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LA GRANDE, UNION COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12-1911.
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IN POLICE CIRCLE
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Armory Crowd Receives President Taft
With Great Acclaim and Ado
Portland, Ore. Oct. 12. There was
a sensation among the police of this
city today when It became known that
Officer C. P. Anderson, guarding the
private entrance to the armory last
night fouriM a loaded 32 automatic
pistol in the gutter a few minutes atfer
President Taft had entered. An inves
tigation Bhowed it didn't belong to
the police and no secret service man
has called tor it.
. Having become suspicious the detect
Ives ane now attempting to find out
where the gun was purchased. The
crowd at the entrance was close to the
; To Welcome Duke of Connaught. ,
Quebec, Oct, 12. The ancient city of
Quebec Is In holiday dress in anticipa
tion of the coming of his Royal High
ness the Duke of Connaught, the new
governor general of Canada, who will
arrive here tomorrow morning on the
steamship Empress of Ireland. At ex--'actl
hljVr.oon. His Royal Highness
. will take the oath of offlceTn 'the leg
islative council chamber. H will at
tend a dinner and a reception at Spen
cer Wood In the evening and after a
drive through the Illuminated streets
of the city he will leave for Ottawa by
Memorial Tablets fox Jesuits.
Rochester, N. Y. Oft. 12. With inter
estlni? exercises conducted by the
PRESIDENT WILLIAM H. TAFT.
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Executive of the United1 States who was In Oregon last Night and Was Re
ceived with Great Enthusiasm In Portland where, unknown to him,
the police was Baffled with MysW ions Gun.
president and the gun's position in the
gutter Indicated that the owner must
have been close to the president.
Taft Wants Second Term.
Salem; Ore. Oct. 12. -Concluding his
brief stay In the Beaver state, PresI
dent Taft today started for California
and from 11 today until 11 tomorrow
he will travel without a stop. Polltlcaly
his reception here and at Portland was
not satisfactory to his friends. At
Portland, a large crowd saw him on
the street. At the armory last night
great enthusiasm was displayed. Dur
ing his spech there he declared himself
as a candidate fo rrenomination.
vicinity, a bronze tablet was dedlcat
ed today In memory of the Jesuit mis
sionarles at Farley's Point, where the
first church in 1656.
FINE PEACHES FROM THE RIDGE.
Mrs. Sam Parker presented the Ob
server with some very choice peaches
today,' grown n- tlte-WlMlam SJon or-
orchard on Pumpkin Ridge. Mr. Sion's
orchard is a sample of what a wonder.
ful country that section Is. Some of the
peaches were ordinary varieties while
two represented a new species en
Fossil Sheepman Here.
Daniel C. Gillilan, a prominent shee.i
man of Fossil is in the city today. His
son is taking tnsatment at Hot Lake,.
BY PACH BWJS..N.V.
DANIEL W. LAWLER.
Former Mayor of St. Paul Is
Candidate For U. 8. Senator.
JOIST PUBLICITY CAMPAIGN FOR
UNION COUJiTI IS OS.
Different Localities of the Valley
Have Space of their Own.
According to the board of directors
of the La Grande Commercial Club
there is every reason why this county
should keep pounding away on adver
tising Itself and its resources to the
Middle West and East. It Is purposed
to Inaugurate a new plan of advertls
lag which when put up to Rellly Atkln
son. of Boise and Tom (Richardson ot
Portland was pronouncedivflrst .class
and In the Idaho country the plan will
be adopted. The Intention Is to adopt
a local paper and once each month run
a development section telling of the
local valley', its crops, authentic sta
tistics and general Information. Five
thousand copies of this Issue will be
' printed and mailed to five thousand
I families in the Middle. West and the
tinu to, receive this edition once every
month for six months and it is bellev-
ed by that time, If there is any move
In them, they will have written for
direct information on some one of the
different communities of the Grande
Ronde Valley. In the plan now In pro
cess of formation every town that puts
up a small share of the expense of this
undertaking Is entitled to its space
with black headlines and the names of
the commercial club officers and In Its
space will be printed all Information
that Is furnished by that city. This
I gives the man in the East who is at-
tracted by what is said by the town a
j chance to communicate directly with
Relly Atkinson, who is recognized as
a past master in publicity work, says
of htis plan: "Strange that we had
never thought of that. It Is the thing.
It beats the colored booklet all to
death for It gives, the prospective home
seieker a chance to read at first hand
not only the development section of
the paper but also the newspaper as
Constantinople, Oct. 12. It Is feared
today that the reported armistice wi'l
start an outbreak among the people
as the Young Turk party Is doing all
It possibly can to fan the war flame.
A new army corps at Salonika threat
ens to march upon Constantinople 1f
peace with Italy Is concluded.
Am 1st Ice May Be Lastlug.
IRome, Oct. 12. Berlin reports today
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NECK AND NECK RE
TURNS C AUSE WOMEN
TO CHEER. :
OUTCOME STILL MUCH IN
. DOUBT OVER SUFFIEACE.
Lust Precincts to Hear From Expected
to Swlnir Over for Womn of Call
'fornla Severe Jolt Administered In
Incorrect Returns from the South
Believed Majorities Will Come.
San Francisco, Oct. 12. Worn
suffrage advocates got a Jolt this
noon when it was learned 8
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of a thousand votes had br
returning the Santa Be'
At 1 p. m.: the ote
frage 114,036; again.. , at noon
the election returns inu .ed that the
woman's, suffrage question may yet
win. A majority now of less than a
thousand against It and 658 precincts
have yet to be heard from.
With less than 300 precincts through
out the state t ohear from the majority
against woman's suffrage was reduced
very materially by noon today.
There la hardly any doubt but that
the remaining districts will give the
suffrage amendment a majority and
make California a leading suffrage
state. Reports keep piling up the ma
jorities for the Initiative, referendum
and the recall amendments.
Wallowa Lumberman In Town.
J. F, Ravenscroft, connected with the
Mlmnaugh Lumber Company of Wal
Iowa transacted business here last
night. He Btayed at the Foley , and
conferred with George A. Ayiers of
Lincoln, Nebraska, who was In the city
? LA GRANDE ItEMEMBERS
8 , Schools of the city rested
apace, financial dries were at
$ ease, the circuit court wheels s
S of Justice ceased grinding, all
3 In commemoration of the day SJ
S when Christopher Columbus V
3 landed on American soil. The
observance Is the first of Us
kind in Oregon, and was made
a reality by the members of the
? last legislature. Through the $
? country the observance has
been ieven more marked than In ?
? La Grande. '.
The post office and the land .
S offices could not find and cause 3
3 for closing their respective 3
i doors, however, as the presl-
' dent has not ordered it should 4
be a national holiday.
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well. From It he will form an opinion
that no colored booklet could form. I
am very much impressed with the Idea
and we wll use It In our work of devel
oping the Southern Idaho country."
that the armistice which will soon be
declared officially, are generally credit
ed throughout Italy, although Jhe Ital
ian government will neither affirm nor
deny the report.
The only official statement made by
the government today Is that Lobruck
won't be ceded to Germany aB a Naval
AMOS PARKER WILDER.
American Contul at Shanghai,
Who Reported Chinese Floods.
SUCH IS VERDICT OF STRIKERS IN
Conditions In Wyoming and Nebraska
Reported by Secretary.
San Francisco, Oct. 12. Strike con
ditions on the Harriman lines In the
west, constitute the basis of Secretary
Scott's report today to a meeting of
the shopmen's federation. A report
from Wyoming and Nebraska was re
ceived showing that . engines were
breaking down and the shops are de
pleted of sufficient working tdrce and
the officials of the .company are trying
to do the strikers work la order to
keep things going. " , "
V Cars In Demand.
Sacramento, Cal. Oct. 12. A short
age of cars for shipping fruit Is ser
iously threatened on the Southern Pa-
CALBRAITH P. ROGERS
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Photos by American Press Association.
Daringr Aviator wuo Is Breaking Rico rds In.lils I'lkht Across the Contin
ent. Abot, leaving Jfew York on' this Flight, and Below the Farewell
Scene With Us Wife.
DANGER OF MISTRIAL
MADE VERY PLAIN
0E PR'aSPECTr E JUROR
; ILL BECAUSE OF FOODS.;
Hpecial Cooks anrf Medical Attention 1
: Provided to Koei Jurymen In Good
Health During Lougr Trial at Los 1
Angeles Veniremen Can Exires ?
Prejudice Against Unions If Asked.'
Los Angeles, Oct. 12. Satisfied with
Judge Bordwell's ruling that venire
men can be questioned regarding their
prejudice either against or for labor
Unions, McNamara's counsel spent thu
day framing up questlonsf that would
safeguard McNamara from labor ene
mies without the use of preemptory
Danger of Mistrial Great. .
Danger of a mistrial In the McNa
mara case was overpowerlngly shown
i by the lawyers, today, when Z. J. HI-
att, one ot the veniremen, under deten
I tion, pending examination, got sick. He
I hlamd it o the restaurant cooklns
wlth gult that from now on the
men wiu have thep cooking done by
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provlded with doctors when they need
them. ; ' ' "
Nearly very man that .Is now tteld
for examination i is middle aged and
It Is plain that the length of time that
It will take to try the case, will make
the danger of illness and consequent
mistrial all the greater. There was no
procedlng because this Js a holiday.
so say the leaders who assert that
there are now six hundred bad order
cars in . the Oakland yards; 450 ' at
Sacramento and 150 at Rosevllle. V
AND AVIATION SCENE.
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