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NEW A OF WALLOWA
COUNTY IN THE N-R
ALL THE NEWS WHILE
II l NEWO TWICE-A-WEEK
TWELFTH YEAR. NO. 40.
ENTERPRISE; WALLOWA COUNTY, OREGON, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1910,
CITY OFFICIAL PAPER
Cent a. word single Insertion, 14
cents a word 2 Insertions. Special
rates by month and year.
MONEY TO LOAN
Slate Funds loaned, 6 per cent. John
p. Rusk. Atty. State Land B'd. Joseph
Farm loans et. 7V4 percent. Call or
write First Bank of Joseph. 58btt
ROM UNION COUNTY
One millk cow, Jersey and Holsteln.
Good milker. Enquire of J. li Brown
ing at E. M. & M. store. 37b5
Two lots la Alder View addition to
the city of Enterprise. Beautiful lo
cation. A genuine bargain. We. H.
WANTED TO TRADE.
Horses, sheep or town property to
trade tor farm land. See Enter-
nnlaA- Real Yah Co.. W'aener &
Corking, Enterprise, Oregon.
" for sale.
I will sell all or any ol my town prop
e ty at treasonable prices. W. W.
Zurcher, Enterprise, Oregon. 40btf
Instruction in music. Private tutor
ing la modern and classical lan
guages. . Jean M. Williamson, A.
B;. Methodist parsonage.
Experienced dining room girl
Model Cafe, Enterprise. 40rl
Methodist church: Rev. B. F. Mer
edith pastor. Sunday school at .10
a. m.; preaching by pastor at 11 a.
m. and 8 p. m. Epworth j league at
7 p. m. Prayer meeting Thursday
evening at 8 o'clock; AH cordially
invited to attend these services. .-
. Christian church: "My Church"
will be the theme of the morning ser
mon, by the pastor, Sunday, Septem
ber 18, at the regular hour of wor
ship. The Endeavor prayer meeting
topic for, Sunday evening is, "Resist
the Devlin How?" Come let us wor
ship together. Let us know each
other better as fe'.lo.wmeni. ,
: The Bible school of the Christian
church kitsnds to" observe "Front
. Rank Rally Day," Sept. 25th. .
Union temperance services! will
be held in the Presbyterian, church,
Sunday evening, September 18. Rev.
Handsaker will deliver the address.
Everyone cordially Invited.
, For Catholic.
There will be mass and Bermons
In the Catholic church at Enterprise
next Sunday at10 . m." .
We are showing the largest line
of Blankets la the coun.ty. W. J.
Funk & Co,
BIG CROWD WILL ATTEND FAIR
ON UNION DAY, THURSDAY,
. SEPTEMBER 29.
Thursday, September 29, will be
Union County day at the big WaT
owa County fair la Enterprise. A
dozen fair boosters made the trip
:o La Grande and surroundtmg towns
.Vednesday and Thursday, and they
bring back assurances that great in
vest la taken in our fait out there
and many ere preparing to come.
A special train will run from La
Grande on that day and special
round trip rates given from all Union
. Hundreds of reople hi Union coun
ty have longed to see but aever
have seen the far-famed beautiful
This will be their opportunity. The
autumnal glor!e3 of field, meadow,
mountain side and cloud-capped
jeaks are to their fullest effulgence.
They will carry back with them a
memory of beauty and grandeur that
will stay with them all' their lives and
be worth every day all the trivial
Wallowa will extend a cordial
greeting to all citizens of Union
which la our elder sister anyway.
- RACE TRACK READY. .
The fine rains of Thursday and
Friday will put the half mUe race;
track at the fair ground In excel
lent con41t!on. It will be .worked
ovr until fast pnd true.
FREE CAMP GROUNDS.
; Free , camping grounds in and
about the city are open to visitors
to the big fair. There will be plenty
of .wood, writer and rasa.
GROUNDS BUSY PLACE.
! The fair grounds, to a busy place.
Several large gangs ' of carpenters
are busy with the various buildings
the big exhibit ball, grand stand
and dancing pavlV.ion. The lone line
of stock stalls are completed.
Open Red Front Barn,
Baker and Smith, of the Enterprise
Livery, will open up the Red Front
barn Fair week as a feed siame,
First class accommodations for all
rigs. ' ' 39a6
A lares assortment . of, pjpture
mouldings Just received at Ashley's
Who's to Blame?
When you buy goods that you are after
wards disatisfied with, you feel that the
Quality was not there. Now when you
are in need of an article and haven't good
knowledge of the quality of, the same, then
you must leave it to the maKe. Get
something that is standard and backed up
by a good manufacturer; Here is where
we come in.
We handle only reputable lines of
Merchandise and stand bacK of every
thing we sell to maKe it good if it
We cater to the people who want good
goods at the lowest prices they can be
sold at. ' 7 ' ' ' '" ' r
W. J. FUNK & CO.
THE QUALITY STORE
Always Up-to-date Never a minute Iehind
' " PROGRAM OF -THE
Wallowa County Fair
At Enterprise, Oregon, weeK beginning September 26, 1910
9 to, 11:30
1 P. M,
9 to 11:30
1 P. M.
Devoted to Installing exhibits.
Auction sale of live stock. Several
hundred high-grade horses and cat
tle to be sold at auction.
High Dive. Prof. Lampman, of Seat
tie, ,who will dive from elevation
of 80 feet Into 4 feet of water.
E. M. & M. Contest. To man, har
nessing two horses, hitching them
to plow and plowing furrow. (In,
this contest neatness of harness
ing and hitching and straightaess
of furrow to count equally with
speed.) Prize, one steel beam J.
I. Cose plow, ,
W. R. Holmes Congest. To best lady
rider, $10 cash.
L. Berland Contest, To best gentle
man! rider, $5 cash.
One-fourth mile dash, free for all,
purse $10Q, 5 to enter and- 3 to
start. Five per cent of purse
all entries. An additional 5 per
cent charg d money winners.
Lecture on some subject, to be an
nounced, dealing with farm matters
by one of the professors from the
State Agricultural College at Cor
Continuation of auction, sales. .
High Dive. -.
Contest for prize? offered by farmera
of Lower Praltrie Creek. To man
harnessing four horses, hitching
them to wagon and walking team
GO feet. (In this contest, neatness
of harnesslnig and hitching to
count equally with speed.) Prizes,
1st $25; 2di, $10.
S. D. Keltner"CoJites.t. To boy, 16
or under, who harnesses two
1 horses, hitches them to plow and
plows furrow. . (In this contest,
neatness of harnessing and' hitch- .
fang and etralghtness of furrow to
count equally with speed.) Prltee,
Association's contest. Foe best single
driver, owner to drive. 1st prize,
. $10; 2d, $5.
First day of relay race. Race to be
15 miles, 6 ml'.es per day for three
days. Each entry to be allowed
five horses, 'Horses to be changed
each one-half mile. Horses, at
time, of change, may be held by
others, but rider must change his
. own saddle. Horses restricted
to Wallowa county horses. Race
horses barred. Three starters, re
quired. Entrance to this racet $10.
Association guarantees purse of
Harness horse race, best,' two In
three heats, one-half mile, owners
to drive. Purse, $25, of which $15
to first; $10 to second.
Lecture on, some subject, to be an
nounced, dealing with farm matters
by a professor from 0. A, C7
A M.'v . ,
9 to 11:30
9 to, 11:30
1 P. M.
9 to 11:30
1 P. M.
Continuation of auction, sales.
Packing contest. 1st prize, $10, of
fered by Baker & Sinllh; 24 prize,
$5, offered by W. C. Boatman, In
this contest neatness- counts equal
ly with speed. Each con teat ant
must pack .the same load. Each
contestant must pack his load with
out assistance, but may have what- ,
ever assistance he may desire in ..
driving his pack animal 100 yards.
Baking content for prizes offered by
W. C. Dorrance. 1st prize, $10; 2d,
$3; 3d, $2:50. To girl 18 years
old or under, who makes and bakes
pan, of biscuits quickest and best.
Association's content. For best driv
ing team, owner to drive. 1st, $15;
Second day of relay race.
Three-eighth mile dash, free for all,
purse $100. Five to eater and 3
to start. Five per cent charged all
entries. An additional 5" per cent
charged money winners. .
Lecture by O. A. C. professor.
Continuation, of auction sales.
Candidates' Day, All the candidates
for state office on all the tickets .
wil' be present.
Pulling contest: . 1st prtee, $20 suit .
of clothes offered by C. H. Zurch
er; 2d prlee, $10 cash, offered by,
R. 1.. Day, proprietor White Front
Stables ATo be3it pulllngi team.
- " Handicap contest. Handicaps will
be. announced later.
Baby Show, for prizes offered by
Hon. D. W. Sheahan,$5 to prettiest
boy baby, under on year; $5 to
, prettiest girl baby, under 1 year.
All contestants must have been
born lin Wallowa county.
Conclusion of re!ay race.
One-half mile free for all, purse f 100.
Same conditions as in, other fun
Speeches by Candidates.
School Children's Day.
Continuation, of auction, sales.
Contest for prize, as follows: 1st
prize $10, offered by Enterprise
Real Estate Co.; 2d prize $5; 3d
prize $2.50, offered by the associa
tion. To girl, 12 years old or un
der, member of any Sunday School
In' Wallowa county, who slings best.
Riding contest, 1st prize $6.50; 2d
prize, $3.50. To girl under 16 who
Foot Ball game, Wallowa County
High School vs. some other school
to be announced' later.
Horse races, to be filled.
BIG STOCK SALES
HUNDREDS OF HORSES, CATTLE
AND OTHER STOCK WILL BE
The auction oa'.es of high grade ,
horses, cattle and other stock to be
held every day of the Wallowa County
fair except Monday, bids well to be
the biggest thing of the kind ever
held In. Eastern. Oregon. Personal
letters have bean written to over -400
stock buyers In, the Northwest,
and a large attendance of outside
purchasers seems assured'.
The stock offered for sale will In
clude some of the best lav Wallowa
county and that means the best la
all the Northwest, for Wallowa coun
ty 13 second to none In stock
horses, cattle, sheep and swine.
On. Tuesday alone over 100 head of
high grade Percherons, Clydes and
Shires will be offered' for tale. They
are from the well known stables of
i. A. Anderson and George Wagner.
That fact la enough to guarantee
the quality of the horses, as every
horseman tn several counties round
about knows. -
That sale Is but a sample of .what
will be taking place on Wednesday,
Thursday, Friday and Saturday forenoons.
Mr. Anderson, who is one of the
foremost horse breeders In Eastern
Oregon, and a big woolgrower as
well, says there are over 800 horses
already In sight, for 'the sales to say
nothing about the cattle, Bheep and
No lover of fine stock can afford
to miss these great sales whether
he is a probable purchaser or not.
MOVING PICTURE 8HOW OPEN8
The Lyric theatre opened last night
with the following program:
"Trained Birds" and . "Servants
Good Joke." (Comedy.
"Red Wing's Gratitude" an Indian
Btry. ' - . ;
Illustrated Song, "How Do You
Do, Miss Josephine?"
"Under the Stars and Stripes," a
story of the Spanish American! War.
These pictures are without doubt
the best ever seen In Enterprise, be
ing perfectly clear and steady, two
qualities very seldom seen In email
However, the Lyric Is In Enter
prise for good, and. the management
assures us that all pictures shown
will be up to the standard of those
seen last night, the program chang
ing Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
A departure bound to meet the ap-)
proval of the ladles is the souvenir
matlmee that will be given, each Wed
nesday afternoon when a souveuilr
will be give a each lady and girl.
CITY WATER AT. FAIR.
City water, the best and purest In1
the world, and electric lights at the
fair grounds will Insure comfort,
cleanliness and .convenience, day and
Fancy Work May
Be Sent In Now
Mrs. Anson Poley Will Take Charge
of 1 Pending Opening of
. Ladles of the county having f ancy
work to exhibit at the fair, and not
being able to come to Enterprise at
present' and thus took after the
work Intended for the exhibit, can
save time and, trouble by sending all
ufh crk to Mrs. Anson F. Poley,
E-i i-f pi ise. Mts. Poley will take
chavgi of all ach work before the
fair, and '.Lus the owners cf U'b
.'ancy w ik will receive thj sail
faction lut It will not become c!Hk.t
ut or tolled. This will facilitate
the collection of such exhibits.
The Fair preparations, not alone in
this detail, but in all other details,
are rapidly being completed. From
all present Indications the exhibits
at the fair will be the most complete
la the history of the county, and the
attendance wEA be the largest, good
weather permitting,' of any also In
tljs county's history, .
Practically every resident of the
county Is working to make fair week
a hom -coming week, and Is writing
to absent members of family and
to friends with this to, vle-r.
Flora Expects You -At
North End Fair
Ftnq Exhibits And Good Program
Thursday and Friday, Septem
ber 22 and 23.
Everybody that possibly can should
attend the North End fair that will
be held at Flora, Thursday and Fii
iayt September 22 and 23. The beau
:y of the ride Itself is worth alii the
Ime and expense of the trip.
There will te a fine exhibit of
North End products, grasses, grain
ind stock, from Flora and Loat
Prairie; some of the famed Paradise
wheat and the wonderful fruit from
Troy, Grouse and Eden.
Following Is the program ol! sports:
Team pulling contest, single horse
pulling contest, relay race on horse
jack, men's egg race, ladles' egg
ace, boy's egig race, 100 yard dash,
at man's race, lady's race, girl's
.ace, boy's race, ' sack race, barrel
ace, men's relay race, boy's relay
ace (under 10 years), lifting sledge,
-Ing tournament, horse race (300
ards), boy's pony race, lady's hoise
ace, girl's horse race,
'You will need same Fair duds. We
re there. See oar new Ties, Shirts,
Hits, Shoes, etc. W. 3. Funk & Co.
293 acres Alder Slope, $23,000.00
80 acres Alder Slope, $ 8,000.00
160 acres hill land, about six miles out, $2,000.03
320 acres, 12 miles out, $3,200.00
City L,ot, 3100 to $00
Residence Property, $6SO to $3,0 DO
Fire Insurance Surety Bond Live Stock Insurance
W. E. TAGGART The Pkweer Real Estate Man.
ENTERPRISE, : : : OREGON
fiCartflii Banking Insurts thi Saftty of Dtpostts."
Depositor! Have That Guarantee at
WALLOWA NATIONAL BANK
OF ENTERPRISE, OREGON
. CAPITAL $50,000
We Do a General Banking Business.
Exchange Bought and Sold on
All Principal Cities.
Geo. W. Hyatt, President
. Geo. 8. Craig. Vice President
W. R. Holmes, Caw tiler
A. J. Boshmer, Axat. Cashier
Geo .8. Cbaio
J. H. Dobbin
Ow. W. Hyatt Mattib A. Holmes
W. R. Holmes