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v VOLXJUE VIII.
UL QRA1WE, TJNIOU COUNTY, ORE.,
TUESDAY, JULY 27, 1903.
GEORGIA MAY BE
BILL NOW IN LEGISUtURE
SEEKS TO PRETEST FEMALES
FROM BIDING. ASTRIDE.
CIRCUS GIRLS EXCEPTED HOWEVER
Rapid Pace Toward Woman Suffrage
Being Enacted There.
ATLANTA, Ga., July 27. That a
bill is pending In the state legisla
ture, designed, more than anything
that has occurred recently, to bring
about woman's suffrage in this state,
Representative Wright wants to
prevent women and girls from riding
astride horses, and has introduced a
measure that Is in effect as follows:
"It will be unlawful for any female
over 12 to ride astride a horse, mule,
ass or any other animal of both sexes
without regard to alteration, which
may be made by any artlflcal means,
upon any public street, road, high
way or public place within the state
of Georgia; provided, nothing in this
act shall be construed to prohibit
riding astride by female circus per
formers on horses or other " animals
within the show grounds or under
NEWEST SEASONABLE MERCHANDISE
WASH DRESS GOODS REDUCED
Uur entire line of high grade summer drssses at great
saving prices. Regular $40.00 evening gown, beau
tiful creations, lace and embroidered affect, now
19.50 Values Now ....
Others Just as Cheap.
Sweeping Reduction in Millinery. All Trimmed and
Pattern Hats Must Go.
$10.00 Values Now
$9.00 Values Now
$80 Values Now
MUSLIN UNDERWEAR REDUCED
HEATUERBLOOM PETTICOATS AT
Wright is a physician, and says the
bill baa the support of other doctors
who claim it Is injurious for women
to ride astride.
FIRE NEAR SANTA ROSA.
Forest Fires Threaten Residence of
SANTA ROSA. Calif., July .27. A
forest fire is raging today on Hood
mountain, a . short distance from
Kenwood, situated at the mountain's
base. The fire broke out Sunday, and
fanned by a stiff breeze, reached
proportions that baffle efforts of fire
fighters. Unless extinguished, it is
feared the residence or Senator
Thomas Reams, of Utah, will be con
sumed, as It stands directly In the
NEXT CONSISTORY PROMISED
FOR NEXT FALL.
Farley Mentioned as American Be
c'pent of Bed Hat
humm. Juiy r. The next consis
tory at which a number of new car
dinals will probably be created, la
announced for the middle of Novem
ber, the likeliest candidates for the
red hats are said to be Archbitihonn
Farley, of New York; Dellachlesa, of
Delegna; and Amette. of Paris: Co..
brieres, of Marseilles; and Bourne, of
London; MIstrangle, of Florence;
Msgrs. Falenie Bisletl; Gustinl and
Denientel, respectively the apostolic
delegate to Washington, supt. of the
Vatican, secretary of the congrega
tion council and first Judge of the
Tribunal of iriquiation.
Archbishops of Barcelona and Lis
boi, are prominently mentioned also.
$7.50 Values Now
$6.00 Values Now
$5.00 Values Now
RED HAT FOR
FARLEY S00 N
Ill SITE COST
AVERAGE OUTLAY IS
$14.50 AN ACRE
HILL PROPERTY THE HIGHEST
IRRIGATIONISTS ELATED OYER
. SPEEDY SETTLEMENT.
TOTAL ACER1CE EIBOLLEO 1,495
t '-".' - i
Business Ability of Directors Has
To those who doubt that the di
rectors of the Grande Ronde Reser
voir company are pushing the Irriga
tion project with all possible speed,
the following figures may be of some
interest. For the land that will be
covered with water after the dam is
completed, they have paid or con
tracted to pay nearly $21,500, as fol
lows: for the Brlggs land, 320 acres.
13500; to Ayers, 175 acres, $2500: to
I Hill, 320 acres, $12000; McMillan, 480
I acres. $2880; to the Grande Ronde
Lumber company, 200 acres, $600. In
all, the total Is 1495 acres at an av
erage price of nearly $14.50 per acre.
For the Hill place they paid $37.50
per acre, but for none of the other
land were they compelled to make an
outlay of more than $14.50 per acre.
They are to be commended for the
course which permitted all this land
to be secured by the company with-
Now .'" ....$9.95
. . . . $45
.... . $4.00
SUMMER PARASOLS REDUCED
NEW SHIRT WAISTS AT GREAT
SPEEDY EHfl OF
HI IS DESIRED
ENTIRE COUNTY IS
HEAVIEST FALL WAS IN ELGIN
HAY AND SHOCKED GRAIN ARE
SUFFERING SOME. .
M WHO WITH PRECIPITATION
Cherry picking Comes to Abrspt
Hairat Cove Today.
Climatic predictions Indicate an
end of the general rainstorm which
Is sweeping over Union countv. and
the Northwest today, tonight or to
morrow. Predictions sent out from
the weather observer at Portland at
noon today say "fair tonight and
Wednesday." Such being the case,
for sake of argument, the extremely
heavy rainfall la Union county since
last midnight will do no damage, but
in reality will prove a boon to farm
ers, speaking la a broad sense of
the word. , .
An exhaustive inquiry from farm
ers all over Union county today Bums
up the statement that unless the
rainfall is continuoous another day
or two, no damage of any material
greatness will result. . Elgin was hit
the most severe, as the rain started
there in a moderate way yesterday
and has increased with lapse of time,
until this forenoon, It was really se
vere. . Cherry Picking Jolted.
COVE, July 27- (Special) A rain
commencing at 3 o'clock this morn
lng'and continuing up to toon k with
out a noticeable decrease in -volume,
today paralyzed cherry picking, send
ing the large crews to shelter. There
is no semblance whatever .of wind,
and the farmers are taking a day
of rest, expecting that harvesting
from now on will be more or less
duBty. Unless a wind storm follows
and the rain ceases before tomorrow,
no damage will be done to either
orchards or farms. . Little hay Is
down here. 1
Heavy Rain at Union.
UNION, July. 27. (Special) One
of the heaviest rains of the season
has been falling since last' midnight.
The Bplendid grain fields about this
city are drinking in the water and
farmers are happy, but under the
smiles are wrinkles of worry, they
fearing a continuous wet season. The
steady downpour la unmarked by
winds. , Hay is being damaged some. '
Elgin Streets Flooded.
ELGIN, July 27. (Special) The
streets are flooded here today by a
heavy downpour of rain which is giv
ing evidence of being too great in
volume for the welfare of the crops.
Much hay Is down, and though har
vesting Is not far advanced, consid
erable grain in shock Is being thor
oughly .soaked. The rain Is the long
est continuous one this year, and the
rapidly filling streets Indicate it to be
a menace to grains and orchards.
Hay Down at Jlllcel.
ALICEL, July 27. (Special) The
'region kbout llmbler, Summerville,
Alicel and Mt. Glenn is visited today
by one of the longest and heavy rain
falls of the year. Grain In shock Is
not In Immediate danger from ruin
while the large quantities of bay
lying in swath are going to suffer
considerably though will not be a loss
unless the rain continues for a day
out a single condemnation suit, and
the consequent expense of perhaps
long and tedious litigation.
Read the Observer.
WASHINGTON ELKS UNITE.
Hold Interesting Sen Ices Addressed
by E. R, Saranils.
SEATTLE, -July 27. The fourth
annual re-union of Elks in the state
of Wkshlngton, convened this morn
ing at the lodge rooms in the Alaska
building. After a public exercises the
delegates went into exclusive session.
A feature was the address of K. U.
Sammls, the new Grand Exalted Rul
er. BOY KILLS COMPANION.
Angered, lie Strikes Playmate With
LOS ANGELES, July 27. Angered
because an eight-year-old opponent
was beating him with a croquet, Jesse
KIngley. aged ten, struck Levrit Irbin
on the head with his mallet yester
day afternoon, fracturing the skull.
Levrit died at noon today. The boy
will not be prosecuted.
PRESIDENT SETS NEW MODE AT
With His Other Peculiarities sro His
WASHINGTON, July 27. (Special)
President Taft is enjoying another
distinction. He Is the most promin
ent "summer bachelor" In the coun
try. Ever since the' 8th of the month
When he took his family down to Bev
erly and left thera there to enjoy the
cool breezes of Salem Bay, he has
been leading a single life, and since
returning to Washington on the 9th,
has "bached it" at the White House.
Colored Mary her other name un
known at the White House is the
president's cook and as she la an ex
pert at preparing hoe cakes and fried
chicken., as well as many other tooth
some southern dishes, the president
is not Buffering the pangs of hunger
during Mrs. - Taffs absence. When
Mrs. Taft went to Beverly she took
with her Miss Jetfetson, the house
keeper, and the chief cook. Mary
seems to be running the culinary end
of the White House JuBt at present
very well so well, in fact, that the
president generally has two or three
guests at luncheon and dinner.
Most of the afternoons are devoted
to golf by the president, and since the
extreme hot weather began he has
taken to automobile riding of even
ings. As soon as dinner is over, the
big touring car rolls up to the White
House porta cochere and the presi
dent climbs In. Usually he is ac
companied by Captain Archibald
Butt, his chief military aid, or some
member of the cabinet The evening
rides are taken in the neighborhood
of Rock Creek park - or around the
Potomac drive below the Washington
monument The president rises at
7:30 In the morning, exercises with
dumb bells for fifteen or twenty min
utes, and breakfasts shortly after 8.
He Is at his office by 9:30 a. m.
Of late he has broken away from
time honored convention, and has ta
ken an occasional informal dinner at
one of the embassies or legations.
The first embassy thus to be honored
by having the presidential feet be?
neath its table was that of France.
Ambassador Jusserand - Is quite as
popular with the present administra
tion as he was with with the preced
ing one. This, despite the fact that
he plays tennis, but knows nothing
TO CBOSS CHANNEL AGAIN.
Frenchman Says he Will Make Trial
Flight This Evening.
CLAIS, France, July 27. Despite
slight damage to his aeroplane today
In making a short flight, Hubert La
tham has announced his intention of
attempting to cross the English chan
nel this afternoon if the weather Is
TAFT i SUMMER
TUFT Off DEFER
SO INTIMATED IN A
WILL COME WEST IF POSSIBLE
TAFrS SECRETART HINTS AT A
"MIT UTEfl CONCLUQE TO COME" .'
Wording of Letter Hints Plainly it
Doubt la Matter.
SALEM. July 27. That there la
some doubt whether Taft will make
his western trip this fall it is Inti
mated in a letter received In the Gov
ernor's office this morning from Fred
carpenter, the president s secretary,
in response to an Invitation to visit
Salem, forwarded to the president.
The letter follows: : r
"The president requests me to ac-"
knowledge receipt of your telegram
of July 21, and thank you cordially
for the kind invitation to visit. Sa
lem. Should he conclude to make
his western trip, he will be glad to
give careful consideration to your '
The letter was addressed to the
Evident That Difference la Hide And
Leather Schedule Are Over.
WASHINGTON, July 27. That a
compromise, of the hides and leather
schedule will b e approved by the
tariff conference committee, seem
certain today. It Is expected all dif
ferences of oplnioa will be settled
thJa aCernoon. vy.
III SPEND f.1 ORE !
ONE FAMILY IN SEVEN HAVE THE
PRIVILEGES OF BATH TUB.
Startling Statistics Exposed by a Lec
turer at Berkley.
BERKLEY, CAL, July 27. Only
one family In seven have a bath tub,
and only one family, in four which has
an Income of less than $11.00 a month
can afford one, according to statistic .
in the possession of Mrs. Ellen II,
Richards, the expert In household
economy from the Massachusetts In
stitute of Technology. Mrs. Richards
is here dellverelng lectures at the'
University Summer Session. An
other point made by her was that '
despite the popular Impression to
the contrary, man : : spends more
money for his dress than do women.
She said that statistics show that
while women are spending $23 for'
clothes their husbands are spending:
$33. In the caBe of boys and girls the"
later spends the most, the ratio be-'
ing $15 to $12.
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FLY COST THREE FINGERS.
Mill Employee Brushes at Fly And he
Loses Three Fingers.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 27. A
small fly on the top of Roby RoIIn's
nose cost him three fingers of his
right hand. Rolin was working in a
mill yesterday when the Insect alight
ed. He shook his headut failed to
dislodge It He then made a slap at
the offender and the next Instant .
three fingers were hanging by a
thread. His hand had come la con- "
tact with a buss saw.