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LA. GRANDE, UNION COUNTY, OREGON. MONDAY, Al'IUL IS, 108.
OH JUNE TICKET
OFFICIAL TICKET NOW
- IX. HANDS OF PRINTER.
Vhen June First Arrives and Voters
Go to' the Polls, They . Will 'gee a
Ticket Whkli lias Never Been
: Equalled in Oregon for Real Knotty
Questions There Are Twenty Can
didates and Six Measures, Aside
From the Liquor Question.
The full and official ballot for the
June election has been prepared .by
County Clerk Gllham and It is now In
iulre considerable, time " for each
voter ot cast his vote, if he votes for
one of each candidate and measure
uthat Is Included In the. ticket. If he
votes for one1 In each list of state, dis
trict,, county and precinct candidates,
lie will make the mark "X" ?0 times.
Then he will be called upon to vote
-on four measures referred to ths peo
ple by the legislative assembly; four
Teferendums ordered by petition of
"the people and 12 measures proposed
by Initiative petition. Aside from
these many departments on the bal
lots, there Is the liquor question. All
put together. It will require consider
able time and moro thought to vote
Voters of Oregon have never been
put to such a task as they will this
;year. There Is only one solution for
the citizens who contemplate voting
.-at the June election, to do, and that
is to study carefully the many meas
ures. It must be admitted however,
that It will be difficult to cast an in
telllgent vote even then. There are
nany Issues at stake which mean much
to. the state as a whole, which should
receive careful study before the voter
:goes to the polls.
A sample ballot will be published
Jn The Observer in a nay or two, and
"the readers will be given some Idea of
what a task confronts them on elec
EASTEBN BANK FAILS.
'Pittsburg Banking Institution Almost
Pittsburg, Pa., May 18. Hopelessly
"wrecked by speculations of its cashier,
"William Montgomery, the Allegheny
National bnnk today closed Its doors
:and went Into the hands of a recelv
er. National Bank . Examiner Robert
'Lyons was placed In charge by order
fie court. The actlun of the comp
troller was not unexpected, as an ln--Vistlgatlon
which Incal financiers had
conducted up until Sunday night,
rfVnved the bank's affairs to be al
irin?t hop"leKsly Involved.
The Suit we make for
you iv7 set you won
dering why you have
been paying the other
tailors so much money
Hundreds of neat, bright new summer
goods to ahow you. Coma In NOW
and order a Royal Tailor suit and get
the legal guarantee that every gar
ment will hold Its atyle and fit until
Spokane, Wash., May IS. Ten del
egates to represent the state of Wash
ington and its congressional districts
in the Denver convention will be elect
ed by the democratic state convention
here today. There Is every likelihood
that Bryan will be unanimously In
dorsed and that the entire delegation
will be Instructed for him.
San Francisco, May 18. The sum
ming up In' the Ruef Parkside realty
bribery case began today with the as
sistant district attorney making the
opening plea for the people against
FATHER II II
CHICAGO MAN KILLS SON
AND ATTEMPTS SUICIDE.
Financial Troubles Make Middle Aged
ChkWRoitt Despondent Tries to
Leave Ills Son, But Falling, Both
Agree to Die Together Boy In
stantly Killed, But Father's Hand
Not True and He Still Lives III
Wounds Believed to Be Fatal. ?
Chicago, May 18. Driven to des
peration by financial troubles, Henry
Rudolph Amann, eged 43, murdered
his 12-year-old son Walter, and stab'
bed himself. He may die.
Two days prior to the killing the
father tried to lose his son by leaving
him at points about Lake Forest, and
Fort Sheridan. The boy sufpected him
and foiled his Intention. -
Agree to Suicide.
The father then told his son of hit!
Intention to commit suicide and the
lad, whp was always very close to his
father, begged not to be left alone In
the world and asked to be killed first.
. Finally, after a long talk near the
lake front, they signed an agreement
to die together.' The- father then
plunged the blade of a knife Into his
son and made a desperate attempt to
reach his own heart, but missed It both
times. He fell unconscious and, was
found later by soldiers. .
' Today he pitches In a nirrow cot of
the Fort Sheridan hospital, constantly
muttering, "I've killed my son and I
didn't die. He Is alone In heaven."
It Is thought that the man will not
Manufacturers After laborers.
New York, May 18. President Van
C'leve of the National Manufacturers'
association, decalred that the organi
zation Is going Into politics to defeat
the labor candidates. "The labor vote
Is overestimated," he declares. "It will
not exceed 600,000 votes, and no one
curi" control it."
OPEN FRESH CAMPAIGN AGAINST
PROMINENT BUSINESS MEN AND
LA GRANDE WILL
Concerted Fight Against tlie Saloon In Union County Will Be Opened To
"morrow Night, When Local Friends of the Dry County Movement Will
Take the Rontrum In the Skating Kink Movement to Spread to Every
Town In the County Campaign to Be Spirited and Fought to the Last
The campaign for the suppression
of the saloon In Union county Is to be
carried out with redoubled vigor from
tomorrow evening on, until the day of
election. To do this, friends of the anti-saloon
movement In La Grande have
leased the skating rink for a period
and will conduct several addresses In
that building. , '
The first of these occur tomorrow
night when Presiding Elder 3. D. Gil
Ulan, Rev. S. W.' Seemann, HOn. Geo.
Stoddard and Hon. F, 8. Bramwell will
discourse on "Why the Saloon Is
La Porte, Ind., May 18. In her al
leged campaign of murder, Mrs. Belle
dimness Is said to have carried on a
very profitable "business," which net
ted her, according to latest estimates,
about (55.900. A tabulation of sums
obtained is as follows:
M, Sorensen) first husband, 18000;
Peter Gunness, second husband, 14000;
Charles Erdman, New. Castle, Ind.,
$5000; Herman Konitzer, Chicago, 15,
000; Ole Eudaperg, Iola, Wis., 12000;
J. O. Mee, Elbow Lake, Minn., II,-
RS.GUNNES IN PROFITABLE BUSINESS
CK 111 U C!1 1,111 HOT
Portland, Ore., May 18. At the re
publican headquarters today the fol
lowing speaking schedule was given
out n Jtdge Cuke's i'lncrary In ext
ern Oregon; On Thursday, at Onta-
lo and Vale, Friday at' Haines and
Baker City, Monday In TJnl'in county,
Wesdnesday at Hermlston, Thursday
U Condon and Arlington, Friday at
Pendleton and Saturday at Weston.
Governor Geo. E. Chamberlain be
Spokane, May 18. Ex-Cnl ted States
Senator George Turner called the
lemocratlc state convention to order
ero this morning and will probably
be made permanent chairman this af
ternoon. His speech was a strong
teclaration against the local option
dank recently adopted by the repub
lcan convention. W. W. Dunphy of
Walla Walla, will probably be select-j
?d national committeeman without.
opposition. The slate is as follows:
For delegates at large Fred Bald-
ICBL ROCKS AT
STREET CAR CONDrCTOR.
Cleveland, O., May 18. Rioting on
t scale that has threatened death and
lerloua Injury was resumed this af
ernoon by strike . sympathizers who
tre trying to advance the cause of the
itreet car strikers.
In on Instance a mob attacked a
onductor while he was trying to
nake a switch.- Suffering from the
aln of wounds "caused by stones
vhlch were being hurled at him by
he Hundreds, ha rushed Into the car
nd locked himself In.
Not content with injuring the man
he mob rushed for his car and de-
nollshed It. The police finally drove
:he mob away.
Society Rare Meet.
Philadelphia, May !. A society
ace meet which has attracted gentle
men horse owners from many cities
rill be opened tomorrow by the Penn-
ylvanla State Breeder and Racing
jsoclatlon and will be continued or
CLERGYMEN OF .
MOl'NT THE ROSTRUM TCESDAY.
Menace." The meetings will be held
at regular Intervals tn thla city and
throughout the county, In fact. The
campaign will be waged in the i
motett corners, speakers betnr m
scheduled to go Into each city and
hamlet, ready to spread "dry" county
Much interest Is centering on the
series In this city, which Is to be open
ed tomorrow night. The admission It
free, and enemy and friend of the dry
county' movement Is Invited. ,
600; Andrew Helgelln, Aberdeen, 8.
D., $2900; Oeorge Berry, Tuscola,
Ills., $1500; Henry Gorhalt, Iola, WIS;'
$1000; fire Insuranse of Gunness home
In Chicago, $3500. In addition to these
she Is supposed to have received $1001
from each of the four men whose
bodies were found op the murder furn;
and $1000 from each of the 15 men
with whom she had been correspond
ing. The money is believed to have
gone Into real estate.
gins his Willamette valley tour to
night at Medford and will work ur.
The judge's Union county Itinerary
Is not definitely arranged yet, but thr
r.indldote will be In La Grande on
Monday night. He will visit at least
two of the other cities of the countj
during the day prior to his appearance
win of Spokane; C. G. Helfner, Bent
jitiow, lacoinn, u. j? nns
Delegates, third district Jeromi
Iirumhellr-r, Spokane; T. A. White, St
John, Whitman county.
Presidential electors Q. W. Ham
ilton, Bento; J. M. Roman, Garfield.
Second district F. Spinning, Pierce;
L. H. Hidden, Clarkes; W. W. Cannon
Lewis; J. F. Conine, Thurston. '
First district F. A. McDonald; t
: P. Calhoun, King; W. w. Black, 8no-
the National Steeplechase and Hum
association will govern the affair.
which promises to be one of the mos
suceexsful of its kind ever held In
Bryan to Methodists.
Baltimore, May 18. William Jen
nlngs Bryan has accepted an invlta
tlon to deliver hi well kmwn lecture
on "The Prince of Peace" before tin
Methodist quadrennial conference to
Western Canada Racing.
Cranbrook, B. C, May 18. Pursei
to the extent of $2400 are offered In
the racing meet opened hers today
as th Initial event of ths Western
Canada Turf association' circuit. The
Calgary meeting will be held next
Ths four member of ths La Grande
high school track team which I
attend th Corvallls Interscholastlr
track meet, will b picked by popular
rote, In which all members of the
. Parliament to Convene. " f
Paris, May 18. French senators'
and deputies are hurrying back to
Pnrla today after an Easter, vacation
which they unanimously voted to
themselves ou April 11. Parliament
will be formally reconvened tomor
row, when several Important measures
will be brought to .the attention of
Kctchcl to Meet Papke.
Milwaukee, May 18. Stanley Ket
chel, was matched to meet "Billy"
Papke at Milwaukee, June 4. In a 10
round go here. The men must welrfh
under 154 pounds at 8 o'clock. '
DEFIES MOB RULE
WHEN FACTIONS ACT
LEGITIMATELY, HE ACTS.
Mayor Tom Jolinvnn of Cleveland.
Makes Ills Position Clear Helmlve
to Street Carmen's Strike dull All
Disorder la Stoped, He Will Do
- Nothing Feds He Can Induce a
.- Settlement When Factions Act as
They Should. -', ' f 'y
I Cleveland, O., May 1 8. "Cleveland
.111 not be run by mob rule." Thue
Mayor Tom L. Johnson has made his
nosltlon clear as It Is affected by the
-iresent strike on the street railway
He made this statement early today
hen requested to Intervene and bring
hout peace between the warring fae
Ions. . ' '
"Until all disorder Is stopped." he
snld, "I shall not move my hands to
IJust the differences between the
arrlng parties. I want It thoroughly
nderslood that a mob can never have
iny hand In the government of the
tly of Cleveland. When both sides
ettle down to conduct this fluht along
glttmnto lines, I will do all In my
iwcr to effect a settlement, but not
ntll then. I feel certain that I can
ffect a settlement and Induce both
Ides to sign an agreement. I expect
see President D. W. Mahou, of the
nternatlonal Carmen's union, today,'
Strike n Failure.
Indications are today that the street
tr employes have lost their fljfht
gainst the Municipal Trartlon com
any.. All the lines are running as
mial this morning and there have
leen no disorders today. , The union
lenles the report given 'out by Presl-
Vnt Du.iont of the street car .com
iny, that the company has more than
nough men on hand to operate all
lines. . . r -; ,
The state board of arbitration took
teps today looking toward an adjust
ment of the difficulty.
. fJovcrnor Spark Better.
Reno, Nev., May 18. Governor
parks, whose llfo was despaired of
ast night, rallied this morning. He
resting easy today and his, condl-
Ion shows a marked Improvement.'
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low citizens ulll esteem him for his goodness,
I his kindness, and his usefulness. The principles of I
good citizenship should constitute the code of rules I
for every kind of business
This applies particularly
cause, owing to the limited
of crun by the general
Nihility of the druggist
HILL'S DRUG STORE
IS WO BAY
ATLANTIC FLEET IS
BOUND FOR THE NORTH.
With Little Demon t Hurt Ion the Mighty
Fleet Leaves San FnutclMro Bound '
, for Seattle and Other Sound Cities
After Conlmtorahle Touring In the
. Northwest, and Some Docking, the
'' Fleet Reassembles at San Francisco
Ju yI7. ' . ,.
. San Francisco, ?al.. May 18. With
out any demonstration beyond a few
ciieorH m Atlantic fleet - pulled up,
their mud hooks today and, led by ths.
Connecticut with Sperry's pennant at
the forepeak, started on the trip north.
The flea left the bay shortly after ti
o'clock and will arrive In Pufcet sound
May n.-'-. s V;':' ;. 'M- i :. j(-
' Eight vessels will then visit Belling-'
ham bay, four go to Port, Angeles,
three to Port Townsend, one to dry
dock; at Bremerton. ' ' 7 '' ' '' ' -
On May S3 the fleet will assemble
at Seattle and on May 27 the it vrs-
sels go to Tacoma, but only four will
remain there, the other eight proceed
ing on out of the sound to San Fran
cisco.-, The ships left In the sound will
take their turn jat dry-docking, and
then proceed to Ban Francisco. On
July 1' the fleet Will leave for Hono
lulu and Australia. The Maine and
Alabama will not accompany th ,
fleet north. .
Bryan Captures Alabama. I
i. Montgomery, Ala,, May 1. That
William Jennings Bryan as a presi
dential aspirant will receive the In
dorsement of Alabama de'mocrala In
today's- primaries is Indicated by re
ports received- hers from all over ths
state. There Is little opposition to
Bryan In Alabama and his nomination
today by the voters will Insure ths
state for him.
The officers voted on in today's pri
maries are: Delegates to the nation
al convention and alternates, electors '
for president and vice-president, two
Justice of the supreme court, presi
dent of the railroad commission, state
game and fish commissioner and half
a dozen judicial officers. -
Primaries In Florida. ,
Jacksonville, Fla May 18. Demo
cratic primary elections will be held
tomorrow throughout ' Florida, at
which delegates to the Denver con
vention will be chosen. At the snmo
time candidates will be nominated for',
presidential elector, United States sen
ator, congressmen from the three dis
tricts and state and," county ' offices.
The Florida delegation 'to Denver will
likely be solid for Bryan. . ,
Biijs Isolated Tract.
Anton Vey, the weallhy sheepman
and rancher of Echo, this morning
purchased 40 acre of an Isolated tract
on Sheep creek, for $1.25 per acre.
The sale wa made at the door of ths
land offlcs. s'
HAPPINESS AND GLORY
lti tortti Af hi
whether public or private, z
to the drug; business, W I
knowledge of the qualities, f
public. It follows that the re- i
Is the chief guarantee ef i
squad havs a roles. '
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Thursday and Saturday. Th rule ot