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.LA GRANDI-, UNION COUNTY. OREGON. THURS DAY. AIM ML 23. 1910.
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WAREET TE0PLE PKESEXT EID DEATH ESDS LIFE OF TAIX OF
OF 12.14 FOR PAYIXG IX THIS T '" "'Kr.SL'0. K. AiIQS;"WIlO WAS ;
CITY AD GETTHE JOB BCRXED RECENTLY. w
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" STARt IN A RIONTli'S tltE'.UFT BOSBASD "-AKD ivmm
Greet Interest Shown In Fatliiy and
'ir.V Additional Blocks Are Added'
to Original Batch Company Fur
nishes its Own .Rock and ;WiJI Rush
the ; Material and v Equipment to
La Grande... ,'" : '" ''-.'''. i
. imuuieuc paveuieui . at me price ; ueaia ai an eany nour uns niorn
V'.of $3-14. per square yard, was select- lng ended' seven weeks of excruclat-
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. "ingif Adams .Ave., Fir St.. and Depot
St." last ulght'at the regular meeting
; of tiie council when the report of
thc 'special committee of ours sent to
; Portland to study paving ' was adopt'
v; ed.:: Councilman Andrews reported a
newi bid of the-price indicated which
tvnsuieraoiy. ueiow me nrst 01a ,
presented.-and following a brief dis-
' ; cusaldp. Bithuletic pavement was
-. Construction caa start in 7a month J
.. UIU5 vv Atitt iuuucl ul tut?' nai-
ren Construction corftpany, who was
on the scene at the time. . Outfits
sre now , located - at The Dalles and
iPwia Falls and will be rushed here
; K "loon as possible. -
? '( ouncilman ,?Logsden -r wanted ' to
foe to, PeAdleton and Walla Walla
s ordered, but was informed by, Mr,
Andrews an.d Mr. Church that ther
.ili1 120 miles of paving In Portland
and that the sorts tsed, in the Oarn
. dj City and Pendleton were exactly
thesame as that uswl Jn . various'
places In Portland and they deemed
Jt best not to put the city to any ad
ritlonal expense. ; , -
-, the matter of crushed rock canf
up but It was decided that the pav
ing company . is to . furnish Its. own
rock and therefore the cost of pav
ing Is higher at The Dalles where
the' city supplied ttie' rock. The con
. tract will be " entered .Into next
... Wednesday night
Two additional blocks , were pro-
tJded for.' Petitioners on Adams.
.' nrenue between Hemlock and Spruce
want hard surface paving, and Fir
street will be paved from Washing
ton to- Monroe instead of from Ad
m sto Monroe as first asked for.
. This includes the : property In front
-The Barber people claimed ts be
zoo busy to accept the Job hen if
.U7 ' were successful and tn'eiv
;tall" of a few days ago died ox . V
Increasing Too Fast : ' ; i
' . ' New York, April ZT'The popi'.l.i
Iwn of the country is Increasing fa;'-
"r than the food supply,! decla.e.l
Secretary of . Agriculture Wilson c
; cay The trouble' lies In the ne-
.Iect and deterloatlon of the east'i.-n !
fai ma. f Farmers ' 4re ; getting big J worked perfectly and could have con
pUf ea now but It qosU twice rs ; tinued another hundred, miles. :
r-nch to grow things as It ' did ' tn j .1- ''..""WWt rCbeetc ' Ist T
?r ago, , - j ..The people at Litchfield received
TIMBER CLAIM FILERS CAW
FIX OWN ESTIMATES
Department orders to "suspend all
special agents of . the land ofllce In
Oregon, tutting off the appraisement
of timber claims filed npon; and in
stead of "the government flxidg ". rte
price to be paid for the claims, the
filer himself has the option of mak
ing his own estimate, deposit the
money In the locan land office Rnd
be given proof,. This has already
been done, for the' recent orders re-
Sank Rapidly the Last 21 Hoars and
Death Came -at Early - Hoar this
Morning Gruesome Burns Cause
of Frightful Suffering .For Svcn
Weeks After Burn-. Were Sustained
In Xorth La Grande ;V'' -
the North La Grande lady who seven
"weelrs ago -was ftornDiy DnrneQ wnen
tier' clothing was ignited by a heat-
ing Btove ,and who,' after she . had
fled to the. street" was enveloped in
flames, that burned . er gruesomely
from shoulders to feet. Death was
h euureiy unexpected ror since yes-
terday morning she has been sinking
rapidly, rallying briefly yesterday ev
ening and then sinking fast until 5
o'clock; this ' morning :". when death
came. ' , ';" ' y-'ir ;::'-
Her wonderful vitality alone seem
ed to withstand the ravages of pain
so long, and the cause of death " was
kidney disorders following in the
wake of the turns. This Is always &
dangerous aftermath of severe burns.
For a long time it was thought he
would live, but the tenacious life
string sjnapped nevertheless. "
.The horrible wounds, the suffering
and the destitute 1 condition . of the
family. have elicited the sympathies
of the cltrin gtftert and several; lib
eral donations have been extended to
the family. In a financial way.
-- Five children, the " eldest', twelve
years and 4he yonngeFr Ihree months,
and a husband, survive. ".'"'Life was
sweet always, but those who have
been acquainted with" this woman's
sufferings during the- seven long
weeks , agree that death must have
been sweet to the pntlent In this
case. " ' . 1
London, April 28. When Henry
Paulhan alightde todayat Manches
ter winning the London, Mail's prl?.
of 50,000 his wife and Henry Far
map, the inventor of the aeroplane
which "was used in the flight, weir
the first persons to greet him.
Claude White, who raced with" him ,
for the prizeTdescended at Polswoahi
but may reascend and continue to !
may re-ascend and continue
moving the special agents In this
state for lack of funds, has forced
the applicants for timber and stone
claims : o go by the , regular nine
months in which hte government re-
RPfVAl ' tfio tlehf tn matra 'limroitiA.
ments onll claims, hen SO days
after the nine months have expired,
the applicant can file his own" est!-'
ner rrp r,A u. .i,.
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EM1NEER RUFF SFSEAITu HURT
L0CCS0T1TE A:,D FIVE CAES TUX
OTEIt E31BAXK3IEXT. EAU
;-XELS0X THIS ' J10B.MXG
Head Brakeman and Fireman Jump
and. Are Reported Safe Yakima
River . High, Washing Away , Sup.
ports. Under Bridge Over lallina
. jrnch Valuable Freight. In Prcfarl
- ons Condition Still ..
Ellenfiburg, Wash., April 28. A
Milwaukee locomtive and five freight
carg loaded with lumber plunged In
to . th Vnblma -rivi tK.aArwiH
steel bridge east of Nelson station.
40 miles north of here today. - :
; Engineer Ruff "of Seattle! was in
jured," but how badly is not known.
The fireman and ' head . brakeman
jrmped and are reported to beafei
The accident was caused by the
high water In the" river washing out
a fill at the bridge support ' and the
bents of the bridge fell" Five cars
ot valuable .bonded merchandise are
standing on the fill which is being
rapidly eaten away, and they are In
danger of going Into the river at anyJ
moment. . V' '. -..'"l;"''.'
Wreckers and work trains are be
ing rushed to the scene, ' " ' .
va vell Go wins Derby.:
yewmark. EnVl April 27
Lord Roseberry's Neil Co w&a the fa
v(nte In the derby won by a scaur
hid -today In the . two thousan'I
rrinca stake rac.Tke winner win
ridden by Dannie Maher, an ArTeri;
-in jockey. ,.'. ;? '- y.Z'-: : ;
; Soldiers In War Show.
"'Minneapolis: April 28MiIitary tac
tics of various varieties will be ex
jloited for the benefit of the public
at the Minneapolis armory : tonight."
Governor Eberhardt j will open the
soldiers' show this evening. .
Paulhan in silence but cheered White
when Paulhan landed. The authorities
ordered soldiers to guard the French
man's machine util he was ready
to reascend. White has descended
and abandoned the flight and will not
start from' Pole worth. " : :
. ; Paulhan averaged ,44 miles per
; " , ..-. was in
t?ie a!r: ,our hour8. ftnd e,even mln-
h An r art A OO nn..iv t
White wired his congratulations to
Paulhan saying the best man won.'
(:f May Wed Vandcrballt. T
New Yprk, April 28. According to
well defined rumors In . New York
society. Mrs. Smit McKIrd, daughter
of the "bromo seltzer king," will file
her suit, for divorce from her huf
band in the Reno courts-today, and
upon securing her. freedom will wed
Alfred Vanderbullt. : " . ; ;
Conserrfeir Bhhop' '
, Hartford. Cono., April 28 With "lm
posing ceremonies, participated in by
many dignitaries land - distinguished
clergymen of the ..Catholic church
jne Kev, John J. Nilan ' was todar
consecrated Bishop of Hartford. Jh
ftioceae baa been without a bishop
to therdeiah0 of Tlerney
wiwuet iwo.. . ror; a, year an a
half the diocese has been directed by
k board of vicar-generals. .. .
lne ,n the appointment of
' The delay In the appok
',, bop . was caused by a change In
bop was caused by a
co'.onical law about two years ag).
IS AIR RACE
v.lifcn tie appoint!. t.-i.t cf '.:!. .:t..
transferred froia . iha p; -.i.u: 1- '
th? ..iistorial congresat'.oi. Th!
m;':.i.t tiat iaFtead cf the Pope 't rm
Ing a t'.shop the giving out .f tn.ltif
U tot; la the ban's cf tha crr.!tory
v;;:lch meets onl yat epedf.i .1 tlmos
fKj haj at its met'iings'a s ft
buslnccs to transact."- It has been
dc'rrc-trated since the inauguration
of the r.ew regime that the makhm
ot an American bishop is a tedious
process in the hands of the consis
. ?'into.In?ersiH Wediilmf. '
Lew vork, April 28.Mlss: Anita
irigerooll, daughter of Irsi, Robert
Taj lor Varnum, anfl Roger Minto
were married today and will sail
shortly for Europe. . .
05,- STRENGTH OF LETTER MAY
OR ORDERS H UD.
Squad Returns Without I'Jtviug Found
Traces' of' Gambling
Three places of business, presum
ably near beer stands,' were raidl
last night by the entire squad of po
lice on orders from Mayor Meyers.
The action of the mayor was prompt
ed by a letter received by him yes
terday that gambling was going on
In two places of business in the city
and to satisfy himself and the coun
cil in the matter the .police were
stood before the maytir and council
during the regular meeting last ev
ening and ordered1 to; proceed In a
l ody to the places '., outlined. This
was done, and on the' return of the
squad from a fruitless search, Night
Chief McLaughlin.' reported that they
had gone Uiroughtne establishments
mentioned and on ot'herut found,
ho traces of gambling.
; Later developments show that the
letter seems to have ; been written
without premeditation ' as the police
are firm In their conviction that no
gnrabling has ; been V. carried on in
these places. - ": ' . 5 ''. - :"
. Connrll Chamber Emptied "
The order for the raid came sud
denly; The .;' executive' stopped the
wheels of law suddenly and asked the
audience to leave the chamlor. This
wish fulfilled, the letter was made
public to the council and the police
Instructed. In a few minutes, the
Audience reiurned, and at that time
the mayor .bffered his explanations
why (he audience had been asked to
leave, that no information . might
reach the suspected parties.
PUCILIST BEACHES LOS AX(SE
LIS THIS MOHMXJ.
Will Spar Four Ronnds Tonight at
YernOB 1'ATRIon. "
Lon Angeles, April 28. Five hun
dred howling, cheering negroes met
Jack Johnson today when he step
ped from the Chicago train. ' - .'
" Johnson, who appeared fat, will go
fovr rounds tonight at the Vernon
1'i'vlllon with a sparring partner. He
espects to leave for San Franclsio
Faturday to begin training soon af
tei May 1st.; '''';...". .'" ', '
. Y. M. C; A.' Cainpalirn ;
Toronto, Ont.. April 28. With the
viewr'of raising fROO.OOO for the erec
tion of four modern Y.'M. C. A. build
ings in Toronto, a spirited ' collec
tion cani)algn was started this morn
ing and will continue until May 1 5.
Several hundred young men are en
giped In the work and they confi
dently expect to "secure the large sum
tefore the expiration of the time set
for the; campaign. ; s '; -,.'..' .-" T
.'- ' kill k.Lillt..i .'
riARS'IAIUS FLAN W:M Q FLC:.TAFTEli SICOY
' FidlMAOOAHT'S CHAXCE SLI'I -
Indhin'ipolls, April 28 John W.
Eoarn was nominated eaiuUdate for
the United States senate Iat '-'today.
Indianapolis, April 28. The fight
Qver the qi;stion of whether the In
diana democrats shall endorse ; the.
candidate'.to the United Slates gen
ate, and iuject the sc-naturial. 'ques
tion t into the coming congrcsslnoal
campaign was settled on the ISoor of
the convention today. " .. 1 -.
Governor Marshall's forces are fa
voring the endorsement ptan und the
followersof Taggait are lining up
S:.7i' Francisco, April 28 Satisfied
that the smuggling of Chinese is be
ing carried on between this country
and Mexico, the Unltod States gov
ernment has decided to deur the
and to have It patrolled by the reve
nue cutter McCullough, now being
Kansas City, April 28. It lm been
the practice of the attorheyr for the
defense to do things almoj. Tl:nIn
ol . In, this, case,": said Judge Luttshaw
ioCajr "in over ruling the olkctlo'i f
Dr." Hyde's lawyers, to have ' pern) Is
pioh granted to Druggist Breci;l'n'r
to allow the jurors to smell ths cap
sules containing cynlde of potashlum.
"Notice of the grand " jury proceed
ings have boen found In your posses
Ion and you have no cause of com
plaint of the methods used in this
trial. There will be a wide latitude
in the admission of evidence." Th
perpetual smile of Hyde was mis
sing today, after having spent the
night in the Jail, because of the re
version of bonds last night.;
Torn Swope testified that on the
night of December 18th he saw Dr;
; Hyde , near" the Swope' home drop
Reno, Nev.,;April 28 Residents of
Jakes Valley. 25 miles (west of Ely,
are driving their cattle to high
ground today following the appear
ance of a great crevice in the earth
which suddent yopened and swallowr '
ed a large r number of cattle. Many
HYDE HEfJAIIED !i
. : It is more than a simple campaign against dust and dirt.
The spring cleaning should include the exclusion of germs
and Insects and the ren ewlng of varnished work, etc., that
has become marred Vor dulled. In other wordsspring clean
ing should be a general orerhaullng, cleansing, purifying and
brightening. . - ; .
; ; If yoii need such materials as our stock affords thorough
work can ba done more easily than the "lick and a pttimlse
klnd of worlr can be done without them.
5 Ammonia,; ; .:V'i;';'":.';;vv.'.:,Insect'' Powders, - ;"
Borax. . Moth Destroyers. ' ' ; ' ' 1 -
Potash, . Sponges
Disinfectants , Chamois
' Fnmlgators. 1 . : - i Prt'Jthnn it-, .
; Ay? before v y. 1 1 in v'tV vf-c'esil'w. IV..
';?::. K :V.Jt.t
1A GRAUDE. OR.
i t1 w , - ' f
for the figbt.-.whkh' ho expects to lu
hot. - ; ;. ,
..' Deajite the strenuous opposition of
"65ih aim nis louowcrs. the Jiar
sball plan was carried on the floor'
of the 'convention and a big tight iu
expected over the uaming of a-.con-dldate
'for tha senate. Taggart hinr-
seir 13 an avowed candidate. ,
The platform adopted favors an in
come, tax, . condemns ship subsidy",
denounces the ' indiscriminate power
of the Injunction and endorses the
conservation or resources.
epaired here. To starch for the
smugglers along the north ' Pacific
coaBt the revenue cutters Snohomish
and Rush have been ordered' nto the
service and they will cover the coast
from the Columbia river to South
AC!S TO 'ill
1 CEILS AOA!
something and btep on it After he
was gone the witness picked up the
object which proved to be a pill box
containing two capsules. He said the
odor of the capsules was similar to
synide of potassium, produced, in the
evidence; by Druggist Dreckleln. -
' See Comet at 8:23 A, ST. "
i ., Spokane, April 28. Father Adams,
the astronomer at Gonzaga College,
is giving' the exact time each' day
when Halloy 'a comet may be seen
with the naked eye. It will bo visi
ble tomorrow at 3:27. 4
nishop's Daughter Weds
-Washington, April , 28 Miss Con
stance Satterlee. daughter of the late
"Washington, and Frederick Rftne
laiider, a prominent New York club
man, were married here todav.
of the crevices are from six to eight
feed wide and filled with water. The
farmers have found 50 head of cattle
dead In newly made water holes. Ma
ny ranchers are leaving the vicinity
not . caring for any further dusturb
ances. ' , , " v.' .
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