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LA" GRANDE EVENING OBSERVER, , WEDNESDAY, AUGUST .9, 1911.
iou orciii TO KXOW ,
this shop, and Its nhllf iy to m(
yon uosu unr one strongest
desire Is to rnrn out the best
CXEAMXG A5D rRESSnC
amf to price onr senlcfs to
meet your satisfaction. We be
UeTe we do this. If yosr gar
ments need our attention (end
tliein to its nnd we will do jour
work promptly and jranrnntec
not to mln the muerIaK
ELITE DYEING &
H28 Adams Avy
IA GRANDE, - : ORE
WEN AHA LUMBER CO.
GREENWOOD & MADISO!
Home Phone 421 Bell Phone, Main 732
Compkte Equipment tor Resetting inn Repairing
Rubber Buggy Tires
LA GRANDE IRON WORKS
- ' D. FJT2GER ALD, Proprietor ;
COMPLETE MACHINE SHOPS AND FOUNDRY
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1RATERXAL ORDERS OF LA 1
'" . GRANDE.
C if. 4 A. M. i-f " -fO'" -Ole NO
41, J F. & A. M. i :.a- meet
ings first and tnnd Satiraays at
7:30 p. m. Cordial welcome to all
Maaons. L. M. HOYT, W. M.
i C. WILLIAMS, Secretary.
. P. O. . La Grande Lodge No. 433
meets each Thursday evening at 8
o'clock In Kik's club, corner of De
pot street and Washington arer.ua
Viaitlng brotheif are cordially In
viUa to attend. ; ,
H. J.' BITTER,' E. Kui. '
H. E. CGOLIDGE, Rec. Sec.
VOODMEN OF THE WORLD La
Grande Lodge No. 169 W O. W
meets every second and fourth Sat
urdays at K. P. hall. . All visitms
' D. FITZGERALD, C. C.
J. H. KEENEY. Clerk.
A. W. A. La Grande Camp No. 7703
meets every Monday In the mon-in at
, the I. 0. O. F. hall. All vlsltlna
neighbors are cordially invited to
mead. . ,
. ED. HEATH. Clerk.
i EBEKAHS Crystal Lodye No. W
meets every Tuesday evening in th
I. O. 0. F. hall. Ail visiting mem
bers are invited to attend.
MRS. KATIE ARBUCICLE. N. Q.
MISS ANNA ALEXANDER. Beo.
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS Red Croe
Lodge No 27 mes every Monday
night in Castle hall, (old Elk's hall.)
A Pythtan welcome to all vlsitlnj
JESS PAUL, C. C
R. L. LINCOLN, M. of R. ft S.
O. E. S. Hope Chapter No. 13, O. B
C. noM itated communications th
second and fourth Wednesdays of
each month. Visiting members cor
CARRIE B HUNTER. W. M.
MARY A. WARNICK, Sec.
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fthri; cl Bilt ot ft. John Br.itt (Eplncoralil
Coi:tit. Acacaata n4 ILwttjr" CpirUtwiU.
If ilo. Art, Iloentioe. avsinuinu.
Fcr -Ulo wldrra THE Hl IXH Ki rERlOE
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W. C. Y. UIEIIART WRITES OF IX.
f aniimigim of Late CL Cnrre y of La
. Grande Told of by Writer.
' ; ; (W. C. Vj. Rlaohart.)
Stattle, Wash.,.' Aug. 7, Editor
Obssrver. Tha enclosed scrap of mili
tary history should be of lo al interest
'o many of your reaflei'S, as it leads
up to an important Incident-of which
lit le la kuown. even by those now
living In what was then frontier In
dian country. . ;
(Jeo. C'nrrey In l oniin tud. .
- Col. R. F. Maury of the First Ore
gon cavalry was to have been succeed
ed by Gen. Geo. Wright, but hia losa
on the. ill fated Brother Jonathan left
Col. G-orgc B. Cm rey, First Oregon
infantry, the ranking officer, who as
sumed coiunmnd of t!ia newly created
d;prtni?"t 1, '"mht nnnn the
muster out of Col. Maury.
Oi'ns w in in nnd. ;
It had long been the policy of the
w$r department to withdraw all troops
from the Indian country for winter
quarters at Walla Walla, Fort Dalles
and Vancouver. . -V' '
... But four summer can-paigns against'
the Indians had convinced Col, Currey
and pther volunteer ofllccrs that the
speedy way to end hostilities was .to
occupy wit troops, the wlntsr camp
ing grounds of the Indians.
Following his own convictions of
duty as command: r Cpl C'-irrey at once
ordered temporary camps established
at points known to be winter camping
grounds for Indians.'. These were
Camp Polk, near th& confluence of
Crooked river with Deschu ts, Camp
Currey, on Silver Creek, Camp Wright
on Silvles river and Camp Alvord, at
the southern base of Steins mountain
all In the Harney Lake country
Camp Bruneau on Snake rler, Camp
Three Forks on Owyhee river and
Camp Colfax, on Willow Creek above
Malheur City. . . -,
While this movement was expsnsive
and also hazardous for the troops, it
was even more hazardous for the hos
tile Indians. - -' . - '
Gen. Geo. Crook, who succeeded Col.
Currey In command, sejlng the effect
of tha: first winter campaign, approv
ed the plan and followed it up until
settlements of whites around those
camps were soon able to protect them,
selves and the hostiles were gathered
upon' reservation which have since
bten opened to settlement,
The clipping referred to above was
written1 at Vancouver barracks late
in June, and follows: ' ,
At midnight tonight the present or
ganization of the department of the
Columbla. whlch has been In existence
undfer six differing names since 1855,
and which has had such dls lngulshed
men as Col. Jeff Davis, Brig. Gen. Nel
son A. Miles, Brig. Gen. Elwell S. Otis,
find many others "aaommandlng of
ficers will cease to e&lst.. An order
has been. Issued 6Jt.ho' war depart
ment In Washington, D. C., reorgan
izing the army under a war basts, and
drawing all of the troops in the Unit
ed States under three divisions the
Eastern division, Central division and
Western division, with headquarters
at New York, Chicago and San Fran
cisco, respectively. . !
The departments are reduced in
number from nine to seven, and Maj.
Gen. Leonard S. Wood, chief of staff
i V a o rr t nalintaiixi lliot & Oairino-
j of $300,000 will be made annually.
I besides, making the troops more effi
cient. The list of officers and the many
vicissitudes through which thla de
partment has gone since It was first
established make Interesting history
of the Pacific Northwest.
ENtabllKbed In 1K.Vn,
On or about January 21, 1855, the
Columbia river and Puget Sound, dis
trict was established, with Maj. G. I
F.Alns, Fourth Infantry, In command
Col. G. Wright or the Ninth infan ryi
assumed command about January 21
1856, and helll that oftlce until March
1 of the same year, when the designa
tlon was changed to the northern dis
trict, department of the Pacific, which
Colonel Wrlpht commanded until Oc
toher 21. 1S58, when a chniige to the
department of Oregon was made, with
Lrlg.-Gen, W. S. Harney in command,
nnd hs hsld command iir.tll July 5
1S60, when he was relieved by Col
Wright, wno held until January 1,
1861, when a. change to the district of
Oregon -was made, and he was in this
position until Col. B. S.. Bea'l, First
Dragoons, relieved him S?ptember 13,
1S01. Lieut.-Col. A. Cady, Seventh in
fantry, assumed command October 23,
18C1. until May 9, 1S62.
At er him followed in succession
Col. Justus Steinberger, First W.- T.
Infantry, May 9, 1S62, to July 7, 1862.
Brig.-Gen. Benjamin Alvord, U. ,S.
Voluntsrs, July 7, .1862, tc) March 24,
1S65; Col. R. F. Maury, First Ore-ron
cavalry, March 21, 1865, to August S,
1SG5. . .. . '. - .
Ths department of te - Columbia
was -then established and that' name
has not been changed fo the present
'ime. This department was establish
ed June 27, 18G5. and Brig. Gen. Geo.
Wright was assigned to the command
thereof. General Wrlg-.it never assum
ed command, as he was drowned July
30, 18C5, while en route to .Portland,
by the sinking of the steamship the
Brother Jonathan. "
Genera! 3I;ius RCninlns. -' .
Brig.-Gsn. Marion P. Maus assumed
command July 6, 1009. . He is now the
commanding officer of this department
tut since he. was .callsd to the fron
Col. Cornellus.Gardener and Col. Sid
ney W. Taylor have . been acting com
mandants. :--" ' '.;-.. -y..'?.."'
Under the new organization Capt.
Hugh D. Berkeley will remain as dis
bursing quartermaster with headquar
ters In Portland and the purchasing
commissary for this post Is yet to be
appointed. ' , . .
Col.. W. H. Miller will remain as
quartermaster in Seattle. He buys all
provisions for the army in the po3ts
on Puget Sound and In Alaska. Ha
will retain his present ofTices In Seat
tle. .'.:'.' : ':.;.
Maj. D. J. Carr Is relieved as chief
signal dfflcer pf the department of the
Columbia, but he will remain hi
charge of the Alaska and Washington
cable and telegraph lines, with head
quarters in Seat le. . , . '
L. E. Lamprecht, who has been chief
clerk of the adjutant general's depart:
mcnt, will leava tomdrrow for San
Francisco, which he will be in he ad
jutant .general's department. He Is
succeeded by J. N. Stewart, who has
been In the adjutant ganeral's depart
ment In the United States army, for
27 consecutive years. ,
The officers of the department af
ter July 1 will consist of General
Maus, commanding off.cer; his aids le
camp,' Lieut. Arthur T, Dalton, and
Lleut.-Col. F. J. Kernan, adjutant gen
eral; three clerks, J. N. Stewart, chief
clerk, W. A. Riggs and H. C. Funk, and
two messengers, Charles . Hutcheck
and D. E. LundEford.
Right in your busiest season when you
have the lenst time to spare you are most
ikely to take diarrhoea and lose several
hits time, unlet yon have ('hamberlain'i
olic, Cholers and Diarrhoea Remedy at
lied and take a dose on the first appear--e
of the diBcase. For sale by all deuiers.
-They lace In front. Think what
that means the -classic bacW
correct poise beautiful lines
ease of adjustment with abso
lute comfort. The proof Is In the
Mrs. Robert Pattison
Corserri1. Thonf Black
. Our place of business will be
located hereafter in the Fowler
warehouse, 1557 Jetfersoi Ave.,
one block cast of our present
We w til do a general ware
house business, besides carrying
a full line of Feed, Poultry Snp.
"piles, Floor, Wood, etc.
Phone us your orders.
Matn 7M. 1537 Jefferson Ave.
Oft M 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 111 1 1 HtWW H'll HHrHHMW
J. rl. I-'KLEI,
' ' la Grande's Leading
Opposite U. S. Lanl Ofilee A dams Avenue. 'J
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Think This Over,
How n:aiiv hours a day
the ldtclien ? ;
: , Do von know that every niinute spells drudgery..'
these hot days? 7 :. : - " :
Can you expect her to be happy and cheerful when
the oven-like heat is robbing her of health and gaod
looks? Of course, you must eat even if it is hot, and
meals must be read on time, but honestly now, 'don't
you feel sorry for her, slaving over a hot stove ? '
Then, why net buy hsr an Electric Range? ;
; ; Sho can get the meals in half the time and in a rol
'kitchen. . And ihei-t' is m 'fuel 1m L.tLdlc c,r to
fuss with . Think what that means. . . ..
lnd we'll make you a special rate on electritty so
that vour fuel bill will be about the same as yon'ay
now.i'or wood. . k
Can you think of anything that .will please vour
Avife more? Drop in and talk it over, or call Mi;- 34.
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Post O f f ice Cc nf f. c tionei y
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Cigarettes, 5c to 25c; Large Size Oranges, 4Cc a dozen; Ice Cream, 5;
Soda Water, 2 for 15c; All kinds of Cigars, Gun and CandUs, Fruita
and Nuts, Post Cards and Stationary. ' ' ' '-','
Tom Ka pela s ' -
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ho w ro
To be bothered
falling off when at a slight extra
cost you could possess a PARAGON
The very latest
fy ; Mounting
We have been
in that, time have made a great!
many satisfied Eye Glass customers
Why not you
Mr. Married Man
docs your wife spend in
Light & Power Co.
A. 31. to 11 P. P.
with your glasses 1
in an Eye Glass
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