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DAILY EAST OHEGONIAN, PENDLETON. OREGON. MONDAY. DECEMBER 11, 1916.
TWELVE PAGES ecxci 101301 JOdOC ioesqi IODO FACE TWELVE ft a o a o in a n a o 11 o o D o SI 8 8 p it its. ti SOE30X IC3CI Just R eceived A CAR LOAD OF hmm . J ii FROM OUR OWN ORCHARDS. Rome Beauties, extra fancy $1.75 Rome Beauties, fancy $1.65 Winter Bananas, extra fancy $2.00 Winter Bananas, fancy $1.75 Cooking Apples 75c SPECIAL PRICES FOR QUANTITY PURCHASES GRAY BROS. GROCERY CO. "QUALITY" Two Phones, 28 823 Main St Bnys Nflw Dodge. U H. QWss, well known farmer, has Just purchased a new Dodge car of the McLean Auto Company. UonaHCd to Wed. A martiae license was issued Sat urday afternoon to John P. Kirk of this city and Louise Planting of Ad- John (Vow III. John Crow, well known reserva tion farmer, is confined at St. An thony's hospital by a severe attack of lagrippe and kindred ailments. Two IMvortcxw Granted. Judge Phelps this morning granted divorces to the plaintiffs In the fol lowing cases: Lela J. Hardin vs. Gall O. Hardin, and Menlency M. Leffler vs. Charles W. Leffler. IOC lonnx D o locao aonoi IOC I0E30C zocao ly U Make This a Christmas I fy This store is fill ed to overflowing with practical gifts for the women folks. J Give Her Silk Hosiery Kid Gloves, Silk Underwear, Dainty Kerchiefs Furs, House Slippers, Pendleton Bath Robe, Silk Petticoat, Silk Waist, Hand Bag, Silk Umbrella, Fancy Tea Apron, Etc. C o m e in the moring if possible, we want to serve you the best we can. Seudlng Winter Hero. O. J. Piper, formerly a farmer of this county and now living at Rexs- burg, Idaho, has arrived to spend the winter at his old home. Helix. He was accompanied over by H. S. Taylor, another resident of Rexsburg, Three Forfeit Ball. Three imbibers got liquor-logged during the weekend and were towed Inte port by, the police. Each for feited bail of ten dollars. They were John Snyder and Joe Hayes, Indian and John Anderson, white. Ctiarjwd With Larceny. James Oirton, a well known young man of this city, was this morning taken into custody by Deputy Sheriff Bites upon a warrant charging him with the larceny of a sert of harness of Marion Deardorff. It is alleged that he stole the harness several days ao and tried to dispose of it. County Court to Portland. County Judge C. H. Marsh and Commissioner H. M. Cockburn left last night for Portland where they will attend the annual convention of the county courts of the state. Good roads legislation will be one of the principal matters discussed. 'Commis. rtoner Cockburn was accompanied bj his wife. Roberts Estate Probated. Bva It. Roberts of Echo, has been appointed administratrix of the estatj of her husband, H. H. Roberts, who died recently of pneumonia. The ea tate is valued at $10,700. Besides hla widow deceased left as heirs six chll dren. Jack W. Devlne, George Lam birth and Giles Mortimer have been named as appraisers. R. I. Keator Is attorney for the estate. Accidentally Shoots Self. While riding after cattle Saturdaj morning near Holdman, H. C. Frank lin, who works for W. R. Campbell, received a bullet wound in the fore arm when the .22 rifle which he was carrying across his saddle was acci dentally discharged. The bullet pa.ts ed clear through the fleshy part of the arm without striking the bone. The wound is not serious. He came on into Pendleton to have It dressed. The Quality Store. THE DIAMOND The dazzling beauty of the diamond with its incessant flashes of sparkling brilliancy makes it the most fascinating and most desired of all precious stones, notwithstanding steadily ad vancing prices year after year. The diamond will be the most popular Christmas gift this year. We have the largest stock of Diamond Rings in Eastern Oregon. ROYAL M. SAWTELLE Jeweler. The HALLMARK Store Accident Commission Sues. The state industrial accident commis sion has brought suit in the circuit court against H. Wray, proprietor of a local marble works, for judgment fo $88.77 alleged to be due under the workingmen's compensation act from July 1, 1914. to July 31. 1916. The amount is determined by the pay. roll of the Industry. Attorney Gen eral Brown and District Attorney Steiwer represent the state. butcher birds. All of these birds range mostly In the northlands. In all Mr. Jewett took note of mor than 25 species of winter birds. Son Is Item. A son was born early this morning to Mr. and Mrs. Will Rowers of 412 Tustln street. , Mrs. Crow in Hospital. Both Mr. and Mrs. John Crow are In St. Anthony's hospital with severe cases of lagrippe. Undcrgkita Operation. Mrs. Wagner of Havana station un derwent a minor operation at St. An thony's hospital this morning. Sliw On lttMUtt; Arm Broken. wnue going to the woodshed yes terday morning to get kindling for a fire. Georsre Sloan of 218 Willow street, stepped on an icy board and fell In such a manner that one of his forearms was broken. Very III witli Pneumonia. The little boy of Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Ripper of 902 East Bluff street is re ported very 111 with pneumonia. Mr. Ripper is the car checker at Rieth. Mrs George Linsner of 6 IS Thompson street, is also reported quite 111 with pneumonia. Xiiias Tree Committee Dines. The Christmas tree committee met over the dinner table at the Pendle ton Hotel at noon today and made further plans for the big municipal celebration on the streets of Pendle ton Christmas eve. Taken to Hospital. Mrs. Dora Beck, who has been em ployed at the Folsom undertaking parlors, has been confined to her bed for the past week and this morning was taken to St. Anthony's hospital. She is suffering from appendicitis. Asks Pointers On Celebration. The Klamath Falls Commercial Club has decided to hold a municipal Christmas celebration similar to that in Pendleton and has written to the local Commercial association for in formation on the plans used here. Bowling Tryout Arranged, Match bowling games are to be staged tomorrow evening in the Bun. galow parlors and all of the old time bowlers are asked to participate. The contests will decide the selections for a first team to represent Pendleton in matches with other cities. A $37,000 Deal. John Tompkins and wife have sold their ranch In the northern part of the county to W. E. Potts for a con sideration of $37,000. Included in the transfer are two full quarters and the biggest part of a third quar ter of wheat land. OpJn)on On Tuition Law. County Superintendent Toung this morning received from Attorney Gen eral Brown an opinion on the coun ty high school tuition law in which he holds that school districts cannot collect tuition for students attending from other counties where there are county high schools. This means that standard high schools of the county must collect tuition direct from the student in such cases. 80 Years Old Today, William Fraker, pioneer Pendleton lan, is today celebrating his nine tieth birthday. Though not as spry as he once was, Mr. Fraker Is by no means an invalid and takes consider able enjoyment out of life. He is staying at the Golden Rule hotel, where his friends are calling to ex tend congratulations. New Atiilctfc Club. A new organization to be known as the Blue Mountain Social club is be ing formed In the city. The club will have for its purpose the promotion of good fellowship, athletics and physi cal culture. Already more than 100 young men have signified their In tention of becoming charter members and it is expected that the organiza tion will start out with almost 200 members. W. E. Woods, who recently purchas ed the Round-Up Cigar store, will fit up the entire basement under his store I for use as a club room. A writing I room and reading room will be among the features. A charter has been sent for and upon its arrival a meeting will be called and officers elected. All men over 21 are eligible to Join. Hampton IXato 960,000. The late Stephen A. Hampton left an estate valued approximately at 360,000, according to papers filed in the county court. He left no will dis. po'lng of his property. His heirs are his widow, Marie. Hampton, and two sons. Claud A. and Otis Hampton. The former two have been named as joint administrators. The younger son is not quite of legal age, and his uncle, T. R. Hampton, has been appointed guardian. The estate, according to the papers, consists of land valued ap proximately at $42,000, personal prop eray valued at $15,000 and a policy In the Woodmen of the World for $3000 made-payable to the two sons. T. R. Hampton, David Nelson and P.. t) Knrnhart are named appraisers bv the court. Fee & Fee are attorney for the estate. December's entrance is radiant and impressive. May it to act as to re tain the favor It has won! Economy, politically Interpreted, Is usually the program mapped out for the "ins" by the "outs." By watching the flight of the buzzards Gen. Pershing oughfto kno.v where Villa Is by this time. No wonder some of the "cornered" eggs are bad. Just see whom they have to associate with! WOMEN OFFICIALS ALMOST LOSE OUT Birds Of Far North Here. Further evidence of an exception' ally cold winter in the arctic regions was found yesterday near Hermiston by Stanley O. Jewett, local ornlthol-" ogtst, when he succeeded In securing ppecimens of several northern birds that very rarely come this far south. Two of these are western tree spar- rows. The only record of these birds ever having been seen this far south before was in 1882. William Brwster, noted ornithologist of Cambridge. Mass., has a record of such a bird having been killed In Walla Walla that year Mr. Jewett also secured an Arct'c horned owl wh'th Is con- sldered different from the snowy owl, being barred Instead of white or speckled. He also secured some northern shrike commonly called - UMATILLA, Dec. 11. It Is learned that Mayor-elect Laura Starcher and the six women city officials who are scheduled to take office January first, were nearly disqualified. Mayor Starcher suddenly remembered Saturday night that the council forgot to canvass the votes. He hurriedly summoned the council and counted the ballots JuBt before the four day time limit expired. Starcher said: "If we'd let the women be dis- qualified, I could never have gone homo again. The world would have been too small to hold the men officials." THIS STORE OFFERS YOU HIGH GRADE MERCHANDISE . Always at a low price because our methods of buying our goods eliminates the mid dleman and jobber and therefore we own our wares at a less price than our competi tors and consequently sell you for less money. It will pay you too, to trade at The Golden Rule Store. J Men's .Men's Men's Menu .Men's Meu's Men's Boys' Boys' BojV Cotton Virion Suits o Wool Virion Suits $1.08. $2. Work Socks, 3 pair 35c Flannel Slrirta $ 1.83 Dress Shirts c Black and Tan Socks, 3 for .-. 25o Overalls 83c Overalls , . : 4e. e Suits $2.98, 3.H. $!. Suspenders 15c, 33c Children's Hewed Vnlon Suits . . . .' 49o ladles' Fleeced Vnlon Softs 49c, (He Iiadlea' Knit Petticoats 4c, SVe, 8c, 1.49 Ladln' Outing (towns 49c, 7 Bo, Bo, f (.49 ladles' Sateen IVtticoats . . , . 49c, 9c, 98c, f 1.49 Outing Flannel, yard 6 I-to, 8 l-3o, loo IVrcakw, yard T 1-Sc, 10c 13 I-Se Dr. Demon's Sleeping Garment. . 4 Be, 69c, 89o Ijulles' Coats $6.90, $9.90, $13.30, to $32.!SO Holiday Handkerchiefs boxed at lOe, IRe, 23o, 89o Boys' Suspenders 15e, 33c Holiday Handkerchiefs boxed at lOe, IRe, 23o, 89o h YOOOAN &C&e&6h&J WE LEAD, k DO BETTER AT T-SJi 4vTl'"7ilj"3 1 y OTHERS FOLLOW GERMANY EXPLAINS BELGIAN REMOVALS NevlareN Deportations Were Necessary for the Preservation of Peace and Were Justified by Hague Convention. BERLIN", Dec. 11. The American embassy has received Germany's re ply to the Belgian deportation pro tests. It was cabled to Washington. It also received an explanation of the sinking of the steamed Lanao. BEKLIN, Dec. 11. (Sayvllle) The press bureau issued a statement defending the Belgian deportations. It announced that a Belgian protest had been received but declined. Germany contends the action was justified by The Hague convention. International law permits the power occupying the conquered territory to maintain order. Germany says the deportations were necessary for the preservation of peace. The statement said the government gave the Swiss minister full Informa tion of the deportations, after learn ing the Swiss people were Impressed. It outlined all the facts and legal as pects of the situation and declared the Brussels governor general on May 15 ordered all who accepted public char ity without working to be imprisoned er forced to work. It asserted many Belgian workmen asked the German authorities to furnish employment. The Parent-Teacher circle of the Hawthorne school will meet tonight In the school building. An interesting program has been prepared and there will also be an exhibit. All menus and patrons of the school are cordi ally invited. Mrs. F. E. Judd and Mrs. J. F. Robinson will entertain the Evening Bridge Club tomorrow night. The card playing will be preceded by a dinner party. FortnlKhtlv Bridge Club members and a number of additional guests will be entertained by Mrs. Herbert Thompson and Mrs. James Thompson tomorrow evening at the Thomas Thompson home on Monroe street. The "Wafeiamml'' Club members were charmingly entertained at the home of Miss Alma Kemper on Fri day evening. Mr. William Murray and Miss Lil lian McCoy were married at the Christian church at 2:30 yesterday afternoon, the ceremony being per formed by Rev. H. H. Hubbell. Mr. Murray is a traveling man and the couple will reside In California, G. E. Stanfield was up from Stan- field yesterday. Virgil Smith of Pilot Rock spenl the weekend in the city. William McFarland of Adams was at the Golden Rule Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. James P. Wyrlck have returned from a visit in Portland. li" A Phelns nf Hermiston is In the city today visiting his brother, Judge O. W. Phelps. Mr and Mrs. Fred T. Bloch left yesterday for Ran Diego, Calif., to visit for several weeks with Mr. Bloch's mother. Mrs. K. E. Htarcher, mayor-elect of I'matllla, and Mrs. C. G. Brownell and Mrs. Jack Cherry, two of the other ladles eleected to office there last Tuesday, are spending the day in the city. LOCALS For rent Light housekeeping rooms. Inquire 619 Johnson street. Couple without children want small house or apartment, furnished or unfurnished. Thomaa Toung, Pen dleton Hotel. Card of Thank. We wish to thank the many kind friends who so greatly assisted us In the recent Illness and death of our beloved father, Jarvls Hurd, and to particularly thank the Masonic Lodge for their help. - J. HURD. (Adv.) T. E. HURD and Family. Gus Hutchinson of Union is a Pen dluton visitor. W. Gntridge of La Orande cam over yeserday. J. T. Bullurd left yesterday for Omaha, Neb. L IT. Millies of Baker was at the Bowman yesterday. Dave Morgan of Pilot Rock was In from his home Sunday. Fred S. Ashley of Enterprise Is a guest of the Pendleton. . J. B. Owen has left for San Ber nardino, Cat, to spend the winter with his son Ben Owen. Mrs. J. A. Judd arrived yesterday from Payette. Idaho, to visit her dau ghter, Mrs. Glen Sturdlvant. . .1 .i M. Griffin of Umatilla wus a Sun duy visitor in the city. Mrs. George Strand was In from her home at Vunsycle Saturday. C. C. Morrison, Underwood type writer fcgent, Is making Pendleton a visit T. C, Elliott, prominent resident of Milton and Walla Walla, spent Sun duy In Pendleton. Mr. and Mrs. I P. Fraker were In from their home at Holdman Satur day and spent the night here. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Bittinger of Hermiston came up from their home Saturday. They were at the St. George overnight. fill No (Mai No M Tape i Boons I Defy Low Interest Rates Literal Repayment Flip Hail Abstract Co. Corner Main and Court Sta. Pendleton, Ore. GRAIN andSTOGKRANGH 2820 acres on railroad. 2000 tillable, part ready to seed: fair buildings, plenty of water, all fenced and cross fenced. Price DOW $60,000. I have some desirable residence property In Pendleton for sate at less than cost to build, and lots thrown In, Among which are the fine modern home of J. S. Landers on Jackson street. Price reduced now $500. House of 9 rooms two blocks from Depot. Fine shade troes, new cement walk, cellar, about half way between high and west end school. This house It insured for $1000, paid up t. June, 1918, policy will be transferred with the property for only $1000. The above 2820 acres can be bought now for $20 per acre. E. T. WADE, Pendleton, Ore. HilllillillM N illll III iljllilKHII II ill1 ' Hill i' ,. 'HiHil Mjll H ' Others Make Claims iron !7n Makes Good D-44 LIGHT SIX BUICK ROADSTER $1150 D-45 LIGHT SIX BUICK TOURING $1175 These prices f. o. b. Pendleton and cars here for immediate delivery. 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