East Oregonian : E.O. (Pendleton, OR) 1888-current, April 30, 1904, DAILY EVENING EDITION, Image 1

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PENDLETON, UMATILLA COUNTY, ()HE(JON, SVTUUOAY, AI'HIL SO, l.M)t.
NO. CO30.
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Louise From County
Lin's Alleged Exces-
Assessment.
0.RESPONDENTS
WITH THE ASSESSOR.
Denies the Justice of the
Unt and Alleges That Mr.
Work Was Done Inaccu-
Eand without Regard to the
sHas Employed Local At-
i and Will Carry the Fight
supreme Court If Need Be.
. .... flKI l.,r Ihn
fcng cxnenen mx j
, against the county to
Fthe collection of, and in op-
to the high assessment
i their property by U l .
in commenced In the clr-
tirt this morning when Chas.
er, W W. Cotton and Arthur
I; attorneys for tno company,
petition asking the court for
jI review at the next term.
Mia rnnntv. the county court
for the transaction of county
and for the levying or
A. Hartman. county Judge;
hiitilanrt nnrl TTnrneo Walker.
Isioners; W D. Chamberlain,
Iclerk; and T. D. Tayior, sner-
I ei-offlclo tax collector or me
are named as defendants in
Mrwiimpnt filed covers 25 pages
f written manuscript, together
rnnv of the assessment roll
Li nmi nlats of the coranany's
End nossesslons In tlio county.
tains descriptions of all the
ks of the company in the coun-
killed Intn the main lino, tno
fee branch and the Walla Walla
i.
(hat the Company Alleges.
company alleges as ground for
for the writ, that the county
lhad no right or power to make
levy without first estimating
mount of money needed for
purposes and the amount of
md Bcnool taxc3, and entering
determination thoreln, which
was not taken by the court.
it the order of the court in levy-
le taxes was null ;ond void for
that it was not made at
gular meeting of the couit, but
special meeting subsequent to
time.
it there was no valid assessment
the court at tho time of
i! the levy.
the assessor failed to tabu-
the properties of tho company or
like divisions, or to name boun
ds, or describe land or to state
. but "collected and threw to-
it a mass of lotters, figures and
Nations which, when taken to
st or considered separately wore
ire entirely unintelligible and
font meaning to anyone."
i tae assessor failed to give
t to the owners of tho meeting
to board of enuallzatlon either by
Mng a notice In a paper, or by
it as required by law.
sit the board mot after tho statu-
lime had elanaed. nnil hud no
!W assessment roll beforo it it
ume that It did meet.
)r al of these reasons, and more.
company would ask tho court to
a Writ Of rovlnw na lin oniinlv
'tout to seize and sell tho prop-
me company to socuro tho
lent of tho taxes dun! nnrl fur.
aks that tho clnru bo
produce all of tho documents and
eimeaU, records and court jour-
""ft set aside tho attempted
mat tn0 defendants bo or-
io aesist from any effort to
, I . " " " VlttllUVU ll Q UUU.
" the Initial nmrnnillnfr nt thn
'Pany. whir-h win .v.- -
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Z, . "uPrem court in an effort
Mcure thn Wo-i., t .i...
01 T Mr. Strain.
STRIKE INJUNCTION.
Santa Fe Resorts to the Courts
Against Strikers.
Albuquerque, April 30. On appli
cation of tho Santa Fc, District
Judge Baker has issued an injunc
tion restraining the striking railrond
shopmen from any more interference
with employes of tho company, or
tho movement or operation of the
company's engines, cars nnd nil other
machinery and appliances. They
arc also enjoined from entering the
company's right of way anil other
grounds and property.
Chicago Grain.
Chicago, April 30. May wheat
opened 89, closed the same; old
July opened 8C, closed the same;
new July opened 84, closed SGMs
July corn opened 48, closed 48.
Welcome Botkln Dead.
San Francisco, April 30. Welcome
Ilotkln, the divorced husband of
Cordelia Botkln, died this morning of
heart disease.
RETURNED TO HEPPNER.
J. W. Proctor Wanted There on a
Penitentiary Charge.
C. P. Davis left this morning for
Hoppnor Junction, having in his cus
tody J. W. Proctor, who Is wanted In
Heppnor for obtaining money under
false pretenses.
"Wihon Proctor was arrested yester
day morning ho made light of tho
charge, stating that tho amount was
small, being only $5, and that It
would bo an easy thing to set aside
tho charge. After facing conditions
for a day, howovr, ho came to tho
conclusion that he was In trouble,
and was very repentant when ho
left town.
Returned to Weston.
Mrs. L. A. Hlldreth, of Weston, re
turned homo this morning after a
visit with her daughter, Ttfrs. B. B.
Hall, who is all at tho hospital. Mrs.
Hildreth took her little grandchild
ren with her to visit until Mrs. Hall
has recovered and can leave the hospital.
JAPAN ES
WN
COFFEE TANK EXPLODED.
I- Fllty Attending the St.
Louis Exposition.
lOUls. Am.ll OA ....
1e iL . Ea,lon ta"k f coffoo In
' the fa r i?pnii.i .t.1. ...
PUr nn. "-'nun mm uuuriiuuil.
uuuuncu laiauy so.
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Philippine Democrats. I
ocratic"4' rAr,M--Thn dem-
loped Jn,venn ' today'
t f 1U,.tlons condemn-
IdL? .'"'tlon's PhlU- .
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A BIG BUTTLE
WASHINGTON RECEIVES
CONFIDENTIAL NEWS.
Sixteen Thousand Japanese "Made an
Attack on a Much Larger Force of
Russians, and .Are Making Ad
vances All Along the Line Are
Being Reinforced on the Scene of
Battle.
St. 'Petersburg, April 30. A heavy
engagement on the Yalu is reported.
Sixteen thousand Japanese crossed
tho river Thursday and attacked 30,
000 strongly fortified Kusslans. It is
rumored tho Japanese wero -reinforced,
and tho battlo continues. Jap
anese sharpshooters killed many ltun
slan officers.
Japanese Victory.
Washington, April 30. State de
partment officials aro Informed that
the big battlo on tho Yalu resulted
In a Japanoso victory, but decline to
give tho source of their Information.
Japanese Advances.
St. Petersburg, April 30. Official
dispatches today report Japanese
columns are marching from Yom
gampho towards Wiju, and that a
small force of Japanese have cross
ed tho Yalu.
Decorated for Gallantry.
Toklo, April 30. Captain Salkural,
drowned on tho transport Klnshlu
Maru, was decorated for valuable ser
vices In Northern Korea. Fourteen
military attachos departed for Port
of Shimonosekl. whence they will
Ball Tuesday for an unknown desti
nation. Russian Alr6hlp.
St. Petersburg, April 30. Tho air
ship constructed by Captain Itouten
ski wns fairly successful when tried
at Vlosthghovi, traveling fiO miles an
hour.
CAPTAIN HEALY ARRESTED.
Charged With Embezzlement From
An Alaskan Company.
Chicago, April 30.-Captaln John
J. Henly. ox-presldont of tho Alaska
Exploration Company, was started
to Now York this morning to answer
a charge of alleged omhezzlomont o
$8,000, when his attorneys obtained
a writ of habeas corpus and over
took the omcors with tho prisoner
boforo they roachod tho depot. Heal
declares It splto work.
1 Schooner Ashore.
Halifax. April SO.-The sehoonor
Onorn. from Porto Itico is na ihore on
Dugan's roof this morning All hands
wero lost
WORLD S FAIR
W FORMALLY
AT ST. L
OPENED
T
Impressive But Simple Ceremonies, Concluded by Roosevelt
Pushing the Button at Washington.
An Immense Crowd Listened to Several Addresses and Then Made a
Rush for the Entrance "All Nations' Parade" the Principal Feature
of "the Day The Grounds Swarm With Children, and .the Weather
and Other Conditions Are Very Agreeable and Auspicious Machin
ery All in Perfect Running Ord:r
St. I.ouls, April 30. President
Roosevelt touched an electric button
in Washington today.
As he did so the report of a canon
was heard here by the expectant
multitude, flags unfurled as If by
magic, nn avalanche of water poured
down Hip cascades, the great engines
in the machinery palare ami p.x.T
houses! star ed throbbing rv-id t'xj
l.oulslniin Purri'nie Exposition was
open to tho world.
Opening Ceremonies.
Tho opening ceremonies were so
simple and so plain that they wero
In perfect harmony with the meth
ods of President Francis nnd his ef
ficient nldi. bul they wore nt the
of many pieces of wood taken from
various trees grQwn In the Forest
Park portion or tho exposition
grounds.
Taft for the President.
President Francis nnd his party
wore escorted from the Administra
tion building to the scene of tho day's
ceremonies, where they were joined
by the foreign commissioners, who
hud assembled earlier nt the British
pavilion; and tho governors of states
and state commission nnd commit
tees who had rounded up at the Unit
ed States government building.
Secretary Taft, as tho representa
tive of President Roosevelt, wns es
corted to the grounds by n military
Ings, stepped to tho front of tho
speakers' stand and Introduced Isanc
L. Taylor, director of works. An
ovation was tendered to Mr. Taylor,
who hnd managed a great part of the
huge task of preparing tho exposi
tion nnd hnd done many tilings that
only n great man or rcmarknblo ver
satility enn perform. He said Hint he
had worked mnny months on his
speech, nnd that In delivering it he
would deliver tho keys of tho build
ings to President Francis, which ho
did.
The trnnsfer of the exhibit palaces
to F. J. V. Skiff, director of exhibits,
was then made. Mr. Skiff delivered
a brief nddress and wns nccorded a
rouslnir recent Ion for his Invaluable
work In making tho exposition n suc
cess.
Carter's Address.
Addresses followed by Thomas II
farter, nresldent of the national com
mission; 12. H. Hnrrlinnn, speaking
on behalf of tho domestic exhibitors,
nnd liv riMirpscntntlvcs of tho coll
gresslonal nnd other committees that
hnve had much to do with tho nffnlrs
of the enterprise.
Taft's Address Was the "Hit."
As Secretary Taft stepped forward
to deliver the oration of tho day the
volume of applause shook the very
firmament, nnd it wns at once seen
Hint tin- multitude regarded the
secretary of war ns the central figure
of the day's exercises. Secretary
Taft's address wns brief and very
harncterlBtlc of tho man who Is
known to be as modest ns ho Is able,
Francis Speaks to Roosevelt.
When these formnlltles were eon
luded there came n scene that wns
notable for its Intense Imnresslvo
iiess. President Francis stopped to
the front of the stnnd nnd fnced the
exnectant multitude. It was u few
minutes past tho noon hour, nnd
heso words eaino from tho clearest
if voices:
"Ladles and flentleincti: I will now
illctnte a telegram:
"To tho President of tho United
Liberal Arts Bullcjlng, Louisiana Purchase Exposition.
same time very impress. ve and m ule
a fitting prelude to one or !! mos
memorable events In American hl
tory. The dedleatl m ' remtiiiies. a
year ago. were ntteuded by u mili
tary pageant Hint was significant ot
the nut lull's prowess, and aHcr the
baptism or sinus comes Hie sweet
presence of art and science, and the
formal opening today wns marked by
the absence of soldiery In uniform
The place or remle.voiib warf t In
great plaza to the north of the (Irani:
Basin ami In the shadow of tho im
posing Louihlana Purchase monu
ment. At U o'clock the board of di
rectors of the fair, the members ol
the national commission, the board hi
lady managers and other tolfu Inls
met in the Administration building,
where there was an Interesting little
ceremony as n prelude to the more
iiiiportiiiu events of the day. This
consisted of the presentation to
President Francis or u navel, with
which to call to order the assemblage
r iw.mhliiB. Tie eavel wus mum-
escorts were fur-
' members of con
specially Invited
guard, and proper
nlHlieil also lo 'lit
gr6h and other
guests.
Promptly at lo - :to the exercises of
tho day began. There was 'Ittle for
mality, hardly any display to attract
the seekers lo the picturesque and
still the program was carried out
amid surroundings and In a manner
n all ways appropriate.
Tile ceremonies wero opened with
mi Invocation by Rev, Frank W. (Jun
saulus of Chicago, The Invocation
was followed by tho rendering of
"America" by the bands, and an ad
dress by tho Hon. D. It. Francis, pres
ident of tho exposition.
President Francis' Address.
President FTancIs wns given a
reat ovation. In a brief address, he
reviewed tho history of tho exposi
tion enterprise from Its Inception to
the supremo moment now at hand,
eulogizing tho work of his colleagues
and praising tho public spirit of tho
citizens of St. Louis in goneral. He
set forth the objects of tho exposi
tion to commemorate' tho past, pre
sent the advantages of tho present,
hi d tuspiro hope for tho future tho
i ast the present, tho future of
America und tho whole world. Loud
and continuous cheering followed tho
conclusion of President Francis' re
marks, and the band struck up "The
Htar-Spanglen Banner" umld tumultu
ous cheering and waving of hats and
handkerchiefs.
Builder of the Exposition.
William H Thompson, chairman of
the committee on grounds and build-1
(Continued on page 10.)
BON
MOUNT N
E
0
PICNIC
IS
GREAT SUCCESS
Eight Hundred People in tho
Procession to Leezer Grovo
Thjs Morning.
MUSIC AND LITERARY
EXERCI8ES PROFUSE..
One of the Finest Banquets Was
Spread by the Ladles of Echo and
Vicinity Ever Eaten In Umatilla
County Addresses by L. A. Esteb,
Profs. Smith, Wlthycombe and
Others Creamery and Various
Other Experts Present Echo Has
Scored a Brilliant Success.
EXPRESS
WRECK
EIGHT PERSONS KNOWN
TO HAVE BEEN KILLED
Many More or Less Badly Hurt Ac
cident Occurred Twenty-eight
Miles Out From St, Louls--Traln
Going Forty-five Miles an Hour
Was Splintered.
Klmswlck, Mo., April 30. Tho Iron
Mountain express from Hut Springs
to St. Louis, was ditched near hero
this morning. Six coaches wero
overturned, Nino bodies have boon
removed. The total Is 50 dead nnd
Injured.
Eight Were Killed.
SI. Iuls, April ;iu. Iron Mountain
ofllcials state thut eight aro (lend nt
ICimswick, among them F.dwnrd
tli. Master Mechanic Tnvlor.
Fireman Grumpert, Engineer Bailey
and Messenger urnni. tiio irnin wns
reduced to scrap iron.
Fifteen Injured.
Tho train wns running 45 miles un
hour when It hit u switch too hard
K I ch I u-ere killed outright Ulld 10 fit
tally hurt. Fifteen sustained minor
Injuries.
A relief train with iilivslcluns lllir
rled to tho scene of the wreck from
St. IjouIs, 28 inli'is distant.
Steamers Collide.
Falmouth, April 30. The steamers
Cresyl and Kazlprak collided In a fog
last night off hero. The Intter sank
and 10 of her crew and tho captain
wero drowned.
Bandmaster Innls Injured.
Ht. Louis, April 30. Bandmaster
Jnnos, driving to tho fair grotindB
this morning, was badly Injured In
a collision of his carriage with a trol
ley car The day opens ideally fair.
BIRDSEYE VIEW OF THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE EXPOSITION,
Kcho, April 30. (Special to tho
Fast Oregonlnn.) At least 1,000 peo
plo gathered at Leczer's drove, about
a mile, from this place, this morning
to listen to tho program at tho farm
ers' picnic held hero today. It was
one of tho Inrgest gatherings ovor
held In this city nnd wns very enthu
siastic. Tho procession formed at 10 o'clock
ot Kcho, and headed by McMlnn's
band, of Pmidleton, marched to tho
grovo, It being ostlmnted thnt thero
wero at least 800 In the parotic
Arrived nt tho grovo u progrnm
consisting of literary nnd music
numbers nnd addresses was listen
ed to.
The uddresB of wolcomo on behnlt
of tho citizens of Kcho was mado
by L. A. Ksteb, tho mayor, and was
very happily delivered.
Mr. Ksteb was followed by rroios
sor C. 1.. Smith, of tho State Agrlcul
tural Collego, at Corvallla, who
BH)ku on the Biibjuct of "Diversified
Farming." His nddress was a Btrong
one, nnd pointed out tho ndvantngoB
of rotating crops anil thu ralBlng of
many different things from tho same
soil. Ho Bhowed tho conservation ot
tho strength of tho land by tho
chango In crops, nnd hlB remarks
opond a subject for tho confllderntloir
of tho farmers of thu county hereto
fore not sufficiently considered.
Dr. JnmoB Wlthycombe, of the Ore
gon Experiment Station, spoke on
tho Biibject of "Forage CropB and
Feodlng." IIIb remarks tended to
show whnt could bo raised In this
county with tho greatest profit to
those who aro handling stock. Ho
spoke of the grains and grosses that
would yield tho best and Inrgest
nmount of fodder for cattle and '
horscB, and told of tho most usofuV
wnyB of hnndllng the fodder when It
was grown nnd cut.
Tho program was Interspersod
with music, nnd sentM had been pro
vided for nil In attendance
A Splendid Banquet.
At tho conclusion of tho morning
program tho visitors wero Invited, to
partako of tho biinnuot which had
boon provided for them. A tnblu 300
feet long had boon provided, nnd
was three times fllled with tho hun
gry people. Tho repast wns an olo
gnnt one, nnd free Ico cream was
Berved by thn ladles, who acted as
hostesses for tho occasion. Alto
gether, It was ono of tho most elab
orate culinary uffalrH In the history
of tho county.
At the session In tho nftnrnoon,
Colonel It. C. Judsoil, of the ). &
N.; K. N, Hutchinson, the govern,
ment representative of the bureau of
animal Industry; J- W. llnlloy, the
food and dairy Inspector of Portland,
und ProfeBsor A. II Leo. of tlio Hnz
olwood Creamery Company, nddross
ed tho gathering on topics rolatlng
to their spoclol lines of work,
The convention Is the most suc
cessful gathering of the kind over
held In Urnatllla county, nnd tho
management nro justly proud of their
success.
Mrs. Rounds Dead.
P. P. Hounds, of tho O. It. & N
telegraphed to this city this uftor
noon that his mother died nt Oarfield.
Wash., this morning at 10:15. and
that tho funeral would ho held In
that city tomorrow morning at 10
o'clock Mr. Hounds was called to
flarlleld yesterday by tho news of
IiIh mothor'B lllnom.
. . , .... .... ... r n .. lift ,.Vlllin.
Would a iiibiiwujiii"" : '
bio for beating ins vieum n in- num
Iv bought sulvn for IiIm victim's
wounds?
Bad for Breweries.
Omaltn, April 30. Tlio N
hraBka supremo court ling dt
cldod thnt liroworles cannot
tuko out saloon llcoiiKes ox
copt In their own imiiios.
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