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Slate Funds loaned, 6 per cent. John
p. Rusk. Atty. SUte Land E'd. Joseph
Nearly new eight room house and
nalf block of land In moat deslrab'.e
part of town. Easy terms on part
If desired and will take team and
wagon In trade. Enquire at this of
fice. ' 28r8
Team, oarneis and 2& Inch spring
wagon$250. Enquire at this office
House, 6-rooms, lot 60 x 120, foir
block from bank corner. ?GO0. This
property Is draper than you can
build. Terms. Clarence E. Vest. 41btf
"lost. r
Navy blue e'astic belt with brass
buckle. Return to Mrs. A. F. Poley,
100oin 125 tins o.' hay. Inquire of
H. O. Zumwalt, Zumwalt, Oreg. 39b4
160 acres timber land and good mill
site in Wallowa County, Oregon.
Communicate with J. E. Houtchens
k Co. Waltsburg, Wash. BObtf
One complete planing mill and engine
Also 300,000 feet, more or less, ofc
good merchantable lumber. For price
and terms call on Burleigh &Boyd.
Enterprise, Oregon. 31btf
Pool and Billiard Tables at a bargain
Call at Mrs. Mayor's restaurant. 3Gbn
' Small light gray mare, branded A
on right shoulder. $5.00 reward for
return to Zumwalt, Oreg. 34bm
50 head of cattle offered at private
ale. Bee or wrl'- Colonel Graves
at Chlco, or W, H, Graves, Enter
prise. 34btf
For Quotations on Wheat, Oats.
Rye, Barley, etc., send samples and
number of sacks to my office ii.
Joseph. Highest prices paid deliver
ed at Joseph, Enterprise, Lostine,
Wallowa or any side track In county
Portland Office October First. 33rl7
State of Ore. to L. C. Johnson,
se 16-ln-48 v $200.
WJ'.Uam Wils n to H. E. Merry
man and H. A. Galloway. (Option)
lot 3 and se nw and s ne 4-5n-43.
L, C. Johnson to H. N. Vaughan
e'6 ne, sw ne and n!4 n se,8-ln-48
Joeie E. Riley to' Anson F. Poley,
nw ne. nV6 nw sec 13, sw bw sec 12,
2-44 $10.00
T M. Littleton to W. P. Warnock,
lots 18 and 19 Littleton's subdlv.
blk. 6, Am. Bank Add, Enterprise.
J. L, Maxwell to Bear Oreek Pir.
Co. n ne, sw ne sec 33, nw nw sec
34, ln-42. $1700.00
M.J. Coleman to Bear Creek lbr.
Co. CC0 acres in ln-42. $9,000.00
Henry Spenca t Bear Creek Lbr.
Co. b se, Be sw sec 28, sw sw
ses 27, ln-42. $1300.00
Chella Pickett to Margaret Pickett
e'a ne, sw ne, na se 32-ln-43 $1.
Margaret Pickett to Edna G. Hall,
ne ne, sw ne 32-ln-43, $1.
Margaret Pickett to Che'.la Pickett,
ne se, se ne, SMn-13. $1.
State of Oregon to W. P. Warnock,
lots 15 and 16 eeo 3, se sw sec 11,
ls-48. $720.
State of Oregon to Frank Kernan,
n sw see 11, nw aw see 14, 2n-47,
e ne sec 19, ne nw sec 22, 2n-48.
State of Oregon to Hayes Kernan,
se ne, lot 1, eV6 se eec 3. 2n-47, b
n se nw sec 18 2n-48 $2101.65
Joseph Famworth to N. D. Varner,
se, sw se sac 22. w sw sec 23,
nV4 nw sc 26, eVfc ne sec 27, 23-44.
A. W, Johnscn to J, A. Funk, tract
i! Two Good Business j;
I Lots At
;; At northeast corner of the square, 60-foot frontage
I Just the place for a restaurant, hotel, or auy other bus
I iness. $1600 half down takes it.
0lce over Harness
The "mysterious North Coast" con
tlnues to be the railroad puzzle of
the Northwest. Nea.ly $3,000,000 has
already been spent for right-of-way.
construction work and an entrance
Into Spokane. Every big railroad
system in the West has at one time
or another been accused of being
back of the N rth Coast, but the
public Is no wiser to the real finan
cial lutarerts supplying Mr. Strahoin.
the president of the N. C than It '
was two years ago.
Strcham is calhd the "silent one,"
probably because be glve3 so many
Interviews without le'.ting out the
lecret of his backing. But Mr. Stra
hoin U not retieut now about tae
plans of his roid. He gave an inte -view
to a S.'attle newspaper In
which t ie general route of the road
was outlined in plala terms. The
vital part of the route to Wallowa
county is h s statement that the
North Coat wi 1 "build a line from
Walla Walla to tie Salman river,
If that line h built It is dollars to
louglinuts that it will skirt ' the
northern edge of this county; across
a pass in the Blue Mountains east
of Walla Walla to the Grande Ronde
river, down the Grande Ronde to
the Snake and up the Snake to the
mouth of Salmon. There Is no
other practicable loute.
Why does the No;th Coast want to
reach the mo.th of Salmon river,
Idaho? Because the Salmon river
runs c'.ear acres the state of Idaho,
.'rom the eastern side to the western
boundary line, furnishing a water
rrade route ; the great object now ba
ng sought by all transcontinental
Here is the Jn'erview with Mr,
Strahorn as it appeared In the Seat
tle paper:
"No, I do not care to go Into de-
all concern! Jg our luture movement
nd there is ni use a 'king questions
About same line biing back of the
Vortb Coast. V e are making connec
tions with al! of them. The North
Joast is putting in a main line from
Spokane to ths Sound and will build
.0 Portland eienta ly,
;n lot 4 2-28-44. $10.
W. A. Murray to A. H. Young,
.nebular tra:t In Is 44. $4000.
J. L. Hamll on to A. H. Rudd,
raot adjo'nlng Joseph, $100.
J. L. Hamilton to E, D, SaroU,
-ract a-1 joining Joseph, $100,
U. S. to W, W, Harris, ne 20-1S-44.
Win. McFetildge to W, W. Harris,
e w 13-2)-44, $1..
J. E. Wa lace to T, K, Johnson,
1V2 ne, 11 Vi se see 35, nw nw, se nw,
le sw, sw sw sec 36, 3n-41. $2600.
VV. H. Cochran to Ida Bowling, sw
le, nw se, ne sw, se nw 4-5n-4l $1,
Hen:ith Thompson to J, W, Isley,
ots 6, 7, and 8 blk 7, Jennings add
to Joseph. $1090.
W. W. Winings to W. B. Hunter,
.ract near Lostine. $1000.
John Moare to W. B, Hunter, lots
18, 19 and 20 blk 4, Bowman's add
to Lostine. $140.
Tillle B. Zurcher to D. H. Jordan,
lots 3 and 4 blk 21, Zurcher's add
to Enterprise. $1,
J. C. Dolsan tq Haye3 Kernan et al
lots 1 to 7 inc. and aVi lot 8 blk 3,
McCully's add to Joseph. $1700.
J. c. Dodson to O'e Miller, lot I
blk 6, Joseph. $5000.
Mary B. Ward to Carl Ward, lots
I, 6 and 12 and nw sw 3-2s-43 $1500.
Mary A, Mitch 1 tq Charles Rice,
blk 4, McCully's ft'.d tq Joseph $1000.
W, S. Haydon to F, Miller, lqt 4
b:k 16 Joseph, $103,
a Bargain
Shop, Enterprise, Ore, $
"'We are buHling with Coast lines
south from Spokane to Tekoa and
are putting In a' branch from Walla
Walla Junction of the tna!U line north
to Davenport, and another we to
Adams county. We Intend to build
on both sides of the Columbia north
from Kennewick and to bui'd a line
from Walla Walla to Salmon river
Idaho. We will cro3? the Columbia
river 35 ro les above Kennewick
on the coast line and from the line
that branches from Kiona to Walla
Walla and the Salmon river will
cross at Atalia balow Kennewick.
There is to be a branch at Granger
tapping the To?penish valley.
The Eckhardt Company supporting the
brillant actress Miss Josephine Deffry
comes to Enterprise Opera House for
an engagement of two nights commenc
ing Friday nurht October 1st Th
pany is first-class and our theatre go
ing folk are assured of two delightful
and refreshing performances. Noc'oubt
the Opera House will be packed to ca
pacity. Secure your seats in advance.
Prices 25 cts., 35 era. and 50 cts.
Union Evangelistic
Campaign Planned
Local Churches Un Xi Under Led:r
ship of Dr. J. R. Pratt for
A Revival.
The Minister usqclatiqn of Enter
prise has secured Evangelist J, R.
Pratt to lead in a great Union Evan
gelistic cimpalan beginning Sunday
October 24,
Dr, Pratt as an evangelist is well
known in many states and large
cities. He is a fine Bible student, a
forceful speaker and his work In
thorough and lasting, He belongs
to a class of evangelists who can be
trusted by the churches.
The rink tbuilc'.ing has been secured
in which to boll the meetings. Seats
will have to be put In however and
such Other nacejsary furnishings ft a.
may be deemed inportant,
Committees have bem appointed to
have in charge the various depart
ments of the work, uch as executive.
finance, music. l (ting. usher3. Ac.
As is the rule 'n a'l evangelistic cam
paigmj of this niture the local Peoola
assume the expaq3e3 such as railroad
fare, entertainment, salary of singers,
local Incidentals, The Evangelist Is
compensated by a faee-wlU offering
on the last Sunday.
The association requests that chris
tian people make out their prayer
lists, form prayer circles, and hold
cottage prayer meetings. AH this
ought to be done at once as time is
already limited for preparation.
The associate appeals to every
one tq sq far as possible arrange hla
0.- her plans, eniagements and busi
ness to attend th3 meetings renularly
and beglu to talk up the campaign;
get Interested; get busy. Every com
mitteeman la ex.eted to do his or
her whole duty, Every Christian
will remember that revivals come
from ahoe in answer to prayer.
Hawley'a Assailants Indicted.
The Eaker county crand Jury re
turned' a Joint indictment last
week against J, J, Burna and C. H.
Spratt of Co.wfie'd, the men who
beat up Page Haw ey,
Sixty.El.ht New Doctors.
At a me ting of the Oregon Board
of Medkal J5 amlnrs held in Po it
land on the 2 1st, the names were
given out of the applicants for li
censes wl o were successful In pass
ing the recant examinations of the
board, Frqm tr, Mq.re, whq is one
of the s x doctors qn the board, we
learn that sixtlght in all were
licensed, making twthlrds of ths
entire number, hq passed. One hun
dred M, D's an 1 tw Jive D. O's. took
the examination with the result that
flfty-e-ight medical doc org and ten
osteopathic doc'qrs succeeded i'i
making the n'juired average. All
doctors whq gj bafqre the board
take the same, examination In ana'
qmy, physlo'.ogy, his qlgy, pathology,
Chemistry, qbitetrks and gynecology.
'In ftdd lop to these subjects the me'.-
ileal appl ants are examined in va
rious branch ia qf theqry and prac
tice qf their schq , while the osteo
pathic applicants are examined in
practice of o ;teqathy, L Gran.'e.
Warrsn B. Fonyfie, after spending
a couple of months here with bis
parents, left Monday for Portlaid.
and Sea 'tie, whence he will return
to h(a duties in the University of
Grouse Sept. 14 Threshing ma
chines are busy asUn as the rain
was of sho-t duration. Wheat U
making a fine ytld. from 30 to 40
bushels per acre. Every available
man and horse l now employed at
fair prices.
W. K. Ladd is moving to Mo
ly purchaesd ran h near Asotin, where
be contemplates making his future
home. He also has near 100 heai
of cattle and 10 he VI of hois on
the road to L AM. n market.
Artey Wilson, e3n of Lafayete
Wilson, while on his way home from
Pomeroy, had the misfortune to g-t
his thigh bro'cen in two places whlie
near 1 eola. His horse stumbled and
fell on him. He was alone, but a
few hours after the accident a mxn
and his wife happened to be passing,
and as son a t 6 coutd get assist
ance he was sent to AsDtln for treat
ment. It U sail Out he la doing
fairly we:i,
Mr. Fanlsh and a geitleman in
company with him was looking over
the Grouse f.ats Frliay, the 10th Ins:,
and while on their return in the
afternoon they were going at a fast
trot. At a turn in the road lay a
horse that had ben shot. The team
became frightened and made a sudden
turn, upaettlng the buggy and break
ing it in several pla?es. Mr. Farrish
escaped wlJuut in, ury but his part
ner'g Jeg was broken in two placei
about 5 inches apart. The injured
man was sent tq Mr, Qaoctles the
(Continued on last page.)
Acquit Pearson
Ofjrain Thefl
Jury Ret rna Verdict of Not Guilt
In C e of Local
Arthur Pears 0, a sheep herder
working for C, L. Hartshorn, was
acquired by a Ury in Justice Smiths
court, Saturday, of stealing six bun
dles of grain from Harry Notting
ham of Prairie Creek.
New Photo gfbS
j, quality of M'ork
OtUCllO ever offered in
this County.
EiriBC! Nulrri rkol.rbr with
For a short time we will make
Best Cabinet Portraits for
$2.50. Artistic as well as a
true likeness.
Our Pott Cards at regular price, $1 a
dozen, cannot be beat on the Pacific
Coast. Remember you are getting
Photographs not snap-shots.
Now located in a tent just east of Post
Office. Enterprise, Oregon.
Enterprise Opera House
One Night Only
Saturday Night
A New Organization of Old!
The National
Stock Company
Presenting the
Screamingly Fanny
Comedy Drama
Whose Baby Is U?
One of the Greatest Sac
cesses of Recent Years, j
Popular Prices, 25, 35, 50 cts'
Seats Selling at Burnaugh
& Mayfield's
Pearson was pa-sing Nottingham's
with a pack tra'n, and needing feed
and acting under Instructions from
Mr. Hartshorn, he helped himself to
j grain and left word with Mr. Not
I tingham a hired man that Mr. Harts
Ihorn woild so tie for It. Mr. Harts
horn on the statid claimed that In
ifturn for past favors he was told
by Mr. Njtt'nschani so to do. This
ai Ucnl?d by t' e la'ter.
The real ca tse o' the suit is said
to be by rani hers along ths lmnaha
road to put a stop to the petty steal
tng by people pasting along that
way, it being c al ned that a greit
deal of grain U loH in the course
of a aon.
Ditch Company Accused,
Wm. H. Boyd of Lower Valley as
j president of the Lower Valley Irrl
gating ditch, wai arretted la week
tin rnnriT1aln ru.rtt.tw fam lTa.
den demons, on the charge of no
: screens being p aced on the "ditch
heads. Mr. Boyd gave bond for ap
pearance but 1 tr the complaint
was changed from a personal one to
oae agaia I t'ie (tilth company.'
New Theatrical
Company Organized
National 8to;k Takes Plaoe of Ethel
Tucker Troupe On Local
The Ethel Tucker Stock company
closed Its summer season at the
opera houes on Saturday evening
last in the senjatlwal play, "Jese
JameV before a Urge audience. The
play Is a reaso tably good one. of
the kind, but the kind Is not very
good. The company acquitted its Jlf
in its usual creditable manner.
After the performance the company
disbanded and from Its members
"The National Sto k Company" has
bean organized. The new company
will be under manigement of Lynton
Athey and Wm. Gardner, it retains
of the old company MUs llarjorle
Mandevllle, the charming little aoub
rette, whoss singing and dancing baa
won the hearts of all and who hai
shown surprising power In the more
serious work of the drama; Lynton
Athey, who in co.nedy roles, has e
tabllnhed himself as a firm favori'c;
Morney Athey, In Juvenile parts;
Harrington Dupuy, In character pasts,
and Miss Nanne Ilea' on, also in
character work.
Negotiations are In progress with
some exceedingly strong people from
Portland and It 1 hoped to be able
to announce their names soon, but
until contracts have been definitely
signed up wliii them It Is thought
bojtnottoglve their names publicity.
The experience o the summer has
taught the company about what the
people want and it li the Intention,
as nearly as p a ible. to give them
what they wan.
The opening Ml on Saturday evea
ing next will be ths Intensely funny
comedy, "Who's Taby Is UT" This Is
the same comedy which for the past
several seasons, under the title, "A
Family Affair," has toured th coun
try with the greatest success. It
contains a reasqnatly close-knit and
Interesting story, abounds In lrresist
able funny situations and is full of
new and catchy mudc. It is one of
the mot enjoyable plays of the seas
on and for its on sU, as well as
for the reison that the people wl 1
want to compliment the new company
It will doubtless be seen by a large
The management desires to an
nounce that hereaU r the performance
will positively berln at 8:30 o'clock
and urge that peo;le be In their seats
before that time.
T. P. Workman, who has charge of
the sugar beet fl ids In this vicinity,
hag returned from a trip down the
valley lo king after land leases.
Abojt 2G00 a-ta of land are offered
the company for the coming year,
and If the price maets the approval
of the manaee-a al that acreage
will be sown to beets In this valley
next spring.
The harvestlns of the beets will
begin a'oit October 1, says Mr.
Workman. Wo d his been received
that the rallr ad company will put
in a loading t ack at McCormlck's.
it being tos 1 te to build the new
i road a mile south this season. Scalea
will also probably be put in.
Ladies are e ipe ially Invited to
call at Mrs. Egbert's and see the
swellest line of Fall mllluery aver in
the county.
W. I. Calvin and Carl Ro have
bought the Mrs. L. Morrlion fa.m
Just west of to n for 15500. The
ale waa com leted Tu jsdar lr
Clarence B. Ve t. There are abo.it
216 acres. Including to or 70 acrs
of bottom land a'ong Trout creek
and the river. There Is a fin 3
power site, were a pump could
be located and water raised on the
hlU slopes, which lave a deep, rich
soil. This may be done and the
land sold off In 10 a'ld 29 acre
E. B. Kna .p. who built the
Woolgrowers concrete warehou),
bought J. A. French's utjrit In"
the company. TueiJay. Mr French
was the large t Individual stockhold
er, his holdings amounting to 1 100)
of the $10,0)0 cal al. Mr. Knapp
Is an exp'rlen-fd warehouseman and "
he will at once take charge of the
business. The cm pany owns the
concrete warehouse, the flnjst bulM-
(ng of the kind cn the O. It N.
lines, a smaller frime wareliojj ,
and the larg-at and beU ato.k
scales In the co :nty. Go id builnwa
has been done ever since the oa i-
ing of the ware.ouae. It now bai.ix
full of wheat and rye, whlla the
local atockyar'a are hndltng by ftr
the largest share of the Uvastock
The dlrectara of the comoa-.ty. at
a meeting. Tresd'y, accepted the
concrete warehouse from Con trie or
Born, to the wl e o It E. Porto.
a son, September 22. The Port T
family arrive I hare a fsw days ajo
from North Yakima. They rol le
n the Hooch ho Be. sijth of the
high school.
High pa.', market pile paid for a 1
kinds of grain In exchange for furn -ture,
by Ashley the Home FurnUhgr.
42 a 2.
Young Vn Two or three, to roira
and board. Mrs. Mivor. 42btf
number. Anyone having lumber of
my grade In any amount for si:e,
Jr who has timber he Intends to siw
too.i, and wUhes to contract the turn
er, call on or aldres W. F. Itat.klu
xt Uaney planer In Enterprise, Agent
for W, R, KheUe. 2ib
Fine New Stock
of Best Footwear
For Men and Boys
Wjmin and Misses
Coal and
By the Car Load.
That's Why We
Groceries and Flonr
Fuel and Feed

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