Oregon Historical Soete'y
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11 18 NEWS TWICE.
A-WEEK NEWS RECORD
TWELFTH YEAR NO. 33.
ENTERPRISE, WALLOWA COUNTY, OREGON, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1910.
CITY OFFICIAL PAPER
Cent a word single Insertion,. 1V6
cents a word 2 insertions. Special
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August 22d or 23d, a ring of keys.
Finder please leave ait this of lice
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Prlcktd His Own Bubble.
This story, found in Rev. Dr. Henry
H. Jesaup's book. "Fifty three Yeiirs In
6yrla." seenm to Indli-ute Ihiit religious
vaKuries ore as short lived lu the eimt
as elsewhere. A friend of Dr. JesHup.
visithiR Jerusalem, met a queer look
Ins solitary stringer puclng the streets
of the city, accosted him. and after the
usual greetings remarked:
"You are tin American. I Infer."
"Yes, I am." replied the queer look
ing man. -
"And wbut are you doing here. If I
may ask T"
"Ab. yes.' I'm glad you asked. Yon
see. I've come to preach the new doc
trine, that there Is to be no moredcutly
If men will only accept if, we'll abolish
death, and there'll be no more dying,
nor graves, nor rotlins. nor. funeruls.
We shall Just live right on."
"But." said Dr. Jessup's friend "sup
posing you should sicken and die. what
theu?" . .
"Oh." said the man. "that would bURt
the whole thing."'
And It did. The poor delli'lniis npns
tle died a' few month luier. aud with
him bis "new doctrine "
Couldn't Think of It
The' handsome yuuug plumber laid
noiuv icr ui irmj pipe HUU, nH
proachlug the beautiful kitchen maid,
' -"Yoq look awful good to me."
"Go on; quit your kiddlD'. she re
plied. - -.
"But I mean what I say."
T fltn't tTtt II II . rllUA l Ilatan a An
now. Can't you see I'm busy?"
"Yes. but what's the use workin'
when-a fellow wants to make lore to
you? Say. if 1 make this Job last so i
can come back tomorrow will you have
your work out of the way so we can
talk things over? "You're the puniest
girl I ever seen."
"If you think yotj can make a. fool of
me by sucb willy talk you're mistaken."
. "But I. mean every word I say. I
want you to try to learn to love me."' '
"If you want to make, love to me
cuuie aronna tuts evening I'll be here. '
"What! On my own' time? What
kind of a chump do you think I ani?"
Chicago Record Herald.
The Siamese is said to be the most
delicate and expensive of all cats. It
Is called the royal cat because it has
long been bred In the family of the
king of Slam. It Is a short haired cat.
which looks curiously Hue a dg its
coat Is pug dg color i.iul very short,
firm and silky more like h d' s'n than
a cat's. It has black patvx aud nose
and a twist In Its tail.
I Who's to
8 When you buy goods that you are after-
8 wards disatisfied with, you feel that the
Quality" was not there. Now when you
are in need of an article and haven't good
knowledge of the quality of the same, then
you must leave it to the maKe. Get
something that is standard and backed up
by a good manufacturer. Here is where
we come in.
We handle only reputable lines of
Merchandise and stand bach of every
thing we sell to maKe it good if it
We cater to the people who want good
goods at the lowest prices they can be
w.j. funk aco.
THE QUALITY STORE
Always Up-to-date Never a minute behind
NAMES 10 BE ON
COMPLETE LIST OF CANDIDATES
FOR COUNTY OFFICES FEW
Thursday was the last day of fil
ing pe-iuons for the primary and
the total number was not increased
much except for committeemen.
There will be but 'three names for
county commisa loner on. the primary
biiuois, L. Couch, S. C. Himmel
wrlght and L. Olsen all Republicans.
Only one name for sheriff, Edgar
Marvin, and one name for clerk, W.
C. Boatman. both Democrats up for
re-election an i no Republican candi
date acamst them in this strong Re
publican county. Surely, a wonder
ful tribute to their efficiency and
For treasurer there are W. T.
Bell and Fredi A. Rachow, Repub
licans, and G, W. Franklin, Demo
No names for surveyor or coroner.
: Two justices of peace and one con
stable name on tickets, unopposed.
- County central committeemen will
be elected at the primary. L. Ber
und of Enterprise, Ira Hoskins of
Divide, J. O. Kiddle of Lootlne, D.
G. Tucker - of Piarle Creek, John
Baker of Joseph, Harry Heffllng of
Butte, are Republican arutl-cssembly
candidates. George W. Hyafat of Bn
ierprise, V, G. EelLh of Joseph and
L. Knapper of Prairie Creek are
Last Day to Roaster.
Next Wednesday Is the last day
you can register if you want to tote
U the primary.
. Notice is hereby given, that the
partnership heretofore existing be
tween Sam Litch, Jame A. Funk
and M. E. Hotohklss dolne business
under the ncme of the L. F. & H.
Co.". has been, dissolved by mutual
consent, M.E. Hotchkisa retiring..
Sam Litch and Jamed A. Funk w'll
continue business under the name
of the L. F.-& H. Co., pay all the
firm obligations and collect, ad bills
due the firm.- . 37r3
&AM LIT CH.
JAMES A FUNK.
M. E. HOTOHKISS.
For the best rigs, horses buggies
and drivers, courteous treatment and
fair price go to the old, reliable
Enterpriee Livery, Baker & Smith,
8:ECIAL TRAIN OF
SHEEP TO CHICAGO
W. H. Grave end J. H. Dobbin
went -to Elgtn Thursday to superin
tend the load tag of 23 carloads, of
sheep they aire sending to Chicago.
Mr, Graves will accompany the ship
ment to" Chicago and seU them on
the market. There- are about 7,000
head in the lot.
Henry Weaver, Wayne Bay and
C. M. Williams will also accompany
the shipmen t to Chicago to help take
care of the sheep en route.
Air. Graves' little son Lawrence
made the trip to Elgin, returning
wKh Mr. Dobbin. ''
Diphtheria Scare s
Abating In North
No Moe, New Cases All Exposed
Placed Under Sty-'ctpst) '
Pu&ra.n&inA. ' -'
Grouse, Sept. 6 There Is Quite an
excitement In the neighborhood of
Bartlett, owing. to the spread of diph
theria. There were three new cases
reported yesterday. Mrs. E. A. Hack
and little three year' old girl, and
Mra. Frank O'Neal. : '
It was thought yesterday that
Mrs. McNeal could 'not survive
through the night, but she Is report
ed some better at this writing. ! Dr.
Glim ore of Flora waited on the lit
tle boy of E. A. Hacks that died a'
few days ago and the doctor con
tracted the disease himself and has
been confined to his home since.
E. A. Hack has been In a critical
condition, himself with the ddsease
for several days and after Dr. Gil
more waa confined to his home he
phoned to Anatone for a. doctor to
come at once. The doctor arrived
night before last, and Btayed till yes
terday morning, and Mr. Hack Is re
ported Improving. Before the doc
tor got home 'he received a tele-'
phone to come back, but he had. pa
tients bA rae compelled to visit,
so he refused the call and Insisted
that the boardyT heUh at Enter
prise be Informed at once and have
the sick and all who had been, ex
posed quarantined at once. A doc
tor has been, called from Wallowa,
and Is expected to arrive this morn
ing by 10 o'clock.
GRANDE RONOE FARMERS',
DEFEAT IRRIGATION PLAN
Irrigation la lost to the Grande
Ro'nde valley, as 129 owners of land
Lai the proposed district have remon
strated! to the county court against
uie proposed district end bonding
scheme, only 23 favoring it. Walter
Pierce and the other promoters of
the project have given up the, fight.
Church of Christ, GIrford Ernest,
pastor: Bible school, at 9:45; wor
ship at 11 o'clock Sunday morning
and preaching at 8 o'clock In the
evening. Y. P. S. C. E. at 6:45 p.
week prayer and praise service Wed
m., topic, "Proud of Whatt" Mid
week prayer and praise service Wed
nesday evening, topic, Your favorite
verse from the 12th chapter of Ro
mans. FOREIGN NEWS BITS
The Austrian government has be
gun an investigation as to the causes
of the great emigration especially
from Hungary and the eastern prov
inces to the United States.
More than 1400 Uvea were lost In
the recent Japanese floods according
to official reports. In addition sev
eral hundred are missing.
Since the outbreak of the epidemic
thl year 133,601 cases of cholera,
with 64,405 deaths In Russia, have
been officially reported. The scourge,
however, Is lessening.
Following the promulgation of an
ordinance prohibiting the eating of
figs because of the cholera scare at
Bari, Italya mob of 2000 persons at
tacked and wrecked the local sanitary
office and beat the employes.
Never believe that your Ufa la going
to be better and stronger If yon cut
oat all the dreams and aspirations.
The people wbo never get beyond tbelr
Immediate vocations do not do the best
work lo life. There are two patba in
life, the materialistic and tbe Ideal
istic, and It la for us to choose wbicb
we will walk lu. A strong life, a true
life, a noble life ran never be lived by
any man or woman without tbe pre
nca of wbat fools have alwaya called
and alwaya will call the -unreal
Henry Van Dyke.
FOR TROY BRIDGE
IS BOON TO ALL RESIDENTS OF
GROUSE AND GARDEN OF
EDEN COUNTRIES. ,
Grouse, Sept. 6. The people of the
Grouse country on both sides of the
slate line between the Grande Uonde
river and the Elue Mountains are
wonderfully pleased over the comple
tion of the new steel bridge at Troy.
They say many congratulations era
due the county commissioners for
the Interest they have taken in .the
welfare of our people, and a num
ber of them met the honorable
county court at Troy Saturday and
served a nice picnic dinner which
was enjoyed by all present.
The foreman of the party putting
up the bridge la spoken of in the
highest terms of respect. The
Dridge crew of nine men have made
many friends here and are highly
esteemed as gentlemen. We are
sorry that two of the party were tak
en sick at the close of the work.
The crew were all served a fine
dinner at Grouse Sunday while en
route to Levvtotan.
The grist mill at Troy is nearlng
completion, and D. A. Silver has a
new dwelling house well on the way.
Troy is a natural center from all
points west and north of the river
and will to: the near future be a
place of note. At present the pub
lic roads are not in a cunidi'tlon to
warrant a rapid Improvement. like
in all other new countries the first
roads opened: up ere made for the
quickest and cheapest route regard
less of the steepness and other in
conveniences. The citizens of the Grouse coun
try don't want to ask any more fa
vors .of the county court 'than are
absolutely necessary, but under the
c ire um stances we can't well avoid
asking a new road to be laid out
from Troy to the top of the hill
Mar E, tUcih&aa'a, vis the present
road la not safe for1" public travel.
If a road can be established the
moat of the work should be done
by subscription . The people are
much more interes-ed than ever be
fore as the bridge is open for trav
el andi the Troy mill will be In op
eration soon which will more than
double the travel.
Visit From Boss
Of Late Assembly
Calndidato Boworman,' Makes Quiet
Tour of Wallowa Valley
Assembly candidate for the Re
publican, nomination far governor,
Jay Bowermnn, spent Thursday
night at Joseph, Friday forenoon In
Enterprise and the afternoon in
Wallowa, going from here to Wal
lowa in an. automobile, accompanied
by his financial agent, Fred Stclw
er of'Pendleton, and by C. T. Ilock
ett, local candidate for the legis
While here, Mr. Bowerman met
many Republicans, and aUvo held an
"assembly1' of a few of the chosen
in a room at the court house where
the great boon of an "assembly"
wca explained to the unlnltlcted.
' A. W. Lafferty, the antl-casembly
candidate for consre.ia, la speaking
this afternoon to a large audience ait
Wallowa, and will deliver' an. ad
dress In the court room here tonight
at 8 o'clock,
Will Church, whose father was so
prominently Identified with the early
history of this county, Is a candidate
for tbe Republican nomination for
the legislature in Union county.
Grant Dimtck, the anti-assembly
oandldate for governor, has been
co un.ty judge of Clackamat county
for several terms, and the people
there say be is. the bet ever.
Would probably be Juat as good
JORDAN LAND 80LD.
Jordan & Pate of the O. R.& I.
company have od 120 acre off
the L. J. Jord&n farm, two miles
south of Enterprise, to Dalbert Ho
tian for a price sold to be around
$73 an acre. Mr. Homan's city
property on Residence street fig
ured In the deal.
September 9, 1910.
To Sister Price and family:
Whereas, the Almighty God in his
v.e providence has called from
this earth . o a home beyond, the
beloved husband of our oter, Mrs.
Ee it rewlved. that the heart-felt
sympathy of Emerald Rebekah lodge
extended our sister and family
their sorrow and grief.
Be it f urther resolved, that a copy
these resolutions be forwarded
aur sister and a copy printed In
the News Record. (Signed)
Committee on Resolutions.
Miller and Ames
T,wo Pianieelr Families to Lieavw
.Proimlsw Schools Open For Fall
an(d Winter Terme.
Promise, Sept. 6 T. C. Miller and
3. N. Ames, have sold their home
steads to a Mr. Harden. The Prom
ise pi I office and store Is on the
'liHe:' place. Mr. Amesi' ranch to
on th lower bench Just above the
!'lvpr. We will regret to have these
pioneer settlers and fine families
.eave this community.
Mrs. Joe Carper was ill for a few
The hunters who spent a few
lays above Elbow Canyon returned
iome Sunday and reported having
seen a number of large bear
Some of the schools, started yes
terday, Promise with .Miss Carrie
S.VanPeltaa teacher; Riverside with
Mrs.' F. G. Potter as teacher.
Mrs. Calloway and her daughter,
virs. McClure, of Enterprise, were
visiting Boyd Carper and other
Weat Virginia relatives, last week.
Some of the venturesome buck of
romlse who have been, hunting with-
pat a" license nnd trespassing onprt-
vate property . are getting a lMtie
Mrs. Tom Eennett da quite sick
John Sloan and Qulncy Trump of
Grossman made final proof on their
homesteads before U. S. Commis
si ner Lock wood, Wednesday. James,
riankhead was here with them aa a
Prize, to Cunday 8shool Pupils.
Messrs. Corklna & Wagner have
Jffered throe prizes to young singers
in the Sunday schools, the contest
'o take place Friday, September 30,
U the annual County Fair hi Enter
prise. Any boy or iglrl under 12
years of age, member of any Sunday
school In the county, may compete
for these prizes and have the privi
lege of singing any song they pre
rer. The first prize Is $10.00, second
$5.00, and third $2.50. All Sunday
schools are urged to enter at least
203 acres Alder Slope, $23,000.00
80 acres Alder Slope, 8,000.00
160 acres hill land, about six miles out, $2,000.03
320 acres, 12 miles out, $3,200.00
City Lot, $100 to $300
Residence Property, $650 to $3,0 DO
Fire Insurance Surety Bond Live Stock Insurance
W. E. TAGGART The Pioneer Real Estate Man.
ENTERPRISE, : : : OREGON
" Cartfut Banking Insurti tht Saftty of Dtposttt."
-Depositors 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. H. Craig, Vice President
J. H. Dobbin
DETAILED COST OF
NEW COURT HOUSE
OFFICIAL FIOURES SHOW TOTAL
FOR BUILDING TO BE, LESS
The detailed cost of the new court
house is shown by the following
figure .taken from the official rec
ords' in. the office of the county
Walio.wia Counfty Court House,
Contract price paid to S. It.
Haworth $31300 00
For' extra work paid .to S. R. Ha
Plans and opeolflcations ..$ 782 DO
Filling jail basement with
rocks 132 B0
Filling and backing win
dows , 31 28
Grading around court house S05 88
Copper guttersi and asteotosi
shingles 1027 46
Fixtures, glaaa, etc 50 40
Total ...... , $52330 02
Paid Frank Me'otte for sup
erintending stone work.... $355 00
Total for bulldinig $33,085 02
The county court met, Wednesday,
allowed bills, checked roadi super
visors' reports, and did other rou
A Lostlne delegation asked for a
road up the South Fork to timber.
The court swent over the proposed
Two vacant rooms and a vault In
the northeast corner of the second
floor of the court house was leased
to Attorney D. W. Sheahan for $25
WAS FIRST WHITE CHILD
BORN IN PROMISB LAND
Miss Promise Phlfllips, who had
been In Enterprise for several days
taking an examination for a permit
o teach, left" for her home at
PromJse,' Friday. She will teach in
the Colpitt district this winter.
Miss Phillips is the first .white
child: born In what le known' aa the
Promise country, and her father, J.
C. Phillips, erected the first log
house for a home there. He and his
family were residing In Portland un
til recently, when they moved back
Miss Phillips was a guest in the
home of County Assessor B. F. .Mil
ler, while In the city.
TO BEGIN NEW CHURCH.
The erection of the new Baptist
church at East First . and Grant
streets will begin next week.
The building will not be let, by
contract. The bulldltvg committee
will oversee the work through a fore
man. Fr Rest Room at Fair.
The ladles Improvement league of
Enterprise will conduct a free rest
room at the fair.
We do good Job printing. Try us.
W. R. Holmes, Cashier
A. J. Boebmer, AjwI. Cashier
Geo. .W. Hyatt MattikA.Hoi.hu
W. R. Holmes
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