TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR, NO. 31. Wants ClaBHlflnd notices In this column 1 cent a word each insertion In either News Record or Chieftain; 1ft cents a word for same notice in both pa pers; special rates by the month or year. ' FOR SALE. TWO HIGH GRADE PERCHliStON stallion colls, coming'" 2 years old. Extra good ones. See them at my farm, 2V4 miles south of Lostlne. Sam Wade. 59btf HEAVY WAGON, 314 inch; single buggy; 3 sets work harness; 1 set double driving harness. B. A. Rey nolds, Alder Slope, P. O. Enterprlsa. ' . 59b4 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. WIgglesworth, La Grande, Oregon. 320 ACRE FARM, 2 miles from En terprise. Bargain. Terms easy. R. D. Sanford, Enterprise. blm GOOD SEED BARLEY 1 cts. a pound. S. L. Maglll, Lostlne, Ore. bn ALL PERSONAL PROPERTY. Imme diate possession of greater part. W. M. Sutton, City." b2m SWAP. TIMBER CLAIM on Alder Slope for property in or near Enterprise. C. E. Vest. . blm PASTURAGE FOR RENT. The Urge Crelghton tract is for rent, from Hay 1, reserving right to sell not to exceed 200 acres after Octo ber 1. Terms half cash, balance Oc tober 1. Phone or write Immediately to Colon R. Eberhard, Joseph. 59bl PUBLIC AUCTION I will offer at public auction on my farm 3 miles west of Enter prise, on Tuesday, March 30, begin ning at 10 ft. m. sharp, the follow ing described property; 22 horses, consisting of 4 1400-lb. Bay mares, all in foal; 1 3-year-old Bay filly. In foal; match span mares, i300-lb both la foal; 2 12001b. mares in foal; l mare, in foal, with colt by side; 5 yearlings, one a Coach; 5 2-year-olds, one a Coach; 1 3-year-old. Two milch cows with calves. One high grade Jersey, l half-blood Jer sey, 1 full blood Jersey bull. Nine bead of hogs, consisting of eight thoroughbred Poland China sows, and 1 full-blood Duroc Jersey boar. Farm implements and houeshold goods, 3 sets of team harness, 1 2 horse power chopper, 1 hay stacker, 1 cook stove, 2 heaters, 2 farm wagons and other articles too num erous to mention. Terms: Sums under ?10 cash; over $10 six months time on approved note." Free hot lunch, "w. c, EADS, Owner. H. B, Davidhlier, Auctioneer. 3. J. Chapman out from Leap Tuesday says the early fall grain to the hills is looking fine. Mr. Chap man has in 100 .acres but it was Jata planted and is now Just com ing up. You Will Make And have an ideal home when you own this place. $60 per acre will buy a level, fertile, irrigated farm on public road, IVz 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. All enclosed with a hog tight fence, cedar posts. New house, barn, granary, bog feeder, etc., etc. Family orchard. Easy Terms. For further particulars write or phone. Enterprise Real Estate Co. Enterprise, Oregon PLAT OF WALLOWA COUNTY IN OFFICE. OFFICE ON MAIN T. OVER HARNESS SHOP. TWO MEN PAST 4 SCORE YEARS OIE WM. K. STUBBLEFIELD, IMNAHA PIONEER, AND THOS. TERRY PASS AWAY. Two of the oldest citizens of this county passed away the first of the ween, their deaths occurring within 24 hours of each other. vumam K. Stubblefield. pioneer resident of Wallowa county and the omen- stagedrlver in the United States, passed away Monday morn ing at the home of his son Ira in Dallas, Oregon, where he had been visiting for some time. The cause of his dea'h was heart disease, with which he had been troubled in late years. "Uncle Billy," as he was called, was one of the best known men In this county. He had reached the sreat age of 83 years and nearly five months, having been born Oc tober 30, 1825, in Granger county, lennessee.' He had been a resident of this county since 1884, and was hale and of a strong constitution, aside from the heart trouble. Mr. Stubblefield was married five times and was the father of 15 tons and nine daughters, 13 of whom sur vive. His life history is like a ro mance, and a more extended account of it will be given later in this pa per. The remains were-shipped from Dallas Tuesday evening and are ex pected to reach this city Wednes day evening. If they do. the funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Christian church. Michel Stubblefield went to La Grande Tuesday to meet the remains, Thomas Terry Dead. . Thomas Terry, an aged retired minister of the Christian church, died Sunday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. s. F. Pace, at the great age of 82 years, 11 months and 15 days. Mr. Terry had been In his usual health and dropped dead as lie arose from the dinner table. Funeral was held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Christian church. Rev. W, S, Crockett offic iating; burial In the Enterprise cemetery. Thomas Terry was born in Bimp," son county. Ky. He married Ann E, Gudgell Oct. 17, 1850. In 1878 they moved to Missouri and in 1900 came to Oregon and made their home with their children. Besides the aged widow, two sons and three daugh ters survive: John Terry of Ken tucky, Mrs. S, R, Wiley of Okla homa, Mrs, 8. E, Butner of Mis souri, James Terry of The Dalles, and Mrs. Pace of this city. There are 13 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Mr. Terry was for a number of years a minister in the Christian church, ceasing the work only on account of failing health. He was a man of sterling character and en Joyed the esteem and confidence of his fellowmen, and was selected at different times to fill positions of public trust. While in Missouri "he was for several years a member of the state legislature, His long life Lots of Money ENTERPRISE, OREGON, THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1909 of christian work and public service ' will long be remembered. To Homestead On Horseback. L. D. Roberts of Chico, accom panied by James Loftus left Tues day on horseback for Homestead via Elgin and Union. The trip will , taae mem five days. Mr. Roberts recently bought a band of sheep over there and is going over to look alter the lambing. START .ON WATER WORKS IN 30 DAYS The Enterprise water bonds are ap proved by the bond attorneys for the American Light and Water com pany without a change or addition. W. A. Dutch, secretary and treasur er of the company and general sup erintendent of construction, was in t city Wednesday night, and says wo-k will begin within 30 days. Ths pipe will come from Olympia, and a diuinnv machine will be brought in If It li foii.il tl.ey will work In the ground between the springs and the city. Mr. Dutch says the company h.a wnnth 1 n it. .h... 111 J t m . a lUBvmud Lttffcl Will UIK a I JVJJC trench at the rate of 7 feet a minute, where the soil and other conditions are favorable. Mr. Dutch congratulated the city officials on the correctness of the record in the many acts and ordin ances leading up to the bond Issue. He says it is most unusual for the Chicago lawyers not to find a flaw somewhere and this Is the first time none was found in Oregon bonds. mistakes or omUslons occurring most frequently in this state owing to the Initiative and referendum laws. Tho3. M, Dill, city attorney, prepared all the papers for the elections, ordin ances, etc, and City Recorder W. E. Taggart made irp the record forward ed to the bond attorneys. To them belongs the credit. Good Cough Medicine for Children, The season for coughs and colds is now at hand and too much care can not be used to protect the children. A child Is much more likely to con tract . diphtheria or scarlet fever when he has a . cold. The quicker you' cure his cold the le3s the risk. Chamberlain's Cough Remedy is the sole reliance of many mothers, and few of. those who have tried It are willing' to 'use any other. Mrs. F. F. Starcher. pf Ripley, W. Va., says: I have 'never used anything other than Chamberlain's Cough Remedy for my children, and it has always given good satis action." This rem edy contains no opium or other nar cotic and may be given as confident ly to a child as to an adult. For sale by Buinaugh & Mayfleld. Patterson Gets Contract, J. E, Patterson of this city was awarded Saturday the contract for the excavation of the Jennings build ing st jQ3eph, " C. E, Funk was laid up for sev eral days with rheumatism but was able to be over to the store Monday. Electric Theatre 3 Nights 3 ENTERPRISE THURSDAY NGHT, John la No. More a Child, The Unlucky Flirt, Tlerott's Jealousy. . Illustrated Song. 'Neath the Old Acorn Trie. New plctuies. Stars and Stripes and You, FRIDAY NIGHT. The Mystery of the Mountains. A Contagious, Nervous Twitching. For Hate of the Miller, A Runaway Horse. Songi. The Man With the Ladder and the Hose. . ; . ' , . Views of Ireland and Scotland, SATURDAY NIGHT. A Gypsy Girl's Love, , -A Minstrel Man's Mystery, Bong, Take Me Out to the Ball Game. (Pictures of Stars of Our National Game.) Views In -Germany. 2000 FEET OF FILM SHOWN EACH NIGHT. McCULLY & RUSK; I Federal Plum To Colon R. Eberhard Appointed Receiver of La Grande Land Office Is $3000 Salary Position. Colon R. Eberhard of Joseph, pres ent deputy district attorney for this i county, was appolned Monday by 1 President. Taft, receiver of the U. S. land office at La Grande. The j appointment was confirmed the same afternoon by the senate. The salary of the office Is $3000 a year. Mr. Eberhard succeeds A. A. Rob erts, half brother of Congressman Ellis, who resigned a short time ago. Roberts- accounts were In a muddled condition though no wrong doing Is charged or believed to have ocour.eJ. Mr. Eberhard will tae cuarge us sooa as his 100.000 ibond Is approved. There were three or four . appli cants for the job, including a man from Morrow county, J. p. RuPk of I Trtt . . ' f"e. "d,G??e. Carpy. the pres ent chief clerk In the land office. That Mr. Eberhard secured the plum is a tribute to his endorse ments and his own hustling qual ities. Mr. Eberhard Is a young lawyer of unimpeachable character and will no doubt keep the work of the of fice right up to the notch. . He is very popular in his home town and his friends there and elsewhere re joice at his good fortune. Monthly Report Of Public Schools Average Attendance Continues High Cases of Tardiness Compara tively Few. . Following is the summary of En terprise public school for the seventh month ending March 19: , Principal's room: Attd. 603V&, av. dally 33, No. "belonging 33, absence 17, tardy 0, enrolled 44, roll of honor 20, per cent 97. Mrs. Button's; Attd. 788'4, av. dally 42, av. No., belonging 43, ab sence 32, tardy 1. enrolled 50, f, of h 28. per cent 96 Mrs. HanvU'e.: Attd, 923, av. dally 19, av. No., belonging 52, absence 57, tardy 2, enrolled 64, r. of h, 30, Per cent 94. - Miss Hutchinson: Attd. 667, av. daily 35, av. No. belonging 36, ab. sence 27, tardy 5, enrolled 40, r. of h. 18, per cent 97. - Miss Murrays': Attd. 667. av. daily 30, av. No. belonging 32. ab sence 31, tardy 2, enrolled 47, r. of h. 9. per cent 93. Totals. Attd. 3349, av dally 188, av. No, belonging 196, absence 165, tardy 10, enrolled 245, r. of h. 105. Visitors for the month 9, Sugar Beet Man Coming. The sugar company has sent word a representative will be In Tuesday to close contracts for land. ELK CREEK JOTS, Hay stacks ha.ve. almost dis appeared, There will be a dance at "John Ba ker's home on Elk Mountain Friday s rengthem the lungs so that no Be night, March 26. Everybody Is cor- rlous results need be feared. The dallly Invited to come and bring geiuine Fo'ey's Honey and Tar con somebody with him, and ali bring tiins no harmful drug and Is In a well filled basket. Thjs is to be the last daqce of th'e season. ' Stolen from Slope Farmer Twenty years ago parties having no right, deeded an irregular tract of x land from the 320 acre farm of a prominent Alder Slope farmer. The ' grantee happened to be still living, and a quit-claim deed was obtained which straightened the title. This cloud on the title was shown up by an ABSTRACT from tha office of The Wallowa Law. Laiid aid Abstract Co. We write Insurance in the beat Companies on earth. Mrs. Loftus and children accom panied by M) 48 Nora Reed spent Suiulay at the home of Mr. and Mm. Sam Baker. Arch Alford and family have re turned home after an absence of sev eral months. Mrs. Earl Coffman has also re turned and expects Mr. Coffuian soon. Baker & Flanary have taken their sheep to the spring range. ENTERPRISE WILL ADVERTISE COUNTY The Enterprle Commercial club closed a contract Tuesday night with G. B. Thomas, representing the Port land Rose Carnival, by which this city will pay for a float in the state parade the night of June 10, to typ ify and advertise the resources of Wallowa county. This parade will be the feature of thii carnival. The floats are mas niflcent affairs, delsgned by the Newr Orleans Maidl Gras artist, and cost $f00 each, of which Portland con tributes one half and the towns por iltiiH t.ng the other half. The da- stgn will Le submitted to the Com mercial club for approval. It will represent some of the principal re sources of the county. The number of floats la thii parade is limited to 20, airl will re? - resent the various sections, produc tions and industries of the stato. Moving pictures of the parade will be taken and exhibited twice a day in the Oregon building at the Se attle exposition, and lectures given telling of the section of the state ft tie float Is shown on' the canvas. jdeV Tens .of thousands of Eastern peo- j Would like to write reports of wed ple will thus hear of Wallowa conn-1 dlnss. but can't do It without ome ty's resources by thl3 arrangement. In addition and of stin greater benefit, films are sent to all film agencies throughout the United States, and thus shown in practically every moving picture show In the country. McMinnville had a float In last year's parade and eays It was the best paying publicity work ever done, by the town. A feature of Interest will ba tha selection of a queen to rldej on tha float. Just how fits will be doue has not bean determined A Wallowa county girl will be given the dia tlnctlon, and perhaps a trip to the Seattle fair thrown in. Whether tha choice will be male by a contest or by a committee has not been settled. ODD ENCLOSURE FOR PAYMENT OF TAXES The Portland Journal told about the Multnomah sheriff receiving a curl of baby hair In payment of taxes, Someone had been, writing two letters and made the wrong en closures. Sheriff Marvin a few days ago re ceived ax odd an enclosure for pay ment of taxes and It was no mistake on the sender's Part either. The amount of the tax was 84 cents and enclosed in the lettar were a check tor 67 coats, a nickel, two cent stamp and a 10 cent railroad fare rebate. NEW SUITS FILED. March ' 20 Wallowa Mercantile company vs., T. L. Pavls. Simple Remedy for La Grippe,' La grippe coughs are dangerous as they frequently develop Into pneu raon'a, Fo'ey's Honey and Tar not only stops the cough but heals and yellow package. Burnaugh & May. fieli. Inc. Rooms 2 and 4, Berland Bldg. ENTERPRISE, OREGON COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER County Teachers' -Meeting Saturday Principal of Joseph School elected President Next 8eion Held At Wallowa. The county teachers meeting held In the school building in this city Saturday was Interesting and In structive. There was a goodly at tendance of teachers from Joseph n'.d Enterprise and vicinity but none, from down the valley. The election of officers at the morning sesstoa resulted as follows: President, A. O. Smith; vice presl dent, Kathr.vn DuFur; secretary and treasurer, XUa StaMa M. Hooper. The address of welcome by W. M. Sutton broadened out Into a talk o.i educational matters In general. The program Included talks and papers by Gene V. Hall, Mabel E. Wilson. Miss Stella M. Hooper and A. G. Smith. The next meeting will be hold at Wallowa, and the following one prob ably at Flora PARADISE. Paradise. March 19. O, L. Borland had several hands working on De9r 1 Creok roai this week. Charlie Day of Asotaln Is hore buy ing cattle. U. F. Sturm, Oscar Bodmer. Jo Beach and W. B. Applegate atteaded the I. O. O. F. lodge at Flora Sat urday night. William Maley was in- i ltlated Into the mysteries of the or- I wedl!ng cake. C. F. and Henrv Sturm's hrnfHar and family arrived her: Tuesday from West Virginia. ' '; Miss Lake Osburn returned from Juliette, Ida.', Saturday, much im proved in health. llarve Hendrickson made a trip to Enterprise this week after his broth er David, who had bean visiting in the valley this wlntor. W. C. Straley went to Flora one (day this week for an organ to ba U8aJ for cn"rch and 8unday school r. ssiraiey purchased the organ out of his own pocket. Little Vorn Borland is quit sick 'with pneumonia. J. II. Landrus of Asotin, a former resident of this place, sold his Aso tin property and has gone to 8unny Bide, Wash., where their son Sarauol recently located. The biiow Is melting away slowly, some places are bare and the mead ow larks and blue birds are heve. The farmers are hauling fenco posts and fanning seed grain, prepar ing for spring work. HAVE YOU TRIED Rock Creek Flour LOWEST PRICES High Grade Patent $1.35 Full Sifter Patent $1.30 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 anj Sides per lb 17c Cottolene ; Cheaper and better than lard. RILEY & RILEY Phone White 37 Free Delivery to Any Part of Town PROPRIETORS.