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LA GRXNDE, UNION COUNTY. OREGpN, MONDAY! APRIL 30. 1906.
. NUMBER 145
(Sdlpp New Association)
Mogodr. Turkey. April 80 For the
tint time in many generations, cruciflction
' uiooe ot punish
ment. Mohammed Mesfowi, an aged
cobbler, ha been accused of murdering
women on a wholesale scale snd his sen
tence fixed at cruciflction. He will be
publicly crucified next Thursday. ,.
WITTt'S RLSICNATIC1 ACttf'TED
(Scrlppe News Association) ' ,
"t London April 50 It is reported that
the Czar has accepted M. Witts' resign
. ation as premier, and will make him pre
sident of the Council of ministers. .
KOUSf VOTfS TltAflKS ,
. (Scrlppe New Association) '
Wasaington, D. C, April 50 The House
i this morning voted a thanks of the nation
,. to General Porter -for securing the 're
mains of Paul Jones.
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S. A. R. NAT1Q1UI (OSVMTMS !
(Sorlpps News Association)
Booton. Mass., April,30 Th National
Society. Sons of the American Revolution,
opened its animal convention hare this
morning at the Hotel Vendome. . Only a
brief business session was held this morn
ing. This afternoon the delegates will
take a trolley ride by way of Medford
and Ch?.rlestown in order, that Bunker
Hil! monument may be seen.
COAl STRIKE HEARS UIMAX -
jScrlppeKews Association) , .,
Wilkesbarre. Pa. April 30 An intima
tion was sent abroad today that Presi
dent Foossvelt will interven at the last
moment to prevent the bitter coal strike
sides have been unable to agree as to a
method of applying the question to ax-
bitra:ion. The President has been fullv
informed of tYSfj -rtiove.
TAVE BIO BE 110 It
Were WasliinStoa m farewell ir ell c. : Ills ; Officers
; at "tire (lose or ill Ravclutiox ; '
YJXl STUDY TISEBIDIE
Scrlpp News Association) '
Pittshurg. Pa, April 30-Unrfer the
auspicas of the recently organized Pitts
burg branch of the American Bible Con
ference was opened here today, which
will last two days. The first open meet
ing will be held this evening. Many dis
tinguished Bible' students from this and
other states are trf httendace - arid many
interesting addresses will be delivered at
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NOHEY IS i:
Oorlpps News Association) -
. San Francisco April 30 The answer
to Secretary Taft's
committee' is to what became 'of thi two
and a half million voted by Congress for
San Franoisco relief, is anxiously awaited,
Of this amount only 300,000 actual cash
reached the committee. There is con
siderable criticism ,in the failura of the
war. Department to allow Jocal com-
mittees to expend the appropriations'as it
reit, trie funds were heeded. .
Oakland April 30 Governor Pardee.
General Keel, Mayors Sehmitj and Mott
are jn conference today on proposal of
me reuel committee that all government
funds voted for relief, be turned over to
th4 flriancs committee.;' It was strongly
urged that the local committees have
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snargo oecause mey are the best equip-
pea ana are more familiar with
necessities and will prevent more
oi runas. wwen the war dapartrAnt U
(Scrlpps News Association) . : '. i
New York. April 80. Fraunces' Tav
ern, where General Washington bade
farewell to all his generals after the close
of the Revolutionary War. is
vu u puouc resort ana as r rauncea
Tavern it will ' cease to exist tomorrow:
The historic building at . Broad unA
Pearl. Street .will then pass into the
hands of the Society of the Sons of the
Revolution. . , . ..;
Even the old relics of the Colonial
days which ars still there art to be sold
to the hiirhest bidder. . Tomorrow Glint.
encamp it Brecht who have cor.dusted
the Tavern, for many years.will move
to new quarters. -v .
From May 13, 1 768, the Tavern was
kept by Bolton and Sigel and was known
as the Queen's Head Hotel: It passed Into
the hands .of Samuel Fraunces on Sept.
20, 1770 and he1 had ii bi g' new ign
painted and swung against the wall
outside. It reads 1 '-Fraunces' -Tavern"
and it hangs -there yat.. The Chamber
of Commerce held its first meeting there
on Dec. 6' 1763 and continued to do so
until the Revolution started Vnd seriously
nterfered with all business of the city.
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MANY 13XR0WN BODIES
Scrlpps News Association)
Oakiank April 80 Of 297 bodies that
have Hn w-.
only 120 ere identified. There are 189
men. 8 babies, IS women and 8 girls,
of whom nothing is known except the
place where they were found. Thirty
five men, 4 women, 2 babies and 9
Chinese are absolutely unknown and hv
nothing whatever to show their identity.
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(Srrlppe News, s.sxoclntion) , .. ., j
Washir;;on April- 30 Judge Morrow,
president of the California Red' Crosf,
telegraphed' the Secretary here today
that provision and supplies that have j now charged vjith d oing.
been received and those that are en route
wouid meet the present needs of the
people in San Francisco, and that con
tributions from now on should be in cash.
The Red Cross secretary immediately
telegraphed his answer advising the Mint
to credit Phelan with three thousand
doiiari, and that the money .shall be at
the disposal of the committee to be ex
pended a thjy may sea fit.', . : .,.;,. (
IAKEMEN STRIKE TO MORROW ,
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-(Rcrtpps News Association) ' ,
Detroit. Mich.. April 30-A strike of
twenty thousand lake seamen is threat
ened for tomorrow, and if( it should" cul
minate, it will tie up ninety per cent of
the traffic on the lakes.,, 4, : ,
Scripp News Association) -
Washington, April 30 The Senate to
day passed a bill that went through the
lower house, appropriating a hun dred
tnousand dollars for employing labor on, refugees to the parks
tn o isisna navy yard, that was
destroyed by the earthquska! ; i
iSRIED ; . ;
ES1NO-GAT2 On Sunday April 29
-. 1706. .Mr.. Wiiiarn- Buesina nd Miss
Elizebeth Gatz were married at the
home of the groom nine
t-tt GrandeRev. E. R.
(Scrlppe News Association) I f.
San Francisco, April 80 The return of
pleasant weather , has . brought ' many
and all the open
soaca is densely settled.1 , The looting
problem is still a grave question and. is
taking up much of the officer' tijne.
The ruins in Chinatown seem to draw
the most souvenir ssekers. and the pawn
shops fcnd jelwrey stores are scenes; of
lootine. The soldiers have hen tnrhlHrW
miles east bfi to shoot and this complimates matters
Hays of the
wnnessea tne ceremony after whirh a
fiae wedding dinner was served to which
all did JusUce. The presents were numi
erous. beautifully showing the esteem
in which their many friends held '. them.
The happy couple will make their home
on the farm where they will be "at home
to their many friends. : ! "
Special Valuei in Men's $9.00 to
$12.00 suits this week at
In this extraordinary suit offering are to be found tweeds. ' homespuns
cheviots and many. choice nevefty suitings in a wide assortment o(
colorings including th seasons most popular grays. . This week only "at
the extraordinary low price of ' , '
clothing to secure things of value from
the smoking ashes, General Greelv has
prepared an estimate which shows that
7000 tons of food have been distributed
in ten days. Officers have been pliced
in charge of the distribution of foods so
that each section of the city has an officer
in charge. - The rations are issued so
that each person can only get one ration
day. Among the four hund'ed men
that appeared in the bread iirie vesterda
only four consented to work for1 J2 per
day,. .; . . . .: ' - .,- .,
Boys' $6.00 $3.50
Special this week
and $7.00 Suits
, This lot consisting of fine all wool Cheviot, Serge, Cas
simere and unfinished Worsted suits of more than ordi
nary merit should be of special interest to everyone who
has a boy to clothe. Remen.bar this week
choice for " J4.98
Lace curtain values of absorbing interest
to every housewife. This is house cleanihg time, and
more or less to buy in the house furnishing line,
those who need lace curtains let us say. we have
largest and most complete stock of lace curtains in
Grande, every pair at prices that represent a smart
saving. The pair from 75C and'UP
Special Values in Ladies" t A Special Vilues In Men- '"V Special Values in Men Cfl
Underwear lUu Underwear fm3t Dres ShirU UC
Baby Hoods and Jnrt 'c"
Children's UndenvearXf in T, r. nd IOC Up
f .' .'' 11 1 i Hl...l.ii. in.
much. Society women are being driven
rrom the ruins at the point . of bayonat
Pretbvterian church nffiriatinir
- , lraln u rums ai me point . oi oavonar
A company of ,75 relatives and friends whe.e they are risking burned feet and
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ScrlpVs Newe Association)
Mt. Carmen, Pa. April 30 The state
troop of constabulary today scattered a
mob of rioting foreigners. One trooper
was sevarly injured, and a miner fatalv
hurt Reports say that troubls will break
out in many otner districts and the con
Stabt'ary is moving. into these "district
The tramway employees have ianifid
chsir intentions today of joining the Lake
Later A mob overran the constabul
ary this afternoon. The troops had been
reduced in numbers because many sections
had U sent to other parts of the state
where riots are threatened. The sheriff
arrived to depudize officers but upon s
lighting from the train fled to the stock
ade and refused to autuoriza th mm.
minder of the constabulary to make th
attack. Neither ' would he make tho
attack himself, but said, -W can eet
them tonight." A few of the mob leaders
' an" Frtn-om-Aprit 36'Ywo' distinct
earthquake si.. were feit in thecitv
this morning. Some , slight , damage
was done down town distric ts hv 4h
collapse of some' walls, but no fatalities
have been reported.,. Two dozsn soldiers
we,re m the building, but fled at the
first ehock and refused td ' enter ur.til
the reliefs had arrived. At seven o'clock
this mcrr.lriuj the lower districts felt
the severest shocks.
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DOCK DEWEY STlll l!Ui"E(AKAi3
(Sorlpp New Association)
f Washington April 30 Captain Hosley
who i in command of the fleet towinir the
dock Dewey to Manila, has cabled that
he was slightly delayed at ' Ismallia, but
the hardest part of the trip Is over and
from now on the trip will be easier. '
; WEST6ATE (HA)ftMAN "
G. A. Westcate, editor of the Alhan
Herald, was elected chairman of the
state republican central committee. He
is experienced in Willamette valley pol
itics and is aereeabe to all
The meeting of .the commitae was
adjourned and the platform is to be
adopted as soon a it Is approved by th
candidates, which will be in about a
week. ' -..
(Scrlpp News Association)
Sn Francisco April 80 Many promi
nent business men have proposed to' ask
the government for a loan of money at a
low rate of interest, so that San Francisco
will be enabled to rebuild. It is nointed
out that the banks cannot supply the two
hundred million that will be needed for
this purpose. They are also asking
Congress pass law allowing the
sury to accept municipal bonds for gov
ernment deposits. Th fact that the gov
ernment gave credit to the Central
Pacific and many other corporations, is
given as a precedent ' ;
(Sorlpp New Association) t,
Pari April 80 In anticipation of . th
troubl tomorrow, when it will be im
possible to buy psovision. the people are
laying in a tupply of food. Troops re
continuing to arrive. ; -What result to
morrow will bring causes much worry.
May first has been set as the day; of
riota by the strikers if their wlshe ;r
not granted and many thing and laborer
ar ready to riot tomorrow.
A : HIDDEN
j TO HEALTH;
A large variety of the most common disease! will event
ually be .tamped out by improved sanitation. ; These are
germ diseases. The difficulty of coping with them now is
the difficulty of realizing thut such germs are about us all the
tim. alwavarcdy to multiply and mrnace health whenever
conditions are favorable. The way to guard against these
dangers Is to use RELIABLE 'DISINFECTANTS frequ e n t ly
and thoroughly. Cellars, sinks, drain, closets, and all dark
and damp places about the home or premises should be
frequently disinfected, especially at this time ; of 'the year.
We have materials suitable for every purpose and , if desired
can 'advise you what to use in any particulcr instance.
: NEWLIN DRUG COMPANY
; ; La Grande, Oregon. , '