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TWENTY-SIXTH YEAR. NO. 44.
ENTERPRISE, OREGON, THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 1910.
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPEH
Cent a word single Insertion, 1
cent a word 2 Insertions. Special
rates by month and year.
Four well-broke young, freen milch
cows. N. E. Ham mack, Swamp Creek
Thos. Slegmund left on sale at Ri
ley & Riley's th Wonder Washer.
Nitve small plaoe adjoining Enter
prise; six-room house, barn, out
buildings, young orchard, timber,
running water, etc. Inquire at this
I will sell ch ap for ceah my 160
acre farm on Pralri Creek. All
good plow land except 10 acres; 100
acres under ditch. 3 miles east of
Enterprise. Peter Olaen, Enter
MONEY TO LOAN
Slate Funds loaned, 6 per cent. John
p. Rusk. Atty. State Land B'd. Joseph
Farm loans at 7H percent. Call or
write First Bank of Joseph. 68btt
To know the address or .whereabouts
of Hiram Canfleld and wife if living.
Write to Sarah Ewing, 134 Van Bu
ret! St., Topeka, Kan,
Experienced dressmaker wanits sew
ing to do at her home. Inquire at
this office. 112tf
Lumber. Anyone having lumber of
any grade In any, amount for sale,
or who has timber he intends to saw
soon, and wishes to contract the lum
ber, call on or address W. F. Rankin
at Haney planer in Enterprise, Agent
for W, R. Klvettn. 2b4
Harness and shoes repaired. Ralph
Hollembaek, with Rodgera Bros.', in
rink building. . 113bm
CANDIDATES ATTENTION 1
Nominating petitions for county
and district candidates before the
primary September 24, for sale at
this office. Nicely bound. Complete
sets only $1 at office or by mail.
Th Storm Bird.
Dakota Indians say the storm bird
dwells so high as to be out of human
vision and carries a fresh water lake
on his back, so that when he plumes
himself it rains, when he winks bis
bright eyes It lightens and when he
flaps bis wings thunder rolls.
Petition Signed by 12,000.
Weston. The initiative petitions or
the Eastern Oregon state normal
school was filed at Salem with 12,000
names attached, or about 3500 more
than the number required by law. It
Is expected that additional names will
be secured, and these will be filed la
ter In a supplementary petition. The
papers were widely circulated, and
the signers I've in 20 r more Oregon
With the incarceration of Howard
fcunter in the county jail at Healy,
It aho, the American Bankers' associa
tion believes It has retarded the activ
ities of one of the most dangerous
forgers who has operated in the
Northwest in recent years. '.
Secretary Nagle, of the department
of commerce and labor, who will visit
Alaska tills summer, nas invited At
; torney-General Wickersham to accom
pany him on the trip.
Hundreds of acres of bottom land
lew Dawson are being seeded this
pilng in potatoes. The greater por
tl x i of the potatoes consumed in the
Kcudlke are now raised near Daw-
Wheat Track prices:" Club, 78
79c; bluestem, 82c; red Russian, 76c
Barley Feed and brewing, $1920.
Oats No. 1 white, $25 per ton.
Hay Timothy, Willamette Valley,
$2021 per ton; . Eastern Oregon,
$2225; alfalfa, 116; clover,. $16.,
Butter Extra, 29c; fancy, 29c;
Eggs Ranch, candled, 27c.
Hops 1909 crop, ll14c; olds,
nominal. ' .
Wool Eastern Oregon, 1417o pet
Mohair 32 33c.
Wheat Bluestem, 81c; club, 78c;
red Russian, 74c.
Oats 126 per ton. ' '
Barley $20 per ton.
Hay Timothy, $26 per ton; alfalfa
$16 per ton. " . -
Butter Washington Creamery, 30c;
Eggs Selected local. 27c
Potatoes Market demoralised.
1 KNOX SENDS SHARP
NOTE TO MADRIZ
Nicaraguan President Undiplo
matic in Censuring United
Washington, June 20. Madrlz has
drawn from this government a sharp
rei'ly to the protests he made to the
Pr.sldent alleging that the United
States 'has prolonged the war in Nic
aragua because It refuses to allow
the bombardment of Bluefields or to
allow the Venus to maintain a block
Consul Ollvares, of Managua, has
been furnished with a statement to
band to Madrlz. It tersely observes
tiat If any violation of neutrality has
o :curred, it was when the Venus sail
ed from New Orleans as an expedi
tion of the Madrlz faction.
Madrlz' Protest General.
Madrlz protested not to the United
States alone, but to all the South
American and Central American re
publics. . The statements in his tele
gram are construed by the State De
partment as an effort to place in a
false light the policy oi the United
States in regard to Nicaragua. Some
governments that received his protest
have asked for information from
Washington upon which to base their
replies and there has been an ex
change of telegrams between Presi
dent Diaz and President Taft..
Information Sent to Mexico.
President Diaz, It Is explained, mere
ly asked for information, and Presi
dent Taft, replying in a cordial man
ner, sent to the government at Mex
ico City the same statement whicfl
consul Ollvares has been directed to
hand to Madrlz.'
Secretary Knox decided that the
Madrlz protest required the special
notice of this government because
the allegations made evidently were
founded on errors as to the actual
facts and applicable to the principle
CANNON TO OPEN CAMPAIGN
Columbus, Ohio., June 22. Speaker
Cannon will open the congressional
campaign in Ohio at the Chautauqua
at Urbana on July 7. To this meeting
all of the Ohio senators and represen
tatives have been invited and a num
ber of them will also be called upon
to speak. It is understood that a
united defense of the republican party
In congress will be entered into, Can
non upholding his course and defend
ing his action in regard to the house
Arizona Wild With Joy.
Phoenix, Ariz., June 18. Ten min
utes after the receipt of the news of
the passage of the statehood bill by
the house of representatives reached
Phoenix, every merchant had disposed
of his entire stock of bunting, as well
as the noise-makers which, he had pro
vided for the Fourth of July celebra
tion. The town is fairly intoxicated
with Joy of prospect of statehood.
Severe Storm In New "York.
New York, June 18. Seventeen per
sons met death, scores were injured,
tiousands were given bad frights and
great property loss resulted from an
almost tropical storm which swept
New York and vicinity late this after
noon. Twelve persons were drowned
from overturning craft, and the others
were killed by falling trees and smoke
60,000 Socialists Listen to Siedel.
Chicago, 111., June 19. The great
est crowd that ever attended a Social
ist meeting in Chicago today greeted
Emil Seidel, the Socialist Mayor of
Milwaukee. It is estimated there were
60,000 persons, men and women, at
the gathering, which was held in a
North Side amusement park.
Coal Strike Is Expensive.
Chicago, June 20. Extra expenses
amounting to $17,000,000 a year, borne
by .the members of the Illinois Manu
facturers' assoclatio'n, as a result of
the coal strike, caused a meeting of
the association in the Hotel La Salle
to devise ways and means to eliminate
the extra expense.
Graders Find Gold Mine.
Auburn, Cat., June 22. In railroad
building operations in this county
during the last few months, the Utah
Construction. Company.' has cut sev
eral quartz"Iedges in making excava
tion l, and in some of these rich values
in told have been found.
New Mexico Celebrates Statehood.
Albuqm pque, N. M., June 21. News
of the pa wage of the statehood bill
was received here with wild rejoicing.
A big celebration took place Monday
night, speeches being made around a
bonfire by republican and democratic
THEODOF E ROOSEVELT, JR.
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., eldest son
of former President Roosevelt, who
was married to Miss Eleanor B. Alex
ander, of New York, Monday.
OVATION IN GOTHAM
Demonstrative Throngs Wit
ness Parade and Drive Up
Former President Theodore Roose
velt returned Saturday to New York
from his trip througn Africa and
Europe,' which began immediately on
his leaving the white Louse, and whico
has lasted for 15 months.
Colonel Roosevelt was greeted by
such a demonstration of popular en
thusiasm and personal devotion as bad
seldom. If ever, been accorded to a re
turning American traveler.
Each step in this eventful home
coming, from the time he had debark
ed from the steamer Kaiserin Auguste
Victoria until he moved up Broadway
amid the tumultuous demonstrations
of large Throngs of people was one
continuous ovation and tribute of pop
' The stages in this welcome were
crowded into hardly more than three
hours. At 8:30 in the morning Mr.
Roosevelt left the steamship amid the
roar of big guns from battleships and
land forts and a pandemonium of
team whistles from water craft and
the factories along the water front.
Aboard the revenue cutter Andro
scoggin, he moved at the head of an
Imposing marine parade, up the Hud
son river to Riverside drive and back
again to the Battery amid the contin
uous demonstrations of water craft
and the multitude along the water
The landing at the Battery was the
signal for another clamorous ova
tion. Mayor Gaynor extended official felic
itations and Mr. Roosevelt spoke brief
ly but significantly of the part he will
continue to take in public affairs. At
11 o'clock the start up Broadway be
gan, through densely massed throngs
extending for five miles along the
main thoroughfare of the city.
, Knlcker What do you think of a tax
on dowries? Bocker Fine. Why not
What Our Lawmakers Are L
ing and Other Items of
Washington, D. C. The administra
tion's, railroad bill is now a law, hav
ing passed both house and senate and
been signed by the president. The bill
Is substantially In accordance with the
president's message demanding
amendments to the Interstate com
merce laws. About the only excep
tions are that It does not legalize hold
ing agreements made by railroads, or
permit the regulation or the issuance
of stocks and bonds. It creates a com
merce court and broadens the scope of
the Jurisdiction of the Interstate com
merce commission regarding rail
roads. Statehood Bill Passes.
The house concurred in the senate
amendments to the statehood bill and
passed the measure without sending it
It cannot be stated definitely when
Arizona and Ne'w Mexico will come
into the Union, as the constitutions
adopted by the proposed states must
be ratified by congress and approved
by the president It will be necessary
for the territories to hold constitu
tional conventions, which will require
many weeks, submit the constitution
to the people of the territories for
adoption, and then return them to
Neither City Favored.
Unwilling to favor either of the rival
Panama exposition cities, San Fran
cisco or New Orleans, the house com
mittee on foreign affairs decided to re
port favorably two resolutions, author
izing the president' to invite foreign
nations to participate In each exposi
tion to be held In the two cities, when
ever each city had raised $7,500,000
for the purpose of holding its exposi
tion. The senate committee has taken
no action on similar measures, and
neither house is expected to act on
them during the present session.
Batlinger Probe Walts.
The chances of a verdict from the
Balllnger-Pinchot Investigating com
mittee during the present session of
congress are remote. The committee
held a meeting behind closed doors
and Senator Nelson said after the
meeting that he did not think it would
be possible for the committee to con
clude Its labors before the adjourn
ment of congress. The committee has
authority to meet during the recess of
congress and It is possible that the report-will
be completed and given to
the public during the mmmer or fall.
Cannon Defends Rules.
The old rules of the house were de
fended and critics of the speaker were
severely scored by Speaker Cannon in
a brief address In the session of .the
house. Mr. Cannon contened that the
rules as amended by the fifty-first con
gress and as enforced by him, had
never lnterferred with the will of the
majority of the house when an actual
majority bad objected on any propo
sition. Session Nears End.
Congressional leaders confidently
expect to wind up the present ses
sion this week, and adjourn not later
than Saturday. If the session Is car
ried beyond that time it will be be
cause of amendments to the general
deficiency bill or complications in con
nection with the omnibus public build
Public Building Appropriations.
The public building bill, reported to
the house, contains the following Ore
gon and Washington items: Public
building' at Medford, $110,000; at The
Dalles, $30,000; site at Roseburg,
$10,000; public buildings at Olympln,
$100,000; Aberdeen, $125,000; Seattfe,
$200,000; site at Vancouver, $12.5t0;
at Wenatchee, $12,000.
Salmon Export Limited.
The bill prohibiting the exportation
of sockeye salmon from the United
States, except when frozen, canned or
salted, was passed by the senate. The
bill, which was Introduced by Senator
Piles, is a measure of retaliation
against British Columbia, which re
cently prohibited the exportation of
fresh Canadian salmon to Puget Sound
Freight Meets Boxcar. j
Colfax. Wash June. 19. Wall a
loaded boxcar was being pushed' up a
grade between RIparia and Grange
City, Wash., on the line of the O. R.
ft N., the car and switch engine be
hind It crashed head-on into the first
section of a special freight train, car
rying Campbell Brothers' circus, which
was on Its way from Walla Walla to
Lewlston. Three cars of the circus
train were wrecked end fire horses
killed. No one on this tra t was hurt.
MRS. THE0. ROOSEVELT, J3.
Miss Eleanor B. Alexander, who be
came the bride of Theodore Roosevelt,
Jr., son of former President Roosevelt,
BRIEF NEWS OF THE WEEK
French statesmen are greatly exer
cised over the suggestion that King
Edward's death may open the way to
& combination between England and
President Taft went to New Haven
Wednesday to see his son Robert grad
uate from Yale university.
Pursuant to the call of Governor
Hughes, the New York legislature
met in extra session Monday for the
further consideration of the direct pri
The trial of Robin J. Cooper,
charged with the murder of former
Senator Carmarck in November, 1908,
began in Nashville Tuesday. Young
Cooper was convicted in the criminal
(xurt and the case was reversed last
Bering by the state supreme court
The Fouth International Congress of
chambers ot commerce and Industrial
iiasoclatlon convened in London Tues
day for a session of three d&ys.
Other events of the week of more or
Isbb public interest Include the presi
dential election In Mexico.
Owing to the threat of Gov. Gillette
to call out the militia, If necessary, to
stop the fight, San Francisco has been
definitely eliminated as a possible
scene of the Jeffries-Johnson fight.
Tie fight will be held In Nevada, as
thit laws of that state do not prohibit
glcve contests, and no serious objec
tion to the battle U anticipated in
A favorable report was made to the
senate on the house bill appro
priating $25,000 for erecting and equip
ping detention hospitals for the Alas
ka Insane at Fairbanks and Nome.
The senate has passed the bill ap
propriating $40,000 for constructing a
residence for the governor of Alasxa
The Washington Pioneers associa
tion accepted the invitation of the
Oregon Pioneers' association to meet
at Portland June 22.
The house committee on labor has
decided to favorably report the bill
creating a department cf labor with a
seat in the president's cabinet
Representative folndexter bas In
troduc3l a resolution for a congres
s onil investigation Into alleged tlm
buMind frauds in the Ma'ble Creek
dlitilct of Northern Idaho, under
wnlci a subsidiary of the Weyerhaeu
ser mpany is alleged to have ac
quired title to very valuable white
pine lands. There la no likelihood
that the resolution will pass.
Timbermen and loggers report that
there Is a general upward tendency in
thu price of logs throughout the North
wt it and a still greater advance Is m
petted owing to the conditions npc
prevailing in the , market.
.Sot only is Senator Robert M. La
Follette to be read out of the Re
publican party in Wisconsin, but the
organization which he has laboriously
built up is to be discredited In the
national convention, two years hence.
Such, at least, appears the purpose
of the Taft Republicans who met in
Milwaukee in conference and appoint
ed a state committee with authority to
Vl;v.o,;:v' w "J . : Jr
ITEMS OF INTEREST
Chronicle of Important Events
of Interest to Our
Bowerman Acting Governor.
Salem. Oregon has acquired a new
governor, for the time being. He is
Jay Bowerman of Condon and suc
ceeds to the office because of and by
virtue ot his position as president ot
the Oregon state senate. The consti
tution of Oregon provides that In the
event of the resignation, absence or
other disability of both the Governor
and secretary of state, the president
of the senate shall perform the offices
of the chief executive. The accumu
lation of state business caused Gov
ernor Benson who is receiving treat
ment for a bothersome affliction of
the face, to call on Mr. Bowerman to
relieve the executive office at Salem
of the congestion.
It is believed by H. L. Benson,
brother to the governor, that If the
governor is allowed to remain in San
Francisco long enougn. his physicians
will be able to restore him to his for
mer health. Heretofore the governor
has been compelled to return before
the course of treatment had been com
pleted, necessarily to his great disad
vantage. 6tate Wins Suit.
Salem. The state ot Oregon won a
victory over the Corvallls & Eastern
Railway company in the Circuit court
when Judge Galloway decided the case
of the railroad against the state land
board in favor of the board. This was
an Injunction action to restrain the
land board from selling a small quan
tity of tldeland in AUea Buy, and In
itself was unimportant, but Involving
as it does title to thousands of acres
of tide and submerged lands In Alsea,
Yaqulna and Slletz bays, the outcome
has been awaited with Interest.
The company set up that the legis
lature of 1874 had ceded to the prede
cessors In interest of the Corvallls ft
Eastern Railway company all the tide
lands In the three bays named; that
the railroad company's right bad be-,
come a vested one and that no sub
sequent session of the legislature had
the power to revoke the action of the
session of 1874.
Government Takes Invoice of Timber.
. Eugene. Fifteen or more etpert
timber cruisers in the employ of the
government are now In Eugene ready
to start for the Cascade forest reset ve,
where they will make a careful crulae
of all of the timber of the entire wa
tershed of the Willamette river and
its tributaries. They will make a com
plete survey of the entire forest and
classify the land, segregating the tim
ber into logging units, and expect to
be at the work all this summer ana a
greater part of next
' This Is the first attempt of the gov
ernment to take an Inventory of Its
timber resources, and hereafter it will
know Just what it has and will be able
to dispose of It with some Justice to
itself and fairness to its citizenship.
Not Enough Votes In District.
Salem. According to a ruling mad
by the secretary of state's office, there
were not enough votes cast by the
democrats for their nominee for con
gressman in the second congressional
district two years ago for that party
to nominate a candidate under the di
rect primary law. The nominations
will have to be made under the old
The direct primary law provides
that a political party is not a party in
a congressional district unless it can
cast 25 per cent at least, of the total
vote cast for congressman.
Girl Graduate Win Medal.
Albany. The Frank J. Miller,
medal for the graduating class of
1910 at Albany college has been
awarded to Miss Rhoda Stalnaker, ot
this city. A medal is given annually
by State Senator Frank J. Miller, who
is president of the board of trustees
jf the college, to the member of the
graduating class who makes the best
showing during the college course,
f his medal Is not awarded in scholar
ship alone, but participation in college
activities and loyalty to the college
are also considered.