v. ; D$BS THE MAIL ORDER HOUSE PAY ANY UNION COUNTY TAXES? THINK IT OVER r, ir ft. hi f VOLUME VI LA GRANDE. UNION COUNTY, OREGON, TUESDAY, . DECEMBER J 1 1936 NUMBER 6 DEATH OCCURS FROM (tREBRO SPIfiAL MENINGITIS Ar died last night after frightful suffering little hopes of other children Dr. J. H. Hubbard returned last even ing from Union, where he went Sunday tojaat the stricken Jones family of that city. In speaking of the case, the doctor said this morning: "The sufferings of that family, an only be appreciated when one sees tffianvulsions and hears the screams of the afflicted. While there may have been ptomaine poisoning originally, that is not the cause of the present suffering nor was it the cause of the two deaths yesterday. The complications are termed cersbro-spinat meningitis, or in other words, an inflammation of the membranes about the cerebrum and the spine. 1 have not the least hope for the two childcin who are now afflicted, and but very little hope for Mrs. Jones." The nature of the disease is such that their necks turn backwards, and the suff- CHARTER COMPUTED The City Council last night completed their consideration of the proposed new charter and have submitted it to the officers of the Commercial . Club who after going over it carefully, will return it to the council with such suggestions as they may consider expedient. After ifs return to council, the entire, charter will be printed in the Observer and within a few days thereafter, public mass meet ing will be held in the Commercial Club parlors, where tht public generally will be invited to be present and a general discussion may be had before placing it before the people for their ratification or rejection at a special election. ! V ering ones are actually lying on their heels and OacK oi ineir iau. I i iu.iii:' to give them nourishment. Mr. Jones! has been unconscious for several days and is not aware that two of her children are dead, Besides th two who are dead, there are two other children afflicted. Two other girls of the family art ' not in the home and have not been seized by the malady. : ' ' . . '' 'MRS. JONES DEAD ' A later report from Union states that Mrs. Jones died last evening. One of the little boys, it is thought this afternoon, will recover but the fifth child will ' die. Of the five who were first stricken but two remain and these are suffering agonies that are frightful. Mrs. Jones continued in the awful misery up to the time of her death. HfAl TMAI KLML 1IUHL HIS if Aim mm (Scrlppa New Aaaoclatlon) ' 'Washington,' Dec 11 The - Belgian Legion denies that King Leopold main tains a lobby to prevent action against alleged atrocities against Congo natives Action win be taken tomorrow on Muta tor Congo's resolution of yesterday, ask ing for international investigation. The senate will, tomorrow, discuss the San Francisco-Japanese question. NILE AT TOUCHES TRAHSfORMER AND fAllS DEAD AEEIRM THAT SIOANE INHERITED INSANITY (Scrlppa Newt Association) San Francisco, Dec 1 1 The extortion case against Mayor Schmitz and Abe Ruef appeared In Judge Dunnes' court this morning. The court was not ready to.decide on the motion of the defendants' attorneys to dismiss the indictments on the grounds that they are not made out according to law. Prosecuting Attorney Heney presented a full and formal objec tion to the motion. Ruef attorneys followed Heney with an oral argument for the dismissal of the Indictments on the grounds that they were invalid under the civil code. PUGET SOUND was (Scrlppa Mens Association) Spokane. Dec. 1 1. The prosecution in the tri-i Sidney Sloane. charged with the tnJRfcr of his father, James F. Sloan, is making an effort to discredit the testi mony which the defense is seeking to show. The defense tries to show Sidney inherited mental weakness from his parents. Schoolmates and teachers test fed that the boy was sane, but of a sav age temper. The defendant is calm and indifferent and will probably not be put on the stand during this phase of the trial. COMMERCIAL OB DANCE After several weeks of inactivity in dancing circles, the Commercial Club has decided to begin its weekly dances again. Next Friday evening is the first date, and on that date the club will be ready for dancers of the city who wish to attend a social dance. F M Housh, manager of th Grand Ronde Electric Company i visiting th sub-stations thru out th valley today. DEUNQUfNT TAX UST The Observer was awarded the con tract for printing the delinquent tax list for the year 1905 and will run it in sec tions in the Daily. It will appear entire in the Weekly edition of th Observer this week and will appear entire in on issue of th Daily during th first week in January. (Scr.'pps New Association) Seattle. Deo. 11 Puget Sound swept last night by a gal blowing sixty one miles an hour Many small crafts in the sound and Lake Washington, war driven ashore and broken up The safety of several vessels have not been reported since the storm and it is feared that many are damaged Wires to the north and west are down. Because he insisted on approaching a transformer, James Gregory, of Hot Lake, lies dead in th morgue of this city today. Gregory, who ia an employe of th Hot Lak Sanatorium, th electrician Mr. Duncan,, and . Doctor Phy had spent several hours in repairing th lighting sys tem, which had been out of commission, and just completed th repairs and turned on th current, when Oregory stated he wa goitig into th ant room wima um transformer was located, to see how the instrument was working. Th electrician, realizing th danger of such a movement, expostulated but to no avail. Th man pointed toward the transformer. Seeing th action, th electrician seized him by th sleeve only in time to receive a alight shock from Gregory, who by that time um CHARGED WITH EMBEZZLEMENT' (Scrlppa New Association) Kansas City, Deo. 11. Harry V. Allen was arrested today, charged with em bezzlement from th Mystic Shrine, of over $7,600. , He pleaded not guilty and went to jail in default of $10,000 bail. BISHOP M( CABE STRICKEN (Scrlpp New Association) London, Dec II Chas McCabe bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church was striken with apoplexy today, His re covery is problematical as h is seventy year of age. had been the transmitter of 22000 volts of electricity. He fell dead, still" In th grasp of th man who would have saved his lifa. An inquest was held at th Lak last ' waning and later th body was brought to this city, where it is i.ow lying in th morgue. Gregory hailed from New York. From that stat he cam' to Wardner, Idaho, from there to La Grande, where he wa Z""'Zi r f Innnln. ; About two months ago he want to Hot Lak and ha worked there. He is an unmarried man. The local authorities hav wired to rel atives of th dead man who reside in Rhode Island, asking for Instruction re garding disposal of th body, but hav not yet received any reply. Th remains will be Jield in th morgue until definite instructions reach th authorities. BR AND BOOTH John Halgarth, or. of Elgin' football playera, was a visitor in th city this morning. NOTORIOUS GOVERNOR GARFIELD'S SUCCESSOR (Scrlpps Nrw Association) Washington, Deo 1 1 The President today appointed Deputy Commissioner, Herbert Knox Smith to succeed Commis sioner, of the Bureau of Corporation, James R. Garfield. Chief of Police, Rayburn, returned last evening from Walla Walla where h wa sailed a a witness in a court martial. CASE AGAIN (Scrlppa News Association) Salem, Or Deo 11 The supreme court, in th cas of S S Booth appelant against J W Scriber, appealed from Union county. Robert Eakin judge, today reversed th judgment of th lower court and ordered a new trial on th ground that th lower court admitted Incompet ent evidence. f????. THE QUESTION IS What will I buy for Christmas? llli I, " w , t Here is the quickest solution. Just drop in at The fair Store and see the "Wonderful Display of Appro priate Gifts" In endless varieties. Here are a few of, them. TOYS DOLLS PURSES MIRRORS JEWELERY NECKWEAR BATHROBES CHINAWARE BOX GOODS HANDKERCHIEFS LEATHER GOODS and a thousand other useful articles but above all Come in and See. IS DEAD I GET READY FOR CHRISTMAS I (Bcrlpps Nsw Association) Boston, Mass., Dec. 1 1. Ex-Governor Kranklm J. Moses, of South Carolina, was aphiaxiatad at a boarding hous on Win throp Beach this morning. Th jury is still undecided as to whether or not th death was accidental or suicidal. Moses served in th confederate army, and was one of the first to benefit by the recon struction. He was governor of his state I in seventy four. He ran all lines of cor ruption while in office, some of which were selling paraons, levying tax on every bill. When he sought re-election, he used tht militia to prevent arrest. He was cast from his family and had to flee. Since then ha has lived on various shifts, few of which were honest. ERAN(E IN REIKIS PREDICAMENT It is not too -arly to begin think- ' ing about Christmas gifts. . From now on th time will pass very rapidly. Than there is a lot . of satisfaction in making selection while stocks are complete and while you can do so at your leisure which is an ' impossibility in th hurry and bustle of th ' two weeks before Christmaa. Our full line of holiday goods is now here ready for your inspection. Seeing it while it is complete wil suggest suitable gift for everyone on your list will solve every difficult gift problem. We urge you to come a toon as possible m and as often thereafter as your time will submit, to inspect our good. NEWLIN DRUG COMPAf Y : J A Christmas Suggestion Ij What HE would appreciate most H Phone Black 130 a m . m J iiii.bi i HM'"'g Verere No. 27 (Scrlpps New Association) Paris. Dec. II. A large attendance creeled tht called mass meeting this morning to discuss the church problem. However, the attendance contained few men, a fact which demonstrates that the men of Franc ar little interested in the church fight that is raging here. Priests have named services for the week with out reference to th illegal status which they will assume after tomorrow. The government says that it will not be forced into a sensational attitude by the intem perate. Cardinal Richard, archbishop of Paris, says there has been no violence. but passive resistance and that the church ' ha exhausted all protest at every step. Handkercheifs. Silk or Linen Silk Mufflers Fancy Suspenders Fancy Hose - Sveaters Neckwear Smoking Jackets CraveneUe Overcoats Suit cases Umbrellas from $ .25 to $1.60 1.00 " .50 " .25 1.60 ' .26 " 8.00 M 10.00 18.00 " 25.00 6.00 - 16.00 1.60 - 6.00 2.50 2.00 .78 4.60 1.50 !! Gome and take a look at while the stock is complete. Any seletion you make I will lay away for you. ;AL. ANDREWS , HABERDASHER AND TAILOR "a ) : v. A . ! : i "4 ' 4 4 I I J- 1 ttttt t iitiiii.. . .". . , , r . ' '