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jPijETOK , ITMATILLa COUNTY, OREGON SATURDAY, JULY 20, 1004.
jx.44- , -a
dent Nowlirt Corn-
". has 6423 scholars.
er4388 Attended School
, p,st Year 662 Did Not
-School and 631 Attended
JiMls Average ucnjin
t,'WH-jlx Months Salaries
($57.10 for Men and $47.50
jav-The County .Schools
r superwienaciu s piiuuui
Kowlln's eighth annual
-taps some iiu.ureaiiuB
nobodled In the following
, now In Umatilla county
between the ages or 4
Increase of 70 between
! and Juno 30, lain, ui
er, 4388 were registered up-
Ml records as actually nt-
ool during the year for a
' lees length of time. Six
$i sixty-two' did not attend
j&atever during tne year.
1 Mended St. Joseph's Acad-
sdleton Academy and Colum-
1st Church South, respec-
it the report of a year ago
of the present, there was
during the year of non-
of school age, upon the
ted Dally Attendance.
nj an Increase of actual
lance during the year of
ui of average dally- attend-
ire now In the county 17C
folding certificates of quail
lo teach In the public
Mch Is an Increase of 14
ear. There has beon dur-
an Increase of seven In
holding life certificates,
Is the number holding first
of certificates held by
tochers are divided as fol-
rartjr hold stato certificates
Nu from the Stato Normal
i; S3 hold first grade certifl
B second grade. 18 hold third
sir hold primary certificates,
W teaching on permits. One
im twenty-nlno hold certl-
Institute attendance during
i8econd In High Grade.
wtion of those holding
on tho distrfct libraries'., although the
districts aro knewn to have them.
"During tho past year the suporift.
tonaent -visitoa xai schools, spent an
average of two hours In each School,
and traveled almost exactly 4000
mllos In getting to them.
Teachers' Salaries Raised.
Eight years ago tho average wages
paid teachers in this county were
i4u to men anu ?35 to women; tho
average wage now paid Is $57.10 to
men and $-7.E0 to women, Forty-six
thousand, nlno hundred and eighteen
dollars and forty-seven cents was paid
out during the past year In teachers'
wages In the county.
For ront of rooms and sites in dis
tricts not owning sumclent accommo
dations of their own. was nald nut
during th.e yetfr $GG3.G5. For fuel was
expended $5960.14; for repairs and
Improvements. $3279.71; for new sites
nnd buildings In the four districts
which erected new buildings during
tho past year was expended $997G,07.
There was paid out during the nast
year on tho principal nnd interest on
bonds and warrants, $4370.28; for In
surance on buildings anu equipment,
$378.50; for clerks' salaries, $819.71;
for new library books, $502.88; for all
other purposes, $4017.S8. TotaJ ex
penditures of tho year, $70,886.79.
The amount of cash on hand at the i
one ot tne current year is $8877.48.
Tho estimated value of all of the
holdings of all tho public schools of
the county at the present time is di
vided as follows: realty, $134,400; of
furnltur.o and apparatus, $24,7G1; in
surance carried, (0,285. Total value
of holdings, Including insurance,
All the districts received from all
sources during the past year, $85,-764.27.
Russian Court Finds Contra
band'on Board the Malacca
RUSSIANS SEIZE MORE
All Germany Aroused Over .Seizure
of the Hamburg-American. Liner
Scandla Captain of the Petersburg
Advises Russia That Contraband Is
Being Carried Despite Protests to
the Contrary England Assured
Russia That No Contraband Was
Carried by the Malacca, Which Was
War to the Knife
and Strikers. .
ALL PEACE NEGOTIATIONS
ARE CALLED OFF.
Packing House Employes Refuse to
Accept a Verbal Promise From the
Packers War Is Declared and All
Allied Trades Will Be Called .Out
Conference of Strike Leaders Being
Held to Determine on a Plan Some
Show of Violence, But Business Is
Seattle, July 23. The Pacific Coast
Steamship Company's stcam.er Cot
tage City arrived In port this morn
ing from Skagway and Lynn canal
points with $380,000 In gold concentrates.
Bl INTENSE HEAT
WAS PUT OFF O. R. & N.
TRAIN AT BAKER CITY.
London, July 23. It Is reported In
Stock Exchange circles that contra
band was discovered on board tho
Malacca, now at Suda Bay, Island of
Crete. It was shipped ut Antwerp
nnd marked "sugar."
Another Steamer Seized.
Suez, July 23. Tho Hamburg
American steamer Scandla arrived
here today flying the Russian flag and
in possession of a nrizo crow. If will
enter the canal Immediately and pro-1 the selection of one man from .each
ceed to a Russian port where a Itus-1 "'de to proceed to the yards tomor
slan court will pass upon the clnlms. rom mrulng nnd make sclectins from
tho ranks of the strikers with no dls-
Firing Off Tokio Bay. crimination, was rejected because It
Tokio, July 23.-A telegram this ' w,as not ln wrlt'ng aud Vj? d,.?cu?'
afternon reports heavy firing at 10:30 1 s'on branched off along other lines,
off Bos Peninsula, at the oRt en. At the yards there was comparative
Chicago, July 23. With tho reas
sembling of the representatives of
the packers nnd strikers at S:40 this
morning, to discuss tho new strike
si tint Ion. onmo hopes that some ulti
mate solution of tho difficulty would
be reached beroro further damage is
Both sides appeared to bo stubborn,
however nnd rathor Inclined towards
Independent defiance. A verbal prop
osition on behalf of the packers for
trance to Tokio Bay. It Is presumed
the shots were fired by the Vladivo
Mrs. James Whitehead, of Kansas
City, Loses Her Reason While En
Route to Jacksonville, Aceompa'n-
Seized Two More Steamers.
St. Petersburg, July 23. It Is an
nounced that advices received from
the captain of the steamer Petersburg
says that two more steamers carrying
contraband have been seized by him
in tho Red Sea.
quiet although a number of girls on
their way to work were Jeered, cov
ered with mud and their garments
rent by sympathizers.
All Germany Is Aroused.
Berlin, July 23. There Is great In
dignation over tho capture of tho
Scandla. Herr Ballln, managing dlree
' Quiet at Kansas City.
KansaB City, July 23. No trouble
attended -the opening of the packing
houses' this morning. Several thous
and workers passed without .trouble.
The allied trades meet tonight to die
cuss a sympathetic strike.
Americans Drop Out of the Mile Run,
But Win High Jump and Quarter
Umdon, July 23. In tho mile run,
time 4:20 1-5, tho Americans droppen
out. Victor, of Yale, won tho high
Jump by six reel nnd one-eighth Inch.
Holding, of Oxrord, won the half mile
run and Dnvls, of Harvard, won tho
American Wins 100-Yard Dash.
London, July 23. Schick, of Har
vard, won tho 100-ynrd dash tit nlno
nnd four-tfTths, and aregson, of Cam
bridge won tho mllo run.
rnc.e, time 49 4-5
Is an American Victory.
London, duly 23. Shovllu, of Yale,
won the hnmiuer throw; Clnpp, of
Yalo, tho hurdle- race; Shollleld, of
Yale, tho brond Jump, and Godho, of
Oxford, the two-mue run. Tho final
score stnndR: American six wins,
Now Town on Rosobud Res
ervation in the Throes of a
TWO POLICEMEN AND 3EV.
ERAL GAMBLERS SHOT.
FIERCE FIRES IN MONTANA. '
Sparp From a Locomotive Devastates
' Helena, July 23. A florco flru on
tho Flathead forcHl reservation was i
started from n spark from u Northern
Pacific locomotive. Forest rnngura
nnd nil avnllablo railway tun ploy oh
nro fighting It and a largo area Is al
ready burned over. Three other j
forest fires nre raging In the vicinity i
of Knllspcll, whore hundreds of acres
Thugs and Grafters Rule the Town
With a High Hand Vigilance Com
mittee Organized to Protect the
Citizens From Violence In a Street
Fight Last Night 200 Shots Were
Fired and Twelve Gamblers Wound
ed A Further Riot Feared.
Notify Parker August 10.
KsopiiB, July 23. It Is unnounced
that (lie formnl notification of Parker
will take placo on August 10. Prece
dent will be rigidly followed.
HELD BY STRIKE
led by Her Four Children Intense ! tor of the Hamburg-American line.
Heat Experienced In Idaho Thought ' 'if8 dlspatchod an urgent message to
mu nuiBci ill iui ill lujie, Jjruiusilllg.
The company publishes a statement
in which it states that the steamers
to Have Been the Cause.
Baker City, July 23. Mrs. James
"Whitehead, of Kansas City, was
taken from O. II. & N, train No, 1,
hero yesterday, temporarily lnsano
from tho Intense heat and the worry
over her four small children .who ac
She 1ms a through ticket from Kan
sas City to Jacksonville, Or., but her!
actions becamu so annoying and her
St. Paul, July 23. There Is no dis
order here this morning. Both sides
are awaiting on Chicago.
Will Fight to the Bitter End.
Chicago, July 23. At noon all ne
gotiations between tho packers and
the strikers were declared off and' the
owned by It are forbidden to carry i "ght will be carried to a bitter finish.
contraband. Nearly every afternoon "he packers, after considering the
paper demands a naval demonstra- Iat demands of tho union that the
tlon at once. Orders have already j cattle butchers be reinstated within
been dispatched to the German am- 24 hours, and nil other strikers within
bassador at St. Petersburg demanding 1 10 days, positively refused to accede,
tho release of the Scandta. The strike ofllcers departed to hold
Information is received here that a special meeting for tho enlargement
flvo German steamers bought by n.us-iuf tho strike to all other trades ron-
certificates comnared with .i. ... .. i .
ih ihZ 7 """"" continue the Journey alone,
ij tnan In any countv in
uticept -Multnomah, and the
io iavor or mat county is
ably due to the fact that
tea are nald thnm.
Ithe past year 20 certificates
Her huslmnrl Is now at Jacksonville
! .1 lino Itnnn nAmmltnlnstn .1 ' 1 , 1. )
Mrs. Whitehead and her children are
now In charge of tho county, she hav
ing no means with which to support
Id in m. ".,. i a I nersen anu tamiiy. Her insanity is
J In examlnat lo K thought to have resulted from tho in-
artrod . tense near expenencea in iaano, on
sla, have been transferred Into cruis
ers and sailed from Llbau yesterday
to an unknown destination, but prob
ably to prey on Mediterranean commerce.
fla this county aro
Private Schools Mnnnml.
mentioned abovel emnlriv
pool Term Increased.
sxw.ago the average length
! iD 11118 county was a
'wan four mnnthn riM-in.
' Te&r the n 1 i.
t ...... ubu .CUBIU . UI
m a little .over six
fttt past year four now
S ere built, nnd the to
c school buildings now in
.- iU0 occupying 98 organ
u. Of the OR nr.ni..,i
SJBI fi . . wklMUlfttUU
- - lus county super-
Mat, tr. .r. '""'"- oviuuuio
'el Mii . .l1Drary books-an
Jto!:i.t,Jth.e district. There
"V uuuiffl In . 1. i
'Sot.. l" Bcnooi j
MERCHANT MARINE COMMISSION
fturv Z. , B year nS- The
u7,?00158 "Down above Is
r n. - um mo actual
.TVres given hnlno.
G v'"Ka reports to tho
i fjiij .. "'ural instances
er to report
Into the Street.
Mb . occurred n
Ia. where work!
ng the fit-
Portland Will Be Visited by the Con
gressional Commission, on August
1, Investigating Marine Needs.
Tho Portland Commreclal Club has
sent out Invitations to all th'e tribu
tary country, to visit that city on
August 1, the occasion of the visit of
the Merchant Marine Commission to
that port, for the investigation of 'the
needs of the marine and river facili
ties of tho port and surrounding coun
try. This commission Is created by act
of congress and Us duties are to keep
In touch with the needed Improve
ments in the various seaport cities,
and report tho same to congross on
tho first day. of every regular sos
slon. The commission will hear applica
tions for appropriations, for needed
improvements, will confer with cities
on tho needs of their localities and
Is a nubile commission. Intended to
keep congross posted on the condi
tions of the marine anraira or tn,e
FIGHT WILL TAKE PLACE.
Fitzslmmons and O'Brien
nected with the stockyards.
War to tne Knlfei
Chicago, July 23. Both tho pack
ers and union leaders gave out state
ments this afternoon throwing the
disagreement on tho other side.
Tho unions stato they have for
warded to the irtckers a final ulti-
' matum which, if not agreed to by
wages in tho . various mills. This
makes it certain that a big toxtlle In
dustry strike will begin next Monday.
LA GRANDE BOY BURNED.
Railroad Man's Home Burns
Child Is Fatally Injured.
Tho homo of Jack Dllllnger, a rail
road man of La Grande, was burnod
Thursday night, while Mr. Dllllnger
was out on his run, and his 12-year-old
son was fatally burned,
The ilosh on his back, arms, feet,
chest and hands was cooked and
most of It has slipped from the bono
and ho cannot Hvo. Tho house caught
flro from tho explosion of a can of
kerosene which was standing near the
I 4f,M.l,,.r ...Ill I,
Philadelphia. July 23, The Fit. I " ti . " rua-
slmmons-oWm fight will come off I J, " a i,v mmt Htatemen Is
as advertised, is the decision of the Hls "n a' ropresen ng
nmii rm.nr at, o Dw, 27 affiliated unions In tho federation
w.UwU. , w.v.D, ..u.v.of ,nbor
vuiijuiciicu uii uuivui ni uiu uuiiuuui
league grounds thlb afternoon.
The crowd assembled slowly on ac
count of the threatened weather. FItz
arrived at 1 o'clock from New York,
accompanied by his wife. But few
spectators greeted him as he crossed
tho field. Previous mayoralty Inter
ferenco acted as a deterrent on the
Introduction to the main bout was
preceded by four preliminaries, one of
which ended In a fight between the
principals and referee In which the
When th.e big fellows entered the
ring a great throng of people, Includ
ing 200 women, was present Fitz
was. the first to enter amid prolonged
cheering. O'Brien booh followed with
a similar response.
One hundred and fifty policemen
were present with Instructions to stop
the fight If It became brutal. A long
delay was caused by O'Brien's objec
tions to Fitz's heavy .bandage. Tbo
ex-champlon said ho would not fight
If not permitted to wear them, but
finally agreed to rebandage with ad
heslvo strips In the presence or
O'Brien, th.e latter doing the same.
They shooi. bands at 5:30.
SHIPMENT DELAYED BY
Three Hundred Head of Prime Beef
Steers Ready for Shipment Mon
nonestcel, July 23. As thu result
of a wild fight's Bhootlng nnd round
ing up of grnfters by tho vlgllnnco
committee, troops nro likely to bo
Two pollconien, Schoonbrough nnd
Harris, wore shot In front ot tho
"Plko" snloon. Tho gang enmo out
of tho Joint and ordered tho pollco
nwny, when the shooting bogan. Tho
former recolccd a scalp wound, tho
lntter wns shot In the log.
Tho iKillcemoii then began to round
up tho gamblers and crooks, who
backed slowly onstwnrd, ninklug n
stand nt tho railway tracks, whoro 200
shotB were llrcd.
Tho gamblers woro seen to carry
off n number of their men. The best
oHtlnutcH Hay 12 woro wounded.
Forty-five prisoners were enptured
and held today In the stockynrds,
guurded by loo men.
It Is feared a further riot will be
DEATH OF MRS. CULP.
Was 87 Vears of Age and Formerly
' Resided In i-endleton.
Mrs. Cathorlne Culp, formerly of
Peiulloton, died nt the homo of a uon
ut FarmlnKtou, Wash., Friday morn
ing at f o'clock, of old ngo, at tho
" , ' :; M" " . " .. IB of 87- Tho hody will arrivo at
day Morning May Be Held Indefl- pondleton this ovcnlnK and the Intor-
nltely Asa B. Thompson, J. B.
Saylor and R. N. 8tanfleld Have a
Fine Drove of Fat Cattle Would
Not Face Unsettled Situation.
Fifteen cars of fat cattle are being
temporarily delayed at Kcho by tho
strike situation In Chicago.
Asa n. Thompson, J. U. Suylor and
II. N, Stanfield have a shipment of
300 head of prlmo beef steers which
Jvero to have neon shipped from Echo
to Chicago noxt Monday morning.
Tho unsettled strlko condition and
the general feeling of uneasiness and
depression following tho renowal of
tho packing houso Btrlke, has caused
them to hold tho shipment In abey
ance nt this, tlmu, until further de
velopments take place.
If tho strike does not Increuso In
extent or bltternoss, tho shipment
will be mndo on Monday, as original
ly intended, but If the same unsettled
and uncertnin featiires provall at that
time, it is poslsblo that tho cattle will
be held at home Indefinitely, hh the
ment will bo mndo In Olney cemetery,
preceded by u ceremony at tho grave
sldo conducted by Itov. M. V. Howard,
of tho M. E, Church, South.
Mrs.. Culp was born In Pennsylvania
In 1817, und came to Pendleton from
Ln Grnndo in 1882, residing hore and
In this vicinity until 1804, whon she
romoved with her sons, A. D., J. It.,
P. U. nnd A. O., to Fnrmlngtan, whero
she resided until her death. Besldos
tho four Hons mentlonod she lcav.es
four daughters, one a resident ot
West Virginia, another of Missouri,
one of New Mexico and the fourth of
Ladybugs Vs. 8an Jose 8cale.
Professor A. B. Cordloy of tho Ore
gon Agricultural college, was In our
city tho forepart of tho wook. Ho
came for tho purpose of examining
tho work done by tho ludybugs tho
Inst yonr placod In n thicket belong
ing to Peter Ilrltt, uenr Jacksonville,
which was badly infectod with San
Jujo HcrJo, Tho profossor saw noth
ing of them, however, as they had
tho ordinary depression of tho ores-
ent cattl.e market.
BIG STRIKE COMING. I
I JUDGE M'BRIDE DEAD.
Textile Manufacturers Refuse to Can-.
eel Wage Reduction Notice. 1 Was ai Brother of Ex-United 8tates
Fall Itlver, July 23, Tho manufac-1 Senator McBrlde of Oregon,
turers met here today and voted not ' Judge John It, Mcllrlilo, brother of
iu wiumrow nonces or a reduction ot .ex-senator McUrlde of Oregon, died
owners do not wish lo risk the uncer- H.o far Into the brush und It would
tainty of a big strlko in adltlon to nt prei
suddenly Wednesday at Hpoknno
irom a ucmorriingo or the lirnln.
John It. McBrlde wns born In Mis
souri In 1833 and cume to Oregon In
sail.. Mo wns tfio second coneroxa
present he next to Imnoaslblo to
dlacovor there whorcnhoutB. There Is
no doubt but what they have already
disposed of much of tho InBoct posts
at their disposal and will do all that
lu claimed for them. Tho remit of tho
Introduction of those ladybugs Is bo
lug looked for with much Interest by
our 1 ortlculturlBts, for If thoy can do
Btroy (ho scnlo they aro certainly a
virry valuable auxiliary to frultrals
Ing. Jacksonville Democrat-Times.
Honors for Kuno Fischer,
Berlin, July 23. Kuno Fischer, tho
eminent Heidelberg professor, cele
brated his 80th birthday today. He
received countless messages of con
gratulation and numerous gifts from
his former pupils, among whom are
Chicago, July 23. Old July wheat
opened 04( closed 94; now July
opened ya, closed 3
opened 40, clos.ed 48.
Pontan's Victim Found on the
Bakersfield, July 23. Alex Ponton,
suspected of tho murder of J, A. Val
entino, of Los Angeles, a mining on-
gnneer, was captured at Tonopah,!
uv. rouian accompanied Valentino
on a prospecting trip. A few days
later Valentine's body was found on
the edgo of tho desert.
Run Over by a Log Wagon.
F . G. Stuart, who has been employed
by Frank Shambeau ln his logging
camp, was carried to camp Friday
with almost tho last spark of llfo
crushed out of his hody, He was
thrown from a log wagon on that day
whllo on Jils way to Dcrhara's saw
mill with n load of logs. Tho hind
wheel passod over his body fracturing
three ribs and breaking tho left arm.
Tho accident resulted from tho wheels
dropping Into bad chuckholes. Ash
Negro Horse Thief.
1). E. Witt came tin from Lvlo last
man from Oregon, being elected dur- "Wit, uccompanlod by a young negro
Ing the war. Later President Lincoln wn" ,md stolen a horso and saddle
' imin mm iin im.i Ann...i ... ai
W UUU UOLU JUU III I II II
appointed him Idaho's first chief Jus-
uce iiu w i ropuniicnn nntloiml com
mltlcemnn from Ohio and Uluh for
u years, ur lute years he has been
Oregon uldo of tho river und was ar
rested by tho sheriff of Wusco conn-
ty JllBt west Of TIlO Dalles. The linirrn
engaged In the jirneilco of mining law , ,a "bout 16 yoars old and hud beon
li Spokane. working for Witt, who got him from
.- j. ... the Aid Society at Portlund. Oolden-
FARM HOUSE DURNEn. ''e Honunei.
i)rd Curzon, now In London, said
Thursday night In a speech, that the
Insults of the Thlbotans could no
longer be borne, and
July corn n o action on the part of England to
uuimiinie mat nation.
Home of J. F, Thompson, on Umatilla
River Destroyed This Mornlnn.
Ulngham Springs, July 23. Tho
farmhouse belonging to John F.
Thompson, six mllen abovo hero on
the Umatilla river, was destroyed by
flr,e at 9 o'clock this morning, loss
about $C00; no Insurance,
Fart of tbo furniture nnd some
clothing wcro saved, but pearly all
tho effects of tho family were lost.
Turner Leads at Spokane.
SiKjkane, July 23, That tho frleuds ;
or uoorgo Turner will bo overwhelm
ingly In control of tomorrow's demo
cratic convention was settled by the
prJmarica held In tho city of Spokane
nnd the Incorporated towns of tho
county yesterday. Here and there a
Byrno man cropt In, but they were
few and tar b.etwoon.
Thu Colorado Miners' unions havo
appealed to tho Ited Crosa to tako
chargo of tho distribution of supplies
to tho families mid depoudotits of
murdored minors, aud all others de
pendent on idle miners.
Anti-War Riots In Poland.
Berlin, July 23. Tho Vols
sischo Zoltung states that the
anti-war demonstrations In tho
streets of Warsaw, continue
with constant fighting between
tho mob and thp police. Ko's
sacks Joined In tho fight today
mid 10 persona woro killed,
30 wounded and more than 100