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LA GRANDE. UNION COUNTY. OEEGON,
.xuiibDAY. HAECH 1. It; 0.
' EXECUTIVE WILL NOT HATE TO
mm or stand bsrs
- THE BALLIKQER CONTRGYEESY
gEITOETS TO rSETENT GB5E-
; i RiX PHULiDELTIUT STJ3XB
Xhlnese boycott Pacific wast goods
n4 an extremely angry Iterator
of Japanese coming to America la
decreasing rapidly PInchot callee
- to the stand again today in Ballin
: jrer hearing, r ,
aides to make concessions.
JAP IMMIGRATION FAILS.
ivo ihonsand lea the past year Uan '
the one preceding it
San Francisco, Mar. 1. According
to data given, out from the office of
the councilate general of Japan hero
today, the number of Japanese arriv
ing in this country is constantly de
creasing.' Figures show that nearly
iCOO less Japanese came to this coun
try last year than during the year
preceding. ., . . '
, CHINESS ANGERED
YTM enforce boycott en Tactile ceaS
C ' goods Is determination
San Francisco, Mar.,.1. Obluese In
this city, today are preparing to en
.'orce la boycott on American goods,
oth nMhftPciflc coast and Indi
rectly In China, be:uvse the Federal
government refuses to remove tlu
Chinese deLeUlon :;h ds from Angel
Island to San Frt-icJaco.' The lime.
Lesslblllty of the Inland Is said to L
the cauae of the Chinese coni.laiots
that Taft may have had with Pim li.'
oycritij conservation policies of Bal
linger -will not be introduced as evi
dence at present. The question was
decided today ; by the congressional
Investigating committee in executive
session. The action taken means that
Taft will not be summoned to appear
fcefore the committee
, Flnchot was called to the stand.
J "hlladelphlaNar. l.Powerful ln
j lnce sare workfeg-4odar to avert
L J general strike. The situation re
itfalns unchanged and both sides pre
maintaining a firm attitude of non
TecesBlon. The ctreet car company
still refuses to arbitrate All news
papers In the city are urging both
Ar'.lCcal canals and Vegetation seen
thronge telescopes.'. ;
Doston; Mar. l.Prof. Lowe's claim
that Mars is inhabited was conflrmoc
today by . Mrs. Mabel Lewis Todd
wife of Prof, Todd." Mrs Tood. who
is well known as a writer an da lec
turer, declares she has seen eanl?
on Mars and that they could be ol
no other , tha artificial origin. , She
says its vegetation is lining theca nalit
and not water courses, wbIud ;
seen through tho telescopes. '
SECRETARY Of WAR HAS A FRCE-
Uim BIS BANDS TO AVERT
A1 ILLEFAL ACT -
HOLD HELD BY P.
lln practically come to point .when
he mint Issue exclusive carrjlu
rights to Pcclflc Mall Steamsht
t (omvaiv to earn mall Says 'i.
muld be Illegal (o do so but h;
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; I'O SLIBES
M SECTION CF THE SERAICE It
SHUT IN AND THE OTHER KEPT
Vfl BY TSCUELES
WASHOUT QX 0 H. I
STALLS MAST PASSENGER.
.tab train? ran la all Erections tt
lny Expected ooagektloa will
; ut HonUngton at midnight tonlgl
' 0. IL 4 '. main line Is In ran
nlng shape Is report Trouble .4
VsliIngttin still acute.
graph haia ' m w.. orii
..ut ."have Iwen out of commUisU :
much of the time this afternoou. A
requent intervals the Pacific Stat.
Telephone lines have given trou'u:
at points west.
Elver Rl.'ng Slonly
The Graaed Ronde rtrer Is rising,
but slowly. . lleadowbrook is com
mencing a rampage and It is expected
that the lower river will swell rapid
ly tomorrow unless It freezes soon.
It Is apparent that a great amount
of melted snow is sinking Into 'the
earth and really high floods may b
tveited. Katharine creek Is al read:
.orrent. . .
lfailse la entlrt-I cut off fro mth
he outside world. The loss at Cald
v-il from yesterday's floods Is es
mated at more than $100,000. .'
, . Admit 83 New Lawyers.
Boston, March 1 Eighty-two- new
lawyers presented themselves to the
Eupreme Court today and were sworn
In "as full fledged members of the
Massathusette bar. "
Our assortment of adies
outer garments is Very Com
plete at this store you will be
delighted with the line
- ifdu till find here all the popular nsur
creotiQns in pongees, diagonqls, Jafletas
and rain proof silk.
Serge Coats y
Jhese popular Coats in style and f it
are, unsurpased in beauty usefulness
short and Jul lengths f
Jhese are the coats you mil want at
this time being especially good for the
early season. ,
Jhe popular demand for thes gar
mints Contimss to grw dijvt fail to see
our selection all garments altered free.
an k 'fv i
. 1 ' a
.ar'picklnson today began v an lu
VDsiigatlon into the. subject, of man
Vi.iitiacts and the feasibility of char
taring BteamshlpB and of ny otbV
i,c isible way of avsrtlng the eiiiojcei.
acceptance cf the firms offered tTj
Lho Pacific Mall ' Steaaiship compatl
Jn transaction of buslnees of the Wui
jiviartmenta- : .
Dickinson appeared befoib the Seii
;le committee 'on mter-oceamc ta
a Is which Is investigating the truiA.
jntinental railroad conditions am,
U possible effect on the, commercial
value of the Panama Canal
He said he had been practlcallv
led by circumstance into u posltlo.
where he mupt grant the P. M. 8.
an exclusive carryiug contract. Ut
declared the grant would be lllegat
an neither he or any. other cabinet
ol..cer has the authority to waki it.
i.US ANGELES AFTER FIGHT
.Southern California 'offers big bonus
' for heavyweight scrap
Los Angeles, Mar. 1. Dick Ferris
the local promoter, has offered Rick
urd and Gleason a guarantee of $15Qy
GC0 to stage the Johnson Jeffries
fight here. Ferris claims to be back
ed by a cotterie of wealthy Southern
FALLIERES MAY RESIGN
"Sleeping sickness" is malady which
Is bothering French president
Paris, Mar. 1. It is rumored here
today that President Fallleres of
France is soon to resign.. It Is be
lieved the president is suffering from
"Sleeping Sickness." It was noticed
he has gone to sleep many times dur
ing cobinet meetings. In spite
official denials, the President's health
is very poor and friends fear the con
sequences unlets complete repose be
had t : ,
Colonist Rates Effective .
Chicago, March 1 Trancontlnental
railway colon st rates from the east
and central weBt to California and
the Pacific Northwest go into affect
today and will continue to April 1
The rates are $25. from Kansas City,
Omaha and the Twin Cities; $33 from
Chicago; $49.75 from Boston and $50
from New York. -
Latest advices from the seat 0.
rouble on the 0. 8. L. are to the efftc
hat washents nave ocenred at Glenn.
?t;ry and at 1 Mountain Home aic.
ii'if tracks will noe be repaired fui
ii hours. .The Snake river is within
two feet of high water mark of las!
year. .It started to raise (Ms fc.;;"a-
Alfax, Wi,b. Mar. 1 Colfax toda
n sufferl?:? from a serious flood tha
i.t alieaoy done th usands of dollar?
. 'inn of damage, washed out bridge?
-i'ul demoralized rr.ll transportation
. 'eptire lower em of the city l"
.i.ufcr water, soutn faiouBe nver
'ifi Spring Fiat creel are both rag
'r.g torrents and water is fctlll rising
?veral streets ar nn.ler water and
ovnrAl families have been rescued
with great difficulty. V,rord from Pull
man says the water la rising there
very rapidly and the entire business
portion of the city Is flooded.
ail victims lie i state :i
TBEBDSKE OPE A C3JSE CUR
ING THE AFMra ECCSS
DEATH LIST AT MACE CANNOT
BE DEFINITELY LEARNED
Se.enteea Is death l!t at Burke alone
Entire city Is mourning and all bus
iness quiet Courier brings news
of conditions to Wallace All mis
(tin? a$ Burke are accounted for
To War on Food Tru :t
Washincton, Marcli-1 With the ex
pectation of raising $250,000 this
month, the National Ahtl-TruBt Leag
ue, today commenced a campaign to
secure funds for fighting the trusts
controlling the necessities of life.
Traffic is clogged ,011 the Oregon
hort Line; the Josepu branch Un
i effectively blocked wx. two points; 1 i;i.:e.
Ihe Washington division of tne O. It
.v. is washed out In many placet;
a j O. R. & N main line is still li.
raffle order. '
:5uch la in brief the Vtus of thi
loed situation in the Northwest to
Itiy. .. The slide below Elgin Is still
tussle, though the gangs have the
aster hand and It will be removed
rom the track quietly. ; " V
Late this afternoon It was an-'
iiounced ofhtfaiiy that the Btlled
niiitu o!r he t,v ii--woutd reach
Nuntiuloi at m'dnight . r tonight.
P'cse include last night's mail train
i)ut all of today 'b wcBtbound passen
gers . ,. . ,.
Snow Slides Newest TroHble
i'he outcomlng train, Conductor
(irady, met a hugh ' snowsllde at
jjolnt one mile from Ml&am and In the
(.aoyon betwten that place and Wal
Iowa. Tha was this morning, and
lnce then a gang of employees hur-
ridly mustered together at Wallowa
have been actively engaged with
shovels In clearing away the block
ade. It Is impossible to get laborers
In from La Grande and consequently
likens of Wallowa and the surround
ing country were mustered into ser
vice. The passenger train a as riu
buck to Wallowa and has played bacn
and forth between the slide and Wal
lowa today with working ' material
and men.' At a lato hour It was sent
back to Joseph as a etub train.
' . Elgin Again Terminus
, The reg lar Joseph morning train
did not leave La Grande until after
the noon hour. Then it was run to
Elgin and return as a stub train.
, Boise Bridge Washout
The Oregon Short Line caught the
first serious effect of the Spring fresh
ets when the bridge over the BolBe
river near Nampa was washed away
The damage is so severe that no
trains can possibly get through to
day, and due to the crippled condi
tion of the telegraph wires, it Is hard
to ascertain Just when the gap will
be bridged and thrjgn trains reach
1 Wallace. Mac, 1 (By courier) All
victims of tho uvalnnche at Mace and "
Burke yesterday have been accounted
for; vTh Burke death list has been
placed a 17, but tnis the courier can-
I not verify in any way and t Is the
- Deposit; Md., Mar. 1. A great.; expectation of : tho authorities that
'! iw.ge, which has blocked the See- more will be found. This will esoec-'
gchanna river at McCalls Ferry fori tally apply to strangors who may not
ihr&e, weeks . broke today and vat'.
r e floes backed by a wall of watet
' feet high Is rushing towards this
;, Wascoe, Mar. 1. Heavy damage
'tun been done to private and municl
.al property here by floods. No pas-
tenscr or mail trains ' have moved
!rfe Friday, owing to washouta or.
Irala Swept Away
Everett, 'Wash; Mar. 1. The west
Ijoiind JBpckane Jocatpflsenger.Xrain
'lisilled- in the moutnains near Wei
llngton since Feb 24 Is. reported in
a fragmentary message this after
neon as wiped out by a snow slide.
Wires are down and great fears are
expressed, that the 30 passengers may
swept, to the bottom of the. canyon
r.(,0 feet belov,. A relief train is be
ing ruBhed to the scene headed by a
snow "plow '..
Miss Alklne Home.
Miss irma Alklne, a graduate of
liehnke-Walker at Portland, has re
lumed , from Portland to Join her
mother, here; '
be on the official directories of the.
city's Inhabitant t.
Thirty, are suffering from Injuries
in the Wallace hospitals where ther
have been rushed for medical treat
ment. Many1 of them are so badly
Injured they will die and others are
Preparing bodes for BarlaJ
Survivors and frionds from neigh-1
boring mines have taken charge of '..
preparing , the dead for burial. -The
funeral services fill be held from the
Burke Opera House, this afternoon,
and all stores and banks are closed - '
ir.d, .hjustnest la suspended. .. - -
' What the' total death list at Mace -It.
the courier cannot estimate, How- ,
ever, it is not as high as was first
imnounced.yesterday under the heat
of excitement , . f
Disabled wire siitill prevent ctfm
plete details from reaching this city
rom either of the doomed cities.
Expsct Llptos Challenge
Loudon, Mr 1 eh 1 It Is confidently
xpected that Sir Thomas Llpton will
l8ue anothbhallcnge for the yatch
.'ng cup "i rt v-djurlng the
month Just beginning-"- " - ,. v !
New Station for Hansas City. .
KansaB City, March 1 It fs ex
pected that work wlll.be pushjd this
mouth on the site for Kansas City's
new $30,000000 union station, which
will replace the 'unsightly structure
i which has bten an eyesore for. Kan
j fcas City, and travelers for many
' years. The stitior. will probably be
1 opend for pu: "Ic tra'fic In 1912.
Stub Train Today
A stub traln,made up at Hunting
ten, passed through La Grande early
In the afternoon today and gave ac
ccrtnmodations to Portland.
That the situation In Eastern Wash
ington Is still serious is evidenced by
the fact that orders issued Sunday
to sell no tickets out of La .Grande
for points east of Walla Walla and
t'matllla on the Washington division
are still effective here today. - '
Telegraph Wires Down
Coram unlca'Jon has been difficult
with the outside world today, tele-
; You like to trade at a store where
yu are so treated that you have h de
sire to come again.
We try always to provide that sort
of treatment for our customers.
We appreciate the trade of the pub
lic and this appreciation finds ex
presslq 'In a constaut endeavor to
make our customers feel at home and
to make them feel that we are endeav
cring at f 11 times to furnish the beu
possible goods at the most reason
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