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STOCK SHOW AD MAR. "
KET DAT A BIG KrCTKSc
Officers and Committee Have Been
Appointed to Market Day Calljn
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f f J ' -i u:
i J Uoraoa Now Entered for the Bis- Pa.
I Tv radc rtrvWrwlng Stand at the City
J 1 Fountain Every Clttsen Belongs to
Officers of the Day.
President of affairs, Fred IX
Secretary O. A. Coffin.
Master of ceremonies W. B.
. Parade formation " commlttea
y M- H. Klrtley, president; Al-
bert Hunter, C. R. Hlbberd,
4 Fred Gaskel and T. B.' Johnson
Parade marshals Elner Set
belov, Guy Byrklt.
Guards Police department.
" Reception 5 committee Every
citizen of La Grande. , . t '
.. ; 'Auctioneer Marten Larsen.
Mn-lc and advertising F." B.
Currey, A. C. Mac Lennan and
, E. W. Mack. ' , ,; 7
Great things are In Store for the
city of La Grande next Saturday af
ternoon. At a meeting of promoters
last evening, the officers and com
mittees for the day's event, were elect
ed and appointment and though the
main details are perfected for a mon
ster stock show and market day fer La
Grande next Saturday, there . will be
no let-up In push and boost (fin until
tihe-hour strides. Already 55 horses
.and some stock has been listed for the
ftnrade of stock, and some more names
hil bo secured before the hour when
jthe big affair starts. There will be a
ne'lghlng of horses and the crashing of
ithe band at noon on Saturday. Th,
'band will head the procession . which
N o w
No matter how etegnntly yos are clnd;. how perfect your suit or dmw
fits; how becoming your hat your attire Is not complete without a pair of
PETERS' DIAMOND BRAND SHOES.
Why? BersHMe Uiey romUno SbnpeUnem, Style, Osaractcr Fit and Com
fort. Oar Spring stork Is In and looks bettor than ever before, We want
an opportanltf to demonstrate to toe most crltloal that we can satisfy them
beyond their fondest exportation.
MISSES' OXFORDS tl.78 to IS.00
, LADIES' OXFORDS ............. . ..T; .... i ..... .$J 50 to $4.50
MEN'S OXFORDS $3.00 to S.Q0
I Will have tor its lln nf n.,u.h
principal streets of the city
Want Private Conveyances.
The committee on parade Is asking
for private conveyance. Every man
of the city who owns a team, and vehl-
el that hca any color of atyle at all,
la asUcd to be In line. A few cannot
Jmako this event a success, however
' !La?JheLma5r W;kT
" "" The Parde ,tarU at 1 'clock
and thow who can enter with private
rigs should notify Mr. Klrtley or make
their apeparance without notification.
omcers appointed last eve-
These officers appointed last eve
and cease to hold power after Satur
day night . . , .
' Martin Larsen Auctioneer.
Martin Larsen will be the auctioneer
on Market day. He Is a native man
and has s long experience In this line.
" Announce Each Animal. $
As each animal In ( the parade of
blooded horses passes the reviewing
stand at the corner of Adams avenue
and, Blxtls, street, rfhe pedigree, the
owner's nsme, and whether or not the
animal la for sale, wjll b announced
by the anncuncer of the day., '
WIDE TERRITORY IS
Now No Question About the Tclcgra
pliers' Strike Falling, as Locals of
Most of the Large Cities Have VotWI
to Join' the Ranks Only Thing
Hint Can Avert the CrUls Is Restor
., ing t Ok) Wage. Stale by Western
V'nton. i c : , .-, v..,v..
. New York, April !. The Commar-j.
clal Telegraphers' union will strike
next June unless, the Western Union
Telegraph company restores Its old
scale of wages. ; Officials of the union
have been notified that locals at San
Francisco, ; Los " Angeles, ' Montreal,
Pittsburg, Memphis, Albany, Hamil
ton, Ont., and Winnipeg,' Man., have
decided to go out on that date.
... .... ...
11 THE STRIKE
Some Thouqhfs on
. April 19, 1009, is a day thnt will bo looked forward to with great
anticipation by HioutoimIh. Why? Bccauxe it Is Easier Sunday, the day
, that marks tlio foruial oiK'ninj of Spring. It Is then we put on our "best
bib mid tucker" and march forth in gladsome attire. A common text for
ministers on this ocoa'nlon 1st "Solomon In all his glory was not arrayed
like one of these." Of course, reference Is not made to members of the con
gregation, but the application would not be lit nil amiss.
I I IW Willi I lliilll
CRUEL TO WIFE
JEALOVS HTSBAXD IX
- JAIL FOR CRCELTT.
Jealous of Uls Wife, s Tacoma Insur-
nee Solicitor Commits Extraordi
nary Cruelties on Ilia Wife Tied to
Bedpost and Handcuffed Family
Breaks Into House -Prisoner Con
fesses of His Long and Inhuman
Tacoma, April 14. Clinton E. Goo
dy,, an Insurance solicitor, la In jail
today , charged with extraordinary
cruelty to his wife. Late yesterday
the parents of Mrs. Goody broke Into
her horn and found her lying on a bed
Ji-ni'- - - -.
th. victim of a jealous husband. ,
The couple have been married alnce
last August. By his own confession
he has long practiced thia torture. He
was bound over to the superior court
after being severely excoriated by th
judge. ; ,. : ...
HEXEY IS THROUGH.
Not Return to Fbrht Fulton If
the Letter Is Nominated.
San Franclscd, April 1. Francis J.
Heney today announced that he would
not return to Oregon In case C. W.
Fulton is nominated at the primaries,
and take up th fight against htm. He
said he thoughfhe had done his duty.
and now had no more interest In the
FAVOR POSTAL SAVIXG8.
Senate Committee Favorable to Postal
M Savings Bank--BUT.
Washington. April 16. Th senate
committee today ordered a favorable
report on the Postal Savings bank bill,
the only change being made was that
of the name, which was changed to
"Postal Savings Depositories."
The bill practically, embodies tht
views of Postmaster General von H.
Meyer. ' . . .
BIG VICTORY FDR
STATEMENT HO. 1
CANVASS OF THE
-STATE IS 8CRE PROOF.
Estimate That Fifty-Five of the Next
Legislature Would Be Statement No.
1 Men, is Too Low Will Be a
Sweeping Victory Says Canvax
. Multnomah County Will Favor it by
Electing Entire Delegation of That
Class of Candidates,
Portland, Or., April It. After a
thorough canvass of th state mad by
th Portland Evenlnc Journal. It la
declared that th estimate that (I
members of th next legislature will
b for statement No 1, Is extremely
dieted that th entire Multnomah
county delegation will be staUment
No. I men. I Opponents of the state.
ment ar not issuing any announce
ment and refuse to make any predic
tion as to the outcome.
Down the Willamette valley, reports
from Marcert' county are to the" effect
that statement candidates will win by
300 majority, although th flaht Is
very bitter. At Medford the prediction
Is made by George Putham of the
Tribune, that a democratic candidate's
legislature will be elected because of
the fact that they are for statement
No. I and that republicans failed to
put up statement candidates.
At Pendleton, Bert Huffman of the
East Oregonlan, declares that C. A
Barrett la a Statement candidate, and
undoubtedly will be elected.
FORMER WASHINGTON SOLON
AFTER ILLINOIS GOVERNORSHIP,
Won Who Was CoiigresKinan From
: Washington State When Populists
v Were hi Power WM Head Denij
emtio Tk-ktt In Illinois Is . First
Man to Want the Chair From Chi
cago Since Altgrld Was Governor
Spreading Petitions. ; v
Chicago, April 18. James Hamilton
Lewis, formerly a congressman from
Washington when "Pops" were in
power, has announced his candidacy
for the gubernatorial nomination on
the democratic ticket, and today hid
managers are flooding the state with
nominating petitions In ordeal' to get
his name on the primary ticket.
: He declares that he believes . It Is
time Chicago had a candidate at the
head of the state ticket, which has
not occurred since Altgeld was gover
nor. . . ' ,
! During Lewis'. Incumbency of the
position of corporation counsel, under
Mayor Dunne, he gained a state wldr
reputation. . -
CON" CRESS BA N HAYS
CONFIDENT OF THIS
That Japan la Spending One Hundred
. Million Yearly on Her Navies I Am
. pie Proof to Congrcmman Hayes of
California, That tlic Mikado is Get
' ting Hi-ady to Fight Uie United
States Some One Has to Whip tlic
Nation In Die Near Future
Washington, April 16. "Somebody
has got to whip Japan and I am very
much afraid lhat the Important duty
4,t .J ,1 ... . " L
will Lmi vu us.
' This sensational statement was
mad today by Congressman Hays
of California, after a conference with
th president at ths White ' House
FDR UNCLE SAM
Continuing Uayes said:
"What do you suppose that Japan
Is spending $100,080,000 annually
for, on her army and navy f What na
,lon , ,h PrePrln to go io war
with T It Is the United Slates, and
ther la no use trying to fool ourselves
Into believing anything else.".
DAMAGES ARE EXTENSIVE.
Breaking of Hauser Dam Spreads De
struction Totaling Nearly One Mil
Hon Dollars. s
Helena. Mont, April It. The latest
figures on losses sustained by a break
In the Hauser dam, fix the property
loss at from $500,000 to $1,000,000.
Th floods covered such a wide terri
tory that It Is Impossible to get accur
ate figures at this tlm. Th greatest
loss Is among ranch owners whose
property lay In th path of th flood,
and was completely swept away. ',
Thousands of head of livestock were
drowned. Twenty miles of track, of
in Great Northern railway wer swept
away or submerged. It will be two
weeks before th traffic on that part
part or the road can be resumed.
GO-BETWEEN IX SICHEL .!
AFFAIR IS ARRESTED.
In the Arrest of Alder, an Austrian,
Who Carried the Extortion Letter to
Slg Sichel, Portland Police Find the
"First Link In Gang of Nihilists,
'.Which Ho Located In, Portland
lHtcelva anapoUi 6irt;)ilngYor
-j Principal. i i; , -
Portland, "April iff, botectlves and
police are today searching the city for
... ..... 1 m vv vi vi mill titO uu-jE
th. nihilist Adolph, who Adolph Alder. Mt apportionat vote of any county
an Austrian, states forced him to carry the state. A few politicians are not
a letter to Big Slcnel, a prominent overly hopeful of securing a large-'
Portland man. demanding $400 or his vote tomorrow. The campaign ha.
life would be forfeited. Alder was ar- been extremely quiet ' and fre. from
rested and today declare, that he Is mudslinglng features, but the more op
glad to be in Jail and safe from th..tlmlstio ones believe a rousing total'
man who compelled him" to do the will be reached If th weather j. fa
work of intimidation, -To the public vorable. By opening the polls at noott '
Alder refuse, to talk, but It 1. believed It Is believed that many farmers will
that la a long conference he has had ' take advantage of the opportunity to'
with the police, he' has given itp the cast their vot. f n.iV ..'.
name of the alleged nihilist, and that,
me ponce are in a fair way of break-
ing up the poup of undesirable, who'
have loca-ted in thi. city. I
RIOT FOLLOWS STRIKE. . - ,
Serious Riot Rife In . Pennsylvania
' Town Over Street Cars. ,
Chester. Pa.. April L.-Wlld scon -
of rioting took place today when a
local, street railway company attempt-
ed to operate It - cars with , strike-
breakers Imported from other clMnn.
In one clash a strikebreaker' wa seri
ously wounded and 10 victims of the
riot were removed to th hospital. If
the police fall to stop the rioting .tats
troop, will be asked for.
)UGHT TO BE THE
f every citizen to so
low citizens uill esteem him for his foodness,
his kindness, and his usefulness. The principles of
Hood citizenship should constitute the code of rule
for every kind of business whether public or private.
This applies particularly to the dru business, be
cause, owing to the limited knowledge of the qualities
of druis by the general public. It follows that the re
liability of the druggist Is the chief guararitee of
good service. - ; " t
HILL'S DRUG STORE
I La Grande m
TAKES PLACE TOMORROW.
Tomorrow at Noon Begins the Battl
, of Ballots for Nominations to tlto
Various Offices to be Filled at the
June , Election Urgent That th
County Register a Rousing VMs
- Plan to Cast Your Vote A Few
1 Changes In Polling Places, ; .".
4 s 4 4 S 4 . 4 4
, Boars for Voting.
For th Drimsrv election to
be held tomorrow the voting
booths will be open from noon
. until X o'clock In th . evening.
;Durmg that, tlm alt ; saloons
must-remain closed as though
4 the occ&hIod wer a rertilar !. sv
tlon day Instead of nomination
time. ' . - . .
1 Voting Places In La Grande..
First ward court house, ' " s
... 8econd , ward city , office '
; rooms; '' '. .
htrd ward-rOld kindergarten
funding. . . ',
' Fourth ward Harris hall. ,
Fifth ward Uranca hull SV
Owing to inconveniences the voting'.
Place for the Fifth ward will not be1
conducted at the Alliance -mill, but
will be found at h Orange hall. .This
building is the school hpuse near that
D. A. McAllster horn. Ecsldent of
the Fifth ward are called to ' attehtloat
in this matter. .- s
, Tomorrow at noon wlil commence
the second primary election In th hlsv
tory of the state, and It behoove the
county of Union and the city of La
Opnnrt. tn , ..v
mary election. " , ,
1 . T 'VM prm'M f
""f ,U ,arge Vota' P""P"f
this county there Is no particularly',
grot Issue at .take. '
Th republican primary ticket Is.
wen shaded with good men, and' In,
every Instance; the voter will have tr '
t ,h.,nk.tW,bef.vm.,,.B bi ch?,c
The ,mPorUnce ' registering a"
he"Vy VOt0 rB,er han on' ""t
tnougnt wou,d lwl the voter to be,.
neve. , mere are two vastly Important,
dates before th voter, of tfnlon coun-;
ty: th prlmarjr election tomorrow,
and the general election -on June I.'.
Let this countj- go on record 'with a'
(Continued on pag ..)
HAPPINESS AMD CL0RY
live and act lhat W$ fel