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About La Grande evening observer. (La Grande, Or.) 1904-1959 | View Entire Issue (May 6, 1909)
LOCAL ITEMS. 4
S. P. Fitzgerald, a timber man from
Lewiston, Is in the city today
The Hisses Hart came down from i
Hilgard this morning to take in the j
Attorney B. P. Wilson of Union la
here today lookliag after Boine legal
Mike Stoddard of Baker City came
down this morning looking after busi
F. S. Bramwell will leave again to
morrow morning for the John Day
M.' A. Woodward came down from
Baker this morning and will take in
James Gutridge returned to La
.Grande last night after an absence of
Mrs. Lizzie Wood ell of Summerville
is a guest of Mr. and Mrs. George
Currey for a few days.
C.J1. Preston, the aged G. A. R.
veteran, is ill at his home on Spring
'There was a decided commotion in
the Katzenjammer castle last night
about 8 o'clock when the lights went
out for a few minutes.
the Alicel district, paid the city a visit
today incidentally dropping into the
Observer office for a chat.
Attorney Leroy Lomax of Portland,
after attending the supreme court at
Pndleton, came over to La Grande
this morning. -'
Perry Thornton returned to North
Powder this morning where he is in
charge of the substation of'the Grand
Ronde Electric Company.
Nearly 20 dozens of white carna
tions will be given out to mothers who
will attend the, Mother'B Day service
at the PreBbyterlan church next Sun
day, JudRe M. L. Clifford of Baker' City,
is' in La Grande today renewing old
time acquaintances. He was judge of
this district when it was Included with
six or seven other counties. ;
' Fred Montgomery, who has been in
La Grande with his relatives for some
weeks, returned laEt night to his work
t In connection with the allotment of
the Coeur D' 4-lene Indian reserva
tion. !.... -. .. ' ' :
Testerday afternoon tbe Observer
printed a list of names of ladies who.
we understood, were to take tickets
last night at the carnival. The ladies
took tickets during the afternoon, and
our error was simply the result of a
Mr. A. Philpott of Nampa. returned
to hia home last evening after spend
ing several days in the city. He was
greatly impressed with the future of
our city and expects to return and in
vest in the near future.
J. W. Ha worth who is u brother of
Contractor S. K. Haworth, and re
sides in Canada was a passenger on
the east bound this morning en route
to Montreal, by way of Chicago. Mr.
Haworth is engaged in the cattle busi
'".s Last evening one of the men con
nected with the, carnival was accused
of stealing a hat belonging to Jack
O'Brien, and ChleJ' Rayburn , locked
hlin'up for the night. Mr. O'Brien re
fused to prosecute however, and the
man was turned loose early this morn
ing.:: ,"V"' il V'""v ..-'V V -
David Eccles . went to Hood River
last night to look after Borne interests
there. Roy Eccles. general superin
tendent of the Amalgamated Sugar
company, Is looking ovr the holdings
of the company in the valley today.
He will leave for Ogden tonight.
James Gutridge, who for the past
ten months has been working in the
Red Boy mine, near Granite, has re
turned home to spend a few weeks
and may remain during the summer.
Mr. Gutridge states that about twenty
men have been employed all winter,
"but most of the men have been tem
porarily laid off.
COUNTY FINANCIAL EXHIBIT.
:' ' r .
Time of Publication Should be Made
One Month Later.
In this Issue appears the , sworn
financial statement of the receipts and
disbursements of the county for six
months ending March 31. The law
prescribes the periods, but since this
-,' law was made, changes in the manner
of collecting taxes have been made
' which makes the report regarding
certain moneys on hand of certain of
ficers erroneous In fact . Not on the
date mentioned in the report, but five
days later no such amounts as stated
are neio. mo ieujc tuci uu
.t, hl nnri the renort aa a Whole
reflects the general prosperous condi-
tion of the county.
On May 1st the entire outsundinr
indebtedness of ' Union unty was
only $43,974 including the interest. It
was not. many years ago when our
outstanding warrants totaled more
than $249,000. For a county as rich
as Union, $43,000 is merely a trifle.
However, at the present rate of liqui
dation, the debt will be wiped out very
County Treasurer John Frawley has
been one of the busiest men in the
county during the laat 30 days, hav
ing made a new record by paying out
$103,961.27. This requierd handling
1,029 warrants many times over, list
ing and re entering into the various
bookB. : . .
Police Say That Certain Place Are
Nat Fit to Bon.
.... -a-a-a-7 ..s
Certain of the concessions with the
carnival, five la number, were closed
last night uy the police, who say that
the closed, places were distinctly
gambling games, with not any appre
ciable chance for the outsider to win
one of the prizes. Chief Rayburn says
that the city has not even a right to
license such enterprises, and that they
Mr rTKHar ; m-rA tlntnU Vrm
that reason, accompanied by Officer
Walden, the Chief went to the opera
tors about 8 o'clock last night and or'
dered them to shut up shop.
"PAIIFINDER'' CAR LOST.
No One Eat of Here Seein to know
Anything About it.
The "Pathfinder" car, which was in
Pocatello last Saturday, has seeming
ly dropped out of sight. Baker City
does, not even know its whereabouts,
and has heard nothing of the car since
it wns repored in Pocatello. Even
Boi&e has not yet reported its arrival.
Portland papers are anxious to know
whre it is, and have been wiring La
Grande correspondents to keep a sharp
lookout. According to schedule it
ought to be in La Grande before now.
Dr. W. D. McMillan
La Crande National Bank Bldg
Ladd Canyon Itc ihk. ,
Mrs. Drahn Dinnington of Island
City, underwent an operation at Hot
Lake, Thursday, and is now rapidly
improving. She is the mother of
Mrs. M. Elledge of this neighborhood.
Miss Gertrude Stoker, the Ladd
Canyon schoolteacher, is now busy
arranging a last day program .
Little Miss Eva French is visiting
her cousins, Muriel and Sybil Mul
holland. . Mrs. Lucy Graham visited, Sunday
with her daughter, Mrs. W. O. Sher
wood. Miss Jean Smith, who has been at
tending school at Island City, is stay
ing with her . aunt, Mrs. ,M. Elledge
where she will remain during the
summer. r r "
. BOARD MET
(Continued from page 1.)
irrigation bond issues this is as good
a proposition as it is expected to
It is the intention of the board and
Engineer Humphreys to visit Mead
owbrook tomorrow and view the site,
with the object of ascretaining bow
much land will be required for reser
voir purposes and the general condi
tions relative to the construction of
As to the details considered so far,
the board Is enthusiastic and confident
that the next few weeks will see the
project launched and under way as
rapidly as possible. It must be re
membered that there is a vast amount
of detail work yet to be accomplished
before the board will be In position
to advertise for bids for construction.
Tnip8 Water, Euns
mwr'ntvi sii. riv i nrt
JSJ.S - 5""'LL8
H1E2X8 FRENCH. $
Three reels of latest movie g" J
pictures. , i
Admission 5 and 10 cents.
Change of program Monday, X
Wednesday, Friday and Satur- i
day. Matinee: Monday, Wed- 1
needay and aSturday. Doors
open at 2:80 p. m. Evenings X
performances at 7 p. m. 2
- Change of program Sunday,
Wednesday and Friday. Mati
nee: Mood ay, Wednesday and
Saturday. Doors open at 2: SO
p. a. E vests g performances
at 1 p. na.
PANT AGES CIRCUIT. :'
La Grande's Foremost Ya ode
8. A, VAK1MHUK, JUjMgtr. ;
Week beginning May 2. ' '
Weinrick & Waldron, the boys f
who sing and talk. ' $
The Rom is Twins.
New 8ongs and Dances. , j
Matinee, TueBday, Thursday
and Saturday. AdultB, matinee:
10c; children, under 12 years, 4
5c. Evening prices, 10 and 15c.
C A letter to mestating v
your location and reeds
f will bring you all the in-
formation regarding well j
1 drilling necessary.
R. A. WEST,
The Well Driller
of fine soil, a good
spring, and just out
side the city. $325
tash, This Week
. This 25 acres, near
town, with good 7
acre orchard, water
on place and fair im
rroTements, is sure .
and attractive prop
osition at $3,000.00
Terms. , Better look
this up before buying
3 ACRES 3
To sell or Ifase. It is
right in the city. It
may be just what
you are looking for.
Tfec Via Dyyn Realty (o.
pairing all work gcaraxtef.d.
A Eboe poorly repaired ' in
worthless, but a properly re-
paired Shoe is good as new. My
I work pleases and satisfies.
J THE OLD PRESTON STAND.
The Little Shop
906 Main St
Stamping of all kinds, Includ
ing shirt walaU & Center pieces,
done, embroidery lessons given.
Orders taken and lessons given
In stenciling. Full line of em
broidery materials. ,
THE QUESTION .
of al! real estate Lnvestments
the one that you can answer
in but on vcy-"Is the title
sound' The answer is: "An
Abstract drawn by us" With
that you bav e a complete, ac
curate history of the parcel
to the veriest detail thatmifeht
effect the title's soundness.
Our work is guaranteed. Only
complete and up-to-date set of
Abstracts in Union county.
U -.SHAME INVESTMENT CO
foey Hotel Block
DO YOU KNOW :
that your title is gocd? ;
An abstract will tell you J
all about it and it may be I
tc your advantage to have J
one made. You cannot J
afford to" take chances. J
: J.R. OLIVER:
l La Grande National
COVE rfiUix LAND.
We have 100 acres of the finest
fruit in Cove. Subdivided In 10 acra
tracts. Fine black soil, 1-2 mile from
school, running water on each 10 ac
res. Have Just completed three miles
of new woven wire fence on place.
Price $125.00 to J200.00 per acre. Will
sell with part cash, balance payable
in installments or on straight ilmi t.
suit purchaser. Will take some j-r.od
La Grande property as part payruont
4-23-5-5 La Grande Investm t
FOR RENT -Flva room house. Close
in Inqu're o' Cddet Tr-os. 4-29 f!-4
will be in their large and
commodious new quarters
in a few days.
however, they are prepared
to take care of all hiiftinefts.
in their line. '
DAILY OBSERVER 65c a Month
wjrpand Finishes forW; jj
l'n-Kf T'KIc to fVi tlmn tf frcYitn lin flu. Virmj. Ui. .... ' .
the buggy, the furniture,
for rvery paint purpose, we have
each and' every one scientifically prepared for specific uses.
iemembcr if it's a surface to be painted, enameled,
tained, varnished or finished in any way, there's an.
JVcme Quality Kind to
ell you what to use.
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cost. IS til.
SZB OUR WINDOW DISPLA
J AS. A.
I GEORGE PALMER, President W, H. BRENHOLTS Ass't Cashier Z
I F.'.l. HOLMES, Vice President ' C. S. WILLIAMS, 2d Asst Cashier
F. L. MEYERS Cashier
La Grande National Bank
Of La Grande, Oregon
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS! $170,000
UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY
. M. Berry ' tJ. D. Matheson
. C. C. Pennington F. L.
W. L. Brenholts;'
MEAN1 ME 5
imc to freshen up the home by doins
you have been planning, ror a
for the floors and woodwork. 3
the right Finish.
STAINS AND VARNISHES
fit the purpose. We can
how much to n. and
DIRECTORS ; ' J
, F. J. Holmes ' F, M. Brykit
Meyers Geo. L Claavtr i
Oeorgt Palmer ' '
$5c per Month