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LA GRANDE, UNION COUNTY, OREGON. WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 1911.
: NUMBER 163.
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iiCED YESTEnOfu DEAD REf.iB'JEO
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El Paso, May 10. Rebels captured
the city of Juarez today at 10:30.
when 300 reinforcements arrived from
Bauche and took part In the general
assault. After a short Interval of
fierce fighting' tb.-; federal garrison in
the jail, church and municipal build
ings were overpowered. The' insur
gents then ran up the tri-colored flag
as a sign of victory. - The rebels took
the church first, and tjhe jail n Ext. The
prisoners were then released, and the
Jail fired., At U there was only some
scattered firing. The rebels telephon
ed that Navarro with the bluk of his
troops, fled toward Bauche.' .
;-' General TJlanca headed the ' attack
on the church and Jail. ' , ;
1 Til iiiiicii
: . EX-GOTEC02 DEAD
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Portland, May 10. Lafayttte $
Grover, governor of Oregon In
1877 and then United States sen $
ator until 1883, died at his home
today of a' natural cause," aged -
86. He wa one of the best kuown
ploneera1 la the Wgt:-"He was a $
$ lawyer. Grover was born In Beth-
el,:.Main,in. 1S28. " ; - .
K IS ACCUSED
CII IXESE CAM SET AL AOS
LAST STAND IX SCHOOL HOFSE.
Every Federal Left In Church Is Kill
ed by Last Attack;
While Orozco's force was attacking
the federals in their last refuge In a
school house, the federals touched off
a mine. A terrific explosion followed
and the rebels fled to cover and then
returned to the attack but the school
house was deserted. Then the Blan
co forces, who had finished tha jail,
swept up the street and the church
waa attacked. ' Every federal there
: was killed. ,-v .
Despite the defeat and flight from
the town this afternoon it had not en
tirely surrendered. Squads of volun
teers fought from behind barricades
Portions of the town are burning and
the triumph of the rebels is practically
General Navarrd surrendered to the
rebels this afternoon. He had taken
refure in the 'barracks after Blanco's
attack. Tha Insurrectos are celebrat
ing the victory; all bells are ringing,
and tha 3treets are filled with jubilant
people. It is unknown yet how many
' were k T.ed or wounded. Twenty-flv-woundad
w;re taken care of by Am
ericana. 2nd 0 dead federals are re
ported found on the streets.
The remnants of the federals fled to
the southw:!t. All the rebels entered
and the way they fought bore out to a
degrte Navarro's "declaration that he
would not surrender.. ' "' V" "
The rebels hold a greater part of
the town. . They fear , reinforcements
will be sent and so, It i3 said." plan
general assault. '
Old Bull Kinar Burned. ;
Just before the rebels gained the
city's control, the old bull ring where
tourists by the thousands have wit
nessed the ancient form of pastime
was destroyed by fire. The rebels
touched the matches ;that destroyed
the "old land mark,' and long before
I tha place had been totally: destroyed.
the rebels centered their attack on tho
Jail and cathedral. Desperate fighting
ioHowed this attack. The battle waged
most pt the forenoon with the jail and
cathedral the principal objects. - By
11 o'clock it was plain the city would
fall, at least before night, but the sud
den termination of the bitter fight
came much as a surprise to ill concerned.-'.
Shot Dead in El Paso.
The first death today in El Paso oc-1
curred at an early hour when Simon
Domlngues fell dead in the center of
the city, his heart pierced by a bullet
from the warring Mexicans. All the
morning bulietsVell around the United
States immigration station and there
was almost a constant rain of spent
bullets on the spot occupied by Com
pany p, u. s. a. .-'.- ;;
EnroiM) Loath to See Intervention.
Washington, , May , 10. President
Taft's disinclination to interfere in the
Mexican revolution, which has puzzled
politicians, was explained today la a
statement of high authority that, the
president has been informally invited
by the big powers to keep his hands
off. ' . V"'-'.-.-
It Is reported that England, France,
Germany, Italy and Spain asked him
not to make a move which would
caMse an Intervention. It is learned
TICTOB OTEK TIA, JUAXA SHOWS. IXLESS PRESIDENT RESIGNS, IE
STREAK OP MERCY, i WILL BE KILLED.
Capital of Sonora Captured by Rebels Mexico City Liable to Fall Within
r. , After Warm Fight, - , Week's Time, Is Report.
San Diego, May 10. With 20 corpse v San Francisco,v May 10. "If Diaz
recovered on the Tia Juana battle doesn't resign-soon he will never
field it" is believed a total of 30 will , leave Mexico alive," is .the opinion of
be found befdre night. General Brycs John Kenneth Turner, the author of
permitted the federals to claim their "barbarous Mexico,",, who Is on a lec
dead today. s ture tour to raise money to obtain the
It Is unknown how long the-rebels release - of Mexican fugitives held
will romah Viara Ktit It la Kt If avail along the border by United States au-
that they will remain" until they be-1 thoritles. Turner predicts the city of
capture Ensenada. One hundred re- declared the;capitol Is seething with
crults arfr.expected from the east to-; suppressed revolt and the revolution-
dav and 20o are exnected from Log i chuiiul itu,
Jaiaa Sees Estrnngemeiit Decaus (t
v u,er "fthine-e Edict
Toklo, Mayv ommentiuq; on. the
Chinese edict -eatftblished a re-
tea for the ura-
eiss today Is un-
noto of aiinre-
henslon that the , may not bu
profitable to Japan Aslit, and
Nippon newspapers s doclare . the
cabinet is strongly p u.'erlcan and
thev fear the rabinot arta will liValv
estrange Japan from China and lnci-
dentally . strengthen the ; American!
hold. . :. X- ' W'i.;
pire, the Japaat
anlmous in sount,
STAUXCH SCrrOKTEAOF RECIP
.PROCITY TIRY1 AG USST IT.
'- . IX TODAY'S ISSUE. '
TREATY MEETS DPP0S1TI0I3
Irish Americans In United States Will
Bo Urjred to Oppose tho Pendru?
Enirllsh-Anierican Treaty Party of
Delrpites Sets Sull Today for Xew
illuu Taper Is Bitter
WILS0X LEAYES OX CIRCLE.
Presidential Timber Takes Departure
- From Denver for Coast,
Angeles and San Delgo during the
week. With 600 men the rebels say
they will attack Ensenada. v
Sonora Capitol Endangered.
Douglas, May 10. After ihree days
of Jdghtng, Hermosillo, the capital of
Sonora,. Is still held by the federals."
Rebels surround it and an attack' is
expected at any time.
He said most of the
arms were being imported from Guat
emala. , Turner declares the talk of In
tervention Is due , to Wall street's, ef
forts to cause the troops to cross the
border and protect its Interests. In
Mexico. ' ' ' ' .'. ''
Denver, May 10. With an address
on "business interference with legis
lation," at a banquet of the Mlla High
club, Governor Wilson brought his
thret-day visit to a close and left to
day forhe Pacific coast. He will visit
Portland. - ,
here that a strong hint was put.
ANOTHER TcRISCO SCAXDAL.
t Mississippi Bankers.
Greenwood, MIbs.. May 10 Many
prominent financiers were present this
morning, at tha openihg"Df the 23rd
annual meeting of the Mississippi Ban
kers' association. President B. W,
Griffith of Vicksburg called the gath
ering to order' and delivered his an
nual addresB. The sessions will con
tinue over tomorrow. ' President F. O.
Watts of the Am: r lean Bankers' as
sociation is among thft . scheduled
speakers. ' ' , ' '
- Los Angeles Shaken. -
Los Angeles, May 10. A"-' slight
earthquake was felt here this morning
at 5; 30. .There was- no damage.
' Oklahoma Elks in Session.
Tulsa, Okla., May 10. The annual
convention of tho Oklahoma Elks,
which opened in this city today, Is the
largest gathering In point of attend
ance 'that the order in this state has
ever held. Oklahoma City Is repre
sehted by a "large delegation and is
making a strong effort to secure next
year's convention. The gathering will
last two days and will Include many
features of entertainment in addition
to the usual amount of business.
Musie Festival at Ann Arbor.
: Ann Arbor, Mich., May 10. The 18th
annual May. festival of the university
of Michigan school of music, which
opens tonight and will continue until
Saturday, promises to surpass all pre
vlous musical undertakings here from
an artistic standpoint- Appearing
th& several concerts will be the Theo
dore Thomas orchestra of Chicago, the
Chicago choral union and a number
of eminent soloists, ' ,
San Francisco, May 10. Fol- $
the city this afternoon and volunt:ers $ lowing the identification of El-
Leffingwell, secretary of
Fpdrm!s Hold on Lons.
El Paso. May' 10.-After desultory
fighting all night, amid flaming build
ings, ttg federals still hold Juarez
this morning. Generals Orozco and
Villa, heading 1,500 men, started a new
attack at daylight. It Is believed the
S Mayur McCarthy, by Thelma Le-
roy, proprietoress of a segresat-
ed house, as the man who told 4
& her she could open the resort, the
S grand jurv today is determined to '?
sink the probe still deeper Into &
! tha alleged municinsl scandal. "S
federals have plenty of ammunition iSS!$?3f$i48$$$
SPECIAL PRIZE OFFER,'
-s The two candidates who turn in (the most votes between May 8 and 3
3 May 20, Including those dates, each at the expense of the Observer, may 3
take a guest to the rortlaml Rose Festival, provided these candidates 3
win trips in the final distribution of prizes. The candidates at the foot $
of the score lists Lave the same chance to win these companion trips $
as the ones who on May S are at or near the head. Xew candidates en- 3
$ terlng the contest, during this period of extra reward also may compete S
& for the companion trips here announced. ' f. ,
5$.$?JJJ $ 8 3 QQ Gt$4$3Vbi$$$b&
COMMERCIAL CLUB AT WAR OYER
One Set Want to Commend Cordovans,
and the Other Opposes. '
Ottawa, Ont., May 10. Speaking ed
itorially today, the Journal, which has
been a supporter of the reciprocity
measure declared President Taft's ar
gument In behalf of the bill was an In
sult to Canada. , . 1
seem confident of our having no ideas
except those of dollars and evidently
believe we are too thick-skinned to
possess any political susceptibility and
too dense to possess ordinary logic."
; English Treaty Opposed.
.' Dublin May 10. -Opposition of tbt
. (Continued on Page 5.) ' '
LINf-UP OF CANDIDATES
-, - CONTEST DISTRICT KO. 1 J, , ' 1
This district comprises the city of La Grande, ' The" two: ladles residing :
In La Grande who at the end of the contest have received the most votes
will be the guests of the Observer at the Portland Rose Festival. -
HUFF, RUBY, Seventh and L streets...-. ' 40,860
COTNER, EVA, 2,008 Oak street 14,294 i
NUTTER, MRS. B. B., 1708 1-2 Sixth St 10,164
-COMBS, FRANKIE, 1201 D avenue..
MARTIN, IRMA, 1201 Fourth street.
STEPHENSON. MILDRED, Care Star Theatre
WILLIAMS, MRS. Fred W., Box 804....,..,,
DAVIS, ADA. 1313 X avenue, .
SNOW, ALICE, 1410 Z avenue ................................... 1,001 ?
TOGO NSTRU CT
; VOTE COUPON.
Tlie Great Circulation Contest.
LAGEAirDE OBSEE v EE- DAILY AND WEEKLY
k This Coupon Will Count One Vote.
For (Name) " ; '' ;" ' , ' ' ' ;,
Address -r- , , ' , ' ,,' ,' .. L n"V " ' ,;;
50T GOOD AFTER MAY IX
Free vote coupons, s&ea as this, will not be printed after May IS.
From Kay IS to Hay 27 subscribers may help' candidates with votes
only through making payments oa subscription. The first one ef these
blanks seat In for a candidate eoiats 1,000 votes 1 all coupons reee1v
ed thereafter eount as one rote. ' , ,
Cut Out Around Border.
Seattle, May 10 It is predicted next
week will see a hot discussion meet-
ling of the Commercial club over the
resolution applauding the action , of
the Cordova citizens who dumped Brit
ish coal into the sea as a protest
against the failure of the government
to open the Alaskan coal fields. Last
night they refused to accept resolu
tions and . proponents promised to
bring them np again. Opponents of the
resolution say the club should not say
the Cordovans were right and the
ARMY AIRMAN KILLED.
Falls Twenty Fen and Is Instantly
-n Killed Tfpped In Tnrn.
r San Antonio, May 10. Lieutenant
8. M. Kelly of the 30th infantry, was
klled today In a fall of 50 feet,' land
lng on his head, while, giving an aero
plane exhibition. , '
He tipped while making a turn.
MEETING OF BROTHERHOOD AT
.. :' ;,
Proposition Jo Build Home for Infirm
Members of Union.
HarriBburg, Pa., May 10. More than
a thousand delegates from all parts of
the United States and" front Canada
and Mexico are in HarriBburg attend
ing the triennial convention of ths
Brotherhood ; of Railway . Trainmen.
The officials expect this to be the
most important convention in the his
tory of the order. President Taft will
be here to address the gathering Sun
day, The convention will also be not
able for the large number of import
ant Questions to come up for consid
eration and action. Among other
things there will be discussed a pro
ject for the establishment of a home
for aged and disabled members of ihi
order and a sanitarium for those af
flicted with tuberculosis.
C. E. Happersett of La Grande Is an
attendant at the convention, repre
senting the La Grande brotherhood of
trainmen. ' "
' , tOMEST DISTRICT SO, 2. t
This district. comprises all of Union county except L aGrande. The four
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 Featf
val. -, V v...' : ;, .,: , . - .
ROBERTSON, ZELLA, R. F. D. No. 2,
HANSEN. AGNES, Perry
VAN HOUSEN. HAZEL, Allcel '. ......... . '. . V.
WILSON, EVA. Union .. ,
CARBINE, JENNIE; R. F. D. No. 1, La Grande
FEEBLER, FRANK IE, R.'F, D. No.?,
KELLY, BESS, Cove . . .'. .'.,' , . . . . . . . . ; ' '
CONRAD, NELLIE, R. F. D. No. 1 La..,..;..,
JEFFRIES, NELLIE, Union ....
ARNOLD, MABEL, Elgin
WEEKS, BIRNIE. North Powder
CHATTIN, VIOLET, Summervllle
RUSSELL, BETHEL. Elgin
KEEFER. STELLA, Imbler .
WOODELL, ETTA, R. F. D.. No. 1. Summerville
CONTEST DISTRICT 0. 8.
" This district comprises all of Wallowa county and Pine and Eagle valleys.
The three ladles of this dLstrlct who, at the end of the contest, have reoelved
the most votes will be the guests of the Observer at the Portland Rose FVS'
tlval. ' . ' ''V. . ' .
ROUP, MARGARET, Joseph ....... : lO.BOa
EAMES, EDNA, Joseph , :
BOSWELL, CECIL, Mlnam ....,.
LYAENMANN, ANNA, Enterprise ............ . . ;,. .. . . . . . . .
WISDOM, BESSIE. Lostlne
MAVOR, ALICE, Enterprise ,
WILEY, GLADYS. Wallowa 1
EVANS, MINNIE L.. Wallowa
BROCK, NETTIE, Flora ....
, 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 FrancUco. V
The four candidates who range next in standing, regardless) of districts,
will be entertained at the Hotel Gearhart, Gearhart Park, By-the-Sea,
All winning candidates will be given side trips to all pointsof Interest In
and about Portland; and will be taken to the leading places of amusement
and recreation. ". . -1 .
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 lieu of the San
Francisco trips scholarships valued at $100 will be arranged for, in case
exchange is desired.
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