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WALLOWA OUTDOES y..-i '
. ITSELF YESTERDAY.
One o-f the Most Delightful Ext-undoim
Partook of Yowterday by 839 From
La Grande Grand Time' for Every
body Initial Trip to Wallowa
County Made Without Accident to
" Hello, Observer. How is the big ir
rigation project coming on? This was
the salutation of a Portland business
man as he stepped off of . the sleeper
this morning to fill his lungs with our
pure air, while en route to Chicago.
This only goes to show how much in
terest generally is taken In the Grande
. Ronde , valley irrigation scheme. It
ban been demonstrated' that water is
a valuable asset In any country. With-
,.oui.w "l,-; r.- U. income
famous for her crops, and greater
things are expected when we get the
Today marks' the 'beginning of
new era for the great commonwealth,
our sister county, Wallowa. This,
Monday, morning the first regulur
passenger and fright train .to, enter
the county pulled out of La Grande at
8 o'clock, destined for the city of AVnl
Iowa. Wallowa county has been wait
mg lor this event for many years,
and at last her hopes have been real-
' ized.'- , :
One wet-k from today our county
fair opens. T1i farniers In thisVkln
ity are already beginning to pick out
th bent of everything- thoy have to
place on exhibit. We can have one oi'
. the bent exhibits of any county If wc
tuke the pains and trouble, to brine it
put. If you have not already' received
one of the premium books call upon
the secretary, Fred Holmi s, and he
will gladly supply you.
Now for the beet harvest. It Is om:
perpetual harvest In Union county.
Every month in the year we have
something that comes Into market. 11
It Is not beets It l hay. grain, brick,
lumber, sugar, stock, Ice, wood, etc.
Union county Is noted for her large
Ho, ye boosters! You cannot do
this kind of weather jviKtlco. Some ot
you are first-class Ingulxi, but boys.
- you will find tluit your vocabulurly U
: altogether too short, on adjectives
when It comes to attempting to, de
scribing thi- beautiful mornings.
Everybody who hnvo returned have
nothing, but prnlt-e for the state fair,
but not a few wish It was Wvited
nearer Portland. Salem Is too hiuiiII
l take care of the crowd. mid Im
pose upon the public by charRlng
double ordinary prices.
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it wa itimo like a plone-r toeet
Ing than nn (.x.uisli.n." was the way
one - expressed himself this morning,
In speuklrti; of the ivsuits of the tiivt
train Into t!tc city of Wallowa.
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Pome folks evidently ninde fiilliiris
Inrn to success. Km- ln-anie, jr.
Itryan is Renins riih rtinnliiK for
president, nud w tindortnnd that
Carrie Nation Is worth $:.'0,Ono.
All nbonrd for Wallowa county.
,.niliCi LEADS DU.Mot i: ts.
Union County DehKH ratw lUud Tlicm--Ivh
Like Ucpubll. aiw.
E. E. Ttrag heads the Tliynn-Kern
club orgnniiied In this city last Sat
urday night. Turner Oliver Is secre
tary. This club Is orgunliced along
lines duplicate to the Taft-Shermun
club rnd will exert energies nlon
much the sam line with Dryan and
K"rn ss the Incentive. Vlce-prenl-dent
will be selected from every pre
cinct In th county.
Twelve hundred people crowding
the afsles, vestibules and overhead
spaces, taking advantage of crude
seats in box car and caboose went to
Wallowa on the first passenger train
to penetrate Wallowa county yesterday
morning. Three hundred and thirty
nine went from La Grande and when
the excursion train had reach'ed El
gin, the under-anticlpation of, the O.
R. & N.'becarrie noticeable. Accom
modations were entirely too limited.
But with some inconvenience," the
enormous crowd was safely "placed In
the little town of Wallowa and for a
period of four hours Wallowa outdid
Itself as host. Everything that could
possibly tend to entertain the guests
was done and of the vast throng to
take advantage of the affair, not one
has an adverse criticism to make
About, two miles out form Wallowa
town, where meadows and forests
abound, where ' cool streams wend
their way In and out among the green
fields there it was that the excur
sionists finally. .come to a halt. Lunch
baskets numbered practically the same
total as the human beings and In a
short time the cool shady spots were
occupied with picnic lunches. Wal
lowa apples, of a most delicious grade,
and aromatic coffee supplied gratis
by the citizens of Wallowa, helped to
fill out the menus'in a grand Btyle.
Then came the Enterprise band
with Its ear-pleasing music that was
wafted through the woods ami over
the foothills at frequent Intervals dur
ing the afternoon. Leonard Couch of
Wallowa, and J. D. Slater of La
Grande, took the rostrum and in brief
speeches, outlined the Interest of the
day from their respective standpoints.
A Delightful Day.
Of tht concourse of people, frm
Union county, every Individual en-
Joyed the pleasures of the Initial trip
to Wallowa. The splendid ride' over a
nrm-eiuss ro.uibed through 33 miles
of canyon, was u treat to nil. The
last stage to leave Elgin was passed
by the train and many who have lived
In La Grande for years were given the
first and last glimpse of the primitive
mode of travel, as the cumbersome
stage lumbered along the Nine Mile
canyon road. ,
Horse Take FrlKlit.
The advent of the steam horse, that
enemy of the real horse, was the oc
casion for much snorting, considerable
frlRht and 'at least one brief runaway
yesterday. The horses of that county.
as u rule, have nut been Introduced to
the steam horse mid drivers invaria
bly exercised much care when the
puffins locomotives pushed tholr way
Into the Interior. One team ran
away, but was brought under control
before It did damage to the people p.
was hauling. Oftentimes the dilveis
would unhitch their teams and snub
them to a tree to nvold runawavs.
Thus. who carry the dutinctiuii uf
1" Stiff In ('noire of the, first passenger
train were Conductor Grady and En
gineers Jackson and Thompson. .. The
douhle'heMdrr truln was hmdled care-,
ruliy and jet In c 1 snee.l. The
roadbed was -a surprise to many, us
oftentimes nu, travel was as smooth
as any main lino road.
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Structure or steel in HulU on the
The.O. R. & N. is now building a
steel bridge across the Grundo Runde
rler, wli. tv It is joined by the Wal
lowa liver. The structure thut stands
now Is only temporary, but before an
other year arrives :h blggeai Kpan on
the Wallowa extension will be mad.i of
ServUeublo Steel. Tl, oement ttbllt-
menu ure now being constructed.
This U only one of several of Its
kind that are to be built the coming
year. The track crosses and recrossen
tho Wallowa river several times, und
before expenditures cease there will
be more like the one now being built
on the Grande Ronde.
THE LATEST NEW YORK STYLES IN
Collars, and fancy Belts AH Colors
Fine line pillow tops, Lace and ruffling to
. -match. Stamped linen, Genter pieces,
and Scarfs. Beautiful line Met Waists,
Reduced prices on white mists, summer belts and many
other lines. Call and make your selections ;
while they last
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or g $ ww fifffSMe. r. sem jr jr r
"THE SCHOOL OP 0UALITY-T;
Tenth and Morrison, Portland, Oregon A. P. Armstrong, LtW
C,We occupy two floors 65 by 100 feet, have a $20 000 '
employ a large faculty, give indivicluai instruction rz&J1
for office help than we can meet Our school admitted ?
others in quality of instruction. It pays to attendluHT C
CSatd a Business Manj "Keep hammering away everlasting11 1Sti,'Jtio'
work. It will win out in the end" SnM an OI Quttn,
lion given in yourchool makes it the standard of its kind'h? f
COpen all the year. Students admitted .'aFany time, off
References: Any bank, any newspaper, any business man
THE VAI DUIfi (0.
La firiude, Ore.
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rnt?Sl co.nt,?,ninff Mercury are often given to persons suffering with
Contagious Blood Poison, and so powerful is the action of this dry? that it
m??y Wt?0VM.th? symPt6nl3 in a short while, and shuts the disease
?vi, s'ste,to,do SreateF dania'ge to the delicate internal members.
When Iinn'oMi- Mm . 1. n ir . '
:. , . la.icn on, uie disease always returns and the
patient finds that his health has been injured bv tin, ,JE; Li" aid
I WOOD AND COAL
mu.. ci... me action oi t. a. s. is entirely different. It contains nb
Mercury, nor any other harmful dn.?1 but is made entirely of healing
the vlrn? f 3 d nrb9i lKcdTea Contio"s Blood Poison by removing
Ind tl U 1th6 b ! 11 searches , out every particle of the poison
and does not leave the least trace for future outbreaks. S S S in
addition to curing the disease, builds up and strengthens every part of'the
y;.- t0w e1ccts t?ne UP e-8louiach and digestion, improve the
SKf reg" 3te th,e Cntire SyStPm- Ho!!le treatment book cuntainin '
valuable information about the different stages of the disease and any
medical advice desired sent free to all who write. . . V
. THE SWIFT SPECIFIC CO., ATLAKTA, GA.
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iNow is the time tn think
about your winter supply
We have the supply and the price
and quality is right
Phone Main 6 For Particulars
GRAWDE ROWDF CASK
LEWIS BROS. Proprietors.
j A BUILDING BOOM j
Is now due. We Jinv e put In a fine line of "V. G " Flooring
nnd wopping, d Squares upfacd on four native flnlj'
nnd dimension Cedar .ShIns,cS of tho first quu.lty, m
ns ond grude. AVe are Hosing out our Doors and ,
I or rad l,olcHa.e price. You get 2-8x6-8 Door for $1.25; o.her
kinds in proportion.
J Don't wait until the Fall rush is on I
ouy now to avoid the mad scram
be for material later on
Hurry liluiit Imrd wliii -lrnlni r' IdcnR
lllue Motint.ilnRrnnKn h.-ld lt first
nil-day mct'tlng Sut urday. Tlirr.- wuk
a Kod ntti nilHiKv, a MK dlnti.T Und
a nioHt IntfrfxtiriK pniRrnni rendoro I,
conKlMilnir f hojikh, ir.Hail,.n and H
round tuMi' tHlk on h. vimuI 1oiUh.
One thut prodiuvd much Intercut wan
th. proper (jrowlnB f ulfalfn. ,
ftilfa I ono of tlm cotnltiK rrop, in
(act !. now grown cxtonslvily.
Tho cont.-nt coinincnicd t ihu
mcctjnK bolwocn th.' married folk
nnil the joiinjtcr nicinhcru of the
Kranue. Polnin on llierury. ntlcnJancp
an.1 Koclal feature will be footed up
next June mme tlm and the loMng
lle In to furnlxh
uu iaiin. iiie ieaort ar W. 1.
5el;l, r for the young people. -and J.
W. Mc.Vllster fr the manhd
Thcx,. ai-,iay mfetlnKn are to be
h.Od every two week. At the next
me. tlmr the dle.is.s.,n will Include the
n.lvaniaH of having a branch aKrl
cultural folleKe estibllshed In this
eounty. It bclni; understood that fT.-n-ator-elert
Turner Oliver will Intro
duce a bill for tills pm-poHo ,lt the
COIllllIK H-XHlon of the IcRlMkiture.
The pranfre j-tarts off the first of
the seaxon n n m,.st enihuslaHtle man
ner and much K..od will reault. both
In a bithliieHN and nodal way.
COLISEUM SKATING RUM
Open even atiernnnn
to w. w il open from 7:30 Saturdav eveninn Lhi 11
ZVr'cSZ t0.SkaJe wUl be tu h bf a a
suuaor Gratis every evening from 5 to 6.
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(-it.URGE PALMER, President W. H. BRENHm tc A ' r,.m.r !
J. M. BERRY, V,ce President C. S. WILLIAMS, 2d Ass't Cashier
F. L. MEYERS Cashier
tlmrier In ljMk rorm.
The, city charter which will be
voted upn nt the Novemher ..n.
election la now off the pre,, na can
b had free at the dty recorder1 of.
Ten thoimand dollars' worth of new
ntil!dlnK are helnK constructed In
Freewat. r at tho present time, with
preparations being made for m-nv
mora home after tha fruit harvest.
it looks as though even the wviht
aeroplane will go wrong sometime.
La Grande National Bank !
Of La Grande, Oregon
CAPITAL AMD SURPLUS $160,000
UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY
J. M.;Berry . A. B. Conley F. J. Holme. F. M
C. CiPtnnington F. L Meyers Qeo.:L. Cleaver
t W. L Brenholti
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