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AlSTl.V ttll'KH OUT.
Jtuo Guts Terminus of Hip Sumpter
'Then In tittle U'ft In Austin, at the
tJrminus of the Sumpter Valley rall
joad, to tell the story of a once thrlv
Wg little InlHnd business center. Yei
triday morning fire dstroyed the ho
tl, meat market, saloon and postof
fleo. ' It ni Hie uptown hotel that
Surned and not the celebrated AiiBtln
liouHD which has a record, on the coast
JkfMtViiH ' ft-M-r- mixir. ' " '.
Information stales that during the
jpist two week there has been several
tti-mpta to burn the little village and
sch time the fire has been discovered
i time to extinguish It before damage
iraa done. Yesterday morning, how
vor. the firebug, If such did the work,
mode a successful Job of It, snd "
the village of Austin la practically
mined from the map.
A Irivate Irrigation Si-home.,'
Probably the biggest private irrlga
on enterprise ever undertaken In
ITmatllla county la revealed In the lo
cation by O, D. Teel of Echo of an
appropriation of 25,000 miners Inches
f water from Camas creek In the
south end of the county, which Is to
be carried over Into the Butter creek
district, along the edge of Umatilla
and Morrow counties, where It will be
sued In the Irrigation of 25,000 acres
f land, nays the Pendleton East Ore
gonlan. Th Teel appropriation takes
ihe water from Camas creek on the
orth brunch, Just below the Junction
f Camus and Hhlaway creeks, near
the southwest corner of soctlon 18,
I TIME AND CASH
Saved by my Metiiod of
No Wood Used
Gasoline Engine Saves
you much time and mon
ey. Instruction in Gaso
line Engineering -
, Call or Write
R. A. WEST,
The Well Driller!
j 7 Days Sale
On account of too large a stock of watches we will
Ive the following price for 7 days only:
WALTHAM or ELGIN. CENTS SIZE IN SOUVENIR
CASE - - $5.25
WALTHAM or ELGIN GENTS SIZE IN 20 YEARS
GOLD CASE - $1175
WALTHAM or ELGIN LADIES SIZE IN 20 YEARS
' GOLD CASE $12.75
IF YOU HAVE A BROKEN WATCH WE
WILL GUARANTEE TO MAKE IT RUN
IsiEGRIST & C O-
; JEWFLERS AND OPTICIANS
Complete equipment for resetting and .repairing
rubber buggy tires. ; " T " r"" V
LA GRANDE IRON WORKS
D. FITZGERALD, Proprieter
. Complete Machine Shops and Foundry
townnhlp 4 south, range 32. E. W. M..
when It la to be carried In auch ca
nals, flumes or plpa lines at are neces
sary. a distance of 50 miles to action
18, township I north, range 29, E. V.
Notice to Contractors.
Blda will ba opened In the parlors
of the Eastern Oregon Trust & Bavlngt
bank at 10 o'clock a m November
II, 190 for the erection and comple
tion of business building for the M.
ft M. Co, Plana and specifications for
lr-!'.:?i(i- ' -at WfK.'-
Robert Miller, architect,.' No. 1107 Ad
ams avenue. A good and sufficient
bond will be required for" the comple
tion of building. The owners reserve
the right to reject any or all bids.
rubllc Stenographer and Typewriter.
At Wllliamwn's Offh-e.
1109 Foley Block.
Residence 'Phone Black 502 or Red
CH.U'IN PREDICTS VICTOItV.
Resume of Prohibition Movement in
Iloooiit Elections of the Nation.
Chicago, III., Nov. 17. (Special.)
Now that the various party managers
have figured out Just how badly Bryan
was beaten by Taft, they are turning
their attention to an analysis of the
vote cast at the recent election. One
of the most Interesting features in this
Connection Is the statement of Eugene
V. Chufln. prohibition candidate for
president, who, at the ' Washington
home the other night said that the
prohibition'- movement on November 3
received a decided setback. Mr. Cha-
"With the aid of the liquor business
the republicans carried New York
City, Chicago, St. Louis and Cincin
nati. Every temperance candidate of
prominence on both sides was knocked
out at the recent election, Including
Governor Folk of Missouri. This moan
that the fight will be between the re
publicans and the 'prohibitionists from
now on, and I am confident that a
prohibitionist will be elected president
"There arc many thousands of vot
ers In both parties who are ready to
come with us Just as soon as they are
convinced that whisky dominates the
present elections. We are sure to
That the prohibition movement made
no headway, as Mr. Chufln Intimates,
Ib borne out by an analysis of, the votes
in the various states. The storm cen
ter of the prohibitionists' fight in the
lection was In Indiana, Ohio, Illinois,
South Dakota, Rhode Island, Minne
sota and Tennessee. In each of these
states the prohibitionists were defeat
ed and a number of welt known candi
dates who championed their cause
failed in election.
Probably the hottest contest over
the prohibition question wps In Indi
ana, because of its pivotal character
In the national election. Governor J.
P. Hanley, republican, Is a well known
prohibition advocate, and secured con
trol of the republican state convention.
He secured a county option plank in
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the platform. The democratic party
plattorm advocated village and town-
hlr option. Governor lianiey, now-
ever, was not satisfied and as the cam
paign progressed, called a special ses
jlon of the legislature which was re
oubllean. and procured the passage of
a county option law. In this step be
.vas ably assisted by the republican
nominee for governor, James . Wat-
son, ana unneo Biaif r -
nwav. The action of the governor
caused much criticism and In the cam-
, ;;i,n vm.iv ciiW Nrcwrt.;th s
Hue. The state went rpubilcan on
nresldent by 10,000 plurality, but the
republican- candidate for governor,
WatHon, was defeated by Marshall,
U-moerat, by over 18.000, while the
republicans also lost the legislature,
which will now elect a democratic
United States senator to succeed Sen.
itnr Hemenway. Oovernor Hanley s as
sociate In the county option fight.
In Ohio, the birthplace of the Anti
Saloon league, the lines between the
prohibitionists and the liberals were
sharnlv drawn. The Anti-Saloon ele
ment championed the cause of Gov
ernor Harris, candidate for re-c-lectlon.
Harris hud been prominent during his
administration as an advocate of pro
hibition and had obtained the passage
of the Hose county option law by the
legislature. Ii the campaign, he was
opposed by Judxon Harmon, the dem
ocratic candidate, who was supported
by the more liberal voters of the state..
The result was thut Ohio gave Taft
65.000 plurality, but In spite of this
sweeping republican victory, the re
publican candidate on a prohibition
platform went down In defeat and his
democratic opponent, was elected by
over 20,000. State P.eniitors Rose,
.- ites. Meek and Drake, who we'o lieu
tenants of Harris In his -Anti-Saloon
campaign, also were defeated. Itose
was the father of the county option
law und Drake the chairman of the
committee of the legislature having
charge of all temperance legislation.
In Illinois the Anti-Saloon people
centered their flsht In an effort to
capture'the legislature for county op
tion. Returns show that they were
overwhelmingly defeated, 75 per cent
of the members elected to the senate
and house being opposed to county op
tion. The loader of the local option
forces In the last leglsiatureT O. F.
nerrv. was retired. '
t o...v, rmlr.ita thn Question 01
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countv option was squarely presented
to the people of the entire state under
the initiative and referendum, me
nrohlbltlonlsts and the Anti-Saloon
leaguers had Joint headquarters ana
made a vigorous fight. County option
r - - - -
uo. defeated by 7000. The defeat of
th ouestlon Is more decisive In South
Dakota because It Is a purely agricul
tural state and In recent years naa ex-
nHenc in state prohibition.
The Anti-Saloon league selected
Rhode Island as a point In which to
test Us strength In New England. Two
weeks before the election under a tie
elslon of the supreme court, It became
necessary for the state as a whole to
vote on the question of license or no
license. A short tut lively campaign
followed and resulted in the wets re-
" - 3V.T.3 M!B" they
had and regaining seven more towns
that had previously gone dry. The
aggregate majority of the towns fa
voring licenses was 20,000 or more.
The verdict of the voters of Tennes
see who In the June primaries voted
against state wide prohibition, was
sustained In the general election. At
the primaries Governor M. R. Patter
son, democrat, opposed E. S. Car
mack, editor of the Tenncsseean of
Nashville. Carmack favored state pro
hlbltion and after his defeat bolted the
primary decision and the platform and
continued his fight for state-wide pro
hibition. Patterson was re-elected by
35,000, running 10.000 ahead of the
rational ticket. A majority of the
legislature Is opposed to state-wide
prohibition and will stand by Gover
nor Patterson's policies.
The main Issue in the election of a
legislature In Minnesota was county
option. -'The fight was carried on in
nearly every district and as the con
test progressed candidate Jacobson,
lepublicitn nominee for governor,
came out squarely for county option.
He declared against the saloon In gen
eral. The result was that while Taft
carried the state by 75,000, Johnson,
the democratic candidate for gover
nor, was re-elected for a third term by
over 30,000. and the legislature is two
to one against county option.
In Colorado, Wisconsin, Nebraska
and idaho tne lewues were ulentk-al.
The county option question did not en
ter Into the state campaign, but an ef
fort was made by the Anti-Saloon
forces to capture the legislature. In
all three states the attempt failed and
a majority of the legislators chosen In
each state are opposed to county op
D. It. ECCLKS, Proprietor. ;
MOTION PICTURES AND
The Girl I Left Behind Me.
'Dour Old Iowa."
The Salome Dance.
SONG . .
' "Kiss Me."
The Bloodstone. .
DOORS OPEN AT 7 P. M.
Ladles souvenir matinees 4
Wednesday, S o'clock. '
Children's Co matinee Satur
day, t o'clock;
. 6. A. GARDIXIER,
4 Proprietor and Manager.
HIGH CLASS VAUDEVILLE
LATEST MOVING PICTURES.
Chance c Program Slondays,
Wednesdays and Fridays.
"The Talc llio Cimrcli Hell Told."
By Miss Helen Brandon.
Out of Work.
Artistic Wood Carver.
Miss Helen Brandon, song arid
The Little Conjurer.
The Moon Lovers Dream.
Collecting Postcards. .
Blanch Bishop, "The Hot Ta-
Matinee prices as usual.
Matinees: Tuesday, Thursday 4
and Saturday afternoons at 2:30
Children under 15 years of
age 5c at matinees. .
PAKSOX & BARER, Managers
Lady James' Flight
The First Bicycle Rider. .
Lloyd Walker, In singing and
Gamble for a Woman.
. I'll Teach Yon How."
High-class vaudeville, and the
most realistic and Interesting
pictures ever brought to the city.
Matinees on Wednesday and
rictures Change Monday und
Prices, adults 10 cents; chll-
dren under of 12, 5 cents. Ladles'
.souvenir matinee Wednesdays,
and children's souvenir matinee
V Ull OA luiuaj .....
Special Election to Approve Charter
KTrktlA la h.r.hv iHvpn that nil
Tuesday, the 24th day of November.
1808, a special election win db neiu
of the voters of the City of La Grande,
Union county, Oregon, and that the
polls will be open from the hour of 9
o'clock a. m., until the hour of five
o'clock p. m., of said day.
Said election is called by order of
the Council of the City of La Grande
for the purpose of proposing and sub
mitting to the people of the City of
r n nnH. tha annrnval und adontlon
of certain amendments to the charter
of the city of La orande as snown Dy
the proposed charter heretofore ap
proved by the council of the City of
tjt, Grande by ordinance No. 392. Ser
ies 1908, and filed with, and In the
orflce of the recorder of the city of
La Grande, on the 19th day of Sep
The approval of these amendments
bv the peoplo of the city of La
Grande will be submitted to ne vot
ers on the following proposition:
Shall the City of La Grande amend
Its charter and approve the amend
ments to the city charter, and the new
city charter proposed and submitted
by the council to the people of the city
of La Grande?
The following are the polling places.
Judges and clerks of the several
wards designated and appointed by
the council- .
First Ward. City Hall Judges: J:
P. Clark, E. C. Davis and Frank Kll
patrlck. Clerks: William Miller and
Second Ward, Council Chamber
Judges: Peten Kuhn. F. S. Bramwell
and George Ball. Clerks: H. E. Cool
Idge and A. W. Nelson.
Third Ward. Building west of
Judge Ramsey's residence on Penn.
me-ruo JuJk-. GC -Peaington. E.
V. Grandv and John Cates. Clerks:
C. A. Vurflllat and A. C Williams.
Fourth Ward. Harris' Hall Judges:
Bernard Logsden. G. E. Fowler and
John Sheak. Clerks: C.-J. Vender
noel and Warren P. Noble.
In witness whereof I have hereunto
ittached my hand and affixed the seal
of mv office, this 10th day of Septem-
(U S.) D. E. COX.
Recorder of the City of La Grande.
j We Want
Our Want Ad Column
Your want k placed Man a thousand or mora want-seekara
very day-Can you afford to pnd one cent per word of your
want ad whaia results art tha keynotaa?
ran nrer. 1
FOR RENT Brick building, 10x50, on
Elm street. Inquire of A. C. Hunt-
FOR RENT Office rooms; steam
heat. Apply to Geo. Good, proprie
tor of the Foley house.
FOR RENT Five-room house, 1914
Adams ave; four blocks from Fir
St. SS per month. 'Phone Black
FOR RENT Seven-room house, with
bath. Inquire at . the Zuber resi
dence. THREE furnished rooms . for light
housekeeping. 1301 Madison Ave.
'Phone Black 402.
FOR RENT Three rooms for light
housekeeping. Inquire 1300 Madi
son avenue. 'Phone Black 402.
For sale ,a tract of land totaling 560
acre. One hundred acres under cultl
tlvation. A $1000 restaurant and oth
er good improvements; spring water
enough for house and barns; creek.
across one 40 all for J5000 cash. Lo
cated six miles from town on R. F. D.
Figure it out for yourcelf. , Write to
Indian Valley Realty 'company, Elgin,
the firm that stands for a square deal.
WHY NOT TRY
Gives prompt and positive relief In
evry case. 'Sold by druggists, Price
$1.00. Trial package by mall 10
Williams Mfg. Co., Props.
For sale by
A. T. HILL, Druggist
WOOD SAWING .
'Phone and we will do
your wood sawing very
promptly, and at prices
you can afford to pay. We
are always ready.
MATHEWS & GLASS.
Phone. Black 151.
In case of stomach and 'Iver trou
ble the proper treatment la to stimu
late these organs without Irritating
them. Orino Laxative Fruit Syrup
aids digestion and stimulates the liver
and bowels without Irritating these
organs line puis or ordinary cathar
tics. It does nrt nauseate or gripe
and is mild and pleawant to take. A.
T. Hill, droggurt-
will you have for dinner today? You
may answer this question satisfactori
ly by dining at
THE MODEL RESTAURANT
The Old Standby.
Our cooking is a paragon of per
fection, our food faultless, and our
service rapid and . courteous. What
more can we say, except that our
prices are popular? We give a regu
lar dinner for 25 cents.
Come and try it You will not need
the sense of hunger to enjoy It
The Model Restaurant
J. A. ARBliCKLt; Prop.
Open Day w Sen Weekii rn
And Night Meal Tickets for,JU
Piano Tnnlng. '
E. E. Francis, professional piano
tuner kere a few days. Orders re
ceived at Smith's rooming house.
Your. Wants f
FOR SALE Two to four acres of
suburban property, well Improved.
FhoneBlack 1532, or see E. W.
Kammerer, 2004 Adams avenue.
FOR SALE Cheap land. Inquire at
sugar factory. . .
FOR SALE Two milch cows, cne
fresh, Jersey calf 3 days old; other
Durham, giving . 3 gallons. Inquire
of Mrs. Chllders, Island City. "
Thoroughbred white Leghorn, single"
tomb cocks. All pure breeding stock.
Inquire of F. B. Houston, Box' 46, La
FOR SALE OR TRADE Will sell or
exchange for good team, . a fine
Ccach stallion, age 7 years; weight
1600 pounds. KCan be seen at Klrt
ley barn, La Granfle. M. J. Selby.
FOR SALE Small house and a 140X
130-foot lot. Buy fron' owner and
save commisstcner's feek ' Inquire of
J. Bachant, Cherry street. ,
FOR SALE Four good fresh milch
cows. Inquire of . Blue Mountain
Creamery, Union, Oregon.
Cabbage for Kraut. 'Phone your
orders now. 'Phone red 1702.
Land for Sale.
40 acres of fruit, garden or alfalfa
land for sale cheap If taken soon. C.
D. Huffman, R. F. D. 2, La Gra'nde.
, Notice to Sihipiwrs.
Under a new Interstate regulations,
shippers are required to mark or place
a linen tag on all shipments of freight
with the consignee's full name and Ini
tials, together with town and state. If
not so marked or tagged, shipment
will be classed at one class higher
rate. Shippers of oil, acids, gasoline,
powder and all other explosives are re
quired to furnish a certificate of
packing and attach label to same con
forming to the class of shipment. Cer
tificates and labels can be had at the
O. R. & N. office. Rules relating to
Inflammables and explosives must be
lived up to or shipment will be re
fused. J. H. KEENEY,
Dr. W.H. KEATING
Expert Eyesight Specialist of
is now at. Sommer Hotel. Don't
fall to see him about your eyes or
glasses. If you are having trou
ble with them. Remember, the
doctor is not a stranger and can
furnish you many references.
Call and see him about your eyes.
DR. W; II. KEATING. .
Better Than Spanking.
Spanking does not cure children of
bed-wetting. There is a constitution
al cause for this trouble. Mrs. M.
SuimneTS, Box T7, Kotrw D&mo, Jnd
will send free to any mother her suc
cessful instructions. Send no money,
but write her today if your children
trouble In that way. Don't blame
the child, the chances are It can't
help It This treatment alse cures
adults and aged people troubled with
urine difficulties fcy day or sight