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About Wallowa County chieftain. (Enterprise, Or.) 1909-1911 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 11, 1909)
City and County
Brief News Items
Never-slip horseshoes at Keltner s.
Mrs. Henry .Vltchen of Joseph was
V. P. Rankin went to Joseph Mon
day on mining business.
.Mrs. Charles Wright of In ion I
visiting her sister. -Mrs. Ina Gaskili.
Tr. A. F. Poloy arrived Jloaday
from Portland on a business trip. ,
J. B. Seibert of the New Era
Land company went to Joseph Mon
day on a businew trip.
J. Rohrman. the merchant, and J.
W. Rumble, of Joseph, were busi
ness visitors here, Tuesday.
W. L. Lelbetter and family of All
eel returned home Saturdey after a
few days visit with Mrs. Ina Gas
R. Stables and son, M. Stables, of
Smith Mountain were in town ove;
Monday night. The elder Mr. Sta
bles filed his petition for naturali
zation. Mrs. George Bales went to Jos
eph Monday to visit several days
with her sister, Mrs. L. P. WoKuu-k
Idaho, is visiting her father, J. I
Hamilton, cf Imiuha.
The chicken supper given by the
Baptist Ladies aid in the etectrli
theatre building Friday night was
a big success. Over 200 people were
served, the receipts being $"(9.66.
J. L. Sicgmund has bought the
cleaning and pressing business of
A. C. Willett, and the latter has
bought the iiterest of Roy Martin
in the River street meat market.
La Grande Star: Attorney D. V.
Sheahan returned to Enterprise yes
terday after a few days here on legal
business. He was on the winning
side In Rafferty vs. Davis, a que3
tion of tax titles. He thinks the
courts have never yet upheld the
validity of a tax title.
Elgin Recorder: Rev. C. E. True
blood, pastor of the Methodist church
at Enterprise, was in this city during
the week, and while here purchased
40 acres of land situated on the
foothill, one mile west of town, from
James Mcllroy. A portion of the
tract is under cul lvatlon, and Rev.
Trueblood made the purchase simply
as an Investment, realizing that at
a near date lan is around this city
will treble In value for orchard pur
MADE FOR US
Is known the World
A :id as the
FOR tHe MONEY
We carry a complete
line for Ladies, Misses,
Men, Youths and Children
MADE FOR. VS BY
r. s. & z; co.
u n it -. t a t. a El
5 -f,T,Sv Schools I
LIsk ware at Keltner'a.
Rev. W. S. CDckett was at Wal- J
Smoke the Advertiser aad be
All kinds of builders' hardware at
3. D. Keltner'a.
J. R. Edamand of Chloo was trad
ing in twn Saturday.
Elgin fl iur at W. J. Funk & Co's.
Patent J1.50 a sack, straight grade
...) a sack.
The best washing machine on
earth Is the Flyer. For sale by
. D. Keener.
Judge O. M. Corking went out tJ
La Grande Monday on legal busi
ness. .1. S. Reed of Billings, Mont., was
i guest at the Hotel Enterprlss
Roof Paint for your old roofs. It
uops the leaks. For sale at Kelt
ler's hardware store.
R. I. Long left Monday for Port
end to amain eiter the employ of
the O. R. & N. as surveyor.
E. W. Rumble was on the train
Monday en route to La Grande from
m over Sunday visit In Joseph. .
One Minute Washor satisfacMo
guaranteed or money refunded, a;
E. H. Clemsns of Lostine and A. J.
Smedsvik of Wallowa were regis
cered at Hotel Enterprise Saturday.
C. A. Loosley, maker of popular
jrauds of cigars, was at Lostine.
Monday in the interest of his busi
ness. Mrs. V. Crow a-id three children of
Prairie Creek left Monday for Pres
;ott, Iowa, to spend the remainder of
he winter. Her heilth has not
been good and the trip Is taken In
.opes the change will be beneficial.
Mrs. S. A. Gardnar and daughters,
'Una and Jessie, and son William,
irrived from Tacoma, Friday, Join
ing Mr. Gardner who preceded thsm
few weaks. They are residing for
he present in the Boyd house, 2
Mocks west of the court house.
Wm. Campbell, the well known
Snake River mining man, was in
:own the first of the week, a wit
less in the Cummins contest case
Mr. Campbell reports considerable
vork being done In the mines along
he river, and everyone confidently
expecting the railroad to be extended
'rom . Homestead to Lewlston. The
o'.d and snow stirm of a few
wee'es ago was the worst he ever
iaw on the river, but the snow went
iway as quickly as It came and
.vhen he left the buttercups were
jlcoming amid the green grass.
LO.T.M. at Joseph
Installed Officers of Joseph Hive
Personal and Local News
Josenh, Feb. 9. Sirs. Z. H. Cross
of Pendleton deputy state command
er for eastern Oregon for L. O. T,
1. of the World, came Monday to
install the officers of Joseph Hive,
Xo. 33. The order is an auxiliary of
the Knights of the Maccabees, and
is an insurance order composed
solely of women, having a member
ship of 230,000 and a fund of $3.-
One of the twin baby boys of Fred
.Mitchell died Saturday morning and
was buried the same day.
Mrs. G. M. Gaily of Enterprise was
a guest at the home of Fred Mc
Cully and In attendance at the In
stallation of the Maccabees.
Miss Edith Austin of Elgin, came
in Monday on a visit to her aunt,
E. T. Roup returned Monday from
Val!a Walla and Weston, his daugh-
( ter Emma returning with him.
J Luvia Spray will have charge of
I Miss Stella Hooper's room during her
attendance at the teachers' examina
tion. Mrs. A. Smith entertained a few
frie.ids in honor of the Professor's
birthday, Thursday evening.
Forest Ranger Davis and wife went
to Wallowa Tuesday on business.
Fred Church, wife and two children
of Marseilles, 111., came in Monday to
visit with Mrs. Church's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. M. Graves, and to
look over the country with a view
of future location.
Grandpa Uemls returned Monday
to the home of his son John, from
the Soldiers' Home at Roseburg.
THE MAN WHO ADVERTISES.
The man who advertises is aggres
sive and progressive. He Is the one
: who doe3 most to build up his com
munity. In this he may incur the
ill-will of hi3 non-progressive compet
itors, but he doas the business and
sells the goods. He is the booster
and not the knocker. While he may
be doing well he believes in doing
I better. While in business he will
work it for all there is in it. He
is neither penny wise nor pound fool
ish. The money spent in advertis
ing is not thrown away, nor wasted
and the advertiser knows It. Every
dollar spent In Judicious advertising
yields large returns. The man who
never advertises but sits around and
grunts and growls at his successful
competitors and kicks and knocks at
the town does not corral the trade.
Trade is like everything animate, it
likes coaxing and needs to be
sought. Business Is greater than It
seems. It) possibilities infinite. Suc
cess depends upon management and
not locaMty. The world Is wide and
after a man has corralled his own
country there are 12,500 miles left
In either direct! :n.
WALLOWA COUNTY BRANCH
' ALL SAM EE" MAIN LINE,
The Wallowa comty branch Is rap
idly becoming "a'.l samee" main line,
says the La Grande Observer. A
mall clerk will s;on be put on earh
train. Polk Mays, Jr, of Pocatello,
will be the rlrst clerk to too on, but
Just when the serlce will be com
menced is not announce J.
Peanuts Are Among The Most
Nutritious of Foods, and
Properly Cooked Are Easily
Digested, says Eminent Medi
cal Authority. You get them
Properly Cooked when bought
Fresh and Hot From Our
Roaster. Try Them. They
Prentiss tloman, Confectioner
Next Door to Bank
Enterprise, - - Oregon
Lostine, Feb. 9. Mr3. D. Graham
of Elgin returned Monday from vis
iting her sisters, Mrs. Al Graham
and Mrs. J. McCu'.ly.
Mrs. Bertha Rachow was a Wal
lowa visitor Monday.
Louise Waeltv of Wallowa visited
over Sunday with Mrs. S. McKenzie.
Harley Fleener and wife of Enter
prise visited with Mrs. Fleener's
mother, Mrs. Sarah Williams, driving
down Saturday and returning Mon
Elgin Recorder: Hascall Cole, who
recently became the owner of the
stone building formerly occupied by
Geo. W. Stevenscn, was out from Los
tine this week and Informed a Record
er reporter that he expected to in
stall an up-to-date billiard and pool
hall in the building at an early date.
Dr. R. S. DeAnnond of Grants
Pass Is here with a view to locat
ing. ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE.
In the County Court of the State
Oregon, for Wallowa County.
In the Matter of the Estate of
Martha J. Brown, Deceased.
, Notice Is hereby given, that the un
dersigned, the administrator cf the
estate of Martha J. Brown, deceased,
has filed his final account of his
administration of the said estate
with the Clerk of the County Court
in and for said County of Wallowa,
and that the County Court of said
Wallowa County, by order duly made
and entered, has fixed Friday,
March 12th, 1909, at the hour of ten
.o'clock In the forenoon of said day,
as the time, and the County Court
room in the County Court House In
the City of Enterprise, in said coun
ty, as the place, to hear objections
to said final account and settle the
same. All parties Interested in said '
estate having objections thereto, if.
any mere De, are notified to pre
sent the same, in writing, at said
time and place.
Dated this 9th day of March. 1133.
J. A. BURLEI3H, j
Administrator of the Estate of
Martha J. Brown, Deceased. 25t5 I
Proprietors of the
: CITY MEAT MARKET
J Cured Meats and Lard always on hand. Hides
bought and sold. Vergere Phone.
t LOSTINE - -
2 Hack Calls to
a any part of the city
3 answered day or night.
AND HACK BARN
J. C. SHACKELFORD, Proprietor.
First Class Rigs
and careful drivers.
Wallowa, Feb. 9. Carnation Rebek
ah lodge No. 137, had initiation Fri
day night, followed by a social and
The funeral of baby Evelyne
Wolfe was hell to lay at 10 o'clock,
from the M. E. church, Rev. W. S.
Crockett of Enterprise officiating.
The parents and frlsnds have the
sympathy of the community In their
Mrs. K. W. McKenzie is enjoying
a visit with her mother, Mrs. G. A.
Jarnagin of Ho, Ida.
Neal Cameron Is erecting a build
ing near the Mirunaugh-Nibley mill,
preparatory to opening a boarding
house for the mill hands.
E. O. Anderson and wife were trad
ers in town Monday.
Revival services will continue dur
ing the weak. Evangelist Youel Is
doing good work and many have uni
ted with the church. Rev. J. D. Bird
of the M. E. church occupied ths
pulpit Sunday night.
L. Couch, of the real estate firm,
leaves Wednesday for Portland on
Mrs. Frank McCrae returned Fri
day from her visit at the home of
her sons, Ela and William.
W. H. Boyd, Jr., of Lower Valley
gave a neighborhood party Saturday
night. Dancing was the social feat
ure. Mary, daughtsr of W. E. Fields,
gave a parly In honor of her 17th
birthday recently. Many tokens of
remembrance were left and the
young folks were loud in their
praises of the hospitality of the Field
Mrs. Charles Hug leaves Friday
for Portland to purchase hor spring
line of millinery.
Mrs. Charles McAlister came Mon
day to visit her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. F. Johnson.
CHAMBERLAIN MUST CHOOSE
Cannot Be Governor and Senator at
- Same Time in Washington.
Washington, D. C, Feb. 9. When
Governor and Senator-elect Cham
berlain, of Oregon, arrives in the na
tional capital on March 4 he will be
called upon to decide an unimport
ant but interesting point that affects
his state to a greater or less degree.
If Chamberlain, with other newly
elected senators, takes the oath of
office at .noon on March 4, he can
not ride in the inaugural parade as
governor of Oregon.
On the other hand. If he decides
to ride in the parade, along with the
governors of other states, he will be
obliged to postpone taking the oath
as senator until some time after
March 4. Chamberlain cannot be
governor and senator at the same
time. Having been duly elected he
will draw pay as senator from March
4, and he can take the oath at any
subsequent day, If he so elects..
To Join Iteligion and Education.
Chicago, Feb. 9. This city is the
scene today of a notable gathering of
men and women interested in the
higher life of America In Its rela
tions to religion and education. They
have assembled here to attend the
sixth general convention of the Re
ligious Education Association, which
will begin tonight a three days'
meeting in Orchestra hall.
Organized in Chicago six years
ago, the association now enrolls
more than 2000 members, including
laymen, college presidents and pro
fessors, pastors, teachers and parents
Interested In the problem of char
acter training. It knows no sectarian
lines and has no theological plat
form. Sewing of all kinds.
GRACE WOOD, LOSTINE
& KUIIN :
- - OREGON ;
Home Independent 40
Pacific States 45.
Our hack meets all g
trains. Fate 25c. g
within citv lii.n'tQ
A word about "Natural
Shape " lasts
You don't relish the idea of
crowding your foot into a shoe.
It isn't necessary.
1U "Olbef" Wty
For Sale by C. H. ZURCHER, Exclusive Agent
Complete Stock of M;n's Furnishings.
La Grande Iron Works.
D. FITZGERALD, Proprietor.
Foundry and Machine Shop. Casting and Ma
chine Work done on short notice.
WE ALSO MANUFACTURE FEED MILLS
Sawmill break down jobs promptly attended to
GIVE US A TRIAL v
RESTORATION TO ENTRY OF LANDS IN
National Forest. Notice is hereby ffiven
that the lands described below, embracing 281.39
acres, within the Wallowa National Forest, Ore
iron, will be subject to settlement and entry under
the provisions of the homestead laws of the
United States and the act of June 11.1906, (34
Stat., 233), at the United States land office at La
Grande on April 18, 1909. Any aettler who was
actually anJ in Rood faith claiming any of said
Urnta for agricultural purposes prior to January
1, 1900, and has not abandoned same, has a pref
?rence right to make a homestead entry for the
lands actually occupied. Said lands were listed
jpon the applications of the persons mentioned
be low, who have a preference right subject to the
prior right of any such settler, provided such
settler or applicant is qualified to make homestead
entry and the preference right is exercised prior
to April 13. 1909. on which date the lands will be
subject to settlement and entry by any qualified
person. The lands are as follows: Lot 4, Sec. 2.
Lots 1 and 2. Sec. 3, T. 4 N R. 42 ., application
of John A. Doud, of I rnnise, -Oregon. SEW of
S WW. Sec. 27. NWV. . NEV4 of SWM. Sec. 84.
T. 4 N., R. 42 E., application of Joseph Robinson,
-f Wallowa, Oregon. Lot 4. Sec. 8, Lot 1, Sec. 4,
T. 4 N.. R. 42 E.. application of John W. Powell,
of Fromie, Oregm. whi allegtd settlement in
IS95. FKED DENNETT, Commissioner of the
Sjneral Land Office. Approved January 26. 1909.
FRANK PIERCE, First Assistant Secretary of
2-11 4t Li its 6-15, 16, 52
IJattk-ship Delaware Launched.
Newport News, Va., Feb. 8. The
great battleship Delaware was suc
cessfully launched from the yards of
her builders Saturday. The launch
ing was witnessed by 8000 people.
Compared with battleships, com
pleted or under construction, of the
navy of any foreign country, the Del
aware surpasses all. She la one of
four sister ships authorized by con
gress. The other vessels are the
North Dakota, Florida and the Utah.
The Delaware is to carry as heavy
armor and as powerful armament as
any known vessel of Its class; will
have a speed of 21 knots and will
have the highest practicable range
To Hear Hurrinian Case.
Cincinnati, Feb. 9. The case of
the government against the Union
Pacific, E. H. Harriman and others,
called a year ago In the United
States court, to break up what Is
claimed to be a merger of the Harri
man lines, will be heard today, hav
ing been transferred to this city re
cently. Thirty-five witnesses will be
examined, Including prominent rail
road men and shippers.
Wheat Track prices: Club, 96c;
red Russian, 93c; bluestem, 11.06
Barley Feed, 28; rolled, 28
Oats No. 1 white, 34; gray.
Hay Timothy, Willamette Valley,
fancy, $16; do. ordinary,, $13; East
orn Oregon, mixed, $18; do. fancy
20; aWalfa, $16; clover, 14.
Butter Extra, 33 35c; fancy
33 34c; choice, 30c; store, 18c.
Eggs Extra, 50c.
Hops 1908, choice. 7Jc; prime. 6
c; medium, 56c; 1907, 221c
Wool Valley, 1 4 1 5 c ; ft
Eastern Oregon, 8 160, as to
Mohair Choice, 18 19c.
Wheat Bluestem, $1.07
Barley $27.60 28.
Hay Eastern Washington Umo-
me'! T l?n: PUg6t
$13(&14 per ton; wheat hay tii
per ton; alfalfa, $13 14 per ton
Sic per lb.; ranch, 21c per ft
Eggs Selected local, 42c
Potatoes White River. $19 24
per ton; Yakima. $22 26 p8r ton
Tkc Fknkda "Natanl Skin" Wiy
"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.
Not Just as good but better than
any other 6 cent cigar, 1b the Ad
vertiser. Enterprise made cigar.
TREES: Apple, Cherry, Peach
Pear, Shade Trees, Shrubbery,
and Roses, Small Fruits, large
supply of Box Elder at ex
tremely low prices. Send a list
of your wants for prices.
A. B. Conaway. O. M. Corklw.
CONAWAY & CORKINS, ,
SMITH & SMITH.
Home Phone, Blue 47.
BALED HAY FOR SALE.
Men can get their overcoats, ult
and underwear nicely mended by on
who understands the business. In
quire at the Woman's Exchange
ENTERPRISE LODGE, N
EMERALD REBEKAH LODGE, N '
0j. p ENTERPRISE LODGE,
JUANITA TEMPLE, 'No, 7, PytW"
MA Of! II 10 ENTERPRISE CHAPTER
111 HOU 111 UNo. 30. Royal Arch SlW
meets first and third Tuesdays of
month In Masonlo Hall All vliltW
Royal Arch Masons welcomed.
J. B. OLMSTED, High Pri1
T) TIT QUnuiv t.. .-..
WALLOWA LODGE, No. 82. A.
A g . . . i. otnI'
meuia secona ana iounn
days of each month in Masonlo B1
Visiting Masons welcomed
J. A. BURLEIGH, W.
W. C. BOATMAN, Secretary.
WALLOWA VALLEY CHAPTER.
50, O. E. S. meets first and third 8
irdays of ach month, In Masonic H
Visiting Stars are always welcom
MRS. ELVA L. FRENCH, W. M
MRS MARY E. STEEL, Secretary.
MUI EAGLE CAMP, No. 104 I
ll.H.W. A Meet first and tt1"
Thursdays In each month, In new
wrniai hall. Visiting Neighbors
m J-'W. RODOERS, Consil
T. M. DILL. Clerk.
ANEROID CAMP, No. 3542, R N-
W fl W ENTERrRISE CAMP,
I.Wf II. 040, W. Of W.
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