The Echo register. (Echo, Umatilla County, Or.) 190?-1909, August 13, 1909, Image 1

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Their Project Tovering 15,000
Acres of Choice Lands Now
Kearinf Completion
Host Productiye Fruit and Alfalfa
Lands in the North west Deep
Soil and a Natural Drainage
Lands Being Platted for Market
The Western Land & Irriga
tion Company, of which J. V.
Messner of Baker City is presi
dent, Elmer E. Cleaver of Chi
cago is vice president, W. J.
Stapish of Anderson, Ind., is
treasurer, and Clifton Cleaver
of Echo is secretary, are cer
tainly doing their share of the
work toward reclaiming the rich
arid lands of this section; and
the work is being done syste
matically, permanently and in a
manner that not only reflects
great credit upon the manage
ment but will prove highly bene
ficial and satisfactory to those
locating on lands under the
Western Land & Irrigation Com
pany project.
The water for this project is
taken out of the Umatilla river
about a mile above Echo. The
company have their canal, head
gate, weir and spillway pi con.
crete work completed, and will
commence at once and rash to
completion, during low water
this fall, the construction of
their 400 foot dam across the
river. From the headgate to
the spillway is one-fourth of a
mile and this part of the main
canal is used jointly by the com
pany and the Allen Ditch . Com
pany. The main canal is 30 feet
on the bottom for the first six
miles, and for the next six miles,
to the main diversion point of
the laterals covering the lands,
it is 20 feet on the bottom-. The
company has had water in the
canal and laterals this year suffi
cient to irrigate quite a body of
land, and with the completion
of their big dam this fall will be
in a position next year to cover
their entire project with ample
water for irrigation.
. Under the Western Land &
Irrigation Company project there
are 15,000 acres of choice alluv
ial sage brush lands, of which
the company own 3.000 acr.
Slaughter Sale of
To make room for new goods we will close out
our line of Summer Hats below cost, for spot cash
Men's $1.50 Value Straw Dress Hats at $110
Men's 1.25 Value Straw Dress Hats at - - - I 00
Men's 30c Value Straw Work Hats at - 20c
Men's 60c Value Caash Dress Hats at - - 40c
Men's 30c Value Crash Work Hats at - -20c
Boys 25c Value Crash Dress Hats at - - - 20c
Boys 20e Value Straw Hats at - - 15c
Ladies' 25c Value Sttaw Hats at - - - - 20c
Come and make your selection at once while the assortment is complete.
The lands lie on the south and
west of the Umatilla river, and
are rated A 1 and among the
most productive fruit and alfalfa j
lands in the Northwest. The
soil is deep and the land all has
a natural drainage into the Uma
tilla river, which is a very im
portant factor in irrigated lands.
As an evidence of the produc-!
tiveness of this rich soil one has '
but to call attention to the im- . t , ,. , . ..'
mense alfalfa haystacks put up f We extend a mviution
this year, from the first crop, at . he publ.c to examine a col
.t.. t ... t i lection of newspapers from the
land can be made to produce
annually 10 tons of alfalfa hay
to the acre.
The Western Land & Irriga
tion Company now have sur
veyors in the field subdividing
and platting their lands ready
for market.
About a year ago while the
funnily were in the east a stride
saddle, belonging to A D.
Thomson's little girl, was stolen
from the residence of O. P.
Thomson on Butter creek.
Parties were strongly sus
pected at the time of theft, but
no direct evidence could be ob
tained against them until a few
days ago, when the saddle was
seen in possession of one of the
family upon whom suspicion bad
been cast. Accordingly last
Monday A. B. Thomson went to
Pendleton and swore out a search
warrant on the premises of one
R. II. Jones, living on Butter
creek, and Tuesday morning re
turned with Deputy Sheriff Joe
Blakely and together they drove
out to the Jones home and found
the stolen saddle.
Jones was not at home when
the officer and Mr. Thomoon ar
rived, and the woman at first de
nied living there or knowing
anything about the matter.
After considerable questioning,
however, she acknowledged the
truth and the saddle was found
stored in a little room boarded
and nailed up.
A warrant is out for the ar
rest of Jones and the officers are
using every effort to apprehend
Chniuber Iain's Colic, Ciitler
and Diarrhoea Itemed?
Never Known to Fall
"I have used Chamberlain' Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy since
It was firxt Introduced to the public
In 1972, and hare never found one
Instance where a cure was not speedt-
ly enected by its use. I have been a
commercial traveler for IS years, and
never start out on a trip without this
my faithful friend," says II. S. Xlch-!now
ols of Oakland, Ind. Ter. For sale by
Iorn Porn druggist.
prrj. tooethep for ecto.
Newspapers Front Distant Lands
Oddities of the Foreign Press
most remote parts of the world
now on exhibit at the Register
office. These papers were seni
to us by the Chamberlain Medi
cine Company, Des Moines,
Iowa, manufacturers of Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy, and
one of the heaviest advertisers
not only in this country but in
foreign lands. A copy of each
issue of every newspaper con
taining their advertisements is
sent to'the office of the Chamber
lain Medicine Company as a
proof of the insertion of the ad
vertisement. The package sent
to us is selected from these
voucher copies. Some of the
papers bear names of places
which require us to recall for
gotten geography or refer to
the atlas to locate. Some of
them are particularly curious as
they are published in the ver
nacular or native languages
which might be likened to the
carefully written notes of a
shorthand writer.
We find the well known Chi
nese characters arranged in ver
tical lines reading from top to
bottom, the lines arranged from
right to left "Sin Wan Pao"
published daily at Shanghai is
printed on a strip of tissue paper
fifty inches long and two feet
wide. The paper is extremelv
thin and is printed on only one
side. It is one of the most
"readable" papers published as
one can read the entire paper by
a sort of um ollrag process with
out having to turn a page or
fold and unfold the sheet.
The Burmese language, as
printed, is composed principally
of a combination of circle!.
Some one wittingly suggested
that for this reason circulars
would be proper lv printed in
this language.
Cingalese, tho language of
Ceylon, is tlo Curvilinear.
Japanese and Siamese are com
posed largely of vertical lines
connected by loops at either top
or bottom but rarely at both.
i. . .
UW5 us
einblanee to the vertical writing
practiced in our public
1 The four hundred million peo-
pie of India have nearly fifty
different dialects or vernaculars.
The Chamberlain Medicine Com
pany advertises in ten of the
principal ones.
We are informed that the
Chamberlain Medicine Company
advertises in newspapers printed
in thirty-two languages. Be
sides the vernaculars and the
well known European languages
French, Spanish, Portuguese,
Dutch, German, etc., the list
embraces a number of languages
which until comparatively re
cent times possessed no alpha
bet but for which the Roman
alphabet has been adopted.
Among these are the native Ha
waiian; Samoan Tagalog (Phil
ippine Islands), Kaffir. Zulu and to,, of South Africa. There
is also a modern form of the
Malay language using Roman
characters known as Romanized
Malay. This is used in Java
and the East Indies.
It is difficult to conceive how
the readers of some of the pap
ers manage to handle them.
Imagine a man on a crowded
street car trying to read a paper
whose pages are thirty-eight
Inches long and twenty-nine
inches wide. This is the size of
the "Hitabadi," a Bengali week
ly published in Calcutta, Ind.
The "Cape Times," an English
daily published at Cape Town,
South Africa, is almost as un
wieldly, its pages measuring
twenty -seven and one-half inches
in length and twenty-five inches
in width.
To an American newspaper
man it is interesting to note the
manner in which the colonial
English , newspapers are made
op. They still cling to the
methods which wera practiced
in this country fifty years ago,
the advertisements being upon
the first few pages, followed
generally by the heavy editor
ials, then a few meager cable
and telegraphic items, after
wards the local news. The lo
cal news consists principally of
the proceedings of the legisla
tive bodies, town council, school
board, etc. Contributions by
the readers are numerous and
With few exceptions the ad
vertising pages would give our
"ad" writers the nightmare.
They seem to have little con
ception of the value of apace or
of attractive methods of pre
senting either the text or the
illustrations. A pleasing relief
to this monotony is atiorded by
the "ads" of American adver
tisers which are rather numer
ous on their pages. We see
many old friends among these
advertisers, and prominent
among these is the Chamberlain
Medicine Company.
What U IUdI for Indigestion.
Mr. A. Robinson of Irunnulii, On
tario, ha been troubled for yean
with Indirection, ami recommend
Chamberlain's Stomach and IJver
Tablets a "the bent medicine 1 ever
used." If troubled with Indigestion
or contipation give them a trial.
They are certain to prove UnehYlal.
They are easy to take and pleasant
In effect. Trice i' cent Siiiipk-iti
free at Jxmi & I torn Iriitf Store. !
The entertainment given at
the opera house, Wednesday
evening, by the Ladies Aid was
well attended and highly en
joyed by all.
A firxt-class cement block manu-!
A candy factory.
Planing mill.
Electri! light.
Kaxh and door factory.
JJuilding and loan organization.
Cigar factory.
Cheese factory.
Iiroom factory.
Sugar factory.
Canning factory.
Umatilla County Receives 18,484
and of This Amount Pen
dleton Gets $3,267,
State Treasurer Steel has de
clared the annual apportionment
of the State school fund interest
among tl e several counties of
the State to amount to $308.
300.65, which is several thous
and dollars in excess of that of
last year and for 10 years previ
ous. The apportionment is made
upon the basis of 1,100,649 school
population and a per capita of
$1.85 as against a per capita of
$1.60 last year.
Umatilla county with her 4030
persons of school age, will re
ceive an apportionment of $8484.
Of this sum $3267.20 goes to
Pendleton, there being a school
population in that city of 1712.
Multnomah county's share of
the fund is $71,165.80, based
upon a school population of
38,468. Marion conies next with
a school population of 11,256,
and a fund of $20,823.60.
Umatilla county men lucky in
the Coeur d'Alene drawing were
Howard E. Miller of Pendleton,
whose number is 11C6; Glen Wil
liams of Ilermiston, 477; F. W.
Masterson of Milton, 1278, and
J. F. Walker of Milton, 1485.
The drawing1 for the - Flathead
reservation began yesterday,
Thursday morning, and the
drawing for the Spokane reser
vation will begin next Monday
morning. It is hoped some of
those who registered from Echo
will be lucky in tho latter draw
ings. Mrs. J. Hutchens is in a very
critical condition at the hospital
in Pendleton and her life is
despaired of.
A third overland train each
way daily is now being run over
the O. R. &. N. to accommodate
the large passenger traffic.
For staple and fancy groceries
go to J. C. Hoskins.
If you fancy up-to-date stationery, the
best your money can buy. come in and let me
show you. I carry White & WyckofFs Imported
box paper, also tablets with envelopes to match.
for stationery and school supplies. You who
bought of me last year know you got better val
ue for your money than anywhere else. I shall
be in a position to supply you this year with the
best values for the money.
Registered Pharmacist
The Lisle Co.
Echo, Ore.
New Line of
I 7agons
Nickel Plated
Pocket Knives
Swell Line of
cut. m
We aire a few Cellar Pais i
and Baiters left
The Lisle Co.
Echo, Ore.
Schools will soon open again,
and I shall be headquarters