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EAST OIUCGON1AN, PENDLETON, OREGON. 3IOXDAY, JUNE 7, 1001).
EIGHT PAGES. TBflD Gooseberries, Gherrios and every fresh fruit .or . l l . i . r i vegeraDie co oe rouna on the market . .'. . When we fill your order you can rest assured you are getting the best the market affords, and at the right prices, Standard Grocery Co. "Good to Eat Goods' . Phone Main 96 WEBSTER W EE the celebration fund and it Is desired to secure at least $500 more. FIVE MILLION DOLLAR. BUILDING FOlt SENATOBS PORTLAND LAWYER ACCEPTS BID TO SPEK JULY 3 W. E. Brock Receive Reply Today in Which Speaker Says lie Will Do Ills ' Best Is Good Speaker ami Accep tanoo Causes Satisfaction Other Preparations for Celebration. Judge Lionel R. Webster, county judge of Multnomah county, will be the fourth of July orator for Pendle ton this year. An invitation o speak was extended to Judge Webster by W. E. Brock, chairman of the general committee, several days ago. In re ply Mr. Brock has Just received the following: Mr. W. E. Brock, Pendleton, Oregon. Dear Sir: I am just In receipt of your very kind letter of the 2nd, In viting me to deliver a Fourth of July address at Pendleton, on July 3rd. I want to thank you and through you the members of your Committee for the honor of this Invitation and to as sure you that I shall take great pleas ure In beng present and complying with the request to the best of my ability. I regret very much that my engagements are such between now and that time as to prevent my giv ing the attention to the preparation of such an address as I would like to deliver. However, I will be with you and do the best I can. Again thanking you for the honor of the Invitation, I have the pleasure to remain, Very truly yours. LIONEL R. WEBSTER, Aside from securing the speaker these behind the celebration have al so been busy with other arrangements of the celebration. Up to this time the sum of $1000 has been secured for COLDS The very hour a cold starta la Z tie time to check It Don't wlt T It may become deep-seated and the cure will be harder then. Every hour lost at the X start may add daya to your suf fering. Tasa . .,,...... HF&Si Cold Capsules Used in time they save all T t that might follow alckneaa, X t worry, expenses. They never f tall w - :: TaHman & Co. " 1&Ti9 Drnorarkts. !! S5.000.000 Office Building for United States Senators. Five million dollars for an office building! Who Is spending It? The most liberal spender In the world the United States. This Is not some thing planned for a future date, be cause there is no object of Immediate expenditure, but a reality of the present. A palace of offices has been constructed for the use of Unitea States senators at Washington. It was opened and occupied In part a few weeks ago, but Is not yet fully completed. The actual cost to date Is $4,672,500, and there is more expense to come, rounding out in all probabil ity the $5,000,000. There are 92 sen ators In congress, but the building Is large enough for a thousand. It would cover several blocks In some cities. It is one of the most beautiful buildings in Washington. It stands diagonally across from the senate wing of the capitol. Although near at hand, it is too magnificent for au gust senators to approach by walking, so a beautiful subway has been built connecting it with the senate wing. Storage battery automobiles, each of which will carry 10 persons, go whiz zing through this passageway like the wind, and no senator walks. The In terior architecture of the building is grand in magnificence and propor tions. An enormous marble rotunda rivals If it does not surpass that of the capitol itself. The Individual of fices are palatial In construction and equipment. The Bookkeeper. Sties for Ills Wages. Clarence Carlton versus William Brace is the title of an action for money commenced in the circuit court today. It Is alleged in the complaint that Carlton was employed by Brace and that there Is now due him for ser vices rendered, the sum of $235. STATE PRINTING PLANT MUST BE INSPECTED Salem, June 7. Col. E. Hofer, pub Usher of the dally Capitol Journal of this city, claims to have won the first point in the war upon Labor CommiS' sioner Hoff regarding the inspection of the press printing offices through out the state and the collection of a fee of five dollars for the Inspection. It Is alleged that Hoff charged the small newspapers five dollars, and permitted the big printing plant and state house private concern to operate without a fee of inspection. Hoff to day notified the foreman that the plant must be inspected. SERIOUS FOREST FIRES IN NEWBRUNSWICK Freederlcton, N. B., June 7. The whole central portion of New Bruns wick is reported aflame from forest fires, which, unless rain comes will mean hundreds of thousands of dollars In loss. Many buildings have burned Another fire is burning In the forks of the Midamichl, where the Grand Trunk Pacific crosses. Hundreds of men are fighting the flames. Postofflce Building for Portland. Portland, June 7. Plans for a postofflce building In Portland at an estimated cost of $2,600,000 are being drawn by the supervising architect of the postofflce department at Wash lngton. The information was con veyed to Postmaster Young in a let ter from Senator Bourne received this morning. YOU COULDN'T HAVE A WEDDING At least not a very successful one without presents. And you couldn't very well have presents without having access to a Jew elry store. And that reminds us that we are In splendid shape right now to supply the needful for whatever occasion. There are dozens of hints in our cut glass assortment. My PIckard's hand-painted china display furnishes many examples of acceptable gifts. While in Jewelry, silverware, watches and clockes the pres ent buyer may fairly revel In the possibilities which we offer. When It's time to select the present do us the honor of looking through our display. Wm. E. HANSCOM JEWELER. Successor to Winslow Bros. ft 31 Every Spot Removed Bring that soiled suit to us to clean and when we return it you will never be able to tell where the spots were. Just a little cleaning and pressing occasionally will make yonr suit look better and last longer. Pendlston Dye Voms Phone Mala 10. In and About Pendleton Action for Money. A suit to collect a promlsory note for the sum of $51.40 was filed in the cir cuit court today by J. L. Clark ver sus Billy LaRock. Dr. Ford Improving. Dr. T. B. Ford, pastor of the Metho dist church, who has been seriously 11! for th0 past few days Is gradually Improving and. it is now believed he will be able to resume his pastoral duties. Many Fishing Licenses. A total of 337 fishing licenses have been issued up to today and more are being taken out every day. It Is be lieved the number will reach to near the 400 mark before the end of the season. Rest tu Warner Cnse. The recess In the hearing of the Young-Warner will contest Is still be ing continued and there will probably be no more testimony taken here un til the' testimony of witnesses at a dis tance Is taken. Looking for Location. J. T. Williams of Seneca, Mo., is In Pendleton today,, accompanied by his son, J. C. Williams of Echo. The elder Mr. Williams Is looking over the various Umatilla county land propositions with the view of locating. Episcopal Garden Tarty. The members of the Sanctuary chapter of the Episcopal church will give a garden party on Thursday eve ning. June 10, at the residence of Mrs. Leona Thompson. Ice cream and strawberries will be served. All are cordially Invited to attend. Ad mission free. Tom Smart Operated Upon. Tom Smart, the well known resi dent of East Court street, has Just been operated upon In Portland. Word received from there this morn ing Is to the effect that the operation was an entire success ariil that Mr. Smart will be much improved In health as a result. Queen Cliloo In Town. Miss Chloe Stanfleld, recently elect ed queen of the Umatilla county float for the big Rose Show parade. Is In Pendleton today, preparing for the big event The parade Is to come off Thursday evening and will probably be the biggest thing of its kind ever held In the northwest. Will Try Delinquent Guardsmen.' Captain M. S. Kern will leave for Baker City this evening to hold a de linquency court for some negligent members of company A of that city. Captain Kern is now a staff officer in the third regiment, O. N. G., and sev eral days ago received orders to hold a delinquency court at Baker. Two Strong Sermons. Members of the Methodist church and congregation listened to two ex ceptionally strong sermons yesterday, Bishop Smith preached in the morning and Dr. Dick of Minneapolis, who Is the guest of his nephew, Dr. C. J. Smith, preached In the evening. Both were exceptionally able and interest ing addresses and were greatly ap preciated by those who heard them, Many Fish Caught Yesterday. According to reports of those who tried their luck Sunday was one of the most successful fishing days of the season. A total of 22 fishermen boarded the train at Duncan station last evening, and some got on at other stations along the line. It Is estimated that more than a thousand trout were taken from Meacham creek alone during the day. IfermiHton Case up Today. The troubles' of the two factions of the Umatilla water users association are being aired In the circuit court this afternoon. Both factions are striving for control of the board of managers. The secretary of the inter ior recently decided In favor of the so called "new" board and now the "old" board is striving to have the courts of Oregon pronouce it the duly elected and, qualified board. Prominent Educator Speaks. Mr. W. G. Beatty, superintendent of the Industrial training school at Sitka, Alaska, will speak at the Pres byterian church this evening at 8 o'clock. This meeting will take the place of the mid-week meeting this week. A cordial Invitation Is extend ed to the public, as Mr. Beatty has a message of interest to all. He is re turning from the general assembly at Denver. Mrs. Fred Crawford HI. Mrs. James Crawford, who re turned yesterday from a visit to Spo kane, has been called to Portland by the serious illness of her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Fred Crawford. Acord ing to the report received last eve ning she was not expected to live. The nature of her malady makes an operation almost Imperative In order to save her life, and It is feared that she does not have strength enough to withstand the shock of the operation. Long Auto Trip. W. W. Moore of Walla Walla and A. H. Campbell, traveling freight agent for the Sioux line, with headquarters I.i Spokane, arrived In Pendleton this forenoon on their wav from Spokane to Portland by auto. They were ac companied from Walla Walla by Mr. SUMMER. UNDERWEAR UNDERPRIGED We have received a fine new line of summer, light weight underwear, that we will sell at the lowest prices you have ever paid. , This new lot has never before been shown on our counters and is just what you need for the warm days. First grade, regular 75c gar ment, to go at Second grade, regular 50c garment, to go at It will pay you well to attend your underwear needs now, while your money buys double, at the Part Closing Sale of the 40c Roosevelt's Boston Ifsn Where You Trade to Save and Mrs. C. E. Roosevelt of this city. Owlne to the fact that the steamers are not running to The Dalles now the trip to Portland will be made by way of Prineville .across the Cascade mountains to Albany and ciown the valley past Salem and Oregon city to Portland. Carter Had Trouble. . Attorney Charles H. Carter, the de Voted disciple of Isaac Walton, spent yesterday In an endeavor to entice a basket of trout from the waters of Meacham creek. Though Carter Is an expert fisherman In many ways, not being guilty of using a steel rod, bait or even a spoon hook, he has appar ently not mastered the art of landing a large trout in mid-stream and at the same time keep his trousci'3 on. While endeavoring to perfom this feat yesterday he lost a portion of the but tons off his trousers and a serious catastrophe was narrowly averted, for he neither wished to lose the fish nor his trousers. Those who witnessed the performance say It was much bet ter than a three ring circus. Even after he managed to reach shore his troubles were not ended for he could not borrow a nail from any of his friends or find a stick that would take the place of a suspender. He finally made a belt out of a piece of fish-line though It required a considerable por tlon of the string to reach around. RACING BALLOONS LAND AT CORINTH, MASS. New York, June 7. Forthe and Harmen's balloon landed at Corinth, Miss., early today, according to a message. The balloon was an entry In the national race which started at Indianapolis, Ind., Saturday. The message says the "Hoosler," piloted by Baldwin and Walsh, landed near the same place. ABERDEEN LUMBERMEN STILL LOCKED OUT Aberdeen, June 7. No change in the situation following the lockout of lumbermen Is observed today. Neith er side Is showing any sign of yield ing. All adjacent logging camps are closed. Wright Makes Test". Washington, June 7. Final tests of their flying machine will be com menced today by Wilbur and Orvllle wviirht. nrellmlnary to the ceremon ies at the White House on Thursday, when the brothers will receive tne mortal voted to them by congress from President Taft. Several officers of the signal corps are being Initiated Into the myBtcries of aerial naviga tion by the Wrights. NOTICE OF STREET IMPROVE MENT, Notice Is hereby given that the im provement of" High street from the rnnter line of Thompson street to the center line of Jane street has been completed according to contract, and ht said improvement has been ac cepted by the common council of the City of Pendleton. You win lunner take notice that the cost of maKing Bald improvement is now due and payable at the office of the city re corder at his office In Pendleton, Dresron. and that If payment of the same Is not paid within 30 days from this date the same may be collected by foreclosure of lien against the property In front of which said Im provement was made. Dated at Pendleton, Oregon, tnis 7th day of June, 1909. TH08. FITZ GERALD, City Recorder. BEGIN SURVEY ON COOS BAY RAILROAD Portland. Fred A. Haines, for a long time the locating engineer of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad company In Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming, has made a proposi tion to the Coos Bay, Oregon & Idaho Railway company, which was recent ly organized by the people of Coos Bay, to survey and build a steam rail road between Coos Bay and some point at or near Roseburg, Ore., to have the road completed and in oper ation In two years from May 1, 1910. The condition exacted by Mr. Haines Is that the local company furnish the money to make the survey and ac quire the right of way, but he agrees that this is to be repaid to the per sons advancing It when those whom he represents take the road over and commence Us construction. The peo ple of Coos Bay have accepted the proposition and the banks of Marsh field and North Bend, as well as many of the business men and prop erty owners, have furnished tho means to comply wtth the conditions as to the survey and right of way. Mr. Haines and a crew of men, most of whom have worked under him on the Northwestern system In the Black Hills and In Wyoming for many years, are already In the field, and the work of making the survey Is being pushed rapidly. Mr. Haines' backers are unknown, but from his previous connections It Is believed a powerful combination Is Interested in opening up central Oregon. Rev. H. S. Shangle of Milton passed through the city Saturday evening, being bound for Echo, where he con ducted the funeral service over the remains of the late O. F. Thomson. KNOWN FOR ITS STRENGTH The First National Bank PENDLETON, OREGON Capital and Undivided Profits $400,000.00 Stockholder. Liability 250,000.00 $650,000.00 We call your attention to the Increase In our capital and surplus, making a working capital now of $400,000.09, This Increase was made to afford greater security to our de positors and Increased facilities to our customers. To those desiring banking connections, we offer the services of a modern, conservative banking Institution. SECURITY Eh RING TIME IF THE JUNK BRIDE 18 NOT GIVEN ONE OF MY SEAMLESS GOLD WEDDING RINOS, SHE WILL NOT HAVE THE BEST. EACH RING IS STAMPED ACCORD ING TO THE FINENESS OF GOLD TOGETHER WITH MY PRIVATE TRADE MARK. THEY ARE BURNISHED HARD AND RESIST WEAR. THEY ARE UNIFORM AND GRACEFUL LYiSHAPED. THEY ARE HIOHLY PO LIS H ED AND ALWAYS RE TAIN A BEAUTIFUL LUSTRE. ROYAL M. SAWTELLE JEWELER ,j ynnM' .jtjiojiVi A Vi iff """ W ifr " Vrtgij i Our Meal Kepi Free From Dusl. With oir large, patent refrlgeratoi d-io nhnwease you can select your MAaf BAA 1llt what vou are getting, and rest assured that it will be cool and absolutely free from dust, flirt and flies. It's easy to buy good, clean, appe tizing meats here, for that's the only kind we keep. Ceniral Heal 108 E. Alta St. st Uarkel k Phone Main 88. tube "Bfl m comnsxr.