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LA GKANDE EVENING OBSERVER,
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12. 1911.
THP nRQFDWFP I ver thielr policy holders, building Ban
Editor and Owner.
Catered at tlie estoffic at La Grande
ai second-class matter.
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Iltarluma for the consumptives and pro
viding doctors and nurses for the sick.
But it now appears that they are not
all of this Good-Samaritan sort. Inves
tigations carried on by a committee of
the National Convention Of Insurance
Commissioners, which recently assem
bled in Detroit, uncovered some amaz
ine nractlees on the part of several
prominent companies isulng Indus
trial, health or accident policies. These
practices, remarks the New YorK fcven
ing Post, are "or a different and lower
order of wrong doing from those that
were revealed in the life-insurance In
vestigations," since, "to buy legislation
Is bad enough, but it is not so revolt
ing as direct and systematic sympa
thetic plundering of policy holders In
the adjustment of their claims," espec
ially when the so-called "beneficiaries"
are unfitted by ignorance to make a
stand for their rights. In addition to
advocating certain reforms in the
methods of doing business, the com
mutes recommends the dismissal of
the heads of the companies' claim de
partments of several of the companies
and the reopening of many cases for
York paper " describes the Chicago
company as " one of the larger com
panies," and states that it Issues Its
policies "chiefly among the laboring
classes generally throughout the Unit
ed States and Mexico." Its Industrial
premium Income in 1910 was aproxl
mately $690,000. .
FRAUDS IN INSURANCE O PTHE
The helplessness of the poor makes
them such easy victims of petty swind
ling that peculiar Indignation is arous
ed when they are swindled by con
cerns which pretend to protect them,
aays the Literary Digest. Some of the
Industrial Insurance companies exer
cise an almost fatherly watch-care
$ j ; $ e- S ? S ? $ $
i '' f- i & Q 'f
It is a comforting thought that so
many pf Pittsburg's art treasures are
in no danger of meeting the fate of
Mona Lisa. New York Evening Post.
It is easy to understand why X-lfe
and. Puck favor the. recall of Judges.
A bold revolutionary plot against
Honduras has been niped In the bud.
The revolutionist has been arrested.
The new president of Haiti shows
that he has the proper qualifications
for his Job. Already he Is trying to bor
row $500,000. Cleveland Leader.
It will be observed that Jack John-
the purpose of making restitution to ' eon was 3,000 miles away when Var-
defraud policy holders. Among the com daman announced nimseii as ins
pcbuca kwiai iucuuuucu iu tut) . r
ports of the committee are the North j omt and Chronicle. . .. , -4v
American Accident Insurance An evangelist says mat u cost-iiu
pany of Chicago and the National Cas- to save a soul in Indianapolis. It seems
ualty Company of Detroit. ' tnal the Co8t of eternal "vlng Is going
. .. a . 1 up along with mat or tne mortal ar-
ISL"HATE QUESTION. ticle. Houston Post.
From the news columns of the New i Thirty members of congress refuses
"Indian Glrl'B Sacrifice" ,
Kalera. One of the very best
Indian pictures we have had in ,
a long time. Conduct and act-.
ing of the picture are very 'clear
and the background very Interesting.
"The Beautiful Voice"
Blograph. He deserved all he
"She Came, She Saw', She Con
Quered" Vltagraph. It takes
us back again to our boyhood
days and we live them over
again with the boys and girls
we all knew.
It "Mr. Beach Goes Calling"-
3 Rlneranh. Comedy. Plenty of
.."Mary, I Love You" Sung by
;Mr. Grce, , . .
STEAM HEATED HOUSE.
I0U ABE ALWAYS WELCOME
York Sun we gather the following fur-1
"Of the Chicago company the re
ports say that man. cases disclosed
'indicate a, willingness not only to
take advantage of technical defenses
but also to resort to dilatory toctles
both in correspondence with claimants
and in the progress of any suits which
may be brought.'
"Among the claims note,d was one of
a man who was accidentally killed and
whose policy was in the possession of
the company's agent. The beneficiar
ies, not knowing of the existence Of
the policy, made no claim and the
agent, who was operating on a pront
to tell how old they are. Probably they
are afraid to reveal the fact that they
are old enough to know better. Cleve
' In permitting the Camorra trial to
drag along Indefinitely, the Italian
authorities are probably hoping that
the prisoners will relieve the govern
ment of all embarrassment by dying
off from old age. Washington Post.
i So far as known there. 13 only one
man In the country who thinks that ;
his nomination for the presidency .
' would be a great calamity. Toledo
i Mr. Henry James Is believed t(j,be a '
i warm advocate of the indetermihats i
Trade - Marks.
W.hen a man does a thing he knows is good and eth
er folks recosmize its eood--he likes to sie-n his name
to it ' ; . ;' ' ' .
Exactly the same rule applies in the manufacturing
In our suit department for both ladies and men you
will find several different trade marks and each ona
stands for the very best in its particular line.
Below are a few of the many different trade marks
to be found in different departments of this store.
WOOLTEX Suits, Coats and Skirts
sharing contract, returned the policy sentence. lor, evening x-osi. ,
to his home office, writing, "'ilf we let! "Prominent Washingtonlans keep j
this case alone and do not disturbe, bees," says a headline in one of tire ;
them will be no claim filed.' His ad- national capital's newspapers., Presi-
vlce was taken and the company'saved' dentlal ones, no doubt Denver Repub ;
the liabilities. Hc-
m n similar case a more honest I If the Mona Lisa looks anything like i
agent wrote to the company asaing me i n
to be instructed. The home office re-. some of those guards who have to stay
plied: 'I would suggest that you let
SEIGEL Coats and Suits for Ladies.
PINGREE Shoes for Ladies. '
UTZ & DUNS Shoes for Ladies and
BENJAMIN Clothes for Men.
EDUCATOR Shoes for Children.
MAN KATTAN Shirts for Men.
GORDON & FURGrUSON Furs.
SOCIETY Brand Suits for Young
MUNSING Underwear for Ladies
. ST ALE Y Brand Underwear for Men
GORDON $3.00 Hats for Men.
STETSON Hats for Men.
J. E. TILT Shoes for Men.
These and many others equally as good are trade marks that we are proud of.
us show you why.
Come in and let
the matter rest. It Is not our buat- j
ness to establish the claim.'
"Of another claim the agent wrote. I
'Our defenses may be rather slim, but
I believe that If the claim is rejected
and they are made to think they will
, perhaps not get anything we will be
, able to get them to take something
within reason or compromise.'
..ml. fln,ln k mathnrla nf
the National Casualty company to
have been of the same brand, lnstna
ces were found by the examiners in
which, when claimant! were entitled
o b'swbllity benefits, the company ln-
in the Louvre, all day, Just hid It.
Nashville Southern Lumberman.
The growing mildness of manners Is
attested by 1 the fact that whereas
Dante ud to put his enemies Into a
hell, Mr. Roosevelt puts them into 'the
Annlas Club. New York Evening
In New York City the police arrest
ed a man for throwing money to the
crowd on Broadway. In that town you
must take money from the people In
order to escape arrest. Poughkeepsie
News-Piesu. . . . -
Nl K: West The -Quality Store
BOY WANTED Fam-l's-Kins
For fhle by all dealers. Price 50
cents. Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo,
New York, sole agents for the United
Remember the name Doan's and
take no other.
We pay cash for any Oregon ses
sion laws before 18G6. Also want Ben
ate Journals 1862 and 1864. Also codes
1851, journal of council, 1851, statutes
1854 and of 1855, and code of civil
procedure and general laws 1862, and
archives 1843-1849. Write Geo. A.
Bateson & Co., Inc. Portland, Oregon.
iioto.i mi thu exclusion of Sundays
"oA'VlIn knottier easel
where a claimant offered to ftccpt . IOST A Pillow mlnk'niuff. Leave at
lTidemne,ty for one month,, hayjns,
laid up thlVty-foiir days.' the 'company
selected February as a sample month
and paid htm for twenty-eight days."
A Detroit dispatch to another New
. Paul s cigar store and receive
; ;o... .
- ward. - a
A Strong Modern
EffiWutly cnduct'd, not only In the Interests cf its stock
.holders but of its debitors and patnms an well;
.With oftirialB well known and truMd) In the eomnnmltj.
With capital, snri.ln8 and uiidhidt d prollts of fcilO.OWUHio -
and total resources of if 1.IMI0.(MKI.(K).
C The Ja flrande National Bank offers to Arms corpora
tions and JnUTlduals the leit banking service, and lis ofti
ters ask a personal Interview with those contemplating;
J changing nrfout or opening new ones.
La Grande NationalJBank
LA GRANDE. OREGON.
' Fred J. Holmes, Prts.
.F. L. Mevers, Cashw
W. J. Church, V';crfPrer,
Earl ZunCeJ. Ct?r
r 7 . ;
PROMPT DELIVERY. V '
Phone us your orders,
Stageberg & Sandborg
II V lliriTin 11 Fill' PFRMI.
SEMUY, OI R MORTv HAS STOOD
THE tEST OF TIME, AND OUR
1'K1CE,ARE RIGHT. Yi"E HAVE A
LAIJE UtACTlfE I CROWN AND
i Denial Office
J. C. Morrow, 517 Marie St. Pendle
ton, Oregon, says: ' For about three
months I had backache and if I did
any work that required stooping sharp
twinges darted through my loins and
over my light kidney. The sercetiotis
Jrom my kidneys were unnatural and
irregulrr in passage and pained me
Intensely when being voided. On a
frier.d p advice, I used Doan's Kidney
Pills and they corrected by trouble. I
gladly five this preparation my endorsement."
Is now reached via the Deschutes Branch . '
Oregon-Washington R. R. & Navgn Co.
For both passenger ana freight traffic to and from Madras, Metolius,
Culver, Opal City, Redmond, Bend and other Central Ore
, gon points.
Lv. Portland .........7:50a.m.
Lv. Portland 10:00 a.m.
Lv. The Dalles 12:40 p.m.
Lv. Deschutes Jc 1.30 p.m.
Ar. Madras 5:45 p. m.
Ar. Metolius 6:00 p.m.
Ar. Opal City 6:30 p.m.
Lv. Opal City 8:15 a.m.
Lv. Metolius ,8:43 a.m.
Lv. Madras ...........9:00a.m.
Ar. Deschutes Jc 1:15 p.m.
Ar. The Dalles 1:55p.m.
Ar. Portland 5:45 p.m.
Auto and regular stage connecttions to La Pine, Fort Rock, Silver
Lake, Prineville, Burns, Klamath Faljs and other inland points
THE DIRECT, QUICK AND NATURAL ROUTE BETWEEN PORT.
LAND AND ALL TOINTS IN CENTRAL OREGON.
Call on any O.-W. R. & N. Agent for any information desired, or ad
dress WM. McMUiRRAY,
. General Passenger Agnt PORTLAND, OREGON
OUR FRESH TAFFIES
Are Excellent We Carry Vanilla
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