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tfendo a hearty invitation
to call and'inopect tho
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All Ladies' Suits.
All Ladies Sackets
rrM Misses Hats.
All Children's Hats.
All Men's Underwear!
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All Ladies' Cravenette Coats.
All Ladies' Tailor Hats. a
' All Ladies' Trimmed Hats.
All I adies' Underwear.
All Boys' Underwear.
All Children! Underwear.
Until December 25th
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Youcan get i pretty street hWtOthe 'BARGAIN
Store. We alto hate a complete line of
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PTc- ., a -ir1 Ttf-rt r4 arts S3
CapiUl1 Stock 'folly paid . 4)0,000
Surplus fund . 18,000
Liability of Sbureholdew s A -ci 0,000 t .
etponsibility J c.r-1- kW , , ,y,
We ;dov''gehfalnkiig. ani . exchange business.
trafts" bought and sold oa eartarnro4 foreign banks..,
JOSEPH PALMER, President . .
J. W. SCRIBER, Cashier '
i Qande Evening Observer
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THURSDAY EVENING, DEC, 22, 1904
CEORGF. L. SHOUP
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CAPITAL AWD SURPLUS,- 9 72,ooo.r
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Mi Msas a tpeauitr.
TraaeMta a aaaeral aaaUat
all rte of UevorU.
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Ekd Tte Daily Observer
Idaho's Grand Old Man, Ged-
rge L. Shoup, lies peacefully at
rest at his home in thin city,
and ihe: people x of the : state
mourn the los9 a tried and
trusted counselor. Full of
years aud- of honors', after a
strenuous and eveutful life, the
divine summons came, and the
earth that knew him shall know
him no more forever. Yet in
delibly upon the tablets of Ida
ho's history he wrote clearly
his name and eatae to occupy a'
place in the hearts of the peo
ple of the state' that will ever
keep his memory dear. '
In every avenue of life, he
met and overcome difficulties
with the same patient determi
nation and exhauatlesa energy
that made him a leader among
men in trying days of pioneer
life and the honors that came
to him in the full ripeness of
his manhood were worthily
won aud modestly worn. Idaho
honors herself in honoring the
memory of George L Shoup.
The record of h,is life is in
keeping with that of the pioneer
builders cf the far western etat-
es. ' As a scout and aoldiAr. a
marked the leaders in those
trying periods in all the then
territories of "the practically
unknown west. There was
something in the very period
m which his life was cast that
gave an additional charm to
manhood. It was the closer tie
of fellowship that existed be
tween all the inhabitants of the
sparsely settled regions. It
gave a brotherly interest, an
attribute of kindness that too
often is clouded or suppressedly
mere advanced and complex
conditions. And this charm
came in full measure to him and
tinged all the acts of life full to
repletion with endeavor and ac
complishment. Thus to a char
acter of rugged honesty, of keen
insight into the motives of men
there came that charitable judg
ment that while' it sweetened
his own life, linked to him in a
common brotherhood, all .the
people of the state.
Now that life's fitful fever is
o'er, may he sleep well in, the
bosom of the state to whose ser
in silence while the instigators
of the conspiracy rest in peace
and security. ;
This may result in far reach
ing disclosures that will ' help
the governmentjand benefit the
people who wish the public do
main reserved 'for bona ' fide
settlers and not for land sharks
It will be an important achieve
ment to show up the rasca
lity of recent years. It ia not
enough to indict and convict a
few sub-ordinataa. If there are
big fish, tbey ought to be caught
Let us see who the offenders are
and if any of them happen to be
of high station do not let , that
prevent justice being done.
The conservation of the' rmb-
lio land so that homesQiekers
may get it cheap is of the high
est importance to all the. people
of the northwest, and perhaps
in no other way could they be
more signally benefited than by
a wholesale exposure of all those
who have been grabbing or at
tempting to grab the land by
questionable practices. Spoj-
vice he gave so freely "and m'kalwmail8 Reviw.
Bingie-nearteo devotion the best
years of his life. Capital News
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$46, $48, $52, $55
Thewell known and
pop&kri'Paoific QMen. : t
(Very handsome, styles. '
Payments $8.00 down'
and $4 a month. Write
us for particulrrs.Mail
Orders . promptly and
Eilcrs Piano ' House
corner Park ' ' ' 'l
Portland, r Oregon
Large storoa also 8Dokane
and Seattle, Wash., and
NOW CATCH THE BIG FISH
. Perhaps the federal 7 graind
jury in Portland may be able to
clear . the atmosphere in the
matter of land frauds as effec
ually as was done in Missouri
when Attorney Folk undertook
to show up some cf the rotten
ness that existed in that state.
It is reported that the defen-
aants in tue land fraud cases,
some of whom have been con
victed, have agreed to tell all
they know about ihe criminal
irregularities that have been
practiced there' iu appropriating
a1 ! k
merchant and miner, a governor . prllc. ajmum lhe? have
i.. ,;oeen nard pressed and it n aa
uu m ecuskur, uo exempuuea I -
the sturdy characteristics that'g0ne dgdlD8t them' but they do
not see why they should' suffer
W S.Bally. P O True. Texas, writes
"Mr wife had been Buffering fire
yeare with paralyse in her arm when
I wae persuaded to nee Ballard Snow
Ltnimeut whioh cared her all rlsht
I bare eleq need it for old aorei frost
bites and skin eruptions. It does the
work." 2So 60o $1.00 Newlm Drott
On - all cash ;Tnrchaflea of
tl.00 or over on , ' monta mnA
flard unsil July J,- 1905. . A
complete stock of meats, poul
try, iara, nams, etc.
: N Phone 1601 - 1 '
-. . Commercial
iPPLTroiaiTUosui ' Ooaroee.
Boarding school tor yount men boyt.
Box 34S Univenlty Park SUUon,
Portland ' 1 O'fjfon
TRADE FOLLOWS THE PRICE
Than' ishy people Ibqm. here
r men's aud , by tboys I.,, shoes
The J. E. Tilt line is ou spec
ialty. Herais ,wjere prlje nl
quality are combined. -
C W. PRESTON.
Shoe Speculut DEPOT STREET