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All The News Of All Wallowa Gounty is Found Each Week In The News Record
An Electric Railway would
Double the Present Land
Values Between Wallowa
and Qrande Ronde.
Write a Letter, or Send
News Record to Eastern
Friend and Bring a Set
tler to Wallowa County.
VOL. 1, No. 31
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon, Thursday, November 28, 1907.
Whole Number 481
KutaM the largest corps per ore, year In
and year out, on the lowest priced land,
quality considered, lu all the Went. Great
area of fluent wheat land untouched by
plough, lou of It open to Homestead entry.
Unexcelled cattle, hog and sheep country,
Valleys epeelally adapted to liny, potatoes,
sugar beets and other big money making
crops. Nataml Irrigation! unfailing water.
All fruit of temperate sone grow One and
the ellmate U perfection ol four scmous kind.
Ballnad Into heart of county lu being con
atructed, which when eompleted will give
Portland, Seattle and Hpokane market and
price. Now U the time to come before land
boss up to Its leal value. Bell your quarter
lection east ot the Rockies, and with the
proceeds-come to Wallowa County and buy
a section ol land that will return far more
per acre than the land you sell.
County offlcluU: County Judge, O. M.
Corklne! County Commissioners, 8am Lttcb,
w. C. Wilson; Sheriff, J. IT. Blakelyi County
Clerk and Recorder, J. A.. French; Treasurer,
K. A. Reavls: Assessor, S. UFace; Buperin.
tendent of Schools, J. W. Kerns; Surveyor, H.
GOLDEN GIFTS FOR
I. O. O. F. Enterprise Lodge, No. 1M.
" Bmernld Rebekah .Lodge, No,
Christmas Offers Within Reach of All-
Winners of Special Prize Net '
K. of P. Enterprise Lodge, No. M.
Juanlta Temple, No. 7, Pythian
Masonic Enterprise Chapter, No. DO, Koyal
Arch MHSnns, meets first and third
Tuesdays of each mtnth la Masonic
Hall. ,All visiting Royal Arch Ma-
' sunt welcomed.
':-' W.T. Bell, High Priest.
D. W. Rhcabam, Secretary. -
Wallowa Lodge. No. K2, A. F. A
A. M., meets second and fourth Sat
urday of each month Id Masonic
Hall. Visiting Masons welcomed.
J. A. Fmncm, W. M
. W. C. Boatman. Secretary.
Wallowa Valley Chapter, No. 60.
(). i. 8., meets first and third Satur
days of eaeh month, in Masonic
Hall. Visiting Stars are always wel
come. - amy E. FossYTBK, Worthy Uatron.
TV. C. Boatman, Secretary. ,:. .
M. W. A.-Krle Camp, No. 1HOT, M. W. A.
Aneroid Camp, No. 8M2, R- V
ViO. W.-Knterprlse Camp, No. &35, W.of W.
'.;, Almota Circle, No, 2M. W. of W,
. SPEC1A.L AND CALLED MEITINOS
Notice to aM members of Eagls am No.
10.41, U. W. A-r The atoettoa at ofdeers- of
Kagle camp will be held on Tuesday evnlug,
December 8,.. 1907, and all members, are
urgently requested to be present at that time.
After the flection of officers a splendid supper
will be given. M. W. A. Neighbors of other
camps lu good standing, are cordially Invited
to be present, , ,
Thos. M. Dill, Clerk of Camp.
Knpw Where to Get the Best
From La Grande Star " '
Nine barrels and one box of dressed
turkeys from Jerry Maxwell, the Wal
lowa butcher, arrived on Saturday
night'- Elgin train (of the Grande
Itonde Meat company. ThU i the
- first of similar ahipmeot. that are to
lollow lor the Tbank'ghinii trade.
". Wut Daily Mail Service.
The' patrons of the Ironalia mail
route. re signing a petition to the post
office department asking for a daily,
except St Tiday, service instead of the
present tri-weekly service. There ia a
large and fertile Miction of country
erved by this star route, the number of
' patrons rapidly, increasing, and it is no
more than just they should have a
daily mail service.
Nice, winter Imnaha
E. M. & M. store.
DISTRICT NO. 1. '
Lucile Corklns - Enterprise
Llda Flowers Enterprise
Zora Combes Enterprise
Mrs. Joseph' Lay Jowpu
Myrl Donnelly "
Evelyne Green "
Harold Kinney Joseph
DISTRICT NO. 2. '
Nellie Davis Wallowa
E. W. Soutbwick Falrview
Mrs. Alioe Daialey Loatlue
Sadie Woniaek "
Homer Benilss "
Bethel McKenzie "
Margaret Bouer V allowa .
Mayme Johnson Wallowa
Anna Edwards Lostine -
MrH. Re taFltzpa trick " - .
Lenore Goodman . "
J. E. Tulley Wallowa
Fred G. Potter "
Maude Davis V "
distriot no. 3.
Thomas Rich ' . . Fruita ' :
Myrtle Thomas , Flora -
Mrs Lucy Duley - "
Wellle Simmons Prairie Creek -
Geo. T. Carper,- Promise
Allie Lloyd, Grossman
Lf lab Cole Flora .
Bessie Friddles Grouse '." .
Lillie Yager Arko
M R Applegate Appleton . '
BeulalWray, Grossman - -
G. C. Boidlng Troy. '
Nathan Halsev ' Prairie Qreekr;
Nona B. Millar. Lower Valley-. ', .
The winners of tbe special prize, No.
11. offered for lists of ten new subscrib
ers sent by candidates between Novem
ber 20 and November 23 were Mittet
Lida Flowers and Lnoile Corkins, both
of Enterprise. .Their first lists came
at the same time so each received 7
new subscriptions worth $10,50. Miss
Corkins sent in two other lists of 10
each, which gave her 10 additional
subscriptions or 17 in all. Miss Flowers
turned in anotht r list of 10, and her
week's work netted her $18 besides
commissions and votes.
This special prizo offer was so success
fui that the News Record has decided to
make another special prize in the way
ot a Cbristmxs Gift Offer. This is
made so that every candidate can share
inits benefit no matter how sparsely
populated his or her borne district may
be. Read it carefully.
Spsoial Chriitmai GlftOffar.
To each candidate who Bends in a list
of 3 new subscribers during the week
ending Dec. 7, and a list of 3 during
week ending Dec 14, and a list of 4
during ten days ending Dec. 24, or 10
new subscribers in all, the News Record
will present as a Christmas Gift
aoDlea at the i $5 in Gold.
To each candidate who senas in a iisu
ing Dec 7, and a list of 15 during week
ending Dec 14. and a list of 20 during
ten days ending Dec. 24, or 50 new sut
scribers in all, the News Record will
present as a Christmas Gift
$20 In Gold.
These gifts are in addition to the
commissions allowed on new subscrib
ers and the votes for other prizes.
With the 10 new subscrib-rs there are
6000 votes, with 25 there are 15,000
votes, with 60 there are 30,000 votes.
Candidates In district 2 do not oom
pete with those In districts 1 and 3,
except for the grand prize, tbe lot lu
Continued on last page.
of 7 new subscribers during week ending
Dec. 7, and a list of 7 during week end
ing Dec. 14, and a list of 11 during ten
days ending Dec. 24, or 23 new sub
set ibera in all, the News Record will
present as a Christmua.Uift
1U in uoia.
TamiIi ramlidnte who sends in a list
of is new subscribers during week end--) Annual Census Being Taken This Week
The sum of $17,000,000 has . been, or
will be paid to Oregon farmers for their
dairy products during this year pi 1UU7
This is the statement of . State Dairy
Commissioner J. ' W. Bailey. The
figures are startling in theii magnitude,
and are still- more astounding when
. . . . i .1
you consider me great Bum a uv
growth of a few years, increasing worn
$5,000,000 five years ago. Mr. Bailey
Dredictatbat in 15 years the farmers
will be receiving $60,000,000 a year for
A samnle of the erowth is right here
in Wallowa county, where the business
is just starting. The Wallowa Valley
Cream company, started only a year
and a bait ago, is paying out from $1400
to $1800 a month for butter fat alone,
' Great preparations are being made in
Portland for tbe state dairymen's meek-.
ink in Poi tland on December 12 and 1$.
fur exhrwtsfami "splendid" )rize$ are
assured.' .' ' '
Under New Law as Basis for
. Celebrates f6th Birthday.
' Tuesdav was the 96th - birthday
anniversary of James Blake'y of
Brownsville. Lincoln county, father of
Sheriff J. M. Blakely of this county
The old gentleman is hale of mind and
as vigorous of body as moxt men 25
years yourger. He came to Oregon in
1846, and baa witnessed tbe growth and
development of this country for
years.. He served as a captain of
company in the Rogue River Indian
war, and bis sons have filled respons
ible positions. George has been
county judge of Wasco, and Jatr es and
William sheriffs. The elder Blakely
has been a member of the Presbyterian
church for 70 years. He cast his first
vote for James K. Polk in 1844 and has
voted for the Democratic nominee for
president in every election since then.
Hello Line to Lewiston.
G. W. Miller, who has just completed
a telephone Una from Chioo to Wallowa
for the Forestry bureau, went to Prom
ise Wednesday of last week. He will
remain at bis home there this winter.
He expects to build a telephone line
from Chico to Lewiston in the spring.
The clerks of the 61 school districts of
Wallowa county are engaged, in taking
the school census of their respective
districts this week under the now law,
hich provides that the annual enum
eration shall be made during the last
week i n November and all persons of
school age are enrolled according to
where they reside on November 25.
Formerly the school census was
taken during February and the levy be
ing made, in January it was necessary
to wait a year before using the census.
Under the new law the enumeration is
made prior to the January session of
tthe county court making the annual
tax levy, and better results, are antici
pated. The levy made next January
will be based on this November census
Mrs. Atnanaa unenowetn, cleric oi
district 2, Alder, was the first to report,
the finding 43 persons of school age in
that district. This is a decrease of 19
since the last erumeratiou, the falling
off being caused by the removal rf sev
eral large families of children from the
district and the coming of age o1 other
thildreo, . . ' ,
County Sigh School Notsi.
County Superintendent John' W,
Kerns made ' the high school a brief
Visit Friday forenoon.
Arrangements are being maae lor
music teacher to beitin work about ' the
first of January. Both vocal and in
strumental music will be. taught.
, rhe following persons , Visited the
high - school literary society Friday
aflerno6n: Mr. Sum nil, Mrs. White,
Mr. DePue, Mrs. C. A. Ault and India
The debate held by the literary
society at its last session gave evidence
of considerable talent. The question,
"Resolved, that the Japanese should be
excluded from the United States,' was
pretty well thrashed by both . sides
Amy Olmsted, Asa Craig and Fred
Holmes on the affirmative were victo
rious while Eula For By the, Chester
Rilev and Verm n Corkins ke pt the
poor "Jap" from being trampled under
foot by the terrible foe. ,
Jacob Bauer entered the first year
class Monday morning.
The Wallowa county, high ichool
has been paired with the Pendleton
higli school in the first series of the
Oregon High School Debating league.
The qui stlou for debate is, "Resolved,
That the railroads of the United States
should be owned and operated by the
Government." The Wallowa county
highs have the affirmative and feel at
ease in that the debate will be held in
Enterprise about the second Friday
evening in January'.' The size of the
school does not count all. It will be
remembered that the little town of
Auburn won in the high school debates
of tbe state of Washington last year.
Seattle, Taooma and Spokane fell in
the first aeries. Help Wallowa count)
carry off the honors. The school is
looking for data on government owner
ship of railroads. Can you help?
PER CENT UNPAID
Less Than 7 1-2 Per Cent of Total Roll
For 1906 Is On Delinquent
Honor Pupils In
The Enterprise school boys and girl?
will enjoy three holidays in a row this
week Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Thursday is Thanksgiving, ' and ex
perience has proven that it is not worth
while to reopen for the day following,
while Saturday is tiu.e-honored as a
The following summary of the school,
submitted by Principal W. M. Sutton,
gives the enrollment, attendance, etc
Enrollment, boys 111, girls 100, total
211, dropped 22 average daily attend
ance, boys 91, girls 78, total 169; tardy,
average, boys 11, girls 13, total 24. :
.Visitors, ladies 13, gentleman 10,
Tardy list: , Lucile Corkins, Nettie I
Brock, Hugh Riley, John McCuIldoh,
Matilda Hagan 3, . Margaret Mavor 2, j
David Reavis, Irving Dill 3, Ralph
Stubbleflold, Zora " Combes, -' Harold
Steel, Romaine Tandell 2, George M
Anulty 2, Otis Bailey, Leonis Bircher,
Opal Bircher, Vina- Weaves Helen
Clark, Elsie Makin 8, Portia Steel,
Arleua Combes, Ivy ; Weaver, Irene
Forsythe 3, Cecil Stubblefield, Mabel
Bailey, Emerson Reavls, Alvin Clayton
Clair Mavor, Bernii e McGary, Evon
Anderson, Ralph Dunbar 2, Herbert
Reavis, Harvey Anderson 2, Hazel
Johnson, Waive Anderson Fay Steel 2,
Continued on last page.
The 1906 tax roll lias been audited
by the clerk and turned back to the
sheriff, showing $10,109.94 delinquent
taxesout of a total roll of $139,073.73, .
or less' than -7 per cent. This is ft
great showing and, a grand tribute to'
the prospeiity that abounded in old
Wallowa this past year. Last year out
of a total roll of $79,720.41, the delin-.
quent taxes amounted to $7,673.64, or
over 9 per cent. So in spite of the
high tax levied toibuild the county
high school and to pay the county debt,
and in the face of the storm of denun-'
elation and opposition, the, swell tide
of good times lias flowed , over until
almost a record-breaking porportion" of'
the taxes ' have been 'paid within the .
time perscrtbed by statute. If 1904
should be as prosperous as . this year -
there will be hardly any ' delinquent f -taxes
except the "old ohronict," for. the ;
county court is promising one of the
lowest levies in the state,
t Another Sollit 7 Wtek.
.Governor Chamberlain proclaimed '
another week of 'holidays, ending next '
Sunday at midnight, consequently
there Is nothing definite vet as to when
the November term ot circuit court will .
convene. The Jurors will be notified
when to appear. ' 1 '
;.'.!' ' Oluk.Boul Prtor, .
George B. Clark, , charged .with
threatening the life ol his wife, was .
bound Over by Justice Smith to the "
circuit court under - $1000 bonds to
keep the peace. vi-i . -.1 - v .
Fpllowlng is 'the line-up of the Enter-
prise team as picked for the game'
against picked team at Joseph
Thanksgiving. afternoon: W. V. Wea
ver, fullbaok; Tbos. Mylln, r. halfbaok;
Leo Foray the, 1. halfback; Paul Butter,
quarterback; Henry Weaver, I. end;
Win Butter, r. end; Arthur Paoe, I.
tackle; John MoCorniaok, r. tackle;
Ralph Makin, r. guard; Bert Dunbar,
1. guard; Wm. Putinan, center.
What Haye You To Trade?
WE HAVE TRADES FOR EVERYBODY
When Yob Bty or Sell Get Us to Prepare
Your Abstracts. Our Terms Are Right
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