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LA GRANDE, UNION COUNTY, ORE., SATURDAY, MAY 22, 1909
WILL START ACTUAL COX.
STKUCTIOX WORK AT OME
Govenor Benson Selects Men Who Will
Secure And Make All Preliminary
Arraugiuents For Building .Road
Across State From West to East
Start at Idaho And End at Ocean
Counties And State Will Supply
.Money Secessary For Construction.
this morning announced the compo
sition of the Crater Lake, road com
mission as follows: H..D. Norton ot
Grants-Pass; Dr. J. M. Keene, Jr, of
Medfo'rdr E. W. Carter, Ashland; C.
Jackson, publisher of the Portland
Journal, and George T. Baldwin and L.
F. Willtts, Klamath-Falls.. They will
aerve without compensation. The act
juovldes $100,000 to be appropriated
br the state and $50,000 by Klamath
county, $50,000 by Jackson county, all
to build the first Bectlon of the road,
which will traverse the states east to
west, starting at the Idaho boundary
and ending at the ocean. The com
mission is authorized to make all pre
They will carry out all necessary
negotiations with the county authori
ties and get necessary permits from
the federal authorities wherever
forest reserves are to be entered. . No
part of th appropriation will be used
for buying right way, but for actual
construction work only. ' Commission
"will organize Immediately, and make
quarterly reports of progress
Delivered tWmmenceiiient Address.
F. S. ivanhoe delivered the com'
raeucement address at the graduation
of the elgth grade
Iowa last evening.
students at Wat-:
Miss Edith Bailey of Elgin is in the
cjty visiting with Miss Zoe Bragg.
Season's Danriesf llafsfs
With the tapering s?eeve effect An elegant assortment of materials to choose from
They are just the thing for Summer wear. ' ; : ' -
Prices from $2.00 $5.00
s TAILORED WAISTS.
1 1 AVE YOU SAW THOSE NEW TAIL
ORED WAISTS WITH THE GIBSON
PLEATS AND SIDE FRONT CLOS
ING. IS "ALL THE STRIPED, DOT
TED AND CHECKED MATERIAL.
THEY ARE ONLY U0 and $1.73.' ;
Beautiful Embroidered Patterns
You must see them to appreciate th'e'ktyle and beauty cf this lire. A splendid
showing of strictly new patterns from $1.00 $7.50.
Team Fresh From Scotland at The
Scenic Next Week, Commencing
The Scottish Macks, Glascow's favo
rite scotch singing and International
dancing act; .Miss Grobe. comedian
and character change artist. These
two members are slated . for next
week at the Scenic. The first named
J team is fresh from the Scottish sod
I and while on the coast, but a short
time have made signal success every
where. They are bound to be draw
ing card for the Scenic. While Mr.
Gardiner only has the word of man
agers where the team has been to
base his statement one.he lsposttvethat
the coming feature will be a splendid
one. ': :. -
" Saturday night will see the popular
teams of the past week again.. Full
Lciici ioi ioiuiciB every
night this week. ..
r Englut In Shop.
Engine No. 375 is in the shops for
a careful overhauling. No. 104 has
been sent to Albina for a thorough
overhauling, . ; : '
NORTHERN PACIFIC ECMORED TO
Portland Gateway Decision In Danger
la, Prevailing Report. ".'
, PORTLAND, May 22. The rUmor is
current today that the Northern Pa
cific railroad intends to seek enjoin
ment through the courts, of the or
der of the inter-state commission yes
terday demanding the Portland "Gate
way" be opened on June 1. Members
of the, commission give the rumor, but
little credence,, because they are con
fident the decision cannot be reversed.
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LOCAL JAPANESE WILL MANAGE PYROTECHNIC DISPLAY
BURDEN OF EXPENSE ALONE
Japanese of the' city and county
Mutloi uttt iwouernnip ot Jfrank Mlzo
guchl, the local contractor, will have
charge of the fireworks on the night
of the Fourth. Mr. Mlzoguchl called
on a .committee of the Commercial
club late yesterday afternoon, and
made the offer, saying that it is the
unanimous wish of his countrymen to
participate in this manner in the cele
bration of our great national holiday.
Today the Japanese were glvenprals
slon to take entire charge of the fire
works and will give such a display as
was never before seen in the state, en
tirely without expense to the celebra
tion committee. , .
The citizens of the Flowery King
dom will also contribute a float to the
night parade, which is going to be one
of the most enjoyable features of the
day. The pyrotechnic display will oc
cur from some prominent elevated po-
LL10H ACRES THROWN OPEN
FOR SETTLEMENT IH HORTHVEST
WASHINGTON. May 22. President
Taft today signed a proclamation
opening to settlement and entry, 1,
000,000 acres of farm lands In the
Coeur D'Alene Indian reservation,
Idaho, Spokanereservatlon In Wash"
. NEW 3iETS.
WITH SILK EMBROIDERED PAT
TERNS IN WHITE LAWN, CHAM
PAGNE AND FANCY EFFECTS. ALL
GRADES FROM 3.00 to $7..0.
L..TZJ U W
sltion, probably near t.h nr .
All kinds of wonderful figures, flags,
etc., will be shown, for Mlzoguchl and
his countrymen desire' to show the
people of Union county that they
really wish to celebrate the day with
Resort to Diplomatic Diplomacy.
Marching in fashion up to Pvblic
Ity Manager Fred Currey, the group of
Japanese presented, their requests in
as formal a manner as though great
international questions were at stake.
The interpreter resorted to eloquence,
and, going back Into history, related
how the-. American government had
opened Japan aud now the Japanese
colony in La Grande wants to recipro
cate by taking charge of the fire works
on July Fourth. On the Pacific coast
where race hatred is often times ram
pant, this condition of affairs is truly
ington an dthe Flathead reservation
In Montana. The Coeur D'Alene was
made a point of darwing for all three.
Registration will begin July 15 and
terminate August 5; drawing to begin
at 10 in the morning of August 9, and
continue until the land is disposed of.
Application; for Flathead lands must
be executed at Kallspell or Missoula
for and for Spokane lands at Spokane
and Coeur D'Aene lands at Coeur D'
Alene." . . '
Track Meet at I'tlca.
ICA, N. -Y., May ; 22. Athletes
froni Colgate, Hamilton, Rochester,
Hobart Wells and Union colleges are
entered in today's New York State
intercollleglate track meet.
- avy ts. Syracuse.
ANNAPOLIS Md., May 22 A two
mile rowing race between the eights
of the Naval Academy and Syracuse
University, will take place on the Sev
ern this afternoon.
GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS SAID TO
Custom House Hcaudal Likely to he
.Aired by Probe.
WASHINGTON, May 22. 22Fiaads
in the New York Custom House threat
en to create a far bigger scandal than
heretofore expected, . was learned to
day at the treasury department, where
' officials believe the government's in
j vestlgatlon will result la starting dis
' closures. It Is reported the Investi
gation may involve several importers
and transportation companies, Inspec
tors and high customs officials.
Repairs to the depot platform were
made todu). ,
CALLS COMMITTEE MEETING.
Preparation" Monday For Inviting
Guest to Student Itennlon.
All members of the invitation com
mittee for the coming reunion of the
Blue Mountain University alumlnl are
requested to meet at the Morning Star
office Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
At that time the Im itations for the re
union to be held on May 29 will be
sent out and Chairman, Mrs. E. L.
Eckley Is very anxious to have all
present. In addition, to that com
mittee, Mrs. Eckley specially invites
the refreshment committee members
to meet at the same time to prepare
plans Jointly. It is urgent that all
members attend this meeting.
r .,,-a- rented magnet." rr3"T
Sunday morning at the Central
Church Ford Ellis will preach on the
subject, "A Perfect Magnet", Every
man Is a magnet. Less the magnet is
free from non-conductor the greater
power of attraction.' Special . music
will be rendered by the choir. The
public will rcelve a cordial reception
at this service. .
UEPOin S THIS MORNING
SNOW STILL FALLING.
No Damage Anticipated. t from
or Rung Stock.
JOSEPH, Oregon, May' 22. (Speci
al) Snow fell to a depth of sis and
oue half Inches here Thursday night
and Friday morning and again this
morning the feathery flakes, pretty,
but rather damp, are again comlug
down. No domage will be occasioned
by the storm, but the roads will be in
bad shape for some little" time. Hay
and grain will be greatly beueflted. ;
Conductor Stacy, of the Elgin train,
corrobates the Btory of the snow; and
said today that he has seldom seen bo
heavy a fall In so short a time.
HEARING HELD ON" HUFF GCS AF
FAIR AT FRCITDALE.
Private Triilcs Grow Into Trouble
That Ends In Court. '
lu Justice Stewart's court this af
ternoon J. C. Huff, a resident of Fruit-
dale, was given a hearing , on the
charge of pointing a gun at Gi F,
Smith, a young man whose parents
live near Mr. Huff. Smith . testified
that as he was passing near Huff's
land on the l-'t.h of this month, on his
way to work on the McCall farm, Huff
and his son stoppeu their work, ran
to the house and came out with a gun,
which the elder Huff pointed at him
three dlUerent times while chasing
him toward the McCCall yard, , r
Mr. Huff Admitted following Smith
and holiUii the gun up so that Smith
might see it and be frightened, but
lie denied pointing the gun at the
young man, and said that it was not
loaded at all. ,
. The troubl seems to have grown out
of some private matters which very
properly were aired in court.
At the conclusion of the testimony
Judge Stewart bound both defendant
and prosecuting witnesses over to ap
pear before the June terra of court
HENEY FALLS IH
TAFT'S f 1110
HEKEAFf EE WILL NOT JIAVE
Impression Prevalent iu WashlagUa
Today Indicates Tuut Heuey Will
Soon Fall From Grace With Admin.
Istrutlon Action ef Sending All .
: Record to Frisco Yesterday Takea
As Indicative of This "otkluir Qfi. .
, clal Transpires. "f"3
WASHINGTON, May 22. Heney will
not receive the same support from
the present administration that he did
while Roosevelt was president. If im
presslgn prevalent today among the
prosecutor's friends are correct. The
Impression waB created by the an
nouncement that the department of
Justice had sent to San Francisco
complete copies of records of Heuey's
entire legal connection with the fed
eral government on Calhoun's request.
Attorney General Wkkersharui In ad
dition to sending original copies of
salary bills and vouchers, secured
from the treasury department for a
period of five years, sent original com
missions to Heney from Roosevelt aud
Instructed United Stales District At
torney Devlin of San Francisco, that
the government waived the usual pro
cedure and that the records ca be
turned over to the court upon re
quest. , '. '
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TWO BRAkEMAN NEEDLD.
Loifginur Train Business Grow,
(litre More Train II(,lp.
Two brakeman are now required to
do the. work on ; the logging train,
which does local freight work between
here .and Palmer Junction. The train. -was
formerly cared for. by one hrake
n:an, but since Northend county busl
ness has picked up, the second mau
Interrity Relay. '
NEW. YORK. May 22. Some of the
beat runners ot New York and Phil- ,
delphla ' are putting the finish iBi
touches ou their tralulng today, pre
paratory to the Intercity relay rac-j to
be held at Pastime Oval tomorrow as
the feature of the Knights of Colum
bus games.' Another feature will b
the attempt " of Martin Sheridan to
shatter his own world's record throw
ing the discus. ; , ( ,
F. H, Green of the Blue Mountain
Creamery Company, today moved int
the Simmons residence, corner Elgth
and N. streets. -
MISS DELL.V UAYBl'RX IIEA88
i LIST IP 10 DUE,
WhllmlHii Fiiiisu Necessury to Decide
. Close fUce. .
Cold disagreeable weather seems to
have had Us effect upon the voting .
contest as well as upon all other ac
tivities. But few ballots . were cast
yesterday and today, but the Commer
call club expects thefrlends of the
various candidates to liven up next
week. The vote today stands: t
Miss Delia Rayburn. 283.
Mrs. M. K, Hall. 280. '
Miss Florence McCall. 2i0.
Miss Maggie Coleman. 163.
Miss Stoddard and Miss Reislaa