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TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR, NO. 30.
BOILER AND ENGINE 75 H. P, for
sale. Suitable for a saw 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 O. S. Wiggles worth, La Grande,
320 ACRE FARM, 2 miles from En
terprise. Bargain. Terms easy. R.
D. Sanford, Enterprise. blm
GOOD SEED BARLEY I cts. a
pound. S. L. Maglll, Lostine, Ore. bn
ALL PERSONAL PROPERTT. Imme
diate possession of greater part. W.
M. Sutton, City. b2m
A BARGAIN (0 acr3 good pasture
land, mile we3t of town, with
good building place on county road,
for 1850. Terms, a E. Vest 55M
TIMBER CLAIM on Alder Slope for
property in or near Enterprise. C.
E. Vest. 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.
3 Nights 3
Mad Man's Revenge.
A Stolen Sausage comic)
Scottish Highland. (Views of a trip
Through Scotland.) .
Somebody's Waiting for You.
Keep On Smiling.
A Whimsical People (Comedy.)
Stage Memories From an Old Trunk
(Very fine film,)
His First Job.
Mystery of the Garrison.
IH Set You Later, Dearie.
Something New. Views of a trip
to Niagara Falls, showing beauti
ful views of all points of interest.
fThe Faithful Dog or True to the End
The Mountain Waif.
Neath the Old Cherry Tree, (illus
trations especially fine.)
With the President In Washington.
Showing points of interest in the
Nation s capital, the capitol build
. treasury, congressional library,
Smithsonlaa Institute, Statue of
Liberty, etc, etc.
2009 FEET OF FILM SHOWN EACH
You Will Make Lots of Money
And have an ideal borne when you own this place.
$60 per acre will buy a level, fertile, irrigated farm
on public road, IY2 miles from the terminus of the
railroad; all tillable land and under the ditch, 135
acres in cultivation, 60 acres in alfalfa. Abundance
of irrigating water goes with the place. It is a
good hog and dairy ranch, being only two miles
from a creamery. It produces big crops of hay and
grain. A stream of pure everlasting water runs by
the house and barn. Just enough timber for shade
and domestic use. AH enclosed with a hog tight
fence, cedar posts. New house, barn, granary, hog
feeder, etc., etc. Family orchard. Easy Terms.
For further particulars write or phone.
Enterprise Real Estate Co.
PLAT OF WALLOWA COUNTY IN ' OFFICE.
OFFICE ON MAIN ST. OVER HARNESS SHOP.
SETTLE IN FULL WITHOUT PRO-
TEST AGAINST ASSESSMENT
The Palmer, Crossett and Grande
Ronde companies, owners of big
tracts of timber in this county, who
appealed to the circuit court the
11000 assessment per quarter made
by ex-Assessor Pace and confirmed
by the equalization board, have paid
their taxes in full without protest.
which action is taken to mean the
suits will probably be dropped.
Monday was the last day on which
the 3 per cent rebate was given for
prepayment of taxes. Deputy Sher
iff Crow says the number of re
ceipts to this date is about the
same as last yeir. Sheriff Marvin
and Deputy Crow are digging Into
the work from early morning till
dark keeping up with the payments,
No penalty is added if half your tax
is paid on or before Monday, April
6. The sheriff has made one turn
over of 113,214.09 to Treasurer Bell
File First Papers.
Two natives of the Republic of
France filed in County Clerk Boat
man's office, Tuesday, their first dec
laratlons to became citizens of the
United States. They are John Ro
man, laborer, aged 37, born at Corp,
France, and a reillent of this coun
try since 1905; Amedee Rambaud, la
borer, aged 24 years, born at Saint
Bonnet, France, ' and who came to
the United States of America Dec.
28, 1908. Among other things those
desiring to become citizens must
make oath to, are the declarations
they are not anarchists, polygamlsts,
nor believers in the practice of
New Suits Filed.
Following are recent suits filed in
the circuit court:
March 5 Oscar M, Swikert vs.
Grace E. Swikert.
' March 8 J. A. Wood, Admr, ts.
L. F. Morley,
March 15 A. C, Ruby ts. J. Q.
Connally, BeU Connally. Kat L. Gil
more," T. M. Gilmore.
Metes and Bounds Survey.
County Surveyor Merryman and H.
C. Cramer start for Snake river Wed
nesday, to make an official survey
for Jos. J. Brown, who wants to
prove up on his homestead, which
is in unsurveyei territory. The sur
vey will be by mete j and bounds.
OF THE COUNTY COURT
Wednesday. March S, 1909.
In the matter of the road petition of
W. E. Boner and others:
It appearing that said petition is
signed by twelve and more free
bolder of said county and state
residing in the vicinity of said
proposed road and that the peti
tion correctly describes the begin
ning, intermediate points and ter
minus thereof, and it further ap
pearing to the court by affidavit
filed herein, that due and legal
notice of presentation of said pe
tition to this court notifying all
persons that appljcajon would be
made by advertisement posted at
the place of holding this court and
ENTERPRISE, OREGON, THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 1903.
three other nubile nie In th
vicinity of said proposed road, and j
it further appearing that a bond 1
conditioned according to law has j
been filed herein, which bond Is I
hereby approved; it is therefore I
hereby considered and ordered that
ue prayers or said petitioners be
granted. The road viewers are or
dered to view and lay out said
road according to law on the
day of 1909, and of their pro
ceedtngs make due and legal re
turn to the court at their next reg
In the matter of the road petlUon
or wm. Newby and others.
Same order as in Boner neUtlon.
In the matter of the road petition
of T. M. Gilmore and others:
Same order as in Boner petition.
In the matter of the road petition
W. T. Knapp and others:
Same order as in Boner petition.
In the matter of the petition of W.
T. Knapp et al for the location of a
The matter of the removal from
and restoration of names upon the
petition coming on to be heard,
the court not deeming It necessary
to pass upon the matter at this
time, there belnsr 1
ber of leral tlmian tlierann tKa
matter of Asking off names Is con-'
unuea for the term.
In the matter of the road petition
Jf Eugene Hafer and others: !
repuri rmi in open coun
for the first time.
Thursday. March 4. 1909.
In the matter of the road petition
of Eugene Hafer and others:
Viewers report read the second
time and referred to the district
attorney for his legal opinion.
In the matter of granting a franchise
-o the North End Telenhnno com-
"jy, to construct, maintain and
operate a telephone line:
Considered and ordered that a fran
chise be grants 1 said company to
construct, maintain and operate a
telephone line until otherwise or
dered by the court, commencing at
the town of Flora, thence running
along the public road to Troy,
thence to Bartlett and Grouse: It
being understood that said com
pany will construct the line in such
(Continued on last page.)
William L. Mirer, Friday morning,
S. K. Clark
Plumber & Steam Filler
Full line of plumbing
Shop at Keltier's Hardware Store
And Pressing Works
Has Just received the large book of
Samples from Edw. E. Strauss Co.,
nd is prepared to give you a nice
Ladies and gent's suits eleaned and
. Old Hats cleaned and - re-
blocked, by J. L. SIEGMUND.
Get one of these GUARAN
TEED watches and you
will know that you ' are
right.' A good AMERICAN
watch for $4.00. Fully
warranted. A fine thin
Model, 16 size Elgin for
E. B. WHEAT
Jeweler and Optician
HIGH PRICES PAID
MARKET TOP WAS 22', CENTS
WADE SELLS PERCHERON
Wallowa, March 16. J. T. Jardine
the United States Forest service,
reached Wallowa, March 13, from
-ton, D. C. Mr. Jardine is en-
Raged in the experimental work,
along the Hoes of forage investiga
tions that la beta carried on hv th
forest service and the bureau or
Plant Industry acting in -co-operation.
During the past month Mr. Jardine
has visited lambing camps on the
deserts or Arizona. The season this
far has ben an excellent one there,
most of the shearing is over and
the wool marketed for a good price,
some of it as hlsh as 22 cents a
pound. The desert lambing will be
over by March 20 and sheep men
expect to reach between 90 and 100
per cent lamb crop. Mr. Jardine
will go soon to the lamblne camna
on Snake river, for the DnrnnBn nf
continuing a comparative or sheep
lambing oa outside range, and lamb
ing under the pasturage system. La
ter in the season, he will conduct thn
experimental Investigations at the
coyote-proof pasture on the Chesnlm
nus section or the Wallowa rorest.
Ranger Charlej Black, rider ror
Section one of the Forest reserve,
came In Friday on business.
Albert Hunter of Island City
bought a very fine Perchernn thor-
oughbred stallion, a Wallowa county
production of Sam Wade, paying
$2000. He had made quite an exten
elve hunt over the eastern states
and claims this horse Is the finest
he had seen.
Monday morning Galloway Bros,
shipped a car load of high grade
horses to Elgin, purchased of local
Saturday, Baker & Drake had two
teams in from Flora for freight for
merchants of that place. .
NOTICE TO BIDDERS.
Persona contemplating bidding on
the excavation for the Jennings build
ing at Joseph, take notice the same
will be 50x100 feet In size instead
of 25x100. EDITH JENNNlGS.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
, Department of the Interior.
United Sta'e3 Land Office.
La Grande, Oregon," March 8, 1909.
Notice, is Hereby Given, that the
State of Oregon has filed in this
office its application to select un-
der the provisions of the Act of Con
gress of August 14. 1848. and acta
supplementary and amendatory there
to the NW SB14 8ectlon 32, T. 1
S, R. 44 E. W. M, Serial No. 05785.
Any and all persons claiming ad
versely the lands described or deair.
in to object fcejausa of th mtn.
eral character of the land, or for
applicant, should file their affidavit
of protest in this office on or be
fore the 28th day of April, 1909.
F, C, Bramwell, Register,
Paradise. March 12. w. J. Akin
nd Frank Norton left today, the
former going to Dayton, Wash, and
the latter to Washington.
Deputy Sheriff Mose Martin of Aso
tin Is here on business.
The Paradise literary closed last
Rev, Jackson and wife are holding
Are You Satisfied
With the title to your farm? Your answer will probably be, yes
I have a Warranty Dead. But did you know that warranty deeds
sometime J He? There may be judgments standing against some
former grin-or, delinquent taxes, or unredeemed tax sales, all of
which are liens on and clouds against the title or your farm.
AN" AE8TRACT SH0W8 THESE THINGS UP and you should have
one whether you are going to tell at this time or not. 8ome dry
You will want to sell, then you will be required to furnish an Ab
tract Won't it be much easier and a great deal cheaper te get
these matters straightened up now while the grantors are still liv
ing, than later when all are dead or have left the country.
ORDER AN ABSTRACT TODAY FROM
The Wallowa Law, Land and Abstract Co.
C. M. LOCKWOOD, Secretary,
a protracted weetln . ri -
teen persons have Joined the church.
Born, to the Vlfe of J. W. Fisher
on the 7th day of March, a son.
Mrs. Benton Connor retuned from
... "con us-
Surprise Dartv at GliWt Phmi..
last week. Surprise party at Court!
vu rnuiips-, this weak.
There Is many a sIId betwm th
cp and the lip, as this old adage
will apply to a roarrlasra that aa nnt
come orf here . yesterday evening.
The wedding supper was all ready
but no wedding. Cause: No marri.
New Hotel Bus.
Landlord Bauer or Hotel Enterprise
received the first of the week his
fine new bus. the most elegant vo.
hide of the kind ever brought to the
.county. It seats 10 passengers and
the baggage la carried on top. It was
made In Michigan to special order.
Joseph, March 16. The Wallowa
Lake Light and Power company has
secured the right of way for their
water ditches and flumes. Tha
Wakk and Hamilton rranchlse passel
the vote of the council at the regu
lar meeting Monday night.
The bids ror tha Edith Jennlnas
building will be opened March 20.
airs. -Else Arnold, who was here
ror several weeks takln medical
treatment, returned to her home at
The Buttes, much improved In health.
J.' C. Wetherly has nurchased the
house south of the Mitchell hotel,
belonging to the A. A. Hall estate.
Any person knowing of any viola
tion or the game or rish laws or th
state, or or persons not properl.
keeping screens over irrlgatlo
ditches, are requested to notify
' JOB CLE.MONS,
Deputy State Game and Forw
Warden, Zumwalt, Oregon. 4Jtf
The Best Cigars, Confec-
Stationery Supplies of all
First door east of Postoflice.
8MITH & SMITH.
Home Phone, Blue 47.
BALED HAY FOR SALE.
Rooms 2 and 4, Borland Bldg.
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPEH
BIG STOCK RANCH
SOLD FOR $15,850
EMMONS PLACE ON DAY RIDGE
BOUGHT BY CLARKSTON
The largest and most Important
real estate deal in this county for
some months was made Tuesday by
the Enterprise Keal Estate company,
the J. W. Emmons stock ranch on
lower Day Rlfge, of 19S4 acrej bor-
derlng on the Grande Ronde river
and Mud creek was sold to C. Mur
dock, a Clarkston capitalist, ror
15,8!i0. The latter left at once ror
his home but wl'l return shortly to
make extjiulve improvements on
the ranch and t irn It over to his
aon who will manigj It.
The Emmons place Is an ideal
stock ranch about 40 mil 33 trora this
city, the moBt accessible trading
point. When the railroad it extend
ed down tha Grande Ronde canyon,
the placs will be worth several time
the price paid Tuesday. , There are
hundreds or acres of fine soli suit,
able for grain and hay, and it Is a
splendid rrult district, probably equal
to OrouBe or Eden. There are 600
acres under coyote-tight face and
wire enough on the place to In
crease that to 1000 acres.
This sale Is but a forerunner of a
number that will be made to East,
em WashIngton parties who are at
tracted here by , the lower prices
for better land than in their part
of the country.
The Enterprise Real Estate com
pany also sold Tuesday the John D.
Braughton property, Just south of
the depot, to John A. Bookout, Sr.,
for $1500. Mr. Bookout ts now re
siding on this place. .
The same firm soM last week, the
Samuel Sprostoa place of 150 acres
Just south of Wa'.lowa to Leonard
City Lots Sold.
W, E. Taggart has sold two lott
on West Third street, Just off North
etreet In this cly, for Jared Manley
to Ward brothers; consideration
8impl Remedy for La Grippe.
La grippe coughs are dangerous as
they frequently develop Into pneu
monia, Fo ey'a Honey and Tar not
only stops the cough but heals and
s rengthen the lungs so that no se
rious results need bo feared. The
geiulne Fo'ey's Honey and Tar con
tains no harmful drugs and is In a
yellow package, Burnaugh ft May
Lowest in County
High Grade Patent $L35
Full Sifter Patent $1.25
None Better $1.25
Try Lostine Oermea.
Berry and Fruit Suar
(Best) per cwt. $7.i0
Beet Sugar per cwt $6.50
Horseshoe and Star
Tobacco, plug 45c
7 Export cigars 25c
Oranges, Lemons, and
Bananas, per doz. 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 White 37
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