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ARCHBOLD RESENTS ACT
OF PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT.
SliVataiiilns the "Gig Guns' hi Busl
,; ness World Are Misused by. Reason
of Jealousy of Smullcr Firm vu.e.
President' .of Slaudard' 'oil Makes
Public Statement Direct Reply to
Roosevelt's Charge That Standard
New York. Sept., 22. Archbold, the
vice-president of the Standard Oil, to
day issued a statement denying the
1 trust Is participating in any way in
,'"'" e rererred bitterly to
the business men as being "held up"
' b? a'esged lavr makers. He was Im
pelled to make a statement by the pro
Rosevelt statement made public last
night in which the Standard is clearly
referred to as endeavoring to defeat
the policies of the Roosevelt adminls
tratlon. Archbold referred to the Jealousy
of little merchants in their attitude
toward their larger rivals. . He said
the little merchant may violate the
law with his big rival, though the law
violated is probably a dead letter, but
the attention of the public will be
drawn to the action of the big mer
chants by the press, with the result
that "business men are held up by al
leged lawmakers without enough sense
been duly submitted to
From all Departments in the Dry Goods Section
THE FAIR STORE-The Store that Undersells
Hohks and eye 25c 51.75 tO $2.00
. Mill end of Daisy cloth, , .
Sample Hankerchk-N, Black Sateen Skirts
sale price, a yard . -, sale price, each gale price
n ic a card
9c 13c 1.19
'l.75to2.0O .,f.25to.5p- ,0( H.00 .
Ladles Dress and every ,. Baby Sweater
Children s Shoes, sale Children's fleeced Fn-
day Shoes, a pair price, per pair derwear. sule price, a SC
7Q qq garment These Sweaters we
UsC 4 havt (n whll and rol-
sC JC orn" snd mercer
2,25 $125 . $100
Bed Comforts, sale price
each LargcLargc CVtnn Bat- Bed Sheets, sale price.
ting, sale price, each.. Shift Wnlsi. Me trice.
51.79 5pc 55c $1.38
This Comfort Is full Tills sheet Is of A-l This line we have In
double bed size and f!l- Tnl" cntton measur.-s pi-ppere inalliy. and all slsi-s, both white and
led with American "2xL One Is sufficient seamless, sire 11x90. rolnrs.
Beauty Cotton. for "
I: Remember these prices for three days . only
- ' " grakde, cxipy coTOxr, Oregon. tcesdAt, septmbe22 1903 ,
. LEAVES FAT SALARY. I ' "' "
Superintendent Leaves Lucrative Sal
,, ary for Ministry.
Pittsburg, l Sent iJLr.L r
Glunt has resigned a iinnnn .
as superintendent of the Carnegie
Steel company to take a course In a I
western theological seminary to fit
iinnseic ror the ministry.
"I want to show thousands, of young
e., m me steel business." he said
Mil A. .
mere is something beyond the
almighty dollar." , -
ABANDONS SUMMER HOME FOR
THE STREiiuuus LIFE ;
Oyster Bay.. Sept. 22. President
Roosevelt today abandoned his "slim
mer capltol" and returned to Wash
ington, much to the regret of the
townspeople. The president and his
wife were accompanied to. the depot
by a large crowd. The president made
a speech from the rear platform of his
This Is probably the last time Roose
velt will ever reside at Oyster Bay as
president. With the president was
W. Emlen Roosevelt, his cousin, and
Secretary Loeb and starf. He left In
a special train of three cars.
Our prtved streets, yhon tho pres
ent plans are completed, will have
,fpst500,000 aftdjthey, have Increased
.... ...... v " r.viM-ny in e umes
that amount. Eugene Guard.
111, vnmo rT lt, i
Days of Bargain
' the Rest
m I JSJ-JJ' g ' -.J.fJ
SHOT BY SUICIDE
UNHAITV ENDING OF
ILLEGAL' LOVE AFFAIR.
Daughter of Weil Kumvn Los Angelr
Family and Wife of Vallejo Muchln
1st Shot Tlirough the Heart Tills
. Morning by Despondent Man, Al
leged to Be Secret Lover No Wit
nessea to Crime Neighbors Found
. the Two Cold In Death.- ;
Vallejo,' Cal., Sept 22. Mrs. Harry
Magnus, daughter of a well known
Los Angeles family, t was .shot, and
Kitietf at her h6me here today by
Charhfs Sriburg, . a machinist of the
Mare Island navy yards, who latei
blew'the top of his head off. Thert
were no witnesses.
The tragedy occurred shortly after
Harry Magnus, the husband, had gone
to work at the island. Neighbors saw
Strlburg enter the house and hearr"
several shots. Upon investigating the
found the woman dead with a bullei
through her heart, and Sriburg on t
bed dead, with a pistol still in hh
The body of the woman was dressN
as though she was preparing, to gr
out when the shot was fired. The roorr
was In confusion. ,
The Magnuses have lived here fo:
seven years. Sriburg Quit his job yes
terday, saying to his friends the;
would never see him again. He wen'
uirecuy-io tne Magnus home an-
committed, the -erime Neighbors. a;
icriDurg and the woman Mere
jseen In each other's company.
Bit VAN DEFIES ROOSEVELT
TO SUBSTANTIATE puRGF.
Demot ratlf Standard Bearer . Semis, a
Telegram In Dlctatory Spirit to
Ihipsevelt Today Bryan Now at
Ann Arbor But Is Going to Colutn
bus Explaiiw His Ptatforni to Stu-denjs-.-DwlKes
Haskell lot Idem and
Teddy's' i iMirge of Crooked Work, i
Detroit. Mich., Sept. 22 William J.
Bryan addressed a great concourse of
students si; Ann Arbor univsr.it t
oon toaay, explaining his attitude on
the trusts, labor and bank uarant
Plan. He arrived here early and went
directly to Ann Arbor. After speakinj
Here Bryan leaves for Columbus. H
was importuned, to reply to the accus
atlon of President Roosevelt that lite
gal combinations are supporting the
democratic tlckek He said he wfeuld
give out a statement later. He re
fused to discuss the Governor Haskell
incident, where the latter Is chargeC
with being the "paymaster" of tin
standard Oil company.
, Iefle the President,
to Roosevelt, demanding that th(
. Eryan this afternoon sent a telegran
president prove his charges that Has
kell Is. connected with the Standard
Oil company, and that tho Stnndart
Is back of Bryan In the presenUcam
palgn. ' . t -The
telegram is the result of t
;jiaiement made by . ..Roosevelt lasT
wek at Sagamore Hill, referring t.
the allegations by Hearst agalns
Haskell and practically similar charge:
of his own. . -
. Hie Bryan Telegram,
Bryan's telegram says: "In th'
'tatement tlven out by you. you eu
lorse the chargr against Haskell thnH
he crc was employed by the Standard
)il company, and connected with ni,
Attempt to l-rtbe Attorney Genera:
Monmtt 'of Ohio, to dismiss the sul:
tiendlng ngnlnst the Standard. In tn
lorslng'the charge you attack tin
lcmocrntlc party and its candidate
"ajingnasKell stands hlKh In th.
ounills.i.f Bryan. The charge Is h
I'iliius that'I cannot allow It to pas
jnntitlccd. Huskvll demands an In
esilgatlon. Now, 1 agree with you
hat If he Is guilty, he Is unfit to l
onnected with the democratic com
nlttee. I think you agree with m,
hat if he Is Innocent, he deserves t
e exonerated from so damning an ac
Attacks' RiMiM'telt'M Justice.
"You add that the publication o:
(Continued on pags I.)
POSSE SEARCHING FOR BOLD R03
' BERS AT AUBURN, CALL
Auburn. Cal., H- pt. 22. Thu sh. -.
ffs officers and n pohse aiv scon -I ..
he hills of I'lacer otiiif f" i .,
nasked men who hint nl !..:d kp
tnd robbed Geore '. .. , nin and
'J persons In the r nore In A?-
legnte. 10 m" .- , a of here. Near,
y the (-nll-v ;iij'i.l jtlon was Kathcred
a the : . to get the mull after the
lain left. v. !n n the holdup occurred.
The roL. 'rs suddenly appeared anil
viinmandcd everybody to hold tip
:h-lr hands. One prod-sled and wttf
truck oer th" head. They coin
minded the men, women snd children
o put Ihclr valuable In a handker
chief snd then marched all to a ten
lei and ordered them to reinjln there
iniler penalty. '' '
bp iEr Si
RUNS AMFCK WITH CROWBAR.
Insane Man Kills Two Before He Is
Captured by Asylum Guards.
ashingt'on,'' ' Sept.' ' 22. Suddenly
seized with a homicidal mania Andrew
Ughtfoot. a patient In tho govern
ment hospital for the Insane; today
killed two I,l.,ms with a steel crow-
bar,.. . He escaped during ; the excite
ment and was pursued to a swamp,
where he was shot in the log and cap
tured.:. . ' ' Mv.i- .
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Ta MANY IHLAHD -TOVSHS :
' Seattle, Sept 22. A special train
bearing 103 Seattle Chamber of Com
merce excursionists, left at noon to
day for Portland, where they will be
Slven a reception tonight The party
will reach Walla Walla Wednesday and
Lewiston, Idaho, Thursday. They
will arrive at Spokane Friday aftor
noon. gol'ug to Ellonsburg Saturday
night. . '. "
The excursionists are wearing llttje
sliver watch charms advertising the
fukon exposition. 'On one side of the
medal is a seal of the exposition, and
n the other the motto of the Cham
ber of Commerce: "One for all; all
for one." Aside from the four Pull
nan coaches there Is an observation
'.ar and two diners. '
, Canadian Violate Laws,
Washington, Sept. 22. That Cana
lltin fishermen have been engaged the
past summer In sal punching In Aids
can waters In violation of ngreemmt
letween the Cnltert States and Great
ilrltnln, Is th suhstancu of o" report
by Captain Berlhuloff of the United
itates revenue cutter Bear, to the
Nab Opium Sinugjilcrs.
San Francisco, Sept. 22. WilMam
1. McMul'len, Arthur M. Jones and
Charles Swanson, marine firemen, ore
under arrest, accused of attempting to
smuggle opium into this port from
Vancouver, B. C. Fifty tins of onlum
lave been seized.' , '
Fearful Death I.Ut In Ruxwfa Continues
St. Petersburg. Bept. 22. It was an
nounced tonight that In the 24 hours
ending at 8 o'clock tonight, over ,500
new cases of cholera have been dls
revered. The death rate Is pn per
ent. The Idea of turning the schools
Into hospitals has been abandoned,
l 17 17 i7?. 17" r? TF FT J! ? (F
The Exact Kind That the
ganized along modern lines- and
our reputation Is sufficient guarantee
as to care and quality .', ..
HILL'S DRQQ JTORE
LA GRANDE. OREGON X
METHODIST CONFERENCE OF
Pl'GET SOUND AFTER SCALP.
Not a Single Minister of Methodist
Church in Sound Conference Will
Vote for a Congrcmau Who Favors
Cannon's Rcnoinlnntlon Will Boot
for Any One Who Will fight Inter
state Traffic, hi Ruoze Churcltiaea
Adopt Effective Method.
Tacoma, April ii Speaker Joseph
the Puget Sound Methodist conference
which has Just closed. Every one of
the 200 ministers In the district ar"
pledged to vote, against any one for
congress who will vote for the return
of Cannon tq, the speaker's chair.
Tho ministers want a speaker in the
lower house who will encourage tho
passage of a bill prohibiting Interstate
shipment of liquors Into prohibition -territory.
Cannon's name was In the
By adopting this plan, the Metho
dist church will do much toward de- , '
featlng Cannon's chairmanship. His ,
district In Illinois selects him to con
gress but It Is the lower house that
selects Its chairman, and the various
factors. working against Cannon's re-
,a unlnntlon as speaker, will center thelf
attacks of electing congressmen who
Ore unfavorable to Cannon. Many -states
In tho union have imtterened
after the Minnesota republicans who
threw Adam Bedn down because hat'
was vCDnnon fiwrter: ' "". ',
The churchmen's attack waB rrecln-
Itated because ("a nnon refuwed to al
low tne interstnfe commerce bill go
before the house at the Inst session.
Few Ai:los In Waxtilngtnn.
. Olympla, Wash..-. Sept. . 25. Not. a
citizen of Douglas, Ferry, Okanogln.
Skamania or Wahkiakum county owns
an automobile, according to the. sched
ule of the state board of equalization.
Asotin and Benton counties have ac
quired one each, and Clnlliim has four
Enormous TIiiiImt lim hast.
" Bclllngham, Kept. 22. To supply
the Immense combination mill to be
erected In South Belllnshum nlonir
tho water front, 120,000.00ft fee( of
timber, was recently purchused on the
hills around Lake Samlsh by Kansas
Seattle, Sept. 22. Bringing news of
the loss of lives of two men during a
stormy passage to Chlgnlk last spring,
the American ship St. I'r.ul has re
turned from Cannery port. The men
were, washed overboard during s
heavy sea. '
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