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l . ENTERPRISE, OREGON, THURSDAY, JULY 21, 1910. rnnwTw n.nr,.. .int. fWaxrts I Cent word single insertion, 1H pnta a word 2 insertions. Special Ites by month and year. LOST. lift of clotbee and pair of low shoes, just between Joseph and head of jike July 4. Finder leave with jarx at Enterprise. Reward. 20tf fwo pigs, sandy with black spots, 'inder communicate with C. E. funk, Enterprise.' 19btf 1 FOR SALE. .60 acres on Prairie Creek, 150 .acres Jood plow land, 100 under ditch, 3 lilies east Enterprise. Peter Oleen, iwner, Enterprise. 18b4 'bos. Siegmund left on sale at Ri jr ft Riley's the Wonder Washer. jU-e small place adjoining Enter ise; six-room house, barn, out uildlngs, young orchard, timber, inning water, etc. Inquire at this ffice. ' Hb r MONEY TO LOAN Hate Funds loaned, 6 per cent. John Rusk. Attj. State Land B'd. Joseph rm loans at 7V4 percent. Call ior ite First Bank of Joseph. 68btf FOR RENT. Ilacksmiith shop and tools for rent. Jlendid locaUon. G. H. Vest, En ferpriee, Oregon. 21btf WANTED. firstclass cook and dining room girl. W. A. Moss, Enterprise, Oregon. 22 Lumber. Anyone having lumber of .. A 1. hv nmn.,.t tn. Bala or who has timber he intends to saw soon, and wishes to contract the lum ber, call on or address W. F. Rankin at Haney planer in Enterprise, Agent for W. R. Klvette. 26b Dr. W. L. Nichols, osteopath, suc cessor to Dr. Moore, has office hours all day Tuesday, Thursday and Sat urday, In Enterprise. Office over the bank. 21atf May Form an Alliance. ST. PETERSBURG. Forowing the announcement of the Russo-Japanese treaty, prominent Russian statesmen are believed to be preparing to an nounce the conclusion of a formal al liance with Japan. The present treaty deals only with Manchuria. The pro posed alliance would bind the- two countries offensively and defensively for the welfare of every part of their dominions, according to reports In semi-official circles. Chicken Bone Kills Man. BURNS. John Thomas, 30 years of age, employed on the Mann Lake ranch, 75 miles southeast of Burns, got a bone lodged in his throat while partaking of chicken soap and died from the effects. Mortgages to be Ttaxed. SALEM. The state tax commis sion will Insist upon a complete as sessment of Intangible personalty pro vided under the statute and county assessors are being directed to pay careful attention to nioii?ge notes. Governors Are Invited. SEATTLE, Wash. Governor M. E. Hay has Invited the Governors of Oregon, Idaho, Montana ' and North Dakota to come to Washington as his guests during the army maneuvers at American Lake, August 15 to 26. Besides the regular troops that will te there, the state militia of the states mentioned will take part. THE MARKETS Portland. Wheat Track prices: Club, 82c; bluestem, 8Cc; red' Russian, 79c. Barley Feed and brewing, $1920 Oats No. 1 white, $26 per ton. Hay Timothy, Willamette Valley $2021 per. ton; Eastern Oregon $2225; alfalfa, $1314. Butter Extra, 29c; fancy, 29c; ranch, 20c. Eggs Ranch, candlt. ; 27c. ' linns- IQftQ rmn 1. -1.1 nominal. Wooi Eastern Oregon, 1417c pel pound. Mohair 3233c. - Seattle. Wheat Blustem. 87c: club. 82c: red Russian, 80c. Oats $26 per ton. Barley $21 per ton. Hay Timothy, $25 per ton; alfalfa, $16 per ton. ouLier vvuBuiugiuu creamery, sie; ranch, 22c. Eggs Selected local, 33c. ' ' ' ' ) ... TAFT TO KEEP CLEAR OF STATE POLITICS President's Hands Full Enough With Congress and Pledges. BEVERLY. Mass. President Taft has stated with striking emphasis the position he is taking on Republican state platforms and candidates. The President does not think he should be called upon to write the party decla rations in the different common wealths or to name men for any of the elective offices. A President, tt was Intimated, has a pretty big job on his hands when he undertakes to fulfill all the pledges In the National platform and to bring Congress around to the same way of thinking. As to planks in state platforms in dorsing the administration, the Presi dent feels that unless they can be written upon what he has said and done since taking office nothing he could add in a personal way would help matters. The Ohio conferences have served to bring out the President's attitude He was informed of the general tenor of the platform to be adopted at the Columbus convention the latter part of this month, but he did not go into details of planks. Under no circumstances would the President express an opinion as to candidates. The fight this fall in Ohio, it is genenarry acknowledged, will be a hard one. STATION TO BE ENLARGED Bremerton to Be Chief Coaling Sta tion In Pacific Waters. SEATTLE. The Puget Sound navy yard, at Bremerton, will become one of the chief coaling stations of the Pacific fleet if present plans of the navy department are carried out Un der directions of the navy depart ment the civil engineers' force of the yard have begun a preliminary survey for a 200,000-ton coaling plant, to be located at the west end of the navy yard Immediately east of the present yard coal bunkers. Such a plant, it is estimated, would cost close to $2,000,000. The present coaling pier of the yard has a capac ity of 25,000 tons under cover, with room for 25,000 tons more on adjacent ground. . CONGRESS IS LIKELY TO BECURTAILEO Representation of Some States May Be Reduced by Re apportionment. WASHINGTON, D. C The new census promises to precipitate a poli tical and sectional controversy of vital interest to the people. Based upon the population it represents, congress will have to determine whether it shall be numerically en larged and made more unwieldy than it now is, or whether the aggregate of persons entitled to a member of con gress shall be so curtailed. Some states, if the latter plan Is adopted, will lose representation In congress through a diminution of population during the last ten years, while others are certain of an In crease due to growth in the number of their inhabitants. The present ra tio of apportionment is one member for every 194,000 inhabitants; the present house consists of 391 mem bers. If congress were to adopt for the present house the ratio of apportion ment observed In 1900, the house of representatives would be Increased by 68 members. This would bring the total membership up to 460. It Is not expected, however, that this ratio will be maintained. It is expected that when the ap portionment bill is considered the number of the members. of the house will be fixed at one for every 225,000. This would mean that the house would remain practically at Its pres ent figure. Primaries Close. SAN FRANCISCO. The entries for California's first election under the direct primary have closed, and the race for the nomination for Governor of the state Is on between five Re publicans, one Democrat, one Pnlii bltionist and one Socialist. A. 0. H. HOLD CONVENTION PORTLAND. Ore. The national convention of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, and the Woman's Auxil iary of the order, with representation from all parts of the United States and Canada, met in this city Tues day. The most Important thing brought before the convention was the move ment for the unification of all Irish societies for the advancement of the Irish people and the ultimate freedom of Ireland. The plan contemplates a federation of all Irishmen repardless of their religious or political beliefs It will follow somewhat the plan of the German-American alliance. MARGARET ILLINGTON. The actress, who left the stage to darn socks, Is reported to be, prepar ing to reappear on the stage in a play to be produced by her husband, Ed ward J. Bowes, a wealthy resident of Tacoma. DICKINSON FINDS JAPAN IS FRIENDLY Relations of Countries Make Possible Settlement of Issues by Diplomacy. TOKIO. "Unhappily, forces for evil for unknown but sinister pur poses constantly ere endeavoring by false reports or other methods to create conditions of ill will or dis trust between two neighboring peo ples. "Their relations are too firmly es tablished and their interests are too distinct to admit of the possibility of any question arising between Japan and the United States, which will not yield readily to the ordinary process of diplomacy. The increased and more intimate exchange of views be tween the two governments dispels all apprehensions on that score." Count Komura Toasts Secretary. ' This utterance was made by For eign Minister Count Komura In toast ing J. M. Dickinson, the American secretary of war, at a banauet riven by Count Komura in honor of the : American cabinet officer. Mr. Dickln- j son and his party arrived at Yoko hama on board the steamer Siberia,! and after an informal reception at1 the American consulate, came on to 1 Tokio for the function. New York Suffers From Heat NEW YORK. The hot weather continues to take Jts toll of death in this cjty. Hospitals are- crowded with sufferers from the heat or from all-, ments due to the heat, and the report of the bureau of vital statistics tells of a record-breaking mortality amoax ! very young children. It exceeded the same period of last year by nearly 200. Yellow Fever Feared. BLUE FIELDS, NIc American Con- , sul Thomas P. Moffatt has issued in- ' mictions to the American naval ' commanders here to observe the 1 strictest precautions that no personal communication be held with Blue fields Bluff, on account of fears that yellow fever is prevalent there. It is reported that yellow fever has reached the camps of the Madriz army. 8tarting It. Mrs. Nugglt 1 don't feel like myself tonight. Mr. Nuggit Then we ought to have a very pleasant evening. IDAHO DISTRICT IS SWEPTJ3Y FLAMES Widespread Destruction Occurs in Coeur d'Alene Mining Country. WALLACE, Iua. Flames ara rac ing toward Kellogg Peak fas;er thai, a horse can run, after having destroy ed the homes or a haf dost-n settle., ruined thousands of dollars' worth ol rich timber near Tine Creek, driven one man insane and engaged mere than 200 men in fight to suve the buildings of several large lead-silver mines of the district Starting from a surveyors' camp early Saturday morning, the flames gained rapid headway and have been burning fiercely, wiping out all the buildings of the Dalnatia Mining Com pany 6even miles west of Kellogg Peak, on Pine Creek. Directly In the path of the flames are the large buildings of the Nabob, Surprise, Highland Chief and Little Fittsburg mines, and reports from the district brought to Kellogg by settlers who have brought their families to safety, to escape the flames, say that these buildings will be destroyed If the fire fighters fall to check the flames. Three square miles of the finest timber in the Coeur d Alene mining district have been destroyed and the flames continue unchecked. Every available man in Kellogg and Ward ner has been sent to the scene, and a call has ben sent to Wallace for reinforcements. Gralnmen In Combine. PORTLAND, Ore. As a test of their strength in opposing interests which they consider inimical to the Farmers' Educational and Co-operative Union, wealthy wheat growers of Umatilla County and the Walla Walla country are going to manufac ture flour for export on an extensive scale. According to the plans as out lined, only two mills will be estab- lished at present, one at Adams, the center of the wheat-producing district of Umatilla County, and the other at Walla Walla. These mills will have a daily capacity of 2E0 barrels each, but will be so constructed as to per mit an increase of capacity at nom inal cost in the event the move is Justifiable. They will be equipped with the latest improved machinery. CRIMES AND MISHAPS A trio of professional shoplifters were reached by the arm of the law at Oakland, Cal., when Mrs. Ella Har kins, Peter W. Hargens and H. Har klns were arrested. Stolen goods worth over $1000 were found stacked ceiling high in one of the rooms where the trio were arrested. Trade marks-on many of the articles gave evidence that the line of operation stretched from Vancouver, B. C, throughout Washington and Oregon and the northwest down to Califor nia. Charles W. RIgdon, 65 years old, well known for many years In Chi cago real estate circles and father of Jay A. RIgdon, assistant cashier of the Hibernian Banking association, seriously wounded Mrs. Emma Deu fex, a young widow, and then shot and killed himself in the office of John C. Feber in a down-town office- building. The first regular passenger trip un dertaken by a monorail train in this country ended In a disastrous acci dent in which a score of persons were sq seriously Injured that they had to be taken to hospitals. The monorail system runs between Garlow-on-the-Sound and City Island, and it was in tended, if successful,' to extend it la ter into New York City. The search for Dr. Hawley Crippen, American physician, accused of the murder in London hst February of his wife. Belle Elmore American con cert hall singer, is now literally world-wide. The police of every country In which Crippen and Ethel Clara Leneve, the young typist, may have fled, were put on the lookout for the pair. Captain Samuel D. Lyon, of the Twenty-fifth Infantry, U. S. A., re cently tried at Fort Meyer, Va., for irregularities growing out of the Brownsville, Tex., riots, was found not guilty and honorably acquitted by the court. Now and then March get an AprU bud on. NEWS OF NOTED PERSONS Gifford Pinchot and Speaker Joseph G. Cannon engaged in an extempor aneous debate upon conservation be fore the Knife and Fork club at Kan sas City, a: d while each gave expres sion to the highest personal regard for the 'other and both agreed that conservation of the nation's natural resources should he encouraged, they differed as to who was the father ot conservation. Colonel James M. Gulfey, national democratic committeeman from Penn sylvania and a multl-mllllonalre oil man who figured prominently as an object of attack by the Bryan adher ents at the democratic convention in Denver, has gone into the hands of a receiver, R. L. Metcalf, assistant-editor of Bryan's Commoner, has filed a peti tion with the secretary of state at a candidate for the democratic nomina tion for United States senator from Nebraska- It is understood that it the request of Mr. Dryan, William B. Price withdrew from the nice. WOODROW WIL80N. Woodrow Wilson, president of Princeton University, announced that he would accept the democratic nom ination for governor of New Jersey if he were convinced that a majority of the party desired him to run. Prelsdent Taft will extend the ten days' vacation now ended by taking a ten days' cruise on the yacht May flower. Monday, accompanied by all the members of bis Immediate family, by his brother, Horace D. Taft, and a few friends, the president sailed up the north coast as far as Bar Harbor, stopping at several resorls and points of interest on the way. Mrs. Mary - Baker O. Eddy, the founder of Christian Science, bas en tered upon her ninetieth year, appar ently in fair health and vigor, con sidering her age. GENERAL NEWS N0ETS Pursuant to tLe call of Governor Campbell the legislature of Texas convened in special session Monday. The specific purpose of the aesrlon as named in the call is to repeal the fire insurance rating board law and to enact such other legislation as will prevent a combination or trust of fire insurance companies. A special senslon of the NIcaraguan congress assembled Wednesday to consider a large foreign loan and the reorganization of the monetary sys tem. The proceedings of the congress will be followed with Interest In view of the present revolutionary disturb ances hi Nicaragua. After motoring over 400 miles, tour ing seven counties of Illinois and car rylng out their schedule without a bitch, the band of Chicago suffrag ettes returned home, declaring the "militant" Junto had done more to break down prejudice than any other campaign yet undertaken. Financiers of Europe as well as of America are awaiting the first move in an expected contest between the Standard Oil company and a power ful syndlcR of American and Eng. lish capitalists, backed by $20,000,000. It is said the syndicate will be rep resented in America by Samuel Un termeyer. The English members have already put up $5,000,000 in cash with which to begin operations. Nearly 2000 of the Immigrants who arrived at United States ports, during the fiscal year ended June 30 last were denied admission by the Immi gration officials nd were compelled to return to the countries from which they came. Beef Trust on Probe. CHICAGO. The spscial Federaf grand Jury began its investigation of the so-called beef trust on Monday. ' St. I "' 'C. . ITEMS OF INTEREST THROUGHOUT OREGON Chronicle of Important Events of Interest to Our Readers. Land Agents' Work Comes to End. ! PORTLAND. Judgo Wolverton has put an end to the activities of land gents In connection with locating prospective settlers on granted lands of the Oregon ft' California railroad and the Southern Pacific company. With more than 5000 persons In very state In the Union represented as Intervenors in the suit by which the government hopes to forfeit J, 800,000 acres along the right-of-way of the Southern Pacific In Oregon, It is stated that approximately $700,000 has been obtained from homeseekers. While not declaring the operations f the land locators and their at torneys to have been fraudulent, the court assumed Judicial knowledge of the statement of Assistant United States Attorney Evans that some of the claims have been filed upon from lx to etn Imea, and ha "somebody would certainly be loser," no matter what may be the final decision hand d down from the federal bench. Farmers Get Quotations. PENDLETON. Growers of grain In the Inland Empire do not propose to be dependent upon grain buyers for their market quotations this sea son. Representative members of the Farmers' Union in Eastern Oregon, Southern Idaho and all that part of Eastern Oregon south of the Snake river have Just formed a district or ganisation within the union and made arrangements to secure grain, quota tions dally direct from the market center. An agency is to be maintained at Walla Walla and snbagency at The Dalles. Both are to be under super vision of the Oregon division. The significance of The Dalles agency lies In the fact that this Is the first step toward establishment of farmers' mu tual warehouses at the head of "lower river" navigation. Road Grant to be Opened. THE DALLES. The Dalles mili tary road land grant, containing an almost unmeasured area extending through the heart of Interior Oregon, Is to be developed and thrown op-n to settlers, who are eager to take pos session. These plans Include exten slons of the Boise-Idaho Irrigation project Into Malheur county, reclaim. Ing 150.000 acres, with an ultimate cost of nearly $8,000,000. The Willow Creek irrigation project will be sim ilarly enlarged. There are to be ad ditional extensions to the Sumpter Valley railroad entering the John Day valley, while still other additional transportation schemes are Included. NEW TRIAL IS DEMANDED LAKEVIEW. Attorney Farrell has filed notice of appeal to the supreme court for a new trial in the case of Ike Uarrell, who pleaded guilty to killing the Newell boys. The ground on which the case Is appealed Is that the court was not In session when Harrall was sentenced by Judge No land. This raises a very nice point of law. The court all over the country have bsen in the habit of adjourning the regular terms to blank date, and when the spring term of court here was ad journed prior to the regular fall term. The attorney for Uarrell contend that In view of this there was no legal court session when the mnrderer was entenced to the death penalty. Strange Disease Suddenly Fatal. LA GRANDE. Acute anterior polio myelin runnlg rampant In La Grande, and two adult victim have been claimed by the dreaded disease, which state and local physicians can not explain In detail. Strict quaran tine baa been established, though the disease Is not believed to be epi demic. The disease ; resembles typhoid fever, but seems to be fatal with adults only. Several children have bad it and apparently recovered dur ing the past two month. The vlcl ousness bas alarmed medical circle here. ;'',' ; The Whale's Jawbone. A whale of average size baa a Jaw bone that la fully twenty-live feet la length.