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About La Grande morning observer. (La Grande, Or.) 1901-1904 | View Entire Issue (April 22, 1904)
LA GRANDE, OREGON. FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 22. 1904.
The Three Chicago Car
Barn Bandits and Rob
bers Will be Executed
Chicago, April 21 The governor
this morning affirmed the reo imrnrn
datioo of the Slate board of pudoai
agaioat interfering with tbe sentence
of death imputed Oti Cerbarner Van
dine, anil nil three bandit will be
hanged tomorrow morning. Nelder-
; meter alone and Marx and Vaqdine
. Three guarts are .ritli eot of the
men aud Iwo dooto.-s reiu force Nei
dermeier'e. One guard lira on hie bed
others ill by bins on eaoh tide. Ho
' la not permitted to pot bis hands
under the oovera . Tbe wound he In
flloted in tbe attempt at suioide is
till open. - 1'
The . bandit (mile with-, pleated
vanity when the gnaid compliment
uim on his abrewdaei V
A ' priest was , with NeUwmier
three hours this morning without ap
parently ooovijcug the condemned
Vendine, after the renepiion of a
telegram from Si ia mother 1 1 flprlng
fle'd, notifying him ol ber failure - to
secure gubernatorial clemency called
for a priest. .',.'; ...'.. - -
Score of evangelists visit the jxil
and offer prayer and bring flowers.
New York April SI United S-
Commissioner Parson! arrived I
He said that after their, arrival Auril
4. tlieemal uoniinieion exaniiren (Jo
Ion ami (lien proceeded to INnu .is,
whore they met the president.
Inspection of the work a'rodil Vone
then coinmeiired. They ex-imined the
ce'eliraled Kmparad r and Unlebra cuts
and traverser! tire Cnegres rv -r some
miles, to study the construction neoess
aro to control this stream.
The net .result in his opinion is that
tl)8 construction of the canal is perfect
ly feaSltjle, althorigh it is too early to
peak of detail and I t ih-
Nominations Made By
Prohibitionists in Two
Districts is Held to be
Salens, April 21 Attorney General
Crawford hold In an opinion handed
to the secretary of state that the nomi-
Inatlons marie by the prohibition party
for congr as In the two district and
other dlstri t officers a-e Invalid, be
cause the law provides that the assem
bly of elector must be r sidents of the
district for which tbe nomination are
made, and tire certificates do not show
that such is the caee
. Just what effect this will have on the
congressional electron cannot easily be
foretold, as there are about 2,000 voters
of that parly in this district alone, aird
it Is not known where the votes will be
cast, If at a I, when their nominee, can
THE CHICAGO STORE
THE BUSY BIG STORE.
A Few Prices on MEN'S TROUSERS, commencing April 21 and
lasting until May I." The swellcst line of Men's Trcusers ever
offered in La Grande, at reduced prices. The following prices go
until May I.
Recuihr price $S 00.
" " 6 00.
" " 5 00.
" " 4 50.
'!" " 4 00.
" " 3 50.
" " " 3 00.
" " 8 50 .
Corduroy Pants go at these prices. Call
. swellest patterns
.Sale price $8 76
. " ." 5 00"
" 4 25
. '' " ; 4 00 ; ,
. " 8 60 '
" 3 00
. " " 2 65
. " ' " 2 15
and see some of the
THE CHICAGO STORE
MURPHY BRO'J., Prop's.
arafcataaaV J mmamm
"TTT r TTT rV TT TI TW rTWrTT 1
All inf-ilir r.s ditfiiK f nif ).( i m rii' (iit s. The gemis tlire wlieiever
thr-re i (iBinprKca imd dp(ny. Tlif-1'' n if ii c i piiinBl lliei'i is lo uinke
tbe homo n sanitary tln.l geiius n 1 1 1 1 - ' ,;ot a ftxit b M. Alt ftinks, (IraliiB,
cellnrs, closcta, on'J othfr tiangr r spot mi, si lie kepi tlmronebly (hfiufrcted.
We linve all tbe reli itlp fn nigaiorH :rn-l ii si. f tni3. E b bas its ap
"propiuite use. Tim quality f pvorytln wr; "'ipily it tbo highest pn.l the
price is light. Cmi give ynd tiny rpe iai iiifiinin.ti'ju von neetl.
NEWLIN DRUG CO.
n t be placed on the ticket. ' '
There are also about 2.000 prohibition
vote in tlra aoonrl congressional dis
trict, the exact eote in 1002, being l,ft7.
It ia now the agonltlno; questlou in both
congressional district to kuow whli h
way the prohibitionist vote will fall in
the absence of a prohibition candidate.
Salem Or April 21 D Trotter, a
prominent merohant of 8tylon, It Is
alleged, made an attempt on the life of,
hi wife on Sunday afternoon, and as a
result waa arraigned before Justice W
H Queener last evening and waa relees
ed upon hi furnishing (500 to appear
for preliminary hearing on Thursday of
Frank Hoffmier, who was anaiog
ed yesterday morning before recorder
Miller on a charge of stealing a aaw
plead guilty and waa Bned $6 and
cost. Thefautaaa we were able to
find out were that Kiank sold a saw
to Fred Jacobs thai, did not belong to
him reoeiviog one dollar. Now it. ia
to be hoped that this will be a lesson
to the young man. B' oirdei Miller b
fore passing sentenoe reviewed the
gravity of the offense an in tbe faith
Plot Has Been Discov
ered for Blowing Up
of War Ships now Be
ing Built :
St Petersburg April 21 A reported
plot has been discovered for blowing op
of warships now buildirg In, Buasla.
Infe.nnl machine are aald to have been
found in the ship building yanls near
the cruisers Almas andJemtahug, while
Jap pie are reported to have been
taken in custody near the battleship
Uorodlnod, . . ,
AMERICANS IN DANGER ;
Berlin April 21 The Franktuter
Zeltung prints dUpatoh from Its Man
churia corresp indent, reporting that
bitter auti-Aau'rican feeling ia pre
valent there, o'ldiingerlna; the lives of
those who failed to flee before the hos
tilities were thoroughly under way,
Four Americans are detained at Muk-
tbat be would never ag'iin have ooo
aion to appear before trim gave him 'den nn,,8r uhrgJ of ogpi0nago In behalf
tne loweet possinie sentence,. . rrana of the Jupanese.
is nut a bad to. king .boy and it is
to be hoped that iu tbe future be will
abandon all such "get. rich quick"
schemes. This should alo be a warn
ing tii o ber young men and boys.
From Dr. Biggers
Under data of April 17tb. DrQW
Bigsere who loft hero on March 21th.
on a vacation trip writes from . Phoe
nix A T that be has been visiting an
invalid sister at that oity for the past
two weiks, and that on that date 'he
will start north, nnd that hi- will stop !
over in and about Los Angeles Cal,
week or 10 daya and that he will re
turn to La Oiaude the first week in
.May. The doctor Jim not found Phoe
nix a pleasant place fur rest and re
creation as the thermoniter haa rang
ed from 90 to 101 degrees in tbe shade
eirce he baa been there. He hopes to
find Los Angeles and vicinity more
pleaeaut but expeots to find no
better than Li Grande, "
An Englishman arrested at Port Ar
thur, charged with being a spy ba been
hanged at Mukden. v ,
Tbe persecution cfJows I also vigor
oua. .. .. " -v i v .. ,
sn ll bot rn no u p port a bt h n b
" Borne April 21 A Cheo Foo telegram
this mornlno atatas that Togo ha a
Bpeoial boat prepared and will, make
another attempt to bottle Port Arthur
harbor tt nlgbt. ..- ' .'!', ,
Seattle, Ap.il 21 A M Demlng ha
aiarrlveikhereroinrnissioned to buy 10,000
norses lor .lupau. xie win enueavor , lo
fill the i rder with stock from Oregon
The Telephone company ha just
completed tbe placing ol tin new
residence phones in the olt?. The fol
lowing are those who have bad phone
plaoed in their residence together
with their numbers:' -
778, J D Kerr --
1916, H 0 Oilman 1
1724, Mat Matsoo
1471, Geo Palmer
1897, Osie Cade
1693, J L Bowen
1786, L F Derringer ,;
1446, O E Slaok
1916, T E Buehler.
1487, H O Grady
The company is adding new phone
very day and tbe lime will eooo be
when those not having a phone in
their borne or place of business will be
Blizzards r , ; :
8t. Louis, April 21 A severe storm
raged here today, at time assuming
the proportion of a bliiiaid. The
storm began with a sleet storm follow
ed by a fall of 20 degree of tempora-
tuie. Following there was a mow
fall of five inoues. Street tramo waa
impeded and train were late. :
SNOW IN KENTUCKEY
Lsuiaville, Ky April 81 Dlspatol
et received report a heavy snowfall
and damage to fruit in Western Ken
tucky. ' '
; ZEBOIN VESJlONT v
Montpeller, Vt., April 21 C ntral
aud Northern Vermont are enow oov
ered as tbe result ol a snow toim
wbicb began last night and atill pre
vailed today. . The mercury aid a'
Oswego, N Y April SI A . furiod
now storm 1th high winds anu lov
temperature wss raging in Ibis sectlot
today, Bliisaid conditions prevail
throughout Northern New York. r
COLDEST APRIL IN TEN .YEAR4
Hagaaatown, Md., April 21 The
oddest weather in April for ten year
pievails in tbl suction. Small streams
were frozen over.
HEAVIEST IN THIRTY YEARS
, Evansville, Iud., April 21 lie
h avieat auowfall in 30 years ba de
layed trafflo today and all train are
late, "' ''-. .'
N CAROLINA TRAFFIC IMPEDED
Charlotte, N O April 21 A snow
storm today impeded street-car and
team railroad trafflo. ,:.?,
One of the Most Sue-
'- -" " '" V i' '' :-
i cessful Events Yt?t Giv-
en by Prof, "and Mrs.
W. A. Simpson.
Building New Bridge v
The OBAN haa a force' of about
200 men at work oo the bridge and
traok in the Burnt rivnr" canyon at
the scene ol the reo.mt washout . 1 The
ooncrete pier ol one ol the immonee
steel .bridges was loosened and will be
replaoed and a ' temporary piling
bridge la being built around tbe ateel
structure which will have to be. re
moved while tbe pier is being replno
ed. ' ',. ; ...
Water In Burnt river was two --feet
higher at this flood than it . waa in
tbe high water of. 1894, jwheu - the
track and bridges were so bsdly dam
aged. Train are, now running re
gularly. ; ' 1 :
Island City Party
Mrs Alfred Houlat cnteruintd
number ol ber lady mends at wmst
yesterday afternoon, at her home in
Island Oity. lho first -pnia wan
warded to Mr Book and the booby
priae to Mrs Btisseil. A dainty luqob
was served and a most pleBnt after
noon was enjoyed by the ladix. Those
pres nt were Mondamei .Vloldun, . Al
lison and Bosk of Li UiattileV'MeS'
dame Albert Hunter,' Holmes, Fred
Kiddle, Kirkpalrlnlc Clarjf Russell,
Cowl and Garity ami
Brown, Maude Walter, Edoa' Huu
ter'Adna Huuter aod Pearl Hunter,
One of the inost
yet given in this city under tbe direc
tion ol Prof, and Mr W - A Simpson
was tbe Farmer.' danee given in the
Armory hall last evening. ;'
All the farmer lads and lauiea
were tbere and lo cay that .they-; bad :
th time oj. their live is; not ''patting
it too . stronglv. ,Tber were- tnany
oomlo oostumesthat gave to ihe-obar-aoteis
the appeara"uce ol tbe eaatern
hack wodds oountry- green'' born.
Olaude-Bnaerwas a whole iShow .by.
himself at d otcntod muoli amusement
.y his Ordinal minuory. : ( i ; . ; :
: AltogAttMU! tbe iUuoo-wh vny
successful alfair, ; Prof. ul Mrs Siro-
pdon baveEilahhtihedrreputtrons tor.
making a tucooss.olStvery thing wbiuh
tney undertake aud iheir danoe ate
looked forward to with anticipations
of a most pleasant time.
' ' Whist Club
' . ' . '.-, '!'
The Wbist Club was entertained at
the home of Mrs Sargent yesterday
afternoon by JVIeidanreaSatgent and
Ormond. ' if - .'' s
Mr Oavana won-abferlrst prix and
Mr W ill 8nodgraea tbe second. Those
p eseot weie MosdatusVXnvea, Wnite.
Hefiry, 0 Dun,' Puttisao, ' Remile'rd.
Ed Tbooia'. JCiiott, SimpFOO Onvaua"
and BnutigMtSt : :: 'i
The nt'xt patty will be held . at I he
home'oi Mra Thomas, who will be as
sisted iu eoterlaiuing by Mr Henry.
Sile Selected .
The member , ol . the ...oity, council
met last night and by almost unanim
ous vote decided upon tbe ite off-r d
by tbe O R N Oo on the bill. ; i . '
There is no question but what tbe
Mftses 'Ksouiefo'inoil) tbis matter will meet with
'ba epnror.il of the majority of Itie
oittiiius. : '. - .
Talk About Eyes
Is eometim' necessary to a limited
extent but talk and ready made glass
ea will not iimcdy delects. Au ex
amination to scientifically determine
the oause and a pair of glasses made
to fit is the prooeeure that give per
manent relief and ibat'a what Dr O D
Pons, the Eye specialist ol Salt Lake
City doea, will be at the Rainbow
Store in La Grande, April 23-25 con
sultation free. Dr Pons is no Strang
r hiie he mtk-- rfintur tr'p.
TWO DAYS ONLY!
Wedneeduy nurl Thursday. Ve plune on eale our
entire line of $1.23 Percale wrappers. Large assort
ment of coloring tbut will be sure to pleaeo. This is
just tbe tbing for hot days, around the house. For
TWO DAYS ONLY. .
Fruitdiile is puMiif( on rp-i'g vor
dure. I he o cli-tiiirt urn nil in fi
00 riitionr-ud ixnny gi-noiai mprov-
Mr BUck is htiildicg nn addition to
Mr Finn i niliili'i Ung a pnrtiob of
his fruit land in" len Here tracts and
is setting them ou' in fruit trees
J J Beldin he fi:iisntd pUnttng nu
300 trees an I will mov his Uoiih
from La Grande to bis fruit (arm
soon as Mr Beldin i. able to move
ICE The Ice is now in moi ion. Phone
your orJer to 1300 and the wagon will
ill ... r ,-3 . ,
KIMONAS ol the light, airy and comfortable
some of them trimmed in lae, olheie in canU
materials that make pleating coinbiiiutiop
price well that is iirzbt too V
60 'cents to $2,0 j
New Silk Flowers
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call promptly. ' ; 4 19 S 19
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