ELKS TO If! 1 eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeettettiltTTrTf f aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaeeaav4,lliytt 1 (OUHTY SCHOOL PHYSICIANS FREE REE FREE Q L. B1QOERS M. D, Physician and Soroion OJBce Ralston BUL over J.M.Beiry's store Offica Phone Black' 1521 Residence Phona Rad 1001 DR. A. L. RICHARDSON Phyiiciah and Suhoioh OfBca over Hill's Drug Store. Office Phona 1562 . Residence Main 65 PROflSSiCKAL CARDS DEVI REPORTS N. MOUTOR M. D. PHYSICIAN , . AMD SUROEGN Cor. Adama Avanua and Dapot St Offica Main 68 Raaidanca Main 68 WILLARD SMITH PHYSICIAN AND SUROEON Lswis Building, 'opposita Sommar Housa Offica hours, 1 to 4, 7. to 8. p. m. Phona Main 71 BACON & Haix PHYSICIANS. AND SUMMONS Offica in Folay Building, Phona Main 19 J. T. Bacon residence,, Main 18 - M, K. Hall raaidanca. Main 62 DR. H. VOLP. Physician and Suroeoh . Offica: Corps Building. Talaphona Main 80 CalU answarad day or night DR. F. E.: MOORE ' . DR. H. C. P. MOORE , - Osteopathic Physicians. Kirksvilla Graduates, under Founder Offica Sommar Building Phones: Offica Main 65; Res. Main 64 ATTORNEYS ; CRAWFORD & CRAWFORD ' Attornbys-at-Lav la oranoi orioon . Office In Foley Building J. W. KNOWLES Ai roRNBY and ' Counsellor at La Office in Ralston Building La Grande, Oregon. id, Williahs ' A. C. Williams WILLIAMS BROS . TTORNBYS-AT-LAW Office in Ralston Building lLa Grande. Oregon L. A. PICKLER . Civil, Minino, Irrioation Enoincbrino and survbyimo JEstlm&tes. Plans, and Specifi cations. Office in Bohnenkamp J3uilding. Ca Oramoc. Oreoon Dentists C. B. CAUTH0RN DENTIST Office over Hill's Drug Stora tuA OfcMDB, " Oreoon . "FTERINARY SURGEON DR. P. A. CHARLTON VETERINARY SURQEON Office at Hill's Drugstore, La Grande Or Residence Phone Red, 701 Office Phone 1561 Farmer Line 68 RUMMAGE SALE f 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 if . 1 1 i. . Peter'e Churc h will open a luinmaga sale next Friday. (Scrtpps News Association) Denver, CoL, July 16. As by the wand of a powerful fairy, Denver haa been transformed into a purple city. From the railroad depot, where train after train ar rives, bringing delegates to the national convention of the Grand Lodge of the Be nevolent and Protective Order of Elks and thousands of other visitors, far beyond the Capitol the royal purple of the order greeta the eye everywhere. Purple bunt ing decorates the businese , houses and private residences,: purple flowers adorn the window sills and bloom in. profusion in every front yard and in every flower bed in the parks and public squares. Pur ple streamers float in the breeze from the housetops and purple light are strung across the streets, to shed purple light upon the festive scene at night. Although the convention will not befcin until this evening, the city is already filled with visitors. Every train rolling into the station brings delegatiods, accompanied by their ladies and other excursionists and many of the delegations are accompanied by bands. According to conservative estimate, there are already about one hundred bands of music in the city and more are coming with every train. The arrangements for the reception of the' delegates arc as nearly perfect as they can be made. Although the totals seem to be crowded already, it is asserted that there will be no difficulty in placing the thousands of delegates and other visitors who are still coming, The business sessions of the Grand Lodge will be held tomorrow and Wednes day. Many matters of importance will come up for consideration, among others a proposition to cut, down the; member ship of the Gra.:d Lodge, which now in cludes all past exalted rulers and is in creasing at the rata of about a thousand a year. A this would soon make the Grand Lodge an enormous and unwield ing body, an effort will be mad tp remedy this altogether too rapid increase. An other propoistion to be considered ! that to make the position of the Exalted Ruler of the Grand Lodge a salaried one and to require that officer to give all his time to the business of the order. This is consid ered necessary on account of the rapid increase in the membership of the order which has reached half a million, distrib vted over 1,026 lodges. The organiza tion is in a flourishing financial condition and has spent mora than $1,000,000 in charity during the past year. ' The election of officers will take place tomorrow and great interest is manifested in that part of the proceedings. The Cal ifornia delegates are wcrking hard for the election of Henry A. Melvin, judge of the superior court of Alameda county to the position of Grand Exalted Ruler, and it is believed that he will' be elected. Following the inclement weather, the Colorado skies appeared undimmed by clouds tnis morr.ing. The Elks will have the most perfect weather for the opening of the convention tonight, It seems al most cerUin that Judge Malvin or Oak land, California, will be 'chosen exalted ruler. Dr. W. H. Haviland of Butte is to be the grand trustee according to reports County Superintendent E. E.' Bragg has iist completed his report for the school year of 1 906 which ended in Juna The report doee not varv much with thit of last year a will be seen by glance at me nnanciai statements for thh and last year. The report, in part, ae was sent to the state superintendent follows: SCHOOL CENSUS ' Male SR22 Female . ' 8710 Total " KfiSO ENROLLMENT Between the ages of four and twantv years: Male 2128 Female iorr Total .. ' ora Number not attending: Mala. !...,,-.. ; 678 Female . . 9i Tout - gag Nuu ber teachers emDloved: Male . an Female no Total 140 MISCELLANEOUS There are sixty organized districts in tbe county, there are aurtv-fiva -aclwJ houses, and five of these were built dur ing tne past year. Number of mills, dis trict tax. - levied. The average wages, male S61.00. femala iB. Fn. mated value of school houses and grounds 9141,475.. FINANCIAL STATEMENT Receipts, 1906 .....".$100,609.76 Disbursements 06 77.750.04 Cash on hand '06 22,879.72 Receipts '05 88.459,02 Disbursements '06 66,466.95 Cash on hand 06 21,985.07 Ircrease in Receipts , i 2, J 70.74 Increase in Disbursement .... 1 1 ,274.09 Increase of Cash on hand 1,096.65 The above report includes the schools in the city of La Grande. NONAJTENDAN-E IN 1905 60S 455 961 ie - , cemale ,. ..... Total..... . These figure sshow that during the past year there were 48 more who should have been enrolled in school but were not, than last year. By a comparison of the finan. cial statements.it is found that the finances for the Union counry school, system was some greater than last year, . .a, ..Ijuatai.i Tea Nugget a imv Hodlttn far Buy Pw , QMn Health and l.wU Vigor. -lino fur Omrtlrwtlon, Io1lrenio" . uli-y Trouble. Plmplee, Eow,nft, lmp-u .1, Bad Breath, sWsleta Bowel, Heaaach; I lti.oka.-h6. It'e Rucky Mountain T In tab form, nft ent a box. Omilne made o !XItu Deuo Ompaut, Mariana, wla. H.DEN lUGGETV FOR SALLOW K0PU HOME INVESTMENT ADDITION We have just surveyed and plated the O. O. Jonhson place on Island City road, into acre tracts. Said tract is plated as block 6, Home Investment Addition. This property is all in bearing orchard and a lot will make a fine home. Water right wih each lot The price is right and we will sell the property on installments Secure a Lot at Once and Get the Best La Grande Investment Co. Foley' Block LODGE DIRECTORY EAGLES - La Grande Aerie 296F.O E. meeta tttry Friday nisht in Elk nail, at 8 m. Visiting brhren nvited to att. I. R. Snook W. S .Q.L. diggers W. P. i n n tr i rt r m i c meets in their hall every Saturday night! visiung orotners coraiauy inviiea to at tend. Cemetery plat may be seen at Modal Restaurant. H. E, Coolidqe, N. Q. D. E. Cox, Sec, STAR ENCAMPMENT. No. 51. I. O. O. F. Meets every first and third Thurs days in the month in Odd Fellows hall. Visiting patriarchs always welcome, U. b. f OWLER, (J. P, D. E. Cox, Scribe. M. W. A. La Grande Camp No. 7705 meets every first and third Wednesday of the month at I. O. O. F. hall. Ai. visiting neighbors are cordially invited to attend. c. S. Williams. V. C. John halu Clerk. FORESTERS OF AMERICA Court Maid Marion No. 22 meets each Thurs day night in Redman hall. Brothers ire invited to attend. Frm Hon Chief Ranger L L. Snodorsss Financial Sec. Board of Trustees Dr. G. L. Bioobrs John Hall and C. S. Williaml B. P. O. E., La GRANDE LODGE No 455 Meets each Thursday evening at eight o'clock in Elks' hall, on Adams Avenue. Visiting Brothers are cordially invited to attend. E. W. Davis, Exalted Ruler . 3. E. McCully, Recording Secretary. LA GRANDE LODGE No. 169 WOODMEN OF THE WORLD-Mouts every Friday of each month in the K. of P. hall in the Corp building. Ail visiting members welcome. Fikd Jacobs Consul. Commander J. H. Kiuit, Clerk. RED CROSS LODGE. No. 27-Meets every Monday evening in Castle Hall, Corpe building. A Pythian welcome to all visiting Knights. N. L. Acmlks, C C. R. Pattison, K. R. & S. RATH BONE-SISTERS Rowe la Tern pie No. 9 meets every Wednesday even ing at 8 p. m. in the K. of P. Hall in the Corpe building. Visiting members cordi ally invited. Milly Fravliy M. E. 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