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The County "Where the Dollars Grow on the Sheep's Back.
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The Wallowa News
Wallowa County's Most Representative Paper Established in 1899-$1.50 the Year
VOL. I, No. 2i
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon, Saturday, September 21, 1907
Whole Number 44i
Baby Dies Within Ten
Feel of Kitchen Door
Infant Son of Mr. and Mrs. Barry Cole
man on Miles Place Falls
On the S. W. Miles ranch neaTIiOB
tine, chubby baby boy, the darling of
his mother's heart, was drowned Satur
day within 10 feet of the door of the
kitchen-within which the loving mother
was attending to her household duties.
The little one was the two year old
eon of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Coleman,
who reside on the. Wiles ranch. Mrs.
watch on her baby as he played about
the door, but her work claimed her at
tention elsewhere for a few minutes,
about a half hour before noon. The
tot went to a water ditch where there
was a hole large enough to let a bucket
down and that was usually covered
with a lid. The baby fell into the hole
and waa drowned, bis frail hold' on life
being gone beyond j resuscitation when
the accident was discovered, though
everything . waa done that could be"
The funeral of the baby was held
from the home Sunday, Rev. N. J.
Thompson of Enterprise conducting the
services. The heart-broken mother
fainted twice, and was so near total cok
lapse that the singing had to be dis
pensed with. The burial, was in Los
tine cemetery. )
The sympathy of the entire commun
ity goes out to the bereaved parents in
their great affliction.
Bcath of An Old Citizen
William Moore, an old and respected
resident of Lostine, died last Saturday
morning, Sept" 14, 1907, after a. long
illness. ' Funeral services were held
Sunday, conducted by Rev. N.. J.
Thompson of Enterprise, and were
very largely attended, the cortege being
one of the largest ever seen in Lostine.
Mr. Moore was born in Dixon county,
Tenh., Sept; 30, 1830. When he was a
small child the family moved to Indiana
where he lived till manhood. He
was married there in 1853 to Irena
Milligan and the next year moved to
Monroe county, Iowa. Four .. sons,
Perry, Dee, John and Sheldon, were
born there. W ith his family he moved
to Kansas in 18G6 where his wife died.
He came to Oregon in 1895, where he
has since resided. He leaves to mourn
his loss his four sons, of whom Perry,
the eldest, lives in Alberta, and Dee,
John and Sheldon are residents of this
county. 1 ' y
The deceased was a member of the
Christian church which he "joined in
1878 and has lived a consistent christian
life ever since. ' The sons who so faith
fully nursed him through, this laBt long
illness have ' the sympathy of the
community in their bereavement.
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Soldiers In Camp
At Wallowa Lake
Enterprise Band Boys
Ladies Sear Practice
; NEGLtCT RUINS 100 WATCHES ,
Where uje wears outWe.' Keep yourWtcb. clean, and It's as natural
for it i to goaii It Is foryoiir heart "67 beat.,rLet ft. get dirty and stay -
dirty-rand you are shortening Its life every day! You should hand It
toour repair department. Then when you get it again you are handed
back practioally a uew Wateli. " This is printed for the benefit of you
and your. watch. As for' Jewelery, no matter what the condition of
your puree, something satisiactory can be.purohased. Come in and see
our line, ftemember the place.
Wheat's Jewelry Store
ENTERPRISE - OREGON
RODGERS BROS. Proprietors
Dealers in New and Second-hand goods, Bicycles and Bicycle Repairs.
Furniture Repaired, Upholstering done. Counters, Show Cases, Store
fixtures, and Old Mission Furniture made to order. All goods called
for and delivered any place in town. We are located in the Enterprise
Restaurant Building, west side of the city square. Call in and see
figures. The men under race's, banner
say tliey will lead the savages a merry
pace, while the hitter are dieting on
raw beef and by Sunday will be Havage
enough to eat pacers or runners either.
The lino up. follows:
Pacers .. . .
Parts of troops B and D, Fourteenth
U. S. Cavalry, under the command of
Colonel Godwin, passed through
Enterprise Tuesday on their way to the
head of Wallowa lake for a few days
camp.- In all about 150 men and
officers composed., the detachmont,
which left Fort Walla, Walla September
10 on a practice Inarch. It will
break camp Saturday and come to
Enterprise where the regimental band
gives a concert in the opera house that
night and the detachment will camp
here for a day. The' soldiers will reach
tho fort about October 1. .
The commissary Is of majestic pro
portions for so small a detachment and
is hauled, by about $15,000. worth of
Missouri's nride 32 spaa of mules.
The regimental qpid is one of the
very- best in the entVe army. Through
the courtesy of J. C Shackleford, pro
prietor of the Enterprise livery, about
15 members of the local band and eight
orten ladies had the pleasure of hearing
the practice concert .J)y the military
band at tiie camp.' from 5 to 6 o'clock
Wednesday evening, .Mr. Shackleford
took the party up in the big 1 band
wagon. .. Aside from a few slight
mishaps and the excessive cordiality
of one or two citizens of Joseph, the
entire party enjoyed the drive and!
concert immensely. .;
Kent, apitalisttQpmes to Enterprise
". Miss1 Ella Daley, stenographer for the
Wallowa Law, Land & Abstract Co.,
has let the contract for a six room
house to be erected on her lots in Alder
View addition which will be occupied
by the Kent, Sherman county capitalist,
J. H. Ragsdale, who recently bought
the Caviness ranch for 38,000. Mr.
Ragsdale, besides being wealthy, iu
reputed to be an enterprising man who
will be a valuable addition to the
citizenship of this city. Credit is due
the Wallowa Law, Land & Abstract Co.
in inducing him to take up his residence
Lecture Coarse Tickets
Are Selling Rapidly
Woodell p ..
Eurnaugh 1 b
Brady 2 b
Boswell 3 b
Oakes ' c f
Zurcher 1 f
Browning r f
The game will start
Tho receipts will he
arnica and court plaster,
at 2:30 p. m.
used to buy
COURT HOUSE NOTES
Clark's Brother Here.
Mr. Clark of Ileppner of Oregon was
in Enterprise the last week. He came
to investigate- the truth of the grave
charge against; his brother, George B.
Clark , who Is confined in the county
jail accused of attempted assault on
his 12 year old daughter. Mr. Clark of
Ileppner Is quoted as saying he would
give no assistance to his brother if he
was satisfied that the chaige is true,
but if it was persecution he would aid
in the defense of the accused.
oseph h Elgin Stage Go.,
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Tariff and Rate Sheet of Fares From
Enterprise to Joseph
Effective on and after September 1. 1907.
One Way Round Trip
Enterprise to Joseph $ .75 $125
" "Lostine 100 1 1.75
" Walldwa 1.75 3.00
" " Canyon Housed 2.50 4.75
' Elgin 4.00 7.50
Baggage allowance 40 pounds for each full paid fare. Excess baggage
rate same as old tariff.
Makes connections with stages at Wallowa for Promise on Tuesdays,
Thursdays and Saturdays . For Flora, Paradise and Anatone, Wash., on
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. came UJ3. wan ana express.
Connects with Stages at Enterprise for Imnaha on regular days. . Stopove
privileges given on round trip rates.
. The committee in charge of selling
the season tickets for the lecture and
musical course is meeting with grati
fying success. Nearly enough names
have been secured to guarantee the
entertainments being given.
The project, which is under the
auspices of the trustees of the Presby
terian church, will bring five high- class
entertainments to Enterprise this
winter, including the Wilbur Starr
Concert company, the Midland Jubilee
Singers, Hon. Josepti Kent of Georgia,
lecturer, Prof. Zwicke, lightning
artist, and the Garber-Howe Entertain
It is necessary to sell 150 adult's
tickets at $2.50 each for the course of
five entertainments, and 50 children's
tickets at SI. 50 each.
John Iliggon of Imnaha and Frank
Todd of Joseph are applicants for final
papers as citizens of the United. States.
Under the new naturalisation law,
names or applicants for final papers
miifct be posted in the circuit clerk
otnee tor w days. Air. iliggon is a
native of. South Wales and came to
the United States in 1852. Mr. Todd
was born in England but has been
resident .of this country since 1890
The court will pass on their.appllcationa
November 12., Oliver Hepbnrn and W
T. Estes of Joseph vouch for Mr. Todd",
and Sheppard Morgan and L. Lloyd of
Imnaha for Mr. Higgon.
Hans Peter Jensen of Lostine made
application on September 14 for his
first papers. He was a subject of King
Frederick VIII of Denmark.
New Suits Filed
W. K. Stubblefield vs. Agnes Stubble-
field. Divorce. W. F. Rankin vs. Olen
Reel and Elben F. Dotson. Attach
W. F. Rankin, by hia attorneys Bur
leigh & Boyd, has brought suit against
Frank II. Pierce for the recovery of
Sept. 14 Roy Bishop and Myrtle
Big Ball Game
Billed for Sunday
Two Local Nines Will Battle for Enter
There will be something doing at the
Enterprise baseball grounds next
Sunday afternoon and the whole town
will be out." Two home-made ball clubs
will fight ft out for supremacy, one
captained by W. I. Savage and the
other by Arthur Pace. While the
rivalry is friendly, it is none the less
intense and heavy w agers have already
toeen laid on the score reaching triple
Over Good Sales
Owners Bring la
Steers Bringing $40
Hass Brothers brought in their cattle
Friday morning. It was a nice looking
bunch and brought the top of the
market. Buyers from Portland, Seattle, '
Spokane and Pomcroy have been active
the past week and have paid Zo for
steers and 2c for cows, or around $40 a
head for S-ye'ar old steers apd $25 for
Mike Tomliueon, Bon Johnson, Macek
Wilson and Horner, Snake river cattle
men, brought In 300 head . of splendid
Btook this week.
The annual beef roundup is completed
and the cattlemon are all smiles, for
many thousands of dollars will Boon
swell their bank Accounts. iThe cow
boys are in town in goodly numbers and
are enjoying their, vacation.
W. H. Graves bought a fine bunch of
breeding ewes from R. F. Stubblefield
this week. f' '
MARKET REPORT J
The Enterprise mill is paying 00
cents a bushel for milling wheat The
receipts are light as threshing 1b still
in progress. .
Rye is quoted on the local market
by one dealer at 85 cents per cwt., but
the market is uncertain,;, pats fl per
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Enterprise mill flour per 60 pounds,
$1.25; Lostine $1.35. Bran '75 cents
per cwt, shorts (1.
Bacon is selling at 20c, eastern b.-.ms
22c, lard f 1.76 per 10 lb. cp.
Chickens aro scarce. A few spring
ers offered brought 80o eaoh. stores
are paying 25o for eggs and retailing
them at the same prica. Creamery
butter sells at 35o and ranch at 25o pot
Potatoes are of excellent quality and
net the grower a cent a pound; beets
lc; cabbage 2v
Apples are retailing as low as 2
a box; plums l4o per pound.
Convenience for Farmers
the farmers who come to town on
milling business appreciate clean and
commodious bunk house and stable
that have been provided for the free use
of it" patrons by the Enterprise mill.
The bunk house in made warm and
comfortable by a stove. The company
deserves commendation for its enter
Cavalry Band To Give Concert
The management of the opera house
is to be congratulated upon its enter
prise in securing for a concert on Sat
urday evening the Fourteenth United
States Cavalry Band and Concert
company, from Fort Walla Walla,
Washington. The Fourteenth Cavalry
band is the leading military band of
the Pacific Coast and the equal of any
similar band in the United States. Its
leader, ProefHSor Ostcrman, is one of
the noted musicians of the age and it
is .due to his personality' that the
organization has attained a position in
the first rank of tho military bands of
the world. The program will bo made
up of a pleasing variety of solo and
ensemble work and will be of a popular
nature such as Is sure to please every
body. It is eafe to say that no such
treat has ever before been offered the
people of Wallowa county and the News
Record feels safe in predicting that tho
opportunity will bo appreciated by
them and Uie concert liberally patron
Interest In County Fair ,
Secretary O. F. Mays, of the county
fair, reports a general inquiry from
all parts of tho county, showing great
interest and auguring woll for tho suo
cess of the third annual exhibition that
will lie hold lit. I.riHtino. Oi'tnlinr 0.11.
One night only
The Management wmlies to
Fourteenth United States
Cavalry Band and Con
The leading Military band
of the Pacific Coast
IJsual Popular Prices
Reserved seats now on Halo
at Burnaugh & Mayflold's