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LA UKAKDh E VtSiAO OlfcUVEU. SATURDAY,' DECEMBER 2, 1911.
Society and Giubs
On Friday afternoon Mrs. H. R
MacDoiiald entertained the older pu
pils of her class in music at her home
m Sixth street. A pleasant and prof
iable hour was spent in conversation
was packed with guests of the young
men and extremely pleasing in every
way was the verdict pronounced on
the venture of the hosts. The patrones
ses for the evening were Mrs. W. H.
.on musical topics, bringing out some. Bohnenkainp and 'Mrs. J. T. Richard
interesting facts along these lines, af
ter which the following piano num
bers were given:
Mary Monroe. :
Waltz '. .'. . Gurlett
- ' Mary Scbwebke. '
l'eri Waltzes ...... Sara Williamson
Soldiers' March .. Schumann
Hungarian Dance (Duet) . ...Brahm
. The Misses Wilson. ,
Berceuse ............... Gottschalk
Others not appearing on the pro
gram, were Zepha Kennedy, Muriel
McKinlay, Stella and Cecil Anson,
Sirs. L. D. Irwin, and Mrs. J. McFar
A delightful surpriae party was glv-
en Wednes3ayevenlng In honor of
Miss Grace Ball, daughter of Clint
Ball. A luncheon smacking of Thanks
giving day was served the guests who
were: Miss Grace Ball, Miss Zoe
Kiramell, Miss Florence Kimmel, Miss
Clara Horstman, Mtes Georgia Barn
lam, Miss Emma Windburn, Miss t
zel Young, Miss Edith Jamison, Mr.
and Mrs. Reed Endicott, Mr. and Mrs.
George Ball, William Thompson,
CJi""r' .- Walter Young,
Boyd Pidcock, Elmer Horstman,' Pau
vCrouter, Clint Ball and Howard BalL
:The subject for study at the Lyle
"Tuesday Musicals on next Tuesday
.afternoon will be "The Orchestra."
Mrsl Polack and Mrs. Frank Rechlfn
are the leaders for the afternoon. A
profitable session la looked for. Mem
bers who have no answer book may
consult the one at the cluo room.
Following this study Is a recital of
"String instruments will be given on
Dec. 19th. Those who are to arrange
the recital are Miss Nell Young, Mrs.
J. Frank Maguire and Mrs. L. F.
: 'Dunn. , -
Mrs. Fred Kiddle entertained th
Five Hundred club at her home in Is
Mr, and Mrs. Horace Knapp enter
tained fifteen at Thanksgiving dinner
at their "home on C street Thursday.
The guests, who were all relatives. 1
enjoyed a ' sumptuous Thanksgiving
dinner. Those present were Mr. and
Wrs. Jake Clark,' Mr. and Mrs. Martin
Clark, Mr. and Mrs. G rover Farrls,
Mr. and Mr3. Forest Farrls. Mr. and
Mrs. Chas. Knapp and three children.
Mr. and Mrs. Grant Lincoln gavs a
Thanksgiving dinner and entertainer,
a few of their friends at their home
on Penn avenue. Covers were laid for
the following guests: Messrs anl
Mesdames H. Pattlson, S. Lawrence
J. Tomassine, W. F. Pattison and Miss
Mrs. J. F. Campbell entertained the
South La Grande Thimble club this
week and she was a charming hostess.
The guests were: Mrs. J. W. Bush,
Mrs. C. E. Tuckey, Mrs. Earl Zundel,
Mrs. J. A. St. Johns and Mrs. Ed.
Wright. . '
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.Mrs. Fred Dittebrandt entertained
the Bllllkin club this week a a
Thanksgiving luncheon, served In a
Mrs. Lloyd Scriber, Mrs. H. M. Bayy
Mirs. J. G. Snodgrass, Mrs. Oscar Jack'
son and Mrs. Herman Selgrlst.
The Elks, their wives and sweet
hearts were gathered at an informal
dancing party Tuesday night which
proved one of the important social
functions of the week.
guilty to the charge of placing dyna
mite under the plant of the Llewellyn
Iron Works and enter a plea of guil
ty." It was done. People sat bolt up
right and this time gazed at John X
AlcXamarn, the labor leader, who sat
quietly before the bar, chewing a toolh
lae Painiul Iause mc followed KELLlJi, KEEFEItAJ DAYTON OX
was brokeuby Captain Fredericks, ; TRIAL. '
who arose with the original indictment1
charging James with the murder of
III CITY COURT
FRATERNAL OIlDEIiS OF LA
Charles Haggerty and walked over to
James MeNamara who arose and gaz
ed squarely In his eyes while Freder
icks hurriedly read the" document:
"James B. MeNamara you have here-
WHncsscs Tell of Fltrkt on Thursday
Sight Between Strikers and Brcak
DEFENDANTS ARE RELEASED.
tofore pleaded not guilty to the charge S Kellum, Keefer and Dayton were
of murder contained in the indict-' released at the conclusion o" the
ment Do you wish to" withdraw that
plea?"'- ' J'- .
"I do, sir," was the answer. '
' Do you want to plead guilty?"
"I so plead," said MeNamara, ana
he sat down without a muscle In his
face twitching." ' , ; .
trial late this afternoon on a not $
? guilty verdict by the court. 4
Joe Kellum and Keefer, both of Im
bier, and a thjrd young man named
Dayton, laborers ta the stockade at
the O.-W. shops were p ced on tr'.ai
Judge Bordwell i quickly announced before Recorder Humphreys this af
that he would impjsc sentence at ten ternoon on a charge of fighting and
o'clock next Tuesdav morning, which disturbing the peace. The first witness
Is election day here
The fame procedure waR gone
through with John MeNamara. Al
though he was in Indianapolis at the
time the Llewellyn Iron Works exphv
slon took place !y wca an accessory,
before the fact and hU plea wa? there
fore entered as ttiat of a principal. He.
like his brother, was impassive.
' It was plain they both realized that
the end had come and the last act of
the big case was closing,
tp,(,A. M. La Grande Lodge No
il A. F. & A. M. holds regular meet
ings first and third Saturdays at
7:30 p. m. Cordial welcome to a'.l
Masons. L. M. HOYT. W. M.
A C. WILLIAMS, Secretary. ,
B. P. O .E. La Grande Lodge No. 433
meets each Thursday evening at
o'clock In Elk's club, corner of De
pot atreet and Washington avenue
Visiting brothers are cordially in
vited to attend.
H. J. RITTER, Ex. Rul :
H. E. COOLIPOE. Rec. Sec.
wnnnMEN OF THE WORLD La
Grande Lodge No. 169 W. O. W
meeU every second and fourth Sat
urdays at K. P. nalL All Halting
D. FITZGERALD, C. C.
J. H. KEENEY. ClerK.
The rooms are gocj a
Steam heated ' only c,
block from depot
Et.i. i i'iU
jO. C. Brichoux.Prcn
called was "Buck" Hartman who
pleaded guilty yesterday to fighting
and was fined $25.00. He admitted on
croBs examination that he struck at
Kellum before Kellum had made any
attempt to strike him.
Mr. Gutrldge was also called but he
didn't see the blow struck as he had
followed Kellum, Dayton and Keefer
to the toilet rooms of the Foley hotel
and was doing picket duty by asking
Dayton what his business was, and
Then the prisoners were remanded ' consequently did not see the blows
BRIBERY J CASK MONDAY
to the custody of the sheriff and
crowds rushed In to congratulate Fred
ericks. .,-,.,;,.'A .;. K
"I've simply won another murder
case," said he. "That's all.'
Others crowded around Darrow
seeking an explanation of the sudden
termination of the case. His face pal-
struck. , .. ;
Kellum who was really the only man
hit in the fight, took .the stand and
said that he . and Keeter were wiklus
together In the toilet rooms Thursday
night when he heard .somebody say
"scab" and then felt a stinging blow
that knocked him down. He wen. to
W. A La Grande Camp No. 7703
meets every Monday in the month at
the I. O. 0. F. hall. 'All Tislting
neighbors are cordially invited to
w! A DUNK,
- WILL LANDRUM. Clerk.
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS Red Cros
Lodge No. 27 meois every Monday
night in Castle hall, (old Elk's halL)
A Pythian welcome to all TlslUni
Knights. " ,
' T.C. HAYNES. C. C.
R. L. LINCOLN. M. of R. 8
lid, the famous lawyer stood stern, ' get up and grabbled with the man who
every line showing that he had been
struck a heavy blow. He had little to
say. ' . . 't. . ... ;
When the courtroom was cleared
the jurors were notified and excused.
They expressed pleasure at not being
had evidently struck him Hartman.
Much the saVe story was told by Day
ton and Keef .. All three denlel that
a vile answer had been hurled at
Hartman when he addiessed th trio
Attorney Baker Is handling tho case
(Continued from ?aKepne.)
; Namara, secretary and treasurer of
the International Association ; of
Bridge and Structural Iron Workers,
I who was charged with conspiracy in
Then the buzzer abbve the clerk's
Itinrl fltw TiiBHflnir rnmnllmnntnrv tn
Mrs. Gene Moore. The ladle, played amltlng the Llewellyn Iron Works
Five Hundred until the noon hour
arriving at the suburb on the morning
train and were guests at an elabor
ate course dinner. MTs. Vau Buren
won the honors at cards. The after
noon train brought the ladles to La,
Grande again, much pleased with their
compelled to pass on the case,
It's a great load off my mind," said ' for the city and T. H Crawforl
Judge Bordwell, simply, as he hurried counsel foi the defendants,
away. ' j Oth'srs witnessed tin fight but they
Burns Expresses Satisfaction. were not called as thev were 0", of
Chicago, Dec-.', 2. William Burns,, town. -
head of the detective , agency that. . The i tfi.ir Is one of thase-'oral of
hunted down the McNamaras, speak- their kind that have occurred l !
lng of the confession of John ana ous times end places since .tin i'rlke
James MeNamara said: . , , j commenced.
It Is a great vindication of the pros- ? ' '
desk hummed, indicated that Judge ecutlon. Ever atnee the arrests were
Bordwell was coming into the court- made, labor papers have reeked with
room. An instant later he appeared imeious cnarges. men uko amupi
La Grande, Oregon, Nov. 21, 19H
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCKRN: No-
end with set face took his seat. (Compere charged' us with conspiring tice is hereby given that the j.a'tne--
day's Junket and entertainment.
R'una Baton and Miss Hilda
-Anthony entertained the D. L, T. club
girls and a few Invited guests last
evening at the Bacon home on Second
street. Elaborate refreshments were
served and a very pleasant evening
was enjoyed by the guests, who were:
MIrlan Smith, Gladys OeHterling, May
Nell. Ethel Wright, Lillian McDonald,
Zioo Bragg, Leona Newlin, Olive Mas
see, Enid Stanchfleld, Ida Billings
Hilda Anthony, Runa Bacon. j
Last Saturday night En Bagera' Du
sen, a popular club of young men of
high school age, were hosts at a danc-
"Tiie state vs. MeNamara,
Lecompte Davis rose to his feet.
droned against labor, and insisted on it de-8hp of Black & Pratt has rWs day
spite our absolute denials. been dissolved by mutual coajeM
"W'e were certain .of conviction from j. Black continuing the business, and
"On behalf of my client, James B. the beginning. I hope the authorities c pratt retiring. All bill du said
MeNamara I desire to withdraw the j will now Viake the rest of the guilty
plea of not guilty heretofore entered persons come into court and plead
in this case and to plead guilty," said ' guilty. They ought to be forced to
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he, his voice cresendolng.
When the crowd in the room reallz-
do so. , V
"I think one result of the confes-
ed what had happened there ca'me a slons will be. the election of George
deep murmur, almost a sob and every Alexander as mayor of Los Angeles
eye sought ou the slender prisoner next Tuesday over Job Harrlman."
who sat impassive As for the first time
It was admitted that he was the agent
that caused the terrible explosion that
killed 21 men last October.
"And on behalf of our other client,"
added Davis, "J. J. MeNamara. lndlct-
' Elks' Memorial. . - i
Sunday at 2:30 o'clock p. m. ' Hon
C. W. Fulton will deliver the memor-
ed Jointly with this prisoner we want' lal address at Elks' home." Public In
firm are payable to C. J Biack. and
both of said parties hold themselves
responsible for all bills outst-wdlng.
C. J. BLACK.
L. C. PRAIT. '
4ng party at the ITonan hall. The floor to withdraw the former plea of not yited.
Still They Come.
Adam Beck of Island City a few
days since purchased through the real
estate firm of Couch & McDonald, the
house and lots north and across the
street from the M. E. church, and will
remove here to reside. He will soon
build an addition to the house.
Gi F T
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ROYAL NEIGHBORS OF AMERICA
-Will, meet at I. O. O. F. hall sec
ond and fourth Fridays at 2 o'clock
p. m. '
KATE EARLS, Oracle.
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