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I LUME T LA GRANDE. UNION CQ.JlfTY. OREOON. SATURDAY. DECEMRFP an ionc
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. i BOTER
(Scrlpps Xw, Association)
Chicago. Dec. 50-Wm. G. Crawford
who wag convicted of conspiracy to de
fraud the government in the poetal fraud
wfcMntonced this morning to tw
' 11T2 ' ": The exccutioi
trfitence was suspended pending the
motion fo.' an appeal Cra-vford was
vice-president of the Pf. ' 'k and
Device Co.. in Now Yorlr V :k
tharged as having conspired w iflaehen,
, wno was -lormer'y superintendent of the
free dalivery department of the postoffice
and Lorenzo, formerly postmaster at
Toledo, to defraud the government, on
the sale of letter carriers' satchels.
maunen and Lorenzo are
terms in the penitentiary.
(Sc.Jig News Association)
Pnm. PV T l 1 . . .
ou oomo exploded in
Hi St. Augusta at Koggia this morning
A stcret society is responsible. Only a
few were hurt.
ROOSEVaT WRITES TO fITZSLMMONS
(Scrlppe News Association)
Washington. D. C, Dec 50 According
to competent authority here, the letter
which President Roosevelt wrote to Robert
riUsimmons. the fighter, contained Xmas
greetings and an invitatation to call upon
aim. should the pugilists wanderings ever
mm vi me capital. In the letter
there was not a single word regarding the
ring, or regarding Fitisimmons recent de
feat, er the victories yet in store for him.
ANOTHER BANK RCBBED
(Scrlppe News Association)
Iroquois. Ill, Dec. 80 -The bank of
roquois was robbed this morning. The
obbers blew open the safe and secured
ive hundred dollars and escaped.
SHIP ROT LOST
Scrlpps News Association)
San Franc sco. Dec. 350. Th M.r.
stiants Exchange received a dispatch this
norninjj irom Uuquuie stating that tne
schoener Advanae wm not lost but that
ft had gone ashore on the jetty after los
ing her rudder. Tha lives of the seamen
are not in danger.
"COAL Oil JOHNNY" III
(Scrlpps News Association)
Corry. Penr... Dec. 20 John W. Steele,
known the world over as "Coal Oil Johnny,"
is dangerously ill with pneumonia.
BIG COLD OUTPUT
(Scrlpps News Association)
Washington, Dec. 30. Consul Randal
fat Dawson, estimates the gold output of
Alaska tlie past season to exceed $14,
000,000. Last year it was 59.000 000
The big increase ia from Tanaraa Valley
PREPAR1W TO WED
Rome, Dec. 28. The Jfcalia says the
Princess Ena of Battenbirg wha will soon
be married to Alfonso. King of Spain,
will come to Rome in January to be ac
cepted into the Catholis Church at St
Peters. She will be botir.ed b Arch
bishop Stonsr, ths highest English prelate
: IflW I WASHINGTON
(Scrlpps News Association) .
Washington, Dec. SO. Representative
Binger Hermann, who is under indict
ment in connection with the land frauds
in Ctejfon, is expected to arrive here to-
night The interior department under
stands that Congressman Hermann is
seeking to avoid trial and on account of
his being a congressman is not amendable
Remember every dollar cash purchase
or paid on account entities you to a
chance on thit
THAT I GIVE AWAY
SATURDAY DECEMBER 30th
SUIT CLUB WINNERS
J. VandrrpooL $35 Suit New Club
Jl ... u.hardubM and Tailor
(Scrlpps News Awoclstlon
St Petersburg. Dec SO. AA .1. t
Sormova are undicaU that J e town is
burning. Cannon Hririr
Word was aiso receivad tn die fPu
that K vm!1I w 4. I ... ... .
t Syzean. Moscow refug.is ; rsy ftat
naruiy a nnuso in that city rq vped des
truction snd thtl hardly household
escaped without some meaber being
itner w.iefi or wounded, f "he police
yaws are fi.ied with the bet es of the
MORE PROCLHrlATSSN IS. 010
Warsaw, Dec. 30. The rt juUonisU
'"" prociamatan thit morning
threatening death to tny one ti ho should
rent rooms to be u&ed as polit i stations.
The proclamations also prohibf s the m v.
ment of taxes and licenses to t) govern
Witt PROSnCUTE ROJESTV INSKy
Berlin, Dec. 50 A dispafeh from St
Petersburg says ths Czar a
me minister or marine tn nunii.
Admiral Raistvens!:y, of thi Russian
navy. The charge are nea! nnca and
inefHcieney. The admire! has I sen grant
ed an appeal for a public herii g
THE iMCOT (AS?
(ScrlDDS News AnnUtinn
Washington Dec 10 Sena to Andr..
r.nairman rr the sanate coif itittee on
priviliges and elections, will c I a meet
ing of the committ for nevt SrtiirH
consiaer we cse of 5natoi Smoot, of
Utah to determine what acta a is to ha
(Scrlpps News Association)
Washington, Dos. SO A. A Mr.K..
district court clerk of Yuma con lty, Colo
rado was found guilty of security timber
culture entriesjn the Akron law district
.fraudulently and was sentence , to two
years in the Leavensworth prist .
Stearns and Hsreanall ware '4I tn fniiul
euilty of securing fraudulent im tries of
land in South Dakota and u h were
given prison sentences and fine..
FROM N3RTH MWDE11
North Powder News?
Electric lighu will be ir.stalla)
city In 'ne near future.
C. H. Hansan saent Chriatm
W. West made a huainata tr
Grands the 25th,
0. OUon went to La Granda
iivm vim oui.
Hatt Pearson made a buainaiu ri
LaOrande the 25th.
Henry Pearson made a
La Grande Christmas.
E EL Lawis. of La GranH ... i.
North Powder on business last f tit.
Mr. and Mrs. A. P HunUr k., i.i-.j
city spent Christmas w'.th tha fj-milv of
Dr. Barnes of this city.
WalUr Ooldsberry will start a k.L
and restaurant shortly after thi Srst of
H. P. Lewis, of Li Grande, ik. k..
been in this vicinity r the-rat t week
reuimea noma bunday.
the erection of a modern stone b cina.
Mr. A. Lun commensal eutf.j iou for
shipment WednwAay. Mr. Lot, 1 1 crin.
ice at the rau of ten carVaie-1 sy and
if the weather does not moden f
ship out afrjut BOO cirloade w tea thi.
(Scrlpps New Association)
Annapolis, Dec 80. Admiral Sanda i
authority for the statement that the
board of inquiry which is investiratfno tha
hazing at the navJ academy will prob-
uiy mikhhm tneir researches unUI
March. The midshipman are ull con.
of the gravity of the situation. Not
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oniy is siepnen Uticatur. Jr.eixth in the
nrst class to be placed under arreet but
Midshipman Carroll S. Craves of Spokane
Washington, is rorted to be booked for
trial as soon as Diicature is disposed of.
A large proportion of the first have been
implicated in hazing, in fact the first class
men have contemplated pleading guilty as
a body to hazintf charges and offsring
wsir resignations This would place the
navy department in a dilemma because
all of these men are needed to fill vacan
cies on ships jus; as soon as they gradu
ate next February. The officers here
realize the that the hazing scandal is a
bad thing for ths service but agree that
the house must be cleaned.
.DECATURE PLEADS NOT 0U1LTT
Washington, Dec. 50. 5:30 p. m. De
catur has pleaded not guilty. Midship
man Cray has been identified as having
veaunra in inree instances when he was
hazsd by Decature and described the
manner of the hazing.
(Scrippe News Association)
Chicago, Dec. 29 Wheat opened at
closed 8J,1; corn opened at 60
closed 60; oats opened 51 K closed
(Scrlpps Newe Association)
Nsw rork. Dec. 50 Joel O. Vancise.
actuary of the Equitable, testified this
morning. He said that onoe Harry R.
Hyde wanted to make dividends on deferr
ed dividends. ', The policies were larser
than they thought they ought to be, and
they went to Alexander, who nerauadad
Hyde that his request was dangsrous.
AOEHTS TO RECEIVE 85
George H. Sickles, a Buffalo real aitata
agent and formerly a general manager of
the Equitable, said ' that he had talked
with Tarball who said that agents would
be paid eighty-five percent of the first
year's commissions. He said that the
rebate system was general in BuTalo.
Ha toldTarbell also that ha haa hair .4
Tarbell was the prince of rebaters while
he was in Chicago, and asked him how it
was done. Later Tarbell cava him a
aVtt SERVICE EXAMINATION
The United States Civil Service Com
mission annovncee that owing to the
small number of applicants receive?. th
clerk-carrier examination announced ta
be held at Pendleton. Ore.. Dec. 1 3. 1 90S.
hae been postponed to January 10, 1906.
ror application blanks and further in
formation apply to Mr. Ralph Howland
local secretary at the Pendleton ncau
RO PAPER MONDAY .
There will b no issue of the Oeasma
i - vnnTHi iit wm ran
Mr. C J BV..- -i ti I Ui Nm V... k. t.L:. . . ,
t "ro vi i-roy rtv-1 m ivh ana n-
dsrs leading buaineea, st makins l lai for I dTor o make up for it by an extra
k. s . j . . I J.. . m ....
iii uumm utm rwn ot 1VUO.
. (AW COMMUSJCATIOII (UI OFT
Nw York. Dee. I a -The cable com
pany announces this morning that all
communication with Russia bevond Lihan
(Scrlppe Newe Association)
Washington, D. C. Dec. 50. Rear
Admiral Reiter commanding the Philip
pines has been detached and ordered to
Washington to report for duty. Captain
Dayton, president of the board of inspec
tion, succeeds Reiter with the rank of
(Scrlpps News Association) . . .
St. Petersburg. Dec. SO.-Telegrams
from all parts of Runii
that there Aas bean a i -
of railway traffic ,' ,. , ,
DIPHTHERIA AT SUMMERVIUf ' . .
The young son of Mr. mA m,. u r.
ninshart, who raairls k'
North n Cmm. "
.. . sualbwi WlUt
diphtheria. Reports from the Rinehart
home yesterday were to he affect that
the boy was improving and hopes are en
tertained for his recovery. , .
Ae yet no more cases have developed
but it is fsared that theie may be many
more, as the child was 111 for five days
before the nature of the disease was
known and children from the same house
had been attending school and othsr
public gatherings. However, every pre
caution is bsing used to prevent its spread.
Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Vieksrs of No. 624
West Twsnty-eighth street have as their
guests for the holidays, their son-in-law
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence H
Crawford of La Grande. Or. Mrs. Craw
ford was Miss Nan Vickersl one df the
most charming and lovable girls of ths
young set. and her many friends will be
glad to welcome her. Mr. and Mre.Vick
srs have just returned from San Francis
co and brought with thsm Mr. . and Mrs.
Crawford, who were visiting thsre,
Thursday afternoon of this wsek. Mr
Vlckers will entertain with a tea in honor
of her daughter. Loe Angeles Times.
(Scrippe News Association)
Nsw Orleans. Dec. SO Th. D u.
plan for railroad rate legislation as em
bodied in the Esch-Townsend bill wm
-i;;y arraigned here today. The)
Interstate Commerce Commission was)
criticized for a statement thit I. ai
to be misleading and intended to obscure)
republic vision in the address before)
the American Association for the ad
vance of scisnce by R. T. Newcombe..
lawyer of the District of Columbia who
defended the Elkin's law. : '
(Scrlppe Newe Association) ' V
Washington, Dec. 50 William Barrett
Ridgley, comptroller of currency, was
married this afternoon to Katharine Dor
ing, daughter of the lata Capiain Doring,
of the'navy. They will visit Florida and
the West Indies on their honeymoon.
' ' , SO1001 AHD an TAX
Our school and city tax in this district
is seven mills this ysar and the city tax
is making a total of 16 mills. Next week
the county court will fix the county tax
and then .the grand total will be known.
Last year property in La Grande was
taxed 67 mills. This as the valuation,
has bssn greatly increased ths rata should
be correspondingly lower.
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j Scientific Goufih
We do not believe that any cough cure can
be better than Newlin's White Pine Expect
orant. It does just what must be done to
thoroughly cure a cough. It overcomes con
gestion and inflamation; it soothes and
heals the delicate tissues of the air passa
ges; it promotes expectoration, loosens the
cough and finally cures it to stay cured.
Relief is almost immediate. It is pleasant
to take and economical to use. When you
the best possible cough cure ask for
NEWLIN'S. WHITE PINE
Price 25c and 50c
Newliu Drug Co;
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