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' PAGE 2 LA GRANDE EVENING OBSERVER, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1911.
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5 111 JL !0S
ALL WAITING FOR THE GAME
Since the story of a good igold
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colate through the country the old i
mining men of Dawson and Goldfleld
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fame are pricking up the r ears and
listening for every thread of develop
ment on the new camp. If things con
tinue to look good there is bound to
be something doing In Joseph. These
veterans of the desert camps are
champing their bits impatiently await
ing Borne strike to prove good ' that
they may once more live In the atmos
phere of mining exchanges, furious
bidding for good property and other
trimmings that always follow an act
Strangers at hot Is In La Grande
frequently do not divulge their iden
tity, but it ,1s once found out usually
Sflch at '..,
of the finest quality canned or
Green lOntons, , . .
Hot Moose and Head Li ttuce
may appeal to you for jour Sun. f
m a 4
f Pattison Bros.
Use either phone
of this bank will be pleased to talk with you at
any time concerning mutual business relations
;,rAHEN the Federal Government, the
yy county, the city, and a large and
growing list of commercial and private
' depositors entrust their funds to this institu
tion to the extent of $800,000.00, you may
be sure that it is a safe one for you to identify
CALL AND TALK
la Grande National Bank
;. LA GRANDE. OREGON.
', ' CAPITAL . . . $ 100.000.00
SURPLUS . . . 100,000.00
' RESOURCES ... 1,125,000.00
UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY
Geort,palmer( Pres Fred Jt Holmes, Wee Pres.
F- L. V,eyer8( Qashiet Earl Zundel,ss'f. Cashier
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these strangers are mining people
her to learn all they can about the
los ph country. Whsn the snow goes
off there will be a number of people
fasten to that section. They will go
there to make some money, but in do
ing so they realize that they cannot
mak:. money unless other people do
likewise. That is the fine feature of
an active mlnin gcamp. Everyone Is
anxious for his neighbor to prosper,
li ibu't & case of cutthroat in business
but usually it Is an instance of seeing
that everyone has money.
Unless the signs of the times are
wrong Joseph is going to be very
prominent in the eyes of the mining
and promoting world this year.
MAY MEAN READJUSTMENT
The tel; graph stories of yesterday
told of the shippers victory over the
railroads and a sweeping order for re
duction in freight rates being issued
by th a Interstate Commrce Commis
sion. This may mean a general re-ad
Justment of business. Quite true the
rnllroada have an appeal, which they
will use, but if the case Is .then de
idtu a:iii6t than it 4 but natural
fv-r tlese corporations ) sflkc t::'.,V
and do all they can to create sentl
unu in their favor. It Vis cn
argued that railroads could not re
duce freight rates and keep up the
present wage scale. Whether likely
that labor will not be caught between
the two millstones one bdng the
commission and the other corporation,
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As the grinding continues preceding
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the ae-adjustment labor is bound to
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This Is to be regretted, for although
wages seem high as compared with
years ao they In reality are not high
when the cost of living is conslder
ed.'Taft's reciprocity may come to
the rescue and reduce high prices. It
Is to be sincerely hoped that some
thing will happen along that line, for
a reduction In the price of labor with
commodities at their present prices
will iman a serious hardship on the
man whose name is on the pay roll.
Senator livfr is home from f Salem.
The Senator showed some of the old
legislators how to do things down
there, even if he did not get the nor
mal school bill through he got through
some legislation that apparently Is of
more value, to him personally. Let's
see, the Portland Telegram is waging
a warfare on attorneys sent to the
legislature, and some think there ts
real merit to such an objection.
As soon as g'ntle soring arrives
the city has some unfinished business
on Second street that will doubtless
be attended to. All winter long that
street has been practicably impass
ible owing to leaks In the water
Here's hoping T. A. Rinehart will
not Inaugurate any reforms in the
land board which will requite the ser
vices of Heney or Burns to ferret out
The eyes of the state are now on
Governor West to see Just how grace
fully he is going to use that veto pow
er. MILLIONS WANT BHEATV
Recent advices from China Indicate
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that conditions in the. famine district
are as bad as have been rumored
ind are growing worse as days go by.
Two and a half million Chinese will
die for the want of bread if assist
ance is not rendered immediately: This
number comprise nearly the entire
opulatlon of the northern part of the
provinces of Kiang-Su and Annul.
x The famine in China is the dlr.ct
result of the great floods which inun
dated the provinces mentioned last
summer, ruining the crops. Conse
quently there was no harvest and the
supply of food on hand was not sufficient-
to sustain the people of these
sections until the next harvest In fact,
unless prompt aid is rendered there
will not be a next harvest as the Chi
nese will eat the seed instead of plant
ing it. During the first days of the
famine mothers endeavored to sell
their babies to provide food for them
selves and save the children from star
vation. Now they are trying to give the
children away In the hope that those
to whom the babies are given will be
able to feed them. Along the banks of
the Grand Canal the victims' of this
terrible -calamity are living in mud
and water, with only shacks of mat
ting over their heads, hoping against
hope that they may exist until boats
bearing the staff of life come up the
canal to relieve them.
Writing from Hwal Yuan, via Nan
king, E. C. Lobenstine of the Ameri
can Presbyterian Mission, describing
the conditions which exist In the coun-
tr" !t!!!T!c!1?.''!w Pb"t Hwn' Yuan
"The magUtry of Hwal Yuan has an
estimated population of 300,000 per
sons. The number of famine sufferers
those who must be relieved or die
in this maglstry alone, amounts to,
approximately 200,00070 per cent of
the ' entire population. Last year the
flood was the worst here in many
years and the crops wire poor. The
wheat suffered from drought and only
one third was saved. This yearSbout
half of the wheat was harvested, but
In the region north of Hwal, two
tornadoes and then the flood carried
away practically everything.
"The need here Is great, ajid the
condition of the poor Is as serious as
that in other parts. Reports come in
daily of people dying of starvation.
The poor who have children are try
ing to sell them, but even they will
not sell for a pittance. Help is needed
at once. As soon as the real cold and
wet weather sets in the death rate will
"One million people are dependent
on outside relief, and these will die
of starvation if relief is not given and
they are kept In this region. Five
months must be counted on, and a
family cannot exist on less than one
cent per head per day, If for that.
"The plague Is creeping southward
towards this famine district. It has
ravaged Manchuria, and thousands of
refugees who have fled to Chefoo, in
Chantung Province, have carried It
there. Hundreds of deaths occur dally.
The frozen ground prevents the bur
ial of the dead' and long rows of cof
fins lie on the roadside. American
Consul General Wilder, at Shanghai,
cabled to the Red Cross that people
Btrlcken with this plagu? die within
p few hours, and that It is of so fatal
a nature no one ever recovers. The
people have at last consented to cre
mation and several thousand of thes-:
bodies hae been burned.
"The Red Cross has sent from Man
ila Dr. Richard Strong and Dr. Os
car Teague, plague experts, to aid the
Chinese government to fight the
s-red of this fatal pestilence. It Is
now only about 150 miles from the
provinces in which the famine exists,
and if it ever reaches there the rt
suit will be appalling."
President Taft. as president of the
American Red Cross, has pent out an
urgent appeal to our p-ople to aid
China, which is suffering from these
dual calamities. Contributions of mon
ey can be sent to the American Red
Cross. Washington. D. C.
"THIS IS MY 80TH BIRTHDAY
Sir Richard W. Scott.
Sir Richard W. Scott, a member of
the Senate of Canada and a conspi
cuous figure in Canadian public life
almost continuously since 1852. was
born In Prescott. Ont Feb. 24. 1825.
and, studying law In Toronto, was call
ed to the bar in 184R. Commencing to
practice his profession in Ottawa, hi
was elected mayor of thet city in 1S."2.
He sat in the legislature for Upper
Canada from 1S57 to 1S63 In the On
tario legislature from 1S7 to 1S73. be
ing made Spenk:r In lS"t and after
wards Commissioner of Crown Lands.
In 1S73 he became Secretary of State
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in the Mackenzie Government at Otta
wa, remaining in the cabinet until
the defeat of the Liberals in 1878. He
was appointed to the Senate in 1874
and in 1896 he again took office as
Secretary 'of Stats in the Laurier
government, which post he relinquish
ed about two years ago, Sir Richard
was the author of the temperance
measure known as the Scott act, which
was the pioneer in the path of local
option legislation in Canada.
"THIS DATE IX HISTORY"
1468 John Gutenberg, the first prin
ter, died at Mayence, Germany.
Born there in 1400.
1684 Boundary line between New
York and Connecticut partially
1763 William Franklin, last colonial
governor of New Jersey, took
1S00 Druary Lane Theater, London,
destroyed by fire.
181 1 Henry S. Lane, governor of In
diana and U. S- senator, born in
Montgomery county, Ky. Died
In Crawfordsvllle, Ind., June 18
1848 Grant Allen, famous novelist,
born in Kingston, Ont. Died In
London, 0ct. 25. 1899.
1853 The first steam fire engine, call
ed the "Miles Greenwood' arrlv.
ed in Boston.
1864 Kentucky University burned.
1863 Governor Vance, of North Car
ollna. Issued a war proclama
tion "that the struggle for free
dom shall never be given up."
1875 Pev. George D. Gillespie con
secrated first bishon of th-' Ente
coal diocese of Western Michi
gan. 1910 William J. Conners announced
his retirement from the chair
manship of the New York State
0E BIG FOOL
But He Doesn't Lire In La Grande 'or
Rocnd the Observer.
A man in Connecticut gave a doctor
a specialist in catarrh, $5 Oto cure
him of this common yet most obnox
The specialist gave him a bottle
of medlcln and told him to use it.
The fool took the medicine home,
took one dose, put It oi a shelf and
made no further effort to follow in
structions. Three months later with the medi
cine still on the shelf he told a
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friend that the specialist was a fake;
that he had paid him $50 and still had
HYOMEI f.nrononnce It. Hieh-o-me
won't cure catarrh if you don't breathe
it; it will if you breathe it regular
ly. Fuhthermore, you don't need to give
a catarrh specialist $50 to cure you
of catarrh, for the specialist Is yet to
be born who can write a better pre
scription than HYOMEI.
The Newlin Drug Co. and druggists
everywhere guarantee Hyomel to cure
catarrh or money back. A 'complete
outfit which consist of a bottle of
Hyomel, a hard rubber inhaler and
simple instructions for use costs only
$1.00. Separate bottles of Hyomel if
afterwards needed costs but 50 cents.
Feb. 13 (, 24, March 6,
ruts Life into Faded Hair and Stops
If your hair is dull and lileless, is
falling out and getting thin on top,
then you need Parisian Sage, and the
quicker you get it, the sooner you will
thank the Newlin Drug Co. for selling
you such a worthy dependanble hatr
grower, dandruff cure and hair dres
sing. Read what Mrs. M. A. May, of 107
East Elizabeth St., Detroit. Mich.,
writes on June 6, 1910:
"I have used many 'hair restorers
but have received no apparent bene
fit until I tried Parisian Sage. My
hair is soft and silky, and while beforo
I commenced using the remedy my
hair was falling fast, was 'dry and
harsh, faded, and altogether unlovely
now Just within the pat few weeks
several have remarked how lovely
my hair was. It is also fine Just for
a dressing, leaving the hair soft and
fluffy. It remoes dandruff, and cures
Itching of the scalp. I certainly taKe
pleasure in recommending Parisian
Parisian Sage Is sold by the Newlin
Drug Co. and druggists everywhere.
Get o 50 cent bottle today, use it for
two weeks and If you are not satis
fied that it will do all that It is ad
vertised to do you can have your
money back. The girl with the Aub
urn hair Is on every package.
Feb. 18, Mch 1-11
To Cure a Cold In One Day
Take LAXATIVE BROMO pulnine j
tablets. Druggists refund money if I
it fails to cure. E. W. GROVES slg- j
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