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THIRTEENTH YEAR. NO. 10.
ENTERPRISE, WALLOWA COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 1911.
CITY OFFICIAL PAPER,
MONDAY SUPPERS BY
INITIAL ONE AT HOTEL ENTER
PRISE IS ENJOYED BY
The initial Monday evening supper
at Hotel Enterprise, given by the
Commercial club, was voted a suc
cess by the goodly number present
last Monday night. .. Members' of the
club and citizens dropped in until
three long tables were surrounded by
hungry and expectant men. Landlord
Bauer attended to the hungry part all
right In his usual good style, while
the curiosity of all was satisfied in
th good talks and informal social
time that followed the supper. ,
Charles H. Dodd, the ploneerlmple
went dealer of Portland, was a wel
come visitor and made a talk full
of wit and wisdom. Mr. Dodd was for.
30 years the leader of the publicity
movement in Portland, serving, as pres
dent of the Chamber of Commerce
for many years, also organized the
immigration movement in this state.
Ho first visited the Wallowa valley in
1867, again in 1873, and carried a mus
ket here In 1876-77. He has been a
frequent visitor since and knows this
county and its resources. He says
Wallowa is without a peer in scenery
has the grandest mountains, the most
beautiful lake, the prettiest streams
and the greatest and most varied re
sources of any county In all the Pa
clf.c Northwest, but is the most back
ward in publicity. He gave some very
pertinent Advice on how to achieve
the publicity, und highly commended
the start made for weekly gatherings.
Short talks were made by various
members as the spirit moved them,
and some good suggestions brought
forth. - . ' f
These suppers are the Idea; of Presl
dent Boyd of the . Commercial club,
and all citizens Interested In the
welfare of the town and county,, are
invited to cornel to the hotel next
Monday night and every Monday
night at 7:30 o'clock. Each one pays
for hiB own meal at the regular
rale and it Is the Intention to keep
thera entirely lnfwmal, and to avoid
June S Ed Thompson, 28, farmer,
Wallowa: Dora B, McCubbln, 24, Los- j
S. F. Pace was at Lostlne Satur
day on business.
Cent a word -single insertion, 1
cents a word 2 Insertions. , Special
rates by month and year,
" FOR SALE.
Cottage, big lot bam, oellar, ate',. In
most desirable location in Enterprise
for sale at a bargain. Only $160 cash
balance easy payments, Carl Roe,
Enterprise. . ' 7b2
Matched team of horsae. Well broke I 0f Timothy McCarthy, deceas
aod true to pull. Bee Carl Roe or ed t0 creditors of and all persons
n a -rr. A a A fiflUil I ... a
w. i. US4VW, jm,varpr, vr. uu
I will sell all or any of my town prop
erty at reasonable prices. W.. W
Zurcher. Enterprise. Oregon. 40btf
Sec. 36, 3 N 44 640 A. 6 E sec.
22. WV4 NW sec 23, SW 8W
sec. 14. 3 S 46280 A. J. S. Cook,
Bums, Ore. 4btf
Gaeollne engine, complete In good
running order, 23 horse power,
' Cheap If taken at once. . Inquire at
this office. ' ' 7b2
CheaD a couDle of cook stoves. In
quire ot H. E. Merryman. 9b2
MONEY TO LOAN
State Funds loaned, 6 per cent. John
P. Rusk, Atty, Bute Land. Board. Jo-
House in erst part of town, clone
to schools. Inatrire of Dr. C. A.
Ault, Enterprise. lbtf
Seven room house for rent. Near
public and High schools. Good out
buildings. Lee R DeVore. 41-4
To trade fer farm land, four (4) ac
res of fruit land Jn Clarkston, Wash.,
all In fruit bearing trees, will trade
for farm land. Address S. W. Otton,
P. O, box 327, Lewlston, Idaho, 10-1
FRUITTS GETS a FIR8TS
AT UNION STOCK SHOW.
John Frultts of Prairie Creek swept
the board at the ato:k show in Un
ion last week, with ' his Hampshire
hogs, the white belfced breed ' that
attracted so much attention at our
county fair last fall. Mr. Frultts
received three firsts and one second
FISHERS HAD GOOD LUCK.
Uncle Jake Millard, J S. Wagner,
Frank Hamblen, Byram Mayfleld, Will
Locke, H. K. Shirk, A. 3. Conoway and
A Marquis returned Saturday from
a week's fishing trip to Troy.'. They
made a big catch ask- em and had
a fine outing. Uncle JaV.e Millard and
Mr. Wagner returned Cor more sport
Timber In Small Tract.
A few small trats of timber, land
Just above Alder Slope for sale. How
uuch do you need? x See Carl Roe,
Room 2 Berland Building, Enterprise,
Oregon. 41tf . '
Bunch Grass Fed
Dairy Cows Thrive
' ' . ,,.u u, I
Crflfrm Tests Rank With Highest-
Newsy Notes From Chap
' man District.
Chapman District, June 5. One of
Elmer Rucker's best milch cows
broke her leg in some- unaccountable
way while in the corral one night
last week and had to be killed.
Caleb Gotter, after putting out poi
son for saulrrels. mit the can in a
8ack mi piace(1 it underneath the
flftck 8ea(. thinking it out of harm'B
waVj but onfl of hl9 worlt horsas
t ' . t ' and got enough of
the poi to u
a coyote not' Into Bill Harvey's
k , gheeD and killed a nice fat
ialn.D which convinces ' us that the
coyotes are not all dead yet.
L, Harmon, J.. C. Higgins and
W -A. Elmer sold a lot of nice,
smooth hogs on the market last week
The weather stays so cqpl ; that
crops and -gardens don't grow very
fast, although the pastures are fine
and stock Is doing well.
J. C, Higglns .has recently pur
chased a cream separator. Farmers
do well with milch cows In this vic
inity. Bunch grass Is good feed for
Our cream tests, rank
with the. highest.
Geo. Stonebrtok will finish his sum
mer fallowing this week on the C.
Elmer farm. . " . .
A E. Hartley and son Ray left on
Saturday's train for a few days so
journ in Elgin.
E. A. Crossler and A. C. Smith
have finished breaking aod for this
season. Each, has a large acreage
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
In the County Court of Wallowa Coun-
I ty, Oregon,
In the matter of the estate- of Tim
I othy McCarthy, Deceased.
Notice It hereby, given by the. un
dersigned, administrator of the . es
having claims against said oeceasea
to present such claims with the nec-
essary vouchers within sx months
after the first publication Qf this
notice to the administrator, at The
First National Bank of Joseph, Qre-
gon, which bank the undersigned se
lects as his ' place Qf business in
nil matters connected' with said es
tate of Timothy McCarthy, deceased
F, F. SCRIBNER,
Administrator of the Estate of Tim
Qthy McCarthy, deceased,
- Attorney for Administrator,
Dat of first publication, the 8th
day of June, 1SU,. c5
Fixing lh Lessen.
Parson Saunders was a little per-
one gunflay morning over some
worldly matter and made a mistake
in the reading of the Scriptural les
sons. He read the second lesson
where be should hare read the first
As bo neared the end of his reading
the parson saw that he was In error.
He saw that his congregation knew
be was in error. How, then, to con
clude! To conclude in the orthodox
way "here enuetn me secona lesson
would hardly do, as it was not the sec-
P""-1 V " """"
it. pn the other band, be called the
first lesson since orooerlT it was the
I:: "i. r. I,." : "
, 'Tr ZZ7:.: t'.
'Here endeth the wrong lesson."
Jfew York Press, .
Hockett Elected .
Unanimous Choice Of His Fellow
- Members New Officer
Councilman C. T. Hockett was un
animously elected president of the
new council at Its first meeting held
Monday night. Owing to the late
ness of the hour in starting, because
of the Commercial club suppei, little
other business was transacted, t
The old council was called to ord
er by Mayor Burleigh, and after read
ing of the certificates of election of
their successors, adjourned sine die.
" .I "' T T. tWo ,it,
ett, who was absent from the city,
had all been sworn in by the City
Recorder. They are: Mayor,: J. A.
Burleigh (re-elected) ; councllmen Geo.
Law and C. H. Zurcher; city record
er, Carl Roe; city treasurer, ' W. F.
Savage (re-elected); city attorney,
T. M. Dill (re-elected). Dr.. C, T.
Hockett was also re-elected council
man, and Fred S. Ashley and S. D.
Keltner are hold-overs.
The mayor appointed Ashley, Kelt-
ner, Law and Zurcher a committee to
... mi-. . . .,,,
IIUl Willi LUC VlbJ u -v 0
after the Improvement of the city hall
on East First street.
The followlg bills were allowed:
Enterprise Prees, printing and-
advertlelng .... .... .... 114 20
D. L. Reavis, surveying......, 7 50
Dr. C. A. Ault, medical servfc-.
es .... ... 2 00
John Patterson, lumber ...,,6165
E. J. Forsythe, lighting and r
lamps,.... ...... .. .....i-j7146
DEATH RECORD.. -
Mrs. W. W Willett died it her
home In Lostlne SLunday morning at
4 o'clock, after many weary inonths
of suffering. Funeral was held Sun
day afternoon at 4:30 o'clock, Rev.
W. S. Crockett officiating; burial was
in Lostlne cemetery.' ' ' "'
Anna Belle Neel was bom 'at Mor-
ganfleld, Ky., Feb. 22, 1849, and was
married to W. W, Willett at Waverly,
Ky., n 1870. Soon after they moved
t Qaage Mission, Kan.., and later
to Sacramento, Cal., and about 30
years agp to Walla Walla. Not long
after they came tQ this, county and
ijave resided here ever since, main
ly at Lqtlne. The deceased Jqln-
ed the Christian cfturch In 18,71 while
residing In Kentupky, but for many
yesra her membership has, been In
the Lostlne phurch. She was a good,
christian mother and highly respected
by all who knew her. She suffered
a paralytic stroke eight years ago ant"
never recovered from the effects. Her
husband took her east in 1904 where
i Je skill f hep brgther, a. nqted
specialist in Kentucky, and the bestj
medical ajd in Chcagq could notify w
hin hr ' benS able t0- experiment deeper dri!
neip ner, . I fc ...... ., . iu.
Besides her life companlqn, she
leaves to mourn her death three
daughters, Mrs. ft. B. Bowman and
Mrs! Irylng Whltmore of Lostlne, and
Mra. Lily Burns f Modesto, CaJ, two
sqnq Pearl and Arph of Lostlne; three
Sisters, and two, half brothers In
Unlqn county, Ky, and a sister, Mrs.
Jf L, Brqwning, of Enterprise.
PIANT TPiE$ OP JAMAICA,
They 8h?! Ma ef Ptifl fiilk
etn Eyr Yuri
The silk cqttpn trees of Jamaica are
one of the most striking natural fea
tures pf thl$ beautiful inland, and vis
itors express much curiosity concern-.
Ing thena. The fiber pf the cotton is
too short tor textile uses, hut 4ual"
ty )s delicate aud. fjue,
' The trees are most Interesting in
structure, . They jeacb a height t son
OT goo feet, it la the lartfeat tree on
the lalflPd, and th branches Pfteo over
bang more than an acre of ground.
Pome of them are centuries old, dat
ing back to the landing of the Span
lards. They have withstood the trop
ical winds of the region through the
adaptation of their structure. The
leavn are very few, and there are
heavy masses of root.
This giant tree flowers once a year.
It bears a number of pods much the
size aud shape of a cucumber. These,
pods dry and burst, and out floats thi
beautlfu cream colored silk co.ttoa.
covering jue gruunu au4 sniuug ui, cue
sit lor some, aistuuce, Tue seeas, of
fp,ur; are borne on the silky fala
m'ents. This cotton Is used at present
only for pillows. Its use as gu,ucqtto
f,i Wn .rw.Lon nf
, vr- . m'
, v'" ""t V T
tiv Jamaicans and hewn Into canoes,
1 Bt1en.ce Monitor.
Read th a4vtlsmanM,
Tragic Death Of
Drank Nitric Acid By Mistake
Law Cheats Mother of
Letters of administration have v,jfn
granted F. F. Scrlbner to settle t
estate of Tim McCarthy, the well
known Snake River miner, who died
at Pocatello, Ida, May 11. Mr. Mc
Carthy owned mines In various parts
of the county and his estate will
foot up to four or five thousand
Mr. McCarthy came to his death
la rather a tragical manner. After
tiA..l I A T) l
,he started for Kallspel, Mont., to vis-
It his mother. He put up for th
night at a hotel In Pocatello and early
lu the morning, between 4 and 5
o'clock, ' he got up for a drink and
swallowed nitric acid by mistake.
He un down on the street in his
night clothes and met a policeman,
but the poison had paralyzed his
throat and he couldn't explain. In
his frenzy he grabbed the policeman
as if he were a child and threw him
Into the street. McCarthy then ran
into a grocery and drank several bot
tles of olhe oil, He then seized a
pad of paper and on the blotter top
wrote his vr"!. stating In .explicit
terms who he was, and where his se
curities were deposited and directing
that all his property, real and person
al, should so to Uls uoilier. A phy3l
clan had been mi in mined but no anti
dote could save him and he died af
ter I'.'iKr fif fifcony b'Vween 4 and 5
j clock in tho aftf'iLon.
McCarthy was an unmarried man
about I'O years of age. While his will
Is explicit, under the technical and
Eiicient statute, if Oregon In regard
to" nuncupative .villi It Is of no ef
fect, and his p''oitvt will go to his
-heirs, a number ora brothers and sis
ters. Plenty Water On
. High' Hill Summit
Ranchers Make Lucky Strike, In, Well
Pnly Nip Feet PP '
A few years ago, C. J. San ford; and
j, E. Qsterhoudt drilled for water on
their homesteads, three miles north
West Enterprise, The homesteads
are located qn tQP of a high, rolling
hill, tUe fiummlt of which. 1 400 feet
abQVe th e7 nd e nice houses
; P'n view irpm tne town.
n. w was armea over 4uu tee
'"B t"" "
Iqus, and cqa,tly h.".uAlntf of water con
tlnued until a few weeks ago.
They noticed a badger hole at thv
j heaJ & nt "raw, about a quar
ter of a mile from Mr. Qsterhoudt's
house, that was, filled with water.
Wth difficulty, ,wng to the water,
they due; a well nine feet deep and
ever since have ha.d abundance, of
water fqr dqme8ic td. ftttKih use, and
for their nelghhura who haul it
lwy- n barrels.
The flow Is so strong that aftei
constant pumping they lowered tlu
water to the bottom cjntt day, and
went to dinner, They were" back li;
5Q inlnuta and found the well fu'
Everyone rejoices with Mewa 0
terhoudt nd Sanfod. in tholr goo.
uck, fqr they have worked hard am
made two splendid farms. The
raise fin grain and lots of it o
the hilltop and it is never injured b.
A half dozen or more good well
have been struck In the wheat lam
within a few miles of town durln
the Past winter, and there Is ti
longer doubt there is plenty qf wate
for domestic and (am atock use t
be secured fqr the digging, whll
j everybody Is confident that
j deep-drilled hole- would strike an a:
! tesian basin. Some day someone wit
; tne money ana nerve wi.u prove it.
The WW" t: today who) has- goo
health good temp 3 r, good sense, brlgh
eyes and a lovely complexion, th
result of correct living and good dl
gentlon, wins th admiration of
world. If yoir digestion is fault
Chamberlain's 8tomach and Livei
Tablets will correct it. For h)
all dealers, ",'
: :BTG-"DEAL RUMORED.
It is reported that Ed Rumble has
sold his timber just south of the
Fltzpatrick place, five miles north
west of Enterprise, to a lumber com
pany that will put in a 60,000 saw
mill, tramway, etc.
There are 20 minions of feet of Um
ber in the deal.. The news can
not be verified today as Mr. Rumble
is not In La . Grande and all other
parties who would likely know the de
tails are out of reach.
Wagons and backs poured thru En
terprise all day Tuesday bound for
the Fanners picnic at Wallowa lake
and a five coach special brought in
Union, Umatilla and Baker county
people. Tuesday was a beautiful, sun
shiny day, and Wednesday cloudy but
warm. They are having a delight
There Is one medicine that every
family should be provided with and
especially during the summer months
viz. Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy. It Is almost
certain to be needed. It costs but a
r,:iarter. Can you afford to be with
out It? For sale by all dealers.
Cattle, Sheep and
Hogs Are Shipped
Fordice & Allen, Hotohklss and Gow
ing Send Stock To, Port
W. B. Fordice and C. H. Alien of
Lost Prairie shipped a car load of
cattle and one mixed cattle and hogs
from this station to the Portland
market, Tuesday, A car of cattle
went out from Joseph Tuesday also.
The stock shipped by Fordice &
Allen was gathered in the North End
and both cattle and hogs were in
prime condition. Mr. Fordice accom
panied the shipment.
- I, S. Hotchklss shipped two cars of
sheep from here "Saturday and one of
hogs from LoBtlne to the Portland
Union Stock Yards. The sheep were
prime young mutton. He accompanied
the shipment. Mr, Gowlng of Prairie
Creek shipped a care of hogs, Satur-
The annual meeting of the stockhold
ers of the Enterprise Hotel company
will be held at the Wallowa) National
bank at eight o'clock p, m. on June
19, It'll, fur the purpose ot electing
a board ot directors, and the transac
tion of such other business aa may
proiM.Tiy coma before aald meeting.
CEO. W. HYATT,
GUARDING THE KING.
Old English Methgds Whi ths Men
aroh Was Tkn Sick.
Tlio Uvw taUm pwullitr aafeiruards
rqimd the )t-ron of the KiigllsU sov
erelgu in cuse f slikiiess. They are
mere survival lt (he present settled
order of KOYfrumout, but at oiio time
the Oiimcwluutty which the klug's In-
fflpaeKy afforded aspirants t the
throue or treusou makers t shorten
his dHys ot ft mini mum. of risk of de
tection mude ll)t- (4cautIou8 reason
able. "If th Vlg bo taken sick," says
Coke u his "Iustitutes," "tuore ought
t be a warrant Issue from the privy
council, addi-PHHod to certain physi
cians and surgeuusi. authorizing them
to administer- to the royal patient po
tlonea. yrtuios, laxltuvos, medleluas,
etc, Utlh. nono of these should bo giv
en except by conHvut and advice of
the council, and they ought to et
down In writing everything done, and
administered, aud they should com
pound all drugs themselves aud uot In
trust tbelr prepuratlon to any apothe
cary." Coke wrote thus of precedent In the
year 1010, and today the law Is practl
cully as be found it, although at the
present thne In practice the privy coun
cil simply hears reports of the program
of the king's malady aud loaves actual
treatment entirely to. the physicians In
direct charge of (he case, Exchange.
"I envy you," says tne Tory thin
man. "I wish I Imd your weight.
Here I am. a skinny, dyspeptic crea
ture, suffering bulf the time with
"Envy me!" chuckles the very fat
mun. "Why. what If yen do have the
stomach ache hulf the lime? Think
what a little bit of a stomach ache
you can buve. Now, when I have the
stomach ache It amounts te some-thing."-Llfe.
Good prtnUuet Get it here.
L SESSION IS
FULL OF BUSINESS
OLD COUNCIL GETS MOVE ON
AND ORDERS IMPORTANT
The last business session of the old
council, a called meeting held Fri
day night, was a business session, in
deed. More crosswalks were ordered,
dilatory property owners ordered to
build cement or board walks within
10 days, the E. M. & M. flume at Riv.
er street ordered below street grade,
the Jangle abou City Attorney Dill'
salary straightened out and a big
batch of bills allowed.
The mayor and ail the councllmen
except Dr. Hockett were present. The
reports of the city recorder and the,
city treasurer were read, and a con
densed statement of same ordered
published. They are found elsewhere
in this paper,
A Contract was given John Oberg
to construct four more cement cross
walks, and cap and widen three old
ones at the same price of the sample
one at River and Greenwood streets
27V4 cents- per square foot.
The recorder was directed to noti
fy property owners on Main and Riv
er streets, where cement walks were
ordered . some mouths ago, to .-con-atruci
same within 10 days, or the
city would do so and charge to the
property. Certain property owners on
East F.-rst and West Second streets
were given similar notice foil the build
ing of wooden sidewalks.
An ordinance increasing the bond
ot the city recorder to $2,000 waa
adopted. It appears elswhere 111
The bill of City Attorney Dill for
$120 for extra services during the
past year wts allowed in the sum lot
f'A end oil motion tho attor
ney In to be allowed for his services
hirenfter $10 a month arJ no m.oiq
-The recunlei ras dlre-'fl notify .
the K M. & M. com pan to place
li-a flume til River and Grant streets
below street vade as esa'lj'Ml.ed for
cement walks, the work hi begun,
wi'.ti-n (i'l days from date of notice.
Counellmcn Keltner and Ashley
wore named as a committee to audit
the books of the treasurer and record;
er. Following were the
! Claims Allowed
W. P. Hambelton, smithing .. $ 2 80
Wallowa County, metal pipe .. 83 3(
Calvin ft Roe, work with, team
2 days ., 10 00
Chad. Hug, salary tor May .. 75 00
S. D. Keltner, pipe and water
supplies 36 41
T. M. Dill, aalary for May.. 5 00
Cfaua. Thomas, telegram, record
ing Wagner deed, etc.. .. 9 60
W. F. Savage, salary for May
and stamps 10 50
Chaa. Thomas, salary for May 16 00
T. M. Dill, extra services .. 60 00
At a called meeting of the council
on May 27, the committee from the
Ladles Improvement league reported
I the raising of $350 by subscription fot
j the purchase- of the cemetery. The
1 report was accepted and the city at
j torney and recorder directed to com-
plot the purchase. The subscription
j list was turned into the general fund,
i and the money to be hereafter receiv
ed for -the sale of cemetery lota
will be placed In a fund to be known
as the cemetery fund.
The officers have completed the
purchase of the cemetery and adjac
ent ground from A. M. Wagner.
AMONG THE CHURCHES
Christian: Next Sunday night Mr.
Crockett will begin a series of ser
mons on "Hypocrlts and Infidels." The
Infidels are invited to come and hear
the truth told on the hypocrlts next
Catholic: Mass and 'sermon next
Sunday morning at 8 o'clock, Rev.
Father Peter Hetiel officiating.
Next Sunday Is Children's Day In
the Presbyterian church. There will
be exercises by the Sunday school
i children at 11 o'clock. An Interest
ing program has been prepared and
everyone Is cordially Invited to at
tend. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Staggs, of just
northeast of town, returned home Sat
urday from a fortnight's visit at their
former home, Weston; They unde
the trip overland. Mr. Staggs' little
brother, Master Jesse Staggs of Spo
kane, returned with them for a visit.