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About La Grande evening observer. (La Grande, Or.) 1904-1959 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 10, 1906)
CROSS GUT SAWS
ODD AMD END
THE GOLDEN RULE STORE
If you ueed wearing apparel to tide you through the remainder of the winter, or want
to secure some especially good bargains, it will pay you to look over our numerous
tables of remnants, odd lots in shoes, Underwear, Hosiery, Clothing, House Furnish-
ings. Crockery, Etc. : ' -- : , ,
..NEW STOCK ARRIVING DAILY
NEXT WEEK WE WILL SHOW AN IMMENSE LINE OF NEW GOODS
I THE GOLDEN RULE COMPANY
1308, 1310, 1312 Adams Avenue.
I Have increased my stock of
One half and carry the best I
can buy in shoes. :: :: ::
!A. V. ANDREWS,!
0. R. & I
THE CITY GROCERY AND BAKERY
E. POLLACK, Propr.
Keeps the Best Groceries, V:$c ta
bles Etc. Call up telephone Main
75 and Jive us a chance to get
OUR REPAIR DfPRIMW
! equipped with everything to en
able u to do high-cits work. It
it in charge of t (killed and there
no job too delicate or too difficult to
be successfully treated.
Jewelry watches. Etc given to us
for repair will receive our prompt
and cartful attention.
J. II. PEARL
Jeweler and Optician i
O. R. & N. passenger Mo. 134, which
pulls the Spokane passenger train in and
out of this city daily, boasts of one of the
most exciting and remarkable histories of
any locomotive on the entire system, and
perhaps on the coast, says the East
Back in the '80s, when the Union Pa
cific had the O. R. N. leased, engine
1S4 was numbered 1,498 and was stat-
ioned at Kamela as a helper, where she
was driven by Pet St Cyr, or "Hair
Oil Pete," as he was more familiary
On this engine Pete made his wild dash
down the Blue Mountains in the spring of
1 889, to prevent a collision between
freight and passenger train which had
been given a lap order.
Engine 1,498 was standing in the yard
at Kamela with steam up . when it was
discovered that the lap order had been
given and the two trains were approach
ing each other on the mountain side. The
ireignt train nad tjust lett Kamela, going
eastward, and the passenger train was
toiling up the mountain from the east
and a horrible collision teemed inevitable.
Grasping the situation in an instant
Hair Oil Pete" leaped into the cab of
1,498 and dashed out of the yards to
catch the freight train before the crash
came. Out of Kamela is a three per
cent grade, with sharp curves, deep rock
cut and high mountains, and the daring
feat of catching this train was extremely
perilous, since the curves wer sharp and
the train could not be seen any great
distance ahead. 1 -
With whistle screaming and the engine
rocking and reeling around the curves.
St. Cyr made five miles in less than four
minutes and succeeded in stopping the
freight train about a mile away from the
approaching passenger, neither train
being aware of the mistake until after the
freight had been stopped.
bt. t-yr it now in the Boise peniten
tiary, wnere ne it serving a ten yart
sentence for killing a man named Em
mons ac Meadows, Idaho, two years ago.
in a difficulty over a team of horses.
His feat stands alone in the annals of
railroading on the O. R. & N.
KCJUARiir of Siberia"
In parts of Siberia cirDse that hat a
lain buried for 150 yeart have been ex
humed and found in a state of perfect
preservation. The toil freeze many
feet deep and doet not altogether thaw
out in summer.
The basket ball game last n'ght resulted
in a scire of 6 to I Jn favor of Bak.r
Q. yf. O'Neil spent yesterday at Pen
dleton. ,' m . '
L. Mendelson, of Baker City, it in the
city today. ,
Miss. Katie Geodall Turner of Union
was among the many who attended the
B. M. U. reunion last evening. .
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Stoddard, who have
been residing in Union for several
months, have returned to the city. . . -
Presiding Elder J. D. Gillilan, of the M.
E. church, left this morning for a week's
trip through the Cove district.
The La Grande Investment "Company
this week purchased the bankrupt stock
of Andrew Beck, of Elgin, and is dispos
ing of the same.
The permanent survey of the Central
railroad hat begun. The work will pro
gress as fast as the weather will permit.
Scout ' -
Jensen & McBride, the Imbler ' mer
chants have sold out to' Messrs L. A.
Stringham. P. H. Westenskow and L
Billings and will be known as the S, W
B. Co. ' i .
Albert Winters of Starkey, Jesse Bry-
son of Meacham', and Charles W. Brown
of McKay are in the city today making
homestead proofs of Umatilla reservation
Editor Geo. B. Small of the Baker City
Democrat accompanied by Mrs. Small
came down last evening to attend the re
union of the Blue Mountain University
Mist Claudie Woodell, who has been
quite sick for several weeks - is able to
return to her home on the Sandridge.
She expects to be able to resume her
studies In the city in about two weeks.
Chas. Cunningham, formerly known as
the sheep king of Umatilla county, but
who lately sold a large part of his hold
ings, is over today from Pendleton on a
Business trip. .
Miss Mary N. Chase, will lecture in the
Armory hall Tuesday evening of next
week on the Womens Suffrage question.
Miss Chase is a lecturer of the national
association and is now sending several
days in this county.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Rinehart who ' are
in Portland, write to have their Observer
changed from Summerville to 1212
Moore St. Portland and state that they
may be in that city for the next two
Mail Contractor Neoly has been telling
the Cova people some fairy tales about
railroad building lately. As a disseminat
or of railroad news, Mr. Neely it a recog
nized leader. He will have the rolling
stock on next week. Union Republican,
D. D. Long, representing the Interna
tional Contracting Company of Seattle,
who yesterday received a contract for
building a steel bridge across the Wallowa
river, left this morning for Elgin where
he will meet a representative from Wal
Iowa 6unty. ,
I have the celebrated Atkins Gross
give perfect satisfaction. There is no
Gut saws, which
try one and be convinced. You will also find my stock
complete In axes, sledges, wedges, peaveys, logging
tongs, chains, etc. Do not forget about the low price
I am making on a few heating stoves I have left See
our fine assortment of fancy chinaware in plain and
Hardware and crockery.
Judge W. E. Ellis, who is a candidate
for the nomnarion of congressman in this
district came over from Pendleton last
evening. - "I'
Miss Mary N. Chase arrived last even
ing from the north end of the country,
where she has been spending several
days in the cause of Woman's Suffrage.
She spoke to large audiences both in
Elgin and in Summstville, and was de
lighted with the way the people of this
county are receiving this question. Miss
Chase will speak in this city Tuesday
evening in the Armory' hall. - Tombrrow
Miss Chase will address the patients at
Hot Lake and Monday evening at Grange
hall. She expects to spend the greater
part of the coming week 'in this county
and then will go to Umatilla county.
EIRE IN SHAFT
(Scrtppa News Association)
Nagaunee Mich. Feb. 10. Fire in a
shaft in the Prince of Wales mine is rag
ing. There were three hundred miners
in the mine when the fire broke out
Most of them escaped but , many are
; JOINT REPRESENTATIVE
Hon. Jay H. Dobbin hat filed his declar
ation and placed his petition in circula
tion for the nomination for joint repre
sentative. The chances are that he will
have no opposition for the nomination or
election. Wallowa Democrat. ,
Charleston, S. C, Feb. 10. In accord
ance with orders received from the navy
department the coast defense "squadron
under the command of Admiral F." W.
Dickins, and consisting of the battleship
Texas, the monitors Arkansas, Florida
and Nevada and six torpedo boat will
sail from here Monday for a oruise in the
Gulf of Mexico.
CARD Of THANKS
We take this means to thank the many
kind friends who rendered assistance
and tendered expressions of sympathy
during our recent bereavement Those
to whom we are indebted will accept
this expression of their miny ajts of
Mrs. H. C. Wast Katherine Nevins.
Miss Bertha Roberts. '
WANTED Woman to do work for
family of two. Call this office or 1808
Cedar street mornings.
NURSERY STOCK If you want hardy
nursery stock, order of Union Nurser
ies, Union, Oregon.
r UK bALfc. rine bchiller piano, in use
only one year, at a sacrifice. Call at
YOUll PAY WITH PLEASURE
for every meal you eat here. It will be a
combination of good food, good cooking
and good service.
is intended for people who appreciate
good eating, also for people who like the
good things of life at a moderate cost
If you belong to that class come in and
see what we can do for. you.
The Model Restaurant
J A. Atbirtk.lt, Proprietor
.no Mi l ie
W.aell wcrkly J CA
a.iltluKeulor "P4 3U
You have realized the economical advantages during our sales the
past few weeks. The next few weeks will be a combination of
Clearing sales and showing of new spring goods . v
I REMNANTS IN DRESS GOODS I
Accumulated during January Sales
CLOAKS, SUITS, SHIRT WAISTS AND FURS at
r I - ' ' -
i Early showing of new, elegant line of dress trimmings f
Men's Clothing. Overcoats, Underwear, Shirts and Shoes I
AT PRICES WHICH MEAN A GREAT SAVING TO YOU ":
Agents fortthe Ladies', Home Journal Patterns , ,