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THe Madras Pioneer
MADRAS GROOK COUNTY. OREGON. THURSDAY. MAY 7j 1908;
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NOW UNDER NEW MANAGEMENt
Motise'has bccrt thoroughly renovated. No better tabic in Cb
trll Oregon for the m6Ar.fi Your, wants will tic courteously
attended to. Headquarter fdr traveling mcri.
First-elass Livery in Cofthectiori
j. W. U$Nfl&T0,N. .Proprietor
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iftistibo of tlio Pbnc6
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON
Olllc-t! Ill Urufe Store.
! MAIJIUH OllKUON
EASTERN OREGON BANKING COMPANY
FOREIGN EXCHANGE DOUCHT AND SOLD
DRAFTS ON ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD
jt H. HANER
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AdSIRAUTEK OF TITLES
I'lrb Itiiurnnrc, MIo Insurances, .puroty llonils
Hvnl Kstntc, Conveyancing
Capital Stodk, $50,000
A; E. OROSBY
J' R 0 I R I K T O R
J M. W AAA vr M. H. M J. A. A I A i A. A
tfr ft ' "ttip i) tl-1, Inu of DniRl, Mcdiclii't), Ctitynlcali, HntiMiuM Ke;nillv,
Dnitf t i.ltyty ftiiit I'hiito 8iiiill. Country Jlrtll OftIi!ri I kItc my i.urhoimj
iiltiitJ :i A (ttiluki ji ftinrKf. Kru dtfllvbryHhrautiruiJ. Your ri"firpl,lprt
' HtrycLtuHin. ni. IVtt letr)t!Ni., Hloci'tjodf Add 1H.mI All kinds,
imcjf rKsMtiuti KmUki. Ilolh 'Phuutii. WIIOI.KHAI.l: Af.'U Klfl'AII
K A j jKS. U R 5HON
The First Nati'onal Bank
OF PRI NEVILLE, OREGON
li. F. ALtfc.f, 1'rcMtloni,
.,,,, T. M. IIalpWin, Cashlur.
VtM.Wunzwi!ii.iyi VIcu Viun.
II. l!Lii'.v:n, Awt. Cashier.
Butplttti -ftiul Undivided
LUMBER FOR SALE
We have plenty rjf lumber for sale at otJr
rftill, located about c! miles east of Grizzly
post office on county road. Prices right
eekin & Eastwoo'd
Carries a gSod line of fresh
drugi and patents. Pre
scription work and family
recipe! made d Specialty
T, A. Lb.NG
Physician and Druggist
LIVERY . Prince
The begt iir. Shailikd
Sood Stock Oil rcful brivcrp
est of Hay and Clraln. Fed
At Very Reasonable Priced
b. Ai r-loWfell, Shanikd, 'Or.
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BAY PERCHERON STALLION
Vlll make the season until July
20. as follows t Madras, 'Mondays,
.I'hurwlava ntitl Hnturtluys: Vt-a.h)
it Uiowii'h, TiiS(Uya iuiiI W uduus-
At liolim rancn rriuny.
TKltMS! S8 hlliKlo
hcusoii; ir to liiHtiru
C & M. A.
feUCCES'SORS TO I. W. & M. A. ROBINSON '& CO.
Spring and Summer Goods
B-AlH WAGONS, McCormtek
Headers sa Binders
HFAT TAtfPN rnR AflRnilNTS AND TRAOE
SUBPOENAED FOR JURY SERVICE
ItcfliilcntH of thin Hcction wlio were
tlraWn on tlio jury lint for the present
tUrin Of the circuit court arc ns followH!
1 1. K. W. Taylor, 'J. L. Windoin and
Walter Jlublo of Haystack; Kalpli
Moore of Haycreek; IirL. Priday of
(JronH KeyH; C. E. Jtodali, J. CrWay
mire, ll. J. Coon alid A. B. I'liillipa of
MadiaH, Circuit court convehed at
l'rineville 1'aHl Mohillly Inornihg", and a
number Of ilnportaht cafees will bo tried
during thb hrcHunt term of court, the
tiioat important belli!' the crimihal taSes
arising oill of tiie burning of tlio Wil
liatiiHon Shearing plant and buildiilgH.
CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY
V. II. ltodlhnn, who for several yearn
past has be"h lerryinah at the AVarih
spring ferrj-, celebrated his 78th birih
d.iy annlvorwiry last .Suntlay. lii honor
of tho occasion u number of Mr. llod
lnan's relative's and their neighbors
gathered at the ferry alid spent the day
bicnicking. 1'hreo of Mr. Hodman's
daughters', Airs. Frank Forrest, Mrs
Dick Butler and Mrs. J'. K. Campbell",
and a nulnbcr of his grand-children,
were among those who gathered to
make the day a pleasant oho for him.
THE ENDLESS CHAIN
With tho cominff of hjlrlng, b'tiulrrclsi,
BOphurs .and fic rats rtcularly appear,
to deva Mil to the fields of Browing grain.
Knrly hi tho hc-uhom, when their nhturnl
food Is carce, thblr numbers may bo
Kreatly plmlnlhhcd by a Byatematlc war
fare upon them. Every female killed be
fore tho youiiff arc . born, reduces the
number of pests at leatrt ten later on.
."Woodlark" Squirrel folson is the mont
reliable and destructive, agent yet dcvlfcO
for their extermInatlor. , It Isan abso
lutely cortaln Instrument of death for
fqulrrcl Every, jkerhel 13 warranted to
1(111. Climatic fcWipgelj, dew. frost, or the
molsturo of the earth do not effect Its
ftrength. It roqujri- no mixing or prep-
And Is alwnvp ready for use. No
icr Ifj.so good. Dealers wlli refund the
t priSfii. " no aA f 'AWV? . C ,
t Chemical Cos. Pbrtland, Oregon
Li O W
VlLL BE MADE BY THE
0. R, & N.
THIS SEASON AS FOLLoVvS
CATTLEMEN ON TRIAL
Case Set For Wednesday
TRIAL AR0l)SE8 INTEREST
Ex-Sherirr Smith And Lorkln Elliott
Wll Bo Tried At Prlncv'illo
The trial of c-8heriff C. Bam Smith
and Larkin Elliott; charged with the
burjiirig. of ex-Congressman "Villiam
son's shearing planl and bther prdli'crty
near 1'iintvllle, will take place in the
'Circuit Court al Prineville this week,
and the case haS been the all-absorbing
topic of conversation at the countyseat
since the arrests were made. The spe
cific charges a&alnst the defendants are
the burning of the Williamson shearing
plant and other buildings', and the cut
ting of a mile or more of wire fencing
around Williamson's leased iand. Lark
Elliott Was arrested several weeks ago,
charged with the offense, and it was
upon evidence which he is reported to
have furnished that ex-Sheriff Smith
was later arresled. Smith was released
on baii in the sum of $5000, but Elliott
did not attempt to secure bondsmen and
has been confined in the county fail
Ex-8herltt Smith was arraicned in the
Circuit Court last Monday afternoon,
and his trial was Set for yesterday morn
ing, the defendant pleading riot guilty
to the charges in the indictment, The
case promises t'o be a hard-fought legal
battle, and Is arousing much interest
throughout tlio county. Smith will be
defended by Weatherford '& Wyatt, an
lbany law firm, and George Wi Barnes
of l'rineville, and the prosecution will
be conducted by District Attorney Men-
efee n'nd II. S. Wilson of The Dalles.
The trial iury for this case will proba
bly be drawn from amonir the acricul-
lura districts of the cOunty, which are
interested In neither sheep or cattle.
This will doubtless be none in order to
secure a jury free from prejudice, which
might result from the fact that Wil
liamedn is a sheepman and Smith and
Elliott are both cattlemen, as the sheep
men and cattlemen of this county have
clashed many times in recent years over
the question of the public range.
STATE GIVES CLEAR
TITLE TO DITCH IAnDS
St. Louis 2
TIC Klil'S 'WILL li'fj ON
May 4 15 w
Jund 5, 6 20
- July 9, 1 22, 2
August 6, 7,2rj 22
Good for lotuni in "00 days with
stoppvur piivilngea lit
Don't "ft ge. the Dates
For why further Information cnil oh
i I WILSONj loDRl Aeent
Or write to
Or. !? .
Agreement Modo With Deschutes
SALEM, Or.', May 4.'The State Land
Board and the Deschtiles Irrigation &
I'ower Company havo reached an under
standing regttrding(rc(iea8o of lien on re
cluhiled lahll hnd, the coihpany has ar
ranged to have tlio holders of the mort
gages sign releases.. Tlls arrangement
enables tho state to( execute deeds to
settlers with title cV'.ar of aliy apparent
cloudj pild the Issuance of Ueeds will be
gin lt once. i
Thjs company clainietttiat under the
terms vpf ,Uie mortgage", these instru
ments would hot constitute A cloud upon
any land tJjp(idtiito might deed) but Oov
erhor Chanberlain refuswl o sign any
deeds Witil ailangements had been
made with holders of the mortgages.
Ho held that even if thp mortgages are
not sl( jjloud ippn the tH'le, it might take
litigation to establish that (net.,
Thf)jsheV arjcutigehient ,is gratifying
not only to tho State Iarid Board, but to
settlers as woll,tlfor they can now get
deeds as fast as .they. submit final proof,
and they can fuel satisfied that their
titles are goodt
It Is evident that the State Land
Board proposes to insist upon observ
ance of its rule requiring six months'
residence, for three applications for
deeds have been turned down because
tho residenco rulo had not been com
plied with i This does not meanj how
over, that tho purchasers will losd their
latul. If they becomo actual settlers, as
tho rlilo requires, thoy may yet get
with her etocll tibharV powerS. She wa
second ill the recent. Hbhtbst lit I'HHe'
ville, and when Miss ilorrioy was llhaiit
to go to Walla Walla, Miss ftid'der
selected as alternate, so that the Crobl'
County High School will after all be
represented by one of Madras' talented
in thb ihtor-stato contest at Walla
Walla, Miss Kidder competed with stu
dents from Spokane, IliUville, Ellens
burg, ftorth Yakima, Itoslyn, Garfield;
Oakedale, Paloufte, Lcwiston, Lagrande;
Bolso Baker City, Pendleton, Walla
Walla, Tho Dalles arid other places.
ORGANIZER OF FARMERS'
UNION TO LECTURF.
A. At Elmore; state organizer and lee
tu'rer of the Farmers Educational arid
Co-operative Union of America', will tec
tiire upoh the alms ahd purposes of the
union at the fouowini! times and nlace's:
lud Springs, Satd'rday evening May
Mountain lew schoolhouse, Monday
evening May 11; Madras, May 12; Eqd
Rock, May 13 ; Lamonta, May l4 ; Cul"
ver, May 15; Opal Prairie; May 10 ')
Methotlist Hill, May 18. The lectures
will begin at 7:00 p. m,, and all person?
interested arc cordially invited t'o at"
At tho Mountain View meeting oil
Monday evening a local branch of th'6
union will be organized at that place'.
WHEAT PRICES ARE ADVANCING
Wheat prices continue, to advance'
yesterday's quotations at Portland being
87 cents for club and 89 for bluestem'.
These are the highest prices which have
provaiieu since wie panic oroKe last vc
tober'j wheju the Portland quotations feP.
to about 80 cents. Within tho past
month the price of Wheat ha3 been slow
ly advancing, Until it has nearly re
gained the point reached before "the
However; a larcre rer cent of the
wheat, in jtho rTorthwes has already
been sold, tile bulkofit having passed
into the buyers' handa last Fall, and
practically the balance having been sold
this Spring, fn this immediate sectioV
there is, still some wheat unsold, bu
this will practically all be cleaned
within the next 30 davs. Much of tlie
wheat left Vn this section vhen freight"
ing was stotiped by the bad roads last
Winter has been hauled, out this
Springj and the only grajn left is that
in the hands of the farmers who expect
10 u(j iiicir own ireiKuunK.
MISS ETHEL 'KIDDER
Miss tMavn liorney did not go to Walla
Walla to attend thu declamatory con
test, as it was announced last week sho
would) tho honor of representing
Crook County High School ill the inte
state contest fallitiB to Miss Ethel KldV
den aothor .Madras girl, ys8 KUldor
Is tho daughter of Mr, and Mrs. 0. W.
Kjdd.er, o( thjs place, ami vqn, qij
busions litis delighted Madras audiences
DUFUR OIL COMPANY LETS CONTRACT
At a meeting of the Dufnr oil com
pany, which owns about 4000 acres of
land bearingoil indications near Dufur,
i contract was let to John Farrell, a vet
eran driller to sink a well. Parrell is
to go 2000 feet if necessary and will re
ceivo pay t tie ratja of ?5 a foot, pro
vidhig he strikes oil or goes tlio rpquired
2000jfe'taya an item from Tho Dalles'.
If oil slioulu oe found in less than that
distance, he will receive pay equal to
that for the whole distance.
The company lui9vt Imd . considerable
difficulty getting, a Well sunk, as the
former contracpr,ufailed to make good
and tost his tlrijl in the well. The old
holp is to be abandoned and tho new one
driljed ibout a half-njilo diant. Ex
pens hiyo Jironouncfjd tho -.indications1
for pctroleufn excellent in this section.
ORGANIZED V0F1KMAN LODGE
A .local lodge of tho A. 0. U. W. was
organized at this place last Monday
.vcning, yaptaln 1. v. lJevinney ot
Portland, state organizer, being present
to assist ,iif tho organisation. Tho new
lodge sti.tcd out with 18 pharter mem
bers, thrc.o of whom bad previously
joined tho order at. oilier Idtce. In ad
dition to tho chat ter members, the lodgo
will haVy eight ot- ten now members at
its next mpotihgi so the now organiza
tion starts out with a good membership.
At the organization meeting Mondav
evening otllcers of tho new lodgo were
elected as follows; W II Cook, P M W.;
N P lloulscii, M Wj A W Culp, F 1 ('
PellUtt, t)j J W Hurt, Fin; ,0 .Adam.
Kec ; C U Halnsey, t. j W E Parrlsh, I W
TO MAKE RAIN IN SHERMAN
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A telOgramfrom Charles $1. ljatfield,
Crows Landlhgi Calif.,, which., yia re
ceived by AV, M,. Barret), hoiilfst of thp
week, brought .tltujwa that Mr. Ilat
fiotd will bo.oja.tjie,. 'ground by or bofori)
May 1 to eqlymortce his rain nrpcipitatf
lug opeJ-ntina'.l;.Mr. llatfitl did not
succeed; inufulllling hiay.eltiro contract
nhqgjVenongth of tlmo this year In
'CalWQi;nia. His success was, howover,
ar.coo'Ugh tlmj, tho farniors felt like
fomuneratiiig liiin to tho amount bf
-1000. Tho, fiirmora in tho neighbor
hood of Crows Lauding are- looking, fo'
,ward to a bumpei crop tho coming s;aa
eon. Wasco Jfo'ws.