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TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR, NO. 23.
Classified notice In thla column 1
cent a word each Insertion In either
News Record or Chieftain; 1H cenU
word (or same notice In both pa
per; peclal rate- by the month or
Two thousand acres of choice level
land In the Turlock Irrigation Dls
tricL This land Is level, sandy loam
and will grow anything from oranget
to Alfalfa Sold on easy terms at .o
tn 1100 Der acre. For further infor-!
mation and printed matter write to
Cadwallader ft Baker. Turlock, Cal.
BOILER AND ENGINE 75 H, P., for
aale. Suitable for a Baw mill cut
ting from 25 to 35,000 feet per day
or for a planing mill of large capac
ity. This Is a good outfit and a
real bargain. For particulars ad
dress p.S.Wlgglesworth, La Grande,
320 ACRE FARM, 8 miles from En
terprise. Bargain. Terms easy. R.
D. Sanford, Enterprise. Dim
GOOD SEED BARLEY 1 eta. a
a. S. L, MagllL Lostlne, Or. bm
ALL PERSONAL. PROPERTY, imme
diate possession of greater part. W.
M. Sutton, City. fc2m
TIMBER CLAIM on Alder Slope for
property in or near Enterprise, v.
E. Vest. plm
STRAYED OR STOLEN.
THREE MARES: One light bay
mare, S years; one brown mare, 2
years: one Iron gray mare 2 years;
all three branded HL (Joined) on
fight shoulder. Reward, for informa
tion leading to their recovery. H. C.
Laird, Enterprise. . blm
160 ACRES within a mile of Enter
prise. Good house, 8 acre truck
patch. A good place to keep a few
cows, and work In town. See Enter
prise Real Estate Co.
General Organizer F. B. Tlchenor
of the W. O, W, la in the city start
ing a class to be Initiated into that
Harley Fleener was Initiated Into
the Enterprise lodge, I, O. O. F,
Saturday, and a large number of his
friends from Lostlne were present
to give him moral support. A lunch
eon was enjoy! after the cere
monies. J. H. Fordlce of Lost Prairie and
Calvin Smith were given the entered
apprentice degree by the local lodge
of Mas de s, 'Saturday night,
Weeks Without Mail.
H. B. Brown, who owns a good
ranch on tb bluff above Troy, is
out with the pott Ion to the county
court for a bridge at Troy. It fcas
the names of 125 freeholders on it.
If any place ever needed a bridge,
on is seeded there. For three
weeks this winter the entire Troy,
Grouse and Bden country was with
out mall, and all trade is driven
over the mountains to Lewleton.
. Used by the Multitude,
Levy Oregon Grape Compound,
For general spring tonic. Sold and
guaranteed by Burnaugh ft Mayfield,
$12.50 per acre
Will buy 680 acres of land, 18 miles from Enterprise, Oregon, a
railroad town, and the county seat of t Wallowa county, Oregon.
A good road leads to the place. The land lies in a pretty valley
at the head of Salmon creek, and la nearly level. The soil Is very
deep, rich and productive Four hundred acres of tillable land, bal
ance choice grass land; 153 acres in cultivation that has produced
over two tons of hay per acre by actual measurements. Part of
this land has produced 40 bushels of barley per acre. There U
house, barn, corrals, etc., and the entire tract is enclosed with a
strong stock fence. The place is not In the reserve and Is close
to fine public range.
Abundance of water for stock. The ranch' is abundantly supplied
with pure, clear water. This place is a money maker for a stock
man. For further particulars, address
Enterprise Real Estate Go.
OFFICE ON MAIN ST. OVER HARNESS 8HOP.
FINE RESIDENCE PROPERTY IS
SOLD OPERA 'HOUSE COM
PANY SHARES SOLD.
The past few days have 'been pro
lific In Important land and busi
ness deals at and near Enterprise,
and are conslderad by men In the
heart of things a fair Indication of
the activity th.t will prevail all
C. E. Vest sold for F. A. DePue
the south end of his home property,
240x230 feet,, to J. A. French, whose
home adjoins it on the west. At
the same time Mr. Vest himself
bought of DePue the north end of
the 5 acres conta'nlng the home and
other buildings. This part is S30z
160 in size and is one of the most
desirable residence lots in town.
Mr. Vest will make bis home there
after Mr. DePue and family leave (or
Eugene about May 1. The price paid
was not made public but street rumor
says it was close to 14000 for the 5
Lit;h Buys Another Corner.
Another transfer of residence prop
erty in the south part of town was
made Saturday, when Sam Lltch
hn unimproved tract of Wm.
Zurcher, running from the river 270
Teet south on River street to the
George Emmons place, with a depth
of 240 feet. An L street will be
plated running from River street,
just north of Emmons', to the east
line, thence south to Residence
Opera House Shares Sold.
T. R. Aklns, A, C. Miller and W. I.
Calvin bav bought the shares of
S. L. Burnaugh and E. B. Wheat in
the opera bouse company, and the
three are now sole owners of the
stock of that concern.
Old Chieftain Office.
Ben Weathers has bought the in
terest of his former partner, J. W.
Allen, In the s one business room,
first door west of the postoffice,
formerly occupied by the Chieftain
Morgan Dairy Sold.
Thomas Morgan has sold his dairy
plant to Hugh Wlon of Joseph for
$3800. The deal includes 67 cows
and the milking machine. Mr. Mor
gan took 25 head of horses In the
deal, and about 200 acres of land ad
jacent to Joseph figures in the tran
saction, Mr. Morgan paying Mr. Wil
son a difference of $3000.
Lewis Mill Sold.
W. E. Lewis has sold his saw mill
to Lew Bloom and John Bowman.
The mill is Jn the Roase timber west
Chlco, Feb. 86.8prU)g wW aoon
be here. The birds are building
their ne3ts and the sap is rising in
Robert Edgmand and his mother
and Bister were visiting at J. T. Edg
William Tippetfs &ous,e burned
down a short time ego. It was
Quite a loss, as they bad Just got in
ENTERPRISE, OREGON, THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 130J.
a load of provisions, it happened
about 5 o'clock in the evening when
Mis. Tippett and the children were
Miss Anna Haskins was seen on i
Chesnlmnus, Monday. i
Mrs. A, E. Tlnsley and children
in-e visiting her mother, Mrs. Hattie j
-Rattlesnake Ef.P and his wife.
h; have been working at Eadicotts,
haa returned to their home oa Pov
Joe Edgmand is cutting wood on
Deer Creek Road
Ready for Travel
Repair Completed on Asotin Side
Paradise Local and Per
in TtA , u t. ta .
. -v,v vu . uauics ucdlU IdlUI. I
The Deer Creek road will be ready
for travel this weak. W. C. Straley
who has a load of freight for his
store at the river since the washout
will get it soon.
S. R, Landrus was given a farewell
party Tuesday night by Nova Stra
ley and wife. The Landruses took
their departure for North Yakima,
Waslu, Thursday morning, where
they will make their home.
Warmer weather now.
W. J. Akin returned from Wash
ington. He traded his farm here
for property near Dayton.
Carleton Akin and his son James
returned from southren Oregon a
3hort time ago.
. C. Straley and G. W. Norton
had some legal papers made yester
day. Ray Renfrow, Lonzo McWillis
and wife, Cyrus Stevens and wife
had legal papers made today by the
The Flora fluoring mill is grinding
Levy's Oregon Grape. Compound.
Enriches your blood. Regulates kid
ney and liver. Sold and guaranteed
by Burnaugh & Mayfield, Enterprise,
M. E. church: ' Sunday school at
10 a. m.; preaching 11 a. m and 7:30
p. m. Morning subject, "Everybody
Preaching"; evening, "The White
House, or a White Man.' Epworth
league 6:30 p. m. Prayer meeting
Thursday at 7:30 p. m. Rev C. E.
True Mood, pa3tor.
Elgin flour at W. J. Funk & Co's.
Patent $1.50 a sack, straight grade
.) a sack.
Marriage Licenses. .
Feb. 27. 'Ira H03kins and Marga
ret E. Coulter.
i), 27. John H. Sheets and Ber
tie M. Harper.
The Electric Theatre will be re-opened
Thursday night, March 4, and will
continue three evenings each week,
two performances nightly (7:30 and
8:15) The following attractive pro
grams will be given this week:
THURSDAY, MARCH 4.
King of Jesters (Cqmedy,)
Tommy's Tool Box,
Jerusalem (showing all points of
interest in and around the holy city.)
The Lady Ban-later (Close Shave
to the divorce court.)
In the Wild Wood Where the Blue
Dear Old Georgia.
FRIDAY, MARCH 5.
Interrupted Card Party (Hubby
gets arrested to finish bis game of
Dieppe Circuit (International Auto
mobile race, 1908.)
Samson, the Strong Man. .
A Little Boy Callad Taps,
Waiting at the Church.
McCULLY & RUSK
MUSI PAY $1000
REAPPORTIONMENT BY EQUALI
ZATION BOARD RAISES WAL
Under the new emergency tax law
for the reapportionment of the
state revenue among the varioas
counties, Wallowa's share is raised
flOOO, and this county will have to
send $10,327.50 to Salem.
As far as Valloa is concerned we
have no great kick coming. Union
which wa3 already paying over $28,
000 state tax is raised to $29,707.50,
or nearly threo times that of this
county. This probably is about a
The equalize! assessment of this
i is iMi.sw, a aecrease
n nati Av . .
Vm,vvH,UUv, u iauu uuumcia, j.1 tjixi
the county assessor's figures. Union's
v-as raised from $7,109,835 to $13,
DJ6.521. Baker's county assessment
vas raised one-half by the state
'., -a.-d, Benton's doubled, Columbia's
more than cut In two, Harney's treb
'. a :d Hood River's doubled.
The entire community, was sad
dened by the nsws of the death of
'r3. W. C. Eades of Alder -Slope,
Thursday. Her illness was bo brief
that few knew ths had been sick.
he wai suffer'.nj from incipient
pneumonia when she gave birth to
a baby daughter Wednesday fore,
noon. The mother passed away at
1:15 o'clock Thursday morning.
Funeral services were held in the
Methodist church in this city Friday
at 11 a. m., the church being en
tirely filled with sympathizing friend
from Aider Slope, thl3 city and Los
tlne. Rev. C. E. Trueblood spoke
words, of comfort and hope to the
bereaved family. Father Owen led
n prayer and the choir sang, "Lead,
Kindly Light" "Nea'er, My God, to
Thee," "Haven of Rest," and "Je
, o er of My Soul." A long cor
'ese followed tho remains to the
Nellie B. Allen, daughter of W, H.
and Anna Alien, was born In Bour
bon county, Kan., Dec. 27, 1878, and
He3 at her home near Enterprise,
Thursday, Feb. 23, 1909, aged 30
years, two months and 27 days. She
was married to William Chris Eades,
Oct. 6, 1899, at the home of her
parents near Lost'ne. She leaves to
mourn her death, a husband, ' two
sons and two daughters, the young
Vit the Infant daughter born Wednes
day; thssa and the father and moth
Jr, five brothers, three sisters and
a hoHt of friends sorrow deeply for
ha de art?d. This is the second
2i h in the father's family within
year, a brpther Virgil who died
last March, beins the first to break
r.he family circle.
The de-eased united with the M.
"!. chirch at Wallowa at an early age
'nd has always . lived an earnest
christian life. In the home she wa3
1 t a dutiful daughter, a true
vlfe and 'loving mother should be.
!Ier faith was unwavering and In her
sst hours she repeated the Lord's
Leita, infant daughter-of W. C. and
'.he late Ne'lle Eades, died March
a;el 6 davs. Funeral was held
VaJnesday afternoon, from the home
Stillborn child to Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Richards of Alder Slope, Wed
nesday, February 24.
, ' All This Week ;
The CURTIS5 COMEDY CO.
in a great repertoire of plays.
Kan From Mexico
Gambler's Wife -
Richard Kinney, sentenced to three
years In the penitentiary for partlc
ipating in a riot, has been pardoned
ty the governor. Kinney is the man
who escaped right after sentence, but
was captured at Walla Walla by
Sheiirf Marvlalait summer.
Agent Harman announces his of
fice hours as follows: Depot opened
at 7 a. ra., close! from 12 to 1, open
from 1 to 6 p. m.
The warehousemen who have been
assisting the . agents at Euterprlse,
Wallowa and Joseph, have been dis
charged In the Interests cf econ
omy, leaving the agents to handle all
the work themselves
King of Blood Remedies.
Levy's Oregon Grape Compound.
Sold and guaranteed by Burnaugh &
.Mayfield, Enterprise, Oregon.
NOTICE OF FILING FINAL
In the matter of the estate of
Ore son, for Wallowa County.
In the ma'er of the eatate of
George W. Ames, deceased.
Notice Is hereby given that the un
dersigned has filed with the clerk
of the above named court, his final
account and report as' administrator
of the above named estate, and the
f ha said court has fixed up
"in 'ay, April 6th, 1903, at the
i'ir of 10 o clock a. m., at the
County Court House, In the city of
nterprl e, Wallowa Co-.inty, Oregon,
ai me pnee, for the final hearing
of said r3port and account and all ob
Jectlons thereto, and why said es
'ate should not be closed and set
tled as provided by law.
O. M. CORKINS,
Vdmlnls rator of the Estate of
-e v Ames, deceased.
Dated this 25th day of February,
1909. i 28t5
The ladles or the Methodist church
are planning to give a supper on St.
Patrick's day from 5 to 8 p. in.
Is here for 10 days; Only -late of
Portland. Now is the time to have
your picture taken at your own
homes, day or night.
POST CARDS, . PHOT08 and POR
TRAITS AT VERY LOW PRICES
that you all can reach. Flash
Lrghtf, Interiors or Exteriors made
at any time or place.
Have your Baby's picture taken.
Headquarters at Lewis Hotel.
And Pressing Works .
Has Just received the large book of
Samples from Edw. I. Strauss 8 Co.
d is prepared to give you a nice
Ladies and gent's suits cleaned and
Old Hats cleaned and re
blocked, by J, l, SIEGMUND.
A. B. Conaway. O. M. Corklns.
CONAWAY A CORKINS,
SMITH A SMITH.
Home Phone, Blue 47.
BALED HAY FOR SALE.
TREES: Apple, Cherry, Peach
Pear, Shade Trees, Shrubbery,
a:id Roses, Small Fruits, large
supply of Box Elder at ex
tremely low prices. Send a list
of your wants for prices.
Union. Oregon '
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
LIGHT AIIO POWER
COMPANY AT LAKE
DETAILS OF PROJECT MEANING
MUCH TO UPPER VALLEY
A project that undoubtedly means
much for the upper valley and prob
ably for the entire south half of
Wallowa county Is Initiated by the
filing In the county clerk's office of
the articles, of incorporation of the
Wallowa Lake l ight and Power com-
'iy. The purposa of the company
ery broad and Includes the appro
priation of water for Irrigation, pow
er and light purposes. The Incorpo-'
ratora are Jay H.Dobbin, of Prairie
Creek, the groat wooigrower, Aaron
Wade of Al ler Slopo, and L. B. Cav
inej, land owners and capitalists.
The other two members of the board
of directors are L. Knappar,' banker
and landowner, who Is president of
the company, and A. Wurzwelloi,'
real estate ageat at Jo3eph, who
Is secretary. Mr. Wade is vice pres
ident. Will Appoint Surveyor.
The March torm of tha county
court will convene today, WeJnesday.
There Is quite a large amoant of
road business to be considered, tha
usual batch of bills and claims to be
audited, and a county surveyor to hn
wniea in place of R. I. Long,
A petition asklnor th -v
polntment of A. H. Rudd has found
many signers. Mr. Rudd is- at
Golden. Col, at present, but still
owns his borne here and expects
to return as soon as he finishes his
business in Golden.
Ex-County Surveyor Merryman has
many friends who would like to see
him get the place. He has no petl
Hon out but is willing to assume the
duU-s of the office if the court ap
, The Poe Sale.
S. F. Pace, who cried the A. J. Poe
sale near Lostlne, Friday, reports
good prices. The stock especially
sold well. The sale totaled nearly
$3,500. - 3
Apply for Bank Charter.
Application has bean made to the
proper treasury official for a char-,
ter for the Enterprise National
bank, with a capital of $25,000. This
Is the new bank that was organized
by local capitalists a few weeks ago.
L. M. Jensen, former proprietor of
the Cauh store at Irabler, and his
nephew, Calvin Jensen, were In sev
eral days looking over the country
with a view to locating. They re
turned homo Monday,
Low Prices '
Lostine Flour m.'m
Best on Earth "25
Kerry and Fruit Sugar
(Best) perewt. $7.40
Beet Sugar per cw t $6.50
Horseshoe and Star
Tobacco, plug 45c
7 Export cigars 25c
Oranges, Lemons, and
Bananas, per dpz. 40c
Baled Hay, $13 a ton.
Best Timothy in Town.
Armour's Bacon and Lard
Hams and Sides per lb 17c
Cheaper and better than
RILEY & RILEY
Phone Whit 37
SATURCAY MATINEE, 2:15
Price 25, 35 and 50 eta.
Free Delivery to Any Fart