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NEWS
Wallowa County Official
PaDer. Enterprise City
Official Paper.
Wallowa County Is Rich
In 5 Greatest Sources of
Wealth.
VOL 2, NO 9.
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon, Thursday, June 25, 1908.
Whole Number 481
JUDGE CRAWFORD
HOLDS LAST COURT
HODGIN DIVORCE REFUSED
MINING AND ROAD DISTRICT
TAX CASES NOT TRIED.
A two and one half days' special
teim of circuit court was hsld this
week by Judge Crawford and the
docket cleared as far as possible for
his successor, J. V. Knowles. A jury
was summoned but not used, and
court adjourned Wednesday evening.
The mining cases of Mullin et al
vs. Mays et al were a'l dismissel
by the plaintiff except one, which
was aftar considerable argument put
at issue and set for trial at the No
vember term.
John Johnson, who was in ja'.l In
default of payment of a fine for as
sault, was paroled on good behavior.
A. O. Jacobs was granted a di- j
vorce. I
The suit for divorce by Vi3a Hod- j
gin was denied and custoly of the j
minor child glveu to defendant.
In the suit of J. E. Patterson vs.
T T? AUlna ol- nl tn foreclose n. lnir-
,' ,, t .!.
cure' Hun rha noclfl'nn una fnr IllA
defendant.
A decree by dnfanlt was entrad
in the foreclosure suit of Mary
Wright vs. Wm., Wright.
In the case of McCaw vs. Palter,
the demurrer to the answer was
overruled.
In the suits by the timber com
panies against the coanty to euio'n
the collection of the special road tax
voted in a district north of Wallowa, j
the illegality of the tax wa3 admit-;
ted by the defendant. The matter
Is pending settlement.
Court House Notes.
Syveit Jlovdo of Wallowa has peti
tioned the circuit court for his iinal
naturalization papers. Mr. Hovdo is a
farmer, native of Norway, aged 42 1
years, and ha been a resident of the
United Slates nincj 1889.
Three foreign-born reflidei ts of the
comity hare recently fjled declaration!
of intention to iVcome citizens:
Thomas Henry Madness of Alder Slope,
f irmer, uative of Bradford, Eng., aged
3U years ; Fiancais Uauthier of Joseph,
labon i, native of I.aFare, France, agt 1 i
2(1 yearn; Christiana Freudenberg of
IglUSTfltOl
M v. m
COPYRIGHT NOt.BYTHl BlJTtR BROWN Ca CHtCACo.
THE GOODS FOR. THIS SEASoH WERE DESIGNED AND MADE
LONG AGO. So IT 1.S ALWAYS. THERE ARE MoR-E KINDJ OF
CHOICE THING-5 THAN ONE-FIR-5T CHOICE, SECOND CHOICE,
THIRD CHOICE, AND .So ON: YOU WIH THE FIR.5T CHOICE Do
YOU NOT? IF YOU COME NOW AND BUY YOU WILL GET THE
FIR.5T CHOICE. To THE.SE CHOICE ARTICLED WE WOULD ES
PECIALLY CALL YOUR ATTENTION. JoME OF OUR PRETTIEST
SHIRT WAI-STJ ARE -STILL IN STOCK. THE CoLD WEATHER
HAS KEPT THEM BACK, BUT THE FOURTH OF JULY IS COMING
AND THEY WILL SOON BE GONE. A NEW LOT OF LADIES' OX
FORDS RECEIVED. WE HAVE THE WHITE, GRAY AND TAN IN
CANVASS OXFORDS AND TAN AND BLACK IN LEATHER.
PRICES FROM $1.50 TO $3.00.
RESPECTFULLY,
W.J. FUNK & CO.
Joseph, farmer, native of Germany '
aged (id years. '
The four children of Mr. and Mr, i
A. O. Jacobs were sent to the Buys and '
tiirjH Aid eoeiety at Portland liy the!
county court tUU week. The children
are Rosa A., aged 14, Susan M.,SI, Clif -
ford, (i, and Oral K., 4. Mrs. O. M
t'oi kiiiH took tlii'in to Portland. Th
reasons assigned fur putting the
children in charge of the society are
that thi! parent are unable to take tun
of them liecuu of poverty and beeaueo
thev are divorced.
North Country to
Have Flour Mill
Company Incorporated With $25,003
Capital ctock to Erect Mill I
at Flora. I
' j
The North Country Is to have a i
flour mill if presant plans ma erlal- j
i,e. The Flora Flouring Mill com
pany, Ltd.. has bean incorporated j
with $23,000 capital stock. The,
plans provide for a structure two j
stories Ligh and a basement, to be
located on the northwest corner of I
I the James 1H igainan rauch, adjoin-
ii'K the town of Flora
0
Work on the
building will be started at once and
It is hoped to have It completsd In :
time to grind this yeir's crop.
The mill Is to have a cap&'d'y of
50 barrels per day, and tha maclil'i
ery is estimated to cost $U003. The
following directors and officers have
beei chosen: Piesident, J. Q. Coa
nally; vice president, W. H. Baker;
secretary, L. Austin; treasurer, Paul
Moore; managers, F. S. Johnson and
II. M. Morton,
BOU2HT ALDER SLOPE FARM.
Marlon L. Harris has bouht the
Fred Schaffer place of 160 acres for
$7500 on Alder Slope. Mr. Harris
spent the winter at Coos Fay but
na3 COme back fully conviiced that
Wallowa county Is the garden spot of
this footstool.
Wooien Mill Sld.
The Union woolen mill has been
sold to a Portland syndicate headed
by a Mr. Bailey, a practical woolen
mill man. It is claimed the mill will
be re-opened this fall.
resolve d
THAT TIME fUtS AND
THE FIRST THING YOU KNOW
AIL THE CHOICE. THINGS
WILL BE GONE-THLYARE Alb
CHOICE AT OU STOfcE - BUT
SOME ARE PRETTIER,
DUoTtR
-S5r i c tr ice
LAI EST STYLE III
JUNKETING TRIPS
OLMSTED AND LITCH SEEK IDEA
ABOUT COURT HOUSES AT
OWN EXPENSE.
County Judge-e'ect J. P.. Olmste.l
and Commissioner Sam Li.cil ra
turned Friday morning from a weak '8
trip examining court houses at theii
own expense with a vlaw of gaining
Ideas that would be of value when It
comes to building the Wallowa coan
ty court house. They were at
La Grande, Pendleton, Heppner and
Walla Walla.
The building at La Grande comes
nearest answering the retirements
of this county both in arrangement
and co3t. With a few changes the
Union county court house will fill tht
bill here said Commissioner Litch
Friday morning. That structure cost
about $25,000 or $26,000. The court
house at Pendleton, whi'e a hand
some building, is antiquated in its In
terior arrangement. The one at
Heppner did not suit at al and
besides C03t about $0,000. They
vent to Walla Walla principally t:
inspect the jail which is considered
a model in its arrangement.
The present talk is to' construct
a two story and basement building
the basement to contain the heating
plant, fuel rooms and storaga vaults
A jail would be Included in the main
building.
Looking for Model Court House.
From Pendleton East Oregonian.
Judge J. B. Olmsted and Commis
sioner Litch of Wallowa county, are
in the city this afternoon inspect.ng
the Umatilla county court house with
a view to securing ideas for a new
building In their county. They lookel
over the Union county house ye iter
day and tomorrow will go to Hepp
ner to Inspect the Morrow ' county
building and will return to Wallowa
with many excellent Ideas of county
buildings. Wallowa county has just
settled a long drawn out county sea
fight and as the matter seems to be.
permanently settled a court hous?
will be erected this year at Enter
prise. Commissioner Sam Litch for
merly resided in the Cold Springs
country In the north part of this
county, and is acquainted with all
the old pioneers. j
Temporary Schedule Change.
The stage left Enterprise at 4 a.
m. and returning dill nnl rn..h li rr
until after midnight, the first ha'f or'
the week. The cause of the tempo-!
rary change in time was that only!
one train a day ran between Lai
rande and Elgin. The regular
hedule will be resumed Friday, the ,
age leaving here at 6:40 a. ni. and!
arriving in Enterprise at 8:43 p. m.
Rushing Work on
Wallowa Railroad
Steel Gangs Will Be In This County
Soon Looking Glas3
Bridge.
Work , o'fc the Wallowa railroad ex
tension is proceeding at a marry flip.
The bridge over the Looking Glass,
beiow Elgin, has been completed, and
the track is beinir re.laid between
there and the mouth of the Wallowa.
The work crews are almost to the
temporary bridge over the Grande
Ronde, now being reconstructed and
in
a short time they will be laying
tee! up the canyon.
Just before the suspension ordoi
came last fall, a temporary bridge
was completed across the Grande
Ronde and 15 or 18 lengths of rails
were laid in this county. An eiigina
was run across, the first locomotive
ever in Wallowa, as notel by the
News Record at the time. On that
mgine was Mrs. Charles Stacey of L:
Grande, a daughtter of Wm. Makln,
of Enterprise, so a Wallowa county
girl had the prlvilese of riding on the
first locomotive that ever entered hei
native county. Mrs. Stacey's luis'.:a id
a an O. R. & N. conductor and ai
the present time has charge of hand
ling the Northern Pacific tiains run
ning over the O. R. & N. tracks ba-
tween La Grande and Umatilla.
Grading in this county is being
pushed by Contractors Patterson and
Alitehell and they will have every
thing ready In ample time for the
steel gangs.
Bailroad Lsasea Ground.
Tl e O. R. & X, company has 1 aned
from John Anthonv a tract of liiO acres
of land hituated m ar the jmirtii n of
the Wallowa and Grande Ronde rivers,
says the La lirai do Star. This giouuil
the company intends to uce as a ya:d
for materials during the completion of
the railroad f: om L'Ikui to .lusepli.
Mr. Anthony had the only avail.
able site for this purpoHo and it is lo-
cati d at juwt about the riuht p'ueo for
the needs of thti company. On thin
tract tlie company will establish a ecu
eral supply caum and thin will also be
the headquarters for the bridge mate
rial, steel rails and other materials used
in the construction of tlie extension.
Among the first things that will be
dune will lie the construction of two or
more ading to facilitate tlie li iiidling
of supplies. A
The lease is for six months with the
privilego of a louder period, unless
upon the jjivii g of siitlicient notice Mr.
Anthony declines to continue tlio lease
for a longer period. The tenm 'of tlie
lease were H(jreed upon a couple of day
ao and Mr. Anthony came down Iroui
his place in the mountains yesterday to
tillix his signature to tlie agreement.
Big Celebrations
Planned For 4th
Flora, Lostine and Joseph Arranging
For Good Time On Nation's
Eirthday Anniversary.
There will be three ce'ebratlons or
the glorious fourth in Wallowa coun
ty at Flora, Lostine and the head
of the lake. The celebration at
Flora will extend over thie3 dny
Thursday, Friday and Saturday. July
2, 3 and 4, and there v. be some
thing big doing each, day.
The exerciHos wl 1 be under th:
auspices, of the Modern Woodm iii o
America. Cash prizes, are offered, foi
all kinds of sports, athletic ev nti
and races. On the first day will b
a ball game and the beginning of
the horseback and foot, relay raroi.
The Hports. on Friday include a Ion
list of athletic events, whi'e the morf
serious will be entertained by son;:
and recitations aid an oration by
Col. V. 8. Ivanhot!. A feature of thi 1
day will be tlie Itometteaduis' Out
CHIEF
IN BIG
Doors scene by the M. W. A. Dra
matic company. This is a repre
sentation of a Homesteader who
is attacked by Indians and theu
rescued.
On the fourth, the program begins
at 10 a. m. and lasts all day. A num
ber of Enterprise people are making
pieparations to go to Flora and the
whole North Country will be there.
The celebration at Lostine will
doubtless attract its share of visi
tors and many will go to tho lake,
where also the exercises will last
three days, Friday and Saturday for
tiie celebration and a campmee:iug
on Sunday.
GROVER CLEVELAND DEAD.
Former president Grover Cleveland
died at his home in Princeton, N. J.
Wednesday morning at 8:40 o'clock
with Mrs. Cleveland and the chlldreu
at his bedside. He had been ill fot
months but the physicians denied the
rumors of the seriousness of his dls
ease, but now admit that it was hope
less a month ago. The relapse ending
in his death began Tuesday. The
cause of his demise was "dropsy o.
the lungs, causing blood clot." The
patient lost 150 pounds In the last
two months. Mr. Cleveland was 71
years of age on the 18th of las
March, lie was thrice candidate anil
twice elected president of the Unl
ted Stales, serving from 1883 to 1S80
and from 181)3 to 1897. He was de
feated by fieajamin Harrison in No
vember, 18S8. Besides the widow,
two daughters and two sons survive.
Sent to State Asylum.
J. M. Herman of Mud Flat, whr
was se it to a private sail'.ariuin nea
Portland a few weeks ago. has bee1
transferred to the state asylum fo
the Insane at Salem, as hU nienta'
condition did not Improve and seame
to bo of a permanent nature.
Gone After Prisoners.
Sheriff J. M. niakely and So'
Keltner are at Asotin, having gone
the first of the wesk after Wm. Cot
tingham and Scott Clark, Jr., who are
under indictment for larceny and
were taken up by the Asitln county
authorities on word from here. The
charge Is cattle stealing.
Recovering Lost Ties.
Word from Elgin states that Wl1
mer McCulIy has bejn very success
ful In recovering the ties that were
swept down the Grande Ronde during
high water last spring, present indi
cations being that nearly the whole
13,000 ties will be saved. They are
being floated down the Grande Ronde
to Lewlston.
Marriage Licensee.
June 20 lieu Weathers and Alta A.
llajwrty.
June 21 Fred Rich nnd Mary A.
ioeiel, both of Wallowa.
June'2'f K U R -nlrow of f.rn' Prairie,
and V il 1 1 1 11 . St ralev 1 f Paradise.
Married at Enterprise, June 2:!, by Ilov
W. P. Sanniis.
FALCONER
Now Is the Time
To Buy Lots
WE HAVE THEM
FOR SALE AT ALL
PRICES
Prices Will Double in Three
Months.
DANIEL BOYD
Secy. Wallowa Law, Land & Abstract Co,
PARTY
L51 AID SHEEP DEAL
Sells His lv.'incli and
4000 Ewes to John
Johnson
WOOL MARKET STIFFENING
Top Prices At Late Sales Exceed
Sixteen Cents Two thi. ds
Wallowa County Clip
at Elgin.
Fred Falconer completed a big
laud and sheep de.il Thursday, Bell
ing to John Johnson of Ininaha his
:HI0 acre Pine Creok ranch lor $'.)iW0
and two bands of sheep of 4000
breeding ewes. They are to be paid
for with lambs. Mr. Falconer is not
going out of the sheep business for
on tlie same day he bought. 7701)
head. HOOO ewes from E. O. Makiu
and 2:100 yearling wethers nnd 21)0
iambs of John and Leonard Johnson.
Tho Pine Crejk ranch that figured
in the foregoing deal Is one of tho
oest stock ranches in the comity and
die new owners will make a hand
some profit on it.
Mr. Falconer is optimistic over the
outlook for tlie sheep business, not
withstanding the low price for mut
ion in the eastera markets. It Is
just the time to go Into the business,
l'he wool market is stiff-suing every
Jay. Following the Heppner sale
ivith a high mark of 134, came tha
jhaniko with wool selling as high as
16.
All Wallowa county wool Is bo'ns '
aeld for the sales day at Elgin oil
July 9, and as Wallowa county wool
.s the best In Oregon the major part
)f the clip ought to bring above 13
:ents. Mr. Falconer predicts the
irlce range will be from 11 to 17
:ents.
About two thirds of the wool
lias been sent out to Elgin. Shear
ing at the liaudun plait is com
pleted nnd three or four days will
finish it at Makin's. The wool is of
excellent quality and will average 8Vi
pounds to the fleace Is Mr. Faleo 1
er's estimate. About 143,000 fleacei
will represent the Wallowa county
clip, a falling off in quantity from
former years, but slid enough to
brinu In. nrobablv $173,000. a tidy
sum these hard times.
! The dates of wool sales at prin
cipal points yet to be held are ao fol
lows: Heppner June HO.
Shan iko July 0.
Elgin July !l.
iiaker City July 11.
Reserves Wip Close Game.
Tho Alder Slope-Swamp Crco'.t
team and the Enterprise reserves
played an Interesting and cloiu gauie
of baseball on tho local grounds Sun
day uflenioon, tho reserves winning
by a score of 10 to 1).

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