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ALL THE OFFICIAL
NEWS OF WALLOWA
COUNTY IN THE N-R
ALL THE NEW8 WHILE
11 18 NEW8 TWICE-A-WEEK
ELEVENTH YEAR. NO. 47.
ENTERPRISE, WALLOWA COUNTY, OREGON, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1909.
CITY OFFICIAL PAPER
MONEY TO LOAN
Slate Funds loaned, 6 per cent. Johu
P. Rusk, Atty. State Land B'd. Josepb
Team, harness and 216" inch spring
wagon. $200. Enquire at ill Is office.
100 or 125 t)ns o! hay. Inquire of
H. 0. Zumwalt, Zumwalt, Oreg. 39W
160 acres Umber land and good mil
site in Wallowa Cojnty, - Oregon
Communicate with J, E. Houtchem
& Co. Waltsburg, Wash. .. 50btf
BIG IHCREASE IN
Pool and Billiard Tables at a bargain
Call at Mrs. Mavor's restaurant. 36bm
Sch-o". boys Two c threa to room
and board. Mrs. Mavor. 42btf
Lumber. Anyone having lumber o
any grade in any amount for sale,
or who has timber he intends to saw
soon, and wishes to contract the lura
ber, call on or address W. F. Rankin
at Haney planer in Enterprise, Ag&ni
for W. R. Kivette. 26b4
3 RAIN WANTED.
For Quotations on Wheat, Oats
Rye, Barley, etc., send samples and
number of sacks to my office in
Joseph. Highest prices paid deliver
ed at Joseph, Enterprise, Losttne, j
waiiowa or any siae iracK in coum
P. D. McCULLY
Portland Office October First 33r17
Valuable sheep dog, black wilh red
tips. Had collar with name "Craig
scratched on bask. Any information
as to whereabout? liberally reward
ed. George 6. Cialg, Enterprise, Or.
Joseph Robinson, well known con
tractor, died at Promise,. Tuesday,
October 5, of typhoid fever.
- Frederick C, Gartzke, aged resi
dent of Wallowa, died at the home
of his daughter, Mrs. I. E. McNutt,
Tuesday, October 5.
Cecil Galloway of Elgin has been
appointed county commissioner of
Union county by Judge Henry to
fill the vacancy caused by the death
of Ben Brown.
ASSESSED VALUATION WILL
PROBABLY REACH $8,500,000
RAILROAD HEADS LIST.
Wh'.'.e County Assessor Miller has
not run up the to'als on the assess
ment rolls, he estimates from the
increases on difierent classes that
the total valuation will run over
$8,000,000 and passibly pass the
eight and a half million mark. The
railroad assessment alone is an in
crease of nearly a million. In March,
1908, the O. R. & N. owned no
property In the county except a
right of way, whsreas last March
jhe track was all completed and
:he road in operation.
'Hie O. R. & N. valuation made by
Mr. Miller is in loand numbers $1.
117,000, or over one-eighth of the
issaased valuation of all property
n the co inty. The track Is assess
3d at $2.),000 per mile, end-besides
.hat tha company owns 40 acres of
and in each of the four towns and
hei Improvement thereon.
The basis of assessment of timber
p.uos is the same as laat year,
ilOOO per quarter, but there Is an
ncrease in total amount as
nany claims, wsra patented during
he 12 months. The timber holdings
f the George Palmer Lumber com
pany are assessed at $335,955, the
text largest Is the Grande Ronde
xmpany for $84,090, followed by
he Nibley-Mimnaugh company for
Mr. Miller reports a Blight In
crease in sheap, about a stand-off for
cattle, a slight decrease in hogs and
an Increase 4n horses.
There is. an increase in mercantile
stocks, and he has found the usual
amount of money and credits. Val.
.ey land valuation is increased from
15 to 20 per cent.
Bruce for $7000. This is one of the
best known fruit ranches in the val
ley and is especially well adapted to
grain and hay as well. Mr. Purdin,
who will reside on the place, is a
brother of Charles Purdin who re
cently move.l to Lower Valley. Wal
( Alder Slope Farm Sold,
The J. J. Murphy place on Alder
Jlope, formerly known as the L. J.
Rouse place, has been sold by tha
real e3tate firm of Couch & Mc
Donald to Loyd Purdin and J, E.
Beet harvest i3 on and two car
loads have al.eady been shipped
and another is being filled Satur
day. A loading platform has been
erected just east of the stockyards.
Chandler shipped four car loads
af cattle from Enterprise, Tuesday,
the major part of which he had pur
chased from C. G. Holmes, and the
remainder from the McCormacks.
Agant Butner ie?elved word today,
Saturday, thai, beginning tomorrow,
Sunday, the tra ns going to La
3rande will leave Enterprise at 8:15
. m., and thjg trains coming front
La -Grande will leave this station
for Joseph; at 3 p. m, i '
WAS BIG SUCCESS
la view of the union evange-Uotlc
meetings that beln October 34, tiw
services of the several Protestant
;hurche3 next Sunday evening will
:e union and wild b'e held in the.
Christian church. The morning ser
vices will be held in the several
.hurches a usual. The prayer meet
ings netft week will be union.
Christian church: Rev. Moon will
preach at 11 o'clock Sunday mom4nf
and unlo.i services will be hold In
the evening with sermon by Rev. C,
B. Trueb'jood, Rev, W. S, Crockett
will pra.'h q.1 Wednesday evening
WALLOWA DAY ATTRACTED
330 EXCURSIONISTS FROM
About 300 people went to La
Grande from this valley Thursday
on the special train provided for
Wallowa Day at the La Grande fair.
Over half of tha number boarded
the train at Enterprise. Agent But
ner sold 152 tickets to La Grande
for the special train and 20 for the
regular train Thuisday morning. The
Joseph Herald reports 52 sold at the
Joseph station, and the Wallowa
Sun says fully 75 people went from
there, although but 48 tickets were
reported sold by the Wallowa agent.
Eighteen tickets were "sold at Los
tine. The Joseph Herald says there
were 52 tickets so.d at the station
there, "more than were sold at all
the other Wallowa county towns com
bined." This was evidently one of
Editor Shutt's Jakes as there were
three times as many tickets sold at
Enterprise as at Joseph. "
The excursionists spent a pleasant
day and returned with only words of
pralsj for (he .fair., The exhibits of
agricultural and horticultural prod
ucts, were" large and . of excellent
quality, There were no Wallowa
county exhibits to speak of, due to
lack of organize! effort in this
sounty by anyone representing the
Wallowa Day .eclipsed, all oUier
days at the fair for attendance both
foreign and local, said "the La Grande
The excursion train left La Grande
near midnight and did not reach
Enterprlga until 5 o'clock Friday
All who are Interested in football
and that Enterprise has a goad
team, are requested to meet next
Monday night in C. M. Lockwood's representative Catherines. hv mnt
office. Gamea with La Grande and to consider the construction of rail
Joseph are ln prospect, 'roads by districts, the money to be
RAILROADLE8S DISTRICT -
CAN SECURE A RAILROAD
From the Labor Presa,
In Idaho and Oregon within the
last two years ten conventions and
Corresponds With the Season's Crops Biggest Yet.
It is none too early to begin preparations for Winter and our store is crowded with Fall and Winter goods.
As schools are opening up we would call especial attention to our line of shoes for children.
The Famous Buster Browns and Nap-a-Tans
TH&YMMAKE A HIT
any Leather, Style or Size
ON SALE AT
our store. Guaranteed to give satisfactory service and a neat comfortable fit. " A nice, new line of
Ladies' and Children's Coats AtPrices TALLheReach
New Dress Skirts and Shirt Waists for Fall. Also Kimonas, Dressing
Sacques, Underskirts, etc.
Complete Stock of Men's Apparel of All Kinds
The Gordon Hat, best $3.00 Hat on the market. A big line of Men's Extra Trousers at $3.50, $4.50 to $6.00.
Also a lot of broKen lines in the old stocK with prices cut away down. Come in and look us over whether
you buy or not.
W. J. FUNK a CO.
secured by bonding the land bene
fited. Railroads make land more
valuab'e. They add from 120 to $500
an acre to asrinultural land, espec
ially in the state of Oregon, where
they make fruit shipments! possible.
In California irrigation canals cost
ing many millions have been con
structed In this manner. The con
struction of railroads by bonding the
lands benefited and keeping the enor
mous values thu3 created in the
hands of the people owning the land
instead of In the hands of Wall
street speculators may seem a little
startling, but If the people are will
ing to let any rallroadless district
try it perhaps it may be a way out
of pajing dividends on watered
stock or doing without transport a
tJo1. H is up to the people.
To Build To Coast
Minneapolis & St. Paul Coming
We:t May Be North Coast
MlntienpoMs, Miinn., Ck-t. 7. Indica
tions of a sabstintlal kind point t
the building of a fourth transconti
nental line from the Twin ClUes tc
the Fabric Coast In the near future.
This new coimt line will be an ex
tension of the Minneapolis & 8t.
Word cornea from Lebeau, S. D.
he present western terminus, thai
0. D. Sloan, locating engineer, has
ean oidered to proceed at once
vlth a survey across the Cheyenne
teservatlon to" the Montana line
A'hlle the Minneapolis & St. Louis
officials here will not discuss the
natter, it believed In well Informed
;ircles that Uils evidences an Inten
Jion on the part of the Hawley inter
ests to build through to the coast.
There has. been great activity all
ilo.ig the Minneapolis & St. Loult
lnce the new management took
charge. Both Edwin Hawley, chair
man of the board of directors,, and
.P: fcihoats, "president of the road;
ire known as aggressive railroad
Guilders. Mr. Hawley now controls
Ae, dliempeake & Ohio, Chicago Cin
cinnati & St. Louis., iowa Central,
ind JUnnearo U & St. Louis. Thus
ie rulos a systen extending from
the Atlantic to western South Dako
a. and it ia only natural that he
ihoald seek to extend this Bystem
icrosa the continent.
A3 one official of the Minneapolis
a St. Loals stated recently, Mr. Haw
ey seems des'dned to inherit Har
iinan's mantle. Judging from his
Kdwin Hawley, owner of the M. &
St. L. and other railroads aggregat
lug nearly C000 miles of trackage
!s s.aid to be the coming railroad
king. He is the only man that evei
beat Ilnrriniun at the latter'a own
same, and he wrested the Chicago
& Alton from Haniman. He has the
support of big capitalists and is
one of the few men who could put
up the mllMons that Strahorn has
been sending on the North Coarrt
road, and Wall Btreet be dn the dark
as to where the money came from.
SWAMP CREEK RANCH SELLS
FOR $20 AN ACRE TOWN
The George W.lght farm at the
head of Swamp Creek, about six
miles northean of town, was sold
Friday by the O. R. & N. company
to Wagner Bros, for 16400, or $20
in acre for tha 320 acre3.
The place Is known as a first
class hay farm, with living water '
Jn it. The:e are good Improvements
including an extra large barn.
The purchase s arA (iennxo o.wi
John Wagner, who compose the well
M'un sneep rirra of Wagner Bros.
Town Property Sold.
Clarence E Yen hno nnM ih a
C. Wlliett otiage In the northwest
Part of town' to E. R. Reafrow for
1600. Mr. Renfrow and family wl.l
occupy it as a home.
airs. c. A. Ault has sold her Al
ter View cotta-re tn t v. M.rM..r
.'or $600. This deal was also made
urougn Mr. Ve3t.
The En'.eprl e Reil EUate roni
any has sold block 22 In Boir
laugh's aiditlon to Charles Horner.
. Arthur Bishop was the former
Mrs. Ina E. Caiklu and Mr. So!
Jmon D. Keltner. both of this city, "
vere married at the home of the
bride's father, L. L. McKlnnon,
iear Alice!. Wejnesday forenoon,
Jctober 6, at 11 o'clock. Rev. Ale'
-!d, pastor of the La Grande M. F.
hurch, performed Uie ceremony, in
he pres.ance .o! the immediate 'rel
itlves of the bride, and after a fine
wedding dinner, Mr. and Mrs. Kelt
ier took the afternoon train for this
:ity, where they are at home to their
nany friends in fie pretty cottage
m East Main street.
The bilde is a very estimable
ady who has won the esteem
nd friendship of a large circle of
'eople during her reildence in this
flty. The groom is a successful bus
neis man and al their friends
vish them a Ion and haDnv marrimt
Miss Mary Wagner and Mr. Gor
Ion iMartln were married Wednes
'ay noon, Octol.er 6, at the home
n.thla city of the bride's parent.
lr. and Mrs. A. M. Wagner. Rev.
V. S. Crocke t performed the cere
nony In the presence of the Immed
ate relative). The happy couple
vent to La Grande on a brf w'3d
ling trip. They wi I ahortly K0 to
housekeeping In this city.
The bilde Is a popular young lady
ind both she and the groom have
nany friends who wish them much
!oy and bapplneis.
Japalac, varnish stains, linseed oil
t Burnaugh ft Mayfield's.
10 miles from town, 125 acres can
be Irrigated, 75 acres In summer
fallow, large natural lake. 150
inches of water, 40 acres of timber.
Dwellings In Enterprise, 9650 to 12600.
Lots In Enterprise, $75 to $250.
W. E. TAGGART, The Pioneer Real Estate Man.
ENTERPRISE, : : : : OREGON
"Cartful Banking Insures th Satly o Deposits."
Depositor! Have That Guarantee at
WALLOWA NATIONAL BANK
OF ENTERPRISE. OREGON
Wc Do a General Banking Business.
Exchange Bought and Sold on
All Principal Cities. .
Geo. W. Hyatt, President
Geo. 8. Craig, Vice President
W. R. Holmes, Cashier
Frank A. Reavls, Awt. (.'ashler
Geo .8. Ckaki Gko. W. Hyatt M attik A. Holmes
J. II. Dobbin w. R. Holmu
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