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ALL THE OFFICIAL
NEWS OF WALLOWA
COUNTY IN THE Nil
ALL THE NEWS WHILE
II IS NEWS TWICE- '
A-WEEK NEWS RECORD
TWELFTH YEAR. NO. 35.
ENTERPKI8E, WALLOWA COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31 1910.
CITY OFFICIAL PAPER
Cent a word single Insertion, 1
cents a word 2 Insertions. Special
rates by month and year.
MONEY TO LOAN
State Funds loaned, 6 per cent. John
P. Rush. Atty. State Land B'd. Joseph
Farm loans afc 7 percent. Call or
write First Bank of Joseph. 68btt
Good second-hand organ' cheap. In
quire at Enterprise Livery Barn, bm
Lots in Troy townelte for sale at
$20 and up. O. R. & M. railroad
le now making final location survey
on Grande Ronde river between
Rondowa and Snake . river. When
road is bulto. Troy will be the larg
est town and chief trading center
of the entire North Country. See
or write H. E. Merryman, owner,
intrprlee, Oregon. 27btf-
ew 8 room house and 3 lots in
souhteast part . of town. Will be
sold for $2000, the actual cost of
lots and house, If taken soon. In
quire at thta office. 27btf
Bed rooms with bath; ,wlth or with
out board. Inqurra of Mrs. Carl Roe,
WANTED TO TRADE.
Horses, sheep or town property to
trad for farm land. See Enter
prise Real Estate Co, Wagner &
Corklaa, Enterprise, Oregon." tf
Town lots for good gentle team or
cows. Call at once. Mrs. J. H,
Flowers, Enterprise, Oregon. w2
Good wages, working Modern Broth
erhood of America. Society stands
among the most prominent In, the
field. Write me for terms and plans
8111 W. Bth Ave, Spokane, Wash.
John. J. Goa,r .state manager. . Ic4
Nominating petitions for county
and district candidates before the
primary September 24, for sale at
this office. Nicely bound. Complete
sets only $1 at office or by mall.
Swift scoffed at Irish Mwlt" In some
biting lines. Nevertheless Irish wit Is
one of tbe most precious tbtugs. One
soon bas a surfeit of tbe professional
fuuny man In England, tbe pa wry
Scot, tbe American bumorlnt. Tbe
Irish peasant never disappoints, and
with him It Is all so naive and natural.
Loudon Saturday Review.
Hill and Gould Join Hands.
SAN FRANCISCO. Whatever the
ultimate rail connection between the
Hill roads In the North and the West
ern Pacific may be, Hill and Gould
will first clasp traffic hands across the
e' and a steamship company will be
the first link between the traffic of the
Negotiations are In progress for a
traffic agreement between the West
ern Pacific and the North Pacific
Steamship Company, which operates a
fleet of fire steamers on the Coast
.between San Francisco and Portland
and San Diego in the South, and now
has a traffic agreement with the Hill
lines at Portland.
Indians Receive Cattle.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore: Three
cars containing 100 head of shorthorn
and Hereford pure-bred bulls arrived
here from South Omaha for the Klam
ath Indians. These cattle were pur
chased In Nebraska by an agent of
the Government, and were shipped
from South Omaha.
Wheat Track prices: Club, 89c;
jkluestem, 97c; red Russian, 87c.
Barley Feed and brewing, $22.
Oats No. 1 White, $28 per ton.
Hay Timothy, Willamette Valley,
,$18 II per ton; Eastern Oregon,
$20Q22; alfalfa, $1J14.
Butter Creamery, 36c; ranch, 24c.
Eggs Ranch, candled, 30c.
Hops 1909 . crop, 1013c; olds,
Wool Eastern Oregon, 14 17c per
Mohair 32 33c ,
Wheat Bluestem, 96c; Club, 90c;
red Russian. 87c. -
Oats $33 per ton.
Oats $31 per ton.
Hay Timothy. $21 per ton; alfalfa,
$14 per ton.
Butter Washington Creamery, 33e;
' Eggs Selected loeai. Sic.
WILL HEAR FRAUD
Former Illinois Central Em
ployes Must Stand Trial
CHICAGO. Criminal prosecution
against the former Illinois Central
employes whose names are Involved
In the $1,500,000 car-repairing fraud
charges are to be started in Mem
phis, according to the statement of
an Illinois Central representative.
Thd- men to be made defendants are
those who were declared by Judge F.
H. Haskell, of Memphis, to be stock
holders In the Memphis Car Company.
The state's attorney of Memphis
will start the prosecutions against
the men, probably In the fall. His
action follows the decision of Judge
Haskell, , in the suit in which they
were declared stockholders In the
Memphis company, and as a result of
which McCourt and King returned to
the railroad $13,000 they had received
as dividends. The decision was made
Rawn Estate May Be Sued.
Ira G. Rawn, late president of the
Monon Railway, and former vice-president
of the Illinois Central, was men
tloned with the others as a stock
holder, and It was said at that timi
his estate would be -sued for th
amount of his dividends. Each mar
was said to have owned 200 shares o
stock in the company,' which settle)
with the Illinois Central for $200,000
JETTY TO BE BUILT
WASHINGTON, D. C The Chief of
Army Engineers and the Secretary of
War will recommend to Congress next
session that am appropriation be made
for the, construction of a north Jetty
at the mouth" of the Columbia River,
and that the project be placed under
the continuing contract system, so
that the work may be carried for
ward expeditiously and continuously
In their report this board estimated
that a jetty extending southwesterly
from the end of Cape Disappointment
for a distance of two and a half miles,
could be built for $1,206,000.
Cattlemen Honor the Ex-President
CHEYENNE. Wyo. Wyoming ex
tended to Colonel Theodore Roosevelt
the first of the series of demonstra
tions planned for him in the West
From all over the state came men and
women to join in welcoming the col
onel. Roosevelt was an embodiment of
the spirit of the west He spent the
entire day in one wild continuous rush
of western events. Cowboys, cow
girls, Indians, squaws and even the
horses were the -objects of his enthus
iastic attention. He overworked the
word "bully" in his enjoyment, and
took to shouting, the real cowboy
CARTER PRODS PINCH0T
Deolaree Hie Policy Responsible For
' Great Loss By Forest Fires.
, HELENA. Mont Senator Carter,
In discussing the charge of former
Forester Plnchot, that Senators Car
ter and Heyburn and Congressman
Mondell were "In effect fighting on
the side of the forest fires," said:
"Plnchot' policy la really responsi
ble for the appalling loss by fire In
Montana and Idaho this summer. He
drove the settlers ' and prospectors,
who were the real guards of the fed
eral forests, out of the country and
left the domain to the pranks of the
lightning and the negligence of the
campers. His patent leather forest
rangers could not meet a difficulty
which the old settlers overcame every
Japan Says Korea Will Benefit
SEOUL. Korea. Lleutenant-Gen-eral
Terauchl, Japanese Resident-General
in Corea, and negotiator of the
convention of annextion which was
Informally promulgated Monday, said
regarding the annexation:
"No stone will be left unturned to
make the Koreans and the world feel
that Japan's rule In Korea Is a benefi
cial thing for the Koreans. It wlH
and must Imply no degradation for
the Koreans, who, nnder the annexa
tion, will enjoy exactly the same
rights In Korea as the. Japanese.
EXPRESS RATES REDUCED
illnols Railroad Commission Makes
a 50 Per Cent Reduction.
SPRINGFIELD. The fight of the
state of Illinois against exorbitant ex
press rates reached a climax when
the Illinois Railroad Commission is
sued a. schedule of maximum rates
and charges, which makes sweeping
reductions in existing rates. In many
cases the reduction exceeds 50 per
tent This is especially true, in the
schedule on shipments of less than
100 pounds, which constitutes by far
the greater bulk of express business
and In which the greater number of
shippers are directly interested.
Demooratio Nominee For
Govornor of Minnoaota.
COURT HOLDS CLOSED
SHOP TO BE ILLEGAL
NEW YORK. Supreme Court Jus
tice Goff has decided that striking for
a "closed shop" Is unlawful and grant
ed most of the terms of the sweeping
injunction asked for, restraining strik
ing cloakmakers from Interfering with
efforts of manufacturers to conduct
their business in their own way. Pick
eting and patrolling are Included in
the restraining order. The court de
clined, however, to enjoin strikers
from holding meetings, declaring that
their right of free expression of opin
ion could not be curtailed.
Tbe court was led to this decision
by what was regarded as proof that
the "primary purpose of the strike be
ing to drive nonunion employes out of
the trade, except on conditions of
joining one of the defunct unions, the
purpose was against public policy and
.' Roosevelt Speeches Criticised.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. Severe criti
cism of Theodore Roosevelt by a New
York newspaper, the Evening Post,
brought forth a spirited reply from
him. He learned thaf. he had been
criticised for some of the speeches
which he had been making on his
Western trip, particularly for his re
marks concerning corporations In his
ZELAYISM HAS NO PLACE
President Estrada Pledges Himself
for Its Abolition In Nicaragua..
BLUEFIELDS. General Juan J.
Estrada, of tbe provisional govern
ment of .Nicaragua, Is sending to Dr.
Salvado Castrlllo, his personal rep
resentative In the United States, a
note setting forth the policy of the
In it be will pronounce for tbe re
establlshment of the finances of the
country; the elimination of Zelayalsm,
the abolition of private privileges and
concessions and complete compliance
with theterms of the Washington
convention, aiming to put a stop to
the perpetual revolutions In the Cen
tral American states and encroach
ments by one state upon another.
Stork Lurks Near.
BERLIN. News has Just reached
here that the Russian royal family Is
expecting another visit from tbe stork
and that, for the benefit of the Czar
ina's health, the Czar and family wl!l
sojourn in Germany.
ITEMS OF INTEREST
Chronicle of Important Events
of Interest to Our
Reetock'ng River With Trout.
MEDFORD. The work of restock
ing Rogue River and its tributaries
with fish la proceeding steadily with
the best success. . The last shipment
consists of 2000 Eastern brook trout,
and they were placed In Ashland
Creek. The little fellows were but an
Inch long, and arrived In fine shape
from the Clackamas hatchery. Al- ,
though the Journey they made was
long, but five of the flsn were dead '
at the time the cans were emptied
Into the creek. Another shipment of
60,000 Eastern trout will be made in
September from the Clackamas hatch
ery, to be distributed In the tribute
aries of Rougue river.
Water 15,000 Acres.
VALE. Preliminary surveys for the
Harper Basin Irrigation project, being
promoted by Attorney G. W. Hayes,
W. W. CavlneBs and C. H. Oxman of
Vale, are completed and Engineers
Miller and Oakes are working on the
maps and estimates. The project will
water 15,000 acres of fine land lo
cated 25 miles west of Vale. It Is
stated that construction will be com
paratively easy, and that this project
Is the most feasible In this section.
Tbe most difficult engineering fea
tures will be a 250 foot tunnel and a
60 foot drop in the main canal.
PROHIBITION PARTY FILES -COMPLETE
SALEM. The Prohibition party
bas filed a ticket with the secretary
of state. The candidates are: For
governor, A. E. Eaton, of Union; for
secretary of state, W A. Davis, of
Milton; for state treasurer, Leslie
Butler, of Hood River; for Justice of
the supreme court for four-year term,
C. J. Bright, of The Dalles;, for sup
erintendent of public Instruction, R.
R. Steel, of' Portland; for congress
man for the second district, George B.
Pratt, of Portland.
County Fair for Klamath.
KLAMATH FALLS. Plans are be
ing matured for a county fair to be
held In this city this fall. The gath
ering of products has already begun
and funds for tbe undertaking are
subscribed by tbe business men. It
Is tbe Intention of the chamber of
commerce to get most of the exhibits
for Its Information bureau, where a
display is maintained for the benefit
of those seeking Information regard
ing the Klamath country.
SECRET SERVICE ON TRAIL
Jackson County Court May Offer Re
ward for Arrest of Forest In
cendiaries. MEDFORD. District Attorney Mul-
key has asked the county court to
hold a special session and offer a re
ward of $500 for the arrest and con
rlctlon of the Incendiaries who have
been making so much trouble through
out southern Oregon during the past
While Assistant Forecaster C. J.
Bulck declined to discuss tbe matter
K became known that he bad recom
i mended to the forestry officials in
; Portland that a reward of at least
$250 be offered by (he department
for Information leading to the arrest
. and conviction of those responsible
: for the present fires. Those on the
' fire lines throughout the Crater forest
have gathered enough evidence to
show beyound a doubt that the fires
are being set out
Largs Fire Loss.
MILTON. The greatest fire ever
, known in this section broke out Sat
urday night, burning to the ground
the Peacock mill, two adjoining dwel
lfng houses, two warehouses filled
with wheat, belonging to the Farmers'
Warehouse Company, containing near
ly 100,000 bushels of wheat The loss
.will be in tbe neighborhood of
Citizens to Buy Boiids.
MARSHFIELD. At a mass meet
ing of citizens of North Bend the mat
ter of the 'proposed electric line of the
Coos Bay Traction Corporation was
discussed. The citizens were asked
to take $50,000 worth of the bonds of
the company, of which $25,000 worth
' waa subscribed at the meeting.
CRIEF NEWS OF THE WEEK
The population of Michigan state Is
2,810,173, an increase of 389,191, or
16.1 per cent, as compared with 2,420,
9S2 In 1900.
The year book of the North Amer
ican Young Men's Christian Associa
tion now being Issued shows 2017 as
sociations, an increase of 103 during
It Is estimated that dividend and In
terest disbursements In Sep' ember by
railroad, Industrial and other corpor
ations will aggregate $100,000,000.
This Is $20,000,000 ahead of Urn year.
Estimating the cost of a series oi
ten discharges at about $100,000, the
war department officials declined re
quests to order a bombardment of the
skies by all Its guns on Puget Sound
and at the mouth of the Columbia ri
ver In an effort to bring on rain In
the burning forest district of the
What promises to be one of the
greatest commercial battles in the his
tory of the United States opened In
Chicago Monday when the Interstate
commerce commission began Its In
quiry Into the propriety of the gen.
eral advances In freight rates recently
announced by the western transpor
NEWS OF NOTED PERSONS
Herman de la Gercrantt, the Swed
ish minister to the United States, has
On Wednesday a statue of tbe late
Thomas B. Reed, speaker of the na
tional house of representatives, was
unveiled in his home city of Portland,
A magnificent public welcome Is be
ing prepared for Cardinal Vanutelll,
the papal legatee to the eucharlstlc
congress In Montreal, who Is due to
reach that city Friday accompanied
by numerous other delegates to the
congress from all over Europe.
At Nelson, B. C, Sir Wilfred Lau-
rler held a conference with represen
tatives of the Portland and Spokane
chamber of commerce to discuss an
International project for deepening
the Columbia river, making It navi
gable from the sea to West Robson,
Professor William James, of Har
vard University, one of America's
foremost philosophers, died Saturday.
FOREIGN NEWS BITS
Spain and the Vatican are now In
a deadlock In their conflict, accord'
Ing to a statement by Premier Canale-
Ireland Is still losing population,
The excess of births over deaths In
1909 was 27,786, according to the reg
istrar general's report just Issued,
but as 28,676 people emigrated during
the year there was an actual decrease
In population of 890.
The death of LuCbuan Lin (Look
Chun Lum), grand councillor of China,
and one of the most powerful cabinet
members on the eve of the annexa
tion of Korea by Japan, la regarded
here as a piece of particularly ill for
tune for China.
The Canadian Methodist Confer
ence at Victoria overwhelmingly de
clared In favor of church union on
the basis already agreed upon by the
joint committee representing the
Presbyterian, Methodist and Congre
gational churches of the dominion.
The special session of the Porto
RIcan legislature, which convened
Tuesday.V will consider measures to
lease the government telephone and
telegraph lines to a private corpora
tion, to safeguard the interests of the
island In the Importation of seeds and
tree cuttings and to cede lands for
the erection of a million-dollar hotel
in San Juan.
Longest Road Planned.
LOS ANGELES, Cal. Railroad con
nections from Alaska to Cape Horn,
South America, are not far distant,
according to D. E. Thompson, for a
number of years American ambassa
dor to Mexico.
Goodnass and Greatness.
Good ohm routes from within from
feel Intra, thought and desires reuniting
In actions Greatness Is tbe conse
quence of bold anions, great energy.
ambliloD. enterprise and perseverance.
Fraud Charged In Timber Location.
SAN FRANCISCO. Suit to annul
patents to more than 2000 acres of
rich timber lands In California, Oregon
and Washington, allrgod to have been
obtained by the California Box A Door
Company through fraudulent locations
by 30 men In its employ, has been
filed In the United -StaU circuit court
Declaration Crown Bestowed
by God Provokes Protest
. From Press.
BERLIN. The speech delivered by
Emperor William of Germany before
the provincial banquet at Koenlga
burg, in which he emphasized his be
lief In a divine mandate by which he
rules, referred to the Prussian crown
as "Bestowed by God's grace and not
by parliaments or people's assem
blies," and laid a lance against the
movement for woman's suffrage, Is
the pollcal sensation of the hour.
Every shade of disapproval Is
voiced, from mild regret to mockery
of the alleged absolutist pretensions
of the emperor. The opinions ex
pressed In the minor German capitals
appear to make no distinction oa
EMPEROR OF GERMANY.
tween the sovereign's position as em
peror of Germany and king of Prus
sia, and tuey aver that his responsi
bility to the empire as a whole pre
cludes declarations af king of Prus
sia', which are Inconsistent with the
headship of the empire.
Inquiry Is everywhere raised wheth
er the Imperial chancellor, Dr. Von
Betman-Hollweg, knew 1l advance of
speech of such a nature.
The press generally comments also
upon the necessity of the German par
liament taking some action on the
subject when It meets.
PRIMARY LAW TRIED
BOSTON. The polttcal attention of
the country gradually la being forced
on New England, where, early In Sep
tember, the first measuring of strength
between tbe Republican and Demo
cratic parties In the state elections of
1910 Is to take place. Vermont, on
September 8, and Maine on Septem
ber 12, will elect state officers and
representatives In Congress.
On the same day as the Vermont
election, New Hampshire will bold
her first statewide primaries, and the
first under a direct primary law af
fecting an entire state to be held In
Tbe terms of Senators Page, of Ver
mont; Hale, of Maine; Lodge, of Mas-
sachusetts; Aldrlch, of Rhode Island,
1 and Bulkeley, of Connecticut, expire
March 4, 1911. Mr. Hale and Mr. Aid-
rich have declined re-election. New
Hampshire does not elect to the Sen
ate again until 1912.
"Yon will never be able to make ber
believe that he Is a llur.
"I wonder why?"
"I believe that be once told ber she
was beautiful." HuimtoD Post.
Fire Conditions Improving.
ROSEBURO. Forest fire conditions
conditions In Doug' as county are Im
proving, according to reports received
here from the stricken districts. Act
ing Forester Harpham is still adver
tising for volunteer fire fighters and1
as long as these can bf secured, thert
Is little probability of tbe militia be
ing pressed Into service.
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