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TWENTY-SEVENTH YEAR, NO. 1.
ENTERPRISE, OREGON, THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 1910. countv nrnr.iAi dapfb Cent a word single Insertion, 1 cenU a word 2 Insertions. Special rates by month and year. MONEY TO LOAN Slate Funds loaned, 6 per cent. John p. Rusk. Atty. State Land E'd. Joseph Farm loans if. 7 percent. Call or write First Bank of Joseph. 68Wt FOR 8ALE. Good second-hand organ cheap. In quire at Enterprise Livery Barn, bm Wonder Washer at RKey'a. 27t4 Lots In Troy townelte for sale at $20 and up. O. R. & N. railroad Is now making final location survey on Grande Ronde river, between Kondowa and Snake river. When road 1 built Troy will be the larg est town and chief trading center of the entire North Country. See or write H. E. Merryman, owner, liuUrprlee, Oregon. 27btf New 8 room house and 3 lots in souhteast part of town. V: 11 1 be sold for $2000, the actual coat of lots and house. If taken soon. In quire at thta office. 27btf Good cow for sale. Inquire of Mrs. Fay. WANTED TO TRADE. Horses, sheep or town property to trad for farm land. See Enter prise Real Estate Co., Wagner & Conktaa, Enterprise, Oregon. tf MISCELLANEOUS. Good wages, working Modem Broth erhood of America. Society stands among the moat prominent in, the field. Write me for terms and plans. 2111 W. 5th Ave., Spokane, Wash. John. J. Goa.r sia'. manager. Ic4 Nominating petitions for county and district candidates before the primary September 24, for sale at this office. Nicely bound. Complete sets only $1 at office or by mall. Nicaragua's Government Tottering. WASHINGTON.D.C. The provision al government of Nicaragua is totter ing to its fall, the Madriz army la demoralized, consternation reigns In Managua, and Dr. Madriz, his gen-eral-in-chief, Toldeo, and General Irias are preparing to fie the country. Packers to be Indicted. CHICAGO. It is expected that the federal grand Jury, which has boeD investigating the methods of the so called beef truat for more than a month, will attack what the govern ment considers the heart of the prob lem by returning indictments agalnta individuals of the packing companies. Will Honor Real Estate Dealer. ALBANY. An unusual honor is to be conferred upon C. W. Tebault, a real estate man of this city, by the citizens of Lacomb. As a mark of appreciation of the successful 'efforts of Mr. Tebault In securing settlers for that locality, a barbecue has been arranged to which a public invitation is extended. Two yearling steers are to be roasted and other refreshments served. Rains Help Canada Crops. . WINNIPEG, Man. The total wheat yield will be larger than was expect ed two weeks ago according to state ments made by grain elevator men and elevator interests. The rains Just before the harvest did wonders and increased the yield to such an extent that now tbe estimates for the total yield run as high- as 120, 000,000 bushels. THE MARKETS. Portland. Wheat Track prices: Club, 89c; bluestem, 97c; red Russian, 87c. Barley Feed and brewing, $24. Oats No. 1 White, $30 per ton. Hay Timothy, Willamette Valley, $1819 per ton; Eastern Oregon, 2022; alfalfa, $13014. Butter Extra, 33o; fancy, 33c; ranch, 23c. Eggs Ranch, candled, 30a Hops 1909 crop, 1013c; olds, nominal. Wool Eastern Oregon, 1417c per pound. Mohair 32 33c. Seattle. ! Wheat Bluestem, 96c; Club, 90c; red Russian, 87c. j Oats $33 per ton. Oats $31 per ton. Hay Timothy, $22 per ton; alfalfa, . $14 per ton. Butter Washington Creamery, 33c; ranch, 22c. Eggs Selected local, 6o. ' IDAHO FOEEST FIRES DO GREAT DAMAGE Property Loss Will Be Close to Million, and Many Lives Are Reported Lost. MISSOULA, Mont. Except for Wal lace, Idaho, the forest fire situation on both sides of the Idaho-Montana iine is more serious. Flames are sweeping over an In creasing area, destroying small settle ments and wiping out of existence millions of dollars' worth of property. The loss ot life will be large. It grows hourly, and thenumber of in jured is constantly increasing. In and around Wallace it is estimated here the death list is at least fifty. In addition to at least 25 otherwise hurt, it is said that ten persons have been made blind. The loss to the city Is estimated al close to $1,000,000, aDout half of the city being saved. Forest Supervisor Geo. W. Welgel reports that the region between Wal lace and the St. John River Is swept practically clean, with enormous los:; Fires between Burke and. MuUan threaten both towns and many worn en and children have been sent out At War Eagle tunnel six were found dead and two were badly burned Five of the dead were in the tunnel, where they had sought refuge. Thej lay face down In water, covered with wet rags and blankets. Some hat died from the fire and others, from suffocation by smoke. The injured were taken to Providence Hospital in Wallace. Twelve dead were recovered at Big Creek. There were three injured at the place. There are at Pine Creek three dead, five blinded and five otherwise Injured. The bodies of the dead are being burned where found. It may be weeks before a complete estimate of the fa talities can be made. Elsewhere in the fire zone the out look is bad. In St. Joe 18 men are missing and it is feared that they have been burned to death. The for estry service has organized a relief train well equipped with pack animals carrying provisions and hospital sup plies and will endeavor to get through the fire. PROMINENT RAILROAD MEN AREARRESTED CHICAGO. The first blow In the $5,000,000 Illinois Central graft scandal has fallen, and three officials of the road were landed In jail. It was a full confession from an of ficial of the Blue Island Car & Equip ment Company, declared to involve not' only these, but numerous others of the road's former officials, that fin ally resulted in the arrests. The men arrested today were: Frank B. Harriman, former general manager for the Illinois Central, re leased on bond of $40,000; John M. Taylor, former general storekeeper at Burnaide, released on bond of $40,000; Charles L. Ewing, former general sup erintendent of the Illinois Central lines north of the Ohio river. Nicarafluan War Over. MANAGUA. The Nlcaraguan war Is over. This is conceded, following advices received here that General Louis Mena of the revolutionary army has taken Granada, the most, import ant city on the Pacific coast of Nicar agua. President Madriz has resigned his office, and Jose Dolores Estrada, brother of the revolutionist leader, has taken his place. APPROPRIATIONS DIVIDED War Department Announce Oppor tlonment of Fund. WASHINGTON. The war depart ment announced apportionment of $4,000,000, the appropriation made by congress for militia of various states. Of this total fund allotted according to congressional representation and militia strength of respective states, Oregon will receive $36,137, Washing ton will receive $33,632, and Idaho $21,032. Enlisted strength of militia of vari ous states is reported as follows: Ore gon, 1415; Washington, 1244; Idaho, 642. BRIEF NEWS OF THE WEEK The proposed international exhibi tion at Bilboa, Spain, in 1S12, is now practically a certainty. The population of Canada on March 81 last was 7.4S9.781, according to the estimate of the census department A $3000 contribution for the relief of tbe flood sufferers in Japan was forwarded by the American Red Cross to Toklo. The shipbuilding concerns of Ham burg, Germany, have decided as a con sequence of the strike of 8000 me chanics, to lock out their employes, some 15,000 in number. It is expected that this will stop all warship build ing. The epidemic of cholera In southern Italy is steadily showing an Increase in the districts affected. Attorney-General O'Malley, of New York, in an opinion sent to Governor Hughes, holds that exhibitions of the Jeffries-Johnson fight pictures are not violation of the penal law of tlie state. The commissioner of Police of Nchv Tork wants farmer boys on the force. Accordingly, what is known as the mental test of policemen will be made less severe. When the next list of the cities in the United States of 25,000 or more inhabitants is made up there will be at least 220 of them, or 60 more than were shown by the census of 1900. Of these 60 two thirds are in the west, two ninths in the east and one ninth in the south. " . NEWS OF NOTED PERSONS The defeat of Governor Shallenber ger of Nebraska for the democratic nomination for governor by 100 votes is admitted. Mayor Dahlman ol Omaha Is the winner. Hawley Harvey Crippen and Ethel Leneve sailed for England on thu White Star line steamer Me?antlc, and are due at Liverpool at noon next Saturday. Politicians of all parties and all fac tions will follow with Veen interest the western tour of Colonel Roosevelt. The ex-presldent left bis home at Oyster Bay Tuesday and after a day's stop in Utica, where he addressed a meeting of farmers, he proceeded di rect to Cheyenne, Wyo., where he is to speak at the Frontier day celebra tion. He Is scheduled to remain in Cheyenne from Saturday until Mon day, when be will depart for Denver. CONGRESSMAN LONGWORTH. Son-in-law of Ex-President Roose relt, who announces that he will not vote for "Uncle Joe" Cannon for speaker. Although John D. Works, of Los Angeles, has received 2000 votes more than A. 0. Spalding, of San Diego, for United States senator, Spalding has the indorsement of the assembly and senatorial districts. The result is a problem which will probably be passed up for solution to the next leg islature. Representative W. E. Humphrey, of Washington, one of the closest sup porters of Speaker Cannon, In the bouse, states that he would not vote to re-elect the speaker. Mr. Humph rey is being opposed for renomination by the insurgents of his district be cause of his relations with Cannon. The entire Castro family, appar ently, has been ousted from Venezu ela. A dispatch to the state depart ment from the- American legation at Caracas stated that 6 relatives of ex President Castro had been expelled from Venezuela. Use Peat For Eleotrio Plant. Peat will be tbe ouly fuel used In one great German electric power generat ing station. w J ITEMS OF INTEREST THROUGHOUT OREGON Chronicle of Important Events cf Interest to Our Headers. Passenger Rates Will Ce Reduced. SALEM. Notice of tlie voluntary reduction of passenger rates soon tc be made on the entire system of the Oregon Railway & Navigation Com pany has been served on the railroad commission by W. W. Cotton, general counsel of the railroad corporation. The reductions arc not great, but are sufficient to be materially felt by those who are regular ratrons of the main and branch lines of the O. R. & N. The new rates will be filed with tbe commission as soon as they have keen printed, according to statements f the railroad's counsel and will go Into effect Eoon thereafter If approved by the commlssison. V To Eliminate Middleman. THE DALLES. The Farmers' Edu catlonal Union of this county has rented odlces in this city. It Is the purpose of the union to handle the wheat and other produce of the union and sell it direct to exporters and millers, cutting out the middlemen. FOREST RESERVE IN DANGER Preparations Made to Call California Troops to Fight Fire. FORTLAND. So serious has the situation become In the Crater Na tional forest in Southern Oregon that George H. Cecil, associate district for ester, called a conference of the chiefs of the various offices to receive' sug gestions as to further procedure in the work of fighting the flames which are devastating vast areas of valuable timber and threatening the destruc tion of lives and other kinds of prop erty. A message was sent by Forester Ce cil to the district forester at San Francisco, asking information as to the number, location and disposition of troops in California at the present time, how many may be available for service In Southern Oregon. The sit uation is extremely serious, perhaps the worst In Oregon history. In the Southern Oregon country there is lit tle likelihood of the timber fires be ing extinguished by rain before the middle of September. New Road Is Probable. FOREST GROVE. The construe tion of a railroad from this city to the Patton Valley district is one of the probabilities of the near future. Tbe projected road will connect at Forest Grove with the Oregon Electric Rail way and will have Its terminal at the new townsite platted on the large tim ber holdings of August Lovegren. a J big tlmberman of Preston, Wash. STATE'S LOSS IS LAHGE Harriman Estate Not Liable for Ore gon Tax. SALEM. According to an opinion of Attorney-General Crawford, Oregon will not be among receivers of rev- enue from the inheritance tax now due In several states from the Harrl ! man estate.' The state'satlorney holds the heirs of the estate residing out of Oregon are not subject to taxation ! under the inheritance tax law. This j decision practically deprives the state ; of many thousands of dollars, as the j Harriman estates In Oregon are of ' great value, and the assessments un- der inheritance tax laws have all been made. Willamette Survey Is On. OREGON CITY. Chief Engineer Thompson, of the United States En gineer department, accompanied by a party of 15 men, arrived here to com mence a survey of the Willamette ri ver above and below the falls, for the purpose of determining the best site ior iocks, ior wmch an appropriation of $600,000 has been made by the United States government and the state legislature. Panthers Killing Sheep. ROSEBURG. Farmers and slock raisers along the North Umpqua river in the Deer creek section of Douglas County, have offered e reward of $10 to any person who will kill one or more of the panthers that are daily reducing the sheep flocks. T. R. DENIES ULTIMATUM Declare He Hat Not Asked for Break W.th Sherman. OYSTER BAY. Theodore Roose velt denied emphatica'ly that he had sent an ultimatum to President Taft demanding that the jiresideut breal with Vice-President Sherman. The report had it that Mr. Sherman was chiefly responsible ior the action of the state committee lc refusing to select Colonel Roosevelt as temporary chairman of the New Yotk state re publican committee and in recom mending the vice-president Instead. Tbe colonel added that he had not sent Mr. Grlscom or any one else to Beverly on any mission. He made it clear that he had no Intention of do ing so and recognized no situation which could call for such a step. SHERMAN IS HELD TO BEBLAMELESS SULPHUR. Okla. The select com mittee appointed by the house of representatives to investigate Indian land matters and the so-called Me Murray contracts and which also has been Investigating the Gore bribery charges, Issued the following state ment: "Tbe committee has heard and care fully considered all of tbe testimony submitted and is unanimously of the opinion that there is and was no war rant for any person to use the names of Vice-President Sherman and Sen ator Charles Curtis in connection with any Improper relation with any In dian contract whatever" This Is the opinion of the commit tee after hearing scores of witnesses, who appeared following tbe testimony of Senator T. P. Gore. Senator Gore declared that be had been approached by Jake L. Hamon and that Hamon, acting in the Interest of J. F. McMur ray, had offered him (Senator Gore) $25,000 or $.00,000 as a bribe. The Senator testified that Hamon mentioned Senator Curtis and Vice President Sherman as being "inter ested" in the deal, Mr. Sherman being named as the man "higher up." CHANGE IS MADE IN MONEY ORDERS WASHINGTON. After September 1 the new style of recording money orders issued by tbe postoffice will go Into effect. Instead of recording the name of the sender and nam of the payee, the number of the order and amount will be entered by the of ficials, and if the sender loses hi re ceipt and tbe money order is also lost, unless the number and date can be iurnlshed from memory, there will be no way of tracing. Man Bitten by Horse May Lose Arm. ALBANY, Orer There Is practical ly no chance to save the right arm of Jack Fisher, the groom, who was bit on the wrist by Tidal Wave, th famous pacer. Th Jaw of the biz stallion crushed both bones In Fish er's wrist and severed the big artery In hi arm, and hi physicians be lieve it will be necessary to amputate the arm. IE PORTLAND IS: CHOSEN WASHINGTON. The Esperanto Association of North America voted to bold its next annual congress in Portland, Ore., July, 1911. Sherman to Take 8tump. CHICAGO. Vice President James S. Sherman is to take the stump in Illinois for Representative William B. MeKInley, of Champaign, regular can didate for re-election in th Nineteen dibtllct. Duke Josef In Accident. NEWPORT, R. I. Duke Franz Josef of Bavaria and Representative and Mrs. Nicholas Longworth, who are guests of Mrs. Ogden Goelet; Mr Robert Goelet and Vincent Astor, son of John Jacob Astor, all figured In an automobile accident her on Sat urday. Coyote Bite; Then Rabies. .ASOTIN, Wash. An unkaown sheep herder was found along the Snake River, 20 miles from here, in a very precarious conditions with rabies re sulting from a bite of a mad coyote. GOVERNORS OPPOSE PINCHOT POLICIES Salt Lake Conference Resolves to Participate in Conser vation Congress. SALT LAKE CITY.Resolvlng to ake part in the proceedings of the St. Paul conservation congress and adopt ing a platform of principle directly opposed to the Pinchot policies, the conference of Rocky Mountain and Pacific states governor went on reo-, ord as favoring state administration of natural resource, and It was quite evident from the expressions of at tending governors and representa tive that, in their opinion, western men are more capable of carrying on the work of conservation than th theorists of the East Participation I Question. The principal object of the confer ence was to determine whether or rot GOVERNOR M. E. HAY. the Rocky Mountain and Pacific Coast states should participate in the St. Paul conservation congress. The formal request of Governor Marlon E. Hay, of Washington, that these states be represented on tbe programme at St. Paul was denied by officials of the conservation congress and this plain and positive manifesta tion of discourtesy and unfairness prompted Washington's chief execu tive to call tbe conference of gov ernor. A delegation of St. Paul business men appeared before the assembled governor and their representatives and promised tbe West fair treatment and that an extra day during which all governor or their representatives will be given a hearing, would be added to th programme. PANAMA PRESIDENT QUITSJIS OFFICE PANAMA. Acting President Men dota resigned and has been succeeded by Senor Don Samuel Louis, minister of foreign affair. Intense excitement prevails tnrough- out tbe republic of Panama as a re sult of tbe complex political situation that ha resulted. It is believed bere that Mendoza's resignation wa forced by tbe United State government, un der the stringent term of it treaty with Panama. Wendllng Captor III. ALBANY, Ore. John Taub, who discovered Joseph Wendllng, the al leged child-murderer, In San Fran oiaco three weeks ago and Is claim ing the $11,000 reward for Wendllng' capture, ! lying III in St Mary's hos pital in this city. He was forced to leave the train bere while on tbe way from San Francisco to Portland. Roosevelt Off for TKp. OYSTER BAY. Theodore Roose velt started Tuesday on a Journey of (493 miles, which will extend over' nearly three week and in the course of which he will travel through 14 state. During tbe tour he will de liver fourteen set speeches and many extemporaneous addresses from the rear platform of bis car. Plenty of Chin. "She talks twice as much as the oth er girls I know." "Yes; she has a dou ble chin." Cleveland Leader. A fool' heart is In bis tongue, bnt wise man' tongue la Id his heart Quarles. J if', 4 t - 1 - I I 1 4 i T. .. .. ,. I i I t . L ii t