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About La Grande morning observer. (La Grande, Or.) 1901-1904 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 29, 1904)
LA GRANDE. OREGON, MONDAY EVENING, AUGUST 29. 1904
Luther Burbauk. Wizzard of Floraculture,
Changed the Color of th? Colden
Santa Rosa Cal. Aug 29 Luther
Burbsnk, tbe wizird of floriculture and
horticulture, has performed another
Not entinfled with baviog b'anohed
the bl ckbnrr), pitted th prune, and
put out the eyes o! the bumble potato,
be his painted the poppy the golden
yellow California poppy and painted
her red. He has changed the sun jet
hue of the flower into the crimson
Escbacholtzia, a veritable wond r in
Has a Large Crop. I
Walter Fierce bas returned from
Hot Lake and a visit to bis wheat
r.mchre in the Grande co untry Mr
Pierce reports baviog harvest d a
large orop. He is interested iu two
wheatraising firms, being one-half
partner in eaoh. The total yield on
i he fat ms operated by these concerns
wi'l exceed 100 ,000 bushels. Tribune.
North Powder School.
Tbe work on the sobool building it
being rapidly pushed. As there bas
been some delay on tbe account of b
ing unable t" oHiin lumber but now
they will rush the work.- Progressive
Killian Roeati, who resides nea
Stetl'sSpur, while loadiog a carol
wood Saturday was charging the po
tition of the car and fe 1 in front of
tbe wheels and bis boy (topped the
FINE - SHOES - FOR - MEN
HIGH GRADE ONLY
We have received a shipment of the above well known fine shoes for men,
consisting of all feizes and widths.
See our Nettleton Shoe Window, where you will see a combination of lapts and
patterns. Fit, Comfort, Style, Individuality and effect pre all combined in the
The Chicago Store
THE BUSIEST STORE IN TOWN
Adams Ave., La La Grande, Oregon.
The work baa been one of many,
many months it was begun and end
ed in "Wizard" Buibank'sexperiment
al grounds at this place under his own
watchful care. First of all, brilliant
blossoms of the sunset hued variety
were paled by several years' selection
and close a'tcrtion before t'.ie, first at
tempt at rouging was made. Miladi's
eheeks wee then given a faiot touch
of pink by what alchemy tbe magi
cian alune knows.
oar. He was extricated and Dr Hall
was oatled who made an examination
aud aside flora severe bruises found
no boons br ken but it will bs some
time before his back will regain its
usual str -ngth. Mr Rnesti may con
sider that he came out fortunate.
The funeral of the late Richard H.
Orosson, who was killed in Si Louis a
few days ago, tbe particular ol wh'ch
were previously published in thee
oo'.umns will take place i t this city
tomorrow afternoon from the Presby
terian clinch at 2 o'clock. The in er
ment will follow in the Odd Fellowe
cemetery. All friends of the deceased
and family are invited to attend.
Justice Ho igu'B court was occupied a
few moment this forenoon in trying
Geo White, Frank Foster, -fret? Dawtw
and Jamas McClearney and bound
them over to appear bo fore the October
term of the circuit court in the sum of
Nettleton lasts are creations of study and thor
ough knowledge of the anatomy of the human
If you have had trouble with your feot try pair
of Nettleton's fine shoes; then you will realize where
the trouble was.
Prices $6.00, 16.50 aud $7.00.
Pat. Calf, Valore Calf, Pat Eid, Pat Colt. Pat
Cordovan, Chrome Wax, Kangaroo and many
-2u0 eaoh, charged witt) stealing a va
lise from the waiting room of the de
p .t, belonging to A 8 Hill who is em-:
ployed on Pioroe Bros farto six wiles
east of tbis oitr. Marshal Rayhuro.'
within a fen moments after bring not- '.
I tied of the misHiuK property soon lo
cated it in be possession of the alto re
named defendant. One pair of Bbous
had been sold and the proceeds invest -ed
in beer and they were attempting
I in ilianAU nf fl anifc nf clftthpR. Tllft
, men are nil transient working men to a j
oi-naln extent ami were out (or a time '
and the logical conclusion alter hear
ing tbe evidence is that they wereslio t
of the price af a oan of beer and tor k
this method to continue their aupp y.
Walla Walla, Wash., Aug. 29 Bi.ls
were advertised for today tor the con
struction of the Carnegie library. Tl.i
building is to be 47x49 feet, two stories
bigb, the first story of atone aud tho
second story of pressed brick trtmnu i
with either Tenino eandstore or Kl.;in
A triangular Bite on Alder and P.i-
louse streets bas bsen donated by F. '.
Elliott nf this plaue. It is tbe inten
tion to oomplete tbe building this fill
Secretary of the U. S. Treasury
Leslie M. Shaw in hU speech at Bp -knne
on Aug. 26 thus describes home
',1 insist that the protective tariff' n
cut diamonds has contributed to the
American market to the exteutof teu
or fifteen million! per annum. But it
has dooe violence to Mr. Clark's til- -ory
that there should hi a unilorin
duly on luxuries and if the democratic
party ba right it ha done violence to
the constitution of tbe United Slates
for Ibis 10 per cent duty on ?ut dia
monds w..8 not for the purpose of re
venue and iu part for the purpose of
building an industry and it bas be u
successlul in both .
The republican party believes in a
home market. It ".relieves in wags
sufflcienily high to enubls nur people
to eat thr-e meals per day, sleep be
tween shetts and pi tee a rooT, owned
or rented over the bibie?. In this it
baa ever been successful. I u proof ol
this I ci e the fiot, well established b,
tin Jreocrds tbst the American people
ooiiDU.'iie one quarter of tbe cottou
fiber of the world. One twentieth oi
tbe pe pie of tbo wnild oould not con
sume one quarter of the cotton fiber
ol tbe world if they were oom pelted to
patch and darn and mend and if they
did not some time burn to save laun
dry bills. -
Senator Proctor told me not 90 days
ago that his Vermont marble wcrks
employed several times aa much ma
chinery iu tbe marble industry as all
the balance of the wi rid, and he add
ed that the United States eonsumea
one half of tbe marble of tbe woild.
I was astonished and be pointed to a
cemetery with the remark : "That is
where the marble of the world goes.
None of our people are too oor to
plaoe a little blook at the heads of
their dear ones. They are not able to
do this in other countries."
OF WEAL HY WOMAN
Chicago, Aug. 29 As a result of sus
picions of foul play In the oaseof Mrs.
J. H. MoVioar who (Med at Pasadena
Tbuisday night, ber attorney today
notified tbe Chicago banks not to
honor any drafts against ber estate.
An autopsy is being held today.
Her stepson and attorney are deter
mined to make a thorough investiga
tion and it is understood tbey have
in'ormation in their possession tbat
will show that a crime has been com
Woman Stands off Mob
of Strikers with a
Loaded Shot Gun
One Man Shot.
Chioruo, Aug. 2!). A BirioiiB riot oc
curred tonight in front of a saloon on
Ada street. Several men who olaimed
to be non union wore pursued along
Ada street and in order 1 1 escape tbo
mob, whioh numbered several hundred
and was pelting them with stones, raced
into the saloon The saloon keeper
barrlcadid the do r ufte' the men had
entered and refused to admit the crowd
They at once smashed u'l the windows
iu the pluce and break'ng down tho
doors rushed In and domauded that
the saloon keeper give up the non-union
men. The saloon keepers wife
ran up stairs and relumed w ith a shot
gun. .She commenced firing as soon
as she entered the room and her first
shot took off Oct in the shoulder of the
leader of the mob. The orowd at once
fled from the place, but after retreat
ing a short distance, tbe mob roturuod
to the attaok. Tho woman, with her
shotgun reloaded, too1! a position in
the doorway and stood waiting for tbe
mob when a. wagon lod of police came
around tbe corner, 'the ofheers at
once charged tho orowd and dispersed
it, capturing nine members of the
Jute Mill Report
Walla Walla, Wanh , Anguut 20,
The monthly official roiort of the
Washington state penitentiary jute 1
mills was made public today. There
were 1,5(J0, 000 snckj made and deliver-
ed : orders on file and to be fll ed. l'2.'i.-1
400 sacks; sacks on bund, ItoO, lift; jute
on hand, when manuf .cturtd, 4 'JO, 000
After Tyler's Body
(it. Maries, Idaho, August 29. Dep
uty Sheriff William, of Mullen, Idaho,
and Deputy Sheriff J M Elliott arrived
oo tbe sleamo' tichley Brlday evening.
Williams left at 4 a. m. the following
day for the Marble creek country to
look for the missing claim Join per,
A Temporary Injunction
Secured in Multnomah
County to Prevent
Submission to a Vote.
The suit to have the local option law
declared onoonatitutional has been
brought in Multnomah county by
Htnry Weinhard the weslthy browr r.
A temporary injunction bas been sc
oured restraining the county cleik of
that county from submitting the ques
tion to the voicrs and the case will be
argued on Septemb-r 7. The rensons
assigned in the complaint for the un
constitutionality of tbo local option
law are as fe llows:
Beoause it was not submitted to the
governor for bis sppiou l was not
The Great Fashion Center
Yours for Fall Trade
signed bl him, uor returnod with h e
ol-jiotionB, nor filed by bim in tbe i ( .
ficeof theeoretary of state; ibat tl s '
law was not legally submitted to tl a
electors beoause the petition for i:a
submission was not signed by eight
per cent of tbe vot re, that it oonftrt :
an unlawful delegation of lug sPuve
authority to the county cou't, tint
the title does not give notice that it fl '
uulawful to soil liqu rs, that the liu .
ittive aud refureiiduin act is contrary
to the constitution ol ihn Unit-d Str .
es wbetein a republican f rm of gov
ernrmut is guarantee.1, that it unlw ;
fully prohibits tbe sale of liquor .
the prescription of a physician not
engaged in pr,ctloe, that It is oo .
'r.rj to8eotioo 21 of the coostitutlouj
thit it unlawfully attempts' to dele
gate the prohibition question pr.
cincta and that it provides for illegal :
seiiruh warrant) and rules of evidence.
Bt Peterfburg Aug. 29 Oiar Niohn- ' .
las and the grand dukes bade fnrswell ;
at the railway station touight io
I'rince Louis of Batten burg and Prince
Hopry o! Frueaia, representatives i f
Great Britain and of Germany at th
lilirlsti iiiiig ol the czarevitch.
OF LA GRANDE
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