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About La Grande evening observer. (La Grande, Or.) 1904-1959 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 5, 1908)
EIGHT I AGES.
EVEXIXG OBSEKVEK. LA CBAXDC OREOOX, WEDXESDAY, AVGl'ST 3, 1908.
I'll siiis mio
THE GEORGE PALMER
' We Solicit.Ycur Orders for
Lumber, Lath, Shingles, Mouldings,
, We are prepared to furnish Jand deliver material
Call up Retail Department Phone Main 8.
Beautiful Imposed China
Free to Patrons of . . .
XOTOniOC 8 CHARACTER OP
THIS CITY IX TROCBLE.
THESE ararm days and you may not
. feel like making the exertion ; to do
much shopping but whatever you need in
our line It will psy yo tohuy.. now I while
we are offering this extraordinary induce-:
ment. :-:. 'i'; l-'
't Fall to See Window Displ
Whether Yoii Want to Buy or Not
OPERA HOUSE BLOCK,
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NEW LYOR TOXIGHT. '
Temporary rrctldent of 'Council To
.. nltfit WUI Bo Mayor Pro Tom.
Mayor M. K. Hall U out of the city
and will, therefore, not, attend' the
.council meetinj tonight. The Incident
ha not occurred during the present
( administration before. Recorder Cox
,,wlll call the council together and the
,clty father will elect a prealdcnt for
the evening, who will be mayor pro
; tern until the mayor return or the
council meet In adjourned or regular
session again. .
I G. E. FOWLER . Phone Main 10 :
I BLUE MOUNTAIN HOUSE
T. J. CRAY Prop. ( New Management)
Eltjht Tliouind Afrwtod.
Winnipeg, Man., Aug. 5. The ma
chinist of the Canadian Pacific In
thl city etruck at 10 o'clock this
morning. Advices say the men refused
to go out at Toronto. Leaders here
say the strike Is general. The lowest
estimate is that 8000 men are affect-4.
Rates $U0, $1.25, $1.50
Btst 25c meal In the city
Beds 25c and 50c
All outside rooms. Board
and lodge $6. per week
One block horn depot
Only house in the
white help only
TRY OUR SERVICE .
COMBINE AGAIXST CROOKS.
Polity of Coa4 C'ltlos to EiUrmlnat
Crooks ir Possible.
Los Angeles, Aug. 5. Chief of De
tectives Paul Flamer of this city, has
started for a tour of the coaxt to or
ganise a secret service department In
all the big cities Into a combine against
crooks, particularly those coming from
San Francisco, Portl and, Seattle,
Vancouver and even Alaskan cities
are to be visited.
is bad enough to buy Drugs at all,
but why pay more for them than is nee
cessary. A visir to our store will con
vince you that our prices are really lower
than you nave been paying. All our
prices are marked in plain figures.
Red Cross Drug Store
A. C. MAC LENNAN Propr..
LA GRANDE, ORE.
Charged With Kolkltiag for Bawdy
House Wtlllo Wilkle la Arretted and
Mepa Taken to Revoke Ills P&roto
Sentenced to Two Vcora in Pen
itentiary for Larceny Has Prac-
' Uoed a Solicitation for an Incapable
Woman on First Street.
Oft before in the tolls of the law for
various .misdeeds, and for the past
several months at liberty about the
city with a two years' penitentiary
sentence over his head, Willie Wilkle,
a noted character of this city who has
yet to reach matured growth, is on
the way to the penitentiary.
.This time the causa fo arrest and
reason for revocation of the ' parole,
was serious, though it called for a
mere fine In the city police court
It Night Officer. Carr made the
arrest, and 'this morning vui . .
arraigned before Recorder Cox on a
charge of soliciting for a bawdy house
on First street. The night officer
maintain that'Wllkle'i haa made a
practice of leading men to his haunt
on First atreet, where an Incapable
woman was the victim of Wllkle's fi
nancial acheme. When caught, Wil
kle was In the First street house In
company with the' woman In question
and another man,' presumably one
Wilkle had ensnared to the place.
With tear streaming down his face
the cripple admitted his guilt before
the court this afternoon and was flried
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The action of Wilkle In breaking his
parole, caused District Attorney Ivan
hoe to file a prayer with the circuit
court 'that the parole be revoked.
Shortly after 3 o'clock Wilkle was
arraigned before Circuit . Judge
Knowles. Arguments of the district
attorney were heard and at 4 o'clock
this afternoon the court revoked the
parole and Wilkle will bo sent to Sa
lem at a near date. The charge on
which he will serve two year's Is lar
ceny from a store, committed in this
city last September. In. addition he
has an Information pending against
him for assault and battery. '
. Prisoner Li Rciwnluut.
Ever 'since Wilkle was arrested he
has shed tears of repentance. It may
be these tear were of a repentant na
ture and It may be thatthe prisoner
was playing, to the galleries. In any
event, his life for the' next two years
will be spent in seclusion at Salem.
Grace Love May Slurry Again,
Chicago, Aug. S. Is Mrs. Grace
again to become Mrs.
Coffin, for the fifth time? Friends of
the much-divorced woman are confi
dent that such la the case. Mrs. Grace
Snell et cetera recently secured a di
vorce from her last husband, Hugh M.
Love, and it. is reported on good au
thority that Frank Nixon Coffin, un
daunted by former matrimonial Infe
licities, is now paying ardent court to
the beautiful grass widow.
Grace Snell's last appearance In the
divorce court was In Loa Angules,
where she appeared against Hugh M.
Love, once a newspaper man hut now
an attache of the health offflce In the
City of Angels. Terrible charges were
made against the former scribe, among
them that he wore pink pajamas In
the drawing room when hi wife was
entertaining friends; that he smoked
a strong pipe In the parlor and ex
pectorated Into the fire, and slmilur
Grace Snell Is the daughter of Amos
J. Snell of Chicago, whose murder
yens ago has remained a great mys
tery., CI race, who Inherited much
wealth on the death of her father,
was first married in 18SS to Frank
Nixon Coffin. They lived together
for nine years and Mrs. Coffin then
got a divorce on the ground of Incom
patibility. . She then married James C.
Walker, a Chicago hotel clerk. She
got a divorce two year later for cru
elty. She remarried Coffin and got
a aecond divorce, alleging intoxication.
In l0l, upon the death of their son.
the couple was again reconciled and
married again. She left him the same
day and the next day sued for a di
vorce on the ground of non-support.
Coffin making no protest.
Mrs. Coffin then married Perkln A.
Lyman, divorced him and again mar
rled Coffin, that making four mar
riage with her first husband. She
soon tired of him, however, divorced
him again and married Love.
THE ONLY PURE KIND
V' The-omy kind of Ice that we handle in retail trad U artificial 1 lea,
made from pure artesian water the only pure ice In the city, A delivery
r. . . . '-,
wagon will bring thU PURE ICE to your door on notification by telephone!
or otherwise. To regular patrons our price are one-half cent per pound.
NATURAL ICE handled In wholesale lots. Look out for the Grandy loa
Wagon. "Phone Black 671. . . .
GRANDY M M
op the Pacific Coast
For sale at
all leading tem
For Bale by
PI10NE IS Y01R 0RDFRS
Ctty Meat Market Main 50
fir Street Market Main 48
Our large trade permits us to handle only the best of .
everything to be found in a first class market. '
Try our home made Bacor. Hams and Lard.
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