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About La Grande morning observer. (La Grande, Or.) 1901-1904 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 27, 1904)
Farwoxs, bring your cream to us and we will
pay the very highest market price for it. At
the.'preseut price of butter it will pay you far
better to sell the cream than to churn it.
We are agents for the famous DE LAVEL
separator. The best made.
COVE CREAMERY COMPANY,
E. O. Harper, Mgr.
Headquarters at Hill & Allen's, La Grande.
B. Buth President
J. M. Bkbuy Vice President
J. M. Church Cuhler
F. L. Meyers Asst. Cuhler
i. Iff. Berry, J. V. Church
A. B. Conley, R. Smith
I- 0. Stanley
B nk :
La Grande. Oregon fJ
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS, $72,000.00 9
Transacts a general banking business. Buys and sellsEexch.tnge on
J all parts of the world. Collections a specialty. J
Please Note Our
And increase ol bufineoa fro 31
July 15, 1891, to July 15, 1903,12
Surplus fund accum
ulated 1 2,6 0 0.0 0
Capital paid in .... 6 0, 0 0 0.0 0
. 0 0, 0 0 0.0 0
Capital paid ii
Protection to de
positors fl 8 2,500.00
Deposit subject to
check were, on
July 15, 1801
11,5 9 8.35
7 7,3 0 9.99
42,3 4 8.11
43,0 4 7. 50
7 8.7 7 6.25
8 , 7 6 0.19
8 9,70 3.90
8 3 ,7 2 1,67
7 7,2 4 5.38
1 3 2 , 1 0 3.76
Does not the 'above figures as
sure you that the management of
thin bank meets witn the approval
of Its board of directors and pat
rons; and deserwnir of your
patronage. We want your bank
ing business, lai ge or small. Your
interest will be protected at the
Fanners and Traders National Bank
U Grand, Oregon-
La Grande, Oregon.
C onduetrd ly Sitters of fit. Frsnui
Select boarding and day anbool for
Ao&Jemio, Preparatory and Kined
garten courses are conducted on u
same principles as those pursued in i
our schools of Philadelphia.
Husio and painting receive apocia
Letters of inquiry directed to
WHAT IT COST TO
RUN THIS COUNTY
The Following Article Taken From the Union
Republican Will be of Interest to the Tax
Payers of Vyt County.
County Clerk Miranaugil has just
completed a statement of the expend
itures ol Uoion ooiioty lor the year
1903, giving an itemized list of the ex
pense of the different department of
coniHy government. This statement
is of direct interest to ever; tax payer
in the county, and in detail is as
Co. Crtand Commissioners! 2,640 00
Cirouit Court 3,340 95
Justices' Courts ........... 1,955 85
Sheriff's Office............ 4,699 96
Clerk' Offloe 4,100 00
Recorder's Office 3,299 91
Treasurer's Offioe 893 81
Coroner's Offioe 229 25
School Bupts. Offioe 1,560 00
Stock Inspector 300 00
Assessor' Offioe 8,608 60. county effices rated a sources of re'
Assessment and Collection I eoue to the respective offioerr, are as
of Taxes 705 60 follow:
Poor, Care of..
Reform Sohool Com'tment
Expense of Teacher's Exam
ination t ....
Transportation of lndisent
Roads and highway.
. 11,042 97
Sheriff .y 4 4 699 96
Clerk.. 4,100 00
Aueaeor , 3,098 110
Recorder , 2,290 91
Bupt U School. ......... 1,650 00
Treasurer - 883 SI
Stock Intpeotor.'...... . .. 300 0U
Coroner...... 2S9 25
Total (not including Co
Court) $17,571 03
Tl.e expense of the County Court
not being segregated, is inuludi 1. in
Ibis list and amounts to $2,G4U.
" The it m of roads, higliaya and
bridges i a heavy one in this county
and foot up as follows :
Bridge $ 6,007 77
Roads aud highways..... 11,042 97
S5ESB gffifiggjBjag loBflriSgSBBS
I XAN FIX IT
I I do not care how badly it
jS is broken, I can make it
1 just as gone' as new. I do
I all kinds of
I Horse shoeing a specialty.
I Shop on Fir Street
l ELMER MITH,
They're Going Fast
But there are still many styles yet to select from.
An Iron Bed for $2.50
Of course we bav the expensive lino's, too.
See the handsome designs now in our window
Local Markets .
Eggs, fresh valley 40uts, eastern, 30o.
Butter, creamiry 60o and firstolaas
dairy 60c per roll.
Potatoes 60cta per saok.
Applfs,50c. to 75ots. per box.
Cabbage, ljot. per lb.
Turkies, 10 cts. lb. live weight.
Wheat 60c to 64o per bo.
Oats 90c per cental
Barley 80c per oental
The probability ol wsr in the l'ar
East is sending wheat up in all parts
of the country. Cbioago and Ban
Fransieco each advanced 3 rents and
local exporter put up their piices
from 1 to 2 cents in the inteio . Hot
much was done yesterday, but it is
believed that I he market will be
active next week. The English ex
changes were olosed yes'erday:
WHEAT Walla Walla, 73c;
blue-stem, 78c; Valley, 79.
BARLEY Feed, $20 per ton, brew
ing,$20; rolled $21.
FLOUR Valley, $3.75 and 3.85 per
am. I; hard wheat straights, K3.90 and
Tolal $17,660 74
Thus it will be asen (hat it cost
$17,660.74 to keep up roads and
bridge in Union county for 1903
quite an item of itself about the
same as the coat of running the county
Thecxpease of the County Court if
divided among the salaries of Judge,
Commissioners, bailiff", livery, ex
porting book, etc., and amounts to
The Justice's Courts, including fee,
of Justices, conrtables, jurors, wit
neaseh, etc, foot up a t ital expense o
to this slst meni, t..e J T(ie oare lho poor ( inouuin(.
salaries ol oouuty phjsioian, pom
farm, provisions, transportation,
hospital obarger, building, etc,
amounts to 13 ,430.70.
The lax-payer, however may besi
understand the above statement by
carelul perusal and study thereof
Everything is of public intoiest, ami
the (tatement as a whole given tin
public a general view of ths expensi
account uf the county for the pasi
Summing up the running expense
of the county for 1903 anil we find
that it amounts tu 103,133 25 in
av jrage of about $4,427.77 per month ,
or $148 per day.
Hie items included in ti.e st te
ment of the County CI rk are the
very things the tnx-paytr wishes to
know, in making up his decision as tu
whether a publio administration lias
been a aucceea or not, and to bis
tender mercies the figures are respect
fully submitted. Union hVpu'ilio m.
" Save your penny, tho
dollar will lake rare
' themselvea." ,
Our home made break faet bacon !
now roaily. fio better made per lb. 16c.
Our "Famous Hums" will be ready
by next Saturday.
We permit no ope to undersell ns
Finest meats always on hand.
Poultry ,.lhe best the market affords
Plinuu order rerelve prompt de
livery. No; 1C01,
North Fir St. opposite (joddea Bros.
What Apples Do
Ad Helm took 4t,00 boxes of mer
chantable apple off 1 1 eigh aorea of
orchard near Ashland this fall. ' Four
filths of these were four tier apples
and sold for $1.00 per box, and the re
maining one-fifth at $1.25 per box, or
$5,800 lor the entire crop. Ashland
On and after January
lst.,Meal Tickets will
be reduced Irom $5' to .
$l.50 for cub. '
Wn app - ciale the gen
V erous i atroniige y
l tended iu the paet and
'trust lite service render
ed will not only merit
a continuance, hut an
. . , .. .. .. .. rj ..
OYSTERS in any style,
our specialty. ,
Try our Sunday Din
ners from 12 to 4 p. m.
Best service in ths city
vh:ch t.iv-y can be iun(h
1110 Adams Avenue,
THE SIGHT OK A FARM
has a whole lot to to do with its value
b an Investment. If It 1 well drained,
high healthy ground, close to a good
market it is naturally worth more than
low land, marehy or rocky land
situate I three in les from no where.
IF YOU ARE LOURING
for a arm better consult ua before you
buy. We know of several trood farms
that will suit you either ae a hoinestoail
or as a money-making investment, anil
we have the very lowest fig ires they
How big a farm are you looking for.
La Giande, Oregou
Potatoes, 60 to 76 cents per sack.
Onicus 89 cents to $1.00 per saok.
Egg Oregon, 30 32J ota, K" ru
Butter Creamery, 27i nd 30o.
Dairy, 20 and 220, store 15 15 Jo lb.
Poultry Cbiokens, mixed lOo per
pound, spring, lOo and bene,
10c , turkey live, 17 and 18o
lb dressed 18 and 2oc lb-, ducks, $6
and 7 er doz. geese, 8c lb.
Cattle Best steers $4.26 and $4.00,
medium, 4.00; cow; $3.25 and $4.00
Hogs Brt Urge, fit $5.25; medium
large fat 4.76
blieep Best weathers 13.60; mixed
sheep If 11.25.
4 10; dears, $3.65 and 3.75; hard wheat
patents, $4.20 and 4.j0; Dakota hard
wliea', M 90 and $5..'rl; graham, $3.75,
whole wheat, ?4; rye wheat, $4.50 and
OATS No. 1 white, $l.07J; gray
$1.05 per CTiile.l.
MILL8TUFF8 Bran, $18 per ton;
middlings, $23; nUoris; $19; ohop, U
S. mills, $18; liuMrd, dairy loed $19
HAY Timothy, $16 per too; clov
er, $12; grain, $12; cheat, $12.
A Business Chance
A paity with a little money can se
cure nino hundred sucks of marke'
a'j'e potatoes at a real bargain by pal
FRED JACOBS, PAWNBROKER
(He of ttio ninnt ddihtftil UmM
of ibti season wu given laMt evnnit g
nt Inland City hy llm Hirnpaon i nd
YotUflB dancing niasterc.
The ball waH a character nd'iir iu
the CO! turns wcro very Btriking ai:i
The gentlriiiuirrj Vint p-i.i wm
awarded to Mr. Claud Hnraiiton and
the firsc LndioM prizo lo Mis Unriif.
P0S1TIVEY CURED .
:By THE USE OF
OIL OF EDEN
SWEET SPIRITS OF EDEN
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
Ilaveym. g'-t a" your Winter's Cloll.iug,
md .iiJ vim get it t
If not? well, wait
If von di'l? Alrigbt.
nnrl you'll sec.
P. 8. The above refers to
Kellet's Oil and Sweet Spirits of Eden are the most mar
velous remedies of the age iu the cure of chronic'jheuma
tism People who have been confined totheir bedsfor
years have been restored to perfect health by their use.
S. M. M ar'.ln, M. D., writes the following for the American Journal of Health o
New York, ami sayi: '-Weil entitled to a place atnnnir genuine sioolfl fl is Oil o
EJen, olfureil by lir. Joh n L. Kellett, of Oakland, Gal., for the euro of rheumatism
ui'iimlm aud kindred complaint. This we are willing tn indorse in very distinc
terms, because we have secured abundant evidence Justifying us in doing so
Having referred the question of thi elllcac) of this romeily to medical men of ex
tensive experience, and at the same time having thoroughly looked up the record
it has made for ItBvlf among tho people who have usod it. we secured a mass of
positive ev.ilonce in its favor."
John Hefflln in Juatlos Orant c
oourt on monday plead guilty to an
ult on John C. Boatman, and wa
fined $5 and ooti, in all amounting
to $9.40. The trouble crcured in
Uniform Rank Ball
Iu deffc-ieoce to the wishes ol anil r
her of the members of the YV
O. W. rank team it has been
desired to change the pUoe of bidding
the grand Ball Fob. 3id. Irom the
Armony Hall to the Commercial Cltih
ball. Do not forgi t the place or t tic-
A Two Light Electrolier
Umpire style complete with etched glass
shades and all attachments . put up iu
your residence for $5.00 .
See samples in our window.
La Grande Light & Power Co
i ISxlS inch litiin '
confer picco -i
1 Handsome rolor
stutly -. ,. -. ': '; '
I Ii h j.rr m 01 n broid
'I Skoins "' 'of grand
filo silk ?'
1 Doz Iliiglibli
Your choice of
WiM lUw, N. 341, foppy, No 342, .Holly,' No. 313.
Strawberry, No. 345, Vio'et, No. 340, A'mericati Beauty
Rose, No. 344. '' . V. - (
Free lesions in faucy woik.
Special price on all raipit weavi i
brought iu during Feb. and Man:!,
Hit miss IOcIb itrljind 12; J to In cts.
E. M. Reed, Cor :id aud I) t-t.
DO NOT FOUtlUr
The Grand Ball which will te fivi n
by the I,adie of the Macca'ees Feb
12 It will he delighilul nlfiir
Evory guest will rec-ive a handsome
The l.!idiH NelKh'.irirhoo! Ohih and
llm Lyle Tiicclny Mimical will have an
ni t exliiliit cmnn-ised ol 250 ol the lln
i!t iainlinj;-i and siatunry In the world
Their object Is I" p'aco a unod grade of
picture in the public wlniola. Do not
fi.il tn attend en. I liL-ip n iinod cause.
Aditll" Senfon ti. keH iii cts for six
exliiuit, I'.'j'i.H n'.iH'in ti k t '.!. cents.
A 1 1 1 u 1 1 urtnl uiieil ii tin nt :it i cell ex.
tlil.il. Ki im ln'.cr llm llnje, Jan 28 2
rind :! '. hi Ciiiiiineretal Club, e nininnc
irg Tirtr-ii -y nf ciMHt'i at 12 M.
bTLWAKDS Ul'tKA H0USF,
SlL'ward, Mor & I'io)
H 1 1
Notice is hereby given thai the co
partnership of 15 Bay Jones and h W
Damon has been dissolved. Mr Dam
on having sold his interest in the
Modirn School of Commeroe to K
Kay Jones who assumes all the debts
anil obligation of the firm and will
collect all accounts due and continue
he business as ueretnfore.
. , . L. W. Damon.
E. Rsy Jones.-
We will give five thousand dollars to any one who"can prove I
at any testimonial published by us is not genuine and
Oil and Sweet Spirits of Eden
Ia"e onred thousands of people. They will cure you. Oil and Sweet Spirit
J Eden are to be used in conjuuoiion, the Oil being an external remedy and
tn Sweet 8pirits internal. They are not obap remedies, but inexpeniivr
cures. $5,00 PAYS FOR ALL. If yon are tired ol buying remediesjthat at
the best only offord temporary relief, and want a cure, it await you
All tho lesding wholesale and retail druggist everywhere eli;Oi and
gweet dpirita of Kdeu. You (imply pay $5.00 for tbs oure-no more no les.
NOTE The California Co-Op iratire Medical Co. of Oakland positively guar
antor that oil of Eden and Sweet Spirit of Edeu will cure ohronie rheumatism
providing the tworen wile are uaed la ronjnctlon. Ordinary case of rheum
in can b cored by t.ie use of Oil .of Eden alone. The Oil sells for 2,0d per bot
tle. For sale by and Uzr.
DeWltt It tha nvna to look for when
you co to buy Witch Hnl Salve.
DeWltt's Witch Hutl Salvs la tho
orlglnil and only renulna. In fact
OeWltt'ala tha only Wtich Hue) Salva
thai la nuda from tha unadulterated
AR other am counterfeit tbtae Imi
tations, cheip and vorthleat even
dancerooi. DaWltt'a Witch Hazel Sahre
la a tpectflc for Plies; Blind, Bleedlnr.
Itchlnc and Protruding Pile. Alio Cuts,
Darns, Brulsea, Strains, Laceratlona,
Contusions, &A, Carbuncles. Ecima,
Tetter. Sat Rhtum, and all other Skin
E.C. DeWltt 6 Co., Chic-
THi: I.III.I.H SUXIU'iAM
In n Miignincetit ficcnic Prc-
ihiotinn of the succe ssful Rural
Drama Ki-pretc tiling New Eng
' 1 it :1 life
i - t. r -J 1 v A" excellent cast
V V 1L11 oar load ol scenery.
: STORY OF STRONG HEART INTEREJ1
i Abound iu nxmtdy situation
i HlKrtliug Climax"
I Iteficrhing in its Originality
Bhould prot'o; their
beuuty by eeoiug that
ipy buve only
To shave them. We
will protect your face.
Evans & Fitzgerald
COrrbt, I tA
For Bale by HILL A ALLEN