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How Ha Loct a Million.
Coiouel Ochiltree used to tell a story
0f how he once lost $1,000,000.
It was tt a banquet," be would Bay.
"and Senator Hearst of California sat
beside me. Hearst told bow years be
fore he and his party bad once been
helped across the Platte by a brave
red haired boy. The boy to do this
deed had risked his life. Senator Hearst
as he talked on got enthusiastic In hla
gratitude to the lad. . ..
"Why. be said.. If I could only and
that boy tonight I'd make him a pres
ent of $1,000,000.' " ,; v
"1 could restrain myself no longer at
this point. 1 burst Int tears. 'Sena
tor.' 1 said. I am that red haired boy,
Bebold the boy In me."
-But Hearst saw. 'Ochiltree, you lie."
And thns I lost a million.' ,
5otice ef Street Improvement
To Whom It May Concern:
Notice la hereby given that In pur
luance of a resolution adopted by the
Common Council of the City of La
Grande, Oregon, on. the 8th day of
June, 1910, creating Improvement Dis
trict No. 1, 2 and 3, and designating
Willow Street from alley between
Adams Avenue and Jefferson Avenue
to the alley between Adams Avenue
and Washington Avenue; the alley be
tween Washington and Adams Avenue
from "K" Street to Fourth Street;
-X" Avenue from alley . between
Adams Avenue and Washington Ave-
iue to Fourth-Street; '"O" ' Avenue
Lijnm the alley between Adams Avemi
u arm vviiHUiiiELUU avhuuh rn tn-rar
Street; Pennsylvania Avenue from the
A Meal in
Confectionery , Store
L DHAvn ti v a itf oi 0
Ner Rock Springs
G. E. FOWLER
incmea Frr Sal.
A Dukes are now rine. Order
Ce as they are going quicklv.
alley between -
Washington Avenue to First Street-
Third Ct a ... '
co. iioia aiam. Avenue to'
Pennsylvania Avenue: Fourth tJ
from Adams Avenue to Pennsivr nia
Avenue; alley , between Firth and
Sixth Street from Washington Avenue
to Pennsylvania Avenue; the alley be
tween Sixth. Street and Seventh Street
from Washington Avenue t pPnn.vi.
Tanla Avenue, the alley between Sev -
enth Street and m o... . .
Washington Avenue to Pennsylvania
Avenue; the alley In Block 104, from
Fourth Street to Washington Avenue
on alley between ., Fifth and
Sixth Streets, as District Ne. 3,
and In pursuance t a Teaolu
tloln adopted by said Common
on the 8th day of June, mo, whereby
aaid Council determined and declared
Ita Intention to Improve all that por
tion of said Dtetrfct No. 3, sa herein
after described by constructing e.w
era therein, the council win ten dv
after the service of this netlce upon
uwiiun r me property affected A
an 1 I eneflted by nch imnrtve ht nA
a L district
to be n Imnmv.
d are as fnYlnwa- XX7
Street from Main Avenue to "Pena"
tween Adams Avenue and Jefferson
Avenue to the alley between Adams
Avenue and Washington Avenue tde
alley between, Washington Avenue
and Adams Avenue, from
"K" Street to Fourth Street -N-
Avenue from test mentioned alley to
rourin street, "O" Awmue from aid
alley to First Street, "Penn" Avenue
from said alley to First Street, Third
Street from the allev h
Avenue, Fourth Street from Adams
Avenue to "Penn Avenue, the alley
between Fifth and Sixth Streets from
Washington Avenue to "Penn;" Ave
nuo, me aiiey between Sixth and
Seventh Streets, from Washington
Avenue to "Penn" Avenue, the alley
between Seventh Street and Eighth
Street, from Washington Avenue to
Penn." Avenue, the alley In Block
104, Chaplin's Addition from Fourth
Street to "tfasliington Avenue and the
alley between Fifth and Sixth Streets.
Notice is hereby farther given that
the Council will levy a special assess
ment on all the property affected and
benefited by ruch improvement for the
purpose of paying for such improve
ineni. mat the estimated cost of
such lmprovemsnt is tbe sum of
That the Council will on tbe 13th day
of July, 1910, meet at tbe Council
chamber at the hour of 8 o'clock.
P. M., to consider eaM estimated cost.
and the levy tf mid assessment, when
a hearing will be granted to any per
son feeling aggrieved by such assess
La Grande, Oregon, June 22, 1910.
CITY COUNCIL OF LA GRANDE,
By D. E. COX, Recorder of the City
of La Grande, Oregon
- June 28-July-9
LOST, A WATCH On June 6th, my
daughter lost her watch, supposed
ly at er near the deoot. and the
was advertised to be left" at the La;
Grande Investment Co. A lady called
up regarding It, but . party answering
did not understand the matter and
so informed her. If party who has
the watch will return same I will
prove property and pay reward. J.
OENDRIGKS & HALL
painters, paper hang
ers, decorators. Esti
mates furnished free.
Geddes Grocery Building
Phone Ind. 1431
European Plan Only
Rooms 50c to SI. 50
First class Throughout
D. G. BRIGHOUX,
ONE BLOCK FROM DEP01
La Grande, Oregon
I A GRANDE EVENING OBSERVER SATURDAY, JULY
j SUGAR-Cash Price Sugar, $6.75;
I w sura st
Met UW $$.75.
. VEGETABLES New dry onions,
5c; spinach, 31b for 2c; fresh peas
10c; rhubarb 3c; head lettuce- 10c;
radishes. 3 bunches? for 10c; green
onions, 3 bunches tor 10c; tomatoes
10c per pound; ir potatoes, 6 lbs
for 25c. '
FRUITOrangws. 45c per dotenj
lessons, 35c per doten; bananas, 40c
per docen; strawberries, 15c .to for
2Sc; cherries, J5 to 35c per gallon;
tooseberrlea, 30 cents per gallon; red
raspberries, 2 "boxes for 25c: blank.
berries, 2 boxes for 25c; dewberries,
2 boxes foe 35c.
MEATS Hogs, live weight, well
finished, $l cwt; cows, 3 1-2 to 4c;
veal 4 to 4 ft-2c; mutton, I 1-2; flttck
ens 13c -. i
I am prepared ito furnish Dry Ohain 'Wood, al
so partly- seasoned wood, to aW comers. Kind
ly pho&e your crder to
V. . B E A N
PHONE RED mi
IA GRANDE, ORE
M. '. A.
G-rardo Cau No. 7703 me'ts
eVery Monday in the month at the I.
0. O. F. Hall. AH visitius neighbors
are oordtally invited to attend.
LR, SNOOK, C
D. E. 'COX, Clerk.
Wemen tf WodcrafL
Grande Ronde Circi- No. 47 meets
every first and third Thursday even
ing In the . month at the I. O. O. F.
HalL All visiting members welcome.
CHLOE ROBINSON, O. M.
LIZZIE ELLSWORTH, Clerk.
A. F. A A, M.
La Grande Lodge No. 41, A. P. &
A. M. holds re$uler meetings first and
third Saturdays at .7:30 p. m.
JOHN C. HODGIN, W. M.
A. C. WILLIAMS, Secretary
B.P. O. E.
La Granle Lodge No. 433 meets
each Thursday evening at 8 o'clock ia
Elk's club corntr of Depot street and
Washington Avenue. Visiting brothers
cordially Invited to attend.
DR. G. L. BIGGERS, Ex. Ruler.
HUGH McCALL, Rec. Sec.
I O. O. F. Saborilnate
La Grande Lodge No. 16 meets in i
their hall every Satui day night. Vis
brothers cordially invited to at
tend. GEO. GROUT, N. G.
J. R. SNOOK, Rec. Sec
. A. WCR3TELL, Fln.-Sec !
BUTTER Extra Creamery,
store 2323H-, ' - '
BUTTER FAT DelUver t o.
Portland, sw, cream 27 1-2; sour 25 1-2
EGGS Local, candled, 2$ 0 27c.
' POULTRY Mixed chickens. 151-2;
fancy 16 cents;- turkeys alive,
SO 21; dressed 27 lb 28; pigeons
squabs, $2.60; aressed chickens, 1 to
2c higher thin alive.
BARLEY Producers price, 1909
Feed, 223; rolled, $25; brewtug. $24.
WHEAT Nominal irack. club.
79;. bluestem, 83; Wllamette valley,
81C. .' '
MILLSTUFFS Selling price Bran
$20; midllugs, 12; shorts. $21; cho?,
FLOUR New crop patents, $5.15
' LOOKS GOOD
to the children when they see'
the North Powder BBt of the
Best Patent Hour. It Is a meal
for the, little ones, with butter,
Jam or Jelly, that Is wholesome
and muscfie building. It looks
good alBoto'the housewife when
she sees the goldet. brown crisp
and the wlilte bread inside when
It comes from the oven. It also
smells appetizing when made
from Best of Best Flour.
FOR SAXE BY ALL GBOCEBS
, ,ihuu j-ouxe o. to meets every
Tuesday -'enlng In the L O. O. F. hall
A f n .
ah viBitmg members are invited to
MISS XNNA .ALEXANDER, N. Q,
MRS. JENNIE M. SMITH, Sea.
Knights of Pythias
Red Cross Lodge No. 27 meets ev-
ry Monday night in Cadtle hall.
(old .Elk's hall). A Pythian welcome
to all visiting Knights.
ED. WRI3IIT, C C.
R. L. LINCOLN. M. of R. A S.
Hope Chapter No. 13, O. E. S. holde
stated commnnlcatioss the second
and fourth Wednesdays of each month
Visiting members cordially Invited.
MART A. WARNICKJSec.
PAULINE LEDERLEE, W. M.
Woodmen of the World .
La Grande Lodge No. Mfl W. O. w!
meets every second and fourth Tues
day In the month. All visiting mem
NERI A'JKLES. C. C.
J. H. KEENEY, Clert.
ry pay Rent? Weloanlyou
money to build, and you
pay us as you would rent
1. R. OLIVER.
T ADS PAY1
TO TRADE 160 sores of timber land
to trade foi city property. Mac
Wood, Golden Rule store.
FURNISHED ROOMS 1812 Adams
Ave., $8.00 per month, phons red
NOW Get that summer suit cleaned
and pressed at Pennington's. Phone
Black 851 or 44.
FOR SALE 0-H-P gasoline englie.
V.'te condition. Price tri", 00. At
WANTED A limited number of
boarders and roomers. Phone Red
3712 or call 1311 N. avenue.
LOST A pair of eye glasses. Notify
Mrs. Gray, Kelffer Hotel.'
HCC.U uu uOAaD ioii ruurin dl
WANTED A good cook, woman pre
ferred; good wages to right party
Apply at Observer office.
MARYLAND REEKS OF WHISKY
OWUIItry Collapse Causes Arematlo
Brooks of Bourbon.
After pouring rain foe. a week It
poured whisky in Baltimore county,
Md., recently. Good old Maryland rye
and bourbon streamed out of 3.000 bar
rels down tbe hill over pastures and
potato patches to Gwynn falls, which
flow by the suburban towns which
dot the line oJ the Western Maryland
For miles and miles the odor at
whisky filled the atmosDhere. The
cause of it all was tbe collansa of a
nine story warehouse of th Owmn.
brook Distilling company near Owlngs
anus iroro the effect of heavy rains,
which undermined the foundations.
There were 20,000 barrels of whisk
stored in tbe warehouse, 8,000 barrels
of which went down with the portion
of the structure that fell. The alcohol
laden air which enveloM the niae
Ocean -Graveyard Now Harml....
The passing as an "ocean aravA.
yard" of Sable island, off Nova Scotia,
me scene or an immense number of
shipwrecks, has been caused h viru.
Jess telegraphy and modern light
houses, the last wreck bavins- been In
1904. Since that time no vessel has
oeen wuecked on the treachprona hk
of sand forming the Island coast,
wnicn naa previously taken a toll of
more man zso vessels and man mn
than that number of human lives.
Georaa Favorita Paa
Women writers who take n
line pen name seem nonirnlnriv t.
tracted by the name of George, per
haps because it carries
solidity and strength. Two of the ear
liest "Georges" were George Eliot and
George Sand. An American anthm.
Julia Constance Fletcher, writes over
we name or George FIcmtoR Now
comes Georg Sbork (wftuonf th a
compleUng the historic number of
e Ptt(IFS8I05AL BIBECTOBT, X
C. IL VriQX, rn. G. M. D.
Ppysician and Surgeon
Special attention to Eye, Ear. Nose
and Throat. Office in La Grande Nat
ional Bank Building. Phones: Of
fice Main 2, Residence Main 32.
GEO. W. ZIJtMERMAS
Sommer BIdg., Rooms 7, 8, 9 and 10
Phones: Home 1332, Pacific Main 63,
Residence phone, Black 851. Suc
cessor to Dr. r. E. Moore.
LA GBAKDE SCHOOL OF It 1 SIC
Cor. Adams avenue and Greenwood St
PEOF. E, POBTEB DAT
T. H. CRAWFOkD
Practices in all the courts of the
State and Un'ted States.
Office in La Grande National Bank
Bldg La Grr ude, Oregon
Vsi.sr.'j r Si:rgeon
Office at Hill's Drug Store. La Gran J
Residence phone, Red 701; Office
phono, Black 1361; Independent
phone 53; Mb phones at lesldence
uLRNISHED ROOM For genUemsa
ccly. Nice location. Close In. Can
ni. Red 152. .' tt
FOR SALE Old papers at the Ob
server off '
FOR RENT Barn suitable tor three
horses. Inquire at this office.
AUTO FOR SALE 15-H-P. four
cylinder Ford, roadster. Good oon
dttion. Price $350. Smith's Garage.
FOR RENT Modern five room house.
Inquire of D. Brlchoux. '
LOST A tripod to a camera be
tween the red bridge and HUgard.
Leave at the Observer office.
w MtMtw ubwu cua4s4 ttlltt CI t HQ
Finder leave at Model restaurant
LOST White Spits pup, strayed or
stolen. Finder return to Fred Gelble.
The Pat Woman'. Rl na.
The womau showed a fat linger In
who. v fold of tiesb was Imbedded a)
plain gold ring.
"How much will you let me have on'
tn:s nog r she said to the pawnbroker
"I can't tell ur.'.il you take It off so
i can weigh it, he aid.
She tugged at the ring. It wouldn't
come off. .
"Can't you get it off for mer she
The pawnbroker threaded a needle
with strong JIuen thread, soaped the
neeaie and slipped it huud first under
tbe ring toward the haod. Then he
wound the long end of the thrend'
tightly and evenly around the fioger1
almost to the mill. That done, hn
took the needle and unwound the
thread from the base of the finger out,
and as be unwound the ring slipped
vu. ue weighed the ring.
"Two dollars." be said.
"Thnt won't do me any irood" mm
the woman. "I can get $3 any place
Ue returned the ring.
"She didn't really want to nawn if
be said. "She Just wanted aomAhAH
to take the ring off. A Jeweler would
have done It tbe same way. but he
would bave charged something." New
8moka Ciaarattaa mt F.. '
The department of safety for girls of
Portland, Ore., has found that tt
four year-old daughter of Mrs. Jessie
ueynoios smokes cigarettes like a vet
eran. The child has become an .
customed to the use of tobacco that if
sne is without it sho becomes fretful
Comparisons, ' ;
Small Tommy Mv
Little ElSie What rinoa h a ,.
Tommy-He's a mechanic and makes
womouves. Little Elsle-Thaf s noth
Ing. My nn' n commutor unit mv-
,Wtf,' very day.-Cblcago News
tnas. E. Cochran Geo. T. Cocaraa
COCHRAN & COCIIILU
La Grande National Bank Bldf. '
LaGrande .' Oregon
DK. M. P. jrEjfDELS-)nJT
Doctor of Optics.
Spectacles and Eye Glasses Fitted
and made to order.
All Errors of Refraction Corr.t
1105 Adams Ave. Opposite P. O
La Grande, . , Orepm
DR. II. L. ODEBW00D
Ppysician and Surgeon
Over Red CroBS Druz Stora
Special attention to diseases of Eye.
Office phone Main 22; Res.' Mam 72.
O. W. C.SELS0X
Baker City . . . n,.r
.' H. M0LIT0B, M. D.
ppysician and Surgeca
C3.-ar Ada- hnd Depot strt
cas llaji GS Residue: It
J. C PRICE, D. M. D.
Room 23, La Grande National Bask
Building. Pho:.e Bhck 3S9J.