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Additional Locals.
Mrs. G. J. Wagner is still quite
W. W. Zurcher spent Sunday with
friends out north.
Bruce Cox of Alder Slope whs in
town Wednesday.
Mrs. Henry Miller was quite sick
the first of the week.
A. M Wagner returned from a trip
into Idaho Monday.
Miss Twirl Akin was on the sick
list the first of the wd.
Wesley Duncan of Swamp creek
was in the city Saturday.
Mrs. Frank Clark Buffered an at
tack of la grippe last week.
Mr. and Mrs. II. C. Cramer drove
down to Wallowa Tuesday.
Miss Letha Smallwood returned last
week from a trip to La Grande.
Mis. G. W. Hyatt has been on the
sick list for several days this week.
I). L. Reavis has so far recovered as
to ho ahle to be on the street Monday.
G. I. Rutoli? is improving his busi
ness hoiiKo by adding a porch and a
eoat of paint.
L. Green and I,. K. DeYore spent
Monday and Tuesday of this week in
fishing at Swamp cresh
E. II. Hinton 'f Chesnimnus, came
in Monday, to move his mother and
his own family out to their home.
Wilford Green is giving efficient
assistance on the paper this week
while the boss is out killing bear.
Warren Forsythe and Miss Anna
McAlister visited Miss Jessie I m blo
at -the linbler sheep camp Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Funk returned
from Portland Saturday. Their son
George was out of danger and rapidly
The st:i;re has changed to the sum
mer schedule. It now leaves here
at six in the morning and arrives a
bout midnight.
L. Grave3 lias been on' crutch s the
a-;l week on account of a sprained
ankle caused by a horse he was lead
ing jerking him down.
S. C. Smith photographed the Odd
Follows and Re'nekahs Saturday while
they were en route to the church ami
as they were leaving it.
J. II. Dobbin returned from Union
Saturday where he took his wife to be
at the bedside of bet father J. W.
Huffman who is very sick.
L. J. Pisell come from Wallowa,
the first of the week, to do some stone
work on the water works soon to be
put in operation in this city.
A light snow covered the ground
Wednesday morning which terrified
:the tenderfeet, but the old settlers
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..now h is uie maKing 01 tne country,
! Jus. McA lister, Cbas. McAlister, W.
1 I. Calvin, W. S. Burleigh and Carl
; floe started Monday morninj for the
.haunt of "Bruin" in the Mud creek
if ! iluI f..... H. T 1. .
icuiv Hum luu iiiuiiia opper mines.
Me says rich and extensive bodies of
ore have been lately struck in tbo
Thrasher group.
Frank- Cbililom "v.marelioll nf f,.
urancie arnvea in the city Saturday
in company with a Mr. Hayes, of
Seattle, who is desirous of buying
, ionic heavy horses.
Mr. and Mrs. Ownbey and Mrs.
i Stewart of Whiskey creek were in
; town Tuesday. Mrs. L. J. Eeavis, who
; is a relative and had been visitinr
with them, returned to town.
Rev. S. C. Smith, the photographei
who recently located in Enteprise
has laken some Is-autiful views of the
town and surrounding country. The
viws of the mountains are especially
Two young men from Illinois came
in on Mondays stage, and went oul
next morning to look up timber land
in the Mud Creek country. They
had plots of the county and evidently
meant business. .
Aaron Wade return?'1 the first of
the week from Kansas City where he
had boen with a train load of sheep.
He says the price of all kinds of meat
is vory high. But a good tiling about
it is, work is plenty and wages good, so
even working men nan afford to eat
"The firm of W. C. Alien & Son,
who are extensively engaged in the
lightning rod business, is a reliable
and up to date firm," is what, among
other complimentary things, the Enid
Daily News, a paier published at
Enid, Oklahoma, snys of a former well
known and highly respected citizen of
this county. The son Will and
daughter Maude, who is bookkeeper of
the firm, were in the 'days of the
Dodsons, among the brightest of the
me ui jgni young people of our Acad
emy. Their many friends are glad to
know of their success.
Deputy U. S. Marshall Roberts came
in from Portland Friday and on Sat
urday went up to IVter Baudhn's
where he arrested Peter and Godias
iUudan presumably ,, the same
charge as was lodged by the U. S.
grand jury against Walter Simmons.
They went before U. S. Commission, r
Lake at Joseph and gave bonds for
their appearance in Portland when the
U. S. Court convenes.
j Lee Calvin returned, Tuesbav, from
t.ie sheep camp where he has been at
work for several weeks. He is trvin-r
to earn enough to have the pleasure
ui uLLcniinif r in sf i .
next year. Lee is . f,.,;,i . r
consequently he is pretty sure to suc
ceed. Such ambitionon the part of
a boy is worthy of encouragement.
lorn Marks, the good citizen and
prosperous stock raiser of Uimer Im-
naha was in town Tuesday. Mr.
Murks says that no fault can be found
with the weather, or anv other con-
ditona affecting the prosperity of the
citizens of that 1.,ii;t-
Au effort will no doubt soon be
made to place some children of this
town, with the 1!
H-.iety, of Portland. It seems their
parents have grown so indifferent a-
bout their welfare as to let them fre
quent saloons.
E J. Weaver who was for several
years a resident of this county, but is
now a citizen of Arkansas, is. visiting
relatives and attending to some bus
iness matters in this vicinity. He ex
pects to remain during the summer.
Mr. Berland has lately receive a
large addition to his stock of saddles,
harness, whips, robes and etc. Mr
Berland aims to keep the best of every
thing in his line, and sell at prices at
which people car. afford to buy.
Ulysses Wih wore, Weston's strange
character, who attracted much utten
t:on last winter by his strange mode :
f living in a dugout, is breaking j reported, 11s expected, its progress
cay uses for a living in the mountains. I through the Semite will probably fol
He seldom comes to town. Tribune : 'ww shortly.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Burleiifb and
children started tod..y fjr outside
points. Mr.
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t..n on business, and Mrs. Burleigh and
children go to The Dalles lor
' seven: 1
weeks' v.sit with relatives and friends.
Mr. Scott of Divide was in town on
.Monthly with the proceeds of one day'
labor, several coyote scalps, for which
lie received the lawful bounty. He
says he knows where there tire more
of them.
Alp. Hays came up from Inmaha
Tuesday, lit says the road is lined
with prospectors and mining men.
There is liable to be something of a
boom in that region yet.
Mrs. Hinton and little daughter,
wno have occupied the Sheahan house
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011 inesaays stage. Tiiey came to 1
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operate Baudan's machine, which t ill
commence work the first of the
Marriage license have been issued
to E. J. Montgomery and Clara E.
'.Vood, of Joseph, and Fred Wagner
and Floience Bookout, of Enterprise.
C. C. Holding of the Elk Mountain
saw mill was iu. town Tuesdav 1T
says every thirg is prosperous in that
neck of the woods.
The contract for carrying the mail
from Enterprise to Inmaha is to be
relet. Bids are now in order.
Mrs. Chas. Emmons, of Aldea Slope
is suffering an attack of inflammatory
Mrs. Watson of Alder slope, came
in Monday to spend a week with
friends, .
j, Ray Ves. was in; from his Trairie
creek farm Wednesday.'
. fc p 0 o gauery alt winter, re- the Grande Bonde, has been working
turned to their home on Chesnimnns,f .11
Tue-wl-iv '"f thecal company throughout the
FouVshe.,, h.ar. w . I . He says: -N doubt can
Clipped From Ou
The employees of the Oregon Citv
woolen mills, are on a strike.
The condition of Queen Wilhelmina
is still considered verv serious.
President Palma, of Cuba, arrived at
Bayamo, his old home. April 24.
Bids are now called for, for the sit
of the Lewis and Claik exposition, to
be held in Portland in 11)1)5.
Arthur Kirtley, a well know n young
man of La Uraude, died a short, time
ago in Nicaragua, where he had gone
to work two year.
Dr. Strong has resigned the mvs-
ideney of the Oregon I'nivrvsiu.
accept the position of chancellor of
the University of Kansas. It is im.
lfortuni,tc U,v "W to
lose such an
iu.le educator as Pros. Strong has
proven himself to be.
San Francisco people 110 longer
have to "hoof it." The universal
strike of the San Francisco street car
employees wus on the 2t)th declared
off. The railways granting the de
mands of the strikers, which was an
advance of wages for 10 hours a day
service and lull liberty to do as they
please when not ou duty.
Wasi!1m;tox, April 'JS. An effort
will be made tomorrow to secure a
favorable repjrt from the Senate com
mittee on public lands on the bill
creating the Crater Lake National
Park iu Oregon. Some Members of
the committee have been a little fear
ful tint the bill contain. -d some hidden
and objeetable provisions, but assur
ance has been given that this is not
so, and that the bill is exactly what it
appears to be, and nothing more. To
overcome the suspicion of some Sena
tors that railroad, would be benefited
by the bill, a reuort will be submitted
from Land Commis-uoner Hermann
showing that there are no railroad
lands wiihiu 15 or more miles of the
park, and that there is no provision
in the measure which w hiM i.ormit
fraud of any character. Jf the hill is
Granule Cuut.
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iLen iston Tribune
S. P. McNeill, of llHv.titH.'t Ferry, on
Snake rivar says: "The work on the
extension of the Wcnatchee canyon
rc:i ! is being pushed. Tim road is be
ir,; constructed entirely by private
en: .-i -prise. The road has been divid
ed :uto abort sections and is being
constructed by the citizens. When
completed it will give the residents of
Grouse a sh'jrt road to Lewiston. By
it they will lie able to reach this place
by .r,0 miles of travel. They !Ue now
compelled to travel HO miles to get
Mr. McNeal, whose home is within
a short distance of the
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character of the coal de).sit. In one
of the cuts a 00 feet coal deposit was
exposed tiie full width of the de
posit is not yet known.
"The coal has been tet-ted h use in
heating, steam making and in the
forge, and has been excellent for all
these purposes. If the proposed
smelting plant for the reduction of
the copper and other base ores of the
Immiba is erected, and a railroad is
built, these coal fields will of necessity
be opened.
"The people oi the Grouse country
and the residents along the Grande
Rondo feel greatly encouraged over
the prospect for the future growth of
the region. The O. R. & '. company
liRR had parties of surveyors in that
section. They have established an ex
cellent grade survey along the Grande
Konde river, ami it is believed thcToad
will be built within a short time.'-'
One of the Greatest Thu Far at
Exposition Gitot xi-s, Cu u;i.kst s,
S. C, April 2t. This was -Oregon
day" at the exposition, and one U the
most interesting, thus far. oft South
Carolina's great fair. The exercises at
the Auditorium were well receiv, d.
Representative Tongue delive el the
principal address, speaking on .-Mu
nitions in general from an educational
standpoint. He held that great prac
tical commercial results nuiv be at
tained by closer friendship and know
ledge of individual wishes and desires
The address is generally di onoune. .1
one of the most logieal and interestii -
delivered on any tate day. Ountain
Wagener, in bis welcoming remarks
paul a pleasing tribute to Oreeon's ev-
bibit, and the great asiM-ince of the
st:it. in sending such wonderful ami
interesting attractions. The Com
missioners were praised for leniline
help, in every way toward the exposi
Kev. Charles Vedder, pa-tor of the
Huguenot church of Charleston lor
"6 years, ami one of Oregon's best
friends in Charleston, reverently ,.,.
mended the great Northwestern State.
( omiiiissioner Jl. E. Dosch snoke
on Oregon's relationship to South
larc lina in a manner which brought
forth great applause. His tribute to
the City f Charleston, and words of
thanks for the hospitality extended
Oiegon people, were pleasingly pre
sented. Albert Toier tpokit of Oregon's : d
vancement, her resources, entei prist 11
and possibility,,, explaining the way
the Northwest was to have a great ex
position in P.I05, and that its success
was assured. Mr. Toier's subject
"Lewi and Clark Centennial, " ap peal
ed to the people, and his remarks wen,
received with much applause.
The band played -The Second
Oregon Volunteers" and several South
ern airs between the addresses. Be
sides Charleston people in attendance
upon the exeicises, there were com
missioners and visitors from other
staten, anda large number of delegates
to the recent meeting of lb,- National
Editorial Association. At the close of
the exereisis, a rec ption was held at
the Oregon headquarters, which was
attended by representatives of all tl e
Western states. During the afternoon
Ciptain Wugener, president of the
exposition, gave a banquet to Oregon
people and a number of Charleston
Noted Dead.
Cmr-Aoo, April 27 J. Sterling
Morton, former Secretary of Agricul
ture, died tday at Lake FoieL the
home of bis son, Mark Morton.
Nahhvmxk, April 21. Edwin )J.
Ewing, w ho was a colleague of Daniel
Webster in the House (f Iiepivseiitii
tives, died today at Murfeesboi o, aged
92 years.
Land! Land!! Land!!!
The Burleigh Um Estate Ager.cv
ha:, placed on the market some choice
bargains in real estate. Notice there:
100 acres of fine bottom land' will,
an abundance of running water with
water rights; W) arres in cultivation,
the finest alfalfa or wheat land; price.
$2500 on easy terms.
120 acres of fine alfalfa land:
improvements: a snap at ?iW)i).
:j'20 acres of fine alfalfa, clover in
grain land at $12 per acre.
100 acres on Alder Slope: good
orchard; a $200 wood saw and various
articles go with the place at $1100.
320 acres; 100 in cultivatisn ; living
stream flowing through place; best
stock ranch in Wallowa valley; $2500
on easy terms
We only handle property that w i!l
sell, consaqiie'iilly 'can 'quote you the
lowest price: on' al! classes of real
property. . t , ..
Cull on 01 srr'ite the iirm for further
Tub Buri-iioh Ritar, Etatk Aoiwcv
i?terprise, Oregon'.

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