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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 10, 1897)
said Town of Burns, water for fire
p rposi s. and iw > electric I ghts for ,
each block on th* Main street of
Wkl NÜM/AÏ DHU AIO JO 11 7
the • lid Town of Burns.
S ection 2.
It shall >>* lawful
BURNS TO THE EKONT.
f >r the said grantee's, tlxir repre
sentatives j’or assigns to make al)
ni-i-dful --xearations. and w(a-niogs
Have Electric Lights and
in anv of the -freets. alleys. ave
lines arid ihon ughfares in the -aid I
* f Burns, into which th y
. Il kno vn IJu-ini-u I .tins (irnn'e I a
to J l ive Sll II pipes, nr
Fi.iiulii-i by the City ('otincil f r a
conduits fir the purpose i f la ing
Period of 50 Years—Work
Cull in in-t-l Willii-i . (’eit.iiii 1 mi
maintaining and <pending
such wires, or oilier
We have known for sums tiin<
that there was a movement on foot
to put in electric lights and with r
as we could not find
the purposes aforesaid.
D ow . q .
in Soderai Depar monts t® Actual
possible, after commencement. I
applicatimi nance »hall be construed as in anv
for a franchise and in consequence wise to prevent tin- proper authori- ,
thereof an ordinance was passed ties of the Town of Burns, from I
granting them certain privileges. sewering, grading, planking, pav
I Ionest Goods and fair Dealing are Always
All work hereunder shall be per
formed in as expeditious a manner,
and the streets shall he restored to
anything definite in tin- matter we
ns good condition as they were prior |
iave never made mention of it.
‘it the last meeting of the town to such excavations.
S ection 3. Nothing in this ordi
council, I. S. Geer it On. and X
Brown A- Sons
Prices alone may be Sufficient but
Call and we will Convince you.
N. Bfì WN & SONS.-—The Leading Merchants
In- known as the ing, repairing, or altering, any of
Light and Water the streets thereof, but all such
Company, and they will put in the work shall he done so as not to ob
plant as soon as prop, r arrange- struct, or injure, or prevent the free
made and the move use of said wires, conductors pipes
ment meets with enough encourage conduits, or other appliances' or
‘‘Good inorn’ng, Jim, what do
ment from the public.
vou think of the communication in
S ection -I
The construction of Tin: T imes -H erai . d of last week,
I he following ordinance was
the conduits, or pipes pnid the lav ‘Citizen,’ regarding the price of
THE FRENCH HOTEL
mg of wires, < r er rection af poles, for script?’’
es hereir.hvfo'e mention I i
“What do I think? I don’t think
Granting to I. S. (¡ser, Eunice ed,
shall be commenced within anything. 1 know ‘Citizen’ is right
Thompson, X Brown, I, M Brown,
Four (I) years from the date of the mid we who sell our script a Set of
and Ben Brown a co-piirtnership,
p I'- ige of tins ordinance; and the idiots not to invite outsiders to buy
doing business under the firm name
»applying of the water and t he it.”
and title of "The Burns Electric
“Sav Jim I have on an average
' electric lights for the use of the
Light and Water Company,” cer
said Town of Burns, as hereinbefore about one thousand dollars yearly
tain rights and privilegi s herein
speciped, shall not be required to in script, which I have to dispose
be done until the expiration of at of ,t a loss of two hundred dollars.
Be it ordained by the Town of
least one year from the termination Twa hundred dollars, for a poor
Burns: W In reas ilie said I S Geer,
of the said four ( I) years.
man is quite an income, if I could
Eunice I hompson, X Brown, L. M
S ection 5.
Should the said deposit that amount annually for
Brown and J-< ii Brown, a eo-part-
grantee s fail to construct, main
n r.-lnp doing business under the
tain, and operate an Electric Light
firm n a me u i id title of “I’he Burna
Plant, hs lie fore mentioned, lut family.”
Ebetrie Light and Water Com
the conditions of
‘ I tell you how it is, mv friend,
pttny " have made application to | fur,,ishi
j said Town with water the forming of such a combination,
the ( ity i outicil ot the Town of f,,r fir,.
pur post *, ns hereinbefore as sp< ken of by 'Citizen,’ works a
Burns, tor a tian, bise to construct
(8pecified, then said franchise shall gre it hardship tin the people of this
w. tii w..rks ai d erect an electric not la- antiuled, or a irogated so far
county and is only another proof'
light | lunt, tor the purpose of sup
na it relate- to said wati r supply
of the adage ‘the weaker must go to 1
plying the town ot Burns with
And should the said grantee’s the wall’ King Selfishness rules su-'
water and light, and to maintain tail to construct,
maintain, and preme, and is at the bottom of
and operate -aid works under the
operate water works as aforesaid, everything evil, wicked, erne! and
conditions, and lor the pene I here ’ but comply with the
requirements uncivilized. It is the residue, of
ns to Electric Lights, then said the barbaric ages, still clinging to
I he ( ity I ..(iliejl ot the Town of franchise shall not l-e
atmuled, er our milures, some are more greatly
Burns, Harney county, State of abrogated, as to tl.at portion that
tainted than the rest of mankind
Oregon. md.lina as follows
relates to Eli 'trie Lights.
mans have almost entirely eradi
S ki tiok I
S e . iion t>.
The ri^lit and priv
said cated this base allov from their
ill ge is hereby granted to I S
( icer. grantee's -hull have the privilege i'atur«s, bet are compelled many
Eunice I h. ' 11 p«, .| i \ Brown, L 'I and right to s«-ll to any individual,
times to exercise it for self protec
Brown and Bi n Brown, a co-part compai y, or <• rporation, doing
It there was no selfishness
tiorship doing business Uhde’ t lie business, or nsuimg within th'
in the make-up of man, there w mid
firm i .iiiH’ clini tiilt* *>t Tiit» Burn*« limita if the «aid !1 >wn of Burns.
1 e no call (ot iaw. because every
1 .. trio 1 1 'fit and Water < ' »ni- any amount or .uantit v of water or
individual would govern himself ’’
The Leading Hotel of Burns, Oregon,
meiits can he
’ORDINANCE NO. 1 I I.
p.“' »” !<» construct, erect, lav ilm M II, light, at any price that may
mail • t it iti and operate, within thr agrei d on Latwei n
C. 1 J- »T n Ir limits ot I lie I'.'W n of such contract.
t " ■ s a ■ i • J o w . \ -1 ■> , or
S e i r t o n 7
S|t ould the said
ih Mil i addition that mav lie !»•- granti c’- fail or live
h et to perform
Ir a ’ He Sell thereto, llii'lud
anv. or all of the
’llH M '■ els. alley- aventi- - i ml mentioned, such fail
In e shall nut be
RATES $2.00 A DAY.
house , sign
Work Guaranteed to be first class
We mix our own Paints, and
Our Work Sneaks fo~ it e f.
Parties Desiring Cabinet Work
that excels any clone in this place
heretocre, call and examine mv
THOS. LA HEY, Burns, O
First door north of Brick Store.
iiient of money in
the di««-..lint, * • ire necessitated te
submit to. 1* mit racornis."
• thereof undi-rgroii ml construed to give the ’.lid I'.-WII of
Ut t e-sa ’ \ m
Burns, Nny cat! -<- of action for
|Mih • ami other app ia
( reach ot contri'ct. o' otl < rw ise.
*ir» » >r other i oiidiictor- f »r against .«aid grant«-.
of « lectric y
St, rh n n
T .i r ghts, privi
w irei or othe i ondi ne
laid tn pip
o rw i»e pr»o ■ < • . 1
<* used as ma
GIVE THE FRENCH HOTEL A TRIAL.
script should have a fair per cent,
but consul'ring the »afe invest-
ls headquarters tor all stages. Has large and well furnished
Rooms, an elegant parlor, and handsome dining-room.
No Chinese labor, white cook, and tables furnish
ed with the best the market affords
accommodations for families and tran
miM. -'th t hr
1 hat is a fact, of course, it is
to proper and right that buyers of
Mrs. Louis Reciñe, Proprietress.
or privi Irp
»grve to funvi•
h< r<by granted
■ iiall continue to 1 e tn
fur the period uf Fii >
ANO ITS rCVRE
o ntr F H R
I have an
rr-rcJv .-r <
n. By its ting./use
Its- ixts of h. ivtess C1<es hive been already
xtf-posithe am I
i . its power tc.it I c i^xier it mv duty to
r . - Kitbi r. t tb se of vHir rext-'s
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l u x r s;-k-.
W|J writf me thet-
Mayor. rsgrexx ■
from and inc.tiding 11. •' y |>»»age of
S kition 9
Tins Ordinance shall
take effect after its j-«s,agc
prnveil Jan 27th , ’’.
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Uuajruervw Rn>»... W
rtED FRONT LIVERY
On the Corner South of the French Hotel. Main Street.
M< CLAIN A- WIJ LIAMS
File propriété'« ;
i A.'", Itot only here but in all the adjacent
Counties and Towi ,
J,' ,r.‘ ‘’TeM qualifications and natural affec-
tion for horses
’!• ‘Uy fits them for the avoction