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BECOM- ,A BOG'TI G MEMBER OF THE UNION COUNTY GOOD ROADS ASSOCIATION
1 VOLUME VI
LA GRANDE. UNION COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY, . JANUARY. 11 .1907;
i0HG AMY HO
tfctlppg New Amoclatton)
XPishington Jan. 1 1 The first voice in
th senate to favor Senator Smoot the
United States. Senator from Utah who
hat caused untold disturbances in social
religious and 'political factions for many
years, was raised this afternoon by Sen
aor Albert J. Hopkins of Illinois who
said: "The Mormon church is undergo
ing a radical change for the better and
Smoot is an apostle of better and high
raormonitm. He stands for high things
in the church, is against poligamy and
kindred vices. Smoot has done more to
stamp out vices than any one thousand
men outside of the Mormon church. - I
LABORERS REQUIRED IN THE SOUTH -
(Scrlpp News Association) ' ,
New OrLean. Jan 11 During the next'
few months strenuous efforts will be
made to bring white labor to the South
ern States. The colonizing of Italians in
some of the mill sections is well on the J
way. The very rapid pacj with which
new mills are being run up has greatly
exceeded the growth of labor and though
many inducements areheld out to fami
lies to go to mill " towns in the South,
where wages are good and steady em
ployment offered, the supply is yet far
below the demand. With the worlds re
quirements fast approaching a 16,000,
000 bale crop, it is estimated that sever
al hundred thousand more field laborers
are needed in the South to help to produce
the raw cotton, and if the present per
centage of advancement in the south
of the Mormon
that poligmy is a
The senator continued by saying that
no power could add any qualification for
senstorship other than that which is pre
scribed in the constitution.
CANCER WEDS WEALTHY AMERICAN
(Bcrlpps News Association)
New York Jan 11 It was announced
here today that La Belle Utero, long a
queen of the Paris stage, has married Mr
Rene Webb, an American. The famous
Spanish dancer first met Mr. Webb at
Buenos Ayres. The marriage took place
at the American Consulate in Paris' and
the religious ceremony at the Madeleine.
Serorita Otera made her debut in Barce
lona, and her first appearance in Paris in
1691.' She was 58 years old on Christ
mas day. ,
0 THEIR CATHOLIC
WAY TO ARCHBISHOP
COLD IN (OIUMBLA RIVER BAR -
(Scrippa News Association) . .
Astoria, Ore., Jan. 1 1. A company has
been formed here to dredge for 'gold at
the bar of the Columbia river. The sand
contain both iron and gold in large quan
tities and the recent analysis made by a
government geologist show that the iron
would pay for the working. Electricity
and a magnetic separator will be Used.
Dredging commenced today. -
Delegates from the brotherhoods of
conductor and brakemen on the O. R. &
N. have gone to Chicago to meet with E.
H. Harriman in person concerning the
eight-hour day movement now in progress
nr ll h Hrrimn lines.
Conductor Butler, of the freight division
of La Grande, and Brakemen E. E. Cross
of La Grande, have gone to Chicago, as
well as representatives of, the Portland
and Starbuck lodges and together with
representatives of the brotherhood from
all other Harriman lines will hold a per
sonal conference with Mr. Harriman in
Chicage early next week.
When the settlement of the matter on
the O. R. & N. was deferred for 80 days
at ths meeting of officials and represent
atives of the brotherhood in Portland last
MISSING STEAMER ARRIVES
Ccrlppt Nra Association)
I Bermunda Jan 1 1 The long missing
steamer Ponce arrived here today, she
is badly disabled and was towed to this
port by the steamer Wable. The Ponce
reports having encountered severe" storms
but no deaths.
TAUGHT THE USE Of DOPE
(Scrippa News Association)
Seattle, Jan, 1 1. C. Conley. is arrested
charged with conducting a school for
teaching youthful messengers the use of
cocaine opium and other drugs. Several
packages of drugs were found on his per
son when he was arrested. The druggist
who sold the medicine wilf probably be
arrested soon. - Investigation discloses
fearful depravity among the messenger
of that concern. ' ' 1
CIGAR fACIORlf BURNS
-8crlpp News Association,
Lancaster, Pa., Jan.- II. The ware
house of S. P.' Moss Tobacco Company
was destroyed by fire this morning. The
blaze ignited a neighboring cigar factory
which was also'destroyed. The loss will
reach a million. ';
(Scrlpp News Association)
Montgomery, Ala. Jan. 1 1 A hundred
miner are entombed in a cava in at
Schoss mines in Calhoun county, accord
ing to a telephone message Just received
here. Defective timberirg igivn as ths
nartv ha entered
the cave and another is organizing.
It is known that some of the men are
alive for the rescuer have heard tapping
on the interior of the waits,
The body of Arch Bishop Montgomery
was today moved to tne cnapei in st
Mary' cathedral where it will lie in state
until ten o'clock Monday morning when
the funeral ssrvices will be celebrated by
a sermon by Bishop Conmaty, of Los
After hie ordination to the priesthood
MUST TELL THE TRUTH ,
(Scrlpps News Association) -
Chicago, Jan. (1 1. Judge Going of the
n;w municipal court today op: n o tne
trial of Johan Fox. charged with the mur
der of Miss Emily Miller, with a warning
to, newspapers, that sensational accoun's
of the trial in hi. court mint cease. He
told a reporter the exclusion of news
paper men from hi court would be ' en
forced unlese they remained close to the
facts in reporting trial. He said:
"If this government of the people of
this country, ever fails, it will be because
of the abuse of liberty of the press and
perversions of the truth by newspaper.
There has been more harm done by re-
ports of this. case than by persons, who
committed the crime." .
Monday, it was with the understanding Father Montgomery w.nT to San Francis
that the 0. R. & N. employes should take
part in the Chicago conference and abide
by the decision reached with Mr. Harriman-
COLORED MURDERERS APPEAL '
(Scrlpp Newa AHOcImtlon) - V
V 11 -A stav of ex
ecution has been placed on the warrant In
the sheriff s possession Jor the execution
of Howard Banks, colored, who was
sentenced to death for the murder of . a
co as Secretary to Archbishop Aleminy
in (he late seventies and when Archbis-
up Reordaw the present incumbent suc
ceeded that prelate in - 1886 Father
Montgomery was made Chancellor of the
diocese. This office he held Untill 1894
when he was appointed ' co-adjutor'to
Bishop Mora of Los Angeles whom he
succeeds! a few years later.- In 1903
he was appointed co-adjutor to Archbish
op Reordaw and so Bishop Montgomery
h as ended his eccleseastical career in the
city where he began ' it Like his uncle
MOVEMENTS Of U. S. WARSHIPS
(Scrlpps New Association)
uuantanamo, Ouba, Jan. i uu,
battleships comprising the squadron of
Rear Admiral Evans of the U, S. Atlantic
fleet arrived here today. In the squadron
are the Maine (flagship) Missouri, Kear
sarge, Kentucky, Alabama. Iowa, Indiana
and Illinois. The midwinter" manoeuvres
of the fleet will be conducted off this coast.
Brooklyn, N. Y. Jan. 1 1 In about four
dads time ths U. S. battleships Conneott-
cut, Louieanna, Georgia, New Jersey.
Rhode Island,. Virginia, Ohio, Tennessee,
Washington and St. Louis will sail for
Cuba where they will Join the fleet of Rear
Admiral Evans and tak part in the mid
winter manoenvre of the Atlantio Fleet.
will be taken to the Court of Appeals,
Howard would have been executed this
morning but for the appeal.' '
(Scrlpps News Association) 1
San Francisco, Jan. 1 1. Archbishop
Montgomery of the Los Angeles Catholic
diocese and who has been ailing for some
time, died yesterday afternoon.
colored youth named Eliza, a an appeal zsch Montgomery, the late Bishop wa a'
student of educational affairs and these
formed the subject matter of many of hi
public speeches. , The Bishop was no
orator -but Be was a, Clear thinker and a
forcible speaker. , He. was a' tireless
worker too and perhaps h ill be longest
remembered in California for - having in
traduced and established there the Lea
gue of th Cross. This society Jwaa first
formed in England by the " late Cardinal
Manning and -its object is to promote
Total Abstence. Th idea is to pledge
NEW MINERALS IN SOUTH DAKOTA
crtppe Newe Association)
Deadwood, S. D. Jan 1 1Tin, mica,
tungsten and spodumene re now being
produced in the Black Hills in large quan
tities. The Westinghouse Electric and
NEW INCORPORATIONS IN DECEMBER
(Bcrlpps Newa Association)
New York Jan. 1 1-The total capital!
zations of Incorporations formed in Maine,
New York, New Jereey and Delaware,
with a capital of $1,000,000 an upward,
during th month of December, amounted
to $239,500,000 an increass of almost
SI 00.000.000 over the total for th
am month last ysar, and compares
with $184,000,000 in' November and
$110,600,000 in October. The Decern
ber incorporations exceeded in amount
those of any other month In the year.
(Scrlpp New Aesoclatioo) k ,. .. '
Prosier, Wn Jan 1 1 White locking up y.
prisoners last night. Jailer Gilpin was
overpowered, bound, and gagged robbed .'
of his keys, money and revolver by four
prisoner. On wa subsequently recap-...-
p r. p fare and Sidnet Davis, t
th horsethief and Kin Parker, who i "
held for th murder of Marshall Glovr '
of Krmwick capd. -; .,- r,
Attht!m of Parksr's arrest three, '
were killed near th scene of disturbance
Glover being oh of them. Parker i:
only nineteen but i a desperate charao- j
tar. H ha his jailer' gun and declare
that he will not be taken aliv, . A posset
of a hundred man I in th man chas. ';
KNOWN IN LA GRANDE
John Gilpin is known in La Grand.
Oregon, where he owned half Interest in ;
th Gilpin Bennet firm, a clothing t,
house that did businsss in that city about
five years ago." H also owned mining
property at the head of th Grand Ronde
are. being shipped east.
eWMe w s
Manufacturing Co. for the use of their
plant in Denver, are taking large quanti- boys to abstain from the use of all intox-
ties of mica. The other new minerals icating drinks until they are twenty-on
I Happy Week is making smiling shoppers
years old, This plan has worked well in
England and there .can be no doubt that
it hae produoed like results in California
by giving thousands of youths in that state
the habit of tempearnce. - '-'
The a strict scclesisastio Bishop Mont'
gomery was a genial soul, the simplest
and least affected of menr . Th , entire
State of California knew and respected
him and many thousands in San Fran
cisco and Los Angeles will felhis death.
a personal loss.
"The late prelate. Jwas noted for hi
intense of quiet American patriotism and
thohe dearly loved California and ' her
people the singing or playing of "My Old
Kentucky Home" and of other song o
the Southland had at any time the power
of bringing tears to his eyes. .
POLICE DOUBTS STORY
(Scrlt P New Association)
Chicago, Jan 1 1 Walter S Bogle, aged
26, a son of Walter Bogle, president
the Crescent Coal Mining Company was
found dead at the home of his parents
with a bullet wound In the ; r.ght side
hit head. The father says that h com
mitted suicide. No motive Is a signsd by
th family. The police say it is hardly
possible that the fatal ehot wae fired
the weapon shown because it bore
marks, of a recent discharge. . ,
ttfV.CII NELLOR RESIGNS
Rev. C. H. Nellor, who has been pastor
of the1 First Congregational church in thi
city for the past nine, months,' has re
signed and will . perhaps accept - an effe
from the Congregational church at Gen-
estee. Idaho He expects to leave for
Genessee in the morning and if he find
everything, satisfactory there, will return
in about three weeks for his family.
CRAfTERS ALL RIGHT
(Bcrlpps Newa Association)
San Francisco, Jan 1 1 Grand Juror V
Livingston, who helped to Indict Abe Ruef ',
and Mayor Schmitz, created a sensation ,
this morning whsn h wa asksd by '.
eft counsel what he thot of Schmitz . '
and Ruef, by replying: "GrafUr! I "
mean by graft doing thing that ar ill- .
egally and morally wrong. 1 admit I told ;
many people that I that that th Mayor -and
Ruf wr grrfUr." ?
Judge Dunne, during th examination .
of Livingston, again threatened Attorney
Ach, Ruef counsel, with punishment for
contempt of court for' insulting ramark :
of th witness. .
. PLESTINE TOR THE JEWS
(Scrlpp New Association) k .
; London. Jan. 1 1 In th Albert Hall
today jewe numbering over six thousand
gathered under . th auspice of th
English Zionist Federation for th purpos
advocating the claim of Zionism. Lord
Rotschopshild presided and amongst th
speaker were Mr. Israel Zanguill, H.
Bisohopshiem, Rev. M. ZadocrKahn, Dr.
Fnedberger alter Mathan and J. Shir all
prominent in commercial and financial
circles. Mr. H. H. Pentwich L L. P. eaid
th it Z;onists would not rest until they
had Palestine-Palestine and nothing els.
Resolutions were adopted pledging the meet
ins to work to secure publicly-recognized.
legally- secured home in Palestine as the
only solution of the Jewish question.
J Smiling shoppers reflect the happy spirit which predominates every corner of the
' store. The aisles are filled with happy shoppers, completely surrounded by bargains,
There is no reason why every shopper should not be happy here are needed or
coveted articles priced within reach of every woman's purse.
Mo need to th'nk of economy, we have done that for you happily.
A smiling shopper becomes a loyal customer. We want your friend to learn of the
spirit of our "happy week"
if thpu ha.ve not attended this sale, there is still time. New bargains are added
l i vliv; - - m
daily and are conducive of the most appreciative smiles. . 5
And there is a practical side to the smile to buy exactly what you want at your 5
own price makes shopping a joy and makes possible the jollity of our "Happy week". .. ;
Ajjiappy bargain makes a merry buy er. ' Come - Its smiling time this week.
CITY IN DARKNESS
fScilpps New Association)
Ventura Cal Jan 11 The recent flood
of the Ventura river has completely de
stroyed the water supply system of the
ADDED TO OUR BARGAIN LIST ,
All millinery in street and trimmed hats
go for a smile and a few pennies, we still
have a good selection, especially in the
$5 to $8.50 values '
All Hats priced to $3.00 go at $ .98
5.50 goat 1.98
8.50 go at 2.93
SILVtR STILL MMI
!-rlp( N AumUlloo
Washington, Jan. I I The directors of
the mint today purchased a' hundred
thousand ounces of eilver at 69.365, with
delivery at Philadelphia.
The State department admits that the
Tokio Bovernmtnt has inauired into the
Ventura County Power. Apprehensions adtfi.ab,r,t of a Jananesa traininor souad-
are felt mat we iimitea supply or- water ron Vlsitin(j San Franci,M,
for the gas and eieotric ngnt plants w:u
be exiausted before night and the city PfNMON FOB All
will be in darkness ana witnout tuei as
II , (Hcrloos Nw Association I
wasmngum. jan. ii. ine sunan vmi
afternoon passed a bill providing a ser
vice pension for all survivors of the Mex
ican and Civil Wars.
Phone Black 1301
Vergere o. 32
WILL tlAlW TONIGHI
(Scilppe News Aieoclatlon)
Denver, Jan. J 1 Philip Stewart tele
graphs that he declined the commission
ership of the general land office.
John Mc Carvey aged twenty-two will
be hanged before midnight in Cannon City
for the murder of the jailer at Grand
Junction while trying to escape sentence
for burglary. Governor says he will not
interfere as-the crime is liable to capital
'Bcrlpps New Association)
Washington, Jan 1 1 Senator Hane
brough today turned over to the Interstate
Commerce Comr lission a number of dis
patches complaining of the coal shortage
in the Northwest. Une is trom nor in
Dakota which says that not a pound of
coal has been for sale the past month.
EEARED SHIP IS LOST
(Bcrlpps New Association )
1 Saline Cruz Jan . 1 1 A steamship
bearing nine hundred) and twenty-tws
Japanese which was due her th ninth o
January, ha not been sighted yet, and it
ie feared that ehe has encountered sever
al storms and is lost.
OTHERS WW FOLLOW
(Scrlpps Newa Association)
Los Angeles. Jan I John S Schirm,
president of the Grand Canyon Lime and
Cement Co. is under arrest on the charte
of receivingconcessions from the Sin's Fs
Thie is the first arrest growing out of ths
grand jury investigation of the rebate evil.
Other arrests will follow. I
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.ar point of mem
that belong to our
don't go away hnn
gry, and what you
get builds you up
and don't cause
are two things to
one erer complains
of, and that is our
food and our prices
THE MODEL R 'STAUrtAT
J. A. Arbuckle Proprietor
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