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Brief News Items Kev. W. H. Clbson went to Elgin. Sunday. " Sheriff Edgar Marvin. was ait Wal lowa batwen trains Sunday. 4sa Florence Shlnn went to La Grandia, Sunday, to visit ei few days. Mts. Jud Draper, guest of Mis. Lily Bare, retunmed to Loatfine, Wed nesday. Mrs. Neil Stewart and children of erst of town left Sunday for pck ane to vlslit her people. Mir. and Mrs. R. B. Bowmani of Losiblne were to town over Tuesday night an. business. For coirrt 21m d ruS weaving see J H Monlov Baterorlse. Ore;on.59D4 . . I I 0. R. 'Sealy weinrt; to Wallowa, Wed nesday ito buy poultjry! lor 'the) ' En terprise Meait company. J'irs. T. K Johnson and children reutr.ned home, Wallowa, Monday, af ter a visit, ait .thie I M. Youtjk home. Take your eggs to Davis & Ward and get cash. 43DU G J Wagner left for Portland, M-mmr rk Brand ttihrt wintjer at his home on Aite Avenue. Fiimlitiiim rera'ired. and' all other cabinet and' carpenter Job work. Rnldfomr a Rodeiers' Bros. 61btf Miss Louisa, Douglass of La Grande who has been visiting M, Sam Lei- fol, returned home Tuesday. See the R. S. & Z. Co's. edy. In this issue. B9b5 Countv Superintendent J. C. Con- toy went to WaUowa, Tuesday, to visit schools In that vicinity. The freshman football team of the county high school defeated the public school team, Saturday, 20 to 0. Jake Smiith of Omaha, Nbr.., who had (been, here looking for govern ment land, went to La Grande, Wed nesday. All phone orders for bus to and froM depot promptly attended te. Whltn Front barn. Home phone. 97b Don't forget to attend the special sale at the R. S. & Z. Co'a. next Sat urday. 69b 5 Mira. Fred Eaddieley, Agnes M Eachcrn and' Robert Baddieloy' went to Walla Walla, Sunday, yhene J. A' Raddieley is lying very ill. The tot est word from fcla bedaide la that he is sllighbly Ibettier. Will MoSachern ' accomipainied hlls slsitere and Robert Badieley as) far as WoMow&v Sunday. H. C. Laird and Julian; Bills, of Aldier Slope, were the first two lucky ones In 'the $10 gold prize drawing at W. J. Funk & Co's Sat- . urday night, each getting a $5 gold coin. The prizes arte given1 to con nioction with the big Red Tag Sale now in progres at ithe store and that, la flttraetimiff attention all over the county. Justice A. C. Smith fell on an In side stairway of the count hou3e, Saturday, bruising hda face and head. . Mr. Smith has not 'been; very wH lately. He was coming from' his of- . filled il.Tn1. hnA luat started; down the stairway when' he was seized with a dizzy spell and fell unconscious'. Luckily no banies were broken or in ternal, injuries suffered, and aside from a black eye and bruises on his head he la just as good, aa ever. The public library was moved Wednesday, to the council room, the southwest room of the third floor Ig ' of the court) house. The library - open Tuesdays and Saturdays from 1 to 6 p. m. Miss Nanne Heatan ia the Ubrairiom. . The library needs new subscribers and plenty of them. See one of the committee, Mes damsB. A. F. Poley. Fred Falconer, T. t Bumaugh. A C MiHer. and A. B. Conoway and pay your dues, FOUR CAR LOAD8 HAY AND GRAIN 8HIPPED. Two cars of hay and t,wo of grain were shipped by C. S.Bradley, Monday. Wheat Is picking up a li ttle ln both Coast and Eastern marked, and far mm In h eralm. growing districts are taking advantage of the rise and soiling. The Walla Walla Union, re ports a number of sales over there and a growing disposition on thel part of holders of grakr to loosen, up. A sole of 12,000 bushola was made at Aulcel last week at; 71 cents. CHURCH 8ERVICE9. Presbytiaiicri' Reverend' Eobbegeof Baker. Sunday school missionary. will occupy the pulpit next Sunday mnmlnz n.n.4 evenioe at the usual hours. Catholic: There -win bo mass' at the Entorprlae Catholic church, Sun day. December 11, at 10 a. m-! etao Vin. rhristmoa momiwt at 8:15 o'clock RvmrvtwMly n fordkiBy Invited. Re?. Lostine News Of Specialist eret Local and Personal Items From the Reporter of "Decem ber 1. nich Von Pelt came in, on Wed nesday's afternoon tralm ' from Red mond, Ore., where; be husi beoa clerk ing in a store. He lies 'been; away lor several years and wtU remain here on, a visit with. his parents. -Mr. and. -Mrs. C. E. Van Pelt, until about the first or January. Mr. and Mrs. Burnett and four lit tle boys arrived' here last week on, a, f isit to her .parents, Mr. and 'Mrs. Da n- . 1. X. 11 I 11 I, ftcotaey w"o dive mo tauoa 01 town. Mr. Burnett has iDeon worK- ing In, the minies onj Douglas Inland, off the coast of Alaska, where he and his family have 'been' for 'the poet several yearns. Mr. and Mrs. James Fltzpatrtck and little daughter Gyliene, lefit this morning for Portland and! from there will go to Mediford, Ashland and) oth er Western Oregon' poln'ta. They in tend remaining away all winter. The change la made -with the ILtpea of benefitting Mrs. Fitzpaitrlck'a health which Is very poor. Mrs. 0. B. Rich, who has been HH during the past summer, died at the family home one mile northwest of Wallowa early Sunday morning and ix body waa laid toHeat la. 'the Low- r Valley cemetery Monday, the funer al services, being held at, li o'clock. The cause of dieaith woo f rom at compll cation of troubles, she having been seriously ill since the birth and die: ' of their baby several months ego. The deceased was comparatively, a youn woman, and leaves her husband, one little daughter, Erma, aged eix years, md two step-children, Fred Filch 01 Wallowa and Mrs. Dodle Harris of Canada. Arthur Mc Mullen with his wife, laughter and three sons arrived here n Wednesday's afternoom ibrato on a visit with Mrs. McMulWn'e brother, D. H. Harris and family who live south of Loatine. The McMullin fam ily are old-time residents' of Wallowa comity. Mr. McMullin having been in the photograph business in .the county until about four years ago. For 'the past several years) they, have mode their home to Canada, but ow ing to the failing health of Mrs. Mc Mullin they were compelled to come 30u)th. They will' probably spend the winter ia Wallowa where another brother. H. W. Harris, reslttes. Hold Conference In Presbyterian Church Doctor Holl; Coming Next Monday Supper For Men) a Forsythe, Homo. There will bo a conference in, ithe Presbyterian church next Monday af cernoon and evening conducted by W. S. Holt, D, D., of Pontland dis trict, missionary for thie northwest Pacific Coast. The afilemoan meeting will 'be in the nature of a conference and wl'U be rteht .otter the arrival of the rain, about 3:30 o'clock. Dr. Holt will moke an address at the evening meeting which will begin ai g o ciock). Rev. J. E. Youel of Union, Presby lerian Bvangeltot, will Ibe present end assist In both services. These, services arei open to ell and everybody . is cordially Invited to at tend. Supper For; Men. Next Monday evening the todtes of the Presbyter'an' church wlliserv a sunoeff or banauet to the men. of 1 - - -the congregation at the home of Mr and Mrs. E. J. Forsythe, eitj o'clock Every, mam of the, Presbyterian' con gregation' is expected to attend with out ftufl, and be prompt so as not to delay the women, who ell want to hear the address by Dr. Holt w the church at '8 o'clock. SOUTHWICK BOUND OVER. WJjeeler Soulhwlck wes given preliminary hearing before Justice A. C. Smith Tuesday morning, on ibe charge of obtaining money under false nretensea, end bound' over to the next grand Jury in. the sum of 1100. Beta unable to furnish the same ho was mnanded to JaU. It fa alleged that last May Sou'h wick uttered a worthless check for sto an the First National Dank of JoaoDh that xms cached by the Wal lowa National Baik. New 8ulte Filed. Dec. 3 R. Musgrave vs. A. A. and revival meetings in ' th'e methodist! church. Rev. Tuomas Johns of Wallowa. will apeak every night to 'the Meth odist church until Thursday of next wek. . . . Sunday aifternoon to 'the church there (wUl be a meetkiig for men only; ncoe under 14 admitted. True, subject will be: "Samson, and Delilah." tie theme for Sunday night will be: "The Great Prayer Meeting af ter Death.", Every body cordially In vited to be present. UNION COUNTY ASSESSMENT. The a-sseased valuation of Union county, exclusive of railroads, ex press, telegraph and telephone prop-j erty Is $13,709,145, or only one and a hrU times that of this county. In 1909 the assessment, including One property above excepted, -was a little over $16,000,000, and assiessor Rine hart estimates an increase of a half million wheni the iralliroaidB, etc. that are now assessed by 'the etai&ej tax commission, are added to his total. Marriage Licenses. Dec. 1 Roy Dale,33, farmer, E terprise; Les.ta Brumback, 23, Enter- Prise. . , ; i I L$ I Budget Of News At Elk Mountain ood Soil, Excellent Water, Abund ance, of Wood And People Prosperous. Elk Mountain, Dec. 6 Ilss Church 11 is malting her home with Mi's.- A. An'dersoni. Pot Loft us has taken, his sheep to Alder Slope to feed dairlng the winter. Howard Anderson of Heppner, is lsiting his brother, E. A. Anderson. vlr. Anderson, will leave In a few lays to work out 'the assiessment on ilia copper mines, near Snake River. William Reed' will help hdm do "the work. Sammies qT ore .taken out at ast working, assayed very promising. Miss Iva Loftus, who is attending school at La Grande, will' visit home folks, during Christmas holidays. Mr. and Mrs. James Dally are; vis iting on Prairie Creek. K Henry and James Loftus are herd ing sheep for QtulbbiefieM. Roadi Commissioners Sasser and Buiuiel have greatly improved the road- from Mr, Patterson's sawmill 0 'the Intersection, of Swamp Creek. Dan Dozier and Mr. Kerns are cut ting wood and , getting out fence posts, on. Swamp Creek. Horses and cattle are, still doing well graz'Ing around Elk Mountain., All seem to be doing well and prospering here. Elk Mountain, section of the coiin- lry has good! soil, excellent water, an abundance of wood and good schools. Master George McFetridge has been sick dunlng the pasti week. " AN ELK CHRISTIAN PASTOR RESIGNS. Rev. Gilford Ernest resigned the postorate of the local Christian church Sunday, and the resignation has been accepted. Mr. and Mrs. Emest have not de cided where they will move as heir plon3 are not yet perfected but they expect to leave here for another fWd of work. During their short stay in this city they have made many . warm frlenda who regret, tjo see them go and ,wteh them goodi luck! vherever their work takes them. Mr. Ernest is true to his name and ia a splendid Chirtistwun gentle man, who has labored' faithfully and well in the Master's vineyard'. PRIZE YEAR FOR OREGON. This ia prize year for Oregon, end the taking of premiums at outside shows seems. to have no end. Hood River not only took the first prw at Spokane for app'jes, but followed It up with capturing the, sweep-stakes at Chicago to com petition with the whole country. Mediford took first prize at the Coaaliani Naionol Apple Show at Vancouver, B. C., a Madras man at the Dry Farming Congress at Spokane with an exhibit; end now cornea a Heppner stock breeder who receives the highest average' price paid for Shorthorn ca'tle at th Interna tional Livestock Show et Chicago. One two-year-old heifer so'd for $675. The avorage price received wa $380. LYMAN P. O. DISCONTINUED. The recently established postoffice of Lyman, oa Day Ridge, on the Mur dock farm, haa been, discontinued by Regular Session Of City Council Library May Move to Room In 1 Court House Officers Make Reports. At .the council meettag, Monday night, Oouncilmea Ashley and Hock ett were appointed a commdiutee to confer with the county court for a room for the public library end a council roc in. The reports of the recorder and treasurer were read and placed, on file. Marshal Hug was directed to build a cross-walk to front of H. C. Cram er's residence. The tax levy will be niad' at n adjourned meeting Thursday night. Following are the. Claims Allowed. E. J. Forsythe, street lighting $66 70 Chos. Dunbar, ltt days labor. .. 3 75 Chas. Hug, salary November. .75 00 T. M. Dill, salary November.. 5 00 C. M. Lockwood, salary July... 15 00 Chas. Thomas, salary Nov 15 00 Dale & Dale, teaming on streets 17 25 J. A. Lee, sharpening tools for city 2 15 Joy Galloway, labor, cleaning well 8 50 Threshers' State. Convention The second semi-annual State Threshers Convention, wild be held alt La, Grande Dec. 9 and 10 and ev ery thiresherman and grain grower In the staite is invited to attend. Bills to be suibmitJtedi to the coming Legis lature In the interest of thresh er.m en wial be framed' and many matters of common interest discussed. Good roads legislation will be given consid erable attention. PROGRESS OF WOOL DEAL. F. A. Clarike, representing a Bos ton wool house, haa closed a deal for an advance on two small lots of next year's clip, amounting to about 5000 f leede. Th contract offered by Mr. Clark leaves the grower .the privilege of selling the wool in the sealed ibid 6ale if ho iprefera .that to conQign- ment. The advance to 60c. a fleece now and 50c. fa the early spring. PERTINENT POINTS FOR BUYERS AND SELLERS. (Not Copyrighted.) If it Is a reasonable went, advertising will supply it. want Making Pure Is a Mission "Modern SiceeU A MUiion Fulfilled Fatrnixt the "Modern Dealer" Uoitn CmlMtlMtry C., Mir., rtrtltnl, 0rtl over II International Exposition The Smith Premier Typewriter Co., Inc., 1111 Third Ave., Seattle, Wash. For sale and on display by JACKSON & WEAVER, Agents, Enterprise A store's advertising keeps q store's friendship In. repair." The alert ad-readcra get ithe pick of the store-bargains always.. Those MOST ALERT are most, fortuuate. You shouldn't, fail to sea what your favorite store to advertising today. When your no-bigger competitor be gins to use more newspaper space than, you, don't let anyone tioE you not to worry! The prudent gift-buyer is watching the ads nowadays end) making some Christmas purchases betimes. If bargain-hunting is. EXTRAVA GANCE, isn't it odd that bargaln huntors usually hove the money to buy .the bargains they find? SAD ACCICENT at the R. 3. & Z. STORE Oar Dry GoodS man accidentally bought more goods than our means justified, therefore we are , conducting Special Cash Sales Each Saturday throughout our entire DRY GOODS DEPARTMENT Our first two sales have been successful beyond our ex pectations and we plan that each Saturday's sale .from now until the first day of January, 1911, shall eclipse its predecessors. Christmas is near and here ia a rare opportunity to get a sensible present for less than' wholesale cost. Take a glance at the following list and see if you can find anything of which you are in need. Calicoes, Ginghams, Percales, Muslins, Sheeting, Outing Flannel, House Lining, Wool Waisting, Wool Dress Goods, Silks, Velvet, Underwear, Gloves, Mittens, Corsets, Shirt Waiste, Hose, Shoes, Overshoes, Rub bers, Leggins, Wool Blankets, Cotton. Blankets, Quilts, Men's, Boys' and Children's Suits, Oyercoats, Sweaters, Weol Shirts, Duck Coats, Wagon Sheets,' Tents, Hats, Caps, etc. You don't have to look for tags. Just name the article and if it is to be found in our large Dry Goods Department FOR CASH You Can Have It At 25 Percent Off Regular Price This' is no guessing contest, no game of chance, no blind man's buff affair, but a strictly business proposi tion in which you buy with your eyes wide open and know just what you ars getting befo-te you part with your money. We have also a large Bargain Counter on which we are selling rare bargains at 50 per cent off. Just as good as any only the lines are broken and we are going to sell off all the odds and ends before the first of the New Year. Don't miss next Saturday. R. S. and Z. CO. MODEL 10 VISIBLE Whs1 PR has just been awarded the Grand Prix all competitors at the Brussels The Youth's Companion Calendar For 191 The publishers of the, Youth's Com prnlou will, as always at thia season present to every sulbsorlber whose subscription ($1.75) i paid for 1911 a beautiful Calendar for the new year. The picture panel reproduces a water color painting of air old-tinio garden to a flood of summer sun shine, with a background of Lorn bar. dy poplars through which one catch eaa gUmipse of distant hills. The picture being In 12 colors, the tones of 'the original are faithfully repro ducc 3. We do good job printing. Try us. Peter HoueL . W. D. Greer. tented, lock of business.