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LA GRANDE V JOKING OBSEKVKK. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1910.
' rotlished DaBy Except Sunday.
BRUC E Denni S,
Edltcr and Owner.
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WELCOME. JAY, WELCOME.
Today La Grande greets Jay Bower,
man, the next governor of the Btate.
Yes, we made no mistake In that as
sertion. It Is In the air for Jay to win
this fight and the only thing to guess
'upon now Is his majority. But there
Is reason for winning It.
Here It Is: A
For several years there has been
the cry of economy In public state ad
ministration, yet each year taxes
hare Increased at enormous rates.
of politicians that they would cut
down the expense have awoke to find
that instead' of using the pruning
knife more offices have been created
and new boards born that took salar
ies from the people's money. As usual,
the politicians could not feel the peo
ple all the time. This year when Jay
Bowerman entered the race for gov
ernor the good, hard-thinking citi
zens of Oregon turned the matter
carefully over in their minds remem
bering what the alleged "people's
friends'1 had done and they came to
this conclusion. Bowermi) is a young
man whoBe future is before him. He
comes from a remote county and a re
mote town. Ills record is an honest
one and he has the right breeding to
remain honest. That he has courage
all agreed from tbe stand he has tak
en in several matters of state Import
ance, and those hard-thlnklng taxpay
. era decided to give Bowerman a
' chance. ' - : - V , ' :
They nominated him In the face of
a strong opposition made stronger by
a dislike for 'the assembly and his
majority was about 3,000 in the pri
maries. Is that faith In Bowerman
going to falter at the polls?
No, those same people are going to
elect Bowerman only they will be re-
inforced by many others who see
things In the right way by this time.
He will have the support of the Dlm
.mlck men and he is proud of that
fact, for had Grant Dimmlck been
named for governor there Is not a man
who supported Bowerman that would
not have laid oft his coat and helped
Dimmlck win at the polls. '
So, today La Grande welcomes
with Grande Ronde hospitality the
man who Is to make good; the man
ii'ho Is promising nothing but clean,
honorable methods and to run the
state's business with as little expense
as possible; the man who will break
flown the Salem graft In purchasing
supplies for state Institutions; the
man who will treat everyone on the
square and play no favorites; the
man who is from Eastern Oregon
GEORGE PALMER, Pres. W. L. BRESIIOLTS, Asst. Cash.
F. J. HOLMES, TIoe-Frcs. EARL ZUXDEL, 2d Asat Cash.
F. L, METERS, Cashier.
LA GRANDE NATIONAL BANIfl
OF LA GRANDE, OREGON
United States Depository
Capital, Surplus and Undivided Profits $200,000.00
W. I BSXNHOLTS
F. I METERS
W. M. PIERCE
vr. J. CHURCH
F. J. HOLMES
Wltk ear aavle mesne aal facilities we cu reader joa effleieat
service aiAoaadleTtvrVtstiM to je enUre saUifactien.
j where the hunch grows.
Now, all together, let us sing the
' . 1 1 :
song of success ana ciean pomit ioi
the man who believes In honesty In
public office above everything else
in this world:
"B-o-w-e-r-m-a-n spells BoweYman:
He's the man for the place and He's
sure to win the race,
Bowerman, that's Jay."
LOVE FOR HORSES IS LASTING.
We may talk of the" high priced au
tos and get excited at the "honk,
honk" of the horn, but there Is an
inward love for the horse that time
will never erase. This was demon
strated at the parade yesterday. Many
horses were admired, but when Dr. W.
T, Phy's high school horse. "Starlight
King," passed the crowd the applause
was loud.' And when our old friend
Joe Wood passed the throng with, bis
three horse tandem more applause
could be heard. The three horse tan
dem team is owned by Duncan Mc
Donald who delights in raising good
horse flesh. When Joe Wood asked
to drive the three well bred animals
tandem-style . he was told that they
were green at such work to which
Joe replied, "don't make any differ
ence, they've got good sense!" And
that told the story. The three horses
were immediately hitched up and Joe
grabbed the reins as he used to when
he drove stage. The rest waB easy. It
that th hnrnen enlnverl the
exhibition, Just as Starlight King de
lights in performing his many grace
ful acts for his owner.
The picture of satisfaction on Joe
Wood's face when he would turn those
three horses in a ten foot space was
worth seeing. It brought back the
story of his frontier life; of the daS
when he drove stage coach in Colorado
Wyoming, New Mexico and Oregon,
his last work In that line being done
for the M. & M. company on the stage
from Elgin to Joseph. He loves a good
horse, and bo does everyone else, and
the longer Joe lives the more he grows
to believe that next to man is the
The satisfaction of raising good hor-
B6B Is great ana Duncan jicuuuiu
belongs to the class of ranchers who
raise the best. At the fair that closes
today there' was exhibited positively
the finest breeding animals In the
country. Already this desire on the
part of ranchers to Improve their
stock is plainly showing in the young
er stock and within another three
years it will be hard to find a mongrel
colt in' the entire Union county.
THE RECORDER'S GROUCH.
The Elgin Recorder has its usual
criticisms to offer regarding the Un
ion county fair management and other
hinirB Thflre annarentlv never was
an event nor a time when the Recor
der was satisfied. It always sees cal
amity in the air and whines and
whimpers without cause. La Grande
did everything possible to make the
fair a success and It was a success
the greatest ever known in tne nis-
tory of the valley. But the Recorder
Imagines things should have been
done differently. As a final grouch It
takes the people of Pumpkin Ridge to
task for placing their exhibits in the
SummervUle division at the fair. Now,
hot la ft mnttetr of no concern to
La Grande, only that this city 1b de
lighted to have the exhibit and Is per
fectly willing that the people who
produce them should place them un-
C. C. PEMXGTON
6. L. CLEATER
. F. M. BTRKIT
' YOUNG -MEN
We Bought Clothes for
For this season's wear we made it a
point to look out for the young men
in our clothing department. We are
showing the most complete line of
Bright, Snappy Styles f or Young Men
ever shown by this store
Suits $12.50 to $30 - Overcoats $10 to $25
Better select your Fall Suit today, while the style assortments are complete
der any name they saw fit Summer-
ville people have no hesitancy in stat
ing that Pumpkin Ridge is in their
district, that they neighbor back and
forth and have many things in com
mon. If Elgin people would but teach
the Recorder how to look pleasant and
get in the great game of building up
this valley rather than continually
putting it up that Elgin people are
dissatisfied when they are not, they
would confer an act of kindness on
the entire community as well' as be
doing themselves a righteous act.
Charley Fisher, editor of the Eu
gene Guard, is about to. have a spasm
because Jay Bowerman stands ior
Statement No. 1 and all other meas
ures adopted by the people. It is an
old game with non-partisan editors
like Charley to start a scrap so that
democrat can fill tne office. By the
way ."non-partisan ' wnen properly
translated means democrat in this
glorious state of Oregon. Of course,
Bowerman is straight up for State
ment No. 1 and he Js for all the other
measures adopted by the people, tie
belfeves the people the the Jury to
decide these matters and if they draw
a bad law they will see it and repeal
it. Bowerman is the kind, of a friend
to the people who does not howl him
self hoarse on one point and then
pack the state with thousands of dol
lars of useless expense In order to
make offices for his friends. Watch
him and see If we are not telling the
truth, for Bowerman Is the same as
elected governor today. Bear that In
There is 'to be a high school fund
election In Union county this year
and It is important that everyone take
a deep interest In the matter. Do not
think that any one city or town is to
profit alone by the undertaking, for
any place having a high school shares
the benefits. This includes Union, El
gin, North Powder and La Grande. Itj
is a good thing. Anything In the way
of education is a good thing for what
you put in the child's head cannot be
taken from him. Union people ought
to realize this statement's import
ance and quit quarreling over their
Ane of the reasons why prohibition
falls lies In the fact that a normal
American Is never a spy nor an In
former. To search a neighbor's house
or to divulge information as to his use
of liquor Is repugnant to the Amer
ican spirit. Even the most ardent pro
hibitionist bftlks at serving as a de
tective. Portland Oregonlan.
The statement that Bowerman Is a
railroad candidate is another demo
cratlc move. Some of the hardest
cases he has ever fought In the courts
have been against corporations. He
believes corporations have rights as
outlined by law, but when they step
over these rights he 1b In favor of
making them be good.
Union county Is putting on the fin
ishing touches to this fair In a way
that will long be remembered. Great
Is the county, great is the fair, and
greater still are the earnest, loyal
hardworking citizens who have la
bored day and night to make it the
glittering success it has been. '
How about sending that apple dis
play to Chicago? It is time that' a
trick or two was turned If the Grande
Ronde is to be represented.
Open "Kindness" Exhibition.
, Washington, Oct. 11 The "kind
ness" exhibition held in1 connection
with the itnernational humane con
ference was opened to the public to
day and was viewed by thousands. All
varieties of human devices are dis
played, and also pictures photo
graphs, models, diagrams and de
scriptions of model child shelters, an-ti-cruely
inventions and allied exhi
bits. The anti-bull fight campaign now
being waged in Spanish-speaking
countries is the subject of a special
exhibit, which Includes many inter
esting examples of bull ring phara
phernalla. Humane killing devices for
slaughtering animals are shown in a
wide variety of models, including some
of the celebrated new devices now us
ed in German abbattoirs.
Models of lethal chambers for kill
ing dogs and cats and various phases
of pound work are shown. There are
also models of improved stock cars for
shipping cattle, sheep hogs and hor
ses, and Inventions for the humane
street feeding of horses. Women who
take lap dogs with them on their trav
els will find new models of hand bags
for such purposes. Fire escape In
ventions for animals and safety ap
pliances for barns and kennels are
Today's session of the international
conference was devoted to the lnstruc
tlon, care and protection of children,
especially in relation to child labor
Ilear Rig Cases in January. ,
Washington, Oct. 11 The Supreme
court today reaBlgned the Standard
Oil, the American Tobacco cases for
hearln on January 3 on motion of the
Attorney General, Wickersham. These
cases attracted nation wide attention
as they were brought by the govern
ment to dissolve the two corporations
under the . charges that they are
Langford vs. Jeanette.
Boston, Oct. 11 Sam Langford and
Joe Jeanette, the colored aspirants
to the title now held by Jack Johnson
are matched to fight another battle
before the Armory Athletic Associa
tion tonight They recently boxed
fifteen-round contest at the same club
and as the bout was one of the hardest
ever seen in the city of beans and
culture, Matchmaker Pierce arranged
to bring them together again. Jeanette
alleges he was not in good shape when
he met Langford before, but says he
will be fit tonight and will show up
his opponent. Sam has also dropped
i few remarks to the Bame general
Cholera in London.
London, Oct 11 It was learned to-
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day that a man taken from the slums
at London under, contagion and it is
hllghly probable he will die of viru
lent cholera. Every effort was made to
suppress the news. Physicians assert
there are no other cases. It is feared
however that they may be wrong.
They are still saying that "Loeb did
and if any one asks, "What has
Loeb done now?" the answer ' is:
Haven't yon beard? Shaved off his
mustache." Factl If you don't be
lieve It, look at the picture. This is
William Loeb, Jr.. up to date.
The fell deed was done on a very
hot day. When a smooth faced man,
with classical features, wearing eye
glasses, entered tbe
custom bouse the
next morning the
in the outer
office 'of the col
lector jumped to
their feet and ask
ed the seeming
business he' had
They told him
the collector had
not arrived yet for
WILLIAM LOEB, JB
"I am Collector
Loeb." be said quietly and with a
smile after some deliberation, weigh
ing what he should say.
He then entered the inner office.
where he surprised two deputies and A
secretary. When Collector Loeb wu
asked why be had shaved off his mus
tache he replied, after a little thought
that he did it because it was hot ami
le wanted to be cooler.
Tour achievement will never rise
higher than your faith.
, - 8ure.
"She has a good head for business."
fHas she? I never noticed 'it I
thought her quite stupid."
"She may be, but her head la good,
it I said, for business."
"The business of any first class, high
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"Everything is up to date." .
"The most modern they may make.
fra can Judge for yourself. We have
to call In a plumber every week to fix
"Jones has broken his leg.
"It might be worse." , -"How
could It?"." '
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