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ALL THE NEW WHILE
11 IS NEW8 TWICE-A-WEEK
ALL THE OFFICIAL
NEWS OF WALLOWA
COUNTY IN THE N il
TWELFTH YEAR. NO. 25.
ENTERPRISE, WALLOWA COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 1910.
CITY OFFICIAL PAPER
Cent a word single Insertion, 1
cent a word 2 Insertion. Special
rates by month and year. .
Violin puptla. Mis3 Pearl Humphrey,
graduate of Notre Dame Academy.
Call ait J. L. Browning's. ?4bm
MADE BY NICARAGUA
Representative of Dr. Madriz
Presents Formal Statement
to United States.
Lumber. Anyone having lumber of
any grade in any amount for Bale.
or who has timber he Intends to saw
WASHINGTON. Protest against
the action of the state department of
soon, and wishes to contract the lum-j the. United States In refusing to rec
ii r fuMresa W. P. Rankin
at Haney planer In Enterprise, Agent
lJl 'I i - ' - - . -
F.illa and books, between hotel and
depot. " Finder will be rewarded by
t.,nr.itn ta J. P. Sanders. Or leave
tit thto office or at E. M. & M. Co.
gtore. '' 2btf
lost or stravyep.
Two cowa and lT 2-yearold heifer,
nil .three lleht red with, white spots,
branded AO on right hip. Find
er please communicate with owner,
W. J. Gollnlck, Enterprise. ?5b2
Two": plgs7Bandy with black spots.
Finder communicate "With C. E.
Funk, Enterprise. 19btf
- FOR 8ALE.
Two beds with mattresses, and
springs, 4-hole cook stove,, dresser,
4 dining chairs, 2 rockers, table,
dishes, ' cooking utensils, etc. Been
uaani but elx weeks. B. C. Martin,
Calvin house. 25,111
Thos. Siegmund left on sale at Rl
ley & Riley's the Wonder Washer.
Nice . small place adjoining Enter
prise; six-room house, barn, out
buildings, young orchard, timber,
running water, etc. Inquire at this
ognize as binding under International
law, the order of Dr Madriz, provi
sional president of Nicaragua, declar
ing Blueflelda a closed port, and In
refusing further to take Berluusly Nor
way's recognition of this order, was
made, by Corry M. Stadden, counsel
here for the titular government In
The statement in part says:
"King Haakon, having recognized
President Madriz as the de jure, as
well as defacto government of Nica
ragua, as all other powers with the
exception of the United States hav
ing diplomatic relations with Nica
ragua have done, It was eminently
proper for him to recognize the de
cree closing the port of Blueflelda.
This action was based upon a formal
protest that vessels flying the. Nor
wegian flag had committed hostile
acts toward a friendly government1
Mr. Stadden's statement concludes
with the observation that "If the state
department will diligently observe In
ternational obligations due to a
friendly - state, the Insurrection will
soon be suppressed, with due care for
the preservation of American lives
NEWS OF NOTED PERSONS
Secretary of War Dickinson has ar
rived at Manila.
President Taft Is suffering with a
sprained anile, sustained on theKebo
golf links, at Bar Harbor.
The Western Federation of Miners
passed a resolution declaring that the
papers owned by William1 R. Hearst
were "unfriendly to organized labor."
Edwin H. Harriman was worth
171,000,000 at the time of his death,
according to the records of the New
York state controller's office, into
which the Inheritance tax was paid.
Reiterating his declaration that he
never would again re-enter the specu
lative arena and declaring that In i:s
opinion the crux of the financial sit
uation lay with the grain crops, par
ticularly corn, James A. Patten, the
erstwhile "cotton king," sailed for
Europe on the steamer Kroonland.
SEVERE FIRE LOSS
Grain Dusl Explodes in Mali
Plant and Flames Devour
MONEY TO LOAN
NORWAY MAKES MISTAKE
Btat Funds loaned. 6 per cent. John
P. Rusk. Atty. State Land B'd. Joseph
Farm lmuin at 7 "A percent. Call oH
write First Bank of Joseph. 68btt
Blacksmith shop andi tools for rent.
onions m location. Q. H. Vest. En
VT TAKEN UP.
Mare, dark brown, two whltei bind
feet, small strip in. , face; brandI
on left shoulder quarter circle 9 with
dat below: on right shoulder AP.
James .Moots. 6 miles' west, ft.
mii south of Enterprise, on ranch
joining Charlie Emmons' 25wl
THE MARKETS. V
Wheat Track prices: Club,
bluestem, 95; red Russian, 85c.
Barley Feed and brewing, $24.
Oats No. 1 white, $28 per ton.
Hay Timothy, Willamette Valley,
$1819 per ton; Eastern Oregon,
$20(3)22; alfalfa, $1314.
Butter Extra, 33c; fancy, 33c;
ranch, 23c. . '
Eggs Ranch, candled, 27c. '
Hops 1909 crop, 1013c; olds.
Wool Eastern Oregon, 1417c per
. Mohair 32 33c. V
CHRISTIANIA, Norway. The for
eign office states that the action of the
Norwegian government In regard to
the right of vessels flying the Nor
wegian flag, to enter the port of Blue
fields, declared under blockade, fol
lowed the receipt of a communication
from the Nlcaraguan government. .
.This communication, whlch came to
Norway through Its legation at Ha
vana, set forth that the port of Blue
fields had been closed to foreign com
merce in consequence of the condi
tions prevailing in that country.
It Is intimated that the Norwegian
government acted under a misappre
hension as. to the Nlcaraguan situa
tion, and hence the statement of the
foreign office explaining what It did
and how it came to do it.
CHICAGO. A property loss of $2,
000,000 and 50 families made home
less was the result of three Urea
which swept over the. northwestern
part of the city Sunday. Hundred:
oi cunnings were threatened with de
ine Northwestern Malt & Grain
Cq.'s plant, said to be the largest
ipaiung concern In the world, was
damaged to the extent of $1,500,000
ted the brewery of Charles F. Og.en
ft Co. was virtually destroyed, with a
loss of nearly $500,000.
Both fires were said to be the di
rect result of the torrid wave , which
swept over the city from the South
west, bringing the highest tempera
ture of the year, and causing explo
sions of grain dust In both plans.
The fire in the Northwestern Malt
ft Grain Company's plant broke out
at noon with a terrific explosion in
the grain elevator, and -before any at
tempt could be made to check the
fire the huge building was in flames.
The burning embers were carried for
blocks by the high wind, setting fire
to a score of cottages and residences
In the vicinity. The entire district
irom uortland Street to Armitage
Avenue and from Forty-sixth Avenue
to Forty-third Avenue was converted
into a raging battleground.
TAFT FAVORS TWO FAIRS
In accordance with the provisions
of a bill passed at the last session of
congress a special election was held
In Hawaii Tuesday, when the people
of the territory voted for or against
liquor traffic In the Islands.
At Tulsa, Okla., Senator Gore told
an audience that he considered him
self good timber for the democratic
nomination for president.-
The returns from a large number ol
the democratic conventions. In Min
nesota, held to select delegates to the
state convention, Indicate an over
whelming sentiment for John Llnd, of
Minneapolis, ex-governor of the state,
as a candidate for governor.
Returns from throughout the state
indicate that O. B. Colquitt has been
named the democratic nominee for
governor of Texas and the plan to
submit a state wide prohibition
amendment to a popular vote has car
ried In the primaries.
ITEMS OF INTEREST
Chronicle of Important Events
of Interest to Our
Head of the Catholic Church In
America, who received many congra
tulatory messages upon reaching his
Wheat Bluestem, 94c; club, 88c;
red Russian, 87c. , ,"
, Oats $32 per ton.
Barley $24 per ton. '
Hay Timothy, $22 per ton; alfalfa.
$14 per ton.
Butter Washington Creamery, 83c;
Eggs Selected local, 31o. ,
Cabinet Officers Mix In Politic.
VANCOUVER, B. C On their way
to Alaska, where It is understood they
are going at the request of President
Taft to Investigate and straighten po
litical conditions in that territory, U
S. Attorney ,-Wlckersham and Secre
tary of Commerce and Labor Nagel
arrived here from the East and took
up quarters at once on the steamer
Albatross on which they Balled Mon
day . morning. Although Secretary
Nagel, speaking for Wlckersham, whe
felt Indisposed, would not admit
and steered around the subject, It 1b
Intimated that the Alaskan political
situation needs smoothing out at once
in order that the party leaders can
give their attention to fighting the
growing insurgency movement In
many of the states.
RAILROADS WIN VICTORY
GENERAL NEWS NOTES
CRIMES AND MISHAPS
. Harry K. Thaw 1b to make another
fight for his transfer from the Mat
teawan state hospital for insane crim-
inals. ...... , . ,. -
Two persona drowncW and 40 bouses
, swept away is the ' result of disas
trous flood in the vicinity of Bisbee,
. Arizona. . . - '
The second trial of Lee O'Nefl
I Browne, the Illinois legislator charged
- with bribery In connection with the
e'ectlon of 'William . Lorlmer to the
. United States senate, began Monday
In the criminal court in Chicago.
- Inspector MarkowskI, of -the agen
. ey of the Russo-Chlnese bank, from
which $70,000 In bonds were stolen,
In an official statement announced it
had been definitely ascertained that
: the theft of the securities was com
nitted by the cashier of the bank.
The total loss by the forest fires in
- - British Columbia Is officially estimat
ed at $3,000,000. : Practically all the
fires In the upper country have been
Interstate Commission Not Upheld In
Cutting Charges From Coast.
ST. PAUb. The railroads won a
substantial victory In the findings of
Frederick N. Dickson, master In chan
cery. These are the preliminary findings-
in the lumber rate suit Institut
ed in the fall of 1908' against the in
terstate commerce commission by the
Great Northern, Northern Pacific,
Union Pacific, and Burlington.
The railroads asked for a rate of 60
cents a hundred on lumber shipped
from Portland, Or, to St Paul, and
for 60 cents for Portland to Chicago.
The Interstate commerce commission
cut this to 45 cents from Portland to
St Paul and 65 cents from Portland
to Chicago. Mr. Dickson upholds the
contentions of therallroada.
Rains checked the forest fires which
have been threatening the destruction
of many towns In Ontario and Man!
The graft Investigation committee
of the New York legislature, which
was appointed as a result of the Allds
scandal o show up the activities of
certain state senators and assembly
men who have used their official po
sitions to fatten their bank accounts,
met Tuesday to begin its inquiry.
The Ancient Order of Hibernians
selected Chicago as the place for the
holding of the next national conven
tion In 1912. '
The fight between Tommy Burns
and Sam Langford, which was sched
uled to take place before the Olym
pic Athletic club of London during
the first week of September, has been
called off. . , .
Advices from Alaska Indicate that
the salmon pack this year will fall
far below the normal.
Formal announcement has bees
made by J. T. Templeton, secretary ol
th$ Buck Stove & Range company, of
St Louis, of the end of the fight with
organized labor. ' The employes of the
plant are to be organized.
To the failure of a safety mechan
ism to operate when a sudden and
powerful pull was given by an artil
leryman In attaching the lanyard Is
now laid the responsibility for the ac
cldent which cost the lives of 11 men
at Fortress Monroe In the battle practice.
Panama Exposition May be Held
Rival Cities Same Year.
. WASHINGTON. The idea persists
that the Taft administration will favor
two Panama expositions, as was orig
inally suggested by the president at
the California dinner, and it Is re
garded possible that congress will ex
tend desired authorization to botn
ssan ranclsco and New Orleans If
they make satisfactory subscription
The objection to attempting to con
duct two great fairs at the same time
la met with the suggestion that the
Pacific metropolis should have Its ex
position In the summer and New Or
leans in the winter.
Wr &7 iH f
Assembly Makes Selections.
PORTLAND. The republican state
assembly, which met In convention
here, named the following ticket:
Representative In congress, first
district W. C. Hawley, of Salem;
representative In congress, second
district W. R. Ellis, of Pendleton;
governor Jay Bowerman, of Condon;
secretary of state Frank W. Benson,
of Roseburg; state treasurer Ralph
W. Hoyt, of Portland; superintendent
of public Instruction L. R. Alder
man, of Eugene; state printer Wil
liam J. Clarke, of Gervals; attorney
general J. N. Hart, of Baker City.
Convicts to Be Measured.
SALEM. Tom Wilson, bookkeeper
at the state penitentiary, Is complet
ing the Installation of the Bertllloh
system at the prison. Under the sys
tem to be used by the state, eleven
measurements will be taken, six of
these to be used for filing purposes.
It 1b planned to arrange for a system
of exchange with all of the peniten
tiaries in the Western states, thus
keeping in touch with thousands of
convicts. The finger print system Is
already In use at the Oregon prison.
MRS. ELLA FLAGQ YOUNG.
Superintendent of Chicago's public
school system, who receives a salary
of $10,000 a year, Is one of the high
est paid woman workers in the coun
try. Mrs. Young was recently elected
president of the National Educational
Girl is Spirited Away.'
KLAMATH FALLS. The dlsap-
pearance of Miss Cora Seaton, the 18-year-old
girl who confessed to having
set the fire which destroyed the Dave
Shook house and barn on the 6th and
16th of April, U causing the county'
officials much worry. That the girl
was spirited away to keep her from
testifying before the grand Jury about
the Shook fires Is the theory of the
MINNESOTA MAY NOT
LEVY STATE TAXES
Rawn May Have Been Suicide.
CHICAGO. The murder theory of
the death of Ira G. Rawn, president
of the Monon railway, utterly col
lapsed, despite the fact that the fam
ily orrered $5000 for the capture of
his "murderer." The famllv now
faces a bitter court fight with the In
surance companies to save more than
$100,000 of accident insurance, which
is void In case of suicide. Their main
hope seems to He In a verdict of ac
omental aeath, from the coroner's
State Has Nearly Four Millions
in Its Treasury and
East to Get Fruit.
ROSEBURG. The members of the
Umpqua Valley Horticultural Society
and Fruit Growers' association went
on record favoring the disposal of
their product In the Eastern markets
In the future Instead of In the Pacific
Coast market, as has been the custom
In the past. Local fruitgrowers de
clare that the Douglas County fruit
Is equal to that raised In the cele
brated Hood River.
Crops Not So Bad Says Railroad Man.
CHICAGO. Ridiculing the "wolf
cry regarding the coming grain crops,
W. C. Brown, president of the New
Tork Central lines, declared that he
had Just returned from a trip through
the Northwest and that he did not be
lieve conditions were nearly so bad as
they have been painted. He said the
crops would not be up to their usual
standard, but he had Information
from reliable sources that they were
long distance from being failures.
' Indignant Women Parade.
' ! LONDON. The greateet suffrag
ette parade ' that eve marched
through the streets of London was
seen Saturday when more than half ft
million women showed their indigna
tion at the shelving of the Shackletoh
bill giving the right of franchise to
women in parliamentary elections.
TO WRECK TRAIN
SOUTH BEND, Ind. As a climax
to a night and a day of rioting In the
yards of the Grand Trunk Railway In
which a freight train of GO cars was
cut Into ten sections, Pinkerton detec
tives were stoned, and five passenger
trains were stalled for hours, an at
tempt was made Sunday afternoon to
wreck east-bound passenger No. 8.
known as the Detroit and New York
express, due In South Bend at 1:51
o'clock. The engineer, . by chance,
saw the thrown switch in time to
bring the train to a atop to prevent
a catastrophe. When be left the en
gine to investigate he was stoned by
a mob, mostly foreigners, but the
timely appearance of police prevented
him from being' seriously hurt.
Governor Marshall declined to send
state troops to South Bend upon a
request by message from the super
intendent of the Grand Trunk Railway.
MINNEAPOLIS. Citizens of Min
nesota may not be called upon to pay
taxes next year. At present the treas
ury of the state Is groaning under
the burden of a surplus which has
never been duplicated. On October 1
there will be nearly $4,000,000 In the
The unusual amount of money In
the state's cash box has come about
through the successful settlement of
cases which have netted the com
monwealth large sums of money. The
largest of these Items came from the
settlement of the lumber cases, the
gross earning tax cases, the Kennedy
Inheritance tax cases, and others. Not
only have large sums of money come
into the treasury, but they will result
In constantly augmenting streams of
gold In the direction of the state's
coffers, so that Minnesota bids fair to
become a state unique in the history
of taxation a state that may find it
not necessary to tax its people one
cent for the general maintenance of
GREAT NORTHERN WILL
EXHIBIT OREGON PRODUCTS
Wheat Crisis Now Over.
CHICAGO. It Is believed In the
wheat trade that the worat has been
heard regarding the spring wheat
crop of North America.
Many Immigrants Deported.
NEW YORK. All records In the
deportation at Ellis Island have been
broken in the last six months. More
than 10,000 Immigrants have been
sent back In that period, while in the
previous years the deportations have
not exceeded 7000 a year.
Looks like' rerlblng la the world
rones right If we Jes' wait long enough
Woman Suffrage Opposed.
SALEM. Negative arguments have
been filed with the secretary of state
against the woman's suffrage amend
ment and against the creation of Or
chard county. The aii.ndment is op.
posed by the Oregon State Associa
tion Opposed to the Extension Of
Suffrage, and the new county by the
executive committee of the Antl-Uma-tills
Apple Crops Are Sold.
HOOD RIVER. George Rae, of Ras
ft Hatfield, wholesale frultmen of
New York, opened the apple-buying
season here by buying the entire crop
of Sears & Porter and August Paasch.
The Sears ft Porter and Paasch or
chards are the largest In bearing at
Hood River and it Is estimated at this
time that their combined output will
be 30,000 boxes, most of which are
Newtowns and Spltzenbergs.
PORTLAND. What Is considered
one or tne best opportunities ever
presented to the residents of Oregon
to exploit the resources and commer
cial advantages of the state is the ex.
hlblt car of Vie Great Northern Rail
road company, the arrangements for
the equipment of which are now be
ing made by the company.
The car will be made up exclusively
of speclmena of Oregon products and
will be hauled free by the company
on all the lines and divisions of the
Great Northern and Northern Pacific
aystems. Every town of any conse
quence touched by the lines will be
billed In advance of the arrival of the
car and the people of the respective
communities will be Invited to visit
the car and see the display of ex
hibits. Leoturer to Go Along.
A lecturer will accompany the ear
and explain to the visitors the pur
poses of the exhibit and supply In
formation concerning the resources
of the state. Among the features
that will be given la the lecture will
be farming, dairying, Btockralsing,
lumbering, fishing and manufacturing
Industries, the nature and productlv
ity of tne soil of the various local
ities, Irrigation and fruit raising, and
the opportunities for additional thou
sands along these lines of endeavor
will be set forth.
nave frond will to all that IWes. let-
tltix unkltultK-M die. and btm4 snd
wrntb. bo (hat your lives be mads like
soft alr panning lty.-"Lltfht of Asia.
A Bitter Dos.
One's own word, are very .wt on
til one Is forced to eat them.-I hlla
Chicago Builders Out
CHICAGO. More than 2000 men
have Btruck on large buildings In the
course of construction and before the
end of the week It Is predicted by la
bor leaders that more than 7000 men
of all trades will have stopped work,
completely crippling all construction
work In the city.