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PENDLETON, OREGON, THURSDAY, OCIOUEH , 1904.
r Mass Meeting Called;
day in the City ot.
THE llUrTKR CiaSSKS.
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j4maM meeting of Filipinos.
n,M fur the purpose of ad-
. . nn.i nrninni will .
5 tit Independence of the f
on tor the meeting says. Ji ;
le inexplicable and even Im- ,
or the Filipinos to fold their
aJ remain passive at a time
Mttry best elements of Amer
l"r are working ardently In
.... bntl mav at-
rovenitne-s is not imenernm
Plllninn. nrlest. '
politician and patriot In the
Uinlla and in the vicinity is
Dfosram for .. speech. '
tar class of Filipinos on the t
01 lltujii.ll irin c iiiiu nit I
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fti'.R iKlllitagtons. ' .')
fj'hood . especially Juhl-
'. hlsh a'.holi. officials will
' measures of peaceful hide-
' 'j soor as possible. ,
rtoi or disturbance
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in (lie t'liiupuign.
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Old OTflccrs All Rc-cleotod and Con
illtloti of the System 1 Proscroii.
Walla Walla, Oct. 0. At the an
nual meeting of the stockholders of
the AVnshlngton & Columbia River
railway, held yesterday, every share
of stock was represented, either by
person or by proxy.
The meeting received reports of the
vunr'K -work and appointed a hoard
of trustees without change. Immedi
ately after the adjournment of the
stockholders' meeting, the trustees
re-elected the old board of officers,
which was as follows:
President. Howard Elliott.
Vice-president and general man
ager. Joseph McCabe.
Secretary. George H. Karl.
Assistant secretary. It. H. Helf.
Comptroller. M. P. Martin..
Assltant comptroller Rowland
Treasurer, C. A. Clark.
Assistant treasurer, J,5g. Cutler.
Socialist Candidate Coming.
Spokane, Oct. C O. Lund, state
committeeman of the, socialist party,
lecelved a communication today
trom AVilllam Mallly, national secre
tin', saying that Benjamin F. Han
ford, the socialist candidate for vice
president, could be In Spokane Octo
ber 25, if suitable arrangements
could be made.
Hearst Case Positioned.
Washington, Oct. 6. The case ot
William Randolph Hearst against
the anthracite coal roads which "wus
assigned for a hearing before the In
terstate commerce commission at
Chicago, 'on the 11th, has been trans
ftrred to 3?ew York for hearing Oc
Xia ..II7ITY HAS MAIi:
A UF.KPIOH CHANNHL.
Pn.igc Is Scouring Out ' and Noon
the 'Ijirgest Yesels Can Untcr the
Columbia Without Peril Work on
the dcttlo Will He Discontinued
lleeiuis' of the Dense Uos Dredg
ing Will Continue Until Itough
Portland. Oct. C. JtektiUs uf the
xtonlou of the govermnejjt Jetty at
the mouth of the Columbia ure al
ready apparent In Die Increasing
depth of water upon the bar. The
scour produced by the Jelly la stead
ily slicing of tiie top of llie bar, so
.that recent sounding are said to
Ktve materially batter iWpth than
those taken a year ago.
Major Lantffltt. the government
erutlneer In charge of the 3jtty work,
declines ut this, time to give iiarticu
larH .as to the results of recejtf sound
tiiKa. suylng that a report will proba
bly be completed next mouth and un
til then he prefers not to tnuke any
"You can aay this, 'however," he
Mi id, "there are evidences that the
Jtry Is causing a scour which Is re
(lurtim the 1ar. We have taken Mime
suuudings, and we shall take mor
tlUa month or next. The a mi will
be prepared showing the results."
"Work upon the Jetty will probably
end for this seasoij about December
1. The Chinook'' will 'CotjUnue dredg
ing aw long as,- the weather Is fiivor
able, but it is Vxiretea 'that she will
not b able to wo,i;k lattn- Uian the
first week In November. Ion uccount
of tiie Jogs. ' e )
WOHKINfi DOniLT: TIMK.
O. It. & N. Dispatchers Are Hdlilhtg
Down Two Shifts During ltilj.li 6l
During the rush uf business on the
O. .It. & K. system, the dispatcher's
office at La Grande Is having a
While there are but three regular
dispatchers who are supposed to
work eight hours each, the force Is
now divided up, and each man 1b
working 12 hours each, and the divis
ion which extends from Umatilla to
Huntington has been divided, each
dispatcher working half a division,
each way Jrom La Grande,
This change has been made neces.
sary on account of the extraordinary
business on the road. So many trains
are running' that It Is Impossible for
the dispatchers lo handle the traffic
over the entire division, and so this
temporary change of work has been
The business shows no decline as
yet. and It Is not known how long
the rush will last.
Dallas Iaiksos by Fire.
Dallas, Oct. C Fire this morning
burned the best part of the business
section,. The loss will probably" roaoh
Over J16.000.000 In taxes was paid
imo it,0 city treasury of New York
Fifteen-Year-Old Girl Hanged
Herself and Body Gut Down
was thcuht to hh a
Minnie lluriuculng Kill- Herself In
Prr-sencc of Young Ilmtlicrs and
SUicr Waring It Would Cause a
Shock to the Mother, the Thought
rul Hoy Cut Down the I tody Fosse
Was Organized to Hunt Down
Peddler Suiosed to Ik" the Mur
derer Hoy Confessed to Ill Sis
ter's Suicide In Time to Sne the
Chicago, Oct. G. From the confes
sion of John Harmentng, a brother of
15-year-old Minnie Harmening, who
was believed to have been murdered
In her father's barn near Palatine,
Wednesday, It developed toduy that
the girl hung herself to a rafter In
The boy and two younger children
discovered the body und cut It down
and hid the rope In order to save the
parents from the shock. Today the
brother broke down and confessed.
A posse had been organized torI)0rtI) tnat ,ast n(,ht( wnen 60 mlle(
hunt down a Polish .peddler seen at'
the house yesterday evening, as It
was believed he was guilty of the
As the leader of the posse was usk-
1 ing the state penitentiary for the use
of bloodhounds for the chase, the
i boy confessed to having seen his sis
ter commit suicide and also that he
knew his mother would be crazed If
she saw the body "hanging, and cut
it down to make jhe crime more
bearable for his mother.
CIIUHCHKS AltR IDENTICAL.
, Arehlilshop or Canterbury Says Closer
. Union I Needed,
j Iloston. Oct. 6. The Archbishop of
' Canterbury today addressed the house
of deputies of ihc Episcopal general
sessions. He said the paramount
necessity was to work for the family
and home relations between the Kng-
! lish church and the church of the
i UnHed .States, Which are Identical,
rather than fraternal or filial.
j Chicago Wheat Prices,
i Chicago, Oct. 0. December wheat
, opeued at $1.11 Vi and closed at
1.09fc. May opened at U.11M and
'closed at Jl 10. Corn opened at 61 H
, cents and closed at cents. Ouu
' opened at SIM cents and closed at
No Looul .Sulus.
Whnai on the local market Is no:
quoted today. Tiler have been no
sales for several days. Club Is abn
72 cento and "bleesttflrt 77 cents.
Berlin. Oct. C.; General Von
Thruthe In conunand of the Oermao
forces, ojiemtlnjf agalnxt the rebel
Herreros in Southwest Africa, cabled
today that he has quelled the rebel
lion and In now pursuing the rem
nants ot the Insurgents. A
WOHLD'S CHAIN CHOP,
Amount N'.ilcl foi-'Consuiiiptiou I-os
'limn the Antoaiit 'Produced.
The Hungarian minister, of agricul
ture estimates that the world's pro
duction of grain this year tltiuii win
be as follows: Wheat, 84.400,000 met
ric tons (of 2,!04 povnds $ach); rye.
39,600.000 metric tojis: barley. 29.
100.000 metric tons: oats, 48,800,000
metric tons: maize, 80G0O,fl)O metric
tons. This years European grain
crop Is expected to be 14 1-G per
cent less than that of 1S03. The
shortage In the world's crop this year
111 umuunl to & per oeut.
The amount required for consump
tion In the current year Is estimated
to 1e: Wheat, 86,438,000 metric tons;
rye, 41.427.000 metric tons; barley,
30.80,000 metric tons; oalH, 61,20,
000 metric tons, and maize, 82,880.000
The .dlscrepancybetween this year's
nr..,Atlnn ntul nmiuiimritfnn will lie
made up from the ,rvlslble .supply."
which now amounts to 14,400.uo iuu
All over Kurope there exists u seu
ous scarcity of feedstuffs for ani
mals. GeorKe H. Murphy, vice and
deputy consul general', Frankfort,
The gospel services cpuducted by
the United Uvangellcal church are
utni iiHini? held every evening- The
.large twit on the north s)ds near
Jackson street, is conuonamy wann
ed by a large stove. Itev G. H.
Phelps, who is to be present to as
sist, has not yet arrived, but Rev G.
J Lovell will speak tnntsui nu er-
div evening at 7 ID All are IDVliea.
Russian Fleet .Made Desper
ate Sortie and Encountered
iwirTrm: op attkv.it
; to nux Tin: rlockadk.
rieeFof Might Clilnoc ,lunUs Oi-gnu-Iretl
to Carry Arms and PnnKlous
to Port Arthur .TaimncMi Fire on
a llrltNli Vo-cl anil Captuiv It
.Much SklriiiKliIng In Maiichurla
th Little ItOMiltliK I'l-oui It
ltiisMnuo lteKirt IiiiHirtiiut Cnp
turi. turf. Kiimpntkln Will .Make Win
ter Hcudiiiiartcrs at Mukden.
London, Oct. 6. A Central .News
dispatch dated at Chee Foo, nt 2
o'clock this morning, stoics that a
big naval battle Is proceeding out
side of the harbor of Chee Foo. It Is
thought the Port Arthur fleet made
a, sortie to reach Chee Foo harbor
arid that the Uusslans encountered
the Japanese squadron.
Fli-ed at Hriti-li Vccl.
Chee Foo, Oct. 6. The British
Btpjimer. Chenan arlved from Taku.
West of Mlntso Islands, a Japanese
cruiser fired a shot which narrowly
missed striking the vessel. The ves
sel was then boarded but was tit once
Secure ,lapaiiee Arms.'
Harbin, Oct. 6. Hefugees who
succeeded In reaching here declare
that the garrison at Port Arthur
"nve taken 30,000 rifles, besides nm
I munition, from Japanese soldiers ful
ler In tlw attacks on the strong
holds. No 'Change In Situation,
i St. Petersburg, Oct. ti. General
Sakharoff reports today that Tues
! day passed with no change In the slt
I uatlon. STdrmlshes occurred at Htm-
llpu between our outposts and four
companies of Japanese Infantry. One
'squadron of cavalry reinforcements
I and outflanking movement was or
I dered. compelling the Jaiwnese to re
1 tire to Tadusampo with considerable
! less. In the evening a detachment of
Cossack approached within four
vei-ktea of the Venial mines and met
four aqUBtlronx of Japanese with
threa companies of Infuntry. The
Japanese retired. Our force recon
noljsu'ed the Japanese position and
returned, having lost one hlllel and
three wounded. Two Japanese were
Attempt to Itnn Blockade Palled.
Toklo, Oct. 6. The Japanese fleet.
i off Port. Arthur today, eaptuared a
Junk laden with provisions which
1 was tryllig to enter the harbor. State
ment), of tiie crew Indicate the exist
ence of a fleet of 'SO Junks, organised
to run th blockade from the vicinity
of TnliiKtHii. The Junks were to outer
j at night, the Husslun kuiim and mines
ghen tjiwn the ailvantage over the
1 vessels of the blockading fleet.
. . AVIII Winter nt .Mukden.
' St.t'etersburg. Oct. 0. A telegram
from Mukden asserts that Kuropat-
! kjn hus olderyd his troops to pmpure
I for, wftpter quarters at Mukden. This
. indicates Unit Kuroputklu thinks tlm
da,igr of a successful attack on the
j city by the Japanese Is remote.
Torpisdo Itonts Damngcd.
i ' St. Petersburg. Oct. 0. According
j Wi a telegram from Chee Foo, three
JJapanese torpedo boats, were damag
i ed off Chee Foo during the Htorm
SUIT FOR IMVOUCK.
11. L. Siwiggarl llrings Suit for His
solution of Hoiuls. .
II. L, ijwuggert, who brought suit
In the state circuit court this after
noon for a divorce from Ida May
Swuggert, alleges In his complaint
that his wife hus mude life so bur
densome for him that he cannot
sleep nights. The defendant Is
charged with cruel and Inhuman
treatment and of falsely accusing
her husband of undue intimacy with
Tho Swaggarts were married In
J5uge.no, Or., July 4. 1895. They have
two small daughtei-B. which the hus
band desires to be placed In his care.
Mr. und Mrs. Vert Return.
Mr- and Mrs. John Vert liave re
turned from an extensive trip to Cal
ifornia. Mrs. Vert has been nway
from home elnce July. She visited
at Salem and at North Reach during
the summer. September 3, Mr. Vert
Joined her und they went to Han
Francisco und attended the Knights
Templar conclave Luler they visit
ed in Southern California.
PANAMA IS DISSATISFIKI).
Will ApK'nl Amerlrttn Treaty to Tlie
New York, Oct. 6. Senor Kdounrd
Mangle, of Colon, who Is here on a
mission from the government of
Panama, says thnt strong protests,
which have been made from time to
time by the republic of Panama
against .the methods employed by the
United States In taking authority over
the Isthmian canal zone, aro reaching
Since the arrival here of n delega
tion of leading men of the Panama
government, It Is learned a movement
has been started to appeal to other
nations through The Hague tribunal.
Declaring that conditions on the
Isthmus have become Intolerable, rep
resentatives of the new republic say
thnt the treaty of Panama ratified
with the United States has been con
strued In n way never Intended or
thought of by the people of Panama.
It Is declared that a feeling of In
tense bitterness prevails throughout
Panama, resulting In the movement
to appeal for arbitration ut The
Should the United Stutes decllno to
become n party to the proposed arbi
tration. It is argued, that Panama will
at least have published to the world
Young Chinese Politicians.
San Francisco, Oct. 6. Native
Sons of the Golden State Is the name
given to a new organization of Chi
nese young men. Although using the
name of Native Sons, the Chinese
parlor has no connection whatever
with the original organization. One
aim In common with the original or
ganization Is mutual benefit for mem
bers, and ns an Influence In Chlnesj
UMATILLA COUNTY WILL
VOTU ON LKJUOIt CH I-STION
Lust Petition Filed Yesterday Uien
lug The Liquor Issue Will Now
lie Submitted to n County Vole ns
Well as a Precinct Vote Total
NtiiulK-i- .cccssury to (;et County
Vote Wiih -101 Nanies October H
Last Day of Piling.
The proposition us to whether Hie
entire county of Umatilla shall be
without saloons, will be voted upon
at the coming general election.
The additional names necessary to
bring the mutter before the voters
weie filed yesterday afternoon with
the county clerk. The petition was
filed a fortnight nso. but 22 names
were lacking to give the 10 per cunt
of the registered voters. The list
presented yesterday contained CI
The vote for supreme Judge at tint
J last election, taken us the basis, was
4038. Ten per cent would meuii 101
signers to the petition. The local op
lion law requires that petitions must
be filed at least 30 days before the
date of electloin October 8 Is the
last day set for presenting petitions.
If the majority vote Is lu favor of
prohibition, every saloon hi UmatllU
county will be closed. Si) vei n I pre
cinct petitions are also on file. The
ieult ot the county vote will not
etfect the precinct petitions In case
I IliA rrnliililt1,,,tlMtu Into ,,.. r ......
' of thMt (!flrrv. ai'Mii If tliu mihihiv i
vote Is lost, saloons lu their Jurlsdlc
. tiou will be closed.
IKHSIS ICH I'A.MINI
Slock Is Completely i:liaiisttil unci
Piunt Cmi't Supply the Demand.
Portland, Oot. 6. The' Uolse peo
ple are up ngalnst an Ice famine und
from tho present indications the re
frigerators In private houses will re
main as only a pleasant memory of
the hot summer duys.
yesterday the Ice companies noti
fied their tprlvate customers that no
more Ice would bo furnished to them.
All of the nuturul Jre has been ex
hausted and the only supply now Is
that mude jit the artlflclul Ice plant.
' Hotels, restaurants, butcher shops,
saloons and drug stores, or places
wheie perishable goods ure kept,
will be eupplleij. In case of sickness,
also, Ice will lie supplied.
The dealers claim that they put .up
ns much us last seuson as usual,' but
thai, the demand hus been much
greater than expected. U has taken
an unusual ambunt to supply tint re
frigerator cars It) tnovo (he Immense
fruit crop, Armour & Co. alone tak
ing 800 tons fioin Duller Jiros. The
rapid growth of the city has also con
tributed toward depleting the stook,
The demand for lea at the present
time amounts, to aljout 10 ,tons per.
day, while the .capacity of th" ice
Plant is only ubou't five tons. George
Uutler of Hutlar Hros., has Just re-
turned from a Dip all along the ilno
of the Oregon b'fiort Line to replenish i e
his stock;, but at every place there j e
wus the same condition that exists
in poise, and hu was unable to f -cure
City Council Discusses the
Delinquency in' Making
SCHOOL HO.IU ASKS I'Olt
KXTHNSION ! ' TIM It
Council Afked to Luy u .Main to UntU
F.ntt School House- Site nt Onco, to
Carry Off High Water and Penult
Work to Proceed A total of 317
Sewer Connections Now .Made
Only I'lui Mado During Month of
Septeiiitx'r Now Street Crossings
HoRiilar Hills Allowed Hlcluinl
soii Offers to Settle.
"People with money are the ones
who aie not obeying the ordinance
and connecting with the sewer," de
clared Councilman Sewoll, at last
night's council session. "The poor
people who are afraid are the ones
who are putting In the connections."
Dr. C. J. Smith, representing the
school board, had Just made a re
quest that sewer mains be laid to the
situ of the new school building In
Dyers' grove, when Sewoll remarked
that the people In the lower end of
town were entitled to a sewer Just as
much ns those In the east end.
"Hut tlieie are a great many per
' sons In the lower end of town who
will be broken up It they aru coin
i pelled to connect with the sewer,"
some one staled.
"A great many are going broke as
It Is," retorted Sewoll. and then he
declared himself regarding tho diso
bedience of the well-to-do.
Dr. Smith said that In all proba-
' hlllly the new school house In Dyers"
addition would not lie reauy mi oc
cupancy before February 1, but that
the contract called for connection
with the sewer and that If the pipes
were not soon laid, high water would
prevent the work.
School llounl Asks Tor Time,
The school board also requested
the council to allow the use of the
old closets at the high school build
ing until the completion of the new
schools. "We are crowded for
space now," said Dr. Smith, "and are
obliged to Utilize the basement of
the high school building for class
rooms. IT we are compelled to con
nect with tho sower ut this time, we
wm mV(. (0 hunt at
school looms. Just as soon as now
quarters are ready, the school board
will waste no tlmo in puititiK in mod
ern closets nt the building on the
The requests of the school board
were referred to Ihu sower commit
tee to report at a special meeting.
The date of this meeting has not
Reports of Officer.
The reports of the lecerdor and
city marshal for the month of Sup
ttnnber wero lead and placed on file.
Residents of Dyers' Park petition
ed the council to he allowed to pluco
street crossings Willi I n the tract on
grade. The petition was inferred to
the sheet committed.
Sewer 'Inspector Wilhiio reported
that five connections weiu matin dur
ing the month of September. This
makes a total of 1117 sewer connec
tions within the clly.
Rlchiirilsoii Dulling!) Case.
S. M. Richardson appeared and,
wanted to know what action the
council hud taken regarding his claim
for damages by reason of a sower
opening on his properly, ltluhard
son's original claim was for 31000.
Hli stated lasl night that he had
been offered 14000 for the placo and
flint if the city would puy him an
additional (1000 hu would ba willing
to settle tho mafter,
Hills for tlm tnniilh to the amount
of (688.08 were allowed.
Ruby's Corpse in u Vnllso.
In a grip found In tho ladles' wait
ing room lit the Union depot In Port
land yesterday iiioi'iilng, was the
dead body of a child, At I o'clock
whan the porter was cleaning the la
dles' waiting room he detected n pe
culiar odor coming from a valise, and
supposing, It contained decayed lun
cheon, opened It and to his horror
found tho body of a bubo, probably
C months old. It Is believed that the
woman who Igft It went to Seattle
Monday, but nothing definite con
cerning the mutt or has been dlscov
'Stalwart" Won't Surrender,
Milwaukee. Oct. 0. 8. A.
(Uiok, the regular cnndlduto for
governor, has announced Unit
he will not run ugoJnst La FoN
letto. Hx-governor Scoffleld
may take his place and run on
th.- "stalwurf ticket.