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.Mil Mills LUUI-
At our storage IMo. I, filled with the choicest hay
that Grande Ronde Valley produced last season.
All grades; Timothy, Wild and Mixed. Our prices
aro tfnr Inn
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We also have for sale
box. Onions, Parsnips, Carrots Potatoes, Vine
gar, fancy green California Cabbage, also Eggs
We are at all times in the market for all kinds
of vegetables in large or small quantities.
PHONE MAIN 2
P Oregon Produce Company
' J CITY BREWERY
t JULIUS ROESCH, Proprietor.
; Largest Brewing Plant in Eastern Otegcn
Ask for La Grander Beer and get the Best
I LA GRANDE BEER IS MADE JN LA GRANDE
I AND SHOULD HAVE THE PREFERENCE
J. BULL & Company
Fresh meats, Home
- Cured Bacon and
Hams, Lard, Sausage.
Bologna, fish and
Oysters, Live and
dressed Poultry, Etc
Phone" Main 48.
cmpt Delivery Service.
Send your collections
and cash items to
Mite Stock Growers and j
: farmers Bank,
OF WALLOWA, OREGON.
2 We pay five per cent interest on i
m C. T McDaniel. Cashier.
2 A. K. Steunenbero, Pres.
Brick furnished in any quantty or any
style, No contract too small or t oj
large. See samples f our pressed
La OmuHc. OrfRon
44i444t $ $ f $ f
BLUt MOUN1AIN HUICL i
J. W. OBRYANT. Prop? X
White help only. 1
Dining Room Open, Meals 25c. J
! ; Rooms 25c and 60c.
' ' Special rates by week or month , ,
A one biocK irom aepoi. . t
2 Cor. Jefferson Ave. and Depot St
small apples at 50c oer
I desire to inform the public that
I have opened a tailoring establish
ment in the McKennon building,
where I would be pleased to meet
my friends and the public generally.
My five year's experience in the city
has been such that to many of the
readers of the Observer I need no
introruction, to others I only ask a
Full dress suits a specialty
Fine repair wcrk promptly
done. Imported woolens
PRESENT YOUR BILLS
As I expect to leave this city on March
1st, anyone having claims against ma
will present them immediately. V
Q. W. Thomas.';
in your choice of -paint or varnish
for your home? is the unspoken
query of every vnan in this store.
We don't claim to know all about
paints, but make the modest pro
fession that we have a slight ink
ling of what you need for either in
terior or exterior house decoration.
Put us to the test ask all the
questions you like and see our color
card. Chances areyou'll buy paint
SIANIELS & JARMAIU
: Paper Hangers and
Dccoraforetars . ,
iiioui I is coast
(Observer Special) l .
Washington, D. C. Feb". 27 Metallur
gists of the Ceolagical Survey at Portland
with keen interest. When the e xperi
mental work ceased there about the clos
ing of the fair. Dr. D. T. Day had just
commenced the work of electrio reduc
tion. He was employing the most ap
proved appliances that have teen per
fected by scientists of both continents,
and believed that the results obtained in
the preliminary tests assured ultimate
success. - -
The presence of the high-grade mag
netic Iron Ore in the abounding black
sands of the Pacific slope, has been
conceded for many years, . and innumer
able private enterprises have - been or
ganized to save the useful metal. None
of these have attained success in a com
mercial sense. Many concentrating de
vices have been tried,' some of which
zm ' n nnroaching the condition of
economy and efficiency required, wnen
the Government authorized experimental
work in both saving the magnetite and
reducing it into commercial" metal, met
allurgists expected important develop
ments. The experiments in concentra
tion threw no important light on the
saving of magnetite. Well-tried wet
table processes and the magnet were
employed, but the rough concentration re
quired in the first stages of handling the
Washington. D. C.,Feb. 27. The move
ment inaugurated in Washington and Ore
gon to have the government foster a
larger number of irrigation projects by
further loans of public funds than the
money derived from sale of public lands,
is greeted here with mingled conclusions.
It is not probable that such a project
could be forced forward to such a promi
nent place a would command serious
consideration at the present "economic"
session of congress, but the work in that
direction ie having a salutory effect.
In the first place, the government has
its attention directed to the fact that not
nearly all of the practicable reclamation
projects of the West have een adopted.
In the struggle for the most accessible
and economic propositions, the wrong im
pression was given many Easterners that
there were really few meritorious and
feasible reclamation enterprises in the en
tire West. Careless observers have often
remarked that the reclamation fund would
be idle in decade, for want of projects.
No more sincere evidence of the people's
conviction that the real scope of the work
has scarcely been suggested yet has been
sent to Washington than the demand for
vastly more reclamation funds.
Another benefit scarcely less potent to
the West is the agitation already appar
ent in the circles of private capital. If
the government cannot or will not under
take more of the great enterprises invit
ing work, the conclusion follows that capi
tal will be or at least should be, given a
rather free rein. When the first of the
government projects is put in working
shape, demonstrating what large capital
can do when encouraged, there is every
reason to believe that the immense reserve
funds of the East will be ready to dupli
cate such successes, if assured a latitude
giving a safe margin of profit In this
respect reclamation is believed to be one
Pendleton, Feb. 27. Judge W. R. Ellis
has filed with the secretary of state a
copy of his nominating petition for the
Republican nomination for congress from
this district, and today has been engaged in
sending out petitions to be circulated in
his behalf in the different counties of the
district The wording of the petition is
brief and merely complies with the law
by stating that if nominated he will accept
the same, and if elected will qualify f or
the office. No platform i announced,
and should Judge Ellis decide to issue one
it will be sent out later. .
from all indications the race for the
republican nomination is to be between
Judge Ellis. J. L. Rond and W. J. Lachner
both of the latter being from Baker county.
This being the case the friends of Judge
Ellis are confident of his securing the
U IHOH BJf ORE
GE ERATO S
sand to make the work economical, were
not worked out, 5
Concentration is something private
enterprise would more naturally work out
than the difficult problem of smelting in a
section that did not produce its own coat
and coke. Hence the last stage of the
government's experiments was the most
interesting. When Dr. Day announced
that he would reduce the magnetite with
the abounding "white coal" which the
Pacific Northwest possesses in superla
tive measure, he aroused broad interest,
and the suspension of tests just after
getting the experimental plant erected
was a disappointment If electricity has
been proved an economical smelting agent
and magnetite can be saved commercially
from black sands of the Pacific coast the
the future of the iron industry will be
brightened materially and the Pacific
coast will be saved many million dollar
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Dr. Day confidentially states that there
is enough magnetite in the black sands of
the Pacific Coast to supply all needed iron
ore in that region for generations. More
than that the doctor also forecasts devel
opment of commercial saving appliances.
His work is calculated to hasten experi
ments, and will in all probability have the
effect of drawing to the field larger quan
tities of private capital.
of the most important investing fields of
the near future. No doubt exists of the
fertility of much arid land, and of the
sufficiency of water in large basins for at
least limited irrigation, if prop irly con
served. A natural trend in this direction would be
extension of the Carey law, so that a suffl
cent inducement for capital was afforded
thereunder. No publio proposition of this
character has yet been made, but the
trend of sentiment is in that direction,
One or two eminently satisfactory suc
cesses in Northwest reclamation is sure
to direct copious capital to that region, as
the private enterprises of California have
been years to that region.
At a future date, when less urgent fore
ign questions have been disposed of,- an
extension of the government reclamation
work i regarded a possibility. Fostering
commerce by digging canals, building
locks and dredging harbors, etc, the pub
lie feature of which is, justified on the
grounds of general public need, is not re
mote from tne principle of the govern
ment preparing its own public domain so
that it will be more inviting to the people,
and so that it will yeild a larger return
when taken into private ownership. There
are already numerous members of Con
gress who believe reclamation work on a
large scale as thoroughly public as the
Panama canal project. What will be the
drift of this sentiment beforjs Cjngrjss is
called upon to pass judgment in extending
reclamation work, cannot be forecasted
with any assurance, One thing is sure
The eagerness of the West will be keener
next year than at the present time. Im
migration to the reclaimed land will whet
the desire of every state having arid sec
tions. This development will make the
present agitation keener, giving to' the
work of the Oregon and Washington irri
gators pioneer color of great historic
EIGHT DOLLAR SHEEP
One thousand head of ewes at $8 per
head, said to be the highest price ever
paid for range sheep in this state, is the
latest sale of Central Oregon livestock to
go on record. The sheep were purchas
ed of T. S. Hamilton, of Ashwood. The
Shaniko Ropublican estimates that 100,
000 head of sheep have been sold out of
Crook, Wheeler and Wasco counties and
enumerates over one-fifth of that number
which have been disposed of by local
stockmen throughout the Antelope and
. Our delivery service is for the benefit
of all. Don't hesitate to use it. ''
Newlin Druo Co
STREET GRADE NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that at the next
regular meeting of the city council, to be
held on March 7th, 1 90S, the 'proposed
grade on 2d, from the intersection of C
and 2d, to I and 2d, will be adopted by
the council unless the proposed grade is
defeated by a remonstrance, to be filed
with the Recorder ni or before said 7th,
day of March. The proposed grade can
be seen at the office of City Engineer L
1. R. Snook, recorder.
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D. H. STEWARD, Proprietor and Manager, - : ,- 5 .
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j TUESDAY; FEBRUARY? 27 I
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FRAZEE & BROWNE Pr"'n? Uughing w
Scenic Production ,
PRICES-Orchestra and Orchestra Center, 76c. - Dress Circle and Balcony
60c. Children and Gallery, 26o. Seats on Sale Sunday at Van Burens.
r. H. HTR WARD, Proprietor arid Mgr J
Special engagement of the popular
Mr. Percy Hunting
Supported by 4 company of unusual
excellence, presenting three scenic
A FIGHT FOR MILLIONS
' Friday night
WHEN THE BELL TOLLS
Saturday Night '
Orchestra . ' - " - 60o
Orchestra Center, Dress
- Circle and Gallery - 50c
Children in Gallery - 20c
Seats on sale Wednesday at
Van Burene '
THURSDAY, MARCH 1 :
Notice ie hereby given that my wife.
Rosalia Johnson, having left my bed and
board without just provication. that that
I will not be responsible for any bills she
may contract from this date.
' Axls Johnson
Dated this eighth day of Feb, 1906, at
Perry, Union county Oregon.
OUR REPAIR DEPRIMENT
is equipped with everything to en
able us to do high-class work. It
is In charge of a skilled and there
no job too delicate or too difficult to
be successfully treated. .
Jewelry watches, Etc given to us
for repairs will receive our prompt
and careful attention, , ..
J. 11 PEARE.
Jeweler, , and Optician
The most - successful .
. play in years
in every cnme lie colors are unfurled
Its fame has spread from sea to sea; ,
Be not surprised if in the other world,
You hear of Rocky Mountain Tea. '
Newun Druo Co,
"TABLf BOAHDfBS -
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