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WEATHER FORECAST.
Tonight and Thursday cloudy
and threatening with occasional
light rain or snow; cooler tonight.
fl I .. not.
lE!NDLETON, OREGON, WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBEK 23, 1904
NO. 5212.
sfcJassssSsssssssBsssssssssxasas'
'I JISSURED
County nea
of the S40.00U
ff of citizens
MATTER IN HAND.
uiM m Be Raised by
intr-Goorge Perrln
"link. Horace Walker,
Lw Cohen ana .
(aIuiU to District w
solicitors, Draw Up
,a (Wlraet and Hare
j At Fund No Contracts
La. Cntll MKW I" 8ub-
LtdiMO 1II be mixed by
rmti " her proportionate
at portage road deficit; a
L s" lire well known dtl-
kss lo act In conjunction
(two. member of the cx-
isslute of the Open River
Ae county will be dl-
Witts, and solicitors will
Lj a web district for the
M i mtMnatlc, rapid can-
raniy, for Uie fund; the
it tt fepoaited In a bunk to
lj odl Individual contrib-
sxriptlons will not be
WUI the tntlre sum of $5004)
tea to 15000 fund will
la the local banks until the
hapkttd, when It will be
op river commission or
wait board, to be applied
j f asutniutton -.of tlte
ja nad Is not completed by
B. oe fund trill be returned
I adltldul contributor, and
km any part of their
na. Mwue of the fullure to
Kfonaie.
m the conclusions of the
i: OHtlni of cttliens held
the Commercial As-
night, at the call of Le-
araber of the executive
f the Open River assocl-
" PUrpoae of devislnr
f mat Umatilla county's
mire of the portage
having been spent in making sur
veys and estimate.
Disposal , of the Fund,
In order that there be no misap
prehension as to the final disposal of
the fund collected by Umatilla coun
ty, it was decided that the contribu
tors to the fund might designate the
bank In which they wished their
money deposited; none of the con
tracts are to be payable until the en
tire sum of $5000 Is raised; then
after' the entire fund Is deposited, it
must be held In the local banks until
the road is completed ana In opera
tion, when It will be delivered to the
state portage commission br the Open
River association. A time limit ex
tending to July 1 will be granted by
ITmatllla county for the 'construction
of the portage, although the contract
calls for the completion of the load
by March 1.
The committee In charge will meet
at once and organize "Within a few
days.
STRUGGLE FOR
LEGISLATURE
Election Commission's Final
Returns Held Up by Colo
rado Supreme Courl.
TRYING TO THROW OUT
KXTIRE PRECINCTS.
INDIA'S GREAT WWCLATION.
Increase In the Lant "l-rilrteen Years
Has Been 4?IVOT),000.
London, Nov. IS. Statistics for In
dia for 190$ show thfti'the population
has Increased over 40,000,000 since
1881, and numbered Ut the time of
the census of that "yaar 2P4.361.06ti
persons, who spoke 185 different lan
guages and observed eight great re'
Uptons.
During 162 S6J0O2 'persons were
killed by reptiles and wild animalB,
Tigers kilted IWn; leopards, 609
wolves, 87; other wild animals, 904
,ind reptiles, 28.168. The number of
wild animals destroyed was 14,983,
and snakes,
I li. t. L TO
ORGANIZE HERE
STATE OTNTE1TKN AT
SAXTEM, NOVEMBER 25,
c
p
11 Be Realised.
WOT WU chOMeil (thitlrmun
H ma W. 8. Ferguson
Mr. Taylor briefly review-
annua of the Inland
o open river and com-
the meeting on the fact
wnpiiahment of this long
weema near at hand.
2 rald by the great
counties of the ln
Jl """tnlflcant, in
" tt e great results that
It seems absurd
inv county would fall
I '"to Begin.
collecting K008
Hhu!?Ty " e"iestly
"fn Cohen. Dr. P. w.
ZM othe". It was
ihT B,ollo t Mr.
UtST- " v be
,,,T?'hunty. draw
-Z'' elect ol,o,t-
! 1 """""'on of
w"1" the fund.
:Jlnglyapp,mt.
aZr"n CMaen
' fc'l , rMe Walker
" ',Mtru'J to
Thaport-
V m - eont'-actor
"wf. M" River
M ,mo,,nt aue on
!P ..mi e ex-
loon. ontruc.
h atw,. v-unsiruc-IIUH
There
left !' " state an-
Wm of tt,.
-
"h. Heart
i Not. it , l
, "John
- L.J","Un
m.ton.
r A b' John
hernia hall.
E. C GHiabrook, tlie Only Delegate
Eroni Tlils l'laoe Tlve Organiai
tlon Is fitrtiiig In Western Oregon,
But Hot 4 111 EaHtonl Oregon and
Idaho A 'Campaign Here' and
Ctuitlguous Territory Will Be Pros-
muted Next Spring:.
That .Pendleton may have a Y. M
C. A. organisation Is the hope of E,
13. Estabrook, who leaves tomorrom
night or Salem to attend the meet'
ing ol .the Oregon and Idaho Y. M. C.
A. which will be held in that city on
November
Mr. Estabcook Ib the only delegate
from this olty .to the meeting, but he
will energetically press the suit
Peodletaon liar ,a .local branch and
hopes to enlist the state organiza
tion In the interest of this city.
Pendleton is now looked upon by
the tate .organisation as the most
hopeful location for a branch of the
society, aad Mir. Eatubrook will bring
the matter tujs and feels that he has
enough moral support and promised
financial help to Justify the work of
erecting a building and fitting up el
egant rooms heme.
The organization is very strong In
Western Oregon, hut through East
ern Oregon and Idaho the memoer
ship la small. A campaign for mem
bers aad new organizations will be
started In this pjer country next
spring.
DIFFER ABOUT '
BULLET COURSE
Alleged Expert Testimony
Does Not Tally in the Trial
of Nan Patterson.
ItVl.I.ET SHOWX WITH
BRUISES MADE BY RIB.
If the Effort Is Sucrcwtful the Re
publicans Will Have tlte Legislature
and Gain by It a United States Sen
atorSuch a Decision Will Be an
Entering Wedge for General Re
versal of the Published Returns
From Colorado Warranta Are la
sued Prom Federal Court.
Denver, Nov. 23I The supreme
court today enjoined the election
commission from making final certi
ficates of election In this city and
county until further order of the
court.
A motion will be argued In the su
preme court next Wednesday to throw
out the vote of precinct eight, ward
five. If this precinct Is thrown out
it will give the republicans the legis
lature. The republicans will seek to
have other entire precincts thrown
out on the ground of fraud.
The federal court today issued war
rants for Sadie Plesener, an election
clerk, and Samuel Slatkln, an elec
tion Judge.
Inscription of Man and Woman Who
Bought the ttKond-lutnd Smith A
Wesson Pistol General Disagree
ment Over Admission of Certain
Testimony Evidence of Brutality
of Young to Defendant When He
Was Drunk Newsboy TeHtlfles
That He Heard Defendant's Brother-in-law
Urging Her to the Crime.
REVISE MILITARY CODE.
Board of Militia Officers In Rmskm
Today to Change Oregon Recutsv
tlona,
Salem, Nov. 23.- A committee of
officers of the Third Infantry, Oregon
National Guard, Is acting as a board
of revision In Portland, to Incorporate
certain changes In the military cod
now in effect In this state. The mem
bers of the board are Brigadier Gen
eral Flnser, Colonel C. U. Oantenbeln,
Colonel Gordon Voorhies, Lieutenant
Colonel John M. Poorman, and Major
John L. May. The board will mak
recommendations to the next Oregon
legislature, and tt Is expected that
certain changes In the code will be
made.
When the Dick bill passed the
United States congress, steps were
taken by the war department to make
the code governing all militia bodies
uniform. A circular was accordingly
sent out, calling attention to the de
sirability of a uniform code among
the states, and asking that a board of
revision be appointed to make recom
mendations to submit to the state
legislature.
SHELLS SET PORT
ARTHUR ABLAZE
Pennsylvania Breaks tin Record.
Rockport, Nov. 23. The Pennsyl
vania finishes In 1:00:44 and accord
ing to a score of observations main
tained a speed of 22.76 knots for the
entire course of 88 miles. The con
tract culled for 22 knots. The Cramps
made an effort to break the W-st
Virginia's record, which was appur
enlly dtmwentltllng the Pennsylvania
to be called the queen of the Ameri
can navy.
Chicago Grain.
Chicago. Nov. 23. December wheat
opened 1.09fc, closed 1.8. May
wheat opened 11.09 H, closed l.9.
Corn opened 49, closed 4t4- Oats
opened 28, closed
Cadillac Anlonaoblle Sold.
Claude Reeder, of Athena, owns
the first Cadillac automobile ever
brought to Umatilla county, having
the machine brought this city re
cently by A. KunkeL agent for the
Cadillac ' This atternoan Mr. Kun
kel took the automobile so the Reed
er home, near Athena, ami Mill return
home this evening. .
Idaho's Exhibit tor Pursbuid. '.
1 C. B. Hunt, the world's fair .com
missioner, Is now In St. Louis ar
ranging for the packing of Idaho's
exhibit and to transfer the' Idaho
building to the contractors as soon .as
the fair closes, which will be Deoesn
ber 1, says the Boise Capital News.
Oovernor-elect Gooding will visit the
fair before It closes and together he
will go over the exhibit with Com
missioner Hurtt for the purpose of se
lectlng such as it Is deemed wise to
send to the Portland fair which will
be held next year. Whether the ex
hibits will be sent directly to Port
land and stored there or . whether
they will be shipped to Boise and held
until the fair opens. Is a matter which
will be settled before the two gentle
men leave St. Louis. .
"Drop a nickel In the slot and see
your finish," is the sign over a nlckel-ln-the-slot
machine, says a New York
exchange. An oblong wooden open
ing admlts'the face and an Incandes
cent light within reveals the spectat
or's features In a mirror. Watch the
mirror closely and one's Image gradu
ally fades and In its place a skull ap
pears, which slowly assumes startling
distinctness. The other night a wom
an returning from the theater drop
ped a coin in ths slot of one of the
machines and a moment later fainted
In her escort's arms,
Coal Heavers Strike.
Vienna, Nov. 23. Two thousand
coal heavers struck today for a IS
hour day and $5 Increase per week In
wages.
Carters' Strike Ended.
Havre, Nov. 23. The carters' strike
ended today and the men returned ts
work. It Is believed all disturbances
are past.
Evans Succeeds Barktey.
Washington, Nov. 23. Rear Admi
ral Evans has been selected to suc
ceed Admiral Barkley. commanding
the North Atlantic fleet.
General Terrlll Dead.
San Antonio, Texas, Nov. 1J.
Brigadier General Terrlll, retired. V.
a. A., died today.
' Brigand Killed.
Naples, Nov. 23. The notorious
brigand, PJombino, was killed by a
soldier in a grotto near Catania.
in
Andrew Carnegie HI
New. York. Nov. 23. Andrew Car
negie is reported 111 at his home
this city, but not seriously so.
EXTRA TRAIN NOW ON.
O. U. N. Runs a "Short" Train
From Umatilla to North Fork.
In order to handle the heavy traf
fic now almost blockading the O. R.
& N. system, a "short" freight run
has been put on between Umatilla and
North Fork. A freight crew takes a
full train out of Umatilla and leaves
part of It at Bingham Springs and
part at North Fork, returns to Uma
tilla and repeats the operation.
The next regular train that comes
along picks up the cars set out at
Bingham Springs, where a helper Is
met, and the following regular train
picks up the loads at North Fork, In
this way, the full tonnage of the reg
ular trains is supplied and the yards
at Umatilla and Pendleton are reliev
ed of the congestion.
It is the heaviest traffic In the his
tory of the O. R. N. system. Many
sidetracks are filled to overflowing,
and the same short run Is now being
operated between Huntington and
Baker City. There are now 1100
tons of wheat billed for the east,
awaiting shipment at Thorn Hollow
and a similar rush Is seen every
where, on the line.
Western Union W1U Not Close.
The Western Union offices will be
open all day tomorrow except from
t to 4 p. m and a messenger will
be on duty all day. The office will
be .closed from I to p. m. however.
New York, Nov. 23. Dr. Phillip
O'Hanlon, coroner's physician, dem
onstrated with the aid of a headless
skeleton the course of the bullet. He
said the wound was about the size
of a lead pencil and about two inches
from the humlrus. Young died from
hemorrhage. Nau Patterson scanned
the skeleton and dropped her eyes,
Described Course of HiilM.
New York, Nov. 23. Miss Patter
son wore her usual black dress when
she entered the court room this morn
ing, and looked careworn and weary.
When the skeleton - was brought In
she lowered her eyes and turned to
her father.
On cross-examination Dr. O'Han
Ion, coroner's physician, testified that
he . made a very careful examination
of the wound. He described the
course of the bullet and admitted
that If he had considered It a case of
murder he would have made a more
detailed report at the itrme.
Mark von the Fatal Bullet.
Dr. O'JPSJlon believed all 'the
marks on the bullet the result of oon.
tact with Ike rib. He admitted he
had taken pieces of skin from the
hand which he thought showed pow
der marks, and examined them un
der a. microscope. An 'objection to
further testimony regarding marks
was sustained.
The witness saw the defendant im
mediately before her arrest and look,
ed at her bands. Se did not detect
the odor of gunpowder on her hands.
Prosecutor Rand objected to the
question whether he saw powder
marks on the liands of the defend
ant, and the -objection was sustain
ed.
Dr. Neal, physician for Pawnbroker
Stern, said Stem was very 111 with
peritonitis, but might be able to ap
pear in court next week.
Dr. Rlggln, f the Hudson street
hospital, who was present at the aut
opsy, located the millet hole on the
skeleton, but placed It three-quarters
of an inch nearer the sternum than
did Dr. O'Hanlon.
Identifying Defendant.
Dr. Lederle, former health com
mlssloner, testified he had examined
two pieces of skin but could not de
termlne the nature of the black
specks. There was no telling
whether they were pewder marks or
not
The stock book of Stem, the pawn
broker, was produced. An entry was
read which showed that a Smith
Wesson revolver. No. 74M was sold
June 3 for ft.
Edward . Frehllch, an employe of
Stern's, testified that a man and wo
man entered the place shortly before
o'clock. He was a well built man
and tall. He could not describe his
dress. The stock book was then ruled
out as evidence for the present. Re
cess.
Evidence of Young's Brutality.
It was learned during the
that the mother-in-law of Foreman
Hendricks, of the Jury had died. Hen
d ricks agreed to continuance of the
proceedings through the afternoon
John Crowley, a cab driver, testi
fied that early the morning of June
4 Young hailed his cab and said to
defendant, "Get Into this cab, or I'll
knock your head off." Then
slapped her In the mouth. Young
guve him 32 and told him to drive to
St. Paul's hotel. Defendant was cry
Ing. Young was drunk.
Joseph Hewitt, a newsboy, testified
that at 8 o'clock the night before the
shooting he saw defendant and a man
talking excitedly and the man said
"You got to do this; you must do
this." Witness Identified the picture
of J. Morgan Smith, defendant'i
brother-in-law.
Fire Raging Near the Defend
ers' Principal Stores of
Arms and Munitions.
ZEMHTVOS CONVENTION
HAS ADJOURNED SINE DIE.
SPEED TRIAL FOR CRUISER.
First "Go" Indicates a Speed of Near
ly Twenty-Three KnotM.
Rockport, Mass., Nov. 23. The
new armored cruiser Pennsylvania is
off on a speed trial over the Cape Ann
course. Wind la light and sea smooth.
The Pennsylvania started at 8:64,
and finished the first leg of 44 miles
at 10:50. This indicates a speed of
22.71 knots.
PENDLETON BEST
ACKNOWLEDGED TO BE BY
COMPETENT OBSERVERS,
John M. Hill N Confident That the
Palouse and Waslitucua Districts
Have a Grout Future Ahead of
Tliem, and That the Governineut
Will Do Its Full Sluire Toward De.
veloplng the Latent Water Capa
bilities of That Country.
John M. Hill, formerly register
the Walla Walla land office, who was
In Pendleton yesterday on business,
declares that there Is no doubt but
that in proportion to the population
Pendleton does almost twice the busi
ness that Is transacted In her larger
rival across the Washington line.
Mr. Hill Is engaged in general land
business, and owing to his service In
the government land office, la fa
miliar with the large tracts of arid
lands In Southeastern Washington.
"There Is a great future for the Pa-
louse and Washtucna districts," he
said. "Almost the entire region em
braced in Franklin and Yakima coun
ties will one day be an Eden spot. The
problem of water Is the only one to be
confronted, and the manner In which
the government Is taking hold, Indi
elites that It Is one that is solvable."
WHEAT AltOl'ND THE HORN.
Presbyterian Fair.
The women of the Presbyterian
church will hold a fair on the after
noon and evening of December 1 and
2, at the armory hall, at which a
larae number of beautiful and useful
articles will be offered for sale. Elab
orate preparations have been made
and the women expect a profitable
event.
Cargo May Be Kent From Portland
to New York.
Rumor has it that the American
ship Shenandoah has been chartered
to carry a cargo of flour and wheat
from Portland to New York. All the
shippers have heard the report, but
while professing to know nothing of
a definite nature, appear to believe
that It is true, says the Oregon Daily
Journal.
The Shenandoah Is lying at San
Francisco and could be got here In
short order. She Is of more than 3000
tons net register and has an actual
carrying capacity of more than 6000
tons. If she has been engaged for
the business named It Is for the pur
pose of assisting the railroad com
panlea In getting the heavy flour and
wheat shipments east.
There has been talk for several
months of dispatching cargoes around
the horn, but the difficulty standini
in the way of the venture, It was
cited, was the lack of American ton
nage on the Pacific coast.
While suitable American tonnage
is said to be scarce In these waters,
there are a number of vessels of the
description desired at San Francisco,
and it Is generally believed that
movement is on foot to place them in
the flour and grain trade between the
Pacific coast ports and the Atlantic
cities.
It la declared that such a course Is
the only solution of the problem to
deliver the orders that have aireaoy
been placed for Pacific coast wheat
and flour. The statement is made
that the railroad companies are una
ble to handle all the traffic, and being
convinced of this fact many of the
local flour dealers have not attempt
ed to make any further sales to east
ern buyers.
Five More Submarine War
For the Japanese Have Arrived at
Yokohama Things Are Livening
Up Around Mukden, Both Sides
Getting Some Action on With Ad
vantages Somewhat In Favor ol the
Russians Russian Counter At
tuek Was Repelled.
Toklo, Nov. 28. Port Arthur re
ports state that buildings near tbe
arsenal caught fire at noon Novem
ber 22, owing to the bombardment
of Japanese naval guns and at 9:40
last night were still burning.
Juitanexe Repulses.
St. Petersburg, Nov. 23. Bakharoff
reports that the Japunese today are
engaged In a severe bombardment of
the village of Shanks Po,
Several minor engagements have
occurred since Sunday. He says the
Russians occupied the hills on both
sides of Shin Haelln pass Monday and
the Jnpanese retreated after some
losses.
An engagement of outposts occur
red Monduy. At the outset the Jap
anese attack was repulsed. We lost
10 killed and 31 wounded.
New Japunese Submarines,
Toklo, Nov. 23. Five submarine
boats arrived at Yokohama today.
Provincial 7enistvist Adjourn.
St. Petersburg, Nov. 23. The con
gress of representatives of the Rus
sian provincial zemstvos, which has
been In session since last week, today
adjourned sine die,
Russian Attacks RppulseuV. ,
Toklo, Nov. 23,-n-Monaay night the
Kusslans made a counter attack on
the Japunese on the north front and
east group of forts of the Keekwan
mountains. The attacks were repuls
ed. 1
IIYERH' MILL ROBBED.
Till Cracked and Twelve Dollars
Taken,
Burglars entered the office at W.
S. Dyers' mill sometime luzt , night
and robbed the till. Mr. Byera does
not know lust how much money was
taken, hut says the coin did not
amount to more than $12.
The thief, or thieves, attempted to
gain an entrance by prying open a
door, us Is shown by the marks of
the "Jimmy" on the Jamb, but gave
up and entered through a window by
cutting through a screen and raising
the sash. The till was broken open
with a notary's seal that Is In the
office.
"I do not know Just what Is taken,"'
said Mr. Byers, "but I have not miss
ed any papers, A box of foreign coins
was left untouched. The money in
the till was mostly small change.
There was perhaps 36 In nlckles and
dimes and a few halves and quarters."
It Is thought by the authorities
that the crime was committed by
hoboea who while they are adepts at
the work, were not provided with ths
tools usually carried by burglars.
' Eleotrlo Lights at Goklesxlsie.
Neal Robinson of this city, has se
cured an electric light franchise for
the town of Goldendale, good for 20
years, and ths city has entered Into a
contract with him to take 14 lights
for street lighting during the next
two years. Mr. Robinson Is to begin
work on the new plant by the first of
the month, and deposited 1600 with
the city treasurer as a forfeit unless
the system is completed within four
months. The Dalles Chronicle.
The badly decomposed body of a
baby boy apparently several month
old. was found floating In a email
lake at Lincoln. Marion county, No
vember tl. No clue.
The 100.000,000-gallon reservoir
for Kelso, Wash., Is nearly complet
ed. It will furnish power for mills
and lighting.
Woman Burned to Death.
Chicago, Nov, J J. Mrs. un-
'lie Court Is dead and Charles
Court, her husband, and an a- e
months-old child are seriously
burned as the result of a fire at
the Court home on Homan ave-
nue, this morning. The explo-
slon of a lamp set fire to the
house. A Rochester lamp fell
from a shelf, beneath which
Mrs. Court was sitting, drench-
Ing her and the child's crib
with burning oil. Court was
burned while striving to quench
the fire.
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