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LA GRANDE, UNION COUNTY, OREGON.
'MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1911.
BY FEDERilli SYSTEf.1
ONE MORE EFFORT TO
HOLD AN AUDI- -
khl'jtsciimtt to be give
one moke chaxce to act
Strike Situation In the West Assumes
Serious Aspect Today when Confer
once at San Francisco Conies to an
End With System Federation Intact
and Men Atrreelngo Stand by It.
San Francisco, Sept. 11. "We deem
it advisable to insist that we meet the
company ns a federation or not at all."
With this, their Anal word spoken,
representatives of the federation of
shopman employes of the Harrlman
lines are enroute to their homes after
b second conference with internation
al presidents of the five crafts' unions.
Another conference on this basis
will be- toughl wrth Julius Krutt-
schnitt and the stride seems Inevitable
if he again refuses to deal with the!
federation. Kruttschnitt had prevous
ly stated he had apoken his final worl
when he refused to meet the redera
tion. The situation Is acute.
The western shopmen, especially the
leaders, have been inclined all along to
soout the notion of a strike and many
of the rank and file believed tha five
unions were still unready to band
themselves as a federation and believ.
ed tbfl strike was premature. "Wait
until the federation plan has been al
lowed to cement," say many, for the
system is only a few months old.
Tsrly Asrrwment Exuected".
San Francisco,1 Sept. 11. Whether
strike of shopmen. on the Harrlman
lines will be called to enforce the
federation's demands for recognition
is exnected here early this week at the
Delegates of the federation have
ben in conference here behind closed
doors with the presidents of four Inter
national unions. The delegates, it is
said, are In favor of radical action
and their wishes for Immediate action
have been curbed bv the more con
servative officials. Kline, : Franklin,
H.van and Buckalew.
Tt is generally felt that there Is
something more than a possibility that
a strike will be called.
J.i Anwleo Storm Tenter.
Los Angles. Sept. 11. This city to
day became the storm center of the
tonhl? between the employes and the
Harrlman lines when Presidents
Kline. Franklin. Ryan and Buckalew.
arrived from San Francisco. They
conferred Immediately with the labor
leaiWs. A special mass meeting to
night of union employes Is called and
the union presidents will submit a .re
port of their negotiations with Julus
KrnttsrhnlH. who -tHpM to treat
Paris Sept. 11. Germany's coun-
NOW BEEN SI
FRANCE SURE TO REJECT THE
COUNTER DEMANDS QE GERMANY
... , i u lt. Htar.ii ' in Sw tzeriana are aneciea oy loans
ter proposals in the Morocco dlsput . JJJ. by. Fiwnchmen to the Instltu
are admitted here today to have great- Uon8 Thl8 add materiaiiy to Ger
ly increased the French tension- which maDyr financial difficulties and shakes
Is now considered near the danger! the confidence of the German people,
point. Though no government state- Few Hopes for Peace,
ment is given out, it is said Germany, London, Sept 11. Unless - either
domanded an outlet from the Congo France or Germany ask for a new
via the Sangar river, the most favored International conference, diplomats
nation treatment in Morrocco; forty here say a peaceful settlemnt of the
Instead of twenty per cent of the Mor-. Moroccan situation seems hopeless. "
..i.ii. ..nt..i. .ml EVntiPA'a ' TtorUn nrAsa iHflnalrhfa ut fhi crnv-
uau lliuuc vuunauio v .
responsibility for the stability of tha
Moroccan government. It is a toregone
conclusion that France will refuse.
Loans Handicap France.
Paris. Sept. 11. That hostility of
French financiers will weaken Ger
many's stand against France on the
Moroccan situation Is the opinion here
today. Large German notes are held
with tfcflm, as representatives of the
Gompers today visited the McNam
ara brothers in the jail, accompanied
by Attorney Darrow. Gompers is one
of their chief defenders in the public
forum. He will support Job Harrlman
the socialist candidate for mayor.
UUULI II, IUUUL
PORTION'. OF JOSEPH'S T0WNSITE
IXYOLVED IX ISSUE.
Corner Stones Said to Have Been Lost
i , . and Foond Again; , .
Court Reporter H. R, Hanna, accom
panied by, Attorney Turner Oliver,
went to Enterprise .this morning,
where, as referee, he will continue
taking testimony in the proceedings
Finding in the Wallowa circuit court
involving the location of the section
corner of Section, 32,' township 2,
south range 45, which section contains
a large part of the land embraced in
the original townslte of the town of
Joseph. . . . -
The dispute is largely the result of
what was for a long time supposed "to
be the depredation of the Indians in
the early days. When the whites were
driven from the valley after consid
erable of the land had been surveyed
the redskins obliterated and destroyed
many section corners. Such was sup
noaed to have been the action ta
ken with the corner mentioned when
the surveyors came to survey town-
shlD three, south range 45, which was
somer years after the survey, of tha
one on the north, township two, south,
because the surveyors claimed that It
could not be found. While making
the latter survey they moved north
and nurported to make a new corner,
From the new corner thus et, the
lands In and about Joseph have been
surveyed and laid out, but a Mr. Heav
erne who lives on a farm adjoining
Joseph on the east always has dis
puted the correctness of the present
locations lnasmucn as ne claims mai
the old corner was not actually lost
or obliterated but has been found. He
therefore caused the county surveyor
to make an official survey of the sec
tion and that official recognized the
later or new corner, which resulted in
leaving the boundaries of all Joseph
property exactly as it has been for
some time. Judge Knwoles will then
make findings, determining again
where the real corner is. An appeal
to the supreme court will probably
end the case. ,
Lamson Will Also Enter.
Pasadena, Cal., Sept. 11. Charles
Lamson. who Is sueing the Wright
hrothers for infringing his patents on
an aeroplane wing warping device, has
announced that he will enter the pro
posed transcontinental aerial contest
for a 150.000 prize. He win ny a Bi
plane which has Just been completed
nnd will start from ios Angpips.
by Paris financiers and German notes
- i" - " o-- i
ernment attributes Saturday's near I
.nnU fr A Pnnr0rtOrl OftlA ff thA 1
English and French bankers to show
uermany in wnwconu.u.ininey wuu.u
find their finances in case real trou-
bV is started, with a view to scaring'
Germany into more conciliatory atti
tude. Therw is no Indication of Ger
many weakening. .
DROP LA FOLLETTE ASD s
' SUPPORT HUGHES (?)
Washington, Sept." 11. The S
New York Herald published - a $
story today that the progressives S
had decided to back Justice 3
Hughes for president and that
Senator La Follette would "with-
draw at the proper time Hidil
McCormlck, at the progressive $
s headquarters, Issued a statement
$ declaring It was a plot of the 3
? regulars to Injure the prognes-
sives, that Hughes had already ra-
fused consideration of his name S
so there was no truth In the
story. , ...
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MltLIOX DOLLARS REQCIKED !
COYER COSTS. -
Witnesses to Be Called From All Sec
tions of the Xatlon.
Los Angeles, Sept. 11. With the
date of the McNamara trial but a short
month away, attorneys on both sides
today buckled down to the work of
pnsparing lists of persons who will
testify at the greatest criminal trial In
the history of the west. Attorney Dar
row stated today he defense alone
would subpoena 350 winess&s from all
parts of the United States; about 150
from San Francisco.
District Attorney Fredericks , will
summon a similar number. Attorney
Darrow estimates the defense will ex
pend 1400,000 and the prosecution a
half million. .
START ACROSS COUXTRY : TODAY
Aviator Fowler Jteady to Begin Flight
to the Atlantic (oast.
San Francisco, 4Jeit. - 11-Fowler
started on his transcontinental flight
at 2:35. ' V.
Francisco, Sept, 11. Aviator
Fowler who Intends to make a trans
continental flight for the $50,000 prize,
took a ten mile flight this forenoon
and announced he would make the
start for the Atlantic this afternoon at
a late hour.
: ' " I Millman, the convicted millionaire
500 Dying Dally. f' I real estate dealer, under a two year,
Shanghai, Sept. 11. Troops are be- six months' federal penitentiary sen
lng concentrated in thr flooded dis- teno3 for defrauding numbers of poor
trlcts of Yuang Tse Klang valley. Five home buyers by fraudlent uBe of the
hundred are dying dally. malls.
THREE PROMINENT FIGURES IN THE FRANCO
PRINCESS VICTORIA LOUISE
Eldest Daughter of Kaiser In
Uniform of the German Army.
.17- s. V
i As crown prince, the kaiser's
OnlTT recetltlv nrnmiSPrl Ilia
The princess is also holding
elinlrtfi r 41a 4twA mam4am
ef J revwvw mm
ouaauig mo i,wu tuaiiwics.
irown aown me iierman
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OPEXIXG DAY SEES MACHIX-
ERY SET IX SMOOTH MOTIOX
City. Grade and High 'Schools Com
menced This Morning; on Enlarged
and Bettered Courses of Study En
tire Teaching Force Is on Hand and
Opening Day Marks Sew Era.
schools opened on tne newly-adopted !
courses of study and tlw regular acad
emic studies this forenoon under aus
picious r circumstances. High school
oinceis and faculty, grade school prin
cipals' and instructors are all at their
placesc of duty and when the .first
day's work for the year 1911-1912 was
over lh intricate machinery was
working wlth precision and perfect
mesh In every department. The" at
tendance in all grades and depart
ments of the high school was high
, though tb.3 farmer boys and girls will
not matriculate until a little later.
The fact that domestic science and
manual training is to be added to the
courses this year has instilled a great
; deal of inten?st and many students are
hero from out of town; attracted by
the improved and extended courses of
study available here, and also taking
advantage of the imw school which
I eliminates tuition In any of the cred-
For the high school, Superintendent
Stout had the following corps of
teachers ott hand this morning.
I James McKchron, manual training;
N. Luclle Allen. English; N.. J. Man
sager, mathematics; Grace McMillan,
Latin: Ruth Common, German and
history; F A. Epling, commercial;
Flora' M. Ivoch, English and history;
John R.. Montgomery,, science; Alice
Mv Fruit, '
SEATTLE BOOMER CASE UP.
Most Important Case Before the Court
of Appeals at Seattle Today.
Seattle, Sept. 11. The most import
ant case to come before the United
States court of appeals which conven
ed today, is the case against CD.
M. JULES CAMB0N.
French Diplomat In Charge
of Moroccan Entanglement.
eldest son must take the field
siltlfort-.a fW Ma catio mA
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a great deal of public attention because of the war rumors
HfT afl mV. A..x Jl 1 a. ii i t
oh., vuuuuu, me astuxe aipiomai, win lunquesnonaoiy
counter aemanas unofficially
3 Madison, Sept. 11. Great
$ crowds today attend the funeral
of Annie Leberger, whose body
4 was found in a lake. Several sus-
pects are being watched. Sheriff '
J Brown believes she was murder- $
ed by a degenerate, but the de
3 tectlves are working on the the-
ory that an enemy of the family &
slayed the child. It is believed
the people would grow furious if
$ anv arrests are made. A con-
fusion that would have caus?d
death was found back of th.J
child s ear. The Barents have ls-
$, sued conflicting statements ,and
$ are being sweated.;
WETS SURE OF
EARLY YOTIXG INDICATES MAIXE
IS TO BECOME WET.
Bitter Fight With Democrats on Wet
Side Being Ended Today.
WETS APPEAR VICTORS.
S Portland, Me.. Sept. 11. Defeat
for the opposition to the araend-
ment to the constitution which $
for nearly a' quarter of a oentufy
hald Maine "dry," is indicated
here by early voting of .avowed '
S anti-prohibitionists. , , ,
J The silent vote for prohlblton
Q did not materialize.
Augusta, Me., Sept. II. With both
sides claiming victory but with the
dfranees apparently favoring the wets,
the fight to end the life of the con
stitutional prohibition of liquor In
; Maine Is being held today. This time
the Issues have been "sharply drawn
politically, the prominent democratic
leaders being almost unanimous
against prohibition. Among the repub
licans there is a difference of opinion
and many believe , that a victory for
the wets will mean a continuance In
power for the democratic party.
It is generally conceded that the
cities will heavily favor the "wets
and accordingly the "drys" are looking
to the rural districts to turn the tide
of victory. - ; ; :
By 3:00 o'clock the largest vote
ever cast In the state had been pol
CROWN PRINCE FREDERICK.
Oldest Son of Keleer Wllhelm
and Future Ruler of Germany.
in time of war and his father
raA f At V,A v,
liJ UIO 1U1 bUD liUUILLl V
made public today.
t- MADISON FOLK AROCSED
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r t . J
IISIT THE FAIR
PLACED ON THE
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF STATE '
COMIXG OX SEPTEMBER 30
Contractor Commences Work on Fair
Buildings at Washington, Fir and
Greenwood Utilize Skating Rink
for Pavilion Purposes Stock and
Farm Exhibits to Ground Space. ,
. 44.v ,ttuuuuui.Biuouc tuetb tru v t) r-
nor West will grace the county fair
with his presence on Saturday Sep- '
tember 30, and sounding the first rap
of the hammer In the collection of.
material and construction of the' fair
buildings ushered in the week before
thie fair in La Grande this year. Gov
ernor West has Informed Mayor A. L.
Richardson, who is president of "the
fair commission, that he will be in
La Grande to attend the fair on Sep- -tember
30, on which day many of the
Important features of the fair will be -arranged
lncludlmg. among others, ,
the ever-popular baby show.
Material Xow Collected.
The fair buildings will be construct
ed On the same grounds as two years
ago, providing the larg skating rink
for pavilion purposes. The timber Is
now under process of assembling and
Contractor , Peter Bousquet will lay
his plans to have the monster building
ready In plenty of time. ,Thn weso
entrance will be at the junction of
Fir and Washington, giving two paved
approaches Washington and Fir
and the outlet to the buildings will
be on the paved Adams avenue.
Frequent meeting of the commis-,'
sion are shaping the; fair into a well-
balanced program for each day and
with the general Interest manifested
throughout the valley and county, the
officials ad directors look to see a
splendid line of products on tho exhl- ,
bition tables .and th high grade of
stock to be in jthe pens. .
TAFT TO TALK MARRIAGES.
President Will AUvocate Uniform War.
V; rlage Laws' While on Trip.
Beverly, Mass., Sept. ll. Durlnsrhla
swing around the circle, which he will -
start on Friday. President Taft will
speak in various sections of the coun
try in favor of uniform marriage and
divorce laws, a subject on which he
has very strong convictions.
The announcement is causing much
comment today as it follows closely
on the heels of the Astor-Force mar
riage in IRhode Island. Astor was
prohibited by a divorce dtecree from
re-marrying. The New York statutes
consider uniform marriages and di
vorce laws as vitally Important to the
sanctity of the American home and
a broad moral question Is Involved.
5IIXED JURIES ARE FEW.
Seattle Court House Is Not Equipped.
lor sncn Juries yet
Seattle, S.3pt. -11. Owing to Inade
quate accommodations at the court
house for mixed Juries, they will be
a rarity here for some time. Miss Jen
nie Gordon, the only woman who re
mained on the panel, was excused to
day on the ground there were plenty
of veniremen. ,
mm film is
MISS BINFORD SHOWS IX VARI
. OlS STAGES DQWXWAK
Moral Attached to Finnic 0f Picture
Completed This Morning. '
New York, Sept. 11. "Boulah Bin
ford's own story," Is the title of a
moving picture film portraying tho
Beattle tragedy according to promot
ers here. v ; ,;.
The beginning of the story shows
her frequenting skating rinks: then
the life on Richmond's streetes; her
Intimacy with eBattle and the beattl
tragedy. The last scene shows tho
cell and Beulu'a stepping forth with a
saintly expression, saying, "I wish I
could' carry my story to every home
In America." ,