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EVENI.Vfi oasERVEH. LA CRAXDE, OREGON. WEDNESDAY, PECEMBirTt I.
I Merchants! Save
Ini997 the Merchants
of Oregon saved over
$10,000 by carrying a part
of their insurance in their
own company, the Oregon
Merchants Mutual Fire As- I
surance Association, of i
Dayton, Oregon. In 1908
they w!l save $15,000.
During the same period J
their neighbors were hnr.d-
Ina over Sl.500,000 in
X profits to outside companies
X In the Oregon Merchants X
Mutual you get:
X INSURANCE AT COST
X A LIMIT TO YOUR LIABIL- X
CEMENT VVORK f
All kinds of Cement and
No contract too large or
t Satisfaction Guaranteed
STRAW FOR SPECTATORS
MANY XXF.XIKXCES TO
RE PROVIDED AT fiAMU
f.rouiwl Ox-njik-d br Se-tats.r at
Online Football djim to II Cov
ered U'liu Straw WeeHier to Be
Corn rak-nl Utr Tloe Wl-hing l'n
PROMPT SETTLEMENT OF
J. W. OLIVER, Agent
BISSEY'8 HACK USE. 4
Bert of service, Vuy tn
Night Hacks furnlheJ for 4
funeral and private parties. 4
Baggage transferred Day and
Night and Sundays.
Mend at rani'a Cigar Store. 4
'Phon Ked 24i
Night 'Phones-Ma n l. 4
e. L. uussey.
u. L ROBERTSi
PHONE BLACK 82 i
creamery operators and manage
from Junuary i to IS; course In
dairying from January II to March
7; a co'jrye In horticulture, January
11 to February 29; a course In me
chnlo art from January II to Feb
ruary I: a course In rad ynstruc
tin from January II to February JO.
Fperlal leftures (.in business mrthodt
on the farm will be given.
We Want Your Wants
Our Want Ad Column
Your want m placed before a thousand or mora want-seekers
every day Can you afford to spend ore cent per word of your
want iu where rsstlis are the keynotes?
4 'Phone and we wlU t
your wood sawing , "
4 promptly, and at $;
4 you can afford to P
4 are always reedy.
4 MATHEWS tilA i I
4 phone, UUek I
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4 TREASCRY DEP. ItTMEXT,
Ofrice of the Comptroller of the 4
Washington. D. C. Oct, 11, 108.
Notice Is hereby given to all 4
4 persons who may have claims 4
against "The Farmers & Trad- 4
4 ers National bank of La 4
4 Grande," Oregon, that the tame 4
4 must bo presented to Walter 4
4 NIedner, Receiver, with the I- 4
4 gal proof thereof, within three
4 months from this dat, or they
4 may be disallowed.
4 LAWRENCE O. MURRAY,
4 Comptroller of the Currency'.
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COLLARS. BELTS. PURSES
TOYS and BRIC a BR
Every ponkible convenl-nce ' will be
provided for the spettators at the big
game hre for the benefit of the park.
Tv jrpr''J Oil' Is uijr cf ;-a v
around the gridiron mhere the specta
tors mand. protecting them from snow
or wet 'ground as the cane may txj, l
only one Item of expense that will be
gone to by the local club to make
things comfortable for the spectators.
Bleecher accommodations for about
160 will be provided. These will af
ford a splendid view of the gameone
that cannot be obstructed rn any way.
nd will also be a medium of protec
tion in ease the weather Is such that
It Is uncomfortable to stand along the
side lines. A huge bon fire. In case of
cold winds, where the spectators can
prevent chills. Is still another feature
that will be provided. i
The expense of bringing the Pendle
ton team here is heavy, but If the
weather is at all favorable, the sur
plus to be turned over to the park ts
soclution will be large.
For tonight, at least, the city font
ball team will practice under electric
lights on the streets again. All mem
bers of the squad and those anxious?
to Join should report at The Observer
office at 7:30 sharp tonight There
wiil be wveral new men iu the uys-c-gatloii
tonight, all if them firm-elans
material. Coach Wall is back again
and will be on hand thbt evening to
perfect the plays already started and
Incidentally teach them some new
COUNTRY BOYS WANTED
EOR BUSINESS POSITIONS
Bulnees men of Oakland and an
Fracclsco. and other larf e cities, want
ou:. men reared lu the cojntry to
prepare for commercial positions. Ex
perience has shown that the average
boy from the farm has habits of in
dustry and Integrity that make for
The Polytechnic Business College of
Oakland. Cal.. has made a' phenome
nal record In trainlr.g and placing
young men and women In business
positions end the College Is located as
to provide homelike accommodations
at ery low rates.
It is said that every young man who
has taken the complete course in busi
ness training at uils College has re--fFtrf
wroutfiriiMTk motoyment upon
An Illustrated Catalogue will be
sent free to anyone who will write to
Prof. W. E. Gibson, I0 Twelfth St..
I have some nice pleasant rooms for
rent, with or without board. Transient
people solicited. Mrs. Laura L.
Stults. 1620, corner Sixth and Spring.
Fur Kent or Sale.
A six-room furnished house; will
sell furniture and rent the house, or
will sell both furniture and house at a
LA GRANDE DiVESTMENT CO.
COME TO OAKLAND FOR
OLTTECHXIC BUSINESS COLLEGE
FOR RENT Three-room house on
Second street Inquire of Maggie
Mahaffee, corner Washington and
FOR SALE Two to four acres of
suburban property, well Improved.
'PhoneBlack 1512, or ace E. W.
Kammerer, 2004 Adams avenue.
FOR SALE Small house and a 140x
k 110-foot lot ' Buy from owner and
save coramisskaer's fee. Inquire of
J. Bacbant. Cherry street
Land for Sal.
40 acres of fruit garden er alfalfa
land for sale cheap if taken soon. c.
D. Huffman. R. F. V. 1. La Grande.
FOR RENT Five-room house; clone
' In. Inquire at Geddee grocery.
FOR RENT Seven-room house, with
bath. Mrs. Ralston, 1400 Washing
ton Ave. 'Phone Black 1041.
Pol)t-hnle Runlness Colelge
j SHiool of Engineering,
Free Course of Lectures.
Corvallls, Dec. 1. (Special.)
Winter short courses of study will be
gin at the Agricultural college, Cor
vallls. Ore., on January 5. Men and
women, young and old. Interested in
the farm, the shop. or. the home, ace
cordially invited to attend. By writing
at once to the Agricultural college a
circular will be Bent telling In detail
what Is proposed to be accomplished
by theoe courses. A week of lectures
on general agricultural topics begins
January 5. A special cnurr for
SOS Twelfth Street. Oakland. Calif.
offers by far, the best facilities ever
provided In th west for high-grade
bUHiness training. This large Institu
tion is like a series of large business
offices where students are trained In
actual business practice. Every grad
uate of the complete business course cf
this college Is employed. Pleasait.
home-like places In private families,
for young mn and women, are re
served, practically at cost.
Courses in business training, shoit
hand and typewriting, telegraphy, also
civil, electrical, mechanical and min
rOTC College Journal and one dozen
I IILL carwx with your name writtcii
thereon will be sent to any
one upon request
WANTED To sell or. exchange 10
acre fruit ranch in bearing, with
many improvements, forLa Grande
city property. Telephone Black 932.
For Sale. .
The George Hansen property. Sev
en room house with bath and pantryr
closet room, corner lot; good location.
Street and sidewalk improvements'
done; part cash. Terms made known
on application. A bargain If taken
sron. Inquire at Ferguson book store,
LOST AND FOUND.
FOUND Long neck fur on road 9
miles east of La Grande, two weeks
ago last Saturday. At Observer office.
FURNITURE FOR SALE A snap if
taken at once. Mrs. Fred Housh, at
1701 Fourth street. .
For a Lame Back.
When you have, pains or lameness
In the back bathe the parts with
Chamberlain's liniment twice a day,
massaging with the palm of the hand
for five minutes at each application.
Then dampen a piece of flannel slight
ly with this liniment and bind it on
over the eat of pain, and you may be
surprised to see how quickly the lame
ness disappears. For sale by all good
4 $ SACRIFICED C00.
4 A good 6-room house and 4
4 120 by 150 grounds. In select 4
4 neighborhood of La Grande; 4
4 close In. The party who secures
a A A a iVttci will m n If a thorn. eV
a UVt. U W lino mil -" v,
4 selves a Christmas present of 4
4 $600.00. Mr. Local Investor 4
4 and Homeseeker, show your 4
4 faith In the future'of La Grande 4
4 by taking up this property.
4 Owner (a non-resident) asks 4
4 $1,900.00. Terms. For particu-
4 lars see Tlie Van Duyn Realty 4
4 Co. Both 'phones. 4;
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will place on sale al half price for the above period, Dolls, Bric-a-brac, Pictures, Clocks, Ladies, Misses and
Chilkren's Coats, Ladies' s Tailored Suits and Millinery as well as large Special lots of piece Silks, Dress Goods,
Silk Waists, Tailored Skirts, Embrodered Pieces, Lunch Cloths, etc. etc.
A' 'Most Wonderful Offering in the H.cght of the Holiday Season
. We made a very fortunate buy in cur Holiday $tcck this yisr-'-st curing them ct abcut 50c on the dollar, and want to give our
patrons the benefit. The other goods mentioned above, we arc "ihrowing in for ood measure." All gcods majked in plain figures
COME E&RLY iS THE BRRGMUS CANNOT LUST LONG
N. B. Omng to the extremely low prices made on the above ilncz we will be unable to allovj the usual premium
La Grande's Leading Dry Good and Clothing Emporium
The Temple of Economy