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LA GRANDE, UNION COUNTY, OREsKXV, TUESDAY, FEIIRUAItY It, 10.
1LE HEFOR E FEBRUARY 25.
All Candidate Must lie la the IJme
light 10 Day Before Election.
TO WILD PARSONAGE.
Christian Church at Enterprise
Commence Work at Once.
The night of February 23 Kill i
RAfLROAO EMPLOYES STEAL
AO AMERICANS 'AMONG THE
1EAI, SAY XATE REPOKTS.
iii r.-v ire iif conrti- city iecttfi, j t,
held Monday, February 8. All nom
ination petitions must be signed, ac
cepted and filed with the recorder of
the city 10 days' before the date of ac
Today no now material has shown
Itself, and until the socialists an
nounce tholr ticket It is not believed
there will be muny new faces. .
Riinilng of l'lores Theater at Acupiileo,
Mexico, Sunday .Night, Spreads
Death Antony Nearly Every l'umlly
of "000 Iidiubilunts No Way to
l'rcimre Bodies for Funernl Some
Burned lo Crisj and Dropped In
Trenches Death Lists Vary Great
1" Message lo Dcjiartiiiciit.
The first car of machinery for the
new flouring mill at Island City, ur
4 No Americans Killed. ,
' Washington, Feb. 16. Tlie
American consul, Moorhead, at
- Acapulco, Mexico, today In- f
fr forms the titate department by
cablegram that no Americans
fr were killed in the fire which de-
stroyed the Flores theater Sun-
day night, killing between 2-5
Mexico, Feb. 16. Not less than 400
-perished In the fire which destroyed
the Flores theater at Kacpulco, ac
cording to a message received at the
gov ernmeiit offices here today.
Others Say 300.
El Paso, Texas, Feb. 16. A private
message from Acnpuleo says 30ti lives
were lost in the theater fire here as
detailed in the reports.
A City of Morgues. I
Acapulco has a population of 7000
"but the cits' is one of mojgues and
(Continued on page S )
TO ENACT LAW
KENTUCKY'S DRYS,r ANXIOUS TO
SECURE OPTION BILL
Louisville, Ky., Feb. 16. Demand
upon Governor Wlllson for a special
session of the Kentucky legislature to
enact anti-liiuor legislation, especial
ly a county unit bill, will be made at
the state convention of the Autl
Saloon league, opening here this eve
nlng. Among the prominent speak
ers will be the Rev. Dr. Ptirley A
fiaker, superintendent of the Anti
Saloon League of America; the Rev
W. C. Taylor, , superintendent of the
Anti-Saloon League of Virginia, and
Governor Robert B. Glenn, of North
Carolina. The address of welcome will
e made by the Rev. Dr. Aquilla
Webb, pastor of the Warren Memo-
rail Presbyterian church.
TWO OF THE THREE A K RESTED LAST NIGHT,
CONFESS, WHILE TIUIID CLAIMS INNOCENCE.
Detective Woods and Sheriff Taylor Cap (Umax of Lonjr Series of Thefts
by O. R. & N. Employes at Pendleton Itald Homes of Three Men uud
Find GootlP Stolen From Ih pot Entire City Agog Over Startling Dis
closures Thut Will Mean IVnitenllary lor at Lcusl Two, ami Maybe
Three Men With Families.
Pendleton. Feb. 16. -(Special.) three men followed and all
Pendleton Is agog over sensational ar- ' 'algned this afternoon.
Edwards and Dickinson
to btlild a" now nnion.iir'p im.i'r t " I ft 1L I III ."-' I.
io ouiia a new parsonage, construe
tlon work to commence at once. The
cost will be sufficient to warrant
modern house for the occupant of the
Christian church pulpit.
To Elect Representative.
Boston. Feb. 16. A special pit
mnry, to be followed by a special elec
tion March 2, was held In Chnrlestown
today for the purpose of Selecting
re.prt scmutive lo rill the vacancy
uised by the death of J. F. McCarthy
The district Is democratic.
uncovered the mystery troubling O. R.
rests and confessions that lust nio-ht' "warus ami uicKtnson were not
stow to confess the entire story
when once In Jail. Thev ictm e,l
x. uiueiuis many momns, ana wntcn (ne officers how
to all appearances will mean peniten
tiary sentences for at least two resi
dents of this city.
piece by piece, the
had accumulated great quantities
valuables, from whisky down to sofa
William Edwards, pillows. With Ely the officials have
I J ml wm
Just recieved by express '
a a w
of the season's social functions
In the daintiest Laces, Ew.hrod
a"es in sheet material
I What lady is there that
does not want a new
I waist. Call and see
i if i
f t , D K' . . . I. ..... ,1 .
.. ii. k i. iruehmun; v naries uu'Kin- less clear-cut case, as it Is possl
son, O. It. & N. freight house fore- ble he may have purchased the good
iium, nuu rruiiH J..I.V, iransconinienrat irom Edwards and D eklnson afri-r
freight Inspector, all of Pendleton, they had made the thefts.'
were arrested between 11 and 12 Hauled Away With Teams.
oeloek last night by Detective Woods So. great was the bulk of gnaj,
it the O. H. & X. secret service and taken and stored In the various home
.-menu T. u. Jayior of this city.- The that it required dray wagons to haul
first two have confessed to whole- the goods back to the depot last night
sale robberies of O. R. & N. ship-j Variety Was Extensive,
nieius, vwiue i-.iy noius up ms'inno- i tie confessed thieves were not
eence" with considerable vehemence, j rulnstaking In the class or nature of
Ends Long Steal. goods taken. In the Dickinson homi
For weeks property "has been dis-jtlie officers found two kegs of whis
appearing rrom t tie depot here, the , ky. four pairs of shoes, a ouantltv of
offlleAls suspecting hoboes, even iliav-1 coffee, 12 shirts, two caps, a ciuan
ing arrested more than a dozen onjtity f syrup, set of harness, five roll
that specific charge. But the prose- of barbed wire, four rolU of chicken
...... . . . . i
cunon always came to nmiglit. until netting, one lar.;e rurf. on raimiinn
Woods grew suspicious of the O. R. & I tent, one set of carpenters' tools, and
N. employes and laid in wait for them.
The climax was capped last night Just
heforfc midnight when raids were made
on the three residences mentioned
ind great cartloads of goods found
and confiscated. The arrest of the
numerous other things.
in the I'.Iy home was found two
shirts and two leather pillow covers,
At the Kd wards home they got two
children's express wagons and two
pairs of shoes.
earmark Slayers on Trial. -
Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 16. Before
packed room, Col. Duncan Cooper
;nd son Robin, and John Sharpe,
were placed on trial today for the
murder of former Senator E. W. Car-mack.
Constantinople, Feb. 16. A heavy
arthquake shock Is reported to have
occurred In Slvns, a village, where
many buildings were damaged
ty persons are reported killed.
a r r n i ir inn
FED BT MISTAKE
!.I'.T!N I5HIIJS CHILD AT
JOSEPH ESCAPES DEATH.
VALENTINE DA V KESILTS.
Cupid Tied Pp Two Knots Here Dur
lujr Valentine Time.
County Clerk Wright has Issued two
marriage licenses today. One of them
was to William Wynburn of this cltj
to Margaret A. Banton, of Ladd Can
yon, and the other was to Leonard B.
Hillings to Jessie B. Jack.
Mrs. W. D. MeCully of Joseph, Is
visiting her mother, Mrs. N. M. Ca
noon, for a few days.
bUUIII I uuuiu
While Miiistcrin; to Infant Child Last
Niybt In Joseph. Home, arliolic
Acid Was Accidentally Gien l'or
Real Medirlix Hard Lurk Follows
Hard 1':.. ; in
follow in the
lartin Ti.hbs of
his iio !- on the
MX MONTHS' SCHOOL KILL .
AND O. A. C. iJCIMiET PASS.
House mid Senate Wind I'p Good I,
'-ji iii liy of liiisiness Tialay Liber
al Appropriation lor O. A. C In
diaii War Veteran Dill A No Passed
by I lie Senate.
Feb. lfi. (Special.)
i i -; letters a ppi.-ars to '
wake of Mr. and Mrs.
J isepii. Yesterday
n ike riv'. r, coniain-
Salem, Fib. Itt. The house passed
e Indian war veteran bill carrying
La Grande, Oregon
Ing two years' living supplies as eo i
siinied ,y fii-e at a total loss, and
last oil.l tlu- inlcfiiti cliih! of .dr. and
Mrs. LiM.. I,a'l u miraculous es apt?
from d-atli as a result of having been
givt n raibniic arid instead of th..
medicine intended for it.
The little child had been ill arid in
ministering to its wants, the pi rent -i
accidentally gave the child carbolic
acid. Hy prompt medical attention,
the life of the baby was saved, but
not until after excruciating pa in.
Hy the iuirluoH of th liib. s house
on the Snake river, liibbs loses pro
visions that would feed his family for
two years. A dog was locked .up in
the building and Mas cremated.
jJ.'D.OuO. and also the Agricultural Col-
lege buildings bill, carrying $2li),noo.
A number of salary bills were passed.
! rui'l several minor ones killed. The
senate passed a number of house
lolls, including the McCue bill, allow
ing county courts to levy a special v.
for an advertising fund, and f . the
approprintlon of $li,n(irt i" ., ,i bridge
across the Snake rlv 'tularin.
The six-mon;l!s :,onl bill which
passed the house, went through the
It provide for at J t- ii-ii
s"htoi district If .on!y enc f.tnPy n-' d
Moth houses will sit nearly all
night to conclude their work by Friday.
OHIO SH VERS
DAMAGE TO MIODLEWEST By
Cleveland, O., Feb. I. For the
first time in the history of the local
weather bureau the forecaster Is una
ble tot Issue a report today. Storm
conditions are such that every avenue
of communication Is blocked for hun
dreds tt points In this and other cen
tral states are Isolated. A terrific
blizzard", accompanied by" wind and
sleet has raged all night, and con-
inuei' today. N
All lines of traffic, as well ns tele
graph and telephono service, are dis
rupted. The Iosh in the middle west
will be over 11,000,000, considering
ROOSEVELT PIQUED I1ECAISE
TAFT ISES OWN COUNSEL.
To Lcuie Secretary Liel Out pf CaM
net Folio Would lie Gallluj to Pre.
Idem Roosevelt Is the Rumor Afloat
Tart Said to Ho Framing Ills Cab
Inet Without Advice FYom Teddy
Extravagance In Navy Combattrd by
Many Members. ' '
Washington, Feb. 18. It is rumored
here that differences have arisen be
tween President Uoosovelt and Preiri-
dent-elect Taft over the selection oC
the Incoming cabinet. It Is said Taft
is framing the cabinet without seek
ing the advice of Roosevelt, who i
said to bo particularly pbtued over
Taft's refusal to seat Loeb, who Is
now private secretary to the presi
dent. It would be galling to the pres-
dent to have Taft complete his cabi
net without consulting him.
Members of congress favoring pro
visions for naval appropriation with
amendments providing an Increase In
the navy are ready to combat charges
of extravagance made by Senator
Hale, who predicted that if tho pres
ent rate of Increase continued It will
be necessary to vote $20n.noo,000 a
year for two years from now la keep
the navy In trim. .
(Continued: on cage 9
EIR SEBBELOV HAS GREAT
FAITR III CRAIIDE RONDE
Elner Sebbelov arrived last evening tlon on 20,000 acres of land which, If
from Portland, where he has been
making his headquarters since leaving!
here several weeks ago.
A few days ago he was In Lewlston,
Idaho, and was Impressed by the way
hlngs are moving In that section, es
pecially In orchard land. He states
that one company has 4000 acres snb-
Ivlded In five-acre fruit farms, set
ul in ouog irees, ptovioeu Mint w ti
er. These tracts are selling from 300
to 450 tier acre, and the water Is
ised at a fixed charge of $! per
tere per annum. This will be the
'Ixetl charge for all time to come. The"
ompany brings In the water through
pipe line 16 miles. In the same vl-
Inlty this same company has an op-
It decides to biy, will also be set out
Into fruit. The night before he left
tho citizens subscribed for J 75,000, of
electric railway stock to promote a
suburban line, which Is to lead out
through this fruit land. Water Is the
creative factor of all this activity.
When Mr. Sebbelov saw what water
tu Uoillg loi' iliv intuit Lltuiuiy,
he immediately thought of . Grande
Itonde valley and the possibilities of
this section through the completion of
tho proposed irrigation project and
made up his mind to come back. Ho
is confident that there will be a stir
such as we never realized when actual
work Is once commenced on the dam.
A hot water bottle is indispensable in every home.
Heat is nature's cure for pain and when applied promp
tly will often prevent serious ills.
We Make a Specialty of High Grade
Rubber Goods, the Kind Worth Having
Our fall stock of hot water bottles is the most com
plete we hive ever carried. All kinds and sizes and at
prices that can't be beaten anywhere:
The Better Grades are Guaranteed
for a Year. A New One for the Ask
ing if Any of These Prove Faulty.
NEWLIN DRUG STORE
LA GRANDE, ORZCZ'A