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LA GRANDE, UNION COUNTY. OREGON. FRIDAY, DECEMBER GO, 1910.
I OF SEYEX SCOUTS TO PRO
CT THE NATION FROM
to Ships LeaTe Hampton for Un
;n Corners of the Seas and Will
en Attnek on the " United States
ctly Game Is the Most Exten
di One ETcr Commenced by the
rj Department for Drill.
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IMPBLER DEFEATS N. POWDER.
North Powder Goes Down to Defeat
Before Fast Imbler Team. .
The Imhbler basket ball team de
feated the aggregation from North
Powder last night by the score of SO
to 3. The visitors did not seem to be
able to stand up against the Imbler
quintet Imbler showed great im
provement over their last game in
throwing baskets. The North Powder
team plays Summervllle tonight.
RE COED MARKS IX DANGER.
IshingUn, Dec. 30 Sixteen bat
ijps of the Atlantic, fleet passed
It Hampton Roadi today and be
i an "enemy" In the most exten
Iwar game ever played by the
f. Simultaneously a scout fleet of
h vessels started defending the
on against the invaders until the
fels report at Guantanamo for
fer target-practice they will en
r to keep their whereabouts a
et They will endeavor to appear
iln range of some part of the
it without its presence being re-
;ed by the scout fleet.
ear Admiral Schroeder commands
enemy. The home fleet la com
lded by Rear Admiral Stanton,
laborate plans for testing thead
ibillty of the wireless during the
e has been made. Ships under
roeder are expected touse. a code
Shelr own,' thus necessitating act-
sighting them by defenders be
1 their whereabout will be known.
.dmlral Stanton is expected to head
the fleet enroute to Guantanomo
establishing a patrol line in the
e through which the battleships
it pass. Once the enemy Is sight-
'wireless will be call dto aid and
f remainder of the Bcouts will be
lifled. During the game the where-
buts of the fleet Is unknown to the
Frenchman Is Setting ew Mark for
long Flight This Afternoon.
Paris, Dec. 30 Flying 357 miles in
7 hours and 40 minutes Aviator Tad
atena today set a new record for the
Mlchelin prize of f-t.000'. At .3:20 this
afternoon the blrdman was still in the
air reeling' off miles and threatening
to eclipse the record of. 8 hours 'and
13 minutes held by Henry Farman
II; uZCCi.uCu.av turn mui'uing ana
cerrled an unusually large amount of
petrol. He planned to keep aloft as
long as he could keep the machine
working. . '
CIYIL AXD MILITARY AUTHORI
TIES AT OUTS OYER SECRE.
CY BEING MAINTAINED.
Chll Authorities Not Being Called to
, Assistance of the Army .in Ferreting
'Out the Alleged Spying of Japanese
- certain tnnt Wireless Oper
ator Has Been Deported Fortlflca
tlon Maps Drawn. . .
Elffl MB.. I
WHOLESALE INDICTMENTS IN
OHIO ESTABLISHES PECUL
IAR CONDITION. '
HO MEfl FOR OFFICES
Eiery Single Voter In Adams County
is Disfranchised and. There are No
Men to Take OfiW fi Tt
Fhe Years New Teoiile Will Have
to Mov In td Take Offices Other
Townships In Danger.
city authorities, now that we have
a supply of pure water, to make it
available for use by all the people,
whether they are owners of their own
houses or belong to that very numer
ous class in our city who are renters
and many of whom during the past
year and at the present time, are.
glad to get any kind of a house to
live in. .
It is my opinion that the .City Coun
cil has the power to condemn all
wells and should do so at once in the
areas of the city to which water mains
are distributed and by continuing the
policy followed in the last year of
extending the water system as rapidly
as possible may put Into operation a
system under which such lamentable
occurrences as are, mentioned above
cannot be and families shall not be
deprived of the father or ulster be
cause some one wants to save a few
dollars a year. In my opinion ' the
time has also come when some place
for the treatment of infectious, dls-
eubttM occurring In translenty" should
i " "M. K. HALL.
PI FOR li!
NATION PEACE COMPACT SIGNED
BETWEEN WARRING FAC
TIONS OF CHINESE.
PORTLAND POLICE GET
ACCUSED OF CRIME.
Ills Victim Finally FInds Aid
Months of Slavery. :
Manila, Dec. SO Unusual Becrecy
cloaks the movements of the military
authorities who are investigating the
activity of the Japanese in the Phil
ippines. Civil authorities are no lon
ger called upon to aid as heretofore,
Every effort is being mad to guard
the "movements of the officials Inves
tigatingt the conditions at Corrlgedor
Island where the alleged Japanese
spies were found with maps of forti
fication of Manila and data concern
ing them. . - "
Some bitterness between the mili
tary and (Civilians developed as a re
sult of the search and contradictory
reports given out concerning the Jap-
anee found by the military.
-It is understood however that Jap
anese spies were found and one wire.
less operator deported as first report
West Vnion,' ' Ohio., . Dec. 30-With
every voter in Jefferson township of
Adams county disfranchised for five
years, because they sold their votes,
the residents are .wondering how the
offices will be filled during, the next
few years. The situation is unparal
lelledln the history of the country.
If the indictments continue to be
turned cut s. rapidly as now, soon
other towus will be in the same fix.
Judge TWr, who is sentencing the
men, will be 'asked to consider the
casesand provide Borne form of legal
government until the disfranchise
ment expires or new voters move in.
Over 1,000 are Indicted eo far and
most of them pleaded guilty, ' '
j Portland, Ore., Dec. 30 While his '
alleged white slave victim shivered
and sobbed in a room nearby, Chas.
Peters, a Greek, was examined today
by. Deputy United States -District At
torney Maguire. He was then placed
under $4,000 bond and the girl under
$500 bond as a witness.
The man's preliminary examination
Is set for next Tuesday. The girl 1
claims he took her from Redding
BRAKEMAN MEETS DEATH.
Ground to Pieces Under Wheels
When Extra and Freight Meet
Chehalls, Wash. Dec. 30 S. M
Hanley, a brakeman was killed and
J. B. McMillan, a brakeman was In
jured In a rear end colHsslon between
an extra and a freight train this morn
log near this city. Hanley. was
ground to death beneath the wheels
department and the commander California, 4 years ago. Later he took after he wag knocked from the top of
fen carte blanche as to where he
rant Suit Against Standard, i
London, Dec. 30 Agitation .to start
In It against the Standard Oil in Eng-
hd is being urged by the London
Kith. The paper charges the "com-
ny through its subsldarles, the
African Oil company and Vacauana
ompany to have been invading
incove tax. The Truth urges the
nmencement of a suit to compel
f m to diverge their earning so the
S can be collected.
her to Medford and made her a prey
to his greek Laboring friends. Later
he came to Portland where she asked
for aid from the authorities.
the car. He leaves a widow and daugh
ter who reside at Elma.
OF IRS, EDDY
Police Will b Called In When Mnr.
ders Do Occur Bat There Ar t b
io More War Between the Warring
Factions Oldest Feud In the Unit
ed States Is Thus Settled Money
to Expiate Murders by Chinks.
Local Teams' Will Come Together on
the Rink Floor for Fast Game,
LLEGES GROSS IRREGULARITIES
IN THE DOCUMENT.
'akes First Outward Cognizance of
the Monster Petition.
Seattle, Dec. 30 Mayor Gill, against
fhom a monster petition for recall
fas been filed, today took his first
utward cognizance of the movement
hlch has been started to oust him
fom office. The law firm with whom
lie mayor Is associated, filed a no-
of application to be made in sup
A contest that is sure to be close
and filled with exciting moments
takes place tonight when the alumni,
teamjof the high-school, comprising
old-time stars, meets the youngsters
of the present" age. Cecil Bolton, one
of La Grande's forwards may not be
able to last the entire game and con
sequently the team will be weakened
considerably. He has recently under
gone an operation that may forbid
his playing an entire game. - ,
The other members of the high
school team are fit and ready for a
The lineups for the two teams,
which includes some of the best men
turned out of the high school In
Chllders and Carpy, Forwards.
Earls and Reynolds, guards.
High School: .
Bolton and Reynolds, Forwards.
Ralston and Lottos, guards.
Crawley and Kelly, subs.
The game starts promptly at
Lodge Room Owners Accused.
Seattle, Dec. 30 Information charg
ing T. Inobeye, and T. Naklshama, the
owners of a Jodglng houBe In which
four men were aspyxiated by- gas
Christmas, with criminal neglect was
filed today. The Investigation went to
show the gas main was broken by a
plumber and that the Japanese al
lowed the guests to go to bed knowing
the house was filled with gas.
Editor Evening Observer:
Numerous deaths from typhoid
fever have occurred In this city dur
ing the past three months. In almost
every case the cause could be defin
itely located in a well. These families
have all lived In rented houses and
have- had no choice in the matter, but
have been compelled to use the water
from the Infected wells on the pfem
lses. The city haa extended the water
supply pipes very widely during the
last year and city water whkh Is
known to be pure la now available for
use by the people In almost every
block In the city In one block on
Division Btreet two deaths have rec
ently occurred from' typhoid fever
caused by the use of infected water
taken from wells. There is a city wat
er main on Division street, but the
people living In the block cannot use
the water because the proprietors of
the houses in which they live have re
fused to bring the water into the
houses or even to establish an outside
hydrant ' ' ,
In the opinion of the .writer .lt Is
time something shoud be done by the
CHRISTIAN SCIENTIST LEADERS
DISAGREE WITH STETSON.
Published Story 'of Probable Resur.
. rectlon of Leader Scouted.
New York, Dec. 30 Peace has been
declared between Chinese tongs of the
United States, the compact was seal
ed last night In the presence of offl-
clals of the Chinese legation at Wash-'
ington by leaders of the principal
tongs,. ,: - '
The peace agreement is being cir
culated today. ' v
Under the peace terms it extends
throughout the United States and lo
cal police will bo called in by the
tongs wherever a murder occurs, In
stead of continuing the tong wars, It
has been declared. Whenever a tong
members kills a member of another
tong, under the new, treaty, the death ;
wilt he nald for,io coin, and no war
started. :. ' ';,. '
The peace agreement ends the old
est f eudx between the warring tongs
in the United States. These two tongs
engaged in fights in the Chinese quar
ter here and other cities, notably San
Francisco ever since the Chinese Im-
Boston, Dec. 30 "The statements
that Mrs. Eddy, will rise from the
dead are said to have been made by
Mrs. Augustus Stetson and will be
Ignored by the Christian Scientist
church," said Alfred Farlow, chair
man of the publicity board of the
church today. "I and other scientists migration to this country obtained
can' make nothing of Mrs. Stetson's
statements published today except to
classify them as a lot of speculations.
Mirs. Stetson is quoted as having
said: "Mrs. Eddy will surely rise
from the tomb to demonstrate her ev
erlastlng life." Eugene Cox, head of
the committee of publicity of the
church in eNw York, declared the
statement attributed to Stetson who
was the direct ODDoaitlon to the
teachings of Christian Science.
Nothing In the Statement. "
New York, Dec. 30 Nothing in the
BOTH HA YE NARROW ESCAPES
FROM DEATH TODAY.
Connecting Rod Breaks and into ts
Precipitated With Force.
Mexican Rebels Lose Fight.
Galveston, Tex., Dec. 30 Private
dispatches received here today con
firm the report that Malo Paso, a
revolutionist strong hold in Mexico
rfor court restraining the city camp- has been captured fly the federalists.
poller from certifying to the recall it is also reported that General Gu-
Etition. The mayor brings the suit zan has been killed. The federalists
I i h's own name and alleges gross are pursuing the rebels who fled to
I f pgularitles in the recall petition; I the mountains,
San Diego, Dec, 30 Barney Oldfleld
the daredevil auto driver and James
Jeffries both narrowly escaped death
this morning when the connecting
rod on Oldfield's Knox car broke. The
car went into the ditch.
They were traveling about 40 miles
nn hour and both were. hurled from
the car but escaped and were only
slightly Injured. They were starting
on a hunting trip. ,
Sheriff Wins In 3-Year Chase.- v
Another evidence of the preserver- -
enco of Sheriff Taylor as a tracker
of criminals was furnished this morn
ing when he arrived from Lebanon
with Harry Queen, wanted t here for
stealing a horse three years ago
from James Baldwin of Uklah. The
crime was committed in July, 1907,
and at that time the . sheriff chased
Queen for several months but he sue- -ceeded
in covering his trail finally. It '
wen thrnueh' ih railroad eomnanv '
teaching of Christian Science or the that th6 receJ trace of hlm wa8 Bfl.
workings , of Mrs. Eddy Justify tne . d T , annrehended him
GIGANTIC ASSOCIATION FORMED
TO FIGHT OFF THE WEST.
'statements looking toward a physical
resurrection and any tendency in that
direction Is abnormal, according to
Eugene Cox, chairman of the Christ
lan Science publicity committee tor
New York state today. He replied to
the statement of Mrs. Augusta Stet
son, the excommunicated leader of the
church who said Mrs. Eddy occupies
the same position now as Jesus did
previously and would return to earth
after death. ' , ,
Cox continued:' "Any attempt to
Deify Mrs. Eddy or make her equal
with God and JeBus Christ 'was equal
ly 'repugnant to normal teachings of
Christian Science.' Once when asked
if she was a second Christ, Mrs. Ed-
d bald, 'Even, the question shocks
n.e What I am is for God to declare
In bis infinite mercy. There, was, is
and never can be but one God and
in the Linn county town where he was
employed. A broken nose and other
well defined marks of Identification
were the direct cause of his capture.
Pepdleton, East Oregonian.
Half Dozen Countries Represented In
the Association Formed Today.' ,
Toklo, Dec. .' 30 An organization,
formed ostensibly to promote a better
understanding between the far east
em corporation, but reported to be in
reality a combination to fight off occi
dental ' encroachment on oriental
trade has been completed by a coterie
of Japanese politicians, It was an
nounced today. The organization . is
known as the Pan Asia Association
and Is composed fo members repres
en ting large financial enterprises in
China, Japan, Slam, Turkey, India
Persia and other oriental countries.
Fireman's Ball Tonight .
The Brotherhood of Locomotive
Firemen and Enginemen holds Its an
nual ball this evening. The ball starts
at 9 o'clock and will end when the
dancers tire. :
nome From Pocatello. "
Rev. J. D. Glllllan arrived home
this morning from Pocatello where
he was called to officiate at the wed
ding of an intimate friend.
' Durkee Bnslness Man nere. "
8. O. Markman, a prominent bus!
nessman of Durkee, spent last night
In the city. He went on to Pendleton
on ' bislness matters this morning.
FIRST REPORTS INDICATE
LOSS OF LIFE.
Island off Ellis Suffered Terribly by
Athens, Dec. 30 Whole villages In
Ells province have been leveled by
yesterday's earthquake and many kill
ed, according to a report reaching
this city today. Only a few details
thus far, have been received In a
roundabout way as telegraph lines -throughout
the province Is prostrat
ed. V '
Many reports are " alarming but
most of the damage was done to
small .towns and cities escaped de
morlltion as the first reports indicat