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THE N ALL THE OFFICIAL NEWS OF WALLOWA COUNTY IN THE N-R SUBSCRIPTIONS PAID BEFORE FEBRUARY 1, AT OLD PRICE, $1.50 ENTERPRISE, WAULOWA COUNTY, OREGON, SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 1909. TENTH YEAR. NO. 40. CITY OFFICIAL PAPER TwiceaWeek EWSRECORD Classified notlce3 in this column, 1 cent a word each Insertion in either News Record or Chieftain; 1 cents a word for same notice In both papers; special rates by the month or year. STATE ASSEMBLY MEETS AT SALEM BOAVEKMAN IS ELECTED PHESI. DENT OF SENATE McARTHt'B SPEAKER OF HOUSS. Governor's Biennial Message Reel To Senate and House in Joint Session Tuesday. FOR SALE. Two thousand acres of choice level land in th Turlock irrigation Dis trict. This land Is level, sandy loam and will grow anything from oranges to Alfalfa. Sold .on easy terms at $75 to $100 per acre. For further infor mation and printed matter write to Cadwallader & Baker, Turlock, Cal. WELL IMPROVED FAR:: In high state of cultivation, 160 acres 80 Salem Oregon's 25th legislature acres of alfalfa, 50 acres in small organized Monday according to the grain, 25 acres of bottom land', with programme arranged In Portland last , rt mnnine week- Temporary and permanent or- uuuv.c ganizatlons were effected without un. waier. isew nouse. new ua.u, 6iu- UBual incident ary, hog feeders and various out- There was no opposition to Sena- buildings. Entire farm enclosed witn I tor Jay Bowerman, of Gilliam, Sher hog-tight fence, wovan and barb ( man and Wheeler, for permanent wire; abundance of Irrigating water president of the senate. W. H. Barry all paid for and deeded $60 per ( of Multnomah won out over S. L. acre. Reasonable terms. On main . Mooi rheadof Lane for permanent road 1 miles from Joseph. See, c. N. McArthur's election as speak addre3s or phone C. E. Vest, Enter- y er of the nouse was made unantmous. prise. 401m j The name of the caucus nominee was presented to the house by Campbell, Billiard and Pool table, in good condition, with new cloth. Half price for cash, Burleigh & Boyd, attor ' neys. BUGGY, second hand, In good condi tion, newly painted. Cheap. Inquire of Rodgers Bros. MONEY TO LOAN. State school money to loan at 6 per cent on improved, patented farms. For particulars enquire of Colon R. Eberhard, attorney for Board, Joseph. 38blm WANTED. chairman of the caucus. Immediately after the machinery of the two houses was safely lodged In Republican hands, the election of the United States senatorshlp, which had been a suppressed subject up to that time, became a live question among Republicans, although no evi dence of it was revealed in the official transactions of either body. Will Oppose Chamberlain. While it is too early yet to fore tell what action will be taken In the Republican legislature against Cham berlain, it is easy to see that the gov ernor will not win without a fight. A move against the governor will ! bo that of compelling him to resign : r the governorship should he be elect- wui pay casn lor nye, ed senator. Republicans regard the Barley and Blue stem Wheat. W. J. J governorship as highly important in F nk & Co., Enterprise. 2tnr No Lights Until Monday Night No lights until Monday night said E. J. Forsythe, Saturday. The ditch is repaired but the water will not be turned in until Monday to give the new bank time to settle. the event that Chamberlain should be elected owing to the unfortunate situation as to Secretary of State Benson, whose bad health Is a gen eral subject of discussion in the cap- iiol In the event of his death before Chamberlain should cease to be gov. ernor, Chamberlain would aopoint Benson's successor as secretary of state. This successor, after Cham berlain became senator, would not only be secretary of state, but acting governor and control all the patron age of the combined board of gov ernor, secretary of state and Btate treasurer. Presidential Elector R. R. Butler, of Gilliam county, was " chosen to carry the state Presidential vote to Washington, D. C. His mileage will amount to nearly $900. Governor Chamberlain's biennial message to the legislature was read In the- nouse chamber at 1:30 p. m. Tuesday,, the senate and house being In Joint, session. Proposed Legislation Recommended by the Governor. StrIct(observance of the direct pri mary pledge in the election of a United States Senator. Uniformity of county taxation to make the state levy equitable. Use of convicts on roads, earnings to go to their families' support or to the state. More money for state fair prem iums. Creation of an Insurance depart ment. Permanent settlement of the nor mal school problem. ' Payment to Indian war veterans for horses used or lost in the cam nalgns. No repeal of the railroad commis sion law. Appointment of a commission on (Continued on last page.) Much Interest Is Taken In Revival Crowds Attend Meetings at Lostine Falconer Bros.' Sheep Camp Eurned. Lostine, Jan. 14. Crowds are in attendance each night at the revival meeting held in the church. The singing is fine and Rev. Stevens is a very Interesting speaker. Prof. Smith was sick and unable to teach, Monday. Miss Fleenor of the lower grade, substituted. Mrs. James Fltzpatrick returned Thursday from a visit at the home of her sister, Mrs. George Russell, of Swamp Creek. Her niece, Eula Rus sell, accompanied her home. Mrs. Ross Faulkner of Enterprise Is visiting Mrs. Alfred Fltzpatrick. lone Hutchens went to the county seat Tuesday. Bethel McKenzle enters high school at Enterprise this coming week. Mrs. W. E. Smith was in Wallowa Tuesday on business. Harry Cole of Hurricane Creek traded in town Thursday. L. Hammack, W. W. Winnings and Robert Griffith returned from Twin Falls, Ida, They disposed of three carloads of cattle. R. B. Bowman, H. J. Martin, Sam Llsly start for the mountains Fri day to do development work on their mine. The Falconer Brothers sheep camp burned Wednesday night. The Early Bird Doesn't Get All The Snaps Here are some pretty good picKing's for the late ones. Lots of winter weather to coroe and we are selling' Ladies' and Children's Coats and Furs at from one-fourth to one-third off. That means A $12 Coat for $9 - A $6 Coat for $4.50 And a $4 Coat or Fur for $3. Also CUT PRICES on Felt Slippers and Felt Lined Shoes, Overcoats. Mittens, Etc. A few of those cotton blankets at $1.00 a pair. Ladies' and Children's Hoods and Fascinators from 25 cents up. BARGAINS IN OTHER LINES. See the Rice we are selling at 5 cents a pound. California Extracted Honey at 12 1-2 cents a pound. Red Cross Mince Meat, Chow Chow, Prepared Mustard and Olives. ECONOMY JARS-Pints, Quarts and Half-Gallons. .dfUNK'&GO. CHINOOK AND SNOW LEAVES WARM SOUTHWEST WIND TURNS ' WALLOWA COUNTY WINTER INTO SPRING. The Royal Chinook salmon is a Pacific Northwest product known the world around, yet for all its worth as the finest fish that ever was caught, and its great value in advertising the I Winter property here in town and j will build in the spring. Ivun Jackson, who was hurt in a friendly boxing match at the high school, is able to be around again. He slipped, and trying to prevent him self from falling, twisted his knee. Mrs. George Boner and son were at Enterprise, Friday. The Epworth League will give a social and install their officers Sat urday "veiling at the M. E. church. A country wedding is to be a feature of the evening. W. D. McCully was host of a sleighing party to Enterprise Mon day night. They attended the Saxa phoue entertainment. Supper was w If r ! ilffi-l DEATH OF OREGON PIONEER WOMAN MAXINE ELLIOTT AND HER NEW THEATER. Maxlue Elliott, besides being rated as one of the most beautiful women i on the stage, is the only actress In the world who has her own theater. The new Maxlne Elliott theater in West Thirty-ninth street, New York, was planned by Miss Elliott und built under her direction. She Invested a fortune in it and owns It in copartnership with the ShuburtH. The playhouse has many entirely new features. It In nmlmhiv im ,..,ufii,.ut n..,ni.. ,. i i - . . WLIUH..I. iu.u..-. v au nu. In the world. land whose rivers it haunts, there is ; mother chinook in this Northwest we' think more of than the royal fish. The genial southwest wind, wanned by the Japan current, fresh and balmy from wandering over tropic seas, the Loyal Chinook, arrived in Wallowa county Thursday, a day or two overtime, but here at last, and presto, in 24 hours the great mantle of snow, one to two feet deep, dis appeared as by magic. The day before the temparature was below zero, and stockmen were hurrying to and fro buying feed for their cattle and sheep on the win ter range. The day after, outdoor work is a pleasure, and the cattle and sheep are feeding on the rich green grass of a thousand hillsides along the Imnaha, Snake, Joseph and thulr countless tributaries. STOCK SHIPMENTS. J. W. Emmons of Day Ridge brought out 30 fine shotes Friday and sold thorn to Dishman & Day. S. B. Wamock and 11. W. Dorse helped Emmons bring the hogs to market in wagons. Dishman & Day shipped two car loads of hogs from Enterprise .Satur day, and Hotchkiss two Friday. The latter shipped three of hogs from Jo seph Friday, and Harry Dowd ship ped two cars of cattle Saturday. served at Duggers upon their return to Joseph. The children of room 3 of the pub lic school gave their teacher, Miss Martin, a surprise party Thursday af ternoon. Boin, to Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Bar ton, .Monday, January 11, a son. Stella Buchanan of Prairie Creek went to Enterprise Friday to have (lentis ry work done. MRS. MARY WOOD, WHO CROSS ED THE PLAINS IN 1859, PASSES AWAY. Mary E. Wood, whose maiden name was Mary E. Francis, was born in Pittsylvania county, Virginia, April 11, 1827, and died at Lostine, Oregon, on January 13, 1909. Early in life she removed with her parents to Missouri, and on June 2G, 1852, was united in marriage to George W. Boatman. By the death of her husband In 1855, she was left a widow with two small children John B. and Marshall K. Boatman, and in 1859 in company with her two small sons and her brother, S. K. Francis, she crossed the plains and mountains by the ox-team route, rid ing most of the way on horseback and assisting in driving the stock which they brought with them, and settled in Alsea valley In what ' Is now Benton county, Oregon. No vember 13, 1859, she was married to William H. Wood, who survives her at the age of 85 years. To this union one son was born, George D. Wood, residing at Lostine, Oregon. Accompanied by her husband and her two sons she came to Wallowa county in the month of October, 1881, locating near the town of Lostine, where the remainder of her life was spent. The deceased In early womanhood became a Christian and united with the Baptist church and from that day lived a devoted christian and a consistent member of the church, dis playing those Qualities of womanly christian character which caused her to be honored and loved by all her neighbors and acquaintances. The deceased Is survived by her husband, William II. Wood, of Los tine, her brothers,, S. K. Francis, of Enterprise, and John Francis of Mis souri; her sister, Louise Pace, of Prairie Creak; and her two sons, Marshall K. Boatman of Enterprise, and George D. Woad of Lostine. Card of Thanks, To the kind friends and neighbors who assisted us In the care of mother during her illnesa, we extend heart felt thanks. THE FAMILY. Commercial Club Meeting. The annual meeting of the Enter prise Commercial club for the elec tion of officers and transaction of :iiich other bulsness as may be deemod necessary, will be hold in the court house, Monday night, January 18, at 8 o'clock. D. W. SHEAHAN, President. Court House Notes Judge Knowles will be here Tues day to hold a session of circuit court, heating motions, demurrers and cases requiring no Jury. County court has completed Its work for the January term. Mrs. L Clarson of Wallowa has made application for naturalization papers so she can prove up on her homestead. New Business Firm. W. H. Taylor and C. S. Stiebritz have bought out the billiard and pool hall business of J. S. Mathews and will conduct a first-class place. Mr. Mathews expects to leave next week for Marshfleld. JOSEPH Joseph, Jan. 15 At the last meat Ing of council R. I. Long, represent-1 Ing a company presumably composed of local capital, made inquiry in re gard to a light franchise. He was told to bring In his franchise at the next meeting, and all others wha want an electric light franchise have the same Invitation. If a franchise is granted by council It will be hii1 mitled to the voters for approval at the April election. W. L. Hewett has bought the Thos. Rich ranch of 160 acres at The Park and will move onto It as soon as pos sible. Mr. Rich has bought the Roy Whether to Buy OR Whether to Sell SEE OTHERS IF YOU WILL BUT SEE US FIRST. a U U Q va u a JORDAN a PACE The People Who Do the Real Es tate Business.