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We have a complete line of these well known Heaters. They give
DISTINCTIVELY A CREAM OF
TARTAR BAKING POWDER
Royal does not contain an atom of
phosphatic acid (which is the
product of bones digested in sul
phuric acid) or of alum (which is
one-third sulphuric acid) substan
ces adopted for other baking pow
ders because of their cheapness.
BOVAL BAKING POWDER CO., NEW YORK
QUAKER PUFFED OATS
The new breakfast food.
A trial order will convince you that
it is just what you have been look
ing for. Ask for it. IMo breakfast
is complete without it.
THE CITY GROCERY AMD BAKERY
E. POLACK, Propr.
W A N X El D
t Hay. Grain, fruit, in short. All Kinds of Farm Products
We have contracts for 600 ton of hay. We must have the hay to supply
our customers. We will pay the highest market prices, spot cash, for all
goods. We will also want a great deal of oats, and other grain as soon as
they are ready for market. We are ready, at any time, to contract your late
winter apples, as we will want a great number of cars to supply our trade.
At the present time we are taking a limited amount of small fruits, potatoes
and all the fresh eggs you have.
Gall on us before You make any Arrangements in
Marketing your goods
We have a nice lot of hay and oats in our
warehouse which we offer to the local trade in a retail way. at wholesale
prices. We have a car of Fancy fresh water melons from Milton, Oregon,
due here tomorrow morning. These will be the finest of the season on this
market. Buy your melons now while they are good, as the melon season
will soon be over for a year.
PHONE MAIN 2
Oregon Produce Company
I! Qminrn flonl GEO. T. parr.
er t UIJUUl 1 1SVUI t. B SIMMONS, President
Sec'y and Mgr.
PHONE MAIN 51
PARR SIMMONS COMPANY
Dealers in Grande Ronde Valley Products
Fruits. Hay. Potatoes and Grain ::: Apples a Specialty
LARGE COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSE
Hay Wanted Now
HIGHEST PRICES PAID Jefferson Ave. and Greenwood St.
Call and see us before you sell La Grande, Oregon
HEATERS for Coal or Wood. Our prices $2.25 to $25.00
JUST RECEIVED 75 TRUNKS, SUIT CASES
TELESCOPES AMD GRIPS AT 25c to $12 50
WE DO UPHOLSTERY and FURNITURE REPAIRING
Phone Red 1161
F. D. HAISTEN
1415 Adams Ave
Phone Red 241
H. B. HAISTEN
Fir Street Store
KFAnV ACCESS TRUNK A
RAISING 1h. cover brings every
comer within reach without re.
moving trays. Saves K the time of
an ordinary trunk to pack or nn
pack. Easy to operate. Nothing to
eet out of order. Will etand all the
kuock and hard usage of traveling.
Costs no more than a common trunk,
$5.00 and ttv.
la Grande Evening Observer
THURSDAY OCTOBER 11, 1906
Published daily except on Sunday
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ADVERT I81NO KATES
Jlsplay Ad ratoi rarnlabed a pan application
'axafti reading not Ices 10c per line first Inwi.
Hon, jc per line tor each Hubaequenl lour-
leiolnUona of uon'lolence, 5c , er line,
wrda of llmi.k, (y oer line.
one representative. Jackson county
with looless inhabants has two; Yamhill'
with no more has two and so on. !
That the lumber industry of the North
west, great as it is has only made a
beginning is plain and self evident.
Joseph Gilden. the inventor of the
barbed wire is dead, but the creation of
his brain will continue to be useful for all
the time to come.
The assessor's roll shows the total till
able acreage in Union county to be 141
000 acres. The proper distribution of
water would easily double this amount.
This is the advice of Governor Folk of
Missouri deals out to c:t:zsns ni msr
chants. He says:
"We are proud of cur splendid cities
and we want them tu increase in wealth
and population and we also want our
country towns to gro. We wish the
city merchants to build up, but we also
desire the country merchants to prosper.
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If a place is good enough for a man to
live in and make his money it is good
enough for him to spend it in. No
merchant can succeed withcut advertis
ing in one way or another. Patronize
your own papers build them up and they
will build up your town and increase trade
and opportunities. Do not be afraid that
business is going to be hurt by the recent i
exposures of the wrong doing in the
commercial world. No man who is
doing an honest business can be injured
TL. ... . .
ne bouniy court is certainly right in
demanding a strict accounting of money
annually spent upon our county roads,
which amounts to thousands of dollars
Labor Commissioner O. P. Hoff in his
olxial report to the forthcoming session
of the legislature estimates the population
of the state of Oregon at 433,574, as
against 413,536, in 1900, an increase of
Some of these days the people of Ore
gon will wake up to the fact that a forty
road can be kept in repair at a much
less expense than our present wide
thoroughfares. Many states in the east
became aware of this waste of money
and the change years ago.
The next legislature will re-apportion
the state with reference to the number
of state senators and state represent
atives, the several vCunties will have.
Ten years ago we lost out and the wrong
should be righted this time. To illustrate
according to the state census Union
county is credited with 14,700 with only
Wool is now among the most import- I
ant of Oregon's industries. A third of
all the sheep in the United States are
owned in the northwest and Billings Mon-
tana and the Dalles, in Oregon, are the J
greatest initial wool-markets in the 1
country. Last year Oregon produced
22,000.000 pounds of wool. Montana 25,
000.000. Washington 15.000.000. and
Idaho 13.000.000. Most of this product
was sent to Massachusetts which has
the greatest numbei of wo len mills of any
Slate in the union. Nowhere in the world
except in Australia is there finer-or better
wool produced than in Oregon.
These cond:to.is are at the r best in
eastern Oregon and the uplands of the
Willamette Valley. Pr ces receded for
Willamette wool last year ranged frnm
twenty to thirty cents wh.'e in Eastern
Oregon the wool brought from tweny
twenty-Stx cents a pound. The finer j
fleeces of Eastern Oregon wooi ranged I
, 1 I
trom s x and one half pounds hile the
coarser ones from the Willamette Valley
often v.e.ghed as hgh as fifteen pounds.
The Oregon Ciy mills are the largest
woolen mills west of the Mississippi river
and have Deenin existence nearly a half
a century. Their plant is thoroughly up-
to-date and gives employment to about
four hund'ed people. I
It Stay Satisfactory "Rans
W. H. BOH NF (M K AMP C
Hardware, Stocs and Furniture
Crockery and Building Materials
Hand Bas and Pursl
EW LIE JUST ARRIVED
to ! ;
We have the new sry.e sh.ppu
The new Automob.le s-vle.
fine leather lining, leaner" cover
ed frames, hand sewed purse, and
card case to match,
Bill books and card cases .in Seal,
Mocha. P'g Skin and Buck Skin.
The new novelty
Coin and Bill Purses
Pig Skin Wallets, Puzzle Purses,
Leg Purses and Coin Bags of all
kinds. - ,
SEE OUR COMPLETE LINE
Tr,e ladies of St. Peters" Gui, will hold
their annual fall rummage sale in the
Slater building, Oct. 12 and 13. being
Friday and Saturday of this week. They
heve colected a large and more varied
assortment of goods than ever before for
their customers to select from. Bear in
mind the place and date.
LA GRANDE. OR
Golden Gate Japan
Golden Gate English Breakfast
Golden Gate Ceylon
Golden Gate Oolong
Golden Gate Fancy Blend
Golden Gate Gunpowder
Golden Gate Black and Green
J. A. Folger tl Co., San FrancUco
The Eastern Oregon Trust aniJr
koans ' - 561366.01
Furniture & Fixtures.. 1 769 25
ash on hand and in ban.ks26507.00
rTCEAVER T W"' MILLER" V'" R'nt
- ER- CashJei; unt T. J. SCROGGIN, Asst. Casher
j . . i reasurer,