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About Wallowa County chieftain. (Enterprise, Or.) 1909-1911 | View This Issue
City and County
Brief News Items
Liak ware at Keltnei-s.
D. V. Sheahan went to La
Grande Tuesday to attend to a cast
in the circuit com that convened
Elgin fbur at W. J. Funk & Cos.
Patent $1.50 a sack, straight grade
,...) a sack.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Nelson re
turned to Elgin Monday. They had
been here to at end the funeral of
Mrs. Nelsons nephew, Donald
M. K. Boatman returned from Port
land last week.
A. B. Conaway, a young attorney
of Clearfield, Iowa, arrived Saturday
to locate in this city. He will enter
the practice of law here as tlu
paruicr of Judge O. M. Corkins. Mr.
Conaway is a graduate of Drake
University at Pes Moines, one of the
leading institutions of learning in
the Central West.
Highest market price paid in cash
for live chickens at Enterprise Me.t;
.Market. Price & Homan.
P. L. McPherson is very ill of in
Wanted 200 men, women and j
children to eat a hot chicken
supper at the electric theatre build
lug, Friday evening, Feb. 5, from n
to 7 o'clock.
S. F. Pace left Friday for Sa'.em
to represent the interests of this
county before the board of equaliza
tion provided by the emergency ta
measure. The board meets Wednes
Vance Thoma3, who was called to
his home at Paradise several weeks
ago to help in farm work while his
father was ill, has returned to En
terprise and resumed his studies
in the county high school.
Don't forget the chicken supper,
Friday evening, Feb. 5. Everybody
come and bring your friends. Only
The Enterprise Real Estate com
pany has sold lot 7 la Zarcher's addi
tion, owned by C. E. Zurcher to Lon
E. L. Wiley, the Wallowa stock
buyer, wa3 in town Monday night.
The ladie3 of the Baptist church
will serve a chicken supper at the
electric theatre building, Friday, Feb
ruary 5, from 5 to 7 p. m.
Is known the World
Around as the
. the MONEY
We cany a complete
me for Ladies, Misses,
Men, Youths and Children
XFTri MADE FOR. US BY
R. S. & Z. CO.
l-MADE FOR US j
Bessie and Pa illne Goodman of
Loatinc spent Sunday at the home of
their uncle, J. S. Wagner.
F. G. Taylor and David Plngroe
went to Lostine Tuesday o cloe
with the landowners in that vicin
ity for land for sugar beets.
Kev. C. E. Trueblood went out to
The official board of the M. E.
ohurch at its meeting Monday night,
authorized Fred S. Ashley to place
a Kimball organ In the church on
A. J. Fowler went down lo Lostlne
Tuesday on a business trip.
W. C. i:orrance. the well known
stockman and lancher, went to
Wallowa Tuesday on business at the
Smoke the Advertiser best of all
j cent cigars. .Made In Enterprise.
The New Central hotel was the
scene of an enjoyable birthday
paity Monday night, given in honoi
of the birthday anniversary of Miss
Cora Bircher. Thlrty-one gue3ts
were nicely entertained, social games
being indulged in until partners were
chosen for supper of that good cook
ing for which the Central has lo:if
be:-n noted. After supper the : "
dining room was cleared and t'lj ie
mainder of thj evening was spent
in dancing. Miss Bircher wa3 given
a number of pretty reminders of the
Names Left Out.
A number of men assessed at $13,
00f or over were omitted in the pub
.ished li3t. They will be given Ir.
the next issue along 'with all who
yav on fr:m $5000 to $15,000.
Pre3byte!l:n church: Sunday
morning: Sunday school at 10 a. m.
Preaching, reception of members and
communion 11 a. m. Christian En
dfavor at 6:30 p. m.
Methodist: Usjal services next
Faradlse, Jan. 2S. More snow a:ic
Henry and Harry Redman anf
fohn Hendrlckson of Milan Ridge
were up Monday.
Hauling logs aid sawing wood is
the order of the day.
S. R. Landrus left Saturday foi
North Yakima, Wash., to seek a loca
Th3 Deer Creek road is in bad con
dition on account of the recent thaw
A war of words and the flash of a
revolver and knife were the result
of a quarrel between some parties re
eently in this community. Governor
Chamberlain voicad the sentiments o:
ill goad citizens when he recom
mended in his annual message to the
legislature to pa3s a law for the
restriction of carrying deadly weap
Roy Renfrow took a load of lumber
to Flora planing mill and had It
planed for seats for the W. C. Stra
ley hall, to accommodate the Sun
day school and church.
B. F. Norton's Infant child Is
O. L. Berland has rented Doc. Has
Uin's farm and Doc. is going railroad
ing next summer.
Harve Norton, who has been log
ging near Elgin, returned last weak
and took his family out there. They
will not return here before April 1.
Joe Beach and family visited C.
F. Sturm and family, Sunday.
The Paradise literary was treated
to a composition on biles last night
It was an interesting subject for a
Notice Is hereby give.i that the
County Superintendent of Wallowa
County will hold the regular exami-
tation of applicants for state and
county papers at Enterprise, as fol
For State Papers.
Commencing Wednesday, Feb. 10
ai 9 o'clock, a. m. and continuing
: until Saturday, February 13, at 4
! P- m.
j Wednesday, Penmanship, History
i Spelling, Physical Geography, Read
Thursday Written Arithmetic,
-'ory of Teaching, Grammar, Book-
j keeping. Physics, Civil Government.
j Friday Physiology, Geography,
1 Composition, Algebra, English Ltter-
' ature, School Law.
: Saturday Botany, Plane Geometry,
; General History.
j For County Papers.
I Commencing Wednesday, February
i 10, at 9 o'clock, a. m., and continu
ing until Friday, February 12, at 4
Wednesday Penmanship, History
j Orthography, Reading, Physical Ge
. Thursday Written Arithmetic,
Theory of Teaching, Grammar, Physi
ology. Friday Geography, School Law,
Civil Government, English Literature.
J. H. ACKERMAN,
Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Salem, Oregon, Jan. 20, 1909. j
LARGE CONGREGATIONS AT RE
VIVAL CONDUCTED BY REV.
AND MRS. JACKSON.
The Christian church was again
crowded to the doors Sunday night,
every seat in auditorium and lecture
room being filled, many stood along
the wall and others could not even
find standing room. Rev. Jackson
preached a powerful sermon on
"The Question of the Ages." Quite
a number went forward and con
fessed Christ. Mrs. Jackson sang
the old but ever beautiful song,
"Where Is My Wandering Boy To
night," the audience Joining in the
chorus, and stereopticon pictures il
lustrating the son? oeing thrown on
the screen. ...is. O. M. Corkins
and Xlis biael Weaver sang a beau
tiful d .e..
'ine revival is increasing in inter
est with every meeting. Rev. Jack
son's topics Monday and Tuesday
night were, 'An Official Brought to
Justice," and "How a Party Got
Over the Sea." Topics for the rs
malnder of this week are as fol
lows: Wednesday "Mrs. Lot, Her Hus
band and Two Daughters."
Thursday "Is 13 An Unlucky Num
Friday "Oneness In Christ."
Saturday "Killing Lions on a
Sunday, a. m "Lovest Thou
Sunday, 7:30 p. m. "Major Gen
A feature of last Friday night's
service was the Sunbeam choir of
nearlv 100 voces. The young folks
sang finely and gave evidence of
splendid training by Mrs. Jackson.
The Sunbeams will sing again next
The Men's Meeting.
Nearly every seat in the church
was filled at the men's meeting Sun
t?ay afternoon. The service was in
teresting, fami lar hymns being
sung and Rev. Jackson delivering a
fine address on "What Is Man?"
He treated of man more especially
In his social relations as a brother
to all men, as a husband and as a
Bishop Paddock's Sermon.
Bishop Robert L. Paddock, of the
Episcopal diocese of Eastern Oregon,
preached in the Methodist church
Sunday morning. A large congre
gation listened attentively to a splen
did sermon on a reasonable religion
for men. The bishop is a direct,
forcible speaker of pleasing person
ality. He calls a spade a spade, but
is In nowise sensational, preaching
pure gospel sermons. A large choir
led the congregation in a number of
familiar hymns, and Mrs. A. F. Shil
lock and Miss Edna Browning sans
'1 eautlful sol03.
BOOKOUT: To the wife of Wm.
Bookout, a daughter, January 30.
SMITH & SMITH.
Home Phone, Blue 47.
BALED HAY FOR SALE.
Sewing of all ki ids.
GRACE WOOD, LOSTINE
Proprietors of the
CITY MEAT MARKET
Cured Meats and Lard always on hand. Hides
bought and sold. Vergere Phone.
LOSTINE - - - OREGON
Hack Calls to
m any pari ui me Cliy
H -...1 .1 I..
AND HACK BARN
J. C. SHACKELFORD, Proprietor.
First Class. Rigs
and careful drivers.
WAR IS STARTED ON OPIUM
Conft?nce on Traffic In Drug Opens
Shanghai, Feb. 1. War on the
opium traffic of the world Is the
purpose of the International opium
conference which began its sessions
In this city today. The I'nit.'d States,
Great Britain, France, Germany,
China, Japan, Holland, Slam, Persia,
Russia," Italy and Canada have sent
delegates to the 'Conference, which
was called by President Roosevelt at
the suggestion of the Rlnht Rev.
Charles H. Brent, Protestan' Episco
pal bishop of the Philippine Islands.
The Chinese government ha de
clared its intention of co-operating
heartily In the wurk of the cjnfcr
ence. Several expert foreigners
have been detached from the gov
ernment service to furnish to the
conference statistics of the use of
opium by the natives. It Is proposed
to prohibit the growing of poppies,
save to the extent needed to supply
the medicinal demand for the drug,
and steps to that end have already
been taken. . Ulots in some puppy
growing districts have resulted.
GOMPERS TO KEEP TALKING
Says Thut Xo Court Injunction Can
Stop 1 1 lii.
New York, Feb. 1. Samuel Oom
pers, president of the American Fed
eration of Labor, said tonight that
no court injunction would check his
speech. He made this statement in
an address before the Central Feder-
atod Union. The liiwr l.irt- wV
gathered around him said that, if
necessary, they would ail go to ja.
Mr. Gompers said he had great
faith that the higher court would set
aside the judgment of Judge Wright
in the case against Messrs. Mitchell,
Morrison and himself.
BROTHER OF CHICAGO'S
MAYOR KILLS WOMAN
Chicago, Feb. 1. Mrs. Lucius C.
Tuckerman, aged 32 years, wife. of a
frultdealer at Milton New York, was
shot and instantly killed at 7 o'clock
Sunday evening in a most peculiar
manner. George Busse, brother of
the mayor of Chlcrso, was handling
a revolver when It was discharged.
The bullet crashed through two win
dows, crossed an areaway and
pierced the heart of Mrs. Tucker
man. Mr. Busse was planning to leave
thD city on a business trip and was
explaining to a maid how to use the
revolver. His brother, the mayor,
was present at the time.
GOLD FOUND IN LOS ANGELES
Workman Makes Rich Find While
Los Angeles, Feb. . This city was
thrown Into a state of excitement
such as It had not experienced since
the first discovery of gold on the
San Gabriel by a rich find of the
precious metal in the heart of the
While workmen were excavating
for foundations, one of them thrust
his pick into a large lump of what
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Home Independent 40 11
Pacific States 45.
Our hack meets all
trains. Fate 25c.
within city limits
f t-' 4
A word about "Natural
Shape " lasts
You don't relish the idea of
crowding your foot into a shoe.
It isn't necessary.
tu "oiiKf" w
For Sale by C. H. ZURCHER, Exclusive Agent
Complete Stock of Men's Furnishings.
appeared to be Fa'fd clay, But the
mass was so heavy he washed it. It
turned out to be a lump of "float"
larger than a man's head, studded
with large particles of gold.
Other diggers made similar discov
eries and mining men who saw the
deposit expressed the opinion that it
is one of the greatest placer "pock
ots" ever uncovered in the West.
The police are guarding the prop
erty. I'opulace to He Excluded.
Louisville, Ky., Feb. 1. Only the
number of people who can be crowd
ed into a great tent. 4000 in all,
will be permitted to witness, near
Hodglngville, Ky., February 12, the
exercises in commemoration of the
centenary of Abraham Lincoln's
birthday. President Roosevelt, Car
dinal Gibbons, Bishop Galloway. Am
bassadors Jusserand and Bryce. Sen
ator Dolllver and ex-Governor Folk
will make addresses. The corner
stone of the memorial hall Is to be
laid by the President.
Ktlitor Seriously Injured.
Yonkers, N. Y., Jan. 31. W. I..
Woodson, editor of the American
Press of New York, was seriously
injured here while trying to board a
train. He was caught under the
wheels of the1 moving train and his
right leg so badly mangled that am
putation below the knee was found
necessary. Physicians say that Mr.
Woodson will very lik sly recover.
State Messenger Arrives Late.
Portland Oregon's electoral mes
senger, R. R. Butler, who was given
the state vote on Presidential elect
ors, failed to arrive in Washington
Monday and was Tuesday subject tf
11000 fine for his failure.
Oregon's electoral vote was count
ed, for a copy was forwarded hv mull
and has been in the hands of th
ice-President for more than a week,
But this fact does not release Butler
from the penalty which the law Im
poses for failure to deliver the voU
by the third Monday in January. II
this penalty is invoked it will con
sume his entire mileage and compel
him to go into his pocket for abot1'
Ilailronds Sued for Luud Sold.
Portland Another step in the
Bght of the federal government tc
recover possession of the land in
cluded in the immense grant to the
Oregon & California Railroad Com
pany was taken Saturday when B
Townsend, special assistant to tht
attorney-general, filed in tie Federal
court in Portland 35 suits in equity
against the Oregon & California and
Southern Pacific Companies and over
100 other defendants.
These suits are supplementary t
chose previously filed against the
larriman companies and are for the
PMrpose of recovering land Included
Id the grant and already sold by the
railroads, or, where title to the land
cannot be regained, of securing to,
he Xovernment all monies paid to,
he l.vnd in excess of $2.50 an acre,
he price at which It was tlpulatod
n the original grant the land would
be sold. Besides the railroads thJ
defendants In the suits are those wK
have purchased land from these com
panies. The suits involve more than
.0 0.000 and a,s more Sa
i5J,28S acres of and All nf ik,
land is located in Oregon
Will Celebrate Admission of State.
tb re.ne?n Friday- bruary 12
the t Diversity of Oregon will holt
, Jeg0a or cmmonwealth day
25? tff . hereafter be an S
affair, the same as a number of othei
special university days. The day I
to commemorate the day that Oregon
Vas admitted to the Union
-nd will be held hereafter oi Feb
ruary 14, which is the date on wh c
Oregon was admitted; but aT th.
te comes on Sunday this ye" n
Vhe commemoration hS beJn
changed to February 12
io 1 ?'lJect of Commonwealth day
to bring the people of
loser touch with the State Univers,
ty. and to give the citizens of Ore
gon a chance to see the university it
actual working order. Unlyer8ltjr la
1 FXnlxlM "fatvt) Ska" Way
"Natural Shape" shoes the
FLORSHEIM SHOE -are
made over lasts designed to fit
(not pinch or crowd) your foot
FLORSHEIM style is added
without the sacrifice of a single
point of comfort.
5Iun T)1p of Nightmare.
Eugene Marlon Nice, a fannet
living near Thurston, died early Sat
urday morning while under the spell
Mr. Nice was in usual health th
day before, but has been subject to
nightmare for a number of years.
When his wife was aroused early In
the morning by the groaning of her
husband, she paid no particular at-'
tentlon, such spells being not un
usual with Nice. When he failed to
rise at the usual hour his wife found
Distinctions In Being Kioktd.
The Arabs, clever horsemen as the;
ire, are quite as liable to accident u
English grooms. But the Arab likes to
be kicked by a thoroughbred horse and
cannot endure to be put to any pain by
an animal whose pedigree Is at all de
fective. An English surgeon bad been
setting the broken leg of an Arub who
complained more of the accident that
bad befallen him than was thought be
coming In one of bis tribe. This tot
surgeon remarked to blm, and his an
swer was truly characteristic. "Do yon
think, doctor. I should have uttered t
word of complaint if my own high
bred colt in a playful kick bad broken
both my legs? But to have a dodo
broken by a brute of a Jnekass is too
bad, aud I will complain!"
The Comic Side of Crirn.
It is a generally accepted fact that
one can see humor in most things If
one looks deep euuugh. The following
is perhaps rather u queer story, but It
Is worth quoting If only to emphasize
the futility of choosing Juries In the
haphazard way still followed in Eng
land: A man was tried on evidence Irre
sistible "to anybody but a Jury" for t
most terrible murder. lie bad slain
his father and mother ou testimony so
clear that there could be no shadow of
doubt as to his guilt
The Jury brought In a verdict of not
It was an example of the comic Jury
yes, screamingly funny comedians
troupe of twelve led by a comic fore
man. The judge was furious and asked the
comedians what they meant by such
an outrageous verdict "when they
knew the culprit was guilty and ought
to be hanged."
"That's Just It. my lord," said the
foreman of this distinguished body.
"I assure you we had no doubt aboot
the prisoner's guilt, but we thought
there had been deaths enough In the
family lotelyf-Strand Magaiine.
Read the advertisementa.
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KMERaLD REBEKAH LODGE, No. 11
Of P ENTERPRISE LODGE. No
IUANITA TEMPLE, No. 1. PythIM
MflnWIP ENTERPRISE CIIAPTEK,
mnOUWUMo. 30, Royal Arch Maon
meets tlrat and third Tuesdays of ecl
month in Masonic HalL All vlsltutf
Royal Arch Masons welcomed.
J. R OLMSTED, High Prieit.
n. W. SHEAHAN, Secretary.
WALLOWA LODGE, No. 82. A. F.
A- M., meets second and fourth Satur
days of each month In Masonic Hall
Visiting Masons' welcomed
r J. A. BURLEIGH, W. M.
W. a BOATMAN, Secretary.
WALLOWA VALLEY CHAPTER, "
'. O. E. S. meets first and third Sat
urdays of eaoh month. In Masonic Hall
Visiting Star are always welcomed.
MRS. EL.VA L. FRENCH W. M-
-MRS MARY E. STEEL. Secretary
MUI EAQLE CAMP, No. 10497.
. II.H.W. A Meets first and thin
Thursdays In each month, In new Fra
ternal hall Visiting Neighbors al
J- W. RODGERS, Consul.
T. M. DILL, Clerk. .
ANEROID CAMP. No. J542, B N- of A
UfnUI ENTERPRISE CAMP,
U. II. 535, W. of W.
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