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TWENTY -SEVENTH YEA. NO. 19.
ENTERPRISE, OREGON, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1910.
Cent a ord single insertion, 14
cent a word : insertions Special
rates by month and year.
MONEY TO LOAN
State Funds loaned. 6 per cent. John
P. Ruak. Atty. State Land E d. Joseph
Pure white Langs haa cockerels. Mrs
J. D. Struble, South Dopat street.
160 acres of land six miles from En
terpriue. Fair Improvement, par.
of it good or-1-.ard land. Te.rm reas
,onaW. Melvino Ward. 63b-
Bay Yearling Filly, branded A B.
connected, on left shoulder, block y
build star Id forehead, Bcraved from
Joseph laat J una, last seen In Ent
erprise. a rewand far information
leading to her recovery. C-haa. S.
Spain, Joseph, Ore. 60b2
Studebater wagon, 34 Inch, and
lake-rack bed. All fax good condi
tion. Cheap for cA. W. W. Zur
coer. Enterprise. 64
I will ten all or any of mv town prop
ty at reasonable prices. W. W.
Zurcher, Enterprise, Oregon. 40btf
FWe ton wagon scales for sale cheap.
A. C. Weaver, Enterprise
Sec. 36. 3 N 44 40 A. S E i sec.
22. W NW14 sec. 23.SW14 SW
sec. 14, 3 S 46280 A.
64btf J. S. Cook, Burns, Ore.
Carpenter and Cabinet making shop
general Jobbing. G. C. Bolding, in
Rodgero Bros. garage, Enterprise.
Lady's gold watch, Elgin, works. In
itials A. L. Between Prairie Creek
csaelory and J. H. DAbin's. Anna
Ljronsnaan, tocchor Pratt school.
a o a a a a a a a as
By making a
Some Red Tag Bargains Left
Ladies' and Children's Coat , Shoes, etc.
Men's Clothing, Shoes, Hats and Underwear
Wishing all a
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STRIKE IS AVEBTFD
by a c;raa$E
Engineered' Consents FUthsr
Than Cause Suffering and
Chicago. Four millions of dollars a
year was what the offic'als of 6:
western railroads rut in the stocking
of the locomotive engineers. The gifi
brought "peace and good-wltl". anu
averted what might have proved ont
of tin most disastrous strikes in the
history of the country.
Commissioner of Labor Charles P.
Neill played the part of Santa Claus
to the engineers. For seven days he
worked to bring the railroads and the
engineers together. In spite of their
repeated assertions that they had
reached the limit, the managers made
concessions In the face of a threat
ened strike. Concessions were made
by the engineers, also, tut they es
tablished two of the chief points for
which they contended jurisdiction
ever motor-trucks and an Increased
schedule for the Mallet type of en
gine. The increase granted the men
runs as high as 14 per cent on cer
tain serines and as low as 8 per cent
b the higher-paid runs. The average
increase to the payrolls of the rail
roads is 10 1-3 per cent
Harriman Lines Merged.
An aggregate valuation of $116,415,
09 was placed on the properties that
were taken over by the newly formed
Oregon-Waihingtcn Railroad ft Navi
gation Company with the beginning
of business Sunday..
The Oregon-Washington Railroad ft
Navigation Company has incorporated
for the purpose of taking over the fol
lowing lines: Oreeon Rajlrond ft
a a a a a a a
ood resolution to do
W. J. Funk & Co.,
We have the goods that are good. We
give yon the service. And our. prices
are right for good reputable merchan
dise which w; carrv ard tand bach of.
Happy and Prosperous New Year
FUNK & CO.
j Navigation Company, Oregon ft Wash
i lngron, North Coast, Idaho Northern
I and Ilwaco Railroad.
Sell Votes In Ohio.
Portsmouth, O. With a total of
1633 indictments and 114 pleas of not
rullty to charges of vote-selling dur
ing the recent elections. Adams Coun
ty, Ohio, presents a condition unique
in political history.
FRED D. WARREN.
Editor of Appeal to Reason
Sentenced to Federal Prison.
I; f- v. V
71 1 n-
Worse tnan an alarm of ftre ait
night, to the metallic cough of croup,
bringing dread to the household. C. re
fill mothers keep Foley's Honey and
Tar in, tn bous and give it at. the
firat sign of danger. Accept no sub
stitues. Burnaugn ft Mayfiald.
a a a a e a n a
all of your
and do it.
Never a Minute
NEWS FROM THE
What Our Lawmakers Are Do
ing and Other Interesting
Washington. Congress has done re
markab well for the pre-hollday ses
sion. Several of the appropriation
bills have been gotten out of the way
of the house and it neems not impos
sible that some general legislation
may be accomplished. It must be said
In all frankness that the indications
are very muh against the supposition
that they do want to do anything ex
cept of course the insurgents on both
Two things in connection with the
next Congress seem to be pretty well
settled. If he lives Champ Clark will
be speaker and unless there is a radi
cal change in feeling the committees
of the house will be chosen by the
house itself Instead of by the speaker.
Power Site Bill Drawn.
Advocates of state control of water
power sites will concentrate their ef
forts on a bill recently Introduced by
Senator 8 moot, which embodies the
ideas set forth by Secretary Ballin
ger In bis annual report This bill
was prepared Jointly by Senator
Smoot and officials of the Interior'
Department and has proven accept
able, in the main, to all western sen
ators and representatives who believe
that waterpower development should
be regulated by the states rather than
by the national government.
It is too early in the session to de
termine whether or not there Is any
chance for the passage of the Smoot
bill before adjournment on March 4,
but if opportunity presents the
measure will be pressed to early con
sideration In the senate, in the hope
It may be taken up by the house after
the appropriation bills are out of the
Reading Bill Is Coming.
Representative Norris, of Nebraska,
the Insurgent Republican whose reso
lution Instigated the rules fight in the
house last March, will, after the holi
days, introduce the proposed amend
ment to permit reading the title only
Instead of the entire bill, on a motion
to discharge a committee from further
consideration of a measure.
Mr. Norris and other Republicans
have been in conference since Speak
er Cannon rendered bis ruling a few
days ago that on such motions, the
bill must be read In its entirety. Mr.
Norris said the speaker's decision was
Crop Reports to Change.
To enable everyone Interested in
the monthly crop reports of the De
partment of Agriculture to realise the
full meaning of the crop estimates in
the growing season, Victor H. Olm
sted, chairman of the crop reporting
board, contemplates lnludlng quanti
tative Interpretation of the figures for
Heretofore the crops have been ex
pressed in percentage. Figures repre
senting the condition of each will be
promulgated monthly, as heretofore
and in addition the quantity of the
year's final production, s indicated
by the conditions, will be given.
Postal Banks Are Ready.
All is now ready tor starting the
machinery of the postal savings
banks throughout the country on
The 48 postmasters who bsve been
in Washington acquiring information
oonernlng the management of the pos
tal savings work have finished their
training at Postmaster-Oeneral Hitch
cock's office and the last of them de
parted for home. All are postmasters
at second-class offices.
National Capital News Bits.
The sale of articles accumulated in
the division of dead letters of the
Postofflce Department In the last few
days embraced 73S1 items, aggregat
ing f9846.80, or an aversge of $1.38
for each parcel sold, according to a
report of the Postmaster-General.
The aggregate cost of the transpor
tation of domestic mails during the
year was $81,709,433.68; while the
cost of foreign malls was 13,112,302.46.
Notwithstanding the Increased amount
of mall handled the percentage of in
crease In the cost was only 1.15 per
It is reported that the department
of Justice has come, to the conclusion
that It cannot cocvict and secure im
prisonment of the sugar trust mag
nates for violations of the Sherman
antitrust law in the lVwest frauds
discovered, those relating to draw
backs. Uncle Sam eadly failed Santa Claus
In his Christmas duty of transport
ing presents by mall, according to
complaints from postofflces all over
the country, now being received at
the Postofflce Department .
COLONEL GEORGE HARVEY.
Editor of Harper's Want, te
Be S.n.tor From New J.ra.y.
NEWS PARAGRAPHS FROM
OTHER CIT1EK IN OREGON
Final official figures compiled by
the secretary vf state show that the
total cost to the state for the publi
cation of the Initiative and referen
dum and two sets of corrupt prac
tices act pamphlets was $26,100.27.
The Oregon Wool Growers' Associa
tion will hold Its thirteenth annual
convention In Portland January 3,
the day before the opening of the an
nual convention of the National Wool
Growers' Association, which Is to be
in se-sblon January 4, C, 6 and 7.
The Secretary of the Interior baa
withdrawn from entry 654 acres along
Rogue River, Oregon, 22C0 acres on
Crane Creek, and 12,146 acres on
Blackfoot River, Idaho, fer protection
of power sites.
Among other deficiencies that are
promised for the coming legislative
session to grapple with will be one
from the code commission, but Just
bow much this will be Is not known.
The legislature appropriated $2S,000
for the publication of the new code.
The largest deficit Is found for the
Insane asylum, deficiency In the gen
eral expense and salaries of offieers
account being $40,000, and in the ac
count for transportation of Insane
2494 Draws Doll
2404 was the lucky number on the Doll drawing at
the Fair Store Christmas Eve. The ticket has not
been presented yet. We will wait until next Satur
day night, (December 31) 8:30, for this ticket to
come in. If not in by that time we will draw again,
on that evening.
Combination Individual 1 1 - Piece 1
Consisting of a 7-piece set of beautiful hand-decorated
ware and 4-piece set nickle silverware. We will
distribute a number of these sets among our custo
mers. Call and see them at
THE FAIR STORE
COUNTY OFFICIAL FAFKB
DISMISSED BY HENEY
Willard N. Jones Is Sentenced;
Chance for Vindication
Portland. "No man ought to be
called upon to answer a charge which
is not made against hi in until after
the lapse of so long a time," Is the
opinion of Special Prosecutor Heney,
who moved for the dismissal of all
charges against Blnger Harmann, i
Repretentatlve In Congress and ex
commlssloner of the genersl land of
fice. Federal Judge Wolverton dis
missed all the cases.
rVtlterd N. Jobss was sentenced by
the Judge to serve four months In the
Multnomah County Jail, and to pay
a Xlne oT $10,000. After bis convio
tton he was sentenced to one year at
McNeil Island and to pay a $1000 6ne.
The United BtaMs court of appeal
affirmed the resentencing of Jones.
With the dismissing of the charges
against Hermann, his bondsmen were
Jones to Rslse Issue.
Prosecutor Heney said he move!
for the increase of the fine and r
ductlon of the prison sentence only
upon Jones' consent to It, as a ques
tion might be raised later as to the
court's authority. Since Jones wss
Indicted, the offense of wnlch he wss
convicted has been made a misde
meanor Instead of a felony.
The prosecutor asked thst the or
der sentencing Jones show that the
sentence shall not be executed natll
February 1, 1911. To this the court
agreed. Heney explained that Jones
and Franklin Pierce Mays havs ITtd
lOouUiiued on puge five.)
EDDY HEIRS MAY CONTEST
Lawyers Plan Attaok on Legaoy De
vised to Solentlit Church.
New York. 'Mrs. May Baker O.
Eddy, tli founder of Christian Sci
ence, ha left as a legaoy. t the cult
she created the graxeit crisis la Its
history. She did this unknowingly, of
course, whea in her will she made
the mother caureh her residuary leg
ate and bequeathed to It the bulk of
her estate, whloh conservative esti
mate fixes at close to $8,000,000.
No doubt remains that the heirs of
Mrs. Eddy her son, George W. Glo
ver, and her adopted son, Dr. B. J,
Foster Eddy, have reaohed a final de
cision to fight for pessessloa ef this
Aviator Believed Drowned.
Amsterdam. It la reported that a
tlplane, supposedly the Wright ma
ohine, flown by Cecil Oraee, the avia
tor who wss lost In attempting a re
turn flight from Calais te Dover, baa
been found floating In the North Sea,
near Texel. It Is bslleved Grace waa
U you want good feed (or your
team and food . treatment eome to
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