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TWENTY-SIXTH YEAR. NO. 42.
ENTERPRISE, OREGON, THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 110, COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER Cent a word single Insertion, lft cento a word 2 Insertions. Special rates by month and year. FOUND. Liulif 3" bracelet, ou Slope road to jo-eph. Owner can have same by tmil-.ng at this office, describing prop erty, ml paying for this notice. FOR 8 ALE. Well bred, fresh Jersey cow and calf. Inquire of Dr. Auk, Enterprise, Oregon. 113btf One of the desirable quarters of North Wallowa county, located close to the Bartlebt store and Postoffice. Ai-ply to owner, C. Mu-rdock, Troy, Oregon 109b4 Four well-broke young, fresh milch cows. N. E. Hammack, Swamp Creek Thos. Siegmund left on sale at IU ly & Riley's the Wonder Washer. Thoroughbred Scotch Colltea. Two female pups, $10 each. Pedigree can be given. S. E. Harris, Elgin, Ore ccn H4bl Nice small place adjoining Enter prise; six-room house, barn, out buildings, young orchard, timber, running water, etc. Inquire at this office. l161j I will sell ch ap for cash my 160 acre farm on Pralrio Creek. All good plow land except 10 acres; 100 acres under ditch. 3 miles east of Enterprise. Peter Olsen, Enter prise. 116b4 MONEY TO LOAN Slate Funds loaned, fi per cent. Johu P. Rusk, Atty. State Land BU Joseph Farm loans at 7 percent. Call or vn-ite First Bank of Joseph. 58bt WANTED. Experienced dressmaker ,waots sew ing to do at her home. Inquire at 'his office. 112tf Lumber. Anyone having lumber of any grade In any amount for sale, or who has timber he intends to saw joon. and wishes to contract the lum har (Mill nn nr nririirnsH W. F. Rankin at Haney planer in Enterprise, Agent for W. R. Klvette. 26b4 LOST. Small bag of tools between Enter prise and Sam Litch's ranch on the slope. Finder return to Rodgers Brothers. - HCbl MI8CELLANEO US. Harness and shoes repaired. Ralph Hollembaek, with Rodgers Bros.', in rink building. 113bm Stockholders' Annual Meeting. The annual meeting of the stock holders of the Enterprise Hotel Com pany will be held at the company's l'f tej In, Enterprise, Oregon, a Mon dav. June 20th, at two o'clock p. m., fo. the purpose at electing a board o: directors, and the transaction of fetch business as may properly come before said meeting. GEO. W. HYATT, Secy. "During tne brteT period between March 1 and April 15, this spring, be tween 40,000 and 50,000 colonists, ac cording to the various railroad mana gers, found new homes in the Pacific Northwest, in California and In Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Colorado and Wyoming. The Interior Department has desig nated under the enlarged homestead act approximately a million acres of land in Wyoming not susceptible of successful Irrigation at a reasonable cost from any known source of water supply. In Wyoming, up to the pres ent time, the area of land so desig nated totals 14,500,000 acres. THE MARKETS Portland. Wheat Track prices: Club, 80 lie; bluestem, 85c; red Russian, 78c. Barley Feed and brewing, 22c. Oats No. 1 -white, $27 per ton. Hay Timothy. Willamette Valley, $2021 per ton; Eastern Oregon, $22025; alfalfa, $16; clover, $16. Butter Extra, 29c; fancy, 29c; ranch, 20c. Eggs Ranch, candled, 23 24c. Hops 1909 crop, ll14c; olds, nominal. Wool Eastern Oregon, 14 17c per pound. Mohair 32 33c Seattle. Wheat BluetAem, 83c; club, 79c; red Russian, 77c. Oats $26 per ton. Barley $20 per ton. Hay Timothy, $26 per ton; alfalfa, $16 per ton. Butter Washington Creamery, 30c; ranch, 25c. Eggs Selected local, 29c. Potatoes Market demoralized. REFORMERS LOSE IN PENNSYLVANIA VOTE Republicans Make Clean Sweep in Philadelphia Daizell Wins Nomination. PHILADELPHIA. June 6. Despite a coalition of reform and organized la- bor forces, the Republican city organ I izatlon made the most complete sweep I In its history at the primaries, nomi- natlng all but one of Its candidates for more than 60 legislative offices. The only break in the Republican party's congressional Elate in the state was in Schuykill County, where the present Congressman, Alfred D. Garner, a supporter of Speaker Can- s 22 YS a S 7 j ;--.VLky.-S 4. jT 4&&i-amitiuirlJi .'.'Ii;.. JOHN DALZELL. non, was defeated by R. D. Heaton on an "insurgent" platform. The seven present Democratic Con gressman from this state were all re nominated. Representative John Daizell, of Pittsburg, an "old guard" of 22 years, experience in Washington, is declared to have won a nomination in the 13th district over ex-Mayor Black of Mc Keesport. The victory, according to the latest count, showed a majority of but 400, and Black had not con ceded his defeat. ENGINEERS AWARDED INCREASE IN WAGES Federal Board of Arbitrators Grants 69 Per Cent of In crease Demanded. CHICAGO, June 6. The Federal Arbitration Board, which has been taking testimony in the wage con troversy between 27,000 enginemen and forly-nine railroads west of Chicago, handed down a decision in favor of the er.ginemen. The arbitration board granted the employes 60 per cent, of their demand for 12 V per cent, increase. ' The men involved are members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Fire men and Enginemen. Under the rul ing of the arbitration board the wages of the men vary with the different classes of service. About 23,000 union men were In volved, but all the firemen, whether members of the union or not, will get the increase. It is estimated that 27, 000 men will benefit by the award. Settler Coming Back. WASHINGTON, June 8. An unusu. ally heavy movement of homeseekers this spring into various parts of the arid West is indicated by reports that have come to the reclamation service. Train loads of settlers have been pouring Into Montana, Oregon and Washington, and large numbers have been seeking the milder climate of the Southwest. - A cheering feature in connection with the movement is said to be the return of thousand of Amer ican citizens from Canada, offsetting in a measure the exodus of others across into the Dominion. Land Leased for Troops. TACOMA, Wash., June 7. Leases for about 30,000 acres of land neai American Lake, southwest of Tacoma, extending to Spanaway and Roy, have been secured by Captain John J. Brad ley and Lieutenant H. A. Wells for the August maneuvers of the troops n the Department of the Columbia, together with the Rational Guard from Washington. Oreg6n. Idaho and Mja tana! About 7,Uuo trooa win be in the encampment. Grand Welcome to Roosevelt. NEW YORK, June 7. As the time approaches for the return of ex Presi dent Roosevelt on Saturday mornlag, June 18, the plans for his welcome are assuming larger and larger dimen sions, and that the greeting will be nation-wide admits of no doubt. SPORTS AND ATHLETICS Jeffries has reached that point In his training where he needs to go easy for the fear of going stale rather than to plunge Into all kinds of work to develop himself. In fact a little ale has been prescribed for him for bis noonday meal, to keep him from train ing off too fast He wants to fight at S18 pounds and he is within striking distance of that mark all the time BOW. Napoleon Lajole, the peerless sec ond sacker of the Cleveland American League team, continues to lead the American circuit in batting honors, for the big Frenchman is bitting close to the 400 mark. Tyrus R. Cobb, the man Comiskey picked as the greatest ball player of all time, is close up, and may yet overtake the Clevelander. Cobb Is hitting at .367, a mark that Is quite respectable in itself. In the boat race betwen the Uni versity of Wisconsin and the Univer sity of .Washington crews Saturday, Wisconsin led "all the way from the start over the three mile' course o' Lake Mendota, nnibhius ..early tour lengths ahead of their opponents. The Chicago-New York aeroplane contest will have the richest money prize ever ottered for an aviation com petition, plans being in process of for mation to bring the total to $100,000. The increase in awards over the $25, 000 purse will be made by cities en route, according to James E. Plew, president of the Illinois Aeroplane Club. The National Baseball Commission handed down a decision upholding the transfer of Pitcher Carson to the Ver non Club of the Pacific Coast League by the Chicago National League Club. The deal was protested by the Port land club, from ' which Carson was drafted last fall. POLITICAL NEWS Every inducement is to be offered to Governor Charles E. Hughes, the anti-graft Executive of New York, to deliver the keynote speech at the Re publican State Assembly to be held for Oregon on July 21. An invitation has gone forward from the officers of the State central committee And is to be supplemented by all the pressure which can be brought to bear on the Governor. To the accompaniment of bows, smiles and mutual felicitations, Will iam J. Conners retired from office as chairman of , the Democratic State committee and John A. Dix, of Green wich, was elected In his place In New York;. Declaring that "Socialism la the dominant problem of the time in American politics," President Taft in his speech on the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Republican party, at Jackson, Mich,, said that the country must de cide which of the political parties is to be trusted with solving the prob lem. The forces of John L. Wilson and Judge Thomas Burke, King County's candidates for the Republican nomi nation for the United States Senate, were concentrated in eastern Wash ington last week, part of the time at Spokane where the Spokane Republi can County central committee held a meeting. This gathering scored Con gressman Miles Polndexter, the insur gent representative, who is making a strenuous campaign for the nomina tion. The committee failed to Indorse either of the regular candidates, both of whom with Governor Hay addressed the meeting. Whether women will be granted suf frage in Oklahoma will be decided at the regular election to be held in No vember. The last obstacle In the way of voting on this question was re moved when the State Supreme Court sustained the action of Secretary of 8tate Cross In overruling objections to the petition of the suffragists ask ing that the question be submitted to the voters. A Powerful Press. The Philadelphia mint usee a press that can exert a force of 1,100 tons to the square inch to stamp medals. NEWS FROM OUR NATIONAL CAPITAL What Our Lawmakers Are Dc ing and Other Items cf Importance. WASHINPTON After being under consideration for more than twelve weeks during which practically no other business except appropriation bills were considered, the Senate passed the Administration railroad bill. Only twelve votes, all by Deiuo crats, were cast against the bll. The practical unanimity was due to radical changes made In the measures from the form in which It was drafted by Attorney General Wlckersham after numerous conferences at the White House on the subject of amending In terstate commerce laws. All the "in surgents," who opposed many features of the original bill, voted for it. Through the elimination of the pool ing and merging sections and by rea son of the adoption of many amend ments in the interest of shippers, the progressive Republicans claim a sig nal victory and most of the Demo crats express themselves as favorable to the large portion of the measure. The bill places telegraph and tele phone lines under Jurisdiction of the Interstate Commerce Commission The Commission Is authorized to de termine the reasonableness of rates, and a penalty Is imposed of from $100 to - $2,000 against granting franks or passes for the transmission of mes sages. Special night and press rates are authorised. Six States Ratify Income Tax. Six states thus far through their Legislatures have ratified the income tax amendment to the Constitution, five have rejected It and two have postponed action. Friends of the Income tax express the fullest confidence that the amend ment ultimately will be adopted, and believe that one or two of the State now on record aealnst it will reverse their attitude when new Legislatures are chosen. The six States that have voted to ratify this amendment are Alabama, South Carolina, Illinois, Maryland, Kentucky and Mississippi. The States voting adversely are New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Virginia and Louisiana, while Georgia and New Jersey have postponed a vote until the next session of their Legislatures. , Land Grant Brief Filed. After fourteen months of prepara tion, B. D. Townsend, special prosecu tor for the United States, has filed a brief containing the case of the United States in Its suit against the Oregon ft California Railroad Com pany et al, a suit by all odds the most important ever filed In Oregon, and one Involving the ownership of about 8,000,000 acres of Oregon land valued at between ' $45,000,000 and $50,001. 000. The suit of the Government is to set aside the grants of 1866 and 1870 to the railroad, consisting of about 8,800,000 acres of land, and to regain possession of the 8,000,000 acres of unsold lands on the contention that the railroad company has flagrantly violated the conditions of the grant Borah's Bill Is Favored. The conference committee jn charge of the Borah bill, extending the pro visions of the enlarged homestead law to Idaho, has reached an agreement and will report the bill substantially as it passed the Senate. Senator Bo rah expects the report to be adopted In the near future. As agreed upon, a limited number of non-resident home steads may be made in Idaho. President Gets New Cow. Senator Isaac Stephenson of Wis consin has informed President Taft that the new presidential cow that will furnish mlik for the White House will soon be in this city. The new cow will take the place of the late la mented "Muley" and her name Is "Pauline." Pauline is some cow, as cows go. She is worth. $10,000 on the hoof and is a full blooded Holstein. State Department Acts. The State Department has taken cognizance of the Associated Press dispatches from San Juan del Sur, that William Plttham, the American captured by the Madrir troops, would be tried by court martial. A telegram to the Madriz. Gjoyernment is being sent, stating in effect that this Gov ernment expects fair and humane treatment for Pitihara. Federal Court Asked. Representative McCredle Introduced a bill authorizing th holding of a term of the tTnllcd States Circuit Court at Vancouver on the first Tups day in April and October or each year and at Aberdeen the third Tuesday In April and October. SYDNEY PORTER William 8idney Porter, known best under his pen name of "O. Henry," as the writer of short stories, died Sun day In New York. BRIEF NEWS OF THE WEEK The Sunset Telephone Company has engaged an expert vocal teacher and is giving a course in voice culture to fifty picked central operators. To enable the Secretary of Agricul ture to conduct experiments in paper making, the House adopted an amend ment offered by Mann of Illinois to the sundry civil bill, carying an ap propriation of $30,000. Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt, the president of the Woman's Suffrage Association, Is seriously ill in a pri vate sanitarium following a serious operation. Grave doubts are expressed as to her recovery. A $30,000,000 stock dividend will be declared at the stockholders' meeting of the Singer anufacturin Company, June 18. The dividend is 100 per cent, and the company has a surplus of $30,000,000. Arrangements for the consolidation of hotel interests valued at $10,000,000 are being consummated. The consoli dation will include many well known hotels between San Francisco and New York. Women temperance workers from all parts of the globe are congregating in Glasgow, Scotland, to attend the eighth triennial convention of the World's Woman'a Christian Temper ance Union. With President Taft in attendance as the orator of the occasion, the na tion. State, city and adjacent farming district united at Monroe, Mich., in paying tribute to the memory of Gen eral George Armstrong Custer, who with 254 of his cavalrymen, was slain by Sitting Bull's band of Sioux In dians at the battle of the Little Big Horn in the "bad lands" of Montana, June 25, 1876. Ninety-five per cent of the fruit crop of Iowa was destroyed by the late killing frosts, according to a re port Issued by Wesley Greene, secre tary of the State horticultural depart ment, v In ninety minutes, and without alighting, Captain and Hon. Charles Stewart Rolls, of the London section of the British army motor service, sailed a Wright biplane from Dover to Calais and returned without alight ing.' An amendment to the sundry civil appropriation bill adopted by the House stipulates that no part of the $100,000 provided in the bill for the enforcement of the Sherman anti-trust law can be used Jn the prosecution of labor organizations. Mrs. Eva Prosser, who when ar raigned entered a plea of not guilty of the alleged slaying of her husband, Rees Brown Prosser, of Seattle, on a Great Northern train last Wednesday, was ordered held without ball for trial in the District Court. The spring gold clean-up of the Nome district Is estimated at $1,175, 000. A large portion of this will come from third beach claims. Candic Creek will contribute $300,000 and the creeka of the Kougarok will, yield $200,000. . . . t f ti V ITEMS OF INTEREST THROUGHOUT OREGON Chronicle of Important Events of Interest to Our Readers. Will Benson Retlrtf PORTLAND That Frank W. Ben son, Secretary of State and Acting Governor, hag decided to retire wholly from politics at the close of his pres ent term of office and that his brother, Judge Henry L. Benson, will seek the Republican nomination for Governor is a definite report in circulation here. Governor Benson, now In California seeking treatment for a physical af fliction that some time ago caused htm to abandon all Inclination to seek elec tion regularly as Governor of Oregon, denies the report "Burns" to Be Reforested. GRESHAM Seven young men left here for a month of seed planting for the Government In the Cascade furcst reserve. The tract to be reforested Is an old "burn" which forest Urea denuded of all live timber many years ago. The seeds to be planted are Douglas flr and the work will con tinue all of the present month. The area to be planted covers about forty square miles. The seeds are planted at Irregular Intervals, the method be ing to sing a mattock into the ground and drop a seed, which Is covored and left to sprout and grow. Blow Given Prohibition, SALEM H. . H. Corey, chief clerk of the Secretary of State's office, says nearly all the petitions for submission to the voters of the State-wide prohl bitlon question do not comply with the law and cannot be filed and the question submitted until the defects shall have been remedied. The lists of names are not sworn to and are not copied on the back of the sheets, as required. Also many have been sent In by mall by unknown persons, and not consecutively numbered, as the law requires. Hops Blooming Early, SALEM For the first time In the history of the hop Industry In the Willamette Valley the male hop vlnea are In bloom. This Is nearly a month earlier than usual. Growers are await ing developments with considerable Interest. There is speculation as to the probable result of the early bloom ing. It Is recalled by some growers that several yeara ago hopa blossomed earlier than usual and that there was a very heavy growth of vlnea, but very few bops. Incendiary Fires Work ef Girl. KLAMATH FALLS, Ore., June 7. Cora Beaton, 18 years old, confessed to the Sheriff that It was she who set fire last April to the house and barn of David Shook, a farmer who lives near ber. The girl said that ah was employed by Mrs. Maggie Jones Deal to apply the torch In both la stances. In the lire that destroyed the barn 18 bead of horses, a large amount ef grain, several tons of hay and a quantity of harness and Imple ments, together with all the wagona and carriages of the farm were lost. Women Want Exhibit Building. ' ' GOLD HILL The Progress Club, a , women's organization devoted to ad- : vancement, has started a campaign to provide funds for an exhibit building, to be located on the Southern Pacific '' right of way, near the depot, A fuad j of over $50, which was raised by home talent play, has been turno 1 over to the ladles as a nucleus of the considerable amount that wllll be no essary to bring the plan to a success ful realization. v Union Machinists Have a Walkout PORTLAND Union machinists em ployed in thirty-eight of the shops of this city struck, demanding an eight hour day and an Increase of 10 cents per day In the minimum wage scale. The men now receive $3.60 for nine hours' labor. The railroad shops are not involved, and none of the shops affected has been forced to close down. "The rout of the Madrls forces con centrated upon Bluefields in his last desperate attempt to capture the stronghold of the Estrada faction Is now complete, according to advices by wireless, and the war will be carried Into, western Nicaraugua