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tlty council tonight.
K. Knox, the Elgin Jeweler, re
turned I" bis 'ome lay;
Attorney Johns of Raker City, In
ht,ri. (mlay on circuit court matters.
Krii.-st C Hkllcs, the popular drug
jrU,nnr, left for Wallowa county to
day. ' '
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l,.ft lust evening for Portlnnd to trans
I(t business mutters.
jnliii Ha.lewood, the Hlitln miller,
r..('iri)e! home this morning - after
(r!,n.-iictiiiK business In La Grande.
The February term of the county
court convened today. Tho auditing
of rlulms against the county will be
the principal business of this session.
Jhad Elliot, the Elgin farmer, stock
power and fisherman, was a La
Grande visitor last evening, and re
turned home this morning.
Ed Blackburn, of Blackburn &
Breck, Baker City wholesalers, was a
passenger on this morning trains en
route to Portland.
The O. R. & N. force has caught up
with Its work and Is keeping the yards
clear. A few scattering way cars today
comprised the entire rolling stock. (
Assessor T. A. Rlnehart has re
turned from Walla Walla. Mrs. Rlne
hart, who accompanied him, will re
main for some time In the hope of
the change proving beneficial to her
Sheriff Ohllders went to Summer-
vllle this morning lo arrest a man
named Paulsen who lives near there.
Chnrges of Insanity have been lodged
J. K. Romlg, a former resident and
business man of ha Grande, was a pas
senger on this morning's tr.'ilr en
route to Portland. He is now located
in Baker City. ,
Brakeman Joseph Stiles is able to
be on the street today, with the aid of
crutches, after nearly two weeks' con- j
finement on account of injuries re
ceived at Meacham when he fell from
a freight train.
Miss Sarah Graves, who has been
visiting friends in Wallowa county,
ami who has been the guest of Mr.
and Mrs. F. S. Ivanhoe the past few
days, returned to her home In southern
California this morning.
Engineer Lute Ferguson left this
morning for Portland, where he will
attend a meeting of the grievance
committee of the Washington-Oregon
Brotherhoods of Locomotive Engi
neers. Snowstorms In Wyoming are abat
ing a bit and westbound trains are
running near to schedule time. This
morning the train was an hour late,
the company holding the Joseph train
until Its arrival.
Conductor J. C Ou"f"g reittine'd to
Pendleton this morning after a day
spent with his daughters and friends
in La Grande. His health is Improved
since he has been working on tho Pi
lot Rock branch.
Mrs. W. P. McKeen and daughter.
Miss Leula, of Walla Walla, arrived
last evening from that city en route
u, V.'ullv.o, where they !. vttt
friends. They were joined here by
Mrs. Polk Mays of Joseph, who re
turned to her home this morning.
L. Stoop of Elgin, wanted to return
to his home this morning, but he did
not. The Joseph train was on a side
track and did not return to the'Tna'ih
line before leaving. Lou watched the
train pull out placidly enough, but
was late In realising that he was left.
He is still here.
. New Printer.
Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Carden are the
pioud parents of a 10?-i pound boy,
win was born this morning. Both
n. other and child are reported doing
nieely. Mr. Carden is the foreman ot
the iiiichanical department of The
Tribune. Pendleton East Oiegoniaa.
Mr. and Mrs. Carden were former
residents of La Grande, Mr
b -iiiff ,uie of the linotype operators at(jtreet. for the benefit of the park
The observer. i Verbal invitations are being issued,
Heiiip. Feb. 3. Throughout the em
pire today musical festivals and me
morial exercises are being held in
honor of the 100th anniversary of the
birth of Mendelssohn, one of the Ger
man empire's greatest musical com
In Berlin tonight there will
be several elaborate concerts devoted
" the rendition of M. ndelssohn's
works,, and in Hamburg, the birth-p:aet-
nf the composer, an all-day celt
bi.ttoin is in progress, with hundreds
'f prominent musicians and thousands
"f singers participating. Frankfort
nd other cities have also arranged
observances of the centenary.
Prcbjlcilan I tinner Tonight.
Those who love a dinner prepared
by the Presbyterian AI1 si Icty. ,Uh
be accommodated thin evening nt 5:30
ami on, ut the home ,f n.
where a dinner will be served m tin-
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puUIIC. JIIC prUV IS 25 CclllS,
New Card Club.
Teu couples of the city huve formed
a n ' card dub to meet once verv
two weeks. As to a cognomen noth
ing bus been definitely decided upon,
except that "Happy Hooligans" hus
been seized by Borne as snfflcent until
something more appropriate is select
ed. The club met for the first time
last evening at the home of Dr. and
Mrs. W. D. McMillan. R. W. Logan
carried off the first prize of the or
ganization. A club ruling Is to the
effect that only one prise will be given
at each party. The charter members
are: Messrs and Mesdames Frank L.
Lilly, A. V. Andrews, J. J. Carr, Rob
ert Newiln, W. D. McMillan, M. K.
Hall, Charles Vurplllat, Ray W. Logan,
T. J. Scroggln and E, it. Foster,
The Raru.'a club meets next Friday
night and among the many novel feat-
tires scheduled Is a debate on the ques
tion, "Resolved, That the United St.n
senators should be elected by direct
vote." There is nothing new about
the question, but the manner in wres
tling with it is another phase. 'The
chairman of the occasion will call de-.
haters indiscriminately from the guests
the debater being unawares until he
Is callc d, as to what side of the ques
tion he Is to - follow. A social hour
Musical KnjoH Schubert Music.
Members of the Lyle Tuesday Musi
cal met In their dub parlors on Sixth
street yesterday afternoon. The pro
gram was In charge of Mesdames
Scroggln, W. W. Berry and E. D. Sel
der. Great credit Is due these ladies
for their successful endeavor, to make
the.4irograiTl-.not only pleasing, but In
structive. The composer for the day's
study was Schubert. Mrs. O. E. Sil
verthorn read a paper on the life of
Schubert, then gave an analytical
study of the enrl king. The manner
In which Mrs. Silverthorn handled the
subject not only showed her fine musi
cal Instinct, but great ability In the In
terpretation of a masterpiece. Every
member was roundly applauded, show
ing the ladies appreciation of fine
music well rendered. Mrs. Scroggin
ably led a round table talk, which
brought every member In conversa
tion, making them all feel not only
familiar with a great musician, but
that they were better women for giv
ing their time in the study of music
of one of the greatest masters, Peter
Schubert. The following program was
Piano solo "Some Unfinished Sym
phony" Misa Jean McDonald
Ppcr on "Sch"brt pt vrt
Songs" Mrs. O. E. Silverthorn
Vocal solo "Hark, Hark, the
Lark!" Miss Ada West
Piano solo Impromptu No. 2,
Op. 142 Mrs. C. A. Vurplllat
Vocal solo "Serenade"
Mrs. A. L. Richardson
Round Table Talk Conducted by
Mrs. T. J. Scroggln
The club chorus adjourned for prac
tice following the mnsicale. The la
dies are anxious that singers in the
club shall be present at rehearsals,
which are planned for every meting
Benefit ".WO" Party.
Preparations are well under way for
one of the most elaborate benefit card
parties of the season, to be given by
the ladies of the ";.O0" dub. Friday
eve, ut the spacious home of Mr. and
Mrs. W. H. P.ohncnkampsn Second
and a large attendance is hoped for.
Refreshments will be served.
Current Topic I.;I.
The Current Tojic club was enter
tained last eve ning by Mesdames H
R. Hanna and S. C. Wiliams at the
home of the former. The rooms were
decorated with strenmer
typical of St. Valentine. The topic
was "The Revolt in Turkey." under given to you. When th- pr'-tty spring
the leadership of Mrs. F. P. Currey. days come, every home will be visited.
Mrs. J. K. Wright gave a nvit Int-r- t The more progressive little one s are
eft ing account of the condition of not waiting for the distribution but
women and how many reforms were rae making their own sacks and
brought about through the Instru- will fill them without procrastination,
mentality of Princess Fatlma ed Mel- In another column Is given an ac
me d. F. B. Currey described the re- count of a benefit for the park.
volt which, without bloodshed, se
cured tlie rc-esiubltshmcnt of the con
stitution, and ,S. ' William reviewed
ihe life anil ch.tr.u teristli of the sul
tan. Itefr shments and games followed
and It was after midnight beore purt
ing sentiments were given voice. The
next evening 'meeting will be held nt
the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. K.
Wright. The topic will be "Earth
quakes," with Attorney John Hodgln
Dr. IrV. D. McMillan
La Grande National Bank Bldg
Kclffer hotel for rent cheap. Fur
niture In same for sale. Inquire at
Hotel Kelffer. J-6t
M I X KWORK KHS KI.KCT.
l-els Is Officiary Named President
Following the Count.
Indianapolis. Fib. S. President
Thomas Lewis was today re-elected
whin the official report of the tellers
was announced. He received a ma
jority of 16.208 over Walker, his op
ponent. W. V. Vanhorn, of Indiana,
received the most votes for vice-president.
Edwin Terry of Iowa, was
John Mitchell, i candidate for
delegate to the American Federation
of Labor, received 1 14.572 voles, the
Liggest of votes ever cast. ,
Squires Licked by Ijhijt.
London, ' Feb. 3. A message from
Australia-says' Bill Lang defeated BUI
Squires In the 17th round of their bat
Chicago Dark, at O'c lock.
Chicago, Feb. 13. Midnight dark
ness prevailed here until 9 o'clock this
morning, due to fog and smoke. The
same condition existed in Milwaukee.
The Missionary Society of the M.
E. church will meet with Mn. O. M.
Heacock next Thursday afternoon.
Cashier J. B. Thorsen came in on the
afternoon train from Elgin.
Mesdames R. B. Niles and W. A.
Hackett of Elgin, aie In the city.
Mrs. J. A. Newman of Portland, Is
registered at the Foley house.
PKOGK ESS I V E YOC X (iSTI U IS.
Adding Their Mltcs to Make Purk on
Grundo KcmmJc a Reality.
Stock In the Riverside park associa
tion is looking up, and with the in
creased demand for membership come
numerous pennies. The progressive
and laudable spirit which animates
the donation of pennies by the little
tots is commendable and many a
youth, In. the years to come, will be
not only proud but grateful ' that he
helped bring to a successful culmina
tion what will undoubtedly be La
Grande's most beautiful breathing
The children's Mission band of the
Presbyterian church has sent in 59
pennies to add their mite to the mile
of pennies for the park.
Little Harry Proctor of Friiltdale
has sent in 50, which entitles him to
a certificate of membership.
Masters Sam Cochran and Howell
Didion have become members of the
P;irk association, having sent In their
niuncv-bags with the required num
ber of pennies. Thus the fund is
Not only the children of the city
have become Interested, but the little
tots in the country districts tributary
to La Grande are not going to be left
out in the wet, hence the contributions
from that source.
To the children who have received
no penny sacks, the association would
say to have patience and save your
pennies, and the bags will surely be
N FEED LI
Recent years have not seen a more
enjoyable social affair along stag
lines than that which last evening was
arranged by Rescue Hose Company
No. 1, for the entire fire department,
adn several special guests. Contrary
to banquet customs a big feed started
the evening's mirth. To enumerate all
that was on the three long tables
would be 'a hard task, for the clam
bake course was a minor one com
pared to all that was arrayed before
the hungry guests. ' It was apparent
that some had slighted their 6 o'clock
dinners purposely for It wus shortly
after 8 o'clock when the guests were
seated to spend nearly an hour at de
vouring the goodies before them. The
best testimony of the toothsomeness
of the "vlltles" would be the verbal
verdict of one of the near-hundred In
attendance. Eventually "Inner man"
was satisfied and then caine song and
music, Interspersed with speeches. The
La Grande band was there, nestled up
In a corner purring like a contented
kitten, eliciting hearty applause at the
finish, of each rendition. The concert
Inrhided In all a half dozen numbers,
ending up with an overture entitled.
"Little Joe Jono." The crowd cauifht !
. . . . ' t
tne spirit or me music ami toasted
Chief Jones' little son, who some day
will be a fire fighter according to
Joe. Sr. In a hearty manner. But
the bund did not capture all the atten
tion. Colonel Ivanhoe spun a yarn or
two, ending tip with reference to the
late fire and then a touching encomi
um to the fire department. Chief
Tones, an toast master, from his perch
on a block of stove wood, cracked one
or two In introducing the quartet,
Messrs. Bunker. Osborne, Gilliam and
Pattiso'n. The four were routed from
their seats to "produce" on several oc
casions. Councilman F. L. Meyers
lauded the department and did not
forget to mention the hospitality of the
fire department In which he voh-ed the
opinion ot all the invited guests, i
Sometime between 8 o clock p. m. and
midnight, the affair came to an end,
when over 75 trailed out of the doors.
a contented and happy lot.
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