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FRIDAY, MAY 28, ISO
The Echo Register
rHO.E MAIN SO.
U l A'l ll.li X I' I ItMSII I N U CO.
K. II. ttltOWN, Manner.
A Weekly newspaper, published
very FrMny at Kcho, Umatilla Coun
Kub-tf-rlpllon gl.&O Per Year.
Entered h second-class in ittr
March 1$. lsuti, at the 1'ontoffi e at
Echo, Oregon, under act of Congress
of March 3, 1879.
ADVERTISING TtATKS: 25 cents pr
Inch per Insertion, except on year
contractu, when It shall be 60 cents
per Inch per month.
Ideals, tint Insertion, set In H-milnt type, or
brevier. Ml renin per Hoe for Hint Insertion nod
I cents earn additional Incerllun.
O. R. A N. Railway, Echo, Oregon,
No. 5 Oregon Express 12.10 a. m.
No. II Paritlc Express tt:4 a. m.
No. 7 Portland Special 1:15 p. m.
No. 0 Eastern Express 1:20 a. in.
No. 12 Atlantic Express.... 4:xi p. in.
No. 8 Chicago Special" :m p. m.
No. 2.1 War freight -1:30 p. m.
No. M Portland fast freight. .2:55 p. m.
No. 24 Way freight 5:30 a. m.
No. M Eiwtern fast freight3:25 p. ni.
No. 7 and 8 do not slop here.
Parties desiring Interline tickets or
reservation of bertha can secure same
by advising us a few days prior to
day of departure.
P. C. HUNTER. Art.
Someday the Celio canal will
be completed. When the people
of Portland realize fully that its
completion will double the value
of every foot of land in that city,
and lots of it outside, ' the real
estate speculators and big land
owners will impress it upon our
Congressmen that they must
come through with enough to
complete it in short order. It
is of more importance to Oregon
and Portland than even the tariff
on lumber or beans.
Tt is rather soon to mention
Congressional timber, but Uma
tilla county has a man who went
to the legislature last January,
kept his pledge to the people,
didn't try to crawfish on any of
pledges and returned to the
jieople without any shadow of
cowardise, imbecility or dishon
e.sty. He comes from Athena.
livery once in a while some
new enterprise is projosed in
the section around Kcho. Some
of them are on paper; but we
have so many thousand acres
now under irrigation systems,
with good water in them and
plenty of it, that we are too
busy to keep track of the new
ones until the dirt begins to fly.
Wheat gamblers are playing
at selling wheat but when the
harvest comes, the farmer will
get beaten. When' the wheat
is all sold out anil the farmer
has none left then the gamblers
will get buy and the grangers
will be bereft.
Hy all means sHnd a million
dollars in the aggregate adver
tising the resources of all the
different sect ions of Oregon. It
will bring settlers and keep
them Invause we have the gtxxls
and can show the man from Mis
souri. Hut, honorable lords and
gent lemen of the boom and boost
clubs, if to your booklets and
letters you could truthfully add
one little ost script, it would
bring more people in a month to
Oregon than you now get in a
- A - LUH LUMBER COMPANY, -
year. Tliat little addition would
be, "Improvements and imple
ments, live stock and stored
grain on farms pay no taxes in
It pays to beautify and im
prove your property, and it pays
a town as a whole to look as if
it were alive, proud of its exist
ence, confident of its future and
not ashamed of its apearance.
Taxation is to be studied by
the (J rangers of Oregon. It has
long been a favorite study of
corporation lawyers. As a re
sult of these studies the farmer
has caught the burdens of some
other divisions of society.
Ex Senator Simon of Portland
is the regular Republican nomi
nee for Mayor, and it is the
duty of every Republican to vote
for him- if he feels like it. If
the Honorable Senator will keep
enough of his friends in the
field as independent candidates
he will be elected.
In a country where 70,000 tons
of hay of the best quality of al
falfa is produced every year
there are bound to Ibo other in
dustries based on the hay that it
pay you to investigate. Echo
feeds not less than 9,000 head of
steers every winter on this hay,
which makes it the largest point
in the State for stock shipments.
Not less than 25,000 head ,of cat.
tie and horses are raised around
Kcho every year. Echo makes
If the money spent by Umatilla
big grain farmers in Los Angeles
was invested for three years
where it was obtained we would
have the greatest boom in old
Umatilla the world ever saw.
In the East swine have to be
carefully fed and housed to
bring them to market size.
Around Echo they reach desired
weights when five months old,
and only need to receive a
little barley and alfalfa meal a
few weeks to be in prime condi
tion and calling for through
tickets to the Portland packing
Echo has good stores, well
supplied with all sorts and kinds
of household and agricultural
sunnlies. Thev can miote vou
figures to match any department
' More in the United States and
jure anxious to see every settler
tlo well and get as much for his
money as jntssible.
Hundreds of thousands of dol
lars made in Umatilla county is
j being loaned to Portland banks
instead of U'ing loaned to home
builders in Umatilla. Money
made within a few miles of Echo
is being loaned to outside bank
ers for half the interest that
could be obtained in Echo. The
Portland banker loans this mon
ey to home builders in Portland
on no better security than what '
the home-builder could offer j
DU. A. READ
PlIYMl'IAN ANO SI KUKOX
O:lice---Arlington Hid., next door
I to Spinning's Drug Store,
j Calls day or night.
nI.I. TOO ETHER FOU KCHO.
PILL TOUST11EK FOU ECHO.
THE ECHO RtaitTER, ECHO, OREGON
i DOINGS IN OREGON :
Interesting Items Gathered
From All Parts of the State.
Fatal Kittling of Quarrel.
Pendleton That he shot to save
hlmnelf from a beating at the hands
of his two assailants is the defense
of Miko Kyan, the aged bachelor
farmer, who shot and killed H. E.
Dixon, a farm hand of his neighbor
Jacob Shubrrt, whom he also
wounded. Ryan is now in the
county jail here, having offered no
reslstence to Sheriff Taylor when
that official arrived at the Ryan
farm near Milton.
According to the story as told by
Ryan, the quarrel between him and
his neighbor la one of long standing.
He says Shubert insisted on making
a road to his home diagonally across
Ryan's wheat field for a distance of
three-quarters of a mile.
Ryan has been a resident of the
county for 31 years and has beon
generally tegarded as of a quarrel
May Drop Charge of lligamy.
Roseburg Trial of George Saw
yers, whose actions caused such ex
citement In this section about all
months ago, and who was Indicted
by the grand Jury on a cUsrge of
bigamy, rill not come up at this
term of court and will probably be
dropped altogether, his wife having
refused to appear against him. .
Sawyers was former principal
the Oakland schools, who last De
cember disappeared, turning up afj
ter two weeks, broken la health And.
seemingly crated by sickness. It
later developed that he had gone to
meet a former wife, whom he at
leged he had thought dead.
To Build Tuberculosis SanaUarlum.
Salem Governor Benson has ap
pointed A. L. Mills, Portland, aad
R. A. Booth, Eugene, as members of
the tuberculosis commission for four
years. Mayor O. F. Rodgers, Salem,
and Leslie Butler, Hood River, were
appointed for two years. Members
of the commission will serve without
compensation, further than travel
ing expenses. They are to aupervlse
the establishment of a aanatarium
for the treatment of patients not
able financially to care for them
selves, 120,000 being appropriated
by the legislature for the purpose.
The act ilso carries an appropriation
of $25,000 for maintenance of the
Rotelalr litanies Woman.
Illllsbore John D. Roselalr, the
wife-murderer, told the story of his
first meotlng with the woman be
killed In his mountain home a week
ago because she threw a pan of milk
In his face. He related the Incidents
to Mrs. Dombrower, mother of the
dead woman. He made every at
tempt to Justify his crime in the
eyes of his listener. When he talk
ed of hla second wife he displayed
the belief that a woman must h'ave
no opinions of her own contrary to
that of the husband.
HaltroMil to Smim Much Money.
Salem At the final hearing In
the Investigation Into the grain
rates on the O. R. N. Instituted
by the railroad commission on Its
own motion and held In the office of
the commission in this city, an affi
davit by Chief Engineer George W.
Boschke. of the railroad, was sub
mitted in evidence, showing that the
railroad company now has in con
templation or already under way.
Improvements and betterments for
this year that will cost 3.528,73$.
State Will Get Civil War Funds.
Portland As a result of the find
ings of the United States court of
claims, the state of Oregon will be
paid 1 193.(43.02 by the federal gov.
ernment as reimbursement for the
expense It assumed in raising a reg
iment of volunteers during the late
years of the Civil War. This Is not
the whole of the claim set np by the
state, but the amount named Is all
which the court holds the state to
be entitled to receive.
Kaklw Appointed Judge.
Salem Gov. Benson has appoint
d J. A. akln. of Astoria, Judge of
the Fifth judicial district. The ap
pointment was made under chapter
131, laws of 1909, which created an
additional judge for this district and
provided that the appointee should
be a resident of Clatsop or Columbia
Chautauqua 'to Meet in July.
Oregon City The sixteenth an
nual session of the Willamette Val-
; ley Chautauqua Assembly will be
held at Gladstone Park, near Oregon
City, July 6 to 18, Inclusive.
Row Carnival 0ens June 7.
Portland The rose festival will
be opened on Monday night, June 7,
by a street pageant which will at
tempt to bring together the organ
ized forces of all local military, fra
ternal and civic bodies of Portland.
CARE OF SHEEP.
Protecting fhe Fleck In Winter Some
Points on Feeding.
The sheep must have a good shelter
from the snow aud sleet aud cold rains
of winter. A shed built against a
I large building and oieuiug to the south
Is the best for sheep In the winter.
The burn will be a splendid protection,
and the farmer who builds his sheep
shed against his baru Is wise, says an
Sheep hsre short necks, they cannot
reach very far Into a rack, and they
should not be permitted to do so If
they could bees use the chaff from the
bay gets into the wool, and this should
be arolded If pos
sible. It. U diffi
cult tq make a
rack that will
. , ... JIATSACK FOB SBEXF.
ble quantity -of
key aad feed it down within reach cn-
4-Ui the tack is empty. The rack shown
In the Illustration has a bottom shaped
like the letter W, with the middle part
the highest ' Cut crosspleces out of
wide planks similar to the way stair
stringers are cut and place them fire
feet four Inches apart. Nail sixteen
foot boards on these to form the W
sbaiied bottom, making the V shaped
troughs tight to catch the leaves and
chaff, and they may also be used for
feeding grain, brnn or chopped stuff.
The rack Is three and a half feet
wide at the top and sixteen feet long.
The spindles at the side should be of
hard wood, round. Small hardwood
trees cut lu a thicket lu the woods an
swer very well. They should be Just
wide enough apart to let an old sheep
get Its head through. It Is necessary
to hare the rack three and a half or
four feet high so the larger sheep
wou't try to climb Into It.
If there U not enough room In the
shed for the feed troughs they may be
constructed on the outside, but it will
be better If there Is space for them In
the center of the shed. The troughs
may be constructed in the following
manner: Prlve down pairs of stoh
altout twelve feet apart, net-ordlng to
the length desired for the trough.
Xall heavy crmutpleees to the stobs
Just alKiut a foot above the ground.
I The trough can he set on the cross-
plece ami willed there. It Is best to
make the troughs nlxmt eight Inches
wide and four Inches deep. The lum-
ber should lie good and strong.
J Oats, bran and shelled corn mixed
' make a splendid feed for sheep. They
' will te delighted with pnl clover or
alfalfa hay. When nlfalf.n Is fed they
will not heed so much praln. In fact,
sheep will nlmost fatten on alfalfa
alone. If it Is chopped up flue, so
much the liettcr. Keep salt near, so
the sheep can have access to it when
ever they please. It will tie a good
thing If they can ruu to a watering
trough that la filled with temperate
Don'ts For the Horn man.
IVm't use cold bits in cold weather.
Your horse's tongue l tender, and his
mouth Is formed of delicate gland and
IHm't clip your botse wheu the mer
cury Is at the freezing Hiut.
lKm't fall to blanket your horse
when he stands In the cold.
! IVu't forget that naal catarrh, diph
theria, bronchitis and other Ills often
result from exposure and the chill
which follows suddenly checked in
spiration. Itou't fail to keep your horse's shoes
sharp ben the streets are slippery.
lvu't put your horse's feet in un
skilled hands. Good feet are sjol!ed
by bad shoeing.
IHm't keep your horse In an over
heated stable, then stand him for some
hours In a freezing atmosphere and
wonder why be became paralysed.
Don't fall to water your horse the
first thing In the morning, but not with
- Echo, Oregon
PLEASE GO 'WAY
The SEALY MATTRESS is made entirely of high-grade,
long staple Cotton not linters. Myriads of long, fleecy
fibers artfully interlocked and evenly distributed, forming a
Single Bat, without tuft or binding. Clean, pure, sanitary.
Cheaper than hair, more comfortable than feathers, better
ECHO FURNITURE COMPANY
UidertakiBf Liceues1 Eakalaer
42 piece set osDisher for $3 by
yl" trding out $25 for Groceries,
and with $50 worth of Groceries we
will give a set Free.
Hen's fine line of Summer Un
derwear just arrived.
MRS. E. RIPPER
NEW LIVERY STABLE
C. R. Bonxey A Sons, Props.
New Rifts, New Harness
NEW WHIPS, NEW ROBES, NEW HORSES
A SHARE OF THE PATRONAGE SOLICITED
r W e will soil a liniitetl amount of land and set the "
same to poaches, apples or pears, care for the
I Hame ,or ".roe years paying all taxes and other
"r'" r or xernis auuress .
vi. - retarv. -
KAXK SLOAX, Superintendent -
urT- PeifleUt, Ore, Ecki, Ore.
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AND LET ME SLEEP