East Oregonian : E.O. (Pendleton, OR) 1888-current, July 29, 1904, DAILY EVENING EDITION, Image 1

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Kasr Oregon-
Tonight and Saturday fair;
NO. 5112.
ill MM ES
L Russian Outposts
infill Fnni Other's
Mime nt th
IUiians Heccivc
.1.. ii rvnrPRC Rlfr-
I.,oii Juiy - i
at the Mflbn.zalon Strategy
tl japs Kuropatkln Is Adroit-
Withdrawing to the North of
l,w to Avoid a Niceiy woven
-liich the Japs nave opicou
LinAssassin of Plehve Was a
I, haired Poroznoff. l-rom South-
li fiisia.
ItTor of Port Arthur's Fall.
SUnebai July 2!). (3:30
. . IV... Tin. UTrtl l.,1. A
n i a iii-i (iiii
na fonurnis ine nee run "
latches reporting tho cap-
i-ict Port rtliur Wol Hul
Mas a Urliish wireless stu-
u ulifh communicates with
ia B:.HSb ships H is possl-
i- (hp informal ion concern-
ijPor' Arthur s tall was re-
n.iej in this manner
gees arrived In a Junk from Port Ar
thur leaving there Thursday, mey
report exceedingly heavy fighting by
laud nud sen then,
No Confirmation of the Fall.
Home, July 2!). A rumor is current
this evening Mint i-ort --rtlmr has fal
len, hut no confirmation Is nbtnlna-hlo.
Uncle Sam Goes Slow.
Washington, July .29. At today's
cabinet meeting a considerable of
the recent developments In tho Rus-so-JnpancHo
war seizure of contraband
ships from tho United .States, was it
fruitful topic. A disposition was man
ifested to go slow about limiting pro
tests at St. I'.etorHburg In tho case
of tho Arabia, until tho facts aro as
certalneil. It was Secretary Motcnlf's
first appearance at n cabinet meeting.
Two Russian Generals Wounded.
Toklo, July 2!). General Oku re
ports that according to statements
made by captured Hussion officers,
that Kuropatkln was present during
tho recent bnttle and that Husslan
generals Sakaloff and Klndrnvitch
were wounded. The Hussion casual
ties were about 2000 and Japanese
100. A large number of prisoners
were taken by the Japanese and also
n quantity of ammunition.
Ii Piterstiurg, July 29. I'ort Ar
:iltlces by a circuitous route,
conditions remain unchanged.
I; Russians hold the railway for
wsts or 13 miles from tho port.
iltSt opposing armies arc almost
Ida sight of each iu..cr.
Iltae is no likelihood of an assault
Llecitf at the present. The soma-
I a! of the Russian and Japanese
ysti at Naugalln confront each
lit so close are the forces together.
Th (Arabia at Vladivostok.
tlilrostok, July 29. Tho (Sermon
Mir .raola, chartered by tho
srican company and captured by
! Russian cruiser of Yokohama, ar
il today
llile a portion of .,e cargo Is con
iisi, It Is not necesasrlly implied
3 tho ship should he seized. A
a court will pass upon tho mntter
J probably release t'. " vessel after
!tttrating the contrahand. Tho
is crew was commsed of a lieu-
but ami 12 men rom the cruiser
Revolutionary Plot Suspected.
Some July 29 - Tho Husslan gov
ern has asked the police to
fa all ltusslau exiles. They sus
libido interna ionnl plot.
Ciar Answers Edward's Telegram.
London. July 29. The czar has re-
' in tho must klndlv terms to
H Edward's telegram of sympathy
nssassinailon of Plohvo.
Kuropatkln Closely Crowded.
:"me. July L.-a Tien Tsln dts-
A states that Kuropatkln is ovac
".' Uao Yam; and wlthdrawinc
north 01 Al illf ii nrnrwialnir
tin- means to cxtrlcatn nnrt of his
) from tu, cordon which tho Jap-
arc attempting to draw about
Russians Recognize a Peer.
t Da. I . . .
'currsuurg, July 29, A corrcs
?t with an account of tho' Tas-
"8M. has Just arrived and
'to that the Japaneso' losses were
"wi to iiavc been between four
me thousand and tho Russians
01 Ml. AstflllUhninitt ia nvtiMemid
' Japanese's wonderful moblliza-
Name of the Assassin.
wrfe.te.Mb,lrs' J"'y 29 U 18 Htnt-
as,is3in 8 nani.o is 1'oroz-
'' 'ad his lilini,, lu In Bnnllinrn
"""Sees Report Heavy Fighting.
t'oo, July 2:,, Thirty rofu-
Chicago Grain.
Chicago, July 29. Old July
opened OClfj, clos.cd US; new
opened 90, closed 97. July
opened 49, closed 49V6.
Grand Jury Finds Captain Van'
Schaick and Two Inspec
tors Guilty.
Ball of the Officers Held Will Be
Fixed at $50u0 Captain of Steam-1
er Grand Republic, Which Was I
Near the Slocum at Time of, Disas-
ter, Also Held for Crlmlrml Care-!
lessness Case Will Be Prosecuted
Vlnnrniifllu n..l.ll o . I . , I
, iuioi; r-uunc ocnumcni is
Against the Lax Methods.
President Golden of the Team
ster' Union is Placed Un
der Arrest.
Entire Floors on Seevral New York
Buildings Have Been Engaged and
an Army of Clerks is Ready to Be
gin Work Hoffman House Parlors
Also Retained for Visitors John B
Tralnor Will Be Press Agent Again
Now York, July 29. The federal
jury presented the result of Its in
vestigation of the Slocum disaster,
to Judge Thomas today. It wns
agreed between the counsel and the
court that those Indicted nppear next
Monday to ple.nl und offer ball.
District Attorney Htirnctt admitted
that tho Indictments Include Captain
Van Schaick, Inspectors Lundbcrg
and Fleming. From other Bources It
is learned that Frank J. Unnaby,
president; James k. Atchison, seere-
Judge Garland, of Omaha, Cites 150
Strikers for Contempt for Alleged
Violation of a Former Injunction
Small Disturbances at Different
Points Strikers Accuse the Pack
ers of Attempting to Break the
Strike by Unfair Means Plants
Working 50 Per Cent Capacity.
junction to ros.raln tho strikers from
violence Is anticipated. Special of
ficers armed with Hues and revolvers
patrol the streets near the plants.
Disorder at Omaha.
Omaha, July 29. A small disturb
ance occurred this morning during the
attempt to get 20 strike breakers in
to the Swift plnnt. Pickets Interfer
ed nnd a fight ensuou. FedernI Judge
Garland cited 150 strikers for alleged
contempt of nn injunction recently
Issued by him.
Seven Riot Calls Today.
Chicago, July 29. A small riot oc
curred at the Hnlstnd entr.mco to the
yards at noon as a resmt of the ap
pearance of 25 strike breakers from
Armour's. The strikers set upon
them, but the police dispersed the
Several strike breakers came to tho
police Btatelon, where thoy explained
that the negroes from the. yards re
fused to work for the packers, having
been brought In under false preten
ses. Although there iwve been seven
riot enlls today, none of them termi
nated in any fatalities.
Chicago, July 29. inrough the ur
rest of George F. Golden, president of
tbu .Packing House Teamsters' "Union,
this morning, on nn open charge of
intimidation, by Police Inspector
Hunt, the claim is mnde by the union
that nn attempt is being made to
thus br.cnk the strike.
Golden stopped a teamster with a
load of meat which he suspected was
hound for Swift's branch house, and
ordered tho man, who was a union
' llrlvni- In inlfn It hnck-
tary. and Frank II. Dexter, treasurer i Hunt, who waB near by. promptly
of tho Knickerbocker Steamboat Co.. 1 Placed the leader under arrest. Done!
nnd Captain Pease, of the steamer : wns refused when It was discovered
Grand Republic, arc also Indicted. this morning that tho session of tho
The ball will probably bo $5000 In . nearest police court had adjourned,
each case. ' and Golden, fighting bnrd. was hustl-
The Grand Republic, tho steamer of eel below into a cell at the stockyards
New York, July 29. It Is uvldcnt
from plans now being liimle that the
democrats Intend to carry on tho
most active campaign this fall than
has been soon since 1884, when Sen
utor Arthur P. Gorman, as chairman
of the nutlonal committee, made the
fight that resulted In making Grover
Cleveland president.
Entire floors have been secured
in several buildings in tho vicinity of
Madison Square, to bo used as work
rooms for tho clerical force of tho
campaign body.
In addition to these rooms several
nnrlors havo been engaged In tho
Hoffman House, which will bo used
exclusively by tho chairman of tho
committee and his assistants for re
ception purposes and for tho discus
slon of general campaign business. It
Is Intended to secure separate quar
tors from which to send out tho liter
attire and in which to receive and tab
ulate tho results of canvasses In var
iotiB sections of the country.
Upward of - 15,000,000 documents
wer.o sent out m tho Clovolaud 1884
campaign, and those snmo methods
will ho duplicated this year. In order
to do this effectually along tho old
lines. It has been arranged that John
IJ. Tralnor, who had cbargo of this
work under Senator Gorman in 1881,
shall bo In cbargo of tho samo work
for tho national commltteo this year.
. St- Petersburg, July 29.
post-mortem of
mined by a magistrate today
iviuscci to make a state-
lower part of the face to
J destroyed, both ears torn
' a. WifJ wound In the
till TVhe ,eft shoulder man-J;"-
the left arm broken off
krok WriSt and botn le8
Body Shipped to Spokane.
The remains of tho lato Hubert N
Sherman woro Inst night shipped to
Spoknno for burial at tho request of
tho wife. Tho Maker City hand, of
which tho deceased wns a newly
elected member, escorted tho remains
to tho train. Mr. 15. H. tonorman and
wife, father and tnotlior of the' do
ceased, woro hero from Colso and at
tended tho services. Mr. B. H, Sher
man is a past grand master In tho
Order of Odd Follows of Idaho, nnd
tho local linker City lodgo extended
to him tho usual courtesies under tho
circumstances. linker City Demo-crat
Lewlston Broom Factory.
Tho broom factory of Thurbor &
Maxflold will bo permanently estab
lished In Lewlston nnd tho manufac
ture of brooms will bo commenced
early this fall. Tho capacity of tho
factorv for tho first year will bo
about 25 dozen per day, but it is ex
pected that tho-plant will bo greatly
ntilnrired ns soon as tho quality of
tho brooniB becomes generally known
In' tho Northwest. Lowlston Tribune.
wnicn I'.enso Is captain, was very
near tho Slocum when tho file envel
oped that vessel and the officers of
tho Republic mnde no attempt to res
cuo tho victims.
Public sentiment is with tho grand
jury and strongly demands nn im
provement In tho lax methods of
Many Salmon Perish.
Portlnnd, July 29. Salmon' by the
thousands are said to be perishing
while trying to got over tho dnm In
the Umpqun river at Ray's landings
Tho wnter Is reported as black with
them, and It is said to be a novel
.sight to see them shooting into tho
nlr In their efforts to surmount the
obstaclo to their progress up tliei
stream, where they have selected
spawning grounds.
Diphtheria at La Grande.
La Grande, July" 29, The young son
of J. A. Matott Is quite 111 with an
aggravated case of diphtheria, this
being tho only case In the city at
present. It Is thought to havo beon
contracted by tho child in playing
around a newly opened grave In the
old cemetery, containing a diphtheria
Another man charged with picket
ing, wns also arrested. A number of
sparodic cases of disturbance occur
red this morning, but none of them
were serioim, The Drovers' Journal,
considered good authority, claims tho
packers this morning are operating at
50 per cent of their normnl capacity.
Wholesale Arrests Threatened.
Chicago, 'July i!9. Golden- was re
leased on bonds under an agreement
not tn go near his headquarters or
the yard confines until his case is
heard next week.
International President Shea of
the teamsters and 23 union laborers
who woro in conference over tho live
stock handlers' question, adjourned
tho meeting and went to the police
station nnd had a warm talk with
Hunt, who threatened to arrest them
all if they lnt,crefered, ns Golden is
alleged to have done.
Tho receipts of cattlo this morning
were 8000, n big gain. AH were
promptly handled by the drovers.
The Lithuanian who attempted to
kill Commission Merchant Ward yes
terday made an effort to hang him
self In his cell this morning, but failed.
Suicide Over Finances.
Nowark. O., July 29, W. G. Taffol,
receiver of the Savings bank, suicided
by drowning today. Worry over fi
nancial nffnlrs caused the deed.
Vest Is Sinking.
Sweet Springs, Mo., July 29. Ex
Senntor Vest is very low.
Two guards of the Victor Fuel Co.
beenmo involved in a quarrel at Hast
ings. Col,, Tuesday, nnd fought a
duol with revolvers, After emptying
their cuns. thoy grappled with knives
nnd fought until both dropped dead.
Rioting at ivnnsas City.
Kansas City, July 29. Pat Lane
stuff and Mat Sullivan, union strik
ers, who witli a crowd of associates
offered violence to L. King, colored,
ns King wns going to work nt Ar
mour's tnls morning, wore shot down
by him, each being wounded in the
leg, King was nrrest,ed.
Two others Wero arrested by tho
police, who responded to tho riot call.
Many packing house employes were
molested on their way to work. An
uneasy lceling now prevails.
Washington Range War.
Spokane, July 29. A small range
war has been carried on near Usk,
Wash., this week, resulting in tho
killing of part of n herd of sheep and
narrow escapes for herders and cow
hoys. About 400 sheep wero killed
In one raid of tho cowboys and fur
ihor trouble Is expected. The trou
ble arose over tho disregard of the
herders for tho rnnge lines agreed
upon between the shop nnd cattlemen.
Citizens Co-operating With
Government in Hurrying
the Project.
Water Users Corporation to Be Or
ganized for the Purpose of Comply
ing With the Wishes of Reclama
tion Engineers Cost of Land to the
Settler Under Irrigation Will Be
$30 Per Acre, to Be Paid In Annual
Installments Cost of Malheur Pro
ject Will Be About $3,000,000.
F. H. Newell, Chief, of Reclamation
Survey, Expected Here Early Next
Month State Irrigation Commission
Will Arrange a Meeting to Welcome
Mr. Newell to Umatilla County
Plans of Government to Be Discussed.
A conference of the members of tho
Stnto Irrigation commission and F.
H. Newell, chief engineer of th.o re
clamation service of the department
of tho Interior, will be held In Pen
dleton August 9. Mr, Newell will
leave Washington, D. C, next Mon
day and expects to spend several
weeks In different parts of the WeBt.
Tho Pendleton meeting will b.e for
the purpose of discussing conditions
existing in tho arid regions of Ore
gon. It is not thought Mr. Plncliot
will mako any public address while
In the city. Hon. Thomas G. Halioy
of this city, who is secretary of tho
state commission, said:
"Mr. Newell will bo In Ontario, Or.,
on August 8. Wi expect him here
the following day. On the 10th he
will bo in Walia Walla." It Is pre
sumed Mr. New.oll will visit Franklin
county, Wash., after leaving Wnlla
Walla, to go over uio grounds of the
proposed government nitch to be lo
cated in that section.
Members of the State Irrigation
commission who are expected to bo
in Pendleton August 9, are: State
Representative C. W. Mallet of On
tario, president; Hon. H. 12. An
keny of Eugene, H. B. Gates of Hills
boro, engineer; Zora Snow of Port-
! lnnd, nnd Hon. T. G. Hnlley of Pen-
Tho completion of tho big dam In
Malheur river, which Is to be con
structed by the government for the
purpose of irrigating the Malheur val
ley, nccordlng to statements made by
tho engineer in .charge, will create
n storago reservoir capable of sup
plying water for two years, even were
no rains to fall during the entire
time. The dam Is to be constructed
In n rocky gorge 30 miles west of
Vale, it will result in a lake 15 miles
in length nnd from a mile to one nnd
oue-hnlf mile sin width.
A. J. Goodman, of the Goodman
Thompson Hardware Company, has.
just returned from a trip to the Mal
heur country. Willie at Valo he at
tended a meeting of the farmers,
who aro perfecting nn organization
to be known as tho Wnter Users' Cor
poration. "It Is the Intention of the govern
ment," said Mr. Goodman, "to con-
.ni ,1... tofltrntlin ilLr.li In tha
DUULL 11IC Ul l ... -
I Malheur valley and to turn it over to
the persons benefitted at actual
cost. It Is estimated that the project
will mean an expenditure of about
The engineer In charge declares
there are 100,000 acres of land that
can be watered by e ditch. This
means that for each acre of land the
farmer will be obliged tu pay the gov
ernment $30 for perpetual water
right. In order to cause the prop
erty owners no Inconvenience, the
government will require the $30 to be
paid In 10 annual Installments.
"However, before the work on the
ditch Is commenced, the government
demands that owners of at least 75,
000 acres of the lands to be irrigat
ed, agree to take the water. That is
why the Water Users' Corporation is
to be formed. In this manner the
farmers can deal directly with the
"There are several ditches owned
by private Inu.viduals and in order
in Inmirn the comnletlon of the gov
ernment project It will be necessary
to first acquire these.
"The lands that will be watered
by the new ditch extend along either
Bide of tho Malheur river, and from
the point where tho dam Is to be
constructed to Ontario it Is 45 miles.
Th inml Ir vpi-v fertile and the older
gardens and farms have fully demon
strated just whnt can be clone in me
tho wny of fruit raising, alfalfa and
bee culture."
Kansas City. .July 29. An anullca
tlon by tho packers for a federal In- J
, dleton, secretary.
Shearers 'In Session at Butte.
At tho sheop shearers' convention
nt IJutto yesterday tho motion to re
movo tho national hoadqunrtors to
Ogdon ttom liutto was defeated. Tho
report of tho commltteo on consti
tution was submitted this afternoon.
It recommends among othor things
tho establishment of local unions, Tho
ol.cction of offlcors will come up to
morrow. It Is anld President Forrest
will succeed hlmsolf,
An unexpectedly lurgo number of
thos.o appointed delegates to the De
velopment Leaguo at Portland, Aug
ust 2 and 3, will attend. When In
terviewed on tho subject by nn East
Oregonlau representative, .the follow
ing gentlemen expressed themselves:
J. R. Despnln I shall go.
George Darveau My intention Is to
be thero.
H, Aloxnnder I am going.
Albort Cohen I will bo there if 1
can get away.
E. T. Wado l am going.
v. B. Clouton I must go nwny bo-
foro that tlmo, and doubt If I can re
turn In tlmo to go.
w. S. Ryers I shall go. There aro
possibilities within the reach of tho
S. A. Lowell 1 shall certainly go.
George E. Porringer Mr, Porringor
was not seen personally, but ho has
signified his Intontlon of going, and
oxiiressed great Intorest In tho ob
jects of tho league.
W. G. Colo Yes, sir; I Bhall go.
Dr. Lynn K .Iilnkesloo Yes, 1 am
T. C. Taylor I regret tint I cannot
attond. liiiflln.oss aftalrs and the Inton
tlon to nttond tho h.asonlc conclave
at San Francisco eonsplro to mnko
Jt impossible for mo to go to Portland
next weok.
Leo Teutseh I shall go If It is
poslble for me to do bo. I fully in
tend to go, hut It may b.e possible
thnt I cannot.
W. D. Hansford intends to go, and
only the unexpected will keop him
awny. Ho endorses tho scheme en
thusiastically. Colonel Haley purposes going, and
is laying his plans to that end.
F. E, Judd Shall go if possible,
and will be disappointed If I find
that I cannot got awny, Only urgent
business affairs can intorfero with
my being there.
Jnijgo Hnrtmnn Yes, sir; I sbUl
b.e thero.
C. E. Roosov.olt Shall certainly go
if it Is possible for me to got away,
but nt that time it Is probable that
I will bo short-hnnded In the storo
und possibly cannot leave town.
John Raker I would like to go
very much, but ennnot possibly do so.
Would llko to find nomeono who will
go In my place.
T. G. Halioy I would like to go,
but cannot be thoro for longer than
ono day, and am not certuin thrtt I
will bo able to bo present.
E, P. Dodd is out of town, but has
expressed his intention of attending
the meeting.
City Jail Break.
At 3:15 this nl'ternoou the escnpe
of throo men from the city jail was
discovered. As nearly ns can be as
certained the escape was made about
half an hour before their absence wns
noted. The missing men, according
to the remaining seven men in the
jail, exerted their united strength to
pull up tho closet bowl and insecure
ly fastened floor boards benea.a.
Then they dropped down into the hole
filled with filthy drainage water, and
crawled out under the edge of the
Plague of Caterp. liars.
Over in tho Five Rivers country
thoy havo n caterpillar scourge. .The
like of caterpillars was nover seen bt;
fore. Their ravages nro described as
not unlike that of a grasshopper raid.
At Frank Soils' place no leaves are
left on tho npple trees, and tho same
conditions provnll In other orchnrds
in tho vicinity. The pests seem to
feed' mainly on npplo and alder leaves
and their operations aro confined to
these trees, tho damage to the alders
extending bnck into tho mountains,
whero the caterpillars swarm In mil
lions. Corvallls Times.
Usual Grist of Victims Before Judge
Fitz Gerald.
P. C. Murphy when lie appeared In
police court this morning, admitted
that lie had resisted an officer, and
his face showed evidences of having
come violently in contact with some
thing. However, when time came to
plead, he denied Ills guilt and the
case was continued. In tho mean
time ho Is serving throe days in jalt
for having been drunk and disorderly.
Tom Sloan, for disorderly conduct
while Intoxicated, was sentonced to
servo three days In tho city Jail.
Charles Wheeler, for drunkenness,
was sent to Jail for three days,
George Christie, a vagrant, was
given four days in Jail.
Mrs. Georgo CrocKer, of San Fran
cisco, died at Newport, H. I., Wed
nesday, after a lingering illness.
Will Lower Insurance Rate.
Lee McKenzle, chief surveyor of
tho Washington Insurance Associa
tion, has given written promise that
tho association Is In good faith In
asking better flro protection for tho
city of Spoknno, and will lower tho
rate rccontly raised 20 per cent if a
10,000.000 gallon rcsorvolr Is constructed.
San Francisco, July .29.
Hotel Lynwood, a rooming
house, was partially destroy-
ed by fire this morning. Guests
had narrow escapes and thrll-
ling rescues. Three of the
guests were carried out semi-
conscious. An elevator boy
was caught on the top floor
after arousing the guests, and
was taken Out a window
with a rope by a fireman on
the roof.. Mrs. Harklns, of Ne-
vada City, Cal., was found un-
conscious in her room.