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Resolution of condolence, 5c a line.
v Milk dealers in Portland have in
creased 'the family; rate ; to 12.75 per
Biontn, one quart each day, and it
may be raised to $3 per month.
Tacoma is considering the Des
Moines plan of munlcpial government
This Idea is proving quite successful
la many places.
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High ; valley is reported to have
more fruit this season than last year.
This is an exception. There are few
localities whose out put will exceed
the fruit productions of last year.
McMlnville college opened this
week under the most favorable cir
cumstances. This well known school
which has been in existence for 52
years, being no small factor In edu
cating the youth of the Willamette
Yalley, Is under the guiding care of
the Baptist church. "
General Maiiager J. P. O'Brien
tUAen that passenger trafflcover the
O. R. 4-:N. ban Increased over 150 wr
cent daring the past six months. This
is a wonderful expansion .all of which
a 111 add greatly to the upbuilding of
the etate. - "i J.V' ' , '
Geo. II. Williams at the age of Rfi
is quite 111 In the Good SaSmitan hos
pital In Portland. No man in our
state lias been honored more by Ms
state, and no man has served his
elate imd nation better. His friends
hope fcr a speedy recovery, but really
ing tola advanced age, are uneasy. 1
A suit for divorce wus filed yester
day in Pendleton, V'y Annlt Hayes
against Joe Hayes. .'V.h imrties to
thin suit :ie Indiana and are . allotecs
on the' reservation. .ininkennesn
and cruel 'mid iohumun tivuhucnt are
alleged. Thy were untried four
years ago .
Judges YVolverton and Bt:in, of tlio
Federal District Court, havs issued
rules for the Pendleton and Bedford
courts, authorized by the sfame 'giv
ing to Oregon a soron:l I)'stiUt
Judge; The Medford term opens the
first Tuesday in October; and the Pen
dleton term the first Tuesday In
April. ' 1 '
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The rule generally Is for invaiilors
to over estimate the real vulu of
their production, but the recent deuh
of Robert Hoe, the ma of the inventor
of the ry Inkier printing press, never
realized what he did for humanity, bis
ideas of prlntln gpresses were more
important than the invention of the
linotype, both of which are Indispen
sable. The postmasters of the state, after
great delbleratlon, have come to the
conclusion : that the politlca lsystem
which gave them their present places
Is erroneosu and that merit alone
should decide when a change should
be made. It would have been difficult,
possibly, to have made these same of
fice holders think this way Just prior
Co their appointment. This is an age
ct evolution however.
The world: loves a booster, but
shrinks from the knocker. 'This point
Is well Illustrated in the discovery of
the North Pole. Dr. Cook by his un
. nsBumlng manner has won the hearts
of the people, while, Mr.. Peary, whose
heroism, . perseverance and ability is
dulv appreciated. r iaa mads few
friends by stating that Dr, Cook Is an
Jmpvstor. and that hq nqver visited, the
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According Jo Frank .M. Norcroas,
manuring director of the International
Grand Opera 'Jccitt'any '.tho i lnltgd
States will yet be as ut6ted' to olera
SIGXOU D A HI, TEXOK.
as Ita!y. It takes more than a dabh
of optimism to arrive lit such a con
clusion ,but Mr. Xc.riroKs thiLks he
Hees signs of an operatic awakoiiing
that' will result In the BUi.ii:cr citU
of this o.i!try having th:r aunaaij
neHot;s (if (r.ni! 0;cr.t, vc.' : mII
d.i X'cw Vo; '.: ii:u; Ci ;ilo.i. :
IIdw evrirj (U'tin-isin
i iv I" of t 'lb '1'it
is a hi in k ;uh!
coveted poilt The only reply Dr.
Cook makes, let the world read the
facta and decide for itself. It Is more
than , probable that the scientific
world will accept the statements of
both. . , .
reople generally understand that
nad Dr. Cook accompanied . Lieut.
Peary on previous voyages, it would
have been impossible for him to have
achieved the ambition of his life
There U uo necessity for auy clash
whatever. Iioth men accomplished
what bus bun sought-after for cen-
tMriea, neither knew of the other's
syrces.. both are 'equally entitled to
-the sait 'honor'-" ' -' ' '
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Opera company. " They ""catch it vf rona
Sir. Korcross, who, by ; appearance
might lead one to believe that be was
a pessimist., pat- is only another
id stance wiere appearances are de
ceiving. 'Tfe. is. about as fart removed
fjom pestiluiikm ar wel-Eryan -1s
fom th. presldepry.1-Jir".Norcro's
method is to give,-good opera, at reas
ofiable prices;' wtl.hthebest (VtaIn
ajjle singers. .He cheerfully observes
I tat his method is winning and wld
niag rapidly. That .i3 the reason for
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him playing here 'a' number of per-formaiict-a
.for he observed that pioyle
must r6t be ; convinced of the .real
cierit o fa Grand Opera organization,
and Cat it takes more than one per
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fcrruance tq do that, ..,,,.-.
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He generally p resents. "Aida't 'for, the
first opera, tecaus 'Uie public, know
this ppera . better abtn most , of the
operas. After that they are perfectly
willing to hear" us sing the, other
works of the great composers.
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MOOlt CERTI. '
Pnlly b.lf of pur .theatre patrons
ar holdingthelr sides, hls' morn fag,
yet. they are making iai f-oiiplattit.
aj the catW jo jth B(jreBe68)wsb
enjoyable ta( fu any ar re&y to ex
pose themselves again. "Mixed Pick
les', the'roariog' qoniedjj, now jbein'g
played by thj stock' cortfpaiy fat the
Pastime' tkeafri icaased tall -thel tro d
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, The popular little theatre was pack
ed to the doors last night, by an audi
ence that fairly laughed themselves
hoarse at this f vinny comedy.
flast Day" Tardy. ; ' '
DUXBURY. Mass., (Sept. 24. Three
hundred daded' followers of the
"Prophet" Luder, who predicted the
end of the world today, awaited in the
rain the fulfillment of his prohecy.
Luder later told his followers the end
will come tonight Others' less faith
ful, believe Luder mixed his days, and
the end will come one year, from to
day. Many sold their property and
prepared for final judgment
While in Baker last evening Attor
ney C. E. Cochran gained definite as
surance from U. S. Senator Chamber
lain that the senator would be in La
Grande during fair week . : 1 ' ' ' '
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lExposIUoa WlA UaveTM of Grtij
'" 'Army1 Castas House. : r-f
Arrangeinenis were completed' 'to-. .)
dky for-' the purchas of 'the ' Grant
ArmV fenf" y'H.he Exposition asBocI-.s
atlonl -''The tent h a Che'BO foot' ctrcus .:
enclosure with side eurtalhs s.nd conl.! ,
plete equipment' '' The' sale' was made t
by .General 6oodbrbfl,' who came downs $
this morhlng. ' n -''' " i
i A two-stbry1 building on' Fir sth
between Adams' and Jefferson, for fi
sale cheap' if takeii at once. 1 Bulla -j
ing tnuBt be moved away. - Apply o i i
S. A. Gardiner.
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TOXIGHT ! Xi .
J. B. Polk's great laugh1 pro-
In three Jars. .
Special feature, Tucker and ,
Harrison . in "The , Country A
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Sunday, night, "Polden , Giant
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!AT $35 PER ACRE, AD-A t
j . J. Holmes ,F. M. Bryklt
Msy'ers Qao. U Ckwvar ' ' '
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