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DAILY EVENINGED1TI0N WEATHER FORECAST. Tonight, showers nnd cooler; Sunday partly cloudy. 0,'OUr : too well. rEXDLETOX, ORE'. OX, SATl'H DAY. (HTOltGll 13, 15 )04 "NO. .",17i. 'MS5SHI !)!. ; " i f - I ADVANCE IX WAMOXDS. If 1 1 S nil PDM , Mil biinuii . DID if Boers' Syndicate Control 93 ( cut of World's Output. New York. Oct. 15. It will be economy to lay In the winter' supply of diamonds before Christmas, as af ter that time the prices of the stones will bo up 6 per cent. -Cutters and Importers In this city have received notice of an Increase of 5 per cent In I diamonds In the rough. The Increase , (lIHIIMMiuo ill . r Freight I H-inS. win extend to cut atonen ua soon ' O . ha nrenent sunn I v Is exhaust -"D" W - on the Denver tt Grande. ;grTB.FA"'K,,TO OEAR MAIN MSB. . . .- - wohMl Into tlio Unuu'u fZ Nil B Kmrlnes ' C Thrown One Passenger fT .1- Track sud Killing . the Crew sou nix - iMiortnl to Bo Q' Ljlie Communication l" jlrswiger Brought uir LsFlorrMe on Toot. fullfnr- l.Coi, lU It. '-' Lrf. eutbound, Denever & Rio L mta. collided head on, with iitit new Florence early this alma many are reported klll- kmrd end of the passenger ni completely destroyed, und Lanier who carriea uie ne Litnctuid the wreck had taken known dead are: George La irakeman of the freight; ird Booainger, engineer of the and fireman of freight, all of Particular are lacking. Mil no telegraphic cnmmu- wllh the icene of the wreck. Vise Are head. fat ire dead and eight Injured. My. Both engine! are piled Map. One passenger couch was ft ip bodily and thrown acroHs kit Fe tracks, which run par- UK freight should have taken s sallow the passenger to pans. tffct'to do so. exhausted. Manufacturers of mounted Jewelry and" retailers make It a rule, when there is an advance In the price of uncut stones, never to make a similar Increase in the price of finished stones until their old stocks are exhausted. The advance on the Importers was made by the De Beers selling syndi cate of London, which controls 93 per cent of the world's output. It makes the eighth similar advance ia the last two years, so that the prises of desirable sixes of diamonds are now 40 per cent higher than they were In the beginning of 1901. Small er sizes have advanced from 20 to 30 per cent, according to their avail ability. The advances are said to be due to a decrease in the. supply of stones at the mines, all of which are In or near Klmberley, South Africa. DRIVES OIT NEGROES. Mountain Hum Object to Colored Children in Public Schools. Mountain Home. Oct. 15. Because the people of Ibis place object to the colored children attending the public school, the est ire negro population w as ordered to leave the town, by J J masked hmmi, Friday morning. Schooner Wrecked; Three Iasl Proylncetuwn, . Oct. IS. The schooner Elwood Burton was wrecked on the ttter bar last night, and Cap tain Williams, and three of the crew- were lost. Three other members of the crew drifted ashore on the wreckage. World's Fair Makes Payment. St. IkiuIs. Oct. 15. The World fair today made a regular fortnightly payment of half a million on the gov ernment loan of $4,600,000. This Is the seventh payment. KURQPATKIN 'S DEFEAT IS CRUSHING AND DECISIVE Japanese Have Destroyed Every Phase of His Proposed Cam paign in Manchuria. HI Forces Are Retiring All Along the Entire Line of Battle Fighting Is Kevere and Determined and the Outcome Is of the Utmost Import ance It I Believed That Kumpatkln Commanded a Defeated Divis ion In Person Bosnians Are Evacuating Mukden and Are Fleeing to Harbin. Toklo, Oct. 15. Oyama reports as follows: "Though the entire front of all our army, the enemy was driven back Friday to the right bank of the Shahke river, thus fundamental ly destroying the enemies' plan of at tack. "Russian corpses burled by our men Thursday, exceeded 2000. The trophies consisted of a large number of rifles, ammunition, cars, etc., be sides the guns already reported." MT V.I1J, END TOKAY. k Valla Track Was Heavy Tills ffmm Owing to Rains last lot ' Walta, Oct 15. This after- sirk, the clow of the racing Pit me Walla Walla race track U rami of last nlirht P Ite trick, very heavy, the H attendance rtvala all nth,.. ". One hundred Spokane nurfai in town last night in " ' attached to the regular L t N. uain. " job, are looked for this "Wf to the mud. Shrln- ill parts of the mm. f r 7 MMnrton are m toB. P" tb( lemonitrations of that rJl. '"' A "umber - to take the degree "r to entltle them to wear the iZr ' 'Peclal car this """""l letter in r...... U.-A sen!... k ni T oneni and lt 120.000 attornev . .. sentence of hi. ,.ife Z1'" "trward. shot. w enga""nt be llssss- , "10t of tltc two was i in . taZ" T the In the White aime, company 'nt of 12,. ua Tttls tUh. !"ornlng. lolnln. Pent Iver. To- M Hontington. L-OetT"".- JTaS.Co:rfw'nrGov- dia ""Si I. "ifcontr""" lne, H:J0 to V W R"ben HIT Bunai, . Of i. syk.'At. Courti rartn- uiaiA n . w a 2 ""Iroaa' hMtec wa she. b,u" robbed " t. . w m ' KNIGHTS MEETING IS PROFITABLE J. W. MA'IjOXEY, 6k AND MAlv. TKB KXHEJITCR, RFJTl'RXS. Onler f .Knlglits of I'yUiiunn In Ore gon SI lows a Healthy Increase Knights or Khorrasan Initiate 25 Xew Members Jaeger BroUitrs, of Portland, Offer $100 Silver Trophy ftr Best TriU Team at Xext Grand Uslge Whleh Meets in Portland. J. W. Maloney, grand master of the exchequer of the grand lodge of the Knights of Pythias in this state, re turned this morning from Seaside, where he attended the annual ses sion of the order. ''Practically no legislative business was transacted Ihls year." said Mr. Maloi-.ey. "Ke ports of all the officers showed a healthy Increase In the order. The Dramatic Order of Knights of Khorrasan, the side order of the Knights of Pythias, also showed a large Increase in membership. Dur ing the meetings at Seaside 25 candi dates were initiated Into this lodge. "Jaeger Brothers, Portland Jewel ers, have offered a silver trophy, valued at 1100, to the lodge sending the best drill team to the next annual grand hxtge. "The people of Seaside treated us royally and with the exception of the first day, we had pleasant weather. Next year the grand lodge will meet In Portland. The delegates would rather, go there and I would not be surprised if the sessions are held ehere every year In the future." Kuropatkln's Crashing Defeat. Toklo, Oct. 15. Fighting continues but the Russians are retiring. Kuro patkln Is evidently cruthlngly defeat ed. Oyama estimates the Russian casualties of 30,000. Kuropatkln Names Successors. St. Petersburg, Oct. 15. A dispatch dated at Mukden at 6:30 last night, states that Kuropatkln checked the Jarunese aiivsuc yesterday at 8h.ii, kin river and and although the Rus sians have lallen back 20 miles there has teen no rout. Kuropatkln hoMlrg the line along the north bank of the Shanke river, and although the Rus sians have fallen back 20 miles there have been no rout, Kuropatkln hold ing the line along the north bank of the Shankl, extending from west of the railway eastward to Bensiputze. It Is understood that Kuropatkln has designated Sakaroff and then Gener al Bilderling to succeed him In the event of his being disabled. final Battle at Tiling. New Chwang, Oct. 15. Japanese DKATII IX A WIIF.CK. lagging Truln Xenr Redding Jumps the Truck, Killing Two. Redding. Cal., Oct. 16. The La molne Labor and Trading Company's logging train Jumped the track near Lamolne last evening. Every car went off, the logs rolling lji all direc tions. James Wright, conductor, and Mrs. Chapman, who was riding on the trnin, were Instantly killed, and two other men were Injured. The coroner and surgeons nave gone to the Bcene of the accident. F RIFE IN NEW YORK officers herei. say there Is no doubt that Oyama will soon occupy Mukden and will continue to advance to Tiling where the final battle of the year's campaign Is expected to conclude be- for the end of the month nnd before both sides enter Into winter quarters. - Ruitiiaiis Fleeing to Harbin. Rome, Oct. 15. A report from Toklo states that Kuropatkln has been wounded. The Italia Mllitalre has a dispatch from Mukden stating that the garrison there Is departing for Harbin, Jnp Army Is Gaining. Toklo, Oct. 15. After the Japanese party occupied Shahopau. yesterday evening, the Russian mnln, body fell back Into the mountainous district, east of the railway, where they halt ed and are now engaging the Japan ese right, which they were endeavor ing to surround yesterday evening. The Japanese have engaged three Russian reserve divisions, where It Is believed they were personally com, manded by Kuropatkln. Fighting against these was resumed this morn ing. The utmost importance Is at tached to the outcome. The Russians about Penslhu have fled to the north west. . Jnaiiese Officers Killed. Toklo. Oct 15. Oku reports four officers killed, 31 wounded and two missing for the engagements of Oc tober 10. 11 and 12. THREE tUXXERS KILLED. Bursting (inn During Target Practice Results Fatally. Wlnthrop, Mass., Oct. 15. Three men were killed and five injured this morning by a bursting gun during target practice for the banks. Names of the Dead. The dead are Sargeant George Nev Ins. Private Kelly, Private Hlgglns and Corporal Bannister will die. Sev eral others nre so terribly maimed they cannot live. Captain Phlsterer, of the Eighty-ninth Coast Artillery, is reported among the Injured. PARKER WILL SPEAK. Candidate I)eckles to Make Two Ad dresses Tills Afternoon. Esopua, Oct. 15. Contrary to plans previously made, Parker has decided to deliver an address late this afternoon, to ftvo visiting delegations, one from Avon Beach, of Long Island, the other consisting of 100 Independ ents from New York nnd New Jersey. 'AVOIlS OPEN RIVEIi. K. V. MuGonuu lai eratiou oo Port of Three States In terested. "I believe the construction of the Portags road u amnd " ti i? w MoComaa, a prominent wheat shipper morning. "The states of Oregon, Washington and Idaho mast pmll to gether if they would place the line in operation and I believe they are going to do it. "It la a question of whether the avlng- in freight rates throughout the n uPPed by the portage road HI be oa lam - .iuima4 hv Mm Tbe distance of farmer from the line no me cost of long hauls by wagon must be taken Into consideration. o one should hesitate to assist n the Work for tha h.n, in k. Am. r'ved Is very apparent. ' Umatilla County Is one ,.r .v.. "hipping centers. WM wii. ,nn. ! !" vn l1"- The counties In daho along th. Rn.k. h.v .i.v. "slated m enterprises tending to open' 'he Snake and the Columbia, and they cn be depended upon now." PLEASED WITH ASTORIA. J. II. Gwlnn Speaks of Wonderful Ro soureea of tlte Coast City. Wonderful development Is shown In the city of Astoria, according to J. H. Gwlnn, who returned this morn ing from Seaside, where he attended the grand lodge meetings of the Knights of Pythias. Mr. Gwlnn and other members of the Pendleton dele gation stopped at Astoria a day on their return home. "I had no Idea." he remarked, "that the town was sa large. It has a great future. The lumbering and fishing Industries of the place, to say noth ing of the shipping facilities, are such as to make any place along the North west coast envious. The cannery es tablishments last year earned 12, 600,000. "Just now Astoria has a population of 15.000, and its inhabitants predict at least 25,000 within the next four or five years. In the residence portion fine new dwellings are going up and stone pavements are being laid. In the business section the same activi ty Is apparent. , "Within a few years that portion of the town that Is now on pilings will be on made ground and protect ed by a sea wall; There are millions of tons of earth in the bluffs back of the town that can be utilised In ex tending the city into Che river. "The work on the Jetty is progress ing in spite of the fact that at this season of the year the heavy seas play havoc with the newer portions. While we were In Seaside a huge tidal wave tore out two sections of the rock- work entailing an enormous loss to the government" building of the barrel flume. From the upper or eastern end It is now- completed for a little over a mile. A section Is being constructed in the middle, work on which has Just been begun. As soon as a given distance of flume Is built bulkheads are put In and the flume ia filled with water to prevent shrinking before the comple tion of the entire work. T. J. XIXDORFF RESIGNS. Efficient Manager of the Western Vnlon Will Work for O. R.4X, T. J. Nixdorff, manager of the Western Union telegraph office In this city, has resigned and Q. C Hatt, of Astoria, has been appointed to succeed him. Mr. Nlxdorff s resigna tion will be effective upon the arriv al of Mr. Halt. Mr. Nlxdorff will go to work for the O. R. A N. company. He has been In Pendleton over a year and came to -this city from Roseburg, Or. FOOTBALL AT WESTOX. Pendelton High School and' Weston Normal Played Today. Pendleton high school boys and students of Weston normal opened the football season this afternoon on the campus of the normal. The local eleven went to Weston this morning accompanied by Manager George Eyre and Coach Dan P. Smythe and a number of rooters. The line-up of the Pendleton team follows: Right halfback, Thompson; left halfback, Pierce; right guard, T. Baker; left guard, A. Baker; right tackle, Goodman; right end, Leezer; left end, Penland; fullbuck, Storle; quarterback, Cooley; substitutes, Hoover, Leonard and Dickson. W IKE STRINGING SLOW. Expected to Uearti Pendleton About Ute Middle of November. Wire otrlnglng for the new power and light has reached Adams, 1 miles out from Pendleton, but the force has been reduced until progress Is much slower than a short time ago. At the present rate of progress it is not likely the wires will reach here before the middle of November. Work Is being crowded on the TO JUDGE OREGON STORIES. Committees Will Award Prizes Of. fered , by Portland Commercial Club. The Oregon story contest that has been carried on by the Portland Com mercial Club will be decided by Joint committee appointed by Gover nor Chamberlain and Mayor Williams of this city. Governor Chamberlain has appointed I. Pratt of Port land, Father Quinland of Columbia university, W. C. Hawley of Salem, H. 8. Lyman of Astoria, and W. 8. Gilbert of Portland, says the Oregon Dally Journal. Mayor Williams ha named B. B. Beekman, W. A. Mears, Henry Reed, Paul Kelty and W. D. B. Dobson, all of Portland. Under the conditions Imposed by the Commercial club the stories must deal with Oregon resources and de velopment, must be printed In some newspaper outside of Oregon, and a copy of the publication furnished to the club. For the best article prises were offered, aggregating about 3300- Th first prise is 350 In cash or a gold meaai worth that amount; the sec ond prize Is the medal or the 150, as the winner of the first prize may elect; the other prizes are various sums of cash. The contest closed October 1. Because it Is against the Immigra tion law to admit a consumptive to the United States. Amadee Horvllle. s supreme Judge of Tahiti, has been refused the privilege of passing through this country on his way home from a sanitarium. President Attends Wedding. Washington, Oct. 15. President and Mrs. Roosevelt, accompanied by Secretary Loeb andl two secret serv ice men, left this morning for Valley Forge to attend the wedding of a daughter of Senator Knox this after noon. They will return to Washing ton tonight. looses Reason on a Truln. Salt Lake, Oct. 15. Prof. Otto Welnschank, en route from Snllda, Col., to Los Angeles, was taken from the Denver & Rio Grande train a rav Inb maniac. He died today In a cell In the county jail. Son of Postmaster Vancott Arrested for "Colonizing" Voters. OVER 200 ILLEGAL VOTERS HAVE BEEN LOCATED. Two Tammany 1enders Also Suspect ed of Colonizing Estimated That Both Parlies Huvo 6(100 Votes Ready to Colonize In New York City If Needed to Swing the State Owing to Supreme Effort of Roth Parties to Capture New York, Fla grant Frauds Are Expected to Be Curried Out. New York, Oct. 15. Warrants for the arrest on a charge of colonizing, of Richard Vancott, a son of Post master Vancott, and Bankson Mc Cavery, cashier of the postofflce, were Issued today. Attorney General Cannon declares they have located 200 men brought Into, the city by two republican" leaders for the purpose of Illegal voting. Two Tnmmany workers are also under suspicion of colonizing and warrants will be Issued as soon as the Information Is complete. Owing to the supreme struggle be tween the contending political parties to capture New York state, the most fragrant schemes known to modern politics nre expected to be put into execution this year. It is estimated that 6000 floating voters will bo "colonized" In New York City by both parties. Efforts will be made to check the corrupt practice If possible and no one found guilty will be spared. E XH1B1T AT PORTLAND F UMATILLA COUNTY WILL BE FULLY REPRESENTED. .SiiMrlntr-n!c!lt Frank K. Welles Will Take Up the Mutter of Preparing an Educational Exhibit, With the Various Boards of Directors Soon A rVcdltuhle Exhibit Will Re Col lected Official Photographer Has Asked (o Be Allowed to Secure Pictures of HchtMils and Equipment. Umatilla county's educational facilities will be displayed at the Lewis and Clark fair next year, but Just to what extent Is not known. So far the county . school superintendent or the boards of directors of the sev eral districts have taken rto action. Frank K. Welles, the superinten dent, is in receipt of a communication from a Portland photographer who desires to come to this county for the purpose of securing views of the dif ferent schools and data relative to each. "I have promised to lend him what assistance I can," said Mr. Welles. "It Is yet early to lay the matter of an exhibit before the schools, as there nre several that have not yet opened. I would like to see a credit able display made of the work of the pupils of the county.", Woman's Golf Cluuuplonshlp. Philadelphia, Oct. 15. The wo men's national golf tournament cham pionship was won by Miss Georglana Bishop, of the Brooklyn Country Club, defeating Mrs. E. F. Sun ford, four up, three to go. . TEACHERS NOTIFIED., , , Circular Letters Sent Out From Office of County Superintendent. County School Superintendent Frank K. Welles, as secretary of the Inland Empire Teachers' Asoclation, I mailing programs of the coming meeting to be held here, beginning next Wednesday, to teacher throughout Idaho, Montana, Eastern Oregon and Washington. A circular letter accompanies each program setting forth the objects or the asso ciation, After calling attention to the elab orate arrangements being made for the entertainment of the visitors, the letter states: "The primary object of this asso ciation Is to secure for you all the advantages to be derived from the ex change of opinion and experience and Incidentally to secure personal and mutual culture In all the graces of professional courtesy and helpful ness. "To gain these advantages you should attend the annual sessions and have your name enrolled as a mem ber. If you have not already done so. you should make arrangements at once to be present at this meeting. A mule preparations have been made for your entertainment and a very enjoyable time Is assured." JOKE ON THE CHIEF. Chief of Police Carney "Set 'em Up"' to the Crowd This Morning. Chief Carney la It. With vision of dead and dying horses and a lifeless cabman filling his brain, he rushed this morning to the east end where "Fat" Turner had Informed him that Jim McKay, a hack driver, had been run over by the train. Turner accompanied the chief, and when they arrived at the spot the heavy expressman pointed out a small trestle under which the public road ran. "You see, Chief," he explained, "McKay was passing under there when the train came by and ran over him." The marshal said nothing, but with a sad shake of his head he hurried back to town. HI first word were: "What shall U ba, boys?" MANY TEACHERS COMING. Professor E. II. Conklln Hear From Union County. Thirty-five teachers from Union county, Including those at Union, La Grande and Island City, are coming In a body to the meeting of the In land Empire Teachers' Asoclation, which opens In the First Christian church In this city on next Wednes day for a four day' session. Prof. E. B. Conklln has heard from the. Union county teachers, and ex pects to hear front others In Eastern Oregon soon. From th present out look this will be the most successful meeting of the association ever held. Pendleton homes are at the dispo sal of the visitor and accomodation will be found for all who come. Hotel Portland's Unfair Barber. After a long continued fight, with the Barber' Union of Portland, Hotel Portland ha definitely refused to come to' the union' term and 1 now running an "open" or non-union shop, both as to workmen and closing hours. Instead of closing at T p. m., as the union rules require, the hotel shop will remain open until 10 p. m. You can never guesa by the widow' weed at the quality of man she is mourning. , . . Wrecked Non-union Hotel. McKeesport. Pa., Oct. 15. An attempt was made at 4 o'clock this morning to blow up with dynamite the Glassport hotel, at Glassport, which has been harboring non-union men. The building was partially wrecked, but the occupant es caped Injury.