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LA GRANDE, CNTON COTOTT, OREGON, SATtRDAY, OCTOBER 11, 10.
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TREMENDOUS ' THRONGS , .
, WITNESS FAST UACES.
Slightly Muddy Track Forestals Many
" Word-Record." ' Smashing! Several
Minor Wrecks, But None of a Seri
ous Nat lU'e Robertson, American,
Carries Off the Prlae Dangerous
Curves, and Dales In Eleven-Lap
Course Ran Over 69 Miles an Hour.
Motor Parkway, Long Island, Oct.
I. Seventeen, of the fastest racing
.automobiles . In America, ' driven by
dare-aeviiB'.oi mecnanics, stanea to
' day In the great Vanderbllt race. They
must lap the course 11 times over hills
and through dales. Jimmy Florida,
a late entrant, got the first start In a
There Is a tremendous crowd, which
is thickest at the 'dangercras turns. A
drizzling rain fell, making the road
slippery and endangering the safety
of spectators and drivers alike. The
soft track reduces the Chance of
breaking the world's record. - .
1 Several Slight Accidents.
The first accident happened to a
Matheson car, Chevrolet at the wheel.
Ho was compelled to leave Ihe track on
.account of a cylinder breaking. ,.
In the third lap the Hotchkiss car,
Kllpatrick driving, was forced to re
tire, the cluch breaking. Later the
Acme, Patschek driving, broke a shaft
and the Renault, ; Strang driving,
mshed a clutch. . Both. retired.. ,
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Loss Is a Million.
Shawnee, Okla., Oct. 24. Tie
St, rhlc? resulted from "the"re
cent cloudburst, was received to-
day. One man' was killed and
two are dying. The estimated
total damage is a million. The
death reported was J. B. Smith,
who was swept away Saturday
while trying to save his stock.-
William Smith, a brother, is In a 4
precarious 'condition.' : Rescue
.work was retarded. . . 4
PUN ESTABLISHMENT ;
OF A SLAV EMPIRE
CALIFORNIA SLAVS WANT
Establish Headquarters at Los Angeles
' Look for Formation of Empire
Including Many Balkan States. .
Los Angeles, Oct, 14. Planning the
overthrow of Austria and the estab
lishment of a Slav empire which will
wipe Turkey off the map of Europe,
representatives of 3000 Slavs In south
ern California have established head
quarters at Los Angeles, today and
outlined their scheme. The new em
pire Is to include Bulgaria, Servla,
Turkey, Montenegro, Bosnia and Her
- Another Ready for Retlrement.
South Bend, Oct 24. Rear Admir.
al James H. Dayton, a former com
mander, in chief of the Pacific fleet,'
t't i vannh fix a n rw a limit- tnmnniir a n A
n.lv luuu V- .ja
He was' 'born'" In SliutR
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TAFT CARRIES OHIO AND :
" ' LEADS IN MARYLAND.
Summary of Straw Vot Tk ly
Leading Newspapers of Ute Eaist and
Middle West Points to Easy Victory
' for Taft llrjan Lowing la Several
Solid South Precincts, According to
SU-aws Maryland Vote Exhaustive
and Includes All Interests. ..
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' ' v. Losing "Solid South." i ',
Chicago, Oct 14.-A summery
of resulu of the' straw ballots
taken by the Chicago, Cincinnati,
New, York and St Louis papers
commpiled here today, indicates
Taft will carry Ohio Ty 80,000,
and Kansas by 40,000.. He will
carry Maryland by a close mar-
gin, besides all the New England
states. : It indicates the demo-
crats have slightly reduced plur-
alitles in many communities of
the "solid south." , - ,
The biggest returns were fronvOhio
representing only cities, with Clove
land and Toledo not Included. The
vote indicates the claim of the dem
ocrats that Kansas la 'doubtful Is
without foundation. The vote' In
Maryland was taken in all sections of
the state and represents all interests,
indicating the voting will be so close
that the . real result of the election
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Fi;j FAR EAST
MOST REMARKABLE INTER-
VIEW EVER GIVEN PRESS.
Japan T-Ivms Ou AH Restrictions and
TbrougiK Its Prime Minister Tells
" to tlie World 1U Policies In Uie East
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Not Seeking .Territorial Conquests
Says Minister United Press Used
to. Transmit Message to the World
Text of Interview. ,
(By H. Let Clotworthy. United Press
' correspondent) ; 'i
Toklo, Oct 24. Marquis Katsura,
prime minister of Japan, today gave
me a private audience, and officially
gave to the people of the United States
through the United Press, the warm
est 'expression of good will and the
most , definite and explanatory state
ment of Japan's policy ever made by
an official in authority. He declared
American occupation of the Philip
pines a great benefit to civilization,
marking one of the most important
steps In the advancement of the east.
The interest of Japan and America
in the Far Est are identical. Both
are seeking "to advance civilization.
The marquis said: .
He ' most heartily . endorsed the
speech of Viscount Kaneko yesterday
In which he said Japan welcomes the
American fleet to the Pacific because
It will be a great power for peace, and
will relieve Japan of the arduous and
expensive burden of maintaining a
fleet great enough to police the waters
and Insure continuance, of paclflo re
lations and tlie preservation of the 'in
tegrity, of China the aim of both
countries. This can be easily accom
plished by co-operation of the two
countries without imposing a burden
upon either, ',' s " '
Surplus Population a Problem.
The only thought seriously confront
ing Japan Is the disposition of the
suVplus population. This Is the one
thought of the government. Japan
disapproves pf emigration to America.
Japan's aim is to complete the coir
onization of Korea and by develop
ment of that country be able to re
lieve the congestion of population at
home. Japan has no territorial am
bitions. There is no desire on the
part ofJapan to enrn in co""1""
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FIERCF FIGHT PULLED CFF NEAR
MANILA LAST WEEK
Manila, Oct. 24. Nine Filipino la.
borers and an American superintend'
ent, were killed in a desperate fight
with : a ban dof Moros "at- Shepher's
si'gar plantation near Illgan island
Mindanao, last week.
, The men working were taken com
pletely off their guard by the Moro
warriors.- The laborers lost heavily
before they repulsed the attacking
party. The Moros are :' reported tp
have lost 20 killed and many wound
ed. They burned the plantation build
ings as (hey retreated. . '
;. . Fnrnitare Store Burned,,-
Spokane, Oct. 24. Furniture valued
at $40,000 was destroyed this morning
by fire in a warehouse, where Tull A
liilbba. furniture n!ers,. had the fur
niture stored. It "started by, spontahe-
0UM eornbustlotf ... The. 'Julldi ,-is a
loss at .10.t00. v: V f ' ... 'J.
. Family Snowbound.
; Denver, Oct 24. Nine, mem-
bet M: !ffifi 'fttffft&jr $anws r
missing and are believed to be
dead. There Is fear for the
safety of two other families fol-
lowing a blizzard that swipi tba, 4
mountains Saturday and Sunday.:
Search was made for the families
of J, D. Bradshaw and L. P. Post.
It Is believed they are snow-,.
bound near Masker. ,
OREGOR BUJLOING AT ,
l:gS SEAITLE S FINISHED
EXPOSITION HALL IN
Cbamberlala and OUters Attend the
Ceremonies Ready for Fxkxiblts
Apples Sent Finn. Fmm Oregon.
Seattle, Oc; i. The' Oregon State
building la the first to be completed
at the Alaska-Yukon-Paciflo , exposi
tion grounds. It is ready for occupan
cy, and will be formally accepted today.,.,,-.
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Governor Chamberlain and other
Oregon officials are arriving for the
ceremonies. The Oregon exhibit will
be completely Installed not later than
February. The first lot of aypl6 to hi
shipped came from Oregon. Vi .;
Predicts Repetition or I:cr(Fefeat,
Chicago, Oct. 24.-rrChaIrman Kltch-
cock today predicted Taft will beat
Bryan as badly as Roosevelt beat Par
ker In 1904. He sayB Taft will carry
New York. Ohio, and Indiana.', ' He
admitted t(je ,'-Qtf wiU 1. close in
Maryland, v - ,
Rlizzard In Now Mexico,
Santa Fe, N. M., Oct. 24. A severe
biiKzard swept down from the Cum
bres. mountains today, and is raging In
RicarrlJa county. It , is believed at
least six herders are frozen to death,
and 20,000 sheep have perished.
Bryan Answers Taft.
Mlddletown, N. Y., Oct. 24. Bryan
opened his speeches In New York to
day with reference to Taft's statementj
of the panic In October was caused
by too much prosperity. He said over
prosperity of a few was the, cause, but
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from too 'much prosperity under the
Found Dead In Portland Yard.
Portland, Oct 24. Stripped of all
hlB clothing and wrists slashed, the
body of A. C Murray, an employe of
the Pacific States Telephone and Tel
egraph company, and said to be a
brother of D. S. Murray of San Fran
cisco, general superintendent of the
company, was found near a box car In
the terminal yards early today. He!
died from loss of blood. The police
and coroner believe it to be a case pf
suicide, but there will be an Investi
gation. THERE ARE
Any cough is serious enough to have prompt and right attention, '
because there are so, many serious thlngs'that start from coughs. .
:','.; The germs of pneumonia and consumption can' attack weakened (
lungs otily'and the lowered vitality that follows colds and coughs
makes conditions favorable. What we wish to urge Is this: Find a
reliable, harmless cough cure, and keep a supply'on hand constantly..
When any 'member of the family develops 'a cough, start the remedy i
promptly' The remedy we think Should be ; -
It Is Impossible ior a cough to
' ' la used as soon asth couvh comes, it. cur a i?y as a thorough .
J remedy can,' and cures perraanoptly' because naturally. (
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PRESENT CONCaRFJSS NOW
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Thirty-one Ynlted States Senators to '
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Be Eluyted vernrrs In Maaiy
States Oregon and Maryland hi"
' Class by Itself 13 ProlUbltion Can-
ldai.es for tJovemor Several Pop-
uliyt Canilidate New York Gubtir-
natoriul Race Hot. ,
' Washington, D. ; C, Oct.- S4. One
week fro-n next Tuesday there wilt be
election in 43 states and two terri
tory. In 29 of the states a governor
and other state officers;, in the others
minor stats officers or Justices of the
yuprems court, and in seven, congress
man only are to be elected. The states
of the union, with the exception of
Maine, Vermont and Oregon, will vote-
v'or members of the house of represen
tatives. The three states named have
held their state elections and will vote
only for presidential candidates In the
coming election. .... In Arkansas and
Georgia, the state officer have been
chosen this summer, leaving only the
representatives in congress and presi
dential car.Cld.ites to be voted foe.
Thirty-one Senators Retire.
, Tlie terms vf 81 United Slates sena
tors 12 democrats and 19 republi
cans expire March I, 1H. ,In a(
number of states the senatorial choice
already has been made, by primary. A
national house(Olwre.'jeentativos Is to
be elected the: fijstongress. The,
present house .'Iseoth&vied of 223 re
jitMlCAns Kd,iii.d$);tsv'Jiti two
vacancies caused by death, one repub
lican; and one democrat Maine ha
already elected four republicans, Ver
mont .two and Oregon, two. The con
gressional situation at large U.yvery
mixed. There, are between 80 and. 100
close congressional districts siicttored '
through the country, most of them In ,
states now 'classed as doubtful state.
These districts are close in the senas
that the republican or democratic plu-V.
rality in the last election was so slen
der that it would take but a 'Slight,
Cjana-0 id every voting
bring a reversal of the political com
plexion In this election.
, Twenty-two Dry Candidal.
- The prohibition "party has named
candidates for governor 111 iS states,
and the socialists have named candi-,.
dates for governor In 23 stales.,.
, Populiets In the Field,
The populists have nominated a
ticket In Iowa and the Independence
party has put up candidates for gover
nor and other state officers in Massa
chusetts, New York, Indiana, Texas,,
hio, "Minnesota, Michigan and sev
eral other states. . .
' State Affairs Are Local. .
The state elections, generally speak
ing, have attracted little attention.
Local issues have, nearly everywhere,
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