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WEDNESDAY EDITION TWICE -A- WEEK 1 NEWS-RECORD v MM TWELFTH YEAR. NO. 85. ENTERPRISE, WALLOWA COUNTV, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1911. CITY OFFICIAL PAPER. NORTH EIID HEWS FOUND IN JOURNAL SOCIAL GAYETIES ENLIVEN WIN J TER SEA80N NOTES FROM , TROY AND ARKO. , i Flora, Feb. 17. Mxa. O. P. Barnes of Asotin, who haft been, very sick, 1 improving. , Mrs. Barnes formerly liv ed in the Paradise country and baa I many friend there whoi will be pleas "ed to learn that she will probably re- ' -r nver. ! Bemice Fisher, daughter of Mr. and nf ra "RimV" Fisher of Paradise ana ; who is attending the Flora-school, ' had the misfortune to slip and fall " few dave ago. against a corner of iTthe school house stile. The result was a very ugly gash in her fojehead. ; It is eald that there is good slelgh- V'ing to Enterprise. The snow also reaches to the river. i Born To Mr. and Mrs. Jesa Ned- :rnW nf ihia nlace. ft 4 lb. baby boy, iV Friday, February the 10th. ' 1 We are pleased to note that Mr. '' and Mrs. James Doran. have moved - back to our locality. .They are occu- H py tog the Tyler house. Social Function. ' y. MrSi Q, W. Barnes gave ft dinner, i Monday, la honor of her husband . 68th birthday anniversary. The guests ' spent' a pleasant day with these kind "( people and all enjoyed' the splendid ; dinner that had been prepared by K the hostess. The guests were Mt. and Mrs. Frank Redman and children. Mr. and Mrs. James Cole and children, : Mr. and Mrs. "Bud" Fisher and child- T) T an1 Mr- tunA HITS. H. i JCU, OHtu ..... T. Skamra. Mrs. Nannie Austin of the Farmers ' Hotel entertained ' a few friends at dinner. .Sunday, the guests of honor being Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Wllsey, who are soon to leave our locality to make their home In Chicago. Mrs. -Austin ds a model hostess and it. to safe to say that all enjoyed the oc casion. The invited guests' were Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Wllsey; Mr. and Mrs, Ed Hulse, Mr and Mrs. Frank Wllsey Mr. and Mts. N. J. Hansen, Mr. and Mrs 6 C. Clark, Miss Nettie urooit, W. O. Wllsey, Isaac Austin, Johnnie Maley, Geo. Paddock. - . A number of the young people I our locality gave Mlsa Brock, Miss Edna and Mr. Prior Holmes a pleas- .. ant surprise Friday evening. The i - ...wUlW In MlSS occasion won cuyvi.; - Brock's honor as she. will soon leave Flora where she has been teaching. The surprise was a complete one. As it was a surprise, the young lad lea broueht a nice lunch. An en joyable time Is reported. Those pres ent were the Misses Delia Curry, Vennle Curry, , Leona Dale, Amelia Frazier. Oleta Hanson. Ina Apple- ' gate, Elba Conley, Mary Eddlemon, Chrtstal Cannon. Leila Garrett, Neva Garrett, Bessie Conley, Ruby Robin son, Sylvia Applegate, Leotl Holmes, V Nettle Brock and Edna Holmes; and Messrs. Sam Curry, Ferdinand San day, Otho Botts, Elm est Allen, Alex Ourry, George Botts, Lewis Frazier, AaronT nomas, Fred Botts, Clarence Dale, Harold Hart, Price Applegate, Edgar Dale, Claude Hart, Will cur ry and Prior Holmes. , ? ' ; Troy. The "Orange held their regular meeting at Troy February 11. One new member initiated. Several mem bers in attendance. Born to Mrs. S. P. McNeil, on Sat, urday, 11th Inst., a bouncing nine pound baby girt. Mother and babe dolus nicely. Mrs. Sarah Smith of Grouse to vis iting with her son Roy Smith, for a few1 days. Mrs. Lola Baker is visiting with her mother at present, while her husband la out, side looking after business affairs The Troy school is progressing nicely with Mrs. Paul E. Knapp , as teacher. Fourteen pupils on roil. Several young people gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed son Davis on last Sunday evening. At ter a bountiful supper) had been serv ed, all listened to some good music by Glenn Wilson and Sale Renrrow Knights of Pythias Minstrels ENTERPRISE OPERA HOUSE Abundance of Snow Insures Good Crops Sixteen Inch of It At Elk Moun tain Local and Personal .-' .'. Notes. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 8-30 P. III. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, AT 7-30 P. M. PROGRAMME ; Mr. Miller .Mr. Galley, Mr. Weathers Mr. Browning, Mr. Vest Interlocutor .... Bones '. ' Tambos Opening Chorus, Medley from tne South. Grand Introductory; Overture. , I'd Love To Live In Loveland With a Girl Like Tou, Mr. Galley . Mr Weathers Casey Jones I'll Meet You On the Golden Shore.. Mr. Ault He Got Right Up On the Wagon..... Mr. Browning Lucy Lee 1 v"" MriL JaC Sly Old Moon ......Mr. Vest Closing Chorus, The Oyster. ' . Between -the first and second parts, the enlarged orchestra, consisting of Selack's full orchestra, reinforced by the full Enterprise orchestra, will render fifteen minute concert. will be the subject of Mr. Crockett's discourse ' Sunday night. There will be tho usual Sunday school and preaching service in Uie morning. Methodist: The pastor will preach Sunday morning on the theme: "SelC Triumph Through Self-Forgetfulness." in the evening the subject will be Abraham Lincoln. All Invited. PresI-. dent Honian of Willamette Univer sity will preach In the Methodist church Sunday morning, March 5. MAUDE FLOWERS DEAD. rhe many friends of Maude Flowers were grieved to learn Tuesday of her death, the previous day at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Flow ers, at Sheridan. Her doath was due to typhoid fever. The body will be brought here for interment,' being ex pected to arrive this, Wednesday, af ternoon. BAPTIST CHURGH DEDICATED SUNDAY BEAUTIFUL STRUCTURE IS CON SECRATED TO GOD DES CRIPTION OF SERVICES. Second Part Brother Boyd will philosophize. Brother Reavls' in a musical melang. Brother Weathers will discuss some timely topics. Elk Mountain, Feb. 17. Elmer McFetrldge went to Chlco, Friday evening. William Fine was up from Chlco, Wednesday. , . Miss V. Thomas gave a card party Friday night at the home of her uncle. Earl Coffman. No . one need fear to come to Elk Mountain. There Is no mad coyotes here. ' ' Millard McFetrldge brought out some horses from the valley, Thura dav. . Mr. and Mrs. John Fine gave a dance Friday night at tholr home near Chlco. William' Meltaler.has lumber on the grougd preparatory to erecting a dwel ling on his homestead. -.' About 1 Inches of snow covers the ground here now: this almost Insures good crops the coming season. Miss Iva Loftus, who was attending school at La Gnmde, owing to ill health has returned home. Mamv persons claim Feb. 2 to be ground-hog day, while the older in habitants back East claim ground-bog dav to be Feb. 14. If he came out either the 2nd or 14th he saw his shadow. That means winter will continue until March 15 or April 1 W. D. Roberta received news from Portland that his step-father, J. P. AvlU. lo still very ill. About $1300 a month is being paid out by the government, in this coun tv. toward the extermination of the coyote. I am of the opinion if this money had been added to the boun ty funds, better results would be ob tained. , The Dutch Duo HUG AND BROWNING, In Their Famous Skit The Music Master Marriage Licenses. Feb. R. T,' Brown, 21, farmer, Enterprise; Opal Uircher, 19, Enter prise. Feb. S. II. Connor, 57, farmer, Wallowa; Elizabeth Pratt, 43, board ing house keeper, Wallowa. Hope of Telephone Line On Powwaika May Connect With Eden Extension Visitors and Visaing On Ridge. ' WANTED. Wooljtrowers Coyote Bounty Script. 1 cashed by Geo. Baker, Enterprise. 85a Men and teama wanted to haul lum ber. For particulars eee the E. M- k M. Co. 1U. Correspondents , for this paper in all parts of the county not now rep resented, vi glb2 ' MONEY TO LOAN State Funds toaaad, pef cent. John P. Rash. Attj, BUte Land B'd. Jospb FOR SALE.. . Al Piano for sale.' Enquire at this office. Sbti. Matched team of horses.' Well broke and true to pull. 8ee Carl Roe or w. I . rlvki En tern rise. Ore. 83btf .1 will sell all or ady ef y town prop- ty at . asonable prices. W. W. Zurcaer, Enterprise. Oregon. 40btf Bsc 36, S N 44 840 A. B E sec. 2S. W NVV seo. 23,SWy 8W ec. 14, 1 S 4 au a. 64bU J. S. Cook. Bums. Ore. ; Swedish Select Regenerated Seed Oats. Averaged over 60 bushels to acre on Prairie Creek test summer. Charles Downs, Joseph, Oregon. 77b4 California HomeiT Best dairy and t km I tv PurlArk.Mndesto Irrt- ' gatlon dUstricU. Write for exact dea- errptlona of desirable places, and my low tare rates. Edward Fowler, i Overlook Jersey Farm, Ceres, Calif. ! ?( TO CONCLUDE WITH THE SIDE SPLITTING FARCE THE BOOSTER CLUB OF BLACKVILLE CAST u T.ii.1 Thna ' Mr. Galley TomM Tor-Vann MflK-hlTlOUth . . . . Mf- SWrK r.i 1 l,,octQ -Hntfnnt Mr. Vest Ai,.r,orr, Tinln Wnahlneton.... 1 Mr. Zurcher R.rtMii r?naKfpnthprfl .' Mr. Roe Alexander Brutus Thickllps Mr. Savage TJmfiio Rnstiia fioiieenheimer . Mr. laggan wniia-n mikina Smith....1 ... ...Mr. Bumaugh Michael Angelo Wishbone Mr. Pace un.o WAtmsolhar Piitun..j. - Mr. A. r-i. 11U1 CWV I. v .1 w - NOTE Tk. ric.tT.L.f pywivcntinn of the Knig'its of Pythias will be held in Enter- prise on Friaay evening. io aawnmouaie iue vlbhuib uicij, i . fnrmnnon witi Ha hficun a.t' 7:30. After the performance there will be a dance. Music by Selack's full orchestra. The public Is Invited. High School Bill . Killed In Senate History of Failure To Abolish Wal lowa County School By Legislative! Trick. Lady Osteopath Arrives. Dr., Mabel Wllliama-of Los Angeles arrived Monday afternoon to take chance of the practice of Dr. W. L Nichols until he recovers from his re cent lnhirv. Dr. Williams Is a competent and thoroughly equipped practitioner who stands high in professional circles, and Dr. . Nichols commends nis pat ients and those desiring Osteopathic treatment to her care: Office hours 8:30 a. m. to 2:30 p. m. Record of Work Of Circuit Court Last Two Days Devoted To Crim inal Trials Adjourned Monday Night. Powwatka. Fob. 1C Hyrara Prince is visiting his broth Phillip and oth er relatives on the ridce. Mr Landers made a trip to Wal lowa lately. He Is expecting the rest of his family from Missouri) soon. Coney Aliff . and Roscoe Gormley have been helping Mr. McGtnnls on his new house. Coney Aliff lately received the sad news of his father's death In West Virginia. . 1 Rev. F. G. Potter preached at the lower school house last Friday even lng. Clint Clemens carried the mail for Mr. McGlnnis last wock. . Mr. Collins crossed the canyon to Promise to see his niother-ln-law Mrs.. Carpenter, who has been quite sick There is some possibility of get tlnir a telenlloue ifno ttlon tlie.J'OW watka- Rldgd connecting "wfth'Troy and Wallowa; A line from Troy uj through Edon Ih already bolng built. . Roscoe Gormley is In Flora this week attending a series of meetings where Rev. Johns at Wallowa Is as aisting the pastor. Cecil Gormley attended the teachers Institute In Enterprise last weok Mr. McGlnnis anil family! have boon sick with tho Kiiupe tills week. Cecil Gormley wont over to Da)' RidKe this woek to see, the folks. Two thousand lambs and five young men, Marched up the hill and down again 1 The First Baptist Church of Enter pr.'ro was dedicated, Sunday, In the ! t.cnce of two large audiences that filled the beaut'ftil -calm church room and otrflowed into the Sunday scl'.ool .rooms at the sides. A; ths nnrr.lm eeivlce Rev. W, T. Jordan, formerly of Denver. Col., preached from II Corinthians, eighth chapter and seventh verse, on "A For gotten Privilege." The song service was very fine and Included a solo by Mrs. A.'B. Conoway and hymns by a large choir. Rev. W. II Gibson read the report of the building committee, which showed a total expenditure of $7701.. 25; total raised by subscriptions, dona tions, etc.. $4637.22. leaving to be rais ed $3064.03. About half of this sum was subscribed at the services, Sun day and It Is expected! the fullj amount will be taken care of soon. At the evening services, Rev. Fred C W. Parker preached a powerful and eloquent dedicatory sermon, and again the beautiful music was a fea ture. Ruth Chenoweth sang a solo, "Gentle Jesus," and the choir sever al fine hymns. Rev. W. H. Gibson gave the dedicatory prayer which was followed by song, "The Inner Circle." The record of the building of this tomDlfi to God Is one of which the Baptist people have a right to be croud. The church membership Is on ly 40 effectives, yet tills small group . in tthe face of great obstacles! and dur ing hard close times succeeded In a wonderful manner, by unceasing work and self sacrifice. Praise is due Rev. W. H. Gibson, who dlretced the work, an l the devoted men and women who uphold his arms. The complete report of the building committee will appear In our' next issue. All the other churches of the city dismissed both their morning and ev ening services that their . mem bers could attend the dedication. The lecture bv Doctor Jordan in the church- Monday night, "Down South In Dixie," was replete with fun and wisdom, Tjhere was a large attend atice. the net receipts amounting to $30, half of which went to the Ladies Aid. Children sold tickets, they get ting every fifth ticket. EXPERT ON RAILROAD TIMEPIECES IS HERE. J. L. Carson, expert watchmaker and repairer from North Yak km a, we. la now in my shop and we are .pre pared to do any and au una oi work. Mr. Carson has had four years excellence on railroad timepieces. If voa have a watch or a clocK tnat needs "doc taring" try him. W. H. Durham, Enterprise Jeweler. 83bZ . s- SHERIFFS OFFICE NOTE8. R. E. Frlddiea of Grouse is (n Jail on charges of rape and fornication The grand Jury returned two Indict- menta acalnst him. Sheriff Marvin and T. M. Dill left Tuesday for Salem with R. A. Devlne, i sentenced to one year in the peniten tiary for obtaining money by naise pretenses. Ksad tha advtrtlsemanti. The bill to abolish the Wallowa County Hieh school was killed by in definite postponement In the senate near midnight, Saturday night, about 20 minutes before final adjournment. The bill after passing the house came over to the senate;; was1 referred to the committee on education which made .a unanimous report against it. Oliver then had it tabled for amend ment, and when he finally, late Sat urday niKht. called It up. his amend ment was to make it apply to WaU Iowa county only. Bowernian, Chase, Nottingham and other senators ably defended the high school. Aubrey O. Smith of Lostlne addressed the senate for the bill, and F. A.. Clarke of this city made a rousing speech against It. The motion for indefinite nostnonement was made Immediately after Clarke's speech, was put and declared carried by President Belling, while Senator Oliver, his huge buiK' swaying with the wild swinging of his arms, vainly called for recogni tion.,. W. M. Sutton, formerly of this city and a member of the house from Lane, did yeoman service for the high school, ad Will Church of La Grande asked for fair play but kuhk forced Us passage through tha house in spite of all protest. Edward Smith was found guilty of larceny by embezzlement by a jury in the circuit court, Monday, and was sentenced to 90 days In the county Jail. W. G. Trill was his attorney. Frank H. Marlon was cleared Sat urday of the charge of forgery and obtaining money by false pretenses and the second indictmentTvas dis missed. Daniel Boyd defended mm Marion was re-arrested on similar charges by Deputy McLachlen of Union county and taken out mere Tuesday. He Is accused of passing bad checks on the postmaster at Min- am. Mrs. Gibson, a woman who collect ed money from Wallowa people and $30 from . the county court, on a hard luck story, was brought back from La Grande, but on investigation was allowed to go free. The grand Jury completed Its work and was relieved from further duty Saturday evening. Court adjourned Monday. Follow ing were additional decisions in Law and Equity Cases Edith Hooper vs Samuel VV. Hood er. Decree of divorce." Alice R. Leffel vs Continental Life Insurance & Jnvestmentj Co. Default of defendant. Judgment for plaintiff for $213.75, and costs. K. OF P. MINSTRELS HAS 'EM ALL BACKED OFF Revs. W. T. Jordan and F. C. W. Parker, who were here agisting in the dedication of the Baptist church, left Tuesday, the former going to his , home in Columbus, Wn. The latter! will return and preach in the new church next, Sunday. CHURCH SERVICES. Baptist: State Secretary Rev. Fred C. W. Parker will preach both morn ing and evening. Sunday school at 10 a. m. Christian : "The Great Compensation A production that shall glitter un dimmed throughout the ro3eate future In the memories of all who attend will be tho bfg minstrel show to be nlven by the local Knights of Pyth las Thursday and Friday nights of this weok. It seems bound to attract more attention, than any other pro ductlon this season. Laughter inako" the heart beat young and this big minstrel Is designed to provoke laugh ter and smootlil wrinkles. A twolve piece orchestra compos ed of the moat accomplished music lans of Enterprise and Joseph has been engngtd to. furnish music for the occasion and the music alone will be well worth the price of admission. The show going public aro Impatient ly waiting the date- anticipating a treat of a life time. Tlckots aro now on sale at IHirnaiiKh & Mayflold's and aro Koine rapidly. Don t delay. Delays are are dangerous.. Get your tickets before the last groat rush. On Thursday evening tho curtain will rise at the usual time, but on. J- ruiay night the show will begin promptly at 7:30 p. m. for tho reason that the district convention of the Knights of Pythlns comprising tho counties of Union and Wallowa, meets at the Fra ternal ball bote that evening and the Knlfiht will repair Immediately .after the show to the lodge room where they will bavo work enough to kocp them busy umll a late hour and fun nou.?h to last a year. Ditch Companies Plan Reservoirs Three Combine To Construct Stor age Basins In Hurrl- cane Canyon. Ax .VI,. .,.1 nntitM if tha Aldu er Slope Ditch company, Hurricane Ditch company and the Moonshine Ditch company, held , at the court hoiwe Tuesday afternoon, a new com- uanv was formed to be known as the Consolidated Reservoir company composed of the shareholders In the other three, for the purpose of con structing four reservoirs in Hurricane canyon to store surplus water aunng the snow melting period for use late in the summer and early fall. , Sam Lltch of the Alder Slope com pany, Bert Cole of the Moonshine and Carl Whltmore of the Hurricane wore appointed as the .committee to per fect the plans of the organiitauon, se cure the sites, etc. The sites are within the reserve and are located from 10 to 14 miles above the mouth of the canyon. They have been surveyed by II. E. Merry man and the cost of construction la estimated at from $6000 to $7000. .. D. F. Stool left Sunday for Eugene to vUit relatives. PUBLIC 8ALE. J. W. Tyson will sell at publio auction at the southwest corner of the court house yard, Saturday, Fob. 25, at 1 p. m., the following house hold articles: 1 writing desk and bookense combined, 1 cherry bedroom suit, 1 dining table, 1 cook stove, 1 heater. 1 center table. 1 rocker, 4 dining chairs, stone and glass Jars, tinware, cooking utensils, etc. Farm ing utensils: Harness, saddle, wagon buggy, beet tools, forks, steel tubular doubletree, tent 14x16. Terms, cash. S. F. Pace, auctioneer; L. D. Payne, clerk. Howard Wagner Is clerking in Pren tiss Human's.