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KIOTS SCARE COMPANIES
IMO EXDIXG; CRUSADE
Chicago Shops Refroln From Hiring
More Strikebreakers Too Situation
In the Sontli More Severe for Many
Riots Occurred Last Sight Com
panies Believe Militia Seeded In the
Denaison, Tex., Oct. 4. State troops
have been asked for by the railroad
officials today to prevent further vio
lence by the strikers. Last night BOO
attacked strikebreakers at Missouri,
Kansas and Texas shops. All is quiet
there today, but the deaths yesterday
morning are still remembered.
Chicago Fears Riots.
Chicago, Oct. 4. Receiving strlke-
hrftnlrora nt tha Tlllnnla Ponfrnl fiaa
r Vr ceased, according to officials' who. fear
i reauuuui nmiug may uttuwo legiBia-
I tion to be enacted against the com
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No More Strikebreakers Used
McComb, Miss., Oct. 4. Riots last
night determined the company not to
send any mone strikebreakers to the
Coast Situation Unchanged.
San Francisco, Oct. 4. Pacific coast
reports indicate the strike situation
Is unchanged. The railways' untl
matum giving the men until four this
afternoon to return to work having no
effect. The striken s: are remaining
firm. Shops at " Portland, Oakland,
San Francisco and Los Angeles are
working with only very few strike
San Francisco, Oct. 4. The South
ern Pacific continues today to main
tain silence regarding the strike sit
uation over the Harrlman lines.
Liberal Leader Mentioned
Possible German Chancellor.
Baaserman Is right now the guiding
spirit In Germany's turbulent poli
tics. Jfo sooner the Franco-Germany
affair settled than the Aus
trian-Italian Turkish embrogllo
Places Germany In the hole.
c 1 GRANDE, UNION
IN THE RANKS
LOCAL STRIKERS GET
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LITTLE CHANGE EITHER WAT
IS LA GRASDE SHOPS TODAY
Bulletin From Portland Urges Men to
Stand Shoulder to Shoulder Strik.
ers Here Say So One Will Return to
Work at 4 O'clock as lOrdVred to Do
by . Ultimatum Yesterday From Mr.
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So Change .Company Officials.
With practically no changes S
over yesterday the working force
is getting along .satisfactorily
4 under the conditions here today
J say local officials.
La Grande union men flatly
deny they will return to work
3 at 4 o'clock this afternoon. They
say not . an Individual contem-
plates such action here and all
are ready to fight, to .the finlsnt
This. Is the answer to O Brien's
ultimatum yesterday, that- the
fmeB must return to work at 4
o'clock today. . V
Affirming that locally conditions are
about the same as yesterday and that
practically no more men have been
employed in La Grande, the labor
unions out on a strike in this city to
day issued a daily statement to the
public through the Observer. In ad
dition to asserting that the men here
feel confident of work, the local meet
lng to receive reports this morning,
over the postoffice, was marked by the
receipt of a letter In which the
labor leaders size up the strike In
the Northwest from their .point of
The report is:
Shop Federation of the- Harrman
Lines, Labor Temple, Room 300 Port-
laud, Oregon, Oct. 3. To all Shop
Craft on the Harrlman Lines in Ore
gon and Washington: -
Portland 0.-W. R. & N., - switch
engine thrown into round house with
burnt brasses. Engine No. 3203 In the
ditch near Hood River funnel. Wreck
er sent out to pick up engine' engineer
refused to work. A stationary engin
eer was sent out to handle the wrec
er, but refused being a union man.
Engine No. 351 brought In with axle
broken. In firing up engine in round
house oil. burner exploded and blew
top of cab off. Gus Monphler, boiler
inspector, refused to go to work this
s. P. Enema "No. 2208 in backing
down from Oswego, ran Into engine
and wrecked the tank. No. 2193 leaked
so bad that all the water leaked out
during the night. Train No. 16 out or
Roseburg had to use three engines In
running thirty miles. The boys at this
place are out 100 per cent strong. La
Grande reports 59 out and only 8 men
working. Section foreman at Jefferson
Street, refused to turn engines. He
quit. Received letter from Seattle
stating that our boys are all out there.
Fifty-six non-union men joined tjie
B. (R. C. of A., last night and more
are going In today. Everybody is Jubi
lant. A better chance of winning could
not be expected. Trains are late from
al directions. The wheels In every
shop on the entire Harrlman systems
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WILEY, PURE FOOD EXPERT SOW
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by" ABMrioan Preaev
Dr. W. H. Wiley now stands victor
vitor of all in the pure food fight. The
final and conclusive victory came yes
terday with the decision that George
P. McCabe, solicitor of the Department
of Agriculture; has asked to be re
lieved from serving on the board of
OREGON'S INITIATIVE AND
REFERENDUM ATTACKED IN A
T IN THE 0. S.
Salem, Oregon, October 4. Regard
ing the " crucial attack . on the
initiative and referendum laws by the
Pacific States Telephone & Telegraph
company, which In a brief filed in the
United State s supreme court, yest.er;
day, alleged the Oregon tax law. Is
invalid because It was enacted under
the initiative, which the company
holds, is federally unconstitutional,
Enterprise, Oct. . 4. (Special) Al
though the county fair has been under
way virtually only one day, the ex
hibits have flooded the space and yes
terday's record of 800 paid admis
sions Is far outstripped this afternoon.
The county fair opened on the 2ndj
and today Is under full swing. Over!
FACILITIES FAR TOO SILL
100 feet of additional space had to be tlcipate a large attendance from La
k..ti .... .t.u f amm ,,Grand tomorrow when the special
stock, and corrals had to be used to
pen In mares and cattle on exhibit
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4,
VICTOR OVER ALL ADVERSARIES.
food and drug inspection and the re
quest has been granted. Dr. F. L. Dun
lap, associate chemist is going on a
vacation and during his absence Dr.
R. E. Dollttle, chief of the bureau of
chemistry (ln New York will act with
Dr. Wiley, on the board of Food and
Governor West said today the state
would fight hard. "
Many attorneys profess to see in
the attack an attempt to kill all in
itiative and referendum legislation in
the UnltecJ States, all of whicis bas
ed on , the Oregon system. If the
supreme .court would hold the Oregon
law unconstitutional they say, this
would result. . ..
The chicken coops numbered 100 but
they were found inadequate and more
had to be built over night. Th
fruit and vegetable display Is good
and the people of Wallowa county are
boasting that it Is the best fair ever
held in Eastern Oregon by far the
best Wallowa county has ever seen.
The people of Wallowa county an
train will , carry Union county visl
, torg to the falr . ,
1 The racing Is promising to be of the
Berlin, Oct - 4, Tripoli has fallen.!
Disimtches state the Turks evacuated l
the forts only when they were de
mollshod and the governor's pulace
and barracks burning. They started
the retreat to the hills rd riy, hutj
the shins' shraunell was too. niucfai
nud then fled disorganized. Italians
then prepared to land. I
Tlie boniluiruTment was resumed ear
ly In the dny and continued until tlm
Turks fled. . . ..
Paris, Oct. 4. Despatches say that
Duke d'Abruzal began the bombard1
ment of Prevesia, after the. TurkB had
refused to surrender to the war ships
in the harbor. )'. j i
Such ' Attack Momontuous, V
London, Oct 4. Orave" proportions
which the war situation Is assuming
have been greatly increased by the
news that DAbruzzl is bombarding
Prevesa. If confirmed, it means that
Italy is deliberately disregarding the
explicit warnings of Austria and other
powers that the war must be confined
to Tripolitan Boil and waters.
The outcome is dubious and may
COWBOYS AND YELLS GREET
TflFT AT CHEYENNE ROUNDUP
Cheyenne, Wyo., Oct. 4. Instead of spected Fort Russell, and the attend
the customary brass bands President ed the wild west performance at : the
Taft was greeted here today with cow-1 Frontier park. Later he addr'esied
boy yells irom one thousand gathered, a crowd at the Capital theater. ; At
SAoa. after the arrival Mr. Taft in- noon he left for Laramie. . -
best and several strings of fast stock
are on the ground ready, for the track.
The track has been put in excellent
condition and some fast racing is look
ed for. The fair this year has grown
clear beyond all previous expectation
and over fifty additional pens had to
be built to accomodate llu exhibits of
livestock. A great deal ct lnt:rc3t
and no small amount of rivalry has
sprung up among the breeders in the
county In regard to their animals with I
a -result that the fair has one of the
finest displays of fancy and blooded
livestock that has ever' been exhib
ited at any county fair In Eastern
Oregon. The attendance-for today was
large and if weather conditions con
tinue fair, a record breaking attend
ance is expected. ,
Many side attractions have been pn
vided, so that all those coming to the
fair will .have ample amusement of
There will be races every day dur
ing the fair. Tomorrow will be prob
ably be a big day as the excursion
from La Grande will be run on that
day and many Union county people
are expected. One of the new features
of the fair this yea rls the domestic
science exhibit, which is being demon
strated by a class of young ladles
from the county high school, and
which 1b attracting a great deal of at
tention. Some splendid homes horses
have arrived from Walla Walla and
wili be one of the features for tomor
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The Wallowa county fair can be
said to be a grand success, which has
reached far beyond the expectations
of the directors at the commencement
of the season. -
Fnnd Campaign Xear End.
alia Walla, Wash. Oct. 4. (Spec
lali The home
stretch has" been
In the million dollar cam-
mean the involving of one or mor
(treat liowera In active nnrtlcinntlni,
of war. '"' . .'
Italy Explains Action.
Italy in a semi-official notice Justifies
her Adriatic war operations on the
ground that they are necessary to
assure her forces passages for an ex
pedition to Tripoli. This is as an .
answer to the Austrian declaration '
that If Italy attacks Prevesa, Austria
will, consider It necessary w to de--.
epatch warships to that port.
King OrdWs Economy.
iRome, Oct. 4. The King today or
dered the Italian generals and ad
mirals to "spend as little blood as
possible." This is taken to indicate
the king;belleve that a peaceful so- '
lutlon of war is possible soon.
! r War Party Busy.
Lcnaon, Oct. 4. Tbe Turkish war
party Is busy mobilizing troops In all
parts of the empire. . It Is reported
that an expeditionary force will be
organized in Yamen on the Red Sea.
to occupy the coast of the Italian col-
ony of Eritrea
palgn for endowment, and a whirlwind
finish has been planned for the next
three months. Dean Hendrick la much
encouraged by the present outlook
nd hopes for success by January 1st,'
1912, the date set for the termination '
3f the campaign ' '
Photo by American Presa Anoclatltia.
Democratic I'r?iI ntltil Possibility
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. Recent Pioture of the
-T. Speaker of tffe House.
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who Is termed a stalking horse in f
M llllum J. RryanV quiet campaign '
, to gain the Democratic nomination
In 1912. Clark Is ally of Bryan
Is tlie charge now, ' '
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