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THE MALHEUR ENTERPRISE
SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 1917,
The United States
Total Resources Over
THE YEAR 1917
Will witness a great change in Rogers News
Stand. Larger stocks of candies, cigars, a great
er variety of magazines and periodicals will
take their places on our shelves, and we will
strive by our service and the quality of our
goods, to merit your patronage the coming year
J. D. ROGERS
The Co-operative Store will pay its first div
idend the 15th day of January, 1917, and we ask
the customers to get their dividend tickets in by
the 5th day of January, 1917.
We also ask all who owe the firm any thing
to pay same as soon as possible as we have to
have all accounts collected in order to determine
the amount of the dividend.
And don't forget that this is the last month
that you get dividends on this year, so buy ev
erything that you can use, as the more you buy
the larger the dividends will be.
Thanking you for all favors you have ex
We remain, the Vale Meat Co., Inc.
The first Co-operative Store in Malheur Co.
A. II. CHESTER, Mgr.
VALE MEAT CO.
A. II. CHESTER, Mgr. VALE, OREGON
WK WISH AT THIS TIM 13 TO EXTEND TO OUK MANY
CUSTOMERS AND Fit I ENDS THIS SEASON'S GREETING,
AND WISH YOU THAT SAME PROSPERITY AND SUC
CESS THAT YOUK LIBERAL PATRONAGE HAS MADE
News From Over Malheur County
RIverdale Man Butchers Hog that
Weighed 5G4 Pounds Miss
Stansbury on Visit
(Special to the Enterprise.)
RIVERDALE, Oreg., Jan. 9.
Christmas and New Years passed off
quietly in this part of the moral vine
yard no scrapping, murdering or
marriages reported end everything
moving along as usual with abun
dance of snow and a moderation in
Mrs. Charles Johnson, who has I'ecn
suifering for several years with u
cancer of the breast, is much improv
ed and has been gradually growing
better for several months to the de
light of her husband and friends. She
made a trip to Boise a few days ago
where she spent some days with
Miss Elsie Gibson has returned to
Cambridge to take charge of her
school after spending the holidays
with home folks.
C. II. Spiccr butchered the biggest
hog on the flat recently which weigh
ed 5G4 pounds. The lard rendered
from the fat, which has not been
weighed was enormous enough to
do a common family a couple of years
More and more farmers are learning
to butcher and prepare their own
FINDS A DEAD
BODY IN ROAD
Prof. Hooker, of Fruitland, Is Engag
ed to Take Dead Ox School, and
Will Finish Year.
(Special to the Enterprise.)
DEAD OX FLAT, Oreg., Jan. 8.
Dead Ox Flat is hidden by about a
foot of snow. The past week has been
very warm and thawing weather ob
tained day and night The dry farm
er should be pleased as such weather
undoubtedly will draw tho frost out of
the ground and allow the water from
the melting snow to enter the soil and
store moisture for the spring crops.
Mrs. A. T. McDonald has been quite
sick with a severe cold the past week
or ten days, but has sufficiently recov
ered to be about again.
I. I. Culbertson is having butter
milk hauled from the Farmers' Coop
erative creamery at Payette to mix
with chop for his hogs. He gets it
for lc per gallon and a such a figure
can well afford to haul it that dis
tance. We suppose te milk is high
ly attenuated but nevertheless would
mako fine swill.
Pof. Hooker, of Fruitland, has
been enagaged to finish out the school
year at the Park School to succeed
Mrs. Chamberlain resigned, and ev
eryone seems to entertain revived
hopes of a successful finish of a poor
ly begun school year. Mr. Hooker is
meat and thus helping to cut down an oW war horse jn pedag0gy and is
the high cost of living. fast gainjnf, the iost control of the
Miss Edith Stansbury has return
ed to Glcdale, Oregon, where she is
teaching school, after spending the
holidays with her sister, Mrs. E. J,
The nnnual meeting of the 'River
side Telephone company will be held
at Charles Johnsons Saturday, the
13th of January, at 1:30 p. m. It
will perhaps be placed on a more sol
id financial basis and new phones will
bo installed as fast as the proper ar
rangements can be made,
This flat is and has been for over
a year, in need, and very much so,
school. It is to be hoped the good
work will grow better to the last
thus making up for some of the loss
sustained during the early part of the
term. To the casual observer it does
not appear that a teacher in this
school gets the proper assistance
from the patrons. A teacher to be at
his best in any school needs backing.
Some people are long on criticism but
woefully short on helpfulness. When
a pupil takes home a tale of woe it
is bad practice for the parent to man
ifest sympathy with the often imag
inery grievance. This only invites
and cultivates the dissatisfaction
CIVIC CLUB WILL
Civic Improvement Club of Brogan
Electa Officers and Traveling
Library Statement Made.
nf Knmp now rnnf1 linim nilrvnvnrl nnil
opened to the public. The people here h,ch mW be Browing in the mind of
are very much disgusted with some
Rah, for Sinnott! As a result of
his efforts to create a demand for
jackrabbit fur, we note a St. Louis
hatter has offered about 5c per pound
for the fur. Now, nimrods, get nim
ble. Unlimber your artillery and
to put it very mild mov the ,fur s,fc Loutaward rapidly.
n.o ii, wuuiu uiuy uiiie uit! iur irom
about twenty rabbits to weigh pound
one should be able to make oodles of
lucre. But there is tho car shortage
in the wajr. Oh, my! there seems al
ways an impediment to rapid pro
gress. We .were in hopes the jack
rabbit would be exterminated in a
jiffy. Dod gast the ding busted
The Tuskegee Institute of Tuske-
of the county officers' ways of doing
business, or no business in this part
of the county. Repeated requests
have failed to get the proper author
ities to attend to this matter and
nearly every letter has been complete
ly ignored and
there is little love in this part of Mai
heur for some of the county officials
of the past year and some that are
holding over. If the people here are
not worthy of any favors why not be
game and say so,
(Special to the Enterprise.)
BROGAN, Oreg., Jnn. 10. The
Civic Improvement Club met at the
home of Mrs. Schlottman on Thurs
day afternoon. The report of the 11
brarian of the traveling library,, for
the past six months, showed a bor
rowing list of 50 people, number of
booke loaned, 130; number of books
in the box, 55; amount taken in as
fines, $1.91 and expenses for postage
and freight, 74c. The report was ac
cepted. The election of officers re
sulted in Mrs. Willis being elected to
the office of president, and the other
officers were elected to hold over for
this year, being M.rs. Schlottman, vice
president, -Mrs. Goodwin, recording
secretary, Miss Schlottman, corres
ponding secretary, and Mrs. A. A
Reed, treasurer. Mrs. Reed,. Mrs
Schlottman and Mrs. Allstrom were
appointed a committee to meet with
the Grange committee to discuss
ways and means for building a com
munity hall. The Civic Improvement
Club pledged $5 towards the building
fund, and will give more as soon as
Mr. and Mrs. Dean and children
who have been staying with Grand
ma Tschirgi for some time, left for
their home in Weiser Monday,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Weaver of On
tario, are visiting friends -for a short
Mr. H. Seeling, who taught the up
per grades during the fall term, is lo
cated at Bonanza, Ore., where he is
teaching 7th and 8th grades, and man
ual training. Some of the boys have
had -post cards from him
Tho committees from the Grange
Aid Society and Civic Improvement
Club met on Saturday afternoon and
made plans for the community hall.
Organization was formed with Mr.
Loveless as president, Mr. Mitchell,
vice president, Mrs. Goodwin, secre
tary, and Mrs. Reed, treasurer. The
subscription list is open, and any con
tributions for that purpose may be
paid to the officers or to Harry An
The following school notes have
been handed in. Those neither ab
sent nor tardy for the month ending
Dec. 29, in the upper classes: Ernest
Logan, Eunice. Malone, Cora Rouse,
Pearl Tschirgi. In Mrs. Jamiesoh's
ropm: Amy Pierce, Minnette John
son, Anna Johnson,- Laura Malone,
Margaret Dean,. Ray Chinn, Clyde
Cole, Roy Viernow, George Pierce,
Gladwin Tschhirgi, Raymond Glas
cock, Dorothy , Cole, Ross England,
Neil England, .Herert Viernow. Be
cause of leaving, Brogan, Margaret
gee, Ala., reports 54 lynchings for Dean has been .dismissed, and Edith
On Aug 15, 1901, nt Elk City, Okla
homa, God intrusted to the love and
care of O. V. Holloway and wife, their
first born, Lloyd F., and after the
tho 1916 record in the U. S. as fol
lows: Ala. 1, Ark. 4, Fla. 8, Ga. 14,
Kans. 1, Ky. 2, La. 2, Miss. 1, Mo
1, N. C. 2, Okla. 4, S. C. 2, Tenn. 3,
and Tex. 9. Only one northern state
snort, nut nappy period of 10 years, with a black mark. Not a single re
5 months and 22 days, claimed His publican state in the black list Food
own again from near Ins father's for thought.
home, Ontario, Oregon. A Mr. Gay, a very old man and dis-
To those who knew him best Lloyd tant relative of Mrs. Fletcher Better-
was an exceptional child unusually ly, arrived at the home of Mr. Better
obedient and thoughtful of his par- ly a few days ago to spend a few
cuts' and teacher's wishes, not easily weeks with the family and other rel
influenced by tho many temptations atives. He has taken a homestead
thrown about him. in Idaho and came down tn Pnvpttn
He first entered school at Bethel, to purchase lumber for improvements
Oklahoma, from there he spent two on his claim. His former home was
years in the public schools of Ste
ward, Iowa. From this place his par
ents moved to Ontario, Oregon.
After attending the Ontario City
school for ono year, he entered tho
On Wednesday of last week, as
Blaine May, a homesteader on tho
South Jacobson, was on his way to
the home of H. J. Benson of Moore's
newly formed Lincoln No. Gt district Hollow, made n gruesome discovery,
irom wnicn no graduated in uio com- finding a hat in the road and on fur
mon branches. At tho beginning of ther observation discovered t.hn Hp.h1
this present school year ho entered
tho Freshman class of tho White-
Settlement High School, Where ho was
always found doing his work faith
body of Jack Lynch, a homesteader
near Mr. Benson's place. Tho cor
oner wns notified and on Thursday the
body was taken to Ontario to be pre
pared for burial. It is supposed ho
Having nil tho characteristics of a was on his way in from his usual ner-
truo student ho was nlways a pleas- iod of outside work and attempted to
uro to nis teachers and a favorite of walk from Ontario to his homestead
his schoolmates. nnd was overcome bv fatie-uo and cold
wo are sad ami overwhelmed with and died by the wayside. His only
sorrow at Lloyd's absence, yet lined Known relative is a sister in Chicago,
with everlasting gratitude to our Mrs. Ray Chatfield was taken to a
Heavenly Father for having loaned hospital in Weiser last Thursday, suf-
to us lor so iinot a space of time his fering with some stomach trouble.
precious life, thereby giving us such
a wealth of sacred memories.
That everyone who knew him lov
ed him, and that those who knew him
best loved him best, is a comfort to
us and wo humbly bow to "God's lov
ing and tender caro of His own.
Father, mother, brother and other
relatives, with a host of friends and
schoolmates arc left with an inheri
tance of loving memories for which
wo are truly thankful,
James Davis has been poorly for
several days and went to Payette to
day to consult a physician.
I. N. Chatfield is very poorly also
He it resolved that in the death of
Lloyd F. Holloway, tho 'Whlte-Set-
tlement School has suffered nn irre
parable loss and that wo extend to
the bcrenvod family this -beautiful
Miss nillle Bruere Wins Spelling
Match at Fangollano District.
Lots of Snow.
FANGOLLANO, Oreg., Jan. 8.
The people of Mud Flat had a little
floral offering as n token of our sym- dance and party at the Fangollano
pathy and love. hall and all reported a nice time.
Signed, Schoolmates and teachers, Those present were: Eve Knotting-
Mr. and Mrs. Will J. Roberts, ham, Clara Buere. Blanch Slayton.
Annio Corliss, Fldrcnce and Willis
Villa has promised to bo good if Corliss, Frank Spencer, Sari Willsey.
we will let bygones bo bygones. Ho Edd Bedford, Henry Slayton. William
might havo waited to see whether tho Hildabrand and Victor Uuere musi-
Kaiser gets away with it beforo fol- cians.
lowing Wilhelm's exampic, Charles- Wo are having a little snow, not
ton News and Courier. mush but tnoush (or the school child.
Johnson has been registered as a new
Tho boys of the school met Monday
to organize a club. They have elected
Allan Schlottman, president, Evan
Allstrom, secretary, John Malone,
treasurer, and Art Brooks as advisor.
The boys will take up some of the ex
tension work as outlined by the Agri
Monday afternoon, the girls also
formed a club, with Cecil Logan as
president, Alice England, vice resident
Cora Rouse, secretary, and Eunice
Malone, treasurer. Mrs. Malone has
been asked to serve as advisor. The
girls will learn to sew and other use
A Literary Club, with meetings ev
ery other Friday evening at the school
house, has been formed by the boys
and girls. Alice England is president
and Leonard Cole secretary and treas
urer, and Delcia Rouse, vice-president
Mrs. Jamieson, Cecil Logan and Cora
Rouse are a committee on programs.
Rev. Luscombe of Vale held preach
ing services at the school house Tues
The Civic Improvement Club will
serve a nice sandwich for 6c and a
cup of excellent coffee for 5c on Sat
urday, Jan. 27, at the Trader's Day
Sale to bo held in Brogan. The pro
ceeds from this lunch are to go to the
fund for building the community hall.
Every body is urged to buy as many
sandwiches at 5c each and as many
cups of coffee, at 5c each, as the ca
pacity of their stomachs will hold.
For the proceeds are for a good cause.
Come and eat, January 27.
WE CAN SUPPLY
Your wants in Furniture. You don't
need to send your orders to outside
dealers; patronize local dealers and
help build up your own city. At our
big store will be found the best makes
of Furniture, Upholstered Goods,
Book Cases, Desks, Linoleums, Car
pels, and everything to furnish your
home or office complete.
Full line of wall paper just arrived.
T. T. NELSEN, Vale, Ore.
European Plan Vale, Oregon
Steam Heat, Hot and Cold Running Water
Rates 50c. $1.00. $1.50
Nice Warm Rooms by the Month
$10.00 and up.
The Warmsprings bonds are
sold, and the future of Vale
Incidentally, the future of
the Vale Drug Store is assur
ed, and right now we are
specializing in mail order bus
iness. Send in your order for any
thing, and you may rest as
sured that it will receive the
same prompt attention it
would if you brought it in
We are equipped to meet
any demand for drugs, pro
prietary medicines and sick
We specialize in hot water
bags, bandages, absorbent cot
ton, surgeon's plaster any
and all articles needed to re
plenish the home medicine
chest and for first aid to the
Thermos Bottles, Baby Bot
tles and Nipples and Rubber
Goods in Great Variety.
.. Phone 31.
Vale Drug Store
land at low prices and on ten year terms at a
rate of interest that makes buying cheaper than
renting or leasing. Stockmen should buy while
the buying is good as range and alfalfa land is
going to increase rapidly in price.
OREGON & WESTERN
A. W. Trow, Agent, Ontario, Oregon.
ren to go sleigh ridiiig.
Dad Slayton isn't having very good
luck trapping these cold dnys but wo
guess he would rather sit by the stove
Edd Bedford was seen in the Flat
from tho Rinehnrt yesterday.
L. V. Buere has just returned from
Harper with' a load, o.f freight.
u. J. Knottingham came down from
Washington to spend the winter 'iir
Big Mud Flat.
Louis Buere has just finished a new
house and. has moved into it.
Jim Bunyard passed enroute to the
mountains to cut posts.
The children had a -spelling match
Friday. The one carrying off the hon
ors was Miss Billio Buere.
The President's iaith in the out
come of a conference between tho
warring nations no doubt is based on
the noteworthy achievements of the
Mexican-American conference, Phil-
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