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About The Madras pioneer. (Madras, Crook County, Or.) 1904-current | View Entire Issue (Oct. 25, 1906)
The Madras Pioheer
, rubllshed every Thursday by
wTnE pioneer punHaiiiNO co.-
.1. .. sueanhlPTioN rates:
Quo year,. ......$1.50
Six months..... 85
V Entered ns second class matter August
29. 1901. at tho Postoffice nt Madras, pro.,
under tho Act of Congress of March 3,187U.
October 25, 1906
WINS ON APPEAL
Qenoral Land Office Renders Do
' clslon In Favor or Entryman.
L. L. Nichols received notice
pu Tuesday, that tho General
iand Office had reversed the
decision in the Contest case of
"Niuhols vs. G. R. Moorehead,
involving a homestead entry on
'.Ageiicj' PlninB. This contest
was brought by Nichols on the
ground that Moorehead was not
complying with the law as to
residence; that his occasional
visits did not constitute a resi
dence thereon; and that Moore
head's family had never resided
upon the homestead. A nuni
ber of witnesses were intro-.
duced by both contestant and
defendant, when the case was
heard here in Madras, and con
siderable interest was mani
fested in the matter. "When
the case was heard in the local
land office at The Dalles, a de
cision was rendered in favor of
the contestant, and from this
decision Mr. Moorehead ap-J
pealed. The notice to Miv
Nichols indicates that the. Gen
eral Land Office reversed the
action of the local office, decid
ing the case in favor of Moore
head, but giving the contestant
the right tc appeal from this
decision. Nichols will appeal
the case to the Secretary of the
Interior whose decision in the
case will be final.
The decision which will be
rendered by theSecietary of the
Interior will be awaited with
much interest by the settlers in
this locality, as it 'will settle the
oft-mooted question of what
constitutes a residence upon a
homestead, under the require
ments of the General Land
Office. Such residence as will
be regarded as sufficient by the
General Land Office to defeat a
contest should certainly, by
every process of reasoning, be
sufficient upon which to make a
good final proof. And yet, act
ing under their instructions, the
officials of the local land offices
require an actual bona lide resi
dence upon the land, and the
Receiver's duplicate receipts is
sued when a filing is' made
specifically set forth that "oc
casional visits to the land do
not constitute a residence within
,the meaning of the law". In
cases where the head of the
, family is absent for aiir length
of time, it must be shown that
the family resided upon the
land during these absences, or
, some good excuse for the ab
sence'of the family must be
, shown. In the Moorehead case
tho decision of the local land
office was in line with their de
cisions in the matter of final
proofs, requiring a residence in
, good faith upon the land. The
.General Land Office reversed
this decision and says the local
land office erred. Tho only
reasonable interpretation of
such a ruling is that the local
land office may permit a settler
to hold his claim by a charac
ter of residence under which he
never could establish his title
to the homestead on final proof.
The decision of the Secretary of
.tho Interior, the highest author
ity pp this important question,
tvill be awaited with interest.
Thrco months . . . ... . . .... L. . .v ;.; . aP
DRY FARMING aA
the moisture is conserved in regions of deficient rainfall. Known
as the Campbell system or dry
Trees On The Farm.
Concerning the value of shade
and ornaniental trees upon the
farm, Mr. II. W. Campbell says
in hid Soil Culture Manunh
"In our experience thus far,
it is clear that in five years
time ohe may grow lip shade
and, ornamental trees, aa well as
fruit trees to such an extent as
to yield beauty, comfort and
profit, which largely embody
all the factors that are required
to make the ideal farm home.
Consider for a moment that the
bleak prairie may be trans
formed into ideal farm homes
in the short space of five years.
Nothing can add more to the
wealth of the country and the
value of our farm lands than
such improvements created gen
erally over oiir western prairies.
We nave in mind an instance
in the early settlement of east
ern Nebraska, which was rela
ted to ns by one of the parties
concerned, that illustrates the
love of the average man for
trees. A man from Ohio with a
reasonable amount of means
had come to Nebraska to buy a
farm. He was offered one with
good buildings and other im-
piovements, excepting there
was no orchard or shade trees.-
The price asked was $15 per'
acre, but he purchased the farm"
adjoining, on which there werp
no better buildings, and the
land was of precisely the same
character, but with an orchard
of five a,cres and a liberal!
amount of shade and ornamen
tal trees around the buildings of!
about eight years growth. The j
purchaser paid just twice the
price of the other farm invest
ing as you observe, as much in
the f ruit and shade trees as he
paid for the land and all the
otherimprovements. This may
have been an extreme case, but
it shows quite clearly how
dominant is the love of all of
us for 6uch adornments of the
home as Nature gives us in
"Outside of the pleasure and
real comfort to be derived from.
numerous shade and ornamen
tal trees, there is also much
value in them in the protec
tion of our fields and crops. It
has long been asserted by
scientists that the crowing of
trees on the bare prairies will
increase the rainfall. If there
is any reliable evidence of this
to be gathered by common
bservation, we must admit
there is truthfulness in this
theory, lor in the eastern por
tions of Nebraska and Kansas
the statements of the older
settlers verify it.
"In the early, days, when
the prairies of eastern Nebras
ka and Kansas were as tree
leas as is the extreme western
portion of these states today,
failure by drouth was not un
common, while now, with al
most every section of land bor
dered and defined by trees, and
with groves and woodlands
everywhere, the reverse is quite
true. The effect of the trees in
lifting the hot south winds
from the surface and carrying
them over the growing crops
is , perceptible; especially is
this noted where there is a
considerable growth of trees,
and a crop planted on the
north side of the grove. It
should therefore go without fur
ther argument that the plant
ing of trees is important, even
in the more humid portions of
our country, but especially im
portant and valuable in the semi-
arid sections. . 1
"That trees can be grown in
the semi-arid bolt by the simple
owing ana onauow
Cultivation, bv which
iarming, or scicnuuc sua
application of the "CnnipMl
Methods", there is no furl her
question. Evidence U now too
conclusive for anyone to deny
this assertion. Not only is this
true, but with carolul attention
trees may bo niado to grow as
rapidly as in any section of tho
feast or Middle West, and posi
tive evidence of this may beet-n
now on the PonWoy Model
"The growth of 'trews in the
orchard and those around the
buildings is simply phonoininal.
twill bo worth while for any
one to Visit this farm next June
though he may live hundreds of
miles away. lie will find there
a series of surprises in the re
suits of scientific soil culture
and on his return home will cul
tivate his soil as it is cultivated
there) being convinced, I am
sure, that the principles advo
cated in this pamphlet are the
principles to be applied to soil
culture in the semi-arid bolt."
One family hack, heavy; 2 Studc
baker wagon; $X Studebaker wagon; i6
inch sulky plow; 14-i1i.cn walking plow;
wheel harrow; steel lever harrow; also
household lurniture, etc.t '
S20 018 R. BA1RD, Madras.
Organ For Sole.
A "Rurdetl" organ, low style, for sale,
inquire ol Mrs. Vf. H. BUhop, Warm-
About ten cords of good juniper wood,
cut in i6inch lengths. Will pay $4.50
cash per cord. Apply at the Pioneer
Seed llye, "Whei.it jiml Oat foral
by H. Btilnl, Mtidrus, 011 Bin Plain
Also implement, etc
MoTuggart & Bye an .iliBplaylng n
Hue new stook nf glamvnre, rung'im
In price from 10c, each piece, up. D
nof full to tee It, it includes dishe
you cannot afford to be without.
Notice for Publication.
Department of tho Interior.
Land Office at The D.UIns, Oregon.
October 16, j'JOfl.
A"otice is hereby given that Ofnrpe
FeiilniT, of Mdran, Oregon, ha filed
notice of his intention to mako lin.il five
year proof in support of Ids claim, viz:
Jonit'stt;ad Entry No 9723, mnde Sept.
it, i'jOi, for the s half ne quarter and ts half
nw quarter of sec 17, tp IZ t. r i;i e w in
And that naid prouf will be made before
the Register and Iteceivcr at The Dalles,
Oregon, on Dm-nilicr I, 1JHM.
Jim unmet the following witnesses to
prove his continuous rekldence upon, and
cultivation of, the land, viz:
Frank Iiinter, of Culver, Oregon, and
Samuel A. JMvls, ieiiry 51. Davis and
William Killingbeck, all of Madras, Or.
MlClIAKI. T. A'oi.a.n,
I'renldcnt Theodore Itoosevol
Vlcc-I'ronldepi Chri8it W Fnirfoank
Secretary offnnto... Klihu I'.oot
Secretary of Trtmniry Letdle M SIiuw
Secretary of Interior K A Ilftclicook
Secretary of War W It Tuft
fecretary of Navy C J lionaparki
Secretary of Commerce Victor H Motcalf
Postmaster General U II Cortulyou
Attorney General ,.U'in II Moody
Secretary of Agriculture Jaincn Wilson
Governor -...George E. Chamberlain
Secratary of State V. W. Ilcniioii
Treasurer 0 A Btcol
Attorney General AM Crawford
Hupt. Public Instruction J II Ackerman
Btato Printer.: WHDunnlway
Patry and Food Ttoinmlssloncr J W Bailey
US Senators i 9 iV T"1'?"
1 J M Gcarin
CoHgremmen j W cw
1 P A. Jlooru
Supreme 'Judge i It 8 Dean
11 u jiuuoy
SEVENTH JUDICIAL DI8TRIOT
Judge W Ti Jlrndnbaw
Pronecutlng. Attorney, l'rauk Menafee
, CROOK OOUNTY
Judge W A Hell
Clerk Warren Drown
Sheriff Frank Klklim
Treasurer W F King
Alienor J I) I.aFolletto
School Superintendent C U Dinwiddle
8urveyor , . . . . V K McFarltnd
Coroner Gall 8 Nawiom
CommUitoner j ' " Bayley
H H Stearni
Juitle , F J Brook
Countable J M Utjti
Kod Buperylior ,..,tieorg Dillon
NOTICE FOIl PUBLICATION,
Dopnrtuicnt of tho Interior",
United Stales Ijniiil Oflico
Tlw billies, ()iein.
October 20, JttOt).
Nullcols Ill-roll v til yen that
J 1) Klsor, .
in Hunt. West Virginia, oho of .tho Heirs
, dm the heirs of KotWt E. liUoh do
eeuV'd.of Mndrm, Oregon;. Hijh. "led 0
tteeofliitei.t.o.i to nia.e tlnu com iiUtrt
! jit 1 1 proof in support of lihuialm, viz:
I01 'sliMid Kntry A'o ;:to. nvuW Nov
.". . v !i ... 11... h.iir nw ndartor.
eiuix.i 1, iuvt. n'i '
M'( 17, tp 10 s, r U e, w 111 ,
And Hint fiild proof will bo uifUlo ns
to l.' ws: .1 D Klsei will nppe.il' befoib the
County Cork of Kanwa cii,. J
rinr esion, west vhk"h " ";"i"V
A. m, ami tho wltiiesnus will niM'fat
B'4 . . ' . if k. f......iiil.l.iii,. til lilu
ollli-e In Madras, Orugoii, 011 December 4,
lltt mimes tho following wltnesnes to
pi(ivelilseoiitliuioirldniieo upon, ami
iiitlvatlon of, llio liimi, VU: .
.1 II l.ooii.'y.O li rnslnu, Fred Fisher
and It. It. Young, allot Madras, Oiejm"
t MlCIIAKI. T. Noi.an.
NOTICE FOH PUBLICATION.
Department of the Interior.
Land Oftlco at Tho Dalles Oroj?on,
October 111. IWW.
Notice Is hereby lveii that H'lllUm
II Coolr. of Madras, Orenon, has filed
notice nf his Intention to make llnal hve
ear proof In support of his claim, viz:
J ii...ai 1 ...,(. Vn osmi Hindu Oetober
S!3, 1901. foritlie w Jmlf nw quarter of see
i;i ami 0 naiineqiiRiior m are i( i
13 e, w 111 . ...
And that said proof will be made before
1 he ItoKlstcrnml Koeolver at Tho Dalles.
Orrijon, on December 12. 190(1.
lie names the followlnu wltnosse.s to
prove ins continuous residence upon, mm
cultivation of. tho land, viz:
It u novo, .mhos mix, v 11 iiauiiou aim
(5 J Hardy, all of Madras, Oregon.
MicitAKl. T. A'o LAN,
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Department of the Interior.
United States Land Olliee,
Tho Dalles, Orej;onv
1..1..I...V i't irnA
1, lYotlee Is hereby Riven that Herbert B.
Meouer, or .laiirns, uroRon, lias nia no
tice or his Intention to make llnal coiuimi
tatlon proof in supportof hlHclalm, viz:
Uoinutead entr A'o 1U9WJ, miido Nov
ember 10. IWI, for the sw -iiiarter so quar
ter of sec 27. tp 9 a, r i3 e. w 111
And thntsaid proof will be made before
the Itetflster and Itecoiver at The Dalles,
Oregon, on December 3, WO.
' Ie niiinos the following witnesses to
pmve his continuous p-sldenee upon, and
cu.tivHtloii of, the laud, viz:
. M. lllaekurby, Frank StanKland.
ffiram Links ami Vesb-y 111, all of
MlCIIAKI. T. Noi.ax,
Notice for Publlcntfon.
Department of thu Interior.
littml Ofllce nt The Dalies. Orton,
Oetol er ill, Ilfflfl.
Notice Is hereby clveii that Kraiik II uit
ter, of Culver. Oregon, has filed notice of
his intension to mako final flvc-vear proof
in Mippnrt df his claim, viz; 11 omest"iid
Kntry A'o H72I made September H, Ml,
for the sw quarter nf see 17, tp 12 r, r IS v,
A ml that said proof will bo made befiiie
the lteulster ami Itecoiver it The Dalles;
Oreison.on December I, 11)00.
.o names the following wltuoises to
prove his continuous residence upon, nml
cultivation or, the laud, viz:
OorRM Fculner. Samuel A Davis, Hon
rvM Davis and U'llllam KlllliiKbeck all
or Madras. On'i;oo.
MlCIIAKI. T. N'Of.AN.
F. J. BROOKS, Proprietor
The most popular house in the town. This is the place to go
if you want the bt meals, the best beds and most
courteous attention. Traveler' headquarters
LIVERY & FEED
J. W. LIVINGSTON, Manager
in connection with hotel. First-class livery rijjs on short
notice. Transient stock well fed and cared for. Our rates arc
Daily Except Sunday. Special utten
tention given to carrying express
matter. Fare, $4.50; round trip, $8.00
Agent at Madras Hotel
Cornett Stage &
Notice for Publication;
Depart meiil bf the Interior,
LmitlDllloe At The Dnllw, dr,,
. ( October J8, ipott.
Notlco Is hcreliy Klvell Hint Oluti lys P,
Pettblcr, of Ilttystnelt, Ohi., hustled notlco
of his Intention In tthtlcu lltiiu flvo-yeui
proof lit support of lijs olalm, viz:
llniuoslond entry jVo r!dtJ, lnmlo ov.
21, lO'JO, for tho 0 half sw inrter, 1
half so quarter aeo n tp la s, r ill o t m,
And tlintntd proof will bo mndo before
the Hi'Klster anil ltnculvnf at ,'1'hu Dulles
Oref(oii, on November HO. il'00.
Ilonanies the followlt-K witnesses 1.1
prove his contliiiioitK residence upon, ami
cultivation of, tho land, viz: .
11 II Cook and V. A Jenkins, of Madins.
Oiokou, and K lluiitn mid 1 L Halo, of
M101IA15L T. NOLAN,
Notlco for Publication,
Department or thn Interior.
Land UfTico at Tho l)l)los. (irecon.,
October III, lOOO.
A'otlce Is hereby jMvon that 7enry M
Davis, of Madras, Oiegun, has filed notice
of his Intention to make llnal llvu-yeur
pp or In support of his claim, viz:
Homestead Kntry No 0100 nmilo.liino 1,
lOOI.fortho so quarter ho quarter seo 7.
0 half im quarter nml sw quarter 110 quar
ter of mo iH, tp 12 s, r ill e, w m
Aiul that said proof wilt ho msdo hofore
tho ltegtslcr mid lteculver at I'hu Dalles,
Oreuon,on JJeeomber i, MM.
Ho Humes tho followlnu wltuossoi to
prove his continuous toslilenco upon, nml
eiilMvatlou of, the laud, viz:
l'rankiunter, of Culver, Oregon, ami
(Jcorje Keulner, nmiiet A Davis ami
irillUm KlllliiKbeck, nil of Madras, Or.
MlCIIAKI. T. A'OI.AN,
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Department of thu Interior.
Land Ofllco nt ThcDnlles, Oregon,
Ortober 10, 1W6.
.Yotlco Is herrby ulvim that Charles K
Jarrelt, of Madras, Oregon,, has filed no
t,lro of his Intention to mako llnal live-year
pioof In support or hi claim, viz:
oiuestead Kntry A'o mailo Sen
tember II. ;iK), for tliu no quarter of sec 7,
tp 12 s, r 10 e, w in
And that tatd proof will bo mndo before
the ItcBlitcr nml Itecoiver nt Tho Dalles,
On-L'on. on December 4. HKhJ.
ifo names tho followIiiR wltncsus to;
prove his coutliitiotis ri'ftlilottco upmi, and
oullivatlen of, the land, v;
Oeoriu Feulner, It. V. Jenkins, and
tlenrco 11. KillliiKbeek, all of Math a,
and rraiiK iuutur, or culver,
Notice for Publication.
Department of tho Interior.
Land Oftlce nt Tho Miles, Oregon,
October 16. iW.
Notlco Is hereby fjlven that fcanwel A
Davl, of Madras, Or.-c.ou, has 11 led notice
of 111 Intention to mako final five-year
proof In supi ort or his olalm, viz:
uie-iti-ad Kntry No tIHI inrulii Juno 20.
I'.iOl, for tho v hair se quarter of seo 7, ne
(inarter nw quiuter nml nw quarter lie
quarter w e IK, tp ft s, r l'A e. w in
Ami that said prooi will be made hofore
the ltel denfnd Itecoiver t Tho J!4lle,
e niiinos tho follnwlti wIIiiimhcs to
pmve ltl continuous resldeiicn upon, and
cultivation of, the land, viz;
Frank 7unter, or Culver. Oregon, ami
OeorKo l'milner, Henry M .DavIs una
Willlum KillliiKbeek. alt of Madras, Or.
MtoiiAi'.i. T. Noi.an,
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