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ASSASSINATED IN HIS
TENT AND MURDER.
SAID HE WAS UNTRUE TO
lOYfcHNJIEN'T AIDS REBELS
Many Jlancliurlan Suicide 'When
ThryDlscover Their Prericamentj
swim mm uic -run oi I't'King" Has;
Been Exaggerated Because of SuU!
cldcw Marines Come to Aid of Am-
erica n iTopcTty.
Shanghai, Nov. 7. General Wu Lu
Chen, the newly appointed governor
of Shansl province was assassinated
by the Manchu soldiers, He recently
deserted the rebels when the ; edict
giving China a limited monarchy was j
announced. He was assassinated In
his tent and guards captured the as-.
Bausius. rouucany me assassination
IS IooKed upon as a Manchu mistake
as It will .enrage the rebels and also(
wviiw mo sKYciuuieui oe a strong,
supporter. . ' "
Believed1 Wn Was False.
The assassins said they didn't be
lieve Wu was loyal to the throne but
'was secretly urging the massacre
of the Manchus.
. Many Mancbus Suicide. ;
u - lram5BK
fallen? are believed to have resulted
from Jthe fact that several Manchu
nobles, facing loss of power, suicided.
: .The Tinned; tate s consul today- tele
graphed for protection of Americans
at Amoy where anarchy reigns. . The
, cruiser Albany will proceed Immedi
ately from Wu Sung to their relief.'
The condition at Foo Ohow is th:sl!
ening. Marines " from the tornedo
boat Balnbrldge are guarding all con
sulates and property of foreigners.
Viceroy of Nanking Is reported to
have suicided following Insubordina
tion of a Tartar commander who fired
on the rebels In defending the city
against orders of the viceroy who had
teen so ordered by the emperor.'
ELLOTT OX PEACE MISSION.
Sails for Purls nnd TInm Goes East on
' International Purpose.
New York. Nov. 7. Dr. Charles El
liott, president emeritus of Harvard,
accompanied by his wife, began a tour
of the world In' the Interest of Inter
national peace today. He sails for
Paris, and next goes to the far east
wWere he begins his work. .
The. trip will include Burmah, Java
Straits, sftlements in the Philippines,
China and Japan and Honolulu. He
will return via San Francisco. Elliot
was chosen by trustees of th!e Carne
gie peace endowment fund to circle
the globe In the Interests of interna
WATER CASE HEARD.
S'orth Powder People Are Litigants
Over Riparian Rights Today.
Many witnesses and friends of the
principals were down from North
Powder today to attend a trial under
way before Circuit Judge Knowles.
The litigation deals with water rights
at North Powder and L. S. Kelsey Is
the plaintiff with Chas. Bertram as
IR KXABE A.SriCIDE.
Believed by Detective Burns That She
Indianapolis, Nov. 7. That Dr.
Helen Knabe, former state patholo
gist, who was found dead In her of
flce.'wlth her throat cut, recently, was
a suicide and not murdered Is the
opinion of Detective Burns today who
Investigated the case. .
LA GRANDE, UNION COUNTY, OREGON,
POINT Tfl FOSS
; TAMMANY MAKING A
IN NEW YORK
BRYAN URGES REBUKE TO
j ;, TAFT IS HOME PRECIS CIS
Foss Favorite Iu Massachusetts n,i
First Town Reported Complete Has
Shown llini to Be Leading Eucli
i any ualms .Substantial Majority
for Their Man Progressive Issues
Are at Stake. : , ,.
Avon, Mass., Nov., 7. Foss carried
this place, by a vote of 175 to Froth'
or repudiation of hi3 policies is ex-
Ingham's . 135. Reports from other
small towns where the count has been
completed early are similar In tone.
t Boston, Nov.
7. Republicans are
predicting ihe election of Frothing-
nam as governor over Foss by a 39,000
".plurality. The- democrats' claim Foss
plurality will be 50.0G. It Is expect-
wi ou,uuu win oe me total vote. Fine
weather and heavy balloting; is the re
The Taft vetoes on the cotton and
wool schedules as re-vlaed by. the dem
ocrats in congress Is the great Issue
in the Massacusetts election today.
The republicans made a fight for gov
ernnr on th! Issue Tnla v,.firf:
hlmj the republican nominee has
made the support of Taft a note of
' Wilson Ideas at Test
,,.Trentcn,.Tv. 7.ruTh? ,mhln,t?t of
strength of Governor, Wilson tor the
democratic presidential nomination,
which will show either endorsement
or repudiation of his pllcles is ex
isted to come in today's election In
Mercer and Trenton counties. Elec
tors there are voting on three of his
law. ' . - x
Taft Casts Vote.
Cincinnati, Nov. 7. It required
President Taft seven minutes to vote
at today's municipal election. " ;
Tammany Has Struggle.
; New York, Nov. 7. There was a
heavy vote at noon In the judiciary
and assenihly election, despite the
heavy weather. Four justices of the
supreme court are to be chosen anl
the main .question is whether . Boss
Murphy and Tammany shall be beat
en. Bryan Rustling Votes. ;
Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 7. Three su
preme judges, one congrcui.imr.i an'l
county officers are being elected to
day. The weather is ideal. Col. Bryan
was busy urging voters to re
buke Taft l- supporting tta demo
cratic cand cates. -
Progressives Match Strength,
Cleveland. Nov. 7. A test of pro
gressive strength comes today in the
(election of non-partisan delegates to
the constitutional convention to be
held In January. Supporters of the
progressive constitution hope to elect
a majority of the delegates, pledged to
the initiative, referendum and. recall.
The re-election of Mayor Whltlock is
MRS. VERMILYA IX PRISOX.
Is Ailing In Health and Cannot Be Ex
mined Carefully Sow. -Chicago,
Nov. 7. Mrs. Vermllya,
charged with Policeman Blssonette's
murder and suspected of others, is
reserved and wary, a marked contrast
to her tearful attitude when re
moved from her home. It is suspect
ed the woman is very weak and has
not b"een subjected to a detailed ex
amination as a result.
MAIXE IS "DRY."
s Augusta, Me., Nov. 7 Maine Is
constitutionally "dry" again.
Governor Plalsted and his coun-
ell accepted the corrections
from four towns which changes
the majority from wet to dry.
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: ':';;:?: A4Royal palr who sa'l this week for
'''''''''IM f I " ' Prbar at Delhi,' India where they
;' jflffa , I - Cr0Wne1 Bt thfl m08t
I . . 'tl V I ''' ' : yH nlflcent Durbar Investments In hls-
' -KENB.' -' S I.J Ji,' ' tory f India. This ia the .first
ibtlSUiVvu!) !f-t ty Qf plann,e1 to present .themselves at
I i ' U v ' $-Sr ' tfGAJill Delhi for coronation and the event
MMM-iiii nf-r. .T7' promises pomp. , ' .
IllHliiFELtEli" FEDERAL JURY
FIRE OjyTRIPOLI SR. LOWG DESI3 GIVEN EVIDENCE
STRENGTH EXED BY NEW TROOPS
AND SHIPS, AGRRESSIVE.
Firing Contlnnons and Loss on Both
. Sides Believed Heavy. ' j
Tripoli, Nov. 7. Reinforced by the
arrival of troops and ships, the Ital
ians today undertook an advance on
the forts held by the Turks while the
battleships joined in the shelling.
They fired for hours and the loss Is
believed to be heavy on both sides.
More Reporters Leave.
Berlin, Nov. 7. Charges made by
Francis McCullagh, correspondent of
the New York World at Tripoli of
brutalities against the Turks commit
ted by Italians was amplified today by
Herr Gottberg, the Tripoli corre
spondent for the German newspaper
here. .He left his post because the
Italians, he said, were cruel and sol
diers performd all kinds of atrocities
COAST GIVEN FULL
Los Angeles, Nov. 7. Within the
next few days a federal grand jury Is
expected to return a batch of indict
ments against plumbing Jobbers for
alleged violation of the Sherman antl
trust law. These concerns, which in
clude 40 blg firms in Oregon, Wash
ington arid California are members
of the Pacific Coast Plumbing Supply
company and it is said the govern
TICKET SALE STARTS.
Advance Sale for Xext Saturday's
, Game Is Under Way Today.
Manager Reynolds, Captain Lottos
and others today commenced the ad
vance sale of tickets for the La
FEARING GHOULS, FAMILY KEPT
V- FACT SECRET.
Cleveland Paper Publishes Story
Death of Agied Financier.
Cleveland, Nov. 7. That William
Rockefeller; father of John D. Rocke
feller is dead and has been dead for
nearly 18 months, Is the contention of
the Cleveland Press In an article pub
lished today. It says it has learned
he has been dead nearly 18 months.
He dted a year ago last . May.
Continuing the story says: "After
Uda Tarbel, a politic writer, had at
tacked Rockefeller, no member of tho'
family would say where he was dead
or alive and if living, where." The ar -'
tide then states the old man died at
the age of nearly 100 years, and se
crecy was maintained regarding loca
tion of th grave for tfear ghouls
might secure thfe body and hold it for
ransom. It is believed the body is in
New York state.
ment has the strongest Evidence to
build up its case. It Is learned that
the government has traced the affilia
tion of the jobbers in the alleged com
bine to 890 manufacturing concerns,
corporations, and Individuals who
capital aggregates' 1700,000,000. It is
asserted that the alleged trust evten
went so far as to blacklist those not
members of It.
Grande-Baker football game next Sat
urday. A heavy guarantee is neces
sary to Insure the team's coming and
this ia being secured by an advance
sale. In view of the fact that this Is
.probably the only bibg game of the
I season for La Grande, the attendance
is expected to be large.
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BOOKS TAKEN FROM MWAMARA'S
OFFICE TURNED OVER. '
Defense Protests Against Ruling of
Judge Bordnell at Los Angsles, . ;.,
Indianapolis, Nov. 7,-Booka... and.
records of the International Associa
tion of Bridge and Structural ' Iron
Workers, seized in the raid on Mf
Naraara8 office, were turned over to
the federal authorities today on M
order of Federal Judge Anderson. The
books were were then placed In ti e
hands of the federal grand Jury which
is investigating the dynamite 'cases.
, Aged Juror Excused.
Los Angeles, Nov. 7. Over the bit
ter protests of. the defense, Judge
Bor dwell sustained tlto state chal
lenge today against Juror Gorge Mer
ton, aged 75, and a civil .war veteran.
The prosecution alleged him Incom
petent on the grounds that he was
not mentally, capable of following
the trial and rendering Justice".
Before the Judge allowed the Mor
ton challenge Darrow declared the on
ly reason the state wanted Morton
eliminated was because he did not
"lean to their side and becaus he was
a socialist." Bordwell 'dtenled this
and insisted the mental qualification
was Bumclent. The remainder of the
morning session was devoted by the
defense trying to Impeach Juror Mc-
Kee. Five witnesses (testified that Me
Kee had said h believed the McNam-
aras were guilty.
BURT THE MAIXE AT SEA.
Pieces to Be Taken Away In Barges
Washington, Nov. 7. The stern or
the Maine will be towed from Havana
harbor to the sea and burled accord
ing to today's announcement. The
bow will be chopped t o pieces and
hauled to sea in barges. General BIx
by, in charge, said it would be a long
tedious Job of months. Ha scouted
the latest theories concerning the ex
plosion and said we "known as much
about It as we did 13 years ago."
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KING GEORGE AND
THE QUEEN TO BE
TO THE DURBAR AT'
DELHI, INDIA, COMMENCES
Wonderfully equipped Vessel to Carry
King and Queen of England to In.
for Coronation There on De
cemlKT 12. Two Stops En Route
Attaches to. the King to Do on the
.8 work, acconi-
. euergy the crenara .
voyage of King George
M n nil ' .a ni..r....tlnn
:' at Delhi are practically com-
j.. Their majesties, accomuan-
.i by a large suite, will sail this
week on the Peninsular & Oriental
liner Medina, which has been espe
cially chartered for this purpose and
for the time of the Journey converted
into an auxiliary of the British navy.
The Medina, 20,000 tonsils the. new
est and best equipped liner of the R.
& O. company and has been complete
ly remodel and re-equlpped for this
voyage. This ship will be under the
command of Capt. Chatfield, Flag Cap.
tain of Rear Admiral Sir Colin Kep
pel, and will be manned and officered
by the pick of the British navy. Four
Cochrane and the Defence, will form
first ' clasS,IcruIsers,'""ln'cludlhg th
the convoy. ' : , ' , . '
me royal suites of cabins are on
tha spar deck at the forward part of
the . vessel the king's being on' the
port side, the queen's on the starboard
Each suite comprises a sitting room,
a bedroom, a small dressing room,
and a bathroom. Both sultfs are pan-.
eled In white throughout, but where
as the carpets and upholstery In the
king's apartments are carried out in
shades of blue, the queen's are in
green. The furniture in the king's
sitting room !s of mahogany Inlaid ,
and consists of two writing tables, a
bookcase, several small tables and a
number, of settees and easy chairs
covered in blue silk. Adjoining Is the
king's bedroom which Is fitted with
a wardrobe and chest of draws in In
laid satlnwood A small metal bed
stead occupies one Corner, while in
the other corner is a swing cot, toe
invention of a London society woman,
for use in very rough weather. Tha
dressing room is en suite and both it
and tne Dearoom are upnomierea ra
blue and white, with carpets and cur
tains to match. :: .
The queen's sitting room furniture,
which is all of inlaid satlnwood com
prises specially designed writing ta-
Viloa tinsi1rfBann. tatilnnta. tr with
settees and easy chairs upholsterel
and covered with green and white
striped silk. Carpets and curtain
match the furniture in color., Tta
bedroom and dressing room of the
queen is furnished beautifully In st
curtalns carry out the color scheme
of green and white. V
Ample accommodation are provid
ed In different parts of the ship for
the distinguished members of the roy
al suite and the numerous attend
it iig. Tho household suit? of their
majesties will Include the Duchess of
Devoarhlre, Mistress r tne Kooes;
Lady Ampth'.l. one of the ladles of tii?
be'lhambert the Duke of Teck. elder
ut Iving brother of the queen, per
sonal aids' de camp to the ktn and
I'cutenai-.t colonel of the First Life
st nrd?; the Earl of Shnffesbury, Lort
famb!rJn!n to the 'queen, the Earl
f Chestet field. Lord Steward of hU
MiostIV household: tha Earl of
.nrew8D'!ry, premiar ttiri or t-ng-
jlr.iirt and a great friend of the king;
IT-jd Staiirtfordham, private secretary
to the king; Lieut. 1. Rl Frederick
Pctsonb-y, equerry, pnl assistant prl
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