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FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 1909
THE ECHO REGISTER, ECHO, OREGON
OREGON STATE NEWS
Interesting Happenings From
Ail Parts of the Stats.
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ECHO FURNITURE COMPANY
The licho Register
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PHONE MAIN SO.
VMATIM, I'l 15MSIIINU Co.
K. II. HKOWN, Manager.
A Weekly newspaper, published
very Friday at Kcho, Umatilla Coun
Subscription $t..'0 Per Year.
Entered as ."cond-ciass mutter
March 16. 1900. at the Postofflce at
Scho, Oregon, under act of Congress
tt March 1, 1S7.
ADVERTISING HATES: 25 centa pr
Inch per Insertion, except on year
contracts, when It shall b SO cents
per Inch per month.
Irsl. flnt InMTllnn. wl In S-ixilnl type, or
ktcvlcr, IDim lit-mt line f(ir tlrxl Invrtlon nd
.cent each MliiUloniit Iwerllon.
d. R. A N. Railway, Echo, Oregon,
Ni. f Oregon F.xpress 12.10 a. in.
No. 11 I'acillc Express l:lt a. m.
No. 7 Portland S'cial 1:15 p. in.
No ti Kastern Kxprexs. l:'.Hii. in.
No. 12 Atlantic Kiiivv....4:iti p. lit.
No. H Chicago Special 4:25 p. in.
Nt. 2:1 Wav freight I:.K p. in.
No. 55 Port land fast freight . 2:55 p. in.
No. 21 Wav freight r::u a. in.
No. 5H Kastern fast freight ..3:25 p. m.
No. 7 and H do not stop here.
Parties desiring Interline tickets or
reservation of berths rnn secure same
by advising us a few days prior to
lay of departure.
P. C. HUNTER, Act.
The Idaho panhandle should
le a part of Kastern Washing
ton and the two made into an
other State. Then all of Wash
ington south of the Columbia
river should be annexed to
Kastern Oregon, which should
also be a not Iter State,
Kcho is on the map to stay.
Hogs cattle, sheep, horses.
In Kcho is where they flourish
and make rub their owners.
Kcho has more good potato
and berry land than would patch
the Sahara desert from Tim
biictoo to Cairo.
For climate listt-n to us holler.
Kcho has the earliest bearing
l.t mis i it Kastern Oregon.
lots of water in the I'niatilla
slill going to waste.
If a town will stand by its
yaper, the paper will be a credit
V the town. Oftentimes it .is,
Thousands of I amis wanting
civs in the Kast. Thousands
of acres wanting hands all
In Nt-w York and San Fran
cis -o men are gnawing the crusts
of charity in bread lines. A lit
tle charity properly ami intelli
gently applied would put these
men en the lands of Oregon and
make useful citizens of them
It is a sad thing to see an old
in in begging his way through a
country he has "knocked" and
la1ored in all the best years of
his life. Men of youth and
strength are trifling away their
earnings and sneering at the
ount''-v to,,;,-v who rnay Iive ,o
beg their bread in Kcho a scon1
of years from now. I5uy u piece
of land, and it will r.ot run away.
When you art Kftt injr gray and
the top of jour head rises above
the tiinljer line like the snows of
Mt. Hood you will have a piece
of (Jod's earth to call your own.
Why drift when you can sail?
Too mueh idle land means too
many miles of road to build, or
too many miles of road not built.
A man without a little sand in
his craw would fail to get fat in
Whack it to the knocker.
A land hog is the bane of any
To advertise your town send
out your home town paier.
If your home town paper is
not all that you think it should
be, then get the living citizens
together and make it better.
The Kegister man stands ready
to step aside at any time that
the citizens of Kcho desire to
pay a fair price for the plant
and install a better booster.
Don't worry, that electric line
All the expensive kinks will
have to go from the line of the
O. K. A N. That means Kcho
on the main line and some pre
tent ions localities on a sw itch
back. We i.eed the open Columbia
river to help out the over bur
dened railroads in transporting
the rapidly increasing wealth of
products from the Northwest.
How about that rural delivery
route; anything doing:
Kcho people should not knock
other towns, nor feel ag
grieved at their springing up
anywhere nearby. It is inevita
ble that in a closely settled and
irrigated country towns are go
ing to be started. The thing for
Kcho jieople to do is to make
Kcho the t enter of the wheel,
and not allow it, by reason of
short-sightedness on the part of
its proiH-rty owners, to be on
The Best and Quietest
Sleeping Quarters in
Thad Barnes, Prop.
DK. A. UK AD
PHYSICIAN AND St'KUEOX
Office -Arlington Did., next door
to Spinning's Drug Store,
Calls day or night.
Ptn.L TOO ETHER FOR KCHO.
Pl'LL TOGETHER FOR ECHO.
Trios to lllockmall Hulem Hunker.
Salem An astounding attempt to
levy blackmail on Asphacl Bush, a
wealthy banker and one of the most
prominent citizens of the Northwest
was revealed at the hearing before
a lunacy commission of the cae of
Albion W. Smlrh.
It was testified that Smith hnd
written letter:! to .Mr. Hush demand
ing S'o'" ca.-ii. tlitiaienir.4 to put
oat the oiiiikerV eyes with carbolic
acid mi 1 :i!so to Uidrap Ms d::i!ghter
at!. I ti . ! 1 her for $ Iti", uuo ransom
i: i '.if i u n n was not paid.
The ! :: :: cor' mission !hh not as
yet rendered n decision In Smith's
c::e. The culprit Is the son of a
prominent local real estate man and
ulioui years oi l. Me has a wife
and two children in Portland.
St. Helens IM.ieluilllil ('Use.
j St. Helens That the prosecution
I expects to produce Jack McCarty a,
i the trial of J. Kendall (Toots)
j Hla!e;e.v, and that Sheriff Martin
i White received a tip In Ilecember,
lfto.l. that an attempt would be
made to rob the Columbia county
courthouse, are developments la the
St. Helens blackmailing case.
F. H. Prescott, pr.rtner of B. B.
Quick In the Columbia County Ab
stract & Trust Company, and on
whose advise Mr. Quick went before
the grand jury with his atory of
extortion from him of $600 by
Blakesley, is doing his utmost to
gather evidence for the trial.
Widow Sinn Slayer of Husband.
Pendleton Damages in the sum
of $7500 are demanded of Mike
Ryan In a suit Hied here by Mrs. H.
B. Dixon, widow of the man Ryan
killed last week.
Ityan Is one of the wealthy ranch
ers of the county and, being a bache
lor, has no one dependent upon him.
The man he killed left a widow and
five small children In destitute cir
cumstances. The belief Is general
that if the case ever gets to a jurv
the aged bachelor will be called
upon to pay the sum demanded.
Husband Sella Wife for 130.
Portland John Draganza, a Gor
man, after having sold his wife to
his neighbor, II. Ruddat, for 1150,
has brought up the most perplexing
legal problem In many years by
bringing action against his wife's
purchaser for alienating her affec
tions. Ruddat made good bis claim
that he had purchased Mrs. Bragan
sa by presenting a bill of sale, bear
ing the signature not only of his
complaining neighbor, but ot the
I .and Hoard Pinna Trip.
Salem It Is probable that Got.
Benson, State Treasurer Steele,
State Engineer Lewis, Attorney
General Crawford and the other
members of the desert land board,
will make a trip to Eastern Oregon
In July to hear both sides to the
controversy regarding water rights
on the Deschutes Irrigation & Power
Company project and to Inspect
this and other projects.
Skeletons He veil I tiold.
Boring Two skeletons, supposed
to be the remains of pioneer English
prospectors, were found last week
In an old mine tunnel situated In the
Cascade forest reserve, at a point
about 60 miles from Boring. Near
the skeletons were a shovel, pickax,
f r In k pan and two rock drills. The
finding of the bones led to the dis
covery of the existence of a rich
vein of gold and sliver ore.
Postal Till N llolihod.
Roseburg t'nknown robbers en
tered the Wells-Fargo Express Com
pany's office In this city Saturday
evening, appropriating between $60
and $65 belonging to the Postal Tel
egraph ft Cable Company. No evi
dence of forcible entrance has been
discovered, tending to substantiate ,
the theory of the officers that the j
person responsible for the crime pos- (
sessed a key.
To Survey Cwt Hay Line.
Marshfleld Sufficient stock for
the Coos Hay. Roseburg and Holso
railroad has been subscribed to war
rant sending out F. A. Halm, chief
engineer, and his corps of survey
ors. The engineer has everything
In readiness to start on the work
of surveying for a tine from Coos
Bay to Roseburg. and has only been
waiting for financial affairs of the
project to be arranged.
Sawyer Again Free Man.
Roseburg George Sawyers, until
recently superintendent of the Oak
land. Or., public schools, was freed ;
from a bigamy charge la the circuit
court last week. The evidence
against Sawyers was of a document
ary nature and could sot be cor
roberated. owing to the fact that
witnesses from his old home la
Pennsylvania refused to come to
Oregon to testify.
CALL AND GET ONE
Tum-A-Lum Lumber Co.
EVENTS IN OUR STATE
OF MINOR IMPORTANCE
Baker City The new er ity jail
has been completed and turned over
to the county court.
Htllsboro Victor Nord. aged 37.
and Mrs. Anna Paulson, aged SO,
were married hore Monday.
Portland President Taft has sent
to the senate the nomination of Ar
thur W. Orton, of this city, to be
register of the land office at Lake
Salem State Superintendent J.
11. Ackerman and Assistant B. F.
Carleton have shipped to Seattle the
exhibit of the state educational de
partment for the Seattle Fair.
Hillsboro John D. Roselalr, con
fessed murderer of his girl-wife,
waived examination when taken Into
court last week and was remanded
to Jail to await trail at the next
term of court.
Pendleton At a meeting of the
executive committee of the eastern
division of the State Teachers' Asso
ciation, held In this city, it was de
cided to hold next year's meeting In
Pendleton during Easter week.
Weston The largest crowd ever
in Weston. 4000 people, attended
the pioneers' reunion Saturday. The
leading feature was a parade ot au
tomobiles driven and owned by
farmers. The automobiles were all
occupied by old pioneers.
Portland Sh?rlff Stevens of Mult
nomah county, is a patient at a local
hospital for the purpose of having
his eyes treated. An infection has
arisen, which is believed to have
been contracted through association
with some prisoner.
Gervals Indications are for a
record-breaking crops of prunes In
the Willamette Velley. While grow
ers have been greatly worried by the
frosts and dry weather, it appears to
be ?he general opinion that the crop
has not been Injured.
Corvallis Advices from the ex
position authorities at Seattle re
ceived here make certain the pro
posed trio of the cadet regiment to
the Seattle fair. The cadet regi
ment. 500 strong, will leave here on
the afternoon of June 4 In a special
train for Seattle.
Gold Beach Representatives of
Guggenheim, who has large Ashing
Interests in Alaska, are here look
ing over the cannery property of the
late R. D. Hume, and there is little
doubt that he will take over the
plant, together with the large hold
ings of timber and farming lands.
Portland The removal of Major
McFatrldge from the office ot In
dian agent at Umatilla, was based
solely upon an act of Insubordina
tion which was proven against him.
Major McFatrldge will be tendered
another, though less Important, po
sition In Oregon and will suffer a
slight reduction in salary.
"KLJnZHYS IN THE LEHD"
$1 A 42 Piece set os Disher for $3 by
Pv trding out $25 fcr 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
j NEW LIVERY STABLE j
C. R. Bonney & Sons, Props,
New Ris, New Harness
NEW WHIPS, NEW ROBES, NEW HORSES
A SHARE OF THE PATRONAGE SOLICITED
We will sell a liinitttl amount of land and set the fc
same to loaches, ajiples iears, care for the J
& same for three years paring all taxes and other
J expenses. For terms address JT
It. II. WOOD. Secretary.
- FIIANK SLOAN, Superintendent fr
Jt PortluiOrt. PeiiletM. Or. rVU Ore
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