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F?Diy and SATURDAY, MARCH U andtS
An event for which we have been preparing for many weeks'.
The opening and exhibiting of our r.ew Spring Millinery. A
showing of exclusive styles upon which fashion has set the seal
of approval. Friday and Saturday we present for your inspection
our best selection in Spring Millinery. Accept this as our invrta
tion to be with us on this occasion.
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THE QUALITY STORE
STEWARD'S OPERA HOUSE
Curtiss Comedy Company
SUPPORTING THE CHARMING ACTRESS
MISS LEOTR HOWARD
In the Five Act Adaption of Alexander Dumas' Great Novel
Beautiful Costumes Elaborate Stage Settings
Those Same Comfortable Prices-tOc, 20c, and 30c-No Higher
SEATS AT VAN BUREN'S
MATINEE TOMORROW 2:15 p. m.
DRY CHAIN WOOD DRY
For Best quality or DRY chain wood call on
V. I:. BEAM
Biggest loads for least money
PrtONt RED 1741
leach other Jn sUe and Influence, the
! one working fur Fulton ami the othc:;
!iigaint liiin. That Is partially result
unt of the fact that a Pendleton limn
i Is held up its applicable to the new
plum. If an opposition petition has
j oeeu fi;u it'll in inis coy n una 1101 jei
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IF IllCKLEY GKTS "O'BHl F. VS
OFFICE, LOCALS WILL I'KOFIT.
railroad Clnh-a lulcrestrd In Who
Will Sweeed O'Brien as Manager or
Harrlman Uihh In Oregon Buck
ley Has CiiMKl Chance Other
Would Go l"p.
Lo Angeles. Murth 12. At a con-
fcrt'iH-o bctMHii llarrlnian and Ids
clilefH, to bo held here (oniorrow nltflit.
It U understood that W. F. Ilerrln, the
Southern l'acirk- attoriif)-, and E. II.
Itarrltnan'a iMilitkal lieutenant In Cal
ifornia, will be made prenlilent of the
Illinois Cent nil railroad.
Railroad men In La Grande are agog
with expeetatlon, wondering If their
erstwhile neighbor, General Superin
tendent M. J. Buckley la to land the
cuHhion left cold suddenly yesterday
morning by J. P. O'Brien, until to date
general manager, of the Harrlman
lines In Oregon. Buckley's host of
friends in La Grande are more than
anxious that "Mike" get the deserved
promotion, being next In line to O'Bri
en In the Harrlman official family, and
then too. If Buckley lands the Job;
there will be numerous promotions 1p
La Grande. On the theory that Buck
ley is named bs general manager, As
sistant Superintendent Connel would
Btep Into ' Campbell's shoes as su
perintendent, while the latter took the
Buekley seat. J. P. Matheson, train
master at this point would be slated
for Connel'a Job, and from other lo
cal officials probably J. H. Watson
would be filled the local trainmaster's
Office. That In turn would leave the
division foremanship open, meaning 9
boost for someone, probably Ed Thom
as, present round house foreman.
O'Brien has gone to the S. P. at
rlHco. taking- the plnee of K. K. Cal-i
vln, who goes to the Illinois Central,
in turn sending Handrahan to New
Fork, The Telegram says of the sort
i f man wanted to take O'Brien's
What Harrlman now needs In Ore-
ton is a "Billy" Herrln or a Dan Spen
cer, who can soothe away popular In
dignation or" obliterate political oppo
sition with soft words and a pleasant
smile, and It Is Juat such a man who
will be picked from the Harrlman
service to succeed General Manager
O'Prien In Portland. So far as the
management of the Northwestern lines
is concerned, Mr. O'Brien has whipped
them Into such shape that they could
Just about run themselves for year."
to come, so that Harrlman may now
feel free to give attention to the politi
cal supervision of his Interests in Ore-'
gon rather than to 4helr practical su
pervision. No Intimation as to vvho will be Mr.
O'Brien's successor here, whether hi j
iiv uunciirci to lilt- executive, lenal.
traffic or operating department here
Is to be had. It is more than likely he
will not have any title at all, but will
be Harriman's political agent, with
such mysterious duties as have only
recently devolved upon Paul fhoup,
who left the orflce of assistant gen
eral passenger agent of the S. P. to
become attached to "Boss" Vllliam F.
HejTin's itaff in the ''legal" .department.
in. ta-aer pre hurrying to the tax
collecting department wl'.h their
Vor IImninc ot the Skin.
' Nearly all disease of the akin auch
as ectema, tetter, salt rheum and bar
bers' Itch, are characterized by an In
tense Itching and smarting, which of
ten make life a burden and disturb
sleep and rest. Quick relief may be
had by applying Chamberlain' Salve.
It allay the Itching and smarting al
most lntantly. Many cae have been
cured by It use. For sale by all good
Talented Speaker Will Ijvture
Man JVoiii Congo" pMiHidiiy.
A thrilling tory by a charming p.r.
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wiMiauiy Kin ire mm in iiq "llpll
Church on Monday night, nty
Thomas Moody, one of the Ha mint
missionaries, will give some thrilling
experience of year of trenuou f8
among the black of the Congo.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Department of the Interior,
United 8tates Land Office, '
'La Grande, Oregon, March I, loj.
Notice la hereby given that the slats
of Oregon ha filed In this office It
application to select under the pro
visions of the ac't of congress of Aug.
".Ft .14. 184S, and 8t'U supplementuri
and amendatory thereto, the NW14
NEV (lot 2) section 2, township 4
south, range S7 K., W. M., serial No.
Any and all persona claiming ad
versely the lands described or desir
ing to object because of the mineral
character of the land or for any other
purpose to the disposal to applicant,
should file 'their affidavits of protest
in this office on or before the ISth
day of April, 1S09.
F. C. BRAMWELL,
STEWARD'S OPERA HOUSE
Event of the Season
MONDAY, MARCH 22nd
ENGAGEMENT OF THE DISTINGUISHED ACTOR
MR. CHARLES B. HAN FORD
Miss Marie Drofnah
IN A BRILLIANT SCENIC PRODUCTION OF
"The Merchants of Venice"
MR. HANFORD as "SHYLOCK"
MISS DROFNAH as "PORTIA"
And a Company of Thirty
Seats on Sale Saturday Morning, March 20. Prices:
$.60;.$1.00; 75c;50c. .
LA GRANDE BOOSTS FULTON
i:mousi:.mi:nt pin moN
sigm:i I I l.lltl KM.l.Y.
m Grande Argues That l'iilion Hat
lleen Benevolent With la Grande
mid' May Fndorse Him.
Ex-l'nlted States. Beliator Charles
federal Judgeship in the promised dis
trict In Oregon, by I. a Grande peo
ple. It l argued that other eastern
Oregon cities may oppose him If they
care to. but Kulton has always lens
kindly and benevolent hand to I.H
Grande. The petition was circulated
yesterday and liberally signed.
Baker '"K appnrs to be the mf!
virile iirlts opposition to Fulton of any
of the eastern Oregon cities. Fendle
ton has two factions that vie with
i" hh iiAutisox si:ms.moni:y.
Cash Prize for Hest Public Seiiool
Student Ksay, Arrhcs. .
Tom Kichardson, the Portland
booster, has sent $5 of his own money
'to President Collier of the Commercial
cliil. to he given to the writer of the
l-vlste eay In the boost essay conti-st
In the public schools. The conditions
of the contest are that the essay not
restricted to any stipulated length
must he in the hands of the Judges by
April The money sent to Mr. Col
lier' by the Portland booster, will be
held by the club until the winner is
These essays will help Infuoe the
boost spirit among the students,' and
is well worth wot king for. The Judges j
In the contest will he the school su-j
perlntendent and the editors of the ,
two daily papers of the city.
0, R. & I PAID TAKES
I'KBATK ALUM: AMOI XTS Til
OVF.U MXF. HI NDKKB.
Chivk f Over S31.000 Paid (lut to
County Kxi'lieiier Today by Agent
of Kallroad Comiuuiy,
Whin the O. R. N. company, pays
its taxes, there Is ulwajs a rapid fat
tening of the county exchequer.
Through its local iisent, J. H. Keemy,
the O. Ii. X. today paid Its taxcSj in
I'nion county, amounting to a trifle
mote than $31, AAA. The rebate on the
taxes was $960, and this sum was ta
ken advantage of by the company, as
the time limit for issuing rebates on
full payment of taxesj expires on the
15th, Inst. The total . of $31,000 In
cludes the riKht of ' and round
house In this clty'and is larger than
the sums paid-in adjoining counties.
As the 15th Is rapidly approach-
We Have Some Excellent Buys in Or
ckzrds, Farms, Stock Ranches and
City Property, also in Unim
proved Orchard Lands
10 acres, 8-year-old orchard. In good
condition, l1. miles from city, "close
to school. House, barn and good
water right.- $5500.00. Easy terms.
lfl-acre b-yeur-old orchard, fine con
(Htl'.r'. Xt Med owner over $3,000. 00
in liiOS. Good water right. $6,000.
200-acre farm, rich soil, good house,
barn, plenty of water for domestic
and irrigation purposes on farm. 65
ikies In cultivation; 123 acres plow
land, 20-acre pastures hind; mile
from school. $25.00 per acre.
33-acre farm; well Improved; 10 acres
alfalfa; good house and barn; 3 'i
miles from city. $4,000.00. Easy
SSO-acre stock ranch. Wallowa county.
House, barn and corrals and g"ood
fences on place. Abundance of wa
ter. $12.50 per acre. A money
maker for stockmen.
1600-acre stock ranch near Enterprise.
Fair house, large barn, good sheds
and fences, lots of water. Family
orchard; 250 acres lri cultivation!
good place to mane money In horse
and cattle business. $12.50 per acre.
575 acres excellent fruit land adja
cent to Cove, to be sold in 10-acre
tracts; good water rights, prices
ranging from $200.00 to $300.00 per
acre. Come early and take your first
choice of these beautiful orchard
tracts In the garden spot of the val
ley. Terms: One-fifth down, balance
10 years at 7 per cent.
We have many more listed In our
nflice. Come and see us.
IF YOU HAVK ANYTHING TO
SKLL OR RENT, LIST IT WITH CS.
WE WILL DO THE REST.
- - . LA GRANDE, OREGOH
PHONE MAIN 56