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About Wallowa chieftain. (Joseph, Union County, Or.) 1884-1909 | View This Issue
County Official Taper....
City Official Paper.
THE REPRESES'TATIVE NEWSPAPER OF WALLOWA COUXTY.
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ENTERPRISE. OREGON- OCTOBER 3 W02.
WHOLE NO. fl5tf
We wish to announce to the people of Wallowa
County that wc are now receiving1 our stock of
g all gat wm safe
which is by
far the largest
stock and best
quality of goods we
have ever received. We
solicit your patronage and
trust our goods and prices will
merit a liberal portion of your
purchase. With us it is not a ques
how low we can make prices but how
good quality we can furnish for the money
and how well we can serve the public in fur
nishing their requirements. We do not claim
to be philanthropists or that we want to sell
goods below cost but we will meet aav
competition in our locality. W e are
now busy opening and marking
our new stock and haven't the
time to go in detail in ad
vertising any specials
but will say that
our lines are quite
complete in the
FROM FAR ANDNEAF
Clipped and Copied From
pides, and who will superintend the '
P'opigition o the Mint.--LaGiandc
Mrs. A. C. Forrester and children,
who reside in the Joseph Creek coun
try, cane in on the Anatone stage
Thursday evening, to make their
homo at this place until next spring.
Mr. Forrester, who has been sick for
several weeks, ad who is still sick
and very Weak, is expected to bo
brought down the rirer in a boat to
day. He does not believe there is any
merit in medicine, hence refuses it;
and for the past twenty-three days he
has taken on but little or no nourish
ment and if so weak at the present
time that he hardly has the strength
to swallow. Asotin Sentinel.
REPORT OF THE CONDITION
WALLOWA NATIONAL BANC.
and nnseourrd l.'-Ml l
IT. 8. Bon. Is tu secure circulation liiOL
Stocks, ktcnriues.etc 856 liO
Bankinc-lionse. furniture and
Due from National Hanks i' not re
serve nciits) 2.818 41!
Due from btate Banks an i
Due from onproved reserve agents 40,711 iBt
Internal-Revenue Slump 11 itfi
Checks ami other cush items 2ot 71
Note ( other isational Kuns ... 30
Fractional puper currency, nickels
and cents 38 OS
I.nwrui. Monet Kkmrve is Bask,
Lrjcui tender notes 20
Redemption fund with V. S. Treas'r
15 per cent, of circulation ) 025
Total 204,2:l 4H
Capitnl stock paid in.
The Oregon State Blind School
opened this week with 30 students.
There are two more to come in, so
that the total attendance w ill be the
same as last year.
Secretary of State Dunbar has pro
cured desigos for m.-tal budges whfch
he will have made for the state house
employes during the session of the
Hood liiver is to have a Fruit Fair,
beginning Oct. 8 and lasting four days.
It will be one of the best ever held in
the state, probably the host purely
The average attendance at the
Chemawa Indian so tool for the past
year was 556, 64 mo e than the ire- At Enterprise, In the Stale of Oregon,
ceding year, uhile the enrollment was 'ttbe clwe of bnInCM Sept. 15, 1902,
'WO, as against 560 in 1SKII. arsoiat r.s.
Rev. F. . Powell, formerly of the 'ff "n? "V.'1 """"J18
.. . . , Overdrafts, secured at
r.ugenu divinity behoof, who has re
cently been pastor of th First Chris
tian church of San Frantisco, has
been converted to Unitarianism and
will ollieiate in a Salem pulpit of that
A law authorizing school districts
to combine and conduct one school
for several districts, is a measure that
will be proposed for enactment by the
next legislature. A similar law is in
force in some of the eastern states and
U found entirely satisfactory.
An exhibit for the Lewis and Clark
fair that will attract much attention
will be that of the model of the rlist
ship thut went up the Columbia
Hive. This ship was commanded bv
Capt. Gray. E. M. Simpson of San
Francisco is owner of the model, but
has kindly offered to loan it to the
It is Oregon's turn, now, to be the
center of a movement that shall de
velop latent resources and multiply
the strength of the commonwealth.
Other states have had their jeriod of
development under the spur of heavy
immigration and cbe coming of Rust
cm people of all classes. Oregon will
during the next few years, forge ahead
Mrs. Waggoner, whofoMnd Merrills
body and eloped with the murderer's
brother, has been in Chehalis. She
was discovered heartbroken at Seattle
recently and is sorry for the deed and
cries for her children, It is said that
those who were interesting themselves
in obtaining the reward of $ 1500 from
Oregon for her for the finding of Mer
rill's body have abandoned the project, j
The richest strike in the history of
the Eastern Oregon gold fields was
made in the Cracker Oregon mine
Friday. The mine is on a parallel
ledge with the Nurth Pole and C. fc E.
mines. Hon. J. JI. Bobbins, who
witnessed the assay of several average
ajx-cimenis of ore taken from this new
find at Suiupter says that tney aver
age ff'M)0 in gold to the ton. Picked
samples go as high as 10,000 to tne
So bitter is the feeling nguinst tin
proposed 5000 sij'iure mile forest ic
seive from the Blue and Strawberry
mountains in Eastern Oregon, among
the citizens of Grant county that peti
tions were sent last week to every pre
cinct in the county with apal to
the voters to sign the remonstrances
wholesale. The sentiment against
the rev-rve a at present constituted
is so ir'-nsu that over four fifths of
This is the season when you expect special
reduction sales; but surely you never antici
pated such sweeping reductions as we're mak-
ing for this sale. You can't realize the extent
until you come and see,
Easy to Buy
Two good points about
these shoes are they are
easy to buy and they arc
Easy to Wear
We believe that we have a
stock of men's, ladies and
children's shoes that will
afford a satisfactory shoe
for every caller.
HWUfBOf OCUH TO 0CT4X
fntArtm'wn frv Shot
led profits, les expenses
and taxes paid 2.GUO70
National It unit notes outstanding 12.500 ou
Individual deposits subject lo
check 107.015 77
Demand certificates of deposit ... Jl,072i14
Time certificates of deposit.... lu,40i '.0
Total $204, 2.M 40
Statk or Orkgoh. I
COUHTY Or WAIXOWA
I, W. It. Holmes, cashier of the ahov
named bank, do solemnly swear that the
above statement is true to the uest ot my
knowledge and l.elicf.
W. It. HOLM IV, Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to liefnre me this
ijtli. duy of September. V.nl.
J o. H. HoiKin.
seai. Notary Public for Oregon.
f. M. Chcrcii, r
I I M
Pleasing Clothes for
When we buy our stock we
are anxious for right quality
and right price. We are
anxious to procure for our
i customers the best the
manufacturers produce. ,
There's Quality, Style and
finish in these suits ami
every buyer speaks of his
pleasure in owning theiii.
Ladies Hats for Mid-summer
These beautiful hata are veritable dreams and the rusb
, of the selling peaHon in pant
The Inference is Pain
The best of the wearing housou ia coming and theae bat
may bo bought at a bargain. lie Mire to hco Ibem at one
To list a few choice stock ranches
that are for sale, within next few
days for a colony of Eastern stock
men who are coming to Wallowa
county to locate. If you want to sell
here is your opportunity. Apply at
the Burleigh Ileal Estate office, Enter
Notice to Sheepmen.
The Jackson Kaniboulcttc bucks
from Dayton, Wash., are in a pasture
nenr F!utcrpiic and in charge or K.
W, Bloom. I'arties wishing to pur
clutse will call tin hiin.
G. F. jAf'KSO.V.
Notice is hereby given that the
Board of Equalization for Wallowa
the settlers are expected to aflix their . county will meet in Enterprise on
signatures. The protests will then be . OctoW G, the saine Ijeing the lirsv
forwarded to the Departnien of the Monday in said month.
Interior. ' J- H. Mr.Ct jinix, Assessor.
II. Kice, who is interested in a large
amount of marso lund near Wallowa
hke, has just returned from Seattle,
and expects to make arrangements to
plant rock oysters, ciama nno muscies, For Tery cheap at Uie ort.j,ar(
start a shell inousiry in u.ai sec- on tbe ji9i L Reavil rancl, wi
tion of our state. !Io wtll Ijc assisted ! dgliyered at your home if desired,
bv E. L. Roup who- desires lo intro- j Address C. H. Ooiti nx,
dticetho Australian Mussel inai jiai Enterprise, Oregon,
How arc you off for ties? Summer stock
needs replenishing. We are showing some
of theswellest and handsomest you ever saw.
Light pretty summer colors, the brand new
ness of the styles, the fairness of the price
all combine to attract men.
Hot Weather Hats
We'll fit you with a bat that will look well aa well an
feeling comfortable. The fashionable summer bead
ear nbown here ought to please anyone who wants to
bo in stylo and to be HensiLly comfortable.
These Straw Hats
will bold their color and their sbapo. They are good
enough to stand cleaning, which will insure them
being a credit lo you all through the season.
Peach Plums, Apples and Pears.
Painting as it Should be
The paint we sell is the right kind. It has good body
and will cover your walls effectively. J'lcnty of gotMl
colors and all the taints are mixed so thoy won't tun
peel, crack or blister. Just as nearly perfect as paint
can be made. You get it at. a reasonable price.
Compare the Goods
It is just the season for wearing these summer dre
goods and if you are wiso you will select one or more ft
them. Plenty of variety in color and grade, but every
piece is this season's sfock and will be comfortable for
your use. , , .
proven a greav
sorces in the auti-;