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DAILY EVENING EDITION
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Tonight and Friday fulr! warm
er Friday. ,
Cau.o od.1. Jon't
PENDLETON, OREGON, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1904.
lien of the Reclama-
"SerVice Proposes- 'a
T,VTri!n.S ARK LUCE
tiii: in.Mio law.
r. - J.
i iv id He Hit! Da-Is of All
."Water Jllli Stuto Engl-
L, $1000 l) A)Mllltl
to lie Plllded Into Irrigation
, Commissioners ' r""
fpMrlcts compose -
lUiiinl All Streams Are
IJolmiit Ilecord Kept and Ap
An Made for Rights to
ill unappropriated waters In
shall be untile Hie property
Mite; Unit bencHi-lnl use shall
Isok' bail- or all water rights,
il all naler rlalit- -Imll he ln-
i If from the land: that no man
alin more water than he eaii
Ik-: tliat the nfflee of mate cu
lt a salary of $10111), and an , prosecution
Li engineer at a salary of $2000
be created i that all streams!
iiii-usurcd and the duty of I
r jill classes of land he fixed;
unappropriated waters be-
tlie slate Khali lie ever suh-
the u-e of the United States
tioit for rei'laniatton purioscs.
kl the state shall he divided In.
fr commissioners' districts, with
Iloiier from eaeh district,
fdrr number of cninmlsNlnucrs
liprUe a Mate irrigation hoard
k complete control of all mat-
rrulnln; to Irrigation, except
Jcrliig of court decrees such,
it, are the provisions of an Ir
ian for Oregon, drafted and
MiHled hy Morris lllen, legal
lor the reelamation depart
ed presented to the hiat,. r,..
ninimtalou for Investigation.
njjh the courtesy of John T.
Mr government enrlnepr f,.r
n, the East Oregonlan has re
a copy of the new Irricatlon
Wted by llr. Blen, and submlt-
me state Irrigation commission
guidance In codlfyln the Irrl-
of Oregon, and In recom
h a law to he enacted hv the
I ot the legislature.
proposed hy Mr. lllon u ,.
ff, einaujtlve and comprehens
r" oi 65 sections and cov
I-' printed uapvu i i. .. ..... i.
FAIRBANKS, AT MISSOULA.
Candidate tnid 'Party Ilurrjliig West
ward on the Tone.
Missoula, Moht., Sept. 29, The
Fairbanks special arrived here jthls
morning aner an wievenuui run from
Helena. Ho spoke on Irrigation and
the opening, of a ln;)lnn .reservation
landH, arid 'laid stress upon ' the fact
that the republican party Is well or
ganized ntld prepared 'to'contlmic the
government-and-the proseprlty-of the
equntry. , . ,,, , .
Fairbanks' voice Is beginning to
show the strain of the campaign
work. His voice Is not so. strong as
during tile e'arjr da's' o the"itour?nrtU
the SenuTor Ts lioars'e. Tic Says liV'is
In the best possible condition.
llnrfalo City JJads on Trial for4IICK
i - .. ?1 Irlher'yv
Huffalo, Sept. 29. Seven present
fltidfornier nldernien were nrrnlirnpfl
fhefore Justine Kcntrlck at 10 o'clock
thlsmornlng on ai charge of bribery".
Thev nro Henry jliloest. J. Thnmni.
PlHarry OItIii and 'E. Plttlce, present
aldermen, and Edward C. Belser,
I.ouls G. IloedelB, Henry G. Schnei
der and John G. Rusch, former alder-
Say It Is Political I'lot.
At '10 o'clock they all plead not
guilty and ball was fixed at $1500 in
each cuse. The court room was
crowded. All the Indicted men were
represented by counsel. All are re
publicans and claim to he innocent
and that the action is a plot to aid
the democrats in the state and na
H Is reported this morning two of
the aldermen made confessions before
the grand Jury and are Immune from
SORTIE IF RUSSIAN FLEET
ENDS III USUAL DISASTER
"AlaaiULCCROltjqns , la Jfort Arthur the Russian Admiral
Makes Bold Dash for Open Sea,
at tp .,
sTunni.Ef iEii iioSie. '
Meets the Watchful Japanese and lilmps Hack Into the, llarlmr Willi n
Disabled Warship and Some Good Experience .lapanesc Arc Said to
Have Captured Dallng Paw. Xenr Jlukilcn Aniites Xow lteroro Muk
den Comprise Srll,(Mi( .Men. KuiU .Japs Have 1000 Guns, the llusslans
Two Murderers Hanged.
Philadelphia, Sept. 29. James O.
Webb and Samuel Archer, two ne
gro murderers, were hanged this
morning In the county prison at 9
Their Itevoltlug Crimes.
Philadelphia, Sept. 29. Webb mur
dered his wife and mother-in-law In
Germuntown several months ago.
Fischer brutally killed Polloeman
Donovan, while 'under arrest on a
charge of burglary.
primed pages. In th ninl.
( the law follows the provls
the Idaho irriimtl.m 1,,,.. ...
Div , . . "7 ' "
' ;""enueu to Oregon by F.
N o' Water the Only Tide.
no tour, can hold more water
lie can n, . ,, ...
. . Illle waters in
ue re innriiiirinto.i
Ilhl. . ' lu'Uc wu-
Ilfw, """"cmcni. unu uis-
'Kt. -.-.. in iuc mute,
"te mkIiipm- i. i ....
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'Ut enal . ""'rmeu oy
' "enate. term nf ..r . ,.
at a ealarv ,.f tinnn
ta to hav: " "r......
Per year. ni.ui
! ,U' U,l0 l .lll,l...l .....
.rr,;'rlet8. with the
hr. flT.' 0 0r?er to k"tp old
Immed.;.' ' . ue PPowted
of .T1" t !edls-
IHe Mm,- uistrict.
H imTT1 "" a" the
Fhlch an "on commlBsloiu
Kr the rZ " "UM"
I iv. r '"'gaUon ahull ni ..
one coble foot 0tZt7r
hrd b I ZZ M and the
fm t wa er re,,oot' el"B the
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TO BE OPENED
ALEXANDER PHUSSIG WOUID
London, Sept. 29. The Ilome cor
respondent of the Exchange-Tele
graph wires that a telegram him been
received from the commander of the
Italian squadron in the Far East,
stating thatj" tile ' Russian warship's
maue a sortie rrom Port Arthur to
day, but were quickly attacked by
Togo's ships and obliged to return to
theharbor. One warship was badly
damaged; ' ' '
Fighting Force Increased.
Toki'o, 'Sept. 29. It is stated at
the foreign office that the new con
scription regulations are to augment
the available fighting force by about
Itrltlsli Steamer StopH-tl.
Chee Foo, Sept. 29. The British
steamer Ylk Sang, arrived here today
nnd reported that she was stopped by
a Japanese torpedo boat destroyer,
outside Chee Foo harbor.
.laps Capture Dalliijr Pass,
St. Petersburg, Sept. 29, A report
has reached here from Mukden that
the Japanese have assumed the offen
sive and captured Dallng Pass. The
Russians, It is said, evacuated the
pass without serious resistance. The
report is unconfirmed.
(Hlors Drive i.Iups l'roni Victory.
Chee Foo, Sept. 29. Russians re
siding here, claim to have Information
that the Japanese lost 7000 In the last
assault on Port Arthur, which began
on the 19th. 'It Is also claimed the
Japanese were forced to retire from
three forts captured by them on ac
count of the stench from the corpses.
They also charged the Japanese with
firing on Russian burial parties, in
pursuance of their policy to under
mine the Russians' health by means
of odors from the, unburled dead.
Advance on Russian Front.
London. Sept. 29. A Central News
dispatch from St. Petersburg, states
that a telegram has been received at
the Russian capital from the front.
Indicating that the Japanese are mak
ing an advance along the entire Rus
sian front. Chinese In the neighbor
hood are flocking to Mukden.
Forces Will Do Epial at Mukden.
Rome, Sept. 29. The St. Peters
burg correspondent of the Italia Mll
Italre reports that In the Impending
battle at Mukden. Kuropatkln will
have a force equal to If not superior
to the enemy. The Russian force will
amount tu 250,000 men with S00
guns. The Japanese will have the
same, number of men and 1000 guns.
Russia Extends Term of Enlistment.
Toklo, Sept. 29. An emergency
order under the conscription law was
gazetted this morning. The new or
dinance extends the1 periods of serv
ice of second-class reservUts from
five to 10 years and abolishes the dis
tinction between conscripts of the
first and second-classes of reserves.
The change will necessitate a new
scheme of division of the organiza
tion of the army.
Xot Concerned lit the War.
Str 'Petersburg, Sept. 29. Upon the
czar's arrival from Southern RUssia,
he will go to his hunting lodge at llle
Iwvezch, for a fortnight's shooting.
SHEEP CARS NEEDED.
Scheme Is to Finance u New Compa
ny mid Take Management Until
April 1, l!ll.- Old Stockholders to
Itc Included and Indebtedness of
Sltll.OOO to Re Paid Off Mine Is
Said to lie One of the Best In East
ein Oregon, Hut Has Been Hun In
Debt and Closed.
The famous Golcouda gold mine,
said to be one of the best mineral
holding's In Eastern. Oregon, Is. soon
to be reorganized. Alexander Prus
slg, of Chicago, who reorganized tin
Red Boy mine, Is the man who says
he will place the Golcouda on Its fuet.
He wail In Pendleton yesterday for
this purpose and departed last night
for the east, by way of Portland and
Prusslg'H scheme Is to finance the
mine and take the management until
about April 1. 1806. He will allow
the old stockholders to .contribute
pro rata, according to their, hoJjUngnJ
toward the reorganization fund to
pay off. the mortgage indebtedness.'
This Indebtedness amounts to about
The Golcouda has been closed since
hut May. It was first worked about
10 years ago. pThe, present company
took charge thre ytjara ago. It got
In debt and was finally shut down. 1
It Is 'claimed thut the. mine is Just
as gopd as Jt eve,r was .and that its.
minerpisaro very ricli. .prussig win
return, to ,lhe coast In i ,'ew weeks'.
."! ! r
COWiAPSE JULLS ONE.
Faulty , Construct Ion or n Building
Cditse a Death and n Strike.
Chicago, Sept. 29. One man was
killed and'' five seriously injured by
the collapse of -a building on Ashland
avenue and 55th at noon. All the
workmep on the bulldlrttf struck. It
Is owned by Alderman Carey. It Is1
claimed thrit fuulty cofistructlon woa
the ''cause of;' the' collapse. ' '
Short Line Will Furnish Rolling Stock
for Idaho Sheepmen.
Boise, Sept. 29. The car situation
which has confronted the sheepmen
of Idaho for the past several weeks
is to be relieved at once and hence
forth they are to .have cars as fast as
demanded. Ever since the strlk
there has been a scarcity of 'cars and
shippers have experienced great dlffl
culty in getting cars to load their
stock. In a number of Instances
sheepmen have been to grtat expense
in holding their flocks until cars could
So general lias, become the com
plaint thut the attention of Monte B
Gwlnn, the secretary of the Idaho
Woolgrowers' Association was called
to It, who immediately tooK tne mat
ter up with the railroad authorities,
and hoa noyv received assurances that
everything possible will be done to
relieve the situation.
Parker Visits Old Hanuts.
New York, Sept .29. Parker spent
a large portion of this morning call
ing orrjhls old .associates at the ap-
jiejlatejdlvlslon'of the supreme .court.
He received several callers and ex-jpects-
to, return to Esopus tomorrow.
Newport. Sept. 29. A ' daughter
(ran born this morning to Mrs. Aaron
I. Ixivltt. formerly KutlLBalrd Bry-
an.VI' 1" Bryan's fjrstgijandphlia.
Ts'o Hope rori Saxon King.
Berlin, Sept. 28. The condition ot
the aged king of Saxony Is believed
to be hopeless. 'The last sacrament
has been administered.
Charges Against Consul General Are
to Still Be IVcshmI.
Washington, Sept. i9. H. D.'
Pierce, third assistant secretary of
state, has completed, his Investigation
In the case of Consul General Good
now at Shanghai, and made a report
to the president. It Is stated unof
ficially that the report favors the
accused, but may not be final, as
those who pressed the charges are
preparing further evidence.
Walla Walla Orphans' and Widows'
AsjIiiui Ready to Open.
Walla Walla, Sept. 29. If there Is
no hltoh In the present plans, the
StUbblcfle4d home for indigent wid
ows nnd orphans will be ready for oc
cupancy early In October. Superin
tendent A. R. Olds and Mrs. Olds, the
matron, are now nt the home superin
tending the work of getting the
place In shape for the opening.
The new hot water heating appara
tus has been Installed and the plumb
ers are now busy placing the pipes
and radiators in the rooms in the
building. This work will bo complet
ed this week.
Applications for admission to the
home are already being, received by
the trustees. Many of them have
come from Walla Walla and Umatilla
counties, while a few requests have
been received from other counties in
both the states of Washington and
Oregon. , There are already enough
applicants to fill the home, and the
Indications are that there will be
more than can be accommodated nt
the present time.
THE CONNECTICUT LAUNCHED.
Granddaughter of Lincoln's Naval
Secretary Christened the Boat.
Brooklyn Navy Yard, Sept, 29.
Amid the cheers of thousands, th
waiving of flags and booming of can
npn, the battleship Connecticut, de
signed to stand as the most impress.
ve or iigntlug macnines afloat, was
successfully launched at 11:10 this
Miss Alice Welles, a granddaughte
of Gideon Welles, secretary of the
navy under Lincoln, christened th
Samuol Gpmpers Says har
tley Cohen is "More Scared
says the Union simihtj-uw i
, ; " ' HAS CpMrTOgTATr
President of the American Federation
of Labor Sees Nothing to Cause
Alarm hi Present Conditions Nor
Future lrnspectH Says the Spirit
or Unionism Is Firmly Fixed nnd
Will Continue to Strengthen De
spite Associations Being Formed to.
Combat it The Unions Are Now
Distinctive Institutions Tempor
ary Setback Will Do No lliirni.
Carey Act Not Demi.
Salem, Sept. 29. The state land
board has been informed by the gen
ernl land office that the Carey land
net, supposed to have expired by llm
Itatlon on August IS, 1901, ts still In
force, the provision being that It re
main In force until lands set nslde
under It are reclaimed.
Walla Walla, Sept. 29. R. Worth
of this city, while hunting In the
mountains yesterday afternoon, ncci
dentally shot himself through the
right leg with a revolver. The wound
MISS ANNA DEAL AND MISS
EVA UK EX ARE ADDED
Arctic Enthusiast .Injured.
Cullender's Point, Conn., Sept.' 2V.
William Stelglerj u capitalist a;d
Arctic exploration enthusiast, was fa
tally Injured last night in u runaway
accident. His horses bolted at flie
gate of the residence and he i
thrown to the ground.
Director Tciitsch Well Pleased Will
the Outlook of the School Person
nel of the Instructors Highly Satis.
factory Good Results Are Exiect-
eil I'idiii This Year's Work Iligl
School Proects Are Eniicuiully
Bright Directors' .Meeting to Ho
Held on Arrival of .Dr. C. .1. Sinltl
From the East.
Senator Hoar Near the End.
W.orcjyjtej-.iMas.5 ..Sept. 29. Sena
tor Hoar ls,jiiq better this morning,
but fulled throughout the night. He
may. live, .through .the day, or he anay
not. rne pnysicians cannot say.
DtMith Is lit Hand.
Worcester, Kept. 29. Senator Hoar
is sffll living this afternoon. Dr. Gil-
man says that death must come soon
lifldy -Cm-zon Improves.
London, Sept. 29. Lady Curxon
had a air night, maintaining the 'Im
provement., noted yesterday,
iMdy Curzou Not Out of DoJigur.
London, Sept. 29. Lady Curzon
has gained strength during the day,
our. is u. out of danger.
Qr tho Wo died this
La FolltittO Cose Pending.
Madison, Wis., Sept. 29. Tho su
preme court tnnk nil iinHnrf 'Iri tliH
Lu Folotto- t'tise t6Uiiy. It Ms possible
some action will be tukon tomorrow
or SiUiir(Uu'.ludcB, CusHiaay. Isitlll
I loll!-Up Victim Dies.
Seattle, Sept. 29. Junius Mur?h'y,
jne of tho three men shot by robbers
In the saloon hold-up Monday night,
DISTRICTS WILL NEED RAILROAD TAXES
The holding up of the, .collection of "If the railway appeals there will
taxes on the .assessment ofithe O, R. be an unavoidable delay, and unless
& N.. compuny which Is to .follow, as me county were to surrender there is
the railway will In all probability ap- loth!ng left for the districts 'but
peal Its action for writ. of review to i to raise the (axes on themselves. This
.the .Wate supreme court, In, .he opln- can Ue done until the matter Is flnal-
Inn nf Assessor C. P. .Strain. WW cut ly semea
down school district funds, fpr some "But what if tho supremo court
timeto come, llnds for the railroad?" was asked,
To' rcmedy'thltf, Mr: Htfalir suggests "i cannot see how It can," replied
that tho school districts' in Umatilla the assessor1. .'.''"TJje Oregon Railroad
ooiyity .thus affacted,.-vvto-tlff ..taxes j & Navfgatloli ''cbmpahy' has rig cause
titfrleilm cJvW "IJ. ufUJk J-er for actloli. "blsfrlct Attorney 'r,P(eIps
lit 1 Vl'fl ' lift ail lii. "hnforn the delln-Lund Judge James A. Fee. wh7i "he
qtion.TJ 'faxes are collected from tho conducillig 'tiili' case "for ' tli'd" ' co'U'nty,'
ritt'lroad, fittt then :the school' districts , have shown u dl.-positlon to crowd"(he
will find Hiemsolves In possession of matter to a final decision as soon us
snug sums, which may be usod In lm- possible, nnd I do not believe wo shall
have long to wait,"
The corps of teachers of the Pen
dleton public schools was completed
this morning by the election of Miss
Anna Deal and Miss Evn Uren. There
are now 24 Instructors in the several
city schools. .Ml 8s Deal will take up
her duties next Monday. Miss Urei
will begin work Immediately.
"The school work this year," said
Director Lee TeuUch this morning,
"is starting off admirably, Instruc
tors and pupils, alike are taking hold
with a will. This is especially notice
able in the high school. The higher
grade students express themselves as
well pleased with their teachers, and
the school board looks for some good
"The rooms are somewhat crowd
ea, but the Inconvenience Is not
murke(i and we have all the pupils
well Housed. Some of the temporary
rooms may prove unsatisfactory when
the weather turns cold, but we are
rushing the work on the new build
Jngs and will have the pupils Into
them as early as possible.
"Thi; personnel of the high school
student body is ull that could be de
sired. It has always been the ulm of
Superintendent Conklln to Instill In
to the minds of his pupils the prlncl
pies of good citizenship along with
the knowledge to ' be gained from
Upon the return of Dr. C, J. Smith
who is at present lu the East, the
entire school board will make a tour
of inspection of the several schools.
Chicago Wheat .Market.
Chlcugo, Sept. 29, September
wheat opened Rt $1.11 !i und closed
at $1.10. December opened at
$1.12 and closed Ut $1.1174. Corn
opened at 64 W cents and closed nt
58 cents. 'Oats .opened at 30
cents and- closed 14 lower.'
No Sales at Pendleton,
Tho local murket remulus at 71
cents for club and 70 cents for blue-
stem, f o. b. with no wulea reported.
Washington. D. C, Sept. 29. "More
scared than hurt," was the comment
of President Gompers of the American
Feneration of Labor, when he rend
ths Interview with Barney Colwn,
president of the Illinois Federation of
Labor, who predicted the disintegra
tion of the forces of union lubor.
"There is nothing to fear for or
riinlyod labor either at present or In
the future," said Gompers. "Neither
the Citizens' Alliances or other or
ganizations can prevent Its growth.
Trade unionism has come to stay. It
Is n distinctive Institution in this
Gompers admitted that the lnbor
movement has received a temporary
setback from which it Ih Just emerging.
BELIEVE LETTER GENUINE.
Members of Miners' Union Say Roose
velt Wrote Artlele lu Question.
Denver, Sept. 29. Editor John M.
O'Neill, of the Miners' Magazine, tho
organ of the Western Federation of
Miners, says he printed the Roosevelt
letter, with the full approval of Sec
retary 'Haywood and President Moyer,
to whom he submitted the matter
first. O'Neill, Moyer and Haywood
this morning stnted that they still
believe the letter Is genuine.
FOUR ARE KILLED.
1'lve Tramps Struck by Baltimore &
Frederick, N. D Sept. 29. Five,
men supposed to be trumps, were
struck at a Baltimore ...,IMatao
strucki by u Baltimore & Ohio train
at Gulootin this morning. Four were
killed and the fifth may die.
Murder Cast! Postponed.
Lexington, Ky Sept. 29. In the
circuit court this mornli)g, the case ot
William Brltton, charged with tho
murder of Jim Cockrill, wus postpon
ed until October 5,
Banker Stabbed to Death.
Honolulu, Sept. 29. S. E. Damon,
a prominent banker and well known
on the mainland, was stabbed dead
by a Porto Rlcitn laborer, without ap
King AHonso u Wed.
Berlin, Sept. 29, It is reported
that the betrothal of King Alfonso of
Spain and the Duchess Marie Anton
ette of Mecklenburg-Schwerln, will
shortly be announced.
London's New Lord Mayor.
London, Sept. 29. John Pond, an
alderman of Warde, was today elect
ed lord mayor of London to succeed
Sir James Ritchie.
Kaiser's Throat Affected.
Berlin, Sept. 29,-r-Emperor Wil
liam's physicians have ordered him to
take a Mediterranean cruise this win
ter for his health. It is feared hla
old throat trouble In recurring.
READY FOR SIGNATURES.
Petitions und Resolutions of Citizens'
League Now Await Your Names.
Three copies of the resolutions of
the Citizens' League now await the
signatures of property owners and
business men. saloon men excluded,
ut (lie Lee Teutsch department store,
the Boston store and T. C, Taylor's
hardware store, und thoso interested
In organizing the league permanently
tomorrow night', are'urgently request
ed to sign the resolutions.
One of the members of the commit
tee remarked tills afternoon that un
less the home owners and property
owners of Pendleton show the right
interest in the matter of regulating
the liquor traffic here, that the or
ganization would bo dropped.
The committee Invites- those Inter
ested to call and sign one of the
copies of the resolutions-, Tlnd then ut
tend the meeting tomorrow evening
at the Commercial Association looms,
when permanent organization will be