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LA GRANDE, UNION COUNTY. OREGON, TUESDAY. DECEMBER 19. 1905.
TODAY'S NEWS TODAY
WALSH'S BARK PAYS OUT
10 THEIR EXfllfD
Mori JHinois, Bank , of Wfeicli WalsH
- r I i . '
(Scrlppe News Association)
' Chicago, Dec. 19. Th depositor of
the Chicago National and the Home
Saving banks gathered early this morning
taking the police unaware . and great
confuaion , resulted. The applicant are
getting their money as fast as the tellers
can count it out to them.
'. ''MO OFFICIAL COMPLAINT
V U. S. District Attorney Morrison said
that he had received no official notice ot
any Intention to prosecute Walsh, but
tated that he could not anticipate what
the proper authorities would do in the
matter. He also stated that it would be
impossible for him to instigate any action
until he has received official knowledge'.
Bank Comptroller Ridgely and Bos
worth stated that if any reputable citi
zen made the proper representation they
would take cognizance. The state's at
torney, Hailey. etated that he was not
making any investigation on his own ac1
count and had received no complaint.
Ridgely appeared at the bank this morn
ing and stated that a complete Investi
gation was nearly completed and that he
expected to finish the investigation this
afternoon. He expects to start for Wash
CITY FUNDS SAFE ',
; The finance commltte of the city coun
, cil met this afternoon to consider ht con
dition of the two and a half million dollars
of city funds which are in . the Chicago
National bank.'.aad after an exhaustive
examination decided that the city funds
were safe and the city was fully pro
tected. ' . . .; . v.'. ' .
RUN OH BEDFORD BANK
: Bedford III. Dee, 19. The Walsh fail
ure resulted today in a run upon the
Bedford National Bank, ot which Walsh
is orssident. This move on the part of
the depositor was not unlooked for and
i . . . -.
was brought from Chicago to sum the
attack. All night long money wa ;er-
rlving.' ' .' ' , : r
WALSH APPEARS AMONO OEPOJlTORS
Walsh appeared at the bank at ten
thirty this morning. He alighted from
his carriage a block and a half distent
from the bank and walked through the
crowd of anxious 6pcsitars unrecognized,
He appeared calm and smiled with as
surance when he was asked If he feared
criminal prosecution. He appear con
fident that the law is unviolated, though
he refuses to say a word. " " '
PAID FIVE MILLION DOLLARS TODAY
At three o'clock this afternoon, the
time of closing the bank for the day, it
was announced that all inside would be
paid, btft those orf the outside must wait
for 'Jimwrrow. The official refuse to
attempt to estimate the amount paid out
today,'., but the teller who, handled the
cash all day are sure that at least five
million dollar was paid today through
the clearing house, -
j LA GRANDE'S HEADQUBRTERS H
OF ALL SORTS
Suitable gifts for young and old in endless variety, and
of the thoroughly good sort. Hundreds upon hundreds
of articles to meet all wants and at prices that are sure
to prove an agreeble surprise and make your Ghristmas
buying a pleasure, not a burden.
Visit our Xmas Store, where. Xtnas buying is a '
pleasure, Everything conveniently displayed so
you can ramble around,' see and examine for
... yourself.' , .
FRENCH STAC AMD EBONY TOILET SETS j .) '. j- ,,
COLLAR. CUFF AND HANDKERCHIEF BOXES
fancy inlaid japanese boxes '
fancy imported chinaware
" dolls in endless. variety .
i ;v. . . MAGIC lanterns i , . ,v .. , . s , v ..
j; MOVING PICTURE' .MACHINES
" ' 'j'tMl Iv f FANCY LINENS, Mexican. Brunswick
FANCY HOLIDAY NECKWEAR
i: '!?-; -Jt!f av. FANCY, SUSPENDERS'. ;-' : iV - -j
and hundreds of other useful articles too numerous
5 . to mention.
4 ri, '' ' . .
ALL HER FORTUNE
- It developee that Grace Taggart, who
was the defendent in the celebrated case
of Captain Taggart, of the United States
army, has eight thousand dollars, pract
ically her entire fortune in the Equitable
Trust, one of the concern which has
failed. , ' . r.v
(Scrlppe News Association)
Chicago, Pec., 1 9 An explosion occur-
ed in the lithographic establishment of
Chaa. Shont, at four o'clock this afternoon.
Oie hundred girls were employed in the
establishment, seventy five of ; whom are
thought to to ha-4 bssn .killed. Many
were killed by jumping frofl the upper
story windows.!, ' '
A boiler exploded completely wrecking
the building. Fire is adding its terrors to
the scene. The betiding was a six story
affair and i located two and a half .miles''
from the center of the city and is sur
rounded by manufacturing' plants,' .
The police believe that .moat -of the
dead are under the debris. Only one em
ployee escaped and he says he saw
twenty girls on the first floor plunged into
the basement Many injured have been
taken to the hospitals. ' ,
" WARST.IP fCa SHASCHAI
(Sorlppa News Association)
Washington, 0. C Dec 1 9. In response
to appealf of Cousul-Qenerat Rodger, of
Shanghai, the Baltimore has been sent to
that port to protect the interest of the'
Americans and other foreignere there.
It ie believed that the marines have land
ed before now The Baltimore ie under
the command of Capt. Nathan Sargent,
who ws formerly aid to Admiral uewey
. KSSJHXTS f EARFUL AT SHANOH1A .
Shaegjial Dec 19. There is great
excitement here today. Merchant are
afraid to open their shops for fear they
will be looted by the rioting' mob . which
are in evidence at every turn. The- eitu,
ation is, some -what relieved by the land
ing of live hundred more marine this
morning from the British cruiser Diadem.
German, troop are hurrying from Kian
Chau. x'. ,; ..
, ;: r, ' emirr a haho , .
Toktb, Dec' 19 Two Japanese war
ships were sent, to Shanghai this morn-
iniru ii nil
THE Wm PUCKER:
MAY BE DISCHARGED
M. Testimcny Eergre fJie LdSor Cc
; H TLezn Under Tteir law
Chicago, Dec. 19 At five o'clock this
morning an explosion at the fire depart
ment occured. Lieutenant Henry Bas
set was killed and a number' of firemen
MORI INSURANCE TESTIMONY
(Scripps News Association)
New York. Dec. 19. Henry P. Towns-
end president of the Life Association of
America, testified today as the salaries
paid by the' insurance companiee. He
admitted having been forced out of .New
Jersey and stating the reason said, "The
real reason is that the officials were re
sponsible for the. order. There are a lot
of pickpockets" . ;'.; . "...
The commission also took up and in-
vestigaed the Washington company of
wnicn rcyan was supposed to be in con
trol. ' . - .
. DRIVEN FROM BUTTE
(Scrlppe News Asauuiiftion j
Butte, Mont, Dec.', 19 Thomae C.
Crowe, a well known mining operator of
Idaho Springs. Colorado, was driven from
Butte early this morning by six armed
miners, who, after beating him, threaten
ed him with death if he ever returned.
Crowe was identified in the recent miner
troubles in Colorado. ' , - .
Warrants were issued for the arrest of
actors if they attempt to put the play on,
on the grounds of causing a disturbance.
l he action "was tiken hy authorities to
avoid if possible bloodshed.
CUILTT OF DOUBLE MURDER .
Scrlpps News Association) '
Albuqurequ. Dec: I9.r-This afternoon
EmilieMcClUra pleaded guilty of double
murder and was sentenced to hang by
Judge Abbott. ' Last spring while Nicolas
Sanshexand Carmel Baca were coming
to this' city with their output, of ' wool,
McClure crept up to them and cut open
their heads with an ax. threw the bodies
into an abandoned well, set fire to the
wagons and came to town and told that
the Navajo Indians attatked and mur
dered the members of the caravan.
ARRESTED FOR MURDER '
(Scripps News Association)
Wallace, Idaho. Dec. 19. C. E. Lewis
was arrested here today on suspicion.
The officers believe he is the murderer of
the young woman in Cripple Creek a few
weeke ago. Lewis is known as the
"Sponge Face id" and it ie believed that
hie arrest will unravel Lit mys.e.-y which
has puzzled Colorado. .
Sons of me Emerald Is!e
Rcy to Put Dreanilanil
Bnrlesprs to Sleep
(Scrlppe New Association)" ' 1
Butte. Dec 19. A riotou gathering of
about two thousand Irishmen assembled
in front of the Grand theater last night
and prevented the company known as the
Dreamland Burlesquers from giving a
performance as a result of the objection
able posters on the bill boards caricatur
ing the Irish. It was no use the perform
ance had to stop. There was no way in
which their wounded feelingsV could be
soothed. Tonight there will be a change
on the boards and after a careful study
of the condition, a German piece will be
presented. ,;. , . . .. v
" WRECKERS IN KANSAS V
(Scrlppe Newe Association) '
Topeka, Kas. Dec. 19, Wrecker this
monina derailed a Santa Fa train near
Lang. Elmer Derrick, the express mes
senger was killed and five others are
seriously injured. This ie the fifth at
tempt to wreck this train. The wreckers
had removed the spikes, angle bars, and
bolts and the train plunged down a
twenty foot enbankment. To add to the
horrors of the situation fire ie destroying
the wreckage and Derrick's body is being
consumed in plain view of the spectator
though' they are unable to rescue it
(Scrlppe News Association)
, Chicago. Dec. 1 9. Whether guilty or
hot the defendants will not go to jail if
the law of immunity cover their case.
This was the . declaration made by Fed
eral Judge Humphrey in the beef trust
tions of the venirement He said that if
the law granted the packer immunity
because of their testimony given before
Commissioner of Labor Garfield, entitles
them to a discharge by the Federal jury.
It is a question for the courts to decideu
He told them he wanted juror who)
could follow Instructions of the court in
point of law, regardless of whatever
opinion they might hold themselves. The
was just because the American bill ef
right guarantees that a man shall net
testify to incriminate himself. .
V STCRT NOT VERIFIED
(Sorlppe News Association)
Denver, Dec. 19, lii etory to the
effect that Vivian George, a Los Angeles
heiress and Ralph Lemayer. an artist
were lost in the mountains near Arapa
hoe Peak, is not verified. The report
came from the game, warden' office.
Telephone advices from Eldora and the
mine near Arapahoe Peak say nothing
about the missing people.
(Scrlppe News Association) . , , ,
Washington, Dec. 1 9. DolHver Intro
duced his rate bill which ie said - to have
the approval of the administration.
STANDARD TO BLAME
(Scripps News Association) '
Akron, Dec. 1 9. Seven years competi
tion with the Standard Oil Company in
an attempt to control the Ohio gas field,
is attributed largely as the cause of the
Walsh failure. For three year th
Walsh company ha been supplying . ga
consumer in this vicinity . at about one
nan tne actual cause ot production.
ANOTHER BANK ROBBED
(Scripps Newe Association) .
. Udell, Iowa Deo. 19. Robber dyna
mited the National bank of this city and
escaped with $600. A possee is out with
ttle prospect of catching them, ,
RERORT GREAT DEALS -
(Scripps News Association)
St. Paul. Dec. 19. It is reported that
the steel trust has bought all of the
Northern ore holdings involving millions.
Louis Hill denies the report It is also
rumored that Morgan has gained control
of the Union Pacific, Tennesee coal and
iron, and the Republic iron and steel. The
Great Northern. Northern Pacific and
Union Pacific slocks are soaring. ,
LA FOLETTE RESIGNS .
(Scripps News Awoclatlon)
Madison Wis. Deo, 19 Governor La-
Folette resigned his seat as Governor of
the state of Wisconsin today. His ' re
signation was handed to the extra session
of the state legislature today at noon.
He has been governor of the state for
five years. He will take his .seat in the
Senate after Christmas.
. TERRIBLE EXPLOSION
(Scripps News Association) ,
New York, Dec' 19 Three workmen
were killed arid at least ten were injured
in an excavation by a premature explosion
of dynamite this morning. The scene
was directly opposite th Waldrof Astoria
dining room which was full of diner at
th time. One of the victims wa blown
to the roof of a neighboring building. The
others were terribly mangled. '
Lies in-buying early and in buying
right. Buy soon ' and
vantage of uncommon
Eearly buyers . get choicest t picRIhgl
Buy before 'some lone else gets just
the article you tyould.- have most
preferred.; Oqr lioliday Goodi are
here and there's goods among them
that will please you; You will get
them at right prices, too. It's
right prices that's going to make
the m go quickly. - ' r ;
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