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PENDLETOX, OltEGOX, MONDAY, OCTOKEU 24, J 904
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frenzied Garrison Declares It
WD fight to th Bitter
End.
( PROUSWW ARE
fWCR ACT HOUSE MEAT.
from gtwwwl Say He Will
fthtu Long w l ife Lasts List
Rwriu Head In tlie Battle of
attar Hirer Show Terrible
ban-Two Armies Renting With-
RUtcShot'of Each Other at
alA Japane Admit Losing
II tarn It taut Big Battle.
rewrrturg, Oct. 24. A dls
W from General gtoesael, of the
atttT'OCtober SO, Ray a:
To thief nifferlnf among the
rawsj 61 the garrison In due to a
ct T warm clothing. The soldiers
m xaiwfactining tor themaelvea.
wi out of all kinds of material.
"Ai (there It atlll an immense
ssatttyof flour, but only a little
Mm meat, the garrison Is detertn
M to fight to the lust man and
; am drop of blood."
tas Lout 11 Gun.
Heme, Oct 14. a
Po'ati Japanese losses at Ten
ia! aR llOt killed onrf M A
The Japanese said they
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-- withlo Rifle Shot,
a. Petenhnp n. ,
h. ' -' a-uropai-
report, this morning: "Saturday
1 """"ay ' Passed qutellv.
aan volunteers h-.,
I.. iW!U I JIT"
and. the Japanese attempted
VJ our outpoats. but were re-
sa'JT1" tre w,th,n rlf,e
"- Kuropatkln has ordered
"! of the offensive.
Wklal Coant of I,--.
tL
kT """"'ana killed ai,d
gta the fighting at the Shak-
r Ociober 11 ,o ,s-
ki "'Jday: "Killed, one ..,.
Tin "TurM '02 Prlson-
"" W1n by the Japan-
a. ' own Men.
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HELD Ixm RAPE.
linker t'oimty Fanner With Five
niililrcn AhnhiiIm Girl of IS.
Baker City, Oct. 24. John Hand,
a rancher living 10 milea northwest
of Haines, was brought In yesterday
by Sheriff Brown and lodged In the
county Jail.
The charge againat him on the Jail
register la rape, committed upon the
person of Allle Bates, a 15-year-old
girl who has been In hli employ for
some time past
Hand la a married man, about 45
years of age and has a wife and three
children.
He does not deny his guilt nor does
he seem to realize the enormity of his
crime. He waived a preliminary ex
amination and In default' of 12000
ball was commro.d Tor trial at the
next term of the tirrcult court.
CHRISTIANS TK KEHSIOX.
Over 12,000 rommiinhwnt at the
Ornrral Oairvenflon In St Louis.
St Loata, Oct. 24. oMre than 12,
060 persona from all parts of the
United &avMn and tram almost every
country on the globe are assembled
at St IjodIb attending the Interna
tional Missionary convention of the
Chilstiasi TAroRdh.
Among the delegatea of many races
and; aocttona are more than SO Chi
nese and 'possibly as many Japanese.
LBflSTDI HELPS
E
ROAD
COMMERCIAL XIB
WILL RAISE t&OOO.
Srahmtriptluns Will Be Deposited In
IiewMtnu Hanks I'utU Use Road Is
Actually Completed and Heady for
Traffic People of Net, Perce
"County' Are Enthuxlaxtic J. . L.
HuUock Working Diligently for the
Road Ko Money to Be Turned
Over Cntll Road Is Done,
lwlston, Oct. 24. A meeting of
the Commercial club was held In the
iub (juanters Saturday night for the
purpose of conferring with J. L. Bla
luck of Arlington, Ore., who appeared
us the representative of the Open
lllver Association.
This association was formed last
May at a meeting of all the commer
clal organisations In the territory In
terested, held at Th Dalles, Ore.,
and has -amee been active In the work
of advancing the construction of the
portuge road at The Dalles.
The proposition of raising at least
t.1000 to help build the portage was
taken up by the Commercial Club
with great earnestness. The secre
tary was rUirected to prepare the
necessary matter for the newspapers,
and to draft the forms of subscrip
tion and other papers to be used in
presenting the matter to the people.
Each subscription made will be de
posited In such bank as the subscrib
er may direct, there to be held until
the portage road is completed and
trains ran over It; and In the event
the road Is not completed within the
time specified in the subscription list,
the amounts so deposited are to be
returned to the subscribers, less such
expense as may have been Incurred
In collecting the subscriptions.
In this way each subscriptions will
be contingent on the actual comple
tion of the road, and the subscribers
are assured they will get what they
are paying for, or have the amount
of their subscription refunded. "
The Commercial Club will handle
all collections and subscriptions from
ail parts of Nea Perce county, and
the sums collected will be deposited
in banks throughout the county,
which may be designated by the subscriber.
' IMPORTING FEEDERS.
B. Hay lor Has Botorht 400 Head of
. Steers In the Interior.
J. B. Baylor, the Butter Creek
stockman has an agent In the Inter
ior buying cattle for feeding , and
the expectation Is that he will start
I" a tew days for Butter creek with
400 head of steers which will arrive
on or about November 1. It Is ex
pected that the., larger number of
them will come from th ranvim
plty district and that M.- Blackwell.
the agent, will pay an average of
2V4 cents per pound for the lot Mr.
"ylor will full feed all these animals
for the spring markets. He has
raised about 250 acres of alfalfa this
year and has 1400 tons of alfalfa hay
stack now to start the winter
with.
El
SH Hi FLEET IN NORTH SEA
RUSSIANS MISTOOK ROCKET
FOR II SIGNAL OF BATTLE
Over 300 Shots Poured Into a Fleet of English Fishing
Smacks at Close Range.
Fishermen Killed and Vessels Destroyed Russians Tl Knight They Were
Being Attacked by Japanese Fleet In North Sea After Sinking the
Fishing Smacks the RuMlans Steamed Away at Full Speed Without
Rendering Aid All England Is Aflame and Fillet Reparation Is Im
mediately Made, War Will Follow. '
Hull, England, Oct. 24. Shortly after midnight Saturday the
Russian Baltic squadron came on a Hull fishing fleet, 200 miles
from here In the North Sea,' and without warning fired on the
boats, sinking the trawler Crane, killing her skipper and mate and
seriously wounding several of her crew, .
The firing continued for half an hour, after which the Rus
slans hurriedly steamed away wMhout making any effort to discov
er the extent of the damage inflicted.
The news was broaght ta Hull by the trawlers Moulmeln and
Mlno. which were seriously damaged by shots, but none aboard
were Injured.
The fate of several other vessels was unknown to J he Moul
mem and Mlno, when they left the scene. - The injured were
brought to this city.
The news has created Intense Indignation throughout England.
It la generally felt that unless a satisfactory explanation la imme
diately forthcoming the attack must be regarded as an act of war.
aforan BrothAra f Ka.nu .k'
have Just completed he battleships
brasku, will bid on on more of
r-e new battleahlps and at least one
cruiser.
' - Uautsum KeasesV at-at lotet.- -
London, Oct 24. The Russian
ambassy has Issued the following re
garding the North Sea incident:
"Admiral Rojestvensky -undoubtedly
not responsible for the order to
fire, aa he had gone ahead 'with the
first and second fleet
As the fleet did not see the lights
of the fishing fleet the Russians
mistook a rocket fired from one of
the trawlers for a hostOe -signal. The
fact that the fleet steamed away
after the firing. Is probably due to
the belief that no damage was done.
We are compelled to await news Trom
St Petersburg before we can explain
the matter fully. No news has yet
arrived.
All News Suppressed.
St Petersburg, Oct. 24. Because
of the absence of official Information
from Admiral Rojestvensky, the cen
sor has refused to permit publicity
of the North Sea affair. Nothing is
known outside of official quarters of
the Incident
British Merhcantamn Searched.
Portsmouth, Oct. 24 The report
Is confirmed that the Russian Baltic
fleet stopped and searched a mer
chantman off the Isle of Wight.
Hritlfdi Message Is Warui.
London, Oct. 24. After a confer
ence at the foreign office, Lansdowne
sent a strongly worded message to
Ambassador Scstt at St Petersburg,
for delivery to the Russian, govern
ment. The foreign secretary is now
In conference with Admiral Fisher,
first lord of the admiralty.
' Expected Japanese Attack.
Cheerbourg, Oct. 24. The advance
guard of the Atlantic fleet, consist
ing of torpedo boats, Is lu the outer
harbor. . The ships which fired on
fjshing vessels In the North Sea have
not arrived. The utmost precaution
is being taken to guard against an
attack. It la reported the Russian
fleet had learned that the Japaaese
had planned a night attack to be
made on the squadron In the English
Channel. '
Sympathy for Hull's People,
Undnn. Oct 14. After a lengthy
inmHur with Iansdowne at Buck
ingham Palace, King Edward tele
graphed a message or sympatny to
the mayor of Hull;
Russians Were Heartless.
London, Oct. 24. Lansdown's mes
sage to Lamedortf It is learned, laid
special stress on the callousness 01
the warships lu falling to offer as
sistance to the fishing fleet, after dis
covering the mistake. Immediate re
dress Is demanded.
Three Hundred Sliots at Close Range.
Hull, England. Oct. 24 Only one
vessel ' arrived this morning from
the scene of the attack of the Baltic
fleet on the British fishing vessels.
The latest reports state that the Rus
sians fired SOO shots at the fishing
fleet at a range of a quarter of a
mile. I
The mayor of Hull ha telegraph
ed Premier Balfour .requesting the
government to "take the- -speediest
and strongest measures possible to
Insure full redress and complete
curlty against further Russian out
rages."
Six of the fishing boats In the
fleet have not yet reported. It la
now definitely reported that the
Welen went down with ail on board.
England's Demands Not Known.
London, Oct 24. Lansdowne will
return to 'London. It la believed
England's demands in the matter Of
the sinking of the fishing vessels
will not be formulated before tonight
British Fleet at Gibraltar.
Gibraltar, Oct. 24. The British
chunnel fleet arrived off here this
morning and the officer immediate
ly boarded the flagship with dis
patches. British WarsliliM Awaiting Order.
Portsmouth, Eng., Oct 24. A
strong fleet of British warships with
torpedo boat destroyers, is here ready
to sail on a few hours' notice, There
is great eagerness among the offic
ers and crews for orders but notice
to sail has not yet arrived.
Baltic Fleet Sighted.
London, Oct. 24. At 12:16 today
the Russian Baltic fleet passed AI
derney Island In the English Channel
off the coast of Normandy.
Survivors at London.
' London, Oct. 24. Joseph Smith,
son of Captain George Smith, of the
Crane, who wa .skilled by one of the
shots fired by the Russian squadron
and two skippers of the fleet, arrived
at London this morning and drove to
the foreign office.
CHILD KILLED.
Hark of Wheat Fell on 6-Year-Old
Boy, Breaking His Neck.
Saturday last at about 2 o'clock,
the 6-year-old son of Mrs. Brllta An
derson,, who lives on her own place,
IS mile northwest of Pendleton, was
killed by a sack of wheat falling up
on him, breaking his neck and frac
turing bis skull.
The little boy, who wa a son of
Jacob Kontta, Mr. Anderson's first
husband, was playing by himself at
the barn. A neighbor's little boy
came over to play with him and wa
directed by Mrs. Anderson to the
barn. The neighbor's child went to
the barn and Immediately returned
with the news of the accident,
which had taken place between the
time of the noon meal and 2 o'clock.
Mrs. Anderson Immediately went to
the barn and found the child lying
on a sack of wheat the thlr sack
irom me noor ot toe ground. Upon
and across the boy lay another sack
of wheat that had been, when In Its
place, the sixth from the ground.
The skull of the child was crushed
and the neck was broken. The fath
er ot the boy, Jacob Konttas, was
killed by his team running away on
the way- home from Pendleton about
five years ago.
Th funeral was held Sunday after
noon at the Union school house, and
the interment was made In the Union
cemetery.
Japanese RiihIi Home.
Portland, Oct. 24. Great Numbers
of Japanese are now coming from
the Interior and other states in an
swer to the call for. the first reserves
by the Japanese government. The
first crowd will sail from Tacoma
October 26 and the. second party
from 8eattle November 1. Both ves
sels will be met, according to the
Japanese consul, by a warship, at the
three-mile limit, and escorted across
the Pacific.
Mrs. Miles C. Moore Dead.
Walla Walla, Oct 24. Mrs. Miles
C. Moore, wife ot ex-Governor Miles
C. Moore of Washington, died at
Oakland, Cat., Sunday morning. She
had gone to Oakland In search of
health. She was a native of East
Portland, Oregon, and a daughter of
Dr. B. S. Baker, a pioneer of Port
land. .
NEGRO KILLED
BY IBATE POPULACE
Actor Turns Thief.
Chicago, Oct. 24. Lee Kerttn, a
young actor from Kentucky, was ar
rested today charged, with stealing
Jewelry valued at 17000 from rooms
of down town hotels. Much of the
booty was recovered.
.Writ of Error In Burton Cane.
Washington, Oct. 24. The su
preme court today advanced for
hearing on November 28, the writ of
error In the case of Senator Burton,
of Kansas.
INSPECTORS
FOR PENDLETON
GOVERNMENT HAS AP-
' ' POINTED DR. A. H. BIBB.
Work of Stock Inspection Under Fed.
era I Superivlslon In Eastern Ore
gon Ha Assumed Immense Pro
portions Dr. Lams Has Formerly
Covered the Meld, But Will Here
' after Have an AsHlstant Dr. Bibb
Now at Baker City Inspecting Ship.
ment of Cattle. j '
The duties devolving upon the 'fed
eral stock Inspectorship operating
from this point have increased to
such a volume that it has become Im-
perltavely necessary that Inspector.
Lantx have his labors divided.
To that end the government has
appointed A. H. Bibb of Salt Lake, a
mau with considerable experience, as
federal stock Inspector, to assist Dr.
Lants, or more properly speaking,
take from his shoulders some of the
labor and responsibility.
All Eastern Oregon Is too large a
field for one man, no matter how ac
tive, energetic and capable he may
be, to manage, with Its immense vol
ume of Interstate shipments and
scores of exit points. Dr. Bibb with
his wife has arrived and will make
their permanent residence here.
Dr. Bibb will go to Baker City this
evening to Inspect cattle being held
there for shipment. No better Illus
tration of the situation can be made
than to refer to the fact that Dr.
Bibb is no sooner arrived in town
than he Is at once sent to Baker City,
while Dr. Lants has gone to The
Dt. lies on a similar errand.
THE ENGINEER'S MOTHER.
Story of Futhfiiluess and Devotion of
Son on the Southern Pacific,
Probably no other person In Eu
gene receives as many dally papers
and by a faithful a carrier a does
Mrs. B. S. Beals, who resides at 601
Lawrence street, says the Eugene
Guard. -
Mrs. Beals, who Is nearly 86 years
old, is the mother of Ell Elliott, one
of the oldest active railroad engineers
on the Southern Pacific.
For over SO year he haa been
pulling the dally express train
through the Willamette valley, and
each time his ponderous locomotive
passes the cottage where his mother
resides a large roll of dally papers Is
alwaya thrown from the cab window
to the one who Is always at the gat
waiting.
During the past few months, how
ever, Mr. Elliott has not had the
pleasure of seeing his mother at the
gate very often as he passes, for her
health has been falling.
George Blount, Colored Polf
tician of Richmond, Beaten.
to Death
THREW LIGHTED LAMP '
IN POLICEMAN'S FACE.
Policeman Entered Rkninta' fiestas
rant to Arrest Anotlier Negro
Blount Assaulted Him, Threw av
I.anip at Him and Drove Him Out
Blount Was Then Arrested and
Placed in Jail From Where He Was
Taken by a Mob Tills Morning
Troops Ordered Out to Guard
Against Negro Outbreak.
Norfolk, Va.t Oct 24. George:
Blount, a leading negro politician of
Berkeley, across the river from here
was taken from the station house at
Berkeley at t o'clock this morning,
and was shot and beaten to death by '
a mob.
On Saturday night Blount threw a
lighted lamp Into the face of a po
liceman who entered Blount's res
taurant to arrest another negro,
charged with shooting. Blount' ar
rest and lynching followed.
. Outbreak of Negroes Imminent
Norfolk, Oct. 21. Troops are or
dered out at the request of Mayor
Alton, of Berkeley, who says an out
break of negroes tonight I Immi
nent as a result of the lynching of '
the negro Blount
DEATH OF J AS. O'CONNELL.-
ParalyNlH Causes Demise of Well -
Known Hotel Keeper of Umatilla.
James O'Connell, the well known -hotel
keeper ot Umatilla, died yes--terday
of paralysis, after lingering "
five days aa the affect ot the first
stroke with which he wa ever af
flicted. The body wa brought to
Pendleton and will be taken to Walla
Walla for the funeral and the Inter
ment under Catholic auspice.
With his family Mr. O'Connell, wha
wa 65 year of age at the time of hia
death, removed from Walla Walla to
Umatilla about eight year ago, and)
had been In the hotel business there,
ever slnoe. Both Mr. O'Connell and
his wife were born In Ireland, but
when they emigrated to this country
could not be learned.
The wife and seven children of
Mr. O'Connell survive him. The sons,
and daughters are as follows: Mrs.
A. B. .Stephens, Mrs. John Lennox,.
Mrs. R. E. Lingo, the Misses Anna
and Deed, and two sons, Frank and
James, all residents of Umatilla.
How to Serve Grouse.
A Pendleton sport, who has had
considerable experience with grouse,
offers these instructions for cooking
an old bird: Clean the Mrd nicely, let
it dry for two days In the sun. Nail
the bird to a pine board, cover with
salt and after standing for two days
longer, boll for eight hours, then put
It In an oven and bake slowly for six
hours. Then draw the nails out.
throw the grouse out doors and eat
the nails and board, which are said
to have absorbed the best part of
the bird.
Jl'HY INVESTIGATING.
Kuuuirer Ift Pendleton Saturday at:
6:40 p. in.
The coroner's Jury Investigating the -death
of Seymour Swauger, will hold
Its third session at B;3) this after
noon. The first was held Saturday
night, at the scene of the- accident,
the second at the coroner' office.
According to the testimony, Swau
ger waa seen 10 minutes before No.
22 went out of Pendleton, at 6:40
Friday evening. At that time, he
was sober. According to other' tes
timony, he was under the Influence
of liquor, when he climbed upon a.
box car about the middle of the
train, when the train was In motion.
He had some packages in his hands,
one of which he dropped, and it waa
picked up by a young man who saw
it drop and had no opportunity to s
hand it to Swauger, the train being In
motion.
No evidence having a direct bear
ing upon the exact time that Swau
ger left No. 22 has been adduced aa
yet It Is not known Whether he fell
off the train or got off and was run
over while walking, or was run over
Immediately after falling off.
Street Rally on Main Street.
A rally will be held on Main street
this evening about 8 o'clock, at which
time Guy F. Phelps will speak on
prohibition. The ministers of the
town will be present and assist from
an improvised platform. There will '
be good singing. Come this evening
at 8 o'clock.
Black hoards Will Cost 330.
The blackboards In the new city
school buildings will cost 6320. They
will be furnished under a sub-con
tract made with J. T. Wolfe. The
material will be -liquid slating put
upon a background prepared by C. C.
Sharpe.
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