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PENDLETON, UMATILLA COUNTY, OKEGON, FlilDAY, MAY 13, 1004.
A Li L IJ C K
Iskly for Yates, But
;N HEARTY OVATION.
IVras o Loud That No
flu Transacted During
30 Minutes Cannon
to Adjourn if Order
Restored Platform De-
Roosevelt and Hltt
Li 250 Votes of Having
at 4 O'clock Lowden
i close Behind Him.
Ill, May 13. The
It in the history of the
Sorning when the second
fen oi tne convention
Latlons of candidates
For 30 minutes no
transacted on account
ling uproar which Joseph
ktened to end by ad-
convention. The cre-
pmlttee's report, with
Irol, was adopted.
with a great ovation.
I lorn, Hopkins, Speaker
Governor Yates were
Begates at large.
lions committee report-
Inn which instructs for
recommends the name
rlce-presldent. The res-
i adopted. The conven
the decks, resolved to
ninatlng speeches and
bf districts began.
Be a Deadlock.
Mar 12. Governor
I the balloting, but his
tfnallr cut down as tho
pned. On the fourth
I Yates led only by 100
1 with Deneen but 15 be
lt Is practically a
Vote In Detail.
I May 13. Necessary to
t laies, i)waen,
i3SS. First hallnt Vntw
3M; Deneen, 38G.
I Visited Dally by Rus-
1!. SlnPft Ml! mtum
:emnpan trill ll, l,l
lulled daily by the Uus-
r musing mucn com-
piiitions of the most
r"r arc being ex
po Berlin and St. Pet
II'T Is strongly lm-
ld to Death,
12. Attor ,.l
Ik , "iniliiiK,
Mm for a boat ride to-
W WHO IK Kfllfl in
w York broker.
lae Rtoamr... 11... -
"Hie en route from
before making the
ttoB. -I went up
he sa ri o.i i.j
P T nerves."
' a Million;..
Bay 1' .i .'. .
r a he strength of
cal'net in the
1 90"7w,ui . Wnt
i SJr open-
BULLET FROM BRAIN.
Convict Able to Speak Coherently for
First Time In a Year.
Salem, May 13. Guy Harshman,
who was sent to the state prison last
fall for train robbery near Portland,
has always suffered from aphasia
and paralysis, as the result of a bul
let sent Into his brain by the trusty
express messenger at the time of the
attack on the train.
He was treated for a long time at
the Good Samaritan hospital In Port
land, but never recovered tho use of
his speech and was badly paralyzed.
His scalp was healed up, but Dr.
Shaw, the prison physician, decided
that there was pressure on his urain
from the wound, and yesterday tre
panned tho man's skull.
Threo pieces of bono wero removed
from tho brain where they were Im
bedded an Inch and n half deep, and
a flattened piece of lead about half
an Inch across was resting on his
As soon as the man recovered
from the effect of the anaesthetic
ho was able to speak coherently, for
the first time since he was shot.
Scores of the Great League Games
At Salt Lake Spokane, 4; Salt
At Boise Butte, 9; Boise, 3.
Pacific Coast League.
At San Francisco Oakland, D; Los
At Philadelphia Philadelphia, 9;
At Washington St. Louis, 8;
At Boston Boston, 8; Detroit, 1.
At New York Cleveland, 7; New
At Chicago Chicago, 4; Philadel
At Cincinnati Cincinnati, 13; New
At St. Louis St. Louis, 2; Boston,
At Pittsburg Pittsburg, C; Brook
JAPANESE WRECK DALNY AttD
The Mikado's Daring Fleet Bombards Russia's Splendid
Wires Communicating With Russian Mines Are Cut and the Harbor
Mines Removed Explosion of One of Them Wrecks Japanese Torpe
do BoatNo. 48, Killing Seven Men and. Injuring Seven More Chinese
Enthusiasm Overrides Her Neutrality and Powers Will Make Her
Keep a Sober Face Over Japanese Victories.
Tokio, May 13. Admiral Kateka
reports that tho third fleet arrived at
Kerrl Bay, near Dalny, on May 12.
The Japanese war vessels Itakushl
ma, Ntshln, and Meyako made a dem
onstration and bombarded the place
while the torpeuo flotilla engaged In
sweeping the sea for miles.
One officer and four men landed
and destroyed the telegraph lines of
the Russian mines. Threo were suc
cessfully destroyed, but the fourth
exploded, permanently wrecking tor
pedo boat No. 48 and killing seven
and wounding seven of her crew.
authorities over Japanese successes.
This, Satow regards as the chief
ilnnenr nf thn situation In China. He
Is reported to have said that China
nn nnlv hi kent neutral by n Joint
effort of the European ambassadors,
and suggests that Great Britain ap
proach the other powers to tnis enu.
Rail Communication Destroyed.
St. Petersburg, May 13. Both rail
road communications to Port Arthur
are cut off.
: Math. j
WILL BE OPENED
RICH RESERVATION TO BE
SOLD ON AUGUST 8
President Signs Proclamation to Sell
418,000 Acres of Indian Land
Will Be Sold by Lot at $3 Per Acre
Same Kind of Land In Iowa Is
Now Worth $80 Per Acre Method
of Selling the Land Is Unsatisfac
toryLottery Plan Disliked by the
Washington. May 13. The presl
Hunt thin miirnlnir slinicd a proclama
tlon opening for settlement the lands
of the Rosebud agerey in nouin
kota, at tt a. m., August S. The proc
lamatlon covers 418,000 acres.
Tl.o ,..., nt Inml RIllHS Will KO bV
lot applicants registering their names
with government omciais uppumivu
in of Hi., drnwtnira. The price
asked by tho government is $3 per
acre. It Is expected that 50,000 peo
ple will register. Similar lands in
Northwest Iowa are now quoted at
?M per acre.
The government is severely criti
cised by settlers all over tho country
for selling the land by lottery, Inas-
innMi nt tlin i-nvprnmPTlt Is punishing
all lottery schemos among private
tvc vi..i,ia Inrllnn ruservatlon In
Oklahoma was sold by the lottery
plan, two years ago. uue uuuui
thousand people rushed Into the dis
trict to register where tbere were
but C000 claims to be sold. Great suf
ferlng was caused by the government
In that land sale, and settlers fear a
repetition of tho Wichita rush on the
Big Boston Firm Falls.
Boston. May 13. The Whitney
House-Land Company, commission
merchants, today filed a voluntary
petition in bankruptcy, the liabilities
being 1111,000, and the assets 413.2u.
W. E. Stowo. of the firm, also flies
a schedule of personal liabilities of
Rioting In Armenia.
Constantinople. May 13. Turkish
Imnn. l.ot.o l,mul vlllnees through
out the Saasoon district of Armenia,
killing many Inhabitants. Tho
French, British and Russian con
suls novo been sent to lszoroum n
hopes of limiting the bloodshed.
State Senator Goes to Pen.
Atlanta, Ga.. May 13 State Sen
ator Dodd, convicted of embezzling
$200 of the Btato'8 monoy during his
recent tenure of office as county
school commissioner of Gordon coun
ty, was today sontoncod to two years
In tbo penitentiary.
700 French Nuns as Nurses.
Rome. May 1J. The Vatican has
assented to the proposal of Russian
Catholics to send 700 nuns to tbo
seat of war to act as nurses. The
party will be composed mostly of
those expelled from France.
Money for Russia'6 War Expenses.
St. Petersburg, May 13. A ukase
tnrtnv nnthorlzea the Issuance of G
per cent foreign loan bonds for $160,
000,000, to be 'redeemable In 1909.
The principal and interest will be
exempt from taxation. me loan
was effected through Paris banks.
Enthusiasm Kills Chinese Neutrality
Birmingham, May 13. The Post
asserts that the foreign office has re
ceived a long dispatch from British
Minister Satow, at Pekln, concern
Ins China's attitude, In which he
states there 1b open satisfaction ex
pressed by the Chinese Imperial
DULL FIGHTER KILLED.
Horse Stumbled, Throwing thu Tore
ador Under the Frenzied Bull.
I.UImn. Mnv 13. Fernando Ollvorn
the celebrated bull tighter, was gored
to death here Thursday, wnuo giving
nn exhibition. His horso stumbled,
throwing Ollvern directly In front or
thr ohnrclnE hull, winch trampled
his head and tossed his oody high In
Thi tnrffidnr was horribly lllllllKl-
ed. A panic In tho audience follow
ed, a number being seriously hurt In
the rush for the exits.
Scouting Parties Busy.
Seoul, May 13. Gen. Hnraguchi,
rnmmnndlne here, has been given
entire control over Korea since first
army corps entered Manchurian ter
ritory. Scouting parties continue to
innim- thmtieh tho country between
Ping Yang and Wlju, fearing a Rus
sian flank movement.
More Japs for Front.
Shanghai, May 13. Advices state
that a Japanese army of 70,000
sal'. J from Chlnnampo on 83 trans
ports on the 4th Instant, destined to
Lla Tung Peninsula and Tanku Shan.
One transport alone carried 3,800
men packed In like sardines.
Disappointed Because Not Allowed
to Accompany Russians.
London, May 13. Thu Central
News correspondent nt Pnrls wires
the acceptance of the resignation of
Colonel Mnrchnnd, of Fnshoda fame
as announced. It Is understood tlint
Marchand was disappointed In not
being sent with the French ofllcers
assigned to follow tho Russian army.
His complaint to the newspapers hns
brought discipline In tho Bhape of 30
St. 1-ouls, May 13. Liluoknllnl and
her suite departed this morning for
San Francisco and Honolulu. Prince
Cupid accompanied them as far as
San Francisco, when ho will return
for tho nntlonnl republican couveu
tlnn At (hi ilnnnt thn tirlnco created
excitement by distributing nbout j
In tips In nbout five minutes.
The Czar on an. Outing.
St. Petersburg, May 13. Tho czar
leaves Tsarsko Selo Sunday evening
for Moscow and Khnrkoff, returning
May 22. News nt the front very
meagre. Kuropatkln's plans are bo
lnc closely guarded. It Is believed
there will be a concentration of
troops near Llao Yang. The Japan'
ese ore pushing the campaign with
Rioting in Chin Klang.
Rhnnch.il. Mnv 13. The American
cruiser New Orleans left Cheo Foo
i today and the Raleigh leaves tomor
I row for Chin Klang, where there has
Every Opportunity to Have
Completed by July 1
I sun dries It out too much. It Is
' .1 1. . i. ...Ill 1 . V. n
, lllOUgllt It will umn ..
Them ' Mr. Carglll Is farming on tho King
' I t r Mifnx nr ihia nif u nnn
piUUV, iU U1I1CB UUllu wi v.v.
. n.,ni ir t n, nrnnar in t n i nur mini
Tho people who are neglecting to lg bn(1 uaraaBeQ that vicinity.
have their 6ewer connections maul, i ,n tne junptT and Cold Sprglns
..i ..nn i.. ttipfi iwnnn juiv l. -i -i .i . .... what.
SUE8 THE GOLCONDA.
1 IZl Allfi Urul .. 1" " I
Unas mem sun wuuuut .uu...i.w, ever
that they "Couldn't get It done, be-;
cause there was none to get to do i
i . vaarlv" h Fl VP III- '
11 wneu .uvj irao
refdy lost their footing and are prone Porland Attorney Asks for
i.. r..,i ami mlrf of neglect and! .. ...
ill LUC 1.IUU Muu -
Tae reporter was reliably Informed
this morning, by one whose source of
knowledge Is first-hand and unques
tionable, that not a lumue- in rhe
town Is working to tho limit of a
day's work, in fact, that most of them
are idle a good deal of the time, and
that If all were employed and had
beed employed reasonably steady
since tho work of making connec
tions begun, that perhaps every sew
er concoction in the city could have
been completbd before the flrst day
of Juno, with no necessity or possi
ble excuse for any delay up to the
first of July. In other words, the
average citizen has been guilty of tne
most absurd neglect in this very vital
matter, and is laying up trouble and
expense for himself, and "Something
will gut him, if he don't watch out.
OPEN TILL MIDNIGHT.
Voters May Register Till 12 P- m
Saturday, May 14, In Pendleton.
C F. Kennedy, tho registration
clerk, reports that 3.07C names aro
now on the books.
Tho books wi)l be kept open at
.. i v,n.,an ,intn mldnlcht of to-
UIU CUUIb UVUB" " ' ,
morrow, May 14-tho latest hour al-
lowed by the most Jioerui
tlon of tho law. The attorney-general
1. o o ran iopnH the oulnlon that me
books may be closed at 5 p. m. to-morrow-tho
usual and legal hour at
...t.i-u .A .inri-a mnY co on amy.
Tho extra seven hours allowed belat
ed voters to register in is u B.
on tho clerk'B part.
FROSTED WHEAT FOR HAY. !
Frank Carglll, North of Pendleton, is
Cutting His Frost-Bltten orop.
n v si eel and J. P. Walker, who
counting of the
Otto J. Kramer, an uttornoy of
Portland, on behalf of Ia-o Fried, of
the same place, yesterday filed a suit
at Baker City ngainst the old Gol
conda Gold Mining Company, pray
ing for an accounting and restitution
on sale of mine and tho appointment
of a receiver.
That tho present suit Is more In
tho nature of a persecution than a
prosecution is tho general opinion of
tboso who aro at all familiar with tho
Tho Golconda mine was formerly
owned by tno Messrs. Kngiisn, aim
later by them transferred to an Incor
noratlon named as before. Later thlH
itixnninrntlnn. nrllnir unori tho duels
Ion of the board of directors and a
large majority of the stockholders
niU Itm mine In th present Com
ninv thn nolconda Consolidated
Gold Mines Company, which recelvod
a clear title and deed to the mine
and all appurtenances.
Among the amall stockholders was
Mr Priori, who refused to accent tho
pro rata price of 20 cents per sharo
allowed to the noiaera oi siock in uio
old company. He has repeatedly
threatened litigation, but no heed
was paid by the present company,
which is in no way affected by tho
in sneaklnc with Mr. Howard, man
ager of the present company owning
and operating tno mine, ne siaiuu
i,a ii.io milt would In no war alter
tho plans of tho company to extens
ively develop tho property and add a
Upon the Messrs. English, who are
at present in Baker City, the un
pleasantness of the case will fall.
Cougar Killed In Spokane.
Spokane. May 13. A full grown
cougar, measuring C feet 10 Inches
from tip to tip, was killed in spoimno
yestorday morning by l)r. u, is. worm
nnd Martin J. Freeborn. Tho beast
was killed on the ranch of Freoborg
Tiros., proprietors of tho Liberty
dairy, In Minnehaha park, one and n
half miles tnis sine oi uie cny pump
Union, Mo., May 13. Tho hanging
ot Bill Rudolph, tho "Missouri k.iu,-
was postponed Indefinitely.
WHEAT CROP IS
H. J. TAYLOR L08E8 100
ACRES OUT OF HALF SECTION
TO THE SEABOARD
nland Empire Farmers Will
Organize at The Dalles on
R. M. O'BRIEN AND T. J. KIRK .
GO FROM UMATILLA COUNTY.
Sued for Divorce.
Tim Srisikrximan.Itcvlow says dl-
O. F. Steel and '"l jT.n northern vorco proceed ng8 have been begun
have Jt wiurn'm rt taX'to Rov Robert C. Michaels, of that
portion of tho county, repo rt naws uy Lu,u
seen Frank Carglll cult log prhJayfove. ' Michaels, who conducts tho Holcolm
bitten wheat for yay ove Mic . M
rung tub wucttt diwm i- -
30 inches in height and was well. wy8tery
stoolod out ana uuw 7 , r: -.h0 BDirt has not the mastery.
struck t If ue c cul " ut,"'v -
Before the Frost Came the Wheat
Stood Knee High and Was Thrifty
and Strong That on Low Land Is
Killed Dead, But Will Come Out
Yet With Plenty of Rain Frosted
Crops In 1885 Made 30 Bushels Per
H. J. Taylor visited his furm, eight
miles northeast of this city, yestor
day afternoon and found that 100
acres of tho finest fall whont on his
half section farm Is killed outright
by the frost.
This wheat stood knee high all
over tho field before tho frost, und Ib
now fulling over and the field biiipIIh
HI11 r hav Meld on account of tho
iirml ulrttw tit thn front-killed wheat.
Tho wheot that Is killed Ib all on the
low ground, very llttlo sign or frost
appearing on the higher ground.
Thero Ih no question about tho low
land wheat being killed dead, in most
localities northeast nnd north of
t..,wiiuirm cm thn stalk in destroyed
nnd tho grain is now falling over und
With a good rnln, In tho next row
days even theso fields thut have suf
fered bo greatly will corno out from
the root and make good crops. In
1885 Mr. Taylor had a largo Held
killed nt this time of year, und It
afterward came out fine, making 30
bushels per acre.
Ho altso nndB that tho plumH nro
killed in that vicinity but that tho
apple crop Ib uninjured. Tho first
fM.af which did any dnrnago occurred
on tho night of April 30, and farmerH
thought but llttlo injury iihu .
irr nnil that tho crop would not bo
diminished, but tho heavier frowt of
Wednesday nigiu, me uuci um.-i-i ui
which can now bo plainly seen, bus
ni,.Hnl1v Inlured the rroi) III all tho
northern portion of tho country, on
tho low iands.
Reservation Wheat Not Hurt,
t .1 Tweedy, the well known res-
nrvatlon farmer, was in the city to
day nnd says that tho wheat crop in
tho vicinity of Cayuso has suffered
very llttlo. If any damage from frost
High Churchman Under Arrest.
ni,nin M. J.. May 13. (Jharlos
K- Cannon, a prominent Inwyer, su
r.nnr -rimmlHslnncr In rhan-
cery, a director of tho First Nation
al Bank and a vestryman in inimj
Episcopal church, wbb arrested III
n..,mini. nn complaint of four girls
ranging from 10 to U years pf ago
Canuon Ib a widowor wiin iwo i-iijiu
ren, both college graduates.
Five Columbia River Counties In Ore
gon and All the Leading Cities of
Washington Will Send Delegate
to Open River Meeting on May 17
Shippers and Farmers Will Form
an Organization to Assist and En
courage the Portage Road Perma
nent Open River Organization Will
Thu county court hns appointed T.
. Kirk nnd R. M. O'llrlon, two rep-
r.,cnitntlvn flirilllrS Of UlliatllU.
county, as delegates to n mooting of
Inland Kniplro farmers to bo held la
The Dalles on noxt Tuesday, May 17,
for tho purpose of organizing am
open rlvur commission, for the ex
press purpose or Hurrying up mo
construction of tho port ago road.
J, A. Smith, one or ino inrgcsi 1 ai
mers In Ollllnm and Shermnn coun
ties, a former member of tho legisla
ture from Hint district, and ono ol
the very few men In Oregon who ship
over 100,000 bushels of wheat to mar
ket each year, was in 1110 cuy wicu
nesdny night, nulotly organizing this
important meeting. Ho hnd then vis
ited all tho Columbia river counties
In Oregon, except Morrow, nnd since
then Iibb visited that county nnd no
cured two nctivo dolegntes from there
to the convention.
While hero ho conferred with the
tnombars of tho county court which
wna then In session and secured
promise of two delegates nnd the- ap
liolntment of T. J. Kirk und II. M.
O'llrlon. Ib the result of tho confer-
Tho object of tho organization w
bo formed is to Btart a permanent
movement among tho actual fanners
of tho Inland Kniplro toward some
kind of relief from present transpor
tation conditions, and It Ib thu lnto
tlon of tho organization to work !
conjunction with tho Btato porta
commission In Hoeurlng right of wty.
additional funds, further legislation,
and everything necessary to tb
Bpeedy construction of tho portgt
Representatives from Walla Walla,
Spokane, Lowlston and KllcklUl
county In Washington, will bu pres
ent at tho mooting and will take part
I.. tlirt nririi til 9 II tlnn. nuleuutes from
(III niu ... ""-
loii Hw. rvilumlilii river counties In
Oregon will ho there nml It Ib hoped
.to lorm a piiriiiununi uibuhhuh
help along tho portngo road und oUimt
1 rlvor transportation,
Tho doiegaios ironi win iiuiukwi
Oregon counties uro iih follows:
Wasco Joseph T. I'olors. Tim !
les, and Rlchnrd Illnlon, llako Ovao.
Sherman V. 11. Ilrlggs,
nnd (1 T. I'nrr, Mow.
I Gilliam J. A. Hmllh, lllalockM. and
I). II, Thomas, Arlington.
. Morrow Junius SVooley und T. J.
Umatilla T. J. Kirk, Alhuuu, an
It. M. O'llrlon, rendlotoii.
Kvery person Intonwtud In the
movement is luvltwl to uttand Uu
meeting und oiicoiiiuko tho, dolBule
by Ihelr presence und Interoit In Uo
work In hand. It Ih hoped to form
permanent opun rlvor toniiiilsatitn, U
work tonstuiitly in future with th
Btato and national government in eft
curing greater transportation fai-III-ties
to thu Boiibourd.
First Vessel Lost.
Umdon, May 13 -Tlio Itoiiturs' To
kio correspondent Bays the Japanese
torpoilo boat No. 18 was dorftrujwl
Thursday whllo removing mines tt
Korrlmy, north of Tullon Wan. Soyea
wore killed, and buvon Injured. It I
tho first war vessel tho Japanct
Has Not Resigned.
Washington, I). C, May 13. At Ihe.
Whlto Houso thlB morning It Is o
clally donlod that Pension Commls
eloner Waro hns resigned as reported
In tho morning papers.
COUNTY 8EAT WAR COSTLY,
Towns of Union and La Grande Have
8pent $60,000 In 30 Years. 4
Sliico tho county scat of Unto
county was removed from La Grande
to Union in 1872, it is estimated ttuu
tho two nltlos havo spent f 00,000, one
In defending and 0110 in seeking Its
Tho war hua been in progress since
tho removal was mado, nearly ovcry
session of tho legislature having to
deal in soraq way with tuo coni-