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ECHO, UMATILLA COUNTY, OEEGON, FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 1309.
Echo Steadily Forging to the Front
With the Development of Sur
rounding Rich Resources
LAND OF ALFALFA AND HONEY
Merchants tnd Everybody Prosper
ous Lands Now Irrigated and
is Cultivation Other Projects
Bones for the Homesscker.
No town along the line of the
O. It. & N. has brighter future
prospects than Echo.
Located as it is in the very
heart of one of the choicest agri
cultural districts of the West
which is being rapidly developed
and brought into cultivation by
means of irrigation; the feeding
and shipping point for thousands
of head of livestock annually,
and fast becoming recognized as
a natural distributing and supply
point for a rich interior section
of country, Echo is steadily and
permanently forging to the front
and assuming metropolitan airs.
Real estate transactions in
both city and farm properties is
quite active and many improve
ments are being made in the
town. Many new residences
and business buildings are con
templated and at the present
writing several are under course
Investments in Echo realty is
sure to bring good returns, and
through the steady and perma
nent advance in values will pile
up the golden dollars while you
Echo merchants are doing a
thriving business and everybody
generally in this section is pros
perous, as is the case in all irri
gated sections, where the farmer
does not have to depend upon
rain for moisture, and knows to
a certainty and full knowledge
that when he seeds his ground
he will harvest a crop, and can
almost estimate beforehand to
the bushel or ton what the crop
will yield per acre.
Under the present irrigation
systems at Echo there is about
15,000 acru of land under culti
vation, which annually produces
from 7 to 10 tons of choice alfalfa
hay to the acre in three cuttings.
Wheat, oats, barley, rye, etc.,
fruits and berries of all kinds
and varieties have a prolific
Don't Overlook This
We were so well pleased with the outcome of our Saturday
special sales, that we will continue same again
SHTURDHY ONLY BHRCKIN PRICES
1G IbH best sujrar $1.00 Regular 7c calico 6c
2 lb can pnre apple jelly 20c
1 lb lxt Japan tea 40c StrirtI high lMt an,,
one-half gal can bent syrup 40c CollarH at one"half V'
one gal cau best fyrup 75c Regular l."c Lancaster pher 10c
You can save money on the above and many other
goods at The Pioneer Store
growth and yield immense crops
under irrigation, and in this rich
made soil almost anything you
put in the ground with the ap
plication of water and the plenti-!
fnl bright sunshine of this sec j
tion will grow and ripen to per
fection, almost beyond belief. j
Other irrigation projects are,
being inaugurated in the vicinity j
of Echo, have already - been
financed, and within the next,
year or two will furnish water
and bring into cultivation thous
ands of acres more of choice
sage brush land which, when re- (
claimed will produce and blossom
as the rose, and which will all
be tributary to Echo, and annu
ally pour into the channels of
trade of this city an enormous
wealth in products and golden
The home of the busy bee r nd
the land of alfalfa and honey;
the land of choice fruits and ber
ries; the land of luscious water
melons, cantaloupes and musk
melot s, fit to tickle the palate
of a king with their delicious
flavor; the land of beautiful
flowers and gardens; the land of
sunshine, health, happiness and
contentment: truly Echo is the
mecca for the homeseeker and
the home builder from the over
crowded districts' of the east.
Here he will find plenty of pure
fresh air, a balmy atmosphere,
and a climate that for health and
loveliness cannot be surpassed
anywhere rnd seldom equaled.
Excellent school facilities; good
business opportuities; in fact all
the conditions are to be found in
this prolific section that bring
about the adequate and highly
profitable remuneration of labor,
happiness, contentment, and of
life, worth the living.
Echo, Ore., June 1, 1900.
Property owners will please
take notice they will be com
pelled to cut all weeds on their
property, and to the middle of
the street adjoining their prop
erty under penalty.
Any mother who lias had experi
ence with this distressing ailment
will be pleased to know tliat a cure
may be effected by applying Chamber
lain's Salve as soon as the child is
done nursing. Wipe it off with a "soft
cloth before allowing, M 'abe to
nurse. Many trainee, uuiwi use this
salve with best results. For sale by
I)orn Si lKrn.
The Saturday Evening Post
at the Racket Store.
ECHO REDS VS.
The Two Teams Cress Bats on the
. Diamond at Umatilla Grounds
10 TO 7 IN FAVOR CF ECHO REDS
Quite a Delegation Went Down From
Echo and Were Well Entertained
By the Umatilla Boys There
Was No Wrangling.
The Echo Reds crossed bats
on the diamond with the Uma
tilla nine Sunday last at the
A delegation of about twenty
people from Echo went down to
Umatilla on the train Sunday
morning to witness the game,
and they all report having had
a good time, and that the Uma
tilla boys certainly know how to
entertain and make a fellow feel
There was no wrangling on
either side, and both teams
gallantly played the part of
gentlemen all through the con
test. The game was well attended
and was promptly called at
12:45 P. M. and closed at 2:10,
lasting just one hour and twenty-five
It was an exciting and inter
esting game from start to finish
and at the close the score stoow
10 to 7 in favor of Echo.
To encourage the Echo boys
to play ball E. II. Drown, of the
Echo Register, took along ten
Havana cigars and promised a
cigar every time a tally was
made by the Echo boys. The
cigars and tallies broke even
10 each. If Brown's cigars had
held out it is likely the Echo
Reds vould still be scoring
Following is the lineup of the
LINE IT '
Campbell p MoKeiiiian
Ilosklns c llurke
Gilbert lb Conned
Hurr 2 b Lenox
Pugsley 3 b J. O'Connrll
Morrison s s Stephens
Smith I f Iliiiemnii
SCORE BY INNINGS
1 3 3 4 S 7 n
Echo 0 2 0 1 3 0 0 3
Umatilla.. 4 0 0 0 0 fl 1 o
Scorer, E. II. Brown.
PULL TOGETHER FOR ECHO.
A pretty wedding was solemn
ized at the residence of Mr.
and Mr? . ' L. C. Rothrock, in
Pendleton Tuesday of this week,
Rev. Storey officiating, when
two of the most prominent young
people of Echo, Mr. Ralph R.
Bonney and Miss Vivian Stewart
Bailey, were united in the holy
bonds of matrimony.
Mr. Bonney, the groom, is the
youngest sen of Mr. and Mrs.
C. R. Bonney, of Echo, and is a
prominent and rising young
business man, being engaged in
the harness and saddlery busi
ness in this city.
Miss Bailey, the bride, is the
youngest daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Joe Bailey, of this city,
and is a very accomplished and
talented young lady.
Mr. and Mrs. Bonney have a
host of friends in Echo and vi
cinity who wish them lion voyage
and much happiness and pros
perity over the matrimonial sea
The happy young couple have
taken up their residence for the
present with Mrs. Bonney's par
ents in Echo, where they are
now at home to their many
SiarBufXd T'.ie rational water
ways coniuii.Hsliin, which will take n
western trip Jurlng the coming sum
mer, has beon Invited to vlult Coos
Bay and other Oregon points. It Is
expected that the entire commission,
which Is composed of members of
the senate and house, will not visit
the Pacific Coast, but that a sub
committee will go to places west of
Salem Eugene Dosse, of Salem,
has received from the United States
putt-ul oir.ee complete rights on a
new flax machine, which It Is be
lieved will make flax-growing feas
ible and profitable In this country.
The machine will do away with the
present expensive process of retting
the straw. It Is said the machine
will turn out from 1300 to 1600
pounds of clean fibre In ten hours
and can be operated by four men.
La Fayette Charles Mitchel, a
well to do farmer near Amity, saw
a pack of hounds on a chase pass
through his fields. Taking his rhot
gun he followed thm to his heep
pasture, where he shot and wounded
two of them. He was brought be
fore a Justice of the peace and fined
$85 and costs. The shooting Is the
first Incident of Its kind In Yamhill
county. Fox hunting has become
one of the most popular sports In the
Salem Attorney-General Craw
ford has rendered an opinion to the
effect that the master fish warden
of Oregon may lawfully collect for
t!, j,cemM?a fr the operation of sta-
tlonary fishing gear and equipment
i on tne coiumma river soum oi me
Oregon-Washington boundary line,
and that for the operation of all
floating equipment a lice one may be
granted by the authorities of either
Oregon or Washlngtoa, and that
such llcenre Is sufficient.
Lebanon Five thousand cords of
pulp wood belonging to the l-banon
Paper Mill. were destroyed Satur
day, making a loss of $22,500. Add
ed to this loss Is approximately
$Q00 expended by the company In
getting firemen here from other
cities and In keeping a big force of
raen fighting at CO cents an hour
all night and day. This expenditure
caved about 140,000 worth of wood
and In keeping the 11,000,000 paper
mill plant out of danger.
Of Intercut to Farmer
Farmer and mechanic frequently
meet with slight accidents arid Injur
ies which cause them much annoyance
and los of time. A cut or brul.se
may be cured In about one-third the
time usually required by applying
Cliatnberlain's Liniment as wmii as
tiie injury I received. This liniment
in alto valuable for sprains, so renew
of the inuvlo. and rheumatic pain.
Tliere U no danger of blood poisoning
resulting from an Injury wlteti Cham
berlain's Liniment is applied before
the parU become Inflamed and swol
len. Eor sale by Ituni Jt iJorn.
J. E. Cherry, of Milton, regis
tered at the Echo Hotel yewter-
City Council met in regular
session Wednesday evening
June 3rd with Mayor Scholl
presiding. Aldermen A. B.
Thompson, E. R. Ware, R. B.
Stanfield, E. Ripper, E. N. Lit-
sey and Recorder Brown present.
Absent Alderman Smith.
Minutes of last meeting read
and approved. The report of
the Recorder and Marshal read
and ordered placed on file.
The following bills were or
R. II. Brown, salary " 00
The George & Miller Co., rope m
Tum-A-Lum LtimberCo., Imhr 0 30
Ei'ho LuiiiUt Co., meter Uixcs 3 74
C. It. Lisle, supplies and oil... 13 T
W. II. Boyd, nails anil gasoline 04
Lisle lldw Co., supplies and oil 3.1 72
Wm. iloggard, salary loo oo
Archie Malcolm, labor 2 );)
Scott Brown, labor '-'2 .10
Leu Elam, labor 3 no
K. O. I. T. Co., battery 4 00
Total...... 1213 Htl
Up to Wednesday evening the
vote in the contest for the God
dess of Liberty stood as follows:
Uuth Strahm 135
Audrey Wattenhurger 121
Avis Peterson 52
Ruth Godfrey 4
Stella NcCullough 7I
Vivian Bailey 30
Birdie Lovell :.. IB
Bertha Allen 14
Bessie Andrews 10
Lois Smith 42
Dorn Bros., of Echo, will han
dle all kinds of building material.
People interested in that line
will save money by seeing them.
DOU.N Ll'.MHKU Co.
You Arc Worth .-0,000
llwu't Head Tills.
This will not interest you If you are
worth fifty thousand dollars, but If
you are a man of mctlert'te means aiu
cannot afford to employ a phv'
when you have an at tack of dh., -a,
you will be pleased to know that
one or two doses of ('liaiiilerlaiii's
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Bemedyj
will cure it. This remedy has heen in
use for many years and is thoroughly j
reliahle. Price 2.7c. For ale l Horn
'PULL TOGETHEn FOH ECHO.
! GET ON TO
SPINNING THE DRUGGIST WILL
PUT YOU NEXT
ROOSEVELT TOOK NYAL'S TO
AFRICA WITH HIM
Every home should have
Nyal'H in it, and for ten daya, I
will tcive away Nyal'a books,
absolutely free, to anyone who
wishes to learn about Nyal'a.
First come first nerved as long
an they last.
J. Frank Spinning
Before we Move,
and in Fact We will
at a Reduction in
Order to Save the.
Expense of Moving.
AND LET US
i With Yah an vaiw
Needs ii the Hard
ware Line. '
We Have Just Put
In a Line of
For the Hot Weather I
WARE CO. I