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About Wallowa chieftain. (Joseph, Union County, Or.) 1884-1909 | View This Issue
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77E REPRESE.XTA TIYE SEWSPAPER OF WALLOWA COU.STV.
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WHOLE NO. sus
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and; fei ipcMiiv
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For Circuit Court Which Ccnvencj
Hay 19, 1902.
8 J J Wrd
ft i Harry Gibson
S ! II B Davidhi.rer
J H Hartshorn
J R tndioott
I I'K Alien A G Otto J I? Olmstead
f 1 M W Goodman II W Cole
Pj j Fdward Mason W T Knaii
R T K Cook W A FWner
? H Conner
J J Hawlev
W C Martin
J E Wallace
Lost Trail ie
W G Locke
C K Elliott
E II (iould
John C Phillipps
Circuit Court Cases.
The following cases will come up be
fore the Circuit Court at the next
cession which convenes Monday:
W j Funk i Sonsvs Samuel Baker,
Margaret A Thomas vs Ralph E
Wrenn etal, attachinent.
4 Ci E Stocker va J Berks etal attach
R T T TV,- ,.. V V.' Tt.1.1..v !..,...
L J ri;:e!l vs Catherine izcll, di
vorce. John L Hammock vs D II Correll
and J A Ali'ord, action for money.
L J Fizell vs B A Dorsey and J Y
Idaho Exploration fc Copper Co vs
E W Eaves, to quiet title.
J M Mitchell va JTD Lacert. fore
closure. Joe Have vs Carrie M Volswinkle,
F P Tins'ey vs Jas C McAllister,
J D Ilalsey vs J L Caviness etal, in-
Wallowa Co vs Aaron Wade, injunc-
1 tii m.
J D Ilalsey vs J I C Cramer nhcriiT,
i , damages.
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; I Michael Heaverne vj Silver Lake
( Jitch Co
Earthquakes in History.
Tiie recent earth'paaks occurring
in t'ne Lessor Antilles, followed by the
rJ cruj tion of Mount I'eke, m-ar ISt.
; ! Pierre, on the Island of Martin'jue,
4' which 'began early last week, and
I-; which resulted in the complete diu-
traction of the old town of ."ft. Pierre,
Thursday morning, in one of the
: j ' i-T'-atest disa?ter of modern times.
:'ln all, pr.jliably some 40,000 people
: were annihilated ly this catastrophe,
jj Other eartlionakni and (ruptionn
? I tii.it caused exceedingly great dam-
X age have been recorded. Poinjieii, at
A I th foot of Mount Vesuvius, was des-
j troyi-il by an enipti'Mi of Vesuvius in
! ji in 7'. A. 1). Tliiit terrific eruption in
one day overwhelmad and laid in ruin
V Pompeii and its neighlxi ing cities,
Ivrcu!aue;ito and .-tr.biae. The lava
f; 'covered the city 6u completely that
( r over lS'W years Pompeii lay unde
' ; siur'ned and for over 100 years more
i little whs div;o'. ered of the former ex-
care end teaching were in any ay .hnlge Koh, rt Kakin s ill arrive in
responsible l,r the terrible condition t uvn totnorn-u . and has n, .thiol all
ho was in. The doomed man assuu-d j U :.l attorneys that he will bo on the
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. , ' . ' . Mluauvi.r the purpose of ! aife, of her hul and who left In
n.Uowmgh.s mothers advise that he j bearing motions :,nd dennnrers. in ! home on l,nnal,a, Tuesdav. Ap.il .Mh.
"v 1 ..uom i;i mi- presence order to expedite matter in eettin-1
Inform. ilion Wanti.l bv a deo!,d
Circuit court convenes next Monday.
Joseph, was in ihe city Monday.
L. C. Oliver came in from Lost
Prairie Tuesday on a business trip.
Miss Ada llohinson, who i teach
ing at Alder, was in the city Saturday.
The Emerald Eebekah lodge of this
city recently received a line lot of new
W. P. Hamilton and family have
moved into their ."property in the
north part of town.
Mr and Mrs. Wm. Masterson uf
Lostine precinct were trading in the
Warner Wrenn and J. C. Dodson of
Joseph were in the city a ihort time
A. C. Miller, of the firm of War
Miller it Pro., arrived in town Tues
day on a business visit.
W. I). Wiavu- took the staging out
of the court room the first of the week
preparatory to court week.
John A. Wood and mother arrived
in town last week from Walla Walla
where they now live during the win
ter. Or. Temple and J. F. Bater started
Wednesday morning for Lowiston on
cases at issue, t he early part of noM
week. This is a commendable act if
Judge Eakin, as heretofore several
days were spoilt in getting cases at
issue, tlu-nby prolonging the term lo
a eoiisidi rable expense to the county.
S. P. Williams of Prairie creek, and 1
II. F. Taylor, a former merchant of !" relative from the East were in the
city Mcn.Iay. 1 lie newcomer is an
CHctrician, and is looking over the
West in view of a location. Ho stop
ivd over night with the Enterprise
Electric Light Co. and assi-ted them
in putting the plant in order after
the break down Sunday night.
Attorneys A. C. Smith and W. S.
Burleigh will go to Flora tomorrow
where an assault and bat: try ca.-e
p ill b tried in Judge Austin's court
Saturday, liurleigh will appear for
the prosecution and Smith will de
fend. We understand Ihe parties are
Wm. NeCall and Jas. lale, plaiiit'nV
and defeiulent respectively.
W. J. Funk A Sons, lr. Temple ami
the Drug store have eustalled a pri
vate telephot'O line between their res
pectie houses. The instruments
were purchased in the East and Fred
Makin and I". G. Stacy of the Electric
Light Co. ilid the im-taliing for them.
Edward G. Fowler, nf Salt Lake
City, is here on a visit to relatives,
and is also renewing old aecpiaii. lan
ces. Mr. Fowler was at one time
pastor of the M. E. elmreh in tiiis
city. The Chicitain acknowledges
a pleasant call from tin gentleman.
A. A. Miller id Jo"ph was circulat
in2 a bubs.cri:ition naoer in town Moti-
a pleasure trip. They will return a- day to 8mil.e lll0nr.y t aid in build-
ing a wagon road from the mines on
Lower Imnalni to the present wajjon
read near Jas. S teen's.
Expected home that evening but li.is
not come yet. Thought heard ot at
Amitone, Wash. April 12. If tiiw
should meet his notice lie is eutic.t.d
to come home or v rite at ouee. The
w ife w ho so truly lover, him, ill do all
in her power to set matter right.
Creditors and lodge would be lenient.
Ifhewi-hes to desert his who he
might at least write and she will olier
fair terms for M ttlement or for power
of attorney. Mi.cht give name and
description of party, but have some
faint hope this may meet his eye with
out so doir.g and bring word from
His PisTiiitssKii Win:. ,
First Oregon Hanging
I. E. Su-vans informs ft Guard re-
ij porter t hut tifiy yeare ago ttylay the
j ! first legal hanging, or rather hanging
j,' by organized society, took place in
i i j Oregon, says the Eugene Guard of
I , . . ts:.i .. Tl.- l
last riiuuv. xiik Bmiitz iji ijuij
ing was on the Kickreall, Polk county.
Two men killed another aud while
one was hung, the other wn sold to
the higheht nidder for iflCO as a pun
ishment. The man hung was raised
from a small lioy by Senator Xesmith'
rnother-in-law. She was present at
the hanging,. so. Mr. Stevant related,
and atked him on the scaft'uld if her
brut next Mondav.
(i. W Buck of Elgin lias come out
by petition for joint Representative
for Union and Wallowa counties on
the Prohibition ticket.
Harvey Harris, son-in-law of Sheriff
Cramer, came out from Powatka Sun
day and will assist in the sheriiV'a
oilice during circuit court.
Marriage licenses were issued last
week to Hugh Wilson and Bernict
Amey and Frank E. Winston ami
Anna iJoonley, all of Joseph.
A very refreshing rain visited the
county Wednesday evening and great
ly increased the hopes of the stock
men for a good supply of grass.
F. 1. MeCully camii.laie for Joint
Representative was in the city Tues
day afternoon interviewing the faith
ful as to the prospects on June 2.
Miss Anna McAiisler left Sunday
on u visit to friends at La. Grande.
Pendleton and Walla Walla. She
will return about the first of June.
I). 11. Cerrell returned from ilia,
Yakima county, Wash, on Tuesday,
where he owns a saloon, lie is inter
ested in a case in circuit court next
John S. Hodgin did not meet the
a'jnounctmenU made for political
(speeches in the eastern part of the
county on account of the approach
ing term of circuit court.
J. M. Blakley and wife of Pirns
creek were in the city Tuesday after
noon. Jim says that everything is.
ipiiet on the political lines out in his
precinct that, many Republicans and
Democrats are "sawing wood."
I). L. Reavis on account of being
sick failed to file his acceptance of the
nomination on the Democratic ticket
for Surveyor, hence a petition w.ts
circulated Monday which will place
his name on tiie ticket as a candidate.
Clarence Luttrell, formerly of this
city, is pitching for thy Nampa base
brill team this season. At a recent
g.vme with a team from Caldwell, the
Nampa team shutout their opponent!
by a score of 'A to 0. Only one sab? hit
was malleoli' Luttrell '8 pitching dur
ing the entire game.
E. It. Bowlby and D. W. ?heahan
are figuring with other owners of dry
ranc)cs on forming a partnership in
sinking an artesian well in Hwamp
creek Pass. They art- very sanguine of
the success of such a. venture, and the
proceedings will lie watched with in
terest by the entire county. To be
ble to secure arteinn water would be
a great boon, to t'oe biil ranches.
Geo. Voris is out running a level on
the Ald-r Slop" ditch aud running
lines for the grading of the streets in
Joseph, lor surveyor Keavts, who la! ,,:.s, ,. ,. Wl,.f . ff ,
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n it yi t hardly able to engage in the
work of surveying.
Posters aie out announcing a Ue
pt'oiiean Rally in this city on Friday
May T., at which W. T. Hume of Port
land will hi' the principal speaker.
Every one come out and hear him.
Sam Pact was in town Tuesday
feeling the political pulse of the
nation: for it has Leon said as Enter-
Reduced Rate to the Hast.
Those contemplating an eastern
trip will he interested to know that
tlicre will shortly on sale great
ly reduced rate tickets in connection
with the Uio Grande System, thu
famous "Scenic I .i no of the World."
This lino offers ita passengers ;
most .delightful ami coiuFortaldo
journey to all eastern points.
It is the only Iraiis.contiiiental
lino passing directly through
(plaint and piotuerosiiue Salt Lake
City 'Tho City of the Saints,"
beautiful Glonwood Springs, Leul
villo, EneMo, ('(dorado Springs
(where a tdde trip may ho made to
tho Garden of the (iixls and tho
summit of Pike's I 'oak over the cog
wheel railroad,) and llenvcr, thu
queen city of the into r mount a i n
region. Stop-overs art; allowed on
all classes, of tickets.
Three daily express trains mako
close connections with all trains
of five distinct routes to travel.
Tho equipment of these trainn is
the best including free reclining
chairs, standard and tourist sleep
ers, a perfect dining car service,
anil also personally conducted ex
cursion cars, each in charge of a
competent guide, whose business is
to look after the coiiifoil of his
guei.ts. No morn ideas ant and in-
prise precinct goes, so goes the stat ! expensive means, of :romng tho
1 1 ont ment can bo found than is
provided by these exeur, ions.
a u naMon.
J. A. French returned ft mi a tour
o the North end of the ounty last
jS unlay, and ri-.pnts vot"s as being
1 me, plenum! in tnai si- lion ot me
Walt'-r Bcilh, the "Hard of the
Park" was in the; city Monday on a
visit an I iucidently qualifying him
s If for the coming battle of ballots.
G. C. Holding of the Elk mountain
s.iw mill was in the city Monday after
s pplie? aud a spark catcher for the
e. gine used in running the mill.
The Misses Eva Rumble and Stella
Weather!)', two rustling busines wom
en of Joseph, were in the city Tues
d.iy evening for a short time.
L. W. St imiiiii;h und family have
moved into the Maxwed proptrty on
Alder. They fcpent the winter on Im
iinha at their tJieep ranch.
A. C. lleucoek, who has ben wink
ing at the Elk mountain Haw mill
p.issd through town Tuesday en
route, to his home in Promise.
Sam Weaver came in from Elliott
Sons saw mill on Whiskey creek
Saturday fiiiere he lfas been ut work
for several weeks.
The electric plant was undergoing
repairs on Monday and Tuesday, and
toe town was in darkness Monday
For additional details, mldres j,
J. D. M .XHI IKI.I), ( i"u'l Ag't,
Uio (irande Lines,
12 1 Third St., I'orl 1 and, Oregon.
Road Tax f icticc.
All pel S' ins mi i ng road tax in d:s
i iet No. .'I, Walbova eouuly, Oregon,
are here by notified that their road tax
is due, and niu-,t be paid at once.
The tax can be paid at the LiMik.
District No. .'!.
Land! Land!! Land!!!
The HiirMjdi Real E. tiiti; -Agetn-y
has placed on the maiket some choice
baigaiiirf in it al estate. Notice tiieie:
Ji'iO acres of line bottom bind with
mi abundance of running water with
water rights; (;) acres in cultivation;
me nnest aiiaua or v. lieat land; price
SfciaOO on easy terms.
120 seres of fine alfalfa laud; good
improvements: a snap at $K!00.
820 acres of line alfalfa, clover or
grain land at $12 per ac re.
1(50 acres on Alder Slope; good
Henrv Oakes has recently adorned ; orchard; aguij wood saw and various
with signs the Hoswcll A S in livery
stable and the Ruckhnrn saloon.
W. II. Allen, wife and son of Los
tine precinct were in tho city Tues
day trading with our merchants.
Several of tho Democratic brethren
will go to Wallowa Tuesday evening
to hear Chanilierluin (peak.
Dan Trippe was fined in the Record
er's court Tuesdiry' for loading a hore
on the side walks.
articles go with the place at ifllDd.
.120 acres; 100 in cultivatisn ; living
stream llov.ing through place; best
stock ranch in Wallowa valley;
on easy terms
We only .handle properly that will
sell, conseiher tly can (plote you the
lowest pric.ci o-i all classes of real
Call on o: vritj the Arm for further ,
particulars. ,' t '
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