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THE NEWS RECORD
' (Twice-a-Week.) Formerly the Wallowa News, estab lished March 3. 1899. Published Wednesdays and Satur days at Enterprise, Oregon, by THE ENTERPRISE PRESS Office East side Court House Square Entered as second-class matter January 2, 1909, at the postofflce at Enterprise. Oregon, under the Act of March 3, 1879. , Subscription Rates; One year $2, lx month $1, . three mouths 50c, one month 20c. On yeafly cash-in-advance subscriptions a discount of 25c Is given. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 1910. City and County . '' Brief News Items Bom to the wife of J. W. Hansen, a son, Monday night, April 4. The front of the E. M. & M. store was repainted this week by Oakes & Son. Dr. A. F. Poley was looking after business .matters In Wallowa Wed nesday. ' Silks, Sdlks, Mlra, Tussah, Pongee and Shantung, etc. All kinds, and colors at Funk & Co's. There will be a dance In the op era house next week. Music by Pro fessor Selak's orchestra. Miss Eula Feebler of La Grande arrived here Saturday afternoon on her ,way to Jay H. Dobbin's. Read "Springtime." It will cure that tired feeling quicker than 10 bottles of Anybody's Sasaparilla. All phone orders for bus' to and from depot promptly attended to. White Front barn. Home phone. , 97b The new serial to start soon In this paper is. one of the most, beautiful storles ever written. Don't miss the opening chapters of "Spring time." Harrison's meat market has been made neater and cleaner looking than ever by coats of paint, and a remodeling of the Interior by which the ice roorn Is made to open back of the partition. Rev. W. H. Gibson of La Grande will occupy the pulpit of the Chris tian church at 11 o'clock Sunday morning andi Rev Homer D. Pease of Hermlston wlM preach la the even ing. Mr. Pease la visiting the city as a prospective pastor for the Baptists- lm this city and vicinity. Mrs. A.JS,' Ivaahoe, one of the in structors in- the Wallowa Count' High .School, wasi complimented by being asked to take part lm one of the discussion si at the meeting of the Inland Teachers association at Pen dleton recently, which Incidentally proves that Wallowa County high's teachers rank among the foremost educators of the state. Mrs. Iva hoe was unable to attend as our schools did not dismiss. James M. Rodgers, clerk of the local Modern. Woodman camp, re ceived a telegram Tuesday from Rock Springs, Wyo., stating that a member of the camp, HalUa Taylor, was- demented, and requesting Mr. Rodgers to communicate with Tay lor's parents, Mr. and Mrs. James M. Taylor of Grossman. Halite left home about a month ago. His father hasi started for Rock Springe to bring him back. The unfortunate man formerly conducted a pool room in thla city In. partnership with Mr. SiebrlU. Posts 22 Years Old. Juniper fence posts on Zurcher place have been In service for 22 year and still good. Similar posts for sale - at Roe & Calvlni ranch, west of Enterprise. 96b2 NORTH POWDER Patent Flour Best of Best Same Price as Home I Flour GOOD EATING APPLES $1.25 PER BOX Plenty of COAL on Hand All Hats, Shoes and Gloves at Cost. Morse's California Gar den Seed guaranteed to Grow RUeys Riley's OF STATED IN BRIEF TELEGRAPHIC CHRONICLE 0. STATE HAPPENINGS. BALLINGER'S PLAN FOUGHT Hawley Contends That Settlers op Klamath High Lands Are En titled to Benefits as Pledged. PORTLAND Representative Haw ley Is endeavoring to secure a rv versal of the recent order of Secre tary Balllnger eliminating! about 60. 000 acres of high land from the Klam ath Irrigation project. His efforts aim to have the Klam ath project built according to the or iginal lands, so as to reclaim not only the lands that can be Irrigated by gravity systems, but those which de pend upon pumping. Because of the reasons advanced by Secretary Ballinger for cutting oui the high lands of the upper project. and because of the unusually bad showing made by the Klamath set tlers before the Senate Irrigation Com mittee last Fall, the task Is a diffi cult one, and the probabilities are that the Secretary, will stand by his decision. Jury Renders a Peculiar Verdict. PORTLAND The Jury In the c.ase of Walter H. Moore, indicted presi dent of the defunct Oregon Trust & Sayings Bank, returned a verdict of not guilty. The jury was out over thirty hours. The Jury's verdict was the most re markable ever returned by a Jury in Oregon, and has few equals in Amer ican Jurisprudence, according to the lawyers in the case and others who have followed the trial from Its in ception! It recommended that Moore be the recipient of the most severe censure of the court for his "guilty knowledge and participation In the unlawful and dishonest acts relative to the conduct of the bank of which he was president and director." Fight on Plague Upheld. SALEM The National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis has Inagurated a move ment for a National Tuberculosis Sun day, to be held .upon April 24. The plan is to secure the co-operation of as many churches as possible In all parts of the United States to devote a portion of at least one service on that day to the consideration of tuber culosis and its prevention. The as sociation has requested Governor Beneon to issue a proclamation desig nating April 24 as "Tuberculosis Sun day." Big Umatilla Deal Is Completed. PENDLETON The largest real es tate deal ever made in Umatilla County, Oregon, has Just been com pleted at Hermlston, In which the Columbia Land Company, of which Dr. -Henry W. Coe Is president, takes over the McNaught and Skinner hold ings under the Government projects for a sum considerably over a halt million dollars. These holdings make up nearly one-half of the lands now provided with water under the Gov ernment holdings, and are the only large tracts which have not already passed into private ownership. Fish Experts Talk. SALEM Between 60 and 75 can nery and hatchery men from Oregon and Washington were present at the convention called by - Master Fish Warden McAllister, held at the state house In this city Monday and Tues day, April 4 and 6. After the close of the sessions on Tuesday afternoon those who desired were taken to Bonneville for an Inspection of the central hatchery, which is considered one of the best In the country. Convention to Draw Many. . ALBANY It Is thought practically all the cities of the Willamette Val ley will sent big delegations to the open-river and freight-rate conventloa to be held here April 14. Every mall brings acceptances of the Invitation to the local committee in charge of the convention. The 'Commercial Clubs of Corvallls and Springfield both send word to expeet big delega tions from those cities. Sheepman Is Exonerated. PRINEVILLE George Estes, the sheep raiser who killed H. C, Ran nels, was exonerated from culpability by a coroner's jury- Evidence intro duced at the Inquest was that Ren nets had opened fire on Estes from ambush on Estes'. ranch and that after he had shot at Estes three times. Extes shot and killed htm. The jury returned a verdict of Justifiable homicide and Estes was released from istody. NEWS OREGON NEWS PARAGRAPHS FROM OTHER CITIES IN OREGON PORTLAND Beginning at once. Portland banks will accept Canadian currency from their customers at par. ALBANY Albany postofflce re ceipts for the quarter Just ended show a gain of approximately 20 per cent over the receipts of the first quarter of 1909. ' SALEM Dr. Jean Cllne, Portland, and Dr. Clyde Mount, of Oregon City have "been appointed by Governor Benson as members of the State Board of Dental Examiners, 'to serve three years. SALEM Patrick White, who con fessed to stealing two overcoats from G. E. Low, student at Willamette Unlverstiy, was sentenced by Judge Bennett to serve a year in the state penitentiary. HOOD RIVER At the annual meet ing of the Hood River Applegrowers' Union it was stated that the crop this year would reach 350,000 boxes and that in four weeks from 2000 to 4000 employes would be necessary to thin the fruit PORTLAND It has been decided to hold the Republican county assem bly for, Multnomah, In Portland July 19, and that 826 delegates shall be elected at precinct meetings held July 9. The county assembly Is to elect delegates to the state assembly. LA GRANDE The establishment of the seventh land office district in Oregon has been ordered. Vale is to' be the land office town and the of fice will open July 1. Ten townships of the La Grande and many townships from the Burns district comprise it PRINEVILLE Prlnevllle city gov ernment Is free from all current debt the first time elnce its origin, al though thore remains a bonded debt which was incurred several years ago, when the present light and water system -was installed. PORTLAND Supervisor Sherrard has Issued an order by which 19 men will be restored to active duty on the Oregon forests for the season of 1910. The men will be assigned to prepara tion of trails and roads in anticipa tion of reaching and combating forest fires usually occurring in .the Sum mer and Fall. PORTLAND Joseph Simon for Governor; Thomas C. Taylor of Pen dleton for State Treasurer that Is the way It is framed up now. In ad dition to that the slate makers also want to put Frank W. Benson on the program for Secretary of State and Willis S. Dunlway for state printer, notwithstanding the open hos tillty of Dunlway to the convention plan, and the fact that Benson has1 not announced himself as favoring the scheme. v PORTLAND Dates for the partici pation of Oregon National Guard or ganizations In the biennial joint man euvers with regular Army troops at American Lake have been announced at National Guard headquarters. The two regiments of Oregon Infantry will take the field August 8 and remain until August 19. The Coast Artillery will participate In Coast defense man euvers about the Columb.'; River fort ifications from September 1 to Sep tember 10. -. No. 3912. REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF The Wallowa National Bank, at En terprise in the Htate of Oregon, at the close of business, March 29, 1910. Resources. Dollars. Loans and Discounts t58.971 80 Overdrafts, secured and un secured 3,161 81 V. S. Bonds to secure circula tion i 12.500 00 Bonds, Securities, etn 790 61 Banking house, furniture, and fixtures 12,800 00 Due from National Banks (not renerve agents)..' 4.1)06 92 Due from State and Private - Banks and Bankers, Trust Companies and Savings Banks . 1,401 50 Due from approved reserve agents 20.355 72 Checks and other cash items 756 96 Notes of other National Banks 800 00 Fi actional paper currency, nickels, and cents 56 30 LAWFUL MONEY RkSKBVB IN Bank, viz: Specie 18.325 00 LpKal-teniler notes 1SK) 00 18,515 00 Redemption tuna with U. ri. Tieasurer (5 per cent of circulation) . 625 00 Total 1335,641 62 Liabilities. Dollars Capital stock paid in $ 50,000 00 Surplus fund 65,000 00 unuiviiiea proms, less ex-. pensesand taxes oaid 1,640 54 National Bank notes out standing 12,500 00 Due to other National B.ittk. 2,044 88 individual deposits subject to cneric 147 ,ni 1 38 IVmand certificates of deposit 47,444 8-' Bills payable, inrlu.tinif certi- flcab-s of deposit for ii.oney boi rowed 20,'XX) 00 Total $335,641 62 State ofOretmn, County of Wallowa, m: I, W. R. Holme, Canhi-.r of the above named bank, do solemnly swear that the above rtateuient is troe to the best of my knowledge and belief. W. K. Holmes, Cashier. Snttscriherl and nworn to before me this 4th day of April. 1910. ffcAL Not(iry pobll(. Correct Attest : Geo. W. Hyatt, Jay U. Dobbin, M. A, Holmes, Directors. LOUIS V. HILL' Louis W. Hill, president of the Great Northern Railway, held a con ference In Portland early In the week with representatives of the Hill roads and took up numerous matters Inci dent to the newly acquired Hill inter ests In Oregon. HAPPENINGS OF INTEREST CONDENSED FOR READERS Hearing of evidence in the Cun ningham coal land case was con cluded in Salt Lake City, last week, by Special Commissioner William J. McGee. The Diggers negro disfranchisement bill passed the house of the Mary land Legislature. The measure had passed the Senate and the Governor will sign the bill at once. The Young Egyptian Company has published a protest against Colonel Roosevelt's speech at Cairo, declar ing that his remarks were offensive to the whole nation and were made only with the object of pleasing his official hosts. Helen Aokl's dream of love Is over. Finally convinced that the environ ments In which she was surrounded were not for the Caucasian, the wisp of a girl, taking her dark-skinned baby,- quietly slipped out of Seattle a few days ago and Is now at her fam ily home at Corte Madera, Cal. The Government has filed suits In the United States Courts to recover title' to thousands of acres of valu able coal lands in the Elk Mountain district in Carbon County, Wyoming. The suits are signed by Attorney General Wlckersham. . A. Hush money amounting to $64,000 was paid by Clifford W. Hartrldge to a portion of the acquaintances of Harry Thaw, according to Mr. Hart ridge's own testimony in his suit to recover 192,082 for his services in the first Thaw trial. ' Republican Congressmen In the Middle West, particularly In Ohio, are- encouraged with the hope that President Taft's Spring Itinerary, as revised at the White House, will help them in their campaign for reelection in the Fall. Women will not be allowed to ap pear In decollete costumes at any of the big functions to be held at Montr real in September, when Cardinal Vanutelll," Papal delegate from Rome, with Cardinal Gibbons and scores of United States ecclesiastics, will at tend the Eucharistlc Congress. Prince Tokugawa, president of the Japanese House of Peers, will leave Yokohama on April 24 on the, steam ship Awa Maru for Puget Sound. He Is the adopted heir of the last of the Shoguns, who was deposed with the war of the restoration In 1868, and was educated In England. L. L. Bales, an Alaska hunter and trapper has been awarded judgment against the Alska-Yukon-Paclflc Ex position for 535, the value of two bear cubs, lent to the exposition and which, the plaintiff charged, were not properly cared for, but neglected, to the extent that they died. On the authority of Captain B. F. Osborn, one of the most active sup porters of Dr. Frederick A. Cook, the explorer, It is announced that about $175,000 had been guaranteed toward a fund to help Dr. Cook prove his claim to discove-y. , , , Three hundred thousand organized miners of the bituminous coal fields of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illi nois, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Okla homa and Arkansas quit work pend ing settlement of a new wage scale, according to the estimate of Presi dent T. L. Lewis, of the miners' union. Vf T ii oaol1 Qaffa tins InniiflMirattirl a siaie-wiae pian to inwarc me loan harks who fatten upon the necessi ties of the poor. She has returned f:m her trip across the continent to put into Immediate effect measures to save the unfortunate from the exac tions of the usurer. Demanding the privilege of partici pating in the next state election and all others to follow, representatives of the Votes for Woman Club of Call- I fornia made a formal request upon the San Francisco registrar of voters that their names be enrolled upon the great register. $400 Will Buy a Beautiful Homesite in Enterprise. Terms, if Desired. 110 ft. front by 330 ft. deep, five-sixth of an acre; reasonably close in; good sidewalk to place; very deep soil; a clear stream of water through place. Just the place where you can live in town, have some breathing room, raise a garden, and keep a cow, chickens, horse. See us cfuick about this place. Enterprise Real Estate Company OVER HARNESS SHOP ENTERPRISE OREQOIS Abstracts Loans Insurance Reliable Abstracts of title furnished on short notice. All Kinds of money to loan on farm property, from one to five years; large or small amounts Fire Insurance written in companies that pay all losses in full. WALLOWA LAW, LAND ABSTRACT CO. ENTERPRISE, ORECON C M. L0CKW00D, United States Commissioner BURLINGTON MAY BUILDJTO COAST SALE OF CENTRAL OREGON LAND GRANT INDICATES CR088 8TATE ROAD. Portland, April 6. The sale of the big land grant of the Willamette Valley & Cascade Mountain Road company during th past ,week to capitalists said to represent the Hill Interests' indicate to many that the reported Pacific Coast outlet for the BurlJngton will become a reality. It Is believed Hill wild build west from .BUllngs, the present terminus, to Boise and thence westward through Ontario and across- Oregon to Coos Bay. The purchase price of thla big land grant will rum up Into the millions. If its purchase by HL11 can be confirmed, and this railway is built, It will mean a great develop ment for Oregon for it will open up the most isolated sections to settle men t It is expected to complete the Jetty at the mouth of the Columbia river this season. Work starts to day on extending It further and the dredge Chinook will operate on the bar during the summer. By the time the ,work stops h November, it Is expected to have a depth of 30 feet on- the bar at low tide. One of the big wheat farms of the state waa sold last week when the lands of the J. A. Woolery es tate, in Morrow county, passed- to a syndicate of North Dakota bankers. The sale Included 19,000 acres- and the price paid was $150,000. It, will be cut up into small farms. The purchase of a big tract of tim ber land on the Sluslaw river during the past week by Porter Bros., be lieved to represent J. J. Hill, strengthens the belief that the east and .west line across Oregon will be built. The biggest shipment of spray ing materials ever sent to any fruit district In Oregon was received: dur ing the past week, at Medford, when 90,000 pounds arrived. It will be used to fight fruit pests in the Rogue River valley. Work will soon be begun on the new Federal building at Pendleton, which will cost $50,000. Only four votes were recorded against the proposed $40,000 bond issue to erect a high school at Lake view. The O. R. & N. farming demon stration train that was run through Eastern Oregon and . Washington, returning the past week, was the most successful ever operated la ibis state. Mine owners of Cherry, 111., have docked the few rescued from Its depths for time lost while entombed. It Im contributing nothing to the sus tenance of the destitute and fight ing every case hi court. Charity l called on from the public, but like all charity la a fraud, for it Is jus tice that Is wanted. Miss Minnie GUdden was a Los tUe visitor Wednesday. a P LocKwood Bilv.n. Managers niiuiiinuniiiiiiiini T(ead This M U a HI H a Have you examined our line of Ladies' and Children's Wash Suits Ladies' Fancy SKirts: Waists, Undershirts, Muslin Underwea r , Hosiery, Gloves, Etc. Also a complete line of Men's Furnishings, in cluding the McKibbin and Stetson Hats. We have just now the most complete line that we have ever carried. We buy our Dry Goods from one of the largest houses in Chicago and have a large assortment from which to make our selections. We discount our bills, which gives us the goods laid down in our store at the lowest cash prices. We give our customers the benefit of our cash buy. We also give a discount on all cash purchases. s If you are going to build " call and let us figure w with you on Doors and g Windows. We have just ! a received a large stock of same and we are going 5 to sell them at bed rock m prices. 8 R.S. & Z.S Company aiMMHiunniHUHur The Wallowa County Title & Ab stract company ha moved its offices Into its handsome new office build ing on River street opposite the court house, and Manager A. C. MT ler is pardonably proud of his new quarters. While the interior decora tions are not complete, enough is done to show that it will be one of the finest office rooms In Eastern Oregon. The loan and Insurance business of Wm, Miller & Bro. Is also located in the new building, and Charleo Thomas has opened law offices tn the same place.. Flue line straw and linen hats Just In at W. J. Funk & Co s.