7 I -. .pp .W&MWty' ljftBB VilflAMTlr 1 TIOIOMOW I AUOCVAIUS U,... .... I ,,.,., , I..;.... " iiiiiliii I II i "k-isiature it acam in unn r.. u . i vuikiii libkaki hi m mr lUDwnr,, 8MC.I) II II I II V .Nil . n..-. . I PfJ Jl I h II II HI I fill I I o.y, attorneys on mi 1 1 linU4J Mill n6..,nrf, petition Jl MM I I l m mm nm (Scrlppe News Aaaoctatluq) Hoover. Wash. Jan 2 1-A terrific ice Xr la .weeping down the Columbia, 'yihaa swept away tne Malta Hoover, a local steamer and the ferry boat Eleanor several miles down stream, lodged against an island. The ferry at Umatilla Rapids, is lost. The ice is thirty feet high and reach from hunk to hunk It j. many miles long and. is growing -very nour. . , in size BIGGINS VERY 10W (8crlppa News Association) 01ean. N. Y. Jan. 21 -Ex-Governor n'ggins is lower than yesterday and Brewing weaker rapidly. It ia likely he wui ate any. hour. f AKIN ROT ON BENCH Supreme Justice Eakiii did not sit on the v bench during the arguments of J W Groes l beck appelant vs N 0 Groesbeck et al Respondents, at Salem January 17 be cause he had heard the case in the lower courts as district judge. Justices Moore and Bean listened to C E Cochran for the ppealant and J W Knowles for the re spondents. They have taken the argu ments under advisement and will render a decision soon. SHOULD BE STOPPED Sport is sport bu: the' snowballing bngade certainly went to tha iim, u- . night. Those who were enjoying the nne sieigning last eveninC were subject to a fierce bombardment from the fifty or nWre who s ationed themselves at the intersection ot Jefferson and Depot streets. Two persons were hurt quite badly and . the wonder i that more were not The proper, authorities should not permit another such utter disregard for the ajtoht of the people. MARRIED ,', Antone End, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob End of Summerville. was married a few weeks ago to Mist Aitchisonof Waitsburg, TTosqmgion. ine many , friends of the young man in this valley extend their best fishes to the young people. SMATORIAL QUESTIONS TOMORROW The legislature is again in session, after a recess of five days, and tomorrow, if all gos wel!. the present session will estab lish an unknown pr cedent. The second i uesaay after assembly has always been the beginning of a long fight for senatorial appointment, and in most every case, our mg the history of Oregon, neither house was able to give any one man a majority. This necess tated a joint session. History Wlls us that time and time again has the sergeant at arms in the senata. 14 hi. crowd of solons from the senate chambers to the lower house that they might jjintly vote. In many instances thia h.iinr,n continued until far into the night of the last day of the session. But tnmnrmu. according to all indications. Bourn and' Mulkey will be elected on the first ballot Thus- will new precedent be established. HUINO Kf HOUtf T.ie 0. R. & N. Co. filling senouse in mis city with large square canes cm rrom t.-.eir pond at NorrJi PnmAm, TL. - ... . . n. vumpany aunng me year uses many J inousana ions. A NEW MACHINE The Grande Rond Lumber Cnmn , . . f aay received a large new combination macnine, being an iron planer, laths and drill. It will be nlsr.orl intfh;. snops. '"' TWO QUARANTINES ?. The residences of E. Christnffar., j.j. Cornwall have been quarantine late this afternoon.. In the former instanc ins contageous disease s small ns, m the latter scarlet fever. . ' WEll, BUT NO ARTESIAN The company that is flndino an arf;.. m in. ranroaa yards, has reached a depth of 250 feet. At present the drill is working in a thick stratum of clay, and the men feel confident that they will find much water underneath this particular stratum. However, it is not likely that the supply will be of a STwo hundred feet more of Un 'im-h casing for the artisian well. rr,. this morning. TAKE JAPS TO WOODS Thirty Japs left this Kainela where thev will timbers in that region. Lack of labor is one of the causes of wood shoru this crew of men will be able to cut much fuel. (Obaenrw Special) ' ; . . O A C Corvallis, Oregon, January 19 Last evening in one of ha hrH fought and fastest games ever played upon the home floor the 0. A - C. Basket Ball girls won over the Chemawa Inrii.n guls by a sore of 12 to U. Last Saturday (Jan 12) our oirla Wnn over the g!rl"s team from WillamaHa University by a score of 18 tn 7 5n far this season the t iris have kaan ,n. defeated. . There are now ahout seventy-five boye in training for the annual cross-country run. The Druminariea will ha run th oo of February, and the final about three weeks later. - Mr. M. Reynolds has been conflnad tn his room for the past few days with La unppe out is now able be be out The thermometer registered 10 below once this Week. Colder than it haa ha.r, here for about fifteen years, The annual Fresemen party was called off this evening. The SopHo behaved quite well and the Freshmen all report a fine time, , . v , DISORDER III 0. A. (.ANNUAL J he junior class of the 0 A C is mak ing arraneemente to aLahlih tha of issuing an annual in the college. Wbeth er or not following Junior elaaaaa w il adhere to this practice for many years in vogue in nearly . every college , in the country, remains to be seen, hut tha nr.. ent class of juniors will do so and by June nrsi me puoiication will be ready for dis tribution. It will be comoiled on tha nlan ... --- all annuals. The editor in. chief. J , schroeder, the business manairar H Cooke and his assistants, R E Reynolds of La Grande and Cleo Johnson have mailed personal letters to each l umnnt of the school asking for subscriptions to tne initial puoiication. Those desiring copies should Inform either of the above named officers. ; COAL SUPPLY BETTER The coal supdIv in La Grand, rait chutes is slpwjy increasing and . while theJ supply is limited, there is no danoar nf immediate freight train congestijns pn this account At Kamela and Pl.at Valley, the situation his improved during ineiasitnree aays. THOMAS WILLIAMS IMPROVING Thomas William, who has" been ousiy ill for several weeks, is imnrovino ana is anie to leave his .bed occasionally New Dress Skirts We have justreceivedfrom New York, a line of the late skirts, these are beyond a doubt one of the best line of skirts on the market Washington. Jan. 21 PraaiH.nt R,. velt and hie advisors Taft and Bacon, are in conference-today over the Swetten- nm-uavis incident. When Vice Admiral Davis went to Kingston with assistance uovernor Swettenham ordered them off tne leland. ...- tourist arrived today on the steamer ar ana expressed no surprise at Swettenham' ' action In ordering the Davi sailor off the bland. On of the rount, who was in Kingston during w quaa said -it is just what I would xpect of the governor. I eaw him strut ung aoout in jack boots tha vara pf absurdity, American are doing more " ln" stupid governor forces to right things over there." Washington, Jan. 21 It is offlciallw an. nounced that thie government will not ask England, who rules over- Jamaica, to punisn uovernor Swettenham. . .n L;. . . . a ".mgswn Jan. 81 Disorder chaoa anrl discentent is rife. Governor -Swattan, ham and mayor Kingston are at logger- neaas. everybody is exDreasino tha opinion that the governor made a mess of the situation and an ass of himaaif h ordering the American troope off the :t r isianos. A number of small rum ebons ara , w opened secretly and negroes are causing mucn irouDie. Lady Swettenham ia tha angel of the stricken city. She is con stantly at work directing nurui and aid uig the injured, and ha scarcely slept since ine disaster. Boston Jan 21 The United Fruit pany's steamer Admira Samoeon arrivad mis morning witn twenty-five Americans wno escaped death at Kingston. DISTRICT LIBRARY During the past few days attorney of Eas'ern Oregon have signed a petition to establish a state library In Pendleton. This Is perfectly nrnn.r hut nn, ? T . randa' leadins attornava. and hi. have been endorsed by several other attorneys, today suggested, that the legis lators appropriate a eum for placing a library in each judicial, district At pre sent when a cassis being tried in tha circuit court, there is not a library of creditable size for the attornava tn ha .a access to without going to their respec tive uoranes. This attornsy stated that by taking an Inventor, aa it vara r.t .n the law libraries, a list could be made out to contain such a are not found in th libraries of La Grande' lawyers. nn our attorneys wmiiri in a m..... nave raoiiities equal to those now doing business in the state capitol where the supreme court library i at their disposal. In this library should be th Oregon re port, me legislative law from th begin, alng down, and other collections far ference. Should such an appropriation be inaae, not only attorneys who hava nm.. in this city, but those coming here from Other Cities-to hold triala. ennld h.v. within arm rach. a series of references DOOR CLOSED THREE fEET Cf SNOW .i t. After bavins hauled hia " mi wivtai from a point six miles back in tha hill. . wood hauler, pulled upon Adams avenue this morning and waited for a hnw.r u. did'nt wait long. He reported that snow to theiextentof nearlythree feet, cover th mountain and wood haulers ara avnari.n- ing trouble when once 1 they get "off tha oeaten trail. MINERS IN DEMAND ' - the Union Pacific minAS. which annnlu th coal for the 0 R & N train, are ad vertising for 600 miners and it aaama im possible to eecure enough men to operate everal of, th largest mines V on tha system.'; , . . ' ,i (Scrlppe Newa Association) Washinfiton. Jan 81 The doors of tha senate wer closed thie afternoon on a iiiuuwu u) C4i.U,i TH U ;viit i.; personal encounter between ; Senator Carmaek and Tillman. Caimaclt charged Tillman with ridiculing him and without provocation. ?, 's. :-, , Averting to Tillman' 5 reference to Carmaek' defeat for reelection Carmaek grw insdltlng. Th two wr standing -closo each other, and wer Mttino- excited when the door war closed, i , , ,X.JHAW ARRAIGNED . (.Bcrlpps New Association) New York, Jan' 81 Manacled to a nrlftAn ornarrl TK . .t... 4. it. court building today. Hie arraignment w purely rormai. it I reported that tha plea will be temporary insanity, hut the plea will not be mad today and ther i a possibility of postponement beyond tomorrow,;, i District Attorney Jeroma thinks the trial will be a short one as tha circumstances all point to cool deliberate murder, and can be easily proven, A great throne crowded th court bnlldim to get a glimpse of th noted Thaw, ,Th streets war filled at th prisoner 'passed ovr th Bridge of Sigh. J R Laramor of the Summerviil tac tion was In La Urand today. Dress Skirts in Fancies i ThisincuoesaH'henov lities in plaids, checks and mixed material Very latest workmanship. ' ' . $25.00 fy beautiful line ranging in price to Dress Skirts in Blacks Black skirts are very strong for this season Panamas, Voiles and the sheer materials M Very best material especially in the lighter grade as i: ith or wi hout silkdrop skirts Values to $40.00 Vergcre No. 32 Phone Black 1301 ROTHCHILD All THERE There is but little to deferentiata fialam rrom any other city the last of the week just past, according to Attorney C E Cochran, who returned from the state capnoi ins morning. On Tuesday." the attorney said. ''The solons went home and the city wae ex seedingly quiet. About the only thino that bordered on legislation, was the noise ano clamor mado by a delegation from the Hood River valley, which is in Salem. with a long petition and n'jch enthnoia.m County division is all that this delegation will converse on. Thev want to bmk away from Wasco couity, and hava plat ted out a section comurisinu th Mr.! River valley to constitute the new eountv at . ano Hood Kiver is to be the county aat I tie Cascades is what it will be called should the measure pass the legislature "T"1 . i nere appears to be a beical raaann for this division because The Dall. county seat of Wasco county, is separated by a line of lulls and Hood River people cannot drive to their county seat, , Kepresentatives of that district. hn ever, are not so much interested in county u.vuion as tney are in many other things ana me delegation that is lobbying &aiem finds it hard 10 get a represents live to introduce their resolution. in replying to a question as . to how Herman Rothchild. the lone Democrat in the house, and the representative from tnis county, is eonductino him.lf ooenran said, "Mr. Rothr.hild i. f,,ii. quai ia ne occasion, and while many taunts are nuried at him for his unitv. ha generally gets back. To paraphrase a remark made by the German to a crowd of listeners in the capital corridors, if mere is one thing Mr. Rothchild was sent to Salem for, aside from ssrving on the lorty or more committees, it ia tn u..n me unionnes unionized. QUARTERLY CONFERENCE SA'URDAT Quarterly conference will ha h.td in fk. I ....... " metnooist church next Saturda 1 ',.MI.' mi tne meeting quarterly reports from eacn department of the church will be ..a. meioiiowing day the presiding ..aer win aenver the conference sermon. S. P. SPECIAL THRU Last SaturJay evening a Southam e.. cific special passed thru U Grande on its way to Portland. The train cr,n.,.t.d w I acnaircar, observation, alaan.r . diner. It is rumorad ht u. ...... .U J Pride of Grande Ronde .1 The product of tha Imhl.r Amirina ni .;t,,.i.j .. ,l. . ; . .. "" i .iiuhiii iii un Tiri neari or in best wheat land m Grande Ronde valley, consequently the lesfflour A trial wuiconvmce youof iU superority. " ,., ' ;it! V ;.r: ; : 4 Patent" fromthi- ;:V-:.;. .I, - Insist on having your order filled with this brand or the same mill, f For sale by all first class dealers. Don't submit to any ubsUtutio'n. i ,1 .-5 Pride of Grande Ronde Domestic or Polish WE LAUNDER YOUR SHIRTS. CCLURS AND CUFfS WITH EITHER FINISH YOU DESIRE. - ' i WORK CALLED F0R AND DELIVERED r- A. B. C. ISTEAM LAUNDRY ' ' '' ' PHONE MAIN ?" ' La Gvnit, ; Oregon. ' "eeeeeeeeeeef j m m THE MODEL RSTAUKAT J. A. Arbuckle Proprietor ft e5r' w.SWMIIMM i '. tttMi . . i par it wis M.i.i irna were politicians.