LA GRANDE EVENING OBSERVER TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 1910 PAGE FOUR THE OBSERVER Published Dally Except 8undaj ruce Dennis, Editor and Owner, Entered at the posiouice at la fjnwds as second-class matter United PrfH Telegraph Service SUBSCRIPTION RATES. Daily, single copy. 6c Dally, per week.:.....-...... 15c Dally, per month....... 6Ec This paper will not publish an ar ticle appearing over a nom de plume. Signed articles will be revised sub ject to the discretion of the editor. Piease sign your articles and save llsappolntmeiii. THE ( RAK AXD THE LIAR. Mayor Gaynor of New York, is lying at death's door today, as the result of a crank and a gun. It is a tragedf ', that Is shocking in the extreme, and besides the wounding of a great man, presents to the public the Impossibil ity of protecting life . against the crank. In the same category appears th8 liar the crank and the liar go well together. Laws cannot thwart the de- fall before them. In the case of the New York mayor, it was a crsfcik who sought his life. In many other cases it Is the liar who seeks the reputation and good name of some man or wo man. Society has never yet found a method of organization that will give protection against them. The world has existed for a long time, and yet history records Just such events as happened, today in New York, occa sionally. ' Mayor Gaynor is probably next to the president of the United States in Importance. He is at the head of the largest city In this country, and May or Gaynor has proven to be. a man large enough for the gigantic 'unde taking. That he should be assaulte-i in this way Is a burning disgrace. It brings to mind merciless murder of Lincoln, the lamentable ending ot Garfield, and the atrocious crime that took from this country that able and plendid citizen, Major McKinley. VfALTfUT GROWING. The Oregon Railroad and Naviga tion company, with Its usual desire to ,-eee this state Improved, has Issued a booklet on Walnut growing that Is complete In data and fact, and tells of the profit returned from this kind of farming. ..; v- , ' The booklet tracts walnut growing as a coming Industry of national im portance and points to the success of a number of individuals who have 't comparatively a small way, made th? venture a success. There are por tions of the state especially adapted to this tree, but the booklet sets forth the fact that many portions not ye" raising walnuts, will prove to be good for that purpose. The volume Is neatly printed au'i should have a place in every librurr in the state. It may be had . by :t.l dressing William McMurray of tV. passenger department. ' The uncertainty of life is again shown by the death of Harvey W. Scott He was at the Johns Hopkln3 GEORGE PALMER, Pres. F. J. HOLMES, Ylce-Pres. F. L. MEYERS, Cashier. LA GRANDE NATIONAL BANK OF LA GRANDE, OREGON United States Depository Capital and Surplus $180,000.00 DIRECTORS GEOEflX riLHXB F.J. ECLLIS Yf. J. CHURCH F. I- EXTXSS Yf. M. With oar ample mrarces aai faellltlei we can reader job efficient service aid handle yaor baslaea i to jear entire satisfaction. institution and under the care of seme of the most eminent physicians and surgeons. Just at a time when it was thought he was recovering, his heart action weakened, and the great edito. passed out of this life. All of which goes to show how uncertain this ltf'.' really is. If you are a candidate, it is high time that petitions were being circu lated, and it is also high time thai you get your friends to register. Fo really there are not enough names registered as yet to make a good old fashioned shucking bee. HARYEY YfBITEFIELD SCOTT. i The Oregonlan, edited for so many years by Harvey W. Scott, in yester day's issue, printed an-editorial on his death, from which we take the following extract: No word can be written now by the poor pen of a sorrowing associate that will fitly commemorate the death of Scott. Here at his desk are the silent relics of bis life and labor. Here is his worn scrap-book, there his eraser and ink-pad, yonder t lie many works of his varied reference library. Above, is an enlarged full- length portrait, a perfect semblance j of his living presence; and near at j hand a smiling desk-picture of a baby grand-child. It seems incredible that his alert and vigorous step may not ...... V- Vfc t. .wwA ft. u " t A 1 4..-.. MJ key Inserted in the door and his day's work begun. Everything Is here as he left it; yet naught can ever again here be as he left it. ' Mr. Scott's death was a vast sur prise to his fellow-workers. True, he had been quite sick, but he was bet ter, and he knew and felt that he was better, and that in all human .proba bility he would soon return to his ac customed dally tasks. 4 He was seventy-two years old, and ever, but he had been strong and well all his life, with a physique as powerful and reliable as his dominating intellect; and gbod health was with him largely a habit. It seemed that he must live for years. All his office affairs were arranged in the expectation of a long life, and there was no preparation by his asso ciates for his passing, even in the re cent three months. But here is the end; the work must somehow go on. Yet how will it be done without the vast resources of that mighty Intel lectual reservoir to draw pri, or his perfect courage, and firm determina tion to rely upon, or his unfailing good will toward those who had his confi dence to depend upon? The greatest monument to Mr. Scott's memory Is his achievements through the Oregonlan. Of them there Is no need to write now. But a word may be Bald about his personality and the every-day side of his character, and of his own outlook on life. He was a good man and a good friend. He had a strong likeness for a few persons, and deep dislikes for afew others. But the list of the former was much larger than many have thought, while of the latter, in the closing days there were practically none. He was a strong partisan, b,ut it was easier to conciliate and placate him than cay have been supposed. If he be lieved In a measure, he followed his opinion anywhere to its logical con sequence. If be believed in a man, he found a way of letting him know It not by empty professions, but us ually In some substantial and effective manner, for he would not or 1 could not adopt the little arts that smaller W. L. BRENHOLTS, Asst fash. EARL ZUXBEL, 2d AssH Cash. d C PEMNGTOX Q, L. CLEAVER F. M. BYRKIT Tf. L. BRE2TH0LTS FIERCE men have of manifesting friendship : for others. Ill SHUT Continued from page I and chatted cheerfully a few minutes At one-thirty Dr. Lederle said Gay-1 nor's condition was unchanged. At j three o'clock the Mayor's condition ii j sqid to be satisfactory. An X-Ray ; specialist is endeavoring to find tb j j bullet . B0R IX SEW YORK. Worked Ills Way Into Prominence , While Studying Law. j Gaynor was born in Whitestown, 1 New York, 1851. . He was educated 1 in Whitestown seminary and in Bos- ton, where he remained studying and j working in Journalistic capacity un- til he as twenty-two. In t 1873 he j moved to Brooklyn and studied law and at the same time was employed by New York and Brooklyn news-! papers. He was admitted to the bar in' 1875, going into active practice. He j rapidly gained recognizatlon .as at lawyer. In 1893 he waB elected su preme Justice 'of the state of New York.' Gaynor was elected Mayor last year, and was talked of as a possibil ity tor the democratic nomination for president. - . ' Send back to us for what you need ! in,., drug store goQds while on your I vacation. You know you'll find our ! goods and price right. s Mall orders j have'prompt attention here. NEWLIN : DRUG CO. FOR SALE -Town lots close in, ce- ; ment sidewalks, streets on city i grade, cash, $575. Phone Red 1141. 1 8orry Ha Spoke. There la a certain West Philadelphia bachelor who is very fond of children. Recently when be was riding on a Chestnut street trolley car a woman sat opposite ulin with a baby la her arm. Suddenly tbe baby began 10 cry. Every one In tbe car seemed lo be annoyed and a general scowl went around that Is, every one except tbe bachelor, lie tried to snow by the benign expression of bis face that tbe trying of the baby was sweet music to blm. . He smiled at tbe youngster, but the noise only grew louder. Finally he leaned across tbe car. "Perhaps there's a pin sticking blm," be said in a slage whliier and after the manner ot one who understands all the complexities aud troubles of baby , life. There whs a profound si lence In tbe car unitl tbe mother an swered: ' . "No. (here's no pin sticking blm." she said at last In a tone of scorn and with much empbaslK on tbe last word. Then she routlnued. "He's maml be cause you're making faces at blm." After tbat tbe bachelor lapsed Into penstrciieKM. -riilladeipbtii Times. , Th Starling' Tongue.. It' is extraordinary bow many per sons are under tbe Impression that, in order to enable a bird to talk, it Is ab solutely necessary to cut or slit Its tongue. I have beard that this fal lacy bad Its origin In the following story: A umn bnd a onuiber of star lings In a large cae marked "Fine Toung Starlings - Only . 1 Shilling Bach." and as each would be pur chaser arrived the man would say. "There's a One bird there, sir, point ing out one of them, "but I want half a crown for blm. because he's tbe only one with a cut tongue, so be is bound to be a talker." He would then pro ceed to catch tbe bird and show the cut tongue and invariably succeeded In effecting a sale. This dodge would be repeated as each new customer ar rived and departed! rejoicing at his good bargain. The reader perhaps is not aware that all starlings have a very peculiar formation at tbe ex tremity of tbe tongue, which gives the appearance of a little piece baring been snipped out of it. London Strand. - . . t The Crested 8oramr. "1 was surprised to run across an old acquaintance up at tbe coo tbe other day. The last time 1 saw him was in the lower part of Brazil when I was trying to posh Yankee notions," said a commercial traveler. "This acquaint ance Is known a crested screamer. He is one of the best fighters I ever bet my money ou. Hi l about as larjrf a a turkfy vimi dm pry as they make 'ui when 1)1 tiuhtlng blood is tip. De bus tutu Hliurp Kpura instead ot two. and tbe odd iblng in toe spurs are on tb? wings lustetid of the legs. Tbe birds rnn wild, tint the natives tamed them and tnught tbeni to fight hawks and other eueuiles of poultry. They are fine poultry protectors. A fight between two of tbem is the most exciting thing in the way of sport down there and is more popular than a cockfight" New Tork Sun. Wo The Kind J. The best lines we can buy are at your service and we invite you to come in and examine them Tuf-Nut Gloves Big Four Sox , Keystone Oeralls Gordon Hats : , Patapsco shoes ' Menzies Shoes IN apa Tan Shoes ; Boss of the Road Overalls V. Stetson Hat3 . Keystone Gorduray Pants Standafdwork shirts ' If we knew of any better lines than these we would buy them, but we do not. Do you? If you do come in and tell us about them. pi 0 It la a Wise Child. 1 An official of the immigration bureau at Ellis island told a story of a wise tittle immigrant child. "A little girl came over in tbe steer age in search of her father, whose name she gave us. We sent for the man, and be came and looked at her. , " i can't tell whether this is Mary or not,' said he. 'I haven't seen Mary since she was a ' baby about three months old. How can I tell then, whether this Is Mary or not? ; "It was a question we couldn't an swer." so- we- looked from him, to tbe child and from the child back to blm, remaining silent. . ? ' "Finally, when we were, all at our wits' end, he looked earnestly at tbe child and said plaintively.' 'Am I your father? - "And the wise little child answered quickly, Tes, you are.' . "And so we made her over to him." New York Press. "Hang on Tight" When a smoking car with thirty-five passengers Jumped the track, a rail road engineer in tbe car, off duty, yell ed to tbe passengers to "bang on i tight," and while the car turned over no one was hurt. Hang on tight" Is good advice In most upsets. Tbe man who lungs on tight to himself when bis temper I upset will get through without hurting either himself or others. Tbe man who "hangs on tight" to bis earnluir ends with a competence. The mau who "hangs on tight" to bis place when business upsets come generally holds down his Job. The man wbo "bangs on tight" when discouragement or even disaster upsets others Is a man to be hopeful about, because be .will keep right side up whatever else turns over. Philadelphia Press. Saved by a Dream. "Hints conveyed by dreams are oc casionally worth heeding." says the London Chronicle. "The Inte Lord Dufferin when in Paris dreamed that be was in a hearse ou tbe way to the cemetery. A few days later, as he was about to enter tbe elevator of a. cer tain hotel, be was startled to flud that the attendant was a double of tbe driver of the hearse la his dream. Be thereupon promptly left the elevator and walked upstairs. Tbe car ascend ed without him. but as it neared the top something in tbe mechanism gave way. and the passengers met their death. Had they also; one wonders, been forewarned in a dream?" A Veracious Monater. The most voracious of all marine beasts of . prey is the orca, or killer whale. It reaches a length ot twenty five feet, and its Jaws bristle with teeth from four to six Inches long and as sharp as a dirk knife. Its digestive power is proportioned to the tremen dous efficacy of its Jaws. It seems also to be an atrocious glutton, as one spec imen examined contained In its stom ach thirteen porpoises and fourteen seals. .. 9 Or rioiigmaii s That Gives Satisfaction 1 The Quality Store Political Announcements This column is open to any candidate regardless of Faction I or Party and is paid advertising 1 F. WILSON, Athena, Oregon, candi date for Joint senator for Umatil la, Union and Morrow counties sub ject to decision of republican pri maries. "I firmly believe in the di rect primary law, economy . in the use of public funds, good roads, better schools, strict and prompt enforcement of law, the square deal and eternal progress of man and his Institutions." !. A. BARRETT, Athena, Oregon. I hereby announce myself as a candi date for the nomination for Joint A Paraian Hotel. Some years ago an effort was made to establish a European hotel at the Junction of tbe two most traveled roads of Persia. Each room of this ho tel contained some articles whcb I at least have never found In any hotel In either Europe or America. Amon? them were a nlgbtcap. a hairbrush and a toothbrush. Perhaps It was on account of this extravagance that the scheme failed. : An American mission ary as he was leaving this hotel one morning was asked by a servant what he bad done with the hotel hairbrush. This dignified man in clerical attire with his wife and children . was pre vented from leaving tbe hotel until it was ascertained tbat be bad spoken the truth when be said tbat be threw the brush under the bed to Hcam amrav a cat Mrs. Colauhoun In Lob Aneeloa Times. - ' . .. Fifty Man and On Elephant - Interesting tests were recently made In London to determine the resoecrJva pulling power ot horses, men and ele- pnants. Two borses weighing 1,600 pounds each, . together polled 3,750 pounds, or 650 pounds more than tbeir combined weight. One elephant pounds each together pulled 3,750 pounds, or 3.250 pounds less than its weight Fifty men, aggregating 7,500 pounds in weight, pulled U.750 pounds, or Just as much as tbe single elephant but. like tbe borses, they pulled more than their own weight. One hundred men pulled 12.000 pounds.-St Louis Republic. Difforance Definod. Mrs. Mucbwed (reading paper) Can yon tell me the difference between a Tisit and a visitation! Mr. Mucbwed (dryly)-A visitation, my dear. If one may Judge by tbe spelling. Is some thing longer than a visit For instance, when your mother comes to see as It would be correct to call It a visitation "ITS CT-I3Q ""V 14 V senator for the, district embracing: Union, Umatilla and Morrow coun ties, subject to the choice of re publican voters at the primary nominating election to be held on September 24tli, 1910.. . If nomina ted and elected I will work for the Interest of all the people of my district to the, best of my ability. favor the maintenance of the di rect primary law and people's choice for senator and believe the people are as competent to nom inate as they are to elect their of ficers. Very respectfully yours, ' - C. A. BARRETT. Especially tha Police, . Female Mendicant I'm a poor wid ow woman with eight small children. Can't you give us some clothes? Lady j -Tlie only clothing 1 have to give 'awayjs one of my husband's coat. Female Mendicant Give It to me. good lady. I might marry again. There are several gentlemen as have their eye on me. New York Journal. FAmElBUSlNESS IVE GIVE PARTICU LAR ATIENT10H TO THE BUSINESS OF FARMERS: IVE COR DIALLY INVITE THEM TO MAKE THIS ! HEIR BANKING HOME. ' ' 1 ..''" i . . . ,-. .' ; 1 The United States National Bank, LA GRANDE, OREGON.