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TOE ECHO REGISTER, ECHO, OREGON.
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 17, 19 3D
I J.F. KENLY
I PENDLETON, OREGON
A. L. SCHAEFER
Successor to Louis Bunziker.
Jeweler end Optician
Expert Watch Repairing
Pendleton, : : : Oregon
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Strictly first Class
r I'lt'ifi imlly r'urnis'u-d KiMims in
Conner! ion. I'riviiwu Dining Par
Ion. HKST MKALs IN T11K
6 i Main Street
Harhlifcliorliig' iiikI General
Solicit a Share of your J
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HiH-kley Street, Ifc-lio, Ore. J
We Maul Anything
I'ronU Attention Given to
Two Whkuim Constantly nt Work
0. G. THORNTON
The Echo Dfiiymdn
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Estimates t'urnUlivd Jolliti(r and
At tl Hotel Kcho Echo, Orcjjon
Frank Okanmur, Prep.
Menls rorvd nt nil hours
durinp: tho day.
Board by tho week $5.00
We will always try to give
our customers the Best
tho market affords.
PUIX TOO ETHER TOR ECHO.
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FOR HIS JOURNEY
Taft Gives Up Golf Game to Prepare
for Western Trip.
Executive Office of Nation to Be On
Wheel Until November 12, When
Washington Will Again Be Seat-
Official Trip Starts From Boston
Chicago First Stop.
Deverly, Mass., Sept 14. Presl
dent Taft gave up hia golf game and
all official business yesterday and de
voted himself to preparing for the long
Western trip, which will really have
its beginning when he motors into Bos
ton this afternoon to attend a chamber
of commerce banquet. The president
will pass the night in Boston, leaving
there for Chicago at 10 a. m. Wednes
day. Mrs. Taft expects to remain in
Beverly until November 12, when the
president plans to arrive hern to take
her back to Washington. The execu
tive offices will close after the preai
dent leaves Beverly.
With the assistance of two servants
the president packed his numerous
grips and trunks.
The president also waa busy yester
day assembling the numerous papers,
documents snd reference books which
he will need in the preparation of his
manuscript. Secretary Carpenter had
collected most of these and it was the
president's task to revise.the list. The
president had no official engagements.
Oscar Lawlor, assistant attorney
general of the Interior department.
was at Beverly and his prerence led to
a renewal of the report that the presi
dent may have something to say on the
Isallinger-Piiichot controversy before
he leaves for Boston.
LOVETT IS HEAD.
Elected Chairman Union Pacific Ex
New York, Sep. 14. Ex-Judge Rob
ert S. Lovett, chief counsel for the
Union Pacific railroad, was yesterJay
elected chairman of the executive com
mittee of the company, thereby be
coming the successor of Edward II.
Harrirnan in the control of the vast
railroad fin I steamship systems which
the liancirr built up. The Union Pa
cific still r mains without a president.
as Mr. llarrimun occupied this position
alHo. It is understood, however, that
an operating min, probably L. P.
Loree, president of the Delaware &
Hudson, will be elected to the place at
the annual meeting of the stockholders
At the same meeting where Mr.
Lovett waa elected to the chief execu
tive position of the keystone road of
the Harrirnan rystem, William Rocke
feller and Jacob H. Schiff were elected
members of the board of directors of
the Union Pacific and were also ap
pointed members of the executive com
mittee. Messrs. Schiff and Rocke
feller succeed Mr. Harrirnan and the
late Henry H. Rogers as members of
WOULD DIVIDE CALIFORNIA.
People of South Propose New
Because Tsxes High.
Ijo Angeles, Sept. 14. The South
California State league was made a
permanent organization at a mass
meeting of citizens of Los Angeles, in
Symphony hall today, with George N.
ISIaok as president and Herbert Bur
dette and B. A. Stephens ss serectares.
The meeting was called by the Los
Angeles Realty board to offer a protest
gainst the recent action of the state
board of equalization in raising the as
sessed valuation of the property of this
Many of those present at the meeting
today wore badges inscribed "South
California State League."
The weuring of these badges and
many of the speeches trade reflected a
trong sentiment in favor of state divi
sion, and this was later crystallized in
a set of resolutions passed by the meeting-
Opium Hidden Among Fish.
Marysville, Sept. 14. Having re
ceived information that a large quan
tity of opium was being smuggled here
from San Francisco, the police placed
a watch on a Chinere store which wss
susectid. Officer Burroughs remained
in hiding for five hours last night and
finally was rewarded by catching seve
ral Chinese in the act of receiving a
package marked "fish" from Wells,
Fargo & Co. express. The men were
arrested and the package was seized.
It proved to contain a large amount of
opium hidden among lish.
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Immigrants Good Citizens.
Chicsgo, Sept. 14. "The immigrsnt
is a better American than the Ameri
can himvelf. He has learned by ex
perience in his native land to appreci
ate the freedom and advantages of the
United States. He can understand the
free life which the American takes
merely as an individual." Dr. David
Blaustein, superintendent of the Chi
cago Hebrew institute, speaking on
America and the immigrant, thus ex
pressed himself yesterday.
Knife foe Governor Johnson.
St. Paul, Minn., Sept 14. Governor
John A. Johnson will go to Rochester,
Minn., this afternoon to undergo an
other operation as the result of an
operation for appendicitis several years
ago, which left as vera painful ab-
AlD IS NEEDED.
Appeal Made to America for Suffer
era in Mexico.
Washington, Sept 14. Tales of
great Buffering in the flooded districts
of Mexico as told in telegrams receiv
ed at the State department today from
Lonsul General Philip C. Hanna.
brought forth another appeal tonight
from the American Red Cross society
for funds with which to "supply our
unfortunate neighbors of Mexico with
the necessities of life."
The loss of life and destruction of
property is even greater than was at
first supposed, and it ia predicted that
great physical-suffi ring will prevail
among the homeless during the fall and
Th destruction waa greatest in the
country and email towns between Mon
terey and Matamoras. Mr. Hanna says
me American consul at Matamoras re
ports that place under water and a seri
ous condition of affairs exists and that
the railroads between Matamoras and
Monterey have been waahed out
"We are sending supplies down the
railroad as fast ss it ia opened," saya
He suggests that it mieht be onssi
ble for the American army in the South
west to co-operate with the Mexican
army and American and Mexican con
suls in assisting Mexican towns.
'It ia believed by many," Mr. Han
na said, "that more than 10,0000 lives
have been lost and thousands are home
OLi SETTLEMENT IN RUINS.
Storm Plays Hsvoc With CenturyO!d
"Plsce of Peace."
La Paz, Baja California, Sept 8. via
Guaymaa, Sept 14. La Paz, the old
eit settlement of the California, is in
ruins. The most terrific storm ever
known has wrought havoc in and about
the old pueblo. Seven lives are al
ready known to be lost and the shore is
strewn with wreckage from ships and
boats in the roadxtead. Jn many places
the water ia four feet deep in the
streets snd some of the thoroughfares
are channels for raging torrents.
Communication with the outside
world, except by a stesmer, which has
just stopped at the port ia cut off and
the greatest misery exists, especially
among the pot r townspeople, the ma
jority of whom have lost everything
they had in the world.
From the country districts comes the
new thut the devastation there has
been great Without warning the cy
clone burst on this "Place of Peace,"
accompanid by torrents of rain. The
boats along shore and anchored in the
bsy were torn from their moorings and
most of them were buttered in collision
or thrown upon the beach. The sky
waa overcast and many believed the
end of the world at hand, and crowded
the old mission church in a delirium of
BOMB CASES ON TRIAL.
Sensational Disclosures Arc Promised
Chicsgo, Sept 14. Sensational din-
closures are promised in the trisl of
Vincent A. snd Joseph Altman, charg
ed with malicious mischief and arson.
A score of witnesnes will be brought
by the stste in an attempt to prove
that both were guilty of causing the
explosion and fire which wrecked the
Standard Sssh & Door company's plant.
May zo, 1VU6, and their testimony, it
claimed, will throw considerslile
ight on the entire series of bomb out
rages which have taken place in Chi
cago in the last two years.
Serretsry John J. Brittain. of the
Amalgamated Carpenters' union, said
today that members of the union would
do all in their power to aid the defence.
Assistant State a Attorney Benjamin
Short who will have charge of the
prosecution, said that the reason the
Bomb 31 case would rot be heard
first was that State's Attorney Way
man believed it was not as important a
case as that of the Standard Sash &
Door company's explosion and fire, and
that the penalty was not o great
'Conviction in the case to be tried
first means a penalty of 29 years' ini-
irisonment he said, "while in the
Bomb 31' case theie is no areon charge
and the penalty for the offense is only
BP61RS Smashirg to End.
Topeka. Kan., Sept 14. The bair-
Kage smasher'e day in Kansas is ended.
The Kansas board of rsilroad commis
sioners has irsued an order that bac
k'agemen mut not let trunks go tumb
ling down from a car door to the brick
or stone i-tation platform. Recently
the l agnge smashers have been more
active thsn usual. The board has hd
n:ary complaints of trunks being brok
en or damaged by the dropping from
the cur do.r to the platforms when the
station agent did not wsnt tj pull up a
truck to receive the baggage.
Halley's Comet Sighted.
Cambridge, Mas . Sept 14. Hal
ley's comet for which astronomers
have been eagerly watching, ha been
seen after an absence of 70 years, ac
cording to a dispatch received today at
the Harvard observatory from Profess
or Wolff, of Heidelberg. The sight
was oMained September 11. f6.42 in
right ascension, six hours, 18 minutes.
12 seconds, declination 17 degrees, 1
minlute s south. It fould be made out
only with a large telescope.
Scott to Seek South Po'e.
Loondon, Sept 14. Captain R.
Scott who commanded the "Discov
ery" expedition in 1902, will start next
July on hia Antarctic'expeditton. Cap
tain Scott said today hia plan included
the use of three methods, sledge, trac
tion by ponies and dogs and motor
He What did you discuss at your
delisting club this afternoon? She
Nothing. We just talked.
Magistrate Are you a friend of the
prisoner? Uuxora Witness No. I'm
his mother-in-law. New York World.
"Say something to the Utile boy.
ald Bobble's mother. "Sny. kid," said
Hobble, obediently, "kin you fight
"I hear you spent your vacation
with friends." "We were friends dur
I hi; the first week." Louisville Cour
"Are you going to take the late
train to Chlcao?" "No. the engineer
of the train Is going to do that
Customer Give me a bottle of Don-
em s Stomach Hitter, uruirijlst We
haven't any In .-tock. madam, but
here's something just as bad.
There are two sides to every ques
tion." said the broad minded man.
Yes." answered Senator Sorghum;
a winning side and a losing side."
"Why did you leave your last
placeT' asked the boss. "I got six
months off for good behavior," an
swered the Job seeker. Chicago Daily
Prospective Host Man Got the mar
riage license yet? Prospective Bride
griMtiu No; I'm not going to gut that
until the Isst thing. 8he may go back
Bess So you're engaged? Well,
well! As for me, I wouldn't marry
the best ninn on earth. Jess You
couldn't I've got him. Cleveland
Scott I remember reading of a very
rich man who said he'd sooner be
poor. Mott tes, and probably you re
member reading somewhere that all
ncn are liars.
I can't understand why Brown
should have failed." "Nor can I. I
always thought he was doing finely,
llu often came to me for advice." De
troit Free Press.
' Did you have a good time at the
Sunday school picnic, Bobby?" "I
should say so," answered Bobby, en
thusiastically. "There was three
fights." Buffalo Express.
"Why. Ethel, what's the matter?"
asked her mother, as the little one
almost choked at the dinner table. "I
got a piece of bread head first down
my cough pipe," explained Ethel.
"I never have no luck." "Neither
do I." responded the other citizen.
"Therefore I keep out of enterprises
requiring large gobs of luck to bo a
-uccess." Louisville Courier-Journal.
"We," remarked the young married
woman, "try to see how few quarrels
we can have In a year." "We," said
the old married woman, "try to see
bow few cooks." Louisville Courier
Judge How did the trouble begin?
Witness It began, yo' honah, when de,
chairman of de entertainment com
mittee swatted de secretary over de
haid wlf de lovlo' cup. Boston Tran
script Stlllcus We should all strive to
bear each other's burdeus. Cynlcus
Yes, most of us seem to think ws
could bear each other's burdens more
easily than we could our own. Phil
Hess I e Oh. Mabel! I am In an
awful dilemma! I've quarreled with
Harry and he wants me to send his
ring back. Mabel That's too bad.
Bessie But that Isn't the point. I've
forgotten which Is his ring. Kansas
"What was the date of th Cnlon of
the Crowns?" asked the school In
spector and ths answer was "1603."
"Right And why was this date an
Important one for you to remember?"
"Derause you were sure to ask for it"
returned the little victim of cramming.-)
De Quiz Did he have any luck fish
ing? De Whiz Well, he says bs
caught a number of fish, many of
which would welsh three pounds. Da
Quiz Yes, I guess It would take a
great many of the fish he rought to
weigh three pounds. Chicago Daily
Little Bobby Papa, did you ever
see a cyclone carrying houses around
up In the air, and cows and horses
and wagons upside down? Papa No,
my son. Little Hobby Did ou ever
see a sea serpent? Papa No. my sou.
Little Bobby I should think it ud bs
tiresome to live so long and never se
. "You ran Into this man at thirty
miles an hour and knocked him forty
feet." satd the court. "That or a
little better. I suppose." answered ths
chauffeur. "Why didn't you alow
down?" "Mere precaution, your honor.
Once I shot off speed and hit a man
to gently that he was able to climb
Into the machine and give me a lick
'ng." "Tour husband'U be all right now,"
said the doctor, rubbing hta hands
with evident self satisfaction. "What
yr mean? demanded the weeping
wife. "You told me he wouldn't live
a fortnight." "Well. I'm going to cure,
him after all" said ths doctor; "surely
you're glad to hear such anexpscted
newst" The woman wrinkled her
brows. "Puts me la a bit of aa 'cle.
aha said. Ti bin aad sold aS his
cletaea for Tsla funeral:" . .
Better opportunity do you want to make
Did you ever stop to think that you can buy
a piece of the Famous Umatilla Ranch at ' the
right price and on good terms, and that it is sure
to make money? Come in and let's talk it over.
E. P. CROARKIN, Agt.
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BANK OF ECHO
CAPITAL STOCK $25,000
FULLY PAID UP
Ve sell New York Exchinge payable it any place la the
We solicit the Banking Business of this Locality.
Near Beer, Soft Drinks, Cigars, Tobacco, Tropic
al Fruits, Nuts, Etc.
A Share of Patronage Solicited.
Bert Lon'enecler, Prep. Comer Mala sal Dupont Streets
Hotel Echo Restaurant
M. H. GILLETTE, Prop.
THE BEST THE MARKET AFFORDS
ALWAYS OX THE TABLE
. When in Fendleton don't fail to step in at the
NISSEN IMPLEMENT CO.
On Main Street, and the New
- ALAMO GASOLINE ENGINE
It frarpasa anything that has
and Dye Works
W. C. COBte. Prs.
Send your clothing to the Berlin
Cleaning and Dye Works. Only ex
perienced help employed, and the best
of work and satisfaction guaranteed.
Orders sent by express will receive
prompt and careful attention.
303 fart Coart St.
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