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City and County
Brie! News Items
Contractor Sam Hawortli came In
from La Grande, Friday.
A. Mayfleld and family moved
from Lostlne to Enterprise, Fri
C. S. Haniey is erecting a aouaej on
his tots on Litch street Alder
The "Wooligrowr9 association is
holdiing a meeting today to the
Rev. W. S. Crockett of Lflsttoe
wLU occupy the puiliplit in the Chris
tata, church tomorrow evening.
Mrs. Amanda McFarran i quite
111 of pnieumonia at th home of
her daughter, Mrs. Thomas Morgan,
of Prairie Creek.
Mrs. C. H. Ford and two children
of Zumwait returned Friday from
two weeks visit with her people at
Garfield anid Spokane, Wn.
Luther Johtieom of Loyjor Valleyi
the young man bitten toy his sheep
dog in Joseph canyon, left Wednes
day for Portland' to take the Pas
Scarlet fever is reported abat
ing in both Joseph and Walflowa. The
quarantine will be lifted at Joseph
the first of h weak and the schools
.rcpen.ed. No deaths from the
disease have beeni reported'.
Wallowa Vatey Chapter, O. E. S.,
will visit the Joseph chapter Wed
nesday, night, January 4. Thei degree
team of the viaiiting chapter -will
.confer the degree oa thie several can--i
i .1 . '
Dr. C. A. ,Ault has received word
from Doctor Wildiamsoni of Portland
that J. P. AverM of Swamp Creek
la slowly improving in a prtivata sani
tarium. Dr. . Aul t accompanied' Mr.
AverlH to Portland three weeks
ago- ' .
Dr v. Tt Fladk'a family arrived J
The Fair store and Jackson) & Wea- mrougn
ver sold 4,000 Chriatmas cards.
G. F. Conley and two children, of
Corvallla are visiting hia bromer,
J. C, and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Max Gum'emnta re
turned Thursday from their wedding
trip to Portland.
The continuation of the absorb
ing Tracy serial will be. In- aextj Wed
Forest Sunervlsor Harvey Harris.
came up from WaUowa, Friday, to
attend the Woolg rowers meeting, Sat
Attorney DamteV- Boyd return!
home Friday from Salem, where he
had beem presenting the matter, of
parole for John Bare to Acting Gov
ernor Bowerman. with a successful
The Sun ouobes City Health Of
ficer Groeorv as statln'E there are
now but as von caaes of scanlet . fev
sr in Wallowa-and that there ;have
;eon. only IS cases aitogamOT aaiw
:he. start of the, epidemic.
Roger Kay has boen appointed'
station agent at Lostlne, succeeding
ftalekrh Goodman, who was trans
ferred to Ashland. Rogea is the
youngest station agent la the state
lot yet having reached hia 21st birth
Aunt Mary Wright was delight
fully surprised Tuesday, her eightieth
birthday anniversary, by a number
at old friends and neighbors, who
same unanmouooed t to spend the
Jay with- her, bringing a fine dinner
with them. ' A Very pleasant
day was) passed, filled wlttt'ttael cheer
jf Christmas time. A number of
reminders of the occasion) wre given
to Aunt Mary. Her Idlest son, Wil
liam Wrlgh and the following ladies
were 'present: Mesdamest Weatherly,
D. F. Salsbury, S. B. Combes. H. E.
Oakes, C. A. Audit, Serepta Weaver
and W. W. White.
Wallowa County Title &
A. C. MILLER, President ; ;
Office in' Company's new brick building opposite front of! '
new Court House, Oldest and most complete abstract plant ; ;
in county. Abstracts of title furnished promptly and cheap-; ;
ly. ... Insurance written in largest and strongest companies. . ,
Money Loaned at very Lowest Current Rates
and Sales Stable
BaKer & Smith, Proprietors
Fair treatment to everybody. Bus meets all trains 10 eta
Commercial Trade a Specialty.
First Class Rigs. Phone Orders Carefully Followed
Horses Bought and Sold
Feed For Sale Open Day and Night
Pure Bred Black Percheron Stallion at this barn for service
L. Stag gs filed on a homestead
miles noriuieaa Jt uiwivi,
U. S. Commissioner can
Roe, Thursday. ,
E. F. Johnson, one of the big
sheep men of the county came up
from 'Wallowa, Friday, to attend the
Sheriff Edgar Marvin, returned
from La Grande, Thursday, -with Ed
ward .Smith, the tailor, who made
too free- with the stock in Gum
ertnan's shop7 wheni lef t in charge.
La Grande Observer: Ed. Rumble
of the BoltonnBodmer company left
Thumsday mormtoig for San Francisco
where he joins Mrs. Rumble and! the
two -will go to Hawaii to spend two
Enterprise io&ge Knights of Pyth
ias, held high Jinks in their Castle
Hall Friday night. A long and
thrilling program was carried out, to
the crossing of the last t and dotting
of the last 1. Over 50 members were
prcaent to enjoy the: otumts, amdl leach
did a , big stunt , himself whiem It
came to the good supper that top
ped off the night's fun.
The members of the) Wmt One class
of the Presbyterian' Sunday school
were tendered' a banquet by their
teacher, A. J. Boehmer, Thursday
evening. ' The affair ,was , on of
the most deilightful social functions
of this winter. Covers were laid
for twenty-five and the, repast served
in seven courses. The following
toasts . were entertainingly given:
Original Poem, "Don' You Wish
You Were a Wlni One," Miss Amy
Olmsted: "Harmony," Archie Miller;
"The Sunny Side of the Street,'1 Miss
Murray; "New Discoveries! of! Married
Life," Lfco Forsythe; "Olassi Proph
ecy" Mr. Boenmer, Asa craug wi
clever witticism as toast-mcster kept
the table in uproars of laughter, in
a more serious vein the. Rev. Samuel
K&rria gave a brief but Interest
ing talk to She class, followei by
Draver. Vocal solos by M'fea Davis
anil Miss Boehmer and an- instrument
al stflo bv Miss Clmsfcedi wore appro-
ckylod numbers 'on tho program. In
porting the company by request of
Mrs. Boehmer song a favoriuo hymn,
"God Be With You Till We Meet
Again." Through the jleadorship of
.Mr. Boehimer .the claso not on'y en-
Joy earnest study but have created
a social side not heretof ore) apprecia
ted, and are having many piensont
tnosi this wintior.
Thi Young Man Takes
Tawney'a Placa In Congrats.
Cent a word single insertion, -1
cents a word 2 insertions. Special
rates by month and year.
N " "if? 4
Men. and teams wanted to haul lum
ber. For particulars sea the E. M.
& M. Co. 70btf.
Hall's Rooming House. Everytindng
new and modern, hot and cold wat
er, electric lights, free baths.
Board if desired. Reasonable rates.
Block west I. O. O. F. hall, Joseph,
Ore. Mrs. Ellar Hall, proprietress.
.AST SESSION TODAY
OLD COUNTY COURT.
BRIEF NEWS OF THE WEEK
The total resources of Yale Univer
sity, not including equipment, art,
book and ' other collections. ar fie-
ured at 124,000,000.
The steamship Mauretanla upon its
arrival In England December 23.
barring accidents, will be the first
ship in the history of the world to
make the round trip from the old
world to the new in the short space
of 12 days.
The measure locating the perma
nent capital of Oklahoma at Okla
homa City passed both Houses of the
Charles D. Drew and Charles Nar-
dell, former "Boss" government
weighers, who were convicted of tak
ing bribe money for the false weigh
ing of sugar, were sentenced to 10
months each in the New York peni
tentiary at Blackwell's Island.
The Stork train from New York,
bearing 63 orphaned and foundling
babies,, to be adopted by Texas fami
lies received a warm reception at
in Boston and vicinity numerous
patriotic and historical societies' eb
served tthe 137th anniversary of the
"Boston Tea Party," when, as a pro
test against the action of Great Brit
ain in levying taxes on the colonies, a
party of citizens disguised tnemselves
as Indians and threw overboard
cargo of tea rather than pay the taxes
necessary to land it
LYMAN POSTOFFICE OPEN;,
DR. C. A. AULT
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Offlca In Bank Building.
Horn phone both office andX
X C. T. HOCKETT, M. D.
V tinr)iAi i at a tin piinrrAU
TI1I51UAPI AMI SIKUCUH
I Offlcn In Litch bulkllnar. Room
no. Horn ma, ruont iu u J
4i tuiu retsuieucv. a
t DR. W. L. NICHOLS. J
1 ; Osteopathic Physician I
', . 135-137 Utch Btdg. ! j
' Tuesday, Thurodp.y and Stur !
l . 1 T 1- I V. J St Jk. A
t uay, ruwie tn. two, turn
A few weeks ago a Washington
dispatch in the daily papers said 'the
posstofflce of Lymanv on Dr.y Ridge i
in this county, had been discontinued.
This .was a xnisilaike as the following
letter from 'the postmaster shows:
Dear Sir: I notice In your paper
"that this office has beeni closed' be
cause of insufficient Dusmess
Jow I don't know ;wher you got) such
news as that, but at any rate you
should be a little careful about, pub
lishing something that Is not ai fact.
This office is not closed but is
still open and doing business. Our
business is on the increase. Cancella-
is- going to show a great deal
better for this quarter tham it did
Please correct statement in your
paper and oblige,
HARRY L. MURDOCK.
P. M., Lyman, Ore!
Emerald Rebekah lodge No. 119
has elected (the following Blew offic
ers: Noble Grand. Cora Borland ;
vice grand, Bessie WlUgerodt; treas-
urer, Bea Weathers; recording sec
retary, Alta Weathers; financial sec
retary, Abble Burnaugh. They will
be InsLal.led) Wednesday night.
J. A. BURLEIGH
Office In litch Building.
SHEAHAN & COO LEY
Practice In 8tate and Federal
Courts and Interior Department.
W. C. KETCHUM
DENTIST - ENTERPRISE J
Office In Lltca Building. Room ! !
121. Home Independent Phone.
THOS. M. DILL
Office in Litch building. Room.
107. Enterprise, Oregon.
DAM DSL BOYD
Practice In all Bute Courts ana
Interior Department. Careful at- X
teatloa to all business.
LAWYER - ENTERPRISE, ORB.
Practlee ki State and rederal
4 i;ouria ana bl iepi. wi" e
We Need the Money
We have the goods and . they must be turned into
cash. To show, even Missourians, we are in earn
est, look afthese prices. You know these goods
and you know the regular price of them, and you
know that these prices are less than cost laid down
here in Enterprise: , i
$45.00 Toledo Range, with warming closet,
beautiful looker and splendid cooker $36.00
$50.00 Toledo Range,' warming closet and
hot water reservoir - - - $40.00
$65.00 Steel Malleable Range heavy, non
destructible best on earth - $52.50
'- Lots of coal in town and you can buy a coal
stove of us-cheaper than you can freeze
$ 9.00 Coal Stove for .... $ 7.00
$15.00 Coal Stove for - - - $11.00
$28.00 Howard Combination, coal or wood $22.50
$17.50 Wood Stove - - " - - $13.50
S 4.50 New Perfection Oil Heater - - $3.50
Manv other articles in our store reduced jn propor
tion. Come NOW. These goods will not be re
placed at these prices.
S. D. KELTNER'S HARDWARE
ENTERPRISE, OREGON .
The present county court to hold
ing its final session- today to clear
up old- matters of business. The
new county court, lni which L. Couch
succeeds Sam Lltchi as commission
er, win meet next Wednesday.
Circuit Court Suits Filed.
Dec. 22 McCully Merc. Co. vs. Geo
W. and Thos. G. Wolfe.
Dec. 29 W. A. Pattorsonr vs. J.
K. Marlin I
Estate Peter Pordney: Order for
partial payment of claims.
Estate John.' Williams; Order al
lowing claims, ebc.
Guardianship of Alice Snell, a min
or; Order confirming sate or real es
Dec. 21 Max Gummorman, : 23,
tailor. Enterprise ; Nellie Mabel
Hanson. 18, Enterprise, 1
Dec. 22 William J. Daley, 27, la
borer, Wallowa; Ella F. Feagins, 17,
Dec. 24 Herbert L. Browning, 25,
clerk. Enterprise: Katharine P. Kay,
Dec. 27 Edward F. Rich, 24, labor.
er, Joseph; Bessie A. Thompson, 18,
Dec. 27 Samuel B. Armon, 22, la
borer, Wallowa;. Alvlna Lortie, 18,
Dec. 27 John W. Fine, 30, stock
man, Chlco; Florence Tinsley, zs,
Chlco. ' 1
NEWS OF NOTED PERSONS
Karl Hagenbeck, the noted collector
and trainer of wild animals, Is dead
at his home near Hamburg, Germany.
Frederonka, the Russian Socialist,
whose extraditftm the Russian gov
ernment has been seeking and whose
trial attracted much attention all over
America, was discharged from cus
tody at Winnipeg, Canada.
A boom for Representative James
A. Tawney, of Minnesota, chairman of
the House committee, for the govern
orship of the Isthmian canal zone has
has been started. Mr. Tawney was
defeated for re-election.- ,
Willis L. Moore, chief of the United
States weather bureau, denies the
charges of "mismanagement, extrava
gance and irregularities" in his de
partment made by James Berry, a
John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil
income is $19.32 a minute, according
to the quarterly dividend of 10 per
cent, amounting to $10,000,000 on all
the stock which has been authorized
by the directors. It Is estimated that
Rockefeller, since 1882, has received
$180,000,000 In Standard Oil dividends
In addition to $100,000,000, his equity
in the profits of the concern. Since
1882 the company has disbursed
$709,812,620 out of 1U profits of
11.129.442.064. leaving a surplus ol
29S acres Alder Slope, $28,009.00
80 acres Alder Slop, $ 8,000.00
' 160 acres hill land, about six miles out, $2,000.00
320 acres, 12 miles out, $3,200.00
City Lot, 3100 to $300
, Rosldeneo Property, 36 SO to $3tOOO
Fire Insurance Surety Send Live Stook Insuraaee
FARMERS UNION ADDS
ELEVEN NEW MEMBERS.
T W McAUater of La Grande,
who was recently elected state presi
dent of the Farmers Union, and
State Organizer Cox met ,wlth the
Enterprise union to the court house
An open meeting was first neid
a, which there was a goodly attend
ance, and the object and aims of
the order explained. Eleven) new
members were added to the roll of
'the local union..
From now on regular meetings of
the local union will be held. J. A.
French Is president and1 C. A Mc
Alteter secretary of the Enterprise
On mY rfltail ADDles. but it is
lmroposslole to re-tail a dog..
It was not "Mrs. Partington,'' but
some other worn am -who observed that
the Sterling famUy must have been
large and very rich at owq time, Judg
ing from the great quantiy of sllvr-
Iware marked wKh their name.
F0REIGN NEWS BITS
The London police use finger print
records to Identify more tnan 7,uuu
prisoners a year.
The Russians propose the Impost
tlon of a tax on unmarried men and
women of marriageable age. The tax
is graduated according to the Incomes
of the offenders.
There is general rejoicing through
out Ireland over the breaking up of
the big estates and the purchase of
them by the tenants who live
on them. The landlords are appar
ently satisfied, as tbey get their
money in a lump sum.
Suffragettlsm Is having another
spell of activity In England Just now.
It is the worst spell the country has
ever had, Just as each of the swells
which preceded It was worse than its
The announcement that the munici
pal council Intends to propose a tax
on cats baa raised a storm ot conster
nation and indignation la ParUlaa
W. E. TAGGART,
ENTERPRISE, ' : :
The Pioneer leal EitoU Mm.
: : OREGON
QiCartfiti Banking Imuns tht Safity of Dtpostlt."
Depositors Have That Guarantee at
WALLOWA NATIONAL BANK
OF ENTERPRISE, OREGON
We Do a General Banking; business.
Exchange Bought and Sold on
AU Principal Cities.
Geo. W. Hyatt, President
Geo. H. Craig, Vloe President
W. B. Holmes, Oaahlei
A. J. Boehmer, Asst. Cashier
Geo .8. Obais
J. H. Dobbw
Gao. W. Hyatt
Matto A. Heuo
W. R. Nolmh
Livery, Peed and Sale Stable
R . U. DAY Proprietor
Good Rigs Fair Treatment Horse Bought and Sold
Special Attention to Commercial Trade -
RateB for Regular Boarder ' Bus to and From Traim
Best of Help Employed Home Phone
Open Day and Night One Block North of Hotel Enterprise
Get Your Plumbing Done
Before Cold Weather Starts
I carry a complete line of Bath Tubs, Basins
Bowls, ete. PRICES RIGHT.
"Superior" Stoves and Ranges
Bst on tMm Market
S K CLARK, a blks. south' Hotel Enterprise