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VOL. 2.. NO. 30.
Notices In this column are charged 1
cent a word one Insertion, or 3 cent
a word 4 insertions. Minimum charge
15 cents. Cash with order.
of it, and of the best quality better
than ordinary. Leave orders now
with A. M. Wagner. 25tf
Bargain In fine residence on West
Greenwood street. Ten room house
elegantly finished. Wired for elec
tric lights and phone. Good wood
shed, chicken house, small barn and
finest kind of cellar. Lot 99x330.
Good drove well. Fine lawn, 10
shade trees, 14 fruit trees, rose
bushes, berry bushes and strawber
ries. Price $2400. Cash or terms.
See C. E. Vest. 27t4
A 20,000 Sawmill, In good order.
Has 35 H. P. engine, gang edger, all
belting, saws, etc., ready to run. Is
a bargain at $1,100. Write to Star
Planing Mill, Elgin, Oregon.
CATTLE, 100 head, from yearlings
up to 5-year-old cows with calves,
and Including 1- and 2-year-old steers
and a few 3-year-old steers. J. H.
Whltmore, Enterprise. Rane' 10
miles north of Enterprise. 12tf
Choice Residence Lots, 60x184 and
60x229 in size, $125 to $150 each.
Sell on part cash payments or all
on good note with year's time. Lo
cated on West Greenwood street.
29t4 C. E. VEST.
Banquet Note Correction.
By a mistake In correcting linotype
slugs last week, the first line of the
following note of the banquet was
left out!' v
The solos by Misses Craig and
Browning and Mr. Pratt were at
once a surprise and delight to the
visitors, who warmly congratulated
the singers.
That there was a line or more
omitted showed plainly enough in the
Item, but Just to make sure that no
will think the News Record was
intentionally guilty of calling one of
the fair singers by her first name
without prefix of any kind and leav
ing the name of the other out entire
ly, space is gladly given for this cor
rection." " ""' r;
Had a Good Time.
From La Grande Observer.
The football boys who returned
last evening from Joseph, cannot find
a sufficient number of adjectives to
show their appreciation of the royal
entertainment they received from the
Joseph people. In fact, they received
a royal welcome at every point along
the line, and received invitations for
games, from every town. No one had
better knock Wallowa county in the
presence of these boys.
Marriage Licenses.
Nov. 19. J. S. Williams, 24, la
borer, Joseph; Mae Duncan, 23, Jo
seph. Try the home-made baked
at the Woman's Exchange.
Don't these cold nights make you think
You Have Forgotten Something?
It is probably Blankets and. Comforts.
Also lots of other things that the ap
proaching winter makes necessary.
New Winter Clothing for Men and Boys.
Overshoes, German Socks, Mackinaw s.
A new line of those Peg Top Corduroys.
Cloth and Fur Caps.
Ladies and Childrens Coats and Furs, Sliawls and Fascinators.
A new line of Infants Shoes just received.
W. J. FUNK & CO.
Officers of the Amalgamated Sugar !
company of Utah, that owns the La j Ml3ses Stella Hooper, Zella Millard,
Grande factory, will be In the val- i Etie Ogbourn, Flo Keller, Zelma
ley Monday, Tuesday and Wednes- Ogbourn, Etha Kooch, and Nora Mc
day of next week to contract as j Cormack, and Messrs. Marlon Lang
much acreage as possible to raise ; ston, Burl Kooch, John Grlbblin, Ira
sugar beets, or to rent land for that
purpose. They ask the farmers to
meet them at the following places
and dates:
Joseph, Monday, November 23, at
io a. m.
Enterprise court house, Tuesday, at
10 a. m.
Lostine, Wednesday at 10 a. m.
Wallowa, Wednesday at 3 p. m.
The Enterprise meeting is under
the auspices of the Commercial club.
The sugar factory men coming are
Job Pingree of Ogden, general field
superintendent for the Amalgamated;
Fred G. Taylor, manager of the La
Grande factory; F. S. Bramwell, for
merly of the Amalgamated company..
When acreage U contracted, the
company agrees to furnish all the
hand labor necessary for spacing,
hoeing, topping and loading, the
farmer only doing the team work,
such as seeding, cultivating and
hauling. When land U rented, cash
rent is paid.
First car load of mercandise ever
delivered by railroad to Enterprise
was received Tuesday by Ashley, the
Home Furnisher.
Mlsess Victoria and Laura Haas
entertained a party of young people
Friday evening In compliment to
Marlon Langston, whose birthday an
niversary was the following day. The
rooms of their' pleasant Alder Slope
home were prettily trimmed with
evergreen, and a color scheme of
pink and yellow was carried out not
only in the parlor decorations but in
in the serving of the delightful re
past, the place cards being attached
by pink and yellow ribbons to verses
bidden beneath crepe dollies of the
chosen colors. Partners were found
by matching quotations which were
cleverly concealed In English walnut
shells, the meat having been ex
tracted and a part of a quotation con
cealed within each one. Mr. Lang
ston received a nice lot of pres
ents. These were hidden in various
places and cards which he drew one
at a time from a hat directed him to
the place of concealment. In the
"tree game" Miss Etha. Kooch won
first prize-, a lot of fruits of differ-
e Have Them.
ent trees. Ira Eavi3 got the booby
a pointed stick tied with pink and yel
low ribbon, with Instructions to study
the trees of Oregon. In the donkey
game. Will Bauer won first prize, a
fancy box of stationery, and John
Uribblin was consoled with a toy don
key hitched to a cart. Various old
fashioned games such as "Marching
Down to Old Quebec," and "Jolly
Miller," were-played and after lunch
card games of different kinds were
enjoyed. Present were Mrs. Bertha
Millard, Mrs. Amanda Chenoweth,
Davis, Joe Weaver, Will Bauer, Wll
ber Homa'n, Frank Haring and John
Work on Temporary
Warehouse Begun
Rock For Woolgrowers Fireproof
Structure Will Be Hauled This
W. H. Graves of the Woolgrowers
Warehouse company received a tele
gram Monday from General Superin
tendent Buckley confirming the
change of site requested for the fire
proof warehouse. Work has begun
on the temporary structure that will
take care of shipments this winter,
and a building sufficiently commo
dious and weatherproof will be put
up as quickly as possible. ;
The new site ii immediately west
of the old one and the east platform
will be on the west line of Depot
street extended. The ground is a
high gravel bed and makes an ideal
site with perfect drainage.
The permanent structure will be
'50x150 in size, surrounded with 12
foot sheltered platforms, car floor
high. It will be built of stone and
be fireproof throughout. Nearly all
the woolgrowers of the county are
subscribers to the stock of the com
pany, and its erection will insure the
continuance of Enterprise as the cen
ter of Wallowa county's leading ln,
dustry. The building will be complet
ed in time to store the wool next
spring for the wool sales day.
An Accommodation Wanted.
We want you ti accommodate us
by settling your account for we are
greatly in need of money to settle
our wholesale accounts. If you will
accommodate us, probably we will re
turn the compliment when you are in
need of medicine and have not the
ready cash,
First Barrel of Fruit.
T. C. Long shipped the first bar
rel of apples over the railroad Wed
nesday, sending them to Mrs. Long's
sister, Mrs. C. A. Magill of Grafton,
J. A. (Joe) Moxley, found guilty
of larceny of a gelding, was sen
tenced to 10 years in the peniten
tiary by Judge Knowles, Friday. The
second suit against Moxley on a sim
ilar charge, was continued. J. H.
Howard, jointly indicted with Mox
ley, who pleaded guilty and was sup
posed to turn state's evidence, was
sentenced to three years In the pen
itentiary. Howard was also Jointly indicted
with Arthur Deshazer and Sam
Pucket for stealing two mares, and
he pleaded guilty to that. Pucket
is at large. Deshazer was tried
Thursday, T. M. Dill defending him.
The jury returned a verdict of not
The jury In the trial of George
Tucker for participating In a riot, re
turned a verdict of not guilty.
Tucker was arraigned Monday on
the second charge of participating in
a riot, pleaded not guilty and the
case was continued until the next
The suit of F. F. Shafer vs. Orral
Beecher, a dispute over the amount
a pasture was sold for, resulted Tues
day in a verdict by the Jury In favor
of the plaintiff In the sum of $100.
The case of J. J. Maraseck vs. F. A.
Gaylord was continued until next
The jury trials are finished and
all jurymen have been excused ex
;ept S. E. Combes, Arthur Johnson,
L. E. Jordan and G. W. Franklin,
who are kept as a nucleus In case
a term of court Is held InJanuary.
Grand Jury Finds
Twelve True Bills
To Judge Knowles
Work and Office
of Its
To the Hon. J. W. Knowles:
We, your grand jury for the No
vember, 1908, te.-m of circuit court
of Oregon for Wallowa county, beg
to submit the following report of our
proceedings to date:
We have found and returned Into
court twelve true bills, and no not
true bills.
We have visited the offices of the
county clerk, of the sheriff, the coun
ty school superintendent, and the
county assessor, and have examined
Into them to the best of our ability,
and find them In a3 good order, and
the business of the county handled
as well as is possible under the
present conditions.
The county not furnishing the
county treasurer with an office, and
as we do not know that he maintains
one, we have not been able to visit
hi office. We bave made an effort
to find the treasurer, but havo not
found him.
And now having finished our pres
ent labor, and having examined Into
all matters submitted to us, we beg
to be discharged for the preaeat.
D. V, Brock, foreman; J. M. Cas
teel, T. J. Dryden, E. F. Sargeant,
Olof Anderson, Albert Wilson, G. W.
Dated at Enterprise, Nov. 14, 1308.
Interest will be charged on all
over-due accounts after Dec. 1 next.
Pay up. Durnaugh & May field.
DeWItt Clinton Coleman died in
this city, at the home of Dr. E. T.
Anderson, Friday forenoon, after a
long illness of acute stomach trouble
and of general debility due to old
age, he being In his 81st year. The
funeral will be held In Sheridan, Ore.,
Monday. The remains were sent to
that place Saturday, accompanied by
his widow, Mrs. Martha Cjleman,
sons VV. T. Coleman and H. E. Cole
man, and daughter. Mm. E. T. An
derson. The services will be under
the auspices of the Masons, of
which order he has been a member
for many years.
The deceased was born In Cynthi
ana, Ky., April 1, 1828. He was mar
rled to Mary A. P. Warren at Port
land, March 1, 1853, who died April
2, 1868. Mr. Coleman was married
to Martha A. Sargeant at Dallas,
Ore., August 5, 1875, who survives.
By big first wife bo had two sons,
Wm. T. and Edward W., the latter
having die ' me years ago.
In add,;', u, two foster children,
1 Airs. E. T. Vnderson and H. E. Cole
inan, of this efty, survive to mourn.
I Mr, Coleman was an argonaut of
'!!) and after a few years In Califor
nia came to Oregon, and he had built
the first brick building in Portland
and Oregon. He resided in Sheridan
about 35 years, but he and his wife
came to Enterprise about a year ago
io visit and remained to spend his
last days here. The deceased was
a member of the Episcopal church.
Mrs. Lydia Goble, mother of Mrs.
E. A. Hart of Enterprise, died No
vember 7, at Mellcal Springs In
Baker county. Mr. and Mrs. Hart
returned from the funeral the first
of the week.
Will Draw Up Fire
Escape Ordinance
Council Will Order Safety Equipment
For Hotels and Public
Fire escape equipment for hotels,
opera house and other public build
ings was considered by the council
Monday night, and the city attorney
was directed to draw up an or
dlnance regulating the same. Coun
cllmen Graves, Eickford and Derland
were appointed a committee to confer
with Mr. Dlrcher about having fire
escapes put on the new hotel he is
Dray licenses were ordered Issued
to Smith & Smith, Riley & Riley
and J.P. Sanders.
After considerable discussion of
proposed sites for city hall, pound,
etc., . the water works system was
considered. Correspondence Is still
going on with various bidders for the
bonds to ascertain the exact value
of the bids, after commissions, legal
expenses, etc., are deducted. It was
decided to go ahead and advertise for
bids for putting in. the system com
plete. The following bills against the city
were allowed: '
Mews Record, printing and adv.? 6 75
f. E. Patterson, grading Depot
8t'-eet 150 00
Hartshorn & Kelfner, nails.. 7 85
At the meeting held November 2,
it was ordered that four 22-candle
power lights be placed on Greenwood
street west from Dopot street. Mar
Khal demons was hired for another
month. The following were the
Claims Allowed.
Tom Stump, hauling 2 00
Uurnaugh & Mayfiled, indue.. 13 80
T. M. Dill, Oct. pay and stamps 5 50
C. M. Lockwood, Oct. pay and
stamps 7 oo
W. E. Taggart, Oct. pay, rent
and stamps 7 00
W. T. Cell, frt. chem. engine 10 70
E. J. Forsythe, lights 40 00
Lee Weaver, running In cows.. 4 00
G. L. Sanders, pulling brush,
etc b 00
H. E. Merryman, surveying and
Platting 7 50
Here Buying Sheep.
Daniel Uraymer of Idaho is at En
terprise to buy sheep. He Is nego
tiating with R. F. Stubblefleld for
several carloads.
Our Real Estate Department
from now on will be in charge of
CROCKETT & SON, who will of
fice with us for the time being.
If you want to sell or buy
a farm, a lot or house and
lot, see them. They will
have exclusive sale of our
town property. I will de
vote my entire attention to
the law and abstract business.
Secy. Wallowa Law, Land & Abstract Co.
Regular train service the entire
length of the Wallowa county exten
sion was Inaugurated today, Satur
day. The Inbound train last night
continued on "dead'' to Joseph, and
remained there over night. It .left
the terminus on schedule time, 8
o'clock this moinlng. Its time at
Enterprise is 8:30 a. m.
A train shed to accommodate two
engines will be erected at Joseph
and a depot similar to the one here.
The boarding train of the steel gang
went up to Joesph Friday night. W.
P. Trumbull Is the Joseph station
Local freight Is now coming In
large quantities and is taxing the
energies of the force at tho depot.
A. A. Mullan Is assisting the agent
as warehouse man. The depot will
be ready soon. It is enclosed and
under roof.
J. G. Harman, the station agent,
arrived Monday evening and is the
busiest man in Wallowa county. He
handles the rush coaly and methodi
cally and shows he deserves the pro
motion from Inlgon. One of the
head officials In Enterprise Thursday
night said one of the best agents on
the line was going to be sent to En
terprise, and be knew what he was
talking about.
12 Car of Stock Shipped.
The first stack shipments were
made Tuesday and Wednesday, by
Frank Graham and M. E. Hotchklss,
who accompanied tho stock to Port
land. The stock was all here ready
for a 12 car shipment Tuesday, but
)iily five stock cars arrived.
Graham's five cars of cattle were
loaded early TuesJay and the train
was delayed only a half hour over
Kb leaving time. The' remainder of
;he stock, Hotchklss' six cars of hogs
and Graham's one, was shipped Wed
nesday. Hotchklss and Graham put up tem
porary loading yards below the depot
where many of the citizens think the
permanent yards should. b. The
lumber for the permanent stock
yards Is on the ground and a gang Is
at work building them.
Cattle raisers are getting an aver
age of $25 for cows. There Is no
demand for steers.
Was at Heppner Meeting,
C. L. Hartshorn was the only Wal
lowa county representative at the
state woolgrowers meeting at Hepp
ner this week. He returned from
there Friday night. Resolutions were
adopted asking the state to give
a coyote bounty, and asking the na
tional forestry bureau to give a por
tion of the recalpts from national
forests for the same purpose.
Farmer Buys Hay Prest.
W. E. A. Watson, the well known
Alder Slope farmer, received a hay
press Thursday. It was ordered
through the E. M. & M and arrived
on Thursday evening's train.

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