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TWICE-A-WEEK WEDNESDAY EDITION CORD TWELFTH YEAR. NO. 95. ENTERPRISE, WALLOWA. COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 911. CITY OFFICIAL PAPER. ENTERPRISE MEWS-RE REViSED FORES RULES APPROVED DEPARTMENT TO CO-OPERATE WITH STOCKMEN'S ASSO CIATIONS IN MATTER. Washington, March 20 The Secre tary of Agriculture has approved a re vised form of the grazing regulations which governs use of the National Forest ranges. ' In the opinion of the department officers, the, most import ant departures from the old regula tions are found, first, in the fact that provision Is made for recognit ion of a permanent 'National advis ory board representing the sheep and cattle Interests, which will confer an nually with the Secretary of Agri culture concerning grazing matters; and secondly, in the laying down of a rule that on forests where the quali ty of range and advantages for rais- ' log cattle and sheep are equal, the year long rate for sheep after the sea son of 1911 wtUl be thirty per cent of the year long rate for cattle. The new regulations have been made the subject of extended and most careful- consideration and are promul gated at the present time as the re sult of a general revision made of all the regulations governing the use of the National forests. Before de ciding on the grazing regulations, Sec "retary Wilson invited representatives of the two great national organization of stockmen, the National Wool Grow ers' association and the American) Na tional Live Stock association, to pre sent their views to him on grazing matters, and to make any suggestions which they might wish to offer con cerning the proposed regulations. " The proposed regulations, as they had been drafted by the forest ser vice, were submitted to delegates of Cent a word single Insertion,. cents a word 2 " insertions.'' Special rates by month and year. -WANTED. Fresh cow to pasture for use of) part of the milk. Good care. Plenty of water. Address care of this office. MONEY TO LOAN Slat Funds loaned, 6 per cent. John P. Rusk, Atta. State Land B'd. Joseph FOR SALE. Good heavy work horse, young and well set up. See or phone F. I. Ver gere, Enterprise. 95b2 Several different varieties of seed po tatoes. S. T. Daggett, Alder Slope. Rhode Island Red roosters. Also eggs for setting. Inquire of Mrs. J, L. Browning 95al See G. W. Franklin for full blood Barred Plymouth Rock settings. 92tf Work team, well broke, for sale at low price for cash. One of the hors es -worth the price asked. Inquire at this office. 92a6 S. C. Rhode Island Red Eggs. $1 to . 16. C. J Sanford, Enterprise. 88b8 Matched team of horses. Well broke and true to pull. See Carl Roe or W. I. Calvin, Enterprise, Ore. 83 btf IwaUsell all or any of my town prop- ty ..at: reasonable prices. W. W. Zureher, -Enterprise, Oregon. 40btf See. M, S N 44 40 A. S E sec. H. W NW sea 23,SW SW tW. 14, I g 46280 A. Mf , J. S. Cook, Burma, Ore. Seed Oats that will grow. Don't you know oats play out? Get Selected, . Tested Swedish Regenerated. Charles Down, Joseph. ' 88a8 All of my household furniture, con sisting of bedroom suites, dining room eta of quarter sawed oak, buffet, fan cy chairs, etc. Also piano, which will be sold on terms to suit purchaser. ' Call at rooms over bank, or at bank. A. J. Boehmer. Good sorrel gelding, 9 years old, wt 1200 pounds. Sound. Broke to all har ness. Good set of heavy work harn ess with collars and pads. 7 C. S. BRADLEY, 03a4 Enterprise, Ore. White Langshan cockerels $1 each. Eggs $1 for 15. Mrs. J. D. Struble, Enterprise 93b2 MISCELLANEOUS. Anyone wanting sidewalk, tanks for watering stock, or any kind of con crete work can have first-class work done by G. W. D. Glenn, Enterprise, Oregon. 25 years experience concrete work In the east 93b2. the two associations who came to Washington in response to Secretary Wilson's invitation. This action on the part of Secretary Wilson is de clared to be in accordance with the established policy of the forest ser vice in seeking co-operation with or ganized bodies of stockmen who make use of the national forest range. Sec retary Wilson recognizes that the one and one-half million cattle and seven and one-half million sheep which are annually grazed on the forests bear an important relation to the price of beef and mutton in this country, and that the public need of increased food supplies no less than the best in lerests of the stock industry call for careful methods of regulation to pro mote the full use of the grazing re source. In his view, co-operation with the advisory boards of local livestock associations! has contributed materially to the adjustment of range problems In a way satisfactory both to the (Continued on last page.) Popular Young People Wedded Bartlett Young Couple Married - Grange Holds Profitable Session At Troy. Bartlett, March 21 A number of ln vlted guests assembled at the home of Justice Wilson Friday afternoon, to witness the marriage of his daughter, Miss Eva, to L. J. Harding. After the ceremony the guests were invited to participate in a sumptuous supper'. Both of these young people are well known in our community and their many friends extend to them good wishes and congratulations. R. C, Edgmand was over to the Grouse country last week. He was a guest at the wedding and also at tended the dance. The best dance of the season was given a( the hall last Friday night. It was given to celeb rate the; wedding All report a good time. . .. ""Several' boys from Eden were over to the dance. They seemed to enjoy themselves. i Grip seems to be the general com plaint in these wood3. It hit L. J. Harding pretty hard and kept! him In bed for a few days. Several more are suffering from its effects. Several from the flat attended the Grange at Troy, March 11. A splendid session was held and a very profit able discussion oa county government was given. Several new n. embers were Initiated. Mrs. Smith and daughter Gertie visited at the home of Mrs.s J. H. Moore Monday. A. H. Holmes was a guest at. the home of W. A. Mpore, Sunday. PARADISE GLINTS. , Paradise, March 24 J. D. Braugh ton and Henhy Schmidt were doing business at the local notary's office recently. D. G. Ralls is working the Deer Creek road. Henry Sturm has rented his ranch to Lake Osborn. Some snow here yet and weather colder. Winter wheat looks fine. Bud Fisher drove a lone steer to Lewlston this week. The sheep men are making prepar ations for lambing. Sheep are in fine condition. Bail Shelton and family were up from the river today. The roads are muddy here now. Patches of snow and mud make trav el bad. CHAPMAN DISTRICT NEWS. Lon Brlghts have moved to Los tine. A number of farmers n this vicin ity are breaking sod. ' Cleon Elmer had the misfortune of losing a nice five year old horse last week. George Stonebrink will farm Cleon' Elmer's place for the ensuing year. Surveyor Smith has been survey ing and establishing corners for sev eral of the farmers In this locality. ' A. E. Hartley and E. A. Crossler have been Improving the time repair ing their fences. J. C. Hlggins and family spent Sun day at the home of George Woods of Evans. ' 8TALLION FOR SALE. Having sold my brood mares and part of my farm I will cell my fine Belgian Clyde stallion very cheap or will trade for stock. F. H. LANPHEAR, b2 Joseph, Ore. LIVE STOCK SHOW PROVES PORTLAND BEST MARKET BIG LIVESTOCK SHOW WAS GREAT SUCCESS AND PRIZES OFFER ED BY 8T0CKMEN AND RAILROADS BRING MUCH - ' HIGH GRADE STOCK TO CITY. Portland, March 28 Portland gain ed considerable prestige as a livestock market from the recent fat stock show held here. Not only was tine show a great success but it broke former price records for stock. The sale of the champion steer for $409 or 26 cents a pound on foot, is the highest figure paid for beef In, this market. The steer was two years old and was raised in Baker county. i Livestock men, the Commercial clui and the railroads contributed to the prizes and they brought out a large number of splendid exhibits. Breed ers in attendance were impressed as never before with the importance of this market and Its future as a live stock center. This is also the high est market for cattle in the United States, quality and conditions being considered. Inside of five years, pre dicted a Montana stockman at the show, all the cattle la the Northwest will come to Portland. Oregon's naval militia will get the cruiser Boston for use In training the members in the ways, of the navy. The vessel will be available May 15 and will be stationed at Port land. Cruises will be made to sea and to coast points to give the mem-' bershlp practical instruction in handl ing a fgihting ship. The Reserve ' is an active organization that prom-, ises to become more important as' time passes. North Plains is one of Oregon's new est towns and one of the first things it did was to organize a commercial club and line up with the progres sive spirit now so noticeable through REAL ESTATE U. S. to Albert L. Hickman, sw se. se sw, sec 15, nw ne, ne aw, sec 22, 5 in 42. Patent. G. C. Clark to H. T. Skaggs. lot 3 in half blk F, Flora. $125. H. T. Skaggs to R. J. Ghormley. and A. M. Boldon, lot 3 In half blk F, Flora. $700. A. G. Wiggles worth to W. T Aliff. 3.95 acres sec 13, 1 n 42. $1000. ',, Albert Graham to J. T. Wickens. ne se, n se, se no, sec 15, 6n 42. Q. C. $1. Maggie McDonald to Wm.J . Goll- nick, e'4 sw sec 28, eVi nw sec 33, ls-44. $1. Wm. J. Gollnlck to H C. Laird. e sw sec 28, eV4nw sec 33, ls-44. $1. J. A. Burleigh to Daniel Boyd. n ne, se ne, no se, sec 11, ln-44. $1. J. M. Dunagan to H F. Tyler, sw se sec 6, w'fcne sec 7, nw se sec 7, 3s-47. $2000. John Caviness to Peter Baudon. lots 12 and 13 sec 21. lots 4 and 6 sec 28, 23-46. $2400. Samuel Sproaton to The Public, lot; 1 and 24, blk B, Sproston's add Wal lowa. Q. C. $26. Leonard Couch to John B Pace. 9.94 acres in sec 14, ln-42. $1. Asahel L. Parker to M. R. Wood, e 'snw, sw ne, nw se, sec 31. 2n-45. $1500. Frank S. Smith to Duval Jackson, wse sec 13, 4n-44. $1. U, S. to Wlnton Meadows. w'nw, nsw, sec 8, 2n-42. Patent. U. S,,to Wm. Eetes, lots 3 and 4, se nw, ne sw. sec 2, 3s-46. Patent. U. S. to Alice Baker, formerly Al ice Robinson, sw sec 13, 5n-44. Pat. U. S. to Sarah S. Gandy, nw sec 15, 4n-44. Patent. U. S. to Governor D Daniel, ne ne, sV&ne sec 13, 4n-42, and lots 3 and 4, sec 18, 4n-43. Patent. U, S. to A. L. Hickman, sw se, se sw, sec 15, nw ne, ne nw, sec 22, 5n-42. Patent. IT. S. to U. A. McCrae, nne, se ne ne se, sec 19, 2n-43. Patent. W. H. Berry to H. W. Beecher, blk C Stubbletleld's add Entei prise, and lot 1 blk 1 Alder View add Enter prise. $3250. Emma A. Reynolds to L. J. Jordan, part of lot 3, blk 34, Zurcher's amend ed add Enterprise. $1. Oscar Coleman to S.P. Crow, wV4 se sec 11, la-43. Deed of correction. $3500. Peter Baudon to Geo, M. Tucker, nw, wne, ne, sne ne, sec 25, out the state. Portland Commercial club officials, railroad men and oth ers made an excursion to North) Plain during the week and attended the "christening" of the new town. Oregon is getting its full share of the colonists who are crowding the westbound trains. A telegram from Louis W. Hill, president of the Great Northern, to Manager Chapman of the Commercial club bore the Infor mation that over one-third' of the pas sengers on the Oriental Limited one day out of the Twin Cities were Dound for Oregon. This ratio is probably true of practically all of the colonist trains coming to the North west. , Instead of the usual foolishness that attends April 1, one Oregon town is going to accomplish something use ful. Gaston, under the direction of the women's auxllliary of the Com mercial club, will clean house that day. ' Everybody will help, and it will be known as clean-up day. Oregon postmasters will hold the annual convention In Portland June 7, 8 and 9. Selection of the place of meeting and dates were made dur ing the past week. Postmasters of California, Washington and Idaho wllj De invited. Matters for the better ment of the service will be discussed and many suggestions made that will very likely be adopted by the depart ment. Cove, the beautiful and thrifty fruit growing city of Grande Ronde valley, has taken steps to organize a commercial club. One of the first projects in view is the holding of a cherry fair the first week In July. TRANSFERS 2s-45. $10,500. Mary J. Creighton to W. J. Need ham, 80 acres In sec 20, 2s-45. $4400. Sampel Sproston to J. C, Balrd, lots 4 and 5, blk B, Sproston's add Wallowa. $90. Daniel Boyd to ThosJ Bales, sw sw, sec 15, se se sec 16, eV&ne sec 21, nw nw sec 22, ln-45. $1. Ray E. Vest to Victor Johnson, 3 acres in lot 1, sec 3, 2s-44. $800. L. E. Caviness to Peter Baudon, s 8w, sw se, sec 22, nVfcnw, se nw, e Visw, sec 27, eHnw, nw nw, sec 82, 2s-46. $6,600. S.P. Crow to Ann Ice and Ed. Stand ley, wse sec 11, 18-43. Deed of cor rection. $4000. ' U. S. to John W, Hayes, ne ne, sec 12, 3s-44. Patent. U. S. to John Erlckson, n'se, sw se, sec 7, nw ne sec 18, 3n-42. Patent. U. S. to Oscar Garner, se sec 15, 4n-41. Patent. U.S. to Asahel L. Parker, enw, sw ne, nw se, sec 31, 2n-45. Patent. ORDERED TO THE FRONT. The following clipping from the Jeffersonian of Cambridge. Ohio, is of interest here, as Captain Barthalow it a nephew of Mrs. Lee R. DeVore of this city: "Cambridge and Guernsey county cit Izens are taking great deal of In terest in the threatened trouble be tween the United States and Mexico, not only for patriotic reasons but because a former young man of Kim bolton is In the thick of the trouble zone. He la Capt. Ben Barthalow, a son of Mrs; O. W. Bartholow of Kim bolton, and la well known in Cam bridge. Capt. Barthalow Is in command of the United States gunboat Alba tross which has been stationed at San Franslsco. "The first of the week Mrs. Bartha low received a letter from her son stating that he had received orders to take the gunboat to Mexican wat ers." Brighten up use Sherwin-Williams & Co. paints. Sold at Keltner's hard- rare. Notice To Horsemen, I have a Morgan horse colt for sale. He was 2 years old the first of October last and is fit for ser vice this spring. JACK JOHNSON, S3b3 Imaaha, Oregon, COYOTE INFESTED WITH HYDROPHOBIA GERMS. County Veterinarian E. R. Flack reports that the coyote which was killed recently on the streets of Los- tlne, "the head of which he sent to Portland for examination, was infect ed with hydrophobia germs, accord ing to the report of Dr. White of the state board. A dog belonging to a farmer north east of town was recently bitten by a coyote and Dr. Flack is expecting the head of the dog this week, which he will send to Portland for examina tion. Dr. Flack wishes the dog owners of the county to remember that the or der that r.ll dogs in Wallowa county must either be chained up or be muz zled has not yet been removed and dog owners who do nob comply with the order are liable for damages un til the order is removed. All dogs found loose with no muzzle on will be shot as heretofore ordered. News About Flora From the Journal Local Happenings In the North Coun try and Items of Interest About Her People. The entertainment given Wednes day night at the M. E. church by the Epworth League, was decidedly) a success. Mrs. George Frazler Sr. is quite sick with rheumatism at the present time. Dr. Gilmore is In attendance. L. D. Osburn, formerly of the Sturm and Osburn Mill Co. has rent ed the Henry Sturm ranch for 6 years. The ranch Is In the famous Paradise country, and consists of 200 acres of plow land and 160 acres of pasture. Charlie F. Hopkins has, since the 14th day of December, sawed, split and piled 235 ricks of wood, besides making 1150 posts. This is the best of evidence that our community Is fa vored with men who are not afraid of work and we take pleasure in knowing that there are many such in Flora. Little Ethel, the nine year old step daughter of Mr. George Beecher of Eden, passed through Flora Satur day on her way home. It Is reported that this girl, only 9 years old, haB traveled, without companion, from Chicago to this place, meeting with no serious accidents during the long Journey. William Fordice, Al and Jack Cole Abe Carter, Earnest Allen and Guy Botts, stopped in Flora Tuesday night They are on their, way to Wallowa with 275 head of fine, fat hogs, which they will ship from that point to the Portland market. The Fordice Bros, have 90 head in this: lot and the Cole Bros, and Mr. Carter 185 head. The last act In the comedy entitl ed The New Editor, of which one A. M. Boldon has for the past three weeks been playing the leading part In the city of Flora, Wallowa county, Oregon, ended yesterday, March 23rd, 1911 when one R. J. Ghormley bought all of the aforesaid Boldon's right, title and interest to any longer pose as the new editor of the Flora Journ al. Troy. Fine spring weather at .this writing, most all have their early gardens planted. D. A. Silver loft Wednesday for Cloverland where he expects to assist Mr. Farrlsh with his saw mill for one month. The Eden Telephone line is now up' and connected on main line, with three new phoues installed in the homes of C. J. Fleming, Frank Eg glooton and Chas. Phoenix, The entire family of John M. Sil ver is now suffering with la grippe. Mrs. Paul Knapp had the misfor tune of dislocating one of her flng ors last Monday night. She went Tues day to Flora to Dr. Gilmore, return ing Wednesday much improved. The Dr. pronounced it a dislocation with a fractured bone. She resumed charge of her school Thursday. O, C. Boding has been helping Claud Hueston get his crop In for the past few days. Laurence Bartlett of Bartlett, Ore., was doing business at Troy, yester day. Mr. and Mrs. John Crossland left Monday, for Enterprise, Ore., where they expect to get positions to work. Miss Clara Renfrew and Harry! Red man were visitors at Troy, Sunday. Harry Valen, son of T. II. Valen, Is suffering with lagrlppe. PALCUSE Mi BUS HUGH LID RANCH GEORGE FAUGHT BUYS 480 ACRE WHEAT RANCH MANY 8EEKERS HERE. A big deal In real estate was con summated last week through the real estate firm of Payne & Sheets when George Faught purchased the Hugh Laird hill ranch of 480 acres. The deal involved about $10,000. Mr. Faught Is an old Palouser and understands dry farming. : He .will locate here and turn his new property into a money making institution by dry farming methods. About 100 acres are now in wheat and Mr. Faught will break about 100 acres more this spring. , . Numerous prospective buyers are looking over 'the country hereabouts with a view to purchasing either to establish homes or for the pur-, pose of investment, but Mr. Payne states that in his opinion it will be 90 days or more before this county feels the full effect of the western Immigration. Most of the hundreds of middle westerners now coming to Oregon are going direct to Portland and from there will gradually branch out until they find locations to their liking. GIANT'8 OUTFIELDER WILL VISIT HERE. Lee R. DeVore Is in receipt of a letter from his nephew,- Joshua De Vore, outfielder of the New York Na tional league club, who has been playing with the Giants for the past three years. The club has been in training this month in Marlln, Texas, and will leave for New York the 2-l'Hi where the season will open April 12U with Philadelphia. , Sporting, Life baa this to say of Josh: '' 1 . "In the fall aeries between the Giants and Highlanders for metropoli tan supremacy, the youngster made his calling and election as a regular Giant in the future sure by remark ably hard hitting end brilliant all around work." When through LosAngeles and Spo kane the coming fall he expects to come to. Enterprise and spend a month or two with his uncle. Local Happenings On Elk Mountain Happening Of the Week. On the Mountain 8ent By Our Reg ular Correspondent. Elk Mountain, March 26. Snow fell here last night to a depth of six Inches, James Daily has moved to the C. A. Loosely place on upper Crow creek. Calvin Smith has bought the Al- ford place on Joseph Creek. Mr. Kline has moved his family to the ranch recently purchased of O. M. Corklns. Lewis White has returned from Ta- coroa where he went on a visit to his parents. He is expecting his fath er here in a few days to look over the country with regard to locating in this county. Mr, White is manager of the water works system of Taco ma. William Henderson went out to the valley yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Coffin an have moved down to where they are graz ing their sheep. John J. Burleson has been very sick during the past two weeks, but Is slowly Improving. Church Dorrance's children have been indisposed with some kind of throat disease. James Loftus was visiting at home during the past! week. The county road past here is in very bad condition at present. The grass was nice and green here before last night's anow. Mr. Ogan purchased a fine team of young mares from Millard McFot rldge during the past week. The squirrels have come out during these warm days. Now Is the time to apply poison. Rev. J. D. Glllllan of La Grande has gone to Ohio for a three weeks visit with his agi and invalid moth er.