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A Christmas Gift
That, means much toward the futuiv of young
ladies and young ;:eiitlomen.
Give them a Scholarship in the
Pendleton Business College
Could anything he more pensihlo than a thor
ough business course ? '
The Pendleton Business College has strictly
practical Commercial, Shorthand and Type
The Shorthand and Typewriting Department
Is uudor the principalship of Miss Mary Wood,
one of the most rapid stenographers in the
"United States, and the classes have been in
creasing so rapidly that the Pendleton Business
College has been compelled to engage an as
sistant instructor, and Miss Delia i'rivott, one
of the pupils of Min8 Wood, has been installed.
The Typewriting Department has grown to
such an extent that additional typewriting ma
chines have become necessary.
FREE MAIL ROUTE
FIRST FREE DELIVERY IN
UMATILLA COUNTY FACTS.
Put a Scholarship in the
Pendleton Business College
In the hands of the young ladies and young
gentlemen for Xmas.
I Call on or address
S THE PENDLETON BUSINESS COLLEGE
H. N. Robinson, LLD., Principal
Corner Court and Johnson Streots
. , g
An abundance of the Purest, ftlost
Delicious and Most Wholesome Candy
and Finest Line of Bon Bons await you
at our store.
We will save you money on 3'our
Beautiful Bon Bon Boxes
Christmas Tree 'Trimmings or Orna
ments. See us aiid save money.
Fechter's Confectionery Store
221 Court St.
All kinds for all purposes
Sash, Doors and Blinds.
Planing of all descriptions dot e
Don't place your order lot
Building Material until you hav
Pendleton Planing Mill,
ROBERT rORSTER, Proprietor
, JWy JEyt OrBgonUn by carrltr,
A Christmas Dilemma
Sai ita Claus yould find himself in
if .he had a breakdown on "the
nig. ht before Christmas." Others
wou Id be just as disappointed if
thei; r carriage or wagon should
brea k down on the road, unless
they had a first class repairing
shop to bring it to, such as you
will fi nd Neagle Bros, always ' to
be. ' We repair a vehicle and put
it in fi rst class order equal to new
at a re asonable price.
Burnt A isollne uk Inea are tiie belt .We are
(uta (or iam.
Settlers In the Heart of the Blue
Mountains Get Their Mall Daily
Unique custom' Which Has Been
Practised for 20 Years.
The lirst rami free delivery of mail
In Umatilla county was not establish
ed by tho United States government.
For 20 venrs there ho been a regular
route iii operation, with dally srvb e,
the carriers nerving without pay. ami
tlui patrons varying in number from
10 to 200.
Since the O. H. & N. railroad 1ms
been In operation through eastern
Orogon, there has been a settlement
of wood ohoppois, tie makers and
Ira nli men nloiiE tile line Of the load
between Kamela and North KorU stn,
tlon, 20 miles west. This is what
might be culled tho heart of the Blue
Mountains. Wagon roads lend from
those settlements over the precipitous
bluffs and down tho almost lmpnsta
hlo rrnriros to the outside world, but
r.carly every article used in the entire
inealltv comes up the mountain by
Pnstnfliees are unknown In tlu3e
mountain nests. People who loose
themselves In tho wood camps of
that locality might as well be in
South Africa, as far as dally newt,
from the outside Is concerned, were
it not for this free mail route,
flip linlnera that nlv between Ka
mela and North Fork are the iiir.il
carriers. The postmaster at Kamela
has a special list of patrons, wno gei
their mail daily and most ol the lime
twice a day. bv this method.
The engineers and firemen on the
helper engines collect outgoing mall
with all the regularity of a carrier,
and deliver the incoming mail with
emial punctuality. Kach man in the
neighborhood, brings bis 'letters to n
telesrniih onerator. at one of the vari
ous box car station buildings, who In
turn hands It to tho crow on the en
cine and thus for 20 years, this little
mountain world has enjoyed free de
livery without the pomr of govern
At certain times of .the year the
section crow will be the only patrons
of the route. At other times, when
the woods are full of wood choppers
and the track Is lined with extra
gangs, the list swells to 200.
Oust now tho helper engines aro
carrying dozens of Christmas pack
ages to those denizens of the log huts
whose friends brighten tho solitude
with, precious reminders of triend
This custom has grown to be a Joy-
lut part of the helper service. Nov
men who take the places of old crews
lake up the task and the settlers hold
all railroad men in the highest es
teem on account of this unpaid, yet
fixed service which has so long
brightened their lot.
The custom has resulted in largely
Increased receipts for the Kamela
postofflce. During the summer
months, while the Japanese are
working on the grade, the stamp can
cellation from this source makes the
mountain postofllce a government job
which might bo coveted by many bus
iress men in more pretentions, cities.
REFUSED TO MAKE AN ARREST.
Shoplifting Pup Is the Cause of
Joke on the City Marshal.
A Joke is now being told on Chief
of Police Joe Ulakley, which Is worth
iepeating. A few dnys ago a promt
i.ent shoe firm ot the city missed a
red slipper which was displayed in
front of tho store. The clerks thought
ir peculiar that any would take one
clipper without taking the pair. Af
ter looking nround a little the miss
ing slipper was discovered across tho
street In the mouth of a pup which
had carried- it off. The pup was run
down and tho slipper returned to Hie
A tew hours later tne same pup
came along and walked off with the
slipper again. When discovered it
was going around tho corner at a 2:4(7
gait. Then the clerks concluded they
would have a Joke on the marshal.
Ho was called up and told that somo
one had been shoplifting and tlicy do-
siied that he run down tho thief. A
oescriptlou of the slipper was given
the marshal and he started out to look
for it. After an hour's search tho
pup was seen on East Court street
with the slipper which was returned
to tho store. Tho marshal was again
called to the store and told that the
thief had been discovered. The pup
was pointed out to him. but he re
fused to ninko an arrest.
Holiday edition of Evening Tcle0ram
Contains Brief maiory u.
TYt PfTI 11111 ' iMiiu
?fi4?ff .ZtZ.t.KTitAtlt jmtZt'.H - ..
Thf umKUlfleent lioll'la-v ri a
the livening iviw r M, ,
ortlmtvabmldeumoo r the Mt
rt,5J,lS?.rKi li.P when,
coK Oregon IM
3.7W.OW huohole- It U toe ted
, Hasten. Oregon aim - -
Tt lm, a population of over iw-
Thfli-e aie 2. IN u,uu neiin m
uieit .in - , ,. nrL,
ty, or which nearo ' -, "" . t
uniler ctl livsiiuni. 'i r' ,
?yL, lo.non bushels or eon.. .
pounds of butter and cheese. Uio.oon
JLu or am.les. 2.000.000 feet of
' ,"" ., o nihPV farm nroducts
.Mining for gold is pursueu iu ..
ited extent. The loresis miiunj -
. all wants. Tho elty ot I'ondleton
the county seat, usually handles abo
0 000,000 pounds of wool atinuallj, but
o'ne-tliird of this comes Horn otliei
counties, than umatiim.
The summary of the 1W12 asses-s-ment
Acres or tillable land. 32C,-
Acres nontiUable land, 512,
r.24.52 Iniprovonients on patented
or deeded lands
Town and city lots, fl.li...
improvements on city lots..
Improvements on 'lands not
deeded or patented
Miles or railroad bed. 211. OS
Stationery engines and man
.Merchandise and stock in
Farm implements, wagons,
Notes and accounts
Shares or stock, 2072 ....
Household furniture, jew
elry, watches, etc
Horses and mules, 10,00" , .
We are not given to tootb J
rn unless we nave something cn.i
to toot about
I We have something special no,
I and it is our Cut Rate PrcesonFifl
ture. Our stock includes everytty
i lie uuuac luiuiaiiiug inie.
Total value taxable
. . 310,r.57
Look at These
UED ROOM SUITS PARLOR SETS
ODD ROCKERS v COUCHES
STANDS LIBRARY TABLES
COMBINATION BOOK CASES WRITING; DESKS
BRASS AND IRON BEDST'DS CHILDREN'S FURNITURES
ART POTTERY ENAMELED WARE
STEEL RANGES STOVES
Personal Note's IViany Shopping in
Pendleton George Hill Home for
Vacation Rev. Sllke Lectures on
Helix, Dee. 23. Dr. N. II. Smith, of
Portland, who has spent the last few
days with his brother. 1- 1). Smith,
will leave for Pendleton this morn
inK. Jlr. and Mrs. Decker and Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Kins will ko to Weston
today to attend the funeral of the
infant child of .Mr. and .Mrs. Charles
John Scott and wife o to Pendle
Grandma Stanton, J Ira. Charles
Stanton and daughter. Casslo, aro go
ing to Pendleton today on a shopping
V. M. Scott, of Pendleton, came out
to his ranch last evening.
Miss Emma Green and Miss Nellio
Herndon have gone to Walla Walla
to spend Christmas.
Mr. George Hill, who Is attending
the agricultural college at Pullman,
is home on a visit to his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. John K. Hill.
Mr. Sllke, the liaptist evangelist,
closed a series of meetings last n.igl.t
by a lecturo of his trip to China as a
mislsonary, which was very interest
ing to those present.
We can fit your home with an?
thing required from thx kitchen to ti
parlor, from the cellar to the garret
Bear in mind our Cut Rate Price
continue only until New Years.
ANOTHER HELPER AT KAMELA,
Business on the O. R. & ti. Necessl
tates More Power on Mountains.
Kamela, Ore., Dec. 21 Last .May
it was thought by the local ofllcials
that two of the great helpers at this
place would be sufficient to handlo
the traffic across the Illue mountains
Engine No. 202, a monster Ilrooks lo
comotive, weighing 90 tons, was con
sequontly transferred to Telocaset
hill, and her sister engines 200 and
201 havo dono all tho helping for the
summer ana mil.
This week engine 3, from the Co
lumbia Southern was sent to the Tel
ocaset hill and engine 202 was sent
back here. The unprecedented rush
of winter and holiday traillc has mado
It impossible for two engines to do tho
213 Court Street
A. Nylander, Portland.
George W. Hnrris, Portland.
Henry Jacobs, San Krancisco.
Georgo H. Glbank, San Francisco.
A. H. Hell. The Dalles.
William Maker, Portland.
C. M. Smith, Portland.
M. H. Patton, Spokane.
U. A. Seeds, Spokane.
William Gent. Wilbur.
J. C. llartlett, Dcmsoy.
J. F. Tobey, Portland.
T. W .Jackson, Spokane.
W. Hayfleld, Karmington.
A. E. Lambert, Farmington,
C. H. Wester, Kentucky.
The Colden Rule.
E. 15. Noweomb, Spokane.
Graco Proebstel, Weston.
George W. ,1'roobstel, Weston.
J. C. Uartlett, Dremsey.
Airs. Eva Drelim, Alba,
llcssie Watts, Waitsburg.
Annie Halman, Waitsburg.
W. E. Potts and wife, Athena.
Mrs. Mclntyre, Athena.
Airs. E. J. Taylor. Athena.
A. C. .Mclntyre, Athena.
Louis Winters, Walla Walla.
Minnie World, Walla Walla.,
II. K. Williams, Walla Walla.
J. B. Johnston, Portland.
C. Borden, Portland.
H. D. Patterson, Milton.
Walter Smith, Portland.
Doug Belts, Pilot llock.
J. W. Winn, Pilot Hock.
D. C. Guernsey, Walla Wnllu.
J. U Jones, Walla Walla.
K. F. Ihinlap, Union.
Mrs. Dunlap and family, Union.
W. O. Phillips, Collego Place.
Maudo Morton and child, College
Mrs, J, H. Morton, College Place
U W. Keller, Westfall.
II. G. Newton, Walla Walla.
M. Olsen nnd wife, Spokane.
.Mrs. G. Gashor, Spokane.
S. If. Sonic, Portland,
lv. Cunningham, Portland,
Ralph Iteed and wife. Walla Walla,
Tin: HODErtN norm..
(o nerk-eorry. .Ir, lut the only room 1 can give you I, on the twenty-rourU,
aut -All rleht ;t unywm uska for iue, tell lilm Via out ui town.
Extent of U. S. Coast Service.
Four thousand men and 50 vessels
aro required for tho service ot tho
auo warning lights and signals ou the
coasts of the United States. Moro
than 2000 of them are lights, of which
1C0O aro on tho Atlantic coastt 1500
on inland wuterwnya; 500 on the
lakes, and 200 on tho Pacific. Twen
ty of those lights havo 100,000. candle
power ami a number cost us miicn
an $125,000, perhaps a third of which
l represented by the electric light.
"es," said tho cvnlcal codgor
whoso twenty-second cousin is going
to get married. "I agree with you
Kmlly Is a very gifted woman. But
being a gifted woman won't Interfere
With her oxpeetlnir some nretty ex-
pensive gifts from mo Just the name."
News From the Highest P
Umatilla County, '
Kamela. Ore,. Dec. H-Sa
four feet deep in tbe totei
sleighing Is very good.
G. W. Allen. R. R I
Swauger are each getting nil
quantities of wood.
Clionners are very scarce.
her has been "culled" so ni
It Is difficult to make mmd
.Tnmes Swart, rto OSS 1
sent in Southern Oregon fog
months, lias again accept
tlon of niulit operator 1
Rnr.lt! pnr Al Raile to PB
a farm on Hood Jiw a
.... tun nart enrfjUT.
ton aiiornuj. t"
a so-aero --
urando anu wj "-
next apring. . to ,
will have several .l
set on his JleachamW-i
winter is the bTw12Sta J
has fallen In we w
We feel a VJA
pointing to Penw
chasing plaJUd 1
ti n,ii nlenty of these wrrj
Whv cay WWr.'itii
,.ooVerXmas giftB Pur j
places? At Badert. of J
"I don't tUlnlc the
imn i iito
GOOD SOUND 1
place your order .thuS-
Fir, Tamarack af
....... u.. noor coalh8,.
can Ret the best f
Christmas tiea at TouUcIi's.