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LA GRANDE, UNION COUNTY, OREGON SATURDAY, JUNE 55, 1910.
0 APOSTLE AND PRESIDING
PATRIARCH AMONG THE
ANNUAL CONCERT TONIGHT
Stake Conference Commenced This
Morning and Will Continue Until
Tomorrow Evening Public Invited
to Attend, al lthe Services Prof.
Mallard of Portland Here Cfliiced
ed to be Leading Artist
fresming ; ran mi ca oi iu cuuica -
of the Later Day Saints, Apostle Davr
id 0. McKay, both of Salt Lake City,
were among the distinguished visitors
when the annual stake conference
of the L. D. S. church. In Union coun
ty convened thi3 . morning nl tin
o'clock with a large attendance on
hand. The conference will continue
until tomorrow, night, and will be the
center af attraction to the church
members, except for the annual con-
cert this evenlng.when the church and
public anae win near one oi me Desi
of musical treats yet enacted within
the walls of the church building (
and many Indeed have been the j
strong concert numbers heard there.
Trof. Ballard Also Here, v
Prof. , J. M. Ballard, of Portland, t
recognized throughout the country as ,
ods of the finest singers that mustcnl I
circles can boast of. Is in the city to- r
day and will participate In the con- (
cert his evening. The details of the.
concert have been given due publl-
rUv Viofnro anil at ' ft nVlock this PV-
vW " ,
ening, ' the combined choirs of the
churches of La Grande and Baker,
City, constituting a total number, of
100 voices, will Introduce an evening'
of muslcTthat has seldom been equal-
led here.'. .' .
Business Session Today..;
Reports Vf . various departments, V
brief addresses and various acts of tlon with the election of Senator Lor
buslness constitute the program for imer, the Sagamon count? gcand jury
today. Tomorrow at 10 o'clock and today Indicted Lee O'Neill Browne,
at 2 o'clock, the church' will be the the democratic leader . of the houce
scene of two important meetings and and also W. Wilson on charges of
the public is Invited to attend. Prom-; conspiracy, to bribe." Frank Tran; and
Inent church members will deliver. Iouis Herscheim were also .'ndlcled
addresses. , ,J on the same charge In connection
All the prlnclpale and ch?&- mem- with the passage of a fiBh bill. Three
bers to take part this evening are to counts were returned against each,
be on hand In- time to permit the Arrests wl be made,
concert to comnvence promptly at Browne and Wilson were Ind'cted
9 o'clock. - ' , I on the strength of Assemblymnn
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. German Bl-Centennlal
fMbany, N. Y., June 25 Memories
of the Pallatlnes will be awakened ,
in the celebration by the members
of the German-American alliance, ot
this state, of the 200th ' anniversary :
of the first German settlement in
P?ew York. ':-:- - ,.'v'.' !
The bicentenary; will be a part of
the state convention of the alliance,
fit Albany, tomorrow and Monday and
will be held at Maple Beach Park,
between Albany and Troy, two weeks
from today. w
Preceding the convention "the ex
ecutive committee will meet today
md tomorrow the convention will
Hen at 9 a. m. Monday afternoon
Kill be devoted to the anniversary.
The RtlPaVora will ha Proalripnt Thpo-
ore Sutro and Prof, Rreldrich Muel-
er, of the Albany school, who will
peak in German, Gov. Hughes and
le mayor of Albany will also speak.
-Regatta at PonghkeepHle.
Poughkeepsie, N. Y. ,June 25.- Cit-
7-ens awoke this morning to a reall-
ation that all is not quiet along the
ludson and , except that past exper
iences have taught them what to ex-
Fft, nervous persons might have lm-
8'ned that the staid old , town had
Jiiddenly been transformed Into a
Pome for the hopelessly insane.
According to the schedule the re
atta will begin at 4:30 this after-
f oon with the 'varsity four oared
the first on . the program. The
feshman eight oared race will fol-
low and then, about 6:15, will come
the big event of the da.
With six of last year's blades In
the Cornell crew, the Ithaca oarsmen f
appear to have a good chance of re
i peatlng last year's victory, when the
, Cornell men won not only the big!
j race, but the two minor events as
well. " The othetr, eights, 'Columbia,
Syracuse, Pennsylvania and Wlscon
. sin, have shown up well and will
; give Cornell a hard tussle for flrBt
; honors.. Wisconsin has made a bet-
ter showing In practice than ever be-
fore andt the .Westerners may loom
up as a surprise party. , ,
THUGS KILL TWO.
Citizen and Policeman Killed Before
Running Fight Ensues. I
Lynn. Mass, June 23. After having
shot and killed John Landrlgan, arid
Policeman Carroll, three foot pads
were pursued by a posse of citizens
through, the streets today. One was
. shot by ; another policeman ..and an-
other comm!tted suirlda to vM r.
re8t; and the tclrd waa ,.antured:
The oandlt8 held up Landrlgan, a '
Bhoe ' manufacturer '." h . L; i
turning - from tho bank, with 4500 '
to " pay his employees. He resisted
and they killed him. It Is believed
they had been watching for "some
t!m. on tiK.li,' t.. .uHm'. i
golng - to the bank on Saturday's.' Po-
iireman Carroll nrrivcH ".mi "t ' a,,i 1
liceman Carroll arrived, and "in a duel
was kined. The citizens ouicklv
formed a posse and the pursuit fob-
lowed, , ;
' BROWSE AND WILSON WILL BE
ARRESTED AT ONCE. ; N
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V"11 Jury Indictments Against
Browne and Many Others
Springfield, June 25. In connec-
Reckmeyer's testimony that Wilson
.'PW him $900 from the leslshtlve
Jackpot at St Louls.-
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ELECTION IS MEXICO INDICATES
PLENTY OF BLOOD.
Administration Candidate Resigning
; to Applcage the Populace. ' .
Mexico, June 25 Though the coun
try is quiet today officials throughout
the country are preparing ; for .' rit
breaks tomorrow when the presiden
tial election will be held. It wii an
nounced today that Corall, thi vice
nesldentlal candidate, against whom
the Revolutionists and Liberals were
particularly bitter, has withdrawn,
and Theodore Depe'sa .substitute:!. -;
Another Indication that the admin
istration wants to placate th3 popu
ibce. was the announcement tha' Fe
lix Diaz, a nephew of. the president,
has resigned as chief of polics. Ev
ery percautlon has been taken agains.
in outb;ak. -r: ' ' '
Some rye on granite land In Jose
phlne county Is seven feet tall.
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POLICE STOP ii
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ACTUAL DEATn OF. PRIZE FIGHT
INCV IN CALIFORNIA IS
NOW AT HAND.
MINOR FIGHT IS STOPPED
Gillotte'H Orders Preventing the Big
Scraps Seem to Have Death Deal
Ing Effect Chief of Police at San
Francisco Stops Four-ronnd Bout
: Johnson Will be. Under 200 When
he Enters the Ring.'
- ban Tancisco, June Ea. mat uov
ernor Gillette's orders preventing the
Jeffr,e8'Johnson and the '--Langford
Kaufman fights have been far reach
ing enough to m the game for all
time in California Is ' recognized to
day by fight fans following polite in
terference in a four round bout by
professionals last nlKht
waa scnedu,ed as a boxing contest,
but the chief of police decided other-
Johnson Loses Weight
. Ricks Training Camp, June 25.
Johnson will probably enter the r'ng
weighing between 195 and 200 pounds
If he follows the announced program
for road work. - He cannot keep his
weight up to 210 pounds as announced-
before. I; . ,'; V.
(.This place Is located at the foot of
a liHHflji1 M as hot as a bakToven
during the hours of Johnson's train
ing. He, expects to devote hla time
to boxing , with but little hiking and
will give much attention to clinches.
: Jeffs Grouch Gone. .
Moana Springs Training Cam.i, June
25. An outdoor ring is padded and
is ready for Jeffries to do ' a little
real work, with ie gloves. .The pad
was received this morning and was
immediately; put down. He is in sup
erb condition, his grouch has disap
peared and he is confident that he
will carry the fight to a finish. Box
ing today and gymnasium work is
GORE CHARGES BRIBERY
Indian Affairs In Oklahoma Said to he
In Deplorable State
Washington, June 23. -The senate
today declden to Investigate affairs
of the Choctawa' and Chickasaw In
dians following charges of attempted
bribery by Senator Gore yesterday.
Gore recently introduced a resolu
tion providing that the committee on
Indian affairs inveutigate an , dascer
tain whether the Indians needed ser
vice In connection with the sale of
their lands. The committee was also
to inquire whether ten per cent com
mission provided In the sale . con
tracts was reasonable. Gore said an
effort :was made to bribe him In con
nection, with the legislation affecting
fortunes in attorney fees, claimed by
F. J. Murray of Oklahoma, In Indian
land cases. Mr. Murray denied the
' Federal Judge Retires '
Kansas City, Mo., , June 25 Judge
John'F. Phillips of the United States
Court for the Western District of
Missouri, today retired , voluntarily
from the bench Judge Phillips was
recently , threatened with Impeach
ment In a resolution which was
offered to congress by Representa
tive Murphy of the 16th, Missouri dis
trict ;.;-:;'' ,.'",' ',;.. Vf
P Cadets Finish Long Walk
West Point. N. Y June 23-Cadets
Edward C. Boykin and Harolct H. Ray
nor, : of the ' Military Academy; who
have been walking five hours daily
since April 2d as a penalty, for haz
ing fourth class men, finished . their
punishment tours today. Cadet Rob
ert Bodine will continue walking; an-,
til July. ' 'VA0;-;' H-"-1"'"'
BAl LINGER PINCHOT INTESTI
, GATORS TO MEET AT BIN
SEAPOLIS SEPT. 3t.
GHQT VISITS TEDDY
Former Gwernuirnt Ofllctal tnnoun
cps that Roosevelt Will Come to
Denver in September and Address
Live Stock 'Association PInrhot
Gives. His Opinion on the Work of
'' Insurgents this Year.
wasnington, June X5.- The Ballfn-ger-Pinchot
committee adjourned to
day tintil September 5, when it will
meet' at Minneapolis to prepare Us
formal reports, and announce Its fi
nal findings. ' , r:...':' ; . '
, -Ln4 OiHice Chief Resign a.
. HenVy Schwartz, chief "of field aer
vice of , the general land offlc:, re
signed"? today. He will be succeeded
by James Sherman, special agent lo
cated In Denver. ' ..; ;
-'; Pichot Confers with Teddy
NewTYork, June 25. Fresh from a
conference with Theodore Roosevelt
at ' OyBter Bay, Gilford Pim hot re
turned today and 'praised the work
of the insurgents, criticizing Ballln
ger and Attorney-general Wlcker
sham by inuendo, and further announ
ced, . tb Jloogeialt, will address the
uoioraav uive - siock association at
Denver September 1. He said he was
glad that Roosevelt would show his
appreciation of the men who had sup-,
ported his conservation program and
Roosevelt policies. He also praised
the Insurgents, saying "I feel cheer
ful over the Insurgent's abilities to
make good bills out of bad ones. Take
the railroad bill; Wickersham wrote
ft.and it was bad. The insurgents
rewrote it and it was . a valuable
. He refused to discuss his visit yes
terday with 1 the former secretary
Garfield. "The Insurgents service1 to
the nation has been valuable," . he
said In an Interview. "The 'Insur
gents do not oppose development but
do not-want development in interest
of special Interests but in the Interest
of the public."
PORTLAND COUPLE ARRAIGNED.
Mrs. Kerch Given Until Monday t'o
Secure an Attorney. " ' ;
Portland, June 25. Jesse P. Webb
and Mrs Kersh, indicted for the mur
der of Mr. Johnson, the, .Washington
farmer, today appeared before the su
perior court for arraignment. . A;i the
woman had no attorney, the Lrralg'j
ment was postponed until Monday.
Indictments charge the couple with
Dr. Wiley to Sjieuk
. New York, June 25. Dr Harvey
Wiley, chief chemist of the depart
ment of agricluture at Washington,
will be the principal speaker at to
day's annual session of the phy si
clans' of Brooklyn and Lang Island,
at Smlthtown,. L. I. ;
Three Die in Mine Explosion.
' Eureka, Utah, June 25. Three men
were killed and fifteen overcome' with
gas at the: Apex silver mine today.
A blast caused the gas. The ffteea
were rescued and saved.
-'.'. Elections In Mexico r
City of Mexico, June 25 It Presi
dent Taft should begin a campaign
for reflection in ; 1912 by clapping
his democratic opponent in prison,
keeping him .behind the bars until
the battle of ballot had been decided
to the satisfaction of Mr. Taft. condi
tions In the United States would then
be similar to those row obtaining In
the republic of .Mexico. 1 k ,
Political partisans V Diaz are to-av-
calmly confident that the ged
Mexican chief executive v-in be re
electiidr since h!s opponent, Francisco
I. M3dero, Is In Jail on the charge
of aiding Roque Estrada, one of hi?
leading political supporters to escape
the service of a warrant for the al
leged offense ot holding a political
Madero's arrest andlmprlsonment
caused a feeling among, the , people
of northern Mexico, where he Is. well
known and very popular. He !'& a son
of Evarista Madero Parra one of
the wealthfest men in Mexico. His
father recently sold part of. his land
ed holdings for $15,000,000 in gold. ,
EXTRADITION SEEMS LIKELY
Italian Om'eers Believe Murderer Is
to be Trfed at Rome Soon.
Rome, June 2g. Members of the
foreign office are confident that Por
ter Charlton will be extradited and
face the charge of murdering his wife
at Como lake. Lawyers here believe
Charlton will be acquitted if tried on
the - insanity grounds.' " ' "
;; World's Fire Show
'Geneva, June 25 To celebrate the
semi-centennial of! the Lake Con
stance Fire Department Union, an in
ternational fire exhibition was opened'
today at St. Gair and, will continue
through next week.' Manufacturers all
over the world have sent exhibits,
' The countries chiefly Interested In
the; exposition are those bordering on
Lake Constance, that ,1s. in Swltzer
and Bavaria. . ' '
SAN ' FRANCISCO CAN OPERATE
ITS OWN CAR LINE.
Supreme Court Holds Trlsco has
. , Right to Operate Car Llue
San Francisco, June 25. The . su
preme coart today decided that San
Francisco has a, right to 'enle. ' into
municipal ownership of public ptR
Itles. It handed down a unanimous
decision upholding the cities' - con
tentions brought in a suit to restrain
an Francisco from Issuing bonds to
acquire and operate a street railway
on Geary street The city recently
voted bonds for the purchase of the
Geary street line to optrate In com
petition with the United Railways. .
' Several Newberg hens' eggs mea
sure 6 7-8 inches by 8 inches. .
PRESIDENT TAFT WILL MOYE 10
BEVERLY NEXT WEEK..
Most of President's Business will 1k
; Transacted at Rest Home. -
l-jerly, Mass,' June 25 Pesislm
Tt 'j planning to retura to his aiiv
uiei iSyltot either Tuesday or Wed
nesday next. Arrangements f: the
president's return- have hee'' "om
pletedk This, during the summer,
w:ll be the nation's capitol and Taft
will transact most of his oif.cial bml
ness here.' :." '.i .'. 'T': '.' "
General Funston Not 'III
Leavenworth, Kansas, June 2".
General Funston today indignantly
denied that he was sick. He said he
was-suffering rrom a slight attack of
Indigestion but expects to leave soon
for Oakland to rejoin his wife.
Crops in the Pilot Rock region lu
Umatilla county will be good. '
CONGRESS TAKEN TO TASK FOB
SIGHED AT LAST LlQMEfiT
Congressmen Much Alarmed Lest t!:e
President Shonld net Sign th Uh
er and Harbor BUI and Buildina:
Bill. Special Message Arraign Con
gress for Haphazard Manner ef Dis
tributing Moneys. -
tmmiitijciwii, hi) !
late today concurred , In the house
resolution for the adjournment of con
press. .The sennte took a recess un
til nfne tonight when the final bust
ness will be completed.
Washington, Jnner SL Taft signed
the public building approprintions
Mil late today, thereby setting at rest
the minds of congressmen who feared
he Intended to veto If at the. last mo
ment.'.;, "'i.' ''"'
Washington,' June 25, Prw. Taft
5tte this afternoon signed tut rivers
and harbors appropriation bi't and he
also sent a special messags to con
gress expressing his dlsapjncval of
the haphazard way fn whlci the riv-x-ra
and harbor approprlATion ha'
been distributed. ; He said ie- ttuM
veto all but a few projee.s . which
should be fulfilled.
MAY VETO BILLS,
Taft has not Signed Budget, for Big
" Expenditures .' '
, Washington, June 25. Congress
men are becomjng uneasy today be
cause the president has not signed
the . rivers and harbors and public
buildings bill. Unless he do93 sr to
day, they become IawB automatically.
The delay In signing has led many
to believe that he may veto rhew
as he is known to be opposedUo many
provisions In them , ! '
DIPHTHERIA PATIENTS BETTER
Situation In ' Hand and ' no Fear of
' Spread Is Entertained
; Diphtheria patients at the hoixe ot
Mr. and Mrs. George Stoddbxl on
Fourth street are constantly, Imprcv
ing and the situation is said to be
well In hand, No spead Is antici
pated , by authorities. Some alarm
was felt that the. disease might be
tpread but it is reported that tha two
cases are so near recovery that- the
quarantine will soon be lifted
ANOTHER riONEER DC AD.
Indian War Veteran and Union Conn'
ty Pioneer Passes Away.
The funeral of Mr. Stanley, a pio
neer of Union county, who died at
The Dalles ' two days ago, was held
this afternoon. Deceased waa tha
father of David Stanley, and f other
relatives living In this city survive
hlml About three years ago he mov
ed to , The Dalles after having lived
in Union cbunty for many years. He
was 74 years of age. Mr. Stanley was
a veteran of the Indian wars.
Madrlx Defies Uncle Sam ,
San Juan Del Sura, Nic, Jane 23
Madrlz today In a message replying
to Secretary1 of .. State Knox nofo.
said that the United States did not
have the right to Interfere in Nlcar
aguan affairs and said If he wer left .
alone Bluefields would he taken and
the revolution ended. Knox demand
ed protection for Americans m Ic
argua incidentally ' criticized the
Nicaraguan government "
Many new building are going
In a portion of Klamath Faltt.