with tho
schodulo of tho mixed train as It la
pow. If that mixed train rooched
pondloton any whoro from noon to
1-30 In the aftornoon, so pooplo
could go down from tho county
FIRE AND WRECK
RECORD OF TODAY
Epidemic of Destruction
Property and Lives in A!
OPERA HOUSE FIRE IN ..
OHIO STARTS THE LIST,
Famous Old Bowery Theater Gone,
For Many Years a Jewish Play.
house Distillery Warehouse Ds
stroyed and Firemen Injured
Panic at Burning of a Cafe Causes
Loss of Life Threo Killed In
Flndlay, Ohio, Jan. 19. Tumor's
opera house was destroyed by flro
this afternoon. Loss, $15,000. Stiv
oral other buildings aro threatened
by the fire, which nt noon was not
Later Four largo bulldlncs ad
joining woro gutted before tho flro
Bowery Theater Burned,
Now York, Jan. 19. Hnrry Minor's
Peoples' theater on tho llowory.
famous plare, was destroyed by flro
discovered at 9 this morning. It
has been used until recently bi
Clnclnratl, Jan. 19. Tho Immense
warehouso adjacent to Mlhalovitch's
distillery, was destroyed by flro this
mornln?. Two firemen weio scr-
Panic at a Fire.
Scbastapol, Russia, Jan. 19. Flro
in a crowded cafe hero today causod
a panic. Six corpses wero recov'
ercd and It Is feared a score more
arc in tho ruins.
Killed In Train Wreck.
Peoria, Jan. 19. Peter Johnson
Albert Schwartz and Andrew Roors,
car renaircrs wero killed and two
others seilously Injured in a colli
slou between switch engine and
wrecking tinln on nn Iowa Central
curve near this city this afternoon.
Pedigreed Cattle Burn,
Emnoria. Kan.. Jan. 19. Eighty.
two pedigreed cattle perished In tho
iiro of tho Immense barns on tho
famous Sunnyslopo stock farm today.
Two Hundred Narrowly Eapi,
Marlon. Ind.. Jan. 19. Flro this
n.eriitug dostrojed ttiu iivo-story Col
oLlai apartment building. Two hund.
led narrowly escaped. A num'.3i
weio rcmovod by firemen In an un.
. uuoiiui.d I'jjutiilou. Tuo ulo.a or
c,Mlntor d.-scited his post, but the
pn m na.
NURSERY AT IRRIGON.
Willamette Valley Man Plants Eight
tons of Peach Seeds at New Town
W. G. Ives, formerly of Woodburn,
or., has purchased a tract of 25 acres
0f land uncer tue uncues oi iuo ur
Cgon Land & AVater Company at Ir-
rlgon, and will Btart a flr&t-class
He has planted eight tons of peach
seeds, and set out aii.000 apple aud
- ' ... " . ,,,
other sprouts, to begin with, and will
b.lng enough other stock from WIN
lamette valley points to mako up the
entire tract. He expects to conduct
a flrst-c ass nursery, and with tho
and natural surroundings so
j favorable, hopes to build up a pcrma
lncnt bu8lness ln o now town-
towns, do tholr trading and transact
other business and return home tn
tho ovonlng, nothing would attract
them to Walla Walla, as Pondloton
is tho natural tradlrn polft in tho
county and Is tho county scat, nt
which a certain amount of nocessary
business must bo transacted by ovory
"The mixed train arrives at Pen
dleton at 2:35 and Is lato most of
tho time, so whon It reaches Pondlo
ton tho banks aro closod tho day Is
about gono and pooplo goirr; to Pen'
dleton to trade have but lu'le time
to spend In tho city, beforo tho de
parture of tho train at 6 o'clock In
"Since tbo time of the arrival of
tho mixed train was chmged from 1
o'clock to 2:35 In the afternoon, it
Is safo to say that 60 por rent or tho
btiBlnosa that formerly wont to Pou
dleton from the towns along tho
branch line, now goes to Wa'la Walla
on account of tho great cmvonlonco
of tho passonger train's sel'Oduln and
tho great Inconvonlenco of tho Bchod
ulo of the mlxod train."
State Association in South Dekota
Seventh Annual Meeting.
Sioux Falls, S. D., Jan. 19. Sev
eral hundred representative business
men of the state havo rounded up
In Sioux Falls for tho seventh in
nual convention of tho South Da
kota retail merchants association.
This afternoon tho merchants got
together and after tho customary
formalities of welcome speeches
and responses listened to an address
by P. F. Wlckhom of Alexandria on
tho work of tho association and itR
benefits to the retail merchants
throughout tho state. H. J. Rice
of Huron, ex-presldent of the asso
ciation, was another spenkcr at the
opening session. Tomorrow tho
discussion of trade topics will begin
In earnest and It will bo Friday be
fore final adjournment Is renchea.
Echo of Wilmington Lynching.
Dovor, Ind., Jan. 19. The New
castle Presbytery met In Dover to
day to tako up tho charges prefer
red against Robert A. Ellwood, of
Olivet church, Wilmington. Rev.
Ellwood Is charged with preaching
a sensational sermon In relation to
tho crime of Gcorgo White, tho
negro murderer of Miss Helen nlsh
op, who was lynchet, i.ear Wilming
ton Inst Juno,
Mississippi's N:.. Governor.
Jackson, Miss., Jan. 19. Tho in
auguration of Oovernor Vardaman
took place at noon today In the pres
ence of a largo gatncrlng of stato of
ficials, members ot tho legislature
nnd distinguished visitors from every
part of Mississippi,
FIRST FIRE OF
LONG AND FRUITLES8
CHASE TO "OUTEN IT."
Dwelling Near the Old Poor Farm
Was Entirely Destroyed Fire Sup,
posed to Have Been Caused by
Tramps Small and Ineffectual In
The first flro alarm of the year
was turned In yesterday afternoon nt
C;30 o'clock, when tho department
was called to make n run to the John
Manna property, cown near tbo poor
farm. A great many peoplo from up
town also Btarted for tho scene of
tho Are, but alter walking for a half
an hour and not retching the place,
Tho lire destroyed the dwulllng
house on what Is known as the
"Welch property," ono of tho old res
idences of tho city. Tho house has
pen unoccupied for some tlino, and
It Is thought that the flro was start
ed by Bomo tramps who have been
hanging around tho placo.
The damugo Is estimated ul about
$500. Thero wag a small Insurance
on tbo placo, hut owln i;tn the fnct
that It had '.eon unoccupied for a
time. It Is thousbt that the Insurance
will bo lost.
NOMINATIONS AT ECHO.
Full Ticket Nominated by Citizens
for Municipal Offices Last Night.
Echo. Jan. 19. At a mass mroting
of tho citizens of this place held last
night, tho following "Citizens" tick
et for municipal offices was nominat
ed: Mnyor. I, .A. Esteb; marshal, Ar
thur Hammer, recorder, M. C. Willis;
treasurer, W. H. Iloyd; councllmon,
R. H. Oliver, Joo Halstead, John
Dorn, Frank Splko, Rubo Gulllford
and Amos Hammer.
There was a large attendance and
much Interest manifested, and tho
ticket is said to meet with general
favor. Tboro is no opposition so fur
and It is likely (bo "Citizens' " ticket
will havo a walkover.
Valuation Put Upon the Estate
Charles White. M. J. Foster and
Will Moore, the board of appraisers
aoDoluted by tho nrobate court to
appraise tbo estate of Welcome Wal
ker, havo filed their report, which
places the value of tbo estato at $5,
S5?. The land was appraised at $1,
CC0. On motion of E. L. Smith, tho
administrator, an order was made
sotting aside all of tho property ex
empt by law for tho use of the child
ren and widow of tbo doccased. and
directing tho sale of the remainder
of the estato.
Valuation of Cryst Estate.
William Mart. Thomas Reeves and
Sam JenklnB, tho board of appraisers
appointed by the probate court In tho
(ettlemcnt of tho estate of Isabella
Cryst, doccased, havo filed their ro
port with tho county cicm una unu
that the value of tho estato Is $1,-
New Notary at Milton.
a notarial commission was filed
n tho office of tho county clerk this
morning conferring on (J. W. Inglo,
of Milton, tho power of a notary public
BILL TO DEVELOP
Provides for a Special Con
rcssional Commission to
Consider Its Interests.
$74,000,000 FOR ARMY
EXPENSE8 NEXT YEAR.
Minister Allen In Korea Reports Sit
nation as Crltlcnl and Urges In.
crease of Guards for the Legation
Contracts for Two More tiattlo
ships New Postmaster at Omaha
Tho Netherlands Have Recognis
Washington, Jan. 19. Tbo house
con mlttco on merchant mnrino and
fiihcilos today ordcied a favorable
report on tho bill creating u nuuiuU
slon to consider nnd recommend leg
is nt Ion for tho development ot the
Ameilcnn merchant marine.
It shall consist of five M'li.ilorn and
flvo representatives, and report to
congress tho first day of the noxt
session. Fifty thousand dollars to
lo hi pioprlatcd for expenses.
The houso committee on military
affairs today agreed on an army ap
proprlatlon bill of $73,950,000. The
most Important Item Is $1,000,000 foi
nationn! guard maneuvers. Mr. Mull
will roport It In tho houso tomorrow.
The prosldcnt today acnt to tho
Fcnato tho nomination of Flomlng
Cheshire, of Now York, to bo conGul
general at Mukden, China; Jamot
Davidson, ot Minnesota, tn bo consul
at Antung, China;, Edward Morgan,
of Now York, to bb consul a tDalny,
Panicky at Seoul.
Washington, Jnn. 19. A dispatch
from MJnlRter Allen, of Seoul, snys
n panlrky condition prevails In the
Korean capital, and Intimates the sit
uation Is Induced by foreign Infta
enco to rnuso cither Jnpan or Russia
to enter tbo country In a largo force
to protect their Interests.
Tho admit Istratlon bolloves nt the
present time there Is Hiimclent
lni.o of mnrlncB In Korea lo secure
tbo safoty of American Interests, ul
though Mr. Allen continues lo urge
an Increased guard at tho stale do
Today's advices from Ht. I'otors
burg nnd Pokln nro favorable to
pence Tho ofllclnls believe, how
ever war will hrcnlt out Kunnur oi
Washington, Jan. 19. Th con
Btructlou of tho battleships Idaho
and Mississippi was formally award
ed tn Cramps today.
Postmaster at Omaha.
Washington. Jun. 19. 1'ohI muster
General Payno today announced tint
Henry Palmer hns been ilei'inod up
on for postmaster at Omaha. Pul
mer Is Senator Millard's selection.
Netherlands Recognize Panama.
Washington. Jnn. 19. Too ronato
has been Informed that tho Metl.or
lands have recognized Panama as an
church Buys Old Jail In Which 8mlth
An Interesting landinaik, the tcvni
of a tragedy, has been sold to tliu
Mormons, this Is tho old Jail '.t
Carthage, Illinois, In which the Mor
mon prophet, Joseph Smith und his
butler, Hiram, wura !.i:icj z 'J
In June, 1844. It is built of sand
stone and Is well proserved. H u
then tho sheriff's residence, ono roum
being UBed for a Jail, and It has fcl
ways been occupied as a rcsldenco.
It stands on an acre of ground well
improved, Tho properly was recently
sold to tho Mormons for 11000 $1000
under Its real valuo. It has been oc
cupied for years by the recent owner,
J. M. nrownlng, and his populur
family mode the historic building a
social center till tho family were dis
persed by death and marriage.
A II. Woodruff nf Chicago, negotl
ated the sale of tho building for thu
Mormons. It is reported that tuo
building will bo moved to Salt Lake
City, to be set up thero as a memori
Tho war with Spain lasted threo
months, and 30,000 pension claims
have boon filed as ono result.
Extreme Cold In New York,
Gloversvllle, N. Y., Jan. 19,
All previous records aro
broken In tho cold wave which
Is swooping ovor this section.
It was 38 below zero hero at
7 this morning, 42 below at
Mayflcld, and 42 below at