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TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR, NO. 33.
ENTERPRISE, OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1909.
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
Classified notices In this column 1
cent a word each Insertion In either
News Record or Chieftain; H4 cent.
word for tame nonce in uuw
pecial rates By tne monin or
SEED RYE Pe.er Olsen, 3 miles
east of Enterprise. wcs .
INFANT'S handmade wardrobe com
plete. Address or call on Mrs, E.
B. Wheat, Enterprise. wcs
10 BROOD MARES, Good ones.
Nine In foal to a good horse7Wlll
he sold cheap. See or write Tom
Stump, Enterprise. GObtf
TWO HIGH GRADE PERCHERON
stallion coltB, coming 2 years old.
Extra good ones. See them at my
farm, 2V4 miles south of Lostlne.
Sam Wade. GObtf
HEAVY WAGON, 34 Inch; single
buggy; 3 sets work harness; 1 set
double driving harness. B. A. Rey
nolds, Alder Slope, P. O. Enterprise.
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
reaf bargain. For particulars ad-,
dress O. S. Wlgglesworth, La Grande,
ALL PERSONAL PROPERTY. Imme
diate possession of greater part. W.
. Sutton, City. . b2m
STRAYED OR STOLEN,
TWO MARES, one 2-year-old, one
3 year-old, coal black; one bay driv
ing mare, weight about 900 pounds;
one black saddle . horse with white
clip on nose, -8 or 9 years old. All
are fresh branded with a crossed
J (cross line on stam of letter one
third down from top), on right shoul
der. Strayed 2 or 3 weeks ago from
our farm between Lostlne and Enter
prise. Reward for their recovery,
t Patrick Brothers, Lostlne, Ore. b
An effort wl'.l be made on the part
of local instructors to hold a normal
term for teachers, during the six
weeks antedating the August exam
inations. All persons desiring to se
cure the benefit" of this training
should communicate at once with
either Superintendent Conley or J.
W. Kerns, Enterprise, since the pos
sibilities of such a normal are based
upon the pledged enrollment, 61r2
Crnnlna to Ho so Show.
Resorts from different parts of
the county indicate great interest in
the horse and s'.ock show to be held
in Enterprise, April 17. Some fine
stock will undoubtedly be offered f?.
sa e on that day and buyers fror;
o .tVde points are expected. The
s'ar ot last year s show, Jack John
son's fine Morgan stallion, will be
here again and hU first colt in this
county will be with him.
The best washing
earth la the Flyer.
S D. Keener.
For sale by
Born, to the wife of Oren Wagner,
a daughter, Saturday morning, April
You Will Make Lots of Money
And have an ideal home when you own this place,
$60 per acre will buy a level, fertile, irrigated farm
on public road, 1V4 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 i!T 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 run by
the house and bam, Just enough timber for shade
and domestic use. . All 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 T. OVER HARNESS. SHQR.
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF LOCAL
COMPANY WITH $36,000 CAP
ITAL STOCK. '
The Pacific States Investment com
pany, capital stock $36,000, Is a new
local organization for which Incorpo
ration papers have been asked of the
secretary of the state. The incorpo
rators are A. F. Foley, B. B. Boyd,
L. W. Riley and C' H. Zurcher. The
primary purpose of the company U
to deal in a larga tract of Portland
suburban pro-ert, but .the scope of
the company is broad and Includes
the right to own land, conduct mer
chandizing, manufacturing, selling
power, etc. ,
Made Big Money Here.
R. D. Sanford has sold his hill
land, consisting of 320 acres two
miles noithwest of town, to H. C.
Laird, the well known valley farmer,
for a price Bald to be 112.50 an
acre. Mr. Sanfcrd, who recently
sold hia Alder Slope farm for $12,
000, held a sale this week, and states
he is going to look for a location on
Grande Ronde river, a
melon and tomato raising district.
He sold his hill and Slope land for
a early $5000 more than he gave for
It less than three years ago.
Will Move to Enterprise.
C. E. Vest has Bold for D. H.
Sha'er of Elgin, eight lots in the
southeast part of town to W, T.
A'arnock of Imnah. Mr. Warnook
will erect a commodious and com
fortable dwe'.llng this summer and
move to this city to give his chil
dren the advantages of our excellent
THERE IS PROFIT IN
RIGHT KIND OF COWS
Sam 'Wale's four Jersey cows
brought him at the Enterprise
Creamery for butter during.,, the
month of March,. $34.29, and he says
they kept two gallons of milk each
day that they did not separate, which
would be 62 gallons or 496 pounds of
milk at , 5 per cent makes 24,80
pounds butter fat. At the same rate,
31 cents, would make $7.68. If he
had sent it all to the creamery his
check would have been $41.97, mak
ing an average of $10,49 for . each
Paul Me'otte was born in St. Law
rence cointy, N. Y March 1, 1821,
and died at the home in Enterprise,
of his son Frank, April 4, 1909, at
the age of 88 years, 1 month and 3
days. For 67 years, Emails, the wife
of hl3 youth, was hjs constant com.
panlon. One npnth, lacking twq
days, she preceded him tq her eter
Five of their 11 children survive
the parents, The living sons a,re,:
Gilbert and John, in Ne.w York; and
Frapk and Joe, of Enterprise One
daughter, Mrs, Nancy Baulieu, lives
in Oregon CJty, Fqr the past four
years he ha3 made his home with hs.
Mr. Me'otte was always a. aoher,
Industrious citizen, a loving husband,
a kind father, a ge.ierojs neighbor,
and a devout chrhtian. Having lived
beyond four score years he welcom
ed the future li e with hone aid
gladness, realizing , that there he
should llnd test trim hi3 labors, by
Him who alone cui give true rest.
Ths funeral wa3 from the home of
his son Frank, conducted by Rev. Se!
den C. Adams of the Presbyterian
church, assl.-aed by Rev. C. E, True-
Transfers of Farm
And City Property
John Weaver -of Imnaha, who r-3-cently
sod his farm to L. C. John
son, has bought the cottage prop
erty at the north end of East First
street of A. M. Wasner and wl'.l
soon move to town. T. M. Dill and
family , have bean residing in the
Sells 40 Acre on Alder Slope.
M. L. Harris has Bold 40 acres of
his Alder Slope ranch to W. W.
Harrs. M. L. Harris had a fine
sale, Friday,- articles bringing good
prices, live stock especially. The
sale totaled close to' $1700.
Made Final Homestead Proofs.
Chas. B. Ho.nsr made final proof
on his homestead before U. S. Com
missioner D, W. Sheahan Monday.
The land is over on Snake river in
township 3 north, range 49. Mr. Hor
ners witnesses were C. G Holmes.
C, F. Graves, G. C. Horner and W.
Rankin, all of Lightning,
E, F, Sargeant made final proof
on his homestead near the Buttes,
Tuesday, before Commissioner Shea
han. The land is the ne of sec 34.
1 n, r 46, and Mr. Sargeant's wit
nesses were H, N. Vaughan, E. J.
Jewell, Delmar Sargeant and L. E.
ENGAGE PUBLIC SCHOOL
TEACHERS FOR NEXT YEAR
The roster of teachers for the En
terprise public schools was com
pleted at the. last meeting of the
bqard of directors by the election
of C, F. Mack as principal, 'Miss H.
Mae Jefferson, teacher of the Cth
and 6th grades; Miss Mary Lub
bers, of the 3rd and 4th grades, The
primary teachers., Misses. Hutohin
son and Murray had been previously
Mr. Mack has been principal of
the high school at Prairie City for
several years, and is recommendel
by a former professqr in the. state
university as. pe.:pg one of the best
instructor Jn Oragon. Miss Jeffer
son Is nqw teaching at Wallowa
and is considered a splendid teacher
Miss Lubbers cqtues from Bpyden,
Iowa, very highly recommended,
Le-t Valuable Stallion.
'Squire W, B, Applegate reports
tha.t J, S, Applegate of Appleton lost
his $100) stallion, the animal dying
qn the 24th qf March,
Yqur Wj:e Is Unfaithful Tq Us,
Ups, and Elowns of a Mqdern Her
Lqve -e a. I the Time.
Scenes In Rome.
All Bab a and. thq Forty Thieves.
When tie E.enlng Breeze Is Sigh
Over the Hi'ls and Far Away.
The Big Gans and Nelson Fight.
Workman's Hqnor, '
Some Dny Wbe Dreams Come
2000 FEET OF FILM SHOWN EACH
Plumber S Steam Fitter
Full line of plunging
mop at JCeltner's Hardware Store
CONGRESS DAI ES
"WILL MEET AT LA GRANDE
APRIL 28-:7 NOTABLE3 TO
April 23 and 27 have been selected
for the La Grande meeting of the
Orego.i-ldaho Development Congress,
and a commutes consisting of Will
lam Miller, Mac Wood and Tod IUne
hart are making ppuralions to sur-
iss all o her meetings of this body
of public spirited and enterprising
citizens , of these two states, says
the la Grande Observer. The
general purpo3e o" the congress is to
arouse a santim ?nt among tho people
hat will secure- fitc building of rail-
ror.d .hlzhuay-, et and In particular
to so organize that If railroads refuse
o provide adequate transportation
facilities, for any section the people
if that section shall be enabled to do
something for. themselves. Mestlngs
are held once a month during the
winter. The mealing scheduled for
La Grande will probably be the last
ice held until fall. Last month the
congress met at Ontario, and the
month be.'ore at Boisa. Invitations
will be sent to towns as far east
as Boise and west to Pendleton
and Walla Walla. Wallowa county
will be well rprisented. Judge
Lowell, who i) president, will be
present, and a prominent Portland
member, the glftad C. S. E. Wood,
is expected. An Invitation will be
sent to Editor Hofer,' of the Salem
Capital-Journal. Colonel Hofer 13
vice president of th organization.
In a'l abojt 150 delegates are
expected to be present
President A. C. Miller of the En
terprise Commercial club Bays a num
ber' o! cltlTens here have already
3lgnlflsd their intention of attend
ing the congress. The subjects dis
cussed at the meetings are of vital
Interest to this county, and some of
the brainiest men of the state will
be there. v '
Joe Allen Bound
To Circuit Court
Charge of Assajlt With Dangerous
Weapon Fighters Fined and
Joe AHen, a well known hill ranch
er, was bound pver to the circuit
court in $200 bond3 by Justice; A, O.
Smith, Monday, on a charge of
assault with a dangerous ' weapon.
At the same: time tae prosecuting
witness., W, H, Gibson, was placed
undex $100 appearance bond.
.-The alleged assault Is said to, have
taken place, at Allen's ranch, Sun
day, March, 28. - Gibson, who oama
from Pendleton, was working for
Allen and it clalmej the row atari,
ed over the. quality qT grub, was
served. He. clairae,d Allen followed
him to the yaftl and pointed a re
volver at him, Allen says he had
nq gun and there was no gun about
the place as far as he knew.
At the preliminary hearing ttectre,
Justice Smith, Burleigh 4 Uqy4 ap
peared for' Allen, and Deputy Dis
trict Attorney Ifiberhard for the
state, Gibson has also started a re
plevin suit to get his outfit that
he says is at Allan's, and has, also,
sued him for wages,,.
City Re.acrtder Taggart fined Ar
People from all over the United States are coining
te Wallowa County this summer, all of these people
will be looHing for FARMS. Cot they will want the
farms that have unquestionable titles. Is YOUR
FARM in this ciaf, or do you Know? Cetter come
in and let us maUe you an ABSTRACT, so that you
will be prepared when the time cones. . . . ,
Tie Wallowa Law, Lapd aod Abstract Co. i
We wrte li3uran;e In the best
Companies on earth. .
thur Deshazer $5 and costs Tuesday
for fighting in the city limits. W.
assaulted him, was let oft without a
W. Eaton, who claimed Deshaier
flue. Another fight occurred on Main
street opposite the hotel, Sunday,
Oscar Davis pummellng Ed Boswell
to get satisfaction for a debt that
I avis sail Boswell owed him. Dav
is has sent in word from where he
Is working that he will pay his fine,
whl'.e Boswell hai skipped.
Flora Odd Fellows
Have Big Supper
Paradise, April 3. The Odd Fel
lows of Flora gave a Bupper Satur
day night. Every member invited a
guest. A nice supper and a good
time was enjoyed by the guests and
Deputy She. iff Moore, who has re
ceived the appointment as govern
ment hunter, U preparing to move
to the big pasture in the Chesnlm
Nellie E. H ask in and James F.
Haskin sold .to Mary J. Straley 80
acres of land for $1500.
A Mr. Flock ot Anatone, Wash,
was here trying to buy horse3. He
did not buy any.
James Barnes has moved onto the
Information Concerning Eighth Grade
I. Dates: .
Three examinations annually. Each
county superintendent to select
months for his county.
(a) January 21-22, 1909.
(b) May 13-14, 1909.
(c) June 10-11, 1909.
(d) September 2-3, 1909.
(a) Thursdaye-Arlthmetlc, Writ
ing, History, and Civil Govern
ment. (b) Fridays Grammar, Physiol-
ogy, Geography, and Spelling.
3. Sources of Questions;
(a) Civil Government United
(b) Geography State Course
' of Study: Redway and Hluman's
Natural School Geography.
(c) History List of topics from
History Outline in State Course
of Stud and Current Events.
(d) Language Buehler's Modern
English Grammar, no diagram
ming. (e) Reading The teacher will
aend to the County Superintend
ent the applicant's claas standing
in reading, which ahall be taken
by such superintendent aa the ap
pllcant'a standing on the subject.
(f) Spelling Eighty per cent
from Read's Word Lessons, and
twenty per cent, from manuscript
(g) Writing Specimens of pen
manship Bji indicated in copied
matter and from manuscript in
J. H. ACKERMAN,
BupL Public Instruction.
.. J. C. CONLEY,
' . Supt. of Schoola.
And Pressing Works
Has Just received tne Ivge beok of
8amples from Edw, I. Straus Co
ind Is prepared to gtvo you a nloe
' Summer Suit
Ladies and gent's suits olsansd and
Old Hats cleaned and re-
b'oeked, by , J. L. SIEGMUND.
Rooms 2 and 4, Bsrland Bldg.
CITY HOIIATIHG -MEETIHG,
MASS CONVENTION CALLED BY
COUNCIL LOG CRAG FOR
The annual city election will be
held Tuesday, May 4, and at the
regular meeting ot the council Mon
day night,. City Recorder Taggart wa
Instructed to call a mass meeting to
nominate candidates, at the court
house the uight of Wednesday, "April
14. Officers to bo .ected are mayor,
recorder, attorney, treaiurer and
threa cojncl.m3 t succeed L. Ber
land, B. B. Boyd and 8. E. Combet.
Council appointed the following
judges of election: T. It. AklnJ,
James Rodgers and Charles Thomas.
Better s're?t tame up for discus,
ston, eipe-jla'ly the streeU lending
to the depot. Th3 ma'.ter of a lost
drag will be Inves lgated. The cheap
log drag back la the Eau la un
gating the coitly road mirhlnery,
like grader and steam rollors, to
the -Tip heip.
Powwatka, April 3. Snow all gi;ie.
Plowing and Beedlng has commenced
In earnest. ,.
Ben McGlnnls male a trip to the
valley the first ot the week for a
road plow. .
Jim Nolan of Lostlne la working
tor Mr. Fletcher, the "new" shee.mian
Mr, Fletcher has had a new li '.ny
built upon his homestead. '
Miss Ruth Ghormley bftjau a
spring term of school at Arko, March
Cecil Ghormley spent a tew days
among friends at Day Ridge the
first of the week.
Louis Carpenter is Boeing aftor Mr.
Hunter'a cattle which are grazing In
Newton Downs was calling on
friends in his old uslghborhood a
few daya a?o.
Object to 8t-on3 Medloinoa.
ny people olject to taking the
strong medicines usually prescribed
physicians for rheumatism. There
la no need of Internal treatment In
any case of muscular or chronic
rheumatism, and more than nine out
ot ten cases of the disease are of
one or the other of those varieties.
When there is no fever and llt'.le (if
any) swelling, you may know that it
is only necessary to apply Chamber
Iain's Liniment freely to get quick
relief. Try it. For sale by Bur
naugh & Mayfleld.
Another car of
Firm, Mealy Spuds
Coal and Wood.
Phone Whlt 37
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