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About La Grande evening observer. (La Grande, Or.) 1904-1959 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 23, 1906)
I THif GOLDEN RULE COMPANY I
Is preparing as usual to fit the Children out with everything in wearing
apparel and school supplies.
WILL SOON BE HERE
All the newest and staple things in Dress Goods f
The Best in School Shoes
The Best and Newest in Caps
The Best in Hosiery 0ur 250 hose for 180 has ncvcr bccn matched
Tablets, Hencils, Pens, Ink, all at "Golden Rule' Prices
ALWAYS THE LOWEST
THE GOLDEN RULE COMPANY
1308, 1310. 1312 ADAMS AVENUE
A Square Deal C. B. SIMMONS. President
. -. - - - See'y and Mgr.
PHONE MAIN 31
Dealers in Grande Ronde Valley Products
Fruits, Hay, Potatoes and Grain ::: Apples a Specialty
LARGE " COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSE
Hay Wanted Mow
HIGHEST PRICES PAID Jefferson Ave. and Greenwood St.
Call and see us before you sell La Grande. Oregon
WATTS DRUG CO.
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Corner Depot Street and Adams Avenue.
WIDE AWAKE MEN
Walter Pierce. W. G. Hunter and En
gineer Pickler returned last night from a
trip up Grande Ronde river. Thev are
investigating sites ect, relative to an irri
gation project. These wide awake men
realize what irrigation means to this val.ev
and are planning to use some of the waste
waters or Grande Ronde river. It is act
ually bordering on to a sin to Datientlv re
main inactive and permit the waters of
our streams to pass on to the sea with
out attemptine to store a small Ddrtion of
it to be used when it would do the most
good. Yog may take our very best land
that sells readily for $65 and S?5 Der
acre, with water the products would justi
fy at least a doubling of the present value.
EEE(TRI( CONCERT COMPANY
Dr. T. R. Monk, proprietor of the
Electric Concert ' Company will give an
exhibition at Cove next Saturday evening
and will also exhibit at North Powder
the following Tuesday. The Electric
Concert Company has given a number
exhibitions at various points in this and
Wallowa valley has been able to satisfy
all who have attended. Aside from the
splendid concert features the Doctor has
a first class moving picture machine and
literally miles of the best picture films to
he found in the market. One of the most
interesting at this time is the film which
shows every detail of the terrible San
School Books and School Supplies
Toilet Articles and Fine Stationary
Our Prescription Department is
Complete and our Prices are Right.
(ONEERING WITH PRESIDENT
(SiTlpps News Association)
Oyster Bay Aug.' 23-General Bell
chief of staff, called upon the president
today to d.scuss the Brownsville situation
oeiore taking rurther action. He says
that the established negro troops with
the whites were sent -back to Fort
Agents for the "POSTAL TYPEWRITER." It i
has the universal key board and only $25.
A Uniform Poiicy
iScripps News Association)
St. Paul Aug. 23 -The committee of
insurance comm ssioners to day adopted
a resolution favoring a standard policy
for every state in the union and are now
determining upon the form of the policy
SMELFLEX HAIR PINS
W CANT BREAK 'EM jt
ALSO SIDE COMBS AMD BACK COMBS I
E. M; Wellman & Company
Graft'" is a new word, but it is not a new
crime. Achon.the son oh Carmi.the son
of Zabdi. the son Zeran. took the accursed
thing and the angar of the Lord was
kindled against the children of Israel."
Gahazi. the servant of Elisha. the prophet
in d.sobed ence too graft from Naaman
the leper, "and the leprosy of Naaman
clae unto him an J he went out from the
presence of the prophet a leper as white
snow." Graft is a d.sease as bad as
leprosy but it is a prevental disease and
the honest people of Die United States
have determined that it shall be exterm
m Aoeraeon two iisiermen had a
strenuous fight with a 63-foot whale in
the lower harbor, lasting from 4 until 1 1
Miss Mabla Williams is in Hi gard to
day visiting friends.
Remember the Commercial Club dance
Do not forget the cooked food sa'e Sat
urday at the G randy & Russell market.
The rain will have the effect of bring
ing the campers home.
Ex-Commissioner Robert Blumenste.n
came up from Elgin on last night's train.
Mrs. E. G. Adcook is spending the day
with Union friends and will return on the
Mr. Harry True, of Spokane, is in the
city an business connected with land
Master Earl Jeffries, of Fruitdale left
this morning to visit his grandfather, who
s quite sick at Payette, Idaho.
The rain which was heaviest along :he
Sandridge than here, will result in great
good to the sugar beet growers.
Mrs. L. A. Pickler, who has been at
Seven Devils, the past few weeks, re
turned home this morning.
Jo Smith went out to the Hot Lake
this morning in the hopes of securing re
lief from the rheumatism.
Rev. 0. H. King and family, who have
been fishing on Fly creek for the past two
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Among the many delegates which Gov
ernor Chamberlain has appointed to the
Irrigation Congress appears the name of
W'.T. Wright of Union.
It is reported that the wood producers
of this vicinity have formed a trust and
hereafter the price of four foot wood will
not be less than $4.25 per cord.
Mrs. S. A. Parker and daughter of El
gin and sister Miss Hettie Rogers of Sali
da, Col, are visting Rev. and Mrs. E. B.
Hays of this city.
Mr. and Mrs, George Grant leave this
morning for their newly acquired farm.
The places is what has been known for
years as the Page place.
Tomorrow being St. Bartholomew's
Day, there will be a celebration of the
Holy Communion at St. Peter's church at
1 0 o'clock.
Pendleton is soon to have a matress
factory, ar.d Stayton, in the Willamette
valley, is to have an excelsior plant. Good
for them and La Grande offers f. good
field for such similar enterprises.
The 0. R. & N. Company has a corps
of their surveyors at work laying off the
grounds for the extensive new improve
ments which are in contemplation and for
which material is beginning to arrive.
Contractor Geo. Wagoner has sold his
pleasant home on the west end of Adams
Avenue to Mr. Nibly, the wood dealer.
The consideration being $2,000. Mr.
Wagoner expects to move out to his fruit
farm in Fruitdale.
Mr. Joseph Woods, proprietor of the
Red Livery barn left this morning for
Haines where he goes after a team which
a pair of unscrupelous persons left after
using it for two days. There will be
something doing if Joe gets on their
The pr3sent shower so far have done
no damage but a protracted rain would
inconvenience the farmers matterially and
would result in more or less loss. Owing
to the scarcity of labor this season harvest
is not as far advanced as usual at this
time of the year and much of it is shocked
in the field.
Cashier F. L. Meyers and Contractor
John SUter have returned from Newburg
where they went to inspect the pressed
brick for the new La Grande National
Bank building. They were successful in
finding the desired quality, and as soon as
the brisk arrives the building will be
pushed to completion.
Mr. N. D. Varner, of Wallowa is in
the city this week transacting business
Mr. Ba mens one of Wallowa County 's lead
-ing dairyman. Djri-g the m;nth of June
his dairy herd consisted of fifty two head
of mi'ch cows. He is or.e of strongest
patrons of the wallowa branch of the
Blue Mountain Creamy Co. and says
he is more than satisfied with his monthly
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Dickey arrived this
morning from Tacoma and will visita few
days prior to going to their recently
purchased farm near Baker City. They
bought a fine 400acre tract, well watered,
for which they paid $10,000, and is con
sidered a great bargain by all who know
the place. It is possible that their son.
Mr. C. E. Dickey, and son-in-law. Mr. T.
H. Boynton, will assist in the management.
AN ATTRACTIVE SMOKE
There is a fas-
cination m La I-.ore ue .
spec.al c .- usa .
"now ".because!, the high
est type of a cigar Havana filled,
twra.p.r.hardma - It
has many i
get the reil thing.
C. E. HACKMAN,
Phone Red 1281
Cor. Adams Avenue ar.d Greenwood
' Jack Chillis Hurt
This afternoon, shortly after two o'clock
while JackChiids was moving the Baptist
church, the capstain pulled up and struck
him. Mr. Childs was fully thirty feet
from the capstain when the pins pulled i-p.
He was struck on the head and rendered
unconcious. The capstain weighs nearly
a ton, and it is remarkable that with such
a weight falling upon him that he escapes
with his life. At the time of going to
prees he had not regained conciousness.
Dr. A. L. Richardson, the attending phy
sician states that no bones are broken,
and thit so far as he is able to determine
at this time he thinks ..hat no permanent
injury has been inflicted.
JOHN PALMER, Prop.
while Charles Disqua, the
,f ftranHv & PiKQftll market.
was at dinner today some one entered
through the back door and opened the
cash register and carried off all the
change. As near as Mr. Disqua knows
the robber or robbers secured in
the vicimily of twelve dollars. In the
afternoon Chief of Police Rayburn and
Constable Faulk rounded up five likely
looking hobos and took them to tne city
jail where they were carefully searched,
but nothing of more value than a bottle
of alcohol was discovered. The men are
still kept in prison, with the hope that
after dancing the bedbug jig a few days
they will be able to know more about
the disappearance of the coin.
Board by the day week or month
at reujonable rates
New furniture throughout.
ADAMS ANENUE, between Fir
KNIFE MAN IN JAIL
John Sumpter. who claims to hail from
Butler, Nevada, reached La Grande yes
terday and proceeded to fill np on rye
water and mix up with everything he met.
In the course of his wanderings he met
Chief of police Rayburn who at once
placed him uuder arrest. While the ar
rest was in progress Sumpter made a few
flurishes with a large butcher knife, but
before he could create any damage he
was placed in a harmless condition and
taken to the city jail. This morning he
appeared before Justice Hough, where he
waived examination and was placed
under $300 bonds to appear before the
October term of court.
RIBBED SECTION HOUSE
A warrant is out for the arrest of
Chas. Black, of Hilgard. charging him
wiih robbing the Hilgard section house.
It is alleged that he stole some five or
six dollars in cash. Sheriff Childers left
for Hilgard for Black and the witness this
DONT START Off HUNGRY
When we can satisfy your carvings
for something good to eat at little cost.
Our food is selected with care, cooked
with skill and served in appetizing
style we are not afraid to have you
take a peep in our kitchen and see how
we do things,
we might write volumes on
cook but that would not do you one
tenth the goed that one of our regular
dinners at 25e will. Treat your stomach
with good eating and thereby make a
The Model Restaurant
J. A, ARBUCKLE. Prop.
We Hlt Wmslilv J Cft
UetlTlckfU for $4-3"
We can locate a number of p as on
good timber claims of two million feet and
Foley Bik. La Grande Investment Co.
ICE CREAM SODA
y R'wpts. a Spd
Not Heart Disease
iScr.pps News Association)
Rome. Aug. 23 Lapponi declares that
the Pope emphatically denies the rumor
that he is suffering from heart disease.
A (OMDERATION OF STATES
(Script's New Association)
San Salvador. Aug. 23. The Unionist
party has been organized here for the
purpose of uniting all the Central Repub
lics into one Republ.c.
Doctors Prescriptions ar.d Fa-
9 Y r . . .
X -.c.sa A.ways j Attendance.
t RED CROSS DRUG STORE
d LENNAN, Prop t
Prescription Pharmacist i
Season is ccr for Eontlereer,-s SMmcr
nave 25 ported patterns , ol
over. Wi,: sell a. cos,
yards , each piece. Ai, s,i;a3:c frljdie,
cr:Ci lri Est flr
J m,LVIK a"d "ABERDASHER