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BENSON GOVERNOR A ITER
3IIDNIGHT, FEBRUARY 28.
Formal IiCave-Takhur by Governor
Occurs Today-Now at I 'on la ml and
Goes to Wellington Monday -Morning
Appoints State Railroad Com
mission Before Retiring Outlines
Ills Plans for CommlNhlon lit Letter
to Each of Uie Members.
jf . Salem, Feb. 28. Governor George
IE. Chamberlain resigned today to be
come United States senator. The res
- tgnatlon will take effect at midnight,
1 February 28. The instrument was
I placed in the "hands of his private Bec-
retary, Mrs. C. B. Sheldon, who will
deliver it to the secretary of state, who
I In turn will place it on file on the
tlrst of March.
'The governor completed the re
,i mainlng work . this morning, and
boarded a car for Portland shortly
toefore noon. Unless present plans
fall he vlll leave for Washington Sun.
day night, to be sworn in March 5,
and take up the duties of senator im
mediately. He will take a seat In the
xtra session to be called by Taft.
Benson will take office Monday.
The- Message. j
'The reWintitn reads?
. )!.! V. W. r.Yinor.. Sec- .-y r,t
Tt4t sr? ., !
"I Jx-i-i l t- uc-W my ptfHlg.w.il!--i n j
fao .i ' vil. wta&V'tO isiiu ef i'h'J j
mi tni.iahrnt. trek-tiury ii, t. r!
f-ike wrraMon ' her in thank you audi
your whoic olfn.-e fore for h msny i
(Continued .in pair-s 4.)
La Grande, Oregon
THE NEW SENATOR.
s . - .
Governor Chamberlain no more,
but United States senator after
March 6. Chamberlain was in
8 his second term as governor of
Oregon when elected by the peo- .
SUICIDE III PARK
COTTAGE GROVE CHILDREN
' JUKE GRUESOME FIND.
With Jugular Vein Severed Body 1
Found by Children Hand still the
K nlfe In l Ornsn.
Cftt'i; Grove. "., Ft I.) t T. -Cht'-tlren
at piny foar.d an untdnntifie'l
iitc tnt.-i.f., I.i i-' 'J
'Itn'-ftr 'was rtest-ti lii hia right" trti.
wi;h ;s--h li-i hJ cat ''to l-'ular
vein. 'A hundt-eU ftmi one tWrj.-s w.-rt
found 'in Jilfc wck. On tjrcti-
' Imm.n werj tii. iin.lair. " . T.
LA GRANDE, UNION COUNTY, OREGON, 8ATUlnAY, FEBRUARY it, 109.
TO BE TAPPER
INITIAL WORK WAITING? ,
SIGNATURE OF SECRETARY.
New Road Will Follow Up the Pes-
chutes IUver to Bond, Which' Will
Then Re ConiMx-tetl With tlto ShaMtft
DlvlMion of the Southern Pacific
To Give Central Oregon Coniniunl
' ctlon With Sun Francisco to the
Washington, Feb. 27. The an
nouncement was made here today by
the Harrlman agents that as soon as
Secretary Grafleld approves the right
of way, which will be not later than
next Thursday, the new railroad to
run up the Deschutes river to Central
Oregon, will be started.. The road Is
to terminate at Bend, to which point
the Shasta division, now neWring Kla
math Falls, is to be extended, thus
opening up a new' route from San
Francisco to the Columbia river..
Forty million dollars will be expend
ed on the Deschutes road.
PriiK-liiul of California Grammar
FHoo Ladies Tr C3i-Ck
I-', n t.. njMtr't. Cul . 2?.f All San
Left !''. loilay Is enntd .vr rlie
I'fH i;t Vfct'-Vi In. r".lH:-uH f!f-T!ur ,
ir: two jrlr'.s, I'liU'i tt't.r. ttri'". l
xnd Ahsnm l.un.ont. ajrvl 3 5, v r
(lie hnnk- vith a neuvy ira$ Ivroii 'c
they mae'e a ipi; ly :iyjnf. "J'jTm
Slid I am tlri 1 ii.Mvarl of "Ji.,r,! aai.1
Governor at Murder Trial.
Nashville, Feb. 27. Governor Pat
terson of .Tennessee, was a witness In
the trial of Col. Duncan Cooper, ac
cused of participation In the murder
of Senator Carmack.
At the Way California Received His
Washington, Feb. 27. Roosevelt
said today one of the pleasantent re
membrances will be the way the Call
fornlana met his efforts to prevent an
Salem, Feb. 27. Secretary of State
Benson said today the possibilities of
a special session are becoming more
remote and In all probablUJy tb.ere
will be no session. Many members
declare that If the session Is called they
Olympia, Wash., Feb. 27. The Ken
ate spent the mornfn geonsldering the
new criminal code. Graves of 'Spo
kane, has secured an amendment to
the gambling provision, permitting
gambling in residences and private
apartments. thus virtually repealing
the existing laws. Potts secured an
amendment to the bucket shop pro-
IRE HR COLLECTED
Seattle, Feb. 27. Forfeited ball
bonds amounting to several thousand !
dollars, which should have, been paid
into the county treasury years ago,
were discovered by Deputy Prosecut
ing Attorney John H. Perry, buried In
the files of the county clerk's office
in this city. Perry said today that on-
T HAG I E IN SEPTEMBER.
While Cuff"" Muy Not Take Ofrklal
Actka' In Tills ReoiHM-tr the World
Conjfrcf CalUxl by lUoneIt Is Fa
vorablyj Dlmnimied Totlay Would
Mean lalntenanee of Large Forewt
RescHti Vmler Each Government '
WashltjKton F00- 27. Although im
probable tnat congress will give offi
cial-' atter'on to the announcement of
'the pre'dent . 1,181 night In calling a
.conferer6 ' powers for- tho conserv
ation cf' -.'natural resources, members
of coi'Kress are today discussing the
'pos8lr'i"ty or suctl a convention. The
proosed convention will be held at
Th Hague In September. In sending
tnJi message to congress calling for the
conference, Roosevlt said: . !
i "I have deemed it my duty to wel
come and act upon the far-seeing
Suggestion of the North American con
8irvatlon congress; recently held, and
lave accordingly addressed such an
Invitation to the nations of the world
1, the confident belief that such a
ill.iii.B ll fn.-'Cr the ?Ti-nt;- In
,.,,.1)' noli m 'iti' f-.ij !!: n i:- , i.ud ih..r
j- i0.iii''i a"i:l .-L:-e!'jj!!;f i m;r
i,f' 1h ) ii i.t Cieh la !lKvttr
!..'! 'i1l-Mi- h:J lr till. ,. . i -'I
't.Sucvng tUi riiintw rvcrjiiitnaetl b
fele n-t rmrt ut i'air ?.',.( k. Ainr-n (r--j
t i St liny t ixm -i'wivm .viil' their
P I ' P.'U.i fll !.i:tt.'' "11 . Jj r - l ililef Sv-I
, . :
Genferal Organizer Tickiier of
j land Is Here Today. :
'Members of the Woodmen of the
Woi-id' are anticipating an Interesting
tlme'jhls evening. Organizer F. B.
Tleknejr of Portland, l here, and will
meet -th them. If you can arrange
to come Vonight do so.
StateruMHl Bill a Dend One.
hood fight '.for New Mexico and Ari
zona has bten practically abandoned
in the senat today.
will favor renfnlnlnif the full 20 days
allowed. Unrtjr such conditions Ben
son hesitates. ,as the legislators would
son hesitates, .as the legisli
flood the session with new
ever, he will rot Issue the c
call on Mon
vis-Ion, also iforlilddim; so-called legiti
mate stocl; Airokers.
The seetiiin deallnif with libel law,
which put--! burden of proving "no
malice" on 'the part of a newspaper jr
publisher. L a passed without atnend-
meat. (""Sf rlll failed in an attempt
lio substltite the Hansen bill for tin
anti-pool room elause.
ly a lal-jnrious invt-n j;ation will reveal
the exajc-t pimi. The greater part is In
bonds ;4nd obligations. For nine years
bonds for appearanre should have
been collected and turned Into th'
treasury, wvre filed away. Many ar
now outlawed by the statute of limit
THE NEW GOVERNOR.
X -,f ,
" " - ' Tllll n h
F. W. Benson, who at - mid
4 night tomorrow night,' becomes 4
Oregon's governor. '
IdulioV Governor Will Be Attked j
JTkIu W'tli Orpn in XiMUillng a
I Mjeuu-r-k-e H' 1 1. :.s Ifcirwj.
jtni, 'in t oi ;u'. . i ck ,u plan, jut
vtvdiu ..i!.iia..i i ;5. ' U.;v r i- do Dona-
d f,-.r' enmtructon ' -'; railways,
ttvere ,1'lopi. 3 .iotiwy by u e Oregon-
Irittho. D"vin;iii:it . rynress, ':'Na-
liMM' sni -liii'.t eld f'-r improvement
of 'mis liay fwrbvi- 4.1 .'lo urged.
XUc fcuvtueir i luano will be asked
to Join with Oregon In the appoint
ment of a commission to further pro
mote railway construction through the
Banco Monday Night. '
Practioully the. same decorations,
excepting the , elks' heads that were
used at the big Elks' dance the 2 2d,
will be used for the dancing school
dance Monday evening, thus giving
those who are not Elks an opportunity
to see the beautiful decorations used,
making the hall a dream of loveliness.
This dance Is a public affair and a
special effort has been made to have
the best music obtainable.
Taft hi WaMhliigton.
New York, Feb. 27. President-elect
Taft and wife, and two secret service
agents, left for Washington today.
The new executive was cheered by the
crowds. ' They will be guests of W. J.
Boardman In Washington, until March
STATE ROAD SUIT
Nature and a complexion brush can undo most of
the havoc that time and weather works. Nature re
news a complexion when you tike pains to stimulate
the circulation and to brush out the worn out tissues.
These brushes do make good complexions and sooner
or later you will use one. We make it easier for you
to use one now. Our prices are very low and we
carry the sort of brushes tnat have recieved the
; 'ughest approval.
UEVmtl DRUG STORE
LA GRANDE, OREGON '
STRONG PROGRAM ARRANGED
FOR. COUNTY TEACHERS.
Large Attendance Greets Owning of
One-Day Session Cmm ol Educators-
From' Three Other Countlc
Vret?nt and Diffuse Knowledge-,
' Local People Play Important Part la -Program
Too rtouran Really Re
markably Strung. .
Seventy Hackers of Union county
today listened to tha test and strong
est program that has been arranged
for any one-day session In this county
or ar atha-r county In tha stats, be
lieves County Superintendent Bragg.
Fortunately for tha teachers of thlsv
county, the cream of . Instructors In
thro counties adjacent to Union,
were In- attesdance. This was made,
possible- through the athletic confer
ence, and Superintendent Bragg seised'
the opportunity of having them ap
pear before th teacttera,
Thanks to the prompt arrival of th
iKomtnc trains, the teachers meotlngf '
convened on schedule time. ' Over 69
were present at the opening and by
noon the number had .' reached 7 0.
Every nrimber on the program an-
pounced was carried out. As stated. .
tt hi seldom that a county Moeal instl-
tnti, nuHiiniM fhA inlor f of ii.n
E. B. Conklln of Ontario, Jr. 'A Chur
chill of Baker City, and JS. Landers ,
of Pendleton, as out-of-tot4n speakers.
and Principal Hockenberry of thU
city, all on the program the leading
educators of four counties are brought
together for the benefit of the rural
and grade teachers. That the teach
ers enjoyed the treat was evinced by
the close attention.
La Grande's school faculty donated ;
generously and skilfully to the affair.
Mrs. Stella Ingle delivered a gem, and
N. J. Mansager introduced a new topic .
to Union county, with a theme of"
"Manual Training." The following;
program was carried out: .
Milton's Paradise Lost, H. J. Hock- -enberry.
Reasons for Modifying Course of
Study, J. S. Landers. '
Value of Ideals In. First Grade, Mrs.
Stella Ingle. , ,
I p. m. . ' ' -
Literature Its Definition and Use,
Measures, J. A. ChurchllL
Manual Training, N. J. Mansager.
Nature Study. E. B. Conklln.. .
While there was Instruction In every
number, chief Interest ; centered lrt '
what was said by those from afar. '
The meetings adjourned thla eve-
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