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DOES TH- MAIL ORDER HOUSE PAY ANY UNION COUNTY TAXES? THINK IT OVER
LA GRANDE. UNION COUNTY. OREGON. MOM DAY. DECEMBER 5 I .'0
ill W 11 HUT NINE
w session or wiy-
(Scrlpn Newi Association)
Washington, Dec. J Both branches of
Congress met at noon today for the second
session of the fifty-ninth congress. The
full membership was present, biing the
first yme in three years that ninety sena-
a .were on hand at the opening session,
house convened and sent word to
the President ihatthe legislative mill was
ready to grind,' The President answered
that he would communicate in writing.
In the House, the new members were
received. ( Scores of resolutions were
handed to the cleric, and filed away.
Each house passed resolutions to the
ropmory of members who have died since
the last session. Following these prelim
inary duties, the houses adjourned until
tomorrow afternoon at which time thev
will receive the President's message.
"It is expected that the perfunctory sess
ion of the senate will be given ginger by
Senator Penrose, who today introduced a
a resolution calling upon the President for
information concerning the dismissal of
three negro companies from the army.
ANOTHER OREGON APPOINTMENT
Washington, Dee. 3 The President to
day nominated Clark W. Carnahan to be
collector of customs at Astoria, vice W.
( S. Robb.
(Scrlpps Newi Association)
Washington, Dec. 3. The Suprerre
Court today d. dined to release the offi
cials of the Western Federation of Miners,
charged with trie impiiMuuu in .S rr.ur-
der of Ex-Governor Steunenberg, from
Boise, Idaho, authorities.
Justice Harlan announced that in hie
opinion, the accused had applied for a
writ of habeas corpus on the ground of
being illegally arrested in Colorado and
thus taken illegally into Idaho. This was
squashed by the fact that the federal
court of Idaho's decision was confirmed
bv the suDreme court. The guilt of the
SPIY-TO JAPAN IS READY
(Scrlpps News Association)
Herkimer, New York, Dec. 3.-Mill,
counsel for Gillette on trial for the murder
of Grace Brown, summed up the case be
fore the jury this morning and attacked
the "Foul and Yellow Press". He stated
that at least one writer attendant upon
the trial had earned a place in prison.
(Scrlpps News Association)
Washington, Dec. 3 The president dis
cussed the Japanese question with a num
ber of callers tooay. It is understood
that he has decided on the reply which
he will make to the Japanese government.
The reply has not been made public, yet
it is understood that the administration
found federal laws do not cover the case
wherefore the grievances of the Japanese
cannot be taken up by the national authorities.
(Scrlpps News Association)
Chicago. Nov. 28-Wheat opened at 72
closed at 73; corn opened at 42 V
closed at 42V: oats opened at 33
closed at 33.
Bristol is renomiied
accused was not considered.
The court held that the motives of the
governor of Idaho in issu'ng extradition
papers, and the governor of Colorado in
?r"2 thorn, was immaterial. Justice
McCinna dissented, but the rest of the
court-,s ruling is already given.
This decision has been awaited anxious
ly by friends of the incarcerated miners'
eadars. Pettibone, Moyer and Haywood.
Their trial will no doubt soon follow.
Altho beaten by. the courts of Idaho,
the friends of the accused had much hope
that the supreme court of the United
States would release them.
Srrlppe News Association)
Washington, Deo. 3 The President
sent to the senate for confirmation the
name of Wm. H. Moody for justice of the
supreme court also the nomination of
William C Bristol to be district attorney
of Oregon. Bristol was nominated and
ie now acting district attorney of Oregon,
but the ssnate refused to confirm the
nomination and there may be objection to
his confirmation at this time, possibly
not as the charges have been Investigated
ELKS' SERIES ARE
C. E. Cocnrdn Delivers Fitting Eulogy To Ttoose Wlia Have
done Beyond. Judge ttailey Delivers Able Address.
Clearance Sale of
Price cut Averages
Such price reducing is nothing short of wonderful is it? Beyond
that ita unprecedented and unmatchable. considering the season. It
encourages immediate buying as no suit offerings ever did.
"Encourages" we say, more than that, it demands or compels
buying. Savings of one half on a stylish, seasonable, and needed suit
is far too unusual to resist.
No thrifty, prudent woman whose wardrobe has room for one of
these suits will attempt to resist such opportunities. And we expect
many women will take two or three or even a half a dozen.
WHAT'S THE REASON FOR THIS PHENOMENAL
clearance end of the suit selling season. Time for suits to step out
lively must give their space to the Holiday Goods.
Here's more in detail about the suits read.
(Scrlpps News Association)
Chicago, Dec. 3. The Chicago Post,
in discussing the San Francisco situation,
said, "San Francisco finds itself in a sit
uation unparalled in history. Its govern
ment is in the hands of the most unblush
ins hicrh handed set of crooks that has
ever plundered any community."
We have placed the following ladies' su.ts
in four lots regardless of cost,
retl -Takes in all out of season s ock
Lot 2 -Under this lot comes all our new
,d up-to-date goods, all the new goods
ouheasonusulymade. regu ar va
Lot 3 This lot takes in all the nobby
suits that have been selling at $16.50 to
$20. This is the largest assortment we
have on hand and the greatest values, sale
Lot 4 This lot holds a few of our choice
numbers in special values, but must be
closed out with the rest, sale
(Scrlpps News Association)
San Francisco. Dec, 3 Mayor Schmitz
and Boss Abe Ruef, were arraigned this
morning on five indictments charging them
with extortion in the French restaurant
uses. Both appeared in court. On the
plea of attorneys for further time to pre
pars the defense, the cases were continued
until Monday. Later it was announced
that Schmitz's case would come up Tues
day and Ruef's next Monday.
Yesterday afternoon, while two hundred
lodges of Elks throut Oregon were hold
ing memorial services to dead brothers,
the La Grande.Lodge of Elks No. 435 he d
services, which In regard to devoutness
and appropriateness would compare fav
orably with the many cervices in the
state of a l.ke nature.
The local members of the lodge had
assembled in their lodge room, and while
Miss Florence McCall played a piano pre-
ude, the style of which wae in keeping
with the exercises of the day, the mem
bers slowly filed into the opera house and
took their seats.
On the rostrum, almost hid behind the
beautiful flowers that banked the tables,
were the officials of the lodge, These
men opened the day's program with a
brief ceremony in which those on the plat
form took pait. Besides the speakers of
the day, there were on the platform,
Messrs. C. Dunn, Col. F. S. Ivanhoe, J
Gulling, E. W. Bartlett, Will Hess, C E
Hackman, A. B. Huelat, G. E. McCully,
E, W. Davis, who led the services, and A
W. Leffel. Following is the program as
Solo, "It Was Only a Strain of Music". ...
Mrs. J. J. Can-
Piano Solo, "Song Without Words' ...
Miss Florence McCall
Hon. C. E. Cochran
Memorial Address r
Hon. T. O. Hailey
Solo, "0 Lord Be Merciful" Bartlett
Mrs. A. L. Richardson
Esteemed Lect. Knight A. B. Huelat
Solo. "I Know That My Redeemer Liv-
Mrs. J. VanBuren
C. E. Cochran briefly outlined and ex- .
plained the object of the services. "Nine
teen hundred years ago" he said' "ther
lived and walked a man whom the world
called perfect. Since this divine ma'nV
day, the world has been striving to equal
the precedent established by Christ, but ',
nons have succeeded.
The fundamental principles of Christ
were charity and justice. On these prin
ciples are built the principles of the order
of Benevolent and Protective Elks." Mr.
Cochran followed his opening remarks by
a bsautiful tribute to thoss of the order
who have passed away.
"These names which you see upon the ,
tablet are those who have passed to that
undiscoved country Altho this tablet may
appear to be a small meane of recolection
yet to ue it ie a tablet ot love and mem-
ory, where we recall the virtues of , our
absent brothers, and strives to emulate
their good example.
For number of years we suffered M
dimunition of our membership by death,
but finally a brother loet the fight and
passed ahead of others whom fats de
creed should soon follow. M. P. Laugh
lin was the first to answer the call, and
then Fred Moore. Tom Murphy. Doc
Reavis and others whose names are writ
ten upon the tablet.
These brothers nesd no eulogy from me
Those of you who knew them intimately
can recall the good they did and the
kindness rendered needy persons. You
know their virtues their ideals, their hopes
and fears, and to use the idea ?of a great
orator, if a bud were placed upon their
coffins for every good deed each had dona
they would be buried 'neath a wilderness
These men were good citizens, good
brothers, good husbands, fathereani sons.
They were the kind of citizens that com
monwealth can least afford to lose. They
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SKIRT BARGAINS FULLY COMMENDABLE
; k. the on'v abnormally busy spot in our store. The skirts will sound the same saving chord
;t section wor t S tre j
the sense ot ecwj
as r:nce is'.r.e object in
many instances. When we say "Clearance"-prices drop down with a thud
Wa place our
cur $3.00 to
Here is the way we do it
skirts ir. four !arBe lots .
Lot i -Inserts hoids ai
, ,o Under th;s head we p'ace all our
Lot2-Lider ' creit assort-
54.60 to goods
ment. new oe.-'
Lot 3 This takes in all our 57.00 to
$10.00 skirts, consists of fancy blacks
and solid coiors. All go at sale
Lot 4 This takes in the last and great
est bargains of all. You konw our repu
tation for new and up-to-date sk;rts.
fancy and colors
DON'T NEGLECT COUGHS j
Mature Might Cure Your Cough With
out Aid, But You Can't Afford To
'Wcrltips Newt Aimoriation)
Chicaao. Dec. 5-Ac trie opening of the
Citizens' Indus'.nai Convention this morn
ing President Post attacked the American
Federation of Labor as the "Greatest
Trust with which the people have to con
tend." He reviewed the organization of the
propaganda for open shop and declared
thattne open shopisgradully being estab
hsheJ in building trades, printing houses
and other industries. He said that since
the laborers' defeat in the last campaign
the newspapers show a greater freedom
A cough that is left to "cure itself" is slowly overcome at best, and there
is apt to be some weakness left to make the next cough come easier.
Newlin's White Pine Expectorant ie natures's best assistant. It makes
the cure easy, quick and thorough. It is perfectly harmless, and is equally
good for old or young. It doesn't pay to trifle with coughs when you can
buy a remedy on these terms.
Money back if the remedy fails.
Price, 25 and 50 Cents.
NEWLIN DRUG CO.
Vcriere No. 27
Phone Black 130
La Grande, Oregon.
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