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About La Grande evening observer. (La Grande, Or.) 1904-1959 | View Entire Issue (May 5, 1910)
LA Oil. 'lbi;y!l$ii 0SUVEii .THUKSMY JtAY 5. 1910.
RIR RfiSFRAN '
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Natural ".Mineral Water
Bottled as It Flows From the Spring
's Good for what Mis You
PuBHs Greatly. Overestimates
Pay Envelopes of Stars.
FEW PLAYERS GET $3,500,
Complete equipment for resetting' and repairing
rubber buggy tires.' "v-'" . - -1 :
LA GRANDE IRON WORKS
D. F. 12 GERALD, Proprietor
Complete Machine Shops and Foundry
THAT IS WELL MAMTAIXED IN
ODB OPTICAL WOBK
I M ATI 0
, When you come to ua to have your
eyes fitted we ascertain the exact con
dition of your eyes fitting yon care
fully with the lena that relieve your
eyea completely not by making the
eye accommodate Itself to the lens,
but by baring the lena fit the eye
perfectly. ' .- .
( Our jBxperlence and genuine skill
assure yn, of EXACT work always
and without exbrbiti charges.
Saa Franelsee Me tor Club's Aaiaal HIU Climb, March -80, one mile
standing start, 87 cars, ranging In price from $850 to 94000 and
over; best time, 1.07; time of Mitchell Model R. 1.15 1-6, winning
class event, also defeating all but six highest priced ears In free-for-alL
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$1100 k Cyl., 30-35 h. p. Roadster, 2 1o k Pas
. ' sengers ' ' -.
$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 CO.
SUMMER VILLE .
Pittsburg's Salary Lift Reported to Be
Around $75,000, Whila Philadelphia
Athletics' . Pay List Is Said to Be
, The statement recently that a salary
of but $4,500 was btlng paid annually
to Johnny Kllng, the Chicago Nation
als', star catcher, cume as a big sur
prise to the baseball fans. It was pop
ularly believed that the clever' back
stop was drawing a much larger sti
pend for his work. - During a recent
fanfest among . the Pittsburg players
Borne interesting facts came out con
cerning baseball salaries In general '
. Wagner's salary, for example, is a
matter of guesswork purely, to all ex
cept Pittsburg club officials,' the Fly
ing Dutchman and possibly one or two
others, who- have been told .in strict
confidence. He . is 1 supposed to be
nil iwlM la th" hi ft host onlnrlarf
man in baseball, but the wages he Is
paid 'for clouting, base running and
spreading his giant frame over several
acres of territory for the Pirates has
undoubtedly , been overestimated by
many persons who profess to have in
side Information on the subject It
has been put as high as $3,000 a year
by some gnessers, and very few per
sons think be is getting less than
$10,000. . One of the few, however, is
a prominent member of the Pittsburg
club. ; . ' ' " '
"I do not say that Bonus Isn't worth
that price. lie is worth even more,
considering bis playing ability and his
value to the club from a . box office
point of. view. But baseball is a
business proposition, and $10,000 is an
enormous amount to give to any player
for a few, months' work. . They will
have to show me before they can con
vince me that Ilonus is drawing that
much. He may be getting it, but he
Is not getting more."
Several of the players suggested that
the big Teuton ought to be getting a
percentage of the gate receipts. Then
the salary subject took a wide range,
and the same player who is quoted
above declared that In his opinion
every member of the Pirates who fig
ured to any extent in the winning of
the National league pennant and the
world's championship received an ad
vance In salary for this year. He be
lieved that "Dots" Miller's contract
calls for more than twice as much as
he received last year and that all the
regnlar players were advanced. ,
"It aeems to be the policy of the
club," he said, "to lend substantial en
couragement to brains, ability and
willingness, and it is to that fact com
bined with the very able leadership of
Fred Clarke, that yon can credit that
ideal club spirit that prevails among
the Buccaneers. I'll venture to say
that the Pittsburg club paid out $73,
000 in salaries last summer and that
no other club paid as much. I have
been told, and I believe it to be true,
that the salary list of the Philadelphia
Americans for the season of 1909
amounted to only $33,000, making a
difference of $40,000 in the money paid
out to players by two major league
clubs, now , Connie Mack can pay
such small salaries and manage to
keep his club up in the race la some
tbifig l cannot understand."
' , . ' The' tailoring, department is under the direct supervision of C." W. Baker, and
all work and material is guara nteed to be the best that money and skill can produce
v 7 Tailormade Suits from $20 Up
i Tailormade suits for the ladies. We are able to design Suits, Jackets,-Gowns,
Kimonas arid Underwear. Al 1 orders will be given prompt and careful 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 City.
Phone your orders. . : '-':".'' ; :: i v-s- :.,V-:''';,". .-
Hats cleaned and blocked. We are adding a shoe shining department, with
the finest chairs between Portland and Salt Lake. Shoes shined and clothes
pressed. One' dollar, -r . ' ' ' ' , ' ' ' . -.
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1118 Adams Ave. ' PHone Main 735
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I z.r4 mnr.H or rae uucs wcra also
discussed, and it was agreed among
the players that the average and the
total of the. Pirates are much larger.
Chance, they 'understand, signed a
three year contract as manager of the
team at a figure under $8,000, and
Ellng and Brown are the only mem
bers of the team1 receiving anything
like $5,000. Reulbach is said to be
.pitching for $3,500. Lajole is said to
have received $9,000 a year from
Cleveland, of . which. $2,000 was for
managing the club. Many other star
plavcrs were mentioned and their real
and paper salaries given. .
Of course It is possible that the Pi
rate players who gave the information
on the subject may be mistaken, but
It must be admitted that they are in
a position to learn the actual facts bet
ter than the newspapers. It was gen
erally agreed among them that the
public shas an erroneous Idea about
fancy salaries paid to players. Connie
Mack, even in war days, Is said to
have averaged only $3,000 to his play
ers. ; ' '-: ".'
While the public may be wrong In
its beliefs, the fact remains that any
player which delivers the goods in fast
company gets enough money for it to
keep the wolf from the door during
the winter, and most of them earn
several times as much as they could
take down in any other trade or occu
pation for which they are fitted.
coins Kl ' F CURE
THE WONDER WORKER
rel ' ' I H ' eHBSvls
THROAT PK. ItQS LUR1CS
FOR COUGHS AMD COLDS
PREVEtlTS PHEUnonia r j
I had the tfcost debilitating cougTi a mortal was ever afflicted with, and my friends expected that
when X left my bed it would sorely be for my grave. Our doctor pronounced my case Incurable,
but thanks be to God, four bottles of Dr. King's New Discovery cured me so completely that X am
all sound and welLMRS. EVA UNCAPHER, Grovertown, Xnd. ;
Pric 5Cs snl $1.00 ABSOLUTELY GUARAHTEEDl Trial Buttll Frei
3 SOLD AND GUARANTEED BY C
Maek, Daan of Big League Managers.
In continuous service Connie Mack
is the dean of major league managers.
He took charge of the AthleUcs in
1901. For managing the Philadelphia
team the owners gave him a big slice
of stock, Today Mack is a rich man.
Honest Jack Coombs.
Jack Coombs of the Philadelphia
Americans declined a raise in salary
this spring, saying he did not think
his record is 1900 entitled him to any
advance.",-"'.; ; 1
. 8ome Climbing. '
The auto limitations has; .
Perhaps It cannot climb a Jilll .
When there is something of a grade,
But notice it run up a bill.
WE BELIEVE i
The reason ourv Shoes'sel! J .
so well is because they have J
. a style of their own, .' are J
made right and of material '
that wears. , We have th-n
in most all styles and wicths
f The prices are right ' Before buying you must exam- 4
Jine our. stock. ::y': ' $
f ; 0f : 206 Depot Street. -' j . J
Can iBreak ! Into
By CSORCE W. WICKERSHAM. Attorney Ctnarsl of the United
HE college man is an increasingly important factor
in politics, and a man who has got all that he could
J t out of his college course has a GREAT . ADVAN-
, PERT PARAGRAPHS.
Money makes the motor go.
' The fellow who makes good is never
in bad., 'j '-v
Pride may eo'before a falL but it is
apt to be found in the vicinity of a
pretty girl. 1 ,, ': - ,. .
Manv a man has made a bluff and
then found that he didn't know at all
what to do with it
It la hard to find underwriters to
Insure the cargo of our ships that are
going to come in. - . .
There are plenty of people who can
stretch the truth to such a degreo of
thinness that anybody can see through
' There is only one created thing more
anxious than a girl over her complex
ion and that is boy over his baseball
record. ; -
A fluffy girl often, quite often, has
the same kind of temper. '
When you find fault a good way to
do is privately to invite it to chase it
self. . y . ..-. . ... r,.
. It seems so easy for Industrious peo
ple to work hard that it Is a sin to let
a lazy man suffer by working.
Save your money and accumulate a
fortune in a thousand "years. It will
be a great curiosity. ,
Von Alwflva lmta tn coa Vin ttiHn-m
who has a bill against you come up'
story concerning the salary you draw.
TAGE ON ACCOUNT OF HIS 4 SUPERIOR
MENTAL TRAINING.' He ought to have learned
logical processes of thought and what to do with the
information. which he obtains. ; ?v
It is usually necessary for a man who wishes to enter national pol
itics to GO INTO, STATE POLITICS FIRST unless an unusual
opportunity is offered, and even this often brings the danger of get
ting into a rut from which it is hard to escape. Of course if a chance
is given to go to Washington as private secretary to some prominent
politician it affords a valuable insight intp the processes of government
OFTEN A YOUNQ MAN DOES NOT KNOW HOW TO GO ABOUT
ENTERING POLITICS. HE SHOULD FIR8T LEARN ALL ABOUT
THE POLITICAL ORGANIZATION OF HIS OWN COMMUNITY ANty
IN WHAT SUBDIVISION HE LIVES. HE SHOULD ; LEARN WHT
ARE THE PARTY LEADERS IN HIS DISTRICT AND 8H0ULD MAKE
THEIR ACQUAINTANCE, FIR8T OF ALL THAT OF HIS ELECTION
DISTRICT, CAPTAIN. AFTER THIS HE 8HOULD 8TUDY THE CHAR
ACTER OF THE MEN AND SEE WHAT KIND OF PEOPLE HIS
PARTY ARE PUTTING INTO THE LOCAL OFFICES. THEN HE
SHOULD GET TO KNOW THE OTHER YOUNG MEN OF HI8 DIS
TRICT WITHOUT DISTINCTION AS TO WHETHER THEY ARE IN
HI8 OWN CLA88 OF LIFE OR NOT. FROM THEN ON HIS CAREER
WOULD DEVELOP ACCORDING TO HIS ABILITY, v
The most important thing for a college man who intends to enter
politics to acquire is a COMPLETE KNOWLEDGE OF THE
HISTORY OF HIS OWN COUNTRY. This does not mean sim
ply an acquaintance with the "drum, and trumpet history," as Green
calls it, but a THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF THE POLIT
ICAL HISTORY of the United States. In addition to this I would
advise the STUDY OF MODERN LANGUAGES, especially of
topanish. - -v'-v'1. v''; v.- ': '': ".' y' " '
yICK for your wife the girl who takes care of her mother.
I I J ' the girl who is USEFUL IN .THE HOUSEHOLD an
jl does not make the most show in the ballroom.
, Woman raises man to the highest standard,
j My mother and wife made me all I am.
ALL depends upon the PROPER MATING of man and worn
The AMBITION to become a MILLIONAIRE IS LOW.
Don't let MONEY be your god. 1
It is good to develop the BODY as well as the MIND.
The highest work for woman is to HELP AND ENCOURAG
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