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About La Grande evening observer. (La Grande, Or.) 1904-1959 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 8, 1911)
La G&ANDE, D NION COUNTY, OREGON.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, 1911.
To those who want the pick of the finest and newest clothes produced
this season, we say: "Come Early.'! The1 styles we show will please your
eye. The values we of fer will please your pocketbook. Call at once and
.see our immense stock of
New Suits, Winter Coats, Shoes, Hats, Shirts, Underwear;
. Hosiery, Gloves, Etc, v
Men's Nobby Oxfords, $5 values now $3.65. Tans, Blacks, Patents, Dull Leather
LOOKERS ARE JUST AS WELCOME AS BUYERS
THE STORE TO PUT YOUR FAITH IN
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lltAKKIiittAX KILLED BY PREMA.
SJu&un Strained to Bicycle, Kills a
' . Member of Ui Party.
( Suinley , Whit, a carriage builder,
employed by the Oregon Lumber com.
saay. Is dead as the result of an accl
dental gunshot wound received. Sun
Vay at 1 o'clock while he was hunting
Ith Jack Oeddeg out on Virtue flat,
relates the Baker Herald. ,
Six hours passed before White re
ceived medical attention and the un
fortunate man, the left side of whose
, body was frightfully 1 torn by the
charge of shot he received, died at
about 11.31) o'clock while upon the
operatnig table at St. Elizabeth's hos
pital. , :, . .;. : ... .
The accident occurred about two
miles west of the Virtue mine. White
and Oeddes wsne riding their bicycles
through the sagebrush when In some
accidental manner Oeddes' hammer
less gun which was strapped to his
wheel was discharged. White was
but eight feet from the muzzle of the
1 gun and received the shot in the left
! side of ths abdomen.
a Oeddes summoned help from the
Virtue mine to which place Whit was
i .Perry .Pneumatic Water Systems, Samson
!t Wind Mills,' Deming Pumps, Richardson & Boynton
f Warm Air Furnaces, Pipe Valves and Fittings, Gut
( ters, Plumbing Fixtures of All Kinds, Full Assort-
n ment of Nickel Trimmings.
I BAY 6 ZWEIFEl
Jf PLUMBERS, HEATERS, SHEEI METAL WORKERS
taken on a litter. Dr. Barton was
summoned from Baker but was unable
to locate the wounded man after he
reached the. mine and returned to
Baker. ' The doctor was not seen by
Geddes and his companions until he
had turned about to come back to
Baker when their shoutings could not
be heard by him. ,
Later Dr. Dean was summoned and
dressed the wound sufficiently to
bring the Injured man to town in the
Bettner ambulance. He was taken to
the hospital where he died after a
A Former Cove Resident
White was aged about 25 years and
leaves a wife, but no children. He
came to Baker some time ago from
Cove where his mother resides. The
funeral arrangements will be announc
ed later. x
, The shooting was so unquestionably
accidental in Its character that Co
nuer West decided no Investigation
An Ideal Outing.
The Oregon-Washington Railroad
& Navigation company will have on
sale August 23rd special reduced
round trip tickets, to the seashore,
which will afford their patrons an op
portunity to enjoy a delightful outing
on the beach. Also the privilege of
stopping at Portland and Astoria. The
rate for the round trip Is only $10.
Children half fare. Tickets are lim
Ited to fifteen days. Make your reser
vations at the earliest practicable mo
ment. . ' . ' ; '.,
Only College in Eastern Oregon
We are conducting a high grade school, offering instruction
in the latest forms of Bookkeeping and Banking, such as
Loos-feat Ledgers with the Voucher System of accounting,
The most substantial and well Med Systems oi Shorthand
are taught, together with the associated branches found
in all well organized commercial colleges.
Write for catalog or call and see us. Special terms to
those who will enroll ir, or before September fifth.
Baker Business College
JURY RELEASES CASEY
IIILKARD LUMBERMAN ACCUSED
OF VIOLATING SAWDUST LAW
rellorc Townsman Accused Illiu of
. Placing Sawdust In Five Points.
J.D. Casey, prominent sawmill own
er and merchant of Hilgard, was ar
quitted in Justloe court yesterday af'
ternoon by a Jury hearing evidence
against Mr. Casey In a case in which
C. P. Oral was the complaining witness
charging that Mr. Casey had deposited
sawdust In Five Points. This stream
Is a tributary of the Grande Rond.
emptying into the receiving stream
Just above Hilgard.
Mr. Oral charged, that Mr. Casey
had deposited sawdust In the stream
which Is contrary to law. It was
a jury trial, heard before Magistrate
Arthur Williams. ;
Th jurors were Charles Clements,
8, P. Andrews, Harry IT. Meyers. Wil
liam Wynn, II. P. Lewis and Samuel
Orme Caldara has been selected by
the Author's Producing company to
succeed George Nash In the role of
Wilbur Emerson In The Gamblers."
which is announced to open In Boston
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Dr. Posey, specialist for eye, ear,
nose and throat'dlseases, over Selders'
store, 9 to 11:30, 1:30 to 6 and 7 to
8 p. m. Eyes fitted with glasses.
Place your order now for fruit trce
epraymg. ea 3821. v
W. G Klmberling and Mrs. Lillian
Roberts were married by Dr. Glllilan
at 1415 1-2 Adams avenue yesterday
airernoon. They are La Grande peo
ple. . ,
Jeweler Lov. successor , to Mr.
Hewitt,. Is having the front of his
store equipped with a new and up-to-
date front, In which he will be able
to display his Increased Jewelry stock
roe front will be attractive and con
venlent for show window purposes.
The ladies of the M. E. church will
give a lawn sodal.Frlday evening, the
11th, on the corner of Fourth and Ad
ams. Home made cake, cream and
sherbet. . '
Miss Lola H. Meyers and Grover C.
Williams were married at Baker yes
terday in the M. E. church parsonage.
Mr. Williams is a brother-in-law of
S. M. Slough, publicity manager of the
La Grande Commercial club.
Social Train Excursion to Seashore.
The Oregon-Washington Railroad
ft Navigation company will operate a
special train consisting of free reclin
ing chatr cars, tourist and standard
sleeping cars to Portland in connection
with their Bteamers to North Beach
resorts and Astoria. The special train
will leav La Grande at 8 p. tn.. Wed
nesday, August 23rd, arriving at Port
land the following morning at 7:15
Passengers may nave their choice of
This bank lias unexcelled facilities
for the care of your business In com
tnerciul banking, and solicits your
W hen yob pay all your bills and con-
tracts by check yotf can rest easy In
case a dispute arises as to payment;
You have In your paid check an evi
dence of payment that cannot be d'ls
puted You do not need a 'large"
, amount of money to open a checking'
account with this bank. Open an ac
count and acquire the habit of paylnir
bills by check. Yon will find it both
safe ami. convenient.
In addition to taking care of your
business In this department we can give
j 011 an interest account or furnish you
a safe deposit box at a nominal rental
Burglar proof vault. It is our aim to
meet your requirements in every way.
Cull and see as. ; v
steamer Potter, leaving Portland at
8:30 a. m. August 4th and 5th or the
steamer Hassalo, leaving Portland on
the same dates at. 8 p. m. A round
trip rate of $10.00 wll be named which
includes stopover privileges t Port
land and Astoria on return trip; limit
15 days from date of sale. Make your
sleeping car reservations now.
Family Expresses Thanks.
We hereby desire to express our
heartfelt appreciation for the many
kindnesses extended us during the
illness, death and in erment of Mrs.
W. D. Grandy, by many f rtends In and
annut I n r.rinHi 1
W. D. GRANDY AND FAMILY.
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Berries with all the delicious flavor that nature
gave them, fresh from the fields just in today. No
wasted, wilted yesterday's stock sold at this store. It
would be impossible to keep our berries overnight,
even if we wished it they sell to the last little basket
within a few hours of receipt. ; " '
The arrangements wejiave made for those luscious
berries this season make it possible to give our reg
ular customers the pleasant surprise of their lives.
They are the finest that ever came off the farm.
Send, bring or phone an order and give your family
and friends a treat. '
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