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LA GRANDE EVENING OBSERVER,
THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 1911.
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Also Correct Answers to the Knowledge Contest
HRST PRIZE: Mrs, W. W; Bullaniy $10 Cash.
SECOND PRIZE: Delia Rayburn, $10 Photo Ord at Ritter's Studio
THIRD PRIZE: Emma Washburn Drug Co.
vnmnpD i wkot Hrnir atom ia and to get good reading matter. ; Give
tbis which hag a corner entrance and the name And location. .
a side entrance in the rear? It is the 8 J. Van Bupcii, 1203 Adams ave
oldest drug store In the city. In this nne. :
store you will find everything for the . , ..-.';
health and bodily comfort They have : DUMBER 9. A large hotel will two
a run nne 01 arugB, arugsujio uu-
TTurnnonn nlnn nnrilirP1 hv whom? .
It is the only place in town wnere Ci08e by the depots, cars handy to
you can purchase the Nyall remedies, taJiei .
a line of remedies for all ailments Mo8t exc'eiient chefs do cook aid
that have no superior. It is the place
where they put up that excellent White
Pine cough remedy (preceded by the
name of the store). Also the Culem
Cream that has made such a hit with
the ladies. Give the name and location...-
1 Newlin Drug Company, south-
west corner Adams avenue and Depot
street ' ' Y - -''V: ',: v ';
NUMBER 2. In what leading gro
cery store in this city will you (find
the Barrington Hall coffeelT Also the
Blue 8tem flour? It is the place where
you et that excellent boiled ham and
dried beef. It is a grocery store thaU
has ' been making hlstorv under us
present management for 2 1-2 years.
Two wagons are kept busy all the
time making the deliveries to their
many .patrons. They make a special
ty also of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Everything they handle is of the high
BBt quality and their system of busi
ness Is very attractive to the people
of La Grande and surrounding coun
try. Give the name and location.
2 Pattlson Bros 1108 Adams ave.
NUMBER 3. What is the name of
UiIb meat market? It has been a going
institution under this name for four
years. The name is as broad as the
valley, and Us trade . is equally as
wldeBpreading, They have their own
abattoir and cold storage plant, butch
erlng their own meat and supplying
both wholesale and retail. You will
always find the very . choicest fresh
and salt meats, ham, bacon, lara ana
sausages at this market; also pickles
delicacies, olives and appetizers of all
kinds. They have fresh fish twice a
we;k. There are no stow-away cor
ners in this market.' Everything is
fresh and clean-smelling as the out
door, flower garden. Give the name
and location of both markets.
8 (irande Hondo Moat company,
1116 Adams avenue, 827 1-2 Fir stmt.
NUMBER 4. What is the name and
location of this enterprising Jeweler
and optometrist who has been doing
business in this city for 20 years
the oldest d.aler in that line in the
city? This is nn Important considera
tion in buying anything In the Jewelry
line. The average person Is depzndent
upon the reputation of the teller. It
is next to impossible for the layman
to detect the deficiencies that lurk
along the path of this industry. At
this store you are safe. The 20 years
of reputable dealing here is worth
much to every purchaser of goods in
this line. They are experts in this
store on repairs of watches, clocks,
and Jewelry, and correct fitting of
glasses to your eyes.
4 J. II. Petre, 1110 1-2 Adams ave
NUMBER 5. You read, of course,
and probably have purchased many en
tertaining books at this store. It is
the one best place to get everything
In the line of books and periodicals,
stationery, school and office supplies,
pianos, phonographs and musical In
struments of all kinds. They keep a
large line of the latest sheet music.
They are exclusive agents in this
city for the Star, the Richmond and
other good pianos which they will
ell you on easy terms. You can pay
for the Instrument while you are uslnr
it. They carry a large line of disc and
cylinder records for the talking ma
chines. What is the name and loca
tion of this concern?
5 Ken tin Book nnd Stationery
rempany, 1114 Adums aiowc.
NUMBER 6. ";
ft Dr. J. C. Price, La Grande
(IudhI Bunk building.
Guests arrive from everywhere
To be housed and fed and cared fo
And these will go and others conn,
All entertained as good as home.
Sample rooms , large for commercial
.. men, . '.
Bus lines not needed to serve this good
' inn. -'.'...
Best hotel in all this region,
Travelers aver this is the legend.'
A splendid place to patronize,
Give us nttuio au! 1 th? jr'
9 Foley Hotel. -
UMBER 10. What Is the ' name
and location of the oldest harness man
In the county? It was 32 years ago
when he first started In business here.
He does his own manufacturing out
of the very best materials and when
he puts out a set of harness his name
and guarantee goes right along with
it. " He alBO manufactures saddles and
carries a big line in stock. Also. blan
kets, robes, whips, and all horse goods.
There is everything here to complete
the horse's wardrobe. And when it
16 LeaviH s Ccr , Store, 1306 1-2
Adams avenue. ,
NUMBER 17. , . ' k
17 Ceddes Bros., corner Fir street
and Monroe avenue.
NUMBER J 8. La Grande , has ' its
mills, its churcheB, its schools and
other public institutions and it has
this restaurant, which has become the
popular place to dine. Its name sug
gests that it is a pattern for all like
institutions to go by. The very best
home cooking Is served here, short or
d:rs and dinners. The service is all
that could be desired. ' Thereare 16
tables, in use all the time. It is the
popular place for banquets and such.
You are to give the name and the loca
tion. You will know It at night by the
18 Model Kestauraot, iJ07 AJu.i
amine. . , ,
NUMBER 19. Where is the agency
In this city for the Columbia bicycle
and the Pioneer motorcycle? Also sell
the Franklin automobiles and do all
kinds of automobile and bicycle re
pairing, carry a full line of automo
bile and bicycle pusplies. Do general
repairing of all kinds fix every
thing that needs fixing. Repairs type
writers, umbrellas, guns, locks, makes
keys to order, grinds and sharpens
WUCU III Trn 1 von ' alionra AIad artA mima tin ma
comes to prices there is no man in 1 .rr
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years. Carries a full lino of the Bass
Heuter paints for which bj Is the sole
agent in this city. Also rtaals in, wall
paper, oils, glass, and painters' sup
plies of all kinds. He U a painter and
decorator of exceptional skill. Give
name and location.
2i Janice Juts, 1420 Adams ave.
nne. - ' ' " -
NUMBER 26 Where do you find the
best kitchen cabinets, the Gunn sec
tional book cases, the Park Mlll.Vel
vet carpets, and many other linen of
most excellent : house furnishings.
This bouse had its beginning under
the name of one of tha present : firm
seven years ago. It Is on a corner and
has 60 fiet of frontage. It covers one
floor and a balcony, two departments,
two entrances. They carry a complete
line of furniture, carpets, linoleums,
lace curtains, portieres, couch covers,
etc. They make very close prices and
nmmnd a large and growing trade.
You are to give the name ana locauuu
of this firm. -.
26 Adcook Jt Fritts, 1316-1818 Jtf
ferson avenue, corner Fir. street,"
NUMBER 27. ... "U ' ;
27 Dr. II. W. Mley. 1414 Adams
avenue, 'r' ''V '- '
Eastern Oregon that can discount him
on quality goods. The name is a pro
duct of California. Give the name and
; 10 J. . Wines and company, 108
NUMBER 11. If you want to eat
good bread, life-giving, nutritious,
healthful bread, made out of first qual
ity flour, and baked In the most finish
ed perfection you should eat the bread
that comes from this bakery. If you
are eating any other kind you are not
eating the best. They also furnish
the best pies, cakes, cookies, dough
nuts, . etc. They have a capacity of
2,000 loaveB of bread dally and they
are working a good part of the time up
to their full capacity. Their bread is
found on sale in all the live grocery
stores of the city. During the summer
months they serve Ice cream and bak
ery lunch. Give name and location.
They are outside the high rent district.
11 Fred Dutll, Fir street.
machinist of 15 wars' nxnerlnnra in
ah lines, Has a garage and necessary
machinery and tools for auto work of
all kinds. What is the name and lo
cation? 19 R, W. Lclghton, 309 Fir street
NUMBER 28. Who is the man in
this city to build that new delivery
wagon, or any other kind of a, wage!
you may wish? He has been a wagon
maker in this city for several years.
He also does blacksmlthlng but tip
horseshoeing. He will do any kirfd
of repair work or build any kind of a
wagon you want to order. He also (
aeaiB in secona-nana wagons and bug
gies.. Her has eight fine bargains on
hand luRt. now. nil nvprhnnlnil pnrt In
article you hardly know where to turn
to find, thiB is the place that should
come into mind. It is the on place
in the city where you can bunch all
those little notions and get them for
a price that will leave more money in
iour purse than if you went eles
where where they carry the regular
lines. ' You cannot pay over 25 cents
for anything here. All the goods are
tnesh and new,- right from the fac
tories. They are displayed so you can
see them readily. Many articles on
these counters are worth much more
than they bring here sell for more in
the regular way. Gir the name and
location of this new store, also name
of proprietor. . i ,
84 Cash Bazaar,' 1503 Adams ave
nue, H. B BlackwelL ... ...
fully fitted. " y -
89. E. D. Solder, 1102 Adams ave.
NUMBER 35. This number is. to
represent a store that has been in ex
istence here, and tinder the sama man
agement for, a period of 17 years.
They carry a gretu vriei ul
It is neith.r a dry goods or & grocery
store., It can not be classified in any
of the usual lines of march an riiaa
They carry staple and fancy notions
mllunery, baskets, vases, hair goods,
veiling, hosiery, handkerchiefs! laots,
drawn work, toys, dolls, wagons, cards
games, stationery, etc. but ther is no
use trying to enumerate. They have
nearly everything. They are right
in the heart of the shopping district
Give the name and location.
a t. SL ellman and company,
1212 Adams avenue.
' good condition. You will see his name
NUMBER 20. "If you have beauty, on the side of the Bhop and over the
NUMBER 12. -12
Blue Mountain Creamery, 1009
NUMBER 13. A large produce com
pany Is represented in this paragraph.
They have been doin business In this
city two years. They are wholesale and
rt tall dealers In hay, grain, feed, flour,
fuel and poultry supplies. They are
sole distributors here for the Snow
Drift flour, something that Is classed
very high by those who are good bread
come, 1 11 take it; if you have none,
come, I'll make it ' This is the incen
tive offered by a certain leading photo
studio in this city. And it goes with
out saying that its threshold is cross
ed by hundreds of the smart set, and
other sets, as the days go by. This
studio has been a fixture In this city
for a period of years. The class of
work turned out is of a . very high
grade. Portraits are the specialty,
and they are produced In the highest
style known to the art, all styles and
sizes. It has a very substantial build
ing in a Bcenic location. The studio
is on the ground floor. Give th9 name
20 II. J. Ititter, 1706 Sixth street.
door. There are seven letters in his
name. Give the name and location.
28 A. Dutcher, corner Greenwood
street and Monroe avenue.
29 Elite Dyeing and
Works, 8 Depot street
21 F. I). Hasten, 301 Fir street
NUMBER 22. There has been some
kind of mercantile business on this
corner for more than 20 years. First
it was a big general store, then a hide
market, then a meat market, and for
the past three years it has been a
live grocery store. Recently It has
changed hands, and Is being enlarged
and Improved somewhat on the inter-
makers. Also exclusive dealers here io r. It is not right in the center of the
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in the Diamond brand of poultry feed.
There Is none better manufactured.
You are to give the name and location
of this company, , .
13 Water. Stnnchrleld Produce
company, 1426 Jefferson avenue.
7 The Arcade, Adams avenue.
NUMBER 8. In this C8tnbllhni?nt
we find cluars. tobaccos, confection
ery, periodicals, newspapers nnd
sporting goods. It is kept by a gen
tUman who wears the name of the
eighth president of the United States.
-In any of the lines mentioned you
will always find the best quality, and
always up to date. This Is the place
where everybody goes to get the news
NUMBER 14. This Is the last firm
you wnt to tee, the first one you will
services. They manufacture and erect
granite, marble -and stone monuments
of all designs. There ari few ceme
teries In this part of Oregon which
have not some specimens of their art
istic effort to do honor to the depart
ed. This business was established by
the present firm in 1900. They guar
antee their work to be equal to that
of any house in the west, and they
have a very large assortment df.de-1
signs from which to select. They also
furnish copings and building stone of
all kind, and ampt. contracts of stone
work of every description. Give the
name and location of this works, also
mune of proprietor.'
11 Blue Mountain Marble and
(.'raiille Works, E. C. Davis, 1302 S
.-' NUMBER 15. Where Is the one
lest place in La Gradue to buy your
garden nnd field acids. This number
rpuresents a house that was establish
ed here In 1893. - They operate a large
warehouse and deal in hay, grain, feed
flour and seeds. They are the distri
butors here for the Hock Creek flour,
u very superior brend maker. Also
roprsent the wholesale grocery ac
counts in this district tor the M'-:i ft
Lewis wholesale grocery in Portland,
and the Baker City wholesale grocers.
Po n fceimnl s'oniiW tun'rs-v W'nt
Is the- name and locotlon?
15 A. V. (Mlver, northeast corner
Jcfr.cn by flu? nnd Greenwood street
city. There is no need to gravitate
to the center to g:t good groceries
and provisions at the lowest price.
You will find everything for the table
here, including the freshest of fruits
and vegetables. Tbey have their own
delivery wagons and their trade reach
es out all over the city. They are live
wires. Give the name and location.
Also give name of the firm.
22 Harris Grocery, 406 Fir Street
Stagebers & Sandborg.
NUMBER 36.-One of ' the nrnml-
nent real estate agencies is Dut hnfnrs
you in this number. They have high
grade investments for the small in-
vestor, fruit, alfalfa, timber and grain
lands, in large orjsmall tracts. Also
do an extensive business In exchanges.
If you have property for trade, any
where they are the people to see
In their office will be seen a display
of Granda Ronde products that prove
the fertility of the soil. This.agency
also handles fire insurance, renreaflnt.
Cleanlutr us ihe Gorman . Fire, the Franklin.
lutr iJuiuLujiurai, one
of the strongest Mutual Companies
in the state of Washington, iynd other
good companies. What is the nam and
location. Also give name of the man
ager. 86 Security Land and Trust com.
pauy, La Grande National Bank build,
ilng; J. F. Phy, Manager.
' NUMBER 40. This Drug Store bears
the name of a king. The "King refers
to a certain line of remedies for which
this store has the exclusive agency
in this city. These remedies have a .
national reputation, being the result
of "latest discoveries and long ex
perience in medical science" a dif
ferent remedy for .each aliment, not
one remedy for all. You are to elve
the name of these remedies, and also
the name' and location of this store.
You will find everything in the wa'
of drugs and druggists sundries here. ',
It is the store that has been located
here 12 years. It is the store where
they have the large soda fountain, the
Plckard hand-painted china and the
Ricksecker Toilet line.
40 Eexall Remedies, Hills Drag
store, 1210 Adams arcane.
NUMBER 30. Do you know what
firm in La Grande handles the Deer
Ing harvesting machinery, the Oliver
chilled and Mollne plows, the Henney
and Racine buggies, the Bain, Weber
and Mandt wagons, the Monitor wheat
drill, and so on down the line? It is a I
house that has been a headquarters -... . .
for farm maohinery and farm tools, of . NUMBER 37. Who is the dentist in
tM,ndA f,r W6"8' 11 bn. l Grande who gets out of the old
within the last two years that they rut and practices the modern kind of
occupied their present commodious dentistry? Nn old tim
warehouse They are live business Do old-time prices.. To b enp to dati
men and have been instrumental f in you must find out to whom this sketch
uianuif, iuio ul iiuuu iu una cuy.
Give the name an diocation of this
30 Bolton-Bodmer company, Jeffer.
son avenue, corner Depot
NUMBElt 41. The real estate man
looketh upon the country with glory
and setteth the world to thinking
Here Is one of them who has been
boosting for La Grande and the Grande
Ronde valley for many years in var
ious and sundry capacities. He is
"the one realty man in town who has
no property of his own for Bale, and
does business on a strictly 5 per cent
basis." It is a cold day, and very
wet, whsn he has not a. few choice
bargains in city property and farming
lands with which tto interest the in
dividual with money to invest. He
also writes fire insurance, being the
agent here for the Allinance and the
Williamsburg Fire Insurance compan
ies, uive ni Bname and ocice location.
41 Geo. II. Currey, 108 Elm street
NUMBER 42. Groceries , enamel
ware, crockery, tinware, notions, toys,
blankets underwear, cut glass, sta
tionery this forma the basis of a big
stock of goods. It is the widest va
riety store in town. It has now
30x80 feett in dimensions and every
foot of space occupied with attractive
goods1 and salespeople. It has been
a going establishment for 18 months.
It is the place whera they give pre
miums with coffee, spice and baking
powder Just like finding them. It
is the only place here where you will
find the Chesterfield shoes for men,
the Sorority fine shoes for women and
the Golden Days school shoes. What
is the name and location?
42 .Daltons Supply House corner of
Adams avenue and Fir street
NUMBER 23. Give the name of the
leading dry cleaning works in the
city? This firm took charge of it in
February. It is fitted out with every
facility for cleaning and pressing. They
also do smart merchant tailoring. All
cleaning Is done by the dry process
no fading or shrinking. Ladles' and
gents' apparel cleaned, repaired and
pressed. They also do dyeing and
they are In position to guarantee their
work to give absolute satisfaction.
They claim that their Improved pro
cess is the one safe method." Give the
name and location.
23 The Wardrobe, 1113 Adams avo
nue. : '
24 The Flor de Hnckman Cigar fac
tory, 1109 Adams
avenue. FIor de
NUMBER 25. One of the leading
paint nnd wall paper marts is put
before your imagination In this little
word picture. You will see his name
placarded all over town, on nearly ev
ery corner. The city would hardly
lcrow how to keep house without the
llttla receptacles which hj has made
so prominent. He has been following
the painting business heie. for m.tny
refers. There is Drozess In
imng eise, wny . is it not reasonable
ana etntcal for charges to come In den
ustryr This dentist is a graduate
of the Philadelphia Dental College,
, , . e nas oeen practicing here four years.
NUMBER 31 He makes a specialty of the' latest
,.,,.- ,' , j i o. crown and bridge work. His office
81 St Louis Livery and Feed Sta. !s.fltted wlth t0 dental chairsand
blues, J. A. McCarthy 1016-1029 Jffer. they are both kept busy. Another
son avenue. feature is the aseptic Btfetel. whit
enamel dental - furniture, where all
nuy and sen uranae uonae vauey
lands? There is probably no one in
and adaptability of. lands than this
g:ntleman. He is one of the best men
In the whole valley to counsel with If
you are thinking of making an invest
ment He has lands in large or small
tracts for sale, improved and unim
proved, some splendid bargains. He
also does an extensive insurance busi
thls valley better posted on the value
ness, being agent here for the N. Y.
Underwriters, the Concordia, the Citi
zens, the Hamburr-Bremen, the Na
tional and other gilt edge companies.
His name suggests a very dense color.
82 C. J. Black, 111 Depot street
NUMBER 33.-VVhere in this city is
the place to get the wet goods which
go right to the spot If you know
where that is? They make a specialty
of choice whiskies, bottled in bond.
Thev are also the distributors in this
city for the Budwelser beer, than
which there Is non any "wiser." Also
the Overland beer. Both brands lu
bottles and on draught. They make
a specialty of family trade on package
liquors and have a large variety of
Imported and domestic wlnts. A verv
fine bar Is conducted also and they
serve excellent lunches on the side.
Culd lunches at any hour. Give the
name and location. ,
3.1 l lrxli Lottes, 1118 Jefferson are.
87 Dr. James E. Stevenson, next to
P. O. buildlug.
NUMBER 38. Who are the insur
ance experts of La Grande, and where
will their office be found? They make
a specialty of fire insurance, repre
senting 14 of the best companies,
headed by the Home, of New York.
The combined assets of their com
panies amount to $139,616,460. They
devote the most of their time to the
insurance business, paying little at
tention to real estate, -and considerable
attention to mortgage loans. They
can generally furnish money promptly
on good property. They have been
doing business In this city a number
of years. They have an office on the
38 William Miller & Bro, 1107
Adams avenue. -
NUMBER 43. At what harness
store will you find Hanford's Balsaam
of Myrrh? This harness store has
not been running more than a hun
dred years. It has been successful
because (1) of superior skill In the
profession, (2) its patrons not only
get good goods and good work but
they get good cheer along with It. We
always doff our hat to the dispenser
of good cheer, and we are not differ
ent from other people in this respect.
But about harness, he has 'em of all
kinds, and saddles too, and robes,
whips, blankets, spurs bits, and turf,
goods of all kinds. He makes his
harness right in the shop, and they
are worth more than the "store" kind.
Does repairing of all kinds. Give the
name and location.
43 Talbert M. Shannon, Adams ave.
nne, near Elm street. .
NUMBER 39. 'TIb the sweetest
story ever told. There is always one
leading candy store In every town of
this slz? a place where they manu
facture the verv choicest confections
and ice cream and other frozen dain
ties. In none of the Oregon towns
is there on? that will excel the one
which La Grande has to Its credit.
You are asked to give the name and
location of this popular place.. In
this establishment tle highest skill
Is brought to bear to produce the most
edible and ' delicious products. The
NUMBER 34. This new' varietr proprietor is thoroughly familiar with
store makes up in length what it lacks every phase of modern manufacture of
In width. When you think of some this character. The place is beautl-
NUMBER 44. - .
44 Sllverthorn's Family Drag store,
northwest corner Adams avenue and
NUMBER 45. This number repre
sents a very active man in U. S. land
office practice. He has been following
this line of business, officially1 and
unofficially, for 20 years. What he
does not know about government land,
and land lawB, would fill a very In
significant book. He is prepared to
furnish Information regarding lands In
any township in -the La Grande dis
trict for only 50c a township. He
practices before the land office in
every capacity. You are to give his
name and the location of his office.
45 J. T. Williamson, 1118 Adams
NUMBER 46. Here is represented
a dentist who has been practicing
here for a period of 20 yrars a longer
period than any other dentist In the
city. He has a cli-ntele that reach
Into the very best families of th; city
and surrounding country. Many of
his .first patrons here are now serving
the younger members of the family to
him for their d?ntal work. - He was
a member of the State Board of Dental
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