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PEKDLETON, U3LATILLA COUNTY, OltEGON, Til UK S DAY, JUNE 30, 1004.
IS WILL BE
City and the Fullness
Uill Ro Thpirs fnr
tll.,, Inlw 1 11 fi.
iMir it 1 1 I RF
PLACED ALONG STREETS.
ah rUcee Will Be Chnrn-
Licenses During i-arnivdi vcc
.I'NInnn IVIUSIC UrUlllnllbC
i eit Rp.iHinn Movement
. riH uenr rr inn Tnr
. i in rvi w t r..n,ti
SCnOOl nlM wiaic wui invai
UIIL'II lit 01, mh viv. juiwuuvu
... It TMvtn Pnnlt-o1
Y UUI111K L1HJ 1CUR UUUUh J. UUl
. hlle another resolution fixes
hi fi vp icensa on HireoL von-
&Aeia a.uu limit o nub luiiucvv
CI .nun lit nn fnn .1 PUtl
15. ana lor eacn concession
Inquiry by Councilman John-
would be $60. Attorney
explained several features of
the council, as the Eagles
BUlC VI IIS IUUI1U.
aause or the resolution pro-
T tntx orrafilo ahnn il V i- nam.
AM A n tha xnnonni n nMnnH.
premises shows or concessions
Daced. Mflvnr ATntlivlr HIH
ieve this rOHtrlntinn wmilri Tin
icrty owner or tenant mleht
v io us piacea in such a posl-
e explained. "For that rea-
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1011 nf tha w .nHnUn1 t
arge or tho placing of
"Kwted Councilman nink-
nlt Urn. .1,1 -..It ii .
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eirv piiikIah it
tins j 11U1H I!Ill!lrillllV VOI.
lie Information that ho
Jo manner show resentment
'vi uiz iiiii mil iiannnn nrvA.
- iu6 uuuuu inai inn ar-
a ot carnival features
timer tho o.,l . i
W the street committee.
J Hlnkle stated that each tent
leetwlde and nlumi in n. An
Wn Dlaced In tho xnntor
8treet amn'o room will bo
; wn 81o for tho passage
?lltlpn was then rnnnrtnrt
tile tWO Tnom1tn.e nr V.
ramittee present, Councllmon
voted that the report of
1 7 c0".1?
f k H,K iue council
K e i?".. ut Mr.
Tho length of Imprisonment In cases
where tho fine may not be paid will
bo decided upon before final action is
lancn on tne proposed ordinance.
Another Fire Equipment.
r ,. al ""tested by Councilman
Wells that a shed bo built on High
street, near the high school, and a
hose cart placed therein. That part
ui uiu tuy is represented as having
Inadequato flro protection at the pres
ent time. Tho location of a hydrant
In the vicinity of the school, was also
"Before a hose cart could be drag
ged up that hill Are might do lm
muiiso uumage ana might even get
uuj-uuu control,- suggested Council
man Wells. "Especially is this truo
In caso of a flro late at night or in
tho early morning."
After a brief discussion the matter
was referred to tho proper commit
tee, with instructions to report next
Flro Chief Withee asked the coun
cil to permit William Sullivan, repre
senting a Kansas City firm, to address
them on the proposition of purchas
ing new fire apparatus. Sullivan ex
hibited a nozzle which he had used
in an exhibition on the street previous
to tho meeting, and explained Its su
perior points. He said that In a small
flro water frequently does more dam-
ago to property than flames. Using
Ms nozzle, tho water could be shot
out In tho form of a spray and prove
Just as offective on the flames while
doing little damage to property.
"I am afraid that would not suit
our boys at all," said Mayor Matlock,
after hearing a statement that the
hose could bo perfectly controlled
when the nozzle was used. "It would
tako away all tho pleasure of a fire
If they could not lot tho hose get away
and wot the crowd every now and
Tho question of purchasing the new
apparatus was referred to the Are and
The ordinance nrovldlne for the
improvement of Lllllth street, which
was introduced some time ago and
had passed two readings, was read
on final passage and adopted.
Favorable action was taken on the
application of Eaker & Ogg for a
liquor license. ,
PROBLEM IS UP
10 THE COUNCIL
WHAT WILL BE DONE WITH
AND NAME TICKET
CAPTURE OF PORT
National Prohibition Conven
tion is Aggressive and
LARGE CAMPAIGN FUND
PAID DOWN OR PLEDGED.
Silas C. Swallow, a Veteran Temper
ance Worker of Pennsylvania, Nom
inated for President and a Texan
for Vice President Platform Reit
erates the Demands Heretofore
Made by the National Prohibition
Party, With the Liquor Question
Japanese Confident of the
Capture or Annihilation of
OPPOSING ARMIES ARE
FACING AT PORT ARTHUR.
Indianapolis, June 30. The dele
gates were slow In assembling In
Tomlinson hall tnis morning. Bands
entertained tho delegates while wait
Ills'. At 9.50 Chairman Wolfenborger
called tho convention to order.
Oliver Stewart then entertained
the delegates with a brief political
speech, asking for campaign funds.
Chinese Trying to Butt In, Wishing
to Occupy Nlu Chwang as Allies of
the Japanese Gensan, on East
Coast of Korea, Bombarded by a
Russian Fleet Kuropatkln Is In
Great Danger of Being Entirely
Cut Off Russian Arsenal Blown
ltomc, June 30. A Toklo telegram
today states that at a meeting of tho
council of ministers held this morn
ing, tho mikado presided, and Field
Marshal Oyama, who will assume
charge of all Japanese forces In tho
field, was present.
It was decided that after the fall of
Port Arthur and the Russian evacua
tion of Liao Yang, Oyama should ad-
None replied to tho query as to who dress an ultimatum to Kuropatkln ask
would contribute $5000, but W. W. lnB lllm ,0 surrender and thus avoid
Smith, of Poughkeepsle. N. Y., do- further bloodshed. It was also decld
natcd $1000. Two qualified in the ' 0(1 tllat Oyama should send a copy ot
$500 class, three in tho $300, two intll ultimatum to the powers,
tho $250 and quite a number in smal- Should Kuropatklu refuse to sur
lcr amounts. render, the Japanese anticipate to bo
Council Is Loth to Take Radical 8teps
as There Are About Six Hundred
Property Owners Who Have Not
Connected May Adopt a Policy of
Waiting Until Conditions Call for
Proceedings to Abate Public Nuisance.
Mted wisely, gentlemen,"
"CUail Or th TFntrlnn'
T.he money realiz-
buUd br JL,,V U.8eCl ?
Lliltecti7ri " lnal WUI
I foTl J1 auent to tho
"enent of sick and
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v fjfAAh T w
hi e, replied that
Mm J: , UBI went
. V'O Dmmlon,i i
umm . .
iCS" ?8 "en as thtor
Pefc0 8lreet vendors,
tot! iVw.h0 "uouW at-
Ml auo. WHO Wf t ft -I
mSSS a"sned with
,1m. ?8. meeting a
?OI lnLProvldos that
loolr," bo pimlahablo
No action was taken by the city
council last night relative to the fail
ure of about COO property owners to
make sewer connections In the time
limit fixed by ordinance, the last day
of graco expiring this evening. The
report of Sewer and Plumbing Inspec
tor Withee will bo handed in at tho
next Wednosday meeting, and tho
problem will then be given official
consideration by tho council.
"There ure a gcpd many reasons
whv tho ordinance has not been com
plied with," said Councilman Johnson,
and I do not believe we buuu uti
hastily ln tho matter. The policy pur
H.mri win nrobablv he to do nothing
until complaints aro rogisiereu. wuou
property owners in a given uisinui
mnko mmnlnlnt that others In the
anmo rtintrir have not made conned
Hons, or when the inspector complains
that unsanitary conditions prevail at
any place, individual cases win uu
taken up and disposed of. In this way
it Is probable mat an pru-n own
ers will have made sewer connections
in duo time."
TO STOP RACE GAMBLING.
Trying to Make It Unpopular Among
Now York, Juno 30. Some of tho
big life insurance companies and sev
eral of the largest siurcu iu t v
havo begun a war on raceiroc
Mino- nmnnir tholr employes. One
issued a circular notl
fylng tho clerks that even tholr pros-
Anrn nt n racecourse win u w""
aufflclont cause for dismissal.
In a large department store it was
found t& bo rifo among young clerks
,! o.,n noah B rIS. Tneir BOUWU1
of gambling was learned to be a hand
bookmaker wno visueu -daily,
taking wagers as low as 10
ch i nto nitv. Juno 30. John
Sharp Williams, aged 24, son of Par-
loy U Williams, general counsui iu.
tho Oregon Short IJno railway, com
wltted sulcldo early today at his
homo In this city. Young Williams
who has been suffering from insomnia
iH Anav nlmlr nnd nut tUO mU
zlo of a rifle into his mouth, the bui
let tearing out almost tho whole sldo
of his head.
There was a flood In the $100 class,
including I. H. Ames, of Oregon, and
Clara Crowhurst, of California. F.
M. Klrsher, of Oregon, contributed
$150. Of smaller contributions of
from $50 down, there was a verltahlo
deluge. The collection netted $11,
000. Nominations for President.
Nominations "being in order, at
2:40 the roll was called. California
yielded to Pennsylvania, and W. W.
Hague placed Silas C. Swallow, of
Pennsylvania, the veteran leader, in
nomination. Thomas Orwlg, of Iowa,
seconded and there was no other
The rules were suspended and
Swallow nominated by acclamation.
For Vice President.
George W. Carroll, of Texas, was
nominated by acclamation for vice
At the afternoon session Chairman
Stewart announced that tho pledges
amount to $10,000.
Indianapolis, June 30. The platform
declares tho destruction of the pres
ent legalized .sale of alcoholic bever
ages to be the most Important ques
tion in American politics and denoun
ces the lack of statesmanship exhib
ited bv the leaders of both the demo-
cratlc and republican parties in their
able to annihilate his forces.
Getting Into Close Quarters.
Chco Foo, Juno 30. A dispatch re
ports that tho Japaneso encamped
eight miles from Port' Arthur. Tho
rival forces aro lslble to each other.
Two Russian officers while trying
to cross the Japanese lines were cap
The artillery today vigorously ex
Chinese Want to Take a Hand,
Home, June 30. Tiie ministry o
marine has a telegram from Tien
Tsln stating It Is rumored there that
General Ma, tho Chinese commander,
has asked authority to cross the river
Mao and occupy Nlu Chwang.
ships. Heavy rains aro falling over
the field of military action.'
London, Juno 30. Jnpnncso Minis
ter Halyashl reports that tho Japan
ese consul at Gensan wired Toklo
that six Ilusslan torpedo Inints cntoi
cd tho port today, fired 200 shots Into
the settlement, sunk a steamer ami
sailing vessel anil rejoined threo
other ships outside tho harbor, all
disappearing. Four persons wero
wounded and the damage to tho town
EXECUTION IS STAYED.
A. A. Armstrong of Wynochee Will
Not Be Hanged at Walla Walla. "
Walla Walla, Juno 30. A. A. Arm
strong, who Is now nt tho penitentiary
under a sentence of death, will not bo
hanged tomorrow, the dnto sot for his
execution. This morning Warden Dry
den received a dispatch from tho clerk
of the superior court of Chehnlls
county, notifying tho warden thnt a
stay of execution had boon granted
In the Armstrong cbro. Armstrong
has been nt tho state prison rIiico
March, when ho was convicted of tho
murder of John It. Pntton In n wood
camp In Wynocheo valley. In Novem
King and Kaiser Confer.' ,
Kiel, June 30. It Is stated In of
ficial circles that a conference be
tween the kaiser and King Edward
has resulted In tho conviction that
tho motive of each ln tho Far East Is
above , suspicion, as both deslro peace,
They wll co-oporato to promote the
termination of Uio war, but without
violation of their strict neutrality, or
making advances to either Japan or
Toklo, June 30. A telegram from
Gensan states that tho Russian Vlad
refusal to recognize the paramount I ivostok squadron has appeared off
lmnortance of the subject
Six planks deal with the prohibi
tion Issue, denouncing all unusual
methods of dealing with the liquor
Venturing into broader fields, tbo
that place, and began an attack on
the town this morning
Llao Yang, June 30. Kurokl having
venturing into uroaaer iieius. iuu;forced Motlon Uug ValiBi la advancing
platform declares in favor of the lm- townrd tlll6 plM0 sboui,j j,e reach'
paruui uumri-eiut.-iii.ui bero, he will have cut off the retreat
guarding mo peopioa of Kuropatkln, who Is at Hal Cheng,
rigid application of the principles of i
justice to all combinations of capital - Euded the Japina,
" 'V'Tnm XTi rf-Gr. Nlu Chwang. Juno 30.-The Russian
, .r:.. :.M.,;inn torpedo destroyer, IJeutenant Hurnk
Florida Delegates to 8t. Louis.
Jacksonville, Fla., June 30. Ar
rangements have been completed for
the trip of the Florida delegation to
tho democratic national convention.
The Journey will bo raado in company
with the Turpentine Operators' Asso
ciation, which is going to SL Louis In
one of the finest special trains over
seen in tho South. The start will be
made from Jacksonville tonight over
the Southern Railway. The Florida
delegation will open headquarters on
Saturday at the SL Nicholas hotel, at
Arsenal Blown Up.
St. Petersburg, June 30. Terrific
detonations were heard In the dlrcc
tion of Kronstadt lost night lmme
dlatcly followed by a big conflagra
tion. It Is believed tho arsenal and
chemical laboratory have been partly
blown up. No dotalls aro obtainable,
Returned to Harbor.
St, Petersburg, Juno 30. General
Stoessel, commanding at Port Arth
ur, in a dispatch states tho squadron
re-entered Port Arthur after ropuis
ing tho torpedo boat attacks. He
mentions no damage to Russian
SI TO WALLA ILLA Ai RETURN FOURTH
Through the efforts of tho Walla
Walla Commercial Association, the
O. R. & N. has been induced to run
an excursion to that city from Pen
dleton on tho Fourth. The train
which leaves hero regularly will on
tho Fourth constitute an excursion
trnin tn wh!ih will bo attached three
or four extra coaches to occomraodate
The excursionists will start back to
Pflniilnton at 11 o'clock at night. Leav
ing at this late hour will give tbem
a cool trip back and yet will not cut
in on their enjoyment ot any of the
features prepared for tho celebration,
The regular rato to Walla Walla
from Pendleton is $1.40 and the round
trip ordinarily costs twlco that
amount. A ono and one-third fore
will be charged for round trips from
most points on the Fourth. On that
basis the excursion rate to Walla
Wnlla would be 1.80. B. E. Wolf,
local ticket agent, however, managed
to secure a rato of $1 for tho excur
sion from General Passenger Agent
Craig. It Is deemed probable that ln
vlow of the exceedingly reasonable
rato allowed a large crowd will leave
Double That of Ten Years Ago 25,000
Washington, 1). C., Juno 30. The of
ficial figures regarding tho buslncBH of
tho postofflco department for tho As
pal year ending today aro nwnltod
with considerable Interest owing to
the prevnlllng belief that they will
show an unprecedented Increase. Tho
receipts for tho year nro approxi
mately estimated at $144,100,000,
which Is almost double tho receipts
ot a deendo ago.
No less amazing are tho figures In
regard to tho rural freo delivery serv
ice. Today thero aro ovor 25,000
routes ln operation, as against 200
five years ngo, Theso 25,000 routes
furnish n dally mall service to more
than 12.500,000 people residing In rur
BAKER CITY TO GET LA
GRANDE AND BURNS OFFICE8.
Movement Now on Foot to Concen
trate the Government Business of
Eastern Oregon In the New Federal
Building at Baker Pendleton In the
hRace for the Location of the Head
quarters of the New Federal Judicial
District of Eastern Oregon.
Now that tho now federal building
for Baker City Is assured, It Is highly
probable, according to advlcos direct
from Washington, that tho Hums and
La Grnndo land offices will soon bo
consolidated and located In tho now
government building at that place, In
order to concentrate the business of
the government and also tn economize
The movement to merge mo orogon
City and Tho Dalles land olllcos in
Portland Is a forerunner oi wuh im
norlant step, and It seems only n
question of a fow months until Baker
City will bo headquarters for all tho
government land nusinosa in MaBiern
One vital reason for this movement
on the part of the government Is tho
fact that the vacant urea ot govern
ment land Is Eastorn Oregon Is now
reduced to a very small amount, com
nared to tho umotiut ut the formation
of tho land office districts, and tho
extra exneiiso of ollico rents and sal
arles for extra receivers and registers
can be logically dispensed with, by
The federal building at Baker City
will bo occupied by tho postofilce and
the land office, and a posslblo assay
Baker City is alto anticipating tho
location of tho headquarters ot the
new federal district In Eastern ore
icon, but Pendleton la tho logical lo
cation for tho judge and court In tho
new district and will mako tho right
kind of a fight to get It. Baker City
Is located on tho extrcmo eastern bor
der ot the state, whllo all the now
federal districts would bo dlroctly
tributary to this city,
Cattle Men In Town.
Henry Lazlnka. Sam and Ha I pi
Clark, Jacob Born, George Llnsuer
and Mossle Brothers, too uamas
Prairie cattlemen who brought ln a
herd ot 200 head of fat cattle last
evening, are guests of the Hotel
Bickers whiro in tho city.
Disclosures Bring More Men
Under tho Firo of the St,
Louis Grand Jury.
A MILLIONAIRE BOSS IS
NOW UNDER INDICTMENT.
Boodlers Who Confessed Are Threat
ened With Assassination Bosa
Butler Is Defiant and Raises the
Money for All Bonds Required of
His Whilom Pals and Thieving Con
federates Has Previously Furnish
ed Money to Secure Absence of Witnesses.
St. Louis, June 30. Ah u result ot
tho confession of Chnrles A. Gutko,
the grand Jury began today a now
boodle Investigation nml six members
of tho house of delegates, who wore
not members ot tho combination,
were summoned to testify, presumably
In corroboration of revelations mado
Drag Net Is Doing Business.
St. Ixiuls, June 30. Colonel Ed
Butlur, tho millionaire democratic
boss who has furnlBhed the bonds for
the alleged und convicted boodlers,
has surrendered slnco Charles Gutko
confessed tho Implication ot Butler
In nllogod boodilng deals.
Chnrles Kelly, ex-spcakor of tho
house ot delegates, who confossod
yesterday, will also ho locked up.
Tho pollco say Gutko and Kelly
havo been threatened with assassina
tion. Butler snys ho will get oft on bonds
nil alleged boodlers.
St. Louis, Juno 30. An Indictment
has been found by tho grand Jury
against Colonel Ed Butler on th
charge ot compounding a felony and
being accessory after tho act ot brib
ery committed by Charles F. Kelly.
Butler Is also charged with aiding
Kelly to oscapo, and with furnishing
him monoy for travol In Europe to
avoid "turning up" tho men who fur
nished the bribe monoy for the llght
Itig bill steal.
New Stenographer at Mrs. Van Ors.
Miss Uernico ugnman, of runman,
Wash., will bo employed as stenog
rapher In tho office of Orand Ouardl
an C. O. Van Orsdall, of the Women
of Woodcraft, ln place of Miss Nelllo
Paul, who was married tins morning.
Edwin F. Knight, correspondent of
the London Post, with the Japanese
army at Wa Fang Tien, was killed, n
MISSOURI FOR COCKRELL.
Hearst, Parker, McClellan and Folk
Not In the Running.
Joplln, Mo., June 30, Before the
democralle state convention, to oloct
.'1(1 delegates lo tho national conven
tion, met hero today, thoro was no talk
of Hearst or Parker, and It was a fore
gone conclusion that tho convention
would Instruct for Cockrell for president
Tho followors of Josoph W. Folk,
Uio Ht, I .on Is boodle prosocutor, who
Is running for governor, received but
littlo recognition. Jumcs A, Rocd, ex
mayor of Kansas City, who withdraw
last month from tho gubernatorial
race, was named as temporary chair
man. The stale nominating convention
will be hold at Jefferson City later In
Chairman Reed, In his speech, men
tioned Porker, McClellnn and Honrst
Parker's name brought forth some ap
plause and more hlssos, while tho
mention of McClellan and Hoarst was
followed by considerable, applausa.
Tho mention of Cockroll brought tho
convention to Its feet, whllo hats wero
waved for several inlniiles.
Tragedy and Mystery in the Missis
sippi. St. Paul, Juno 30. With a silk tlo
knotted tightly about her neck, tho
body of a stylishly dressod woman
who had boon strangled to death, was
found floating In the Mississippi river
at tho Ht. Paul boom. Tho appoarance
of tho body and the manner In which
tho cloth was wound about the throat
Indicated that she was murdered and
thrown Into tho river. Her Identity
Is a mystery. Slio was apparently 30
years of age.
Later tho body was Identified as
that of Miss Ruth Leachout, of Min
neapolis, Miss Leachout left homo
Saturday and has not beon seen since.
Her parasol, purso and hat wero
found on tho river hank. The pollco
aro convinced that sho was the vic
tim of foul play. Tho girl somo time
ago, was sain to bo Involved ln a
domestic tragedy which culminated In
Butter In Storage.
There are now 20 tons of elegant
butter ln storage at tho Pendleton
Ice and Cold Btorago rooms, tbft
amount coming from tho creameries
at Haines. Summerville, Union, .La
Grande, Covo and Payette, It wlH
t.n Y.r.1,1 In R(n.aBa until tllO marXBI
"i7 ,""lJni ior
in, tho dtv inn
Pendleton on the Fourth,
nAtlnn 1,1 Till
tree of Florida,
Good soap is made from the soap