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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (April 28, 1897)
BURNS, HARNEY COUNTY, OREGON,
be ascertained from the inaccurate
condition of the books as heretofore
kept. $4000. not including the
I bonded indebtedness of the district.
When and how this enormous back
indebtedness was incurred this
deponent knoweth not, but such is
certainly the case, and just so cer-
tainlv we have it to pay.
Our school taxes are already pro
Haye on Hand a New and Complete stock of
digious, to it add $4000 back in-
debtedness and to that the bonded
indebtedness, and the very contem-
i plat ion of the situation makes one
, feel “creepy.” The taxpayers of
this district have been very lenient
I giving their aid and assistance on
I every occasion when more money
I was required to carry on the school.
, If we are finally to become insolvent,
. and I must say it looks very much
j like it at this date, the sooner we go
‘into bankruptcy and give an esti-
mate ot assets the better for the
We have a fine school house Fit-
ting on the hill which looks very
WRITE OS FOR PRICES
i nice when viewed from the outside,
| but go in and examine and you
will find it has been very much
Prices as low as any R. R. point, with addition of freight.
abused, considering the short space
of time since its erection and to this
jf^’MAIL ORDERS given special attention.
| I desire to call the attention of the
county school superintendent, who
. according t> our m-bool la vs has
| general supervision of all school |
. property in the county, also the at-
The following program was ren- tention of directors of the district
■ and teachers. Observation and
examination of the building will
PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY
prove what I say to be correct.
Song—by the Choir.
It is certainly the duty of the
aforesaid officers and teachers to I
P ublishers and P roprietors .
strictly guard and prevent nnnec- ,
destruction and defacement
All kinds of Machine-extras, Mowing and Reaping Machinery,
One Year ..............
of public school buildings built by .
Song—bv the Children.
8ii Mouth» ...........
the taxpayers for a good purpose. I
Plows, Bicycle Sundries, etc.
—Edna Walton, Leia But what good is a fine school |
building with a dynamite bomb of
The La Grande Chronicle says Jc Mid Juanita Geer.
Song—by the Choir.
indebtedness of prodigious size
that every available acra in Union
underneath it ready to explode at
county will be seeded to wheat (his
Garden Seeds and Sporting Goods.
Concert Recitation — Lee Shelley. anv moment?
Leona Thompson, Topsy Sweek.
We are further told by th« clerk [
Sheepraisers of Crook county
Amiee 'Voldetiberg,Bertha Brenton that he received an application I
have had a very successful lambing
Give us a call and we will Convene« you that wa can give better
and Rosie Symes
from a teacher, well recommended
season,nearly all of the lambs being
Selection—by the Band.
proffering to teach our school for prices than anyone.
saved. All sheep have wintered
$60 p»r month, now we are not a
well’and their wool is in good condi
“stickler” on wages we lielieve the
Song and Chorus—by the 1 Little I laborer is worthy of his hire, and
B. S. Chandler of Lakeview had Ones.
' further believe if we get talent, and
a stroke of parlyasis the other day
'■xpiert-nce we must pay for it. but
while sitting m his chair waiting
you know beggars should not l>e
for breakfast. His wife called him
Song—bv the Choir
I choosers. We are now pa . ing, so
DONNEGAN & TRISCH, Proprietors.
Recitation—Dan ( ampbell.
to breaklast, and heard his paper
I am informed, $100 per month for
drop, but as he did not appear, she |
the upper room, I esides $10 per
went in and found him
i month for a janitor, and if we
On account of his advanced i age,
cm get as good teachers for less
Fino Wines. Liquors And Cigars
the stroke is sever on him, but . he
mon-v and one that will attend to ,
Song—by the Children.
has improved considerable.
his own school room or hire a bov
t > do it why not avail ourselves of
J^“C’ourteous treatment guaranteed. Your patronage solicited.
Solo—by Mrs Jones.
It is my honest opinion that we
Selection—bv the Band.
The Easter services conducted
should not have a longer term of
bv Rev. Jones last Sunday evening,
«< ho<d than sufficient to draw our
Burns Public School
were very impressive, the little
apportionments, until this debt is
children acquitting themselves very
E ditor T imes -H erald : Will yon
creditably to themselves and in
We hope the taxpayers of this
structors. The baud was in attend allow me to express a few thoughts
district will give this matter care
ance and did its part in making in vour columns regarding our
.J. A. H alladay , contractor.
the exercises a success. Rey. Jones school or rather its financies? I ful thought, and if they th'nk
Carrying U. S. Mails and Eastern Oregon Express Co’s Eipwe
deserves to De especially commend- learn from the distr’ct clerk that necessary call a meeting and talk
•d for the agreeable arid intelligent
the situation over.
•ave Burns Tu- sday.Thursday,Saturday,for ( anyon <1^
manner he presided and carried thia district, that is, Burns district
T axpayer .
and intarmeJi t .oints, Far«
out the program of the evening. or No. 1, is in debt as near as
MASON & LONDON
We want your trade and
in order to get it we are offering
unheard ot bargains in all lines:
Boots & Shoes,
Hats and Caps.
Boots and Shoes,
Oregon Forwarding Co
Tin Shop in Harney Co
The Burns Bar