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HO LI DA Y
Possibly jou hav heard "talking machines'' and have not cared much for them, but remember that there are
machines that renrorlur.a nnlv anund and nnisft- the sweetness, and the rjerfect eXDressson for which you prize music
are reproduced onlv by the modern Edison Phonograph and the Edison Gald Moulded Records. These qualities
' tinguish the Edison Phonograph from all its imitations. Phonograph 10, 20 4 50 dollars. , (-
In all your Holiday planning
think of books. They come the
nearer to being the universal
gift They are always 'accept
able and always appreciated.
In no other way can you invest
your holiday money that will
-: . ... .. ..j :.u ,.i,
satisfactory results. Our pres
ent stock affords you an ample
selection of the world' literary
masterpieces in single . books
and in sets. All the late copy
righted fiction is here, as also
the finest lot ofgift editions, Ox
ford Bibles. Teacher's Bibles,
prayer books, etc, we have ever
Carried. Whenever possible we
sell books at less than the pub
lishers' prices. , '
- - Cigars -
If he smokes, probably nothing
will please him better than a
box of hi favorite cigars. The
chances are that he buys his
cigars here, so. we know what
1 brand he likes. Have holiday
boxes of &5 and 60 cigars and j
t. i i : k.. . V, . u I
, mane reuucea ujr wiw uua.
$1.00 per box up
. -, We
our entire line
on display and we
urge you to call and
examine it as early as you
can and a often as vou choose. . , .
We hav an unusually good stock
this year gifts from every clime and
quarter. We are certain that' the assort
ment is the most extensive ever seen here. The
lines noted in hi advertisement give little more
. than a hint of the beautiful array we
vided : . f ' In the
!" " ' p rice
,-. , i big
advantage, to. We f bought
. , largely, paid cash and bought
' for less than others, "and we
give you the same advantage.' If tow
I prices on good goods is what you want
' you will certainly dq your holiday shop-?
ping her...Pleasa make it a special point to see
the stock while it is complete. If you see any
thing you want, to secure it, will be laid aside
if s small payment is made. " ... , ,
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' Christmas Cards
These make pretty tokens of
good will to send to distant
friends. Most of those we show
were imported from Germany
and are extremty artistic
These make supero gitte. e
have a new line this year and
every one of them is a gem.
Many of them are reproductions
of the best works of old mas
ters. 25c up to $15.00.
Our magnificent assortment of
Meerschaum and briar Pipes is
the envy of every smoker.
Prices very low. Have cigars
to suit the most critical taste,
in boxes of 25 and 60. Special
price by the box.
Did you ever notice the man,
woman, or child, with a koda k,
what fun (hey seem to have:
we are agents for the Eastman
$2 up to $40
BASKET BALL IN LA ORANDS
Since the basket ball game between
the girl of the La Grande and . Pendle
ton High Schools one week ago the fever
has struck the male portion of the popu
lation and activs work ha begun pre
paratory to a series of games this winter.
Under the leadership of Capt. Rogers,
of the O. N. O., and Tom Williams, of the
High School, three teams have been or
ganized which will represent Co. L
The Commercial Club and the High
The militia already has three teams
tunvng out for practice and the Com
mercial Club and High School, two each.
The enthusiam is high and from these
boys three teams can be picked which
will out uo a cilt edcsd article of basket
ball. . ' . .-
The game is comparatively a new one
this being about the tenth year it has
been played, It; was designed to pro
vide an indoor game which would give an
opportunity for active exercise, good fun
and yet be lacking in the rough features
which makes foof ball objectionable to
some. The came as played fills the bill
The present plan is to conduct a series
of games, intournament, from about nine
in number, coming about ten day or two
week apart the winner to receive the
title of Basket Ball Champion of La
WASH AY COMES WEEKLY
And to do your wash easily you should look over our line
of soaps and washing powders with the view of lightening
your labors. Our soap line is complete and contains such
Cms Goldn St ar, Silk, Crystal White Laundry,
Luckel's Borax, Fels Naptha, Wool Pcet's
Defender and No Rub soaps
Our toilet soaps ar the best on the market. A full line
' of all the prominent brands of washing powders.' Our
own delivery takes your order to your door almost a
soon as ordered.
MRS. MAGGIE SHEARER, Prop.
iimm no a i n
i 1X1V. l u
Try This Plan
son wa born to Mr. and Mr. Law
rence Garrich in this city on Wednesdsy,
To Mr.nd Mrs. Benjamin Schroeder
at their home five miles east of this city.
son was born on Friday, December 8,
08. " . '
eared For Action -.
When the body is cleared and ready
for action, by Dr. King' New Life Pill.
you can tell it by the bloom of health on
the cheek; the brightness of the eyes;
tha firmness of the flesh and muscles;
the buoyancy of the mind. Try theift. at I
Newlin Drug Store, 25 cents.
When you want a , pleasant physic try
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets.
They are easy to take and produce no
m-ining or other unpleasant effect Sold
by Newlin Dhuo'Co. ' '
Better Lumber and Cheaper than is sold in
La Grande, We deliver it to your building
Grande Ronde Lumber Co-
Make a memorandum of those whom you will send presents. In looking over this or any of our succeeding ads if
you get suggestions of gifts suitable for some of those on your list, note them opposite the nam, then when you com
Christmas Tree Trimmings : J . . .Desk! Accessories- :'
We have everything you need and our prices are the low- These are always1 desirable gifts and ' the line,, affords
est to be had. Colored paraffine candles. 16 to 48 in; a wide selection as to. price. Fine ' box papers; paper
box according to size. Candle holders, tGa!ands.- i weights. Ink we'ls, fountain and gold pens, desk et,
Ornaments. Tinsel wreaths. . .! , . ' ' V fancy blotters, etc.' , ,- -
Shaving Supplies J ' i xmas .Candy.
If he dcesn't shave himself give' him a Gillet or Christy The purest, richest and most toothsome candies are her
Safety Razor, the best razors made. Per set $5.00 up. -all of the favorite ; varieties. Some beautiful holly
Also have the finest ordinary razors, strops, mugs, hav- boxes-just the thing to send to your lady friends. 40c
ing soaps, lotions, etc. Dont overlook this line. per box up. r ; 1 '.: '
All boys most men and some ladie would' like to receive More perfume given every year. No question about the
a flood pocket knife. Our are all guaranteed to be ati- acceptability of perfume if it is of the high quality you.
factory Also hav carving sets, shear, manlcur get here. Also have fine toilet water Cologne, atonru-
Implements, etc. . zers. odor seta. etc. . , ,
Goods op which d mti
I ayment ha
been made will b: laid away
. Bibles . .
Always a good gift" We hav Oxford
Bibles, Teachers' Bibles, Flexible
coves Bibles, etc. An ample line of
prayer books. Hymnals, books of de
votion. Church goods, Etc.
Cames and Toys
We have a separate depart
ment for children' gift and it
includes all the new as well a
-aft the old favorite toys, games,
. Fancy Goods
We have all the latest things in fancy
goods. Boxes for handkerchiefs, Ribb
bons, Trinkets. Neckties, Gloves, sus
penders, gloves, etc. Also fine trays
candles, picture frames, etc.
Christmas Cards and Booklets.
. . :n. ij iAk nri acauaintance by ending them om little reminder at-Christma time.
purpose we have a lot of beautiful Christmas Cards, Booklets, etc. Some of them are artistic gems. Have them at.
any price you care to pay. '.
Some new things in this line you will want to see-Vanjty
bags. Fifth Avenue bags, and a large variety of other
new bags, pocket books, purses, bill books, music roll,
etc. You cannot match our 'prices.
Many beautiful and useful gifts in this . line.
...;n, hnllv decorations lor
.weights, fountain pens, gold pens, fancy ink
TO'llet Articles ,
Brushes, Mirror ,and Toilet Sets - whas better gifts?
Have them mounted on Silver, Oriental pearl. Antique
ivory, stag, ebony and the finest natural woods. Quality
is of the best and the prices reasonable on all.
, New Dolls- -
We have a regular Doll beauty ehow in our children's
department. Too many different kind of dolls to
ll -enumerate them here. Prices low on all of them.
Many a man was his wife bond and
tnr nt hnnli-118 that st ruin tlin back and
the trait alike, without any IUa of the
Children follow In too oulr.lf
succession to allow tlio rthpr tlm to
rocuixwate. The womnnly organs 'wcome
able drains, with tlin addixl pain of In
flamed or ulceratrd parts. In tlila condi
tion the woman bravely trios to carry nor
household load, afraid to take the .n- t
she nafii lost a moul will be lata. No
wondor shn Is pale, wnk, wrotehci, surly
of tomper and snopplsh of toiiguo. 8Ue
rould be ful ' to nature If Him were any
thing else. No pnrsons mnxl help so much
as the cla.ts'of whom this woman is the
type. And for sueu women no neip is so
sure, so wonilrful, as that given by Dr.
Plereo's Favorite Proscription. It re
stores all the womanly organs to perfect
health. Hiwtttblislies regularity In their
functions. It restores the strained and
shattered nervous system. It clears up
the (.lmnlnilon. round out the form and
makes life a daily happiness. "Favorite
Proscription" contains no aiconoi or
whllfv. It Is tho best medicine for
women. Nothing can be "Just as good"
as the best. Tell the dealer so If he oliors
a substitute. ,
I wmto to ou In 1KB, shout my esse,"
writes Mr. nils W. Rohblnaon. of Nuttroe.
Vs. 'Wa then in s bad cunUltion. snd your
reply was Uist 1, probably tnbcrltod Uie
trouble from my mother, and you prencrlbed
Dr. Pierce's I'lTorlte Prewrlptlon. About
!!. Hm. I ha, I an &tt.ai'.k of fuTer snd was
sick for quite a whllu. m filled to fet your
' ,reclDtlon. Id December folkiwlns wu
married and then my husband bouubt me two
IiottlM of Dr. flereo a rarorne rr ripvttn.
Bofora I bevan to lake It 1 had bearlns-down
pains at monthly peiioda. alao diuy apoll.
After lhad taken one bottle I felt Iwtter and
had no more pains. After taking the eoonil
k..i. r..i tM.tij,r ihnn nvr In mv life, and
baby clrL am very thankful for rour good
medicine, and ihail tell my friends what It
did for me, and nhall rwotnmend It to all
w ho are afiiu-u u. v, e tnink it tne new maKu
clne In tliu wotUL
4GV..m Not only the uririiwi out tne
bejt Little Llvtr Pllla, Brstput
v2vZ up ovr 40 yrs ego, by old
Dr. R V. Plume, have neon
BihcB Imitated but vr equaled, a thou
tvids attest. Thcf're purely vegrtable,
being made up of concent rated and refined
medicinal prlnciiilea, extrwted from the
roots of American plunts. Do not grlpo.
Due or two f r ;otnacU correcUve, tu.-w M
four for ckthtrttc
FOR WINTER WASHING
Out new machinery and additional help will enable us to do fami
lly washing CHEAPER, QUICKER and BETTER than you can do it
yourself, We call for and deliver your laundry quickly and make special
ty of rush order work. Giva ua a trial and y:u will not be bothered
through the winter with family washing. r 'p
A. B. C.
ST.EAM . .LAUNDRY
5 ' l-HONE Main 7 s ? ; J w'
La GrVnW : OieKCn. " '
J LA GRANDE IRON WORKS j
Complete Machine Shops and Foundry
General Blacksmith, Horse Shoeing and Wagon Work.
- . ) ' er of Th FiUgerald Roller Feed Mill.
t y. o e-: f a
. hOPHIETOf .
w union Picmr
Ja Grrande Oregon
ar what most peopl want, and they al-
way get them at. Grandy At Russel s
meat market It is no trouble for us.
because w always hav th stock. The
very finest selected beef, lamb. 1 mutton.
yeal. pork and poultry, and our prices
w't hinder you from buying.
LA (iBAKOIt, OR - j
Kelt Lake. Renter, fu No I
Worth, Omuhe, Kan- t:lm
MwClty, Ht. Louis, wlii- No$
cogo aud kaat. t ) i m '
I'nrtland, P le ye
dletou. Walls WeJIe. s0j
ffeytou, t'oiner.iy. Col
fas, M.eow. HpiAane. vMpn,
and point en, I nod
fortland. Dalles, Han-
dlelirn, Cra .ulle, Wei.
Iiils, LtwUtoa, Col lei. Mo
Moscow, Wallece, tar.
net, Hpokane eud otbtr HM a n
polnU east axd aortli
1 Kpokeae :
Island City, .uei, Ira-
bier and . jytn. Con- lo l .
n tiflfi at tl.B w th
te lor points a teel- liKsas
ff yfr lleknta r-n1
and Htotiiam e Rnlb
Line ol ttac world"
t.t "isoeuw '
fuere are nn many eclc alt m t 11 red
funwu 01 tuireei long tnn ft e
weenoed en Mnd Denr t at ill, (tip
never beoumee tlrmom
If ynnsreeotng east, writ for 1 '"
metlon und t t a pretty biKMtuaJ, will
VC McBRIDE, Agent,
124 Third St. '
O a.li nteaiinere betwl 'tUl
E. U. MUU'IK, Aenl
A CI Oea.Aa ,
Stock Holders' Meeting
Notlc is hereby givn that ther w
be a meeting of th tock holder of th
La Grand Commercial Qub Building
Asociation. in th library of the Com
mercial Club building on Tuesday, Dec
mbr6th,1906. at eight o'clock p. m.
for the purpose of leeting a board
five dr.ector. .
Wm. MiLLte. PftuioiNT
I Grandy & Kussell