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LA GRANDE, UNION COUNTYORE.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1009.
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NEARLY? 10UR HUNDRED COME
Tomorrow's Educational Day t' Gives
Signs of Breaking Records
Sixteen hundred and 41 tickets
were purchased between the hours of
11 o'clock a. m. and 8:30 p. iu. today,
setting a much htghcre record tlian
any entire day previously. Many far
mers who were lute in arriving in the
city, and devoted several hours to
shopping, commenced to view the fair
after the hour the count was made.
Aside to this there are a large nnm
ber of people who will throng the
gates tonight and, today's entire re
eipts will be extremely encourag
ing. Ylsitors at the local entertain
ment at the fair tonight Commencing
at 7:45 prompt rill be able to reach
the opera Louse In time to hear the
Wallowa day eclipsed all others for
attendance, both foreign and local as
it completely outstripped those of all
previous days. The Wallowa special
in charge of Traveling Passenger
Agent Van de Water of Walla Walla,
arrived in La Grande at 11 o'clock,
where the band! citizens and athletic
associations met the Incoming guests.
Including the Enterprise team, al
most 400 people, Including represen
ting nearly every town and hamlet
in the Sister county came to the me
tropolis to see and be seen It was a
Jolly, good natured and happy crowd
and the fair in all Its varied features
was inspected with due care and con
sideratlon. ', ,
Chairman Collier. In charge of the
Wallowa day program aided by the
other members of the entertainment
committee, exerted themselves to do
the host act satisfactorily.
The Wallowa special returns .- to
liight nl.the conclusion of the granJ
opera presentation, in the neighbor
hood of midnight.
Weather condition's were extremely
favorable and It seems that the pow
ers that be are to beam Jheir? satis
faction and approval . on' the .'county
'fnir after all., The program arranged
for the day was carried out In full.
and already plans are being laid to
expand tomorrow's program.
Superintendent E. E. Bragg, who
is virtually the head of tomorrow's
affair, gives out the pleasing informa
tion today that notices from the rural
schools on the eve before the show
Indicate that every child who propos
ed to come with its teacher, will be
on hand. The children are coming
from the country districts in four
horse teams and on the special train
from Union;, which .is 'due. In early In
Friday, Educational Day. ,
1:80 Parade of the school
' children of Union county
' .and their aides. .''J
2:30 Spelling match of the
school children of Union
county up to and including "
the 8th grader Prizes -1st, j
$10.00; 2nd. $5.00; 3rd,' V
$2.50.' - ' ' .
7:30 Free entertainment
outside the exposition
': grounds. ' v
8:30 AddreBS by Dr. Kerr.
President of O. A. C.,and
Prof. Alderman of the U. of
O. Platform dancing and T
merfy-go-round every : af- . V
ternoon and evening.
F. E. WHITE SEEMS TO
BE CHIEF PRIZE WIXXEK
Q 4y & q d
Will Not Resign.
Contrary to previous reports, Jus
tice Angus Stewart says that he will
not, resign his office, consequently
there will be no vacancy , for the
county court to fill. , '
Ex-Sheriff Blakely and Ex-Assessor
Pace of Enterprise,, are in the city
with the Wallowana today,
3he f iir 1 3he f nit She Fair
Cfreat Sample ine of fursrs
Now open for your selection In n?l the select styles, having purchased our stock before the prices advanced
we are able to give you values.
All styles and shapes, mink,
beaver, coney, fox, squirrell,'
etc . i '
We earry all the popular
makes of fur coata all lengths.
In all the stape furs. We car
ry, especially a strong line of
the ring muff in the different
oys and Mouth's Clothing
We are especially strong in this line of our apparell department You want to dress the boys right
Wewant to do it , . .
B f, we want to see you In our
stylish and durable clothing.
Juvenile suits.... $L25 to &00
Boys suits ...... $2JJ0 to $S.0
Youth's sulta....$4.00 to $15.00
Just what you have been
wanting, the Military coats in
the new clothes,, prices
'....ISjOO to $12,9
Ages 12 to 18 years.
Come before the selection Is
Mrs. SvtacVhumnier, Meyers, Conloy,
McDonald And Levy Are Among
'iVliuicrs i?Vhen: Judges Make
y A ward This Afternoon Show of
Horse FlesV Is Better Than Any.
i:.r.v . . ,.5 , . .
thing in Easter Oregon And Said
to be as good as the Portland show
Horses were the center, of attrac
tion this afternoon while Judging was
under way. One of the heaviest win
ners thus far is F. E. White of Cove.
It is generally, admitted that some of
the finest horses la state are on ex
hibition.. , . :: '. .',
In class one the following awards
were made: stallions three years and
over and stallions two years and un
der three, F. White; mares, three
years and over', Mrs. W,, Swackham
mer first; II. C. Meyers, second. ,
Class two: mare three years and
over, Gus Levy, first; F, E. White,
second; mare two years and under 3,
O. P. Conley'4rsf;.,.E. White, sec
ondffl mares under ' 2 years, D. Mc
Donald .first; It. E. Reynolds second;
mares 4 years, 8. O. Swackhammer,
first; colts under 1 year, S. O. Swack
hammer first, A. McCarthy second. .
Class 3 Btallion, 4 years old and
over F. E. White, first,, Joseph Colt
N. N. Mason; mare colt N. N. Mason;
stallion and five of his gets F. E.
White. The Judging will not be com
pleted today. -: ' . ; ,
Percheron stallions, four year old
and over, P. Allen, 1st; H. M. Mc-.
Carhy, 2nd; Percheron stallion, a 1
year old, J. A. Woodell, 1st: O. W.
Hunter, 2nd; Belglupa stallion, 4
years and over, Holmes-Blocklln-Stein,
1st; Shire stallion, 4 and 3
years, O. W. Wade, 1st; Shire stallion
and 5 of his get, George Wade, 1st;
Clydesdale, 4 year pld, J. E. Reyn
olds, 1st; D. McDonald, 2nd; Cydes
dales, 3 year old, Frank Conley, 1st;
2 year old Clydesdale, Frank Conley;
brood mare and colt, Frank Conley,
1st '. lr,-f.. .
In the roadster class some interest
ing : competition was witnessed be
tween driving teams of J. D. Mc
Kennon ; and, Gus Levy of : Unioa
Levy's team won 1st prize because ot
their even gait and more trained at
)earance. McKennon took second.
j. a. iwcuariny iook nrst in tne 3
year old Btallion class, and N, N Ma
son for the stallion over four. Dr.
Charlton won a blue ribbon .with his
single pacer. .
OXE BALLOON ASCENDS TO .
HEIGHT OF 21,209 FEET
6ue Balloon BaidTonavrtadcdlit
Mobile Which Will Give It the En.
durance Itocord If True Another
' One Lands up In Minnesota After
t ''-. X .. 5...-.
falling Since Lust Monday The
Kaces Were Started From St. Louis
Last Monday Morning.
ELG1X MAX SUCCEEDS THE
LATE IXCLE BEX BI10WX
": ST. ' LOUIS, Oct, T. Two record
have been shattered aud a third
promises to ba broken in the cen
tennial baloon race, which was start
ed from here Monday. St. Louis 111
piloted by L. Von Puhl, won the race
landing at Waukon, Minn., 600 miles
from St Louis. .The balloon "Nev
York") piloted by, Harmon and Post,
went only 14S miles, but 1 i claime'l
they ascended 21,200 feet from the
earth, and therefore are entitled to
the American height record. The bal
loon "Centennial" with H. E. Honey
well, pilot, is reported to have landed
at Mobile,', Ala.i today. His continu
ous uight since Monday, ; and will
probably win him the endurance re
cord.'. . '.' - :'. i '
Judge "Henry Today In' thnmbers"'''Aprr"
points Cecil Calloway of E Iclu as
Comnjisisioucr Appointment Tots
Elgin on The' Executive Boisrd
rtUllon For Galloway Signed by
Over Two Hundred rcopIcTalk
Ing Kight of Ways Today.
Acting upon the request of 2C4 pe
titioners Judge J. C. Honry today ap-
ppinted Cecil Galloway of Elgin, to
succeed the late Bon Brown as coun
ty commissioner. The appointment
is pleasing to the many Elgin people '
in the city who have thought that
they deserved a representative in tho
The candidate who came next to
Galloway in the numW of names on
his petition was Sam Brooks orim
bler. Eighty tax payers favored Mr.
Brooks by signing the petition cir
culated for him. , -
Right of ways for the irripatioi
ditches in May ; Park and .'adjacent-
districts came up, for conslderat'on
today when representatives appartd
before the court on matter-pertain
lng to right of way. Other' than this
the court transacted routine business
of no unusual importance.
miSSED BY MANY
JEXX1T BOKX LAST NIGHT AT EX
Parade This Morning Marked With
Appearance of Tiny Mule.
Rare treats escaped hundreds to
day when only a few witnessed the
parade of horses In the fair grounds,
prior to the awarding of prizes. The
parade was set for yesterday, but
was called off on account of rain and
this morning but little publicity had
been given It -
BETTING FAVORS I'IBATES 2 TO
' . 1 AND 8 TO &
Greatest Sale of Seats Ever Exper
ienced in Baseball History.
PITTSBURG, Oct. 7.-The cham
pion Detroit "Tigers" have arrived
here today and are in fine fettle for
the world's championship 1 series, to
take place with the Pittsburg Pirates
tomorrow afternoon 'on 'orbes' field.
The National Commission Is here and
will carefully inspect the condition
of the field this afternoon.' .The ad
vance sale of seats is the 'greatest
that has ever been known In the his
tory of the national game. Eighteen
thousand reserve seats-: have been
sold for each game on Friday ' and
Saturday. ' - , . . ,
When the umpires call the teams
into action it is. predicted that there
will be fully 35,000 to 40.000 spec
tators at each game The, betting is
now .running' ycXVtt-t and S. to, S en
the favorItes.7i''V.,'-V':'':'v--.. '''
There are people now here from all
over the United States, many coming
from "even beyond the Rocky moun
tains, while New' Jork and Chicago
have furnished 'train' at'er train loads
of entbusfast's. ' ' ' ' - ' : ? j
The .frray of horse flesh, was, su
perb. From - Bilk-skinned - road
sters to hovy draft horses; from
hupe sulcus to 'the . lightweight
stallions, , from farm-type mares,
then down to a burrough, . the pa
rade varied In pleasing effects.
Burrongh Born Last Night , ,
Jack McCarty's burrough on ex
hibit at the grounds, yesterday' af
ternoon at 6:80 gave birth to a
"Jenny" and this "cute" animal was
a part of the parade. The tiny bur
rough was hauled along the streets
In a carriage and elicited applause at
every hand. . ..
-.j Born,: In the - ctty of Portland,
Thursday, October 6, a daughter to
Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Osborne.
m SIOII AT
COAST HATES BEING ADJUSTED V
Western Jobbers And Shippers Tre.
sentlng Their Arguments.
SEATTLE, Oct'7. Coast freight
rates are under Investigation here by
a full membership of the interstate4
commerce , commission, which beganc"
its hearing today, and it will occupy "
one , week. Coast shippers are ask
ing for readjustment of east bound
trafOo as far out as they reach in or
der that coast - manufacturers, ' and, v
Jobbers, may compete one equal foot
ing f with the shippers of St. Paul, '-
Omaha, Chicago, Kansas City, and
other, distributing, poiiits In the mid
dle ' states. A great bulk shipments
from the coast' go out on class rates, '
wh11e: the eastern shippers enjoy the
commodity ' rates on articles that '
have been picked out of classes. -'
JEFFRIES ON WARPATH.
Tired of Johnson's Boasts And Is
- Coming Home to Fight at Once.
LONDON, Oct. 7. Jim Jeffries said
today he was tired of Champion Jack
Johnson's bluff, and will make him,
fight as soon as he returns to Ameri
ca, next week. .. ; '.;;;'
He said: "I'm going ' back and
clinch the match with that big flat
footed bluffer. I know Johnsoa t
doesn't want any of, my game but
am convinced the public opinion will
force him to fight" i