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Motive of Three Days Session of So
clety at Bloomlngton.
Bloomlngton, 111., Jan. 29. After
threo days of papers, addresses and
TOOOtlng over held by tho Illinois
Stato Historical Society closed today
with mo diminution of interest ap
parent on ino part ot the many par
ticipants. Among tho Interesting papers pre
sented at tlio concluding sessions
hold today wcro the following: "Tho
Woman's Club Movement or Illinois,"
Mrs. E. C. Lambert, Jacksonville;
"Tho Destruction of Kaskaslila by
tho Mississippi River," J, T. Doug
Mb, Chester; "Morris Dlrkbeck and
His Friends,' Daniel Derry", M. D
Cnrml; Tho Scotch-Irlsh In Illinois,"
Ilobort A. Gray, Uluo Mound; "Mc
Kendroo College," M. H. Cliambcr
lln, LI,. D., Ibanon, III.
SHOOTING AT ELGIN.
Logging Contractor Shoots His Em
ployer ln a Dispute Over Settle
ment. I.a Orande, Jan. 29. Dan Ross, a
logging contractor, shot Robert Ra
sor, his employer, In the Bhouluer and
wrist last night In a dispute ovor a
settlement, at a sawmill nonr Elgin.
Ross alleges thut Rasor attacked
him first with a heavy pcavy, or cant
hook, and that ho shot Rasor In Bolt
defonse. Rasor's wounds are not
considered fatal, but ho Is ln a pre
carious condition now. Ross is under
arrest, having given himself up to an
oincer immediately aftor the ahoot
lng. Roth parties are well known.
Blacks Attempting to Exterminate
Their Teuton Conquerors.
Rcrlin, Jan 29. Dispatches from
Gorman Africa today Btato all the
tribes of tho country have combined
with tho rebellious Heroros In oper
ations against tho besieged places,
with plans for the complete extermi
nation of tho whites.
COMING G. E.
STATE SECRETARY MUCH
PLEASED AT PROSPECTS.
Attendance From Willamette Towns
Promises to Be Large Minor
Changes Will Be Made In the Pro.
gram Union Meeting February 21.
Approachment of Russia and Exposition Authorities After
I f" .! l I l r i-?t ii ip nun
Japan on Essential Issues
THE FORMER'S FINAL
J A. Rockwood, of Portland, state
secretary of tho .nrlstian Endeavor
Society, was In tho city this morning
for a few hours, between trains, look
ing over the held for the coming ln
this city of the convention on Febru
Ho Is well pleased with the pro
gress being made by the various
committees, and Is sure that this will
ho one of tho most entertaining con
ventions ovor held by the society, as
tho attendance from the Willamette
valloy towns promises to be large,
and the Interest very great.
Whilo in tho city Mr. Rockwood
conforred with Rov. Dlven, who has
..I,,,-..., r,r tim work, as chairman
ot tho general committee, until re
cently, nnd expressed entiro satisfac
tion with tho plans as now tormu
latcd. ,, , ,
Somo minor changes wilt be mado
lu tbo program, which was published
In tho East Orogonlan several days
ago. E. C. Uronaugh. a prominent
attorney of Portland, will deliver an
address on 'Young Peoplo ana Train
ing " and Mr. Rockwood suggested as
ono now featuro that rousing men's
mooting ho hold under tho auspices
ot tho Men's Resort on Sunday after
noon, February 21.
With this object in view, ho con
ferred with io members of the
Men's Resort organization and this
mooting will probably be carried out
as suggested by Mr. Rockwood.
LEWIS THREW HIS MAN.
Put the Australian Down In Two
FallsTime, S2 Minutes.
All Rakor City lovers of true sport
mado a good crowd Inst night at . tho
Armory to witness tho wrestling
match botwoon Professor Lewis, of
BaC atTund Joo Watkins , of Aus
tralla, for 200 a side and gate
money, says tho 1- . fln0
Both aro good mon m uno
coition. Lewis throw tho Aus ml
Jan tho first time by a rolling Nolson
hold In aovon and a half minutes. Tho
so ond timo ho throw Watkins in ono
fnlnuto by a log and arm lock.
nnliini- tliom WttS U lllin,miiv..i. -
nuot son by President Roosevelt
quoi Bum. .- (.onsorvatory.
M?sm McKlnloy visited tho tomb this
ornlng ami "personally
od tho nrrangumont of tho norm
Ch.cago. Jan."" 20'.-Wheat oponod
Japan Will Recognize Russia's "Spec
ial Interests" and Withdraw Objec
tions to Her Continued Occupation
of Warm Sea Ports, and Will Not
Ask Her to Evacuate Eastern Ter
minals of Her Great Transportation
Four a'nd a Half Million
WOULD GIVE LIEN ON GATE
RECEIPTS AS SECURITY.
London, Jan. 29. Tho Japaneso
minister, Hayashl, today said tho
Russian reply had not yet left St.
Petersburg, and he had not the
Bllghtcst inkling of its contents.
Japan Makes Concessions.
'London, Jan. 29. The Central
News today Bays It Is authoritatively
informed that Japan is not anxious
to deprive Russia of access to warm
water seas, does not ask the evacua
tion of Port Arthur and, Dalny, and is
ready to recognize Russia's special
Interests in those places and ln Man
churia. Reply Expected Soon.
Washington, Jan. 29. Tue stato
department received a dispatch from
Toklo that Russia's reply Is expect
ed there tomorrow.
Port Arthur, Jan. 29. A telegram
was received here today Informing
the Russian authorities that mobili
zation of Japan's army continues. The
effect of the telegram was to renew
preparations for dispatching tho
troops already .ordorieo north,' but
whoso departure was delayed owing
to the peaceful aspect of affairs. The
authorities today act as though war
PORTLAND TO THE RELIEF.
Heppner Flood Surplus Will Be Sent
Portland, Jan. 29. Tho local relief
committee with $15,000 funds left
from tho Heppner flood disaster, has
decided to turn tho amount over for
tho relief of the Cheswlck sufferers,
and tho mayor of Cheswlck has been
notllled to that effect.
.Cheswlck, Jan. 29. Ono hundred
nnd thirty-two bodies had been recov
ered at 1 this afternoon. Hourly fun
erals are being held.
The Indiana legislature has mado it
a misdemeanor for a railroad to per
mit mon In tho oiieratlng department
to work more than 1G hours consecutively.
Senate Deep Into Panama Question,
Passes Resolution Asking for All
the Correspondence With Colombia
"Carnation Day" Is Observed Is
Considered I Urgent Deficiency Bill
Russell Transferred From Cara
cas tn Panama.
Washington, Jan. 29. rhe St.
Louis Exposition authoritls want to
borrow $4,600,000 from the govern
ment. TlH'l propose to give as se
i urlty a first lien on receipts. Gov
ernor Fiancls headed the delegation
of buBlnes. men which this morning
presented trie proposition to tho sub
committee ijof the senate committee
on appropriations. No action was
Washington, Jan. 29. The White
House observed carnation day. Roos
evelt and Loeb wore immense bou
quets and gave each visitor a houton-
In Senate and House.
Washington, Jan. 29. The house
members are today nearly all wear
ing carnations. In the Benate only
the president pro tern and chaplain
woie the' flower.
The Benuts resumed the Panama
discussion relative to the resolution
asklne the president for all facts.
The housej as a committee of the
whole Is considering jne(urgeni ue
"After Inside Facts.
Tho senate passed a resolution that
the president be requested to Inform
the Benate wlietner ai. correspond
ence with Colombia over Panama af.
fairs had been sent to the senate, and
If not that all be sent unless Incom
patlble with public interest.
Transferred From Caracas.
Washington, Jan. 29, Russell,
American charge d'attalrs at Caracas,
lias been ordered to take charge of
the American legation at Panama
during the absence of Minister Bu
chanan, who leaves for Washington
next week, lt Is believed Russell
will succeed Buchanan as minister.
Great Italian Actress Eighty Years
of Age This Day.
Rome, Jan. 29. This was the
clghty-second birthday of Adelaide
RIstorl, tho famous Italian tragic
actress. During the day she re
ceived a flood of congratulations,
personally, by telegraph and by mall.
from all parts of tho world. Several
felicitous messages were received
from the United States. In which
country she has many friends and
admirers as a result of her four
RIstorl was born at Cnvldale, Italy,
In 1S22. On her appearance in
Paris in lSoa she was harshly criti
cised for posing as the rival of Rach
el, then at the height of her fame.
RIstori won popular favor, however.
nnd her receptions In other countries
especially In the United States, were
enthuslnstls. Among her leading
parts were Francesca da Rimini,
Maria Stuart, Phoedra. Judith and
Lady Macbeth. Tho last character
she played In America with SJwln
Booth. She retired from the EiieIMi
stage In 1&73, but has since appeared
before the footllght In Italy occasi
Annual Observance at the Waldorf-
New York, Jan. 29. Close per
sonal and political friends of Senator
Hanna deny the rumor that tho Mc
Klnley Day banquet to bo given nt
tho Waldorf-Astoria tonight Is to bo
made tho medium for launching a
Hnnna presidential boom, On tho
contrary, eulogies of President Mc
Klnley and not political addresses
will occupy the larger part of the
evening's program and tbo speakers
will Include n unmber of prominent
republicans closely allied with tho
James J. Grant, of Canton, will de
liver the eulogy of the lato president,
from the standpoint of a personal
friend. It is expected that Governor
Odell and Senators Piatt and Depow
will be present, in addition to other
lepubllcan leaders, local and nation
CITY OF ATHENA'S
. STEADY GROWTH
PDOSPEROUS AND WELL
BUILT COUNTRY TOWN,
A Highbinders' War Has Bro
ken Out and the Factions
WHITE MAN WAS SHOT
DURING A FUSILADE.
Preliminary Hearing of Leon Soeder,
Charged With an Insurance Mur
der, Is In Progress His Former
Sweetheart Gives Damaging Testl.
mony Soeder Had. Insured the
Life of tho Dead Man, Who Was
Ten Were Killed and Five Seriously
Hurt In France.
Paris, Jan. 29. Ten were killed and
five seriously hurt by an explosion of
acetylene in a village near Avignon
WARRANTS ARE SERVED ON
PROMINENT PENDLETON CITIZENS
Four Brick Business Houses Will Be
Erected This Spring The Place
Has Two of the Finest Church Ed
Iflces in Eastern Oregon.
,rk iTnii.wi states of America vs.
G. A. Hartman, Charles Cunningham,
Joo H. Parks, Asa Rayburn, Dallas
O'Hara, Glen H. Baling, Shelly Jones,
Mark Shackelford, Kaio jarnea, jum.
Doe ana mcumu
. . i.nmh thnt John 11.
THIS WUB IIW ., -,,.
.. .. ,ti.i atntna illntrln.t attor-
nall. tno uiiiiuu owu . -----
ney exploded In this city this after
noon, when ho served papers on tho
defendants named above In a
brought by the government charging
. . --.!. . .,..niranv to defraud
"united" States" by'akins fraudu
lont land entries and conniving at
tho fraud attempted
Not an or mu imm v... 1
.. . .i ,hn worn hero
the city, out muou :r
Jr., this afternoon at 3:30 o'clock to
plead to mo imwu.
1 - l..A.,f,l,t nn nn am.
Tlio caso wub uiuub..v -.- -davit
filed by Special Agent A. II.
Groon, who makes tho specific
ClTheglBt of tno allegations brought
bv tho government Is that Rayburn,
u liara, ouiHiia,
James. Doo and Roo made falso en
tries on land which they wished to
tnke up at tho Instance and request
of Charles Cunningham, who wisncd
It for his sheep ranges, and that these
peoplo neither knew where the laud
was, or Intended to live on It, or had
over been on lt.
Joe Parks and G. A. Hartman drew
tho papers for tho parties and trans
acted the clerical work for them.
Parks Is now at Alba, but will be in
the city this evening.
Tho case Is tho outcome of the Asa
B Thompson trial, and is the last ef
fort of the government to probe Into
the bottom of the land conditions
here. There Is nothing now In toe
jAnlni,mftnla nnd the COV-
ernment has no evidence other than
that brought out ai me inw iu in
land. Judge Hartman, though an-
i .v.n. hn ahnuM hn drawn Into
the affair, claims to havo had nothing
to no in me mauer w
1B3UO the papers sworn to by the men
filing on the lands. Ho will ask for
an immediate examination In order
that his connection with the Infor
matlon may be made plain. It s
thought that the rest will waive he r
examination and give bonds for tbolr
appearance beforo the United States
jury In Portland,
HARRY EGBERT HANGED TODAY AT SALEM
Snlom, Jan. 29.-Harry Egbert, ali
as Jack Frost, was hangod at 12.30
p. m. today for tho murdor of two
omcors, John G. Saxton and Jack
West, who attempted to arrest him
for assault In Harnoy county, on Oc
tober 4. ' Egbort was a dosporato
charactor and was regarded as tho
most dangorous prlsonor ovor lncar-
, .1 C.Un. nrlcnn
coratcu in uiu oem;." i"
He was kept undor tho closest
watch for tno past iwu muutun,
fed an 1 shaved with his hands man-
ilu " ..j .lnwnfall to
aciou, o ui.vwuim .. - ----
,ni.. i tho nrot nvniMitlnn
women, iuid i -
under tbo now Btato law requiring
. . tn hn hanecd
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witnin u" jmiou" -.
Athena Is urging steadily n, the
front. Atliena has always been con
sidered a good business town, but
this spring is showing moro than
her usual activity. Especially is HiIb
so In tho line of building operations.
The Methodist church, which Is of
brick and stone. Is nearlng cum Dic
tion; $1G,000 Is the cost of this struc
ture. This church and the Christian
church, which cost almost as much,
gives to Athena the honor of having
two of the finest churche edifices In
Eastern Oregon. Tho prospect is
that four now brick hlockB will go
up this spring. Brick Is now being
hauled for a new two-story building
35x40, which is being erected by John
E. Fioomo. Mrs. J. H. Stab), of
Wnlla Walla, has let mo contract for
a brick building 60x90 on the comer
of Main and Third streets, Tho First
National Bank will put up a brick
hiiliiiin,. HiIk Hiirlnt- on (ho corner of
Main and Fourth streets, and tho
Odd Fellows have In contemplation
tho erection of a brick building, work
mi u-hlph will nltia commence this
spring. In addition to theso buBiuoBS
blocks, many private resiucuces win
bo erected this spring. Athena Is en
Joying a steady and solid growth.
HONOR TO BRITISH MINISTER,
Banquet at New York Attended by
Uftu, Vnrl .tan. 29 Thrf nOW
i.i, lot, i.-miinuondnr sir Henry Morti
mer Durand, camo from Washington
today to be the guest oi nonor uv
the banquet to bo given at Delraonl
co's tonight by tho Pilgrims of tho
United States, a society which has
for Its object the cultivation and ex.
tension of Anglo-American friend
ship. General Joseph Wheelor,
Bishop Potter, Cornelius N. Bliss,
August Belmont, Kicnaru mivnuu
Glldor and General Henry C. Corbln
- nmn thn wpll lillOWIl IlfirSOnB
actively Interested in tho affair.
The Pilgrims, In their existence
here of less than a year, havo given
...,.1 Imnsirlnilt lllllIlLTB. tllO fiTSt
to Lord Charles Breseford In Febru
ary last, another to me into aiui-ub-sador
Sir Michael Herbert In May,
and ono to Sir ThomaB Upton In
Soptember after tho Internatfonal
RESISTING MILITARY DUTY.
Rioting Over Attempt to Rescue
Conscripts In Austria.
Vienna, Jan, 29. An attempt at
Egorszng today to rescue four reserv
stV who wore arrested for refusal to
perform military duty, resulted In a
gonoral riot, In which many were se
l.-rnnnliir-d Inn. 5!!. Ill n deft-
imrntn 1 1 1 l.hhl Mi1,l- U'llr fflllellt In
Chinatown nt 8 this morning, two
were wounded In nn exenango oi in
Thomas Sttllmnu, n watchman, was
shot in tho thigh, but not danger
ously hurt. How You, a Highbinder,
was shot In tho leg by Stlllman. You
nmi tuwi ffimnntilmiR Htnrlod out to
clcun up somu Hop Slug, and en
couiuenng one, ucgun biiooiiuk. mu
fire was returned nnu a running uai
tlo continued until their man appear
ed. A bullet booh put him down and
the Highbinders wcro about to kill
the man they were alter, wnen
Stlllman arose and shot You, who
wn. nrr.wtml Thn others escnned.
Further trouble Is expected.
No Clues to Blackmailers.
San Francisco, Jan. 29. With prac
tically no clues to work on the Pink
ertons and other detoctlvcs assigned
I,. Ihn Smilhnrn I'lW-lllc 111 lirk III 111 1 1 II C
case, uro ready to admit thero is no
further necessity ror continuing mo
Hoarch, believing the publicity given
the matter lias scared tho conspira
No additional advices uffcctlng.tho
caso havo been received from Fres
no today beyond a general denial of
the leport that a Biipposed dynamit
er was discovered prowling around
the tracks at Madera and was fired
upon by the watchman. Managor
u,. nihil, nf tin, I'lnliprlnn acency. de
clared tho report absolutely founda-ttoniess.
Supposed Murder for Insurance.
U,.u Inn. "ft. HtmHlltloll-
al Testimony wu'b given today In tho
preliminary hearing of Ion Soedor,
accused or tlio muruer oi jom-im
Illalso, his lirolher-lii luw, by Knth
crlno Flalley, Soder's former sweet
heart, Shu admitted Boeder wroto
her many lovo letteru and gavo ner
valuable piesents. Her inotl damiig
lng statement was that Soeder told
her ho expected lo receive 110,000
or mini' fiom an estate In Germany.
The Btato will aueiupt 10 onuw mm
c, riniiiv iimieitecl to receive the
greater poitloii of tills Hum thlough
Insurance he placed on uiais s me.
NEW LUMBER MARKET.
Texas Railroad Ties Will Be Laid In
Kf..... Vi.rl in, i H Tnhn TT Klrhv
tho Texas lumber king, who Irf now
In New York, states that tho British
government will build 20,000 mllos of
railroad through Afrlcu, carrying out
tho long-cherished scheme of Cecil
Rhodes. Tho cross ties for tlio road,
hays Mr. Klrby, will havo to como
from tho Soulh and principally from
'i hn i out rnrt Is suru to bo awurded
this year, ho say, am Is bound to
i-nma in Amnrlrii. for nn other coun
try in tho world can supply yellow
plno In suulclent quantities, 11 is es
timated that a contract of such pro-
..,rllnn I. llllll wilt til III) all tllO
yellow pine iiiIIIb of tho South ull
their time lo fill. Tho work of build
ing tho railroad will bo performed by
1,000,000 Chinese and cooly laborers
Imported for a porlod of threo years.
Clubs to Give Penrose a Dinner.
Dlilhwh.liililn Pa . Jan. 29. TllO
republican loaders of tbo Keystone
Btato havo rounueu up nuro jor mu
purpose of attending tho great ban
quet to bo glvon in Horticultural
hall tonight in honor of United States
Senator Penrose, but also as a Jubi
lation over tho republican victory in
Pennsylvania at the Novom'ber elec
tion, Senator Quay, Governor Pen
uypacker, former Governor Stone,
i.layor Weaver and scores of other
prominent members of tho party
havo accepted Invitations to be pres
Jewelry Window Robbed.
fhlr-npn. inn 29. Earlv this
morning thieves smashed tho
O. tnuinlrv window nt Mnlldell'S
department Btoro, on Stato
street, in the heart or tno ciiy, t
and escaped with ?G00 worth
of watches, rings and studs.
Tho robbery was effected by
ono man with no vislBlo ae
01, cloaea mo ""
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