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About The Echo register. (Echo, Umatilla County, Or.) 190?-1909 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 24, 1909)
Office Phone, Main 22
The Echo Register'
PHONE MAIN 30.
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A Weekly newapnper, published
very Pi I.I.ty ut Iliu, Umatilla Coun
Kul)M-rliiliii SUM lVr Year.
Entered a acinl-rlaa mutter
Mtnh 1. 1 90S. at the Poatofflee. at
Echo, Oregon, under act of Congress
of March t, 17.
ADVERTISING I5ATE8: 25 cent per
Inch per Inaertlon, eaeept on year
contract, when It ahail b SO cent
per Inch per month.
Wtlii. Brut Innerttnn. Mil In -polnt type, or
krerliir. lOconm per line for Unit laaerlluo and
otiou eaob addlUuoal InmrlloB.
O. R. A N. Railway, Echo, Oregon,
New tltiiB tahle effective Sept. 12,
at 12:01 a. m.
No. Portland Express .a 12:.W a. m.
No. 5 Oregon & Wash. Lltn. 1:2.") a. m.
No. II I'aclllc Express ... :4 a. m.
No. 7 Tort land Smclal 1:15 p. in.
No. 10 Salt Lake Express, s 3:10 a. m.
No. 12 Atlantic Express, h 4:mi p. m-
No. M Cliicao SiM-Hal 4:2' p. in.
No. Oregon & Wash. Llm. l:no a. m.
No. 2.1 Wav freight 11:55 a. m.
No. .Vi I'oi I land fast freight . . 1:15 p. in.
No. '.' Way freight 5::io a. in.
No. 5tl Eastern faM frelj;lit:i:25 p. in.
No. 5, 7, U, H, do not Mop here.
Parties doHlrlntc Interline tickets or
reservation of berths ran seeiiru same
by advising us a few days prior to
day of dint1ure.
P. C. HUNTER. Agt.
Hum hum! Why do wo have
to give somebody a special graft
every time something for the
lienetit of the country is pro
posed? Conserve the forests by
nil means, but exempting from
taxes the trees grown on timber
land while taxing the trees
grown on orchard lands sounds
like a graft. The timber land
grabber never planted those
trees. He has never paid his just
Krtion of the local taxes on even
tho land. In many instances
his title was obtained through
knavery, fraud and perjury of
more kinds than it is necessary
to mention. Ho has neither
sewed nor protected nor reaped;
vet along comes even the hon
orable I'inchot and propose to
exempt his timber in order to
conserve it. It should make
the farmer tired to hear these
exports talk about exempting
the timber grabber's wealth,
while old Hay set d pays taxes
on every stroke of labor and
improvements he puts on his
clearing. The fanner is to
shoulder more of the public
burdens on his livestock, fences,
orchards, ditches, furniture and
have his reclaimed land taxed
tive times more than the raw
land hold by speculators along
sida, and the timber is not to be
taxtM at all. In the words of
the poet, Avaunt, git out, scat!
Any ten year old boy could tell
uh how to preserve timber from
spoliation and waste to better
advantage than by rewarding
the grablers thereof with ex
emption from taxation.
One hundred and ninety men
out of two hundred will tell you
how they could have made a
fortune a few years ago by in
vesting in land. Yea, no doubt.
Hut what gets us is that one
hundred and eighty nine of these
men will not invest in land now.
People are growing more num
erous, but the land is just the
same in area as when Oregon
bad 1,000 people in it. Land
- A - LUM LUF
that is irrigator! within the last
(Wiido lias increased in market
value from $.10 to $1000 an acre
and men who have seen these
things still refuso to buy irri
gated land with every climatic
advantage and commercial facil
ities for $100 an acre. Fvery
time the population doubles in
number land is going to quad- j
ruple in valuo. There are less!
than a hundred million people
in the United States today. In
another generation there will be
two hundred million and most of
them west of the Mississippi
river. Get a piece of land in
Kcho and quit being a chump.
The Progressive League pro
poses to elect the Legislature
once in six years, but they
should have a session annually.
If five of the sessions were cut
out the amendment would tit our
notions bett r.
Oregon lawyers are getting
together and proposing amend
ments and laws for us, but the
grangers and the farmer's union
need to get together and pro
pose some amendment that will
cut out one half the laws and
throw four-fifths of the lawyers
out into the potato patches to
hoe weeds for a living. This
can be done by providing for a
two thirds jury verdict, forbid
ding appeals on technicalities.
and requiring lawyers to occupy
but one hour in examining
witnesses and making their'
talk to the jury. A trial con'j
sinning over two hours is a graft
to the taxpayer. j
Only last year the people of
Oregon by a vote of over three
to one for the third time said
they wanted the legislature to
distinctly understand that here
after the people would name the
United States Senators.. Yet,
some wise guys are telling us
that the fool people didn't know
what they wanted, didn't mean
what they said, and further
more, are not going to be petted
and pampered in their fool
notions anyhow. The Assembly
has boon evolved, and the peo-1
pie?--well, the people be d d!
And it may be so; but brethren,
a sleepy mule can kick further i
and harder thonhis looks would!
indicate. Don't tickle his heels '
REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF
The Hank of Echo, at Echo, in the
State of Oregon, at the close of busi
ness September 1. 1SHW.
Loans and I Mscounis .f.8, 002,21
Overdrafts, Secured and ln-
ItoiuRSccuritlcs. etc 1.758.H5
Hanking House, Furniture
and Fixtures 5,244.08
Due from banks (not res
erve hanksl 1.5.1A.85
Hue from A pproved Reserve
Cash on Hand 9,955.41
Capital Stock Paid In 25.000.00
Su rplus f und ifioo.oo
Undivided Prollta, Less Ex
penses and Taxes Paid. . 4,100.27
Individual IVposita Subject
to Check 83,472.36
lVmand Cert Ideates of IV-
Time Certificates of lVposit . 25.KM-51
State of Oregon, I
County of I'matllla
I. U. K. St an Held Cashier of the
above named hank, do solemnly swear
that the above statement la true to
the best of m knowledge and belief.
1L IL STAN FIELD, Insider.
W. II. IK) YD
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this Uth day of September, 1W8.
J. F. S HELTON, Notary Public.
THE ECHO REGISTER, ECHO, OREOOft
Inch and 4 Foot
ER COMPANY, -
A. Longwell, Manager
A Ptiiluili'lphiu laily one spring de
termined to turn lit-r lawn ii:t a flower
pinion nnd decided to do the planting
herself. One evening the liuly's hus
Imnd cntne home und found her poring
over a seed entnloKiie. She Imd n long
list of seeds written on a sheet of pa
per. "This Is n list, tny denr," she snld,
"tlmt I wnnt yon to buy for me tomor
row at the secdnian'a."
Her hushand looked at the list. Then
be laughed loud and lona;.
"You want these flowers to bloom
this summer, don't youT said he.
"Tea, of course."
"Well, those yon have put down
here don't bloom till the second sum
mer." "Oh. thnt's all right." the lady said
"All right? How Is It nil rlghtr
"I am making up my list." she ex
plained, "from a last year's catalogue."
We cannot kindle when we will
The nre which In the heart resides.
The spirit blown h and la still.
In myntery our soul abides.
But tanks In hours of Insla-ht willed
Can be through hours of gloom fulfilled.
With arhlnz hand end bleeding feet
We dig and heap, lay atone on stone.
We bear the burden and the heat
Of the long day and wish 'twere dona.
Not till the hours of light return
All we have built du we dint-em.
One Button Was In Use.
A school prlnclpnl was trying to
make clear to his class the fundamen
tal doctrines of the IVi-liirntloii of In
dependence. "Now, boys," be said. "I will give
you each three ordinary button. Here
they are. You must think of the first
one as representing life, of the second
one as representing liberty and the
third one ns representing the pursuit
of Impplness. Next Sunday I will ask
you each to produce the three buttons
and tell me wlmt they represent."
The following Sunday the teacher
said to the youngest member, "Now,
Johnny, produce your three buttons
and tell me what they stand for."
"I ain't got 'cm nil," he sobbed, hold
ing out two of the buttons. "Here's
life, an' here's liberty, but mommer
sewed the pursuit of happiness on my
Letting Him Down Easy.
The manncer of the music ball was
testing the abilities of a few candi
dates for stnge honors one day last
week, and this is how he let down one
of the would be funny men.
"Your songs won't do for me. I
can't allow any profanity In my the
ater." said he.
"But I don't use profanity," was the
No," said the manager, "but the
audience wou!d."-Stray Stories.
Witty and Caustla.
Lord Cran worth when lord chan
cellor used to sit continually with the
lords Justices, for the purpose. It was
aid. of enlightening himself on points
of wblcb be was IguoranL "I wonder
why old Cranny alwaya sits with the
lords justices," sold some one to 8lr
Richard Bet hell. As nauaL be waa
humorous and at the same time cans
tic. "I take It to arise." said he. "from
a childish Indisposition to be left alone
In the dark."
When attorney general. Bet bell ence
finished an elaborate address Just as
the court adjourned at noon. Hla
Junior, who expected to follow on the
same side after lunch, said to him,
"Mr. Attorney General, yon hare evi
dently made a strong Imprs km on
the court." "I think so. too," replied
BetbelL "Don't disturb it."
She Waist Selfleh.
A little girl of three waa having a
naughty time of It one erenlng. The
mother undressed her and put her to
bed and decided to leave her for a
time to the gentle m In 1st ratio ne of
her father. He succeeded In quieting
her. The mother came to bid her little
girl good night and upon asking. "Well,
dearie, hare yon asked God to forgive
you?" received the reply:
"Tea, and I asked him to forgive
The shortest and surest way to lire
with honor In tbe world la to be In
reality what we would appear to be.
and If we observe we shall find that all
human virtue Increase and strengthen
tbemselree by the practice and experi
ence of them. Socrates.
The Juge'e Advice.
Some years ago many farmer aloof
tbe line of the Missouri. Kansas and
Texas railroad brought suit against It
and engaged a young lawyer named
Drown. Judge Gnntt. who was pre
siding, was compelled to throw many
of the cases out of court because they
were Improperly brought.
Brown was mad all over. Swelling
with Indignation, he arose and said,
"Tour honor, will you please tell me
how it is possible In this court to get
Justice against railroad company?"
Judge Gnntt quietly Ignored the con
tempt of court shown by tbe lawyer
and asked, "Do you wish an answer
to that question. Mr. Brown?"
"Tea, air," defiantly replied the In
dignant lawyer "yes, air, and I want
to know how a farmer can get bis esse
Into this court so that It will be
Judge Gantt smiled and said, "Well,
first, Mr. Brown. I'd advise tbe farmer
to hire a lawyer."
Why the Druggist Recommend
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Itemedy
Mr. Frank C. Ilanrahan, a promi
nent druggist of Portsmouth, Va..
says, "For the past six years I have
sold and recommended Chamberlain's
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy.
It is a great remedy and one of the
best patent medicines on the market.
I handle some others for the same
purposes that pay nio a larger profit,
but this remedy is so sure to effect a
cure, and my customer so certain to
appreciate my recommending It to
him, that I give it the preference."
For sale by Dorn & Dorn druggists.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Department of the Interior, I'nlted States
Land Office. La Grande, Oregon
eiH. 7. Il.
Notice i hen-by riven that Davlilu.Smlih.
drvlx-v iimlt-rilie lal will snd Wilhiriil of
John K. t'roy. deepened, of Kilter. On-con.
who on Man-h $. 110. mane Hiinicnti-ad
Application. No. Serial .No. KK3
for the NV' Sin-tluii J'. TownMi 2 North.
:m Ka-t ot thu Wlllann-lte Meridian
lian ttlt-d notice of Intention to make
final nve year nf. to eMaMMi claim to the
and a I mve dest-rtlicd. In-fore Frank Sallliur
County Clerk, at hl.om.l- In Pendleton, On
Koii. on the thilay of ivtolier. Iiw.
Claimant name sa wltm-Met; Munrod L.
Fix and Iteiiiamln I Fix. of Pendleton. Ure-a-ou.
Jamee K. Hawk and Frank Lane, of
Noll n. Orvtron,
V. C. lilt AM WELL. KcirUter.
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