, . ..' - volume vm. LA GRANDE, UNION COUNTY, ORE., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, 1909. NUMBER 21G. TBRtlADO SWEEPS1 IHE LUDDltlST HEAT CLAIMS A HALF-DOZEN J-wn only usually hot for this season year. At a late hour today the government thermometer operated by W. A. Worstell registered 90 degrees. while yesterday the same Instrument stood at 93, while the citizens, unused to the heat, are sweltering and ma king raids on Ice cream parlors, crops are growing splendidly and fruit Is ripening in a pleasing manner. It is also "Just what was ordered" for the farmer curing his alfalfa. MERCURY GOING DOWN HERE BELATED AHD CONTRADICTORY REPORTS OF STORM. Mil Mil IS I 111$ OIL TANKS ARE HOW DIED li SPRAYNOWTHE WARNING RAPID SPREAD III M M JOE PROSPECTS SEVER BETTER THAN W --' - -: :: OCKS IIISIEMIT i' ;. . TWELVE ROADS ACCUSED SALT LAKE CITY UP 1H ARMS TTAII CITIES ARE DISCRIMINATED WARRANT OCT FOR GOODALL. Charge i With rushing Boy From Side walk This Morning. ' A warrant is out for the arrest of Scott' Ooodall, charging him with pushing George Ruby, a young Port land Telegram carrier boy. from a sidewalk this morning. It Is said by the boy that ' he was injured by the fall, and tn addition sustained serious Hps to his wearing apparell. The warrant had not been served late to day. . II HA! IS' FLOATS lot mas NEW THINGS TO BE ADDED . II I E SOME SAY HALF SCORE IDE DEAD North Dakota Swept by Tornado That Ram Entire Towns. nzrACi; 10 r kopcrty TAKEN to ' SAFE PLACE. ' Cement Bases For Old And New Tanks Are Provided., : ST. PAUL, une SO. Nine persons are known to be dead as the result of cyclone which swept North Dakota yesterday. A belated report reached here today. Many are Injured, some of them fatally. It la possible the death list will grow. Mlnneawauken, N. P., was razed by the storm, and a woman was killed there. Eight are reported killed at Leeds, N. D. , Seven were seriously lnjtoed and 30 houses demolished by a tornado In Nlles, Leeds, yesterday, according to later report. Early reports said a number was killed, but this Is, thought to be wrong. Heat Claims Many. CHICAGO, June 30. Six deaths as dliect'-resaU Hi the heat were re ported within the past 24 hours, at no time was the thermometer over 90, but it grew hotter today. ' Warm Period Lessens. Yesterday oppressive heat died with IMMEDIATE ATTEITIOII REQUIRED .... . ' ' " '. Cherry Picking1 Will Commence In About Three Weeks. CHARGES IQW WITH COMMISSION San Francisco And Coast Cities Fat- ored by Big Guns. One of the greatest steps toward public safety in La Grande has trans pired this week when the Standard Oil Company's tank was removed from its former location near the track in the center of thickly settled resident dis trict, to Its new location down on the "Y", A new tank will be put on the cement foundations and the old tank will be set near It The two will then be covered by a corrogated iron shed to protect them from the weath er; Cement will only be used in con struction of the bases for the tanks to rest on. Assessment Work Almost Done. All property will probably be asses- Bed by t ot the week. .The work of assessing? the property of Union county will probably be finished this i week as all of the Deputy Assessors report their work almost completed. George Stoddard is in Wallowa county today on business pertaining the coming of night and today has to his lumbrv business. Codlin moth has made strattng in roads on apple orchards ot the valley the past 36 hours, and unless orchar- dists see to It, there. Is going to be extensive damage done at once, ac cording to Fruit , Inspector Garrlt Olderiberg who today finished a care ful tour of inspection ot the fruit dls tricts. The warm , weather has ap parently : been an Incentive for . the pests, but it spraying is resorted to within the next two or three days, the damage will, in a measure, be reliev ed. The Inspector's urgent advice to orchardists is to spray right today if such steps have not been resorted to within the past three or four days. . The surprising actlvty of the pest can he offset . without ma terial damage to the crops, by spray ine Immediately. , The crop prospects are -exceeding good, the past week bringing out the results better la the apple orchards. Speaking of the valley as a whole, cherries will be ready for the mar ket in a few weeks'.. at unnnnmrn ni iiuuuiiitlu FIND ADDITIONAL SUMS OF HID. ; DEN MONET. PARADE OVER A MILE 10X8 coxGRs!r triers Trn.L6 sT FEATURE, Accuser Murderer Slips Away Goes to The Dalles. And EVEBt LODGE AMD BUSiRESS READY V- roken Urns I when Prices SHWTWMS1S NEW STYLES,' LONG SLEEVE, WHITE AND FANCY PATTERNS, 68c AND UP. WASHINGTON. June 30. A com plaint bitterly denouncing the alleged railroad dlscrlmlnaton against Utah cities In favor of San Francisco and other coast cities was filed with the maintain the condition of the coinmer- day by the traffic bureau and Commer leal club of Salt Lake City. It charges a dozen railroad corporations, exer cise through corporate power pernic ious Influence and merciless blighting, which Is destructive to the people and the country. The roads named are: Harriman lines, Santa Fe, Burlington, Rio Grande, Illinois Central, and a half dozen others. "Arbitrary, oppressive and except ional methods of transportation; and rate making, especially, calculated to promote the r.rowth of San Francisco and other c 3t titles, to produce and maintain tehconditlon of the commer cial servitude and distress for Utah cltleB, always has been, and Is now employed and enforced by the de fendant railroads. ' The complaint says the methods employed are not tolerated elsewhere In the whole coun try by communities capable of suc cessful resiBtence. h . HOOD RIVER, June SO. Most Stupenduous Mixture ot Features Ever Shown. -Money Is Juiy Btn j, t0 be one Q( the mo8t gor- stlll being found in the room of Mrs, geous affairs In the parade line that Castro, the woman whom George Rob- bins Is accused ot klllng. Three dol lars more was found In the top cup board last night. Under direction of Sheriff Morse another Investgatlon on the premises Is being made today. When young Robblns. whose father was employed by Mrs. Castro as house keeper, left here last night tor The Dalles, but. there was no demonstra tion because the people did not know he had gone until this morning. SHOES A LINE THAT IS SURE TO INTEREST YOU, FOR OUR BROKEN LINES CONTAIN NO SHOD DY SHOES BOUGHT FOR A SALE, BUT EVERY PA9IR IS A GOOD STYLE AND A HIGH QUAL- ITY SHOE. ' LADIES SHOES 93c AND UP. CHlELVSSHOES 89c AND UP. ' TvTV.rJadES$lT95li)Uy'. , QY'a SHOilS l-68 Atli HPT COME THIS WEEK AND BEE STHEM YOU CANMT AFFORD TO MISS THIS BARGAIN EVENT. RIG BONDS REQUIRED. Suspected Train Robbers Hett on $25,. 000 Cash Bond. : ,.r ; HOISE. June 30. William Martin and , William Mathews, suspected of complicity in the Omaha train rob bery, were last night, at the conclus inn nf th nrMlminarv hearing at W . - w Twin Falls before the federal author! ties at Omaha. Both resisted extra dltion. F oi no z IS AWARDED CUP OBJECTIONS BY OTHER CARS OVERRULED. Race Will Be An Annual Affair Here. ; after It Is Said. ' ; IS. C IIEIIII 1ST km PARK COMMISSION HOLDS AN 1M ,. PORT ANT SESSION. DlHCUSslng cleanup Day on New Turk Site.' , " ''; '. THE FA R THE STORE THAT SAVES YOU MONEY. SEATTLE, June 30. At a banquet in the New York State-building last night, at which the Ford car No. 2 was declared the winner of the $2,000 cup race from New York, M. Robert GuKgenhem, the donor, announced the transcontinental contest would . be on annual event, and that the next race will start on July 4, 1910. ' The course to be followed In subBe quent races wll be practically the same as the first route, minor changes to be made In the manner o f reacji- ng the middle .west nhwttnnn and protests filed aealnst Ford Car No. 2, were overrul ri and the first car to enter - 8eattle was given the cup. v ' Mrs. Chester F. Newlin was late this afternoon elected treasurer of the La Grande Park Commission, which yes terday purchased a site at the Proeb- stel bridge for park purposes. An enthusiastic meeting was held at the home of Mrs.' W. H. Bohnenkamp this afternoon and Steps looking toward nrnner methods for cleaning up the . . . . site were discussed at the informal meeting which followed the election of a treasurer has ever been witnessed here. It Is estimated that the jparade will be over a mile and a half long and participa ted in by every organization aud ev ery business house that can possibly secure . a float. The parade start promptly at 10 o'clock and will wind up at the L. D. S. Tabernacle at 11. ... when the orations ot the day will taks place. On the rostrum at the Tabernacle, besides the speaker, there will be seat ed three people ot each Nations float, . the persons to be appointed by the leaders of the floats. Those who have ' charge of the floats of' the Nations are as follows: The Philippines . .Mrs. Geo. Cochran Alaska ....... ,.;.. Mrs. N. Molltor France ......... ;.. . .Mrs. Bridge Germany .............Mrs. E. Polack Turkey ........ ...Mrs. F, R. Swaney Italy ..Mrs. Geo. Cleaver - Spain . . . . '. .Mrs. W. H. Bohnenkamp England ..........Mrs. A. S. Gedde , Scotland ..... . . . . .The Burns Society Ireland ... ...... ...Mrs. J. H. Pear Switzerland ........Mrs. M. Anthony' Eygpt ..........Mrs. J. T.Richardson Greece ............Mrs. Fred Currey, Maccabeee ....... .Mrs. Frank Baker Japan ... ... . . . . i .Resident Japanese . China ...Resident Chinese The following are the i business , : house of La Grapde which .will have floats In the parade: F. B. Halsten, J. G. Snodgrass, W.- H. Bohnenkamp k, . Co., Bay fc Zwelfel, Stllwell Meat j , Market, Scott Muslq Co., La Grande . Milling Co., Golden Rule Co., People" store, Smith & Green, E.; PolacKf N. j K. West. J. W. White, Fair store, and the Grand Ronde Cash Co. j The fraternal orders which have floats . is as follows : Blue aiountaia i Grange, Lady Macabees, Rebekahs.) Elks', M. W. A. Blue Mountain Assocl- j ; dtion, and the O.'A. R. , Cove will also have a. large floaU Allison's World . Renowned Military ) Brigade will follow after the Congress b , of Nations." ' " ' ' ' , ' ' , v will Church and Al. Andrews have charge o( all the automobiles in the parade; ' i- ; . - J. G. Hoxson; of Pleasant Valley,, is In La Grande today on business.. : ; . Horse Off Duty The black horse which has helped pull the A. B. .C. laundry wagon for 14 years without missing but one day is off duty today on account f hav ing a gravel in his foot. He will be on the old Job within a . few days, how ever. ... ' ' . ' . Heney Passes Drain. DRAIN. Oregon, June 30. An auto mobile bearing Heney and wife, Dr. Beardsley and Jack McCarty, Heney s body guard, passed through this city at 11:13 this morning. OLY.MPIA, June 30. Impeachment charges against Schively, the Insur ance commissioner, will contain 30 charges. The first will be perjury, alleged to have been committed before the Spokane grand Jury after adjourn ment of the last legislature. This Is malfeasance In office. The House this morning took preliminary steps to In- anra a. thorough Investigation ot an state offices. The committee brought In a report advocating an appropria tion of 140.000 In addition w the 4, 000 already appropriated; tor prose cuting the Investigation.-: : A, compromise was .reached, in w senate whereby Senator Ruth will of ficially preside at the impeachment proceedings. , " ( FIRE IN FRISCO. SAN FRANCISCO, June 30.-Prop erty amounting to jaoo.uuu was u stroyed by fire at midnight on Mission street ' between Fifteenth and Six teenth. Eighteen buildings were con sumed. 8cores ot lodgers fled in thole night rlothes. , , .