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MADRAS, CROOK COUNTY. OREGON, WjAkSJY, FEB. 22, 1906.
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MINING IH CROOK COUNTY
Orook county may yet bo
conio u groat mining county,
and in i'm;t huoIi (l(ivoloj)ment as
tlicro lias boon of the minora!
rcsourooH 01 tno county lnui
caloH that tlioro aro Home great
proHpcclH in t'hiH jmrt of the
Htato. Tile Oiogon King mine
at Aahwood, wliioli lias been
visiled hy somo of tlio best min
ing eXpertu and operator in the
Noitliweat, is said to be the big
gost proanect in tlio alate. De
velopment work on that prop
erly haB been retarded by the
litigation in which tlio company
unfortunately becamo entan
g!ed, but it !b now reported that
work will soon begin there
Another property in this conn
ty which has attracted atteh
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tion is mo juayiiower up on
Ochooo. This property was first
owned by Li-wia McAllister,
who interested Portland capital
in thu property. Later, after
about $n0,000 had been spent
by the owners, development
work wttH abandoned, and the
property came into the hands of
Thron Thronaon and his associ
ates from Dayton, Washington.
Mr. Throusou had btjen one of
the original owners or the Ore
ou King mine, and while liv
ing at Aahwood had visited
every section of the county on
prospecting tours, and lie was
convinced that thoro were great
possibilities in the Mayflower.
Under his supervision develop
muni worK nm ueen going
ahead at the Mayflower, and
there are now something like
1(1,001) Jons, of 'one oii'tho-dump,
while a considerable amount
has been blocked out. Recently
ihe woperty was bonded to
Kansas City capitalists, the
amount of the bond being 100,
000. The Mayflower is the old.
est mining property in the conn
ty, having been first located UO
In addition to the gold pros
nects in the county, there- is
upon Lookout mountain a very
promising quicKsitver proposi
tion which Prinevillo capital is
developing. Cinnabar ore ot
1iigh grade has been uncovered,
and this prospect is aiu to be
the best quicksilver property in
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PLOWING TtlO DEEP.
S. G. Cosgrove, who spent
several -days in this vicinity
during the past week .looking
over the farming lauds and stu
dying tho soil, is authority for
tlio Rtatement that some of the
farmers in this locality are plow-
ng too deep. Mr. Cosgrove be
lieves that in breaking new soil,
or plowing for spring sowing,
tho ground should not ho bro
ken to a dopth of to exceed 3 to
4 inches, and tlio reasons which
ho gives certainly aro plausible.
Ho eayB that in deep plowing
he bunch grass or stubblo is
urned under to such a dopth
hut tho harrowing whioh fol
owa ia ineflective, and the
atrong winds whioh we have
lore aoon dry tho Boil out as
deep as it has been plowed, In
shallow plowing, 'he says, the
Harrowing pulvorizes' all of tho
t)rokon Bcil and'Whe.l tho seed
is planted it takes root in and
s supplied with moisture from
tjie solid grotjhd underneath tho
shallow plowing, ' '
Mr, Oosgrbvo was very much
pleased with what ho saw of
hisotfntry.u'ita Ite thinks that
nil grain district. lie made the
observations regarding tho man
ner ot cultivation casually aw"
without intent to criticise, and
we nave taken the liberty of
quoting him in the matter, be
Heving that there are many in
this new district who will be
glad to have the opinion of so
successful a former as Mr. Cos
grove has proved himself to bo.
lie is one of the most prominent
farmers in Garfield county,
Washington, owning several
valuable farms in that county.
AUTOS TTrTuH SHORTLY
Automobiles will bo running
in Crook county this year, says
the Crook County Journal. Its
the intention of the Central Or
egon Transportation Co., which
built the 75 mile roadway be
tween Cross Keys and Bend last
year, to place lighter machines
on the route and begin hand
ling the traffic as soon as Spring
! . S. Stanley, secretary and
treasurer of the Deschutes Irri
gation it Power Company, which
spent 2o,000 last year in the
construction and equipment of
the line, stated last week that
unless railroad advancement
should take a sudden spurt into
Crook county, the automobile
line would be in operation in
tune to handle the neavy pas
senger traflic coming to Crook
county this season to invest in
tile company's lands.
Little change will be made in
tho route of travel with the ex
ception that the southern term.
nus will be at Kedmond, 18
miles of tho old station at Bend
This cliango will be made owing
to the fact that since the road
was built last year the compa
ny's headquarters have been re
moved to the latter town.
The company anticipates an
immense number of prospective
settlers this year. Most of these
will want to get to tho irrigated
sections by tho shortest route
possible and the auto route wil1
prove the most serviceable.
The political pot continues to
t . i
simmer and it iooks now as
though there would be at leasr
half a dozen candidates for the
nomination of each of the great
political parties 'for the various
county ollices. Although there
is plenty of time for announce
ments, last week brought out
definite declarations from sev
eral who have been talked of as
probable candidates. The fol
lowing is a list of those who aro
said to be candidates for nom-
nation by their party:
Sheriff: Republican Willis
W. Brown, Frank Elkins, S. E.
Hodges. Democrat., btroud,
.1. II. Crooks, Jim Smith.
Clerk: ' Republican J. II.
Haner, R. A. Ford. Democrat
Warren Brown, liiloy uook,
VV. F. ILmuuer.
For County Commissioner:
Dr. H. P. Belknap of Prine
villo has announced his candi
dacy for the ofllco of joint rep
resentative from Crook, Grant,
Klamath and Lake counties.
i Oats for3aIe. ',
I luivo 1,000 bushola opring eoort onts
for wile. At resldonoo four ralloa cust
of dulvor, It. F, Armstrong.'
m20 Culver, (hvgou.
Go to tlio Grimly L, Lumber, Yard
for your doors una wimiowa u jinuuu
thfiyivdto you amUe. f,
GttAIN btftBLB, M want toWl!
lieu right uoy atR dhaount Bauford
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THE WHITE HOUSE WEDDING
PicBltlent's Dnujjhter Becomes Mrs.
Washington, Feb, 17. With a plain
circlet of virgin gold, in the historic East
Room of the White House, at 13 minutes
after 12 o'clock today, Alice Lee Roose
velt, eldett daughter of the President ol
the United States," and Nicholas Long
worth, the Representative in Congress
from the First District of Ohio, were
united in marriage.
The ceremony one of the most impres
sive ever performed in the executive man
sion was according to the liturgy of the
Protestant Episcopal Church, of which
the bride is a member. It was solemnized
by the Right Rev. Henry Y. Satteflee,
Bishop of Washington, and was attended
by all the solemn state of - a grand official
function and by the devotional beauty of
a cathedral 'service. ,No ceremony of a
similar kind ever was witnessed by a more
distinguished assemblage. There were
present as guests not only the most emi
nent representatives of the American
Government, but the personal commis
sioners of kings and potentates of the
powers of the civilized world, constituting
an assemblage not only one of theJargest,
but the most distinguished that ever was
gathered at one time in the White House.
A halo of a hundred years of romantic
White House history hung over the bridal
couple. Miss Roosevelt was the twelfth
bride according to accepted authorities, to
plight her troth in its classic walls, and the
identical spot where she today joined
hands with the husband of her choice,
"for better or for worse," is hallowed in
the memory of another White House
bride, "Nellie Grant, who, on that same
spot, 32 years ago, became the wife of
an Englishman, Algernon F. C. Sartoris.
Tender, indeed, must have been the re
collections of Mrs. Sartoris of that day,
now long ago, for she was one of the wit
nesses of Miss Roosevelt's wedding.
While the bride herself and the Presi
dent and Mrs. Roosevelt had desired
that the ceremony of the marriage be as
quiet and simple as possible, it was found
impracticable to limit the function, as was
intended at first, to the immediate rela
tives of the bride and the bridegroom. It
became necessary to include among the
guests invited certain, official classes and
personal friends of Miss Roosevelt and
Mr. Longworth and, in all, the people
bidden to the ceremony numbered iooo.
The ceremony took place in the East
room, made famous oy me century 01
brilliant social functions, but no event in
its history ever was so brilliant and beau
tiful as that ot today. The classic splen
dor of the great apartment was enhanced
by exquisite and artistic decorations, and
the brilliant sunlight of a gorgeous day
lent added beauty to the setting of the
It had been intended to light the mag
nificent room with the hundreds of softly
shaded electric lamps of the great crystal
chandeliers, but, while artificial lights were
utilized throughout the rest of the White
House, it was detemtned to flood the man
riage scene with sunlight. It was a beau
tiful conceit, founded on the pretty pro
verb, "Happy is the bride the sun shines
on.'' No lovlier day in winter ever
dawned. The air was as balmy, almost,
as in spring. No more auspicious day
for a wedding could have been imagined.
WET Will Buy Your
OUR NEW FALL GOODS ARE HERE
Ladles' and Children's Hate, Caps and Bonnets
Buy a new Jacket. All going at Half Price
Eyery man needs a new Fall Hat. Coie in ani see Oirs
We can fit you out In any kind of a Suit, from a
Sunday Suit to a Mackinaw.
BUY A NEW PAIR OF SHOES
Before tlie wet weather
Am Don't Forget We Sell i
Nice, Clean Line of Groceries
LENA M. LAMB, Prop.
Palmohn Building...... '
MADRAS, - OREGON .. .
1 MADRAS, ORECON 1
M'TAGGART & BYE
Turkestan Alfalfa, Garden ajid
Flower' Seeds Cheaper than you
can buy them elsewhere.
Special For Two Weeks
Working and Drive Harness, Collars, Hames
and Everything in the Harness Line.
BARB WIRE $4.50 PER GWT.
Prineville Review: Robt. Rea,
a civil engineer who has been
over the giottnd, aaid yesterday
that the new 0. R. & N. sur-
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vey up tne uescnuies is me
only feasible way for a road to
tap Central Oregon. It is im
practicable to cross the Cas
cades or the Blues, owing to
heavy gradients; by coming up
tho Desohutes to Willow oreek
and thence up the latter stream
to tho Agency Plains, a grade
not exceeding 1.5 per cent, cau
be found-, nnd that only in spots.
Prom Madras ' to California H
mini mum grade would be en
countered;' Then, a branch
hrown out" from somewhere
1- T 1 XT
near L-aTa or itoBiauu 10 .nar;
ney county would avoid the
Blue and Snake river canyon.
Mr. Rea 'Hunks this will Ulti
mately Iva-. the route taken, by
tho Harriman lino if it is ever
constructed. He holds' out no
louos for Prinevillo. His opin
ions aiQ those,-of a diRinte.res.6ed
railrond engineo'r and are enti
i EASTERN OREGON I
Capital Stock, $25,000 Deposits, $250,000
J. W. FEENOH, Pres. H. A. MOOEE, Vice-Pres.j F. T. HtJEIjBUET, OaBhier
FOREIGN EXCHANGE BOUGHT AND SOLD t
Drafts on -A-ll IFa-rts of tlx KT'zz.sl
Stage & Stable Co:
DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY
Special atteution given to carrying Express Matter.
Fare $4.50; Round trip, $8.;;
Agent at MADE A8 HOTEL.
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