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Tonight nnd Friday, fair.
felSSdU to sell
PENDLETON, UMATILLA COUNTY, OREGON, TJ1 1'HSDAY, .TUNE 5), 100-1.
Decides Not to
Lot $20,000 at Corner
; Main and Alta,
Up HALL ON COURT
HAS BEEN ABANDONED.
.Hillock Will Complete But One
. ru, New Building
fc-yol res f a-
Main Street Until the Fall tiec-
,,0ver-Dr. C. J. Smith, Who
Lted to Spend $20,000 Opposite
U Pendleton, Will Not Go Ahead
til tie Result of the Vote Next
umber It Known.
of the local option
i-.ni hn created a scnro In
dtj that has put the building
Hons largely 10 uiu imu,
promises to hang advancement
it line lor wo sumuiui num.
Schmidt, who had the plans
am for the erection or n two
pressed brick on the corner or.
ms Alia, nas oacKt-u ul "u
tot put up his building until ho
whether or not the state or
tmj Is to vote for the open
:e dosed town, His building was
ne been built at a cost of $20,-
tad was intended to he one of
st in the city Hut Mr. Schmidt
tot want to take the chance of
his money up in n building
1 le considers would not pay in-
e on the Investment, and has
fire canceled the call for bids
postponed his plans indefinitely.
( Eagles have abandoned their
lion to build a hall on the lot
occupied by the Wheeler lodging
en Court street, and will make
pratements for the time at
It was their Intention to build
fl costing In the neighborhood of
w lor the use of the order as a
mm. The Imlldlnir would
iive contained rooms on the
toor for business houses, and
ii lave been one of the largest
'res in that part of the city.
&s!es will now allow the old
l to stand as it Is until they
re sure of themselves before
ne any further movements
btlldins to have been put up
vtupCTiy wnero the Froome
low stands on Main street has
oonen by l)r C .1. Smith.
uoe, at least Dr. Smith is
Wnlon that the local option
m ue defeated at tho
member, but nevertheless
ot like to take nny groat
lid Will hn n ,U .1.1
tl. .. " ttiuu
Willi IIRtll nfi- . . -
JM len his Intention to com-
'"'"'ruciion or his build
won an niucll.t.. ui . .
Sw0? hav" 1"" l a two-
'filed e tho "ntI"
wed ho will in nit
W tn nn n-Ul, 1.1.. ,
Kn. , " uls ueiayeu
ft m otherwise.
' Matlock u-iit .1 I
-sou Man innu.t ... .1--
iHl'W'l t least.
l . 1. ,uut ouuivan &
S 4 ogfnB'0Ck OrtOr0,, f0r
wte ta .tho 8'HPosItlon that
fair m, , T Mat'"-k will
t for ,rr,;'"1 inat
Wto lnat. " had
W tho w ' "lu" lao i n-
, woum vote, in
It would close at least 30 business
houses of this place. With this num
ber of vacant houses In town there
would bo no need for new places, ns
at present, and their new buildings
would not pay interest on the Invest
ment. For this reason they will hold
off until it is known what the result
will Ijo In tho fall.
Tries to Buy Off Renters.
This afternoon W. F. Matlock of
fered Sullivan & nond tho sum of
$500 if they would release him from
a lenso on a lower room in the now
Mntlock-Brownfield building on Main
street. As Sullivan & Bond have or
dered a large stock of goods for the
now quarters, they would not release
tho contract for the rooms. Mr. Mat
lock feels that owing to tho unsettled
condition of business resulting from
the possibility of local option being
enrorced In Pendleton, ho would rath
er risk paying $500 and allow the
building to remain In its present stage
than to expend several thousand dol
lars in completing it and then have
no use for it and be compelled to pny
taxes on it besides. At least the low
er story will be completed according
PITCHED BATTLE BETWEEN
TROOPS AND UNION MINERS
Six Miners Known to Have Been Killed and Many Wounded,
No Casualties Among the Troops.
McLean, of Idaho University, Must
Moscow. Idaho, Juno 0. President
J. A. McLean, of tho University of
Idaho, in tho opinion of six members
of tho faculty, is Incompetent, inat
tentlve, erratic in his hours, evasive'
in his work, discourteous to members
of tho faculty, deficient in Judgment,
undignified and frivolous, falls in pat
riotism and docs not enjoy the re
spect of his students.
At n meeting of the board of re'
gents held hero some two weeks ago,
these charges were preferred. Stren
nous efforts were made to keep the
proceedings secret, and even now the
members of the faculty who made the
complaint decline to allow their
names to be published.
The brief closes with a demand that
an investigation be hold and evidence
No action was taken by the board
the members of which are reported
to be divided In sentiment.
President Charles L. Heltman, of
Itathdrum, nnd Mrs. Hidenbaugh, of
Hoise, it is claimed, are in favor of
an immediate investigation, while the
other members are said to have ex
pressed the opinion that tho charges
are frivolous and trivial.
The Period of Civil War Has Arrived Hereafter a Rigid Blacklist of
Union Men of All Occupations Will Be Enforced In the Teller County
Mining District Claimed That the Man Has Been Captured Who Killed
Roxey McGee Deportation of Union Miners Continues Over a Thous
and Shots Fired In the Battle of Danville.
Cripple Creek. Col., June 0. A
pitched battle at Dunnville. 12 miles
north of Victor, took place at i o'clock
between 200 deputies and guards un
der Adjutant General Bell, and about
150 miners from the Cripple Creek
The miners were entrenched in the
surrounding hills. Fifteen miners
Blacklist All Union Men.
The deportation of union miners
continues under tho direction of the
citizens committee appointed by Hell.
Tlu committee was in session nil
night considering tho enses of Indi
vidual miners, but tho result of the
report is not made public.
Tyson S. Dynes, one of tho foremost
MINER SHOT AT VICTOR,
COLO., KNOWN HERE.
W. D. McGee, of This City, Receives
Telegram Telling of the Murder of
His Nephew at a Miners' Mass
Meeting Worked on Dixie Ranch
for C. B. Wade Left Here for Col
orado Last Thanksgiving.
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W. I). McGee, who is employed in
the Coleaworthy feed store in this
city, received a message from Victor,
Col., this morning, stating that his
nephew, Hoxey McGee, had been shot
at a miners' mass meeting nt Victor,
The dispatches in the East Oregon
inn on Monday and also yesterday,
referred to the murder of McGoo and
tho apprehension of his murderer. It
seems that young McGee was attend
Inc a meetlnir of miners, when ho
was shot down In cold blood.
Ho wns employed at tho Elkton
mine, whero his two brothers, Melvin
and Jav McGee. were also employed.
W. I), McGee, of this city, seeing the
name of his nephew in tno I'-asi ure
goniun dispatches from Victor, wired
William Uainbridge, manager of the
Elkton mines, for information and re
ceived the telegram announcing that
tho McGco shot there was his nepnew.
Roxey McGee, tho murdered man,
was well known iu tho southern por
Hon of Umatilla county, having work
ed on tho Dixie ranch for C. B. Wade
for more than a year, Ho ato Thanks
giving dinner with his undo iu this
city last November, starting for Elk
ton, Col., tho following day. His pa
rents llvo in Clay county, Missouri.
RAN60M WILL BE PAID.
Government of Morocco Accedes to
Washington, Juno 9. Captain
Chad wick cables from Tangiers this
"Tho minister of foreign affairs has
Instructions from Fez acceding to
all tho .demands of Itaisall. Two
prisonors will bo released as soon as
tho ransom of about $05,000 is paid."
Landed Two Marines.
Tnneler. June 9. The American
admiral landed but two unarmod ma
rines, who were sent to tho Belgian
legation to rcasHuro tho Belgian min
ister, whoso wife was nn American
Destructive Antwerp Fire.
Antwom. Juno 9. Fire today de
stroyed many buildings, with a dam-
ago of $400,000,
were captured and six union miners lawyers of Denver, arrived last night
were killed. and Is today preparing for tho riti-
The captured miners included John zens' alliance a form to bo submitted
James, charged with shooting John to all employers In the district plcdg-
Davis In the Victor riot. Ing thorn to refrain from employing
Among the dead was John Cariey, any person connected with labor
a union miner of Cripple Creek. Great unions. Five thousand men and wo-
excitement prevailed in the ci:y upon men will bo affected. It will also bo
receipt of the slight news of the bat- decreed that no Kilo persons will lie
Tho deputies secured the arms and
ammunition of the port of the min
ers. As the special train bearing the
deputies drew up at Dunnville the unon
union miners enirencneo in me neigii
borhood opened fire. General Boll
got his men out and stormed the en
trenchment positions, capturing 15,
the arms and ammunition of these
men being captured.
In the fierce fight which followed
six union miners wero killed.
Their names are unobtainable at
At 4:50 the battle was still in pro
gress, the union miners fighting stub
bornly. The miners have well en
trenched positions in tho hills and are
shooting down at the soldiers and
guards at every opportunity.
The surrounding country is favor
able to the miners and it seems that
General Bell will have to take every
Dunville sprang into prominence
last week, when it was reported that
enormous amounts of free gold had
been discovered and there was an Im
mediate rush to the place by union
men, who declared that no others
should be permitted in the camp. All
others were barred,
But the camp was of mushroom
growth and the thousands who en
camped there in the first two days of
its existence dwindled away to 00 or
General Bell has expressed the
opinion that the camp was nothing
but a decoy used by miners as a base
Dunnville Is about 20 miles south
of here and Is said to bo In Fremont
county, which has not been declared
by the governor to be In a state of in
surrection and rebellion.
Battle of Dunville.
The returning members of Gen.
Bell's force that participated in tho
Dunvillo battle, say it is remarkablo
tho casualties wero not moro severe.
Fully 1,000 shots were fired on both
Cariey was killed by a Krag-Jorgen-
son bullet fired by a member of Ser
geant Baldwin's squad.
Bullets sprinkled about Bell, strip
plug tho rock and earth, but falling
to disturb bis equilibrium. He calm
ly directed operations, ordered the oc
componying newspaper men to cover
up their whito vests and doff tho Pan
ama hats, which acted as targets.
Twenty minutes hot firing shaded
off into an hour's desultory work,
when 20 men captured H members of
tho union. Theso wero brought to
camp and others released.
Bell declines to call for more troops,
claiming sufficient force is at band,
assisted by deputies to control the
C. C. Friedlcy, alleged to have fired
the shot that killed McGee at tho
mass meeting riots Monday night,
was captured on tho Thompson ranch
near Canyon City,
allowed to remain In the district
200 Union Men Arrested.
Victor, Juno 9. In nil about 200
members nnd sympathizers
have been arrested slnco Monday.
Twenty-eight havo already been do
ported. The remainder aro in Jail,
In tho Victor armory and in other
places under military guard. Tho
dragnet Is still out and "houso denn
ing," as tho authorities term tho pro
ceedings, continues. Talk of lynch
ing has subsided to a degree, though
If the fiend who exploded tho dyna
mite Is caught, it Is doubtful If any
military forco could protect him from
tho fury of the friends of tho murder
Cripple Creek District Quiet.
Cripple Creek, Juno 9. Tho district
Is again quiet, after Wednesday s ex
citing events. No further troublo of
any kind is expected, as tho militia
and 200 deputies aro in chnrgo of tho
Tho coroner's Jury is sitting today
In Independence, investigating tho
outrage, but a verdict Is not possible
for several days.
Newspaper Office Wrecked.
Colorado Springs, Col., Juno 9.
"Eight unknown men, armed with
rifles, shotguns, pistols and slcdgo
hammers, entered tho office of tho
Victor Record, a morning paper, at
11:45 o clock last night, ordered the
workmen to throw up their hands,
broke up tho machinery, and then told
tho printers to get out of tho district
as fast us thoy could. Tho printers
walked north nnd tho eight men start
ed off toward tho south,
Tho Record lias been known as tho
organ of tho Western Federation of
Miners In this section, and lias been
advising that tho strike bo called off.
Tho printers havo not decided wheth
er they will leavo or not.
Victor, Juno 9. George E. Kynur,
propriotor of tho Record, today said
ho would establish a now plant as
soon as possible. Ho estimates his
loss at $8,000.
Jolut funeral services wero held to
day over flvo of tho Independerico
Infantry After Union Miners.
Victor, Col., Juno 9. A squad of
mounted Infantrymen is pursuing 05
union miners In tho Beaver Creek rn
glon. They havo been ordcrod to
shoot if arrest is resisted. It U fear
ed tho death list will be largo.
Mines Cloted by Proclamation.
At 2 o'clock this afternoon Goner
ai Boll Issued a proclamation closing
tho Portland mine on tho ground that
It is harboring a dangerous class of
men. Portland Is tho only union
mine In tho district, and employs bo-
tween 700 and 800 mon,
JAPS LOST A WARSHIP IN PEGHILI GULF
The reported Junction of tho Vladi
vostok nnd Port Arthur fleets is dis
credited, Fought Waist Deep In Water.
Toklo. Juno 9. Tho Jnpnnrsu sol
diers wounded in tho battle of Nan
ahan hnvo arrived with vivid details
of a light In tho rear ot Kin Chow.
Waist deep in water, tho armies
fought hand to hand, When tho Rus
sians retreated tho water wns crim
son with blood.
Damaged Ships Repaired.
Romp, June 9. A Tokio dispatch
states that tho Japanese cruiser, four
destroyers, two gunboats nnd flvo tor
pedo boats damaged in various un
Basements before Port Arthur, have
been ropnlrod nnd rejoined Togo.
Exploded Twenty-one Mines.
Toklo, Juno 9. Admiral Kataokn
reports tho clearing of Tallonwnn bay
of mines planted by tho Russians con
tinues. Eleven mechanical mines
worn exploded Tuesday nnd 10 Wed
nesday. While engaged in tho work
Hip Japanese camp ncross the wrecks
of two sunken vessels which were
liletilltled ns tho cruiser Hoynrln,
sunk February 1 1, and tho Nonul.
(Latter mime nut on t ho Russian list.)
Prominent Politician Defaults In Ren
Lafayette, Ind., Juno 9. Thomas J.
McKay, cashlur and Junior partner in
tho private bank of McCoy ti Co., of
Kensselner, near here, wns arrested
last night, charged with embezzle
ment. The nmount Is snlii to lie
heavy. McCoy assigned soino tliut)
ago for $250,(100, and Is a prominent
All Ports of San Domingo now Open
Washington, Juno 9. Admiral Slgs
ben cables from Montu Crlsto, Haiti,
that tho custom houso will begin bus
iness tomorrow. All ports of San Do
mingo are now open to commerco and
the revolution ended.
St. Petersburg, Juno 9, The Mao
nondent of the Russe,
wires that a minor naval engagement
occurred in tho Gulf of Pechlli Wed
nesday in which one Japanese oauio-
shlp was sunk.
Tho correspondent adds that Chi
nese from tho south say the Japaueso
attacked Port Arthur, on what day
Is not Bpoclfiod, and wero repuisoa
with n loss of 3.500 men and four
war vessels, probably torpedo boats.
Juno 7 tho Japanese bombarded the
coast between Kwang Tung and Seny
Chen, without casualties.
Russians Busy Denying.
St. Petersburg, Juno 9. While tho
war department declines to bo spe
cific as to the source ot Information,
denial Is made that tho Japanoso In
flicted serious damage at Port Arthur
In the combined bcb and land attack.
Experts decline to believe tho Japan
ese had time to bring up the slogo
guns necessary for land operations ot
magnitude sufficient to do much dam
age. The Japs have abandoned the ad
vance north from Feng Huang Cheng
and west of Sluren.
"Champion" a Fizzle.
Sandwich, England, Juno 9. TrnV'
Ik, the American champion of golf,
was forced to retln from tho open
golf contest owing to his inlh.Talilo
TRY TO ESCAPE
SAW THEIR WAY OUT OF
SEATTLE JAIL CELL8.
Had a Running Fight for Liberty,
Which Was Well Nigh Successful
Several Guards Slashed One Man
a Long-Tlmer for Robbery, the
Other Awaiting Trial on Charge of
Keaille, Jiinn 9.- Jumps Allison
and Edgar Marshall, (wo of tho most
tlcsperalo criminals Iu tho King coun
ty jail, Hawed llii'lr way through (he
steel burs of their cells iluilng tho
night, ami this morning crawled out
mid run down Hie main corridor with
razors struppod to their wrists and
dashed through tlm mala Jail olllco.
Deputy Sheriff Ilogail gave the alarm
.Murshnll ntlarkPii Mm, but was
overpowered. Allison slashed his way
through Hie guards and grabbed u
prisoner named Johnson and used
him as u shield and fought liU way
through tho corridor, whero lio en
countered Deputy HIierltT Ulpe, who
felled til in witb a rock
Allison revived, gained his freedom
aguln and was running out tho front
door of the court houso whun captur
ed by Deputy Sheriff Downey.
Allison Is serving 20 years for rob
bery, and Marshall is auditing I rial
Close Vote on This Office
Shows Popularity or Both
OFFICIAL COUNT CHANGES
T. D. Taylor Leads the Day With a
Majority of 1,7-18, the Largest Poll
cd E. J. Sommervllle Follows
Closely With 1,723 C. P. Strain
Has 1,070 nnd Colonel James H.
Raley Has 121 Majority Bean't
Majority Reaches 36.
Conference to Select Roosevelt's
Washington, Juno 9. The question
who will bo RoosoveK'H running mate
will probably bo settled by (hit out
como of a coufcrnnco of leading rnein-
hers of the houso and senate this
afternoon, under an arrangement
which Hie president approves. Can
non, Fairbanks, HUt, Drydtn and
Overstreel, aro among tho cnndldattis
II Is undorstood tho cholro rests bo
tween Fairbanks and Illtt,
BATTLE WITH BANDITS,
One Killed, and a Deputy Sheriff Was
Denver, Juno 9, A pitched battle-
between a posso and the flvo men
who held uj tho Denvor & Rio Grande
train Is progressing this afternoon
near Gionwood Springs, at tho T. W.
Smith ranch. Ono bandit was fatally
wounded and another badly wounded.
They are surrounded In tho hills und
desperate shooting continues, Depu
ty Sheriff Mohan, of Glenwood
Springs, was wourfded.
The olllelnl count of tin) oiecllon In
this county was completed todny and
changes somnwlint tho tinodlclal ro
Hiilt nnnouucod heretofore.
My tho off leal returns Dr. T. M.
Henderson Is elected coroner by a
majority of 3(i. T. D, Tnylor leads tho
day with tho largest majority, having
1,7 IS, to 1.723 enjoyed by K. J. Som-
mervlllp, nnd tho majority of Colonel
Kaley Is Increased to 121.
!)y tho olllelnl returns it is soon
that tho tunjorlty of Mr. Strnln la 1,-
070, Instead of SOU, ns given, Tho ma
jority of II. J. Bean for county Judge
Ic Increased from 20 to 30 nnd Bovor
al other minor changes nra mado In
tho Html result. Following is tho com
plete returns for tho county;
N. Williamson, rop. ..212(5
(Iporge It. Cook. soc. .. 277
.1. K, Simmons, dem 1318
II W. Sltine, pro 320
Justice Supremo Court
C. J. Bright, pro 280
('. (' Mlkkelsen, soc 257
Frank A. Moore, ro 2153
Thomas O'Day, dem 1318
.1. W Bailey, re 1718
Irn W. Ilerry, pro 388
S. M. Douglas, dem 1081
N'. Itiihiuiirisen, hoc 192
(i. W. Phelps, re 19CB
JiiiueM II Haley, dem. ..2087
Dr W. (1. Colo, rop 231C
V II, llolhrook, dem 1438
,M. V Howard, pro 301
II J. Bean, rop 1924
(i. A llartmnn, dem. ...1888
(i. V. Itlgby, pro 338
II. V.. Ailams, rep 1718
W. I). Chamberlain, dem, 1787
J. J. Ilallerny, rop lfill
William Blnkeluy, rop... 1835
N. A. Davis, pro 289
P. A. SlkeH, hop 208
lloberi Warner, pro 221
Al. V. Till ley, sop 220
T I). Taylor, dem 2871
C. A. Barrett, ro 1123
Oliver Dickinson, pr 1C7
.1. E. Cherry, dem 1755
l''rank Snllng, rnp 20RO
V. A. llannlHter, pro 224
Wlllloin FoIhoiii, rep 2SIC 070
W II Kowlor, dem 1570
I. H. I.pp.er, pro -234
H. (I. Mglitfoot, dem. ... 901
K. J. Kommorvllle, rep. .,2(181 1723
It. C Stewart, pro 240
W. T. Illgby, rop 1374
('. P Strain, dum 2450 1070
Wlfllntn TailK.it, pro 100
W. H. Mavborry, dem. ..1510
Frunk If. Wolls, rep 2234 724
.1, W. Klmbrell, nip 2111 541
o. ('. Kerkithty, dem 10W!
A. W. llolklu, rep 1761
T. M Henderson, di m. . .1797 30
(I O. RIclmrilMiu, pro. .. 243
ilo rare Walker, rop. ...2077 448
William l.loyd, dem 1529
F. H. Richmond, pro 261
Printer Amendment ' '
Yes 2147 1C04
Yes 1959 93
(Continued on pngo 8.)
L. Z. Letter Dead,
Bar Harbor, Mo., Juno 9.
livl ZeJgler loiter, formor
Chicago merchant prince nnd
millionaire, died suddenly hero
this morning. His eldest
daughter, Mary, married Lord
Curzon, vlcerpy of India. Ills
only son, Joseph, croatod an
International stir In 1898 by
almost succeeding In running
u corner on wheat, with an es
timated loss of $3,000,000.