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TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR, NO. 35.
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TWO HIGH GRADE PERCHERON'
stallion colts, coming 2 years old.
Extra good ones. See them at my
farm, 2 miles south of Loatlne.
Sam Wade. E9btf
BOILER AND ENGINE 75 H. P., for
ale. Suitable for a saw mill cut
ting from 25 to 35,000 feet per day
or for a planing mill of large c pac
tT This Is a good outfit and a
real bargain. For particulars ad
dress O. S. Wlgglesworth, La Grande,
ALL PERSONAL PROPERTY. Imme
la.e poise islon of greater part. W.
:. Sutton, City. b2m
IN LOSTINE, 120 ft, x 240 ft., city
ditch, good frame barn, enclosed
with 5 board fence, sidewalks on two
sides. Corners on main public road
and cross street. Has large alley
in back. Reasonable, Mrs. F G.
Conley, Stay ton, Oregon.
THOROUGHBRED White Leghorn
eggs, SI for 15. C.E.Veat, Enterprise.
ENGINE, 16 h. p.( traction return :
flue boiler; and small saw mill, j
Both Russell make; used but little.
SO per cent less than new. J. J. i
Morton, Weston, Ore. 66b4 I
A GOOD PIANO, for a reasonable i
price. Write or phone to Mrs. A.
Wa:e. Enterprise, Ore. 67rtf
MONEY TO LOAN
State Funds loaned, 6 per cent. John '
P. Rusk. Atty. State Land E'd. Joseph
8TRAYED OR 8TOLEN. j
TWO MARES, -on 2-year-old, one I
3 year-old, coal black; one bay driv
ing mare, weight about 900 pounds; j
one black saddle horse with white
clip on noie, 8 or 9 years old. All
are fresh branded with a crossed
J (cross line on stem of letter one
third down from top), on right shoul- '
der. Strayed 2 or 3 weeks ago from
our farm between Loatlne and Enter- ;
( . . T - . i
"', iMswra ior meir recovery.
i' k span ick Brothers. Lostine, Ore. b
CAR LOAD LOT8. 1 1
Car of coal -Riley & Riley. J
Merchandise Enterprise merchants, j
Flour-Wi J. Funk & Co.
Farming imnlements and vahiclaii
E. M. A M. Co.
New Suite Filed.
April 19 Thos. R. Akins vs. Ellen
Ahl You mention the "Palmer
Garment" as the best? We heartily
agree with you. That's why we carry
them in stock ready for delivery and
you see what you get before buying.
Call and see them. E. M. & M. Co.
Owing to the lack of room we "have
decided to close out our entire stock
of Pheonix Paint?, Oils, etc., at a
discount. Coma in and lat un fie-
ure with you on your next paint 'or-;
r. oac -a;a & Weaver
Alfalfa 3e3d far sale at R. S. & Z.
County seat of Wallowa County, Oregon, on the La
Grande Branch of the 0. R. & N. Railroad.
Surrounded by choice wheat, alfalfa, timothy and
Principal shipping and distributing point of 25
Townships, or 576,000 acres of land.
Over $125,000 in buildings and public improvements
contracted for 1909.
Good schools including the Wallowa County High
For further information write
ENTERPRISE REAL ESTATE CO.
Office Main St. over
CONTEST FOR ROSE
ni niiiin i nnrrn
SPLENDID TRIP TO PORTLAND
AND SEATTLE FAIR IS THE
Drawings of the Portland ros
carnival float that will represent the
re-ourcea of Wallowa county, have
been received and with a few alter
ations have been approved. The stock
interests have of course the mos:
prominent place but the grasses, al
falfa and clover will furnish a beauti
ful background of green for the more
gay colors. The quean will occupy a
high throne like seat with a graceful
canopy cover. .
As the float will be a county affair
In its advertisement of the resources
of this most favored region, the con
test for the honor of queen is thrown
open to the whole county. The expen
ses of the f .oat, $400, have been guar
anteed by the Enterprise Commercial
ciub, and the contest will be con
ijcted under its supervision.
8plendid Trip Planned
The young lady who Is successful
will not only have her expenses paid
to the Rose Carnival, represent the
county by riding on the float, but a
trip to the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific expo
sition at Seattle will be added.
All her necessary expenses such as
railroad fares, sleeping car, dining
car, hotel bills and admission into
the fair grounds, will be paid from
the time she, leaves home on Tuesday
or Wednesday, June 8 or 9, until she
returns the middle or last of the
following week, giving her several
days each In Portland and Seattle.
It is proposed the honor of rep
resenting the cojnty and the pleas
ure of the trip be given to the young
lady who receives the most votes.
Voting places wlil be designated In
each town of the valley and at Flora.
Nominations must be signed by at
least two responsible citizens. Vote?
wll' be Bold at 10 cents each and will
be gathered and counted once a week
and announced through the news
papers. Nominations may be filed at
the voting places or sent direct to
the Commercial Club at Enterprise.
Fuller details pf the trip, the Carni
val and World's Fair and rules of the
contest, will be published later.
Mr. Orville T. Littleton and Miss
Agnes B. Horrell, both of Elgin, were
married at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
L. Sorensen on Sunday evening, Rev.
W. P. Samms officiating. Mr. Little
ton is an Enterprise boy and his many
friends here wish the couple a long ami
happy married life.
ONLY ONE CONTEST.
C. H. Zurcher has declined the
nomination for mayor, D. W. Shea
ban that . for city attorney, F. A.
Reavls city treasurer and J. A.
French, S, E, Combes and B. B.
Boyd will probably refuse to stand
for the council, Thla will leave the
race' between Taggart and Oally for
recorder fclie only contest.
FARM HOUSE BURNED.
A large log house and g'l-anary on
the Swalberg place on Alder Slope
burned Sunday. It was owned by L.
B. Emmons who had about $200
woSi of grain, potatoes and tools
la It. The resldance part ws oc
Cdvied by -gil and Allen Ownb?y
and their entr He tie. They hid
gone awav Jjr the day leaving fire
In the store. They lo.v. all thr
clothing and household effects.
Len Emu ons has had a run of
hard luck lately. A hors fell with
him and the saddle horn broks sev
eral c? Len 8 ribs. Anther horse
gave him a Jf. Tiles punch in we
face with its hard head and Len
looks like he had triad to put out
the fire by blowing on It. Time his
Teachers Meet at
Wallowa On May 1
Last Session of School Year Excel
lent Program Has Been
There will be a meeting of tha
vV'auowa County Teachers association
at Wallowa, Saturday, May 1, be
t at 9 a. m, and closing at 1
p. m. These hours have been se
lected because of the train schedule.
Following is the program:
Supt, J, C. Conley
Teacher's Duty to the Community.,
H. H, Bronson
Intermediate Frac ions
... Miss Je3sle Martin
Some Philippine Experiences ....
.... N. D. Burgoyne
Paper MJss Gussie Hutchinson
Address , . , R, H. Jonas
Devices M(3S Mae Jeffersqn
Subject to be chos3n
W. Eugene Smith
Paper Miss Inez MaHln
Address ; J, W, Kerns
Teachers and all others Interested
are urged, to be present and take
part in the discussions. A. G. Smith
is president of t'ie association, and
..lias Siena M, Hooper secretary,
MONTHLY flEFORT OP
ENTERPHlSi PUBLIC SCHOOL
Following is a summary of the En
terprise public sjhool for the month
ending April 16."
Principal's Room Enrollment 45,
attendance 467, absence 43, tardy 0,
iv. number belonging 26, av. dally
attendance 24, per cent 93, roll of
Mrs. Sutton's Enrollment CO, at
tendance 768, absence 44, tardy 8.
av. number be'.onglng 41, av, daily
at. 38, per cent 93, roll of honor H-
Mrs, HanvlUe's Enrollment 65,
attendance 864, absence 49, tardy
0, av. number belonging 46,
average da'iy att. 44, per cent 96,
roll of honor Sj. .
Miss Hutchinson's Enrollment
40, attendance 645, absence 38 V4,
tardy 0, av. number belonging 34,
av. daily att. 32, per cent 94, roll of
Miss Murray's Enrollment 47.
attendance 584, absence 19, tardy 6
av. number belonging 30, av. daily
att, 29, per cent 9$, roll of honor
Totals Enrol ;W3Bt 17. att. 3329,
absence 194, tarly 6, av. number be
longing 177, av. daily att. 167, roll
of honor 93.
Visitors for the moath 3.
Greeks on a Strike.
The five or six Greeks employe!
fixing up the depot grounds went on
a strike Friday and went out to La
Grande Saturday. The trouble was
caused by the discharge of their in
terpreter according to Engineer Bran
don. One of the Greeks said they
were going out to La Grande to un
load coa! '
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The WISE man who gets an ABSTRACT OF TITLE
to his property.
He is the man who w ill succeed in business, because
he makes sure he is riht, then goes ahead
Better come in and let us make you wise
Tie Wallowa Law, ted and Abstract Co.
Rooms 2 and 4, Berland Bldfl.
THURSCAY, APRIL 22,
OF HORSE FAIRS
FIFTH ANNUAL EVENT BEST
EVER BIG CROWD SEES
The largest and most successful
horse and stock show ever held In
the county was held in this city Sat
urday. The weather was far from
p easant but the titrets were crowded
with visitors from all over the county.
Quite a number were here from out
side points, and several good sales
The parade started promptly at
l:3u, the long line of horses being
headed by the band. The parade was
to the we: end of town where
hors:i wore grojpod in a field
for a r'-iotoTraph. Upo.i the return
the line of march as published was
followel, and the weighing on Ash
ley's sca'es ended the public- exhi
bition. Fol'owing are ithe show hor
ses together with the weights:
H. C. Lalri's 8 yr. old blk. Perch
eron "Picador'", weight 2000 pounds.
H. B. Davldhher's 8 yr. old blk.
Percheron "Eob", 1730 pounds.
E. A. Anderson's 8 yr, old grey
Percheroa "Modoc-, 1S00 pounds.
...es.ns Span of grey
Vf. E. Dajg tt's spaa of mares-3yr.
o:d Belgian and 7 yr. old Percheron.
Wm Glenn's 9yr. old bay Percheron
"Pa'outa," i:oo pounds,
Geo. Wood's 3 yeir old blk. Perch
eron, "Buster," 1405 pounds. -
Mordo McDjnall's Shetland pony.
Do. bay roaister mare "Belle"!
5 yr. ojd browa Percheron,
j Dr, J. H. Thompson's roadster,
i ' Tommy J."
j R. L. Day's roadBter, "Gray Eagle."
I T. R. Akins' 2-yr. old Clyde,
Jack Johnson's Morgan "Clarion,"
12S5 pouryis, and his first oolt in this
county, welp-M 470 p unrts '
Owh Home (Vs. Imp German
Conch "Wrothen," 1370 pounds. "
H. T. MitchrT bny Hamiltonian,
"California I'tirce," 1120 pounds.
, Charles 'Craven's 8 year old Clyde,
."Highland Chief," 1720 pounds. . ' -
R F. Stubblefiold's Imp. German
Coach, "Alven," 1570 pounds.
Shire Horse Cn's. Imp. Shire "Bon
Acastus, " 1760 pounds.
' F. H. Lanphere's 6 year old Belgiun
and Clyde, "Jim.,'' pounds.
Sam Wade's 8 year old blk. Perches
on, "Chief Joseph," 1550pounds.
do, 2 registered mares and 2 grade
horse colts coming two years old, the
latter weighing 1400 and 1360 pouuda
respectively. ' ,
Met & Son's Jimp, 2-;-ear-old Shire,
Jas. Bright's 3 yr. old blk. Perch
eron, "Mont," 1710 pounds.
do, blk. Parcheron "Acentus," 1705
Greer Bros.' 5 yr. old reg. blk. Per
cheron, "Carolus." .
do, 4 year old reg. blk. Percheron,
4. 3 year old rog. brown Percher
Wallace Root's Hamiltonian, "An
trim." L. J. Jordan's blk. Percheron,
"Duke," 1335 pounds.
Julius Bidstrup's blk. Percheron,
' Reuben," 1755 pounds. ' 1
N. L. Halsey's 3 yr: old blk. Perch
eron, "King," 1503 pounds.
Death . of Wm. Cole, 8r.
Wm. p. Co'.e, Sr., one the oldest
men in Wallowa coui!y, died Sunday
night-at his hpme 1 miles gsita.
west of Joseph, Funaral was held
from the Joseph M. E,. church, Tues
ENTERPRISE, OREGON .
day it. II a. m, the paitor. Rev. A.U
I ua'rtS, assiuel by Rev. W. P.
Sarams of Enterprise, officiating. The
deceased would have be?n 90 years
of a?e nent Juna. He spent more
j than hilf a century as a minister of
the Baptir church, but had long
since retired from active work iu
that field. He came to khla county
29 years ago. Mr. Cole was thrice
married, his last wife dying many
years a.?o. He leaves a large number
of sons and da lghters, and grand
New Law Provides
6 Months School
Does Not Require
Pay $50 A
County Supe:intndent Conley has
received the following letter from
J. H. Ackerman. Supt. of public In
struction, relating to the six mtinths
"A number of letters have come
to thU department asking whether
or not schoal board are compelled
by the Hawley Act to pay toacher3
f5Q a month. If your school officer j
have this wrong impression, will yo
please do what yoa can to correct it.
"Thla law provides that each district
must have at least b!x months of ,
school each year; it also provides j
that each district must have a school i
fund or at least $300 each year; but!
It says nothing about teachers' sal
aries. If a scbojl board can secure
a toacher for leas than ISO per month!
the district can have a longer term
than six months. The provision for
a fund of $300 was Included in the
bill, so as to make It possible for
each district to have the required six
"The new e;ll Ion of the school
1 ws . will be ready for distribution
about May 15. The legislature pro
vides enough to furnish each school
officer with one copy."
Notice of Examination,
4-.v-.t-o - uvicujr JYCU turn IU1
regular eighth grade examination will
be held May 1314 in the "everal
Teachers prorating classes for thlo
examination will rfport number and
names of applicants to thla office
36c4 J. C. CNLEY.
Sea'ed Ilia will be received by
the L'oard of Trustees of the Joseph
Methodist Episcopal Church, of
Joseph, Oregon, up to Wednesday,
April 28, 1903, at. 6:00 p.m. for the
construction of a brick or utone
church at the City of Joseph. Said
brick or stone church to be complet
ed on or before. Friday, October
Ut. 1909. Bidders to furnish a
sooj and auffliient bond to be ap
proved by the Board of Trustees of
the Joseph Methodist Episcopal
church. The right to reject any
and all bids reserved. Plans and
specifications can be seen at the
office of the News Record, Enter
Dated Joseph, Ore April 12, '09.
W. L. Mulkey,
6r2 Sec. Building Com.
In the Circuit Court of the State of
Oregon for Wallowa County.
Stella V. Clark, Plaintiff,
Joseph M. Clark, Defendant.
To Joerh M. Clark, the above
named defendant: In the name of
the State tit Oregon: You are here
by required to appeal and answer the
complaint fi:ed against you in the
above entitled court and cause, at
or berore the exyl atlon of six weeks
from and after the 7th day of Ap
ril, 1909. the same being the date of
the first publicat'on of this Summons
and if you fail to so answer, the
Plaintiff wm apply Ui said Court for
the relief demanded in her said com
plaint, to-wlt, for a decree of said
Court dissolving the marriage con
tract now and heretofore existing
between Plaintiff and Defendant, and
for such further relief as to the
Court may seem equitable. .
This summons Is published In the
News Record for six consecutive
we2ks and seven issues thereof, by
order of Hon. J. B, Olmsted, Judge
of the County Court of the 8tate of
Oregon for Wallowa County. Which
order is dated the 7th day of April,
CONAWAY & CORK1NS,
63 w7 Attorneys for Plaintiff.
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
WALLA WALLA M
BUYS POST PLACE
WILL MAKE IT ICEAL PEACH OR
CHARDOTHER REAL ES-
The Grande River bottom farm,
known as the George Post place of 1GC
acrt's just bulow Powwatka. hr s bron
sold by the Enterprise Real Estate
company for George Ilclgcs to E. A.
McKenna for $2ij0. Hodges, whore
sides at Turlo-k, Cul., trade-l , with
Post for the pl.tce a few months airo.
Mr. McKenna is a Walla Walla capital
ist. He visi'ed the farm the paat
week, and other North Country points,
in company with Judge CorkinB.
The land W a fine fruit ranch. Mr.
McKenna intends flxinjr it up, and
making it an ideal prr.ch orchard.
The Enterprise Ileal Estate company
sold a lot in Hirchlami iul(litim for
Michel Stublle.loM to Matt Wood of
La Grande; consideration $1:15.
Litch Buys Martin R.inch.
Sara Litch concluded the d-sal Sat
urday for the DUk Martin ranch dowu
Swamp tretk, 11 mi!e from Enter
prise. He pays $2400 for tho 10
acres. The ranch has a fine, naver
falling spring and a Mr. Litch al
ready owned lfiO adjoining It gives
him a fine 320 acre stock math.
The largest shearing plant In tha
county is on the Martin plao a.l
Air. Litch will operate it thla soaa-u.
Funk Doubles His Money.
The Ttirlock Journal tells of t'aa
sale of the Mollne ranch of 7?Vi
acres, 3 miles southwest of Turlock
by W. J. Punk to D. Al. Johnson of
Oakland for $20,100. Mr. Funk bought
the piae a little over a year ag- for
$11,500, according to the Journal, but
his relatives In Enterprise unde.rsU:
It . cost lilra but $10,0!)0, Including
considerable personal properly. Hi
made quite a lot of Impraveimmta o.i
It, but on the other ha:td ha cluarod
a goad sum ort it the pan hjjwoj.
The Journal Rays Mr. l':nk li aooi
to move his fan t,y ta Oikhnd whero
his son exre;'ts to engugo ia tlia
study of dtutl.it ry.
This doubling his money In oneyeir
proves what thl paper said when
Air. Funk went to Turlock, that ho
would "teach tie natives how tt
ReavUes Make Cood Sales.
C, H. Zurcher brings the word from
Hood River that Wm and Albert Rea
vls have recently m8(!a good sales
of part of their property. William
sold 10 acres for $15,000 and Albe.t
sold 10 acres for $10,000 and Albert
got the same sum for 7' acres.
He paid $4500 for the place a year
Carload of Flour, bran,
and o&ts ordered.
Flour has gone up 40c
a barrel but
Not at Riley's
where customers buy
it at the same price, as
before, regardless of
THE CARLOAD of COAL
It here and going fast
Coal and Wood.
Transfer or Dray