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tDhc TQadras SPionecp.
Published every Thursday by ,
Till! PlOXBKlt PUBLISHING CO,
Timothy lhtow.vmt.i., il?r.
One jenr..,,, ,.r....$1.50
hlx iiKtntl s. 1-J0
Three months... ft
AovKitTTsYfr U.vtks on Arvrac.vTiox.
Ai'pl cttlon lias been made- Ih on:!i Hie
Postefllce nt MnIfn. Orexott. for entry to
I'. S. walla us second Class matter.
TlirUbDAY SEPTKMUEIt 15, 1001
new oouirtrc AaftefiTioft.
t...:..- ,i r
our State Le'gis'autre there will
JLUl 1 1 1 II inn iv.mii ( ii n oicoiun ui
probably spring up the quee-
tion of setting off a portion of
Ctitr tilt, l w .icon fvinntinc intn
V P'llt IIIIVl " ivu J J ,WUHVU I V
tho proposed new county of
BtOTjkman. This was agitated
at the last regular Session and
was defeated by about five
minutes woik on the part of
C M. Cartwright and Hon. J. N.
"Williamson, who was then state
senator from this disiiict. Tint
it will spring up again and will
Drobnblv be harder to kill. A
petition" was circulated in this j part of the original Crook as
sfdii.'i of the proposed new another center, and tho north
county two' yearsago, which western part iii another county,
many Deorde signed without but we are not ready for the-
nnrWsr.'tnrli'ilTr flm hnnnrluries
ns proposed or jhe, work that
will have to be accomplished in
the organiratiou : of the new
The people in-this section of
Crook count- are nearly unani
mous in the opinion that it i
altogether too soon for any
thing of this kind to take place.
This is the most tliickly popu
lated portion, of the proposed
new count v, and, in time, will
be the parr of the county from
which the gieaiest revenue wifl
accrue, but there is practically
i for a County organ?
. izatiott frotu this section at
present. The lands here have
3v-xJJ T5eeTria"lton up within the
'i last three years and patents
have been issued for only a
, j Very few paiCels. Most of the
j people who are now here intend
T to stay and grow up with the
j country, and .will in all prob
j ability take advantage of the
eeven year limit allowed. by the
Department of the Interior ink
which to make final proof, so).
that it will
be at -least foHrfj,.lbUant over Inspects of
years from Ihe presflut lime be
fore the new count' could ex
pect revenue from, tile taxes
Tile boundaries as prapused
by the agitators at Antelope'
and Shahiko were not y har we
in this t-ection want anyway.
Roughly speaking the boun
daries of the new county, as
proposed, Weie Loiit , as fol
lows: Following the south
boundary of Sliernian cohnty
west to the Dikchutes river,
south along th-.; river to the
xnouth of the Mertoles river, ih a
generally easterly direction.'
along the crest of ihe B iw
Mountains to the wes?ern boun
dary of W heeler count', thence
wrth along Wheeler county
nd ihe John Day river to the
joutheast corner of Sherman
county. This would, as can
easily be perceived, leave a
largo portion of the Warm
springs Indian Iteseivation on
tho west side of Ihe De-chute.,'
still in Crook comity; at.d jhe
neraons living time v,Mth busi
ness to transact in their county
seat would he compelled to
cross a portion of auoihei
comity in yetting there; whieh,
by the way, ia one of the rea
sons advanced by the Ante
lopers for the establibhment ol
a new county, ?ib the3r are now
oompe led to pass through bhur
man county in going to The
Dulles. Of course there would
)G0t be much ruvinue derived at
e,anrt by unit tme ,ine oeotr- v- - "! i.miort iI(t, closer contact and
vcnnlrl li'ire riilefl u-n won hi 1 u l,"luI ul "'e oiiiun, eeere- , - , , ... ...
wouiii u.ivcjjneu, up wouju . a deeper, broader spirit ol loy-
iio- I-.i-ttm nifl cif it. -i-r. 1 ,:u J Ul "1H luiem r umier a , . 1
Itg luice dim Ul III. 14- , m I v i tirl .rrt ikg k onrnMitlxrcn .
rentproporlu.ns. . , . UevHaud admimstrat,..n. I. is ? ; -
present from tlio Reservation,
ijut we .bohevo .that .when, n new
county is set oft' here it should
bn made to include- nil of the
Warms pri if Reservation now
'included within the limits ol
Orook count, and should also
go far enough south to take in
the Haystack country, say to
the mouth of- Crooked river,
following up Crooked river to a
point about due west of (Jrizzly
Butte, and then over to the
Wheeler county boundary.
The Reservation will bo thrown
tpen in due time and will give
Ho n hnt rif vprf fine ftitmillir
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... . ,i ,.r ii, n.w.ci
j l.dUllll um sunn; n in" iinvoi,
n.nW in n,Wn.,. niul In- taking I
' ... w.n ,
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; the lines south to Crooked river
would include tho Haystack
country, which naturally goes
together with this section. The
j - -
j p-ople here fire not Anxious for
ju change at tln$,timo aim pe
tmons sent out by Antelope
will meet with small encourage
The tune is rfot far distant
when Crook will be split up the.
hack in several directions, with
Bend as the center of one por
tion, Prineville with a small
Some steps should be taken
by the postal authorities so
that mail from this section will
not have to be held over at
Grizzly for twenty hours, in
order to catch the north-bound
stage for Shaniko. This is a
great inconvenience to the peo
ple here and something should
be done lo relieve matters.
Timothy Brownhill is still in
the land of the living, having
'escaped the dangers of the first
j few weeks of newspaper work
land, is spending a few days with
his family. The .Madias Pioneer
is getting along f-wimmingly ,
snjs its proprietor;-and any
paper that can swim in a c tin
try where there is each a scar
city of water must be in a
pretty healihy condition. The
Settlersin Sherman count'
who were dispossessed of their
holdings by a derision of the
U. Supreme court are very
an early act of fongiess making
ttt least paitial reparation by
very important that the invesli
gation now being cann-d on
,iuu eriinjuiit, iur nauiiipi
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lias lailen into the hands ol T. old Mays ranch lying-two miles
13. Neuhausen, special agent ofUouth cf Anielope, and will
the general land omce. 'J his
investigation is to very thor
ough that there can be no
manner of doubt but an aypro
priation will be made lo meet
the emergency if congress is
disposed to act j'oi.efct'.y with
the people defrauded by 1 tilings
of the public authorities; The
Williamson act c o v e V s tho
blunder to date, but an appio
priation will be needed to fob,
low the just re port of Sir.viCeu
liauscn. Moro Observer.
WAEM BPEIKG EE3EEYATI01T;
Pijsjed to note the arrival of
(your paper and wish it many
moons 01 succes&ini iije and
l(ope our people will patronize;
There are many vacancies in
the list of employes at the Gov
ernment Iudiau-sch6ol heronnd
more aie Hkely to lull w.
Forest lires arc racing o'n the
Reservation, but eomo of the
Indians eay they don't care as.
Ihey derive no financial benefit
from the timber mid that soon
it will belong lo "Eodton" men
anyway. a J),
Wlun writing to tuh-ertlsera In thftt
pujier be hurt- mid uieiitiun The I'oik-iin
TEDEBAL LAKD INSPECTORS,
'For, the purpose of proven ti eg
further finud in ihu bflioes of
tho west, the public land states
have been divided into nine
districts, oyex' each of which a
special inspector will be ap
pointed. Oregon and Wnsh
iugton will each compute h
separate distiict and will be
presided over by separate in
spectors. Tlios. B. Neuhauscn,
formerly of Mindesotn, but for.
the past year located in The
Dalles, will be inspector for.
Oregon. and Edward W. Dixon.
Mi .. . ...A..
ol ureffon, win oe me ueuiur.jui
. - j
Washington. 1 he80 gentlemen
will he paid Sl.fiOO per annum
with an additional stipend ol ;
per da expenses, ami ny 10iC57 uwlJo Mnrp, i. iwa,trKU
he allowed ,:t clerk at 81. 00(51 SlfUm 1, Tit. ll smitti Uitnuo 1 Host,
oc auowiu ,.t uuiv .it v'yulWt m., M Wallw J.titlior Harris c.n-
Per yea r. -4 to ;it, In which It U nlli'sed thnt ilte wilil
ixifc , ; i citjit0!-it' Iihh wholly nbamlotted tlii'sntd
p. i -1 -l
The organiRation in Portland,
:egtll. recently of tho OregOll
rv i t t ..
delayed step in the right direc
tion. Thepurposeof the league
as indicated in ihe name is the
development of tho state;
i li.n.rli -ntilxl ,.! ,i,1 nn nnoi.,1
through publicity and co - opeia -
tinn 'PIih n-ilifotii'i Prfiiiintioti made, It Is hereby ordered and tliieccu
uon. ine uauioui.i i romoiioit , l )U .woh ,10llco'bu KjV(, by iluu and
Committee has found it advis-1 itroycr imbiication. v
. ..!.' JJiciiaki.T.Xot.An.
able to do the same work lor!
California that- will be done by
the-neWly organized league for
Oregon, and the Seattle .Cham
ber of Commoice takes the lead
in such work for Washinghon.
In Victoria and Vancouver, B.
C, the Tourist Associations are
very active in bringing the ad
vantages of British Columbia
befoie the world. The pur-
poses of these organizations are
1 154 . . .
pt actically identical and in a .
, ,. I
.sense they present a peculiar ,
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anoraaly. W ily n may be ,
i5lrfl i it uencs-ii-v tn iriflnre
.ISK6U IS it ntctbS.liy 10 liiuuri
immigration if the Pati iic Coast
is! 'ill f 1 1 1 f. tliiinn nrir!irii'!itinim
claim it to be. If we have the
linest climate in the world, the
most fertile hind, mnjesjic
Senpr'. and. alL .that makes .lifu
plea.-ant and desirable, why do
not people find it' out and come
west without any urging? Tho
answer of course is that they do
find out and are coming but not
fast enough to suit the western
idea of things. So we organize.
The benefit of such organiza
tion is not confined, lion eve,
simply to those who take ad
vantage of their opportunities
and Come west. There is an
ecpirll -advantage to be derived
'to the states which foster such
organizations. The people are
j, Sahzmun has bought tin
The ranch includes about l.OCO
acres of hind, upon whicli are a
number of improvements. The,
pricq..paid for the property was
in ihs neighborhood of SS.COO.
Mr, Snltzmnft Aimily resided
with his mother-nt-BuVntrafich,
but that property was soldjBev
eral ycais tigo.A ntelbpe
.Marshall Field is assessed for
taxation in Chicago at $40,000,
000. That probably entitles
him to , tho distinction of being;
the largest individual taxpayer
in the Uniled States. But he is
far from being the wealthiest
man. Probably therp uro half
a dozen men in Nqw York much
moro. wealthy, but nut one of-
them appears to be assessed for
anything like the sum at which
the great Chicago merchant U
A Paris paper stages: "Ve
have it from a trust woriliy
source that th.o Mikado will ask
President Roosevelt, in the
event of his defeat at the coming
election, to become commander-in-chief
of tho Japanese armies
in ihe fluid."
When ready for seeding your
fjromid this full buy u
DH1WKT51ENT OP T11K INTEIUOlt.
United ' tato- Lmul.Offlce.
Tlio Pnllos, Ore, July 18. 1W)1.
A sunii li'iu cnnti'st nlllilavlt having been
niid In UiIh oHlon by Kutl l-'tslifl-, or Tin-
lalPl. lor'tiioro inaiPtux liioinns iiisijium
Mind liaK-'fatu-d to inijhovo and cultivate
tin Miiuo iw required ly law, mid Unit the
(Vaiil failnro.s aio not duo to service III t .e
1 . . . . ..... TT. .!...!
my, nav or inariiir cm pa m niu iMuiuti
snlil i.m tii K nit! lii-n-hv lint llli'd tit
I linear, ithi'oiiu una oiht eviin-in-o ioim.ii-
i inir said al'fL'ntlini ut 10 oeloek n. tn. on
SiMitiuiiliKr P.O. l!M)t. liornrn tlm Kiil'Is oi
mid lteceher at tho tTnltud States Land
Olllco In Ti e Duties. Ore.
I lie said cout'St!iiit liavlntr. In a nrniicr
fll avlt, tiled .Iuiic2:i, H'Ol. el fortli fuets
' which show that after tine dlliueiu-u jier
(.OIlll, i,.,. f t,3 mtw Cft ,0t' i
nus2S j Itoister.
I ' CONTEST NOTICE.
I DlirAt'T.MENT OF THE INTERIOR.
! United Stato3 Land Office.
Tlio Dalles Ore,, August SO, 1001.
A sufficient ei-iitffit ai'tf lavlt I iivine heon
ililcd in this oRlco bv G. L. 1'axton. u! '
lO.eson City Orecon. ooiiti'statit. against !
I10111 Hti-ad f iitr No. 10.4 III, made February !
125. lWJi, nr SW quuti-r E cinnrter. hK
(iiartt bwquaiier. sec. 1, aim tjie i w
mtaiter NE qiiarli'r, NK quarter NV .
qi'mrt r. Sic. is, Tow m lit. 10 St. Itn ;i- it '
l-oi w. .m., uy jonn .lonns 'ii. eoiu-tee. 111
u.liich It U ulic'Ml Unit tin- said John
1 Jyjmson has wholly aliaiidon.d said tian
(iliat he hax chahcid Ids re-l eiut tlu-re-
from for ;tnoie than six Jlitii.UiK ial oast:
that said tract is not Kittli d 1 pon I'lmc 'I
.h-ated by said jinny ns req sired by law;
hat-aid narty l as 11 vit-esiubllslied ri"l-
,llt,ict, ,, 8aj,i Ur.ct; timt h.- has imiit m.
!,,,uso ,inr mi,d" v improvcinents ujm n
,iio land anil that such f ulnres on t bj'nrt
.f the e.ntestce are hot duo to wervico in
the armj j navy or marine ft ispR nf th
f Tii I r 1 .stnti-s Mild imiiii-x nrn lntnii
noiiiiuti 111 ajipriir, if3)Pim niiu iiuur rvi
dei'ce Touclilo a llalli-uatl 11 at 10 oVlocl;
i.jit on Ocb-hei 31. lllflt. before 1). 1. lteu,
IJ. S. t'oninii.vioner. who ia anthoi Izid to
tijke tin te.-tlinotiy in the ca8 nt Iiih ofljee
:iL.hnhas Oregon,,!))! tho abovo date, iiif
Uut filial hi'.i jii-.wll l b Ik Id at lOoViock
niTiu. ui N vt'inln r 11. lW)t, b foro tin-Iteg-Mter
n)nt Ite'-eivef nt the United State
Land Ofilc' In The Dalles, Ore.
T1.0 fitiid i-oiitestnnt having, in a p'roppr
afndavli filed August 1, 11KJI. set. f rth
facts wl.ieh U w that after due diligence
personal frivico .Mills itotlce can not bo
made, it Is hen-Uy ordero 1 mid dliecti-d
Hint btich tii'Uee be given by luo and
, iljfctlAEI. T. Npi.an,
FIRST QUALITY WORK
Watts ffi&pble and
THE DALLE3, - - - - 0EEG0H.
J6ss. T. Peters
carries u general line of PalntP, blme,
.Cerrient, KiYls, Ilanlware, Bulld-
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erts' Matei iuls of till Ulndn.
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TllE DALLIJy, Ore.
The city of Binati'. in Lnnnn
province, Ishui'd 0 Litton, V, I,,'
hits been destroyed by lire,
One hui'dred i')prsmipui'Uhod
in the Haines, and fi.000 were
rendered homeless,. The Inss is
esjimatud a I $-300 000, Tho gov-
ernment is furnishing fciipplieb
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aiiM.iou.u iu l it oeoiue biik h
destutu by the lire, . Accord
ing to tho census of 1800 Bimwig
had tv population of 7 1308.
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e DALLES HOSPITAL
A prlva'e Hospllnl for llio treat mont of all medical and fltirjdcal illscl?fr
except fitch n are cohlagloiis. Patients may cmplrty their own Pltytilclatif
TrHltilufi School for Ntirfes In conncctlout For any Information cnncornliiff
tliePninea.Uirpfia Dtet PEROUHON A ItKUTKIt,
Lot'ir DIstanco Tel. o 871. 1'ho Dulles, Oregon.
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