City and County Brief News Items R. F. Stubblofield is building a fine big barn on his home place. Two clocks valued at f 27.50 given away for a good guess, at Ashley's. Mr. W. 15. AppUgate, of Paradise, was in the city Wednesday. Win. Paisley opened iip a barber she p In the Salisbmy building,. Wednesday, lie recently mov..d hoio fioin Los-tine. Frank (jroshi njr, who l ad b;:en isit ing bis sister, Mrs. K. L. Uuriiaugh, returned to his home at Hopkins, Orei,'., in the Willamette valley Fiiday. Cut out the V. J. Funk & Co. adv for some boy or girl who is working for he splendid prizes t ffered by that firm. Purdy Littleton returned t,o his ranch on Trout creek Monday after a few days visit here. Buy a winter suit of clothes, gun ran. tel band-tailored, fashionable cut, perfect fit at the E. SI. & M. Mr. and Mr1. Irviu Whitmor", of Lostine, were timi-acting business In Enterprise Tuesday. You may order the News Record direct and havetho votes accompanying your subscription credited to the candi date you prefer. Guess the number of seeds in the pumpkin at Ashley's and secure one of those beautiful clocks which are now on display in his w inilnw. Each dollar purchase entitles you to a guess. Contest closes New Years Evo. . . La Grande Star: Cashier C. T. Me Daniel, of the bank at Wallowa, arrived in La Grande Friday night on his way to Portl md where he was called on ac couut of the severe illnocsof his motlter. A card lias been received from . J. Roe announcing his intention of leaving Eureka, H. lak., on Decembers. With the assistance of a man w ho conies through ith him, be is bringing a car . and expects to reach Knterprise about the 15th, Ho says the weather so far has been very good and he wants to get away while it is. Nice, winter Imnahii apples at the E. M. & M. store. The Garber-llowo Kntortninment was .indeed a treat to the largo audience present. Mr. Chalet Uarber is certain ly the "undisputed prince" of the banjo, for his handling of that instrument w'as marvelous. Selections bv Mr. II owe were much enjoyed, for it has been a longtime since si ch a master of the violin has appeared here. The company also gave some clever musical novelty . nets which were out of the ordinary and were voty pleasing. Daily Mail, Ander son, South Carolina. At the Enter prise opora house, Monday night, Decomber 10. Itodgers Bros, have put In a cobblers shop in the rear of their store. We w In the four most reliable companies doing business in the United States: Insurance Company of . North America Losses paid since organization $131,000,000 Springfield surance Company Assets, $6,936,261.05 German American In surance Company Assets, $13,798,729 Agricultural Insurance Company Chartered in 1853 and carries large re-insurance foij protection of policy holders. Theeo companies, tho Springfield in particular, took the lead in jmyjng San Francisco losses 100 cents on tho dollar. BURLEIGH & BOYD ATTORNEYS- AT-L AW Office with Wailowa, Law, Land and Abstract Company. Shoe repairini! next door to Htar laun dry. Everett Flowers. ( tf Frad S. Ashley is agent for the popu lar Singer sewing machine. Mrs. J P, Soiliort lias a few more suits and skirts to dispose of at nearly cost. W. A. Moss and family returned Tuesday from a visit of two weeks w ith relatives at Grande Kimdo. .1 W. ISickfonl, of the Wallowa Valley Cieani company, left Sunday for Port land to attend the Dairymen's conven tion. P.ia lot of Winter Underwear and Hosiery just rtc-ived at W J. Funk & j CV. ' Will Putman is insisting in E.v. H. Wheat's jewelry store during the bol dny rush. It. L. Day who took a bunch of cattle to Lettiston, Wash., fcr J. M. Hakely, about a month ago, i:- expected heme hoon. tt. t . wi . rif.u.nru iu tinni-m-ini I .H ISM .Uiiwu- t , n after a very severa illness uith pneu I omnia. Mrs. ". 11. Flowers who was threatened with typhoid . fever is a', so better. What is conceded to be the best enter taiiiiiient ever given in Atmore was the Garber-llowo 1 -ntertaiuers. A splen did audience greeted the company and for about two hours was he'd to the highest pitch of interest and apprecia tion -Spectrum, Atmore, Alabama. At the Enterprise opera bouse Monday night, December IB. Floyd llammack and Albert L Ghildcrs made final proof oil home.-tend claims, Saturday. The former is located abvit six miles south of Los-j tino and the latter near Leap. Archie M. Manpiis made coiiinii'talioii proof on a claim three or four miles northeast of Enterprise. Charles Tho as also (lied. proof the same day on a timber claim six miles sout'.i of Knt -rpi i.-o. 11.1 Long, lately in chars i of the O. R. & N. construction work between Enterprise ami Joseph, nas op 'iien mi engineer's oilice in this i ity. Mr. Long is a graduate of the best schools of engineering and has lia t lots of exper ience in practical work of a'l kinds, lie is besides a gonial gentleman who has made linn friends in' Ids straight forward, business-like ways Mrs. L. Rorensen has received word from her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Littleton, that they have left California whero they bed been spending the Bummor, for St. Joe, Missouri, and will visit relatives there this w inter, return ing to Enterprise iu the spring. Mr. and Mrs. Littleton have had adulighful trip. They were two months enroute to California, driving through. One of the pleasai t features of the trip was meeting in S n Francisco two soldier sons v ho had just returned from the l'hillipines. Diamond W Coffee "he.st 1 ever drank," says everyone. E. M . & M. Co, rite insurance F. & M. In- i Mrs. II. J. Martin of lostine was in town Wednesday. La Fayette ' Wilson of Bartlctt has made application to Judge Wolverton to bo appointed United States Commis sioner at Bartlett. Diamond W Coffee, the finest flav ored. Sold at the E M. & M. Co. tf Mrs. flattie .Mori ill of Wallowa has anplied to the county .court to have two of her c'lildn-n placed in the boys and g.rls Aid Society home in Portland. Skating rink open every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday nights from 7 to 10 p.m. tf M. E. Ilotchkiss hough' two large drove of hogs that, were brought in Tuesday and Wednesday, the lirs-t brought, herefort wo v eeks. (irai d Chiisfnis Masq'ie.rad.) at the skating rink Christina- night, December 25. Prepare to mask and have a good time. Sunny Monday work of washing. M. soap makes short lluv it at the E. M. i Engineer 11. I. Long has purchased I the J. 11. Parrott house iu Alder View addition, the deal being closed in the ollice of Hnrjeigh & Boyd Wednesday. .Mr. J. S. Prati, one of tho prominent, fruit growers of lower Iuinaha, was transacting business iu Enterprise I'uoday. With his family he is visit-i ing at the home of 1. D. Broo on AUler Slope. Moses I lodge finished digging a well on bis hill claim Tm sday. At a depth of -7 feet there was a raise of 5 feet of water Tuesdav night. Mr. Ibdg! is the first to strike water on the dry iand claims. County Commissioner WT. C. Wilson ot Paradise has rented Miss Daley's house in Aldei View adelitiou and will move his family to this city about the 15th of December. Mr. Wilson has leased his farm for a u umber of years aud will take advantage of the excel lent school privileges of this city. Miss Kathryn DuFr.r has been em ployed by the county high school boaid as a teai'her o' music iu the high school. Miss Dul-'ur is yt present teaching in the high school of kahuna, Wash. She is a graduate of tho State University of Washington. Her work here b'-gius Dei ember SO and she will instruct in both vocal and instrumental music. Tl e county court with county Sur veyor Merryniau made a tour of inspec tion to tho M. P. Miller road in the rorth end of the county Friday. Joner Trump was the cantiactor and tho inspection was entirely satisf.ictory. The grade is in excellent condition aud tho work well dour. This new ri ad meat s a saving of about live miles be tween Flora and Wallowa besides less hills. It will ilixibtLsd bo the main thoroughfare between Elgin aud Lewis ton in time. Then was an exodus of Orientals from Wallowa county last week. Li Hung Chang and One Lung Burg, otherwise known lis Ben and Charlie, who have been cooking it the Hotel Enterprise for several mout hs, received their con e from Landlord Bauer and left on Monday morning's stage for the outside. Tnji Japs, who had bi'en employed at the Hotel Mitchell in Jos eph were also outgoing passengers the sii1. eda--. Dei Boot of Prailio Creek is now chef ut the Mitchell. , CHURCH NOTES AND SERVICES. The Christian Endeavor society of the Christian church will have a social at the home of P.ev. aud Mrs. M. J. Thompson, Friday e'Vening. There will bo no preaching service at the Christian church Sunday morn ing as Rev. Thompson speaks at Lostine. Regular evs ning services. The revival meetings in progress at the Methodist church are gaining in attendance and spiiitual power each evening. Tho church was crowded Sunday evening, a number from Wal lowa a lid Lostine attending. City Council Meeting. At a called meeting of tho fity council Mond.iy night it was dei ided to include the vacation of 30 feet on west side of Greenwood street from the west side of Forsythe to the southea-1 corner of block 5 in Bank addition, 'n the ordinance vacating Water street and others There were two plots filed in cluding the strip in question making the validity of its dedication iu doubt, hence the action of council. The bill of Goo. Anderson for street work with team nmountiug to. tf 15.75, and that of Tillio B. Zurcher for hauling and potts amounting to f 1, were allowed. "Arizona." The Wallowa ' Dramatic Club, will present the thrilling, four-net drama, " rfeomi" at the Wallowa opera house to uights, Dec. 20 and 21. The mono of the play is laid at Fort Grant, a i n ilitary post in Arizona, just before the j Spanlsh-Anierii'au War. The plot is a J combination of the military and v. est- em cuttli-ranch life, and is very strong. ! The cast is sustaiuel by the best amateurs in Wallowa and a first class entertainment is assured. It will he given under tho anspie-es of the Wal HOLIDAYS ARE OFF. Continued from first pnge . .' $!,323,3J3,o00;' the net gam of insur ance for 1UU6 amounted to the sum f 1119,348,01)0. 1 tin not report for 1007. There were 4.0tl death claims paid in 1906 fur which the sum of $7,122 218.19 was disbursed. Since the or ganization t,ie A- "1 b Jhii uarj 1, 10117, there ha-i been 30,5')!) death claims paid, r.'qiiii ing the dis bursement of ."0,.00li,7o4 30. There were 1 1,li00 local camps at the end of the year 1H07, and so far this year there have been 607 new camps organiAil Willi a total of 100,997 new member. Election iu other lodges Emerald Kelekah lodge No. 119 elect ed officer.-- o,. Wednesday night: Mrs. Ella Litch, N. O. ; Mrs. Abbie L'ur uaugti, V. i. ; Mrs. Emily Wilson, P. O. Mre. Eva Willgerodt, Secy.'; V. I. Cronin. 1' inancial Secy. , H. C. Cramer Treat. Enterpn.-e lodge No 1513, I 0. O. l', held election of officers Saturday night resulting as follows: James I). Wood ell, N. G.; D.W.Clemens, V. G. j B. Mayfield, U. ; V, I. Crouin, P. S. ; C. M. Locku'oud, Treas. ' Wallowa Valley chapter No 0, O. E. S.-electeit the following olmr Saturday night: (Hive l.ockwcod, W. M. ; W. C. Boatman, v . P ; Ethel A. Boyd, A. JL; Daniel I'oyd, Set y. ; D. V. Sheahan, Treas.. Victoria Haas, Conductress; Eula Forsythe, Assistaut Conductress. Entcrprir-e Iodize No. 04, K. of P., elected iilllcers on Friday night: Pen Weathers. C. C. : V. I. Cronin, V, C. ; H. L. Browning, I rcl. ; Geo. M. Gailey, M. W ; 1 red f avuge, K. of K. Si ; ftoL oit Williams; M. M. A.; C.-M. Lock wood, M. of E. ; JB. Mayfield, M. of F. ; VV. E. Taggart, I. G. ; U. W. Franklin, O. G.; Trustees, three years, A. C. Miiler; two years, E. H. Wheat. . Aneroid camp. No. 3)12, R. N. of A., elect e-d ollicers Thuivdnv evening last v eek. PiTimlia Mat In v,:', i'm-'c; Ella FiowiT-s V. i.i; n! rim-iw'. I'. ). Edit!. Fay, Che., i- .he, Et-i.. ir-iu-.-u-en, llecu: der ; Jof K- !ni.-, or ; A T ua Hess, Maihal ; Lida Flowers, Atht, Marshal ; t ora Mitchell, I. S. ; Margaret Mavor; O. S.; Ida Avery, Elizabeth Alavor and Harris flowers, Managers; Ethel Weaver, musician. At the first meeting in January installation will be held followed by a musical and literary program and supper. Almota circle, No. 278, W.of ., elected ollicers this week as follows: Georgia Willgerodt, ;. N. ; Icalona Williams, Adv. ; Maggie l'.loom, Mag.; Louisa Day, Clerk; J. A. Burleigh, Banker; Minnie Ciraves, Att ; Iona Woodell.Cap. of CJ. ; Sarilda McAuu ty, I. S. ; Amy Chauvet, O. L. ; Alta Davis, musician ; Sarepta Weaver, Man.; Dr. C. A. A tilt, Phy. The new Fraternal building will be dedicated next mouth, when the several lodges meeting in that hall will join t :.. .. v.:.. i iuivco 111 a ui usiL-uittuuil. WEDDING BELLS. Miss Bessie Hewitt. and Mr. Wheeler Southwick, both of Joseph, w.ero mar ried by Justice Colon Ebeihard at Joseph Saturday, December 7. " Kiss Browning Wins Praise. Miss Edna Browning, of Enterprise, Oregon sings the- first soprano part yi the ladies' quartette in the "Holy City" toi igbt at the Methodi-t church. She has a marvelously clear, brilliant voice. Salem Statesman. Miss Browning w ho is taking a mus ical course at Willamette University, i a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Brown ing, and before going to Salem sang in the Methodist and Presbyterian choirs, where her excel lent musical talent was receignized. Miss Browning will spens her Christinas holidays with relatived and friends at Enterpriser- Shoes repaired nt Hodgers. Bri.s' Real Estate Transfers Week Ending Nov. 30, 1907-Prepared By Wallowa Law, Land & Abstract Co. R II Coshow to J W Young, $300. LU 2 and 3, blk 33 Gardner's Add Enterprise, Ore. Jan et W Bright to Alma Bright, (5 X lots 8, 0 and 10, blk 3, Bowman'. Add, Lostine, Ore. Frank A. Ueavls to J W Rankin, $300, all blks5 and 6 ReavU' AiM to Kr terprise, Ore. $IS CASH 51$ To tho tli ret Piii-ils l Wal- Mwa Com I v" Heh'" who bring the lariies-t number tf f their hunter Hrown Ads cut from the News Record to W. J. FUNK& CO.'S Ptore by November 1, 1908. Cut out the acle each week ; and have all your friends save ' ads for you. They are found only in the News Rkcokd. Showers of gifts for all AT LARGEST LINE OF roysy Colls, Christmas looks and everything to delight the heart of a child, ever brought to Wallowa county. Hee our superb array of . Pressed and undressed, lurge and small Parisian, German, Americai Mechanical Toys. Sets cf ' tishes and Games and all will (e sold at Hard Times Prices. CANDIES, NUTS, ORANGES, lIeT PEANUTS AND POPCORN PRENTISS HOMAN Next to the Bank Eh: RAPID GROWTH Continued from first page. Boyd for defendants. Criminal Docket. State of Oregon vs G B Monkman. Violation of prohibition law. District Attorney frr plaintiff; Burleigh & Boyd for defen ant. . State of Oregon V8 J L Martin. Violation of prohibition law. District Attorney for plaintiff; Burleigh & Boyd for defendant. State of Oregon vs E T Schjeur. Violation of prohibition law. District Attorney for plaintiff; Burleigh it Boyd for defendant. State of Oredon va George B Clark. stafutory offense. District Attorney and Burh igh & Boyd for plain' iff; D W Sheahan for defendant. State of Oregon vs M D Elliott. Lar- oenv. District Attorney ior planum; D W Sheahan and T M Dill for defend ant. State of Oregon vs Wheeler South wick. Statutory offense. District Attorney for plaintiff; Burleigh & Boyd for dtfendant. State of Oregon vs T E Moody. Assault with intent to kill. District Attorney for plaintiff; Burleigh & Boyd for defendant. There will probably be a grand jury called to inquire into the matter of alleged offenses. . ' It will require about ten days -to dis pose of all the casi 8 docketed for the term. Mal e a good Guess and get some thing for nothing at Ashley's. The report has come to Enterprise of the death of Miss Bertha Sumner cf Portland. Miss Sumner was a ptate worker in the Women of Woodcraft circle and through freqaent vis't here had many friends. She was a sufferer in the San Francisco earthquake and had not been strong since. It will pay you to read the Christmas advertise ments in this paper. IF YOU WANT Turkey, Goose or Chicken for Christmas l,v.Y.r NOW AT THE ENTERPRISE MEAT MARKET FRESH BEEF, PORK, MUT TON, VEAL AND SAUSAGE Price & Homan PROPRIETORS. WANTED Five hundred custr mers to come in and inspect our entire line cf general merchandise and get out prices before pur chasing elsewhere We carry a large and np-to-d te stock of men's, ty ya' and youths' suits ar d overcoats. Also Slickers, Mackinaw, leather and rubber coats. If you want something elegant in both quality and-fit we will take your order for a suit from the celebrated ROYAL Tailors. We can furnish every man, woman and child in town with a fair of shoes and have plen ty left to supply the out-of-town trade. We have a large and well assorted stock of woolen and cotton fleeced underwear to keep your body warm by day and woolen blankets galore to keep yott warm by night. We carry almost everything in the hardware line from a paper of taeks to a Kentucky Drill, a Deere Gang o r-a three Bottom Disc, , ' Our stock of groceries are the freshest becanse we buy in comparatively email quantities but buy often. In iact our stock is complete in every department and we invite comparison of prices with any store in Wallows county. R.S.&Z.G0. ENTERPRISE lowa Commercial Club.