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LA GRANGE. UNION COUNTY. OREGON THURSDAY. JANUARY 24 1907
flflD" Of HID, SHOT
tlcripp Nw. Association)
London. Jan. 24 Whitely, the Marshal
sld'tJEngland, was assassinated this
'ralntyari unknown man."
Whitely. who owns th ' largest " mail
ler house. in England, had been closeted
th an unknown men flvovir sa huui
as he opened fie door to his private
ce,he was heard to say. "I can't
ue the matter say longer. I will call
ptXA. Whitely had no more than
he words when the unknown man
revolver and fired. The first
et took effect and fulfilled its errand.
Is a second shot missed the proprie-
and hit a customer who was a spec
if to the prelude to the shooting. ' e
ifter pulling the trigger twice, the
Resin turned the gun upon himself but
wound was not fatal. He was hur-
to the hospital where -very- ejfFort fs. store.-
being made to revive him. . It is reported
that he told the authorities at the hospital
that his name ie Cecil Whiteley. , "Hj is
my rawer, and I killed him", said the
man on the cot. ' ' '
In an effort to prove' the' truth of
statement, the two sons of the 'assassin
ated store man were called to the hospital
but both agreed that they had never seen
him, and knew nothing of him.
Whiteley started a small store years
ago and yesterday was receiving ; an an
nual income of two hundred thousand
pounds annually. The business which he
conducted compares - with ..the Marshall
Field of ; Chicago, and ; was called the
'Whlteley's Store." -The Universal Pro
vider" is what Whitely liked to term him
self. 4It is said that every article made
on the earth, could be purchased in this
X CHABGfDWIin PtRJURY
Baker City. Jan. 24. The trial of Aim
Widdowson. held for the murder of , Wih
ard Moody several months ago, is pro
gressing tcday with little sensational dis
closures. By noon three witre&sss had
been called but nothing of particular in
terest was divulged. ' v ' ,'.f j
Lata last evening, the most sensational '
instance in the trial so far, occurred when
the distr ct attorney suddenly caused the
arrest of Rollia Browr. Briwri hi-) hen
on the stand and during the cross exam
ination, the startling , fact .wte liaited.
mim or Mrs. wooDfit j
The funeral of the late Mrs. ,UabaUe
MurchisoU Woodell. w.fe of J. L! Woode.l.
who died in this city Saobath evening,
took place from the family home near
Summerville. Tuesday, Jan 22, 19(57, at
11 a, r. Rev C B, Hays of the Presby
terian church of this city officiating. The
funeral was very larg and the interment
took place in the Summerville cemetery.
The deceased leaves a husband, and
five children 'who hive the heartfelt sym
pathy of the ent're community at this
time of th( bereavcmkhL 'r
. The deceased was born May 4, 1850,
and became the wife of Mr. J. L. Wo4!
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union nine cmiaren were oorn or whom ;
five survive, James, Hattie, Edward, Etta,
and Claud.-Mrs. Woodell was . tovad by
testified on'several .nattere, exactly at he
Knew it. Last night, when on the stand
he admitted to the cross examiner that
W . BRYAH
P New Ami.'latlnn)
mJn 24 William J Bryan
his parents had advised 'him.-and eveni' 1r8' rclecfecquaintances.. . The sun
ordered him to change hi testimony when. ,h,M of h,r llfe made h,r hoP'tb' m
he appeared on the witness sund m th. , P,,M whr blh yun nd o! w,rt
trial. No sooner was the statement made, 'd 10 :nd hr influence and
than the district attorney ordered his ar-1 rokhwl dvlM 'Y ought and
rest and Sheriff Rand formally served thr 1n con'deratipn. .. .....
summons, locking him up in the oounty TH-W ,nHTINIir ,
jail. He ie still retained there aft no pre- . R,A'- COHTWUli
liminary trial has as yet been given him. 8crlppe Newe Association)
The district attorney ie preparing , an in-f Hew York, Janv 24 The Harry Thaw
Tormauon or perjury agamet mm and from trail was resumsa today. -..me prisoner
all appearances, the sentence) heaped up and members ' of his family appeared
on one eonmitting perjury writ, be read rather nervous. His mother was not in
i over me young man. 1 he trial or brown
-has now practically superceded that of
Widdowson' in public interest. '
Ira Brown, co-defendant with Widdow
son, and sharged jointly of' committing the
terrible murder, will. be, tried after'thel
Widdowson trial. 'is disposed, of. Th
state has forty witnesses and is confident
that' conviction will be (.toured. ' '
District Attorney Leroy Lomax of Baker
county, and hi partner in law, Mr, An
derson, have filed a new suit against the
Grands Ronde Electric Company, for
iuiu Carrol, administrarix for th estate
of Leonard Carrol deceased.
On the 28th day of August, 1903. Leon
ard Carroll was killed by coming In con
tact with a live wire while working on th
Frank Hsmpe ranch. Th wir had been
broken about twenty-four hours, so it is
lieged In th complaint One end wae
hanging in th branch of a trt in such
manner that it wa obseurtd from vJsw,'
and by accidentally coming in contact
with this wire, Carroll wa killed. Soon
after that a u)t for five thousand dollar
was brought against th Grand Ronds
Electric Light Company, but Circuit Judge
th court rrom.'
ibeh oj (he, legislature for over an
i.r.is morning wnne aaaressing a
crowd in redresentative hall, ac
nied by Governor Chamberlain he
ven a grand ovation. He spoke on
eoryof the government's advoc-
(h initiative and referendum power
,llln!Ublic officials. " He attacked
poration". ' .
longratulated Oregon on the pop-
ection of her United States senat-
thanked (he Democratic mem-
votir.g for .the Pepuhliean who
ie choice of the peoplay He also
led the rai'i & tcmrrission
(Scr.'pps Newe AasodatlOD) ''
" Washington Jan 24 The House Com
inittee on naval affairs today recommend'1'
ed the construction of a first class battle
ship of not less than 20,000 tons to cost
$10,000,000 in addition to the author
ized last year. Two torpedo boat des
troyers $3000,000 for submarines an ad
dition of 5000 Blue Jackets and 930
marines. ' '
. LEGISLATURE ADJOURNED .
(Serlppe News Association)
Salem Jan 24 Both house of the leg
islature adjourned after Bryan' speech
until Monday. -
SHIRPING STOCK TO WALLOWA . .
It is nothing unusual to see many car
of stock shippsd out of Wallowa county
but Polk Mays of Joseph. i .today taking
ten car of stock to Elgin, and from there
they will be herded to his ranch In Joseph.
Mr. Mays hat a. la g ranch in Shanak
and as feed is scare there and hay plen
tiful in Joseph, he ha decided to take the
Jason Hunter, a brother of th lata W
cattle to his Joseoh. and there fatten them . Huntr- "hose home ie in Beuhla, Mai.
neur buuuty, im expubiaa w nrriva in u
Grande tonight, and if he does, th entire
f. ,U ..-t... Mil 1 T -
O'Sullivan are in charge of the stock.
LARGE STALLION '
The Thompson horse dealers' of ' Boise
have shipped a splendid Belgium stallion
to a slock company in Wallowa county,
While under the ordinary height he weigh
twenty-two hundred pounds. Clifford ; u. n.J
family of th deceased will be her. " Th
funeral i at on o'clock tomorrow after
noon from the Hunter residence. From
there the remains will be carried to the
church, by a cortege of city officials, Elks
and citizens, where church services will
and spent several hours in the city this
morning, i , " , -
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wooo or co.se is in cnarge or me animal ' prompt, at noon tomorrow th Elk
will leave their hall in this city and take
carriages to Island City to, b .present a
the services. A large number of La
Grand citizens are making arrangements
for carriages to - convey them to the
Islapd.. . .. ..v'-
We have just received from New York, a line Of the
late skirts, these are beyond a doubt one of the best
line of skirts on the market
Dress Skirts in Fancies
This incuces all he nov lities in plaids, checks and mixed material .
Very latest workmanship. , .' .
beautiful line ranging in price to $25.00
Skirts in Blacks
-birtc arp. verv strong ior
Imas, voiies uiiu tiiooiiw. ...
Very best material
this season especially mf the' lighter 'grade as
h ov without silk drop skirts Values to $40.00
Vcrgcrc No. 32
Phone Black 13)1
' STOCK ASSOCIATION
S','1l'( Nw Aanvlatlon)
Denver. Cjlorado, Jan. 24. The West-
em Live Stock Association opened its an
nual show in the Union Stack yards here
today The entries of cattle and hc'gs are
much larger than. any previous show held
by the association but sheep showasma
decrease. The attendance, of breednrs,
stockmen and the general puhlic is very
large. Judging tor the valuable prizes
will begin this afternoon and. tomorrow
will be agricultural so'lege day. Sales of
ordinary cattle will commence on Monday,
and on Tuesday the pure bred cattle wi
go under the auctioneer's hammer.
oi'Tlppa Nfws AMueinuon )
Trenton, N J. Jan. 24 The Board of
Fish and Game Commissioners of this state
are about to purchase one thousand dozen
quail ..which w II he distributed all over
the state to replenish the fas", disappear
ing flocks. U has oe.n decided to pur
chast a many of the birds as possible
from Indian Territory where tiey are
still plentiful. So great has been the
destruction of fish and game owing to the
ineffective laws that the fish and game
committees of both the House and Senate
of the Legislature are about to discuss
bills relative to the matter.
Eakin threw It out of court because of
lack of evidence.. Th case was appealed
to th supreme court which sustained th
Now a new suit ha been filed by th
Baker City attorney which will be heard
at th next sssslon of th circuit court -
; . . ' , WANT FEES
Wm. Mcllroyand C RHibbard.rls.
tat agent of Elgin, have filed suit against
J A. Brown tor th recovery of $180,
which amount 1 alleged to du. for., ser
vices in selling a csrtain parcel of land.
' . ; . MARRIAGE .LICENSE
, County Clerk Gilham ha Issued
marriage license to Robert Smith and
Fanny Leoti Gordon of Elgin.
ITAUAR TOOK DEPOSITS
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A SOUTKtRH CAME PREStRYt
Scrlpps New AaaocUUoni
.Chicago, Jan. .24. V. .JPillarell,, aged
forty, and an Italian who is said to be
manager of Italian banks in a number of
large cities, was arrested this, morning at
th instigation of th polic . P YdOngs-
town, Ohio.' H I charge with- fleeing
with deposits to th amount of seven
hundred. The Italian wa takan with ap
psndicitis and th illnsss at th hospital
caused ths detection.
v tlCHT GRADE EXAN1NAT10NS '
Eight grade examination ar being held
thruout the county and willoontmu thru
tomorrow: :'About on hundred ar tak
ing th examinations.
(Sorlpp Newe Association) ., . M.
New York Jan. 24 At a meeting of
the Leagut of, American Sportsmen today -.
it was finally decided to organize I JcIub '"
to crat and hold a'- earn pressr in
North Carolina . Th dlrator of thr v ,
club' will be Gen. Jarrfts A, Buchanan, U.
S. A. Frank J. Price, John J. Ambry, Dr.
R. ;j..Held. O W Wonder, Bosch. Evan
Fhelby.t Admiral Roolyand William
Henry Halt. A rtport wa read from a
committee, which. , ha inspected several
prope'tiss in North Carolina and It wa
decided to purchase a large tract of land
near Cape Hattara for a wild fowl pre
serve, and to leas a large tract nar
Greensboro for a quail pressrve.1 tv' '
Pride of Grande
. Th product of th Imblsr flouring mill situated in th very heart of th
best wheat land in Grande R9nd yalley. consequently th beet flour., A trial
will convince you of its superonty.
.. .- Insist on having your order filled with '.hi brand orth
, same mill.-
Patant" f rom thi ;
For sal by all first class dealers.
Don't submit to any substitution.
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Pride of Grande Ronde
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- (HEW HINESE TREATY PORT
(Srrlpps News Association!
Washington Jan 24 Nan-King on the
West river has been' opened 'as a treaty
port today. The Customs Commission
at Wu Ccu is making the necessary arran
gements. The port is one of the most
important in China as it can be described
as the key of the country,
TEACHERS' MEETING SATURDAY
Saturday Jan. 26 is the dat set for
th teachers' meeting on that date prac
tically all the teachers of the county will
be present. The county superintendent
has arranged an instruciiv program.
i PHONE MAIN
WE LAUNDER YOUR SHIRTS, COLLARS
AD CUFFS WITH fITHER FINISH JfOU
DESIRE. ; V
WORK CALLED TOR AND DELIVERED
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DINHER fOR TWO
depends lor its success upon three
things. First, yocr companion,
second, the dinner, third the service.
You p.ck out the companion, we
supply '. ", '
THE DINNER AND SERVICE
If you do your pari a well as
we do ours, the meal will be me of
the bright espisodes in your life.
We are ready for th test when
ever you are.
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THE MODEL RESTAURAN
J. A. Arbuckle Proprietor
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