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Wallowa County Official Paper. Enterprise City Official Paper. CORD Wallowa County Is Rich In the 5 (Ircatest Sources of Wealth. VOL. 2, No. 15. ENTERPRISE, WALLOWA COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1908. WHOLE NO. -466- RE Jews Notices In this column are charged 1 cent a word one Insertion, or S centF a word 4 Insertions. Minimum charge 15 cents. Cash with order. FOR SALE. NO. 1 MILK COWS, also a full blood -Jersey Bull. Enterprise Dairy Farm 1V4 miles south of Enterprise. Home phone. L. J. Jordan, proprietor. I5t- 40.00 GIANT DEERINO MOWER. g od as new. Enquire of A. F. Poley, Enterprise, or W. E. Eisenbeis, Lostine. MILL SLABS, stove length, on Alder Slope. Inquire of O. J. Roe. Former T. R. Akins farm. Horn: phone. 8ti CATTLE, 100 head, from yearlings up to 5-year-old cows with calves, and Including 1- and 2-year-old steare and a few 3-year-old steers. J. H Whltmore, Enterprise, Ranch 1C miles north of Enterprise. " 12tf LODliE DIRECTORY. In il C ENTERPRISE LODGE, No .U.U.I. 153. EMERALD REBEKAH LOlGE, No. 119 U n ENTERPRISE LODGE, No . 01 T. 4. JUANITA TEMPLE, No. 7, Pythlai Sisters. MIQrmip ENTERPRISE CHAPTER, lllftoUilluNo. 30, Royal Arch Masons, meets first and third Tuesdays of each month In Masonic HalL All visiting Royal Arch Masons welcomed. J. B. OLMSTED, High Priest. D. W. SHEAHAN, Secretary. WALLOWA LODGE, No. 82, A. F. & A. M., meets second and fourth Satur days of each month In Masonic Hall. Visiting Masons welcomed C. H. ZtJRCHER, W. M. W. C. BOATMAN, Secretary. WALLOWA VALLEY CHAPTER, No 50, O. E. S. meets first and third Sat urdays of each month, In Masonic Hall Visiting Stars are always welcomed. OLIVE LOCKWOOD, W. M. DANIEL BOYD, Secretary. Mill EAGLE CAMP, No. 10497. M. . If.fl.W. A Meets first and third Thursdays In .each month. In new Fra ternal halL Visiting Neighbors alwayt welcome. J. O. RENNIE, Consul T. M. DILL. Clerk. ANEROID CAMP, No. S542, R N. of A. W.O.W. ENTERPRISE CAMP, No. 635, W. of W. ALMOTA CIRCLE. No. 278. W. of W. . You - will not bo', disappointed 1. the selection of . a raid-summer ha; at Helena Zurcher's, one door east of the postofflce. Everything goes at late season prices. The News Record, $1.50 a-year. I ' CVOTHIMT BT -"I ilTll I, L I WE CAN AFFORD NOW To .SELL. WHAT S rSi MER. .STOCK WITHOUT PR.OFIT. BECAUSE WE YOUR, MONEY To INVE-5T IN NEW FALL dOOD-S AND MAKE MONEY FOR. OURJELVE-5 BY VSM YOUR. MONEY. THIS 1,5 THE WAY WE ARE -SQUEEZING OUT OUR PROFITS OUT OF .OUR PRICEJ. A lot ol summer dress 12Jc to 25c a yard, your . choice for HAVEN'T ROOM To - COUNCIL REFUSES TO REDUCE LICENSE FEE FOR' "SOFT DRINKS" KEPT AT $400 NEW BRIDGE ORDERED. The "near hear" venders will not get a foothold In Enterprise If the council can prevent. Several partlet have desired to open up "soft drink' joints in Enterprise, but the license fee Is prohibitive, $400 a year where bars and billiard tables are Included. And to make money to have the boys line up and shake dice by the hour and drink 60 more drinks of the 1 per cent alcohol stuff than they want It Is necesasry to have mag nets such as bars and billiard tables to "draw the trade." But at the meeting of the city council Tuesday night the proposition to decrease the license for such places was sc unpopular It was not put to vote. The recorder was Instructed to ad vertlse for bids for building a bridge across the river at Residence stree as soon as specifications for same were secured. . The application of R. I. Long foi the position of city engineer received and laid over until the next meeting B. B. Boyd was sworn in as coun cilman to fill vacancy caused by res Ignatloi; of J. C. Reavls. The Street Carnival company was given the use of the public square on August 14 and 15, for the pur poses of their carnival. K. S. Pace was given the contract to build crosswalks at $6.50 pet walk. The recorder was ordered to notifj L. W. Riley, E. W. Steel, G. S. Reavls, Mrs. Landers, R. F. Stubble field, W. I. Calvin, W. C. Ketchum Q. S. Craig, Preitlss Homan, and the the trustees Qf the Presbyterian church to build new walks alone the front of their property within ten days or the city w)ll build same at their expense. Recorder to also no tify G. S. Craig to open up streets fenced in by hlra at north end o East First street, and west end o. blocks 32 and 31 on Alder street. Following are the Claims Allowed. H. C. Cramer, marshal 23 days .... .-. $57 50 M. 'J. Bauer, hauling 2 25 1C. S. I'yce, work on cross fralks and ditch 5 00 J. H. Horner, work on cross- ' walks and ditch 1 50 E. J. Forsythe, lights 42 00 T. M. Dill, pay city attorney.. 5 00 C. M. Lockwood, pay city treas urer i. . . 5 00 W. E. Taggart, pay city record er and rent 6 00 Enterprise Planing Mill, lum ber 28 76 Resolved That we want to hllour. sponge with fresh water, and our shelves with fRESH FALL GOODS So WE'RE SQUEEZINfC OUT OUR PROFITS mow DU5TtR dROWiV. K.ZIN good?, values Boys' and Men's Straw Hats worth up 10c to 75c each, at. GIVE FULL LIJT BUT CAN RESPECTFULLY, W. J. FUNK & CO. BASEBALL DURING CARNIVAL. The baseball club is endeavorin.' to arrange games with Wallowa tc be played in Enterprise Saturday and Sunday, August 15 ami It!, aim may go to Wallowa next Sunday This would make a series of thres games, and the club that won tw( of them would be Justly entitled tt style itself champions of the county which the Wallowa club is now do lng without warrant, as the sario: with Enterprise stands a tie. SPECIAL CIT ELECTION. The special election to amend the city charter, so that a majority rulei in voting on bonds, will be held in Recorder Taggart's office, from 1; tt 7 p. m., Saturday, August 15. .. Conley is County Superintendent Succeeds J. School W. Kerns Notes of Interest. on Monda General County School Superintendent J C. Conley assumed the duties of tha office Monday morning, succeeding' .1 W. Kerns, one of the most populai and efficient men who ever occupied that position in this county. Mr Conley is no stranger in the of flic and his large majority was evidence that he "filled the bill" most satis factorily before. Mr. Conley jump, right into work preparing for the teachers examinations and the annu al institute, notice 3 of which appea: elsewhere In this paper. 1 . The county hl;h school board met Saturday and made- final settlemeni with Contractor S. D. Haworth. It was ordered that the building b thoroughly cleaned, the floors oiled and tho grounds cleaned up. Frank Haggerty was awarded the contrac for 150 ricks of wood at $2 a rick The county high school roof hai been given a coit of dark greet, paint that adds much to the genera appearance of the building. The final apportionment among the counties of the state school fund made August 1, gives Wallowa counU an additional $2208, which added to the $2000 allotel this county on Ap ril 1, makes $4208 of state school money that will be divided among the districts of the county, $l.o for each person over 4 and under 20 years of age. .... V County Superintendent Conley says it would be advisable for dis tricU that have not yet engaged teachers, to put their applications in right away, s0 they could be on file during the examinations next woob., wnen many teachers will here. be . OUT PtOtlT LEFT OF OUR. SUM- CAN THEN HAVE ".SHOW YOU. SWELL COSTUMES COME FOR OPERA NO EXPENSE SPARED IN STAG ING OLIVETTE SEATS SELL ING RAPIDLY. In ordering costumes for "OH vette," the instructions of the man agement to the costumers were that host should be provided, regard les of" cost. The costumes arrived on Monday e-vciiiiigb stage, and that the Instate lions of the management had been earned out Is self evident. They are undoubtedly the swellest Outfit o, costumes ever sejn on a Wallowe county s'age. Seats are selling in a way tha Indicates overflowing houses when the i.uitaiu goes up on Friday ant! Saturday nights' performances', and the performances bid fair to justify the largest housas possible, and lliei SOlll'.'. The entire company, both princl Pals ami chorus, have tjone at the York with an enthusiasm that was hound to accomplish results and has done so. The opera is being sunt with a smoothness and a "go" tha would do credit to any professiona aggregation. Indeed, few prol'es sioual aggregations surpass the work that is l (-ing done. It woula be hard to improve or Miss Browning in the leading so pruno role, Mr. Boyer in the leading tenor role, Mr. Pratt in the leadin baritone role, and as for Mr. Street Of and Miss Bryan, their comedy could not possibly be improved. The chorus, too, is exceedingly efficient making music such as is rarely heart In a professional chorus. Altogether, this annual musical event in Enterprise promises to bt a greater success, both artistically and from the standpoint of attend ance, than ever before. The fame of the splendid work being done by the Enterprise sing ers has already reached oatsldt points. Wednesday morning, Prof Uoyer received a telephone me.ssagt from Mrs. Hendricks of Elgin asklnf terms for bringing out the entire company for a presentation of Oli vette in that city. As by the date mentioned, September 1, several o the principals would be. away, no en gagement could be made. Court House Notes Sheriff Edgar Marvin and H. ( ( ranier returned Saturday nigh fiom Salem where they took A. Y Klnna;- from Walla Walla to the pen itoiniary. Kinney had been in Mon tana shearing sheep and was arrest ed in a few hours after reaching Walla Walla, some one who kne u.m informing the sheriff He wai' enjoying himself at a lawn part rested t0 tW PreUy gir,f1' Whe'1 ar Petition for final naturalization Papers were filed Saturday by Matthew Henry Stables, a farmer pbstoffice address Wallowa He is r native of Urswick, England, came tr the United States In 1895 and look u'Lihls, fi,sl pal)ors ftt Spokane " asn., 6x years ago. Doings in Probate. Aug. 3 N. J. Lapham appointee guardian of Grace I', and Roy L Churchill, minors. Court Orders. State of Oregon vs. J. m. Blakely and heirs of James Hilton. Ordei confirming sale. State of Oregon on relation of W. T. Dell, plaintiff, vs. Prank A. Reavls defendant. Defendant's demurrer tc the affidavit for proceedings of con tempt for violating peremptory writ of mandamus, is overruled and de nled. W. T. Bell, nlaiuliff ami rtm,.or vs. Frank A. Reivls, defendant. Da I murrer of defendant to peremptory writ of mandamus overruled and de nled, '. . j Same. Motion to recall peremp tory writ of mandamus and Issue an alternative writ of mandamus, over ruled and denied. " J. J. Marrascck vs. F. A. Gaylord. Motion and to strike out allowed, and plaintiff given leave to amend. E. R. Bowlby V3. Harry Hough. Do murrer overruled. Miss Ella Daley appointed court stenographer pro tern. 8. E. Miller vs. H. Achunch et al Sale confirmed. - J. G. Hayman vs. J. L. Hammack et al. Sale confirmed. J. W. Rankin vs. S. I.. Burnaugh et al. Dafault and decree. W. T. Bell vs. P. A. Reavls. De fendant found not guilty of contempt Crossett Timber Co. et al vs. .1. M Blakely, sheriff, and Wallowa Coun ty. Deft, in open court s'ates h refuses to appear or plead further Default and Judgment for Plf. Josephine Fisk vs. Xavler Michel lod and Auguste Robin. Defendants demurrer overruled and they allowed i ALDER SLOPE FRUIT FARM. One of the prettiest and one oi . !ie busiest places on all Aldet ii'opt: these days is the Mountain v'lew Fruit Ranch. The strawber ries and cherries are1 nearly gone but they are just beginning to pick the deucate flavored red raspberries and no doubt will find ready marke for every gallon of the big crop Air. and Mrs. O. J. Roe have worked a transformation in the famous fruit farm, and it has been literally work, hard work. The results - are appar ent, however, and it pays, too, at customers of the Iusclous strawber ries and rich, juicy cherries can tes tify. Besides the raspberries there is .vet to come the plums, peach plums pears and apples. The orchard re ceived a thorough trimming this spring and the fruit promises an abundant yield. Big Fire Sweeps Overjsland City Flouring Mill, M. & M. Warehouse and Thirteen Other Buildings Burned. A fire burned the Pioneer flourinc mill, the I. C. M. & M. Co's ware house, and other business buildingt and residences at Island City early Saturday morning entailing a loss ex ceeding $125,000. The fire broke otr. about midnight in the store of W. C Perry and quickly spread to the M & M. implement warehouse, the flour lng mill, the bank and other build ings in the north part of town. Tht La Grande fire department came oi a special train and aided in gettlni the blaze under control about 2: a. m. In all 15 structures were consumed The approximate losses include Pio near Flouring mill l0,000, I. C. M & M. warehouse and goods $52,001 and another building and content) $2,500, W. C. Perry $2,000, Ell Ball hotel, $2,000. I The flouring mill will be rebuil as soon as possible. In addition U lie mill, about 5000 barrels of flou ' and a quantity of grain were burned P. J. Holmes, president of the M. M. company, can give no decision a: to rebuilding the warehouse unti other members of the firm have heei consulted. Mr. Holmes is a brothe of W. R. Holmes of Enterprise ant B. A. Holmes of Wallowa. The 1 C. M. & M. is the parent company of the M. & M. company of Entei prise, the W. M. company at Wal Iowa and G. M. & S. company a Elgin and still retains stock in thesi concerns. CHICO RANCHER BUY8 SUBURBAN PROPERT E. A. Anderson, the well knowi rancher and stockman of Chlco, ha' bought of Fred Falconer 10 acres o land Immediately south of Jacol Wagner's place, on Riyer street, one half mile south of town,. Mr. Ander on will improve the tract by tht erection of a modern dwelling. Th. price puid for the 10 acres was $1500 POWWATKA. A. Ii. Post and temily have Jus returned from the valley. Have bee: visiting Mrs. Post's parents. Mr and Mrs. Post are the proud possess ors of a nice baby boy. Roscoe Ghormley has flnlshe building a cabin on his homestead. Lewis Carpenter. Is away at pres ent working on the reesrve. George Post went Valleywards i few days since with some peaches tomatoes, etc. Several of the teachers In thli community will take the examlna tions next week In Enterprise. Miss Ruth Ghormley has Jus finished a very successful term o school In district No. 48. She hai been employed to teach in distrlc 4j for the coming fall and winter. O Anderson has returned fron working on the new road. Reporti good work done. Prosperity Follows Railroad! Only two months until the railroad will be'a reality. Strangers, railroad men and people who know, say: Enterprise will be larg er than La Grande in 5 years." There Never Was Such a Demand for Town Property. BUY NOW. DANIEL BOYD Secy. Wallowa Law, Land & Abstract Co. TWO ASCENSIONS AT BIG CARNIVAL BALLOONIST TO MAKE JUMP IN HIS RACING PARACHUTE BOTH DAYS. Prof. H. V. Reed made a fine bal loon ascension and parachute drop Tuesday evening at Enterprise, the first successful ascension ever made in Wallowa county. It was wit nessed by a big crowd, everyone In town and many country people. The notice was limited, as the aeronauts only arrived in the valley Monday A goodly sized purse was made up by the business men and the crowd surely got its money's worth for the ascension and Jump were both at' pretty affairs of the kind as were ever pulled off. The carnival com mittee immediately closed a con. tract with Profs. Hicks and Reed tc make an ascension each day ot the carnival next week, paying a good, round price for the exclusive right. The balloon party left Wed nesday for Baker City where they have engagements and will return by next Thursday. Ascensions wli be made here both Friday and Satur day. Prof Harry Hicks hopes to be in shape physically by that time tc make the jumps hlmeslf, using hit famous racing parachute. If he is not recovered from his Injuries Prof. Reed will go up. It was in Baker City on July 23 that Prof. Hicks was injured, his first accident In 13 years experience. He was never hurt before, nor ever !iad a balloon burned In his caraer is an aeronaut. At Baker, his para chute struck the guy ropes of th )oles just as he hollered "all let ?o," and he was thrown about 60 'eet. His head was badly hurt and hree ribs broken, but he says he will be all right by Friday, August M, when he will make the jump at Enterprise. Prof. Reed, who made the beau lful ascent Tuesday evening, ; his een in the business five years. The ieen In the business five years The balloon sailed no gracefullv in a mutheasterly direction to a height if 5000 feet, when he made , th Iron, shooting down with great v 'oclty for several hundred feet Then the parachute onened out a"'' ''e came down easily and slowly illghting at the southeast edge of 'Own. "5REAT 8TREET FAIR AND ... CARNIVAL NEXT. WEEK What Is promised to be th hi rest two days fun ever in Wallowa ountv Is scheduled at Enterprise or Friday and Saturday of nxt veok. A big. gorgeous, rlp-roarlne 'treet fair and carnival will be held nd more shows, more amusementF nd more genuine enloyment crowd id Into two ''avs t.hnn were ev' ieen off the Chicago Midway or St Touis Pike. It will bo a half doi. 'n big circuses and Fourth of .tiv celebrations all rolled Into one. The MTalr Is under the auspices of the Enterprise Concert Band, which on.e a guarantee of a big show ind absolute performance of everv hlng advertised. Full progVam will e given next week. 8plendid Cherries. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Rich and ":aby of Frulta arrived In town Tuns, lay with 1600 pounds of splendid toyul Anne cherries. He renorts a "Ine crop of fruit and expocta to 'irlng out his apricots next week. Immha Road Repaired. Renalrs to the Imnaha road were 'lnished Monday. The roadway was leaned out but not regradnd as ome changes will be made later. Marriaae Lirense. Aug. 1 L. E. Feaglns, 22, farmer Wallowa, and Rdna R. Thompson 17, Wallowa. 40 days to file their answer.