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rEN:DL:ET0K' UMATILLA COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1904. NO. 4!Ga.
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Lenses for iPast Month
I Been Light, and Re
1(0F THE MARSHAL
USED FIFTEEN DOLLARS.
On Was UI.I.U..GU
IfYai uone -row ocwer wun-
L, Have Been Made Up to
Ik Alter the Sinking Fund
I, to Utilize Waste From
Uhe Row" Will Be Light-
tilting to Webb Street.
Ir council met InBt night to
li ftrst mnntiiiy report since
t iimlnl8tration has hecn in
lipemcs tor tho month have
illtht, not amounting in me
Lt to more than $500, which
try light draiti on tho trcas
proportlon to Biimo of the
Id the past yonr, when tho
liu being 1 1 1 and tho bills
la totaled moro than 15,000.
lie outlay hue hcou loss, tho
Ibis been many times more.
I; tie month tho city trcas-
received ?4,1G5 from din-
hirces. Heretofore this sum
b much lowor, nnd some
hit not paid tho running ox
lot the city government, hut
he, Ihanus to tho money
in Iron, thu gamble nnd
machines by the fines sys-
f re Is a large surplus In the
inhal's Salary Raised.
I mowing tho bills lor tho
la lesolution wns Introduced
pii; that tho salary of
manual bo raised from $85
li month, tho change to take
itnd after tho first of Mic
olntlon carried, no one
wish to vote against it
r the matter was settled,
"ood deal of discussion,
'Mated that In his oiiln
well was of a changeable
Bliort tlmo ago thoy
the salary of tho mar-
liow they ralso It .again.
; 1M nothllif nirnlnHf Mr.
I thought that thi rn wore
Jtity who would tnko the
1 lower lltziirn nnd sea
l wero ohsorved. lie
F there wore uond mun In
Ho would talio tho plnco
make uooil ofllenrit nnd
pr well, flo tlionglit thnt
(artmont Hhould hn cur.
r'Ul tho snmn i-ntrnrd for
won d mark tho con
linvatc enterprise, nnd for
l'e thought it unwise to
" labor than was necos-
"re rood unrvlr-n
"nbers who took nart in
n thoncht Mint tlm nlnnn
Of n irnrwl unlnrv nnd
11 would save money by
K Connections Made.
f-' Inspector made his
'. In which ho said
PHI Was In lli'ot.r-lnan nr.
f" thero h
pe muln lino jiuring tho
Amended bv a. N. Mil-
MElneer, that tho Water
' "o oxtondod about
1 m order that It would
P"CB. Tills wnlnr uvonlrl
P M an automatic flush.
' "light nrado nt that
P't would bo but $100.
r was rnfnrrn.l tn
F' with power to net.
''Wckson. Johnson nnd
aODnlntn,! in ntm
tlnltlno. ..J j
to tho host ad-
" w now quite, n sum
fOb. 4 nosnlln
Crjf of tho rnllwnys
t f..ln tho "thumb
k. "'chlgan, which.
C'catlon Is BUM
lw'f'oB today stall
U4 "es out of Port
HM V B0n hoip-
n.!J . The nlnrm
kt ,llort rations,
!? !hl? tl,'nt1, nml 11 wa8 Oremcd host
that It should hn onrnlno. t-.v..
Some porsnns havo been haullnfi
ulrt from tho streets In the cast
CJtl Oi town, nnd tho o.i,i
ordered to put a Btop to It.
i-iflnt on "The Row."
On rccommondatlon of the mar
shal a light will bo put in on Cot
tonwood street bctweon Wobb and
Alta. This street is very dark and
moro nrrests are mdo on that block
than on any oUrer In the city, nnd
tho light was ordered there for tho
convenience and Bafcty of the no-lice.-
The matter 'Of grading "Webb
street was brought up by tho may
or and was aiB0U8sed. Tho street
hat1 been gone over by the street
commltteo and .(ho mayor during tho
week, and found to bo In a deplora
able condition 'nnil It n h ,.
mendaUon of these gentlemen that
it do graded 'nnd graveled. The city
attornev -was liininiftoii tn ,hn .
ordinance to nrnvliln' for tim i,nrmn.
nlou.1 completion of t'io ssork, whioh
will ho dono by tho city and charg
ed to the property owners along tho
sneer., this system will Insure uni
form -work along tho whole street.
Tho .council then adjourned.
TO SAVE CATTLE
Latest Report is That Japan
Hae Quit Negotiations and
INTERPRETED TO MEAN
THAT WAR HAS BEGUN.
Present Stage Followed a
Congestive Chill,- Experi
Corbett Responsible for Broken
Agreement With Britt.
San Francisco, Feb. 4. Tho Ilrltt
Corbett fight was definitely declared
on" this morning by Ilrltt, because
Corbett signed to meet Dave Sulli
van February 29, two weeks before
tho date set for the liattlo with Ilrltt.
Tho latter quit training todny.
HELD CONSULTATION OF
QUARANTINE BE LIFTED,
'-Will Be Done on Authority of De
partment of Agriculture Plenty
Feed In the Northern Counties
Whole State Under Temporary
San Francisco, Feb. 4. Local cat
tlemen havo received Information
that tho secretary of the department
of agriculture Is willing to raise tie
government quarantine on tho south
ern counties to permit the moving
of starving cattle northward to
whore thero Is abundant feed. The
understanding was that this Implied
that the entlro state would lie ance
more quarantined temporarily.
There are no ordinances In the
northern counties against admitting
cattle. Therefore It Is s5d that 'f
the secretary of agriculture takes
favorablo action all that would 'be
necessary was for tho state veterin
arian to satisfy the counties that
all cnttlo would he carefully inspect
ed before removal.
There Is abundance of feed in
some of tho northern counties. The
grnss Is long and in reach,
HOMICIDE MAY DIE.
Al Rasor, of Elgin. Who Killed Rosi.
Is Not Expected to Live.
La Grande, Feb. Al llnsor, who
shot nnd killed Koss. a logger, at a
sawmill near Klgln, last Friday, Is
not expected to live.
Ross attacked llasor with a peavy
or canthool;. a long pole with an Iron
pike In tho end of it, strlktng him
over the head nnd prodding the Iron
plko through tho face, downward
through tho roof of tho mouth, .u
fllctlng a horrible Injury, from which
It seems Impossible for him to ro
It was while Hoss was thus as
saultlng Hnsor that Uasor fired ;he
two shots Into Hoss' wh.c
caused his death, some hours Inter.
IIohs was a magnificent specimeji f
manhood, weighing 200 pounds, was
six feot two Inches tall, broad shoul
dered nnd full-chested, and extreme
jy agile and muscular, and was re
garded as a giant in strength and
skill The shot which killed him en
tered his right shoulder and rangjd
downward Into his lung.
Big Damage , Award.
Soattlo, Fob. 4. Alexander
Montgomery was awardod $12,000
damage" against tho Northern Pa
cific Hallway company In tho federal
court yesterday for Injuries sus
talnod In an accident on the Scnttlo
. " . i ,nH two voars ago.
& iniernuuuuu. -Montgomery
was engineer on a
freight train which ran Into a land
slide near Lake station. Seven cars
Dime . , wna
wero burned ana niuui6"'
Seattle, Feb. 4. A quantity of
babbit metal nd other material
used In counterfeiting, wero found
In tho room of Jos. Catherine, in
So nuBsoll house on Firs avenue
.tnr,inv. Cathorlno had
boon 'released from Justice , Camrt
court, whore no wus un...b-" - -charge
of burglary. Cathorlno
cuuifcu Miuntorfolt ng.
Rorvco one -u
and is believed that ho was pro-
narlng to engago m
Senator Elected In Maryland.
.M"S McComns. by tho
solid democrat . vote of 80 Mc;
Comas, ropuwicftu, i.. -
Only a Portion of the Advices From
the Far East Confirm This View,
However Berlin Believes Russia
Is Putting Up a Big Bluff on Japan
Russian Fleet Has Left Port Ar-j
thur Paris Recognizes That the1
Tension Is Threatenlnp;.
London, Feb. 4. A -special agent
cables to the Evening Ts'ews from
Pekin as follows:
"Official Information has been re
ceived here that the Japanese gov
ernment has decided 'to refuse any
further negotiations with Russia, and
will take action Immediately."
ThlB is interpreted here In -some
quarters that war In the Far "East
Imperial Council in '.Session.
London, Fob. 4. A dispatch to tho
'Central Hews Bureau from Toklo,
snyB a Bpeclal meeting of the cabi
net was. held tMs morning and will
meet again this aftornoon, wlien the
mikado -will lie present.
News Is received at Toklo that all
nusslitn warships have left Port Ar
thur, destination unknown.
pni-iis Fph Tim eeneril ouin-
Ion today is that the situation In the
Far East is less reassuring. All ad
vices show increasing impatience,
which the diplomats here regard as
a dangerous factor.
Belgrade, Feb. 4. The members
of the Servla icabinot today handed
their resignations to, King l'eter.
London Is Skeptical.
London, Feb. '4. Despite warlike
rumors trom Toklo this afternoon,
high government officials aTe saying
there 'is no doubt but that war will
1,. nvurtorl ntii flint tho situation is
no more strained now than that at
any other tlmo during the past rort
night. Thebo officials will be much
surprised if Russia's reply does not
recognize Chinese sovereignty in
Manchuria, anil absolutely concede
all Japan's demands regarding Ko
rea, Russia's Big Bluff.
Berlin, Feb. 4. Tho Lokal An
zelger, which Is in close touch with
officialdom, says Hussla's movement
In the Far East and mobilizations of
troops is helleved to be a bluft to
overawe Japan Into a conciliatory attitude.
Russia Is Sending Troops Into Korea
Emergency Has Arrived.
London, Fob. 4. A Seoul corres
pondent of tho Central News, wires
that 0.000 Russians have embarked
at Port Arthur for Korea. Tho
transports nre escorted ty the Rus
sian fleet. The troops will be land
ed at Chemulpo, which Is the port
for Seoul, tomorrow. It Is under
stood that unless there Is a conflict
with the Japanese fleet en route from
Chemulpo, the troops are expected
to march overland to Seoul.
Reports of Russian Aggression
It ,1s Feared That the Case Has De
veloped Into a Typhoid Blood
Analysis Will Be Made Patient
Is ''Low Physically and Depressed
IniEvery Way, But the Physicians
Look for His Recovery Sleeps
Only. When Under the Influence of
Washington, Feb. 4. Senator
Hanna passed a fairly comfortable
night, with no return of the conges
tlvo chill. Dr. Rlxey will hold con
sultation with New York practition
ers this noon.
Result of Consultation.
A consultation lasting an hour,
wns liplil thlc mnrnlnp liv Plvnv nml
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Brewer, of New York, and Magruder,
oi wasningion. iirewer ireaiea
Hanna during his recent Illness In
A sample of blood .was taken this
morning for analysis, and tney nope
to arrive at a definite diagnosis. Up
to this time Ilaunas malady was
believed to be la grippe. Fears are
now, nowever, or typnoiu.
The physicians admit they are
ftuvrloH ni-or tho fflnt thnt notwlth
standing his nervousness and Irrlta-
htlltv hlu tomnprntnrp todav 1r hnt
half a degree above normal. He slept
last nlgnt only tnrougn tne ncavy
UUlUllliBUUMUUB Ul UJI1UICB.
Hfinnn realizes his crave condl
tlon and submits unreservedly to the
physicians' orders. A rurtner con
sultation of physicians will be hold
inter In the dav and a full report
made, so If necpssary his brothers
and sisters may be summoned.
At 12:30 this afternoon the phy
sicians Issued tho following bulletin:
"At the consultation held this
morning no new features were found
In Hanna's condition. Ho Is suffer
ing from a recurrent attack of la
grippe, with an unusual amount of
physical depression. Thero are no
alarming conditions, and no reason
to believe recovery will not take
place within rcasonablo time."
Urower returned to New York on
the afternoon train. Rlxey and Mc
Cruder hold another consultation at
S tonight, at which tlmo It Is ex
pected the results of an analysis of
Hanna's blood will be known.
At 3 this afternoon Mr. Hanna's
condition Is moro favorablo. He is
enjoying some natural sleep.
Monticello, Wis., Feb. 4. Tho
Southern Wisconsin Cheesemakers'
association, one of tho largest and
strongest organizations of its kind
In the country, began Its annual
convention here today with a good
attendance. Papers by dairy ex
perts and discussions on various
innira roiniltiB- to niactlcal cheese-
making will occupy the two days of
FIRE DRILL IN PRACTICE.
Five Hundred Children March From
Norfolk, Feb. 4. Tho new school
building was destroyed by flro this
forenoon. Five hundred children an
swered the drill and marched out
through tho smoke without panic or
the slightest Injury.
Storm In English Channel.
London. Peh. 4. A ferritin nnln
that has been sweeping over the
cnannel tne past two days, eonttn
nofl todflw Thp Tlrltlnh nmlfinr Mnr
cury hoisted signals of distress and
tugs from Dover have gone' to nor
SLEIGH WRECK IN
LOAD PASSENGERS GO
OVER 50-FOOT GRADE
Limbs Were Broken and an Eye
Gouged Out Several Crippled for
Life The Greatest Wonder Is
That More Severe Injuries Did
Raging for Hours, Since Early
This Morning, and is Still
in Full Blast.
HEAVY DOWNPOUR AND
WIND IS A HURRICANE.
Hopes and Probability That Relljf
Has Come to the Central and
Southern Part of the State Wind
Blowing 70 Miles Off Shore
Storm Is Drifting to the South
ward Heavy Snowstorms Rage In
the Mountains and Far Eastward.
oootiio rh 4 The health
board at Its regular monthly meet-
r.H. - - ng last night, instructed ueami
Toklo, Feb. 4. The seriousness of offlcer Ludlow to notfy all private
ie situation here Is shown by a . . , tbJ effect that tue pupils
long conference between Ito and -the hoUjd be vaccInated. A Blmllar
Mikado tnis aiiornuuu. order was Issued to the principles oi
gave a dinner to 18 peers, where the the vMic BchooIs several months
....t. ont wna irlven semi-official dl3- .. rphoro nro moro than 1.000
DUUJv, " o-
There are moro than 1,000
lug I o - -
isslon. .. , children in the city attending prl-
ti. .rtntlnnr. to Come tliat I . i
,- i- n,..li. trnnim north Oil
UUSBiu '- ,
tho Yalu river. Tho first break in
the government's retlcenco came to
day in tho P"0 8ays Balfour's illness is worse
patches from Mf a.lf1'1 han has been made public, and that
which snows " ' ,:, we,kB beforo ho can re-
proposes to keep tne peop.e n .-
od of tho trenu oi evouio
Balfour Very Sick.
Manchester, Feb. 4. A dispatch
GOVERNMENT WITHDRAWS BANK FUNDS
Washington, Feb. 4. Secretary
Shaw has issued a call for tho with
drawal on domand, probably within
tho next 10 nays, of tho 20 per cent
government funds now held in
Shaw Gives Reasons,
Washington, Fob. 4. Tho houso
resumed consideration of tho diplo
matic appropriation bill.
Secretary Shaw's call gives as a
reason for the withdrawal of funds
tho necessity of preparing to pay
tho first Installment on tho Panama
canal purchase, also tho probability
of loaning funds to tho St. Louis ex
position. Banks desiring to sell a portion of
tho security now hold by tho govern
ment ore authorized to withdraw
and transfor, thus avoiding In many
inBtancos tho withdrawal of cash
from tho channels of trade.
La Grande, Feb. 4. Four traveling
ninn who wrr, In thn Rtacn wreck
between Elgin nnd Joseph, Wallowa
county, last wcck, arnvcu in ia
nrnndn from Wallowa Wednesday
morning. The gentlemen nre M. J.
Montelth, of Albany; W. H. CaBcy,
San Francisco; W. J. Raymond and
T. H. Miller, of Portland, air. mon
telth sustained several bruises on
the Bhoulder, and It was necessary
for him to havo Dr. aiontor, or mis
Htv nnd Dr. R 11. McDanlcl. of Ba
ker City, use an X-ray this morning
to determine tne exact nature oi uiu
Injuries. They reported nothing go
rlnim hownvpr. hut snv that hn will
be unable to use his arm for some
I Mrs. Charles Henderson, the most
seriously Injured In tho party, Ib
still In a dangerous condition, nnd
Is under the enre of u doctor and
trained nurse at Wallowa. Her nose
was. broken, right eye gouged out,
lip cut, and face all battered up.
She was found underneath tho sleigh
with tons of baggago piled upon her
and had It not been for tho heroic
efforts of the men she would have
died In a short time.
Mrs. Foster, of Wallowa, had her
.thigh badly mashed down to thu
ankle. She Is getting nlong vory
well, but will bo crippled for llfu.
The gentlemen state fiat tho grade
at this point was no less man uu
feet, and It was a narrow esenpo for
them all. The conveyance being a
sleigh, instead of on wheels, Is nil
that saved them.
snn VrnnclRco. Fob. 4. Tho heav
iest ralnBtorm of tho season broke
over Northern California early this
morning and continued throughout
tho day. Tho entire coast country
north of San Francisco Is within tho
storm area, marked precipitation bo-
lug recorded at nil points.
Off shoro the storm partook of tho
nature of a hurricane. The down
pour on tho sea was tremendous and
a 70-iullo -wlnu mowing.
Tho Btnnn Is oxtondlng slowly
Roiithward and conditions nro favor
able for rain throughout tho San
Joaquin valley. Rain Is expected to
night over tho wholo country norm
of Tehachapl, and showers tomor
row south of that lino.
Heavy snows In tho mountains
prevail tonight, accompanied by high
winds sweeping as far Inland as Ne
vada, Rain Probable In South,
The entire Sacramento valley Is
well drenched. Crop sharps are
unanimous In declaring that today's
precipitation nlon'ofwlll-be ot luoatl
mablo vuliio to crops.
Cloudy weather generally In South
r (-nlirornln. nml everything points
to n fulfillment of the official forecast
JACK LONDON IN LIMBO.
American Author Photographs Fortl
flcatlons. New York, Feb. 4. Jack I)iidon,
the writer, who went recently to
T n n n n for thn mirnose of renortlng
events in connection with tho threat
ened hostilities between that coun
try and Russia, has been arrested
and Imprisoned at Shlmonosekl, ac
cording to an American dispatch
from Toklo. He Is charged witri
photographing Japanese fortlflca.
PANIC ON COTTON EXCHANGE.
Bears Got Control of the Market,
Which Rallied Somewhat.
New York. Feb. 4. There was a
panic on tho Cotton Excbango this
morning, quotations dropping 70
points. Sully was present and non
l,lr.nt nml mndn no attempt to
support prices, which later rallied.
Bears In Control,
cr.iinn urpnt nil to nieces. Just be
fore tho close it dropped 1C0 points
and may reach tne ie ceni maris.
Now Orleans Is also demoralized.
County Judges of Texas.
KVirt Worth. Texas. Feb. 4. The
annual meeting of tho County Judg
es and Commissioners' Association
of Texas began In Fort Worth today
with nearly 100 members or tao as
in!ir,r, nrosont from various parts
DUVI.MVll . . . ... , , ,
of tho state. Ono of tho principal
matters to receive attention is mo
Terrell election law which many of
tho Judges doslre to havo modiflod.
Renominated for Congress.
Ottawa. 111., Fob. 4. Tho Re
publican Congressional convention
for the twelfth district was hold
horo today and resulted In tho re
nomlnatlon of Congressman Charles
NEBRA8KA Y, M. C. A.
Turnout to Twenty-Fourth
i.liu-oln Neb.. Feb, 4. Muny dele
gates and visitors huvo arrived for
tho twenty-fourth annual convuuuuu
of tho Nebraska Y. M. C. A., which
will bo In session heio during mo
next three days. Among tho cities
represented by today's arrivuis wore
Omaha, lleatrleo, Hastings, York,
North Platte. Orund Islnuil, Fre
mont and Children.
Tho splendid piogram piepared
for tho convention promUus ono of
tho most successful meetings over
held by tho state association. W.
M. Parsons of Minneapolis, C. C.
Collon of Chicago, llev. (). W. Flfcr
of York and Dr. I), it. Jenkins of
Omaha are among tho prominent,
speakers to be hoard. Reports pre
pared by tho various officers show
tho association to ho making gratify
ing progress In Nebraska.
Mrs. Maybrlck Is Out of Prison,
Tsimlnn. Fell 4. In tho llOUSO Of
commons this aftornoon tho homo
secretary announced that MrB. May
brlck has boon gramcu a ih.u
ii. ,.p,ini inrvltiifln law. anil
..i... I,, t ,,r.,ut In Imr homo, which
sho will bo allowed to leave towards
tho end of th" summer.
Chicago. Fob. 4. Wheat openod
D514, closed 95. May corn openoil
6CV4, closed 50,
Land Office Inspector,
f II Alnnmlnr of the Iji OrandO
land office. Is In tho city, registered
at tho Hotel 8t. George, and will
remain hero for sovorai aays on
buslnoss conncctod with his offlcoi;f
Washington, Feb. 4. A
cablegram to tho state de
partment from tho American
legation at Montevideo, Uru
guay, today says the govern
ment forcos met a severe de
feat and that great panic pre
vailed Saturday and Sunday.
Tho government forces fled,
leaving wounded on the field.
Attack on Montevideo Is mo
mentarily oxpectod. A meet
ing of foreign diplomats has
been callod at tho American
legation to discuss the situation.