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About La Grande evening observer. (La Grande, Or.) 1904-1959 | View Entire Issue (June 3, 1910)
L A GRANDE EVENING OBSERVER FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 1910
T 00 E T A D 05
FAft C Y WARE
A Letter From the Manager
TO THE PUBLIC
It is with pleasure I am able to announce to the
People of Union and Wallowa Counties that we have
the greatest advantage possible, over Fifty large
stores purchasing millions of dollars worth of mer
chandise in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana,
affording a purchasing power that no other concern '
can possibly have, thus getting the choicest
merchandise manufactured in this country, and: at ,
lixioea ihtti are far r exow the average Our counters
and shelves are groaning under the great loads of
new merchandise. It is with these advantages I ask -your
. Yours Resp.
TWO STAR HATS
THE LATE TIES
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. Abmt The City
Fancy Floer for HoteL
Roecolith flooring ia being put in
the Foley hotel lobby, dining room
and kitchen. It Is a sort of cement
that hardens quickly and though It
-will require considerable time to
place the flooring, it dries quickly
when once on. Steel ceiling will
also be attached before the repairs
Officials Pans,- Through.
General Manager J. P. O'Brien,
Superintendent M. J. Buckley and
Superintendent W. Bollons, passed
through the city this morning In "01"
on a tour of inspection taking them
to Huntington. They will return to
La Grande this evening.
Results of Good Article.
We are working on our third car
of Pittsburg Perfect Electric fencing.
The only recommendation needed is
'Talk with your neighboi abo&t It."
We carry It In all widths.
.THE GOLDEN RULE.
Large Assortment of Paints.
It is not generally known but the
largest shipment of ready paints ever
received in La Grande was that re
ceived by the Golden Rule for their
spring trade. It is "Heath and Milli
gan Best Prepared."
od More Room.
The Golden Rule company is put
ting in galleries In their hardware
and men's department Much needed
room will be gained by this upper
Contract Is Let
Last evening, the school board let
the contract for the construction of
the new high school to Bartlett &
Roth of Pullman. Work will com
mence at once.
WHAT A LIVE NEWSPAPER
HUNDREDS OF EXTRA COPIES OF
PAPER TO CMOS.
in Union or La Grande the Observer
has it in type today. , ; ;
The subscription list on this paper
continues to have a steady and regu
lar growth which means permanency.
With Great Dispatch, Edition is Hun
rled to Union in Auto.
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Prompt and careful attention given to
4 a mall nrd d
Today the Observer printed hun
dreds of extra copies containing Its
usual telegraphic news service, which
by the way is the only telegraphic
service taken by any newspaper in
Union or Wallowa counties and by
special automobile sends over a
thousand copies to Union to be dis
tributed to the crowd at the big horse
show ' ' . :
This is said to be the first time any
newspaper In La Grande ever attempt
ed such an enterprise. And you will
notice the size of the paper today
is larger than usual, and larger than
most towns ' twice the size of La
Grande ever Issue. ,
It has taken a force of extra help,
enlarged expenses on all sides, ' au
tomobile hire and various other items
that cannot be enumerated.
; But the Observer gives the news of
the world and the local communities
while the news is news and today
Union county has a dally newspaper
that ranks with the high grade pa
pers of Oregon outside of Portland.
Is the effort appreciated?
Consult the advertising columns
and notice the live, wide-awake pro
gressive merchants' of La Grande.
, Also notice' what eagerness is din-
played by subscribers to get the new i ,
of the day. No matter whether 1.
happened In New York, In Paris,
GIGANTIC SUIT IS NOW FILED
(Continued from Page ona
000 and to recover about three million
acres of unsold land. The brief is
the principal discussion in : railroad
circles today. This Is'the'blggest suit
"ever filed In Oregon and will be a
bitter legal struggle.
The government contends that the
railroad flagrantly violated the con
ditions of the grant under which the
land was sold to settlers in quanti
ties not greater than quarter-sections,
and a price not exceeding $2.50 per
acre. The company admits, that much
of the land sold for $25 per acre but
contends that it is its own land to
be done with as it pleases, due to
the fact that patents have been Is
sued. The land He between Ashland
The George Palmer
' RETAIL DtPARTMNV,
We solicit yourorders for Shingles, Rubbetoid Ro .3.
5 - - Deadening Felt, Building Paper. ; ! j
We are prepared to furnish and deliver materia
) promptly. Phone Main 8.
STOCK SHOW AT UNION OPENS
V v (Continued from Page one
La Grande's automobile delegation
headed by Judge Henry In his Chalmers-Detroit
arrived in the city about
10:30 and Union streets resemble a
huge automobile garage.
Shortly after 1 o'clock the stock
parade took place and the general
opinions expressed are that no locali
ty in Eastern Oregon has ever wit
nessed such an exhibition of live
stock. Beth Union and La Grande
bands furnls'icd inuslc for th3 parade.
Following tio parada came an exhi
bition of roadsters ia action, saddle
horses, three galnted mounts, ,s five
galnted saddlers and single and four
team drivers. The speed program In
cluded a mile dash, cowboy dash and
relay race. To night a band concert
and dance will be the chief attrac
tion.. Crowd Enormous.
The attendance here is comprised
of delegations from all Eastern Ore
gon. 'It cannot be estimated, but is
ar greater than anything that has
ever been assembled In Union.
. is going to be disappointed when the five
acre tracts we have been offering you are
all gone, and they are, all but two.;
We have some fine buys in residence
lots at $125.00 each ; $25.00 down and $5.00 a
month. ' Better Investigate these.
Bell Phone, Red 801. . Independent 262
Foley Hotel Bid., La Grande
Limit Debate Time.
Washington, June 3. House lead
ers today are seeking to secure an
agreement to limit debate on the ad
ministration postal savings bank bill
to five minutes. They are anxious
ure as marked other Taft bills.
tha nmfal Kill nut tt ih WAV
believed a speedy adjournment is f
sible. Leaders are anxious to lef
Washington as a congressional'
to avoid lengthy discussion of meas-tion is approaching.