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LA GRANDE, UNION COUNTY. ORE COX, SATURDAY, APRIL 2 1910.
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BOYS FALL IN
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HUNT FOR FROGS
TTANDEB OFF TO PLAY AND BU
BUT SOMEHOM BOYS SLIP FB
VICTIMS WERE ONLY CHILDREN OF
Have lived in Enterprise about a m onth Father employed with Enter
.m wwa.PMnr4 Mother alar med and continuous absence of the
children and starts search that meal sad (ate of her only children
Funeral services via be held at Enterprise tomorrow.
Enterprise, April 23 (Special)
Two young lives were Bnuffed oiit
here yesterday afternoon in a most
distressing manner ' and the entire
community Is grieving with' the dis
tressed : parents of two young boys
who were drowned In the old reser
Tlor near the city here yesterday af
ternoon. .The dead are the eight and
ten year-old sons of Mr. and ' Mrs.
W. H. Dlllworth, who came to Enter
prise a few weeks ago from Portland
to make their home while Mr. Dill
worth was employed with Editor Gal
loway on the News-Record. " The
circumstances . pertaining , to the
- death of the two boys ln the reser
"voir are not known, though it Is pre
sumed .they had been playing on the
water with a raft and growing care
less upset It with fatal, results. ,
. ; Mother Grows Anxious. -About
two o'clock yesterday after
noon- the youngsters started out to
play and several hours later when
they had not. returned the toother
became alarmed and 'recruiting as-
sistance went In search of the boys.
Suspecting that perhaps the boys
had sought out the water, the search
ers went . to the water's ;. edge and
there found the raft from which the
children probably slipped to their
death. - ; ''-'ir.
Dragnets sooh, brought the bodies
to the surface and at supper time
the. victims were In the, home of
teh parents. The two boys were the
Funeral services will be held to-
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7 to 9 o. m.
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ILD BAFT ON DEEP BESEBYOIE
OM THE CRAFT AND GO TO
BRING THEM CP AGAIN
A FORMER PORTLAND FAMILY
morrow afternoon in this city.
Conductor Grady and his train crew
coming out from Wallowa county to
day, tell an entirely different story
of the mishap, than that of the spec
ial form Enterprise. According to
details of the accident as heard by
them today, the little fellows had
aslted their father's permission to
iv out and " hunt frogs! - Thinking
lliej- were going to a nearby creek,
lie consented, and . later when the
search was begun, the , reservlor was
void of a raft or anything on which
the boys could have ventured out on
the surface of ; the body of water.
From indications discovered by the
rescuers,, the little fellow had slip
ped and fallen into the deep tank, of
an trtiflcial nature, and the elder of
the two had jumped in to attempt a
rescue. !. : :- . '
The reservoir is used now for pri
vae purposes, but was formerly used
as a supply for city water purposes
by the city of Enterprise. 1
Machinery Arrives for Bine Mountain
Creamery Cold Storage.1
All the necessary machinery for
the new cold storage plant of tht
Blue Mountain" creamery has arrived
and the two experts who will de
the hu tailing arrived from PortHn-1
this morning. The work of lnsrai
lntirn will preceed with all hastei
amf t!e plant should be in runn" i, j
order in about ten days.
Jhe following Varieties jTre
included on wr 4gm
Jala at . Jy CIS
AST COCA BON BONS.
AFTER DINNER MINTS.
' DAIRY DROPS.
DUCHESS GUM DROPS.
More Bodies Uncovered. .
Amsterdam, Xt., .April 23. Three
miners of the 18 who were trapped
ln the Amsterdam Mine Thursday,
were taken out alive today. Thir
teen dead bodies were recovered be
fore the living bodies were discov
ered. The men had been entembea
for thirJ.-Nhours. The living miners
were discovered In a little chamber
that had been sealed up by the ex-
pdoslon. . Two men are still en
tombed. , . v
Sultan Has Measles. v
' Constantinople, April 23. The' Sul
tan Mehammld has the measles. He
has been suffering a mild attack for
the past eleven days. The Illness Is
not considered to be serious and, the
Sultan has teen placed, under quar
antine to prevent the malady from
spreading. It Is feared, however,
that there may be other cases in and
about the court as many have been
exposea to cttiti8iiuu. - .
Attempts New BecordV
London, April 23. Flying In a
Farmln bi-plane,' Claude White left
t London at five o'clock this morning
I in an attempt to win the1 $50,000
prize offered by the Daily Mall, for
the flight to Manchester. White de
scended at Rugby for breakfast and
then sailed as far as TJttlefield, '17
miles,, where he was forced to de
scend by reason of the Intense cold.
After several hours rest he will en
deavor to complete the Jourey. HeU? passengers aboard. The Iowa was
Is allowed but two descents.
Chinese Are Angry. -;.f ; '
'San Francisco, April 23. Thalocal
Chinet'ar indignant today over the
action of Prince Tsalo Taio, the min
ister of war, an uncle of the Em
porer and a brother of the Prince Re
gent ln deliberately ignoring their
gifts and expression 6f welcome and
esteem. Walls of Chinatown today
were placarded with flaming posters
containing caustic comments on the
alleged ignorance and lack of cour
tesy displayed by the royal visitor.
, The oriental quarters are filled
with indignation and the placards
were ' soon surrounded by chattering
groups ol excited Chinamen. Later
six Chinese companies took a hand
and the objectionable signs were re
moved The placards referred to the
Prince as "a young man who , came
from the country and failed to even
learn country manners before learn
ing city manners."
Strike in Progress.
Madrid, April 23. The strike at
Gljon, Province of Asturlas, has as
sumed a revolutionary character.
Serious street fighting is in progress.
Jm Aarge Shipments
of these Choke ,
Candies Just Received
Aimit 3 lbs. to
7 to 9 p. m.
LAKE SUPERIOR REGION CENTER
OF A TERRIFIC BLIZZARD
STEAMER IN GRIEF AT RACINE
Ninety-five head at Belgrade where a
. river Is on a wild rampage Others
hurt in wind storms Much damage
done on land along the lakes where
all transportalon is completely tied
Calumet, Mich, April 23. A seven
ty mile an hour blizzard ts sweeping
this section today and lake Superior
is lashed to a fury. Not many boats
are on the water, owing to previous
warnings. Thousands of dollars of
dollars in damage was done on the
land. "'.) . ' . ' ' ,1'.'' -l ' " 7
CJhlcago. April 23. Tugs have been
sent to the relief of the steamer "Io
1 wa, ' blewn asnore near Kacme, witn
severely damaged hut the passen
gers will probably be rescued.
, Lake transportation is completely
tied up by the blizzard.
' The-Btorm' raging over the middle
west today ty one of the most unu
sual ever known in this section and
It Is feared that heavy damage toi
oops will result. In many sections
the cold weather records for the sea
son have been broken. The storm
follows an unusually , dry spring. It
Is thought the entire area how being
swept by snow that warm weather
prevailed during March.
1 Belgrade, Servia, April 23. Nine -
ty-flve persons have been drowned
within the last 24 hours by floods of
the river Morava. J
Two hundred others were injure i
by storms prevalent ln the river val
ley. ' The town of Gragutovatz Is com
pletely destroyed. . i
ANKENY BLOCKS TRANSFER
Whitman College Chances to Beserva
vatlon property Are Cut Down.
Washington, ' April 23. Senator
Jones, Dean Hendricks and Miles C.
with Dean Hendricks and Miles C.
Moore, Tuesday appeared before the
house military committee in support
of the Jones bill selling the Walla
Walla reservation to Whitman col
lege at $150 per acre.
At the conclusion of . the hearing
the committee was about to order a
favorable report when a telegram was
received from John Ankeny and oth
ers offering $300 per acre for the
land and Improvements., ' ,
.This put a stop io action on the J
bill, and a telegram was sent to Mr.
Ankeny giving him until next Thurs
day to file a bond sufficient to guar
antee his good faith.
If they fail to put up the bond the
committee will report the bill. , :
FIEEMAN ' CUNLIFF MARRIED
County Judge Performs Ceremony in
' Court House Today.
Fireman J. E. Cunllff and Miss Al
pha Enberg were married today by
County Judge Henry at the court
house. Mr.. Cunllff is well known
here and the bride is also acquainted
with many La Grande people.
. J'Rr.-l W '. , ;.; tefii r,t
the ;:!; ; r taTc:: fvcrr. the Facl
; flc the Af.auilc, was taken ill at
j Chlttenange today, ": and was forced
EXPERT IS HERE TODAY.
Mr. Carr of Type Foundry Will Do
Work on Presses. '
Mr. Carr, representative of the
American Type Foundry company, ar
rived in, the city this morning and
will stay with the ; Obresver for a
few days until the presses of the
shop are placed in good condition.
New rollers have been ordered and
it will only be a short time until
the Observer will be printed In
manner that will be satisfactory to
the owner instead of the way it has
been for the past few days.
Priie Fighter Dead.
Boston, April 23. Max Landy. who
fought Joe O'Brien before the Union
Atheltic Club last night,' died this
morning. The men fought to a draw,
The authorities are making an inves
tlgation of the cause of Landy's death
today. ' Landy received heavy pun
Ukm.nt rinrlnir th fiht. - Tt - la .be
lieved that death resulted from heart
disease. .: '' -;.
Rioting Continues. ,
London, April 23. Dispatches to
day say that rioting is continuing at
Chang Sha and ln the Hunan prov
ince. It is feared that the uprising
will continue to Other provinces,
THINKS HE CAN FORESTALL SEN
National Democratic Committeeman
Announces Cudnldary. .
I Indianapolis, April 23. Thomas
, Taggart, a democratic national com
mltteeman, has ' formally announced
his candidacy for democratic noml
nation for "election to the United
States Senate.: ' '; :
Taggart men assert he has as
sured himself he will be able to pre
vent state delegates from adopting
the senatrolal selection plan which
is being favored by Governor Mar
Convention Organized. .
Washington, April .23. the conven
tlon of the Daughters of the American
Revolution held Its final session to
day. ' Regulars and "Insurgents"
broke about even In the election of
officers. Mrs. Sarp Kinney, one of
the leaders against the regulars and
their political programs, was elected
honorary vice president general. She
will hold the position tor life. The
regulars , won . the most important
election, that . of president general,
when Mrs. M. T. Scott was re-elected
Thorough Houseclean n&
'. It Is more than a simple campaign against dust and dirt.
The . spring 'cleaning Bhould ' include the exclusion of germs
and Insects and the renewing of varnished work, etc:, that
i has become marred or dulled. In other words, spring clean
ing should be a general overhauling, cleansing, purifying and
brightening. ;; v ,
If you need such' materials as our stock affords thorough
work can be done more, easily than the "lick and a promise"
kind of work can be done without them.
Ammonia. ,' Insect Powders. , ''
Borax. ; 1 Moth Destroyers.
Potash. ;. Sponges '
Disinfectants ; Chamois . :
Fumlgators. ; Bp'haa :t' . -
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NEWLIN DRUG CO.
L4 C.7AJV0E. OR. .
CITIZENSHIP IN THE REPUBLIC
IS THEME OF ADDRESS IN
FRENCH ACADEMY TODAY
WAS ENTHUSIASTICALLY RECEIYED
Colonel disposes of historic nose
glasses and procnkes a new pair
Buys old and rare relics as well ,
Discusses money Interests In a
concise manner, repeating his for
' mer beliefs.
Paris, April ' 23. Former ' President"
Theodore Roosevelt today before a
large audience of the foremost edu
cators in high science at the Acade
my of Schorbonne, delivered his first
European lecture, talking on "Cltl
senshlp in a Republic." He was en
thusiastically 'received by appreciated
"My position in regard to the mon
eyed Interestsc an be put in a very
few words," said the Colonel. "In
every civilized society, property
rights must be carefully guarded and
In a great majority of cases, human
rights, and property rights are fun
damentally, and in the long run, iden
tical. , , . I
. "But when It clearly appcart that
there is a real conflict between them,
human rights must have the upper
hand, for property belongs to man,
and not man to property."
Roosevelt today discarded the fa
mous nose glasses and purchased a
new pair from a leading occullst
here. He also purshased a number
of rare old books. . , , . ' , .
Hermann's Condition Unchanfred
; Roseburg, April 23, The condi
tion of Dinger Hermann remains prac
tlcally unchanged today, his pulse
and temperature remaining the same
s yesterday. Dr. Miller, the attend
ing physician, says that by Sunday,
morning there will be a greaer
change and his condition will either.
e;row better or worse. -
Work Monday Night.
The local Comtnandery . will con
duct lodge work next Monday night
and all members are requested to
atteds. C. E. COCIIRAr.-vE. C.
Body Lies in State. . ;
Redding, Conn., April . 23. Mark
Twain's flower covered coffin was
taken In a private car today to New
York today. The body, garbed ln
white, lay in state at Stormfleld Vllla,
for several horus before It was plac
ed aboard the train. There was no
trace of suffering on the humorist's
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