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S5 ; ,,-.- read ad" i lU'""n,all I ILd1 7.WvY I DAILY EVENING EDITION WEATHER FORECAST. Tonight and Wednesday cloudy and threatening with showers. PENDLETON', OKEfiOX, TUESDAY, XOVEMI.Klt 1, U04 NO. 51951. -J ' SBIMHHMHaE O ' -' lisissi J0OS1NG ECHO ! L f (inference In- Cje "h Behalf of Lower (J. Basin. i ajjHAYHIS BETXWT. vui Be Asawl to - j winter (IT Hood lr- all the AwwrtWeirt ;rrris-a- -i Man Wl time" i.jmrlu OrWI sad Lasting -.to Wills H Cw-np- f. hold a meeting and confer with him on the Echo project. VIII Meet During Present Month. The Columbia River Valley Irriga tion Asoclntion will meet sometime during the latter part of the present month In conference with representa tives of the Commercial Association and those Interested In the Butter creek Irrigation project. The object f the meeting la to assist the Butter creek people In securing a reconsider ation from the government, which has practically abandoned the Irrigation scheme In that sect Km. Mr. "Whistler's TVpotl. The committee appointed Inst eve ning to confer wltli Mr. Whistler re garding the time be would make his report in the Butter creek tract, met with Mr. Whistler this morning and was Informed that the rort on Or egon reclamation projects would not be made untfl Tiear the first of the year. Mr. Whistler further said that he cordially mvltes the co-operation of the people of TTmatilla and adjoin ing counties In collecting atatiatics on irrigation, and that the reclamation department would be especially glad lo receive authentic statistics on the subject oT winter Irrigation from the practical trrigatlonlsts who are mitt using this method. Efib LISH GIBRALTAR FLEET CLEARS FOR Eft ACTION Russia Broke Faith by Sending Her Fleet Out of Vigo, Spain, Without Giving Notice. St rrtcrshiiiK Dlspatrhrs Announce Tliat the Russians do Xot Hok to He Able to Hold Mabdrn Serious Complications With Dissatisfied Sub ject Ik-net IUssnU t Home and Her Soldiers Desert to Western Eur iie Hltrh In -Negotiations Between Great Ilrltaln and Russia. "MARKET CANARD." Story That CnpHr Flight Has Been Set l led Is Denied. New York, Nov. 1. Arthur P. Helnie, brother of P. Augustus Heinzc, and a director of the l ulled Copper company, said today that there Is no truth In the story that a settlement of the copper fight had been effected, or that John W. Gates has bought out the Helnxe Interests. He pronounced the story a "campaign fake"or "market canard," gotten up for the purpose of selling Amalga mated stock. IS MORE E THAN EVER .4 Hat lab marling U iaa CalursMa River 'atta Awoctiuui to ims Hi krKtioa hi the matter of aid for the Eclio U s1: (hat the executive to rf tlal SMnciannn be re- soil nweuiut at once to is aid mnm of preventing b amdonmem aT the Echo tM Walls Wall city and a-trim! lo niad'tMegatnt to ks; at the aanristUm, and Mir be appMmeri from meeting to confer m T. Whistler, government s denje. to ana him to de njatm the Echo tract for av. ititll the Columbia ,i AModatkm eat) confer ha the aubk-ct of winter Ir- kta-GchodlrM. jia lie reaolutton passed at a I f Villa Walla, Echo and w Irrlfatlon delegates, held Naj U the parlors of the ml Aaoclatlon, for the pur- nsta; wayi to prevent. If final abandonment of the 'Ulan .project denies Present. wai choaen ehalrmun "ta and the following del pwpnwit: Dr.'N. T. Blu rt H. Johnson, of W alla - J. Smith, Frank Van nuem. and H. C. Willis. a "Lowell. Lee Teiitaeh . ry am Bert 'Huffman. rmiunon Commercial Ai V. U W Ik. . . r meenns having i- mpie or Echo. H. C. . ',,; w-suiKtn r' Wei the object of i ihtrt .,.H ti ... .1.111.17 review I"" Vroject jfcfco. believing that '"Mil. OWIIQ t!!!!:',r,,tl ' L-nm. ! " ountl (n "wrnment the Teas- canal syatem ana the Echo tnwt. It,"" eie made 1 7t.m 8m"h. E. JH V"- ni Ju"Ke H John.E. Lathror,. "jrwent, was Invtu . netln . . smj-, "o una. " the govern- ,!hr ""W was , ntini th. ... . ' ili.,fn,at,,l nd "ovemment aid. lo the chief ML Of tW- r.. "rega 1 a i.T "OluUon uia-.. Bi.m "was BnrmK. "WltianMPa Found Who Saw Caesar ' Tounjc KliiKit Himaplf. New York, Nov. 1. The district at torney's office la today Investigating information which If correct will re- i suit In "the release of Nan Patterson, j who is held In connection witto the i denth of Ceaaar Young, the book j maker. I Two witnesses have been found who claim they saw Young dellberate- ly shoto himself. JTtiey are mit-of-I town business men who kept the mat ter uulet for personal reasons. "No'WitiiOKHWi Found. New York, Nov. 1. District Attor ney Jerome said today that the report that two eye-witnesses of the death of "I'aesar" Young had been found had been Investigated with no results. The counsel for Miss Patterson Ray they are unaware of any witnesses to the shooting. 'Bt1, r,.u"i. ask kk4 . "ti to pretext of the . HatiJ, Columbia a TT- ol- "a ". i a - el tn, fer. ( ra. Ola. a " roar. XHTllluj they n J -"1 I They Win Mukc Another Awvnslon. St. Louis. Nov. 1. It is announced this morning that Knabenshue will make another ascension with Hald win's airship at 2 o'clock this after noon If weather conditions are -good. Gibraltar, Nov. 1. 2:30 p. m. All the British ships have cleared for ac tion. Admiral Beresford's flagship fired a gun as a signal to all offic ers to board their ships. Hush Onion at Gibraltar. Gibraltar, 'Nov. 1. The garrison was ordered mobilized at 10 this morning, and the fleet has been or dered ready to put to sea In half an hour's time. WarshiiM Weigh Anchor. Gibraltar, Nov. 1 The channel and Mediterranean fleets and the tor pedo boat flotilla have weighed an chor and the governor has summoned the commanding officers to the gov ernment house. Hitch In Negotiations. London, Nov. l.-Lord Lansdonne. Lord Selbourne and Count Bencken dorff had a long conference last night which continued until a late hour. After the conference a summons was Issued for a cabinet meeting Wednes day. An unconfirmed rumor is today current of a serious hitch In the ne gotiations regarding the North Sea affair. Viceroy Head. Pekin. Nov. 1. The vleeroj- of Nankin. Li rising Jin, formerly minis ter to Japan, is dead. KussiaiiH lirave Ylago. Luitdou, Nov. 1. A dispatch from Ylago stales that the Russian Baltic fleet under Rojenestvsky, left that port at 11:30 this morning. E TO BE RAISED I'hMHiKTON l HUF.lt TO ANKIKT IN T1IK WOHK. Do Not Iloie to Save Mukden. St. Petersburg. Nov. 1. A member of the general staff has expressed the belief that Kuropatkin Is preparing to retire from the Khahke river us soon as another Japanese advance de velopa. They have no hope the Kus- slaus will be able to hold Mukden but.u determined stand Is expected at Tie Ling. Far East as soon as coaling difficul ties at Taugiers are overcome. Juiun' War Expenses. Toklo, Nov. 1. In the budget to be Dresented to the Hint VniwrnW lha war expenses are estimated at $385,- UI'U.OUU. Itnssla's Troubles at Home. Odessa, Nov. 1. In this city and In Kishinev and Colnlev, reservists are being brought to the barracks by po lice patrols. In the South Don mining district, Jhe miners are refusing to obey the military summons and seri ous disturbances are resulting. Hund reds of deserters are crossing the borders Into Roumanla, Austria and Germany, Han tlie 1!1ockB(1c. Ohee Foo, Nov. 1. Information re ceived here today confirms the report of the successful entry into Port Ar thur a week ngo of two steamers car rying ammunition and provisions. Intercepted a Collier. English warships patrolled the straits all night and Intercepted the collier London Bridge, which was brought here at noon. AKGl'IXO DAM ;K CASK. Suit Aroae From Injury lo n Hrako nillil. Washington, Nov. 1. The -case of Reckman O. Johnson against the the Southern Pacific for damages for Injuries received while coupling cars at Promontory, Utah, was argued in the supreme court today. It was ap pealed from the I'tah courts by John son, who bases his claim on a pro vision for safety appliances' In the act requiring automatic couplers. ' QUARREL OVER PROFITS. Shot Ills Partner and Then Commit ted Suicide. Chicago, Nov. 1. Henry Hotae to day serlpusly wounded William Kup leman, shooting him twice in the pres ence of the lattei's family. He then reloaded the revolver and killed him self. The two men were owners and editors of the Catholic Weekly and quarreled over the division of the profits of the paper. Walla WaHa, Ijewistnii, Clarkslini uia'l Spokane Are Now Collecting Thelr Portlon T tin ilo.OOO Fund Pledg ed to the Portage Hoad l!r. llla lock Earnestly Requestx I'matllla County to Take Immediate Action Portage: Road Hill Will Ik- Hix-al-ed If Sonieailiig Im Not Done. Firing rr Ylago. Yiago. Nov. 1. Heavy firing is to day heard in the offing, attributed to naval -gun practice. Walla Walla Sum ralard $2000 to ward Iter Ml tare of the portage road fund, Hirtluuie 1aa pledtied $."IMH, l-ewisUin hmm ledged 000 and Clarkston 2500 lor tlie -portage tie fl leiicy. The need of lninaedlate ac tion was urged upon Pendleton and I'matllla county hv Tr. V. J Ulsl.u-k In an addreaa before tlie Irrigation eenng last night. Following the Irrigation aneeting asi wght Dr. Blalock f Walla Walla, made an Impassioned and earnest ap peal to Pendleton and Umatilla coun ty to assist In the work of ralilnr the 0,00 fund needed t complete the punage road. Dr. Blalock stated that Walla walla has raised 12000 la x&o sh1. oiptions and that the committees re now working an S2S subscrip tions, it I. hoped to raise nearly the entlrs 15000 on the Its subscription. Spokane cheerfully pledged 16000, and would have pledged flO.m had the request been muri utdnn anH Clarkston have pledged St60 for the una ana all these cities and coun , ar actively encased In raising the funds, except Pendleton and Uma Ulla county. Dr. Blalock called attention to the tht a bill for the repeal of the portage road hill arm.M k m., rly iD the coming session of the Or 'eslslature unless work on the rot.d ln Progress. I "e urged the necessity of action In order ta annn th nni eompieuon of the road. j dured the future of the In na Empire with boat running to "eiimit navigation on every Urge n, eleotrlo lines carrying freight lm tn Interior settlements to the " r' the cities of the Inland Km J"re thus connected with the seaports i competing lines of transportation. 'iraftxon Naval Reserves. Alderahot. England, Nov. 1. Strong drafts have been made on all branches, and the royal engineers have been ordered to be In readlneF'j to leave Tor Oebraltar and Malta at a moment's notice. RnMtiniiM 'Were 'Repulsed. Toklo. Nov. 1. A report from Ku rokl states that the Japanese yester day for the first time replied to 'the Russian bombardment, w-hlch has been frequent for several days past Sunday' night the Russians connonad ed the position of the right central araiy, but -were repulsed :after an ac tion of several hours. (live No Notice of Sailing. London. Nov. 1. The government has received notification from the British consul at Vigo to the effect that the Russian squadron has sail ed, and Irritation Is felt at the fact that Russia has failed to notify Eng land regarding the detachment of of ficers. The prevalent belief Is that the ac tivity at Gibraltar Is accounted for by the sailing of the Russian fleet, which was taken by the government to be In direct contravention of the pledge given Balfour. The evening papers wiy Russia has assuredly broken faith. SHOT FORMER WIFE. Chicago Man Made Wild Ily Her Bus Incss Success. Chicago, Nov. J. Mrs. Anna Hpalkf Is dying of a wound Inflicted by her former husband, James Spalka, who committed suicide. Mrs. Spalka se cured a divorce and opened a rival butcher shop across the street from her husband. The woman's prosper ity at the expense of the huRband, re sulted In the tragedy today. Takulilra Is Improving. New York, Nov. 1. Takahlru, the Japanese minister, is improving rap idly today after an operation for up pen (Ileitis. He Received a Tremendous Ovation at Madison Square Garden Last Night. SPEAKS IN NEW JERSEY TONIGHT AND TOMORROW. Believes That He Will Carry Now York State Denies Himself to Cal lers and Ih'votcs Ills Time to Sicech Building Has an Annoying Throat Trouble Resulting From Open Air SMMiking, and Consults a Succlullat Wednesday Night He Will Speuk at Two Places. New York, Nov. 1, Judge Parker Is gratified over the ovation he re ceived at Madison Square Garden last night and Is more confident than ever this morning that the national ticket will carry New York state. The candidate leaves at 6 this after noon for Newark, N. J where he speaks tonight. After the evening meeting he will make a short speech at Jersey City, returning to New York at 1 tomorrow morning. He denies himself to callers today, devoting his time to Bpeech building. Shortly after noon Parker went to consult a throat specialist regarding a slight hoarseness resulting from open air speaking. He will speak at Carnegie Hall and Cooper Union Wed nesday night. Vnliwhlc Slallion Burned. Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 1. George Starr, the famous Nebraska stallion, valued at $10,000. perished In a fire this morning at Norfolk, Neb. TRIAL OF RIOTERS. Arranging for Joint Inquiry. London, Nov. 1. Lord Lansdowne has delivered to Benckendorff the draft of a convention providing for a commission of Inquiry into the North Sea Incident. This has been sent to St. Petersburg for the ctaf's accept ance. When his majesty expresses his agreement to the convention, com missioners will be appointed at once. Will HeMMt to Hie Csar. London, Nov. 1. From a semi-official Russian source it is learned that four officers named by Admiral Ro Jestvensky as concerned in the Dog gerbank affair, have been detached from the fleet at Vigo and are now en route to St. Petersburg to present their report to the csar. These re ports the csar will submit to the In quiry commission. The Baltic fleet will continue to the Attempting to Throu- lt-ioii-llillliy Upon tlie Jews. Corned, Russia, Nov. 1. The trial of persons charged with being respon sible for the anti-Jewish riots here during September. 1903, Is in pro gress. Eleven , defendants and others are being held on the same charge. The government Is attempting to prove the disorders was In the nature of anil-Christian riots and not of anti Jewish character. It is asserted the riots were organized by Jews to take vengeance for the the Kishlneff af fairs. ' I SEVEN-MILE DITCH WILL BE GREATLY ENLARGED. ProJit-t to Arfonl a Great AI iliuice of Water to One Thousand Acres Now Under Ditch Coiiipuiiy Huh Bought u I . im- Dili-hliiK Machine tt'alw Will He Taken From Uma tilla lllver Well Known and Kx-is-ricnccd Irrigator Comprise the ' CiMiipaiiy. FUNERAL NEXT TUESDAY. Obsequies Over Romulus of Archbish op W. H. Filler. Cincinnati, Nov. 1. The funeral of the late Archbishop Wllllum Henry Elder, of the arch diocese of Cincin nati, who died last night, will be held next Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Peter's cathedral. - Many Catho lic dignitaries will attend. It is probable Archbishop Gibbons will de liver the funeral oration. THROUGH BURNING BRIDGE, Engineer Was Killed and Fireman Injured. Winnipeg, Nov. 1. J. Dauphin, an engineer was killed and H. Lloyd, a fireman, was fatally hurt ut Conners early this morning, when a heavy Canadian Pacific freight fell through a burning bridge. ARBITRATION TREATY. Signed Today Ihetnwn the United States snd France. Washington, Nov. 1. The aibitru tion treaty between the United States and France was signed this afternoon by Secretary Hay and Ambassador Jusserand. The convention follows the lines re- centlwy concluded In the treaty be tween Great Britain and France and provides for a permanent court of ar bitration for the settlement of all dis putes not settled by dlplomcy. The treaty Is to be ln force five years. Five Years for Two. , Walla Walla, Nov. 1. John Mas samand Edward Hutchlns, convicted In the superior court of administering knockout drops to Frank Foy, were yesterday afternoon sentenced to five years each ln the state penitentiary. Massam comes of a prominent Walla Walla family. MEETING OF COMMERCIAL ASSOCIATION The regular monthly meeting of the Commercial Association will bs held tonight, and the ordinary business of the association will be transacted. There Is nothing of Importance Just at this Urns except to pass upon the applications for membership that may have accumulated during tne past month. Tin to the tlms of aolnaT to press there are II applications for mem bership In the nanus or uoranaa on to bs voted upon, with prospects of more being presented before the meeting Is called. This brings the total membership to nearly 200 ac tive members, The library has been completely re arranged and put ln first-class con dition, so It is now possible to find any book on the catalogue In a mo ment's time. The receipts of the games are growing and the attend ance at the club rooms In the evening la wry large. The association Is now In a flourishing condition. wKa pros pects of busy, winter work before it AJI members are urgently re quested to attend the meeting tonight. . D. Teel, superintendent of the Hinkle Ditch Company, was In town yesterday. Mr. Teel states that farm ers on lower Butter creek have form ed a company called the Butter Creek Water Company, for the purpose of procuring and munaglng a water sup ply for their own lands. . Mr. Teel la also a stockholder in this new com pany. , The new company has already ar ranged for the purchase of a ditching machine which will be used to broad en and deepen a seven-mile ditch which brings Umatilla river water to the lands of the members of the com pany, whose names are given below. This ditching machine will cost (1200 and with It the old ditch mentioned will be broadened from six to elghl feet and deepened from three feet to a depth not yet determined. The members of the company will furnish among them all the horses needed In the work, as well as the men to drive and to operate the ma chine, and will proceed with the work Immediately and complete - It during the early part of the winter. It will furnish water for 1000 acres of land belonging to ths members of the company. The original ditch was built a year ago. The members of the company are O. D. Teel, Harry Rogers, Juda Rog ers, Frank Van Cleve, Ralph Btanfleld and some late comers whose names could not be learned. W in k for "Poison Squad." ' ' ' 1 Washington, D. C, Nov. 1. The volunteer "poison squad," which 1 Chemist Wiley, of the department of agriculture, has been using In experi ments to determine the effect on the human system of food preserves, etc., today entered upon their work for the third year. There are twelve men, all employes of the department, who subscribe to strict diet rules. Dr. Wiley says that while the testa made by means of the squad may be con cluded at the end of the present term, It la possible they may extend for another year. Killed ta Runaway. Virginia City, Mont., Nov. 1. The dead bodies of Jesse Armltage and wife were found beside the road near their farm this morning, thrown from a buggy In a runaway last night. Motorman J. W. Purkyplle la held responsible for the collision of two street cars at Beattle, Thursday. King's Daughters to Meet. Louisville, Ky Nov. 1. Arrange ments have been perfected for the state convention of the Order of King's Daughters, which Is to meet In this city tomorrow. The sessions will be held In the First Presbyter Ian church, and from all the Indica tions the attendance will be unusual-, ly large. In addition to the transac tion of other business, the meeting will choose delegates to represent Kentucky at the International con vention of the order at Memphis next week. Trains Collide In Tamarac San Francisco, Nov. 1. Freight and work trains collided at Tamarac, a small station In the Sierras last night. W. W. Taylor, a fireman, was seri ously Injured. ' Foundry Company Closes, - Jeffersonville, Ind., Nov. 1. The local plant of the American Car a Foundry company was closed today for an Indefinite period. About 800 men are made idle by the shutdown. Chicago Grain. Chicago. Nov. 1. December wheat opened 11.11. closed 11.12; May shut onened 11.10. closed 11.11. Corn oDened 41 H. closed the same. Oats opened closed 28 4- Crased by Conscience. Chicago, Nov. 1. Albert Na rek, who two. weeks ago killed David Durham, aged 14, for throwing stones at hla bar, to day committed suicide by shoot ing himself In the head. He was erased by the previous act. ft V 11:' I r i. r f "' i. . t if r r ; e : t 2a.