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. LA GRANDE EVENING OBSERVER, THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 1911.
AND READY FOR YOUR INSPECTION
To those who want the pick of the finest and newest cloths pro
duced this season, we say: ''Come Early." The styles we shew will
please your eye. The values we offer will please your pocketbook.
Call at once and see our immence stock of
New Suits, Winter Coats, Shoes, Hats, Shirts, Under-
wear, Hosiery, Gloves, Etc.
Mens Nobby Oxfords, $5 values now $3.65 Tans, Blacks, Patents, Dull Leather
LOOKERS ARE JUST AS WELCOME AS BUYERS v
THE STORE TO PUT YOUR FAITH IN
Sl , 1 1 ug
HAINES MAN SCARES MEN AWAY
WITH GUN SHOTS.
nfl fl n r fl CI O r ri which took effect. The robberi es
1 1 II II V UL LL L if caped, running across '.he fields.
1 1 II M L ll U uLLlY Anderson ts generally believed to
and the would-be thieves evidently
expected a big haul from a man who
according to general report would not
put his trust In banks.
Immediately after the men left An
derson telephoned to Haines and a
posse of citizens, among them Har
, vey McCullouih and the Favorite
. Suspect Arrested by Baker An. ' "ted on a hunt for the men.
thorltUs Shortly After. ' The town was aroused and a round-up
of suspicious characters was effected.
Gordon was arrested In Haines early
Sunday morning and Rogers was ta
ken Into custody In Baker. The de
scriptions given by Anderson fit the
men, It Is said, and the shoes worn by
Cordon at the time of his arrest fit
the tracks left by .one of the thieves
"like a plaster cast according to
E OF FETE
(Continued from page one)
An attempt 1a rob the home of
"Frank Anderson, living .two miles
west of Haines was frustrated Satur
dy night about 10 o'clock when An
Uerson'a son. Frank, fired four shots
, sit ttun would-be thieves.
As the result of quick work by
Sheriff Band and the co-operating of
ficers and posse at Haines Hurry Gor
Son and Jim Rogers are under ar
rest charged with the crime. The of
ficers believe they have evidence
which, will convict the men. ' .
The thieves came Into the Anderson j
place from the rear and attempted
' to force an "entrance by cutting the J
screen on the back door. The dogs '
(were aroused and young Anderson
...Tired four shots at the men. none of
Sheriff Rand. .
, That the attempt was the work of
amateurs and probably local men
seems to be Indicated by the fact that
the men wore Ihelr coats wrong-side
out as well as being niaBked.
Fin rip loaches
west, a peaceful conquest of a great
AGED I0WAN MISSING.
Montceellu Resident Drops From View
Intended to Visit La Grande.
Alfred Frey, aged 58 years, and a
resident of Montecello, Iowa has drop
ped from view and his relatives in the
region to which the nation's title was "L 13 i.n"...
doubtful, the establishment of a long
chain of trading Btatlons that would
blaze the way for civilized man and
open the door of opportunity tor
countless millions, and beyond the
west itself he reached out to give" Am
erica the trade of China and practi
cally the control of the Pacific. .
A fine ship, the Tonquln, was equip
ped for the Astor expedition for the
far northwest, and on Sept. 8, 1810 she
she sailed from New York. After many
perilous adventures in the hazardous
voyage around Cape Horn and up the
Pacific coast the ship arrived off the
mouth of the Columbia river on March
22, 1811. The weather was tempestu
ous and eight days elapsed before an
entrance was gained to the mouth of
last seen at Meacham on July 17 and
though it is presumed he came to La
Grande that day and purchased a tick
et for Montecello wlh money left In
bis charge by his son, who parted
company with his father at Meacham
that day, nothing definite Is known as
to what the old fellow did or where
he went to. When last seen by his
relatives he was standing on the de
pot piatrorm at aieacnani awaiting a
train to take him to La Grande from
where he was to go on to Montecello
while his son toured the northwest..
The son reached his Iowa home and
found his father had not made an ap
pearance. Mrs. Andy Miller, the mis
sing man's daughter, writes to Mayor
A. L. Richardson today for Informa
tion about Mr, Frye. He la about five
feet, nine Inches tall. Is slightly gray
haired, carried a dark gray suit case,
This bank has unexcelled facilities
for the care of your business In com
inerdal bank in?, and solicits your
(becking account. -
When yon pay all your bills and con ,
tracts by check yon can rest easy in
case a dispute arises as to payment.
Yon have in your paid check an evi
dence of nairnient that cannot be dis
puted. You d'o not need a large
nmount of money to open a checking
account with this bank. Open an ac
count and acquire the habit of paying
bills by check. You will find It both
safe un convenient.
' ' '' ' i " : ' '
In udiiilon to taking care of your'.
bnsluess In this department we can give
j on an interest ncconut or furnish you
a safe deposit box at a nominal rental
Burglar proof vault. It Is onr aim to
meet your requirements In every way,
fall and see us. ;
cause of a very timely rain. The re-
ralnstorms there were general, and
came at a time when there was silll
life in the grain. Mr. Hartman is a
cousin of Mrs. Selder, and will re
main here a few days seeing the
country and visiting.
SWIMMW HOLE IMPROVED.
and had a tool chest with him. The
the river. At last, after much delay " ' he was Inclined to drink
... m i . ,,, I The local police knows nothing of
and trouble, the Tonquln got lnBlae-' the geneleman. and It Is doubtful If he
and on April 12 a site was selected ever reached La Grande from Meach
on a small bay for the establishing of am. The letter Indicates that the rel
th Bttin uhirh was to be the com-"!lve ar considerably alarmed at
v " . . 7 - r , his continued absence.
pany 8 neaaquaners on mu mtuw.
Water Now of Snfliclent Depth to Af
ford Excellent Facilities.
The "ol swimmln' hole" at River
side park is again supplied with plen
ty, of water to afford good aquatic
sports. Several parties were "In swim
ming" yesterday and report the water
sufficiently high again to give good
facilities. During the hot weather
the supply of water was low but it Is
again up to good height.
Not only the kids but men and wo
men will once more, no doubt, flock to
the popular bathing places:
tatlvea of the leading automoblln rnn.
cerne of the country are in the city
for taa annual meeting of the Manu
facturers' Contest association, which
began today and will .continue over
tomorrow. The purpose of the meet
ing is to discuss the rules to be rec
ommended to the contest board of the
American Automobile association for
use during the comln- year. The prin
cipal subject slated for consideration
are the reduction, elimination or the
establishment of a new method for de
termining the weight limits In stock
c'ar events and the Important matter
of regulating competition on half and
one mile dirt tracks built originally
for other than automobile use. ,
Only College in Eastern Oregon
We are conducting a high grade school, offering instruction
in the fafesf farms of Bcokketping and Banking, such as
loos-eaf ledgers with the Voucher System of accounting.
The most substantial and weli tried Systems of Shorthand
are taught, together with the associated branches found
in all well organized commercial colleges.
Write for xatalog or caH and see us. Special terms to
those who will enroll nn or before September fifth.
Baker Business College
. Baker, Oregon
A fortified post was built, the Stars
and Stripes were raised and the settle
ment was named Astoria. Had the
Americans made their settlement but
a few months later, the Brlttsh. who
had several expeditions In the field,
would have planted the first claims of
occupation In a large of the region of
Oregon and Washington and probably
would have retained it as their own.
The Blue Mountain creamery Is the
oldest, largest and best equipped
creamery In Eastern Oregon. The de
mand for Blue Mountain butter was
never better. '
We need your cream. Th present
price for butterfat Is 30 cents.
..Yours for a square deal.
BLOT XOCSTAIX CREAMERY
La Grand, Ore.
' Carnival at Long Branch.
Long Branch, N. J., Aug. 10. The
annual August carnival was Inaugur
ated auspiciously today with the cor
onation of the carnival queen, which
v:nt was followed by the firemen's
parade and prize contests. Governor
Wilson is to be here tomorrow to re
.view the children's parade.
FALSE ALARM SOUNDED.
Niirht Alarm Given but .Mistake Dis
covered In Time Last Mght
Probably mistaking a burning flue
for a residence fire someone sounded
a frantic fire alarm by word of mouth
last evening about 9 o'clock, but be
fore the fire bell was rung, the mis
take was discovered and the depart
ment: saved a wild goose chase. The
alarm was given by a boy who scream
ed "fire" to the beBt of his ability and
disappeared as quickly as he had
KASSAS CROPS SAYED.
Timely Rain Brings Gladness to Many
Kansas Communities This Month.
Kansas crops will not be total fail
ures because a timely rain has given
new life and verdure to the ripening
grains In that state, according to Will
Hartman, a resident of Sallna, who.
with Mrs. Hartman, arrived last nigh:
to visit with Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Selder,
The crops were rapidly drying up and
though they are total losses in a few
sections, the greater area of Kansas
will harvest a fair crop this year be
Notice of Imopunded Stock. '
Notice l hereby given that on the
"th day of August, 1911, I took up
while running at large in the city of
La Grande, Oregon, the following de
scribed animals, towlt:
One white mare about 14 hands high
and age unknown, right eye knock
ed out, no brands or marks visible.
One bald-faced gray colt, about a
month old; y
that I impounded said animals in the
city pound of La Grande, Oregon, un
der and by virtue of the ordinance
thereof and will, unless the owner
claims and pays the costs and expens
es of such Impounding and keeping of
said animals, at the expiration of ten
days from the date of this notice I
will advertise and sell said animal as
provided by the ordinance of said city.
Done and dated at La Grande, Ore
gon, this 9th day of AuguBt, 1911.
J. W. WALDEN.
Chief of Police.
ICE CREAM SOCIAL TOXIGHT.
Tong War With Din? Dong Costs
nong jon some Honey.
Justice of the Peace Arthur Wli-;
Hams this afternoon attached a fine to -Wong
Jon, the oriental who yesterday
wieiaed a rock on th pate of a fellow
Chinaman and who was Jailed to stop
the assault, of f 25 'and costs which
brought the total up to $46.30. Wong
Jon who was the defendant in the case
paid his fine tike a good fellow and
uing Dong, the assaulted Chinaman,
la now resting at east, vengeance be
ing his. Wong Jon pleaded guilty be-,
fore Justice Williams today, especially
as the complaining witness bore the
telltale gashes in his cranium and yel
low countenance, now somewhat black
Lames or i nristmn rnurcn nan u
This evening at the Christian church
corner of Depot and Washington, the
ladies of that denomination will give
an ice cream social to the public. Ex
tensive arrangements have been made
to make this a pleasant occasion and
a good time Is guaranteed to all. The
social begins at 7:30 o'clock.
Mrs. Carlock Returns. !
Mrs. Erla Carlock has returned
from her camping trip on the Mtnam. j
Meet to Discuss Contest Rules.
Detroit, Mich.. Aig. 10. Represen-
Stageberg & , Sandborg
GREEN CORN ! ,
GKEEJt BEAN'S -
TRY OCR HOME BACON AT
20c PER LB.