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About The Madras pioneer. (Madras, Crook County, Or.) 1904-current | View Entire Issue (April 20, 1911)
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I3TRACTER OF TITLES
.. nv ntinf.K!
i T(4 iniurunc, flutety lion
cm act oi iB4iner3 jmvc Been
07y selections made, and recorded.
ere are probably 250, more to be
"In my judgment all oKtbe tillable
land has been taken, and witho 250
ajo)tmptfl fta Jie jnadtf orthe land
cattMuio' oi being farmed, .will be1 taken.
WdttteTftero'hovO'been '113,000 ixjt of
i be. 600,000 acres' given to' the Indians.
flf. corp.q, thpse .lands .Rre the choic
est in the. whole Tesqrvation. The Irf-T
dians are quite capable of selecting the
choice tracts and know their value.
Should the reservation- bcthfown open
jt, will leave only the range and the
mbcr tracts for the settler, and as I
understand It the limber land is to be
Jicld for tho benefit of the Indians.
There is far better land in Central
Oregon capable of beintr homestead .
"Under the allotment Indian act the
land is held intrust for 25 years, ami
many-rof the Indians of the Watnv
Springs reservation can dispose of their
andin 1921 10 years away. The timber
on.thc reservation is of a good quality.
There' is plenty of range in the resecvo
kVER JUNCTION, OREGON
D . .
Ldlce In U Joilrtf and Be) nrlim-nt
oi (he Interii-r.
Jnniea of the Peaoo
tOLVKR PKBOINOT -
Uon--fitto there are thousand of acres
whichjC.an never be of any Value except
f . mi. m i -
ior grazing, mere are a lew piaceB
where there is a possibility of irrigation.
But. .on . the whole I doubt the ex-
pediency-of sending out the impression
that there is n vast domain of tilliible
and to be opened for settlement. It
gfiCmflf. whpppyr thnflnvnmmmf. opens
reservation, there is a tremendous
rush of people, and it would be a form
of deception which would not be at all
if, S7 COMMISSIONER'
NO. 3851 ""--.
fi(st National Bank
OF PBjlNEVILLE. OREfGON 4
WtmnuK vice Vttt. '
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' ESTABLISHED tnnn
pi, Surplm nd UndlyjdirroHtir
Nil Madras Gall At The
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MI, Prop, toucks BliJg
OF All lluno in
kffl.Bi"T"W-WAY -ALL M
ill ins Co.
Superintendent Covey Says There
Is-Little Valuable Land Left.
3 unenteruent. p, -C. Covey,
of tWWarrfiBprihg HeservQtion,
bblievM' that'thWe is little. Jand
on.thftXeerv.atipVjthat wbuld be,
desirable. tort jpetilemeift.in case
it should be opened. Ih ton iri-'
terviewffiyen to the Oregonian
while he was " In" Portland last
week atteudjngthe sessions of
the federal coOrth says:
"Theroa 600,000 acres Ih thojreser-
vafton.'BaldlUir. Covex. nndthe near
est polt to Portliahd is pTvbafcryWmiles
as, ma crow inea. 'Airenuy unuer -the
Pastime Pool Hal
A, W. GULP, Proprietor
Cigars, Tobacco, Confectionery
Smokers' Articles, News Stand
THE KEYS pUILCTlNQ
W6esal"in4 -'Retail Deakfs In a
WE BUY POULTRY
While They Last I
45 pair lace curtains at 1-3 regular price
25 beautifurpictures at 1-2' " "
Fine line of dining chairs just arrived.
We have anything you want in the furniture line.
New goods arriving daily. Call and loolTovcr our
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T. 8. HAMiwroNres. E.H. Frkxch, Vice-PreB.' J.O. Fowmk, Cahr.
JONES LUMBER C.-
" Desire To-
4iifb tlKHjl)ublic, in my. judgment.
hctwp,muny f large plateaus in the
COO, boa ncW -Where cattle and nheep
may graze, but essentially tho rcserva
tion 'Will becorh'e"'a stock country and,
obtsidaamaU.. patches of tillable land,
wiUmot bcomp, arming country."
Colony of rlomesteaders
A party of four men formerly
p.RKuoJsJf Tekamah, Nebraska, the fore
runners of a colony of 320-acre
homesteaders who are going into
the new minis- -which are being
tenon border of Crook, Lake
and mft)eycounties passed thru
ier"dihisweek. Heading the colo
ny was G. P. Brookings, and with
him were J. M. Bnckey and C. C.
Taylor, who shipped in three car-
oadsLjof farming equipment anq
lousehould- guppHes, etc., and
eft this week forfehe. scene of
their Ji(jt)b$nj It is saicTthat.
"iiB'ill Be Ready To Furnish all kinds'" '
of Rough LUMBER On And After March 1 3..
MILL IS LOCATED ON GRIZZLY BUTTE
. ,P.jO.Ad6tcst, LAMONTA, OREGON
Z. was MM VIS,
foreIgn exchange boucht and sold
drafts on all parts of the world
SHAN I KO, OREGON
;JMr:s..Wilsori and Miss Isham
..iWill.open ajtore one door west of Larkin's harness
about a May,' ; 1st,; -for. the sale of ice cream,. homeffj
made -candiesand other
, GooidT Tilings to Eat':
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MAY BUILD LINE
Deschutes Company Passes Resol
ution Providing lor Branch Line.
Provision for the construction
of a(branchof the Deschutes line
of the 0. W. R. & N. Co., to
Ashwood, in Crook County, is
made in the set of resolutions
recently passed by the directors
of the Deschutes Railroad Com
pany! copies of which were filed
with She County Clerk yester
day. The company, however,
does Siot contemplate the early
building of that road.
"When the Deschutes RailroaB
CompanV was organized," said"
J. P. O'Brien, general manager,
yesterday, "no provision7vas-
made for branch lines. We .have I
anticipated the necessity oi duiiq
ing to Ashwood some time' ih the
fufntw ntifl merelv tiassed thos
resolutions ) provide for that
ruction if we ever want to take it.
a mmiber, of, their neighbors ' n i we r p"Xr Vn
fronb asiia will shorty m
on arid join them in making j "1C Vll. ' " .A .l4p tu0f
v i :n ctrikinor 'OUtrfon that
crops grow on the lands wnicn r;:r V" " w;llh;To
liave hereofore been used oniy,"';"
orange, and as haunts of th -
ivtt , - - -
jack rabbit and coyote.
RESALE At a bargain, one
and harn&sauno pr geldinga four
olduweinht 140(Klbs. each
teloph'ottcE,. G, Vright, qncil, Ore,
" Dcaje'neatly. Galat 1st
residence. 'Sou t h Main'
"Stwsct."" v.w C'
MBfev Jf a; Carthon,
Scott E. Gordon
Property Lines Run
City Work, Maps, Plans,
ciahX'oT-tKe Hamrhan system,
returned yesterday from an in
spection trip' of the main line
and branches. He. . reRQs . tbe
country in excellent condition
and looks for big crops from the
entire state. Oregonian.
Fr6dA Z e 1 1
BAGGAGE AND EXPftESS.
To All Parts of the City
Oregon Central Lumber & Supply
, HAVEfOPENED YARDSAT " "
MadraW and: Metolmfe
We will alsb have yarcjs Culver, Redmond and Bend
as soon as the railroad reaches those points.'
J. Hi SCRITSMIER, Manager
YARDS AX THE RAILROAD
Reo and Apperson Automobile
J, C. ROBINSON, LocarAgerit, Madras
Machine Snop and Gaalg(S-"Tiresland-'Tire .SupplesVl
REO CARS IN STOCK---Demon?trated.vat Time
I.F. S HJJ TT
Contractor & Buider
Ready Made Windows and
Door Frames. Shop First Door
West of Larkin's Harness Store
West of Main Street,
alb tb A Jft f't'V A Ab--rRrir -AsRrA: iW A Hr A AiHf Jt tjfcr -Jtf vf
TUM-A-LUM LUMBER COMPANY
Will OPEN a line of Yards at
MADRAS, METOLIUS, CULVER, and REDMOND
LUMBER, CEMENT BUILDING MATERIAL
OF ALL KINDS
SEVERAL CARLOADS OF LUMBER AND SHINGLES ENROUTE, ALSO A
CARLOAD OF CEMENT
J FRANK L. WAIT, District Manager
6 Yards Located On Third Street - - Madras, Oregon