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THE REPRESENTATIVE NEWSPAPER OF WALLOWA COUNTY.
ENTERPRISE, OREGON- MARCH (5. i-
WHOLE NIK !) V
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Wll Hi Pa
XV: . NO. I7-
plV bfc t&- k -J i&aa Ql sa
;eyou fa '.th fully.
i", v.v ar
-oginniti Saturday, Dec. 23th, we will place
sa'- a:1 immense line of merchandise at aston-!"-iv
kv prices. We do this in order to re-
v.:r stock before taking-our annual invoice
'v-and every one is invited to call and
; --."selves of this opportunity to prcure
' ' a'-io take this oppornity to express to one
ur appreciation of their liberal patron--'"iT
the past year and solicit the same in
future. We assure you that we will do our
lost to merit your rjood will, and endeavor to
klv.nx all a prosperous and happy New
FHE WORLD'S NEWS
RO.U FAR & NEAR.
Clipped , From
Hops are bring contracted for in
he Willamette valley at 14 cents per
An excelsior factory is to be started
t Harrisburg, Linn county, on a
onus of $400.
The House committee in Congress
las unanimously voted to report bills
fir the admission of Arizona, New
Mexico and Oklahoma to statehood.
The royul yacht is now atloat;
It (lances in tl.e bay.
Where nil the world this sign may
'Made in the V. S. A." Ex.
Bom branches of the New York leg
islature have passed t lie anti piger n
hooting bill by large majorities.
Trap shooters will have to be content
with clay targets hereafter in that
Tex is will produce the Alamo as it
existed in 18'iG for her state building
at the St. Louis Exposition. The
story of that magnificent last stand
will ever be on the front pitge of Amer
The army headquarters of the De
partment of the Columbia will stay at
Vancouver. Authentic information
1 1 this effect was read at a meeting of
the trustees of the chamber of com
merce in Portland Tuesday.
Very little is known in this country
of Canada, our big neighbor on the
north. Canada it so big that there
are yet eighteen unexplored ureas in
it each ranging from the size of Ire
land to one-halt the size of ail Europe.
Miss Ellen M. Stone says the bri
gands swore both herself and Mad.un
Tsilka to absolute secrecy regaiditig
any information calculated to estab
lish the dentity of the brigands, the
location of the places where they were
concealed, or other fucts likely to com
promise their captors.
The room in which Prince Henry
pf Prussia slept at the Auditorium
Hotel, in Chicago, was entirely re
'urnished for the occasion, from car-p-'t
to curtains. The wall paper was
own new and made for the purpose,
containing a design of the German
eagle, likewise the vable linen.
A very interesting report lias just
been issued from the Census Bureau
it Washington, which shows that
the value of the live stock in the
United States, June I, 1900, exceeded
t-'3,200,000,OOO being an increase of
nearly 1,000 million f'ollars in the
value of such stock during the past
The Cole excise tax hill passed the
lower house of the Ohio legislature
and favorable action is expected in
the senate. The bill provides for the
levying of a tax of 1 per cent upon the
j;ross annual receipts of electric light,
gas, natural gas, pijie line, water works,
treet railway, messenger, signal, tele
iraph, telephone, express or union dc
:)ot companies doing business in Ohio.
A merchant who had a store it)
ach of two small neighboring towns
recently tried an exeriment. He
out a bargain counter in ach store,
tontaining the same prices. In the
newspaper of one village he advertised
his special counter. In the paper of
the other he did not advertise, and !
,-old goods amounting to ijOM. In!
i lie store the same mouth where he
di l advertise, he sold goods amount
ing to $i,723. In commenting on
the result of his experiment that mer
chant says: "The people who got the
advertisomi nt pass by one of my I
stores mid drive miles to the other for J
what thev could have gotten at thej
same price t fny store at their door."
A Saw and Shingle Mill in good
condition. Will sell at a great bar
gain. Inquire of
Bitiuxiott A Mays,
Notice to Knackrrs.
Ii th 're's any c
hatiee to boom busi
ness, .loom it bosll. Don't !.. ..
knocker. Don't pull a long face and
get sour in the stomach. Hope a bit.
Cu t a smile on you. Hold up your
head. Oct hold with both hands, then
pull. Bury your hatchet, drop your
tomahawk and hide your hammer.
When a stranger drop. in, "jolly"
him. Tell him this is the greatest
town on earth. Don't get mulish,
don't roast. Just "jolly," get popular.
It's dead easy. Help yourself along.
Push your friends with you. Soon
you'll have a whole possession. Be a
No man ever helped himself by
knocking other people down. No
man ever got rich trying to make
people believe that he was the
only good man on earth. You can't
climb the ladder of fame by stepping
on other people's corns. They are
their corns, not yours, and they are
tender. "You're not the only slii.t in
the wash." If you don't like their
style, let then) alone. Don't knock,
walk right in and make yourself lo.ik
pleasant. You'll git used to it.
There is no end of fun in minding
your own business, and it makes other
people like you better. Better have
other people stuck on you than to get
stuck on yourself. Nobody get stuck
on a knocker. Drink some of Enter
pise waters and you will always be
Story of Her Herois n en the
Battlefield of Fredrlcksturg.
At Fredericksburg Miss Barton
took up her quarters in front of the
Lucy House, within close range of the
Confederate sharp-shooter. As fast
us the poor fellows were shot down
she took charge of them, providing
them with every attention. When
the Massachusetts and Michigan regi
ments crossed on the twelfth and took
possession of the town it was evident
that a big battle was imminent, and
Miss Barton went over into the city
and organized, the hospital corps and
established diet kitchens. On the eve
of her departure an incident occurred
which demonstrates the unfaltering
courage of the woman. A young
wounded Confederate officer informed
her that his people had prepared a
death-trap for the army across the
That he spoke the tuith was believ
ed by Miss Barton then, and was later
continued by (Jem ral Jackson's order
to General Stuart. But she went, and
during theawful day of the thirteenth
w hen the thunder of the artillery and
the crash ot musketry were roaring a
round her; when companies were be
ing mowed down and regiments deci
mated; when the ditches and the
hedges were filled up with the duail
and dying; when th,e furrows Thh
ran blood, and a ghastly stream
of mangied humanity was pouring to
the rear, she. moved amidst it as calm
as a force of nature, always knowing
what to do and doing the proper
thing at the right time, liven the
terrors of that horrible night diil not
weaken her dauntless courage. She
met every emergency with admirable
promptitude. Toward midnigth when
every place that afforded a shelter '
from the snow and blinding, icy wind !
were tilled, fifty poor fellows were
brought in wouniled and almost fro.-
Surgical aid before morning was '
impossible, but she had fires lighted, ' i tat ion with the lower earth becau.se ' " '"' ""'f""i depth of 2 feet and a
blankets wraimed c round them, nod ! of storms that destroy the toletrranh '. ,,""t "' ",', ""f"l"'t' ,f ciilarge-
ordered a chimney torn down; and
when the bricks were heated she had less telegraph installation has been 1,10 '"flowing iimonsions: 11 feet or,
them placed around them. Other e-1 made at the observatory, connecting ' t(,P 1 f''1'" l'ttoni with uni
mergeneies she met with equal it w ith the jiost-ofiiet at ICipsoo in the , f""" ;i lt(t- Bids will I o
promptitude, nevtr pausing for sleep : valley three miles away. The observ- , eonsiderod by the rod or by the mile
or rest until the Hfiny of wounded ' er in bis lofty perch is thus made in- "" ,hu tI;'i'1 it'ui.paiiy rcs-uvos the
rested once more in comfort north of 'dependent ot thp storms, for the wind right to rek-oU in.v and all bids,
the Bappuhannock. Cartain Joseph ! h is i o effect upiin the etherial waves ' John Bvin, Secretary,
llmmilton in , the. March Womiin'e
Will Be Held on Tuesday. March' s-,Mn i:- B.ehi, wife of K.i.M
I, at 3 o'clock P. M. n.ini. at her home on lluni-
eane'oreek, Marco !, l.ldj.
The county c. ntial committee of -'ls- Basin was born in Washington
the Bepubliean patty foi Wallowa """uty, Ohio, Juo 1". 1S:!."i, beii g
county met in Enter; rise pursuant to ' years, S months and 11 days old at
call on March ;i. 1 1 he I imp of her death. She ami her
The members of tlccommittee from devold husband wen? married in
the different .precincts in the county ls",,;. In IStlT they m.e.l to Mae.oi
were either here in person or by proxy :. county Missnin, and in Hi) v
except Grouse precinct which was not came to Oregon where they have
represented. The representation was since lived. Mrs. Basini became a
as follows: i member of the Methodist church early
Promise, W. S. Powell by K. A. lifo. She leaves to mourn her loss
Holmes proxy. in husband, two sous and two daugb-
ailowa, John McDonald
Lost Prairie, 15. H. Bacon by W. ('..
raradice Bert Borland
Enterprise Cur Boo
Imnaha, Oeorge 11 aas
Trout Creek, E. H. Gouid by ii. W.
Lost inc. O. F. Mays by F. I). Mo
Cully proxy .
F. D. McCullv.
Geo. W. Harris
A. II. Meyer by C. K,
A. A. Miller
The apportionment of delegates was I'''1'""" having claims against the cs
based on the vote" of Congressman M. "f deceased are hereby reiiiir
A. Moody at the last election at the '''' ," present the same with the proper
ratio of one delegate at large and I v"ll(,hers to said Executor at Lost ine,
one delegate for every 25 votes or
major part thereof, and the number
from each precinct will be as follows:
Enterprise 0 Joseph 4
Lostine 3 Wallowa, 5
Prairie Creek 2 Flora 2
Paradbe 3 Lost Prairie 2
Grouse 1 Promise 2
Pine Creek 2 Imnaha 2
Park 1 - Divide 1
Trout Creek 2
I n d cf fore nee to the change in the'
Paradise precinct and the establish
ment of Flora precinct, one delegate
was taken from the Paradise vole and
given to the Flora precinct, which
'makes it as above. If i o precinct had
been established at Flora then Para
dise would 'nave had 4 delegates.
The precinct primaries w ill be held
in the respective precinct on Tues
day, March 18, 1111)2 at 2 o'clock I. M.
The county convention will be held
in Enterprise on Wednesday, March
2fi, l'J:2, at 10 o'clock A. M."
Some Rare Bargains.
Ihe Bnrle.ghKe.il K-'a'c A g-ncy
has placed on the ma k I some choice
bargains in real cst.i'e. itiee there;
lol) acres on Alder Slope: good
orchard; a $200 wood saw and various
articles go with the place at .$1100.
l'JOaerfH excellent alfal.'a land, all
under ditch, every acre can be culti
1'iO acres; 40 acres in cult ivaleon ;
100 acres under ditch, if lion.
320 acres; 100 in cult iv.itisu ; living
stream (lowing through place; beil
stock ranch in Wallowa valley; !f 20!) p " ' Denver, or any ,'omt between.
on easy terms I 'l 0''1" is ,',!""'1
letjuiar tourists rates.
'"5:i!y ,)lin',!'' Property that will j 'fi. those interested will be glad to
f consequently can quote you t be : (i,lot,. iw,.t ,-,., lin, fllrlljHi,
lowest prices on all classes of real!,,,. , ,. , , ..
jrr-j-rt v i information about the scenic
l'T"'" ' -' beauties of the liio Griinde ItoiitO and
Call on oi write the lirm for further . j, .,...!; aecnmod.itioiis.
particulars. J. D. Massiiki.h. (Jen'l A"'t..
illH JSl.'ill.KloH KKAI. I',STATK A'lKSCY,)
Enterprise, Oregon. i
One Use for Wireless Telcgropliy.
Oi) the loftiest mountains, "in Germ-
any, the Zngspitz-, in the Bavarian
Alps, 9,725 feet above sea-level, is an
important meteorological observatory, :
which is occut.ied all the year round.!
but in winter is cut off ftom com mun-
and telephone lines. Becently a wire-
tint carry 'hw messages. Youth's
Wanted to Let.
The contract for 2 m'des of fencing,
material already on the ground, ('all
at CljlF.lT.UN elliee, or on
Mils. El. i. a Koiii::cis,
Notice is hereby given thi.t the nu
lersigned has been duly adpointi d Fx-
,','ul1"' (f the last will noil testament
"f l;' "!"'n II' Cole, deceased; and all
j Oregon, or to his attorney, D. V.
Sheahan, at bis oll'uv in Enterprise,
Oregon, within six months from the
date of this notice.
Dated this 17th day of Dec.i 1001.
11 ASCALL COLE,
D. W. Shhaiian,
Ex 'is Att'y.
Tourist's Excursion to the Hast.
The traveling public will be inter
ested to learn of the system of pi i-mi-ally
conducted excursion oaVs operat
ed over the Bio Grande System, pop
ularly known us "The Scenic Line ol
the World " They ale the Begulai
Pullman tourists or 'ordinary" sleep
les, provided with comfortable berth..
j bedding ami linen of the Pullman
'standard. They have separate lava
tories, and are all well lighted and
jbeatil and, in fact, are a most succes.
1 fel substitute f(,i- the more expensive
("standard'' sleepers, the difference a
rising from the characler of uphol-
I storing furnished. A colored portei
f j attendance with every car and
; besides him an excursion conductor,
!" bose sole duly it to look after th.
pleasure ami eoiniort ot passenger;,
in his charge.
These cars are run through to Kan
sas City, Oe.aha, St. Louis and
Chicago, maki.ig close connec
tions for Boston, New York and all
This feaiure of travel has become
popular that there is now established
a regular senic,; of nine cars each
week, otVe;ing a vinietj' of routes, and
sent doles so a.Taliui d that stop-overs
may he mail).'. It ilesneil, at Salt Lake
124 Third Street,
I N l,,,rt','i' fciven that the
j M,U r ,'i"'" ('"- receive bids
h"' " construction of a water ilitcb
of ' '"' f""" '"!? (lin' "i""H:
KiX "'i'" ' '"' part thereof 20
' ff;i t 011 '"P ""d 1,5 ftr ''Ottoiu
meiit of the Iliiirieailo Creek Ditch li
j Ahtu Slope DitchCompany,