Hl.ltrf,,, t9- TwiceaWeek Wednesday Edition NEWS-RE CORP. ALL THE NEW WHILE 11 IS NEW8 TWICE-A-WEEK NEWS RECORD ALL THE OFFICIAL NEWS OF WALLOWA COUNTY IN THE N il TIE 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. . ' WANTED. Violin puptla. Mis3 Pearl Humphrey, graduate of Notre Dame Academy. Call ait J. L. Browning's. ?4bm VIGOROUS PROTEST 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 - ' - - . - : ttlost. 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 Nicaragua. 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 and property." 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. CHICAGO SUFFERS SEVERE FIRE LOSS Grain Dusl Explodes in Mali Plant and Flames Devour Chicago Brewery. POLITICAL NEWS office. 116b6 MONEY TO LOAN NORWAY MAKES MISTAKE 21btf 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 FOR RENT. Blacksmith shop andi tools for rent. onions m location. Q. H. Vest. En terprise, Oregon.- 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 86c; Portland. 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. nominal. Wool Eastern Oregon, 1417c per pound. . 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 struction. 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 THROUGHOUT OREGON Chronicle of Important Events of Interest to Our Readers. CARDINAL GIBBONS. Head of the Catholic Church In America, who received many congra tulatory messages upon reaching his seventy-sixth birthday. ; Seattle. 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; ranch, 22c. 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 In 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 $3,000,000. : Practically all the fires In the upper country have been extinguished. Interstate Commission Not Upheld In Cutting Charges From Coast. ST. PAUb. The railroads won a substantial victory In the findings of Frederick N. Dickson, master In chan cery. These are the preliminary findings- in the lumber rate suit Institut ed in the fall of 1908' against the in terstate commerce commission by the Great Northern, Northern Pacific, Union Pacific, and Burlington. The railroads asked for a rate of 60 cents a hundred on lumber shipped from Portland, Or, to St Paul, and for 60 cents for Portland to Chicago. The Interstate commerce commission cut this to 45 cents from Portland to St Paul and 65 cents from Portland to Chicago. Mr. Dickson upholds the contentions of therallroada. Rains checked the forest fires which have been threatening the destruction of many towns In Ontario and Man! toba. The graft Investigation committee of the New York legislature, which was appointed as a result of the Allds scandal o show up the activities of certain state senators and assembly men who have used their official po sitions to fatten their bank accounts, met Tuesday to begin its inquiry. The Ancient Order of Hibernians selected Chicago as the place for the holding of the next national conven tion In 1912. ' The fight between Tommy Burns and Sam Langford, which was sched uled to take place before the Olym pic Athletic club of London during the first week of September, has been called off. . , . Advices from Alaska Indicate that the salmon pack this year will fall far below the normal. Formal announcement has bees made by J. T. Templeton, secretary ol th$ 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 showings. 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. f 3 Wr &7 iH f ft; y 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 Association. 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 police. ' 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 Jury. State Has Nearly Four Millions in Its Treasury and More Coming. 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. RIOTERS ATTEMPT 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 state treasury. 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 state government. 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 -Un. Wlggt. 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 Division league. 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. Goodwill. 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 delphla Record. 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.