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, EL PASO TODAY
PBESIDENT TAFT AND PRESIDENT
DIAZ CLASP HANDS OX
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Tor the First Time in the History of
The United States President
Is Out of Native Land.
and la Mexico.
El Paso, Oct 1C President Diaz in
carriage at the Mexican end of the
International bridge, was met by a
company each of United States In
fantry, artillery and cavalry , and es
corted to the middle of the bridge
where President Taft awaited hla ar
rival. The soldiers' completely sur
rounded the presidents during their
conference and no ' civilians outside
of the presidents and their immed
iate staff's were alowed to be present.
President Taft grasped the hand of
President Diaz,, warmly and. told him
that he was glad. and proud to wel
come him In the name of the people
of the United States and expresed the
ardent hope that th present cordial
relations existing between the two
great republics for so many years
past would "continue ; for ever. The
two presidents conversed for some
time but no record was permitted to
be made of the exchange of greetings.
El Paso, Texas, Oct. 16. Custom
rules and regulations were almost
(Jrand introductory Candy Sale
TO ACQUAINT YOU WITH THE FACT, THAT WE ARE OPENI NO A CANDY DEPARTMENT, WE
WILL OFFER FOR SATURD AY EVENING AFTER 6 P. M. STRIC TLY FRESH, PURE AND WHOLE
SOME CANDIES SUCH AS: . ' .
Candy"! Gooseberries ' reg
lar 25c per pound, tonight
10e per lb. , , V
Jelly Beans, other stores
ask 30 and 35c per lb. for
them, tonight : ,
. "' lOe per lb. .
Cream' peanuts, 'something'
new, try -them tonight for
Cream covered dates, an-
other delicious confection
;' ; - lOe per lb.
WE ALSO HAVE AS FINE A
where AT- 50c TO 75c PER POUND. VUti rnito oe x-civ nu.
"ACLD LANG STNE" TO BE SUNG
Booming of Guns and Songs of Popn
lace to Mark the Event
Seattle, Oct 16.-Wlth the firing of
a salute of 21 guns from the govern
ment life savin ' - Rtntfnn anil tVA
singing of "Auld Lang Syne" in one
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of voices, the exposition will end to
night at midnight.
A carnival spirit marks the closing
hours of the great fair today and will
grow wilder as the night approaches.
completely nullified and the line "di
viding the republics of the United
States and Mexico vanished, before
the enthusiastic hosts which crossed
and re-crossed the Rio Grande to
day in the wake of the chief execu
tives of the two nations. Gringo and
Greaser mingjed amicably and all is
as merry as a wedding bell announc
ing the marriage of the once warring
peoples. Even the sons and daughters
of the Texas Republic forgot Santa
Anna and the Alamo' long enough to
pay a rousing tribute to the gray
and grizzled chief magistrate of the
Republic of Mexico,'
Long before the arrival of Mr. Wm.
Howard Taft and Senor Porflrlo
Diaz, an unprecedented crowd had
gathered in El Paso and Ciudad Juar
ex. They emptied from the incoming
trains like swarming locusts and fill
ed the streets and hotels and places
of liquid resorts to overflowing. Swar
thy Mexicans, proud and haughty
Spaniards, cowboys in regulation at
tire and plain citizens in store clothes
rubbed elbows with dark eyed senor-
itas and Texas' belles in the gaily
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andies ; M
Nut Wafers, regular 35c lb
ons ale at ,
'' 10c per lb.
Jelly Strawberries, you've
no! Idea how good they. are
till you try them . ; ,
10c per lb. . -
' Cream Dates, Just as good'1:
' M the name, sounds. ,;. . t
10c' per lb.
Cocoanut Bon Bons, other Dutchess gumdrops, the fla-
stores ask S5c per lb, our' ' , c vor is truly royal
prlca, ".' '; . :' '. ,' J ; i ;.. ','
lOe ier lb. ' ''''.: 10e per lb. , '
LINE OF HIGH GRADE CHOCOL ATE3 AS YOU WILL FIND ELSE-
UNION COUNTY, ORE.
ONLY A FEW ROODS DOES THE
WHITE MAX SHOW EQUAL
ITY WITH C00X.
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ntuiiiyo ftuuncu nCAVILT
KetcheU Knocked Out in the Twelfth
Bound After Fast Fight John
son Works Constantly. .
, Clt-an Knockout
Ring Side, Ocean View, Oct 16.
The greatest crowd ever packed Into
an arena witnessed the Johnson
Ketchell fight this evening. The
weather is ideal and long before the
gates were thrown open the crowd
hung about the outside of the arena
Hge a living sea. As soon as the gates
were opened the crowd surged In and
Boon filled the arena to suffocation.
In : order to pacify the immense
crowd a preliminary had been arrang
ed by matching Prankle Smith and
Jeff Perry. Frankie . Smith won in a
ten round bout and afforded the spec
tators an exhibition "of - some hand-:
some sparring. ''
Johnson. and KetcheU finally made
their appearance and were greeted
with a loud burst of applaus'e. The
two big fighters did not stand on any
preliminaries nor red tape but got
down to actual business at once.
First Bound. '
Slow fighting characterized the
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.... Imitation Almonds, a delic
ious confection , '
' ' , 10c per lb." .
Also fresh salted peanuts, 40
cents, per, lb at other stores,
; 10c per lb.
' Dairy drops, a real creamy
. ; . 10c per lb.
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WILD BILL D0X0YAX WALKS
FOUR MEX IX ONE IXXIXG
V MILLIX FINISHES.
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Detroit Shut Oot la Final and Excru.
tlatiagly Interesting Game-
Wagner Slams Out a ;
: Three Bagger. -
2 3 4 0 6 7 8 9
Pittsburg 3 1 11 0 3 0 0 1 -8
Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0
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Pittsburg g g 0
Detroit.. .; V.V.O 6 2
Detroit, Oct 16. The Pirates twist
ed the Tiger's tail .this afternoon and
tied eight knots in it and won the
championship of the, World. To Adams
the Pirate's pltcherf more than any
omer is tne creau due. Three of the
four games won by the Pirates were
due strictly to Adams' prowess.
"Wild Bill" Donovan was wild today,
and Mullln, after two fine innings was
Detroit is Crazy.
Never in the history of baseball has
there been ' such a rush to secure
seats as there has this afternoon at
the final contest between the Detroits
and Pittsburgers, which will decide
whether the Tigers shall purr or the
Pirates nail the skull and cross bones
at the top of the mast Society has
simply gone base ball crazy. Detroit
who Is three times winner has abet
ter chance to take the chamnionshio
than she ever has had before.
Detroit the Favorites.
In all the previous Beries the od-
ponents simply mopped the ground
the Tigers.: This series Detroit has
stubbornly fought every Inch. For
the first time since the series began
Detroit goes in ten to eight favorite.
A large delegation of Pittsburgers are
present , - ' '' f--'
Jennings sent in Wild BUI Donovan
for Detroit, while , for Pittsburg,
Adams came in. GlbBon (Pittsburg)
and Schmidt (Detroit) were the catch
ers. Hyatt soon replaced Absteln at
first base; T. Jones was at first though
suffering from hemmorrhages he re
fused to Quit , . r ,
.First Inning. .
Donovan hit Byron on shoulder.
Nobody covered second on Leache's
sacrifice. Leach out at first Byrne
out stealing third. Byrne taken from
the field arter, the collision With
Morarity. Clark walked. Miller forc
ed Wagner. ' ; . , , i -i
D. Jones fouled, Bush hit by pitcher
and Cobb filed. Bush out stealing sec
ond.' "' vV-'"'
In the first Inning Morarity collided
with Byrne and Byrne was taken to
the club house. Leach replaced' him
at third. Hyatt went to outfield. : .
, Second Inning.
Absteln ! walked and stole second.
Wilson bunted safely. Gibson popped.
Adams walked and Hyatt filed out,
Absteln - scoring. Leach walked and
Clarke walked forcing' Wilson home.
Crawford out infield. Delehnn!.y
walked. Morlarty doubled. 3'oriety
limped andO'Leary ran f r him. T.
Jones filed and Schmidt gat infield.
- Third Inning. "
Mullln batting for Donovan, filed.
Wilson rolled Infield,, Absteln forcing
Miller off third. Then Absteln started
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OCTOBER 16, 1903.
TWO BIG MEETIXGS WILL BK
All Morning Pulpits to be Filled By
'Y. M. C A. Agent.'
Tomorrow at 3 o'clock the Y. M. C.
A officials of the state including Sec
retary iven B. Rhodes, will. conduct
all interested in what the organiza
tion is doing, are Invited to attend.
During the morning, all church pul
pits will be fillod by representatives
of the Y. M. C. A., and the afternoon
service will be open to all." "
. Again in the evening a union meet
ing will be held; at-the Christian
church. At that time Mr. Rhodes will
again speak, using lantern slides.
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BAND AND ORCHESTRA MUSIC OX
THE SLATE TONIGHT.
Last Opportunity to Secare Valuables
On Sale Offered Tonight
Soring an ' unprecendented success,
the park bazaar has entered , on the
last lap of its career for 1909, and
after a blaze of interest and gener
ous participation tonight the event
will come to a close with well earned
and much needed pecuniary benefits.
Music and song Is to mark, the, close.
The La Grande band and the Misses
Hume's string instrument orchestra
which commences its medley of ear
soothing tones at six o'clock and will
play for one hour, will be the chlel
features of the evening. ; f
There are innumerable races for
honors to be .finished tonight . and
many elegant articles are to be raffled
spontaneously, but not all things
are to go by raffle, for the auctioneer
Is to be present For this reason the
public should attend enmasse, that
some valuable article may not eo by
unsecured when presence might have
captured some muchly desired piece
or work. - .-. ': .v' '.. ;"v Vr
The crowds last evening were not
quite up to expectation but they have
swarmed the nlace todav and fckva
helped to Increase the receipts. .The
financial jutconit will be most Batis-
laciory, ana especially o u a large
crowd comes out . for the . closing
night',.''" :': ;:V
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Caldwell, Oct ' 16. (Special.)
Running t'xf" y'3fds for a touchdown
after catching Irwin's perfect forward
pugs in the second half of the game
here today, Myers spelled victory for
La Grande in the fastest game of the
past three years In this city. Bolton
failed to kick goal. .
La Grande outplayed the home tsam
using forward passes and quarter
back kicks and end runs with Ham
ilton and Chllders doing effective
work. The visitors kept the play al
BY OGn BULLET
NOTORIOUS CHASE EXDS AT A
POINT WHERE HUNGER
Body of the Suicide Indian Fugitive
Was found by the Combined
FossesUsed Last Ballet
, Oa Himself. ' v
,(Dy W. R. Madison, Staff Corres
pondent of the United Press.)
San Barnardino, Cal. OVt-16. Billy
Boy the Indian murderer ; Is dead.
With his only remaining cartridge the
Indian outlaw sent the bullet through
his brain. He died In his granite fort
ress where he made tb.9 desperate ,
stand against tho sheriff's posse last
week. :: ; i.
The outlaw's" body was hastily cre
mated by the officers who had run him
to his death on the Colorado desert
and his ashes remain to be scattered
broadcast over the sandy home of his .
forefatH " ' 'v'';:V; ;' " : tv::.--
Early yesteYday the combined for-
ces under Sheriff Ralphs arrived with
in striking distance of tho murderer's
lair. Line aeouts were thrown out and
the fortress was surrounded. After
several shots had been fired and no,
answer had been made to them one
of the daring Indian trailers crept
forward and saw Billy Boy's boot
exposed. The Indian took a shot at
the boot and ; It remained unmoved. .
The fort was then entered.'
There the posse found , Billy Boy, .
dead. lie had removed him shoes,
placed the muKzle of his rifle against
been dead for a week. From indica
nts heart and fired. He had apparently
tlons it appears that Billy Boy's wa
ter and food supply had given out and
rather than suffer from the torments
of thirst and die In the desert he
had killed himself. The posse quickly
got to work under the directions of
the officers and a large pile of cactus
and dried grease wood was gotten to- , ,
gether and the body laid upon , th ,
rudely constructed pyre.
The posses started for their homes - v
this morning after a night spent in
the desert, well satisfied that things v
have turne out as they have, as Billy ?
Boy's stand against the officers had -
aroused the admiration of some of
his tribesmen and a general uprising
of the tribe was to be feared.
1 Attend the Bazaar tonight at the
most entirely In Caldwell's territory.
. The forward pass from Irwin to
Myers worked -like machinery. Sim
ilar plays were pulled off successful,
repeatedly, but this time especially
did It work nicely. Using all his speed
and all his dodging ability Myers ran
throuph the. broken field or a touc h
The College of Idaho never was
Ik dangerous territory.
Final score, La Grande, five, Col
lege of Idaho nothing.