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Natural IVlineral Water
Bottled as It Flows From the Spring
It's Good for what Ails You
CHURCH ELECTED SECRETARY
OF IRRIGATION CO.
Municipal Irrigation Bonds System Is
Explained Very Concisely
Gomplete equipment for resetting and repairing
rubber buggy tires. ; ; ; ;. ' ; V' : .
LA GliANDE IRON WORKS
D. F. 17 GERALD, Proprietor ;
' Complete Machine Shops and Foundry ;
THAT IS WELL MAMTAIKKD
V OUR OPTICAL WOBK
, ... When you come to ua to lure your
eyei fitted we ascertain the exact con
dition of your eyesflttlng you care
fully with the lens that relieve your
eyea completely not by making the
eye accommodate itself to the lena,
but by having the lena fit the eye
perfectly.' " : " .
Our experience and genuine skill
assure yrVof EXACT work always
and without eiorblfU charges.
Wins Class Event
8aa Francisco Motor Club's Annual Bill Climb, March 80, one mile
standing start, J7 cara, ranging In price from $850 to $4000 and
over; beat time, 1.07; time, of Mitchell Model R. 1.15 1-5, winning
claas event, alto defeating all but six highest priced tare In free-for-all
: :. . ' .
SiiOO 4f C)lt 30-35 h. p. Roadster, 2 to H Pas-
; ; sengers ' V
$1350 k Cyl, 30-35 h. p. Touring, 5 Passengers
2000 6 Cyl 50 h. p., Touring, 5 or 7 Passengers
PRICES F. 0. B. FACTORY
DITTEBRANT AUTOMOBILE GO.
W. J. Church was last night elect
ed secretary of the irrigation com
pany during a meeting of the direc
tors, President Walter M. Pierce pre
siding. It was decided to take the mat
ter of "District Irrigation" up with the
( people who are to be interested And
ascertain - their faith in the sceme
The old individual corporation plan
will be abandoned If possible and the
new directorate will follow out the
plan advanced by President Pierce,
and outlined In the Observer a few
days ago. One of the most concise
statements of what the district
Irrigation scheme is. Is set out in "Ir
rigation Bonds," a publication deal
ing with bonds and finance. "
How District Plan Works
Muicipal Irrigation District Bonds
rm Irrigation bond lannari hv organ
ized districts very similar, to school
districts, for. the, purpose of purchas
ing or constructing Irrigation sys
tems for their own use.' The bond
Issue must be approved by a major
ity of the resident free holders In the
district who have paid taxes the pre
ceding year. The procedure Is qultf
similar to that of a school district if
suing, bonds to construct a, school
house or a municipality, issuing" the
bonds to purchase or construct a
city water plant. The bonds then be
come a municipal obligation, consti
tuting a first lien on all town and
farm properties Included in' the dis
trict. . '
.- ''The Interest on the bonds and
the maturing bonds, are paid through
the County Treasurer's office by a
tax levied in the regular way. , ThiB
tax Is , usually , levied for about 15
per cent in excess of requirements
so as to provide for a possible delin
quencies. The value of such bonds
as with all municipal securities, de
pends on the population of the dis
trict and on the value of the prop
erty subject to tax Hen. Many of
them belong among the highest grade
of municipal securities. i
, New Houiea. '.
According to insurance statistics. It
requires 800,000 hew houses a year
to accommodate the Increase In pop
ulation of the United States and 80,-
000 more to replace those destroyed by
Are. , .
" ' An Eye Out. ,
Dispute over a cab faro In London
gave Henry Herman, the dramatist,
opportunity for playing a grim Joke at
the driver's expense. Herman was the
unfortunate possessor of a "glass eye,
which, on Jehu's waxing demonstra
tive with his whip, whereof the lash
passed perilously near, be suddenly
pulled out and thrust In cabby's
face. ."You rascal," he vociferated,
"look what you've done! TTou'vo cut
my eye outf Without waiting for .the
money in dispute the driver lashed his
horse and fled aghaBt'
coughs KB i3 F y RE
THE WONDER WORKER
TtSflT TO. 5K0MCES I
1311(1 EH? :
I FOR COUGHS AMD COLDS 3
I bad the most debilitating; cougb a mortal was ever afflicted with, and my friends expected that
wben I left my bed it would surely be for my grave. Our doctor pronounced my case incurable,
but thanks be to Cod, four bottles of Dr. King's New Discovery cured me so completely that I am '
all sound and well. -MRS. EVA UHCAPHER, Grovertown, Ind.
Plica 505 anil $1.00 ABSOLUTELY GUARANTEED! Trial Bcttli Frci
a (OLD AND GUARANTEED BY E
Cuu u M.M wu H u w lif U li
The tailoring department is under the direct supemsion of C. W. Baker nnH
all work and material is guaranteed to be the best that money, and skill can produce
Ki t Tailormade Suits from $20 Up
-Tailormade suits for the ladies. We are able to design Suits, Jackets, Gowns
Kimonas and Underwear. ,'. All orders will be given prompt and carefu'attention'
. Our. suit cleaning department is under the direction of L. Spangler. Our wag
on will call and deliver suits to all parts of 'La Grande, Perry and Island Citv
Phone your orders: . ; ":- , ;'.
; Hats cleaned and blocked. We are adding a shoe shining department with.
the finest chairs between' Portland andr Salt Lake. Shoes ,- shiried and clothes
pressed. One dollar . ' , '
1 118 Adams Ave.
Phone Main 735
HEBE'S 8AM LANGFORD'S
. - TIP ON BIQ FIGHT
Why not take a real live hunch
on the big fight from a man who
knows? Let's get right on this
Jeffries-Johnson affair. The way
to do. this is, Jo peruse the ulti-
macum or one samuei iangrora,
, who plays the role of general
reducer of fight championship
aspirations. Samuel recently is
sued a statement ' Iff" which he
offered to fight anybody .In the
world, with the sole exception
of James J. Jeffries.
"That Mlstah Jeff he ain't no
man; he's Just a big train, and '
he's going to run over ennybody
't tries to hoi him back," said
Langford when asked about the
matter. ' . , s
.- 'But v how , about Johnson?
was the query to him.
"Honey, he's Jest mah meal
ticket If I can get that big
moke In front of me I'll knock
him clear out of the moving pic
tures. Yas, suh, I will. I know,
'cause I met him once."
If there Is any better line on
the matter than this it has yet
, to be dqg up. Langford's un
: conscious tip on the big mill Is
surely not biased. He can whip
' Jack, but nothing doing with
' Jeff. ; '' ' ' ,l ' .
GOLF. TOURNEYS FOR 1910.
This Year's Campaign Promises to Be
Busiest In Game's History.
The most gluttonous golfer can have
no plaint at the prodigious bill of fare
submitted for the season. From now
on there Is. practically no cessation
until the snow files In November.
Apart from sections farther afield the
metropolitan territory Is dotted all
over with tournaments and what not,'
and the wonder Is where are all the
players to come from to substantially
support every meeting week in and
The dates of the various Important
events are: . : ; ;
My J6 to 28 Amateur metropolitan at
Morris county, M. J.
May 27 to 80 North California at San
Juno 1 to 4 New Jersey state at Essex
County Country club. i ,
Jims 14 to 18 Southern championship. '
June 16 to 18 Massachusetts amateur at
Brae Burn. -v .
June IT and 18 National opens at Phila
delphia Cricket club. ? w
June 23 to 2& Colorado championship at
June 29 and 80 Massachusetts open at
Oakley '- -; .
July 6 to a Connecticut league cham
pionship at New Haven.
July 13 to 16 Wisconsin state at La
crosse Country club. ..-
July 25 to SOwestern amateur at Mln-
Ikadha Country club, Minneapolis.
Aug. IS to 20 Transmlsslsslppt at Den
' Aug. Xl' to 8ept t Western opens at
Beverly Country club, Chicago.
Sept 12 to 17 National amateur at
Brookllna (Mass.) Country club.
May 28 to 28-Mlddla .AUantlo at Wil
mington, DeL '
June 23 to tSApawamts, Rye, N. T.
June 26 Connecticut versus Massachu
setts at New Haven. .
' Aug. 10 to 16 First president's cup at
Sept 28 and 29 Seniors at Apawamts.
Sept 80 and Oct 1 Lesley cup at Myo
May 23 to 28 Philadelphia championship
at the Cricket club. - '
May U to June 4-Metropolitan cham
pionship at Montclalr, N. J.
June 6 and 7-Orlscoaa cup at Hunting
don valley. . .. ,
- Juna 8 and 8Eastern championship at
Oct 10 to 16-Natlonal championship at
Homewood C. C, Flossmoor, 1U. ,
. FOREIGN EVENTS.
April 19 Troon foursome. Harry Varden
and J. H. Taylor versus James Braid and
Aleo Herd, thlrty-slx holes.
May 2 to 7 Women's championship at
Westward Ho. , "
May 30 to June 4-Amateur champion
ship at Hoylake. v
May SO to 31-Frenoh open championship
at La Boulle. ' , .
' June u to n-Scottlsh women's cham
pionship at Nairn, :
June 20 to 23-BriUsh open championship
at St Andrews.
July to 8 Professional tournament at
ine our stpek,
the -prices are right
The reason our Shoes sell f
so well is becaase they have g ;
; a style of their own, are 5
; made right and of material '
: that wears. We have thern
in most all styles and widthV
Before buying you must exam
SMITH & GREENE;
206 Depot Street.
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How Tommy Lostcat i
" . -r . Out Jumped Tommy Lostest
OW, children," said daddy, -rm going to tell yen a little scare tale.
bat don't get frightened, because It will end all right. It's bout
Tommy Lostcat Mr. McFudge's folks had a big black cat that was
very cute. . He could do all sorts or tricks. 'and he knew how to tell
the time of day. Anyhow, he always knew exactly when mealtime came,' Just
as Jack does. Tommy ran around a great deal, but he always got back home
Just In time for dinner, and the folks always fed him from a plate on the
floor. - . . '.' ' J : ;..-y .
"Well, one day Tommy didn't come home to dinner, and all the folks won
dered where he was. Tm sure he's been runhed over and killed by a norto
tnobeel,' said the littlest girl, who loved Tommy very much. 'He must be a
dead cat,' said Mr. McFudge, 'or he'd never stay away at dinner time.
"Just then, while all the family was beginning to eat dinner and was feel
ing mighty sad about Tommy, there was a weak cat wall from somewhere,
though nobody could see a cat Meouwr it Bald, and then after a little while
It said 'Meouw' louder, then still louder, and then the cat voice got weak
again, till they didn't hear It at all. : i . ,
"The folks looked at each other and wondered where the cat voice came
from. 1 know said the McFudge boy Tommy's dead, and that's his ghost
voice.' That night at supper time the family heard the cat voice again. First
It sounded awful loud and seemed to be very close. After a little while it
sounded low, as If It was away off aomewhere. ' j .
"They looked everywhere, but couldn't find any cat Next morning whent
they sat down to breakfast they heard the same cat voice. Now it seemed to
be right over their heads, and then It would come from some place near the
sideboard. Mr. McFudge moved the sideboard, but no cat was behind it.
"'Well,' he said, 'If Tommy's a dead rat
Meouw-wow-wowr said the voice, real sudden and loud, and Mr, McFudge
jumyru Ui uu Buiu to urn son, -et me the hatchet and saw 'What are you
going to do, par asked Mrs. McFudge. I'm going to cut a hole in the wall,
so Tommy Lostcat can get out I think he's gone down to the cellar and
climbed up between the planks and the plaster and couldn't get out . '
"So he cut a hole In the wall near where they last heard the cat's voice,
and out Jumped Tommy Lostcat very thin and scared looking, but ready for
his breakfast. ; He had been climbing around Inside the hollow wall." -
With 'Knowledge of
, ra'AUN fOWLER. UwysrNsw Vcfc " " ,
VfcHT w uwi AN SHOULD STUDY LAW. I DO NOT
ini ,. EvtriT - wuiwam SHOULD "MAKE" A
OF IT, BUT THAT SHE SHOULD
IS. THERE IS NO MORE ELEVATINO . ft-rtinv
THAT MAS A GREATER TENDENCY TO MAKE A WOMAN MORE
INTbLLlQENT AND LIBERAL MINDED AND
WOMAN, WIFE AND MOTHER.
KNOW WHAT THE LAW
, Ml a " . 'T
WITHAL A BETTER
I know that that is the case from personal eiperieice I have ac
tually been able to sift grains of information from the chaff of gossip,
scandal and triviality one constantly hears and sees since" I have
methbS of the law. With such knowledge women can
COME TO MORE LOGICAL CONCLUSIONS and will resort
less and less to the woman's proverbial reason, "BECAUSE." It
would certainly sound queer and unreasonable for a woman lawyer
to stand up in court and say, 'Tour honor, this man is not guilty be
cause." . v. -. 1 "
In all it certainly would make woman more intelligent and knowr
kg and surely would make her superior to man. ' '!