.'. TODAY'S NEWS TODAY Weatner Fiir tonight Tomorrow warmer. 'rfT& ' A IIS lferl4l imp . uw wi u' ; -. n n it 1 . . i VOLUME V shoots her DADdHKR JD SUICIDES ; (Scripts Newt Association) ' New Xork.May 7-Miss Agatha Waters, . beautiful society girl, and lately admitted . to the y? our Hundred", was shot and kill ed by tier mother, early this morning. Mr. Mary E. Waters. the mnrHnro.. i. , the wife of the prominent banker and was aiso a leader in society. Immediately '.following the hootin the aod wnman . turned the gun upon herself and died by the side of her daughter. The cause is laid 10 insaraty. (crlpps Near Association) ; Chicago; 111. May 7-Burgular last night looted the Levi Leister estate . vault and took securities valued at a hun ; dred ,nd fifty thousand. The thieves are missing. : " ' .,' ' ; : . !'; PENNSYLVANIA K. Of t MEET ; (Scrlpp Newt Association) Williamsport, Pa May 7 More than i two hundred delegates from all parts of . Pennsylvania are gathered here to attend the eighth annual convention of the Knights of Columbus of this state. '" '" Among those present are many distin ' Qjffi11 mem')er? ' tn' order. BARGAIN Every day next week will be a Special Bargain Day. All principle departments in our-store will be represent ed witi seasonable Spring and Summer goods of yn- uestioned merit. Not ordinary everyday special values ut Real Unmatchable Bargains, bargains without pre cedent in Union county, bargains for you, your neigh bor, for everybody. One entire week, filled with bar gains from early Monday morning until late Saturday night. Read these prices space permits mentioning only a few j MONDAY' j SPECIAL Men's 50c and 65c wear in summer weights of natural Balbriggan and in fine two-thirds Jersey ribbed Shirts and Drawers. Special Monday m . 39 Otandard American Prints : i ' ' J at the special low price for Mon- dky. Yard 4 l-2c T2Kc Percale in all colors. Mon- day yard 9c TUtSDAY'i SPECIAL 35c large Surbonnets sires Tuesday 10c Men's Star Hats In and colors. Tuesday . $1.95 $1.50 and $2.00 Men's Hats jn good assortment t T sday only 98C IvONESDAY'S SPECIAL 15c Summer Wash Goods n dainty Lawns. Batiste, Taffetas. Jasper Novelties and many otr.er of this season's choicest summer Joods, Wednesday, yd II I ZC tsflO Bovs' Knee Pants Suits in worsteds, cassimers and cheviot tuits in all colors, choice P"e Wednesday $i.VO 00 and S3.50 suits Wednesday en 25c and snall and J blacks only I only GffKJAl ASSASSINATED (Scripps News Association) . Odessa, Russia. May 7 The Governor general of Elixabethstag'was assassina:d this morning by a revoluionist's bomb. NEW YORK MINKS IS CONEERfNCE RTipps News Association) Washinaton. May 7 Senator Carter Flint, Perkins and Ankeny Iconsulted with President Roosevelt today In reference to the railroad rata bill. ' It is rumored' that the President sent for the senator to meet w'h him: "' -1 ' ELECTION RIOTS ; . (Scripps News Association)' I '.. , Washington, May - 7 Counsel Bowen. counsel at Quadaloupeinthe French West Indies, reports that there was much riot ng there during the elections- . . WOME N TEACHESiS f OR CHINA?. Chicago, May 7 Dr. Hai Hung Chaun a representative of the Chines govern ment, is her after a tour of the east He it (electing women from among, th graduate of th University of Chicago to go to China to teach, in th new co educational college atPekin.' Hai has selected two at Wellesiry and want 20 or SO altogether. He thinx he will elect all th remainder in th West. : BANKS PROSPEROUS - (Scrlpp News Association) . Oakland May 7. Sine resuming bus iness th deposits in th Oakland bank have exceeded their payment by over $20,000,000. Th banks are over taxed and are working day and night Every bank reports a larg number of country correspondents. This city will b on of th leading financial center on th coast for a. number of year, f WEEK ThUKSDAY'S J PECIAL $2.25 Nottingham Curtains 64 inches by l yd for Thursday only, the pair $ 78 $2 CO Lace Ctrta ns 48 inches by 3 yards long the pair . ' $1.48 $l..00 Coats and Vests in worsteds, cheviots and cassi meres in all wool with best linmes Thursday $5.00 15c Men's Suspenders ' Thursday 5c 25c Wen's Suspenders Thursday 19c FRIDAY'S SPECIAL $6.50 Ladies' Covert Jackets in Semi-fitting backs with box fronts Friday ' $3 95 All other ladies' spring coats at reduced prices $1.25 M n s Dress Shirts in madras percale and fancy nov elty shirtings 85c $1 25 Stiff Front Shirts Friday only 69c $1.50 Ladies' Waist in all prices and styles Saturday only HALF PRICE $8.50 to $10 00 Men' mmer Suits in cheviois cassimers and novelts summer suitings, light and dark colors, good assortment, choice Saturday only at th extremely low price $6 75' LA GRANDE. UNION COUNTY. OREGON. MONDAY, MAY 7, 1908. HOLY (Scripps News Association) Seattle May 7 Franz E, Creffield, a leader of the fanatical religous sect known all over this coast a "Holy Rol lers" was shot and killed on the street this morning by George Mitchell, of Port land, who assert that Creffield ruined two of hi sisters, Creffield created a sensation her in Oregon two year ago atth head of this sect. Mitchell his layer has just recently been released from the Oregon penitentiary. UU1C UOUV UM BKIATO ; (Scripps News Association) v 8acrmnto Cal, May 7 Th dam formed by th landslide at Cash Creek gradually giving away th first break last night There is no danger of a flood unless the dam should reform.'. MATHEWS POST INVITES Forest Orove, May 8 Th Jame 3. Mathewi post of th G. A. R. ha extend' d an invitation to all civio societies and th general public to join them in decora tion day and memorial services on May 50.: .-. . ;:::. DIED NELSON In this city, Monday May 7 1909 the twelve month eld child of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Nelson. Tie little one had about recovered from the tneas- 1 and took relapse. - Th funeral will be held from the heme hear the brick yard and th interment will be in th I. O. O. F cemetery. ' There is much building and improving in Old Jown this season. This section of La Grand i forthcoming th choicest residence portion of th city. , S (Scripps News Association) After spmding two weeks delving into what is reputed to be one of the most extensive aid deap-laid plots in the his tory of Origan land frauds, the Fedaral grand jury returned an indictment Sat urday afternoon. men w.ll t ring in o the courts oath Oragonians and Eastern men of wealth and prominence. The finding, which is regirdad as the most important work of the grand jury, will be the basis for the issuance of warrants for 21 men. It was returned after 36 hours of incessant work, coisumating che efforts of the grani jury, which was dismiased. t NAVIES ARE GIVEN OUT. Instead, of withholding, th) nan 39 of the men who are-indictai until they should be'arrestei. as in tha previous findings, District Attorney W. C. Bristol made public last nig'it the complete per sonnel. The Northwest men for wiom warrants will be issuad are: C.mrles M. Elkins and Jjck Combs, of Pr.neville and Banjsmin F. A!Isl' of Prtlani members of the firm of Eikins & C)., Judge M. E. Brink, of Pr.njvilla. Donald F. StefTa, of Prinev.lie, editor of the Crook Couty Journal; Almond C. Palmer and H. Judd Palmer, attorneys of Port and; E. Dorgirt Fraicis J. Djvins and John J. Collins, members of the firm of E.Dorgn at Co, of Albany; Malcom McAlphin. merchant of Albany; J. W Hopkins, attorney, of Vancouver, Wash.; W. W. Brown, attorney, of Seattle, Thomas H. Watkins, member of th form er firm of Erickson St Watkins, Prinevill and Edgu!N. White, saloonkeeper, of Portland, T.i Eu'.jm mn wuss namss ap pear in thi 'nictmn; ars; F. W. Gilchrist Ralph Gi cnrist, Patrick Culliga n and J mas G Mtcphsrsort. of A'p Imi. Mich, Hrman W, Ston. of I nson, Minn, and Baron C. A. M. Q S. Schlierholz, of Little ROLLER MURDERED OR Ai FRAUD , Rock, Ark. WILL BOOM (AW OR PRESIDENCY (Scripps New Association) ;, Washington May 17 Speaker of the House cannon's seventeenth birthday will be celebrated tonight by a reception at th Arlington hotel, and will b given by the entire House. At th meeting the "Cannon boom for the presidency'' i will be opened. The aged sp-i&ker says he will no refuse th nomination,: but no man can afford to b a candidate for th place. He cays th boom I not bother ing him any. :i fAVUKS SIMPtf worship ; (Scripps News Association) Omaha. Neb., May 7--For th firt tim In th history of Uie Roman Catholic Church In the Diocese of Omaha th musical part of th tervicttinth various churches yesterday . war of th most primi tiv simplicity. In accordanc with an order of Bishop Scsnnetl the music at the services pesterday ' was' confined in nearly all Roman Catholio churche of th diocese to congregational tinging and male voices. No vocal or instrumental solo war heard and no instrument ex bepting th organ, which played " the accompaniment to the congregational singing. Th order of Bishop Scannell was issued In conformity with th wishes f Pop Pius, who i strongly opposed to all display and brilliancy In th mu sio' or singing at th regular church services. He sorongly favor a return to th simple forms of worship and has repeatedly ex pressed" himself against vocal and instru mental solo or anything of a musical nature that would detract the attention of th congregation from their devotion. It is expected that the example established in this diocese will gradually be Imitated throughout the country.' (Scripps New Association) Columbus. Ohio, May 7 Attorney General joined with President Roosevelt in fighting against the Standard Oil com pany. The prosecution is based on th unlawful methods used in Ohio by the Standard company to crush out competi tion. , The attorney general is in confer ence with President Roosevelt today. The special counsel's report shows the Standard to have operated in the state under five different names, and this the report calls 'Pirating." The fictitious companies are the ones that destroy corr petition by underselling the independ ent companies, and thus prevent them from doing business. ' .' SIIAMOKiN MINERS AT WORK Shamokn, Pa. May 7-The employee resumed work in the collieries in ths vicinity today. They wll make repair preparatory, to the early resumption of coal mining. . New Haven Hard coal was reduced one dollar per ton her today. TO MAKE MEDfORD A DRY TOWN Medford, Or., May 7. A petition i being circulated in Medford this week to submit the saloon license question to the voters of the city at th ensuing Jun election. The Ministers' association has fomulatad a plan of campaign, including a 1 0 day's lease of the Davis opera-house with speaking each day. Th saloon men ar intending to make a strong opposition to th mova, and it will m k th local contest very interest ing- asid from it political phase. Th result i in doubt at th last Section on ward want dry and th other wet Th business men of th city ar divided in ntimnt. OHIO JOINS : STANDARD PROSIT! (WAR MAKERS STRIKE (Scripps New Association) , Boston, May 7 Twelve hundred cigar maker struck here this' morning. Forty employers hav signed the required wage scale, and five hundred workmen we.it back to work. Th others have not shown any sign of meeting the demands of the union. , ., , . GENERAL (ORBIN'S PLANS ' (Scripps New Association ' ' ' Washington D. C. May 7 The Lieut nant General of the Army, who has been in Washington for saveral days, has left for Wilmington, O. where h and Mrs. Corbin are now visiting th general daughter. After a brief stoD at Cincin nati they expect to go to Frcn:h Lick Springs, Ind. where they will spend v ral week before going to St. Loui. wher General Corbin will assume com mand of the Northern Division. General Corbin's aids, Lieut. Colonel J," A. Moss and W, E. Horton. who ar really cap tain in th army and hav becom fiut nant colonels by virtu of th ppoint- of Lieutenant General, hava gon to St. Loui. where they will await th arrival of their chif. Gen. Corbin feel th need of th relief and rest which will be afforded by a stay of several weeks at th Indiana rssort H do not plan to remain much In St. Louis wis summer, a th season in that city is not very comfortable, H will attend tn graduation exercises at West Point in Jun and early in June will tart - on hi last official Inspection trip, that of Kit division, , Hi observation will b con tained in a report to be mad just before he goet on th etird list, In September. Arter that. Qn. Corbin will com back to Washington and will tak up hi resi dence at Cherry Cease, wher he ! hav ing a fin horn built. . CHESS TOURNAMENT fATAl TO ONE (Scripps New Association) , , St. Loui, Mo.. May 7 Max Judd former minister to Austria and on ;of th best chess player in th country, died today of heart desease, supper In aucea by excitment over a chess tourn ament in progress heie. He had been warned by physioian not to particlpat. WATER WAYS COMMITTEE REPORTS (Scrlpp News Association) Washington, .May 7 Th international water way commission forth preserva tion of Niagara Fall, reported to Congress today. ' It resommend that th amount of water to be tiken from th river, b limited, and that a treaty be negotiated with Canada to limit the diversion of the current. . WE CAN SUPPLY YOUR STATIONERY DEMANDS We have a complete stationery store filed to overflowing with stationery for all purposes the school, the office or for private use. As the word stationer is applied her It' broader meaning is understood. It covers everything ' from a steel pen to aacount book. We have the best and largost showing of such goods. in the city and our store is full of good value. Newest correspondence paper Our new, spring writing papers ar beautiful. W hav them by tla box, by trie pound and quire and also in tablet form with envelopes to match. These papere are the best for the money that can be produced. No matter what price you pay the papers will be strictly in style Quality only makes the difference in price, here. Box paper from 1 0c to 60c. Books and Periodicals Our Uationery (tor olso contain good reading at all time in the shape of popular fiction and periodicals. You must see our stationery stor to appreciate what a variety of good it offers. Ncvvliri Drug Go, La Grande, Oregon. NUMBER 161 : 0 SEATTLE IS DESTROYED (Scrlpp New Association) " "'X ' i Seattle. Wash., May 7 The Arlington dock was practically' destroyed- by fir this morning at three thirty o'c'ock. An explosion of cartridge is th supposed cause, and th loss will reach th thr hundred thousand-mirk. For aj whil th whole water front .was threatened but after an hour of hard, work th fir was brought under control. . Th Army transport Sherman, was lying alongsid tho dock, and was saved only by V1 uM.aiiw aiswptin or it crew, in oar 1 go th was to hav been shipped to th Orif ;, wa stortd on th dock and com pletely ruined. ' REPUBLICANS Of GRANT ' Canyon City, OrM May 7 '-The central committeemen of th Republican party of Grant county hav effected an organiza- . tion lcting "J. E. Marks president and A. D. Leedy secretary, : Officers war appointed and resolutions adopted. K , vr. C. Thompson wa chosen congres sional committeeman nd an ' txecutiv committee wa then lcted, consisting of Chairman Mark, Frank Foster and Gus Nyman. An activ campaign wa planned. ;:: . 1 WELCOME LOCAL OPTION. , Heppner, Or. May 7 Whthr , local option will carry in this' plac or not in Jun is no longer a question. Even th bitterest toe of the question, th saloon -men, acknowledge that they hav not a ghost of a show of beating out, and in deed most of them say they will vot for it, believing it will com sooner or later, and th sooner th better. They argu that th city will b a dead number a toon as the saloons ar closed and say that after two yai of "closed town" th voters will ba glad to e them opened again, and that after this trial th Issu will be a dead one nere. If you think this valley is not going to hav a first class fruit crop just tak an afternoon otf and drive through Fruitdal and Maypark. Thar is avidenc there which will convince you to th contrary. r. .'. id . -'. id fo if H if t ! ! 14 r to is ir. ? II ft CiA.,tJ.v,K, v-- ; : - '