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City Official rapcr.- if lifef fiisn IS I I " I Ta I r . r .A fOL. XVIII. NO. Beginning Saturday, Dec. 28th, we will place on sale an immense line of merchandise at aston isbiilv low prices. We do this in order to re dm our stock before taking our annual invoice Febv. i..5t, and every one is invited to call cind avail themselves of this opportunity to secure bargains. W e also take this oppornity to express to one and all our appreciation of their liberal patron age during the past year and solicit the same in the future. We assure you that we will do our utmost to merit ycur good will, and endeavor to serve you faithfully. 1 j Wishing all a prosperous and happy New Year, we ar E. M. & ag Respectfully yours, CO. 7Y REPRESESTATIVE XEWSPAPER OF WALLOWA COUXTV. ENTERPRISE, OREGON- JANUARY Ifi, 1902. THE WORLD'S NEWS FROM FAR & NEAR. Clipped From Our Exchanges. Thomas S. Aldrich, an employe of J the railroad, anil resident of LaGrard for the past twelve ywars, died sudden ly Jan. 7. of heart failure, at that place. There were paid out bv the countv h court of Umatilla county Oregon, dur- K lnp the vour rxf 1YI n ." - - -' .. w , . i L'uiilil y 1 1 scalps, $0,944. As each scalp calls for two dollars, h it appears that 3 472 servagerous var mints were killed in Umatilla county, or there a bouts, last year. hAN Antonio, Tex., Jan. (!; On ac count o' the almost total failure of grass and the high price of feed stuff's in this section over 1000 head of horses and milch cows have been kill ed in San Antonio during the past 150 days to prevent them from dying of starvation. There has been a drout in this sectson for 12 months or nion and there is no prospect for an im provement. Senator Clark, of Montana, is said to be the richest man in the world His Arizona mines, "The Great Verde' is probably the greatest the world has ever seen. He is reported to have al ready refused if 500,000,000 for it and well he may, for experts estimate that there are 23,000,000 tons of ore in sight, and that if properly worked the mine will yield annually $180,000,000. fa 1 lie material of the Buffalo ExpO IS Hltion which r roonntlv colli tr. .... vvi ii i ij DVIU M wrecking company for $ 132,000, cost over 8,000,000 to put in shape orig inally. There were 33,000,000 feet of lumber in the buildings. 2.000.000 pounds of pipe, 200,000 incandescent ugnts, zu.uou llag poles and 30,000 flags. More than 1000 freight cars will bt needed to transport the mater ial to Chicago. County Court Proceedings. In matter of W S Adams' road, a claim of damages being filed, matter continued, viewers appointed to assess damages. In matter of Edward Mason road, report favorable and road ordered opened. Thos. Lathvop resigned road super visor of Dist No 2, and E. W. South wick appointed. Thos. Lathrop was appointed road master of Wallowa county for one y.'ar, salary $720, bond if 2000. A C Simth road, defeated on re monstrance. In matter of adjusting peddler's licence in Wallowa county. Peddlers on foot or bicycle shall be charged $26 per year; two peddlers using one or two horses $52 per year. Damages on J. W. Emmons road. Viewers having to report. G. II. Lightle, C. J. Yager and J. J. Berner were appointed to meet i'eb. 1, 1902 and make report as to amount of damages caused by said road. V. E. lavis road, petition granted ; viewers: Jno. Baldwin, Elniur Wag ner and Jas. Hilton, to meet March 17, 1902. Jno. Huber road, petition allowed: viewers: Geo. It. Erans, B. M. Roiin saville and A. C. Palmer, to meet Mar. 3, 1002. J W Cole road, petition allowed; viewers: Ed Hinton, J K Edgmond and Geo Greenwood, to meet Mar. 19, 1902. Tax levy 1901, county tax 14 mills, contingent 9-10 mill, scalp bounty, 1 mill, road fund 2 mills, school fund 3 mills and state tax 5 mills, indigent soldier ltotal 28 mills. G X Ames road, report favorable and road ordered opened. Claims: County officers saleries allowed; H K Hanna court reporter $ CO 00 B T Long bailiff 0 00 IS 1.) 110 41 07 2100 102 00 89 00 T M Hamilton T Lath rone ' J C tfeavii ' G W Harris C J Yager ' S A Hart A E Mitchell ork on road Peter Goebel ' P II Gny E W Southwich ' Jno. Young ' ' Jno. Young 72 50 7i 00 80 30 98 151 3 28 4 95 85 25 5 7(i 17 (59 4 10 6 94 3 148 97 20 A J Poe E T Roup bridge lumber E T Roup J II Hartshorn C R Elliott son C R Elliott & sm N C Longfellow road, report unfav orable, read disallowed. T M Hamilton bridge lumber McDonald Bios, same Marvin Bros. Jno Huber same J. H. MeCubbin same W II Weaver same Flora Lumber Co J II Luudowx same J W Hays P I) McCully Co claim 100 83 Pitzer Bros repair id tools S E Combes A V Sheets same C 1) Akin same T L Davis same L J Bell same 11 H MeXeal rd supplies The F DMcCully Co same same Wallowa Merc Co same W J Funk i Sons 29 (50 2 84 95 25 10(1 91 20 4 .10 14 19 05 2 14 97 18 4 ' . 8 70 11 50 4 8 45 1 75 1 35 31 41 25 GO 8 34 3 25 102 50 4 Joe South supervisors Bal M K Boatman vr A C Smith rd Thos Lathaop same 4 J A Wright same 4 W S Burleigh chainman 4 Tios Lathrop same 4 Thos Akin marker 4 D L Reavis surveyor 12 W S Powell vr G X Ames rd 4 G W Carper same 4 A. C Hescock same 4 J W Carper chaimman 4 W I Sail nar same 4 J A Doud msrker 4 D L Reavis surveyor 15 Edward Renfrow vr Adams rd. . .8 D W Mann same 8 G II Crossland same 3 J W Garner chainman 8 W I Sunnar 8 Sc itt Powell marker 8 D L Reavie surveyor 14 W S Adams ax man 8 J II Dobbin vr Longfllhw rd. . . .4 A Morgan same 4 A E Watson same 2 Geo Bauer chainman 4 Bert Morgan same 4 Chas Wortinan marker 2 D L Reavis surveyor 12 Tnos Akin meals circuit ct juiy 9 75 TIi.js Morgan assist brg prisoner 4 G M Voris rent room for g jury 5 Geo Lightle cir ct juror 20 II Achurch '. 12 J A Eggleson 1 1 (50 Willis Wright 22 Jno D Wood 14 Jno A Young 1H 20 J w Chillers 14 c.O II H Edwards lo 80 S A Hart 0 20 G ti Reavis 4 20 C E Jennings 1 1 40 S L Magi 11 2 Chas Boswell 4 20 A M Fleener 6 20 8 II Smallwood 0 20 J B 01 M stead 4 20 J 8 Pratt 18 Geo A M.ller 14 40 A Morgan f, 20 A P Kirk land 10 70 Paul Rudger 1 ;u Carl Roe 12 20 Sam Wade 15 40 A H Meek 17 20 Peter Fordney 23 J Haas 14 00 Ray Vest 2 20 RE lleskett 10 60 A J Poe 11 F E Hart 10 60 OH Vest...... ................2 20 J C Reavis ' R W Bloom ' A E Col . road sup. sal. I Horkin X Craven II A Thomas ' ' 00 . Joseph Gill I; 00; John ..ones 2 0O B, n R.oh 14 Xat llamil.on H J 11 1,i,c'' 13 L C Henderson 11 C L Hartshorn wit fees cir court 9 wni Kernan fame 3 CE V.st . . fi 80 C L Hartshorn 3 40 F w Wagner 4 20 Frank Rynoarson 5 40 Mrs F Rynerson 5 40 Bl inch Moppin 5 40 w II Kuykondall 15 (!0 O E Atcherson 540 1! M .lordon ;j 4(1 O H Hetlling 3 40 Frank Marr , ;) 40 V V Dale To U continuetl next week. No Peddler's License Required. The actions biougbt by the county court of Wallowa countv nir.iist Henry E. Corum and Hurry C. Hun ter, salesmen for the Wraught Iron Range Co. of St. Louis Mo. came up for hearing before Judge Voris in the court room at Ent. rprise, Saturday Jan. 11. The lirocecdinex u-ir rought to recover a penalty from the sjlesmen for their failure to take out lieens to piddle under the law of t his state. Donne &. Cook appeared for the county while the defendants represented by 1). W. Sheahan who filed demurrers aginst the complaints on the principal ground that the ped- dl-rs license law discriminates in fa- vor of the products and manufactures of this state and ngiunst those of oth- er states and countries, is nil at- tempt on the part of this' state to reg ulate interstate comniercs, in contra vention of tli constitution of tho United States and therefore null und Voj, Tho demurrers were argued at con siderable length. Mr. Hhcalmn'a al (b- .ss oeennle.1 r,,,., 1 i f. f: "I--" ' II'MII Mini UIIJ,-1I1' minutes, during which he reviewed! tba Federal ami state decisions on tho subject, and which seemed to settlo ti.e (piestion beyond all doubt, in fa vor of his side of the case. His argu t.e'iit was clear, forcible and convinc ing as to the law of the case, and when nfuring to the constitution of the United Slates, its purposes and results, be occasionly waxed eloipient. Judge Voris took thoeate under ad-vi-einent until Mudy morning, when he rendered a decision, sustain iir; the defeiiibiiits on every noint. M il held that Mu le. (Hiring a lieen.-e aw of this peddle, state ; lo peilille, is in llhet with the censt h ution of the iili d States and void, and that as law now stands no lie-'iies can be ; illy required of a peddler in this L;. ThwcaH.'S were dismissud und Igment rendered against the county t he costs. A Rich Strike. ilohert Ut, was in Entctprise. Mou '', having come direct fiom the ' ..per mines on the Imnaha, where j i.. had been working tne past thine ! ! -nibs, and brings the report that j : lat Tuesday, a very large veil, of , i. .i i . . i . , i Jiri tin; uao nuen laoiieci on llie . . . ... ,, , . . , . . ...nil 1,1111 Claim. Slloutell in the 1 ' iSbs-l'.irton group. 'i'iv: mammoth vein was struck while drifting in on a surface lead, i. i t the magnitude of the ore body v.-aj not yet fully disclosed, when he left the mines Wednesday, but they ha I penetrated solid ore to the de-.ths or over 80 inches and had not yet found thu back wall. The managers t The private instllal ion of the Almo of the group were so enthusiastic, over ; ta Circle, Xo. 278, W. of W , occurul thu finding that they decided to put th i long talked of boat to plying the run at once lo carry the ore out. They are running three shifts, em ploying over thirty men, and ure banking the ore. A trial run of 24 hours placed 15 tons of ore on the dump which assays $150 p-;r ton. Work has also been resumed on the Flannagan group which is under bond to a Spokane company or syndicates. WHOLE NO- m 20 The Tmnalm copper ininoa re no lon -,r question of speculation or 40 guess work as to merits. I ut thov i 40 assumed the proportion of o staplo and substantial nature, and 1902 will 40 without doubt prove then among ilui ; richest mines of the Xortlnu , t. 40 Elxhtyfour Mllllo.is. Washington, Jan. 7. The Consul .11. in 1111 today issued a report an nouncing that, the population of tlm .entire I'nitel States, including all outlying possession, was 84,23:i,OI'.9 , in the census year 190J. This is item- ised & follows: jContinentil I'nite l States or -l) : United States proper 75,994,575 t),9(' 1,3.19 953,2:1 1 154,001 153,592 9.C00 Philippines Porto Rico Hawaii Alaska (ilia in American Samoa Persons in the military and naval service of the I'nite l States outside of the t-n itorv of I lie 1'. S. proper These figures are basrd on numeratinn of June, 1, RUM. It. 100 (he I'he re- port says: "A census of the Philippine Inlands was in progress in iN'.lli, when the in- . ..1 ! ... I 1 . 1 Jwu-'if,,, t,f the p .pulatiou v.e.e ii'Mimi Miiii'ii 111 jiianiui. 1 nese wei. can-fully tabulated. and the foregoi: 1' !',, "i I110 18 "' " 1 r"s" , Unr '"' ,,'"'t,J Ki:o ,,r t"k'" ! T" nW,,J' "'"''X ' j X) ,iri1),'l'ar"""t consultation v.i.l, U'n imw- T,, f " " Hawaii and Alaska and for persons .1- - j ,?",d 11,0 milit'Uy Ul"1 "ilVil1 vice are from the results of the I2tli icensna. Those from Guam are an 1 Vt,,1,,a" 11 ",")rt (,f Wi,.r 1 1'cpaniiieni, nun tnose irom Ameii- - ' 0:1,1 Su,,MMl ,ln t'tlmto "'".' tl 'l - ! t,U' C'"m by t,K! acli,, Ht:'- I rmary 01 uie .Navy. ii'IM I t , 1 population of thu I'liitel .-naios at uie dose ol llie r.Hli ci'iitmy was about 81,250,000. As the popu lation of the United Stales at the be ginning of the century was about. .' 333,000, tho nation has grown nearly Ui-fold in 100 years. Teacher's Mcotluz. A meeting of the Wallowa Teachers Association will bo he! il , t I Enterprise, Jan. 25, 1992. Openin.; jut 10 A. M. with; i History E. F. Woe I Attendance H. X. Aye; t A Future for tho Children Miss Me- Ciibbiu . Discussion after each subject. -Xoon- Tbe Imaginative Faculty E. F. Carlti n The Need of More Literature Mi I'roebt,te! I'tvitalo.i as an educator Will M. Peterson Lecture J. W. Real n i With dicussion following will occuiy the aitumoon. A lecture by Dr. Heardsley in M e t-voniiig will hu one of the attract!'." features (jf the program. We hole I to have Dr. Beanlsley with us at tie i , . day ses.-ion al.-o No te icher or any person interested in education can ;atioid to miss the meting. Let all ! strive to make it a nin-ci-rs. Ada M. RoriNHN. Circle Inftallatlcti. Monday evening, Jan. LI. The ollicers for. the following term are as follows; Ida L. Reavis Louisa Day Bertie Roe J. A. Burleigh Helena Devore Emma L. Imbler Lor a Burleigh Inner Sentinel Outer Sentinel Manager G. Neighbor P. G. Neighbor Clerk Banker Advisor Magician M usicion P. L. Reavis W. W. Zurcher I. U. Teniylo