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LTU I have taken great care in selecting: my stock for this Fall's business, 'getting ed another from the West, thus getting the best things from both sections, and t Not Tuft one car of goods from the East and have just unload- Guaranteed 20 ftara is tne most complete m Wallowa County, such as the Sealy Non-Tufted Cotton Mattresses, guaranteed for 20 years: The Globe Wer- ,r , c t i ,c li00k Lascs' new and up-to-date patterns in Bedsteads, Extension Tables, Davenrxrts and lounges; the reclining Royal Afni-ns Chair. SDnn? Rockers. Fnmp Onl- ri. c j- i t..i . nurr . ' . . , mwiuiuiuj, iwjui - 7 i o 1 iv vt.JV ivwi K I l -s. .1 IIKimir VV HTk' IS'KL-PTC HI 1. At oil I - . ,4 .- f 11 J II" 1 Ol. -1 - 1 : - V not be broken and will last a life time. Come and See th Npw r.nnrV ' AHI FY Tflf Hnmo Fnrmcfior " a. mMV if llkS 11 .1414 1IIW 1IV111V 1 Ul UlJliWl Good Company for 1909. You are careful what choice of friends the young people of your household make. You do not open wide the door to those whose speech end behavior betray Ill-breeding and lax morals. Are you as careful to a hilt It against books and periodi cals that present vulgar and demor alizing picture oj life and Its per pose? Perhaps you are among those who have found that The Youths Companion occupies the same place dn the family reading that the high minded young man or woman holds among your associates. The Com panion Is good without being "goody goody." It, Is entertaining, It Is In forming. In Its stories it depicts life truly, font It chooses those phases of life In which duty, honor, loyalty are the guiding motives. A full description of the current volume will fee sent with sample cop ies of the paper to any address on request. The new subscriber who at' once sends $1.75 for a year's sub scription will receive free The Com panion's new Calendar for 1909, "In Grandmother's Garden," lithographed In thirteen colors. TUB YOUTH'S COMPANION. 144 Berkeley Street, Boston, Mas3. GOOD DESCRIP TIO WALLOWA COUNTY MUCH SAID IN LITTLE IN PORTLAND TELEGRAM'S OREGON EDITION. rich. It Is a Switzerland in Oregon. Mountains and lakes abound. Stock feed for dairying and market herds is In plethora. Lumber will become' an Important Indunry. Copper and' gold mines give promise of being permanent. Water power Is more. nan ever to be utilized. A great SPACE county with few pevple. It is one of LATTER ne nomeieeKers' paradises that Oregon offers to the world." SHERIFF All GETS ANDY HEAVERN r Apples grown In Oregon and Wash ington will grace the tables of Euro peon royalty this wlwter, through the plan of Jame3 J. Hill, the Great Northern magnate, who has ordered 100 boxes of the best apples dis played at the Spokane apple show. He has wired his Spokane agent to pay $10 a box if necessary. He says he wants the apples for Christmas preesnts to the following: "Royal and tidied heads of Europe holding stock in the Hill roads, the Queen of. Denmark, the King of England, the Emperor or Germany, titled mem bers of the British parliament and German and SwelUh personages of royal blood." Apples will be select ed from fruit grown along the Hill The Thanksgiving Oregon edition of the Portland Telegram, issued Wednesday evening, November 24, was the best and most comprehen sive description of the state's re sources and progress ever put out by an Oregon paper in the same number of pages. The various In dustries of the state were newly written up, mot a re-hash of old mat ter, but a truthful, up-to-date and well edited reusme of the wonder ful natural weakh and the progress In the utilization of the resources of .both East and West Oregon. In addition to the special articles finely Illustrated on the principal industries, several columns of de scription of the state by counties are given, In the main accurate and far ahead of the county descriptions given In the recent state pamphlet. The one on WaWowa county is in correct in only one particular, rall- j road transportation having reached here only one year ago instead of , two as stated. The Wallowa county paragraphs i give a realistic picture of conditions here in small space. They are herewith re-printed: "Wallowa Total area, 1,883,000 acres; unappropriated and entry, 338,983 acres; population, 7100; county seat and principal town, En terprise. "Wallowa is in fact a new county, because of railroad transportation Take a look at the weld of the Pittsburgh Perfect Field Fencing at Keltner's. Electric weld you can't break it. 57b3 NABBED IN MIDST OF CELEBRATION! OF SUPPOSED IMMUNITY. Wallowa Students Attending 0. A. C. Big Enrollment at Corvallis 27 States and Foreign Counties Representted. New line of Queens are and China ware at Keltner's hardware store. A complete line, the best In the coun ty and prices are right. 6"b3 Mrs. F. 3. MaU-o'm of Philllpaburg, Montana, came Friday, tor a vlajt, with her sister, Mrs. N. H. Marks. Mr. and Mrs. Malcoltu have bought property here and expect to move to this city next spring. Corvallis, Nov. 28 Every county In Oregon Is represented in. the roll of students at the Oregon Agricultural college, also 27 states and foreign countries. Excluding Benton coun ty, Multnomah of course leads wlth;lng Andy Heavern, indicted In the iall of 1907 on a charge of stealing . horse over on Snake river, was ar rested in Joseph Thursday night by Sheriff Marvin, and brought to En terprise and lodged in jail to await his trial. Heavern ro3e Into Jo3eph about 5 o'clock Thanksgiving afternoon and soon after Sheriff Marvin was notified by telephone of his presence. Mr. Marvin answered over the phone that "Heavern was not wanted," suspecting that the information would reach Heavern. Sure enough Heav ern was Informed of the reply and when the sheriff reached Joseph he found his man up town celebrating his supposed Immunity from arrest. Enterprise Kids Win From Joseph RURAL TELEPHONES FAST INCREASING OVER 3000 ELEVEN PER CENT STATES IN YEARS. GAIN IN FIVE U al PI. yen Overwhelm Lake, Town Team Two, Goal From Fiotd. Thu football game bt'ween the Kid'' teams of Enterprise and Jo s. pit on the local grounds Thanks S'vnj afternoon, resulted in a Bcore of 18 to 0 in favor of Enterprise. Ryrd Ault of the En eipi'se team .irifd brilliantly in 't sround play ing during the whole same, lie made two goal drop kicks from the field ! terestlng Circuit Court Adjourns. Th November terra of circuit'1" his defensive play was Just as court adjourned Wednesday even- -, -bychm The last case tried was the. 1 P'"868 lo2 represantatives. Washington be- ott v lam.. vuv WnUn Ing second with 42 and Linn third for violation of the local option wjth 40. Following are the student law He wa8 tound Ben. registered from Wallowa county: . tenced to pay a fine of $100 and Challls William Allen, Lawrence F. Kprv 2n Hv in tall The case of J. A. Wood, Admr., vs. Morley resulted in a non-suit, and in Wood, Adror., vs. Wiley the Jury lound for the defendant. The lndlct mert against J. A. Barnett of Wal lowa for giving away liquor, was dismissed Two thousand three hundred and fifty per cent, seeine rather large figures to be dealing with, even when one Is considering as broad a subject as the Increase In the use of rural telephones. Yet it Is a fact that In the five year period ending Doc. 31, liH)7, the number of 'phone stations In the rural dis tricts of the western states did Jump 2,3."0 per cent. In actual figure, the eleven slntei which constitute this group had 2,f9 country tele phones at the end of the year 1902; five years later thoy had 62,774. These figures form the most strik ing part of the latest telephone cen sus. Statistics placed side by side for comparison always apeak an In- tory. One may dtxlire Alien, (Lostlne; Homer H. Hayes, Jo seph; Robert 11. McKenzie, Lostlne; Howard Elmer McLean, Wallowa; Watson Bone Miles, Lostine; Guy Ernest Mitchell, Lostlne; Ann Is and open to' J 1 sumuei vvaae unune; vwijiam a. Miles, Lostine; William Roy Varner, Lostlne : Livestock be- lines and from the Deschutes Valley. fore wBg Us marUetable - product. Now It is entering upon The dance at the opera house the production of all agricultural ThanksFivinc niirht was a verv eniov- and horticultural crops, with great ahlft nffAir and wns nttended bv a lanre profit and growing success. Wtua- make It move un in h, number of people, the floor being ted in the midst of mountains, with thronged with dancers and nearly as beautiful, well-watered valleys, cli- . 1 a 1 1 A. 4-nvnnsins1 O KuTl r1(t Tl t tsrfLtpf fOI many spectators w.wnea ine - - , fect nM Fencine at Keltner.a hard. and joyous scene ana nsienea io uie "v"" -- . splendid music by the Vest orchestra. Wallowa to destinad to become very ( ware store He Had Found His Specialty. A London contemporary tells the fol lowing anecdote: A member of the bar The Llama. not richly endowed with Intellect after About the heaviest load that a llama 1 years of brleflessness married a rich will allow to be placed on Its back Is ; widow. She died. Again he sought a a weight of 125 pounds. If any beav- I bride with a large dower and again ler load be placed on the animal's back t became a widower. Then be thought the wise beast lies down, and no he would return to his long neglected amount of coaxing or beating can profession. Ue approached an old Complete stock of Pittsburgh Per- 67b3 friend who had meanwhile become a Judge of the supreme court and asked what, in his opinion, would be the wisest course for him to pursue. "Slick to the probate and matrimonial," said the judge. M M W If. BARGAINS IN EaEEiExaKazaiBuiHiaaaiBB Chi 3 Cutlass We have just opened a large assortment of theabove goods, consisting of Sample Pieces from one of the largest importing houses of New York. These will made ideal Holiday Gifts, and at surprisingly low prices. Besides the sample line, we have large assortments of regular stock-in-hand Decorated Japanese Ware, Glassware and Semi-Porcelain Decorated Goods Asa Craig also did some fine playing for the locals. Aklns and Shutt played well for Joseph. In the first half Enterprise made a touchdown and a drop kick from the (lold. In the second half the locals scored a touchdown and kick ed goal from that. All the forward passes tried by the local boys were successful except one. Irving French was referee and Arthur Pace umpire. Following was the line-up of the Enterprise team: Charlie Bauer, right end; Eddie Oaks, left end; Henry Murphy, right tackle; Charlie Dunbar, left tackle; RueseU French, right guard; David Reavls, left guard; Roland Marvin, center; Joe Ilauer, quarter back; Ad olph Bauer, right half back; Byrd Ault, left half back; Asa Craig, full back. A Magnstlo Ulana. The Island of Born holm, In the Bal tic sea, may be regarded as a huge magnet. Although the power of at traction Is Dot so great as to draw nails and bolts out of approaching iblps. the tnngnetlHin works good leal of damage lu that It deflects the needle of the compass so that It can not be depeuded upon. The effect Is perceptible at a dlstunce of nine and a half miles. President Taft's Cabinet Personnel List of Its Members Ara Glvar In Response to Several Requests. Several requests have been made for the publication of President Taft's cabinet, and It Is here given together with states the various members call home or where they were residents at the time of their appointment: (Continued on page 6.) some telling facts from the following table, showing Jut how many rural phono each Western state had In 1902 and In 1907. State 1902 1907 Montana 61 2.3S9 Idaho 93 4,013 Wyoming 33 1,399 New Mexico 78 677 Arizona 205 634 I'tnh 3.187 Colorado 254 8.9SO NvaU:. 23 928 Wofb nvtoa 117 (iin(.p 842 l.'..0S California . 864 13,908 Totals 2.559 62,744 It must be remembered that the telephone was no hlng new In 1902. It dates back to 1876, but It marvel ins popularity Is of more recent ori gin In fact it within the memory of all. Where once the telephone was the luxury of the rich man, now It Is utilized by thousands of plain American farmers, who find It their greatest convenience and business aid. That Is the story told by the telephone census and there are many other statistics of more than pass ing Interest. In the United States in 1902 there were 266,906 rural phone stations. Five years later the census recorded 1,464,733, an Increase of 449 per Cent. The number of farms In' the country Is given as 6,635,614. In 1902 but 24.8 percent of the farms were equipped with facilities for communication ov er the telephone wire. Five years later the percentage was 26.6. The state of Iowa on Dec. 31, 1907, showed 78.9 percent of Its farms us ing the telephone. Today unofficial figures place the percentage at 85. For the Increase In the number of farm telephones has gone on even more KieiKl'iy since the latest cen sus flgurei were published. Accord ing to tho statement of the Western Electric company, which manufac tures all the telephones and appara tus uxed In this country by the Hell (Continued on page six.) Our regular Winter Stock is still complete and we can fit you out in Underwear, Shoes, Overshoes, including the famous Ball Band Knit Boots and Overs, Ladies' and Chil dren's Coats, Boys' and Men's Clothing, Overcoats and Caps. Don't overlook us in anything you may need for Winter. W. J. FUNK & COMPANY Houses in Enterprise, $650 to $3,000 Lots $75.00 to $250.00 100 Acres, Hill Farm, $12.50 2931 Acres on Slope, $65.00 an acre, time 270 Acres, Island, $40.00 an acre, time 160 Acres, Slope, $3600.00. time 480 Acres, 12 miles, timothy and timber, $10 per acre Best and Cheapest Insurance Companies. Agent American Bonding Company. The Pioneer Real Estate Man. 1 i OKLGON W. E. TAGGART, ENTERPRISE, : : " "Cartful Banking Insunt tht Saftty of Dipositi." Depositors Have That Guarantee at WALLOWA NATIONAL BANK OF ENTERPRISE, OREGON CAPITAL 150.000 SUKPLUa 150.000 Wc Do a General Banking Business. Exchange Bought and Sold on All Principal Cities. Geo. W. Hyatt, President Geo. 8. Craig, Vice President W. R. Holmes, Cashier Frank A. Reavls, Asst. Cashier Geo .8. Cbaio J. H. Dobbin DIRECTORS Geo. V. Hyatt Mattib A. Holmes W. R. Holmes M i 41 J: V 1 UH1IIIXHMMWUUU BOailStSBa""i"MJIMMl""M""MBMIMai I! laiMMMllllIlUIBII''