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XTH YEAR. NO. 12.
ENTERPRISE, OREGON, THURSDA.Y NOVEMBER 11, 1909.
-tSfiiV TO LOAN
Tloaaed, 6 per cent. Jouu
1 AtU. State Land B-d. Joseph
FOR 8ALE.
bame and 2tt Inch spring
i'50 Enquire at this office.
-TTence pots. inquire or or
Z Roe & Calvin, Enterprise.
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Mack coat: misses or
Will sell for $9.
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TRIAL Of TUCKER
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JURY SECURED TUESDAY AFTER
NOON TWO LIQUOR INDICT.
MENTS RETURNED.
Anomer trial of much interest set UntlTI mn t mi I
for this term is that of W. B. Hunt- N UhMHhH I YUM
I1UILIIIULII I 1. 1 1 1 1 1
The trial of Tnm Tii,.b -
-",, new U1UCK. CUi .u.oooo IU1 JKi-
isdr's size.
. .t this office,
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- hei' n n Mnhiluv n f j k a v. , Afrnlnat 1 A
west ureenwooa m-reei., - i . m., me juiji .
lot and new nouse. "fig sec-urea at 3 p. m Tuesday, r giving away
er, charged with being concerned in
the Lostlne horse stealing affair.
W. F. Euster, the Portland preach
er, and Jack Huston, the Pendleton
printer, indicted for carelessness in
setting out a camp fire in the Na
tional forest, changed their pleas
to guilty and were fined $25.
The grand Jury returned two in
dictments Tueslay, one against
ucipatlng In a riot at the Baudon I James Fisk of Wallowa, for selling
! shearing plant over two years ago. I intoxicating liquor, and the other
XOatf
Bone
cm Urge
mrence E. Vest.
T7TjllrW""bn8- CaU on H' C,l
denoweth, Alder Slope, Enterprise,
11cm
Earnette of Wallowa
intoxicating liquor
after the regular panel had been ! lo one Willard Cramer. Fisk was
exhausted and a special venire of 12 arraigned and pleaded not guilty.
jTes timber land and good mill
U in wauowa """Ji '"""
CoBBimlcate with J. E. Houtchens
WaltsDurg, wasn. o"u-i
I Co.
WANTED.
jjlth team to work In exchange
h, wood Roe & Calvin, Enterprise.
Umber. Anyone naving lumDec oi
ttJ grade in any amount for sale,
R who has timber he Intends to saw
non, and wishes to contract the lum-
Mil on or address W. F. Rankin
it Haney planer In Enterprise, Agent
lor w. R. Klvette. 26b4
FOR TRADE..
ivir Wallowa county land: 120 acres
flu blue grass and timothy land In
Adair1 county, Missouri; well watered,
fenced, half cleared; 25 acres In tim
othy, balance In blue grass; about 60
teres in po3t oak, partly underlaid
with coal; 1 ml e from mining town.
(25 per acre. C. C. Brown, Joseph,
Oregon. . 49&4
Barnette's attorney has filed
murrer td the indictment.
de-
OF CIRCUIT COURT
LOST OR STRAYED.
gheep dog all black, except from
lower Joint of right front leg down,
loea of left front foot, and strip
down neck, of white. Answers to
icae of
lor return.
Dobbin's.
summoned. In all 14 men were ex
cused or rejected, the following 12
being accepted by both sides: Pet
er Goebel, J. M. Silver, E. W. Sandy,
J. W. Bright, W. E. Fields, Dan
Ralls, Floyd Hammack, M. O. Court
ney, J. M, Thompson, R. B. Knapper,
S. L. Maglll, S. T. Combs.
Tucker Is defended by a most for
midable array of legal talent, includ
ing John L. Rand of Baker City, J.
A. Fee of Pendleton, Burleigh fc
Boyd of this city and J. P. Rusk of
Joseph. District Attorney Ivanhoe
appears for the state, and A. F. Lee
of Joseph Is private prosecutor.
Tom and George Tucker, who with
Ben Tucker, Norfleet Bogan and
George Logan were Jointly indicted,
demanded separate trials, the court
granting the demand. The attorneys
for Tom then moved for a continu
ance until the next term but this
motion was denied. fork route would be the one picked
Only three witnesses were examm-jon instead of the one up Mill creek
ea up to Tuesday night T. N. iies,
The Walla Walla Version.
Although surveyors of the North
substantially the same given Coaat railroad have been working for
Two Routes Are
Being Surveyed
Milton and Walla Walla Give Dif
ferent; Reports of North Coast
Survey.
The Milton Eagle says the North
Coast surveyors are working up the
South Fork of the Walla Walla riv
er with the avowed intention of lo
cating a feasible tunnel route
through the Blue Mountains if It
takes all winter, according to E. S.
Clark, consulting engineer for Pres
ident R. E. Strahorn of the North
Coast. The Eagle quotes Mr. Clark
as saying in his opinion the south
J. F. Struble and W. T. Estea, the
nrosecutinir witness. Their stories
were
at the trial of Logan and are famil
tar to readers oft his paper. ,
The trial is attracting much inter
some time past on the! south fork of
the Walla Walla river and run lines
as far as Roberts ranch, presumably
"Coolie." $25.00 reward est and the court room
Jesa Fareld, at J. H.
dally. The date of George Tucker's
I trial is not "yet set.
is crowded j wltn tne ldea of constructing the pro-
pubbq ime inrougn tnis city in that
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Remodeling of Store Room
Now In Progress
We Must Have Room
and in order to get that room we
will give a liberal discount on all
ood
OPENED MONDAY MORNING
LIST OF NON-JURY CASES AD
JUDICATED SO FAR.
The November term of the circuit
court opened Monday morning. Judge
J. W. Knowles on the bench. The
roll of Jurors was called, five were
sxcused for varlsus reasons and the
following were assigned to grand
Jury duty: George Hendrlckson, J.
3. Kooch, Geo. C. RusSell, N. M. De
in, L. Lloyd, N. C. Longfellow and
V. C. Straley. Ballfrs appointed:
3ourt ballff, O. W. Pagtn; grand Jury
T. B. Ready; Jury, H. C. Cramer.
Judge Knowles came over las'
week and held court several days,
clearing the docket of non jury cases
and getting other suits at issue.
Aside from the criminal cases an ac
count of which L given In another
column, the decisions so far are as
follows:
A. C. Miller vs. Wallowa county:
for the Plff.
Wm. J. Knight and Mary A. Knight
vs. Chas. A. Kltch; decree for furs.
Edwin Marvin vs. Hattle Merrill,
J. E. Martin, and Augustus Walker;
decree for Plff. and 75 Atty'a fees.
E. M. & M. Co. vs. J. M. Stub
blefleld. J. C. and Elsie Maxwell;
default. Judgt. for Plff. for $85.20
and $35 Atty's fees.
J. W. Cook vs. A. D. Hulse. W. B.
Hunter and D. H. Harris; demurrer
by Harris sustained.
A. Lane vs. Taylor and Nellie
Bishop; Judg"t. and decree for Plff.
A. Levy vs. Calvin and Jessie
Smith; default. Judg't. for Plff. for
$1280.55 and $150 Atty'a fees.
Elsenbels and Welch vs. T. R
Akins; settled and dismissed.
Case for Trial.
The trial of the case of C. R. El
liott vs. Wallowa county will follow
the Tucker case, then the suit of. E.
R. Bowlby vs. John McDonald, then
the case of W.J. Funk & Co. vs. T.
M. Butler et al.
ters were born to them all of whom
survive: Alton R, Leonard B. tnar-
les D. and George M. Emmons of
this city or vklnity, William P. Em
mons of La Grande, Mrs. Jessie Ho
rn an of Enterprise, and Mrs. Lilly
J. Davis of Nebraska. All were at
the funeral but Mrs. Davis and the
husband who la In Oklahoma. Two
nephews, F. A. and L. P. Day ot La
Grande were heie also.
Mother Emmons, as she was famil
iarly called, united with the Chris
tian church 30 years ago, and always
stood courageously for the right. Nev
er strong physliaUy, she was always
doing for others, blessing by her
presence.
It was her request that the song
'Jesus Will Carry Me Over the Rlv-
3r," be sung at her funeral. All who
.Istened felt as If those words were
fulfilled and that she was at rest.
Roads Allowed
by County Court 11
Viewers Ordered To Survey and Lay
. Out Same Cour Proceedinge
and Claims Allowed.
In the County Court of the State
of Oregon for the County of Wal
Iowa.
First Judicial Day.
November 3, 1909.
In the matter of the proposed coun
ty road petitioned for by S. L. Mc
tenzle, et al:
Now at this time the report of the
Board of County Road Viewer
came regularly on to be read hi
open court for the first time; and
after being read lu open court, and
it appearing to the Court that tht
said Board of County Road View
ers had not made a complete re
port as required by law, '
It Is hereby considered and order
ed, that said Board of County Road
Viewers re-survey said road and
make a complete report of the
same, and make due and legal re
turn to this Court at once.
In the matter of the proposed road
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Business Blocks
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Lawns, Dimities, etc
and in fact on many things that are too roustom
5nssmallsnace. We have some of those SUMMER SKIRTS
on hand. Come in and see them before they are
Men's Oxfords
all gone.
ins a
We have an elegant line of these goods and are giv
Discount of 20 per cent.
. They wiU last but a few days. Call and examine
them before they are gone. We still have a few pairs oi
Ladies' Oxfords
and if you would like a pair come and get them at
your very earliest convenience.
Summer Underwear
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Boom lr Building Improvement
Enterprise Still On Increase
Miller's Ne Office.
In
FOB TROY BRIDGE
CONSTRUCTION NEEDED SPAN
ACROSS GRANDE RONDE TO
BEGIN SOON.
The people of the North Country
are going to have the long needed
bridge arrows the Grande Ronde at
Troy. The county court has accepted
he plans and specifications submit
ted by the Columbia Bridge company,
ind the advertisement for bids for
.he construction of the structure ap
pears in another place In this paper.
The bridge will be the finest one
in the county, n will be of steel,
with a single span ITS feet long.
eating on -steel -ryllnder -piera filled
with concrete. It will be located be-
ween the present ferry and the
mouth of the Little Salmon river.
This bridge will fill a long felt
Arant, and will not only be a great
.-onvenlence to the pople of Grouse.
lartlett and the Eden countries, but
IU aid wonderfully In the develop-
nent and settlement of those sec-
Jons. It will give them access to
he Flora flour mill and to the Flora
itores, and from there to the valley
owns and the railroad. No doubt
he progressive court that has or-
lered the bridge will see that a good,
0 per cent grade road Is made oil
rroy hill.
Another act of the term of county
ourt just finished that will help de-
elop a part of the county remote
rom a railroad. Is the road from
romise, Grossman and Smith Moun-
aln to Rondowa. TIiIh road, it is
laimed, will bring all those settler
'rom 10 (o 20 miles nearer the rail
road than at present.
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Ground was broken Monday for A.
Miller's handsome new office
building on River street facing the
court house. The tax title suit was
decided last week by Judge Knowles
In favor of Mr. Miller, who at once
gave orders to proceed with work of
construction. The plans have been
ready for months and have hereto
fore been' described In this paper.
The building win" be fireproof, and
Mr. Miller will have one of tbe
handsomest office buildings in habi
on nroenn for his businesses, the
loan business and the Wallowa Coun
ty Title and Abstract company.
The building activity of the pasi
year In Enterprise Increases as the
season draw to a close, and already
there are indications that next year
will see more first-lass business
blocks and residences erected than
during the last 12 months. Already
five business building are planned,
work on two of which will be begun
this fall and' possibly on a third. The
five include Ashley's, Miller's .and
Melotte'a new buildings and two that
are not yet made public owing
certain deal still being incomp.ev
to
Our stock is broken and we
D We are headquarters for a geaum-
wish to make a thorough cleanup.
good Clore, such as McKibbin and mot
uA Prints and Vege-
g We try to keep constantly on
5 Sblesofallkindsandwearenghtonpnces
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DEATH RECORD,
' j W. Emmons passed away
Sunday morning at S:30 o'clock af
ur a very brief Ulness of pneumonia
was held Monday
m. from the Christian churchy
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vices.
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E. M . M. COMPANY
At 10 a
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cemetery. A very iarKe -
.1. assembled In tHo coureu
and followed Uie corpse to it last
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,--..- Cnollno Do V WAS bOHl &t
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Fleraingstourg, Ky April 13, 1847,
and was married to J. W. Emmons,
Dec 21 1865. They moved to H'i
in is7i Ami ten years later
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to Nebraska. In 1884 they came to
Union county, Oregon, and in 1893
to this county where they have since
iMstltioned for by John Antnony, ei
al:
Now at this time John .Anthony,
and others petition the Court pray
lne for the location of a county
road, came regularly oh to be
heard, and It appearing to the
Court, that said proposed road . Is
In Wallowa county, Oregon, and
Mint netltlon la aimed br twelve
and more freeholders of said coun
ty and state residing In the vicln
lty of eaid proposed road, and that
the petition correctly describes the
beginning, intermediate point and
terminus thereof, and it further
appearing to the Court by affidavit
filed therein, that due and legal
notice of presentation of said pe
tition to this Court notifying all
persons that application would be
made by advertisement posted at
the place of holding this Court and
three other public places la the vi
clnlty of said proposed road and it
further appearing that a bond con
ditloned according to law has been
filed herein which bond is hereby
approved.
It Is therefore hereby considered
and ordered, that the prayer of
said petitioners be granted. It is
further ordered that the board of
county road viewers are to view
and lay out said proposed road ac
cording to law on the day of
November, 1909, and of their pro
ceedings make due and legal re
turn to the Court at their next
regular meeting,
n the matter of the proposed road
petlUoned for by O. F Lindley et
al: - '
Now at this time O. F. Lindley,
and others petition the Court pray
ing for the location of a County
road, came regularly on to be
beard, and It appearing to the
Court that said proposed road is
in Wallowa cdnnty. Oregon, and
that the petition Is signed by
twelve and more freeholders of
said county and. state residing in
the vicinity of said proposed road,
and that the petition correctly de-
. scribes the beginning, intermedi
ate point and terminus thereof,
and it further appearing to the
Court by affidavit filed therein
that due and leial notice of pre
eentation of said petition to this
Court notifying all persons that
application would be made by ad
vertisement posted at the place of
holding this Court and three other
public places- in the vicinity of said
proposed road and it further ap-
HIGH SCHOOL RECEPTION,
(From Elgin Recorder.)
Expecting the Wallowa County
Ugh School football game here last
Saturday, the local high school mem
ers arranged a social for Saturday
ivenlng in their honor. After learn-
ng that the team were not coming
onslderable disappointment was felt.
mt it was decided to bold the re-
eptlon at any rate, and the event
iroved an enjoyable one.
Motice of Dissolution of Partnership,
Notice is hereby given that the
egal partnership heretofore extst
ng between the undersigned is this
lay dissolved by mutual consent.
Dated this 10th day of November,
1909. A. B CONAWAV.
66bl O. M. CORKINS.
OUR NEW
BAKERY
is now open. A hrst
class baker has been en
gaged, and a fine line of
Bread, Cakes.
Pies. Cookies,
and all kinds of Baked
Goods will be carried.
Qur New Line of
Chinaware
Is now in. . Handsome,
new, attractive designs.
Boots and Shoes
for Men, Women and
Children
Everything in the Line
GROCERIES
Riley
and
Riley
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resided. Five sons and two daugh-
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