STallrura (Tcuntjj Cthuftain
County Pioneer Paper
Established In JSS4. Published every
Thursday dt The Enterprise Press.
Office East side Court House
Entered In the postorfice at Enter
prise, Ore, as second-class matter.
One year $1.50 Three months 50c.
Invariably in Advance.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1909.
City and County
Brief Nes Items
County court will convene next
O. K. Bue of Rognas, was in town
Saturday. I Dr. Gregory
Circuit court will convene Monday, , lown Tuesday
L. Couch of Wallowa was a visi
tor in this city Tuesday.
White Loaf Flour, $450 per bar
rel at E. M. & M. store.
Job Halsey is very ill at the home
of his father, J. D. Halsey.
O. M. Corklna left Tuesday morn
ing on a trip to Walla Walla.
Miss Margaret Mavor spent Tues
day with friends in Lostine.
Marshal Charles Hug visited In El
gin from Sunday to Tuesday.
William Wood of Lostine was in
this city on business Tuesday.
T. N. Baker of Alice',, came down
will remain some time with Vrs.
J. C. Reavis in this city.
Rev. C. E. Trueblood is evidently
sowing good seed In more than one
way. Judging by the fine garden pro
ducts he has besn showing. Satur
day he was exhibiting a four pound
potato dug from his garden In the A.
H. Rudd lot.
The largest line of Baswood for
Pyrographic work. Pyro outfits, ev
er brought to Wallowa county, at
the drug store of. Jackson & Weaver.1
Ladies please call ftnd inspect .qual
ity, quantity, and prices, whether you
desire to purchase or not.
Attorneys T. M. Dill, D. W. Shea
han, J. A. Burleigh and O. M. Cor
kins of this city and J. P. Rusk of
Joseph went to La Grande Tuesday
to attend the reception to Senator
La Follette. given by the lawyers of
La Grande. The program included
an automobile ride, a o o'clock dinner
and an address.
of Wallowa was in
He reports the Rob
inson fami'.y, who have been very
ill with typhoid fever, slowly impfov
ing. The family recently came to
Wallowa from Grossman. The fath
er died with the dlseise and the
mother and three children are 111.
The county is assisting the city of
Wallawa In caring for them.
Rev. W. H. Gibson of La Grande
who recently closed a four years
pastorate of the First Baptist church
of that city, is visiting Enterprise
and working In the revival meetings.
He is greatly pleased with our beau
tiful little city and entortains the
hope and cherishes the expectation
that wichin a few months a Bap-
Llnen and China fehower.
Miss Zelma Ogbourn. was given
linen and china showwr surprise at
her home last Tnursd ay afternoon by
a party of her lady friends. The un
bidden guests took the materials for
a delicious luncheon which they pre
pared and placed on the table while
Miss Ogbourn wa entertained in the
orchard. The centerjiiece was a huge
while cake, wrapped diagonally with
pink ribbons. Inside, the bride-to-be
found the beautiful remem
brances lirJtr lends.-.- Mi
bourn was given a thorough rehears
al In the art of presiding and it is
thought that she will now be perfect
ly able to assume the duties of hos
tess in her own home.
THE RIDDLE OF SLEEP i
A Mystery That the Mind of Man
Is Unable to Penetrate.
s Dr. Cook's own story of tlj
THE CAVERN OF MORPHEUS.
It Is Pitch Blsek at Far at Human
Understanding Goes, For Wi Know 1
o About H
to Mor About it Than W i
Its Twin Mystery, Death.
from Joseph, Tuesday, on a business tist edifice will adorn one of the
Miss Nellie Brjsha of Pendleton
came Tuesday for a visit with her
aunt, Mrs. J. A. French.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Jackson and
Robert Jlckllng of the Contact Mine,
Lostine, were In town Saturday.
Mrs. Delia Moxlev has bought the
millinery store of Mrs. Agnes Leslie
of Joseph and has moved to that
Mrs. J. A. Fitzpatrick of Lostine
spent a few days this week with her
sister, Mrs. G. C. Russell, on Swamp
Judge D. B. Reavis left Wednes
day morning for Hood River where
he will spend the winter. Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Reavis of Walla Walla
R. S. & Z. Co
A Larsre Stock of
S. & Z. CO'S
WATCH THIS SPACE
R. S. & L CO.
attractive lots in the city,
work toward that end.
A class of a half dozen young peo
ple was confirmed at the Bue school
house on Mud Flat last Sunday, the
confirmation services being con
ducted by a Lutherna minister from
Moscow, Ida., who had been there
about a week instructing them. A
large congregation attended the con
firmation services. The class was
composed of Christian and Peter
Bue. Martha and Alvln Hagan, Al
fred and Amelia Miller.
Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Poley, from
Lostine, Oregon, arrived in Asotin
Monday evening to pay a visit to
Asotin relatives for tan days or two
weeks. It has been fully two years
or more since these people ware
last here. Mr, and Mrs. McGill, ac
companied them with the view of
finding a location, on account of
Mrs. McGill being bothered with
some throat trouble. They were not
sure whether they would locate here
or at Clarkston. -Asotin Sentinel.
Young Folks Party.
Master Proctor Hug was seven
years old Monday and a Hallowe'en
surprise party was given at the home
of bis parents, Mr, and Mrs. Chas.
Hug, in his honor. Proctor dined
with his young friends, Robert and
Gilbert - Steel, and upon arriving at
home was met at the gate by two
ghosts, who escorted him into the
house. The guests were each given a
like reception and two witches and
a fairy awaited them within the
da kened room, lit only by the weird
jack-o -lanterns, and decorated pea
sonably and attractively. Bobbing
for apples, pinning on the pig's tall
and other games made a Jolly even
Ing. the guests departing at 9 o'clock
Tfiose present were: Arlena Combes
and Zoa Wright, ghosts; Portia
Steel and Orris Combes, witches
snared Day, fairy; and Masters
Robert Boyd, Robert and Gilbert
Steel, Albert DaHley, Donald Funk
Donald and Wilson Gaily, Clarence
Woodell, Guy M03S, Dwight French
Ralph Tlbbett and Ted Tandell
The Enterprise Real Estate com
pany sold for Roy McCoy five acres
lust south of the corporation line,
Sautrday, to J. M. Blakely, for $1
25. The land is under irrigation
and contains a fine large barn.
ForWa'.lowa county land: 120 acres
ine blue grass and timothy land
Adair county, Missouri; well watered
Fenced, half cleared; 25 acres in titn
othy, balance in blue grass; about CO
acres In poJt oak. partly underlaid
with coal; 1 mi e from mining tow
$25 per acre. C. C. Brown, Joseph,
Lumber. Anyone having lumber of
any grade Jn any amount for sale,
or who has timber he Intends to saw
oon, and wishes to contract the lum
ber, call on or address W. F. Rankin
at Haney planer in Enterprise, Agent
(or W. R. Kivette. 28bl
THE RAT KING.
(From the New York Press.)
Osteopathy, the drugless science in
medicine, la only about flfte en years
old. The word U not even In the
Century Dictionary, edition 1895. Its
practice is going hand in band wltn
bloodless surgery, so that in time
we may expect to be cured without
pills and without a knife. Some
principles are: "Health means
physical adjustment;" health is na
turai; disease and death between the
time of birth and old age are on
natural. All bodily disorders are the
result of mechanical obstruction to
that freej circulation of vital fluids and
forces. The characteristic generally
ization of osteopathy in a nutshell Is
'most diseases are of spinal origin."
New Suits Filejd.
Oct. 23 Hiram C. Cramer vs.
Oct. 23 Floyd W. Hammack. Los
tine, Miss Zelma R. Ogbourn, Alder
His Method Was Successful
Remains a Secret.
In the early sixties of the last cen
iury uie Muitusomuu lustitutiou was
Infested with rats. Nothing lu the
building seemed to be rut proof. They
ate skins cured with urseuicul sonp or
table linen or the contents of Professor
Henry's puntry without discrimination
Every one in the city, from I'rofessor
Heury to the bootblack, bud one sub
Ject lu common, and that wus "rats."
As Professor Henry, who lived
the east end of the building, was lis
tening to an account of the ruin
wrought In his home during that dii
rrofessor Speucer Baird walked
and said, just as If he bad beeu fol
lowing every word of the family con
fersation, "I have Just been told that
there is a man In Philadelphia who
can rid this placa of rats."
Professor Henry's eyes expressed
interest and incredulity at fUe same
"I bar hbi Address here," went on
the assistant secretary, "He calls
himself the Yatten fcoabr and won'
take a cent If a rat remains and bos"
"We'll send for him If it takes our
last thousand cents to do It!" said
Professor Henry and laughingly pre
dicted the repetition of fUe famous old
tale of the rled Piper of Bauplin.
Several days later the "rat kiut
appeared iu Washington. He was a!
most as short as be was broad and
wore clothes too loose for description
they bad no shape. U carried a large
ouciotn sacs aud a covered basket
His penetrating blue eyes were almost
cwered by shaggy eyebrows, and his
blond hair bad nut been cut. but bag
gieu. iiis manujer pos short and
brisk, and be went straight fo the
puuit, laiung to rroiessor Henry
He declared that not a rat would be
In the building three days hence if bis
airections were obeyed. Purine that
time be would stay in the baseifcent
Miuue; Fery aoor was to be locked
and on no account was he to be dis
turbed until he gave them the signal
So they left him in absolute darkness
ana cameo out Ms directions.
On Sunday morning the queer out
man emerged from the darkness so
foundent of bis success that he ra-
fused to accept the money which was
bis due ttoeo and there, but Insisted
thnt Professor Houry mail the check
to him in Philadelphia following
"Nosy you can leave your food in the
basement, and Jt won't be touched
And J won't lake a cent if you are
troubled with rats," were tda parting
Cheese and cake were directlv nlaced
auout the building to tempt the rats,
wuruiug uuer morning ttiev were
round as they bad been left, and from
that day to this the Smithsonian instt
ration has never been seriously trou
bled with rats. And no one has ever
round out the secret of tbe "rat king's"
memoa. loutn s Companion.
he Saw Double.
There will be preach inx services
in the Catholic church Sunday at 10
Mr. LusbielKU came up the stairway
with bis shoes iu bis bawl and bis bat
bauging precariously upou one mt,
singing "We Won't Go Home Till
Morning" with wondrous disregard for
pronunciation and luuludy. Mrs. l.unh
leigb utet him with a void stars aud
1, to see yop Iu such a condition!
William Henry I.usblelgh. 1 am beside
myself with iudignnfiour
-Thusli rl" ugrml Mr. Lushlelgh.
moodily watching the bureau as it
waltzed about biw. "Thanh rl'-y,, re
besbide y'sbelf. J v'n sec you right
shere besbide y'auulf. uiad you tol"
me. Was bejcinulu' to lb ink J'sb a
When all Is written, bow little we : K
know of sleep: It is a closing of the , t
eyes, a disapearnnce. a wondering re-1 3
turn. In uneasy slumber, in dreamless ! si
dead rest, in horrid uibtumre or iuj
ecstasies of somnolent fancies the eyes ; st
are blinded, the body is abandoned.;!
while the Inner essence is we know not i A
where. We have no other knowledge
of sleep than we hnre of death. In de
lirium or coma or tmuce, no less than
in normal sleep and lu dissolution, t lie
soul is gone. Iu these it returns, in
thnt it does not come again, or so we
Yet when I reflect on my death 1 for
get that I hnve encountered It ninny
times already nud find myself uone
the worse. 1 forget thnt 1 sleep. The
fly tills no shorter existence than
man's. We bustle about for n few
years with ludicrous lniportnnce. as
bottleflies buzz at the window panes.
They, too, umy imagine themselves of
infinite moment in this universe we
share with them. Hut this Is to tnke
no account of the propnosties of sleep.
There Is something hidden, soniethlns
secret, some uufnihouied mystery
whose presence we feel, hut cannot
verify; some nernieatlve thought in
sistently moving In our hearts, some
phosphorescence that glows we know j
not whence through our shadowy at- i
Neither sleep Itself nor hnlf Its prom- !
Ises nor mysteries have beeu plumbed, j
It Is the mother of superstitions and !
of miracles. In dreams we may search
the surface powers of the freed soul. I
Visions iu the ulght are not all lmlln- j
cinatlons; voices in the ulght nre not i
all mocking. There Is a prophet dwells j
wlthlu the mlud-not of the mind, but ;
deeper throned In obscurity. j
The brain ennuot know of this holy
presence nor of Its life In sleep. The j
brain is mortal and untrust worthy, a j
phonograph nnd a camera for audible !
nnd palpable exigence. Strike It a i
blow lu childhood so thnt It ceases Its
labors and nwnke It by surcery after
forty years nnd it will repeat the In-
fantlle action or word It last recorded ;
and will tnke up Its task on the In- j
stant. making no account of the inter- !
mediate years. They nre nonexistent !
to it. Yet to that bidden memory those
diseased years nre not blank. It knows, j
it has recorded, though the brain hns
slept. And In hypnotic or psychic i
trance, when that wonderful ruler Is
released from the prison of the body, it '
can speak through the atom blent mn- j
cuiuery of the flesh nnd tell of things
man himself could not know because
of bis paralyzed brain. This naler Is
not asleep in sleep, nor In delirium Is
ft delirious, and in death Is It dead?
Tbrougb all the ages It bns been our
sphinx, wblcb we pnve interrogated in
vain. It Joins not In our laughter nor
our tears. We have fancied It with im
mobile, brooding fentures of utmost
knowledge and wisdom nnd sorrow. It
bus asked us but one question, nor
from the day of Oedipus uutn iodny
have we answered rightly, so that w
die of our Ignornnce. It Is Osiris llv.
0f In us It is the unknown God to
whom je erflct our altars, the fire in
the tabernacle, the presence behind the
veil. Not in normal wakefulness at
least will It answer our queries, but In
sleep sometimes It will speak. And it
may possibly be that at lust, after all
these centuries, we are learning how
to question It and lu bvnnotie tmn
uuu iu me learrui law of suggestion I
.r u.oi.uvcriuE somewnat of lis mvo
tery and how to employ it for our
wurwiy gpoq. let to Its essentia
cret we are bo cjpger than our fore
We may define drennis and m,..
are. coma and swoon and trance
wiiu what terms ae will
Physical reasons and learo to guide
of the Pole
Will be published serially in
this paper beginning
Fall and Winter
Wear for Men
Including all the latest ideas in
Shoes, Hats and Caps, Underwear,
Sheep Skin Lined Coats, Mackinaws,
Coat Sweaters, German Socks, and
All kinds of Rubber Shoes j&
Brand New vStoch of
Quality and Satisfaction in All Lines Guaranteed
C. H, ZURHCER
and guard, yet we know no more of
tUenj than or electricity. We may be
Rln to suspect thnt telepathv and clair
voyance and occult forces of fho
are not superstitious fancies, and we
may even empirically JL.
fludv d dire(.t ,bpm y
use r is no nearer tmr inquisition,
though we should bw.r ,.t .
l, t, na rem-
Ity. though our finite minds should
fathom the Infinitude, of what benefit
would It be? WonM if " . ' ! 1
lefs or our bo, w our falthg? w
lives? There would be no change In
bnroan nature and no r.f. .
world. We are the rhn, ;.. ,
v"iin ji our i si
ZZJ16 'cm rm tread the
whether we wake or sfeep.
tUrOUL'h PTton i.i "se
DAIRY and HOC RANCH
160 Acres; 3) miles out, on fiver
bottom; good improvements; plea
ty of irrigation wafer. $40.00 per
Enterprise Real Estate Company
Office ever Harness Sfeop, Enterprise, Ore,
XOTICE FQR PURIFICATION,
Itepartmenti of the Interim.'
U. S. Land Office at La Grande,
Oregon. October 2Cth, 1909.
Notice is hereby given that Carl
Kee'.er. of Enterprise. Oregon, who,
on October 13th, 1904. made Home
stead Entry N0. 13863, Serial No.
U1-u". XW DBU K1V1 CAAfi
ffow Ready for Business
K R ' 1
awaking and dying
" uuny. ever tornescenf
nd unamazed. ana .r ,h-...i;?Tent
ln ,."' " ur pnysical be
ing, building on vhp i.. .
-own. recreating Z 'r
niac-pitch a(.k. i.,,!,.,:
cavern of Morpheus. palttl '.
i i . .
--KioiiH and imii.1.
enter .t and drain the Lethean air 8nd
Jorget. and -H, r and
Jolcings. babbling of dre.m8 Z
"be ,a7tm0aDd 5Ual,T We o'
luQtlc Monthly! ' m fl-At-
uou.j, a boum. Ranee Kaat
Willamette Meridian, has filed notice
oi intention to roke Final five year
"wi, to establish claim to the land.
uescnoea, before C. M. Lock
i-. o. commissioner, at his
office, at Enterprise. Oregon, on the
aay or December 1909.
Claimant names as 'witnesses;
asser, J. D. Braughton
Wagner, Newtpn Hammack'
F. C. BRAMWBLL, Register,
At the Golden Gate.
vHlJ?"-An m lb late
Mr. Psmlih-I nra.
St I'eter-You had three wives
- "...nu-inen I've got
"'Pong ticket They told me 1
beaded for baven.iRXp?e 1
..., , Th Libretta.
A"Mi."u,"a-1,,1l'r,ti0?- "A Mbretto.
Robes and Furs of all Jdjufcl
and all order? receive prompt
attention. - ?
Ice Cream Soda
Sondtes, Jtoot Beer,
When extra C A N D Y
is wanted come to 1
Next Door to Bank
Enterprise, - - Oregon
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