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LA GRANDE, UNION COUNTY, OREGON - APRIXi 19, 1911
FARMERS' FREE LIST PRESENTED
I. THE HOUSE BY WAYS AND
LOST TARIFF II BENEFIT
AAVflVW t V1UIIIIHVU8 JtVtt
port Along with the Fret List
Farmers Will Not Only Gu!i They
but Trosts Will Be Drivf Away
Report Frotectlon Fostered Trust
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DIAZ PREPARING TO PRESENT A
: TRUCE PENDING SETTLE- J
MEr OF DISORDERS.
Washington, April 19. Attacking
the republican theory of a protective
tariff which It declares had resulted In
shuding trust monopolies, the demo
cratic ways and means committee to
day presented to the house the farm
ers' free list bill. . The. measure was
accompanied by a voluminous report.
Referring to President Taft's state
ment that the tariff was too high, the
committee declared, "This Is a con
fession at it was a republican plat
form In I90S that the theory of pro
tection by duties has broken down, and
that combinations and trusts which
prey on the people were fostered by
the tariff and that under the high pro
tection American manufacturers have
force unreasonable profits from peo
ple". V-.v : .'V
The committee's report attacked the
harvester, beef,- lumber and sewing
machine trusts.aj is charged that the
reniihHnan nnlfnv wklth nfcaiart 4Vtt.Y?''
was resjltmslble for the Increased cost
, of living. ; , :..' . -:. . .
' " . The committer . declared the bill
v would cut 110,000,000 off the revenue
but it would be a benefit to the people.
AD TARIF R '. . ; '
'Conclusion of the debate in the house
Sp the Underwood reciprocity bill is
expected tonight. Representative Gudg
er, democratic, N. C., favors protection
and attacked the reciprocity as unjust j
new election Bill Is Sidetracked Tern,
porarily While Armistice Is Prepar
ed JunU Leaders Admit Govern
ment Is Being Forced Into Pace-
Revision of Election Law Next Mote
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Mexico City, April 19. Necessity of
Immediate Mexican congressional ac
tion vanished here today with thi tact
that Dlas and , his advisers started
communicating with Madero and the
revolutionary Juntas to arrange an
armistice. ; Consequently the bill au
thorizing the new election won't be
pressed now. Minister de La Barra is
confident that the armistice will be ar
ranged and Insists the government
meet the rebels half way. .
A congressional committee is today
deciding the fate of the bill to prevent
the re-election of presidents and vice
presidents as well as peace proposal
bill. In the event of a armistice the
new election will be postponed until
the-election laws are revised, - i
Junta Leader Confident,
Washington, April 19. Commenting
on Maxlco' City dispatches that' Pres
ident DiaVs administration. I;4 con
ducting" ::pic'eflegotlatldnB,;with himl
Gomez, head of the revolutionary junta
declared he had not offered Mexico afiy
(Continued on Page Eight.)
MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE RIOTS.
Legislature Adjourns Suddenly Killing
About 400 Bills.
St Paul, April 19. Amid scenes of
the wildest riot the state legislature
adjourned this morning. Representa
tive Spooner caused the hasty ad
journment by attacking the alleged
brewery representative on the floor.
Four hundred bills are killed as a
result. The senate last night passed a
bill providing for the election of Unit
ed States senators on the Oregon plan.
It previously had passed the house. .
s Wedding In British Colombia.
Summerland, B. C April 19. A
wedding of note here today was that
of Miss Vida Lois Cartwrlght, daugh
' ter of Colonel and Mrs. Robert Carr.
vrlght, and granddaughter of Sir
Richard and Lady Cartwrlght, and Mr.
Otto Zimmerman, formerly of Ham
ilton, Ont, but now a resident of this
place. .- ,' . :.
Freight Rate Inquiry
Washington. April 19. Commission
er Clark of the interstate commerce
commission today began the taking of
testimony In the investigation of rates
on Import traffic, west bound from the
ports of Boston, New York,, Philadel
phia and Baltimore.. The purpose of
the Investigation, is to adjust the. rate
differences which have exle'ed for a
long time among the ports.
GOVERNMENT MOTES TO DISMISS
Court's Ruling Behind the Action of
Boise, Idaho, April 19. The case
against Frank Kettenbach, charged
abstracting $137,000 from the Lewis
town national bank, ended unexpected
ly today when the government coun
sel moved for dismissal Just after the
testimony had been Introduced.
The reason given Is that Judge
Rasp's ruling prohibiting testimony of
business transactions of three years
prior to the Indictment, made the case
valueless. i'. .
Kettenbach was" formerly a presi
dent of the bank. . ... .
Patriots' Day In New England.
. Boston, Mass., April 19. Patriots'
day, the anniversary of' the opening
conflict of the American" revolution,
was. observed today with the custom
ary exercises at Lexington, Concord
and other towns famous In revolution
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Horse Show Opens at Sea Shore,
Atlantic City, N. J., April 19. Soci
ety" of New York. Philadelphia and
other cities was well represented at
the opening today of the 13th annual
exhibition of the Atlantic City, Horse
Show association. The show Is being
held on Young's pier and will continue
r.ntil the end 0f the week. The exhibi
tions represent many of the prominent
show stable of the south as well as the
east. The prize list this year contains
80 classes, covering every department
in Tiding, driving. Jumping and special
. Old-Tmers to Meet In Ring.
Saskatoon, Sask., Aprl 1 19. Two
pugilists who formerly were rated at
the ton of their class are scheduled to
meet tomorrow at the Arts big boxing
show to be pulled off In Saskatoon.
They are young Peter Jackson, the.
Baltimore heaywelght, and John Wills,
of Chicago. The agreement calls for
n 15-round bout. '
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i C.rORGE' GOULD'S MASTER STROKE
FK0TOKES KUIN-LOEB INTES
,'ESTS WAR COSTING.
Who Will Wiiime Observer Tries
Popular and Enterprising: Ydung Ladies
Here Given Opportunity to Demon
strate Their Ability in Gathering Bal-lots-If
Your Favorite's Name is Not
Here, Nominate Her.
, CONTEST DISTRICT NO. 1
! ', This district comprises the city of La Grande. - The four ladles residing
In La Grande who ,at the end of the contest have received the moat votes
will be the guests of the Observer at the Portland Rose Festival.
huff, RUBY, Seventh and L streets...
COTNER, EVA," 2,008 Oak street ......t..
WILLIAMS, MRS. Fred Wu Box ,801.. i i. .. . . .U ,
GARRICK, NELL, Car Isis theatre.;.'.
PRICE. NELL, Care Telephone Office.'. . . , .. . , . . . . . .
DAYIS, ADA, 1313 X avenue ......... i . . . ; . .
SNOW, ALICE, 1410 Z avenue .V. . . ; . . v. , .i
COMBS. FRANKIE. 1201 D avenne
KENNEDA. ZAPHA, , 1418 Wash. ave.,.. ',
YOLIYA'S MAN ELECTED.
Staggle Will Lie IMweeat tS.0 Larrf-
y ""'unent of Southern Ccmpetltfoa
Charges of Frand Preferred n
count Is Wanted by Losers
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, This district comprises all of Union county except L aGrande. The four
ladles of this district who, at the end of the contest, have rocelved the
most vote3 will be the guests of the Observer at the Portland Rose Festl--val.
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ROBERTSON, ZELLA. R. F. D. No. 2, La Grande
VAN HOUSEN. HAZEL, Alicsl ...... . . ....... . . .
BROCK, NETTIE, Flora . . ........... , . ....... .
REEFER, STELLA, Imbler . . . .... ., . . ....
RUSSELL, BETHEL, Elgin .V,'. i . . H
WILSON. EVA, Union . , . , . , . ,
ARNOLD, MABEL, Elgin . . . . . . , . . . , . . . i." , . . . . .
SMITH, BESSIE, Elgin rf . . (i ... . ' .
VAN DE VANTER, MRSi, Medical Springs Stage Line, Union". '.'.'.
CHATTIN, VIOLET, Summervllle
WOODELL, ETTA, R. F. D., No. 1, Summervllle
HART RUTH, Hllgard , .
KELLY. BESS. CoVe .......
HERFORD, BELL, Telocaset
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; CONTEST DISTRICT NO. 3.
: This district comprises all of Wallowa county and Pine and Eagle valleys.'
The three ladles of this district who, at the end of the contest, have received
the most votes will be the guests of the Observer at the Portland Rose Fs-
tlval.-. ,':;':.-. -.. .- v- 'V ... t : ; :. ', ; ' . ,.-.... ,.
EVANS, MINNIE Lv, Wallowa ; . ' i,001
Zion City April 19 Charges of
fraud, repeating and corruption were
made today by the independents fol
lowing the election of Hurd, Clendenln,
Vollva's choice as mayor, by a plural
ity of five votes. The Independents
charge that the first vote showed Clen
denln lost by 34 votes. They will con
test the election.
. SHAW ADVISES HONESTY.
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Former -Secretary of the Treasury
. Talks to Seattle Boosters.
; Seattle, April 19. "Adertlse. what
you have and have whai you advertise-'
Is the advice to municipalities by Les
lie Shaw, the former secreatry of the
treasury, speaking before the com
mercial club. "Don't put goods in the
window you haven't In stock, he said.
. Torpedo Fleet Returns.
San .Diego, April 19. The Pacific
torpedo fleet is due here tomorrow. It
has been practicing off San Pedro for
10 days; ;. ' . V -. 1 ,
New Yon. 19.-Ug railroad
men, who receive "-? la' which
George Gould "caice'.lmi' an;t &r-tn&u
ed all opposition by yesterday naiiisij
B. F. Buah as president of the Missou
ri Pacific are united today in the opin
ion' that' a big railroad war la impend
Eg as a result of the defeat of the
Gould's charges that It is a plan tc
close the associations with the Harrl
iaan Unea, sums up the situation.
'. Kuhn and Loeb wanted to banish all
railroad competition from the aouta
west, but Gould insisted on making the
Missouri line a real system and not tha
end of the Harrlman system. Now a
war Is probablfr..
1 At a meeting of the directors of the
Missouri Pacific tomorrow, Jam"-.
Speyer and company will be nar"2
fiscal agents of the road Instead of 1,3
Kuhn-Loeb company. Speyer and Ilea
ry Miller will also he elected to the
board of directors to succeed Vander
bUt and., Paul, Warburg, resigned. It
le'reportecTthat Rockefeller Is satisfied
with the election of Bush to the presi
dency, . " . ".
FAWCETT OUT OF
FASHIONABLE WARDS AND SA
v LOON KEEPERS TO BLAME.
Srymour, Wealthy, Wins Mayoralty K.
PRIZES REGARDLESS OF DISTRICTS.
The three candidate who, at the end of the contest have more votes than
. any of their rivals, may, at the expense of the Observer, extend their trips
on to San Francisco. ' ,:; . ;, ' .
The four candidates who range next in standing, regardless of districts
will be entertained at the Hotel Gearhart, Gearhart Park, By-the-Sea. I
All winning candidates will be given side trips to all points of Interest In
and about Portland; and will be take to the leading places of amusement
and recreation. . .,. j
Instead of taking a trip, any winning candidate may have music lessons
to the value of $50 or a scholarship In Whitman college; In the Baker City
; business college or choice of several other colleges. In Hen of the San'
"Francisco trips scholarships valued at $100 will be arranged for, in case!
exchange Is desired. ;'',
" Tacoma,' April .19. After two at
tempts Tacoma has succeeded in re
calling Major Fawcett and today W.
W. Seymour, wealthy, stands cleoted
to All out the unexpired three years of
Fawcetts term. He won by 852. .;
Fawcetts total vote was 10,394. Sav
mours success Is attributed to .th.
solid voting in his favor by women In
the fashionable wards. He was also
victorious in the saloon wards, wblfh
opposed Fawcett because he enforced
the antl-treating ordinance.
' ' SELss Chattln of SnmmCrvlIlek
' Miss Violet Chattin of Summervllle,
who will be glad to receive contest
votes, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
W. R, Chattin, pioneer residents of the
Grande Ronde valley. Mr. Chattin first
entered this valley in 1862 and he has
lived here almost continuously ever
since. With his sons he runs meat
shops at Summervllle and Imbler.
Miss Violet, now that she Is not teach
ing, helps in the meat shop- at Sum
mervllle and can cut up a beef as
skillfully as the most expert block
man. The only time which Miss Chat
tin can spare for Kath?r!nc votes will
be as she waits on customers at the
shop for she is very much needed by
her family. But the Chattins have a
host of friends near their home and
over thj. valley who will be glad to
help Miss Violet to a music scholar
ship at Whitman conservatory by cast
ing votes for her. She Intends, too, to
canvass over the telephone.
Minn Woodell of Snmmervllle.
Miss Etta Woodell of R. F. D. No.
I, Summervllle, is home keeper for her
brother, Mr. G .R. Woodell, who con
ducts the beautiful farm of J. T. Wood
ell, one of the first settlers In the Drv
Creek valley. Miss Woodell received
her education at the Dry Creek school
bouse and Is favorably known by ail
the families along the Sumraervllle
Wall Walla road. She has a horse and
buggy, and will drive over the roads
and lanes In her vicinity In quest of
votes and subscriptions. The farm
where she lives is the place of her na
tivity. Her sister Rebeccas may aid her
in her active campaign for votes.
Texas Knight Templar.
Fort Worth, Texas, April 19. The
Knights Templar of Texas met in Fort
Worth today for their 58th grand con
clave. - In their honor the city is hand
somely decorated with' the colors and
emblems of masonry. The gathering;
will continue Its sessions over tomor
row. ; ,. ;, - '
Strike at Grand Rapids.
Grand Rapids, Mich., April 19.-
More than 20,000 furniture Workers
went out today In a general strike.
Practically every big manufacturing
house Is tied up. ! .' V .
PARENTS FOUND DEAD.
Yonng Son Returning1 from the East
' Finds Spokane Parents Dead.
Spokane, April 19. Instead of the
hearty welcome which he .expected
when he arrived from St Paul this
morning, Jack Dalzell, aged 12, burst
into the home of his parents this fore
noon and found both dead in the bath
room, and the gas pouring from a pat
ent gas heater.. The elder Dalzell, lo
cal agent for the Northern Pacific, re
cently arrived here from St. Paul. '
Dog Poisoning Jury Out
Retiring about 2 o'clock this after--noon
the Jury hearing the evidence
against two alleged dogpolsonere is
still out at press time.
Northwestern Opening Scores; .
Portland 1, Spokane 6; Victoria 3V
Tacoma 0; Seattle-Vancouver; rain. .
Important Decision Coming. y:
, Portland,, April 19. United States
Judge Wblverton announced today that
Monday he hands down a decision in
grant suit by which the government is
attempting to recover 2,500,000 acres
of timber and agricultural land k In
southern and western Oregon, from
the Southern Pacific.
.- The land Is valued at $75,000,000 and
was" given to the railway by a congres
sional grant stipulating, the land must
be sold In small tracts to actual settlers.
VOTE COUPON. .
The Great Circulation Contest. ' '
LA GRANDE OBSEK V ER- DAILY AND WEEKLY
1 This Coupon Wm Count One Vote.' ; .
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Cut Out Around Border.