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EF HE HAD ONLY -WED
The Enterprise "Live Wires"
' Sweep Entire Field
IT WOULD DE 'SAFE IN THE
- BANK NOW
Vain regrets will be poor consolation
in the hour of need.
WE PAY 5 PER CENT. ON TIME DEPOSITS
U. S. Postal Savings Bank, State of Oregon,
Malheur County and City of Vale.
Officers and Directors:
M. G. HOPE, President I. W. HOPE, Vice-President
J. P. DUNAWAY, Cashier
T. W. HALLIDAY, GEO. E. DAVIS, B. W. MULKEY
Stewart and Willis Cottages
Will Soon Be Ready for
Occupancy Other News
of the Willow River Val
ley and the Surrounding
RISE IN WESTFALL
Grading of Streets Great Improve
mentOther News of
Jones, is clerking in the Jones Mer
cantile Company's store.
The social benefit for the new
church held last Friday cleared $50.
A program consisted of tableaux, reci
tations and music by the local talent
and also music by the band.
Westfall, April 4:-The new Meth
odist Episcopal church is nearly com
pleted. Fifty-three telephones are now con
nected at the new central. A splen
did Improvement over the old system.
The Westfall Brothers are building
91500 residence here.
A number of residences lots have
exchanged hands at a good figure dur
ing the past week.
Seven teams and eleven men have
been grading the streets within the
city limits and Westfall now boasts
of fine streets.
H M. Gilliam, the store keeper, is
in Portland this week.
Pete Jones, of Juntura, son of Wm.
OF ALFALFA SEED
Jack Rieker, of the local Interior
Grain & Warehouse company, who is
also in the grain business in Ontario,
reports that he has shipped eleven
cars of alfalfa seed at an average of
$4000 per car since last fall. The
majority of these shipments were
produced in the Vale territory.
Figuring 30,000 pounds of seed per
car, it is seen that this one firm ship
ped in a single season 330,000 pounds
of alfalfa seed.
Brogan, April 3: The beautiful
new residence of President S. M.
Stewart of the Brogan bank in this city
is half completed. Contractor Love
less is also erecting a bungalow for
L. G. Willis here, work having star
ted this week.
Mrs. C. E. Gilman and brother-in-
law, O. D. Loveless returned on Mon
day from a trip to Vale and Onario.
President S. M. 'Stewart of the Bro
gan bank and wife left on Monday for
a short visit in Boise, their former
Joe Wagner went to Boise Monday
on a business trip.
W. M. Wayman was in the valley
the fore part of the week arranging
minor details clos ng up his business
as the manager of the Willow River
Land & Irrigation company. Mr. Way-
man had been in charge of the project
here for two years and the great de
velopment work that has been in the
valley during that time is greatly due
to his untiring efforts.
The sheep shearing plant is expect
ed to start on its large run about the
BEULAH WILL MAKE
THE AMERICAN EA GLE
SCREAM ON JULY 4TH
Monster Celebration Plans Already Under Way-Horse-racing,
Baseball Games and Big Free Dinner
Part of Program for Independence Day,
Beulah, April 1 -.-Preparations are
already well underway here for a
grand Fourth of July celebration and
from present indications the entire
population of the Agency valley as
well as other tributary sections will
help in painting the hustling little
trading center of Beulah red, white
and blue on July 4th.
The big event will be held in a
beautiful shady grove and the numer
ous vistors who never fail to attend
from Juntura, Riverside, and Drewsey
are promised the time of their lives.
A long string of every imaginable
events, including horse racing with fat
purses, baseball games and big free
dinner, will be on the program.
There will be quality as well as quan
ity and it is promised that the Beu
lah celebration will rival that of any
other town in the country.
POLO HORSES FOR
Old Time Player Will Be in Charge
Good Sport Is Promised
TRIP TO ITALY
Louis Zaninetta Left Yesterday for
Westfall to Go Into the
You will look a good while before you
rind a better medicine for coughs and
colds than Chamberlain's Cough Reme
iiy. It not only gives relief it cures.
Try it when you have a cough or cold,
and you ore certain to be pleased with
the prompt cure which it will effect.
For sale by Vale Pharmacy.
Louis Zaninetta, of Westfall, was
in town Thursday and Friday on his
return from an eight months, trip to
the old home in Italy. He had a
splendid trip but is glad to get back
to Malheur County. A large pait of
his time was spent in visiting his sis
ter at Invorio Superiore. This was bis
second trip to the old country home
since he came west in 1892, having
made a similar trip twelve years ago
Mr. Zaninetta left for Westfall
yesterday and expects to enter the
sheep business. Vale looked good to
him after his long trip and he says
i the West is far more prosperous than
Fruit, Alfalfa & Grain Lands
Oregon & Western Colonization Co.
OWNERS OF W1LLAME1TE VALLEY & CASCADE MT. LAND GRAN1
W. P. DAVIDSON,
rionoor BHV, St. Paul, Minnesota
W. J. PINNEY, Ontario, Ore.
Agent for Malheur County
JOSEPH C. WOOD,
Lots for sale in Altschul Addition to Vale. Also 5 and 10 acre tracts just south
of city limits of Vale
W.J.Pinney will be at Drexel Hotel Vale every Friday and Saturday
Vale Hardware Company
II A ) ES & HUMPHRIES, Proprietors
Look in at
Come in and
talk to us
THE VALE HARDWARE COMPANY
Ontario, April 4: Ontario in the
near future will have a strong polo
team. Ten splendid polo horses have
been secured, one of which is valued
at $600, and ten sturdy Ontario men
are being given thorough instruction
in the game by Harry A. Chapman,
who handled polo horses thirty years
ago, and played this game in Austra
lia, England and America up to 20
years ago, since which time he has
devoted his attention to other pursuits.
The ten Ontario men who are being
intsructed in the polo game are Al
bert Chapman, Charles Chapman, Ed
gar Chapman, three sons of the in
structor; and Jack, Ricker, H. A. Mc
Robert, A. McWilliams, Jeff Billings-
by, H. B. Ball, John Brossman and
A. D. Huff.
These men have been under Mr.
Chapman s training during the past
two weeks, and it is expected to play
some games this year with the Boise
polo teams. The Ontario teams, four
men to a team, played their first
game last Sunday and made an excel
Most of the ten horses belonging to
the Ontario Polo Club were secured in
the Willow River district of Malheur
county near Brogan. They are a fine
bunch of horses, and are just the right
size, strength and speed for the game.
These horses are being kept in Fred
Stewart's livery and horse barn which
was built last year by T. H. Moore,
and is said to be one of the beat ar
ranged barns in the state, not even
Some interesting and exciting polo
match games may be expected to be
meen here before the present year
BILL TO AID
Vale Chamber Unanimously
Decides to Urge Oregon
Delegation to Action
SURVEY ALSO NEEDED
Two Million Acres in Vale Land
District Should Be Surveyed
Squatters Want It New Bill
and Survey Would Mean Influx
of Homeseekers to Vale.
(Continued Irom Pagel)
George McKnight favored quick ac
tion stating that it was of the great
est importance to Vale with its two
millions, acres of tributary public do
main awaiting settlers. "We are
certainly in need of easier and better
laws in this line," said he, "especi
ally since the best of the vast domain
s being taken up. Vale is vitally
nterested and the matter should be
taken up at once. Steps should also
be taken to have the public land in
this district surveyed. As it is at the
present time, the homesteader has on
ly a squatters, right and cannot pro
ceed with the development of his hold
ings as he would if he were sure that
he had located on the right tract.
This chamber should also take the
initiative along this line and secure
the survey of the Vale district this
James Munro also spoke in favor
of the Borah-Jones bill and showed
where many new settler would be I
'cured for this suction if they would,
! be glvm a chance to make living!
until the UnJ was made to ro I
, r. Iloi'ple n ports the bmh .f a
i by to Mr. and kits, T, T, rMinuiuUou
I at WelUll uu VS'4iiiidsyl and mi
1 u dy s util g Mr, i.. Mi i
FOR GRANT CO. MEN
Ex-Judge Davis Makes Strong Ap
pealLetters of Same Charac
ter Flood Governor's Office
Good Increase Looked For
Shearing Will Commence
First of May Range Is
Picking Up Says Promi
nent Sheepmen of the In
Ex-Judge George E. Davis of this
city, who sat or. the circuit court
bench when Albert Green, Earl and
Emmett Shields, and Ben Hinton,
who with Joe Caseday, ex-deputy
sheriff of Grant, were implicated in
the murder of Ollie Snyder in Grant
County, and later convicted and sen
tenced, has written one of the strong
est letters to Governor West asking
for clemency in favor of those men.
Ex-Judge Davis does not recom
mend a parole or a pardon but desires
that the Shield brothers and Green be
given privileges of "honor" men. He
states that their families need their
support and he gives complete assur
ance to the Governor that he will
guarantee their good behavior.
The lambing season is on in the
Barren Valley country and prospects
are splendid for a big increase if the
weather keeps warm, according to a
statement made by Donald McLeod
who was in the city Wednesday after
supplies. Up to the first of the
month the sheep suffered some on ac
count of the poor range as the grass
had not come up as quick as in form
er years. However, the range is
now getting good and the sheepmen
are feeling good. Shearing in that
section will commence about the first
Don't be surprised if you haye an at
tack of rheumatism this spring. Just
rub the effected parts freely with
Chariberlain's Liniment and it will
soon disappear. Sold by Vale Pharmacy.
DESTROYED BY FIRE
Fine Country Home Was Built ly
William Morfitt a Mafteur 1
costly farm residence of A
prominent tni... ' e-
mile southwest of Ontario J,ul 0r
of its contents was comiS
stroyed by fire Saturday , .
The fire was discovered between
8 o'clock and is supposed oh 70N
inatedfrom a defective Z 7'
Brown and his family are in .
valley, where he is looung afu V
large sheep interests, and WW
r9 "J nihe Pl8,e- ""trf'S
household goods on the first flo.r .
caved, but the flames had gaited.
headway when discovered that Mh
could be saved from the second
This was one of the most attract
homes in the Snake river valley Z
being situated in a beautiful
was one of the show places of Ontar o
This handsome two-story residerw
was built by William Morfitt, 'ceof
the pioneers of this section, who now
resides in Portland. It was knoa
as the Davis place, Frank Davia hav-
ing ownea me place several
The property was insured.
For rheumatism you will find nothing
better than Chamberlain's Liniment
Try it and see how quickly it tnvani
lief. For sale by Vale Pharmacy
Hae you registered yet?
Watch and Jewelry repairing a spec
ialty at Newman's, Ontario. Twenty
NEW PERKINS HOTEL
Fifth and Washington Streets PORTLAND, OREGON
Remodeled and refurnished throughout. Unquestionably the most
centrally heated house in Portland. Within radius of four blocks from our
doors are located ticket offices of all railroads and steamboat companies;
14 banks,1- 12 theatres and show-houses; 5 department stores; Chamber of
Commerce; Commercial Club; Elks Club; Press Club; telegraph offices;
post office, public library; museum of art; and all the largest office buildings
It is worth something to be in the midst of the life of the city. We make
no extra charge for same however. Our rates are: Room without bath,
$1.00 and up; with bath $1.50 and up. Automobile bus meets trains. Cars
from Union Depot pass the hotel every few minutes.
L. Q. SWETLAND. Pres. and Mgr.
They Do Say The
Thomas Liquor Co.
Sells the Best Whisky in the World
Not a Headache in
a Thousand Barrels
They also carry in stock the famous
Henry Weinhard Beer.
The best of Wines, imported and do
mestic; Gins, Rum, Brandies, both im
ported and domsetic; Scotch and Irish
Whiskys of the best brands.
Come one, come all, we are prepared to furnish
you in any quantity from 1-2 pint to
one hundred barrels
Thomas Liquor Co.
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