A' f TODAY'S NEWS TODAY Tonight showers and cooler Wedoesdey pertly cloudy. . LA EVENING 0 VOLUME IV LA GRANDE, UNION COUNTY. OREGON WEDNESDAY. MARCH 15. 1905 NUMBER 15 GRANDE RUSSIA DETERMINED: FIGHTING CONTINUES By Scrlpps News Association London, March 15.--A dispatch to the Central News from Tie Llug states' that the Japanese attacked the fcriifl cationa outside that town, bat were repaired. It li believed that the Jap anese loss is very heavy. JAPANESE ATTACK REPULSED 8t. Petersburg, March 15 General Koropatkin reports that the Japanese have been repulsed at Tie Pass and left a thousand dead. UNEV1TCU 8URR0UNDFD 8t Petersburg, March 15, Tne re port U current hnr th Gn;ral Ll viloh has been cut offend surrounded by two divisions of the Japanese un der General Nogl, wbloh was attempt ing a turning movsment west of 1'le Pass. TAKES KUROPATKIN'S PLACE The decision of the Council of War to send General Nicholovitoh to re place General Kuropatkin has been ap proved by the emperor RUSSIANS NOT ALARMED St Petersburg Marob 15 Prince Killkoff. Minister of the Pubiio Works and railways, in an interview on the subjot of peace, said that personnally he would be glad to see an end of the war, but that peace was impossible Reverence is Shown To Mortal Remains Scripp News Association) Honolulu, March 15 The remains of Mrs. Stanford were sent to Sun Francisco this morning on the steam er "Alameda," after the services at the church. All of that portion of the white population which could get away from their duties gathered at tbe thuroh and at the wharf to pay their final reverence to all that is mortal of 2 Don't have to be Ugly to toe Durable A shoe can be snappy and up-to-date in style and luxurious iu fit and at the same time bo made bones, plump leather that . , ,- wears and gives satisfaction. '. 4 1 " Men's S3.50 1 61 Jim GRAND PRIZE WINNERS AT . THE WORLD'S j FAIR, ST. LOUIS after the government had received General Kuropatkin'e telegraoa rela tive to the situation, and be stated that there was no reason for alarm. Tl e question of peace, he said, nuld bs solved by, the Zemaki Sobre but this would not be summoned soon, AGAIN IN OPERATION The train service on the Yinkow and fin Min Tin railroad will be re sumed tomorrow. LOSE A THOUSAND . St Petersburg Marob. 15 A tele gram from the front states that the J;2ccs Ti Ling yesterday and were repulsed by the troops of General Linevitob. 1 be Russian loss ess were a thousand, and many of the Japanese were left deed upon the field Scrippe News Association - Washington March. 16 United States Mjnister Grisoom reports to the 8tate Department that the two Amer ican military atttohees who wereoar tore I with tbe Russians al Mukden, and who will be brought to Tokio, are Colonel Uaward , of the medical corps and Capt. Judson of tbe engine oorps. Tbey will probably be sent some on a promise not to return to the Russian forces. the great philanthropist. The services at the Central Union church w a at tended by president Jordsn of Stanford University, MUm Uerner, and Govern or Carter, one of the honorary pall bearers, tbemembrs of the territorial senate and many others of note. Bishop Restarick, n old friend of the, deceas ed, conduced tbe seivices, and, when he reached the eulogy of the dead, 35c HOE PETE F R'S DIAMOND SPECIAL SHOES PROVE IT Other good Peter s Shoes at lowest prices in fact at auj price you want to pay and we recommend them. there were few dry eyts l the audience Miss Iterner wept silently as the Bis hop recounted the good deeds of her late mistress. PEOPLE SHOW REVERENCE Immediately after the services, the remains, under police eeoort, were conveyed to the wharf and placed on board the Alameda." Tbe wharf was orowded and, while the coffin was being carried to and np the gang plank, all hate were removed 'and heads re mained bared until tbe so It ma pro cession bad passed into the aalon. In cluding tbe funeral party, there were on tbe Alameda" deteotlvea Reynolds and Cullanden, with all the evidence gathered by themselves and the Hono lulu police. Dra Jordan end Uopklni made a signed statement before Bailing today. declaring that Mrs. Standard's death was due to natural causae, brought about by a comblnatka of circum stances end conditions. They pointed out ber advanced age, and stated that it was unusual exertion, unsuitable food, that she suffered nnuausl expos ure that day of ber death,' and that the strychnine in soda or capsules prob ably aggravated ber general Indispos ition. Tbey said that tbe presenoe of strychnine in the soda was probably doe to tbe druggist's error, or placed there for a tonic, and declared that Miss Kerner partook of the capsules and soda at tbe same time that Mrs. Stanford did, and that she fslt no ill results, . ANOTHER BOMB EXPLODES (By Borippe News Association) Moscow, Marob IS A heavy explo sion ocoured laat night in the Plaoe Den Theatres, one of the largest pubiio squares, and several persons, inolud- init. one who was Injured by the explosion were arrested, Wrecked in Storm By Scrippe News Association ' Qoeenstown, March 15 The British hip "May Castle," from Portland, Ore., was driven ashore in the White gate roads, and tbe seas are breaking over ber, but there is a chance of sav ing her. , Tbe Iriah and Engliah coasts have been swept by a hurricane wbloh baa caused considerable damage . Women's SB3.00 GUARDS KILL AN OFFICER ( By 8crlppa Ne wa Association ) Van Couver Wash Mob. 16 iran eis it. Boon, Sod. Lieutenant in tbr 19. b Infantry, this morning attempt ed an escspe immediately upon re esiviog a sentenoe for one years im prisonment. He brushed aside the guards and started to run. Refusing to halt when oalled opon, be was shot by tbe guards and is dying. . Last September be scoured money from bis brother officers on (alee pretenses, tell ing them that be was going to visit- bis wife who was siok iu San Fraoois oo, but instead, he went with an other woman fo Canada, and returned here last Jsnuary to face trial. Boon was promote! from tbe ranks and was tbe eon of a wealthy Kentuckian. Fleet Moving (By Hcrlppe Mews Association) Singapore March 16 Four Japa nese cruisers have arrived 6tt this port from tbe eastward, apparently the advance guard ot Admiral Togo'a flees. Deadly Explosion By SorlppsNewe Association Johnstown Pa, Maroh 16 The ex plosion' of a (locomotive boiler at Bolivar this afternoon resulted In be death f tbe engineer and the serious injury of nine other persons. Better Fix Sidewalks The postal inspector of the post office department was In the city J si terday and, opon receiving the In for matlon that the business of this office had sufficiently increased to justify the government to putting in a free delivery system, he made it a point to iook over u e oiiy to see li tne general conditions were auch as to romnlr with the requirements of the postal department, and he Informed post master Kicney that, before be would recommend tbe adoption d tbe system the sidewalks ot this city would have to be Improved, and li would be absolutely necessary that the houses l numbered. In addition to the advantages of hav ing your mall delivered, this meaus that fonr government employes will be added to tbe payroll of the oity Three mall carriers and one additional olerk in the postofuoe. Good Mr John Ulockland baa pnrobasod the Henry Bankers farm, twelve miles north of this city which is one of th beet Improved (arms on the Sandrldtff payiug 14,400 for tbe 240 acres beiny $00 per acre. Prior to tble purchase Mr Blovkland was one of the largest land owners in tbe valley. in one respect this sale la of more than ordinary importance as it shows what good land la worth in Grande Bonds. Mr Ulockland ia no novi e He Is one of tbe wealthy farmera thU valley and be has made his wesltli from tbe products .of our rich land Be has always followed the system of Investing bis profits tn tbe best la ul that eoald be obtained and thoee of u who have known b!m and know hi careful and oonservative manner ol doing business know that when John dockland pays 100 an acre for laud that it is worth it -. The first ear load of oedar poles fur the Uraade Sonde Electric Co, are ex pected to arrive oaTtodaye freight. Buys Farm PLUNGED KNIFE IN HIS NECK Vlsalia, Cel., March 16.-Frank Brady, the well known resident of Lladaay, who was suffering from an aneurism in his nerk, committed sui cide on the steps of tbe Masonic ball la this city yesterdsy by plunging a knife blade Into I is neck and died within a few minutes. Brady had been In tbe hospital (or several davs and bad been informed that he had but a short time to live, as the aneurism was about to Inrst. Early In the morning ha left tbe hos pital, unknown to his attendants. Shortly before dayllgLt he waa seen sitting on the stei a of the ball., lie drew a knife from his pocket, opened tbe blade, pulled down his shirt collar and plunged the blade into his neck. tie was dead when help arrived. WILL TACKLE TRUST By Soripps News Association Washington March 16 Commission er ol Corporations, Jamea R Oar Held, will leave tonlg'.t for a short fishing rip in the south, and then prooeed to Kansas to tackle tbe oil octopus. There will be no public hearings but conference will be 'held with men connected with the oil interests and members' of the legifrfatnre. Com missioner Garfield will, visit Chanute and other ot the storm centres ot the oil agitation The Czar Threatened By Soripps News Asoolation Berlin March 16-The fiuwlan Revolutionist Society announce that the Czar has received an ultimatum from the revolutionary committee tatin that ouless he granted tbe parliament ou a basis ot universal suffrage and secret ballot by April 1st other means of coercion would be employed against him, from vhioh nothing can proteot him, GRtASON CASE IS CONTINUED Soripps Newa Association Harrlsburg March 16. The pardon board today contjnued the oases of tbe negro, Bamuel Greasou, and Mrs. Kae Edwards, who were oonvlcte J of mur derlng the woman's husband Set For Trial 'By BcrlppsNewr Atfociatlon New York Maroh 16-AsaUtant Attorney Rand announced today that the of trialNan Patterson would . bo moved for thJ 10th day of April. The announcement was made after consult atlon with Miss Patterson's attorney, The Nurse Will tell you that the success of a prescription de pends on tbe purity of its ingredience. There is as much variety in medicine as in other merchan dise. In our prescription-filling "Qnlity" is always our first consideration. . You can implicity trust your prescription to us quality, accuracy and the right price are the never failing trio upon which we think we have a right to appeal for your patronage. A. X. Registered Phone, Farmers Line, 68 Pacific States 1361 THE OIL FIGHT BEGINS By Soripps News Awooi ition Chanute, Kan., March 16. The tak ing of depositions in the United States caaeaga.nat the Santa Fe railway, in beball of tne oil producer, began here today. The' Santa Fe people were repreeened by three attorneys, who ob jected to the entire proceeding on le gal grounds Foster Allen, manager for I N Knapp, testified that th ad vance tn freight rates drove Knapp out of business " , HELD FOR GIRL'S DEATH By Scripps News Association New York, March 16. Thomas G Degan, a young broker, has been held by the police in connection wltb the death of pretty Mamie 8avage, ag d twenty six years, whose desd body waa taaen ont oia oab at the Gates Avenue polioe ststlon In Brooklyn esrlv th's morning. The death was the result ol a heavy drinking bout, from which le gan recovered. Writ Withdrawn ( Uy Soripps News Association) Chicago March 15 Attorn Ptnb yesterday withdrew the petition for a writ of hitbeaa corpus for Jobann Hoch, wno ia cbarged with bigamy and wif" murder, thla notion leavea the oaaa 'ln statu quo," and Hoch will now to compelled to stand trial for both bigamy an I murder. He Kills His Wife Gras Valley, Pal , March 16.-WI1I lam Trebilcox shot and instantly kill- l bis wife and dangerously wounded h r cousin, Charles Allen, in tbe outskirts of this city. No apparent cause is KiTou luririe crime, ireouooi ana ha wife had been married eight year, bnt their life was unhappy. He carou home after an absence ot some tim-. and waa met at the front door by A I ten, who has not yet reached his n.:i-. joriry. lie burst In ordered Allen out of the place and threatened to kit him. Allen jumped behind a door, drev a pistol, having naught sight ot Trebii cox's weapon, and fired. The eh t went wild and Trebilcox reach i around the door and, fired,' sending a bullet through Allen's thigh, lie t hr n dashed through the door and his a ife fled out the rear door. As she did i o, Trtbilcox flrod at close range, t he ( bullet stria u I or In the back of the head. 8Iie fill .'uad in a pool of blood and the Doctor HIL.L, Pharmacist. La Grande, Or.