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ALL THE OFFICIAL
NEWS OF. WALLOWA
COUNTY IN THE N-R
ALL THE NEWS WHILE
11 It NEWS TWICE
A-WEEK NEWS RECORD
TWELFTH YEAR. NO. 22.
ENTERPRISE, WALLOWA COUNTY, OREGON, SATURDAY, JULY 16. 1910.
CITY OFFICIAL PAPER
Cent a word single Insertion, 1V4
cents a word 2 Insertions. Special
rates by month and year. .
Firstclaes cook and dining room girl.
W. A. Moaa, Enterprise, Oregon. 22
Helped Out the Gunner.
findebu.-u-n. In, the grand duchy of
Mn-klfiibiirK-SchWHrlii. in celebration
, ot the blrtb f a grand dm-al belr de
cided to brt (he rfguliitlou salute, of
101 guns. Ad anclfut cannou was
liaulvd nut for i lie purpose, and the
tiring begun. RnforttitiHtely tbe pow
der, 'ran abort after the nliiety-tblrd
shot, and there whs no means of ob
taining any more lu the town. The
burgomuster wan lu despair, especially
bh ninety-three snots Indicated that tbe
grand ducal baby wan a girl, v Ai this
moment the municipal bandmaster
ratne forward with a luminous pro
posal, which was eagerly accepted.
He dlspatcbed bis I rig drum major to
tbe market place, where he struck
elg'bt powerful strokes on his Instru
' uient to make up the 101 shots, and
' tbus tbe situation was saved. London
Malayan Tree Dwellers. ,
Tbe SakHls or tree dwellers, of the
Malay peninsula build their houses in
forked trees a dozen feet above ground
and reach them by means of bamboo
ladders, wjiicb they draw up when
safely boused out of barm's way. Tbe
bouse itself is a, rude kind of aback
made of bamboo, and tbe flooring is
lasbed . together piece by piece and
bound securely to. the tree, limbs Jby
rattan. These curious people are rath
er 'small and lighter lu complexion
than tbe Malays, though much uglier.
They have no form of religion at ail
not eveu Idols no written language
and 8 peak a corrupt form of Malay.
"Do you enjoy bunting?" ,
"1'erbaps you bave never had favor
able opportunities for enjoying the
sport. What have you bunted mostly V
"Before 1 was married I generally
bunted for a boarding place. Since
then most of my bunting bas been for
Putting It Gently. r
Mr. , Henpeck I' bear' that young
Jones and bis wife are not getting
along very well. Mrs. Heupeck (au
thoritatively t Jones should never have
married when be did. He was too
young to realize tbe step be was tak
ing. Mr. Henpeck Vea, I know. But
1 like tbe boy.' We bave many things
FIFTY TRUE BILLS FOUND AND
COURT IS BUSY WITH THE
The grand Jury's, final report baa
bean returned and the circuit court
la busy with 'grinding out, the grist."
Fifty true- bills were found by the
Jury, the report as returned to he
court being as follows: ,
"To the Honoiable J. W. Knowles,
Circuit Judge, for Wallowa county.
state of Oregon: v,
"We, tbe grand Jury for adjourned
term held to July, 1910, beg. leave
to , aubmlj. the following report, of
our doings as , such;
"We have been In session wire
days and returnd Into court 60 true
bills of Indictment, and no not true
bills of Indictment. 7
?We have carefully Inquired into
all matters brought, to our attention,
and have no report to make upon ati7
maters Investigated, further ' ha,:
we did not find sufficient to Indict.
"In compliance with instructions
W8 nave . vleLted all the county of
fices In the court house, and find
them cleanly and neatly kept, and
are unable, to report, upon "the con
dition of the public record or any
further management of any office.
' 4. :
"We" appreciate the kindness and
consideration of your Honor, and
the constant assistance of the Dis
trict Attorney and his deputy, and
the faithful service of our bailiff;
and would ask to be allowed to
adjourn subject to the call of your
Honor. . . .
J. M. RANKIN.
CHAS. H. WILLIAMS."
" " "' LEO FORSYTHB.
N. D. VARNER.
W. W. WHITE.
B. F. BBCHDOLT.
honor " impersonated "Grandma" to
perfection with powdered haiir, specs
and white lace cap. All had their
needlework and stories were told on
the lawn,' where also delicious re
freshments of Ice cream and cake
were served. Many merry games
were played and two group pictures
were taken, one of the little mothers
and one of the dolls. Before; depart
ing for their homes the company
enjoyed music to the' parlor.. Pa
tronesses of the affair were Mes
dames T. M. Dill, W. H. Dlilworth,
S. D. Keltner, A. J. Boehmer.
Present were: Elise ' Brichoux,
Margaret Steel, Fern Weaver, Jos
ephine Stubbleflled, Maggie) Weaver,
Grace Steel, Ramona Roe, Zllpha
Funk, Margaret Galloway, Wave An
derson, EetheJ Cox, Fannie Jordan,
Ruby Ledbetter, Elenora Gasklll,
Emily Jordan, Eslle Olmsted, Em
ily Jordan, pialir Mevor, Ore Hamil
ton, Anglltae Merryman, Ila Cham
bers, .Verna Haney, Eddy Reynolds,
Retta, Vest, Mary Mahaffeey, Portia
Steel, Eva Ledbetter, - India Ault,
Elise Holmes, "Betty Lane," Nanne
There I Hope. ,
Spellbinder (uu the stump Gentle
men. In all my career I bave -never
been approached wltb a bribe!
Voice From tbe Hear Cheer np. old
man: Your luck may change.-Brooklyn
DOLL PARTY IN HONOR OF
! MISS ELEI8E BRICHOUX
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. White de
lightfully entertained in honor of
their niece, Miss, Elelse Brichoux of
La Grande, Thuisday afternoon. The
children were dressed' lni matronly
costumes and had their hair done
high like" big ladles.' The guest of
Corn, However, Looking Fin Other
General News Notes of
Troy, July 9 There was a large
attendance at the celebration at Tro: ,
July 4 and 6, and everyone had a
jood time. Among' those from a
Jlstance who attended were 'Hon.
and Mrs. J. P. Rusk of Joseph, and
Jr. and Mrs. John Crossland of En-
C. J. Fleming was neaa salesman
it the T. H. Valen store during tne
elebration, Mr. Valen being Indis
posed from the effect of a course
it treatment he bad been taking for
Mrs. George Llghtie la very sick.
Dr, Qllmore Is in attendance.
The continued dry weather and hot
winds are doing serious damage to
crops. In this1 locality.. 'If we do not
;et rain very soon the wheat will
not yield any better thaw last year.
The com looks good, also the fruit
crop Is In fine condition.
Clara Renfrew returned last week
from Grande Ronde where she had
ieen visiting rela'ives. , .
Earl Renfrow ce'.ebrated the Fourth
B v OUR LITERARY CLUB.
H - " ' '
To feel good
All day long
You should drink a
cup of the famous'
for breakfast It has
the true - "Coffee"
, flavor and excellent
. clearness. . $Every
- housewife knows the
i . superiority of
Chase & San
BOAT BELONGING TO WALLOWA
LAKE AMUSEMENT, COMPANY
1 IS TOTAL LOSS.
The launch "Chief Joseph," the
larger of the two boats on Wallowa
lake, operated by the Wallowa
Lake Amusement company, was to
tally destroyed by fire Thursday
night last. The f company carried
no insurance on the craft, lit is un
derstood, and the loss la a dead one
The Amusement company Ira suf
fering such a total loss at the very
outset ot their enterprise have
enough to dUcourage them, but
It is hoped by every resident of the
county that they will not permit
discouragement to Interfere with
their many plans for making , the
lake the most popular summer resort
In the whole northwest. Moreover
the members of the company have
the assurance of the sympathy and
best wishes' of the whole county.
Men who put their money Into an
enterprise that mean the advertise
ment of and the welfare of a whole
county, and do 'so when 'they know
there can be no adequate returns
for two or three years, are assur
3dlv titled to , the warmest 'well
wishes of the people' of that coun
ty. And hi this- beglnnng as to all
Dthers the old German proverb Is
pertinent, that "all beginnings are
SALE ON FOR NEW TOWN SITE,
The plat of survey for the new
'.own site of Evans, situate adjoin
ing the .depot grounds at Lostlne,
has been accepted by the County
Dfficiala and the sale of lots is
now on. 'If you wish to get In on
he ground floor, now i your op-
Phone or,write couch & jucuon-
lld at, Wallowa, Oregon, as they
have the handling of the entire tract.
Prices reasonable and graded ac-
sording to distance from depot.
22r2 COUCH & McDONALD.
Christian church: Bible school at
3:45 a. to.; prayer meeting Wednes
day evening.' Topic, "The Feet and
Christian. Walking." Lord's ; Day
morning service at 11 a. m. Union
service at the M. E. church In - the
evening.' We heartily welcome all.
Giford Ernest, minister,
M. E. 'church: Sunday school at
10 a. m.; morning service at 11 a.
m., sermon by the pastor. Ep worth
League at 7. p. m. Union gospel
meeting at 8 p. m. Sermon by Rev.
Glfford Ernest of the Christian
church. C. B. Trueblood, pastor.
Of County Court
First Judicial Day.
Wednesday, July 6, 1910.
Be It remembered that at a reg-
We always like to meet with Sirs. Brown, '
She has the cosiest home there is in town,
A "Homey" kind of home, yon know, a
Where yon caa ait and sort of rest your
I know of houses gewgawfl so with style,
, That when yon enter you put on a smile
A sort of social shine, as yon might say,
So that you'U harmonize and be an fait,
But oh, how dreadful tired I should get
If I should train forerer with that set.
Ho, give me Jtrs. Brown whose happy
Caa just lounge flown and rest, and rest,
Her rooms art low and broad, and quiet
. That restful green, and all the pictures
' At comfortable angles, and yon chat
In low and cosey tones and there's cat,
' Of course a cat, that yawns there in the sua
A picture of content, like everyone.
Then Jars. Brown brings out her dainty set
Of tea things, and ws know that we shall
Trie very nicest, dearest cup of tea ;
Til CBASK At SAHBOSB'S brand, ytrn
vknow, and we
Bare all of ns been nsing it 'round town,
Jt'i always safe to copy airs. Brown.
Sole Agents for
"NEAR" FIRE IN ALLEY
CAUSE8 TIMELY ATTENTION
Wednesday noon,' between 12 and
1 o'clock, rubbish, and Boxes in some
manner caught fire hi the alley be
tween the Jackson ft Weaer drug
store nd the warehouoe of W. P
Samms. For a ' time the flames
threatened the warehouse and be
fore being extinguished scorched the
siding considerably. A very time
ly play of water on the fire, howev
er, soon ' extinguished' the flames be
fore any serious damage waa done. ,
I W. J. FUNK & GO.
CORVALLI8 8TUDENT9 MEET i
AT HEAD OF THE LAKE
A number of student who for
merly attended the O. A. C. at
CorvallU, spent an outing at the head
of the lake, thla week, beginning
Thursday evening. Those who left
from Enterprise Thursday for Jo
seph .were: Mrs. S. L. Burnaugh
MUses Jennie and Cora Berland, Es
sie Baler and Audrey Combes.
Natural Cas Discovered.
ROSEBURO. While drilling for
oal In Flournoy Valley, about twelve
miles front this city, the Douglas De
velopment Company lately discovered
what is supposed to be an unlimited
supply of gas. A four-foot vein of coal
was also found during the course of
the drilling, which has been going on
for more than two months. '
Court met pursuant to adjourn
ment, when were present as on
yesterday. The following proceed
. tags were had,' to-wit:
In the matter of the town plat of
Evans of Wallowa County, Oregon: ,
Now, at this time L. Couch, and
others present ' the above named
plat to the Count for its approval,
and it appearing to the court that
the same does not bear the name
of any other to,wn or addition in
the county and that alii taxes and
assessments have been, paid and
the same has been approved by
the County Surveyor, H. E. Merry
man, and the County Assessor, B.
V. Miller, and a:ter fully' examin
ing the same,
It is hereby ordered that the same
be approved by 'the Court by the
name of Evans and it Is further
ordered that the same be filed
and recorded la the County Records.
in the matter of the road petitioned
for by E. H. Tulley and others:
Thisi matter came on to be heard
at this time on 'the report of the
Board of County Road Viewers
for a second reading, as provided
by law. And said report of , the
Board i of County Road Viewers
having been now publicly read in
open court on- two several days
of the present term, and It ap
nearing to the Court 'that said
Board of County Road Viewers
report favorably Jiereon, and rec
ommend that, said proposed road
be established as a county - road
and be declared, a public highway
of Wallowa County, Oregon, and
-all the proceedings herein being
regular and according to law, and
no remonstrances or claims' for
damages having been tiled herein,
and there having been no cause
shown , why thi proposed road
should not ' be declared a public
highway and ordered open accord
ing to law, and the court seeing
from the report, of the County
Road Viewers that such road will
be a- public utility ; the report of
the viewers being favorable there
to, and all the files and records of
said proceedings having .been sub-,
mitited to the District Attorney
who advised this. Count as to the
legality of such proceedings.
It Is therefore, hereby consider
ed, that said proposed road be de
clared a public highway of Wal
lowa County, Oregon, and ordered
opened up , and placed In1 repair
for travel according to law.
TEACHERS OF COUNTY TAKE
ADVANTAGE OF EDUCA- ,
The attendance upon the summer
normal being held here la good and '
increasing from day to day. The
work is appreciated by the teachers 1
of the county who attend, and the
work thus performed by Superin
tendent Conley and assistants in In
creasing the teaching efficiency of
Wallowa county is invaluable and
meeting with the success it deserves.
The following teachers have been
enrolled thus far: .
Cecil C. Ghormley, Powwatka.
Mrs. Mary S. Franklin, Enterprise.
Claude Cole, Flora. ,
Emma Roup, Joseph. .
Katherlne Galbralth, Joseph.
Mrs. Fannie Roberta, Enterprise.
Mabel Wilson, Enterprise.
Matilda Hagen, Wallowa.
Anna Fine, Enterprise.
Doille South wick, Promise.
Mildred Hamilton, Imnaha.
Emma Hantkopf, Enterprise.
T. M. Roop, Utopia. , -Emma
Mary. Broughton,, Paradise.
Mamie Nelson, Wallowa.
Greta Harmon, WalltowaT
Geo. W. Paddock, Flora.
Edna Holmes, Flora. , .
Nettle Brock, Flora.
(To be continued.)
PLEASANT RECEPTION IN
HONOR OF MISS PROCTOR
Tuesday evening 'ast at their res-
jlar term of the county court of the idence in Enterprise, Mr. and Mrs.
3tate of Oregon for the County of
Wallowa, begun and held at the
court house in the city of Enter
prise, in said county and state, on
Wednesday, the 6th day of July A.
D. 1910. the same being the nrst
Wednesday In said momtii and the
,1m e fixed by law for holding a reg
ular term of said count, when were
present ' Hon. J. B. Olmsted, coun-
Charles Hug gave) a reception in hon
or of Miss Alice' Procter of Elgin,
.Irs. Hug's sister, who is visiting In
Enterprise., The evening was a most
enjoyable one and dainty refresh
ments were served. .Those present
were as follows: Herbert Brown
ing, Jake Bauer, Arthur Pace, Wal
ter Sheets, Dr. Ketchum, C. O. Bil-
yeu and Fred Savage; Misses Au-
Enterprlse, Ore., July 14, 1910.
Policy Holders, of New York Llfa
Insurance Company: .
Governor Hughes, of New York, ,
has Just signed a bill giving the ,
Vew York Life the privilege of wru
ng $165,000,000.00 new business this
ear. No other company In the
?aat has- been able to procure the
.Imdt, $150,000,000.00. ,,.
I know the New York Life poli
cy holders will be proud to know
.hat they are. members of the great
est financial snip afloat In the en
:Ire world and that they draw In'
aash if desired their portion of the
earnings of the Institution. '
Darwin P. Ktngsley, president of
the New York Life, Is a Western-'
ar and the acknowledged leader of
:he Insurance world.
JACOB I. Mc KNELL Y, .
P. S. - New York Life baa Just
negotiated a $250,000.00 In Portland
for five yeare which Is more than
gross premiums received from Ore
gon policy holders of the company
for the year ending ,Dec. 31, 1909.
Do. not experiment; when you want
insurance but take It in a companj
that bas achieved permanent solid
ity, the NEW YORK LIFE,
ty Judge; Sam Lltch, county commls- drey Combes, Luclle Corklns, Jen-
doner; W. G. Locke, county commls-
iloner: W. C. Boatman, clerk;
Jgar Marvin, sheriff.
The following Proceedings were
la the matter of the proposed
road petitioned for by E. H. Tulley
Now at this time the viewers' re
port on the E. II. Tulley road comes
regularly-on to be heard, rnd ar-
ter being read for the first time,
In r.ontiiiued for a sec
In the matter of the proposed road
rwtkloned" fnr tav John Anthony and
Now, at this, time the viewers
report on the John Anthony road
comes regularly on to be hoard,
and after be!ng read for the first
time, the same is continued for a
second reading. -
In the matter of the proposed road
by John McDonald and others
Now, at this time the viewers' re
port on the John McDonald roaa
comes regularly on to be heard,
and after being read for the first
time, the same Is continued for a
in tKa. matter f the examining of
Road Supervisors' Reports:
."Now, at this time the Court pro
ceeds to examine all Road buper
visors' Reports on file with the
Whereupon Court adjourned until
tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock.
Second Judicial Day.
Thursday, July 7, 1910.
In the County. Court of the State
nie Berland, Cora Berland, Joyce
Craig, and Mrs. W. C. Ketchum and
her mother, Mrs. Mayer.
On last Sunday the Christian Sun
day school of Enterprise, Ore.,
went on record to work and vote
for temperance and "dry Oregon."
0. M. and Harvey Hendrickson,
both of Paradise, brought In a load
of hogs Wednesday, returning on
ZjCartfiti Banking Insurts tht Safity of Dtposlti."
' Depositors Have That Guarantee at
WALLOWA NATIONAL BANK
OP ENTERPRISE, OREGON
Wc Do a General Banking Business.
Excnange Bought and Sold on
All Principal Cities.
Geo. W. Hyatt, President
Geo. H. Craig, Vice President
W. R. Holmes, Cashier
Ai J. Boehmer, Asst. Cashier
Geo .8. Cbato
J. H. Dobbih
Geo. W. Hyatt Mat-tie A. Holmes
W. R. Holmes
293 acres Alder Slope, $23,000.00
80 acres Alder Slope, $ 8,000.00
160 acres hill land, about six miles out, $2,000.00
320 acres, 12 miles out, $3,200.00
City Lot, $100 to 9300
Resldne Property, $6SO to $3,000
Fire Insurance Surety Bond Live Stock Insurance
W. E. TAGGART,
ENTERPRISE, : :
The Pioneer Real Estate Man.
: : OREGON
of Oregon, for the County of war
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