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LA GRANDE, UNION COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY, FEPKUARY 12, 1909.
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TlilAX CASK CALLER IJIT
A SLIGHT lELAY EXSl'F.S.
At 11:05 1 1 it? Joe Wllliiims Case Goes
to the .liny mill lit 3:1!8 Reaches a
A'crdlct Relict cd Grand Jury Will
Report and Ak to lie Excused To
morruw. , .
JOE WILLIAMS IS NOT Gl'lLTY.
tiik Ji n yretirxfjja verdict
'JO THAT Kl'lTXT AT 3:2 THIS
Without special instructions other
than that which is given to juries in
similar cases primarily to bear in
mind that the defendant must he
guilty beyond question of reasonable
doubt the Joe Williams Jury re
tired at 11:05 this morning.
All evidence in the case was pre
sented last evening before adjourn
ment and today, tip to the time of re
tirement. Circuit Judge Knowles and
the Jury heard the arguments In tne
case by the attorneys for the prosecu
tion unci for the defense.
In case of conviction the lowest sen
tence that can be imposed is 10 years
bp.' the max m n mi te'.ice is iO yet s.
The indlctm thi-, is the defen la :
vlth arson In the ii feht time. 'If I
not this sene.ee 1 f t n Included, h
punishment wocld liuvt been f '-.n
.three to 10 years.
Tin Trunx Case Called.
The Truax case, where a Kamela
oy is charged with sodomy, was call
Our first showing of
lust received from
Mew York's best
These suits wilt give
you an idea oi the
style Tendencies for
We invite you to call
and see them. You
are welcome, buy or
ed at the close of the Williams argu
ments, but on account of absence of
the defendant, the case hung fire un
til the arrival of Truax from Kamela!
u few v. Iti'SKM t,-- (h ?tate anil ere J
less far the defense, so the revolting
case will In all probability be short
lived. Truax started for the county
seat today by team. Pending his ar
rival, little was done.
N'o Grand Jury Report.
The grand Jury is still grinding away
without having reported recently. It
Is noised that the Jury will report to
morrow and asked to be adjourned at
that time. .
THE FREE LIST
WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE IF
THE HOUSE REMOVfS TARIFF
Washington, Feb. 12. Notwith
standing efforts of a strong lumber
men's lobby, the house ways and
means committee has placed lumber
on the free list, it wus positively stated
today. The committee concluded its
hearing on the lumber tariff yester
day. It acted upon the assumption
that lumber 'is controlled by a trust,
and no longer needs protection.
.Murder on "Frisco Streets.
San Francisco, Feb. 12. Failing to
persuade the woman with whom he
was Infatuated to elope with him, De
mltrl Dreschenko, a Kussian, toduy
shot and killed her daughter, Dorothy
Malokonoff, aged 10, on the street,
and then shot himself. He was taken
to the hospital In u dying condition.
The girl was on her way to school.
The murder was committed lit iev oi
scores of pedestrians. Two bullets en
tered Dorothy's body. She died on
Lincoln's Gettysbiirq Speech
I 'our wore mid seven years ago our fathers brought forth on tills
continent a new nation, enuccivrd In liberty and dedicated to the pro
osition that all men arei created equal.
- Now we arc engage! In a 'great civic war, testing whether tliat
nation, or any other nation mi coitcclvcd and dedicated, can long -n-
dure. Wo are met on a great iMittlcfleld of that war. We have conic- X
to dedicate a Mrtlon of that Held as a final resting pluce for Iiom
who l;re gave) their lives (hut that nation might live.. It Is altogether T
fitting and proper that we should do this,
tut. In a larger sense, we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate,
.Ilium liulliitl' flilu irlflilllll I'll,. Iirut'i llll.ll. Ilvltltr mill fll'llll Itllil T
struggled here have consecrated It, far alMive our oor power to add
or detract. The world will liltlo jiote, nor long rcinember, what we J
say here, but It can never forget what they did here. It Is for us the J
living, rather, to lie dedicated here to the unfinished work which they
who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It Is nil her for us
to he here dedlcutel to the great task remaining licforc us. that from
these honored dead we take Increased devotion to that cause for which
they gave the last full measure of devotion, that we here hlghlv J
rx:le that these dead shall not hae died hi vain, that this iiation, X
under God, shall have a new birth of frc-doiii, and that government o'
the iteople, by the people, for the
LAID -TO REST
LARGE CORTEGES WITH
Donnelly Interment Held This Morn
ing and Turner Funeral This Arter
noon Seldom That- Similar Occa
sions Grieve the City Were Vic
tims of Accidents.
Seldom fs it that La Grande Is
called upon to In one day luy to rest
two sterling young men, who met
death by accidents. However, such
was the case today, when at 10 o'clock
and at 2 o'clock, funeral cortej,;.:.
passed silently through the streets en
route to the respective cemeteries.
The Donnelly Funeral.
During the morning, J. P. Donnelly.
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See the Style
See the Point
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SCHOOLS AXD OLD SOMHIKS
REVERE GREAT EMANCIPATOR
Exercises at Baptist Church Largely
Attended Parade of Old Soldiers
to Meeting Pliu-e Gibson Delivers
Principal Address Partial Holiday
Abraham Lincoln was the name on
more tongues today In Iji Grande, the
state and nation than any other part
of speech. It was spoken today in the
grades of La Grande's schools with
all the reverence due It. and It was
spoken at the Lincoln memorial serv
ices at the Raptlst church thfs after
noon with u reference thHt comes age
and participation In the great strug
gle through which the savior of his
country lived, achieved great fume
and augured good for his country.
The school children severed hi name,
but the old soldiers and those who
participated in the services spoke and
thought with more clearly defined ap
preciation of the great man and his
Old Vets Purade.
At 1:30 'the parade of old soldiers
and members of the' Woman's itellef
Corps commenced from the lodge
home. It "fell out" at the liaptist
chinch and there was held the service.
Singing, leading and the address of
the day by Kev. W, 11. Gibson, eonsti-j
tuted the program.
A Partial Holiday.
t'niler instructions from the general
land office, the local land office wn
closed today. The postofflei bank
and court house transacted business
- DHL UY PASS
STATIC-A I Di:i RAILROADS
SPIXIAI. OKDKR MOXDAV.
; Scleral ProHicd Atnciiiliiieuls to the
on-tiliitioil up for Settlement al Sa
lem Monday Scalp lloiuity Kill is
; S":il-!ii. Keh. 12. In the house today
I all proposed constitutional amend-!
I nienls wi-ie made a special order f
Grant was accepted by tin- house in
behalf or the state.
The scalp bounty b!" ; agreed upon
by the eastern n-i -.., i delegation, was
put through the house. It provides
j larger varit ti s of predatory animals!
which prey on sheep and other llve
I stock. State-aided railroads amend
ment to the constitution and the bill
creating a citizens' commission to car
ry It into effect was made a special
order for next Monday.
PHTKR HAIXH STARVING,
Slayer of William A mils Refutes to
. ..Nii.v- l .rfcn, V' r. . ;.-. Jii'l ii-iiUfi-Kf
at lVIhif Island C'lry are rtf hvoi frig
to compel Captain Peter Halna, the
slayer of William K. Annls, to par
take of food to save Mm from starva
tion. He has been tarvlng several
days. It Is feared he wtll die, as he Is
In a condition of extreme emaciation.
A few days ago he stopped eating en
tirely. For a month he refused to al
low a barber near Mm.
IDAHO LEGISLATURE ACCUSED BY
ONE OF ITS. M MEMBERS
Holse, Feb. II. Representative Al
vord created a mild Hensatlon on the
floor of the house today by making
the charge thai $73,000 had been
raised by the liquor interests to de
feat the local option bill under con
sideration in the Idaho legislature.
Several members who are opposed to
the measure. Jumped to their feet, re
senting tile charge. Effort to pass the
bill under suspension of rules, failed.
It has been made a special order for
Irrigation Code Passe. r
Salem. Feb. 1. In the sen-
ate the entire morning wns eon-
slimed discussing In committee
of the whole, tne Irrigation code
that had passed the house. It r
was opposed by the mining and
water interests from sections of
the state that did not wish to
come under state control and
regulation. The bill will reach
la iltf late this afternoon.
Later the bill was passed. ' The
legislature adjourned this after-
noon to participate in the Lin-
Atlantic Fleet All Right.
Washington, Feb. 12. A wireless
message from Admiral Arnold, who
with three battleships Is en route to
meet the battleship fleet, says a wire
less has ben received from Admiral
Sperry, reporting the fleet 125 miles
nouiiiuesi ot i-ayalt III the Azores. The
weather Is' good.
H. A. Galloway, editor of the En
terprise Neivs-ltecord, is In the city
this afternoon transacting business.
He Is one of tin- live boosters of Wal -
Iowa county, and with Us pen and
paper Is doing much to exploit the
bounteous resources of his coinmunlly.
substitute In circuit court '
LARGE SLIM TO
Any Remedy You
We handle all advertised remedies and tailet prepar
ations. Remember that you oan f et these things here
whether they are advertised for sale by us or not.
Ti a 13 the store that has it and you Will save time
by coming to ua for anything you need in the drug line
You are apt to save money often as well as time.
NEWUN DRUG STORE
(WITH ANNIVERSARY DRAWS
I - . '
Tl IE U LIE AND TH E G HAY.
Remarkable, Phases of. Ilodgciivllle
Gathering S lines and Former Slave
Oh tiers liruth Shoulders I'npnvo- .
dented Ovutlou GLvcu lloosci ch
ilis AddrcsK the Climax of Ilia Ca
revr Wright, a Rebel, Pays Hom
age to Lincoln In Spcvrh.
. Hodgenvtlle, Ky., Feb. 12. Never
since the day at Appomatox have 'io
blue and the gray been drawn closer
together than they were today when
President Roosevelt, standing on tho
spot that 100 years ago gave, to the
world one of its greatest men, today
delivered the most remarkable address
of his career. In the presence of a
great concourse of people. Luke
Wright, a former Confederate artil
leryman. Joined In (he tribute to Lin
coln. Democratio and republican com
mittees came from Louisville to
gether. The governor will soon ap
point 24 negro citizens to represent
fhe enthusiastic crowd represented
every phase of America's greatest
struggle. Former slaves together
with the men who were once slave
holders, gathered to pay tribute tf
Llnoorfi's memory. The words of no
other speaker were more sincere nor
more eloquent than those of Wright.
Under a canvas covering arranged
about the marble memorial enclos
ure of the log cabin where Jsancy
Hanka brought the great child Into
the w'orld, were accommodations for
6000 people, but more than this were
on the scene at daybreak. Oenerat
Rodger Williams pf Lexington, was th
chief marshal of the day In charge of
arrangements. . .,
. Title TJre'ljJf-laI party was escorted
to the scene among deafening cheers.'
Roosevelt's greatest reception during
his political career was Insignificant
compared with that of today.
Former Governor Joseph Folk of
Missouri, as president of the National
Lincoln Farm association, opened the
ceremonies, and was followed by Gov
ernor Wilson. Secretary Wright
voiced his sentiments, und was then
followed by Roosevelt, whose remark
able address yas the crowning event
of the day. It follows in full:
We have met here to celebrate the.
100th anniversary of the birth of one
of the two greatest Americans; of one
of the two or three greatest men of
the 13th century; of one of the great-
jest men In the world's history.
rall-splltter, this boy who passed his
ungaily youth in the dire poverty of
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