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DAILY EAST OREOONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 1904.
J whore, the stickers go through
uppers oi my biiocs.
FORBIDDING DISTRICT DE
SCRIBED BY TOURIST.
The chief plant pent Is tho Spanish
bnyonet or soap weed, a species of
Yucca, have seen It In Kansas. This
grows sometimes waist high with a
dagger that will piece a canvas leg
ging, pointing to every star in tho fir
Tho flowers which grow on n stalk,
nro very pretty and nre eagerly
eaten by cattle. In tho old lake beds
Rlllnnrilrl n'nin. In Mstn. 1 . ....
I . ....... id u;l tllC nUliHtU
land a well can bo driven In tho sand
. . .u r... ,..., c. ... 1 ,n a vcr" nilnutcs. Wo are camp-
Contour of the Coun ry Suggests M the heauWat0r8 of th(J Mlnnecu.
Thousands of Dried Up Lakes No cn0, sn w,lch flows past Valentine,
Regular System of drainage Hills anil if a very pretty stream about tho
h Valine Ar In No Svstematle slzc of Deer creek there.
R.nneBWhlt,.nBd Bone. T1' ni0! wonderful things In the
w " ' " country nre tho "blowouts."
of Thousands of cattle Lie All over TI, wt, Mowing nonln.t th ,i,in
nf some sand mountain blows away
the sand from the roots of the grass.
tlie grass goes and the sand blows
out, sometimes the sides are sheer.
Washington, Aug. -1. John M
Tufts of Atchison, Kansas, a student. I but usually not,
accompanying the Swltzer expedition ; We drove past one day before yes
into tne unu mnus oi iseorasua ami , terday that was blowing out and
boutn uaKotn, m a letter to ins intiior. looked like a Binoklng crater. Occa
J. F. Tufts, private secretary to Sec-! sionally we see one large enough to
reiary ityan oi me jiuurior uopnri- nido the capltol In. Somo small val
ment, dated from Camp North of leys nre formed by blowouts and as
uotiy, iseo., gives nis impression ot in a few yenrs grass growB in n blow
,that country as follows:
The range of sand hills, or more
properly mountains that we havo been
among for the preceding month, ex
tend about six miles north of here,
and 50 miles to the west, oast to a
sand In Nebraska than In the rest of
the Union Pacific road. There is
more sand in Nebraska than in the
rest of the .Missouri-Mississippi val
ley, also more fleas than any other
out, the wind causes most surprising
ly shaped hills, reservoirs and ditches.
It is so sandy that a snnkc cannot
travel 10 feet In the hills without
leaving a trail.
HUNT FOR BURIED TREASURE.
It appears that a legend current
Superstitious Cupidity Wrecks a Rus
place In the world of equal territory. IlIlsslai comes tho storv of romn'rk;
barring Oregon and Washington. nl)lf! trnnau hunt u-i.Im, n,i,i .
We have nearly us many Texas tho wrecking of a vlllago and the
mes, mosquitoes ami sanu lizards as iieatn of two persons.
grains of sand, l have not seen n
stone or pebble, barring the state line
monuments, since passing a quarry
near Valentine, and all the trees I
have seen would make a 20-acre lot
There Is flue grazing on the hills
and the cattle are in fine condition,
but every sharp dip, that might af
ford a place to get out of the wind
has its bunch or bunches of white or
whitening bones. surrounded by
grass, grown thick and luxuriant
from the decayed bodies of the win
ter killed cattle, that gives the Ho to
the country's promising smile at this
There Is no system of drainage in
the hills, the valleys run in no regu
lar direction, they are the beds of
forgotten lakes, dried centuries ago; ,
then there are new valleys only dried
.lately or partially dried where great!
quantities of hay Is cut. The stand is .
often three and four feet.
Then there are the alkali valleys,1
same formation, but only alkali grass i
Will llvo nn Hmn, anv 11.. I
among tho peoplo of tho Volsk district
declared that during tho Crimean wnr
a treasure captured from tho isngiisn,
amounting to tens of millions of
roubles, was burled under tho vlllagi
of Kostro, "for uso during Uio flrBt
great war In which Russia was en
gaged In tho tcntloth century."
number of local patriots, led by
carpeni.or named Shakovsky, sot out
to dlscovor tho burled millions, in
tending to offor thorn to tho czar.
At first thoy met with conBidorablo
resistance from the houso ownors,
but nt last, tho latter, being convinc
ed that It was a patriotic work, Joined
In the search. The earth under nearly
every houso In tho village was tun
nelled, many of the walls sagging,
and nfter three dnys' digging the vil
lage looked as If it had been wreck
ed by a hurricane. No treasuro was
found, and as tho original explorers
nbaudoncd the Benrch they woro at
tacked by the deluded Kostrovans,
two being drowned in the village
Ex-Confederates Are Gathering
Aberdeen In Great. Numbers.
Aberdeen, Miss., August -1. PractI
cally every camp in the state Is fully
represented at tho annunl reunion bo
gun hero today by tho Mississippi di
vision of tho United Confedorato Vet
erans. Every train arriving last ove
nlng and this forenoon brought Its
quota of visitors and at nn early hour
it was evident that tho attendance
was to be unusually large. Thanks
to the effective work of Gen. Robert
I-.. Ilustou nnd his associates tho vis
itors found everything in readiness
for their recoption and entertainment
The city Is profusely decorated In
The reunion will be in session two
days, in nddltion to tho transaction
will live on them, short, cenerallr.
still nourishing feed, but as hay not'
worth the curing as a rule. Prickly ,
pear and cactus abound in a few
places and are found sparingly everj-;
Old Man Bingo Why do you put the gas out ever- night that you call
to see my daughter?
Young Kidder Well, she wants me to keep the engagement dark.
of routine business thero will be
enmpfiro meetings with nddressos by
Governor Vardnman, Congressman 13.
G. Humphries, nnd other men of note.
EXCURSION RATES TO ST. LOUIS
The Washington & Columbia River
For the World's Fair nt St. Louis
the following rates arc announced:
To St. Louis, going via St. Paul
or Billings, returning any dl
rict routo $60.00
To Chicago, going vit SL Paul
or Billings, returning any di
rect routo 65.00
To St. Louis, returning from
To Chicago, returning from St.
To St. Louis, returning via Chi
To Chicago, returning via St.
Children of hnlf-fnrc ago, half the
TickotB will bo on sale May 11, 12
and 13; June 16, 17 and 18; July.l.
2 and 3; August S, 0 and 10; Soptom
bor 6, 6 and 7; October 3. 4 nnd E.
Good going ten days from dnto of
sale, returning, 90 dnys from date of
Good for stop-over at nuy point
within the limits.
For full information regarding
routes, side trips, etc., call on or nd
dress, WALTER ADAMS. AGT.,
S. B. CALDERHEAD, Pendleton,
Genernl Passenger Agent, Ore,
Walla Walla. Wash.
National Encampment Grand Army
ot tne itoputiiic, uoston, .Mass., Aug
ust i&tiiviutn, loot.
Knights of Pythias National en
campment, Louisville, Ivy., August
For tho nbovo occasions tho O. R.
& N. makes a rate of $71.50 to De
troit and return. Tickets on salo
July 2d. Limit 90 days from date of
Boston, Mass.. and return. S84.B5.
Tlckots on sale August 8th, 9th, 10th.
final limit 90 days from dato of sale.
Louisville. Ky.. and return. SGS.2K.
Tickets on salo August 8th, 9th, 10th.
t-inai limit a days from date of sale.
For particulars call on or address E.
bmitn, agent O. R, & N.. Pendle
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WAGON IT IS A TRIBUTE TO THE SUPERIORITY OF THE BAIN.
SUPERIOR DRILLS Superior of all Drills.
THE HAINES-HOU8ER HARVESTER Said to be far and away the Best Combined Harvester
on the market.
WASHINGTON DOUBLE DI8K WEEDER.
THE WELL KNOWN CANTON AND FLYINQ DUTCHMAN PLOWS, AND GANG PLOWS.
THEN THERE IS A HOST OF OTHER THINGS I ALWAYS HAVE IN STOCK SUCH AS
AXLE GREASE AND LUBRICATING OILS, WAGON JACKS, DOUBLE TREES AND SINGLE TREES
WHIPS AND WHIP STOCKS, MONKEY WRENCHES, BOLTS, VALVES, BABBITT, WHEELBAR
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Corner Court and Thompson Streets
The Washington & Columbia River
Railway Special Summer Excur
sion Rates to Coast Points.
Beginning June 15, 1904. tho W. &
R. railway will have on salo tickets
to estport. Long Beach, Clatsop
ueecn. TOKoinnu. llwaco. Soavlew. TI.
oga, macule park. Ocean Park, Nah
cotta, Flavel, Gearhart nnd return nt
io.uo for tho round trln.
For children of half fare nee. nn fi
ll an mo auove rate.
Tickets will bo pood rntnrnlni. until
For full Information cnll nnon nr
World's Fair Rates.
Tho O. R. & N. Company announces
tne following low rates:
From Pendleton to St. Louis and
From Pendleton to Chicago and re
To Chicago, returning through St.
Louis (no coupon between Chicago
and St. Louis) or vice versa, J62.B0.
To Chicago, returning via St. Louis
or vice vorsa, $66.26.
Tickets on sale June 7, 16, 17,
18, July 1, 2, 3, August 8, 3, 10, Sep
tember B, 6, 7, October 3, 4, 5.
Tickets good going within 10 days
from date of sale; final roturn limit
90 days from date of sale.
Stopovers allowed in cither direc
tion within the transit limit. For
further Information call on or ad
dress E. C. SMITH, Agent.
Triennial Conclave Knights Templar,
ban Francisco, sept. 5-9th, 1904
Sovereign Grand Lodge I. O. O. F.,
San Francisco, Cal Sept. 19-25th,
Account of above occasion tho O. R.
& N. makes a round trip rate of J31.85
dates of salo, via steamer from Port
land August 2-28th. nnd September 1
and 2. Via rail, Soptomber 1, 2, 3, IB,
16 and 17. Continuous nnssnce on no-
Ing trips, with final return limit Octo
ber 23, 1904. Stopovers will bo allow-
ed in California only, and only on ro
turn trip. I-or particulars cal on or
address E. C. Smith, agent O. R, & N.
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If you contoraplate visiting the 8t.
luuis imposition, to aecuro reliable
Information as to railroad service, tho
lowost rates and tho best routes. Also
as to local conditions in St. Louis;
hotels, otc, .etc.
If you will writo tho undorslimmi
stating what Information you desire,
mo aarao win no promptly furnished.
If wo do not havo It on hand, will ho.
cure u ior you ir possible, and with-
out any pxponso to you. Address
B. H. TRUMBULL.
Commercial Agont, 142 Third street,
In ordor to accommodate nshine
parties tho O. R. & N. Co. will, until
close of season, havo train No. 2,
leaving hero nt 6:45 p. m atop nt
North Fork on Saturday ovenlnes.
and train No, 1, duo in Pendleton at
9 a. m stop at some place Monday
morning. This nrrangoment will be
In effect Saturday. May 14.
B. C. SMITH, Agent.
12.00 shoos for 11.00.
One hundred dollars is a pretty good reward lor h
yet tnat is wnat J. is stroae, oi wuuaumts, "-
rirnp-nnlnn In nnr lnof nnhncrlntlon COnteBt. He feCeltel
monts of tho East Orogonlan, without a cent of eipeoMto
rubber-tired buggy. Wo propose to conuuci anomw .
on tho following basis:
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all tho money received from this corneal,
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and iKisslblv much more, one-halt ot which will row
guesses nearest to tho vote in uregon iur
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presidential voto in Or.ogon for tne wiuumb
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