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LA GRAKDE EVENING OBSERVER,
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1911.
lUitf rt4 t tfce vtuice at I.a ('"rand;'
. a swwal-fluM matter.
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have passed one branch and ready foi
action the other, yei a uultit'ude of
thiui hanging for one cause or anoth
er. The dangerous part of the session,
.is the cios.ng. ior then legislators
may resort to trading and traffidng
In order to get through their , pel
measures. They may break down pre
cedent and overcome objections in
order to get through and go home.
Years ago the old . ouinlbus bill was
the one to be fibred because every
thing was loaded Into it and was pas
sed with a whoop just before the ses-
TMs paper; IU not publtBh an ar
t'cle appearing over a nom fle plume. ; Bion close
Signed articles w!)I be revised suo-. Le every tayer sincerely hope
Ject to the discretion of the editor. th?re wJ, be nQ uch wprl durleg thia
Please sign your articles ana save
disappointment, " Yv
ill FEBRUARY1 9il
SjAij Tj Wi T H S j
TfC 7 8 9 Mil
13 1415 16 17 18
shown by the tax roll for that year.
Mr. Kockcnbury also s'.atea In his
"communication that ."three bids were
received, for $G2.000, $98,060 and $118.
.000 respectively. The difference in the
amount of the bids will tell its own
tale to architects and contractors."
Thereby intimating,' no doubt that the
contractors who mads' he lowest b!d
had an understanding with tas archi
tect to construct an inferior build
in?'. . ' -'
I will say right here that the etin
tractors to whom the contract for tits J
'construction of the building was let !
have not yet been paid in wull by the ;
school board and if Mr. Hockenberry j
thas' any knowledge or Information j
that the building has not been con
strutted according to the plans and
specifications, it Is his duty as a.' tax
payer of LS Grande to" make such
Perhaps Mr. Hockenberry will take
his pen in hand now and write the
La Grande board of education exact
ly what he meant by his attack hud j knowledge known to the school board.
abuses. There is a limit of endurance J rto has any such Information, he
jeven though a (professor of Jong ac- must have gained the same second
jqualntance is concerned.- ; ,; jhand and at long range, for hi has
I ; t: mot been In La Grande since some
time prior to the completion of the
building. : ' )X ;
OF TOURIST TRUNKS
BOUGHT A GRT PSCOUNT
i m imra nouse is Keeping preuy
J quiet during this session of the legig
j iatnre, but the third house la p:es
eni ana uoni unnm n is not.
A SIlQCKIJfG CIUME.
KXOWLES GIVES ASSWER
(Continued from Page One.)
Tlce from Joseph yesterday told of
a crime that has never been equaled
for blood curdling features before In
Wallowa county, ' And the cause is
said to have been ' jealousy. Winder,
tba murderer, wa Jealous ot some
one, to the extent that hla mind be
came unbalanced and as a result three
Including himself, are dead.
The little city of Joseph Is In tha
spotlight for! awhile In a way that
her people regret Crime of a capital
nature always brings unpleasant not
oriety to a community, and it Is so
In this case. 'Y'''.YY';
But the caus of the Joseph crime
la of Interest and it hrings back the
statement of Clarence Darrow when
he said,, "Jealousy of man and wo
man la one of the chief causes 1 of
crime." Trace the history of human
ity from cover to covsr and you will
find this correct. From the school boy
fight over the favorite girl to the
apartment house, tragedy, to the rural
community of Wallowa county, the
same old story of love of man for
woman plays a part In court records.
Such crimes as the one recorded are
unfortunate all around, and in this
case there "will be no court trials for
people to studyand ponder over for
the principal la the case killed him
self thus preventing the law taking
action. It was noticeable that though
Winder's heart was Inflamed with a
' murderous spirit, ; his temperament
wrought up to the point of despera
tion, still there trickled through all
of his vlclousness sufficient sunshln
and goodness to spare his nine
months old babe and see that It was
la a place of safety before he pulled
the trigger that sent a bullet through
his own heart. ! .
'cation referred to. - ;''.' V.-v;
In the first place, in order to deter
mine the weight and cerdibility to be
'given to said communication, I con-
tlizz the writer had
In or,der to ascertain whether he was '
prompted by selfish and Improper mo,
tlves. Mr. Hockenberry in his com
munication uses this language.; "I
am not violating professional ethics
by writing this letter."
The writer hereof will admit that
h professor Is a "simple school
teacher," but he should ', have been
frank enough to have stated that ho
has abandoned his profession as
school teacher and is now engaged In
the architectural business 'h Tail,
land. He should also have been frank
erough'to the readlers of the O'evxa
'md to have stated that the firm with
which he Is connected attempt -d to
secure he contract for drawing the
p'ans for the La Grande High Behcet
lulldlng, but that the contract wus
t warded by the board of directors to
Mr, Gauntt v , ; ' '
Aa a matter of fact, Mr. HocKcnber
ry endeavored to influence the board
of directors not to advertise for bids
for furnishing the plans and specifi
cations, but the board did advertise
for bids, for furnishing the same, and
bids were submitted by numerous
architects residing in 'the states of
Oregon and Washington. Mr. Gauntt's
design and plans and specifications
Further, ne communication states
that the contract was let for , f 52,
400 and that the building aionV would
cost about $100,000 before It is com
pleted. Nothing can be more mislead
ing than such a statement, indicat-
j ing clearly that the writer of this
communication either dellb: rately mis
represented the facts or was inex
cusably Ignorant of the facta. The
original contract , price was $62,000
but certain changes were maos iu i
the original plans and specifications,
such as changing the atone founda
tion called for in the architects plans
'and specifications to brick, and many
other changes, and the contract was
finally awarded to Bartlett & Roth, of
Pullman, Wash., for $52,400. The
'school board substituted brick foun
dations for stona foundations as it
would make quite a saving in the cost
of the building, and being advised by
contractors that ; brick foundations
were Just as durable and substantial
as stone foundations and wero being
used In the largest modern bandings
he building complete, including pow
erhouse, steam heating and ventll
atlng plant, plumbing, lighting and
furnishing of high school building and
also heating, ventilating plant and
plumbing of another ward building,
will cost about $84,000 for ths con
struction of the high school bulld'ng,
as stated by Mr'. Hockenberry in his
.communication. A '
All of the contracts for the ecu
structlon of , the building, lutlucUng
(finishing and lighting, were let by the
school board ' to the lowest bidder,
r'ter competlve bidding, and we feel
J.istly rroud of -the La Grandj no.w
high echool nuldlng, and the people 'A
(The manufacture of this particular trunk
has been discontinued by the " makers of
the great '
Indestructo Trunks', -
and have placed them on the market at a reduced price
that enables us to retail them to you at a price as low
and oiver than We formerly paid for them
BETTER SEE THESE TRUNKS TODAY
IN THE VERY
Spring styles in Suits' and Coats for
ladies arriving daily. Some at'jr ac
tive models now on display in our
N. K. WEST
'The Quality Store"
0ERI3JE FOR TVHIS1II
AJiD SEEK IIABIT
being, In the opinion of the board,
.superior in many respects to all oth- 'the cIty and district are well p.-eased
ers, were accepted and the contract witn tne Bame.
This communlcaitlon Is jo.' writ-
THE DANGEKOrS END.
It .will be noticed there is a multi
tude of Mils pending in the' stats
legislature some tn committees, some
awarded to him.
The School Board, consisting at that
t'me of J. H, Watson, master mech
(nis of the railroad shops at this place
S N. Bolton, president of Bolton-Bod-mer
Implement .company; W. L.
Brenholts, assistant cashier of, the La
Grande National bank; Henry Ilenson,
locomotive enstlneer, and the writer
hereof, circuit Judge of the Tenth Ju
dicial : district, felt very kindly' to
wards professor Hockenberry, he hav
ing! be;n ah able superintendent of
our city sehoolB for several years, and
being, aa he says, one of the taxpay.
rs of the district, having paid the
sum of $6.16 for the year 1909. as
ten in the interests of Mr. Gaunt-, tie
architect, or Bartlett & Roth, the con
tirictors, as he same is done without
their knowledge, but' In Justification
of the action of thi echool bor.ru in
awarding the contracts and In re tut
rg the Implied ch.'rge in Mr. Hock
enberry's communication that the
'. mhers of the schcol boar ve ei'h
et a lot of "grafter;" or blockliecds.
J. W. KNOW LE3.
of this bark will be pleased to talk with you at
any time concerning mutual business relations,
TA HEN ' the Federal Government, the
county the, city, and a large and
growing list of commercial and private
depositors entrust their funds to this institu
tion to the extent of $800,000.00, you; may
be sure that it is a safe one for you to identify
GALL AND TALK IT OVER WITH U&
La Grande National Bank
LA GRANDE. OREGON. " .
CAPITAL . . . $ 100.000.00-
, SURPLUS . . 100.000.00
RESOURCES ,V . . 1,123,000.00 ' .
' ' ' UNITED $ TA TES DEPOSITOR Y '
Ceorse Palmer Pres. : Fred J. Holmes, Vice Pres.
F. L. Meyers. Cashier Ear) Zundel,ss'f. Cashier
Xotlct f rim! ZfynpL ::
Notice Is iia?7 -iiiir.-i vr.- nil rcn
evcf1. that Wm. lleynuldl, di!fl',(!
;:stiir oi the eU? '.'.v'.r. Juert
Aiacs, deceased,. '"' ft
txnty V.ow of Union Cocuty, Ore
gon, ni final report -f hS.; ?dtr.Ii?1s
tii'.!.r. of the state ol nA Vlll!am
Mberi dams, deceased and' that
said court has set Wednesday, the 8th
Ny February, A. !. ''! n. 2
' ;.utK r. fit the couni7 i-O'rft
hrv.pe In La :uran4'. Oregon, for the
tlons uu-?. .. '. y, ;.':
, ; at La Gr.-rte. Oregon, on
IhU V'M' .bv of January, J,. .V
Administrator of the estate of "Wlii-
an A'.bert. Adam' "ceased.
Sun, i: 24. 31. Feb. : N n. i;
Orrlne Is the standard remedy and
Is everywhere recognized as the most
successful and reliable home treat
nwnt for the "Drink Habit." It Is
hlfihly praised by thousands of womei
because it has restored their loved
ones to lives of sobriety and useful
ness, and the weekly wages which
at one time -were spent for "Drink"
8 re now used to purchase the acces
saries and many comforts of home.
Any wife or mother who wants to
save her husband or son from "Drink"
will be glad to, know that Bhe can
purchase ORRINE from
" A. E. SILVERTHORN, Druggist
and If no benefit is obtained after trial
vi e will refund the moniey, " .
ORRINE Is prepared In two forms,
No. 1, secret treatment, a powder, ab
solutely tasteless and odorless, given
secretly in food or drink. ORRINE No.
2 in pill form, 5s for thos? who desire
to take voluntary treatment. ORRINE
costs only $1.00 a box. Wrlto for free
Orrlne Booklet (mailed In plain sealed
envelope) to ORRINE CO.. 574 Orrlne
Bldg.. Washington, D. C. Orrlne is rec
ommended and Is for sale In this, city
by , SUverthorn's Family Drug-Store,
Depot and Adams. Feb. 2-10
Tiles Cured nt Home iy w Ahsorji
' tion Method. ' .
follows: tij. : : I
The north half of blocks 63, 64, 65 i
and 66 and the south half of blocks J
97, 98v 99 and 100 in Chaplin's Adl
to La Grande, Oregon. ),
Notice is hereby further given that
the Council will levy a special ass
n;ent on all the property affected and
lienefitted by such Improvement for
the purpose of paylng for such lm
tirovement. That the estimated cost of
su'h Improvement is the sum of$13,
110.30. That the Council will on the
luih day of Feb. 1911, meet at the
Council chamber at the hour of 8
o'clock p. m. to consider said esti
mated cost, and the levy of said as
sessmeent, ; when a hearing will be
gr::Med to any person feeling aggrlev-
:'. bv. such assessment.
La (Tntnde. Oregon, Feb. 3, 1911.
CITY COUNCIL OF LA GRAND B,
C. M HUMPHREYS,
Recorder of the City of La Grande,
i; PRIED- BEEF
1 If vou suffer from bleeding. Itching.
i ' blind or ; protruding piles, send roe
your address, and I will tell you how
T to cure yourself at home by the new
absorption treatment; ana wui.-aiso
send some' of this home treatment
free for trial. ..with refernces from
your own locality If requested' Im
mediate relief and permanent cure
assured. Send no money, but tell
others of thii. on'e:. Wr'e rfl" to
M"v. M -Siiiurners; RjX V.
Dnmc. tnd.' ,.' . , i Jl&lV
; Xotlee of Street Improvement.
To Vfhom. It May Concern:
Notice is hereby given that in pur
suance of a resolution adopted by the
Common Council of the City of La
Grande. Oregon on the 15th day of
DeA ember 1909, creating Improvement
District No. 12, and designating Penn
sylvania avenue, as such district, and
in pursuance of a resolution adopted
by said Common Council on the 18th
day of January. 1911, whereby said
Council determined and declared Its
Intention to Improve all that portion
of Pennsylvania avenue, in said im
provement district, as herinafter de
scribed, by laying thereon Blthulltbie
pavement .the Council will.-ten days
nfffr the service of this notice upon
tr-e owners of the property affected
and benefitted by suh Imnrovement,
order that said abovo described Im
provement be made; that the bound,
arles of said district, to be so Improv
ed are as follows: ,
' : All that portion of Pennsylvania
avenue, from the east side of 4th street
to the west side of Washington ave
nue, .". "''. ; . '..
(A And the property affected or
benefitted by said Improvement is as
I TO OUR
- CUSTOMERS ::
j There Are Many 6f You
t That we appreciate your pat- r
X ronage, yenr loyalty and stead f
,, fastness, folly as moch as yon ,,.
; ; appreciate th? belp we hare at
times been able to furnish yon,
! ! goes wlthoot saytag. !
T HOWEVER, we want to take f
this public method of thanking f
you for past patronage and, '
X, with fall coufldence that this I
patronage will continue, we
pledge yon oar best endeavors
: 'he future as you hare had
!em in the past .
Wishing yon an Increased
measure of Happiness and Pros
perlty for the year 1911, we are
Sincerely yours, . ;
f The United States
U SPAm, OREGON
We slice on our
- machine as thin as
:: paper if you wish
i: it. You don t have
to pay a big price
;: fora glass dish.
bles and Fruits
Pattison Bros, t
: Use either phone
a "''' . )
Lemons . . . . . .
Apples, box ...
Fresh Cocoanut, each
Cranberries, per lb. Y
Cabbages, per lb.
Carrots, per lb. . .
Turnips, per lh
H. H. Lettuce, bunch
Ounlons, per lb,
Garlic, per lb.
hy pay Rent? We oa j i
money fo build, ana ' yoc
pay 15 as you would rent. .
j A R. OLIVER
. H. PaHson, Prop, ,