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PENDLETON, TTMATILLA COUNTY, OBEGON, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1G, 1904.
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Lying Mail One Year
SPEECH BY MR. SPIQHT.
I n Yards of Dirt Yet to Be
led From the Panama Canal
the Unhealthfulness of the
L nlmate Has Been Greatly
Building at Los Angeles ana
Iington, March 1C The' con
.1 rYminiitlon of tho post-
lepartment estimates will, It Is
li lead to a muio m.-uiii""fa
, than the bill has cxpericnc-
I.m cosolnnR. Ono Item al-
attacked privately, Is tho ap-
Itlon o J15.0UU as auumouui
Winn in the Oceaulc Htcam-
Inmnsnv nf San Francisco, lor
fetation o mans to nmu,
Labia on Negro Question.
tatinn. March 1C Dobato on
fctofta appropriation bill was
4 In tte house last nigni.
, Den.) m Mississippi, made
ationil tiwcll on tho neRro
laTiitrisfDr lvnchlni? and even
It at, tie stako for brutal, hid-
attacks on women. Negroes
Ily Hi to wait on table, not to
IH, white people, as equals, as
form desires. "Wo somotlme
Itrors. hnt nnlv fnr hideous
lm against lynch law under
lanima Canal Conditions.
Mngton, March 16. Dofora
vat committee on Interstate
, Professor Burr continued
Itenents about tho Panama ca
laation. He said where men
Ireless'lu their habits the mor-
lis high; but ho novcr heard
I MO men lost their lives for
mile of work thus far done.
I jXMeyard with 8,000 graves
' French comiianleR nxnnvntpil
P'O yards, leaving 1,000,000,000
lew Republican Committee.
pnrasion. March in a
f of remib Irana of n, i.
I"1? l"' tor Monday ovo
po choose tlm ,,,omv,. .,
i,,,,,,. - i me
.vhuuui.hi congressional com
senate passed tho bin nnnro
r a public mmZrZ
For Hawaiian, n.f.-..
I mi ,v .T '""l"u ui IUO do
V LV '"nds,waS
' session hrtS..1"
p i-uho was
I j ronmcation.
I11?" Ml and tho "L
r """lons appropriations
1 0' the Natiu. a,-,
-- '"enn Hevo t
In ,.. ! -"nans.
I itr.. "r'"UB "y mo re-
t by ?, k, ,nnd tom Pr-
.l-l6c.d their aconv.
llW,r"r.?Cl1 T. yes poked
fenove 1 !" nnd vltaI
rws head rte" wore haeod
death ea Ld.Qw.nwd and beat-
In. " moos 'n Vienna.
laofrcl1 l5.--Tho n..
Several WeiSt co"tlnues to-
i ;0" atoned t , ' 02?,
NEW HIGH SCHOOL FOR WEISER
Trustees .Accept Plans ot Boise Arcnl-
tect for Handsome Building.
"Wolscr. Idaho, March 16. At a
racetlnK on Friday last of tho board
of school trustees It was decided to
call an election for the purpose ot
submitting to the people n bond lssuo
of $30,000, for tho erection of a new
high school building.
C. F. Hummell of J. E. Tourtol-
lotce & Co., tho BoIbo architects.
met with the trustoes and submitted
nlans which met with approval and
were accepted. The plans call for a
handsome building, containing eight
yooms in addition to a principal's
room and an assembly hall on the
third floor. The building will be con
structed ot brick with cut stone
6,11 Denied Griffith
I1, Z Tan Mflrch lc
ti mn.." "a anneal.
ISo Z16" Colonel
ltw year, ?V shtonced
P rav fKAai San Quontin
Telephone Franchise Pays.
Uakcr City, March lfi. The Pacific
States Telephone Company4 has just
paid the city treasurer the sum or
$378 as B por cent of the net receipts
of tho office In thfs city for the past
six months. Under tho provisions of
tho franchise tho company pays the
city perpetually 5 por cent of Its In
come from tho local office.
For Illegal Voting.
Iji rSrnmln. Marrh 1C. T. S. Till-
son, formerly a brakeman on tho O.
It. & N., Is under bonds at this place
fnr lllnnal votlnc. attemntcd at the
city election on Monday.
Chicago, March 1C. May wheat
opened 97, closod flC; old July
opened 03, closed U24; now July
opened 02, colsod 90. July corn
opened 52,- closod 50.
THE BUTTLE DF CHEMULPO
Bishop Moore Was Present, on Board a Russian Liner
nonading That Shook the Earth and Sea.
He Describes it as an Unequal Contest Graphic Description of the De
struction of the Variag and the Korietz Hundreds Were Killed and
Hundreds More Were Wounded St. Petersburg Writer Makes Out
the Military and Naval Superiority of Rustta and Her Ultimate Vie
tory Estimate of Japanese War Expenses felnce Commencement of
the War Russian Spies in Berlin.
Wilhelm to Gibraltar.
Vigo, March 16. Kings Wilhelm
and Alfonso lunched at noon togeth
er, after which the emperor sailed
for Gibraltar on tho Koenlg Albert.
WAS FOUND GUILTY. OF
Helped In the Fight With Posse and
Militia at Victory Mine Last July
Six of the Escapes Are Still Unac
counted for. Only Surmises Exist
istlng as to Their Whcreaboutc
Possibility of Death or Escape.
Placovllle, Col., March 16. A vor
diet of murder In tho first degree
was rendered In tho Wood case this
t Wnml' 1r nnn of tho convict
urlm nsrnnrul frnm Flllsom last July
and who engaged In a battle with tho
Bherlff's posse anu militia ai uruuu
Victory mine, in this county In .ilch
Iwn rnnn ninm lmrs of the militia.
were killed. Wood was tried for the
murder of ono of theso men, festus
Ituthorford. Tho extreme penalty
was Imposed and ho will bo hung,
Six of the 14 mon who escaped are
still at large. It Is belleveu tnui
two aro secreted In San Francisco,
fimt rtna ,itni nf nvtinKiirn and starv
ation in the mountains (admittedly
unprovon.) and that tho whereabouts
of tho romalnilor aro noi even am
mlsed, though thoro is a strong proh
ability that thoy reached Mexico.
FOR SUNDAY CLOSING.
Walla Walla Citizens Petition the
Cltv Council for Observance of the
Walla Walla, March 10, A pot!'
tlon signed by ovor 200 citizens ask'
Ing for Sunday closing, was present
od to tho city council last night.
Tho petitioners clto tho Increase
of Sabbath desecration and ask tho
council to act immediately In tno
matter of closing the saloons all day
on Sunday. The petition was refer
red to the police committee of the
council, which will investigate tho
domand for Sunday closing, beforo
making tho order.
NEW WHEAT CENTER.
San Francisco to Be a Rival of the
Walla Walla, March 16. Indica
tions In wheat centers now point to
a radical change In tho baso of oper
ations and It Is llkoly that tho crop
produced this year will bo the first
to bo handled largely from coast
markots Independent of the great in
fluonco Chicago has exorclsod for
Trading by Northwest wheat mon
may bo transferred, as a rosult of tho
rocont San Francisco exchange rul
ings from Chicago to tho Bay City.
Tho San Francisco markot will
hereafter recognize Walla Walla and
bluo stom whont for dollovorlos on
contract, something which hos boon
Prohibited in tho past and which
has provontod Northwest speculators
from participating In tho California
A mmintnln n nliim .AAA fnnt 1, 1 I'll
-' .. .. vv.1,1 ti I.IIIIM IUU, (
and ton mllna In nlpAiimfnrAiipn hns
boon discovorod In China.
Cincinnati, O., March 10. Bishop
More, Methodist, witnessed the na
val battle between Russians and
Japanese at Chemulpo, and vividly
describes the clash In a letter to tho
The bishop left Shanghai February
G, In a Russian liner, which anchor
ed tho morning of the 8th off Che
mulpo, near tho Russian cruisers
Variag, and Korletz. Not a Japanese
ship was In sight then. At 4 o'clock
the next day, Japanese warships, 12
In number, steamed in and anchored.
Threo thousand troops wero landed
and six cruisers anu torpedo boats
withdrew eight miles and formed a
lino across the channel.
On the ninth the Japanese consul
notified tho Russians to leave the har
bor, and the ships were stripped for
action. At noon they sailed out, and
shortly the roar began.
An Unequal Combat.
Fifteen minutes wo thought would
suffice to end the unequal combat,
and earth and sea shook under the
awful guns. Thirty minutes, 40, 50,
two hours, and unable to break tho
cordon. Though scorning to surren
dor, the Russians swung around and
steamed back to their anchorage
with flags flying.
."SjUre of their prey, tho Japanese
resumed their station In the road
stead blocking the only channel. The
four-funneled Variag, evidently bad'
ly wounded listed to port. The Ko
rletz wa3 apparently uninjured. We
hastened to row out of Sampan. We
saw no scars on the the Korletz, al
thought the sailors wore putting paint
on the hull aB If to conceal rents. Wo
asked an officer with a bandaged
head how they fared. He replied
that he had no chance. The Variag
was evidently sinking. Tho mortally
wounded were crowded amidships. A
huge rent was in tho upper works.
two funnels were riddled, the bridge
was a mass of twisted Iron.
A lieutenant on that bridge was
toru to pieces, his right arm was
found holding tho signal flags.
Removing the Wounded.
Bouts of the other warships In the
harbor began to remove tho wound
ed. A hundred word more dead than
alive. It was pathetic, tho tender
ness and veneration with which the
men hauled down the czar's portrait.
The United States ship Vlcksburg's
lifeboat helped to remove the men.
We sailed with the first officer of
the steamer Sungarl, on which wo
came. Ho Indicated that all was lost.
Shortly we saw men on tho Korletz
hurrying bolow as If to scuttle nor.
Now the men are hastening to leave
Korletz. We are within a few yards
of her last two boats as they put off.
It is 20 minutes of 4, and we recall
the captain's words to hasten to our
rowers. There Is land surmounted
by a rovolving light, bIx hundred
yards away. Wo laud, climb Its sum
mit. Tho hands of our watches do
Korletz ,Blew Up.
Instantly a terrific explosion was
soon on the Korletz, almost simulta
neously aitfitber followed. Two malig
nant columns ot smoke and debris
leaned writhing and twisting upward
as though thoy were two monsters
In mortal combat.
As their black bodies pull apart for
a moment, the sinking sun, tearful
with films of haze, shone through
and listen through the blackness
comes the rain of falling fragments
from their ruined ship.
Now coiin.3, stately and grand from
the French shin which has been
mado an sHylum for her crews, the
malestlc cVint of tho Russian na
tlonal hymnat once their new oath
of allegian.tj to the czar and a requi'
cm for thejr lost ship.
Now fleri'ii fires race In the bunk
era of the Variag. She has outlived
the sun. but at 0 o'clock, with a great
shudder, tb'L' huge levlathlan urns on
lie. f'iuo find uler.
Onlv the Sugarl remains and sho,
too, sinks Jowly, a burning, roaring
to have been caught with Incrimlnat
ing documents on his person reveal
ing him to bo a spy, Captain lvkov
was court-martialed on tho spot.
Tho official announcement Is, "Kx
eluded from tho service"
Riots at Buda Pett.
Buda Pest. March 16. During the
celebration of tho Hungarian revolu
tion of 1848 Tuesday, a crowd of
students and workingmon smashed
tho windows of tho palaces of tho
king and Archduchess Clothllde bo
cause they were not decorated, Tho
police charged the mob, Injuring several.
Will Canvass Miners' Votes.
Indianapolis, March 10. Tho feel
ing at miners' headquarters this
morning Is that a striko has been
averted. It is estimated it will take
two days to count the vote. Tho
canvass will begin tomorrow.
Expects to Take Action Upon
the Suggestions Made by
tho Mass Mooting.
Propatria la Safe.
Halifax, March 10. A St. Plerro
Mlquelon dispatch ennouncps the
safo arrival this morning ot tno
steamer Propatria, mony days over
duo with 60 passengers and crow.
Duke of Cambridge Very III.
London, March 16. Tho Duko of
Cambridge, Queen Victoria's aged
cousin, was seized with hemorrhages
from tho stomach this morning, nnd
It is feared the end lo near.
John Flood Dead.
Now York, March 16. John Flood,
tho pugilist, who onco fought Sulli
van and lost In tho eighth round,
dropped dead this morning.
French War Preparations.
Vienna, March 16. Tho French
government has ordered 150 torpe
does from tho Whitehead works at
Campcrlsons Favor Russia.
St. Peteisburg, March 16. The
Journal todhy prints a comparison of
the opiKislng forces of Russia and
Japan in the? war in the East, saying
that RusBlailias superiority In land
, . . 1 . T C n t. . f in l.ii, la f'.l.
Is compensated in artillery at. Rus
sian coast forts, vaior or hushiuu
BailorB and tho necessity for me jap
nnnct, fn en n tin tt it Tinmher of war
shlpB as transport escorts to guard
There is no. doubt as to the issue
of a naval war being the destruction
of the -Japanese Heel, it is oniy
question of time when the Baltl
eminiirnn innt; or Its atiuearance I
Eastern waters under tho most brll
llant of Russian admirals.
Tho article was apparently writ
ten free from bias by public opinion
Japanese War Expenditures.
London, March 16. Reuters' Tokio
correspondent states that tho Japan
eso war oxpendituru slnco December
Is estimated at $208,000,000.
Hard Marching In Manchuria.
Port Arthur, March 10. Advices
aro that everything is quiet, l rom
Fen Hun Yeng reports are inut uus
slan soldiers aro showing admlrabh
fortitude In tho difficult march over
trozen tracts in Iiast Manchuria.
Ruined and Suicided.
Berlin, March 16. Hyneslk Hong
first secretary of the Korean lega
tion, Huiclded today. Financial ruin
as a result of tho war was tho cause.
TWIIii. Mnrrli 1(1. Thirty ltliHsiun
students. Including women, were ex
pelled for participating lu a meeting
protesting against the government
iiermlttlni: Russian police agents to
operato in licrlin.
Captain lvkov a Spy.
St, Petersburg, March 16, Alleged
PENDLETON IS AN EDUCATIONAL CENTER
Rev. W. S. Holt of Portland, a
member of tho board of trustees of
Pendleton Academy, Is In the city to
day, In tho Interest of tho academy,
and In speaking of that Institution to
tho East Oregonlan, said:
"Tho academy Is mooting with
hearty support from the people of
Pendleton, nnd we hopo to Interest
all sections of Eastorn Oregon and
Washington In the work of thlB Insti
tution. "Aside from tho Mothodlst college
at Milton, tho Pendleton academy Is
tho only Protestant school in oiincr
Eastorn Oregon or tho Eastern por
tion of Wnshlncton. aud Pendleton
being located in tho hoart of tho rich
Inland Empire, should attract a largo
attondanco from all portions of this
"Wo expect to bogin a campaign
this year, for oxtondod pntronago,
not from Umatilla county alone, but
from ovory section of country tribu
tary to this school. '
"Tho work Is thorough, tho corps
of teachers tho post to bo had, and
wo fool that tho people of tho adja
cent country will approciato tho facil
ities we offer for an academic educa
tion right hero In their midst.
"Tho academy does not come In
conflict with tho public school. It
furnishes an education not to bo ob
talnud In the public schools, and it
will make Pendleton in future, as it
has In tho past, tho into educational
center of tho Inland Empire.
"It will bring to this city a largo
number ot active, energetic, moral
young men and women, who help ev
ery community, nnd Pendleton can
well afford to second the efforts ot
tho management lu sustaining tho
standard, uiu influence und scopo of
"It adds a wealth to tho eity that
would not como otherwise. It at
tracts outside money und population
horc, and in Its wider field, which
wo hopo to fully cover in tho future.
In Eastern Oregon nnd Eastern Wash
ington, this Institution will make Pen
dleton a place particularly Bought af
ter by a largo clasa of peoplo lu this
great eniplro, in securing for their
children, tho best religious, educa
tional and moral training to lio had
in the state,"
ADVANCE GUARD NOW SEEK
i ING TO LOCATE A COLONY,
Utah Settling Up so Rapidly That
Openings Must Be Found for Sur
plus Population Mormon Adapts
Himself to Conditions of His New
Home Canada Will Receive Large
Settlement of Latter Day Saints,
(5. E. Kklttnd and 1J. C. Manderson
of Halt Lake, were in tho city this
morning between trains, en routo to
CjiuuIii. where they go to prospect
for a Mormon colony In Alborta.
Utah Is seining up so rapidly that
the Mormons aro searching tho West
diligently lor ovcry possible chance
for a colony. Theso men aro tho
advance guard of an Immigration
into Canada, which will begin oh
soon as thoy report to Utah.
Thny spunk in tho highest terms
of Eastern Oregon anil havo many
Irlfiids In (Irand Rondo valley, who
havo louinl good homes and aro mak
ing a comfortable living In that val
ley. They say tho Mormon adapts him
self Id the country In which ho lo
eaten. His ability Is nut confined to
one linn of Industry. In Utnh lie is
the variegated farmer. In Idaho ho
is tliu stockman and minor. In OrO'
mm he Is tho sugar beet raiser am:
fruit grower, and In Canada ho will
b- tho wheat king or iho Nortliwest
Thoy expect to lead a largo sot
tlemeut to tho Alberta country, per
haps not In tlmo for this season's
crop, but In ample tlmo lo bogln next
Record Breaklnn Disastrous Strikes
Predicted for New York.
Now York, March 10.--Tho local
laobr situation Is assuming a serious
phase. Twenty thousand men aro
idle and tho number may bo increaS'
ed dally. Ten thousand iituograpn
era aro likely to bo locked out bO'
fore nightfall. The open-shop policy
and arbitration agreements aro tho
principal causes of dissension.
It is predicted ttio disastrous bidko
of last summer will bo completely
overshadowed by tho forthcoming
struggle, which is expected to culmi
nate In a lifo aud death fight between
employers aud employes.
TO ASK FOR 62,000 IS
Added to the Other Fiscal Burdens of
the Dlttrlct, Especially the Unusu
ally Heavy State Tax, the Limit of
the Law Would Impose Too Great
a Burden Expense of Buying a
Site Is Expected to Be Formidable
Complex Issue Is Preiented.
LOCKOUT IN SACRAMENTO.
Citizens' Alliance Organized to Aid
Sacramento. March 16. All tho
omnloyea of tho Building TradcB
Council aro out oxcopt tho carpon
tors, electrical workers aud mill
hands. Tho union men say it is a
lockout which the omployorB dony.
A Citizens' Alllanco was formed last
night to take a hand In beholf of tho
Was Operated On.
Portland. March 10. Edward
Uoyco, of Butte, ox-prosldent of tho
Wostorn Federation ot Minors, un
derwent an operation for appondlci
tis lu a local hospital today.
Tho school hoard will hold a meet
ing this evening at which plans will
bo discussed for tho government ot
tho hoard in Issuing a cull for tho
proposed bond election,
The Limit Is Impracticable.
Tho board does not think it wlso
to call for such a largo Issttu as was
advised by tho muss meeting. Such
a sum would bo oxccssivo at tins
tlmo, taking nil things into consider
ation, and It would only result In tho,,.
defeat or tho proposition.
Tho district's share of tho coun
ty debt, ot th city debt, and of tho
unusuatly heavy state tax, Is too
great to usk for moro than 1b abso
lutely needed, and tho board will not
think of such a proposition at this
timo. Thoy realize tho generous In
tonttons of thoso who advised tho
larger call, nnd of those who ngreud
to do ail in their power to bring tho
election to a successful termination,
but they think Hint It would bo ask
ing too much of tho peoplo to expect
thorn at lhlf tlmo to vote tho limit ot
the. dUitrlct'H legal Indebtedness for
JnuiJlirV- 'OuMi.'Wlli.bo askpij for,,
has nut aM yet bee" 'iteelded,' imt"te
Is tho. opinion of tlto board that. tho
original reqttoHt. for $30,000 would bo
all that they should expect of tho
peoplo now, und In all probability
this amount will bo called for.
Don't Pay Too Much for Site.
Tho plan for u central building of
16 rooms would be a good ono, but
for ond thing, and thut Is that u coif
tral situ would eat up a $00,000 bond
lssuo and leave nothing for tho erec
tion of the buildings. Ho, unless
some property not known to tho
board at tho present tlmo could bo
found at a greatly reduced figure,
tho plan for tho big building Is but a
dream, ami Impracticable.
Tho best wuy out of tho woods, In
tho opinion of houio of tho board and
many of tho citizens, would bo to
build an eight-room building at some
point lu Eust Pondlotoii, mid to oroct
a four-room house on tho north sldo
of Iho river. This would glvo all tho
room necessary for a long tlmo, ami
would miiko tho bundling of tho pu
pils of tho school easy for tho teach
ers, und convenient for thu pupils,
All theso things will bo gone over
at tho meeting tonight, and somo
plan formulutud winch will bo sub
mitted to tho peoplo at tho election
soon to bo called.
BOTH 8IDE8 CONFIDENT.
Fraudulent Voting Charged in Port
Portland. March 10, (Special fo
tho East Oregonlan.) Senator Simon
at 2:30 o'clock issued a statement lu
which ho says: "I urn Buro thut wo
Judgo Coroy sold, "Of courso, I
expocl u Mitchell victory,"
Simon has madu unexpected gains
on tho East Sldo, which was rccle
oncd to bo strongly for Mitchell, but
tho Mitchell Btipjlorters say that
tholr heaviest voto will bo cast lato
In tho afternoon. Much fraudulent
voting is charged, particularly
against tho olectloneeilng forco ot
tlm Portland Club gambling houso.
Tho registration Is 2,000 heavier than
It was last year, anu mo voio ia in
creased almost in proportion. Prob
ably 12,000 or 14,000 votes will bo
William II. Miller, a Scotchman 70
years old, is dead at Oroton, i.onn.
im wns n survivor of tho chnrgo of
tho IJght Brigade at Balaklava, in
1852, when ho was 24 years of ago.
Prince's Chums Rebuked.
Berlin, March 10. Eight
young officers of the Emper
or's Guards, friends of Crown
Prince Frederick William,
have boon transferred from
Pottsdam to remote garri
sons. Thoy aro sold to havo
lod tho prince into many