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LA GRANDE E VENING OUSfcttV Ktt. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1911.
. EcJtor ana Owner.
ZiXttti at the postofllce at La Grande
as second-class matter. .
CaTly, single eopy e
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UiU-!r"Tw I t I fTs"
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LU5D CLAIMS HE IS INJURED.
In a letter received , from Charles
W. . Lund, father of Roy . Lund . who
was a witness for the plaintiff In the
titter words his contempt for the wit
nesses who testified In a -way which be
says reflected upon his good name as
a citizen. He says he bore a good
name in Washington, as also did his
on, who was a good boy until he got
to running with bad company In Union
county. .. ., . . . ; . ,.
Mr. Lund takes exception to the
news report of the trial In the Ob
server which was printed merely as'
It occurred In circuit court without j
eoior and witnout prejudice for , the have a much better time and are fur
Observer knows nothing about Mr. ntshed amusements that under the
t "The Battle of the Republic'
li Vltagraph. Drama. This pat
riotic and historical picture
portrays the writing of the t&- Ji E,noris oe.'ng ma oy me iram
mons national tivmn hv .Tniin m i nien to have the Interstate commerce
Ward Howe and is a magnifl- U i
rent unit BiahnmtA ynnnfinn If i
or scenic snlendor. i I
The' Unfinished Letter"
Edison. Comls. A very pleas- ii'
fng story with lively. situations. Ui
... ... .... ..Mr .
t -Tn Mission wau" MellGH If I
f ... . ' . . . f
a Mji aula. . j nn luai. mieiir. iiii'v i.
w rure we nave naa m a ions: i
I tlms and it is a .mod nno B. U
I bored sine- childhood in rBi. U
t fnrn 1ft Tnlsslnn. map thn nna
19 ' Ai
d t a l . i . . .
j in iovb wun a Danait wno naa
11 sought refuse within the mis
H slon walls. 'The story ends with
2 "Money ; to Burn" Edison.
Comedy. The title of this pic- i
ture explains It. .,! s lively
t . from besrlnnlnr .to end...? :"
4f "I'm Just Pinlu' For You.'
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it IP IT IS GOOD TOU WILL- SEE
i) IT AT THE AttIC A DE it
A Strong Modern
.'' - .. ;--' '; , .;
, Efficiently conducted, not only In the Interests of Its stock
.holders, but of Its depositors and patrons as well)
.With officials well known and trusted In the community.
With capital, Burp'os and undivided profits of $210,000,000
and total resources of (1,000,000.00.
' The La Grande Rational Bank offers to Arms, corpora
tions and Individuals the best banking service, and Its offi
cers ask a personal Interview . with those contemplating
changing accounts or opening new ones.
La Grande National Bank
CAPITAL . . .
; ' RESOURCES
Fred J. Holmes, Pres.
F, L. Meyert, Cashiei
Lund or his son other than what was
made a matter' of record testimony in
the courts of Union county. As for
the witnesses testifying falsely
against the Lunds that is wholly an
affair of which this paper has no In
terest In whatsoever. In the letter
the Observer is charged with favor
ing defendants whkh.ls a mistake for
this paper prides itself in never tak
ing a side in a trial while the same Is
in progress no matter how seeming
ly appropriate it might be at times to
give an opinion. On the other hand
the readers of the Observer are only
given a news story of the trials as
they .actually occur.
1311 IV AS TOTAL RECEIPTS OF
SHOPMEN'S SOCIAL EVENT,
Strikers Issue Their Daily Report of
Progress ef Events.
' -TLi iv.ui I oaueti tou ay oy me fed
eration men follows: " - ' -
The public surely is in sympathy
with the battle between labor and cap
ital in La Grande for receipts from
the benefit ball on the night of the
17th amounted to 1341. : Besides' this
the event was a social success and
many guests expressed their desire
that the boys win what they are strik
ing for. .
According to reports the strike-
breakers now employed in the shops
former system did not exist. Refresh
ments are served occasionally.
Labor Temple, Portland., Ore.,' Oct.
17," 1911. To all shop crafts on Har-
nman lines, in yregon ana waaamg-
ton: V .;,'.:,.
and seventeen men are out here and
are standing with the exception of
one . man who went hack tn worV. fine
trainman was killed on ''this division
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iXct. 12th, due to defective grab iron.
,00K mw tne mR"r of , trams run
"'"g over the road carrying cars with
vow - van. near xne engmes pounamg
three m,1?s way- Passenger engines
r - nmlnir t h rnn o-Vi nrlth rrt T 'JK vxaiid rY a
v o ,tJ 'WU"VJ"
of steam. The scab from thn Santa
Pn milt lifira tnrlnv
From the Oregon Journal. Oct. 16.
Realizing, they say, that because of
the railroad str ke little wvom ni
coal is coming In, the Pacific Coast
Coal company has secured the British
steamer Strathearn to bring a cargo
to this port from Newcastle, Aus. The
Strathearn sailed from the Australian
port Oct. 3rd with a cargo of 6,000
tons of Richmond coal, and will come
direct to Portland. This la the only
steamer, cargo en .route to this port
so far thla'year..:-f' ""V '
Brooklyn and AJbJna One scab got
hurt on lathe this morning. One scab
boilermaker is a deserter, from the
United tSates navy and was arrested
. . 105,000.00
. . l.ooo.ooo.oo :
W. J. Church, Vice Free.
Earl Zundel.ss'.. Cashier
is i mi jiinn a i I
yesterday. The Owl train from Seat
tle was four hours lat yesterday.
There or 900 bad order cars in Port
land now. A machine In the Albina
shops worth 7,000 was put out of
commission by the "scabs the other
day. Three machines were broken
In the Brooklyn shops last week by
acabs. No car Inspectors in Albina,
Brooklyn or East Portland yards.
None of the trains are being inspect
ed. The N. .P. T. company is begging
the strikers to come back to work,
nothing doing. The Inman Poulson
lumber company has shut down on ac
count of being unable to get cars. !
Engineers report all .engines on the
"bum." All passenger engines on the
O. W. R. & N. are out of commission,
and they are using the heavy freight
engines on the passenger trains.
Roseburg Lewis Morgan, the scab
German who was arrested here Satur
day went north to Eugene (Lane coun
ty) handcuffed with sheriff to answer
to depredations committed last Ap
ril. ". He is an old hand at scabbing,
being a .scab during the teamsters
strike in Portland. , 225 arrived at
9:15 p; m., engine 2331, packing blow
ing bad and engine 2539 leaking bad.
No. 221 arrived six hours late with
three engines 2829, 2575 and 2545 all
leaking bad. Train 16, engine 2351.
arrived at 12:20, one hour and 20
minutes late. Train 14 arrived at 1.20
with 'two engines Nos. 2426 and 2345
leaking badly. ' She was one hour and
20 minutes late.
B ELMER WENTWORTH
Copyright by American Pres Aaso-
Bob Uruckett, a lone buthelor. ueeded
some articles with wliicb to decorate
his rora. He inquir ed of a lady friend
where such thing were to be had. and
sue recommended the Woman's Ex
change. Bob went there and made bis
purchases. v ,
The same evening on returning from
buHluesa be found tlem all In bis
room, "OpeiiiiiK the put kage. be put a
bureau' wnrf In lt!.t)iac . u centerpiece
ou IiIh table under bl reudiug lump
and a wen led uiiiuilotr cnxe on bin
dresser. Then be sut dowu Id his
easy chair and surveyed the tweue.
"By Jove." be exdulmed. "oue
would think a womun bud done It
hli: . What a feminine iippeit ranee the
room has! There's everything a wo
man would provide that Is, every
thing except pttlowKlmms Pillow
shams I'll never have. They're well
named. They're a slum Indeed-put-on
In the morning to look pretty, taken
off at night, folded up and laid where
they won't be stepped nu. Of all the
confounded feminine nonsense 1 ever
heard of plllowsbums are the worst
If ever I'm married there's one thing
my wife simll never Indulge In or force
me to Indulge In pillow .linms. Con
found them! , :
Bob went to bed leaving a Are burn
Ing in the grate that ll'umlnated his
room and lay awake enji ylng bis new
ly acquired decorations. . ,
"1 can almost fancy myself mar
ried" he said. '"and a nice little girl
keeping bouse In this vry room with
me.' It's one of avsulf, and 1 coma
bare the whole. Just think of com
ing home for. dinner instead of stop
ping nt a cheap restaurant, finding
wifey at the door rendyto throw her
arms around my neck: dinner ready:
with my arm around her waist we go
into the diulng room and while we eat
talk over what bas passed during the
flay. " . .'
"Dinner finished, we go Into the liv
ing room. I light a cigar, we read and
chat, and so spend the evening.
"Good cmclnns!" be esclnlnied. Tve
forgot leu lo put a handkerchief In uu
tie' got out if bel and went to the
bureau where he bad left bis mouchotr
case nnd felt for a handkerchief. The
size he used at night was on the bot
torn of the pile, and with It he pulled
ut a slip of paper, which floated to
the floor. Picking It up, he took It to
the fireplace and saw. by tbe light
something written ou It in a feminine
hand. It read:
If my work falls Into the hands of a
bachelor this Is to Inform him that single
MmaeoneM and making my living st suclt
work this don't suit m. Man-lag
I ths natural lot of both snxos. and 1
don't see why a woman ahouidn't seek a
huaband aa well aa a man seek a wife. 1
am twenty years old, have a pliable dis
position - and believe that the huaband
should lead, having tola own way In every
thing. Mlaa Wllllamaon of the Woman's
Exchange has my addra. I have author
ised her to rlvt It to any rentlemanllk
young man who calls for It.
"Well, now. I like that." exclaimed
Bob. "What a lot of practical sense
in It! And she'll let ber busband have
his own way about everything! Splen
did! If fate throws us together there's
one thing ttre'll be no trouble about
rami Display m
Here is your opportunity to select a collar
j piece, muff or fur set in the newest approved
styles and in any price or quslity you wish.
Jlist Received from New York
a large consignment of Natural Mink. Jap
Mink. Black Fox, Silver Fox, Lynx, Cooney.
Sable Fox and White Fox.
Elegant Line of Childrens bets
SEE THEM TODAY IN OUR WINDOWS
AND ON ' DISPLAY IN OUR STORE.
New Line of Party and Evening Dresses Just Received
the plllowshams. '. She can have her
own way about everything else."
Bob went, to sleep dreaming or how
the place'would look If something cam.
of this slip of paper and the ver.
next day went ngnln to the Woman'r
Exchange for a feminine article wtth
a soul, a body, and a living body at
that. , '. - ' ,:, , ' , :
Three months from ,thnt date Bob
Bracken and Louise Ha r wood, a very
lovely glrl-at least Bob thought she
was were married and went to live
in his room rill tbe other rooms in
tbe suit became vacant and they could
rent tbe whole. After a short wed
ding trip they returned to tbe apart
ment. and the bride, began to, survey
It with a critical eye.
. "Wouldn't .vou . think." asked Bob.
'that a woman bud fixed It upT
"Well. yes. so fai as It goes."
, ."WUsit's wanting?'
"Well, some curtains to tbe win
flows for oue thing." ; . 7 . ,
"That's so. I never thought of them.
"Those pillows should be covered."
"Shams" ' ;
j1 "liiisc." suld the husband, squaring
nlmseif. ,"f there's any one thing I
always detested it's nollowsbams. No
plllowshams for me. thank you."
"But you wouldn't have the pillows
perfectly bHre. would you?"
"Put on cHes f tbe finest brussels
lace If yon like, but wheu you get "em
on keep 'em. on. : I dou't propose to
take a sbani off my pillow every night.
fold It np and put It somewhere."
"I'll do all that"
"Nohoily'll do . It. I've sworn no
shams shall be on my bed." ,
After six months squabbling over
the plllowshiims and a : frequent re- J
minder to the wife that he should
have his oxrn way In everything he
proposed s compromise. He was pro
ceeding.to propose some kind of a
pillowcase thai would look' well, hut
Would not be injured by being used to
lay ..one's head on. But before he
could do so his wife Interrupted him
"All right We'll compromise."
"Welir.snld the bnslwnd Inquiring
y.v :':. ''.; ' :
"We'll tsimpromlse on plllowsbnms."
There w:w n pnuse. after whiib the
husband remarki-d. "I give It up"
aimwoerry ana molasses
THE PALACE of SWEETS
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Exceptional Offering is
A FREAK OF NATURE. FELT HISPRESENCE.
. Curious Instance of Telepathy De
Trie Curious Vegetable Caterpillar of scribed by John, Muir. ,
' New Zealand. ' ' .loun Muir. iu bis book. "My i'lrst
Among the many strnnge growths. Kumuier In the Sierras." relates a cu
apparently freaks of outuiV. which are Hons Instance of telepathy. He spent
to be found In New Zealuud the vege- the summer of 18U9 in the beautiful
table caterpillar readily ranks among wilderness around the Yosemlte valley,
the foremost This caterpillar Is sev- One day he was busily sketching on
eral Inches in length, is hairless Hod the North Dome, when suddenly be
does not differ essentially In appear- became possessed with the notlou that
ance from some of tbe caterpillars of his friend Professor .1. D. Butler of
our own" land. the University of Wiscousin was be
lts, claim to distinction lies In the low him In the valley. - He Jumped up.
fact that when it gets ready to die it full of the idea of meeting blm. being
digs a hole for itself In the enrth and
completely buries itself. Iter a slen
der green shoot Springs from the spot
This bears two or more leaves near Its
top.--. .-: i
Upon Investigation It is found that
the green shoot springs from the head
of the dead caterpillar. vand further In
vestlgatjon develops the fact that the
body of the caterpillar Is filled with
The form Is retained without change,
and the roots do not pierce through
the skin or enter the ground. When
dug np this dead yet living freak pre
sents a most odd appearnnee. for the
hend and even the eyes of the cater
pillar are distinctly seen, yet from the
hend is growing the green sprout with
"A Chftd Shall Lead Them."
It was In Boston , .
They were having a "difference."'
"After careful cogitation." said he.
"I am firmly convinced that 1 dis
played a deplorable lack of discern
ment In choosing yon as tbe partner
of my Joys nnd sorrows."
"You are correct" said she. "and I
am sure that I must bave been suf
fering nnder a mental aberration to
have given an affirmative answer to
your Impassioned pleading." ,
"I bave realized." eald Bartholomew,
the four-year-old progeny, as be step
ped from the nursery "I have re
alized for several years that my pa
rental affiliations were nncongenlnl, I
might almost say distasteful. But I
have deemed It my duty to continue os
the tie that binds.' Now I must In
sist thnt unless you show to each otbei
the courtesies due my Immediate an
cestors I Rhall be forced to repudiate
They embraced. Again a little child
"-sd won. Brooklyn Llfa.
He Carry Vanilla
: PI '
for 10 Days Only
almost as tnucb startled as if some
one ha'd unexpectedly touched him and
made him look up. Instantly be went
running down the slope nnd along the
brinn of the valley, looking for, a way
to the bottom, feeling drawn irreslsti
bly. .;. .X. .
Gradually- bis common sense con
vlnced him that be could not possibly
reach the hotel until after everybody
would be asleep for the night. He
therefore compelled himself to stop,
but the next day he went Into the
valley nnd found that Professor But
ler had arrived the evening before,
unexpected by anybody. He bad been
four or five miles distant at the mo
ment when Mr. Muir was so suddenly
apprised of his presence.
"He bad Just ente'red the valley by
way of tbe Coultervllle trail." 'says
tbe author, "and was coming past El
Capitan when bis presence struck me.
Cad be then looked toward the North
Dome with a good glass he might have
seen me Jump up from my work and
ran toward him. This seems the one
well defined marvel of my life of the
kind called supernatural."
Of Course. -
In the bankruptcy court I once
heard a witness asked tbe amount of
his gross Income. "Me gross Income
is It? Sure an' I'd have ye know that
I bave 00 gross income. I'm a Usher
man. an' me Income Is all net." was
the astonishing reply.-Ureen Bag.
'. A Queer Customer. Y.
."Mandy." said tbe village tailor to
his wife. "I'm going, to give Sam Bil
lings a suit dr clothes for a pig."
"My goodness, pa par exclaimed his
little -daughter. "What does a pig
want with a salt of clothe. r'Kow