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THE GOLDEN RULE STORE
500 PIECES DRESS GOODS
All the novelties and staples in suitings, wash goods, white goods, percales, prints,
I trimmings, laces, embroideries, etc. v;
200 MEN'S AMD BOVS SUITS -
X The new and nobby things in spring wear. Prices $1.50 to $15.00 per Suit
COMPLETE STOCK OF MEN'S HATS
New shapes, new shades, natty ones as well as the staples. Make your selections
now while the assortment is complete.
DISHES AND CHINAWARE ;
Pon't forget we are among the largest handlers of DISHES in Eastern Oregon, both
foreign and domestic ware. Havllnnd and German China.
BEAR IN MIND TOO New spring goods is not the only insentiye for you to visit our
store. You will find, after inventory, bargains in every section. The painstaking
shopper can always find something useful on our bargain tables.
THE GOLDEN RULE COMPANY
1308, 1310, 1312 Adams Avenue. - , V
ILareest StorP- Smallest Prices
5 Just Arrivec, my entire line of -
SPRING And ;
Your inspection solicited.
I A. V. AN D R E W S, j
TAILOR and HABERDASHER
National Buscuit Company
Just arrived, a large aesortment of these tplandid good.
For dainty refreshment! eelect from thii list.
NABISCO WAFERS FEST1NO VAN1LA WAFERS
BUTTER TAIN BUSCUITS OAT MEAL CRCKERS
FIVE O'CLOCK TEA SOCIAL TEA SARATOGA FLAKES
GRAHAM CRACKERS UNEEDA JINOER WAYFER
THE CITY GROCERY AMD BAKERY
E. POLLACK, Propr.
, PIERCS STATEMENT
Walter M. Pierca of Pendleton, Demo
cratic candidate for state senator from
Morrow, Umatilla and Union counties, has
filed hie notice of candidacy. He will
work "to increass the efficiency of public
schools, especially by increasing the in
heritance tax and transferring revenue
therefrom to the irreducible school fund;
to secure an honest trial of all laws en
acted by the people; to enact laws that
will bring about the building of better
roads; to amend irrigation laws so that
greatest facilities may be given for the
reclamation, of arid lands; for a state ex
aminer to jtxamine accounts of state and
county officials and private banks; to se
cure enactment of laws taxing franchises
and property now escaping taxation." He
favors pledge No. 1.
A small butenthusiastic audience greet
ed Miss Qail Laughlin at the Presbyterian
church Tuesday evening, when that most
eloquent speaker put forth the claims of
Woman's Suffrage in a most masterly
way. To say that Miss Laughlin js abso
lute master of her subject is to mildlv ex
press it. For two hours she held her aud
ience spell bound except for bursts of ap
plause. The regret of all who braved the storm
to hear her is that such an nninr muM
come to La Grande in the Interest of any
cause and not have the largest hall
J. P. Hayden, of Portland, is in the city
Isaac Gale is over from Union today on
a business visits
The mercury registered nine degrees
above zero last night.
Mrs. J. R. Forrest left this mnrning for
Huntington on a business visit
H. B. Cattoh, one of the prominent
citizens of Portland, is in the city today.
Tom Clark one of the Sandringe farm
ers is in the city this afternoon. He is
not in good health this winter.
O. B. Hendricks, one of the prominent
merchants and bankers of Elgin, acconv
panied by his wife, is in the city today.
George L. Cleaver, cashier of the new
trust bank, left last evening for Portland
to transact business. He will ba gone
several days. . .
A. L. Curtis, of Wallowa,' arrived here
last evening to ascertain if possible, when
this wintry weather is to cease and the
buttercups are to bloom again.
W. McLaughlin. A. Talbot, and Alvin
Bennett, of Canada arrived in the city
tme morning ami f muiuug tM Minuet
locations. They are registered at the
H. Butterworth and wife, aid Miss
Whitney, who are to give a concert in the
Central Church of Christ tonight, arrived
in the city this, morning and are . at the
The Lyie Tuesday Musicale and Neigh
borhood Clubs are arranging to enlarge
their present quarters in the Commercial
Club. This is made necessary by the in
crease in membership.
This is the last day to pay taxes to se
cure the three per cent discount A great
many have taken- advantage of the re
bate. Under this system the county finds
it much easier to collect its taxes than
A DOUBLE MURDER
(Scr'.pps News Association)
New York, Mar. 16. Miss . Eatll
Young, agent twenty five, was shot and
killed this morning by Lois Nosser, age
thirty five. Nosser soon, as he had
commited the - crime committed
suicide in his appartments. His
last act of murder was commited in the
presence of his wife. The police are
not satisfied with the exDlanation furn
ished by his wife.
(OLDEST MARCH ON RECORD
The co'd snap of March 12 caused the
weather observer. W. A." Worstell to look
up the records of his office to see if he
could find any similiar snap for March.
He finds the nearest approach waa in
March 1891, when the mercury register
ed 2 degrees above zero, and next was in
1896 when it went down to 8 'decrees
above, and in 1898TI reached the 7 above
mark. On March 12. 1906 it eached
the zero point. The records in Mr. Wpr
stell's office reaches back to 1886. " -
Now is the time to prune your orchard If you .need,.
5 any new pruning shears saw or knives, call and! ex-
amine. mVcomDlete line of such goods, you will find :
5 just what'you want Also see my assortment of fine J
5 China in hand painted, decorated and plain, any kind J
J you want Do not forget about , my cut glass and I
I silverware.. '
MRS-T.N- MURPHY I
Hardware and crockery.
THIS MORHlfW'S BLAZE v
At two o'clock this morning the clang
of the fire bell aroused the sleeping com
munity of this city, who hastily dressed
themselves and rushed forth, fearing
th"C Slight b? ! f'' nnflnition in
their midst Upon inquiry it was ascer
tained that the house of a Mr, McLain,
situated near the northern limits of the
city, was in flames, and being so far
from the reach of the fire hydrants, was
a total loss before assistance could
reach it The house was formerly owned
and occupied by John Young, and is
located on North Fourth Street
There is a continued good demand for
sheep throughout this section. Compar
atively little wool has been contracted so
far. Growers are asking a minimum of
20 cents per pound and they believe .they
can get it Some deals for spring lambs
are noted at $2.102.30 per head. Mixed
yearlings are being sold for June delivery
at $2.7S2.90. The winter has been
favorable for sheep. Oregon Judd Farmer..
TRAINS TIED UP
(Scrlpps News Association)
Salt Lake, March 15. The washout
situation on the Salt Lake route remains
unchanged. All trains have been held up
for three days in the canyon between
Caliente and Les Vegas, Nevada. Trains
from Los Aneeles causht below Los
Angeles cannot be released' for another
24 hours. Dining car supplies are being
packed down the mountain side to the
(Stfrlpps News Association)
Indianoplis Mar. 16 Former Statu
Auditor Sherrich was found cuiltv todav
on the charge of a misuse of state funds.
He was given an intermediate sentence
of from two to twenty one years.
. DIED .-'
WILLIAMSON-In this city Wednesday
night March 1 4, Thomae R., the ten
months old baby of Mr. and Mrs. J. IT.
Williamson. The little one had been
sick for six weeks with inflammation of
the bowels. The funeral will take place
n i. r. j ..II.
I win uiv uuuiv, rnuaj ai, mi.
IUn rHKUHTU.ll I
(Scrlpps News Association)
Pans, Mar. M. The first meeting of
the new Sarrien cabinet was held this
morning and submitted their declaration
of policy to President Fallieres. It will
be read this afternoon in pariiment
A f AVORITE PLACE
with those who know what good living
THE MODEL RESTAURANT
There are all the little accessories that
help, to make a meal enjoyable a well
set table, comfortable seats, plenty of
room, courteous waiters, and efficient
The chief attraction, however, is the
excellent food and fine cooking.
Prices are very satisfactory, too.
The Model Restaurant
J. A. Afbuckle, Proprietor
UPRN DAY w sell weekly C A r A
! IN BUSINESS AGAIN
Business with me means this time to stay
I LIVERY BUSINESS
of course. Twenty years
with horses has placed me
in that business to stay
I have looked over the
entire east and found that
there is no place like home
When you want a first class turnout call or phone the
RED FRONT LIVERY STABLE
PHONE RED 641
The case of I. A. Gale vs Mollie Gale,
a suit to secure a divorce, was tried
before Judge Eakin. The
Gale, sues for a divorce on the grounds
oi assertion. The verdict is with held
pending further consideration.
In the case of Lone Crawford vereus C.
E. Crawford, another disvorce was heard
and a decree of divorce granted.
Johnie Bartlebaugh, the boy who was
charged and convicted of larceny at the
recent term of court and whose sentence
was suspended owing to his youth, and
who was placed in a good family pending
uu wnauci, was returned to court to
day and will be sent to the reform school
It seems that he could not be controlled.
List of unclaimed letters remaining in
the La Grande: Oreimn.
the week ending March, 16th.. 1906. .
Avery. Miss Maude Williams. Mrs. F. C.
Floy. Miss Hagey. Fred
Heath. Charles Mineral Paint Co.
Holm. C. J. McKmiv a u
Hoye. J. A. SUr 4 Flov (Si
McLean Geo. Potter m
Ramsay. A. D. Smith. F. J.
Kinworthy. Miss Evalyn.
The above list will ha held la j
than sent the dead lattar
called for pleas say advertised March
O. M. Richey, postmaster.
Agents ' for
SPRING SUITS AND COATS
HAVE ARRIVED BY EXPRESS AND WE MOW HAVE ON
DISPLAY THE FINEST LINE OF
WOMEN'S SUITS AND COATS
Ever shovin in La Grande
Handsomely Trlord and finished throtuhou. medium tfravs and fen L
qtulily. riomesptne material, colorless, strapped trimmed, fancy braid and button trimmed
ui vi uiaiuvc siyie. rrices range from
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$12,50 to $35.00
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