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ICOTnXTED. THE American soldiery were ral lying to tbe defense of the beautiful Crescent City, and for weeks the surrounding country presented scenes of unparal leled military activity. Tbe meager troops of the defenders were gradually re-enforced by tbe op erations of the recruiting forces, which were sometimes ruthless in their man lier of persuading" men to join the army. And there was need of men grave need. The commander of the British forces. Sir Edward Pakeubam. bad in bis forces the picked veterans of foreign wars. 10,000 of them in all men who had braved the terrors of continental campaigns under Wellington men of brawn and skill and courage, who side by side with the boarded Prussians, bad shattered tbe Old Guard of Napo leon at Waterloo. Surely this proud array would make brief work of Andy Jackson's raga muffins; surely this rawboned Ameri can rebel, with bis combined force of only &.SD0 soldiers, most of whom were but half trained, had no hope of pre vailing against the Bower of the Brit ish army. Thus reasoned Sir Edward J'akenbam and bis staff of gilded ad visers, little remembering that those men are twice armed who war for borne, for couutry and for right. The closing days of the war of 1S12 were momentous ones for tbe Ameri can people. Proud Britain, shorn of her briefly tolerated "Tight" to search American ships for supposed subjects in tbe ranks of the seameu and pre vented from perpetrating other gross injustices on Americans and American property, was battling on land to re gain tbe prestige which Yankee brav ery bad bo sorely shattered on the high seas. And it was in tbe general neighborhood of New Orleans that was to be struck a decisive blow to demonstrate tbe superior force of tbe one time mother couutry. But when a nation produces Gilbert Heeles to wage its wars In the ranks, throwing tbelr lives in tbe balance, risking life and love for the stars and stripes that wave above them, then indeed must invaders look sharply to their muskets and their saber edges aud learn to weigh opponents In a scale giving a record that does not lie. Dawn, following the night when Gil bert Steele left Madeleine de Valette at the planter's bouse, found him etretched in troubled sleep on the ground in the camp with bis mates. As yet tbe hastily mustered detach ment to which he belouged bad not been able to secure tents for any save the officers, for the iiifaut nation was but ill supplied with funds to provide ecessities for its defenders. Shortly after the brst streaks of morning light painted the eastern sky a bugle sounded, followed by the rat-a-tat-tai-tat-tat of a drum reveille and the rows of sleeping men unwound themselves stiffly from tbuir blankets, gathered tbe rolled coats which bad served as pillows and proceeded to fall in line before the crudely constructed cook shack, where coffee and beans would I served to them for breakfast The day had come, and over Gilbert Steele there stole thoughts thoughts of Madeleine de Valette which sub dued his ordinarily gay spirits and caused his comrades to survey him in wonder and regret. The day of the big fight and Gilbert Professional Directory of Wallowa County I THOS. M. DILL j ? ATTOILVEY'AT'LAW 1 a Office first door south of New 4 Fraternal Bldg, Enterprise. Ore. 4 w 4 ib'riivi-p 9 ... t BURLEIGH & BOYD t t ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW I Practice In all State Courts and interior Iepartnient Careful tention to ail business. 4 ffT i 1 i i rf t t t i v itriifti C ' D. W SHEAHA.N t t LAWYER'- ENTERPRISE It , . c , . " T 2 Courts and Interior Department. S 5 1 -'"Mi''t'H-i4"ii Ray Harvey and bride, after a brie visit with J. T. Harvey here -returned to La Grande Thursday jnarnlng. Steele was s-td and g!ootr.y. "Sotm? thing wrong with him. sure." was the Tomwt'tit t-amli-d aUmt auiotig bis fel low musketeers. True, be had been sharply repri manded by the captain for his delin quency of the day liefore. lie had promised Wolf, .back in the forest, up the river, tbst he would not delay if given permission to stop n few mo ments to talk with a young lady. He nad failed to keep his promise to the letter, for he had uot caught up with the squad of tnok wood-mien under Wolfs command when they rca -hed their boats at the river's edge. They had waited and hallond for him. fie did uot appear and had been compelled to B'llk the entire way to the camp, arriving aftr midi-i-.-'it. ttris tiring him for the wr'.- ot the day in which every ounce of energy be could command would be required. Yes. thp captain had boon angry with Gilbert, hut hi" good pnitits were so well known that he was not penal ized in any way. Therefore the lad's associates were certain that this sub- if vfr :vV; M i - - :-h.i i ' i i "FOKWAT.D, MARCIir' AT LAST ject was not tbe one that was worry ing him. Perhaps, after all. It was the girl that the men with Wolf had seen him with who was responsible for bis droopiug spirits. Yes. that must be It, the men finally reasoned. But they could not understand why of all men Gilbert Steele should be disturbed over a girl. Surely a youth of his makeup and personality would never lack at tention from and admirers among the women folks. No. indeed! Of this they were, assured. "Forward, niar-h"' At last the wel come order came. But a very few hours now would pass ere the momen tous issues at staUe on that day would be decided. The detachment to which Gilbert had been assigned was to occupy a lhie of trenches outside the earth- ti-nrL tvhii-h i :i rti-i v nrfktHtHl New Orleans. An attack was to be made on the right e.mk of the British line; then these attackers would fall back behind the fortifications. It devolved upon Steele and his associates to aid in covering the retreat of the attack- lng division and to repel the onslaught I ! of the BriC :rs- which, it was well j Jh. Power cf the Pocketbook. Huh I reahy taink. wife, you should have that ball dress made a little high- to say back. Wife I'll have k changed if you wish, but the material costs $10 a yard. Hub Urn! Well, never mind. Boston Transcript. Two Ways of Saying It "Then I aiu t cunider myself re jected?" asked the young suitor. "l'ou are to consider your proposal returned with thanks and the regret that it is impossible at tins time to ac-; cent it." said the u.iu-'htcr of n nm. ' aziue editor. .St. I.ouu .Star. CHARLES THOMAS 1 LAWVER " ENTERPRISE, ORE. Ji Practice in State and Federal courts and Int. Dept. Abstract T), , , 2, J Bldg., opposite court house. J H-M-4 J Something new Kirsh curtain rods fand portier pole3 for the firat time in Enterprise. Come In and S( jthem lit F. S A-ih'ey's. lted. would follow, maneuver, as briefly Indicated. was one of gTeat strategic Importance j to the American side. General Jack ! lion had outlined It to his staff, aud i they unanimously Indorsed It. i The onslaught began. The Ameri- ! cans vatiautlv assailed the forbidding I Hues of grenadiers Cannon thunder- i ed. Titles spat their deadly missiles, j swords glistened before the brightness '. of blue steel became dulled with , bio. d. men and horses writhed and I screamed in the death agony, prayers and curses were heard on every side amid the awful din. men who had 1 sriiis and men who had lost their souls went down in the hellish holocaust to I sin tu more, fathers stabbed fathers ' and rode them dowu with sharp shod 1 chargers, cowards killed brave men ; aud brave men killed cowards, all on a springtime morning, for the ghoulish Imp of misrule was running amuck among mankind, er.ger for the harvest of tears, suffering and death. A false king had decreed that honest THE WELCOME OUDEU CAME. men should umrder one another in or der to support his dishouest govern ment, aud so his men went forth to battle, singing hymns in a cause they little knew was uuholy. Gilbert Steele lay In the trench, barely deep enough to shelter him from the singing messengers of lead that threatened him. The exultation of the fighting man combating his mortal foe sent his Llm-d a-tiugling. thrilled bis throbbing heart, captured his soul. The fears of yesterday, the premoni tions of the night, were gone. He was going to win. and he was going to live for Madeleiue. The impulse to jump from the mud dy trench and to rush single handed across the bullet swept field before him to the succor of his hero com rades, who were hand to hand with foe- al'n0!it. coiiirolled him for the moment then he gritted his teetb aud mastered himself. He loaded his hot barreled match lock. Again and again be laid the smoke blackened barrel a ross the ertben mcund aud C00II7 aimed at a coiut above the lelt line of a red un- W. C. DENTIST KETCHUM ENTERPRISE t .g, -Ji.'o e uertanu uu iaing. p Independent Phone. Home 4 --t-frt"rxi" i4m4 C. T. HOCKETT. l. D. f PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON o f ; . . ......... j i t 1 , 1 . j ing. hid. Home phone in office and residence 2 I DR. C, A. AULT J PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON I Office In Dank Building. 1 Home phone both office and residence. 4 Dr. Hockett reports the birth of a brigh tby girl, Monday morn ing, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. i:. O-i.erhoudt. rnier.l The Novelized by PORTER EMERSON BROWNE From the Play of the Same Name by Booth Tarkington and Harry Leon Wilson COPYRIGHT. 1910. BY AMERICAN PRESS ASSOCIATION torrn. fie was one of Wolfs sharp shooters, aud he meant this day to justify the reputation of thai careful ly pit ked band of patriots men who could shoot the left eye out of a wild turkey at fifty paces! Aud live up to that reputation be did. Heard suddenly from the Hps of Gilbert's commanding offlcer was tbe cry of "Heady, men: Form into line! Fix b.iycnets! Go at them, boys! ChargeT' Almost before he realized what had happened Gilbert found himself In the van of a wild, triumphant dash across the open death zone that separated the trenches from the enemy. The Britishers, having been re-en-fored by two regiments nf fresh troops, concealed in tbe forest beyoud. had shattered the attacking force of Americans, kept their flauk from be ing turned, had maintained their gen eral alignment aud held tbelr positiou The utter rout of the attackers was Imminent unless supiort arrived speedily. Hand to band, face to face, arm to arm. man to man. fought the stubborn grenadiers who won at Waterloo with the raw boned, uncouth, untrained he roes of the backwoods. Back, back they surged. But It was uot the backwoodsmen, tbe fur capped squirrel hunters nor Wolfs sharpsboters that fell back. The British grenadiers gave way be fore J"s onslaught of men who. hav ing uotbing their lives to offer their country, frec7 offered all they had. lu the fore part of the supporting column Giilert Steele sped headlong Into the fray. Grasping bis musket by the barrel with both bands, be wielded the stock into the faces of his foes. Of a suddeu It shattered Into pieces against the upraised gun of an Irish giant, and he drew from his belt a wicked curved bladed dirk which be had purchased at a wharf in New Or leans from a seaman who bad brought it from Morocco. Ou he lunged, distancing his nearest friend, until he was practically alone in a struggle lu a small group of the enemy .at one side of the main conflict. Eyes land nostrils dilated, nerves a-fUiver. Gilbert Steele was superman when something struck him some where be could not tell just where or bow and a great blackness de scended over the eyes and the brain of tbe young patriot He gasped for breath, clutched at his bosom and fell choking to bis knees. Then his head bent forward, and he lay huddled In a motionless pile beside a dismounted cannon. j A sallow faced, pockmarked Brlt j isher reclaimed from the Whitecbapel j slums aud who had seen service in ! Iudia monped blond from the side of his jaw and mumbled to the man be side him: "'E was game, but I broke his neck ( with my bare fist." j Thus shaking, he stumbled on. kick ing vengefully the prostrate body of Gilbert Steele as he went And many miles avray there was one j wbo watched and hoped and prayed lor the return of Gilbert Steele. TO be continued. phone orders for bus to All and to. 97b J from depot promptly attended j White Front barn. Home phone. -Mrs. J. A. French left Saturday morning for Albany, where she will visit, afterwards attending the Sia.iu caapter Eastern Star In Port land. Deputy Sheriff Crow ,was called on official business some five miles south of Enterprise, Saturday, where he served an attachment on some property. Mrs. Charles Hug, wife of Mar ibal Hug, left Saturday morning for Elgin. She will akso visit La Grande in ordar -to witness the games of ball between Enterprise and the La Grande teams. Decorating the Living. The other day a small boy picked up a wreath of roses that bad been dropped in tbe street during a funeral procession, gave It to an old woman He and said, "Me believes In decorating folks before they die." Is not that a great belief to live? It Is glorious to decorate. Try It. There are many flowers, not all roses, but kind words aud loving thoughts, for .decorating -your friends as they pass your garden gate. A. Louise Babbage in Cir cle Magazine. ' j The Power If Pderwki. ' A hard beaded business man went to bear Paderewskl play, says A. E. ' Thomas in Success Magazine. The j man Is not a musician. He spends bis ! days trying to buy cottou when it is j low aud sell It when It la high. Tbli , is how he described bis experience al the piano recital. iou Know, I iu not easily stirreu up. and I don't know anything about mu sic 1 wouldn't know whether a man was playing the plauo extremely wcli or just fairly well. But I do know that Paderewskl played one thing that afternoon that stirred me up as I nev er was stirred In my life. I don't re member what it was. I couldn't have told whether be was playing an hour or live minutes. All 1 kuow is that It stirred up feelings witbiu me I bad never felt before. Great waves of emo tion swept over me. I wanted to shout and 1 wanted to cry, and wheu the last chord was struck 1 found mysell on my feet waving my umbrella aud shouting like a wild Indian. 1 went out of that hall as weak ua a rag and happier than I'd been In years. I can't account for it I've tried, but I can't explain It Can you?' Burglar's Besetting Sin. The burglar's besetting siu Is heed lessness. Tbe chances are that it was heedlessness that Brst drove him out of houest employment aud made a bur- glar of blm. The burglar ransacks 8 bouse and carries away a spoon hold er, a card tray or some other luexpen slve souvenir of tbe occasion, and be overlooks tbe thousand dollar bill ou the dining room table and tbe rope ol ,u ap tlu uwui rack. This bed lessuess seems to be mum n, roe whole fraternity. We do not kuow wbat the exierience of other cities Is. but In Newark tbe burglar leaves an astonishing amount of portable -wealth behind blm Invariably. Wheu be reads on the day after the robbery that he took Mrs. De Stile's chating dish and Ignored her $o00 ruby bracelet beside It or tbut be upset tbe Pompleya' dresser drawer to get tbe revolver and failed to see the government bonds that lay In plain sight on tbe wash, stand, bow be- much gnash his teetb aud bate himself for neglecting to de velop his powers of attention and ob servation lu his youth! Newark News. . What "Garbler" One Meant "Garble." "garbled." "garbler," are words which nowadays convey quite a different meaning from that which was formerly accepted. "Garble" orig inally signified simply "to select for a purpose." At one time there was an officer, termed "the garbler of spices," whose duty it was to visit the shops and examine tbe spices, ordering the destruction of all Impure goods. His duties were similar to those of the in spector of the modem bealtb . depart ment who forbids the sale of decayed vegetables or tainted meat The word comes from a root uieaulug "to sift" The Impurities sifted out have Id the course of generations corrupted the term till a "garbled report" is no long er a report whercfrora all uncertainty has been removed, but one that Is full of misrepresentation and made mls leadlng with deliberate intent. CONCRETE WORK i0f all kinds.TIf you believe in beautifying Enterprise, you must believe in making that beauty enduring.lConcre'te is enduring-it will render city beauty a "Concrete Reality." USee us for any and all kinds of Concrete Work. MARKS BROTHERS, General Contractors. u, oERLAND f Dealer in Harness. Saddles. Chapps Spurs and Leather Goods of all descriptions. 2 I wffl fit you out 'with the best goods for the least ' 5 money. When in need of anything in my line, call and S inspect my stock before purchasing. ENTERPRISE. - . ; 5 la Grande D. FITZGERALD,' Proprietor. Foundry tnd Machine Shop. Casting and Ma chine Work done on short notice. WE ALSO MANUFACTURE FEED MILLS Sawmill break down jobs promptly attended to GIVE US A TRIAL MEMORIAL DAY. (By the Enterprise Tress.) The Call smote on the evening air, A deep and understanding; Cal Unlike the shrilling trumpet's blure, But as some meaning madrigal Softly sungfand moving through The maze of heart and soul of you! And dreams you dreamed and hopes you sought Swooning fell with life away. And crumbled where Ambitions fought And full Desire once held sway: For in that Cull your human flower Faded with the sinking sun; Some babe or youtk its little hour. Or parentage the Race had run; And softly now, sweet as that Call, Lay the flowers over all! HERE LOOKING AT LAND PROBA3LY TO LOCATE. Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Martin, of west ern Colorado, near the famous fruit center of Grand Junction, are here with a view to locating. Mr. Mar lin Impresses the observer most fa vorably as a man of good, practical ideas. He la looking over the coun tv leisureiv In order that he might i find land openings that man- suit, him, in. which event he will locate here. The rains of Wa'lowa county, giv ing uumialakaLle a-uurunce that wheat and oher grains etui be grown on the Mil lands without irrigation, impress Mr. .Martin favorably. But above all, Wallowa coiyity has water enough to irrigate double Uis acre age of hill lands, in addition to the rains, ,if irrigation in needed. The people of Wallowa county welcomes Mr. and Mrs. Martin, and can assure them that If -they settle here they wil1 be made to teel at home frorf the start. GRAND JURY GIVES A CREDITABLE COMPLIMENT. In Its report, already printed, the grand jury paid Sheriff .iurvin a voll deserved compliment in commend ing his faithful services in the pur suit of hio sffijiul duties and In aid ing the county in the collection of taxes and every other passible way. This has received the approval of every one practically in the county, and it is a word of con-.-n-endation In every wr.y merl e;l by the sheriff. MOTHER'S DAY WILL BE OBSERVED NEXT SUNDAY. Sunday, May 29:h, will usher In Mother's Day observances at the local Presbyterian church, Rev. Sam uel Harris pastor. All are cordially invited to attend. A special service, including a special sermon, approp riate to the occasion, will be rend ered. Iron Works.