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TWENTY-SEVENTH YEAR.
NO. 17.
ENTERPRISE, OREGON, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1910.
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPE1
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Wants
Cent a word single insertion, 14
aents a word 2 insertions. Special
rales by mouth and year.
WANTED
DEATH OF WELL
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KNOWN
OCKMAH
Giri for bouse-ork. inquire V. J.
Fuak & Co's sore. 6-l2
MONEYTOTOAN
State Funds loaned, 6 per cent. John
P. Rush. Attj. State Land E'd. Joseph
FOR SALE.
Pure white Langshaa cockerels. Mrs
J. D. Struble, South Depot sLreet.
I will sell all or any of my town prop-
ty at reasonable pricey W. Y.
Zurcher, EnterprUs, Oregon. 40btl
Five ton wagon scales for sale cheap.
A. C, Weaver, Enterprise.
160 acres of land six miles from En
terprlse. Fair Improvements. Part
of It good orchard land. Terms reas
onable. Melvlna Ward. 6"b4
Sec. 36, 3 S" 44640 A. S E M sec.
22, W NW sec 23,SWi,4 S iM
sec. 14, 3 S 4(3 2S0 A.
64btf J. S. Coot, Burns, Ore.
FOR RENT.
For Rant Good house and barn.
Roe & Calvin, Enterprise. 6a3
MISCELLANEOUS.
Carpenter and Cabinet making shop
Seneral jobbing. G. C. Boldiiig, in
Rodseru Eras, garage, Enterprise.
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Notice to Holders of City Warrants.
Notice Is hereby given that there
In oa hand funds to pay all city
warrants drawn on the general and
water funds that were presented on
or before December 1, 1910- Interest
ceases from this date.
Enterprise, Oregon, Dec. 14, 1910.
W. F. SAVAGE,
6Dbl City Treasurer.
Pictures at Ashley's.
6",bl
CHARLES G. HOLMES PASSES
AWAY" AT COW CREEK. RANCH
FUNERAL TODAY.
Charles G. Holm, one of the
b&st known stockmen of Vailow
county, died at 3 o'clock Monday
murai:ig at his aiock camp oa Cow
Creek, about 60 nilies northeast of
;hls olity," of uraemic poisoniog. Dr.
J. H. Thompson of Joseph, and neph
ew, Fred Holmes, of this city, were
with him when he passed) away. The
Doctor came up tie trail to Imniaha
t ridge Monday morulas and phoned
th vu messaee to V. R. Holmes.
:iows Buan. became known
around town, and caused a shock
Tor f- w had heard of his U'lness.
Mr. Holmes was til of ikadney trou
ble a couple of weeks ago, but sent
out for medicine and recovered 60
well that he spa.it most of last w&
on horseback, tending to his cattle.
He took ill again. Friday noon, and
a man working for him came to Ini-
iii-ha bridge and telephoned V. R
Holmes who sent out the doctor
and his son Fred. They arrived at
the camp Saturday night and remain
ed with, hinn to .the end.
The deceased was not only well
known but was untversaHy esteemed
and his many friends expressed
deep sorrow.
The men at the camp started! UP
the trail out of the canyon, bearing
the body. They were met part way
out by J. A. Funk, who had been
phoned the news. A hack was also
sent from this city, and .by constant
travelling the party roaolKxl Etuer
prise at S o'clock TuesAiiy uiortijiR
with the body.
Fuueial will be held from the
home of W. R. Holmes at 1 o'clock,
, this, Wednesday afternoon, and wlil
be buried with Masonic honors, Wal
lowa lodge 82, of which the deceased
I was a member, having charge of the
; rlu?.
j Charles Gabriel Holmea, son of
L. R. and Jane tGabriei) Holmes was
born in Memphis, Tenia, February
17, 1861, and suom'.y after his birth
his parents removed ibavk to the North
on one of he last boats to make the
I up-river trip before the outbreak of
the greatj Civil war.
! In 1M3 the Hoimes family came
'' across the plains to Bannock and
i Virginia City, Mont, where there
was great mining excitement ait that
time. Afterwards the family removed
by wagon to Salt Lake Ciity, Utah,
whence to Walla Walia, coming thru
southern Idaho, cross the Snake, up
Powder Valley into the Grande Ronde
and across the Blue Mountains. In
1868 the elder Hci'.mes brought his
family to Cove and there made his
home until his death alxut 20 years
ago. His widow died in 1899.
Charlie Holmes came to this coun
ty first when only 18 years of age.
His father and older brother were
running stock in tills county. He
took up land on Alder Slope a little
later on, the place now owned by
Sam Litch. Afterwards he went in
to the cattle biisdne about 22 years
ago buying his bro her George's
place on Crow Crek, and has fol
lowed the business ever since with
good success. He built himself a
fme new home oa his ranch a year
or so ago.
The deceased wa never marrtea.
He had great affection for his nephew
(Continued on last page.)
CLERK'SREPGRT ON
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ENTERPRISE DISTRICT
TAX VOTED.
MAKES
MILL
At, the special school meeting held
Sjituiviay, u tax of 3S uiiiH wu
voxhI, ihatl being dieined siupie fur
Uiu conmiug year. Clerk. Uou. M. Gai
ly inadq Iho foJow g
Financial Report.
To the patron of School District
No, 21:
I beg leave to submit the financial
standing of the district at 'lane of
special tax meeting Dec. 10, 1910;
Receipts since June 23, 1910.
From former lrk, J5,l4 3
Siate echoed fund, ..791 04
County school fund, 775 40
Special tax, 1355 07
ToUil 640 4
Amount iKVtwuary for school
purposes, $i409 94
Atuouut county had suite fund,
approximate, 1 ye1" 315 "9
llaUuwe to be rkd 1094 T&
Improvement needed: walk ou
two sUK grounds, walks to out
buildkigs and heating plaiU.
Amount voted pay necosaary ox
pens and Improvements, mills.
RejpeotfuUy submitted,
O. M. GAILY, cllerk, Dlst 21.
Wallo?. county, Oixon.
ASSESSED VALUE
OF VALLEY I
OWNS
Total receipts, 8110 44
Expenditures sLics June 23, 1910.
Teachers wages $1189 88
Fuel and suppl e 424 14
Repairs 324 80
New room 8, blackboardo, and
soat 3526 10
Interest on bonds 60 00
Insurance 42 00
Janitor salary. 9 26
Auditing clerk's- records, 7 50
Balance on hand 2443 67
Total 8116 44
Amount, necessary to run school
for one year;
Teachere' salaries $45C 60 -r
month for 9 moiKtlis, M109 94
Janitor's calory $30 por1 month
for 9 mom'hs 270 00
Clerk's salary for one year W0 00
Interest on bonds, 330 00
THEY ALL TELL THEIR
TROUBLE TO THE SHERIFF
aauoi UHJt, a wcJi ksww- oi'
herde. came to Sheriff Murvu. Too
diy uuut. iii gi'tf-iit excitement, uajin
u hud shot a uia.i and Ual come to
tfiva myae'f away."
The story as near u can, be
levrned is that Manuel, herdUng
for the D, & M., got 4uto
an altercation with a herder, French
man, name ciknown, of liaudon's.
Mrjiuol says he Is a biig fellow and
Miixiajoned to whip him, ou he pulked
a gun. The feliow ran but Manuel's
afraid he shot the herder In the foot.
Manuel was allowed to go on his
o a rocogndaanee to await develop-
i.i...ltS.
Sheriff Marvin received word from
Flora, Wednesday, that two youths
named Arthur SUiy and Ernest
Ca'iiron stole a pair of chap from
another youth named Curry, who
followed the lads to Asotin, recover
ed his chaps but having no warrant
!r.e youths escaped over Into Idaho.
ENTERPRISE MAKES NEARLY
TWICE INCREASE OF OTHERS
COMBINED.
The total valuation of the four
valley towns is aiuMist, oneUiub. U"U.
for the whole coutwy. The total lur
the lowus Is LS83,423, excluiluiiK
raliroads, tulepliones, etc. LutM. Jeaf
the total for the four towns, siolud-
iu railroads, etc., was $l,640,CiO.
Following is tie aHl valuation
of the towns for 1910, together wW
' i e Licivoo over lyoy. buirjm m uiiui
the 1909 figure iuvluded the ralL
.dnUe tills yoiU-u do not:
Town 1910 Valuation Increase
Enterprise
Joseph,
Wallows,
Lotmiue
'Docrease,
$807,440
088.975,
386.478
100,526
$156,225
31.620
67.373
2450
A motion lm a suit, by W. R. Klv
eltevs. J. D. Struble was argued be
fore Justice. Smith, Monday, by attor
neys Corklns and Boyd, for plaintiff
and (iefeiwkuit reapechely. The uio
I lion was uVtiled.
I Fuel and su
pplloo, COO 00
Baiptlst church ladles wiil hold an
apron sale and serve refreshments
Soiturday afternoon December 17, In
the room Just oast, of Weaver
Weaver's.
EIGHT CAR LOADS OF
SHEEP SHIPPED MONDAY.
Bight, car loads of sheep wore ship
ped from this station Motuduy for
-he Goatxio market, by Robert, Ham
ilton.
The sheep mumberlms about 2400
ad, wore bought from Thoa. Mor
gan, Walter Boner and R, F. Stubble
field. The price rctiotod was 4-76
per head.
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SOUVENIR DISHES
Cups, Plates, Vases, etc. Beau
tifully colored views of County
Buildings, Enterprise and the
well - Known Wallowa LaKe.
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House Slippers
A fine present for Grandfather,
Uncle, Father, Brother, Mother,
and Sweetheart.
SAD BUT TRUE,
Hard Times Christmas
Times are hard and you know it, and prospects are not
good for any relief to conditions until another crop is sold.
We believe people here and around are going to make
presents this year of things useful and practical. Our
store is loaded with useful presents for all the family.
SOUVENIR SPOONS
Solid SUver.'tfold.dlpped. Views
of County Court House, High
School and Wallowa LaKe. A
handsome present to send away
Fancy and Staple Silverware of
all Kinds. See our win
dow display.
Red Tag' Sale useful presents at
Hard Time Prices.
Send us your Mail Ord
ers, you will be well
pleased with our selec
tion of your wants.
W. J. FUNK & COMPANY
100 DOZ. HANDKERCHIEFS
Absolutely the swellest and newest
patterns and designs. Fancy col
ored border designs.
Sheer, Linen, Cross Bar, etc. Sold
separately or in fancy Christmas
boxes of 3, 4, 6 and 12. See some
of them shown in our front window
THE QUALITY STORE
Never a Minute Behind
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