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LA GRANDE EVENING OBSERVE?, THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1911.
Tflfc. OBSLR VER ! Lot by the m!Id talk of any p;imi!ic j jun w. isos
Editor and Owner.
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THE B01RE OPPOSITION.
I: is said that Ex-Congressman Ellis
Is going to be a candidate for the
United Slates senate against Senator
Bourne. Also that Stephen A. Lowell
and Dan Malarky and Judge Dimltk
are also to enter the ring with the
senator who wears a red carnation.
This sounds well for Bourne, for If
there, Is any one thing he do?s want
it is a hurdle race with a lot of start
ers. With a field against him there Is
no way to beat Bourne for the nomi
nation, whereas if Individuals would
e nter on some man like Grant Dim
ick there would be an excellent chance
to keep Senator Bourne out of the
senate. But Oregon wHl never center
on anything not while the present
generation lives. As a result the sen
ator will rest easily and have a good
tlm?, knowing that his enstnieg are
his best friends when it comes to a
nomination or an election.
There Is little; credence put in the
report that a new town is to be at
i once started at Hot Lake. New towns
rise and flourish Id a new country,
but in a valley that has been settkd
as long as the Grande Ronde a new
town has a hard time- getting on its
feet ''.'In time there will wry likely
be a town at tha Lake. There is ev-
1 ry reason why there should be for a
natural healing place like the one in
Union county is bound to gather
trength with age and people will see
fH to locate In and near It. But when
that town Ig built it will be the pro
duct of cool business judgement and
not a mushroom proposition started
for the purpose of selling town lots
or of buncoing some one. The day
of the bunco artists Ig fast disappear
ing? in the, west just a it disappeared
-'in the east.- The time was out in thisj
country that a smooth promoter could
tart any kind of a deal apd find suck
ers, Dut,ttf, story, of Jovita Height,
the rubber; plantation, the banana
plantation, and a hundred other skin
lie to a" stern realization that some
'thing is not to be had for nothing;
.that the day of the big money on small
Investment is very rare and to sleep
well over the tew hundred you are
doui 10 put in 10 an enterprise maua
yoii must put it in a safe place and
take a reasonable earning.
isoni:iiiueB me lesson oi inves ment jg2j Uriah
is a, costly on , and sometimes there ig 1
Tieartrendlng circumstances attached
"THIS IS MY ;:TH BIRTHDAY.
Augustus H. Strong.
Dr. Augustus H. Strong, who is
soon to retire from the presidency of
Ittrrtcr . Tv",,"t'''"1 seminary af
ter having served for forty years as
the head of that institution, was born
in iRocbsster, N Y., August 3, 1836.
He was graduated from Yale' college
In 1857 and later took a course in
theology at Brown university. From
1861 until 1865 he wag pastor of the
First Baptist church , of Haverhill,
Mass., and during the seven succeed
ing years he occupied the pulpit of the
First Baptist church in Cleveland, In
1872 he was called to the presidency of
;he Rochester Theological seminary
and during the many years he has con
tlnued in that position the seminary
has advanced to the front rank among
the theological schools of America
Dr. Strong Ig known as a prolific and
able writer as well as a leader among
educators. He has served as presl
dent of the American Baptist Mission
ary- union, and has received honorary
degrees from Yale, Princeton, Cornell
and other of the prominent unlversl
ties and colleges of the country.
18S9 John Pobson sworn In as prem
ier of British Columbia.
1893 Currency was bought and sold
at a premium iu New York City.
The Way of a Woman.
"She passed me ou the street yestsr
day without speaking."
"She dldr ' :
"Yes. the stack up thins." '
"I wouldn't say tbot. Perhaps she
didn't mean to snub you."
"Of course she meant to snnb me.
You see. 1 had on ray old bat."
"Tbut wouldn't make aDy difference
"Ob. wouldn't it? Once before wheu
1 happened to bare on an old dress
she didn't speak to me. elthpr: Now
I'm through with her. If she doesn't
care enough for me to speak when I'm
In my old clothes she needn't sneak at
alL . I won't sneak to her wtapn I'm
dressed up That's all there Is to It"
Did you speak to her?" -HI
should say not. It's her olace to
speak Dint Do you suppose I'm coins
to attract attention by reiilnir mv
Inngs out for the like of her? I cues
Perhaps she didn't see you." .
See me? Of course she did. t saw
her, didn't I? Then why didn't she
see me?"-Detroit Free Press.
Suggestions for Your Com
fort During the Warm Days
THIS DATE I- HISTORY.
, , August 3. '.
1777Fort Schuyler, at the head of
the Mohawk river, Invested by
' the British. '
1797 Sir Jeffrey Amherst, the Brit
ish general to' whom Montreal
surrendered, died. Born Jan. 20,
S. Stephens, founder of
the Knights of Labor, born near
Cape May, N. J. Died Feb. 13,
to It But the sensible business ele-
mum oi tie country is ngn'ing against ig30-The ffrst vessel by way of the
the fakir so hard nowadays that his; ; wlland canal arrived at Oswe
patn Is a rough one. , F0 y.
When Hot Lake offers a townstte for ,1847 Telegraphic service establlsh
the market it will doubtless be backed ed between Toronto, Buffalo
by such men as Senator Pierce whoj-- and Montreal,
believe In doing the square thing. Then , 1 858 The Victoria Nyanza discovered
It will be time enough to talk about! Dy Captain Speke.
the future of the propostlon. Should ' mi Joint protection was offered by
tie Central railroad make that place J Gov. ' Gamble and the federal
Its terminal it will help, and, should ! ' government to MIssourlans in
some of the large ranchers erect ware-1 ; . . arms who peaceably returned to
houses nearby as is now predicted, j '' their homeg. '
that will help also. In time these lK97wminm n
things will bring business, but it will
be in the natural course of evtnts and
of Chicago, ' wled in New York
City. Born In Walton. N. Y.,
mtMMMIIU M H HIMHIIH Mt Iff f l a if s
Old Friends and New
Winning permanent, lasting friends is the work
of time, and. this bank numbers among its clients
hundreds cf banks and business houses with whom
it has had close relations for a great part of the
twenty-four years of its existence.
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. Holmes, Pres. W. J. Church, Vxe'Pres.
. F. L.;Meyert, Cashiei Earl Zundel.ss'i. Ca&h:er
UHtMimtt.ni4n m " 1'tllllHilnumn
When the Shoo Pinches.
'My own common sense and the shoe'
Clerk permitting. t snail never wear
another pair of tight shoes." said a wo
man, "but If I should be inveigled into
making myself uncomfortable I know
what I shall do to allay the pain. Th
ministrations to the aching feet of a
man who called on my Italian cobbler
for relief showed me a remedy. . The
man's shoes pinched In three different
places. Having located the painful
spots Rafael dipped a long strip of can
ton flannel Into boiling water and held
the cloth stretched lightly across the
man's shoes. When tb water began
to evaporate be dampened the cloth
again and repeated the process several
"Now,' said be at last, 'your shoes
are set to your feet No mre hurt."
The man gave him a quarter, which
I thought a small price to pay for re
lief from a pinching shoe." New York
Sun. ' . ' . r ..
A Witty Reply.
On one occasion an important dress
rehearsal at Bis Majesty's theater was
prolonged until the small hours of the
morning. The company ' grew very
weary, particularly a gentleman who
bad been with Sir Herbert Beerbob.ro
Tree In a good tunny productions, but
who had never atralni'd to more than
a very tiny part When the time came
to rehearse his few lines be was so
tired that bis voice was anything but
distinct ' 1
"What's the matter. Mr Z.T asked
Sir Herbert in his most sarcastic tones.
"Are you saving your voice for the re
hearsal?" "No. Sir Herbert," was the retort
I've never been able to save anything
under your management"
Sir Herbert an exceedingly witty
man himself, was so pleased with the
retort that the salary of the small part
man was raised. London M. A. P.
An English King's Death.
William itufus was killed by an ar
row, either accidental or with murder
ous Intent He died In the New for-,
est His body was xtripped by tramps
and the next duy was found by a char
coal burner, who placed the naked
corpse on bis cart hoping to receive a
reward.- On the way t Winchester
the cart was upset and the king's
body fell In the mire. Covered with
filth and black with charcoal. It ar
rived In Winchester, where It . was
burled In the cathedral. A few years
later the tower fell and crushed the
tomb, and H00 years after the Purl
tans rifled the grave and played foot
ball with the king's skull.
The Best 8he Could Do.
"There Is ouly one reason." be said,
"why I have never asked you to be my
wife." ' ' ' ' "
"What Is that?" she asked.
"1 have always been half afraid you
might refuse." , '
"Well." she whispered after a long
silence. "I should think .you'd have
curiosity enough to want to find out
whether your suspicion was well
founded or nof-Cblcago Record-Herald.-,
It Is seldom that a realty good speci
men of a Damascus sword can be ob
tained, for the art of working and en
graving the kind of steel of which
they are made is lost These famous
swords were made of alternate layers
of Iron and steel so finely tempered
that tbe blade would bend to the bllt
without breaking. . ' ,.
She Ntedsd Them All.
There, are over 200.000 words In the
English language, and most of them
were used last Sunday by a lady who
dlscprered after coming out of church
that ber stunning new bat was adorn
ed with a price tag on which was
written. "Reduced to $Z?3"-Norborne i
Cool Clothing in our From Our Dry Goods and
Men's Department. Ladies "Ready-to-Wear"
B.V.D. Underwear Department
"Loose Fitting" . - . TT "
Both union and two piece suits in Uamty Lingerie UreSSeS
Barred Nainsook and Egyptian plaid Showing many of the new peasant
Price $1 and $1.50 Suit or kim011a sleee effects with heavy.
. Bulgarian embroidery. ;
Porosknit Underwear Prices $7.50 'to $23.50
Union and two piece in knee length n I r j.
and short sleeves or ankle length and rongee Long Coats ,
long sleeves.' ; ; ' Light and comfortable for either
$1.00 a Suit evening or street wear.
-L v - ; ..:V;: Prices $7.50 to $20 00
v Cool Negligee Shirts . oi
, An excellent assortment of pat- lNeW VOlIe OKirtS '
terns and materials with attached Just received a shipment of at
soft collars or detachable collars to tractive styles in these popular light
match. Prices' -V ; 1,:,- weight voiles. Prices -
50c to $1.50 Prices $7.25 to $20.00
Interwoven Gauze Half Hose Pure Silk Hosiery
knit without a seam." A11 shades and all weiffhts."
25c, 35 and 50c Prices 60c to $2.50 pair
J. E. Pilt Oxfords Lingerie and Tailored aists
The best fitting and wearing line T t. o r r r t
of high grade oxfords stylish, too. . U tZ OC JJunn 1 Xtords
Prices $3.50 to $5.00 'Tingree Made" Oxfords
. K. WEST, The Quality, Store
'"".' They Insisted on Brevity. . MeSwiney . Gun.
The SparUns were distinguished tor ' Near Horn Hei.d. O.untv Dom-gnL
the brevity and conciseness of their Ireland, there is a hole In the rock
speech. On one occasion during a ter- called McSwIne.v's gun. It In m the
rlble famine the Inhabitants of on is- geacoast and i Hld to have counec
land in the Aegeun sea sent an am- don with a cavern. When the north
bassador to ' Sparta, who mode a - wind blows and the sea is at. half
speech imploring its aid. He nadiflood the wind and the waves enter
hardly finished before the Spartans ' the cavern and send ud lets of wstki
sent him back these words. "We did
not understand tbe end of your speech
and have forgotten tbe beginning."
The poor, starving people chose an
other spokesman and Impressed upon
him to make his request as brief an
possible. He therefore took with hlru
a quantity of sacks, opened one be
fore the assembly and sold simply.
"It is empty; fill it." '
The sack was filled as well as tbe
others, but the chief of the assembly
said as. be dfemlssed the ambassador,
loaded with meal: "It wasn't - neces
sary to inform us that the sack wus
empty. We saw it ourselves. vNelther
was it necessary to request us to. fill
it We should have done it on our
own account Be less' long winded
next time." , ' .
from the "gun" to a height of more
than 100 feet. Tbe Jets of water are
accompanied by explosions wblcn may
be beard for miles.
SpraliM'trtJiecfreral treatment Keep
luiet and spp; Cbamberlain'g Unlmeui
freelv. It will rem.. the soreness sod
quickly restore he purta to a healthy con
dition. For fa it. by all dealers
Jutt What He Wantsd.
The superintendent of the capltol
and its grounds at Washington was
walking along one of tbe corridors lo
tbe house office building one day when i
a greenhorn congressman, stewing
with rage, grabbed him by the sleeve, i
, "Whnt's the matter?" asked the su-,
perintendent, observing tbe man's emo
"Matter!" shouted the congressman.
"Why, when I went into my offlce
last evening there was a brand new
typewriter cn the desk. Now it's gono.
Tou've got a lot of thieves around
The official walked Into tbe offlce
.nd without a word lifted the trap
;ablnet of the desk and brought the
typewriter Into view.
"Finer' commented: the congress- j
man. "Now, have you got a place like
that In here for my nse when trouble
some constituents knock on the door 7"
Washington Star. :
"I didn't know you admired that of
ficial." "t don't," replied the political -manager.
"Then why do you insist on crediting
him with a presidential boom?"
"Merely to make bis life harder by
giving him something more to worry
about" Exchange. :(
' v';'--' ' ' y' ''"' - ' "...
:'.? Be SloW to indorse. .
"A man should think, before
peaks." said the prudent youth.
"Yes." replied Dustin Srax. "And he
should think still harder before ho
writes his name on the back of any
sort of docnmenf-Washlngton Star.
All Mu.t Help.,''
A wise man whit des not assist wltb
his counsels, a rich man with his
charity and a poor man with his labor
are perfect nuisances in a commonwealth.-Swift.
"Here's a hairpin In tbe soup, wait
er," said tbe mad diner.
"Tea. sir. It's all right It'a bare
aoup, sir." Tookers Statesman.
Stageberg & Sandborg
employ Two de
Fresh fruit and
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Residence phone Main 25
mt m !.'.
Electric Drink Mixer
TIia iL. Mr
c mcmoa tor preparing such del cious bev-
iemonades. tgg Phosphate, Orange Punch, and
other combinations that CUT "KtTTatC?
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