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PENDLETON, UMATILLA COUNTY, OHEGON, MONDAY, MARCH 21, 1904.
DN THE STAND
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knowledge of Much of the
SUSPECT PERRY HEATH.
Lw-mor Stanley Has Resigned
L,m the Dawes Commission
v,nm-Msman Accused of Abusing
L Franklna Privilege to Accom-
Lish a Graft and a Heated Argu-
ment Followed Canal Commis
sion Will Meet.
'wuhington. March 21. The
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hose committee 10 iuvcsub"")
lection of members of congress
Hi the postoffico scandal, this
)rting. continued the hearing ol
r, Briatow. He declared ho had
j personal Knowledge 01 me c
tilled in the so-called "Bristow ro-
1 J, J .
- Hft never reuu u. uiu uu.
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nat me cierKS nrepureu iur
out rirel ASBisiani mjiiiiu
Hponised to get Information as
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item in carrying on uiu inivf
no nr the rtpnartmcnt. bo lar
ie bew the reDOrt contained
hr dhnwlnir Imnmiwr conduct
the Bast of members of congress
! dsaied having assaulted tne
otse of representatives in his pre-
ions report, wnicn iea 10 me in
nunuoa of ueavers.
icnTtn maladministration. i ejiid.
uoajui some years ago St was
( till. Vlnii nf n mnn ha wnnlrt Wen
) hlfe under film TTn xrnR ftmnlnT.
t tinder First Assistant Heath. He
ma not say he suspected the In
trity of Heath.
Abuse of Franking Privilege.
I In the
p a resolution inquiring relative to
pe legality of the recent pension
ui me secretary or tne Interi
U went nvpr
In the hoURO Urmhnrn
r- wsmg l0 a question of priv
ilege, stated ilmt n-i-, ,innnM
pi Jew ork, had violated the usa
fces of courteav in tno .... i
K . , . -"v uuuou vj ill'
purung in trio nmni -. .,.,...
E'.ack on Bibcock, republican, of
is down the malls under his frank
j nujouni nanaied by h Is own
r""" rauroaas would In
fcrease their business and pnmnpn
ration. Bahmri- tn , - t...
Km S.i. J; sue passe8- an(1 moved
r upeecn be expunged.
ouion't Recognize Baker.
Williams. flOmniit a ifi t
EkA!?. ?aker- 8a'l the latter
IpfiTfir,. BUU laal tnat part
L.1L.: ..."'"uu demanded the
kmnted n; .ru?... .aKBr a-
h dlrlInn-V: lu" TOCO.
lnbllMnr.'ue.-ue.ma?aea. the re
ly 34. T.n "5!lu . 5 a majority
i M v"wo were ornprpn
kemr1"" re8U. ISO to 20,
The h7use ad,!0..: ...
If Alabama. e Mr- ""Pson,
LJ?ofPidlDtol the mom-
M tnei r.mmlsslon to
id take inir UBBUB tomorrow
Wean.. .mV15-Hsl. of New
OClSCO. Worn . L aa-u
esldT'.M? Presented to the
nor Stanley, of Kansas, member of
the Dawes commission, nas resignea
to take effect April 1. Tho president
will not fill tho vacancy. Stanley
was not criticized in the recent
GALE ON THE COAST.
Worst Storm In Years Raged Along
the Pacific Sunday.
Portland, March 21. Tho severest
wind and rain storm in nearly a quar
ter of a century broke over the
north Pacific coast late Sunday af
ternoon. Tho storm-swept district
extends from the northern California
coast through Oregon nnd Washing
ton Into British Columbia, west of
the Cascade mountains.
Wild rumors of damage in this city
became current during the evening,
among which was one that the ex
position building, probably the larg
est framo structure on the coast
north of San Francisco, had been
These rumors were for the most
part groundless, the damage being
confined to tho unroofing of some
uncompleted dwellings In the more
exposed portions of the city.
The wind is estimated to have
reached a velocity of from CO to 70
miles an hour at times.
SRERIFF LIABLE FOR DAMAGES
Reoraanl.in- . ...
L'-"""6n, March oi .m.-
""ae and : .
Into canon rePUDcans will
ww caucua this evenly,- v,
w coniiiiM .- .
wtnpalen nL ext wneression-
""n. as cha r.. or WIs
Ocean Collision. !
AmVricIS00,!' Marcn 21.-The
W lth th6nerBIMeHa W
mit this Jrtea.mer Q-
rtouiir f- he latter was se-
404 UadedV1" Afternoon
eh . 10 midstream w.i
k-X gotten Into
00,000. damaee w"l reach.
Government Can Collect $5,000 From
Man Who Let Tralnrobber Es
cape! Knoxvllle, Tenn., March 21 Judge
C. D. Clark, in the federal court,
held that damages may be obtained
by tho government from Sheriff Fox,
of Knox county, to the amount of
$5,000, for the escape of Haryey Lo
gan, the Montana tralnrobber, who
was in his keeping and under sen
tence of 20 years for passing unsign
ed currency secured by him in a
train robbary. The bill of indict
ment of Attorney-General Wright
made Fox llablo for $28,000.
Logan, in June, 1902, escaped by
lassoing a guard and holding up the
SALE OF FOODSTUFFS TO
ROSSIS IS PROHIBITED
Restriction is Imposed by Chinese Government, and Chinese
Squadron Goes North' to Chee Foo.
Port Arthur, March 21. In view
of unfavorable harvests in Shantung
province, the Chinese authorities Is
sued a proclamation prohibiting tho
sale of export grain and provisions
to the Russians under threat of se
For Eastern Triple Alliance.
St, Petersburg, March 21. A Paris
dispatch declares It is believed
there is a triple alliance between
Japan, China nnd Korea, which was
the real object of Marquis Ito's re
cent visit to Seoul.
Chinese Squadron Going North.
London, March 21. A lteuter's
Chee Foo correspondent wires that
a Chinese squadron of four cruisers,
commanded by Admiral Teay, arriv
ed there Sunday and will proceed to
New Chwanc as soon as the Ice
' clears. In connection with the pro
Ihlbitlon upon the Bale of foodstuffs
by Chinese to Russians, this is
1 thought to bode ominously for Rus
sia as a presago of a belated concert
of action with Japan against Russia.
Five Thousand Homeless at Klevan,
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Berlin, March 21. The Tageblatt
reports that firo has destroyed the
town of Klevan, Russia. Six hun
dred houses, churches, synagogues
and schools were demolished, and
5,000 are homeless.
A combination of this squadron with
the Japanese would glvo them a pre
ponderance entirely overwhelming
and greatly simplify tho Far East
situation liy nbruptly outclassing
Russia on the sea.
Ghost Walk on the Amur.
St. Petersburg, March 21. Tho
report has gained widespread cred
enco among tho peasants that Na
poleon's ghost Is waiting on the
banks of tho Amur to lead tho Rus
sian troops to victory. Tho belief
has fired with enthusiasm tho cred
ulous, who have opened shrines to
Napoleon, and confident of his pro
tection await a successful close of
Remain at Their Own Risk.
'Vinkow, March 21. Addressing
German subjects at Now Chwang
Sunday, the German consul notified
them that they remained at tholr
own risk, and In tho ovent of losses
recovery of compensation Is doubtful.
Instructed for J. N. Williamson and
for G. W. Phelps.
Heppner, March 21. The republi
can county convention was held
here on Saturday, when a full coun
ty ticket .was nominated, five dele
gates were elected to the state con
vention, instructed for J. N. Wil
liamson for congress from this dls-J.jtaa 165 on Hand Grounds Not Otl
John L. Sullivan III.
Boston, March 21. John L, Sulli
van is seriously ill at his sister's
home at Roxbury, with an affection
of the eyes. It is feared ho will be
PER CENT CUT
WILL GO TO A VOTE OF THE
UNIONS FOR SETTLEMENT.
Big Dent in the "Tin Dinner Pall" of
1896 'Home Production" and
"Protection to American Indus
tries" Have Gone Lame From
trict, and resolutions indorsing Pres
ldent Roosevelt were adopted.
The five delegates to the state
convention were elected by accla
mation as follows: G. W. Pholps,
Fred Warneck, T. W. Morgan, John
Williams and Mike Kenny.
G. W. Phelps was unanimously
Indorsed as a candidate for district
attorney for tho sixth judicial dis
trict, comprising Morrow and Uma
The order of business was revers
ed from the usual custom and the
ticket was nominated in the follow
Coroner, Dr. A. Reld, of lone;
commissioner, two-year term, Frauu
Griffin, of lone, present incumbent;
commissioner, four-year term, J. D.
French, of -ena; surveyor, D. V. S.
Reld, of Heppner; treasurer, M.
Llrhtcnthal. of Hoppner: school su
tho place left vacant by their repub
lican brethren and procood to do
the same thing for tholr party that
was done for the other Bide of tho
question on Tuesday "afternoon. Tho
date of tho prlmario swill bo set and
tho basis of representation will bo
iUed for the conventions.
TENNIS CLUB AFFAIRS.
For Roosevelt, and for St. Louis
Man for Vice-President.
Kansas Clly, Mo., March 21. Tho
first of tho rcpullcnn stato conven
tions to be held In Missouri this yenr
meets In Convention hnll In this city
tomorrow nnd tho city Is already till
ing with delegates nnd visitors. Tho
convention will choose tour dele-gates-nt-lnrse
and four alternates to
tho national convention to bo hold
In Chicago next June. Conferences
of the party leaders are on tho tapis
for tonight nnd It is probable that
the worl: of the convention will bo
fully determined In ndvnuco of the
gathering being called to order nnd
that tho program will go through
without a hitch.
ItoosoNclt sentiment predominates
nnd resolutions Indorsing him for ro
nomination will bo passed unani
mously. It Is nlso llkoly that tho
convention will declaro for Cyrus i'.
Wnlhrldgo. former mayor of St.
louls, for tho vlco-presldentliil nomination.
0. R. & N. TRAIN
SHOULD INSTRUCT FOR HEARST
Democratic Committee Passes a
Strong Resolution in Favor of In
Now York, March 21. Tho Cali
fornia democratic stato contra! com
mittee has unanimously ndopted a
resolution declaring It to bo the
8cusu of that committee that all
democratic delegntos to the nation
al democratic convention, should bo
Instructed for W. R. Hearst, for pres
ident. Ex-Senator R. P. Pcttlgrow, who
has just returned from an extended
western tour, says that Hearst will
go Into tho convention with at loast
300 delegates. Ho says tho Hearst
sentiment in all tho Central States,
Is growing moro rapidly than wes
really anticipated, and that it Is
likely tho nomination of Hearst will
take place on tho first ballot.
At the meeting of tho Tennis Club
held yesterday afternoon tho com
mittees on membership and grounds
made their reports and wero contln
Tho first committee reported $05
as received from initiation fees nnd
with this sura In hand tho club
authorized tho committee on
grounds to proceed at once to tho
selection and improvement of tho
Tho selection of tho grounds has
not been definitely decided yet
but will be in a short time, when
tho work of putting them In shapo
will bo started at once, and by tho
time tho weather Is settled will be
ready for tho playcm
New members of tho club who
Joined yesterday wero: Guy Wado,
perlntenden't. E. wjB.n 'l'
Pittsburg. March 21. A reduction
of 20 per cent below tbo wage scalo
of 1903-4 Is the proposition that will
be submitted next week to the tin
and sheetworkers of the Amalgamat
ed Association of Iron, Steel and
Tinworkers. The proposition Is tho
outgrowth of a Joint meeting of the
general executive board ol tne asso
elation and the officials of the Amor
lean Sheet and Tlnplato Company in
The now scale will be submitted
to the tin and sheet lodges early on
Tuesday next. Tho vote on the scalo
must be In by April 22. if adopted
it will bo effective from March 21
It will have the recommendation of
the Amalgamated officials.
President Schaefer. or the Amai.
camatod Association, said the reduc
tlon which Is proposed is caused by
tho commercial stringency ana ine
keen competition which exists in tho
tin and sheet trade, and the fact
that there are many idle mills of
this kind with thousands of Amalga
mated men out of employment.
DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION
Hardman: assessor, ' W. b. lonner,
of lone; sheriff, E. M. Shutt, of
Heppner; clerk, Vawter Crawford,
of Heppner; county Judge, George
J, Church, of Heppner. E. L. Free
land was elected chairman of the
county central committee.
New Office With Jurisdiction Over
RdH Tulsa Unroh 01 T KrUttSCh-
nltt, gonera! manager of tho South
Am 13a.tAn 1 n ha.a TTn flTl fl ITOH.
- Hltl,., jo MCI V v "
his appointment as director of trans
portation of the Harriman roaas. in
conference today tho Union Pacific,
Oromn Rhnrt t inn fanii Drecon Rail
way & Navigation Company make
me proposed change unaer mo con
Rnnthnmn.nn f 1 ThO
American Ilnor New York went Into
dtnr Hvai. t.A fa l.ii fl 1 v Hnm.
w "w at uuuu. out) id "
"god below the water lino, due to
grounding. Part of nor cargo was
Many Valuations Nominal,
matical, or at Zero.
Thomas Thompson, Georgo Per
ringer and Leo Moorhouso havo
completed their task as appraisers
of the estate of C. 11. Wado, and T.
C. Taylor, tho trustee, is now engag
led in checking up tho work and pro
'paring the report which will bo sub
! milled to tho referee iu bankruptcy,
Thomas Fitz Gerald, some time dur
ing this week.
It is Impossluio at mis umu m
tell tho exact valuation of tho estate,
as none of tho footlng-up has been
done, but It will not be as great as
Of tho mining stocks held by Wado
a great many wero not counted In
the appraisement at all, as they
have no value. Others wero held at
a small amount. Tho Housor mine, I
L. Knight, Earl Boric, J. T.
broth and Harry Thompson.
NEW LAUNDRY OPERATING.
Will Run at Full Capacity Later on
Twelve Operatives Now.
Tho Pendleton Steam Laundry
started work this morning with
force of 12 operatives and will dun
for a fow days on small work to got
tho machinery Into good running or
der heforo tho plant Is started up to
Its full capacity.
R. S. Durkee, of Portland, Is now
In charge of tho laundry. Ho
oomnetont laundryman with oxperl
ence In city work, and will run tho
Pendleton Institution on tho samo
grade as thoso in tho larger cities
i Tho mangle has not yet arrivoa
uui is expeciea ui any umu, uuu an
soon as that comes the laundry will
bo equipped to bandlo any and all
kinds of T ork.
Excellent 8core In High Wind
Were Made Yesterday,
Several members of the Pendleton
StwrUmcn'u Association bold a
or as It Is incorporated, the Stand- practice shoot at tho grounds on the
ard Gold and Copper Mining Compa- ulll yesterday, and some good work
ny, received tho best notice, us siock was done even though a nign winu
being valued at 1 cent a share. It was blowing which made It hard to
was placed at this figure because bit the erratic birds when released
tho management of tho mine Js do- from tho traps,
ing business and Is paying expenses.' Tho records are given as tho num
Tho Golconda stock was appraised ber of birds hit out of a possible
at U. cent a share. I7U: H. 11. Thompson, o; Tea
The board was ud against it wbon Walto. CO: J. C. Sowell, 60; L. I.
It beean tho consideration of the White, 18: W. J. Bowcll, 5: J. H.
Golconda stock, for It Is tangled up stlllman, 60; T, W. Ayres, 46; T. H
with the mine In mortgages and White. wiUi 80 birds, broke 40.
other obligations until Its value is
n ttintfpp or cuance. n uiu uiuu
mrpment so desiro. the stock could
lie forced down to nothing, or tied mIn0r8 worjing' In the E. & E. mine,
up nnin nouiing wwu uv "" near Bourne, have gono on a stnKe
Bourne Miner Strike
Baker City, March 21. Tho
of it at a sale.
Republicans Meet Tomorrow, Dern-
and havo sent out notice to all
union miners in the Northwest to
stay away from that camp. Tbo
trouble arose over a compulsory
boarding house, run by tho mining
company, at which It compelled an
The republican county central its employes to board, to wnicn me
mmmlttoo will meet at tho court men with families objected, and the
LniiBH TimBilav afternoon at a uuiuu uoo uikuu up me snoiuTO,
o'clock, for tho purpose of fixing the .
date of the primaries ana siaruug iue uu wuhuh,
the ball rolling In general. 'Jollet. 111., has sued the MachlnlsU'
On tho next day at z o ciock in umuu jur tuv.wv uu"6. uu
the afternoon the democratic coun- trying io unjoin u uvm urucnug
ty contra! commlttoe will inoct in strike.
Hearst to Have Organ In South.
Now York, Mnrch 21. It Is cur
rently rumored In newspaper circles
that tho Tampa Fla., Tribune Iuib
been purchased by a Now York
newspaper syndicate nnd that tho
lnpj,v!il J. ft.Htrong JJonrst ndvo
cate. It Is understood that Editor
Stovall will enter tho newspaper
Isaac Howard, a Tramp, Fell
Undor the Wheels at Ka
mola Last Night.
DIED FROM INJURIES UPON
REACHING LA GRANDE.
Partner of Dead Man Comes to Pen
dleton and Tells the Story It
Now Held as Witness to Coroner's
Inquest Howard Was From Iowa,
Where His Mother Is Said to Be
Rich Was an Only Son of Widow
Left Home for the West a Month
Isaac Howard, a young man who
was beating hlswaxOY.e.r JUo O. R.
& h., fell from Norjgvthls"mornlng
us (ho train was leaving Kaincla,
nnd was mangled under tho wliools,
dying shortly after reaching La
Grande, to where ho was takon after
tho accident occurred.
Young Howard, In company with
Carlos Qlbbs, left their homes at
Union, Iowa, on tho first day of
March. Intending to como to Wash
ington, whoro Glbhs has rolatlvos,
anil whoru they expected to socuro
work. Both of thom aro boys. How
nrd was 19 yoars of ago yoatcrday,
while GIbba Is nbout tho samo ago.
Tho boys bent tholr way through
to Karnuln, and boarded tho train
thero to como on farther west. They
wero on tho blind baggngo, or tho
front ond of tho bagRngo car. when
Howard suddenly slipped and foil
undor tho wheolo, Gllilm lame on
'to'Pondlotinuhd told tuo ilciot' ieo
plo that his partner had fallen irom
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business In tho far West and will i '". "'""k ,3
IJUOU rHMJii uiiiuri! imii. inn. .. ..
been removed to Lu Grande, whore
he soon died.
leave for his now
within n fow weeks,
field of labor
Moscow, March 21. lly tho col
lapse of an engineering establish
ment thrco workmen wero killed an
GENERAL CONDITIONS ARE
NOT GOOD IN IDAHO,
Are Burdened With Debts and Shad
owed by the Disastrous Winter o
1902-3 The Railways and Banks
Both Following a 8evere Policy,
Strenuous Times Ahead.
Boise, March 21. President John
McMillan and Secretary Montlo II
Owlnn, of tho Idaho Woolgrowers'
Association, havo returned from
Idaho Falls, where they wunt to ul
tend a meeting of tho local assocla
tlon. They report the meeting was
In talking of tho conditions over
there Mr. Uwlnn said yesterday they
were much the snmo as In other hoc
tloiis, Tho winter had been a good
ono, but still ttiu sheopowncrs would
not mako up the losses tlioy Buffered
the wlntor before,
Continuing, Mr. Gwlnn said It was
an open secret that tlio business bad
been unprofitable in a largo propor
tlon of cases and that a great many
sboepmon would not bo able to get
out even this Bpring. Tho falling off
In the price of mutton snoop last
year after the disastrous experiences
of tho winter of 1902-3 discouraged
a great many and a selling movo
mont sot In. But no great numbor
of owners could sell without break.
log tho market. Consequently most
had hung on hoping for better
things. But such were In dobt and
would havo to clean up In some
manner. Some of thom would bo
able to get even this year and some
Mr. Owlnn said tho banks wero
holding the lines .rather hard on
both sheepmen and cattlemen. The
latter very generally held their
stock over last year rather than sell
at the prices prevailing last season.
Those already in debt find they can
not borrow, the banks insisting that
they realize and clean up. The samo
rulo annlles In the caso of many
sheepmen, and thus the situation Is
rendered rather trying.
In addition, the railways nave
shown a disposition to stiffen rates,
further educing the returns from!
shipments of woo! and mutton while
tho rule shutting off return trans
portatlon works further hardship.
nililis was tnlion In chnrgo by tho
sheriff nnd Ih being held ns a wit
ness for tho coronor'H Investigation.
Ho lu u young fellow of good np
ponranco, ami Is much broken ovor
the fatoif his friend. Ho tells that
they both boarded the train at Ka
mela und weru riding Hide by side.
They had hurdly gotten nut of tho
yanlH when Ilownrd suddenly and
with no apparent reason, sllppod
from tho ttlclo of tho car and fell
under tho wheels. Tho train was
running by this time at so rapid a
rate that Ollilm could not got off,
and so was brought on to Pendloton,
whoro ho guvo tho alarm.
According to (llblis' story, tho two
boys left luuno on tho first of tho
month and havo been slncu that
tlmo making tbulr way this far wost.
They lived lu Union, Iowa, whoro
tholr families aro well-to-do and well
known. Howard was tho only son of
ii widow, Mrs. Hattlo Howard, of
Union, who Is worth betwoon $60,
000 and $60,000, Tho boys wished to
soo tho country anil left homo with
tho consent of thulr parents to como
SOUTHERN PACIFIC WRECK.
Several Badly Hurt by Collision at
Redding, Cul., Mnrch 21. Tho
south-bound Southorn Paclflo over
land, No. 1C, crashed Into n wreck
ing train at Cautura last night. John
Funsklv and Georgo Kuksou, car re
pairers, wero bndly injured. Fire
man Bert Mount, of tho passongor
engine, Is missing.
No More Smoot Case.
Halt Ijiko. March 21. United
Stutes Marshal Heywood donjoa bay
lug additional subpoenas for a largo
number of persons to testify In tho
Hmoot coho. Up to noon nouo wero
Botkln Case Opened.
Han Francisco. March 21. Open
ing statomonts In tho Botkln caso
bogan this morning. It Is oxpoctod
taking of tostiraony will begin lato
Cooper In Command.
wui,iniftnn March 21. Admiral
nnnnnr ralllflK f TO III HODK KODg faO
has aasumod command of tho Asiat
ic station, vlco Evans.
William R. Grace Dead.
Now York, March 21. Wil
liam R. Grace, twico mayor of
New York, diod at noon. lie
was born In Queenstown. In
1890 his firm effected a set
tlement of tho Peruvian debt
of $10,000,000. Ho was di
rector in many steamship
lines, banks and commercial
enterprises. His wealth is es
timated at many millions.