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IS I I " I Ta I r . r .A
fOL. XVIII. NO.
Beginning Saturday, Dec. 28th, we will place
on sale an immense line of merchandise at aston
isbiilv low prices. We do this in order to re
dm our stock before taking our annual invoice
Febv. i..5t, and every one is invited to call cind
avail themselves of this opportunity to secure
W e also take this oppornity to express to one
and all our appreciation of their liberal patron
age during the past year and solicit the same in
the future. We assure you that we will do our
utmost to merit ycur good will, and endeavor to
serve you faithfully.
Wishing all a prosperous and happy New
E. M. &
7Y REPRESESTATIVE XEWSPAPER OF WALLOWA COUXTV.
ENTERPRISE, OREGON- JANUARY Ifi, 1902.
THE WORLD'S NEWS
FROM FAR & NEAR.
Clipped From Our
Thomas S. Aldrich, an employe of
J the railroad, anil resident of LaGrard
for the past twelve ywars, died sudden
ly Jan. 7. of heart failure, at that
There were paid out bv the countv
h court of Umatilla county Oregon, dur-
K lnp the vour rxf 1YI
n ." - - -' .. w , . i L'uiilil y 1 1
As each scalp calls for two dollars,
h it appears that 3 472 servagerous var
mints were killed in Umatilla county,
or there a bouts, last year.
hAN Antonio, Tex., Jan. (!; On ac
count o' the almost total failure of
grass and the high price of feed stuff's
in this section over 1000 head of
horses and milch cows have been kill
ed in San Antonio during the past 150
days to prevent them from dying of
starvation. There has been a drout
in this sectson for 12 months or nion
and there is no prospect for an im
provement. Senator Clark, of Montana, is said
to be the richest man in the world
His Arizona mines, "The Great Verde'
is probably the greatest the world has
ever seen. He is reported to have al
ready refused if 500,000,000 for it and
well he may, for experts estimate that
there are 23,000,000 tons of ore in
sight, and that if properly worked the
mine will yield annually $180,000,000.
fa 1 lie material of the Buffalo ExpO
IS Hltion which r roonntlv colli tr.
.... vvi ii i ij DVIU M
wrecking company for $ 132,000, cost
over 8,000,000 to put in shape orig
inally. There were 33,000,000 feet
of lumber in the buildings. 2.000.000
pounds of pipe, 200,000 incandescent
ugnts, zu.uou llag poles and 30,000
flags. More than 1000 freight cars
will bt needed to transport the mater
ial to Chicago.
County Court Proceedings.
In matter of W S Adams' road, a
claim of damages being filed, matter
continued, viewers appointed to assess
In matter of Edward Mason road,
report favorable and road ordered
Thos. Lathvop resigned road super
visor of Dist No 2, and E. W. South
Thos. Lathrop was appointed road
master of Wallowa county for one
y.'ar, salary $720, bond if 2000.
A C Simth road, defeated on re
monstrance. In matter of adjusting peddler's
licence in Wallowa county. Peddlers
on foot or bicycle shall be charged
$26 per year; two peddlers using one
or two horses $52 per year.
Damages on J. W. Emmons road.
Viewers having to report. G. II.
Lightle, C. J. Yager and J. J. Berner
were appointed to meet i'eb. 1, 1902
and make report as to amount of
damages caused by said road.
V. E. lavis road, petition granted ;
viewers: Jno. Baldwin, Elniur Wag
ner and Jas. Hilton, to meet March
Jno. Huber road, petition allowed:
viewers: Geo. It. Erans, B. M. Roiin
saville and A. C. Palmer, to meet Mar.
J W Cole road, petition allowed;
viewers: Ed Hinton, J K Edgmond
and Geo Greenwood, to meet Mar. 19,
Tax levy 1901, county tax 14 mills,
contingent 9-10 mill, scalp bounty, 1
mill, road fund 2 mills, school fund 3
mills and state tax 5 mills, indigent
soldier ltotal 28 mills.
G X Ames road, report favorable
and road ordered opened.
County officers saleries allowed;
H K Hanna court reporter $ CO 00
B T Long bailiff 0 00
T M Hamilton
T Lath rone '
J C tfeavii '
G W Harris
C J Yager '
S A Hart
A E Mitchell ork on road
Peter Goebel '
P II Gny
E W Southwich '
Jno. Young ' '
A J Poe
E T Roup
E T Roup
J II Hartshorn
C R Elliott son
C R Elliott & sm
N C Longfellow road, report unfav
orable, read disallowed.
T M Hamilton bridge lumber
McDonald Bios, same
Jno Huber same
J. H. MeCubbin same
W II Weaver same
Flora Lumber Co
J II Luudowx same
J W Hays
P I) McCully Co claim 100 83
Pitzer Bros repair id tools
S E Combes
A V Sheets same
C 1) Akin same
T L Davis same
L J Bell same
11 H MeXeal rd supplies
The F DMcCully Co same
Wallowa Merc Co same
W J Funk i Sons
. 8 70
Joe South supervisors Bal
M K Boatman vr A C Smith rd
Thos Lathaop same 4
J A Wright same 4
W S Burleigh chainman 4
Tios Lathrop same 4
Thos Akin marker 4
D L Reavis surveyor 12
W S Powell vr G X Ames rd 4
G W Carper same 4
A. C Hescock same 4
J W Carper chaimman 4
W I Sail nar same 4
J A Doud msrker 4
D L Reavis surveyor 15
Edward Renfrow vr Adams rd. . .8
D W Mann same 8
G II Crossland same 3
J W Garner chainman 8
W I Sunnar 8
Sc itt Powell marker 8
D L Reavie surveyor 14
W S Adams ax man 8
J II Dobbin vr Longfllhw rd. . . .4
A Morgan same 4
A E Watson same 2
Geo Bauer chainman 4
Bert Morgan same 4
Chas Wortinan marker 2
D L Reavis surveyor 12
Tnos Akin meals circuit ct juiy 9 75
TIi.js Morgan assist brg prisoner 4
G M Voris rent room for g jury 5
Geo Lightle cir ct juror 20
II Achurch '. 12
J A Eggleson 1 1 (50
Willis Wright 22
Jno D Wood 14
Jno A Young 1H 20
J w Chillers 14 c.O
II H Edwards lo 80
S A Hart 0 20
G ti Reavis 4 20
C E Jennings 1 1 40
S L Magi 11 2
Chas Boswell 4 20
A M Fleener 6 20
8 II Smallwood 0 20
J B 01 M stead 4 20
J 8 Pratt 18
Geo A M.ller 14 40
A Morgan f, 20
A P Kirk land 10 70
Paul Rudger 1 ;u
Carl Roe 12 20
Sam Wade 15 40
A H Meek 17 20
Peter Fordney 23
J Haas 14 00
Ray Vest 2 20
RE lleskett 10 60
A J Poe 11
F E Hart 10 60
OH Vest...... ................2 20
J C Reavis '
R W Bloom '
A E Col . road sup. sal.
II A Thomas ' '
00 . Joseph Gill I;
00; John ..ones 2
0O B, n R.oh 14
Xat llamil.on H
J 11 1,i,c'' 13
L C Henderson 11
C L Hartshorn wit fees cir court 9
wni Kernan fame 3
. . fi 80
C L Hartshorn 3 40
F w Wagner 4 20
Frank Rynoarson 5 40
Mrs F Rynerson 5 40
Bl inch Moppin 5 40
w II Kuykondall 15 (!0
O E Atcherson 540
1! M .lordon ;j 4(1
O H Hetlling 3 40
Frank Marr , ;) 40
V V Dale
To U continuetl next week.
No Peddler's License Required.
The actions biougbt by the county
court of Wallowa countv nir.iist
Henry E. Corum and Hurry C. Hun
ter, salesmen for the Wraught Iron
Range Co. of St. Louis Mo. came up
for hearing before Judge Voris in the
court room at Ent. rprise, Saturday
Jan. 11. The lirocecdinex u-ir
rought to recover a penalty from the
sjlesmen for their failure to take out
lieens to piddle under the law of
t his state.
Cook appeared for the
county while the defendants
represented by 1). W. Sheahan
filed demurrers aginst the complaints
on the principal ground that the ped-
dl-rs license law discriminates in fa-
vor of the products and manufactures
of this state and ngiunst those of oth-
er states and countries, is nil at-
tempt on the part of this' state to reg
ulate interstate comniercs, in contra
vention of tli constitution of tho
United States and therefore null und
Tho demurrers were argued at con
siderable length. Mr. Hhcalmn'a al
(b- .ss oeennle.1 r,,,., 1 i f. f:
"I--" ' II'MII Mini UIIJ,-1I1'
minutes, during which he reviewed!
tba Federal ami state decisions on tho
subject, and which seemed to settlo
ti.e (piestion beyond all doubt, in fa
vor of his side of the case. His argu
t.e'iit was clear, forcible and convinc
ing as to the law of the case, and when
nfuring to the constitution of the
United Slates, its purposes and results,
be occasionly waxed eloipient.
Judge Voris took thoeate under ad-vi-einent
until Mudy morning,
when he rendered a decision, sustain
iir; the defeiiibiiits on every noint.
M il held that Mu
le. (Hiring a lieen.-e
lo peilille, is in
llhet with the censt h ution of the
iili d States and void, and that as
law now stands no lie-'iies can be
; illy required of a peddler in this
L;. ThwcaH.'S were dismissud und
Igment rendered against the county
t he costs.
A Rich Strike.
ilohert Ut, was in Entctprise. Mou
'', having come direct fiom the
' ..per mines on the Imnaha, where j
i.. had been working tne past thine !
! -nibs, and brings the report that j
: lat Tuesday, a very large veil, of
, i. .i i . . i . ,
i Jiri tin; uao nuen laoiieci on llie
. . . ... ,, , . . , . .
...nil 1,1111 Claim. Slloutell in the
1 ' iSbs-l'.irton group.
'i'iv: mammoth vein was struck
while drifting in on a surface lead,
i. i t the magnitude of the ore body
v.-aj not yet fully disclosed, when he
left the mines Wednesday, but they
ha I penetrated solid ore to the de-.ths
or over 80 inches and had not yet
found thu back wall. The managers t The private instllal ion of the Almo
of the group were so enthusiastic, over ; ta Circle, Xo. 278, W. of W , occurul
thu finding that they decided to put
th i long talked of boat to plying the
run at once lo carry the ore out.
They are running three shifts, em
ploying over thirty men, and ure
banking the ore.
A trial run of 24 hours placed 15
tons of ore on the dump which assays
$150 p-;r ton.
Work has also been resumed on the
Flannagan group which is under
bond to a Spokane company or syndicates.
WHOLE NO- m
20 The Tmnalm copper ininoa re no
lon -,r question of speculation or
40 guess work as to merits. I ut thov i
40 assumed the proportion of o staplo
and substantial nature, and 1902 will
40 without doubt prove then among ilui
; richest mines of the Xortlnu , t.
Washington, Jan. 7. The Consul
.11. in 1111 today issued a report an
nouncing that, the population of tlm
.entire I'nitel States, including all
outlying possession, was 84,23:i,OI'.9
, in the census year 190J. This is item-
ised & follows:
jContinentil I'nite l States or
-l) : United States proper
Persons in the military and
naval service of the I'nite l
States outside of the t-n itorv
of I lie 1'. S. proper
These figures are basrd on
numeratinn of June, 1, RUM.
"A census of the Philippine Inlands
was in progress in iN'.lli, when the in-
. ..1 ! ... I 1 . 1
Jwu-'if,,, t,f the p .pulatiou v.e.e
ii'Mimi Miiii'ii 111 jiianiui. 1 nese wei.
and the foregoi: 1'
!',, "i I110 18 "' " 1 r"s"
, Unr '"' ,,'"'t,J Ki:o ,,r t"k'"
! T" nW,,J' "'"''X '
j X) ,iri1),'l'ar"""t consultation v.i.l,
U'n imw- T,, f " "
Hawaii and Alaska and for persons .1-
- j ,?",d 11,0 milit'Uy Ul"1 "ilVil1
vice are from the results of the I2tli
icensna. Those from Guam are an
1 Vt,,1,,a" 11 ",")rt (,f Wi,.r
1 1'cpaniiieni, nun tnose irom Ameii-
- ' 0:1,1 Su,,MMl ,ln t'tlmto "'".' tl 'l
- ! t,U' C'"m by t,K! acli,, Ht:'-
I rmary 01 uie .Navy.
ii'IM I t
, 1 population of thu I'liitel
.-naios at uie dose ol llie r.Hli ci'iitmy
was about 81,250,000. As the popu
lation of the United Stales at the be
ginning of the century was about. .'
333,000, tho nation has grown nearly
Ui-fold in 100 years.
A meeting of the Wallowa
Teachers Association will bo he!
il , t
I Enterprise, Jan. 25, 1992. Openin.;
jut 10 A. M. with;
i History E. F. Woe I
Attendance H. X. Aye; t
A Future for tho Children Miss Me-
Discussion after each subject.
Tbe Imaginative Faculty E. F. Carlti n
The Need of More Literature Mi
I'tvitalo.i as an educator Will M.
Lecture J. W. Real n i
With dicussion following will occuiy
A lecture by Dr. Heardsley in M e
t-voniiig will hu one of the attract!'."
features (jf the program. We hole
I to have Dr. Beanlsley with us at tie
i , .
day ses.-ion al.-o
No te icher or any
person interested in education can
;atioid to miss the meting. Let all
! strive to make it a nin-ci-rs.
Ada M. RoriNHN.
Monday evening, Jan. LI.
The ollicers for. the following term
are as follows;
Ida L. Reavis
J. A. Burleigh
Emma L. Imbler
Lor a Burleigh
P. G. Neighbor
P. L. Reavis
W. W. Zurcher
I. U. Teniylo