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Couldn't Fiuin Their y&. -
Blr Henry Holland, the noted Eng.
Bah pbyBlclan. una bis studies Inter
rnpted by youth who wanted advice
The young man, -with considerable
swagger, sa'd he proposed locating in
gome town as an oculist A city In
which a large number of student
were located was preferred. There."
he continued. "I would hare nnllmlfM
opportunities of treating the eyes of
Dr. Ilolland was reluctant to hv
community's eyes endangered Wnu
of his Indorsement of a doubtful prac
titioner. "He thought a few moments
and then advised the ambitious oculist
to locate In a small town near Liver
pool, stating that a large school was
located there. '.. .
The young man thanked the doctor.
In a few. days be reached the suggest
ed Held for bis experiments. The
large buildings to the distance Indicat
ed a magnificent school and splendid
He investigated and collapsed. The
school was one for the hopelessly
avi.vu; UU-LSUAY, MAY 3, 1910.
Farm, Fruit tad Improved lands.
The following will attract the at
tention of tat home seeker
80 acres Improved, 65 acres on- -
der cultivation ........... $3,000
10) . acres all Improved, 1-1 ,
mile from' SummervlUe .... 6,600
. -TOMGiirs snow
David Klgglns la Eis Last Dollar"
At Steward's This Evening
David Hlggins not only made a
winning with "his last dollar In the
play, but he won the hearts of all
who saw him. In the part of Joe
Braxton in the Colonial theatre last
night, says the Salt Lake Evening
Telegram. When Mr. Hlggins wrote
"His Last Dollar- be surely had the
th'ngs" In mind that the lover of real
life enjoys. He penned a racing
play that is indeed a treat, even co
those who are not "crazy" about thj
track and the ponies. ' . ' :. . , ,
Those who stayed . away from the
Colonial last night with the Idea that
"the show will not amount to much"
we have not heard a great deal of
If surely missed something goo 1.
For those who like to laugh, get ex
cited and see a man play the garn i
of chance and come out on top, "His
Last Dollar," will prove fascinating.
Mr. Hlggins carries his part. well.
You like him from the first You
want to see him win. You feel like
helping him,: He is supported by : a
capable company. "His Last Dollar"
is staged satisfactorily, The race
track scenes In the - fourth - act are
thrillers. r -;v::: ,
"His Last Dollar"! will run at the
Colonial the entire week, , with the
iiBiml matin -. -J.j, . i
miles from Summervllle .... 3,000
100 acres Improved, 40 under
cultivation ........ .,....-.4 4K00
(0 acres adjoining Summervllle ;
choice fru't of rtfalfa land. " ;
can be Irrigated. "A bargain 6.00(
140 acres, well improved, nn-; ;
der cultivation. Hay, grain
and fruit . . v .'. .... . . . . .... .lt,00
160 acres, 20 acres bearing or-
chard, 80 acres new orchard, :
all apples; 100 acres pas-; ;
ture. Terms on application
Choice stump land, particular-;
ly adapted to fruit industry. ?
8 to S miles from Bummer.
vQle. Per acre .112X0 to $20
Timber and other property.
. IL C, BUTE HART. -Iceal
Estate ' CnmmervHle, Ore
, A Good Shot j
Bill Jones wad aa eccentric charac-!
ter, a local Justice of the peace In'
a South Carolina town. Iia w T.
ceedlngly tall-so attenuated. In fact
that but for his hat be would not
have cast a - shadow. One night .a
number , of fellow bon vlvants Joined
him In a symposium, and many mint
Juleps were consumed. One of the
party, unsteadily produced a revolver.
It waa accidentally discharged, and a
bullet struck Bill Jones In the leg.
Conscience stricken and wabbly with
excitement and Juleps, the owner of
the weapon hastened to the home of
thenearest doctor and pulled the door-
At length the physician, who had
himself been spending a riotous even
ing, stuck his head from the second
story window. .
"Whazza marzerr he demanded
thickly, "... . ; ....
"I Jush shot Bill -Jones' In the leg,"
replied the man below
"Shot Bill Jones In the leg!" repeat
ed the doctor wonderingly. -
"Thash wha I shald." returned the
offender-"8hot Bill Jones In the leg."
The doctor gazed down opon him
admiringly. . .. "
"Well," he said, "that wash a hell
of a good shot" ' ;
And he closed the window and went
back to bed.' " '.'-..r
A famous t corporation lawyer was
telling some anecdotes of criminal law:
"One case in my native Lynch
burg." he said, "implicated a planter
of sinister repute. The planter's chief
witness was a servant named Calhoun
White, The prosecution believed that
Calhoun White knew-much about his
master's shady side It also believed
that Calhoun, In his misplaced affec
tion, would He in his master's behalf,
r "When, on the stand, Calhoun was
ready for cross examination, the pros
ecuting counsel said to him sternly:
" 'Now. Calhoun. I want i tn
understand the importance of telling
iae trutn, tne whole truth and nothing
but the truth In this, case.' ;
"Tes, sah,' said Calhoun.'
- " 'You know what will hannW l
suppose, if you don't tell the truth?
xes, sab,' said Calhoun promptly.
"Our side '11 win de case.'
ADJOINING CITV LIMITS
Low Prices Easy Terms
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You Will Double Your Money in a Year
' Get One of these Tracts While they Last
'.,- ri,,c.i -'...-....., - :. j . r ;'' i i to. it - . .
Will be Sold in Thirty Days
AND QUOTE YOU PRIGES AND TERMS
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IA WE if
Foley Mel Building ; " La Grande, Oregon
The Hall of Fams.
Walt not for lutf to draw the bolt
-Nor chance give up her key.
The door that opened for the great '
. Is open yet for thee. . . "
Luck la a sleepy sentinel '
And Chance a fickle light -Many
a man hath passed them both '
- And anterAd in the nlrht. :: . .....,,:,
' Have little care If neither heed -Thy
clamor, call or din. : "
Take up the maglo torch and key
.-. And let thine own. self In I '
C ' '. Aloyelui Coll.'
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if I t '
Ls! LI U ii U Li-
Snared Himaelf .
Charles Mathews, the famous Eng-
U8n actor, once Indulged In his talent
for mimicry to ' his ' own misf nrtu.m.
Mr. Tattersall, the well known auc
tioneer, was conducting a sale of blood
ed stock. "The first lot, gentlemen,"
saia air. Tattersall, "is a bay filly by
xne first lot, gentlemen," echoed
4ir. Mathews 'in the same tone' of
voice, "Is a bay.filly by Smolensko.".
The aucjioneer looked somewhat an
noyed, but proceeded. : "Well, what
shall we begin with?" i
"Well,, what shall we begin withr
replied the echo. ; : .
' Still endeavorlnir to conceal hla veTR.
tion, Mr. Tattersall. called out, "One
nundred gulneasr' ? ' ; :
"One hundreds guineas?" 'echoed
Mathews. ' -' :. :.f .v ; : "; -. . ..' , '
"Thank you. sir." cried Mr. Tatter
sail, bringing down the hammer with
a Dang, 'the filly Is yoursT',; . '
108. Elm Street
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We can deliyetf to you witKin
1 5 day either of these machines.
This beautiful 22 horse power
machine with three spud trans
mission and detacheble rear seat
VV Model G.
0, Horse power machine) with
Attachable Tonneau usf the
thing for business and pleasute.
'Could Ha Nelo Itf ' -
A lady and a little, bov entered Hia
car, but the boy squirmed and fldzet-
ed so much on his seat that at last one
of the other passengers expostulated
"For goodness' sake, keep your child
sun, maaamrv .-., .. . w ,
Tm very: sorry," said ' the mother,
"but the truth is until I get to the hos
pital I shan't bo able to-quiet him."
"Dear met Whafa the matter with
him?" -cv : ' ..." "
;He swallowed a teaspoon yesterday,
and ever since he's been on the stir."
r , The Law and the Lady.
Pat Flnnigan had been . nnmrnoned
to jury duty. , Coming downsum one
morning dressed v In bis f Sunday
clothes his wife looked at him. and
sald:.', "-., .:,,
'"Where are you going, Tat?" '
; lie replied, "I'm going to coort" '
"H'ml" said the wife, and Pat stalk-
ed out. Next mornlne Tat came down
stairs all shaved and shorn,' with the
same suit of clothes on. r ;? - -ys
"And , where are you going today?"
said the wife.-- ':,, - , , .; . , . ' j
"Sure, I'm going to coort. vir i ?
y"Ye are, areyer.'t. :
Pat went out and slammed the door.
The third morning Pat came in and
sat down to the breakfast table with
the same suit of clothes on and greet
ed his wife, who said: '
"AnH where are ye going this, morn
ing, Patr - - ,v-;;.-,i-v:'
"I'm going to coort" ; ' ;,: " V',
.The wife laid her hands noon a
rolling pin, stood before the door and
said:'; '. .V -r-.--.;.- '
"Ye're going to coort, are ye?"
"Yls," said Pat " v".":
"No. ye're not If there's any coort-
ing to be done it will be done right
here.?.-Go upstairs and, take off tbim
clothes." Newark Star.
: Worse Than the Third Degree.
A married man ran awav with a
silly young girl, and after an exciting
cnase the elopers were finally cap
tured and returned to . their homes.
Feeling in the town ran high against
the man, and a number of. neighbors
were sitting together one evening dis
cussing the case. ,v Naturally every;
body . had an Idea of bis own as to
what action should be taken against
the married man. '. , .
One suesrested iall for life, another
said ninety- years- In the penitentiary
would do, and, a third offered tar and
feathers. A little man. who sat In the
corner looked up and smiled.
-''I have a scheme," he remarked,
"that beats all of yours a mile."
, "What would you. do wlth .bJm?"
the chorus asked. . - ' '
f "I would turn him over to hla wife's
mother," said the quiet little man.
Philadelphia Telegraph. -
We are nov ready for busine
a full line of Ladies' FuraiGh
Examine the Ready to Wear
Summer Dresses for Ladies, ,Misces
and Children, in the up to date
W. W. BERRY & CO.,
1305a Adams Ave.
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Eesolntlon Creating the Office of As
- slstaht Water Superintendent
Be it resolved by the Council ot
the City of La Grande, Oregon. That
the office of Assistant Water Super
intendent, be, and the same is hereby
created;, be it further resolved that
the Mayor appoint said officer. -
.It is. further resolved by the Coun
cil, that the duties of said officer be
to collect the water rentals, and keep
the .books and accounts pertaining
to the Water System, to install me
ters, to make taps of the mains, and
to perform any other duty required
of him by the ... Superintendent, to
work under his direction, and la the
absence of the Superintendent, to per
form the duties of the office.
That .said assistant, ohall receive
as full remuneration for his services,
the , sum. of $85.00 per month to be
paid by warrant on the Water Fund
of the City. . is further resolved
that said Assistant ohall furnish a
bond in the sum of (1500 to be ap
proved by , the Mayor. This . resolu
tion shall be published In one issue
of the La Grande Evening Observer
and after. Its approval by the Mayor,
be in force and take effect on and af
ter the 80th day of May, 1910.
Approved this 30th day of April,
t910. . : , . t,
F. L. METERS
N. K WEST, President
WM, MILLER, Vice President
- 'T; J. BCROGGIN, Cashier
H. E. COOLIDGE, Ass't Cashier
United States . National Dank
of La Grande
N. K. WEST
WM. MILLER. '
J. C. HENRY -
CAPITAL STOCK $100,000.00
v' J.L. CAVINESS
A. T. HILL.
- T. J. SCROGGIN
C. T. BACON
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We have just received a quantity
of the BEST QUALITY
Bear in mind that you will
get the best results with
Northern Grown Seeds, ad
apted to this . climate. We
handle Lillly's seeds which
are best for the West
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