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DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 190S.
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1 tie reppicsmfc'"'"- mu.w.i.j
OUR nnnual School Sale of boy's
Suits Shoe, Caps and all the
fixings necessary to put thein
in shape for hard wear of the school
days. Take advantage of this op
portunity its a money maker.
iXANDER DEPT. STORE
HIS SUCCESS IS DUE
Conquest of the Soil, Irrigation and
Co-Operatlon Has Made Utah and
Will Make Other States Average
Farm In Utah Is 27 Acres, Yet Mor
mons Are All Rich.
ENJOY A GOOD SMOKE? Try Pendleton Boquet and Pride
Umatilla. Made at Home. A. RHODE, Maker.
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Wilson coal and wood Heaters. Handled
by us. Coal stoves ranging in price from
20. Wood stoves ranging in price from
,$20. Our stoves are now ready for your
IMPSON HARDWARE Co. J
tl Main St. Headquarters for fishing supplies
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ackage GOLD LEAF Coffee
tickets Every package of Gold Loaf Costa Rica j
and Gold Leaf Java & Mocha j
Coffee contains one ticket, i
These goods are the best ever j
placed on the market for the
money. Try a package and if j
not satisfactory, return it to A
land he will refund your money. j
Gold Leaf brand spices, teas, extracts and baking j
piey are the best. Once tried always used.
f ND COFFEE & SPICE Co., S8 i
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Marble and Cranite
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Near O. R. 1 N. Depot
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CONDON SOCIETY ITEM.
trrlinn n .1 .
fler; n7 c ay btudents. Conducted by
'illl,nL F'ances of Philadelphia.
' be resumed Sememhnrn,
etc., Apply to
The coming National Irrigation
Congress at Osdon, Utah, September
15-18, directs attention to the re
markable system of Irrigation and
community building found today In
Utah. The bountifully yielding small
Irrigated farms of that state have fur
nished a theme for many Interesting
articles. In fact, tho Mormon people
have supplied a perennial topic of dis
cussion since they first came into
prominence, half a century ago. Vol
umes might be filled with tho maga
zine and newspaper articles wmch
have been published on tho same sub
ject. And yet of all that has been
said the smallest possible proportion
has touched the real secret of their
It does not lie In their peculiar re
ligious doctrine and practice, nor Is
It explained by tho perfection of their
organization or the dominance of the
ocracy in secular affairs, except as
these have been incidental to the
realization of another and much more
The Mormons owe their success,
their constant growth ana enduring
hold upon their people In a single
word, their power to the fact that
they are deeply rooted in the soil.
From the moment that the first small
party of pioneers lighted the first
camp-fire by the banks of City Creek. I
July 27th, 184H. their policy has been
to get possession of the lanu and to
make that land yield up to them, In
dividual!) and collectively, a living
and a competence.
Brlgham Young nnd his successors
down to the present hour have been
guided by the true Instinct of empire-
builders. They grasped at the begin
nlng, and have held throughout their
history, the great truth that lae earth
Is tho source of all wealth and that
neither man nor communities can bo
poor or helpless so long as they have
firm foothold on the soil.
But this was only part of their wis
dom. The other part was the fact
that they divided the land among a
multitude of small proprietors. Ac
cording to the census returns, the av
erage farm In Utah is 27 acres. As
many large ranches were included tho
average, it ts obvious that there must
have been many which were of even
smaller dimensions, and this is tho
fact. It Is common to find people
living comfortably on two or three
acres, while some of the most famous
families, like the Woodruffs, have
lived for nearly two generations on
a 20-acre place.
Mormon Power Impregnable.
Those who have been alarmed at
the growth and persistence of the
Mormon power, and have sought to
curb It. apparently have no apprecia
tlon of the everlasting rock upon
which it is built.
Tho Mormon church has been from
tho first, a great scheme of co-opera
tive colonization. It has taken poor
men and made them prosperous
converted tenants Into proprietors,
tramps into taxpayers, hired men in'
to employers, and made the outcast
a partner in store, factory and bank
And how nas it done an tnisv t-'irsi,
bv knowing the value of our great
public domain and proceeding to help
Itself to the wealth thereof, in strict
accordance with tho letter and spirit
of tho law.
Then, by dividing tho land among
those who use It and seeing that the
land owner is also the owner of the
water and all of tho facilities of its
Fortunately for them, the pioneers
and those who followed them were
poor. No man was rich enough to ex
ploit the mass. The work to be done
was bovond tho reach of Individuals,
and tho only capital available was tho
brains and muscle of leaaers ana ioi
lowers. This capital was organized
and employed In co-operation. It was
tho only way. And It won.
National irrigation, growtn ot co
operation, repeal of the land laws by
means of which tho public domain Is
being absorbed by s-aiculators tnis
is the solution of many social and
economic problems, including the
The ntiestlon beloro tno country is
this: Will tho American people wake
up before It Is too late, or will they
procrastinate until the enterprising
speculator holds all me siraiegic
points along tho pathway of tho home
seeker? William E, Smytho.
Interior Town Furnlthes Amusement
for Visiting Neighbors.
An alleged sporty sport struck
Condon not long since, who wanted
to "butt In" to a poker game so bad
that he didn't know what to do, says
the Condon Globo. It made his mouth
water to look at a broken winto chip
and when he thought of a full uand
or a fat Jackpot ho almost had fits.
His condition became so alarming
that somo thing had to bo done.
Of course, none ot the Condon boys
know much about poker, but finally
ono man was found who once had an
uncle who knew a man whoso brother
was reputed to bo tho best soven-up
player in his neighborhood, another
citizen showed up whoso father's sec
ond cousin had once plnyed a game of
pedro with a man who know a real
Mississippi river steamboat poker
The sporty sport ho camo here
from Athena, so it is alleged had
money and big drafts to burn and tho
Condon men, being of accommodating
natures, decided to "sot In" and try
to make it pleasant for tho vis'tlnj
brother who was sure that ho was a
dead game sport and tho real thing
as a gambler to boot.
It was different in tho morning,
though. At daylight the Condon men
who don't know the game very well
hnd all tho sporty sport's cash and
$500 worth of drafts which lie had
packed hero from Athena. Then lie
left town and In a few days back
camo word that the fellow had stop
ped payment on tho drafts. It was a
little different that morning, but tho
Condonites are not much of kickers.
They are sure of one thing though,
and that is that the sporty sport is
not so sporty after all.
They consider him a rather cheap
Ladles and Children Invited.
Tn ladles and children who cannot
stand the shocking strain of laxative
syrups, cathartics, etc., are invited
to try the famous Littlo Early Ris
ers. They are different from all oth
er pills. They do not purge the sys
tem. Even a double dose will not
gripe, weaken or sicken; many people
call them the Easy Pill. W. H. Pow
oil, Houston, Texas, says nothing bet
ter can be usod for constipation, sick
headacbo, etc. Bob Mooro, Lafayette,
Ind., says all others gripo and Blcken,
while DoWitt'8 Littlo Early IUsers
do their work well and easy. Sold
by Tollman & Co.
The partnership heretofoie exist
ing between John W. Crow nnd Claud
D. .Crow, in the farming and stock
business has been dissolved by mu
tual consent of the partners; John
W. Crow assumes the payment of
debts owing to the partnership, and
will collect all debts owing to It.
August 2Cth, 1903.
Do You Want a Cab?
When you want prompt and relia
ble service call up 'phone Main 1C1.
Tho McKay Cab Co.
What Shafi We
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This question nrsra in tbc fnnulx
every day. Let uc answer it to-day. Trj
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pared in two minutes, No boiling I no
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buildings covered with
it. A better roof
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T. C. TAYLOR, Agent
STANDARD CROCERY Co
We are the standard for
quality in groceries and fruits
of all kinds. Prices such as
will hold your trade. None
better at any price,
Mouopolu Grocer Court Bird
I NEW FALL GOODS
Our stock In all lines Is tilling up
with nlc now fall goods, and is al
most cofplcto In every part of the
store. This week we will make a ills
play of tho nicest walstlngu nnd dress
goods wc bavo ever carrlod, Olvo us
a call nnd look through our lines.
Ktno French tlaiine! wnlstlngs, all
colors, 50c yard.
Fine wool Challlea with satin
Ktrlpes, all colors, 76c yard.
White mercerized cheviot waist
lugs, 26c yard.
White mercerised walstlngs, novel
ty patterns, B0c yard.
Whlto woolen walstlngs, novelty de
signs nnd weaves, 50c yard.
New styles whlto goods In wool
with dots and figures, 50c yard.
Etamlnes lu several colors nnd
weights, 60c, COc and $1.
Zlliollnos In all colors nnd nurill
tics. 60c, f0c, 90c up to $1.76 yard.
All tho now stuff Is found heio, nnd
our prices aro tho lowest.
Cnll at tho store to so our SATUR
ST H E FAIR
The Place to Save Money
You are Taking no Chances When You Use
L It is manufactured and sold by tho Rosh Ico A Cold
', Storage Company. No othor distilled water ico sold
J, in the city. Be 6ure you call up Phono Main 1881
i, when you (ant
I Visitors Always Welcome at the Plant
; & Cold Storage
' Storage Phone Main 1781 Ice Office Phone Main 18H1
THEY USE THE
F II. Clopton. S. A. Newberry, K, V. McCoiuuh. Itlgby-Clovo Mfg.
Co., Younger & Son, MIbb Bheek, Umatilla Indian Agency, Leo
Teutsch, Kast Orcgonlan Pub Co., M. K. Hhutnim. Tho only V1HI
UL.R Typewilter thnt has all tho good fcaturm of othor lypowritors
and none of the bad ones, it itlxo lias a tabulator which Is n part of
Call and see machine. I can coiivliii'i you thnt it has 10 points
that are superior to other makes,
JOHN S. KEES, Agent
741 Miiiii Street
On Its Merit
Mas the large demand (or
Byers' Best Flour
Been built up. Only the choicubt wheat that grows enters in
to Byers Best Flour. It's perfection in Flour. Made hy the
PENDLETON ROLLER MILLS
W. S. Byers, Proprietor.
Have Your Water Pipes Examined and Repaired at Ouce
Delay will lead to serious breaks.
First-class work guaranteed by
BECK, the Reliable Plumber.
Court street, opposite the Golden Rule Hotel