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LA GRANDE EVENING OBSEIiVER,
SATURDAY, JULY 1, 1911.
Catered at the posUuke at La Grande
as eea4-rlass matter.
Dafly, single ePj
Dally, per week,
Pally, per month
OH JUNE 19111
is iaitiwiti fTs"
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That -La Grande's railroad shops re
Mr. Hanly Is a republican he! so efficient in capacity and capablli-
HASLT A MAX AMONG MEN.
Next Tuesday it will be the good
fortune of La Grande to entertain on?
of the really great men of the cation,
J. Prank Hanly, ex-governor of" In
made a brilliant speech at the. Chicago
r;?"nB' ri"W' convention, plac
ing In nomination the nam of Charles
' W. Fairbanks for vice president he la
a great Methodist, too, which counts
in his favor. It may not be Methodism
that helps him to fame but the fact
that he has attained a pinnacle in
church work as well as high rungs on
the political ladder, necessarily broad
ens the man's brain. He was one of
the brilliant speakers before the Bos- States senator from Montana, was
ton quadrennial conference of the born at Brownsfleld, Me., July 1, 1830.
Methodist church three years ago and He received his preparatory educa
It was the pleasure of Mr. and Mrs. G. tion at Bridgton and Fryeburg, Mo.,
H. Currey of this city to hear him oa anj then entered Bowdoin college,
that occasion. j from which he graduated in 1S51. He
What he bag done in Indiana in a entered politics and three years later,
reform way Is history and every well-j was elected to the Maine legislature,
versed citizen knows his record. If Four years later he went west. and
they doBt they should. There are settled in Minneapolis, Minn. To-
many pages of Indiana history thatfgether with W. y. Eastman he built
grew whiter and whiter as they were the first flour mill and the first woolen
being scrolled during the Hanly re
gime -whiter tecause'Mr. Hanly was
mill in Minneapolis. In 1879 he set
tled in Fort Benton, Mont. In 1882
the dominant power behind the helm I he made a trip to the falls of the Mis
of state and administration. 'sour! river and founded the city ; of
Mr. Hanly la a thinker, a statesman,
an orator, a true man. What more
can b asked for in one individual?
He is a man among men like Folk of
Missouri. Hughes of New York and
others" of their type.
La Grande awaits his arrival as a
men of prominence in the United
States the county and Eastern Ore
gon await anxiously to hear him deliv
er his Fourth of July oration. His
coming will be a school, an instruc
tion' to the populace. The more of
ten that men of his caliber come to
La Grande and propound on subjects
of weight and moment, the better for
the community as a whole. ,
Great Falls. He was a member of the
convention which framed the consti
tution of Montana in 1889, was elected
states senator in 1891 and to the Unit
ed States ' senate in March. 1901, to
fill an unexpired term ending March
4, 1905. " . : ;
RAILROAD NEW S, 'j
S 4 e 3 ? S 8 4 4
AX A (X'OMPLI SH M E T
RELTIXG OX QUALITY OF
fTWO comedies this change
"Hungry Hearts". . . . Vitagrai)h
A comedy. Dick and Elsie,
the Vitagraph children, hunger
for the love of their parents.
.The means they take to gain It
are worth while.
"The Angel of the Slums",..
A very strong story of a
young girl doing slumming, de
termines to convert to her faith
a certain young man. After
.failing several times she finally
.has a chance to protect him and
his pals from arrest" and the
.story enfls very pleasantly.
"The Bunco Game at Lizard-
lieud'' , Essanay
A comedy, western nnd full of
Miss Stephensonin latest Il
lustrated song: "What the Rose
Said to Me."
"Music and Effects. Alatine
ties that they rank second o only the
very: biggest terminal shops in the
northwest is often overlooked oy the
boosters. The skilled workmen em
ployed have bonus in La Grande and
spend their earnings here, which by
the way are larger by far than the
average workman. La Grande is with
out dispute the oasis of the railroad
world east of the Cascades where any
mechanical task can he turned with! nere-
ease and dispatch. The man who'
makes the best of these facilities Is
J. H. Watson and the accomplish
ments of this city's round house and
machines shops are after facilities
have been provided, due larger to the
, brain of the division foreman.
The eighth Mikado engine was test
ed out today. Its number is 511 and
maks wth the two new 'switch en
gines set up here lately, 10 engines
that have been put into service, in the
La Grande hop during the past month
or so. The Mikado, it will be remem
bered, are the new engine types tried
on the mountain lines, being the dif
ference in power between an ordinary
engine and the big Mallet. 1
The complete overhauling ordered on
262 i2S b! f nJho1 htm Hint lnonmrw.
tive Is now ready for service again.
Until recently there was but one shop
iu the state could do this complete ov
erhauling but since the h Grande
shops have been put on a par with 'the
best in the northwest a great deal of
unusually difficult work is being done
Master, Mechanic Will Ladd Is spend
ing, the day here transacting business.
TIIIS DATE IX HISTORY.
-King Louis of Holland abdicated.
-Rt. Rev. William J. Boone, first
P. E. missionary bishop to China
born in Waterboro, S. C. Died
in Shanghai. July 17. 1861. '
; 1837 First city census taken in Cbi
t cago showing the population to
I be 4.170.
1863 Beginning of the three days'
battle of Gettysburg.
1867 Act of confederation came Into
effect in Canada.
1873 Prince Edward Island entered
the Dominion of Canada.
1S74 Charlie Ross abducted at his
father's home in Gernmntown, a
suburb of Philadelphia.
1SS9 Theodore D. Woolsey, rpesident
of Yale college, died in New Ha
ven. Conn. Born in New York
City. Oct. 31. 1801.
1898 American force carried the
Spanish earthworks at El Caney
with heavy loss.
1910 Thomas B. Turley, -former Unit
ed States senator from Tennes
see, died in Memphis
there April 5, 1845.
Power Is in demand locally this
month. The business has been good
and power Is taxed to the limit.
"IT IS A GIT
SO SAYS MR. BLACKWELL OF MIX.
He Is Here Ylsltlug HJs Sou, C.
Blackwell, for a Few Days.
"THIS IS MY S1ST BIRTHDAY."
Paris Gibson, at one time United
Old Friends and New
Winning permanent, lasting friends is the work
of time, and this bank numbers among its clients
hundreds of banks and business houses with whom
it has had close relations for a, great part of the
twenty-four years of its existence. t '
Our friends have helped to make this one of the
, largest and strongest banks in the West. We have
helped in their making, too.
We welcome new friends and will attend to their
wants with the same fidelity which has cemented
our relations with our older ones.
La Grande National Bank
LA GRANDE, OREGON.
CAPITAL . ... $ 100.000.00
, SURPLUS . . . 100.000.00
RESOURCES . . .1.100,000.00
UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY
Fred J. Hqlmes.JVes. W. J. Church.' Vice.Pres.
F. L. Meym, Cashiet Earl Zundel.Ass'f. Cashier
"1 am not disappointed in the Palm
er mill, although I have had many
mighty fine descriptions of it," said C.
E. Blackwell of Minneapolis to a re
porter for the Evening Observer to
day. Mr. Blackwell is here for a few
days visiting his son. C. R. Blackwell.
"You see," he continued "I have been
associated more or less with the lum
ber industry and have kept in touch
with many of the. mills. The Palmer
mill has been mentioned to me so of-
.Born j ten as a model lumber manufacturing
Plant that I was very anxious to see
it. I went through it today and I
must say I have never seen quite so
complete a plant either in the north
or west. There may be many larger
institutions of the kind, but what
strikes me Is the exactness of every
thing. There seems to be no guess
work whatever about the plant. Ev
erything runs on a schedule and I
want to say to the people of La
Grande they should be very apprecia
tive of an institution of that kind." .
m-tt HUUIH "M-M-HH-
CHORUS WILL XOT APPEAR.
Failure to Have Rehearsal Renders
' The male chorus, which was to have
appeared during the Chautauqua wll!
be absent owing to the impossibility
of the members to devote sufficient
time for practice. Prof. Bridges had
arranged for quite an elaborate chov
tis, had ordered music and made all
arrangements when it was found that,
ft number of the members could not
devote their time to the work.
A LADY WITH experience desires a
position as bookkeeper, cashier.
clerk or general office work... Best
of references. Lulu M. Kinney,
Phone Observer. 7-l-2t
1 1 NOTICE OF STREET IMTR0YEMEXT
J TO WHOM IT MAN CONCERN. Not
t'.ca '" " " ... '." . i pursuanci
Enjoy the Pleasures of Summer Bathing at
I Riverside Park
' v - i
Complete Line of Bathing Suits, Water I
Wings, Bathing Caps and Bathing Slippers j j
The New Bathing Suits Avyads Water Wings
for ladies axirl-rnisses Made of both You" can easily and safelv learn to
cotton and mohair. Comes m blue or . -J . , ; H tUU
black, with white trimmings. With ' ltb xtlle e I ect WPorts..
or without sailor collar. Vill support a person weighing 250
Prices $2.50, $3.25, $3.75, $100. pounds as easily as one weighing only-
- " '' ' ' 50 pounds.
Ocean Bath Slippers Pnce25c !
Light and comfortable, ankle straps . .
and cork soles. Sizes 3 to 8. Waterproof Bathing C?ps
Price 25c r -; .
' Adj ustable to any size, red or black
. . with white polka dots.
Boys' Bathing Trunks Price 15c '
Men's Bathing Suits
Boys' Bathing Suits All pure wool in navy blue and whito
Best quality cotton suits in navy blue tnmnled- ., . .
and white trimmed. ' Price $3.00 Suit
Price 9Cc :
Best grade cotton in navy blue with
. . - . . red trimming.
Ladies' Outing Suits Price $1.50 Suit
Most complete line' of riding skirts, pITTTTTT"" IT Z '.
outing skirts; mountain boots, outing GowJ Vwhty cotton suits m plain
hats, and traveling necessities we've navy:blue.
ever shown. ; Price $1.25 Suit '
t ' ' '
of a resolution adopted by the com
mon council of the city of La Grande,
Oregon, on the 17th day of August,
1910, creating improvement district
No. 25, and designating Chestnut
street, as such district, and In pursu
ance of a resolution adopted by said
common council on the 7th day of
June, 1911, whereby said council de
termined and declared its intention to
improve all that portion of Chestnut
street, in said improvement district as
hereinafter described, by constructing
cement walks 12 feet wide , on both
sides of the street, the council will,
ten day after the service of this notice
upon the. owners of the property af
fected and benefitted bv such improve
ment, order that said above describ9d
improvement be made; that the boun
daries of said district to be so . im
proved are as follows:
All that portion of Chestnut street,
from the north line of alley between
Adams and Jefferson avenue, to the
south line of Jefferson avenue.
(A) And the property affected or
benefitted by said Improvement Is as
follows: Lot'13, block 115. Chaplin's
addition and Lot 1, block 114, Chap
lin's addition, all in La Grande, Ore
gon. , , ; . ;
Notiec Is hereby further given that
the council will levy a special assess
ment on all , the property affected or
benefitted by such Improvement for
the purpose of paying for such Im
provement That the estimated cost of
such improvement is the 6um of
$412.33. That the council will, on the
19th day of July, 1911, meet, at, the
council chamber at . the hour of S
o'clock, p. m., to consider said esti
mated Cjost, and the levy of said as
sessment when a hearing will be
granted to any. person -feeling, lag
grieved by such assessment
La Grande. Oregon, June 28th, 1911.
CITY COUNCIL OP LA GRANDE, '
By C. M HUMPHREYS,
Recorder of the City of La Grande,
June oMC t
No force Shoeing
Wagon repairing a specially.
If your Tires need resetting
give us a call, Second-hand
Buggies, Hacks and Camp
Wagons for sale.
Pool, Billiards, Cigars, Tobac.
co jind Soft Drinks best and
most complete line of cigars In
tbf city. v
Observer's Coast fragile base,
hall scores every day there's a
Corner Depot and Jefferson St.
For the quickest and Most Se
Call Main 4 or Independent 121.
. H. KESLER.
' Colls Answered Promptly.
The rooms are good and
Steam heated only one
. block'from depot
D. C. Brichbux.ProD.
STAGEBERG & SAJfDBORG.
Main 70 Ind. 201
' CALL AJfD SEE
THE GOLDEN STATE ' MASON
Pure food preservative.
, Complete Tacnnm '
Extremely wide opening.
o clamps needed. '
GUARANTEED. ' f
' o removal of cap need.
No shoulder or neck, . .
Takes largest fruit without cut
ting. .' .-,..;,::
Vegetables or meats can be pre
served In their natural condition
with an unchanged flavor.