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LA GRANDE MORNING OBS
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f LA GRANDE, OREGON. TUESDAY MORNING, MARCH I, 1904.
'-. 1 1 ' ' NUMBER 99
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VOICE OP SWUNG
Silks, Dress Goods,
The proper weaves for spring and. summer are
forecasted in this exhibit, and many women who Bee
" them will plan the Bpring and summer wardrobe,
i'. Amerioa, Franoe, Switzerland and Great Britiau
have ' all . contributed '; their share of. the new goods.
They are here early to be sure; hu to meet the wishes
the of hundred of womod who have learned that to get
the best drefsmakers" and have the work satisfactory,
they must have them made before the rush season.
' We'll consider it a I avor if you. will let us show
you the new materials at as early a date as possible.
Veilings, Elaaieuis, Voiles,
Fancy Cheviots, Novelty .
Mixtures, Mohairs, Eoliumes, Wrap Muterials, Beau
tiful White Materials iu Staple and Novelty Weav es
New black goods l'rieslly's in Stylish 1 ew Wenves.
Foulards Fancies, Shirt Wnist Suit
Silks' blaok air' white check, dots,
Gunmetal-EffectSj fanciest its' in superb variety.
Paris has nodded approval of
many of ovr Waal) Goods
'. and mauy styles en exclusive Muslins, Flowuied Or
gaudies, Linen Novelties, in fact every thing that's
new, is here." The Sheerest and Flimsiest for evening
" wear. Haudsoms goods for spring wear. Wlii'e goods
' in beautiful assortments. Alt Prices.
See our 25 cent Wash Silk Window
Continue to pour in by the dozens
The grandest, the most exquisite
gathering of dainty summer dress and evening waists
La Grand lhas ever seen Japanese silk waists wi h
heavy eJRiroidered or embroidered dots, lace insertion .
or clustiTof tucks, lace inserting to form'yoke, wide
r narrow tucked fronts lace mosselaiue de soie and
crepe de chin waistB Foulard wrists, India silk waists
waists of sheer cotton materials Prises range all the
wayWroni $2:50 to $35. No trouble to f how them.
A BRITISH CRUISER
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Also Damage Three Ships for the JapsRussians
" , will Fght until Death Relieves them of
, ! Further Responsibility. ' .
Japs Play Even by Sending Three Russian Ships
to the Bottom Germans Come to
; ! H Russia's Aid.
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DO YOU WANT
CHOICE TIMBER CLAIM?
If so, we can locate you on some
fine claims in Wallowa County,
LIVERPOOL, Feb. 29. A private telegram this afternoon
reports that the Russians have captured the British cruiser, Oriel,
in the Red Sea. ' : :
'.;" PORT ARTHUR BY MARCH 1.
" ST. PETERSBURG, Feb. 29. A telegram from Tiao Yang,
Manchuria, states foreigners living at Yinkow assert that the
Japanese have been instructed to storm Port Arthur and capture
it at aoy cost by March 1,
' SUNK THREE FOR RUSSIA. '
ST. PETERSBURG, Feb, 29. An unconfirmed rumor is
ourrent hete this evening that two Russian battleships and . a
torpedo boat have been sunk at Port Arthur.
" THREE JAP SHIPS DAMAGED,
TIEN TSIN, Feb. 29. The newspaper, the Courier, learns
that the Jap cruisers Asano and Token a and the battleship Yaahi-
ma, damaged in the hut engagement at Port Arthur, are being
towed to Nagasaki. .-'"'.'
, WILL FIGHT UNTIL DEATH.
ST. PETERSBURG, Feb; 29. A telegram from Port Ar
thur reports that General Stoessel, commanding today issued an
order directing the attention of troops and inhabitant? to the
fact that the Japanese intend to land at Port Aithur and seize the
fo -tress. He calls on everybody to fight to the death, as none can
save theiusulves without.
MOSCOW, 'Feb. 29. A large meeting of the nobility and
government dfflciuls was held to devise methods of giving assis
tance to the soldiers wounded Sunday. A telogram expressing
loyalty to the emperor brought a reply of gratitude. There Is a
determination of the Russian nobles to serve the emperor as in
former days. .
GERMANY AIDS RUSSIA,
LONDON, Feb. 29. The Gazette of St. Petersbuig states
an important conference ocourred there last week . between the
czar's confidential banker Rothstein and Count Buelo, the Ger
man chancellor.- The later urged to keep up the value of the
Russian securities' by German fi Banders, Buelo acted
promptly and personally. He iultueuced many leading bankers
with the result that Russia became steady .
REPORT WAS TRUE.
ST. PETERSBURG, Feb. 29 -The news agency prints a
Port Arthur dispatch confirming the report that a Japanese des
troyer was blown up and another boat sunk in the recent fighting.
The wreck of the later has washed ashore.
RUSSIANS MARCHING SOUTH.
' CHEE FOO, Feb, 29. A Liao Yang dirpatch states that t
detachment of mounted Cossacks are marchiDg south, commanded
by General Mischischenko. They are expected to arrive it Ishio
Yung today. Korean officials are fleeing and informing Japanese
of the aproach of the Russian. Snowstorms prevail.
JAPS MAKE ANOTHER ATTACK.
TOKIO, Feb. 29. A report of an attack by four Japanese
torpedo boats on the Russian torpedo transport Amur, at Porf Ar
thur, has been received here. The result is unknown.
Armstrong In Trouble
Athena, Ore. Feb. It costs E.
Armstrong, toolbar ol PleManl Arm
strong, who mm hanged recently al
Bekar OIy, Jul $U for lbs nlxnp be
got into in a wlnon hare yesterday
morning with William Walla, a olti.
sen of ibis pUos, la the miiup a
plate glais window was broken, Arm
strong was fined $10 lor fighting and
SIS tor breaking tba window. Arm
strong eame to town about three days
ago. Ha U known at a gambler.
" Hot Primaries
Dea Moines, Feb 69 With 600 arm
ed oitisens standing over the voting
places ot the teveuth diatrtot, the re
publican primary election opened this
Judge Frouty is contesting with
Repeating fraud oharges are plenti
tul. It Is feared a physical olash will
ooeur before night. Frouty apparent
ly controls tba machinery.
Great Floods in Calf
forma Sixty Thous
Acres Under Water
Entire Town Flooded.
Steamer Queen Two Hundred - Passengers
UKcnes r irePassengers take to,,,'
FIRE ABOARD; SHIP;
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14 LIVES LOST
Boats and are Lost. -
Seattle Feb 88 Fourteen neonla
loat their Uvea as a result of tba fire
on the Paoifio Coast Company's steam
er Queen, from San Franolsoo to Seat
tle, early yesterday morning. ' The
origin of tbe fire is at yet unknown.
It started in the eooial ball of the ves
sel at about 4:30 in the morning, and
raged for three hoars before tt was got
under control. . ; r, , i.
When tba conflagration was first
discovered the lifeboats, containing
thattomenand children, and many
men, wei lannohed, but three of these
owing to the heavy seas, 'capsisnd;
spilling the passengers in the water
and causing tha loss of nine lives.
Three men, waiters on the vessels.
were suffocated before they , could
reach the outer air and one woman
died from the axplosurat i . '. ;"
Aooording to tba stories told by pas-
Bedding, Cel. Feb. 29 The tow'd of
Adin, Modoo county, is under water.
Tbe Fit riyer broke over its banks.
There is over one foot ot water in tbe
leading stores of tba town.' When
the news readied Redding the river
was still rising. It ia the highest
water that has ever been known here.
DISTRICT UNDER WATER
Stockton, Feb. 29 Tbe east banks
of the Saoramento river broke, , 6
miles north of New Hope at 8- o'clock
this morning. Sixty thousand aoroa
of rioh land north of Mokelumne
river were inundated.
The flood waters carried every levee
before them . Tbe water poured into
the. Mokelumne river, raising that
stream 110111 it burst its banks on the
south side, fl'iodiog 7,000 acres of the
New Hope (linlrict. It is the most
disastrous flood the northwestern
aengere and orew of tbe Queen.whioh
arrived in tbbf port at'olook this :'
afternoon, the vessel was off Tilla- -
nook and about, SO miles from,v land
when the fire was discovered. There
was a heavy sea on, and the ship was "
pitohtng badly. When smoke waa dis
covered coming out of the social half
on the aft of the main' deck of the :
vessel tha orew waa immediately rout- '
ad out and the, hose manned,-".: bile
tbe stewards went front cabin to cabin -waklbg
up the passengers, t There
was no disorder either among fraw or
passengers, and bad it not been, tor
the fact that the captain, Cray, and
paateogers behaved with the Utmost
woiuetr,cne vessel, wouia nave un-
doubtedly been destroyed and be loss
of life been enormous. - A
;The vessel carried more tbaiji 200'
passengers. ' ' v
Pendleton Zephyrs Ploy
Havoc with : Fences,
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Signs and Smoke
Pendleton, Feb. 29 The high wind
of yesterday afternoon made things
hum irouod tbe city for a while and
left some damage f n Its track. The
smoke staok at the scouring mill ias
part of this country since 1881. Stock- j blown over, about half of tba tall jSjpe
ton is absolutely safe.
as yet repoted.
No deaths are
being bant down by tha force ol the
wind. Sign boards bava been thrown
down at several plaoea tn the eityj the '
wires 01 tne wiepnone ana telegraph
lines orosaed here and there and other '
little trioka played that while they
hindered and lnoonvefiienoed various
business for a U me, dy - but a small
amount of damage. East' OregonUn. '
Obni'Paul Dying j
' St Louis, Feb. 28 A letter reoeived -In
this dfty 'by General 'Benjamin yil
j'ben, formerly of tbe Boer arrby, an
nouncoi (hat ex-Preskfen gruger of
tbe Boer repnblio ia slowly ying: as
an exile at Mentonerance', and that
Dr Boi'tt. state aedreUry Under Freai
dent Kruger, Is also an exile in Hol
land and ,a constant : sufferer from
nervous prostiation., T ': '
Monroe and Jeffries
f NeWjJfork'Feb . 29-lffries and
Monroe were matched here Way to
meet in a 20-rouud contest for tha
heavyweight obamnloiishiD of tha
world at Han Franofsoo in J the last
week fn May. ?
SENSATIONAL ; SILIf
For Three Dayi' i';
Monday, Tuesday ind lyiidhfyAayT'
We believe our customers think as we do about perfumes that the best
are none too good, and that the finer qualities are cheapest in the long
run and far more satisfactory to us. Wo keep no poor perfumes at all,
The cheapest here are high grade gooils, though our price is no mure
than is often charged for poor. We sacrifice profits for our customers;
good and believe our method is appreciafed.
HERE ARE SOME OF THE MOST POP ULAH ODORS
Palestine Clover Rose of India
kh Madam Butterfly ot
We have a very large perfume trade and this insures freshness of stock,
which is an important consideration.
Bridges and Booth
to the Roseburg land
""Washington, Feb; 29 The Jprest
dent sent to tbe senate the following
nominations: Panama oanal com'
mtsstoner, Walker, Chairman; regis
ter of tba land officer at Koseburg,
Ois., J. T. Bridges; receiver of public
moueysat RoseburK, J. H. Booth.
NEWLIN DRUG CO.
LA GRAND E, OREGON
SI RIKE SETTLED
Haciameoto, Feb. 29 Tbe boiler
makers' strikeof tbe Southern Faciflo
shops, is settled amicably. The men
will go back to woik tomorrow.
Ywterday's freight brought ut the largett shipment
of silks we have ever received. These" silks come
from one of the largest importers in the United
States, and represent the choicest selections from
the silk producing world. Even with our excep-
tional facilities for buying at bed-rock prices,'
this was indeed a sensational purchase. We are
satisfied with the uual margin, and will open the
season by placing on sale more than $3,500.00
worth of the best assortment of silks ever offered
for your choosing For three days only. Note the
prices carefully. Better still, come in and see, the
silks on display.
Pongee Silk 33 inches
extra good quality
The yd U
figured Pongee 28
inches wide. Tbejrci
60 Waist Patterns
4 4'yard cus.l Beautiful'. corded isltks
jno two patterns alike I fVC
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. ... .Japanese Silks
27 Inches wide in all colors 'at the
, usual price for. 24-luoh -,4 Vi c A
aiiKa. rne ya :..
, . Brocaded Silks
In colors, blue nnd pina,
white. Regular 1,26 OO
value. Tha yd ,v,.v... j sOO
J Changeable Taffetas vi
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, , '1 Figured Silks
Id many beautiful patterns, atrlpeH
and ohecka. 1.00 values "7 0
. 21 Inches wide, regular .
. 1.50 values. Tbo yd..
Imported Ponnee 38
inches wide . The yd
Lace Striped silk. In black,
freen and tan. Extra AO
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19-lnob TaffeU silk all oolore '
regular .so values ?c Blaok grenadine.
f4.....l...i i O i . atripea and figured.
Julius Konsdi vliited Elgin on bus!
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