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you are sure to find that new things will be needed. There will be lace curtains, carpets or rugs, pieces of furniture that you did'nt need in the other house. If this happens to be the case, we would like to have the "Davis-Kaser Store" come first to your mind. You will find everything you may need right here. This year above all years, our seledions have been made with extra care, and we have without a doubt the finest Stock of housefurnishings ever offered here. The price won't bother you much, and you will be glad you traded here. You are bound to be pleased, for we guarantee satisfaction. The following are a few seasonable suggestions: New China I'VPM Wl w\ m our car of Furniture, | 3.' ah vih V which arrived a few days ago, la Eil§M§a Ly ' f M l^ V " we rece i ve d an elegant line of ?| In [~J ? .'7»>A s>' China Closets; as fine and com |Sj HM plete a line as anyone could ask 43&SI5i'S?j quantities and getting them * \J*z^TC^V^^' f -.^-Ai^ , from the factory at the least |m. possible freight rate, enables us affijfelS gig ■ to them before the public at surprisingly low prices. A golden oak, 40-inch wide, bent glass sides, cross band, veneer front, canopy top, with mirror full length of cabinet; this case is usually sold from $45 to $50; our price §38.00 This China Closet, full bent glass front and sides, finest of quarter sawed and polished golden oak, veneered in the roll effect, fancy shaped and carved legs, mirror back of top shelf;'price $44.00 Bent glass sides Closet, mirror with handsomely carved frame; quarter sawed throughout; a very beautiful case; worth $40; our price §34.00 A beautiful bent glass Cabinet, with mirror, quartered oak through out, 35 inches wide; a splendid value at §23.50 Folding Beds '' Eleven styles to select from, from ■j §14.50 U P- Welch Beds are recog- B H nized'by dealers all over the country i flfi as the best on the market. They make the strongest and neatest Bed inside; flj \W*Jm\ mm double woven springs; folding ■ I equipments give any trouble, ffl mfrjTl We have them in plain fronts, swell Mj Bfawaifll HI fronts, with and without mirrors; up flj H right folding bed: folding bed with ■^^■m™**"" - ** cabinet on top, quarter sawed and polished; in fact, Beds to suit any and all. Let Us Show You The Great Buck's Range h;,ve a -W'.." We know Buck's are the best andknow so many .ood things about them that we want L vent ated lin then, to you. All the gas is consumed by reason or me tatement Ings in the Buck's Hot Blast fire box. and we; nowmake n_ without fear of contradiction that a Bucks Range to 33 1-3 per cent less fuel tnan any otter range, little strong, but we are willing to prove it. Hurry Girls and Register in the "Ten Reasons Why" Contest. Scrub Brush Special for Next Week Only This being tbe season of thorough one of the most used articles of the "ousen is ' - A word to the wise is special for the coming week. The oia . Monday, sufficient.- but it certainly applies here, so com .v. -xl" white fibre; special for this week. 10c Scrub Brush. 2%" by o% . " n,te nDre ' • I. hlack tampica fibre; for this ir,c Oblong Scrub Brush. 8%" by . black ounp Weekonly . by 6 "; this weeks 20c Scrub Brush, ' The Duck ", ox fibre. I* > 15< , Sp6Cial " L by 8"; this weeks 35c Scrub Brush, "The Goose," ox fibre, 2 > special All other Scrub Brushes 20 g. Off THE EVENING STATESMAN SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 1905. Rue, New Furniture When you move you will certainly want some new furniture. Before you buy we want you to see our line. We have the largest stock, comprised of the best vari eties and all priced as low as the lowest. AYe have had long experience in this de partment, and know what the people of this locality want; viz: Good goods and fair prices. So we know we can please you. We're the Paint Men Pleased to meet you. Need us? Need Sherwin-Williams Paint, too? It's the paint for you to buy. Covers most; looks best; wears longest; costs less by the job; full measure always; colors are clean and bright; it will not powder, flake off or crack. Get color cards of 48 shades. We're always happy and you'll be too, if you use S.- W. P. What Are "Snaps?" Many dealers call about everything they ever advertise a "snap." This is wrong, and it does not take the public very long to find them out. We have, however, at our Second-Hand Depart ment (just a block from our store) a number of values that can rightfully be termed as "snaps." Within a few weeks this Department will be moved to the third story in our new building and we must reduce our stock in order to move as little as possible, so that the prices for the next few weeks in this department will certainly be snaps. Combination t imtmn Desks and Book Cases fjjSßpH? Just the thing for the living room of the new S ft -'MMiSw| house. They are something that are needed in jfa^t^j^jjj often have you wanted this. Keeps them in \ better shape and makes the room look better iISMMI and then too, every woman wants a desk to M - ; I keep her receipts in and do her writing. Our jjfijj * yam Combination Cases are all new ami up-to-date. PIPVI> We have obtained them at quantity prices <'|y -Ta^w' 1' ' ''■<t»J and marked them to suit every pocket. Jm Golden oak, fancy shaped top and mirror, substantial writing desk, roomy compartment below for miscellaneous papers and books; glass front bookshelf space $18.00 Guaranteed and polished handsome French mirror Writing Desk, and roomy pigeon-holes for stationery; bent glass door; drawer under desk $21.00 Weathered oak; most serviceably built of select guaranteed mate rial; pretty sloped mirror in center of top with very artistic cabinet on each side; three drawers under desk; oxidized copper fittings. Al together, this is an excellent one $36.00 A very handsome Combination Case in golden oak, highly finsheJ cross band; veneering on door frame and canopy front; bent glass door; large mirror $34.00 Pedestal Tables im^B They are polished to per- ~-*s;sSi^^L fection; have a patent back m ymTf which holds them firmly to- .-JSte^^fL gether when not extended, K%*/^^^"^N%Sl thereby insuring a perfect- JiLZ/^./'■ \ fcvjsff fitting table all the time. A ll'fimßk a line that outclasses any oth- (~7^J?dß?£32m\ er ever in the city. We have r "ro^. them in round and square cjj£\ A*? top and square pedestal from tr I $18.75 to $39.00 Five- ' leg round and square Tables from $0.00 to $41.00. New floor Coverings We are more than satisfied with out new Spring stock. If you move you will certainly want some new carpets, and we are sure you can do better here. In Wiltons, Body Brussels, Axminsters. Wilton Velvets, Tapestry Brussels and Ingrains we are showing an especially fine line. We are in a position to show you one of the largest and best lines on the Coast. CARPETS WITH BORDERS Probably nowhere in Eastern Washington is shown so extensive a line of all grades of Carpets with borders as in our Carpet Department. Axminster Carpets—lncluding the Biglow and Smith Mill's choicest new Spring patterns, sewed, laid and lined at $2.00, $1.75, $1.65, $1.50. $1.40, $1.25 Velvet Carpets—lncluding Royal Wilton and fine Imperials with Gre cian border, sewed, laid and lined at $3.50, $2.00, $1.75, $1.50, $1.35. $1.25, $1.15 Brussels Carpets—lncluding the famous Whittall products in fine tans and Oriental effects, sewed, laid and lined at ... 81.60. $1.45. 51.25. $1.15. SI.OO. 850, 750. 650. 600 JjbCYQ Monday Special on "Sheik" Rugs For Monday only—sale beginning at 8 a. m. Only one to a customer. These rugs are 27"x54" made of all wool in handsome Oriental effects. They have just been received, and as a one day special, we will sell them for $1.65 SEE WINDOW DISPLAY Any New Dishes Wanted? Jl^^% When you move and fix your home you will surely find that a few new l Dishes will be needed. We have dis- continued a number of our old stock patterns of Dinner Sets and have filled in with new ones which are ar- living now daily. In order to make room for these new dishes we have decided to put bedrock prices on our bargain counter. The following is a fair example. BASSETT CHINA—GREEN SCROLL. Sauce Dishes, was 85c; now 55* Oatmeals, was $1.65; now jtk^ Large Sauce Dishes, was $1.15; now Tea Plates, was $1.25; now Covered Butters, was $1.50; now ••75c Covered Dishes, was $2.15; now * ok^a Creamers, was 55c; now Sw£ Sugars, was $1.20; now a-t^ei Large Platters, was $2.75; now $I.T& PAGE PIVB SELECTIKG SCHOOL BOOKS BOTH CITY AND COUNTY BOARDS WRESTLING WITH HARD PROPOSITIONS. Are Endeavoring to Decide Upon th» Text Books That Will Be Used in Schools. Both the city and county text book commissions were busy today wrest ling with the problem of selecting books for the use of the schools in Walla Walla county. Up to a late hour this afternoon only a small number of books had been decided upon and it was believed that it would take a night session to complete the work. The county commission met in the office of Superintendent Myers this* morning and went through a large lot of books which had been submitteVl for inspection by the several book firms from all over the United States. Up to 2 o'clock this afternoon the county board had decided to accept the following: Geography—The Dodge, in three grades, published by Rand & McNally. Speller—The Progressive, published; by the American Book company. Drawing—Angsbury Drawing Books* published by the Educational Publish ing company. Music —The Modern, published by Smith. Burdette & Company. History—The Mace History, publish ed by Aand, McXally & Company. The city board held its meeting in the office of Dr. N. G. Blalock, who is one of the directors of the city schools. Up to 2 o'clock this afternoon the following books had been selected by the commission: For Public Schools —History, Mace; geography. Dodge; reading, "Stepping Stones to Literature;" arithmetics. Smith; mental arithmetic*, Brooks; writing, language series; drawing, Angsburg: music. Harmonic. High School —First year Latin, Col lar & Daniell; Caesar, four books, Al len & Greenough; Cicero, Harper & Gallop; Greek, first book. White; Ana brosis, Kelsey; Homer, Seymour; Greek grammar, Goodwin; geometry* Shultz: ancient history. Botsford; medieval and modern history, Meyers; English history. Cheney: composition and literature, Scott & Denney; Ger man grammar, Jaynes & Mussner; French grammar. Eraser & Squair; al gebra. Wells; bookkeeping. Rogers &. Williams; typewriting; Manual, Barnes, physical geopgraphy, Tarr. n j Personal Mention W. C. Kennedy of Pendleton is in the city. J. W. Armstrong of Pomeroy is in Walla Walla. L. L. Cartwright of Dayton is in Walla Walia. Edward Stoval of Dayton is regis tered at the State. Roy Tompkins of Dayton is a visitor in Walla Walla today. Lewis Corbett and Glenn Loucks of Waitsburg are in the city. George Evans, a merchant of Clarks. ton, was in the city today. W. H. Law of Waitsburg was a Walla Walla visitor today. H. F. Simmons, the fruit grower of Snake river, was in the city today. Mayor Gilbert Hunt returned this morning from a business trip to Port land. Ernest Schaffer of Waitsburg was in the city today to take in the track meet. A. H. Sonnenberg, a prosperous farmer of Eureka flat, was in the city today. Professor Charles Tw itchell of Dixie was in the city attending a meeting of the county board of education. D. D. Hoxie of Lincoln, Neb., who has been out west looking over the country, will return to his home to night. Miss Bessie Rees, Miss Emma Law and Miss Carrie Wright are in the city today from Waitsburg to attend the track meet. PRUNE CROP IS SAFE Freeze of Three Weeks Ago Did Not Materially Damage the Crop. J. P. McMinn, owner of the McMinn drier and operating a big fruit ranch on the state line, was in Walla Walia today. "It is practically certain tha* the prune crop escaped damage by the heavy frosts of three weeks ago," Mr. McMinn said this morning. "The three days of warm weather which fol lowed the freeze seemed to revive the drooping fruit and the outlook at pres ent is for a big crop in the state line country. The stems took on a sickly yellow color a few days after the frosts but these have regained their normal green color and appear healthy an'dl strong again.