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"WEDNESDAY 'MOITNTNii; rirXF-XmEIV 2D. 1020
Highway Commissioner Is
Stricken While Alone .at
; Island City Home
QLCOTT PAYS TRIBUTE
Successor Not Selectedbut
' . Several Names .
f IXV GRANDE, Or., Dec. 28.
KHward "E. Kiddle, state highway,
cdnrinissioner and for year3 pro
minently identified with business
interests in this pert Ion of the
Upte. died early thU morning
from acute indigestion. Mr. Kid
dle had remained alone it his su
burban borne it Island City last
night while members of his fam
ily time to La Grande to attend
a 'concert, and was apparently in
the best of health. When the fam
ily returned he was serionsly ill
and died two boon afterwards
Nfr. Kiddle had just returned
from Washington. D. C. whither
" he had cone with Governor. Ol
cott; State Highway 1 Engineer
Nunn and I. E. Bean in the in
terests of the McArtbur bill for
federal road aid; and was plan
nfngV to resume touring Oregon
on an inspection of road work.
Funeral on Thursday. '
Funeral pians are still Incom
plete, but it has been determined
, to bare serTices here at "2 o'clock
Thursday afternoon, : under Ma
sonic auspices. . , '
Mr. Kiddle was prominently
identified with many commercial
lentnres- In this section of the
ftiite. and was for many jears
Resident of the PloneerHFlouring
Mills company., rile ; resigned th!.
position lat .summer when . ap
pointed highway commissioner to
fucceed the late J. N. Burge3spf
' Aslde I from 'his 'milling 'inter
ests, Mr. Kiddle was a prominent
lodgernan, bavin, held all offices
of the local. Masonic order, and
being as well past ? f rand com
r.tander of the Knights Templar
of Oregon, and past'woTthy grand
patron. of the. Order-f the East
' ern 'Star for Oregon; He wafc
grand i master, A. F. & A. SI. of
Oregon "in 1908, and - grand high
: priest R. A. ilasons in 1909.
s . During the recent 'var JIK
Kiddie, was active - iu all .drives
usually underwriting Tnion coun
ty's quota the morning the drive,
opened, and th-n tak'uu; a kad
ing part in Vecurin funds.
also, took a. leading pari in the
rairtpafctt for $i3o.rtt"0 'worth "of f '
toad lmn ds. voted by his county.
- Mr. .-Kiddie. .-politically; a Re
publican, was joint senator "from
Tnion and Wallowa counties in
1916. '.He was always active iJi
party organiyalion matters.
. Hi klow and fonr' children
piiivive him, the latter "bein;?
Merion. . Fred and' Ieta ', Kiddie.
und Mr.' Uob'ert ' Kakin. all 'bf
Lit Crariue. V
Department Goes From Lin
coln to McKinley Build
ing, Board Decides
; ZIP LET'ERGO
The death of Edward E.' Kid
dle of IsLmd Tity, has given rise
tj speculation as to who is avail
able as an appointee to succeed
fcim bn the state highway com
niission. f ; v , 1
Among those whose names have
been mentioned is Fay S..LGrow,
banker, of Athena, TTmatllla
county. Mr. LeGrow is well ac
quainted with the geography bf
the, state, particularly eastern
Oregon, and it is said his business
affairs are such that he could
g!ve the necessary time to the
Henry W. Collins of Pendleton.
successful business man as an
Prominent mention also is made
of Jay bobbins of Enterprise,
neauuy siocKman. wno is presi
dent of the Oregon Wool Grow
Others speculated upon are E.
P. .Iahaffey, Jbrtnker 'of Bend:
C. C. Clark of Arlington. z and
County Judge Smith of Lakeview.
Under the 'law the appointment
necessarily must go to eastern
Oregon. " '
Esteeaned by Governor.
rue -passing of Edward E.
Kiddle would be a distinct loss to
the slate at any time, but it Is a
greater loss just at this period
when Oregon Is midway in a
great road . construction program
and needed his sane and ' sound
business judgment in dealing
with the Imoortant nroblm
which come before the state high
way commiMiion," said Governor
Olcott Hia services as a mem
ber of the highway pommissiftn
were exceedingly valuable.
Mr. Kiddle made a success of
his private business, and he was
putting the same constructive
energy into his duties as a public
oinciai. He approached everv
question with an open mind and
Fought only to serve the best in
terests of his state. He per
iormed his duties with an hon
esty or purpose that Inspired con
naence in all who came intnrnn.
tact with him.' He will be missed
hot only by the members, of his
familv ..artd a host of nersnnal
friends, but by everyone who is
concerned in the advancement of
urejron. - ,
Recent Tr RecalleO.
"Only; Sunday-before last I had
the -pleasure' of goins: with him
irom wasnmgton, D. C. where
lie was in attendace upon highway
maiiers wun tilgbwav Engineer
Xunn and Senator L.-E. TJean. to
an. verr.on and Alexandria. Vn
tnd sbendlng the entire day in
ine om nome environment of Gen
era i ueorge Washington Par.
tictilar pleasure was had In th
time spent in the
.The junior hish'schriorof Lin
coln school wirt"lf tmoved'to the
McKinley school biiirdins, accord
ir.gto action taken by the school
board at the meeting last night
upon a motion by' W. C..AVinslow.
The change "will be hiade at the
beginning ' of the second semes
ter, but will hot include the do
mestic science department of the
school. ' '
Immediate work will be conr
raenced on the McKinley "building
to put it in shape for high school
work. The fixing and repairing
will be done under the direction
bf the school board, upon request
o the hospital board, who will
meet, the necessary expenses in
Much of the eouipment placed
!n the building by the hospital
board will be purchased by the
school board as a saving of money
for both Boards will thereby be
made. ' '
The board agreed last night' to
Increase the salary of substitute
teachers l a day, as at the pre
vious rate it was difficult to se
cure competent teachers.
Unlijae Holiday Tarty r t .
Takes Place -at Dayton
. . . : ."TV.. ,' "t . '
- OAYTON'. lr, te. Th"
wast uniuegaiherlng of the fc-a-nn
was U-l! In the Aillsan hH
ir ih;.t -liy C'hriHtina;. tfay in the'
form cf a fainilv reunion f tlu i
Chapman. Horde.' Snydrr, Haxler.
.-am, Mellinger. Spangle. Seilter. i
Pine, llerry. Hole. Martin, lloglej
and McDonald families. all re-!
lated. , f
fourth Thurriay of each "month.
m!I applicatlr nn for registration to
iad with Mrs. II. L. Mathewa.
phono 12IX-M. .Vatont of 'cbIM
rfn shuld. lH nnt in as early ai
pi..ilile each inonlli.
Mi t:.Kl-y to have a Pr-'
if r . rl J biatH-iit ffice. prtiitMlily in the'
marion v.uumy uuuurcns irlly ,,.,. wiure she win revive
iiiotli-r and their habit's each
Saturday Mficrnxn. and the Ut
met'k of every mcnth. Children
who have ben exauilnetl at the
Il-ltii tf Siu FrjneiM-o l I h-' r
rilt.-.I ttt.. Will 1
rtMcivp iT p.r r-nt i.f the tei.to
b-n 4 a !-tuet.iA t r-latlvt-, and
fiiends totaling mre thaa'll.
ttMtt.Hwil are al.rtist.
Bureau Plans Activity
for Coming Year
AIMit a dozen babies wt-re ex-
Tliere were three sets of fonr i aniined at the iioxtponed eugenic
-n.rall..i.s each The total nur.- . t;nf , tU(, Mi,rlon cnunty Chll
:cr present was r... and i 1a?An.n- bur.-au in the Commercial
was neineo oy Mr. ana Jirs.
Kenry Chapman of this plae
(club yesterday, afternoon, Dr. A.
l'omeroy,- It. F,
-"r- t l oil hiti ! V
Chapman Is SI years ol.l. while , ,;o,ni ad Prank K llrowll MH.
tTe youngest perron was a a -lall
llugh..e of Mr. and Mrs. Hay
I.axter. 1 year old.
The entertainment censisted of
a lare Christmas tree from which
gifts for all were harvested rrd
a sumptuous banquet.
Sea Planes and Navy
Oil for Canal Zone
Two Opinion? Axe Handed
own'by the Supteme Court
Only two opinions were'handed
flown -hy 'the supreme .court y'es-
ierday." They were: ' ' t
Ray Keller vs. Charles A. John
ston, appellant,' appeal ft op Uma
tilla county f' action for damages
caused by alleged. unlawful byrd-
: of sheep upon 'plaintiff a land:
Opinion by Justice Johns. Jud?a
Gilbert W.' Phelps affirmed. 5 ;
W. TV, ..Hosteller vh. R. S. Ec
clcs, 'appellant; appeal frpra
Clackamas county; action de
manding reimbursement for seed
and labor on land which plaintiff
had 'delivered to"defcmfa"nt as' re
run of "action "of rdfeible -entry
and detainer. Opinion by Justice
Burnett. Judge J. U. Campbell
jf versed and case remanded. . .
SAX DIEGO. Cal.. Dec. 28.
Fuel steamers and mine sweepers
which will take a prominent part
in the plans for the navy's big
flight from San Diego to' the
Panama canal zone, starting on
Thursday morning, began leaving
for various stations along the
Mexican and Central American
More will move south tomor
row In advance of the '14 sea
planes. Officers In charge of the flight
expressed eagerness tonight to be
off on the trip, dangerous though
U is admitted to be. .
The child welfare work of the
organization, that appeared in
Jeopardy for a while, owing to
the proposed ' discontinuance of
the connty health nurse, will be
continued with renewed zeal by
the came group of' women who
originated the work here, now
that the services of Miss Lillian
iGodsff y, county health nurse, have
'-Clinics will be held on the
clinic may h returned for -re-exininathin
! MIsm Codwy. who
will Ix glad lo anxwer any ques
tions perta!nim to the child'
luallh and general welfare. She
U particularly qualified to adfhw
un, t proMr feeding..
OAKLAND, Cil.. Iec. 2.
Frederick G. Talbot, lumberman,
who died March 10, 1919. left an
estate valued at approximately
J3.022.0S3, according to an ap
praisement filed in court hre to
day. The holdings Inrlnde a $2.
OOo.OOO Interest in the " Puget
An adopted daughter. 5ylvla T.'ment. ecoaomiral and effeetiye.
One .f the iut imporlint
duller of your system i lo burn
up reruia substance no longer
of ne In your lx;y. One s urk
acid, now generally bl4 to
the rattle ot rhubiatira. It iu
flames the Joints, stiffens th-n;UiK-lts.
riows pains, aches, and
The system it helped to dis
pose of this tronblesotue n In
stance, ard rheuniatim Is per
nianenily relieved, by Hood's
arsparilLa. the one true bl';od
purifier. It I aided in many
cases by Hood's rills. hkn ia
sn-all dose are a gentle laxative,
in larger dosea an active cath
artic. A grand conre of treat-
American Legion . ;f
1i) i . .. . . i jjirsi-umuuu ui iur
fWr xv t- A,exndrla I the legion commander. "
of e"l as?lngto" on. .'Ted leading and designed to
as grand master. Mr. Kiddle was
an ardent Mason, having beeh
past grad master, and extreme
pleasure was secured by him from
this Intimate association with the
tallowed relics of Washington.
, "A successor to Mr. Kiddle on
the highway commission has not
been chosen, and no selection will
be made for several days. I hope
to be able to find for his succes
sor a man of the same ability, in
tegrity and position In nublie
confidence. At this time I have
iu une in mina.
'THE MAN WHO HAD
Watch For Oar Bpectal Selected
, y Happy , New Year Show
FREDDfK TTEIiH COMES BACK
NEWARK. X. J.. Dec. 28.
Freddie Welsh, who retired after
losing the world's lightweight
boxing; championship to Denny
Leonard in 1917. returned to the
ring tonight and scored a techni
cal knockout over Willie Green
of Boston after four rounds of a
12-round match. - Green refused
to respond to the bell in the fifth
round, - claiming he had injured
The former, title holder showed
only flashes of his old-time form
hut had little difficulty, in out-
. .boxine -his .opponent. :
WASHINGTON, Dee. 23. Tes
timony by Secretary Houston of
the treasury; before the senate fin
ance committee yesterday placing
the cost of carrying out the pen
eiui: adjitstej compensatioa or
foldier bonus bill at $2,300,000.
000. was characterized by F. W.
Galbraith, national commander of
the. American legion, in a state
ment tonight as "a scuttle-fish
skirmish to muddy the waters so
that the principle Involved can
be clouded in-a lot of tigures thai
Mr. Galbraith estimated the
maximum amount the bonus bill
would cost ' the government at
"Secretary Houston's whole
presentation of the matter," said
designed to frighten
the country into a repudiation of
it? obligation to ex-service men.
The general Impression 'was con
veyed by. his testimony that th
passage of the. adjusted compen
sation bill would entail the im
mediate appropriation of billions
cf dollars by the government and
seriously cripple the financial con
dition of the treasury at present.
The. facts are that appropriations
necessary to carry out all feat
ures of the bill, except' that of
cash, compensation, would be
negligible for this year and sev
eral years to come, and that 'ap
propriations for cash 'compensa
tion are not asked 'until July,
1921, and are to be spread over
Bandits Steal Safe
and '$7000 Currency
(' WICHITA. Kan., Dec. 2S.
While expressmen were loading
packages on Santa Fe train No. U.
at Arkansas City, .Kan.. .early to
night, two bandits broke into the
express office, of the station, car
ried away a safe containing $7000
in- currency and escaped in an
automobile, according to word re
ceived here by Sheriff Simmons.
. :- - . T
Laws Are Proposed
PORTLAND, Ore.,' Dec. 2. -
With a view of - obtaining more
uniform compensation laws in the
western states, the committee of
1 named by Governor Ben W.
Olcott to make recommendations
for changes in the workmen's
compensation act ot Oregon has
proposed that the governors of
Oregon, Washington, California.
Idaho and Montana appoint dele
gates to a joint conference to be
held some' time during the next
few months. .
As a committee to1 represent
Oregon, it was recommended that
two members be named from the
employing group, one from organ
ized labor, one from the Loyal Le
gion of Logges and .Lumbermen
and one to represent the public.
Read the Classified Ads.
Back to Pre-War Prices
The same rade quality we have always handled. Colors: Black,
White, Old Rose, Plum, Nary, Green, Copen, Beige, Taupe, etc
36 inches wide, per yard $1.00
Note We start inventory this week. All odds and ends and broken
lines below cost
Commercial and Court Street .
Formerly Chicago Store
LADD & BUSH BANKERS
V EsUblishcd 1863
General B&nkin; Bnsinesa
Office' Honrs from 10 ta. to 3 p. xn.
Fresh, full-cream milk and the extract of se
lected malted grain, reduced to powder form.
Th Food-Drink for All Ages.
Used successfully for over 13 century. ,
XZTSupzrior to tea, coffee, cocoa
' . A quick lunch readily digested
InYigoratlrij;, flonrishing, Delicioos
Ask for Horlick"! at All Fountains
Disturbances in Larger Cit
ies and Hostilities Con
tinue Around Flume
IS IT GOOD?
I-OXDOX, Dec. 2S. The Ex
change Telegraph's home corre
spondent says that.' according to
news from Fiume, the Italian reg
ular forces hare occupied the
Danubian shipyard, the oil refin
ery, the whitehead torpedo w6rks.
the public gardens tnd Monte
ealvario. On the Susak side 'the line re
mains unchanged, owing to the
destruction of the bridges
Admiral Simonettl. commander
of the Italian fleet. yesterday
gave the destroyer Espero. which
recently (lcsertml in rvtnniin?fn
w - . v . m- u mm r p g t- :
15 minutes to Tejoin .his squad-
ron. After the, refusal of the
Espero's commander, the cruiser
Andrae Doria opened fire at 00
jards, " disabling the Esperio's
propeller and causing an explos
A dispatch from Trlest today
said that thus far 150 wounded,
chiefly Alpini and Carabineeri,
have arrived in Trieste. The Red
Cross is sending field hospitals to
the scene of the fighting.
The executive committee of the
Milan Nationalists has passed res
olutions pledging nationalists lo
immediately rise np against the
government "which alone ' is re
sponsible for the : crime perpe
trated against Fiume."
Here is a sample of the replies we are receiving from almost
.-.-' . - '
all of our customers in response to a recent letter we sent them
asking if they found the coke satisfactory.
Prepared in a moment by briskly stirring the powder in
hot or cold wsftr. Keep at home or when traveling.
Ask For and Get
thus Avoidins Imitations x
- SUBSTITUTES -Cost -YOU Sarno Price
Wifta for Cra 5an;pl tolXorSckVIXfpt. Bj'RaClae, yrtUT
The Old ReUable
United Stales :and
Mexico Resume Traffic
XEW'TORKDec. 28, Free In
terchange of traffic between the
railroads of the United States and
Mexicowhicb has . been :rn abev
ance ,for a" year will be resumed
January the American Tailrcad
association ; annoaacea -corujai.
' Light and Power Co.
. I. wish to say that I'm having unusually good suceevH
with tlie coke that 1 iurcliascd from you. I find it gos much
f ui liter llian ;oal :ml liolds I lie f ire longer.
It inav ho of interest to von to know know that I am an
old heating expert have used and tested various o aU for
mure, .than eitrhleen voar--and I can k.iv that I am more
than satisfieil with. the eok.
' . . Yours verv trtilv.
44:$ N. Front ' - M. K. TROrTV"
Why Mbl. fry It Yourself
rjrtlani Railvay Light & Pover Co.
237 North liberty
C Burton Dufdall
Use SHycr King Cof
fee, "a 55c valae,
39c per pound, 3
M. J. B. Coffee, per
pound 39c j
American Gab Cof- j
fee, per pound 33c
Royal Club SHrimps,
2 cans 64c
25 Sugar Peav,7
45c Pineapple, 2
2 cans Camaticn
Borden's Milk 24c
2 cans Caroline
2 bottles Royal Club !
Catsup 1...48c J
Arm ic Hammer So-
da, 1 pkf. ..5c j
75c Good Broom 42c
21 bars Wbite Laun
pkjs. " Kellojg's 'j
Sago, per pound 9c
Tapioca, per lb. 9c
10 lbs. Rice :.72c
s s s
C Burton Durdall
247 No. CommerclJ