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Thir mans your money back if yon are not
atisfi-d. Crescent Spices, Croscent Tea, des
cent, Baking Powder, Crescent Extracts.
Fall line of Superior Crackers, best on earth.
Remember e have our own delivery wagon :
and insure prompt delivery.
SEATTLE GROCERY CO.
Masonic building, Adams Avenue
ZUNDELL & LAWSON, Props.
Oregon Produce Co 3
Phone 1761 La GrandcEOregon.
Corner Jefferson Avenue and Greenwood Streets.
25c PER BTJSHEI,L
Good No 2 apples at the packing house. Call and see
them, they are as good aa those offered by peddlers
La GranJe. ' Oregon.
"7ATT Should come to our 1 -laundry
X KJ VJ vrben in
of anything from a pleasant
smile to clean linen
WE DO IT RIGHT
1 4$$$ 4t$$$$s$-$
CITY IB RE WE RY
JULIUS ROESCH, Proprietor.
Largest Brewiing Plant In Eastern Oregon
Ask for La Grande Beer and get the Best
LA GRANDE BEER IS MADE IN LA GRANDE
AND SHOULD HAVE THh PkEFERENCE.
1 Hotel Sommef
THE HOTEL gOMMER uD, Leges- ' j
WE CATER TO COMMERCIAL
--7 TRADE '-- --- -- - '
ROOMS WITH BATh
All Modem Conveniences
Best Dining Room Service in Eastern
' ; I
A. I MORRIS, ,
Tres.iand Manager. j
IL Grande Evening Observer
rr lET BROS, Editor. Pr pa
knitting industry. In .be year
1904 one hundred and fifty
new establishments were install-
ed; daring the decade from 1890
Entered at tba poet Office at La '' to 1800 there were but 125 new'
uraade, Oregon, aa rjeoocd ciaae 1
Published daily except Sunday
One year in advance.,, . ... $6 60
8ix months in advance. . . .3 50
Per month ....65c
8ingle copy 6c
ADVEETIHIMO KATIES . . !
Diaplay Ad mm furnlsbad apoa application
Local readlDf aotlcea lOe par Una flnrt uar-
Uon,5aMr UMlbrMchanhteqaml - I
RaaolaUoai oTeoadolenoe, jo rer Una,
Cards of thanka. le per Uae.
Thursday, April" 6, 1905.
HOSIERY AND KNIT GOODS
It is well for commnnites that
are ambitious to keep up with
the times, to make some effort
to aoauire information aa to
what is going on in the country,
In this fast moving age the com
muuity or town that thinks the
world is engaged about as it was
a half century ago will find that
it has taken a aide track posi
tion and about all it can' do is
stand and wonder at the anwi
of the on moving column of
progress j and chaff because it is
being left behind.
A half rentury ago the wo
men carded the wool, cotton or
flax, spun it, and then by hand
with knitting needles that cost
a fip (six and a quarter cents)
patiently knit all the hosiery
and knit goods that' the people
used. There were then but 23,
191,876 people of all races in
th U. ; 8. and, the patient
mothers aud dutiful sisters
made no complaint because of
the task imposed upon them of
knitting socks, mittens, and
gloves for the nation.
In 1900 the census takers
made no note of the number of
knitting niedles in the United
States or the value of the socka.
stockings, gloves and mittens
knit by the women, for the
reason that, hapily, for woman
kind and to the honor of man
kind that particular made of
providing the people wit h un
der ware had ceased.
The census of 1900 did find
021 great big establishments
wherein a capital of $81,860,604
were employed and 83,387 men
women, boys and girls , were
paid as wages a total 24,358,627
an annual average of" $292.92
per wage earner. .
-Theft 921 hnJery and knit
gondOaUb'.idhuieuU in 1!)00 id
addition to the amount, $24.
358,627,, paid for wages, pur
chased $51,071,859 worth of
material that was used in mak
ing products worth $95,482,566.
Iu 1900 there were 75,693,734
people of all races in the United
States and the per capita of the
hosiery and knit goods used
was $1.26. At this rate it will
take but $25,000 to furnish the
people of Union county a year.
And at leaet $100,000 worth . to
snpply the country that ran be
supplied from Li Grande more
conveniently aud clitaper than
from any other point.
There are now in Oregon but
three knit goods establishments.
viz. at Portland, Stayton and
La Grande. These cannot pos
sible supply our people. Wash
ington has but one, and Cali
fornia three, Idaho one. All
the knit goods establishments
on this coast are small concerns
leaving the field practically opeu
lor supplying two and a half
mi.lious of people with their
knit goods who will annually
consume, at least - $3,000,000
worth of such stuff a vear
People in other states are wak
ening up to the profits in the
knitting and hosiery plants add
ed or 121 a year. It looks like
a region that grows wool, has
an abundance of power, either
developed or awaiting develop
ment with a prosperous popula
tion ought- to make i s own
gloves, stockings, soeks and un-derware.
V. . . . i
. For a Ymk Digestion
Mo medielne can replace food bat
Chamberlain a btomaon and Liver
Tabtata will help you to dlgeit yoor
100a. it u not tba quantity 01 food
taken that gtvee trengtb and vigor to
the ayetem. bat the amount dlaeeted
and aaalmilated. If troubled ith a
weak direction, don't fa'.l to aire these
Tabieta a trial Tnoasande have been I
benefited by their nee. They only 1
eoat a Quarter. For aaJe br New! in ,
Drag km. , .
Plans to Get Rich ,
are often (rostrated br andden break
down, doe to dyapepaia or oonatlpation
oraoenpana lake ut. King'e Mew
Life PUls. Tbei take oat tba materiala
wbicb are olofglng yonr euergiw. and
giveyoa a new etart. Care headache
and dlszineaa too. At Newlio Urog
Co drag atom; 25o goa ran lead - .
5 lbs Home
For the next
fifteen days I
will offer some
special . cash
puces on my cured meata
and larda. ; I. have moved
into t ie Geddes building, and
am not prepared to carry a
large stock in this line until
I am again in my own build
ing whush is now being , pre-
fared with cold storage faoi
ities. As I now need money
I will sell 5 lbs buckets of lard
for 65c,' 10 lbs buckets for
$1.10 cash. For the present
I am located
from . my old
stand . .
5 lbs Home
HARRIS MEAT MARKET
MRS. H. W. LAUGHLIN, 5
Teacher of vocal and piano
Graduate of Chicago
Phone 1970 J
Brick furnished in any
quanity or any : style. No
contract too small or too I
large. See samples of our
pressed brick .
La Grande Oregon.
-o Union PAcinr
No Hah Lake. Denver, YL No I
S:jOpn Worth, Omaha, fcaa- SOam
Na6 aaaCUy.at. Luuia, Cbi- No 5
fc3a. in. aaoaua Kaat. . iMu m
. Wo 1 ' ' .
Portland, DaiUa. Pea-
dleton. Walla AValla, t Ka1
autta Tta gpokace
Panlaad. Uallea, iVn-
" dlatoo, UmatiUa. WaU
ot lula, LawkUMTOoUax, Me
Mimow, Wallace, W.r
46 p. m. nw, Hpokan aud other BX a B
polata Mat and aorta
vta Huokaae (
No. SI Ulaod City. ncal. Im-
Dally blr and Con- HoU
ct oe tKna at KIiB -m lb
Baaday u-. lor point la Vk aW bSOmm
klitm lowa. v
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" 'iwmii. wvwwa i uniaau aau
JJlllUliillU" - I I LJi i 1
T'"r"" "i ."ilB'.'i.lU.ia&al
'Have you seen our
new Bpring suits-
Coals extra long, wide J
rllara mid Innpla. h
it Ife'MS k& I shapely shoulders, J
w u-.-w'i a LU- , jm . it
wide tronsers, wun an
the late kinka in the
cut and tailoring?
If you have not
seen them you're
The Swcllest Suits of the Season are Here
Single and double breated, in the new brown and
gray mixtures, or in broken checks ai d stripes.
Our spring suit display will certainly be a feast
for the man who wishes ftyle and durability at a
moderate cost, say $10 to $20.
Our $15 suits ate-particular favorites.
V OUTFITTERS ;
a-- " '
THE FINEST EVER
Tailored Turbans Dress Hats
Cordays New Veilings
Ombre Ribbons Pretty lace Collars
Handsome Jetted Collars
E M WELLMAN & CO -
La Gtauide - Oregon
Notary Public . Insurance
Money to Loan
Representing the Equitable Savings & Loan Asso
ciation of Portland, Or., the stronger, safest A most
reliable institution on the Pacific coast, under State
supervision. Loans made short or long time to suit.
m. GRANT, Agent
i City property for sale. '
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0 We have nude np our minds to mII every roll of Wall Paper in our 'M
SO , store before the next iprin stock arrives, and in order to insure a j
complete clan-up we have cut the price re jardleu of former price
1 Wall Paper from 5 cents up
We Want to clear the house before March ut as we expect a carload
of Will Waper to a arrive on that date. We uve more Wall Paper
khow on hand than all the other paper houses ! the county. There,
fore you wiO hive a greater variety to select from. Our present
stock b compute
! . Stackland & McLachlen
: PAINTS 0IUS AND 61.ASS
IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO
ORDEi FRUIT TREES
1 have a good stock of shade trees, shrubs arid vines,
also Americau Evermana fa ran;n. j
, - - n -v. ".m iuc auu W1UU
breaks, $5 per hundred. 40 ner tlinnaan
t foul F1ff .tnolA.!.. n 1 . t . '
vmiio. varuanous, inree colors, 12
i. I'ouoie Jjaisies, Jatge, three colore,
flowering panpies, all colors, per dozen 50c.
w l -
LA GRANDE NURSERY
Or leave order at Thorn's Grocerv Store.