ALL THE OFFICIAL
NEWS OF WALLOWA
COUNTY IN THE N-R
ALL THE NEWS WHILE
II IS NEWS TWICE-A-WEEK
TWELFTH YEAR. NO. 28..
ENTERPRISE, WALLOWA COUNTY, OREGON, SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 1910.
CITY OFFICIAL PAPER
WAGNER SELLS HIS HOME;
BUYS FLOWERS PROPERTY
Fred TjVagner was the pivot to two
important resii-ence" property deals
toe past week. : He sold his pretty
cottage home and several tots at
'Park and East Second1 streets to
Mrs. Mollle Homan for $2500.
leiag homeless diid not suit Wag
ner so he turned round andi bought
the Flowers property," consisting of
block 7 fronting an East, North street
of J. W. Flowers, paying $2500 there
for. The block is larger than the ordi
nary and la to proved with a dwell
ing houae and laundry building.
CITY AND COUNTY BRIEFS.
S. D. Keltnier returned. Sunday
from a business trip to Portland.
Burnaugh & Mayfield and-L. Ber
iand are having cement walks put
in fjjont of their business houses.
Marks Bros, have the contract.
Sell your cream to .the Enterprise
Creamery Co., and get the highest
mnrlfof nrfA fnr it "'
The home of the Royal Tailors.
Best tailoring company In America..
W. J. Funk & Co.
. Dr. W. L. Nichols, osteopath, suc
cessor to Dr. Moore, has office hours
all day Tuesday, Thursday and Sat
urday, in Enterprise. Office over
the bank. 2latf " ,
L. E. Jordan returned Thursday
from La Grande, whither he and Mrs.
Jordan had gone a couple of days
before with their 8-year-old' daughter,
niily, who was supposed1 to be suf
fering with appendicitis. She was
taken to La Grande for an opera
tion, but it developed that she was
Buffering from polio myletis, or infan
tile paralysis. " '
Something new Kirsh curtain rods
in Enterprise. Come in and Bee'
the at F. S. Ashley's
Our Fall line of dry goods are on
the way. Walt for them. They will
outshine any you will see la town.
w. j. unK &. uo. ;
There will be preaching by the
pastor at the M. E. church nexi
Sunday at 11 a. m. No preaching
"In the evening - one Account of- the
union services ai the Christian,
church. - ' '
Edgar Jackson, aged about 16 or
17, son of Manager Jackson, of the
Contact mine was brought to Enter
prise, Thursday,-suffering' from polio
myletis, or infantile paralysis; the
disease that to so prevalent In La
ri . . , . . .i .
.umirae arm in xact an over lure coun
try this, summer. Mr. Jackson, is
The home of the Royal Tailors.
Best tailoring company in. 'America.
W. J. Funk & Co.
Wear Holeproof j
For Men, Women and Children
The Original Guaranteed
In appearance better
than all others
Guaranteed Against Holes
v for Six Months
You can buy them only from
ANENT LANDS TO
BE RESTORED HERE
SEEK INFORMATION FROM LAND
OFFICE BEFORE MAKING
La Grande, August 2. Many In
quiries have recently- been made at
the United States land office here,
relative to the lands within the Wal
lowa National Forest Reserve which
i,,re to be restored to, entry, and in
many instances It seems that Im
proper Information ha been given
to persons who contemplate making
settlement to order -to secure a pref
erence right to make their filings.
In the proclamation Issued by Pres
ident Taft, under date of May 27th,
1910, It is provided:
"The lands hereby eliminated from
the" Wallowa National Forest Re
serve, which are not embraced in any
other reservation or appropriation,
shall be restored to the public do
main and become subject to settle
ment under the general provisions
of the homestead laws on such Babe
and after such no' dee by. publication
as the Secretary of the Interior may
prescribe, but shall not become sub
ject to entry, filing, selection or
other form of appropriation until
the expiration of thirty days from
the date so fixed, and no person
WH m permitted to gain or exercise
any right whatever under any settlement-or
occupation begun, prior to,
such date, and all uch settlement
and occupation ere hereby forbid
den.", ; ' ' .-
The Register and Receiver have
not been advised by the Secretary
of the Interior as to the dates when
the lands to be restored shall be
subject to settlement or entry, but
when such Information is received,
it will be a matter of publication.
Until this information Is receiv
ed, all . persons who contemplate
making any settlement or entry for
these lands should seek any desdr.
i ed Information from the Register
I and Receiver In order that theyi may
t-a properly guided.
. Dates of The Opening.
Washington, August 3. Wallow
county land, amounting to 203,635
acres, will, be taken out of the For
est reserve and restored1 to entry.
The land will be subject to settle
ment oni and after October 22, and
to entry November 21.
MANDAMUS SUIT FILED.
Mrs. Eliaabath Heaverne, by her
attorney, filed a mandamus suit,
Thursday, against the county sur
veyor, requiring him to establish a
corner ait a disputed place in sec
tion 32, township 2 south, range 45
TUCKER GIVEN ANOTHER
CHANCE TO APPEAL
' The Supreme court, Wednesday,
granted the motion of- the attorneys
of Tom Tucker, to dismiss the ap
peal that was hot perfected and al
low another appeal which will) be
made. "" '
The attorneys will also file an un
dertaking in an endeavor to secure
Tucker's liberty while the appeal Is
NEW POSTOFFICE STARTS.
The new postofflce of Lyman la
now open, and doling business. It is
located at the Murdock residence
near the point oni Day Ridge.
Doors and windows and all kinds
of builders hardware at Keltner's. .
v 4 s
4? - r
11 ft V -v
-'' - - - "- - NEW GYMVA8IUM BUILDING AT.. LEWISTON NORMAL. .. . , .-.
Orta of tihe, many fine buildings provided by our sister st,ate (younger, poarer but more progressive), at
the fine injstiVtloin, in, Lewistor for the traiiVng pf teachers for the common, schools.
A SPLENDID SCHOOL.
Deaa H. A. Halloweil of the Lew
iston State Normal visited here dur
ing the past week. He sayq the com
ing year will be the best in the his
:ory of thaLtostRutlon, During the
past year 272 students' were en.roll
,d, an. Increase of 73 over the previ
ous term. This year an enrollment
it 400 is expected, making a total,
including the practice school, of 600.
This will make the Lewleton Normal
the largest of the six normals In the
Pacific Northwest. '
Three new buildings - have been
jomplebed during the year a cen
tral heating plant, a splendid 'gymna
sium which Is said to be the finest
.a the Inland empire, and- a well
equipped manual arts and domestic
science .building. ,.
Six new members have been add
ad to the faculty which now num
bers 25. The new faculty members'
tre all graduates of Eastern univer
sities and especially well qualified for
their work. They are , Dr. Samuel
vV. Brown, graduate of Stanford And
Columbia universities, . bead of the
department of education; Mrs. Theo-
Jora R. Browitt, graduate of Wlscon
Jin unviierslty,. librarian.;. Guy L.
C'hlosman, graduate of Lake Forest
jnlverslty, assistant In science; Miss
lay E. Wakeman, graduate of Co
lumbia university, assistant in man
ual ants; Miss Mary Frazoo, rural
training . teacher; and Miss Alba
Bales, gradua'je of Prattt Institute,
Brooklyn, head of the new domestic
Several new courses ' for teachers
have been added for next fall, the
most Important of .these being the
rural school training course and the
course for the special . training of
teachers to teach domestic science
and' the manual art In the element
ary and h'gh echoola of the state.
Largest and newest stock of Stet
son Hats In town.'' W. J. Funk &
STATE SCHOOL MONEY
. APPORTIONED AUGUST 1
Wallowa county's achoois are rfrh
it by $5,381.76, that being the
amount of tbl county's share of the
state common school fund appor
tioned by the '&'e treasurer Au
The money was apportioned at
the rate of $1.92 for each person of
school age, and will be re-apportioned
by Superintendent Con ley among
STONE BUSINESS BLOCKS AND
MANY RESIDENCES EVIDENCE
C. E. Funk was at La Grande the
first of the week to engage an architect
to draw the plans of the fine new atore i lnS ast 1 lr8t street.
building he will erect on his lot just I B- A- Reynolds, cottage in Alder
west of the new Litch block, and that j View-
will be occupied by the new bank. Glen E- Odle, pretty cottage in Al
In addition to the Funk building at dor View-
least one other big stone business block
will be erected this fall, the owner of
the lot stating that he would build, but
prefers to reserve public;ty until hia
plans are more fully matured.
More new residences and of better
grade are under construction than at
any time during the last three years of
building activity. Here is a partial
the several dls'.rlcts on the same
La3t year the rate was only $1.85
for each person.
. The tota" number of school age in
this county,' shown by census taken
by the district clerks, last November,
was 2803. Nineteen counties have
a larger number, and 13 have smaller
.URVEYOR LAYS OUT
FAIR GROUND TRACK
County Surveyor H. E. Merryman
yesterday completed the work of lay
ing out the race track at the coun
ty lair grouncs. Tne track is a
half mile one and will be strictly a
first-class, track. It will extend from '
he block on which the base ball
park Is located, westward into the
Bank addition and its grade will not
exceed; three quarters of one per
Teams and men will be put to work
Immediately and an effort made to
have the track ready for the use . of
horsemen within 10 days.
It Is not the intention to convert
-he county fair Into a race meet, and
.io effort will be made to secure
horses from the circuit. Some good
purses will be offered for local
hors.es, however, and there Is every
reason to expet some exceedingly In
Candidates Br(ttr Get Busy.
Candidates for county offices must
file their petitions with the county
ilerk on. or before September 3.
Time is short. Got buey.
The 6-tom Howe Wagon Scales for
isrly owned by Fred Ashley. Wil:
e sold at a bargain If taken soon,
is It te In the way of the new con
crete walk. See A. C. Weaver, at
Jackson & Weaver's. bl
The Red Front
by the reliable
W. P. Hamblcton O. Son
Machine Repairing ' '
Same old 6tand
The handsome W. R. Holmes resi
dence at East Second and Grant streets.
County Treasurer W. T. Bell has
I started the foundation for his new
home on Depot street
J. S. Wagner, 2-story frame on
I Prentiss Homan, large addition to
i his North River street home.
J B. A Reynolds, pretty and commod
iious cottage across the street from
B. A. Reynolds, another neat cottage
i on the 8ame block as his home, but fac
1 vest, house remodeled and
made over "to pretty shingled cottage,
I Building Nctes.
! Work has begun on the two-room
a 'dition to the publicschooL
i The steel veneering! cc r.iices. froi U.
j etc., are being put on Ashley'a big
new business block.
(Continued on last page.)
VILL LET CONTRACT FOR
NEW BAPTIST CHURCH
Rtav. and Mrs. W. H. Gibson- of La
ttrande, and the'.r guest, Mrs. N. J.
Choate, of Summiervllle, mother' of
Mrs. Gibson, stopped here on their
way home from camping at.ithle lake.
They were gu?et here of Mrs. Se
r.apta Weaver, and left for La, Grande
.Mr.Glbson will retun next week to
s,5e after the letting of the contract
for the construction of the new Bap
t!at church, which will be under way
as soon, ae possible. It will be
ei''3cti on the vacant quarter block
at East First and Grant streets.
Jiwt west of the J. A. Burleigh resi
dence. This site was secured from
D. W. Sheahan by an exchange of
Mia Main street lots purchased, by the
church trustees a year or so ago.
The new edlfilce will be of the
bungalow type and the plans pre
".rkj a handsome and commodious
Cartfui Banking Insuns thi Safity of Dtpostls."
Depositors Have That Guarantee at
WALLOWA NATIONAL BANK
OF ENTERPRISE, OREGON
We Do a General Banking Business.
Exchange Bought and Sold on
All Principal Cities.
Geo. W. Hyatt, President
Geo. 8. (Jralg, Vice President
Gko .8. Ckaio
J. H. Dobbin
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 L,ott $100 to 9300
Residence Property, $60O to $3,000
Fire Insurance Surety Bond Live Stock Insurance
W. E. TAGGART, The rioaecr Kcal Estate Mao.
ENTERPRISE, : . : 1 OREGON
. IN All AMERICA
DENVER MAN SAYS WALLOWA
VALLEY AND LAKE ARE VER
Mr. George Gibbons, a represen
tative of a Denver mining machin
ery house, stopped over in La
fraude on his return from Wal
lowa county, and was very enthusi
astic in his praises of the Wallowa
valley and especially the beauties
of Wallowa lake, says the Star.
"I have traveled all over the
world and I never have seen any fin
er acenery than that of Wallowa
tounty, Oregon," said Mr. Gibbon.
The Wallowa lake In surely a won
derland and Js worth going across
he continent to visit. There Is a
Urge camp of . summer outera at
.he lake and I was told that many
it them were from La Grande
ind Portland. I cannot for the life
f me see what, any one would want
'-0 go to the coast for, wLth that lake .
: aaily accessible as lit Is byi rati. I
have been up there for a week and
.f business would have permitted. I
ju.-'I have stayed there for the rest
it the summer. The scenery la sim
ply sublime, the air cool and refresh
ing, and one can go to sleep smell
ing the sweet scented plues and lis
tening to their whisperings In the
.light breezes. And as the sun rises
ia the morning, now I tell you it Is
-limply grand. The morning light
turns those high mountain peaks Into
i veritable fairyland, with the morn
ing mlsta playing hide and seek out
and in among the snowcapped heights
a a manner that makes a man won
ler It he is. In. America or in Swlt
orland. I am coming back here In
August and I am going to bring a
Mend or two from. Denver and a big
hunch of people from Salt Lake wJ a
:ue to camp for the 'rest of the
JOUNTY FAIR PREMIUM -
LIST3 BEING DISTRIBUTED
The premium, list for the Fifth An
nual Wallowa County Fair Is out and
.3 being distributed by President M 'ti
er and Secretary Bradley of the
It contains a complete list of all
premiums offered, Including alt spec
.al prizes, programs, rules, and 'reg
ulations, a complete Index and even
in entry blank, so there Is no ex
cuse for anybody not making' at
east one entry. On the outside Is a
lne picture of Wallowa county's new
?ourt h6use. The book Is a product
it the Enterprise Press Job depart
nent. Every family in. the county, should
lave one of these books. If by
chance you don't receive one, you
nay rcot assured it was through a
n Is take that will be gladly correct
ad by you dropping & postal card to
C. S. Bradley, fair secretary, Enter
prise, The Home of the Royal Tailors
Rest tailoring company in America.
vV, J. Funk & Co.
W. R. Holmes, Cashier
A.J. Boehmer, A wit. Cashier .
Mattik A. Holmk
W. R. Holm ics
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