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TwiceaWeek Saturday Edition THE NEWSREC0 ALL THE OFFICIAL NEWS OF WALLOWA COUNTY IN THE N-R ALL THE NEWS WHILE IT IS NEWS TWICE-A-WEEK NEWS RECORD TENTH YEAR. NO. 43. ENTERPRISE, WALLOWA COUNTY, OREGON, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1909. CITY OFFICIAL PAPER Classified notices 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. FOR SALE. Two thousand acres of choice level land in the Turlock irrigation Dis trict. This land is level, sandy loam and will grow anything from oranges to Alfalfa. Sold on easy terms at f 75 to 100 per acre. For further infor mation and printed matter write to Cadwallader & Baker, Turlock, Cal. HOUSEHOLD GOODS at private sale be'ore February 25. Call at my house in Ent?rprlse. M. K. Boat man. BOILER AND ENGINE 75 H. P., for sale. Suitable for a saw mill cut ting from 25 . to 35,000 feet per day or for a planing mill of large capac ity. This is a good outfit and a real" bargain. For particulars ad dress O. S. Wigglesworth, La Grande, Oregon, GOOD SEED BARLEY 1 cts. a ) nd. S. L. Magill, Lostine, Or. bm TAKEN UP. GRAY FILLEY, coming 2-y ears-old, Caine to my farm, 11 miles north of Enterprise, about October 1. Owner can have same by proving property and paying charges. H. D. Crum-packer. LOST. PURSE, containing about $14 (two $5 bills and some sliver), last Friday night. Finder please leave at this office. C. S. Haney. WATCH CHARM. Gold Keystone, with name on back, Chas. E. Funk, Enterprise Chapter, No. 30, R. A. M. $5 reward for return to Funk's store, Enterprise. STRAYED OR STOLEN. THREE MARES: One light bay mare, 3 years; one brown mare, 2 years; one i;on gray mare 2 years; all three branded HL (Joined ) on right shoulder. Reward for informa tion leading to their recovery. H. C. Laird, Enterprise. blm Woodmen of World, Attention. The regular meeting will occur in fraternal Hall, T.uesday night, Febru ary 23. Installation of officers fol lowed by social session. C. A. Ault, fclerk. NEWS OF MOMENT IN NORTH COUNTRY LOST PRAIRIE FARMER FRAC TURES LEG PETER FICKER SELLS TROY STORE. W. C. Nicoson, one of the pio neer settlers of Lost Prairie, is suf fering from a fractured limb. He was skidding logs at Flora the first of the week when his left leg was caught between two logs and the bone snapped just above the ankle. W. B. Fordice is at Juliette, Idaho, taking osteopathic treatment for nervous trouble. J. H. Fordice has returned from the same place where he was successfully treated without operation for appendicitis. Dr. Gilmore will give a 6:30 o'clock dinner on Washington's birthday in honor of Mrs. E. P. Skaggs and Mr. L. M. Austin. Ten other guests are invited and everyone is hoping some other one will be too sick to come and so break the doctor's fell design of having 13 at the table. There was a telephone meeting at Troy, January 30, at which officers of an independent company were elect ed, says the Flora Journal. Finan ces and the number of subscribers Insure a line being built. There is talk at Paradise of a farmers line to connect with Flora central. Rudolph Bork, Jr., has a sore foot, the result of trying to pound with a knife a long 22 cartridge In to a revolver that holds only short 22s. The cartridge exploded and the ball entered bis foot badly splintering the bone. The doctor worked an hour, cutting clear through the foot, but did not locate the bullet. A petition in Flora for a bridge across' the Grande Ronde at Troy has more than 100 names signed to It, says the Journal. The same paper Is authority that Peter Flcker, the well known storekeeper at Troy, has sold his business to Thomas Valen. Mr. Flcker is still postmaster. 'pleted and one of the handsomest of any kind on the grounds. A few days ago they were enter taining the newspaper men of the state of Washington and as usual led them up to the Oregon building to brag a bit. They were Invited in side and, to the surprise of every one, found big red apples by the ton, great jars of fruits and grapes and other things that Oregon produces, already to go on the tables and shelves which were being ranged around the building. Before ' they got out of the build ing they were taken down into the basement, where a cold storage plant is in operation, and there everyone of the 200 writers present was given an apple the size of a muskmelon and Invited to come again. OREGON FRST TO OPEN EXHIBITS AT 8EATTLE FAIR Seattle, Feb. 12. Oregon was the first of all the states to "open up" Its exhibit at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exposition. It is the habit of the exposition di rectors when they are showing not ables through the grounds, to point out the Oregon building as the first of the state buildings to be corn- Time To Kill Squirrels. This is the time to go after squir rels said a hill rancher the other day. They come out of their holes these warm days, weak and starved They gobble the poisoned grain greedily. I put out some the other day and killed scores. If every rap cher would put out poison early the pests wouldn't bother much This is the time to kill them be fore they have a chance to multiply, and before there Is lots' of green grain to tempt their appetite away Ifrom the poisoned stuff. WIL L OPEN BIDS FOR E WAREHOUS E WOOLGROWERS COMPANY WILL LET CONTRACT TODAY READY JUNE 1. W. H. Graves of the Woolgrow ers Warehouse company states they ihave been receiving plans and spec ifications and today, Saturday, will open bids for the erection of the T. E. Graham and wife are visit ing at the home of their uncle, Al Graham. New Arrivals. Dr. C. T. Hockett of Enterprise reports the following births: Son, to the wife of N. J February 7. Daughter, to the wife of Mark Crow, February 9. Son, to the wife of James HI Cook, ins, SPECIAL RATES FROM EVERY POINT IN THE U. S. Portland, Feb. 12. Within the past we-k announcement has been made that in addition to the $25.00 Made T. & S. Proof. Eliza J. Hall of JVallowa made timber and stone proof at the land office in La Grande, Tuesday. LAND CONTESTS HERE. Judge O. M. Corklns returned from La Grande, Wednesday, and states that he has had two of the land contest cases In 4n, 41, trans ferred to this city and the chances are a number of others will be brought here. Mr. Corklns is attor ney for many of the homesteaders ;whose claims are being sought by IT. & S. entrymen. BIG LOAD OF STONE. W. A. Moss, who Is hauling the rock for the court house from the quarry six miles east of town, is 'driving four good horses, as may be judged from the loads they haul. Weigher Ashley put down 13,785 pounds as the weight of the two wagon loads, brought in Thursday forenoon. Pretty good load consid ering the hills and state of roads. TAX RECEIPT NO. 1. Tax receipt . No. 1 for 1908 taxes was isu8ed by Deputy Crow to C. H. Zurcher Wednesday. The books are all ready and Messrs. Marvin and 'Crow are busy writing receipts. 151 r.lrely completed by June 1st, ready Slope ranch the other day for $75 to store the coming season's wool an acre, helped to while away the FOR FEBRUARY New Laces, New Embroideries, New Stock of White Goods. At prices within reach of the roost moderate parse. Swisses, Dimities, Barred Maslins, Piques, at from 10c to 35c. Laces, Insertions, and Beadings at from 3c up. Corset cover embroideries as low as 35c a yd. Allover laces and Embroideries at 50c a yard and upward. New patterns in Percales and Prints. See the tailored shirt waists for early spring wear. New Belts, Collars, Ruchings, etc: . J. fUNK & CO. W YOUNG CONDUCTOR TWO HEROES OF THE REPUBLIC DISASTER. Cnptnin Iuman Sealby and John It. Kinns, n wireless operator, were nmon hff0""0 t 'fT? SI"emll1 ,,erota,M nt t,le si,lki" f steam hip UopnbHc off Nantucket. Bluns stuck to his key, sending messages and signals Zm o dered from the ship. Sealby stayed aboard the vessel until she llteml ly ank under his feet. Then he climbed a mast and leaped Into the sea to Z rescued with his first officer, Mr. Williams. lire-proof warehouse. At least three bids are expected, two for stone alone and one for concrete blocks. Which material will be selected is of course depend ent in a large measure upon th9 bids. Either will be satisfactory in the way of making the building fire proof, thus providing safety for all goods handled, and greatly low ering the rate of insurance. The Item of safety with the sav ing of Insurance will be a big fac tor in securing business for the 'warehouse. Many merchants and other heavy shippers have already fare from Missouri River points, $30.50 from St. Lo.ils and $33.00 from Chicago, a proportionate rate is good from every point in the Unl ted States. For Instance, New York 150.00, Boston f 49.45, Cleveland (39, i5, Uirmlngham $40.25, and Jackson vllle $50.75 are given as illustrations. The Portland Commercial club has now in the hands of the printers, leaflets giving facts about the city and state in add! ion to these rates, and these will be distributed at each and all of the schools. Samples oi these leaflets are available to any reader of this paper. Oregon should INSTANT!!-KILLED Itu J. P. DONNELLY FALLS UNDER FREIGHT CAR AT KAMELA WELL KNOWN HERE. John P. Donne'ly, a popular young conductor on the O. II. & N., well known in this county, was instantly killed at Kamela about 10 o'clock Wednesday morning, by missing his hand hold whi'.e attempting to board one of the freight cars of his own train, which was in motion leaving Kamela for the west. He was thrown under the trucks his left arm and left leg were cut off and a deep wound made In his held. JJrakeman John Ormond on top of the car was the only witaess of the accident. He applied the emergency 'brakes, which bro :ght the train to a stop. The body was ioand along side the rail. The remains were tak- sti to La Grande Wednesday even ing in a special. The daceised was 25 years of ago and very popular in railroad cir cles. He wai a member of Red Jross lodge, K. of P., and of the -a Grande lodge of Elks. He was married only last June to diss Lizzie Goeek, who is pro3 rated with grief at his sudden deUh. esldes hU widow, he leaves a mother who resiles at Colfax, Wasli., nd a brother in Idaho. Mr. Donnelly made a num'oar of uns on this branch, taking Conduct ir Connor's place during the holl lays, and also Conductor Grady's .un several times. Mrs. Dmnslly as here during the illness of h3r lister, the wife of Conductor Fan.c D'Hare, last December, and made .nany friends during her short stay n our city, all of whom feel for hjr .he deepest sympathy. PARADISE GLINTS. let It be known they will use the ! get thirty thousand new settlers dur- wooigrowers fireproof building in ' ing March and April. preference to any other. Whoever gets the contract must give a bond to have the building en- PAYING SIDE ISSUE. R. D. Sanford, who sold his Alder clip. Shorter Road To Depot At Lostine Petition For New Highway Being Circulated Wallowa County Pioneer Dead, winter tedium by caring for his nice flock of hens, and they rewarded him with an income of $18 a month for eggs, besides all the family want ed for household use. Lostine, Feb. 12. Evangelist Ste phens departed Monday night from the order of services, and gave an interesting lecture on his trip around the world. Tuesday evening a reception was held In the assembly hall of the school ' house building for Rev. Ste phens and wife. Supper was served tc a large crowd; a good program and a very social time followed. There is a petition drawn up to open a county road connecting with the lane south of the depot and leading direct to town, shortening the distance of a mile. Hiram Herlng, a pioneer of Wal lowa county, died February 7, at the home of his sou Frank in Keilogg, Idaho. Mrs. James Fitzpairlck has bean quite ill for several days. Miss lone Hutchens is recovering from tonslii Is. Quite an epidemic of colds and sure throat reported. The citizens In and around Lostine Were hopeful of having a medical advisor. Dr. DeArmond arrived from 'Grants Pass Saturday with a view of locating, but din pile the fact he had several calls, took the train out Mon day. So we are again without medi cal help. Deputy District Attorney Colon Eb erhard of Joseph came down Thurs day on legal buxine. Mr. and Mrs. James Urlght went to Summerville, Thursday, called there by the death of a relative. Shipped Car Load of Horses. M. F. White left Friday morning with a carload of horses for the Willamette valley market. They were a mixed lot of chunks and drivers bought in Enterprise and lclnity. He got 9 head from Uos- well and Son, and 5 head J. C. Shackelford Paradise, Feb. G. More snaw and .vlndy weather. William Cline has returned frorj 3rande Ronde valley where he had jesn logging this winter. Surprise party at Henry Strum's Some miscreant or miscreants en tered the barn of Arthur Hays la it Tuesday night and cut hU harness all to piece. George W. Paddock was doing juslness with the local notary one lay last week. The Paradise sawmill is gelling i fine lots of logs now. Frank Heskett of Leap, Ore., Is )t the opinion that there will be a railroad into this part of the coun ty In the near future. The last snowfall has covered the winter wheat. For Oregon Bachelors. New York, Feb. 12. Four hundred German maidens from Wurtemburg arrived here on the Graf Waldersee, en route to Oregon, to find husbands. The attention of the German glrlB to Oregon was drawn by a picture ihown them by Mrs. Frieda Walburg, wife of an Oregon sheephorder, who from I is reported to be responsible for I the migration of girls. People Want What They Want When They Want It. The Only Question Is, Where To Get It. If it's Real Estate See Us. O. R. & I. Company JORDAN PACE The people who do the Real EtUte bu;lneee.