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Brief News Items Fishing tackle for sale at Harts horn & Keltner's. Ruberoid roofing, 1 ply and 2 ply, for sale by Hartshorn & Keltner. Al Reynolds has completed the ad dltlon to the public school building. Carload of barb wire and nails at Hartshorn & Keltner's. Linseed oil and lampblack for sheei marking at Hartshorn & Keltner's. Born, Saturday morning, August 22 to the wife of Fred S. Ashley, a daughter. Mrs. Baldwin returned Thursda) from a visit with her son James or the Imnaha. The best washing machine on earth la the Flyer. For sale by Hartshorn & Keltner. Dennine Cream, the best prepara tlon for chapped hands and face, Is sold by Burnaugh & Mayfleld. There was a large attendance a' the muscial in the M. E. church Frl day night and an excellent program was given. J. W. Kneeland of Snake rlvei filed on a claim last week in the forest reserve, making the fllln through Judge Corkins. Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Hilsley of Snake river were In Enterprise the latter part of last week, leaving Sun day morning for their home. Miss Bemyce Ellsworth, who has been employed at the Hotel Enter prise, for several months, returned to her home at La Grande, Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ralls of Para dise were In Enterprise last week on their way to Bellevue, Ida., to reside Mr. Ralls still holds his ranch at Par adlse. Mrs. J. S. Axtell left for her home ut Option, Pa., last Thursday after n pleasant visit of several weeks at I he home of her daughter, Mrs. Dan iol Boyd. T. M. Littleton has bought a hall Interest In the Lon Davis planing mill, and the business will be con ducted hereafter by the firm, Davis & Littleton. Mrs. Helena Zurcher, who took ad vantage of the excursion to North Beach, will remain in Portland some time, attend the openings, trim hatt and select her fall stock of goods be fore returning. RAILROAD NEWS We have been reliably in formed that the railroad will reach "enterprise not later than Decera'ter of the present year. With tho advent of the road the necessity of carrying a large purplus in certain linen of merchandise will have been removed. In anticipation of this we have inaugurated a clearance sale and have reduced prices on every article in the store, many of which we are selling below actual cost. In making this substantial cat in prices we have a double purpose- in view, viz: 1st a reduction of a sur plus in certain lines, 2nd to ret money to meet our maturing obligations which ate usually large at this time of year with mer chantj doing a credit busi ness. We will therefore continue to sell FOR GASH at tho cut prices which we have been selling until such a time when our stock shall be sufficiently reduced in those lines in which a reduc tion is demanded by chang ing conditions. You can save 25 per cent by buying of us. Ask those who have been taking ad vantage of these Hales, or what is better come to our store, examine our goods, get our prices and be convinced R. S. & Z. CO. Up-to-date fishing tackle at Bur naugh & .May field's. Daniel Boyd of Burleigh & Boyd made a trip to La Grande la.it week on business. A. W. Johnson and family of Imna ha were Enterprise visitors the firs of the week. J. A. Burleigh, II. E. Oakes and 30ns Charles and Edward are enjoy ing a hunting and fishing trip In the South mountains. Charle3 F. Wheeler of Vale, Ore., formerly pastor of the Joseph church, arrived on Tuesday night's stage foi a visit in this valley. F. R. Clemens of Promise broughi a load of Freewater melons ant pears to town Tuesday. He was ac coinpanied by Mrs. Clemens. Cut out the W. J. Funk & Co., adv for some boy or girl who is working for the splendid p rlzes offered bj that firm. Fred and Frank Savage, Gilbert Funk and Cordon Ragsdale art spending a week in the mountalm at the headwaters of the Imnaha. "Kit," the little gray at Shackel ford's barn and one of the bes known livery horses in the county died Monday of what is thought t 1'uve been mountain fever. A note from Prof. W. E. Moore formerly principal of the county hlgl school, states he and his wife am babies have moved from Kalama and are now located In Portland. Clarence E. VeJt has sold a tei acre tract on South River street Just north of thePrlce& Homan prop erty, to Mrs. E. Bauer for f 1500 lie paid $!)00 for it a year ago. Mrs. Charles R. Kraus and littl son of Milwaukee, Wis., were In En terprise Thursday night on their wa. home from a vldt with her sister Mrs. W. D. Hllslay of near Pittsburg. Leo Forsythe started Monday morn Ing for Washington, D. C, where h will attend a school of electrical en gineering the coming winter. Wil Hamilton of Joseph Is working a the local plant In Leo's place. Mrs. Placldla E. Boyd of Prair! Creek has rented the Mrs. Laun Marquis property In the ea3t par of town and will move here to sen her children to school. Mrs. Marqult will spend the fall and winter with her son Arch, who has bought i place in the Boise valley, Idaho. The farewell performance of thi SUreeter- Bryan company Saturday night was attended by a good-size audience. Mr. Stree'ter made an ap preclatlve farewell speech thankinf one and all for the kindness and hos pitallty shown the company as wel us for the generous patronage. Lee B. Tuttle, editor of the Elgli Recorder, j; L. Overton and C. A DeDolti, all well known residents o the Gate City, were in Enterprise Tuesday, on their way to the moun tains south of the lake, for a week'; outing. They took out hunters' 11 censes to be used later as evldenc they didn't buy the game. The directors are having the pub lie' Rchool building put In flrst-clas order ready for the opening of school a week from 'hext Monday. Thi front entrance has been widened t eight feet, and all doors have bee: swung to open outwards. New black boards have been put In whereve needed. The north hall has beer partitioned off into a room for the clerk and as a meeting place for the board. Members of the Enterprise bam gave the Streetsr-Bryan company i plennmit surprise at the camp Sun dny afternoon. A big freeier of Ic cream and plenty of cake were tak en out and a social time enjoyed Mr. Streeter, Miss Uryan, Miss Fos tor. Mr. Terry and Mr. Weeks lef Monday for Southern Callfornlt where thoy will play in a chain o: theatres this season. Miss Lorem went to her home at Cove and Miss Roberts to her home at Walla Walla. Mrs. Alice M. Boll of Imnaha, the well known newspaper correspondent, was In Enterprise Thursday night on her way to Union, where she wll join her sister, Mrs. S. A. Pursel, ant' husband lu a trip to theEast. Mrs Hell will go to Iowa City, la, for t visit at her old home. Mr. and Mrs Pursel will attend the national en rainpment and meeting of the Q. A R. and W. R. C. at Toledo, O. Mrs Pursel Is a delegate from Oregon U the national gathering of the W R. C. . There are 42 Wallowa county peo Pie on the North Beach excursion In addition to those mentioned last week, Mr. and Mrs. M. K. Boatman Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Boatman, Ray K. Vest, R,ay Johnson, Dr. C. A. Ault, L. Borland and a number of other of this vicinity made the trip. Mr Vest returned Tuesday night. H Hft.vs they are having a fine time at the ocean shore all except Mayoi Mayfleld who Is engaged In a stren uous hunt for his side partner, Ar thur Pace, from whom he became separated at Portland. No fears art entertained as to Pace's safety,, bu Mayfleld ts patrolling the beach to prevent Arthur from continuing his : journey west when he does arrive. Screen doors and wire screens for sale at Hartshorn Keltner's. Varnish, stains and brushes and Lacqueret makes old furniture look like, new at Burnaugh & Mayfleld'8 John G. Wray of Promise broughi two loads of fine watermelons and grapes to Enterprise, the first of the week from Freewater. Mr. Wray was accompanied by his family. La Grande Observer: J. H. Vur plllat, of Winnlmac, Ind., who has bee visiting hU son Charles In thie city, left Monday for Portland and other points In the northwest. C. P. Ragsdale bought J. W. Kerns' home on Residence street Tuesday and will move to town for the schoo year. The deal between Kerns am Lltch for this property, fell through. An experienced nurse offers he: services to the people of Enterprise and vicinity. Address Mrs. Emllj Spicer, Enterprise, Oregon, or leavt word at News Record office. 6tf R. L. Day and family and Miss Jen ale Berland have returned from I :wo weeks' stay In the Grandt Ronde. M r. Day states that he wll probably move to La Grande and gc nto business. Miss Prudence Eddlemon of Florf arrived on Tuesday night's stagt from Welser, Ida, where she hac ieen attending the Methodist confer Biice. Miss Eddlemon will atteni .he teachers' Institute. George Boner of Joseph returned jn Tuesday night's stage from Mon .ana where he had gone to see his son Will, who suffered a stroke o. paralysis. Mr. Boner brought his son ;o Pendleton for treatment. Farms and town property for sale or rent. Will trade for good horses Stock ranches and timber land cheap General real estate business. T. M Littleton, first door south of I. O. O F. building, Enterprise, Oregon. 8tf Miss Mary Zurcher left Wednes day morning for Cove, where she will teach the coming year. She was Accompanied by her brother,' C. H lurcher, to La Grande, where he will meet Mrs. Zurcher, returning from an extended visit In the Wil lamette valley. La Grande Star: James O'Sulll van came out from Wallowa Frldaj light to visit his mother, Mrs. Peter O'Sulllvan, who has been quite 111. She was considerably Improved Sat urday. Her daughter from Joseph arrived Saturday evening and will re ualn with her for a while.. G. H. Crossland, who owns a fine 'rult ranch on the Grande Rondi -Iver a few miles above Troy, wai in the county esat on business last week. Mr. Crosslands Is an ea'rnes. advocate of a road up the Grande Ronde from the mouth of the Little Salmon to the George Post place .hence up the bluff to Powwatka. K. S. Francis, who resided at Day .on, Wash, for the last three years lias sold his property there and re .urned to Enterprise with a view o locating. Mr. Francis formerly own ad the S. F. Pace ranch just west o. :own and the Joe Weaver place eas. it this city. Mrs. Francis la a daugh ler of J. W. Weaver of Alder Slope. The union missionary society me it the home of Mrs. E. B. Whea Tuesday afternoon. As the leadei was unable to be present the devo tlonal was led by Mrs. Browning and a very Interesting talk on missionary work was given by Mrs. Kirk of La 3rande. This being a quarter meeting the remainder of the after .loon was spent socially and daint refreshments were served by the hostess. Charles Wlllgerodt has completed the foundation and basement for Rob art Shlnn's fine new residence soutl of town, and Mr. Shinn is now haul Ing the lumber from the Davis & Lit tleton planing mill for the superstate aire. Mr. Wlllgerodt also has th foundation well along for Jay H. Dob bin's fine residence. A planer wll be put up at the Dobbin place tc prepare the lumber for the house. By the discovery In the nick o time of a fire In the Mavor building next door to the News Record office, shortly after 4 o'clock Sunday morn Ing, a disastrous fire was averted The room was rented a few dayt before by "Tom" Troy for a restaur ant. He and a party were In the room late Saturday night or rathei early Sunday morning and on golnf away left a kerosene lamp burning under a coffee urn setting on the back bar. It Is supposed this lami exploded; setting fire to the wood work. It had quite a start when discovered by an early riser, whe gave the alarm. The fire hose wat scattered In sections over the square where It had been left when last used, but the fire being so near the square this prove i no disadvantage A half doien men had It coupled ui in short order and with a good head of water soon extinguished th flames. The building was daniagei about $100 and falls wholly on the owner as there was no Insurance Tho News Record publishers are grateful to all who rendered assist ance In putting out the fire and thus saving our bultdlug and plant. Merry Widow Ice cream sodas at Burnaugh & M ay field's. All kinds of builders' hardware at Hartshorn Keltner's. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Weathers enter tained a few fronds to cards, Fri day night. Everything In the fishing rod line, from 5 cents up to $9, at Burnaugh & Mayfield's. Born, near Island City, Augus 24 1908, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ott, twin daughters. The young ladie3 are planning a leap year dance at the opera house for next Tuesday night. Hall'e Boswell Is at Walla Walla on a pleasure trip. George McFar land of Joseph Is holding down Bos well's chair at the barber shop. For Sale Five room cottage, in best residence section of Enterprise iew, weil Mushed. Good well, eel lar and wood house. Three blocks south of public school. Easy terms Enquire of M. F. Wheeler or W. E. Taggart. 14tf Fred Groshong, on his way to Portland from attending summer ichool at Chicago University, came In Sunday for a few days visit with his sister; Mrs. S. L. Burnaugh, and family, and his brother Merrill, Fred is teacher of manual training in the Portland public schools. He left for his home Thursday morning. Mrs. A. H. Rudd and son Arthur and her mother, Mrs. W. M. Bar ren, left Thursday morning for Gold en, Col., to join Mr. Rudd, who has ocdii ac uoluen for several months and will be detained there twe months longer. Mrs. Sarrell, whose home is at Golden, had been, here visiting her daughter. Mr. and Mrs Rudd and son will return to Enter prise In October. J. L. Browning, Revs. Potter, Ho warth of Joseph, and Bird of Wal lowa returned Tuesday from the M. E. conference at Welser. Mr. Browning says the new bishop Hughes, who presided at the confer ence, is a very strong man and made a deep impression. Bishop Hughes was formerally president of DePauw University. He preached in La Grande Monday night. - The management of the opera house states that three of the scores of Olivette have not yet been return ed. So many different people were given scores during the time the op era was In preparation that it is e difficult matter to locate them. As It is necessary to return them tc New York immediately, it is hopei those having the missing scores will turn them In at once. An enjoyable party was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Gaily, Monday night, in compliment to Miss Mabel Wilson, the date be Ing her twentieth birthday annlver sary. The home was beautifully dec orated with sweec peas, and match ing In colors the same pretty flow ers was the device used in select Ing partners for the delicious refresh ments that were served. Games ant music helped pass the hours. S. D Keltner won the prize, a box ol candy, In a unique guessing contest. The Ladles Aid society of the Pies byterlan church was charmingly en tertalned at Joseph Tuesday after noon by the Ladles Aid of the Jo eph church, to a "Cake party" at the home of Mrs. J. H. Thompson About 30 Enterprise ladles eajoyet1 the unique function, and either ii their costumes or by a token o some sirt lepifpenled a cake, such :is cii.L anion cake, a bear; brideV cake, white costume; scripture cake, a prayer book; layer cake, picture of a, hen and picture of (near) Senatoi Cake. Other cakes represented in eluded pound, ribbon, burnt leath er, Minnehaha, Martha Washington cocoanut, chocolate, sponge, date, cracker, featehr and Washington. A prize of a beautiful large ange cake was given for the most cor rect guesses of the cakes represant ed, Mrs. George Gaily being the win ner. Mrs. Flesnor of Joseph won the booby prize, a cake pan. Dellc ious refreshments were served b the hostess who was assisted In the entertainment of the guests by Mes dames Cavlness, Wurzweller, Bow man and Longfellow. SUMPTER MINING MEN WERE AT JOSEPH Joseph, August 26. L. A. Green ley, J. S. O'Nell and B. Kewfer of the Imperial mine at Sumpter, Ore. were In Jo3eph this week looking over some of the prospects with a view of Investing In them. . J. F. Paradise of Baker City Is In the mountains looking after his min Ing property. Thomas Adams rame down from the mountains Wednesday with some tine samples of ore that he had been doing work on the last few weeks. Mrs, J. F. Hemenway and Mrs. C H. Hill .left Tuellay for Portland for an extended visit with friends. New Suits. Joseph Mercantile Co. ys C J He witt. Attachment tftiftt CLOTHM FOR- Men and Boys. THE FIRST NEW LINE SHOWN THIS SEASON. Men's Suits from $10.00 to $40.00. Boy's Suits from $6.75 to $15.00 500 Choice New Samples To pick your made-to-measure suit from. Fit and Satisfaction Guaranteed. Now is the time line is C. H. Zurcher ENTERPRISE, OREGON. AVERT THREATENED DELAY. (Continued from front page.) condemnation suit it Is not likely he would receive much if any more than the sum already paid. Out of Canyon Next Monday. Tracklaylng up the canyon is pro ceeding with great speed, the splen did organization effected by Chief Engineer Brandon now telling In the work. The end of the track was re ported to be 4 miles above the bridge Wednesday night, and at the present rate of progress, the track laying machine will reach the val ley by next Monday night. MAY BUY CHEMICAL ENGINE. L. J. Tolls, representing the American-La France Fire Engine com pany, was In the city the first of the week, , and sold a number of hand fire extinguishers, and a 6 gallon Babcock chemical to the Davis & Ltttleton planing mill. He Is alsc In negotiation with the city for a 40 gallon chemical engine, but as only three councllmen were In town, Mr. Tolls left Thursday morning without concluding the sale. The en gine proposed for purchase by the city . weighs about 900 pounds and would cost $275. Charge for 2-Swltch Calls. The Home Independent Telephone company Is notifying its patrons in this county that "beginning Septem ber 1, each subscriber will be al lowed 10 two-switch calls per month within the county (toll lines and toll line pay stations excepted) free of charge, and all additional ovei 10 per month to be paid for at the rate of 10c per call, and calls fig ured on a monthly basis only." Here tofore there has been no limit on the number of free calls within the county. Chewed by a Bear. The mayor of Union has word from his son, camping on the head waters of the Mlnam, that a sheep herder in that part of the mountains was killed by a bear. Details are meagre, but the story is that the bear attacked the camp and one o. the two herders was killed while the other had gone for a gun. Flora Milling Company. Articles of incorporation have beer filed in the office of the secretary of state at Salem for the Flora Mill ing company, limited; principal office Flora, Or.; capttal stock $10,000; In corporators, J. Q. Connally, W. H Baker, Lincoln Austin, Paul R .Moore, F. S. Johnson, R. W. Barkham wd T. M. Gllmore. y BUYS HALF OF DAIRY RANCH. Dr. A. F. Poley has bought a halt Interest in Thomas' Morgan's dairy ranch and business on Prairie Creek. It Is on this ranch the milking ma chine was Installed last spring, anc It has proved a big success, Abou 60 cows are on the ranch, 3; of which are now being milked. Stage Breakdown. . A hack used as an extra Elgin, stage broke down In the canyon Tuesday afternoon and another hack was sent from Wallowa to bring In the passengers and baggage. Will Build at La Grande. The Island City M. ft M. company has decided to not rebuild Its tm plement warehouse at Island Citj that recently burned down but wil instead build a two story brick ware house at La Grande. The News Record, $1.50 a year. to buy before the broken. NEW Electric Theatre Open Wednesday and Thurs- day Nights OF EACH WEEK. All New Films. The Finest Picture Machine WeBt of Denver. Absolutely Fireproof. SMITH SHRADER River Stree'c, I Block South of Hotel. Admission 15 Cents. INSTITUTE LECTURE AT M. E. CHURCH TONIGHT The annual institute opened Thurs day morning in the county high school with an attendance of 55, and more expected at the afternoon ses sion. Interesting talks were made by Professor Powers, principal of the' Salem schools, and Miss Marvin of the state library board. State Sup erintendent Ackerman will not be here owing to Illness. At the Methodist church tonight Rev. Selden C. Adams will make an address Instead of Mr. Ackerman. Mr. Adams will deliver ' his lecture, "Room at the Bottom," which has received high praise from press and public In the East. Superintendent Conley' extends an Invitation 4o patrons to attend not only the evening meetings In the church but also the day sessions In the high school. House Breaking on Smith Mountain. Sheriff Marvin and Deputy Dis trict Attorney Rusk Investigated a case of housebreaking at Smith Mountain, Tuesday. A' quantity of silver plate, fine dishes, other house hold articles and clothing have been taken from the house ' on Martin Bormann'g claim. Bormann Is a wealthy homesteader and Is now in Chicago. While certain-' persons are susplcioned of the robbery, and a search of their premises was made, no evidence was secured that would warrant an arrest. f-U Freighter's Leg Broken, John Smith, a freighter residing at Lostine, is suffering from a broken teg, the result of a mishap there Sun day evening. He attempted to get out of his wagon while it was In mo tion, when his foot caught some way on the brake and he was thrown to the ground and the wheel passed over his right leg fracturing it below the knee. Dr. Hockett of Enterprise re duced the fracture and Smith Is rest ing easily as could be expected. Eighty Cent Wheat There was an advance of one cent, per bushel In the La Grande wheat market Saturday and there are hopes it will again reach the 80 cent mark In a few days.