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Don't Neglect to. firasp, this . Opportunity J
to coosnlt aa axpert, If yon bare defective evea or Improperly fitted
glasses. The modern inventions and instruments, alio stock of Uncut
Lentee curled by DE O D PONS is the onett ond largest on the road,
ad eaablee him to assert positively that be la the only specialist who
visits yoor town prepared to
Test .our Eyes, Grind Your Glasses and Fit Your Frame.
Man) who suffer with severe headaobea do to from defective vision
canted by an error of refroction. -AU errors of refraction positively
' ataed even to the worst forma of Myopia, Hypetmetroplo, and Presby
opbia, The most difficult caaaa and children a apecialty.
' Dr. C. D. Pons, the Eye Specialist
will be here 23 to 25. at '"
frhis ijinbow Store
1J A1. .! I
AN INVTTAION TO YOU, g
" : THI8 18 A 8PECIAL INVITATION TO YOU. '
We are receiving daliy many new designs in Wall (
Paper and Wall Decorations, and we extend this special )
invitation to you and your friends to call and see tliem. V
- - We are aaxioue to have you see our line and we fee) g
are you will be delighted with the visit.
A-" ' " Youre Respectfully, Z
Stackland & McLachlen
PAINTS, 0lbS AND GLASS )
IJapcr Is Cheaper Than Coal
and Looks Better.
- In other words if your walls are well papered
your fuel bill will be reduced. We do proper
Paper Hanging at drioes you can afford to pay,
HARRIS & PRICE
Painter, Paper Hangers . and Decorators.
A. 0. HARRIS, Phone 1566, J.M. PRICE, Phone 1491
J. tt. jPeare,
, .- .
. Fresh Bbn Bous
i Fresh Nougact
Fresh Baited Peanuts
Fresh Salted Almonds
GREENE & CO.
, ' ON TIME !
W keb j co i rdoi
re aure to have
VI to hn had.
IS,'. : .
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IF BROKEN HEARTS
could be mended ae neatly, quickly
and thoroughly aa I can repair
your jewelry there would be no Bor
row in the world. No matter
wbetber it be a watch, ring, a neck
lace or a baby pin dear from asso
ciation need repairing, bring it to
me and it will be mended eo you
cannot tell It from new. My
apeoialty is watoh repairing. Bring
it bare and have it done honestly,
expertly and cheaply.
groceries Irom tin y o
them'delivered on time
)der groceries from us you are sure to
We keen onlv the bent
are at our store
vi civ me i o
LA GRANDE MORNING OBSERVER
- CURREY 6R0S. Editors and Proprietor..
tfotered at the Post, Office
at La Grande,
lat Year in Advance. . .
Bii Montba in Advance.
Supreme Jud ijc F A Moore
Food and Dairy Commissioner,
J W Bailey .
Presidential Eliclori, James A Fee,
J N Hart, G B Demick, A C Hough
Congressman J N Wlllianieon.
Union and Wallowa.
Joint Senator Peter McDonald.
Joint Representative J H Dobbin
Eighth Judicial District.
Prosecuting Att'y. Leroy Lornai
Repr aentative N 0 McLeod,
Cleik-Jaa B 01 ham
8herff-J W Waldon.
Assessor Ben Brown.
; Reoorder D H Prootor
; Treasurer John Frawiey
Commissioner J M Seldera
; School 8upt.-R A Wilkerson .
Surveyor T R Berry
Curonur J C Henry.
La Grande Precinct.
Justice Peace-J E Hough
Constable J W Fraser
IIQUOR BUSINESS IN U. S.
The tweuty-fiftb census for
1900 gives the number of eatab
lishiiieiita engaged in manufuc
turning liquors and beverages
at 7,501, with tin aggregate capi
tal invested therein cf $534,
101,049. These employed 63,-
072 wage earners, to whom were
paid as wages $30,946,567. They
paid out for material $122,218,-
073 during the same year, and
turned out product to the
valve of $425,504,167.
After deducting wages and
cost of material there is $266,
339,567 to pay officials and sal
aried clerks and for profits. In
the making of liquors and bev
erages the labor items are the
smalloft. A dollar paid out to a
wago earner produces a product
worth $8.29 after paying for the
material used. Iu the manu
facture of food and kindred
products a dollar paid to a wage
earner returns $3.54 worth of
finished product after the ma
terial worked up is paid .or.
The average wages paid to wage
earners iu a beverage unking
establishment is $565.78 for a
year's work, while the wagc
eanipr in a food producing fac
toiy gets but $412 77 for a year?
work. The making ol liquor
has itirrnnbeil from 1880 to 1900
from 3,880 eHtablibhmenta in
ISSu to 7,71 in 1900, while the
ciipttttl invested hs growti from
$134,90(1,731 in 1880 to $534,
101,019 in 1900 and the value
of the nuliicls increased from
HI7,3ii,052 in 1880 to $4'jr,
504,107 iu 1900.
Iu table 192 in stniittiral ab
stract of the United Sulea, a
a book recently issued from the
Bureau of Statistics, Depig
ment of commerce Mini ) nl or,
on pige 559 the Observer fiu!s
Consumption of wine in the
United Slates 30,427,191, a (iri
capita (vnsjtnpluui of 40 gal
lons for 1900. In 1003 the con
sumption of wine in the U. 8.
whs 39,413,201, a percnpiti con
sumption ol .49 gallons.
In 1900 the people of the U S
Vzcvm, aa Second OUas
Per Month ........... . .66
Single Copy. M
APRIL 19, J904
consumed 1,258,249,391 gallons
Of malt liquor, a per capita con
sumption of 16,20 gallons. In
1903 the cousumpt.ou of malt
liquor reached 1,449,879,952
gallons, a per capita of 18 04.
In 19G0 we consumed 113,
086,839 gallons of distilled spir
its, a per capita of 1.33 gallons.
In 1903 we used 117,252,148
gallons of distilled spirits, a per
capita consumption of 1.46 gal
lons. The total consumption of
wines, malt liquors and distilled
spirits in tne United mates in
11900 was 1,349,176.033. a per
capita of 17 68 gallons. Iu 1903
the aggregate) of wines, malt
liquors an 1 distilled" spirits con
sumed in the United Slates had
grown to 1,806,545,301 gallons a
per capita of 19.99 gallons.
The use ol ' wines and mail
liquors has steadily increased,
but that of distilled spirits has
decliued since 1880 when it
reached the highest peitod of
2.86 gallojs per capita and in
1003 it bad fallen to 1.46 gal
lons per capitu
In 1900 there were 88,817 bar
tenders, of whom 440 were fe
males, and the same year there
were 83,746 saloon keepers, of
whom 2,086 were females."
The numerical strength of the
liquor business in the United
States in 1900 was, brewers and
bar tenders and saloon keepers,
172,563, a total of 196,669 en.
gaged in making and retailing
liquor for driuki. To this a
liberal estimate -for owneis of
factories, wholesale dealers aud
landlords being addeJ, the
whole number of persons en
gaged in and directly interested
ill the liqaor busiuess will not
reach to exceed 300,000 persons
in the United States out of a
total of 80,000,000.
Will be held at Summerville, Oregon,
April 23, 1004.
0:30 a. m.
"Pads" Fred C. Fiacher.
".Nature Simly" A. J. Bender.
"Muelo In the Public Schools" W.
"History" O. O. Maxwell.
1 :30 p. m.
"Graded Work in the Country Schools"
R. A. Wilkerson.
"Object Lessons" Bessie Worstell.
"Patriotism in our tchools" Josie
"Signaol theTime" H. J. Hockenberry
Lecture H.J. Hockenberry
This will be the Inst teacher's meet
ing this year, anil every teacher w
can possibly do so taenrnestly requested
to be present.
The World's Fair R.oute
Those anticipating an Eastern trip, or
a visit to the Louisiana Purchase expo
sition at St, Louis, cannot allord to
overlook the Hdvantaiies ottered by the
Missouri Pacific Railway, whldi, ou
account of iU various routes anil gate
ways, has been appropriately named
'The World's Fair Roule."
PaS'eiiKera Iroin l lie Northwest lake
the Missouri pacific trains from Den
voror Pueblo with the choice of either
Koina- direct through the Kansas Citv,
via Wichita, Fort Scott and Pleasant
Two trains dally from Denver and
Puetilo lu St. Louis without change,
carrying all classes of mo.lern equip
ment, inciiidniK electric lighted obser
vation parlor cafe dining cars. Ten
ilitily Iraina between Kansas City and
Write, or call on W. V. MrltrMe,
(teueral Aj;eiit, I'.'l I liiril at, IWtliind
for ileinileil information and illustruteil
WHEN YOU WANT RUBBER
STAMPS REMEMBER ME.
I manufacture every style on any
'iiouniiiiji and tarry a complete slock
of P.iti., Ink-, Kicks, Iaur-, Kubber
Tvpe, etc Seals, St-ncila, Trade
i.'hcck-, ;)oor Plates, Postal Scales.
Write me what you wxnt. I can
pl-a you by return mail. Eveiy
tamp requirtment supplied.
WESLEY ANDREWS. Biker City.
At ray.farm three mileufth of Cove Tost OHfe on
the font hill road, eommeroi g at 10 o'clock a m. ""
SATURDA'i , APRIL S3
I will sell at public auct:m d cows; 10 two year olda,
Deluding 8 steera and two liciiern; 5 yearling; y-af old
hull, gr.de Durham; one 31 wagon; two sel of In.rness
Bud collar-; one spring tooth harrow; one hay rk. ; one
good driving horse six yra.- old.
TERMS. Amounts up to 10, ca-di. Over $10, -ix
months lime on approved security. Free L iuch.
L. B. STEARNS Auctioneer.
3 IIlJrllMItllJfl MrEIrayMlu'JlMSIiErraig :vfe:$Im;
! CALIFORNIA PRIVET. 1
LA GRANDE NURSERI A
Makes a beautiful fence or ecreen for city lo's. Its
foliage is so dense as to shut out all wind. It is an
evergrepn and can be cut to any shape or form, It i
hardy and grows on any soil. Also fine for cemetery
lots. Fruit, shade and weeping trees, shrubs, roses,
tic. Let us know your wanlo we do the rest.
Write box 037 or phone 1161.
QUEEN CITY GREENHOUSE
With our new uj - to
Position to turn on t
Order wnk a spi ci
Call us up and our m
PHONE j i85i
" Js n-illed with the idea of pleasing every dealer's high
" olass trade-customers who appreciate quality. The
name of the Pioneer Flouring Mill Co. guuran'ees rc
O liability and highest grade in every sack of flour
R bearing the White Rose brainl.
P;oneer Flouring Mill Co.
KOH RENT Two five room houses r
Fir and HtroAhritlao streets. Var
the little lirii-k si-hool hotuo. A ply
to Jonh n. Post.
j Handsome Men - i
Should protiot their
beauty by seeing that a
they hnve only
; COMPETE N,T BARBER
J To shave them. Wo
S will protect your lace.
Evans & FitzcraK
S. W. KOGSR.
- date Plant we are in a
best of work. Short
ty. Phone No. 1851.
nu will ea'l.
r Wllck Hud s.i.7
S- " "",? Wllrt Hu.IS.lr,
M (ran lh wilulUrtM4
ani.t an mMtrfini-bsis imi-
ccaw in wonhteM -,,,,
airrM brWIlt'iWIKh Hull Sal.
tf-I.PC'ic'' ""K aiind. Blint.
KSj Bn":' Sprtim. LtcnlloM,
E" Bala. Cvtunetoi. tcnmZ
Salt RWum.ua all h Ska
With to announce, that ou
Saturday February 27
they will open a firstclass
Meat Market iu the old
Stand ' :
"THE BOSS" .
Comer' Bailroad & Fir St,
We will always keep on
. hiu.d a good stock of fresh
and- smoked meats, sau
sage , fish and poultry,
and will he glad to meet
all my -old .patrons and
as many new ones. All
orders will receive our
prompt attention. '
Four ui it kiml is a p ett good hand
.t rarlH. But at the but. her's iia the
kind that countri, not the four. We keep
u!y rnio kind of meat, the kind that's
'rewli, healthy, tender and (inuy.
Buy your uteukd an chnp. lion1, and
iiey'll always he right. Our gto.'k is
vidl-fed :md v opnrly rared for. Coupe.
;m!titly our moat has a delicious flavor.
3ock &. Thomas
TBE FAMOUS IITTIE riLLS.
For quick relief from Blllouanesa.
Sick Headache, Torpid Liver, Jaun
dice, Dizziness, and ail troubles aris
ing from an Inactive or sluggish liver,
DeV.'111's Little Early Risers are un
They act promptly and never grips.
They are so dainty that 1 1 is a pleasure
to take them. One to two act as a
mild laxative i two or four act as a
pleasant and elfoctlve cathartlo. They
are purely vegetable and absolutely
harmless. They tonlo the liver.
SatPARBD ONLY BV
B. C. DoWlst & Co., Chleatfn
For Sa'.e by all Druggists
I would like all my old frieud- and
ciiBtorr.ers to know Mint I have rent
ed a portion of A. J. Webb,e feed
and will lie found there for business
witli Hrat'clrisg riband good arcomo
dntions, I n ill also board horses by
the month. Horses bought, sold
G. W. ALLEN
t a wuiva
i i 1 3 U ,h6 ,tar 0f health
does for thastom.
, to the weak and
ach that which It
Is unable to do for
Itself, even II but
l a t o m a o h
supplies t h e natural I
luices ot digestion and
does the wcrk ol the
stomach, relaxing the
nervous tens. ?n, while
the Iri'lamed niuscle.i
and membrai esol that
orf-an are a'iowed to
rest and heal. It cures
Pip'lalion of l.ia heart,
'l storr.a.h lioubits by '
c!e.-,nj ng p.jr!!vlng aid f
st:dnjf-n,; gti e glands, C
n.eii.triTxs of the siom- '
ach and digestlvo organs.
Koiol Dyspepsia ta
law atala, Caa trntttj aa,
BottlM Wlr. 11.00 Slu keWnt tf tsaas
IU Wal aw. wkaat Mu lav ev
For 8ate b, . Druggist. fTR?, aM