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TwiceaWeek
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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.

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