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BURNS. HARNEY COUNTY, OREGON, AUGUST 2 t. 1901.
wheats. This fact should not be a WANTED FOR THE SETTLERS rangement. Therefore this citv is
.1. \V. Blue«. l’RKsiDKxr ixu actino UASHirn.
interested beyond anj other in see
strong objection to them, however,
Il (’. Lev. xs. V ick I' hcsidzxt .
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for they will behave very different-
MACARONI WHEAT SUGGESTED AS A ly from the ordinary spring wh its A PORTLAND MAN WHOSE HEAD 1$ ¡1 new lease of life and that tlie real
.settler has a show in this its iiutu-
grown in Kansas ami Nebraska.
5l* SI* «onta.
! ral trade ar. a.
, South of the thirty-fifty parallel
Whoever h-s traveled frequently
they may be sown in late autumn.” Another View of the Proposal to Lease the
OFFICIAL DI REUTOR Y
The Agricultural Department Says it May be , He adds: “In seeking for crops
8TAT®— "HE'-oN :
oyer the Oreg > i Sh
Public Range--Taken From Last
J. II Mitchell.
Successfully Grown in the West--
hip s.V.t. Senatore .........
have failed to note the patches of
suitable for semi-arid districts we
growing grain or yellow stubble far
1 usually have especially in mind
fM A. Moody
\ < lonet-ril Knnkinj; I’.usiness Transacted.
.1). K. N. Blackburn
the up the bills of both Idaho and Utah,
. I .. Gsrcruor
........................ Fl Duubar
Ut.bwrstary ol Siate
<tofNt TV. Y King,
I. S. (leer
where no irrigation is possible; nor
.................... US Moore
this country, where because of the 1 die crop itself. In the case of mac-
•r . Treaaurar
.............J H Ackerman
auit. Cubile laatruct.o;
................. W H l.aeds dryness of the ciniate,
agriculture aroni wheats,
is but little pursued by the small only true that they can be grown in question of “leasing the ranges ” their rapid increase in number and
< ’orri'spoink'tiee Invited.
.........5 U. Wolverton
j F. A. Moor«
population, is a phenomenon that dry districts, but they must be Now, it seems that a word from the ; size within the past three years.
NINETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
grown there in order to produce tlie view point of the homesteader who The increase of cultivated area and
M. D. C lifford before many years will be radically
ài - . District
The increasing interest best vuality of grain and up to a wants and is satisfied with a little the growth of towns along that line
...IS Geer changed
Join! K«|.r»wnt«*l' ■
j W Morrow
of great numbers of people in the itii-.iimum of about 10 inches annual i land and a little water, would no' has been remarkable. Heretofore
eery thauney :
semi-arid West is manifested more rainfall, tiie drier tlie better, pro be amiss. Mr. Lusk says that the ,h • difficulty of obtaining settlers,
M . JatnesiSS
« . »Cuonty Judge
successive year in vided the rain falls in the proper I sheep pull up the grass and break pro rata cost of irrigation in conse
H . ¡I -
> ’1- and more each
H A Miller
conventions held to time and tlie soil is of the right the crust of the soil and thus spoil quence, has compelled the owner of
J K Johnson the delegate
FRANK SMITH Propt., ONTARIO, OR.
. the range, besides admitting that - irrigated land to hold it at a price
J W Buchauan devise measures to water the arid
J <’ Bartlett
School Superi vten«! ent
interest the United
. . E J Noble lands ami to
Your “Farmer” contends for the but th.il is also changing. Irriga
R J Williams States government in the work,that timely discovery, for the growing of
Thc Largest Hotel building in Malheur County
who must have range tion is becoming cheaper, Sattlers
habkiy u . s . Lise OFFICE
certainly is one of the most impor
Geo. W Urei
Be t equipped, best managed and most popular hos
...Chas Newell tant ot this
period. And while so owing to the constantly lessening for his stock. This sort of home ' are coming more freely, ami tlie
Snake River Valley, an immense
telry in Eastern Oregon.
many people have been thinking on annual yield per acre, a declining
the subject of utilizing those plains industry, though the total yield ¡conditions heretofore prevailing in region, will soon add very largely
SYLVA BBBEKAH Deicree No.48
HEADQUARTERS FOR HARNEY COUNTY PEOPLE
for agriculture by means of a sys over a constantly enlarging area is the so called arid regions as tbe to the quantity of wheat to go out
Mettaevery lst and 3d \\ednes«ia>.
Tillir Jordau N. <>.
cattle kii.g. Out of tlie contention-: frotu Portland annually, and place
• Frunkif Brvnro;i Le >v. ’
tem of general irrigation the United
States Department of Agriculture states wheat growing i.-. regu.nrly
.. ... I,....... » T
A. O. tj. W. Hurns Lodge, Su 47
MMt..v«,rrí.U.vuUhLAi)ii¡iiri m w
crops adapted to the older states tho wheat land i« so stantly increasing feed of the ranges 1 port in t lie lead of all other ports
K H Hoy:. Kw. introducing
exhausted that remunerative crops by cultivation of some ground, has in the Union.
HARNEY LODGE. NO. 77, I. O O F.
grown a new condition to lie recog
The real homesteader who
MesUalOddEeilow. Hall, emy l¡?;;.>
During the last twenty years a cannot now be produced. The new
U Y King. Set V.
nized, most especially by the city a quarter section of land to
this direction, but only a small be will before long require to be fertil
The genuine homesteader com preparation of this part, of the arid
ginning liaB been made. Seed corn ized if crops lie maintained at their
of th, m both as being in bis regions for his use, through the
C- ñ- SW EEK
has been imported from a certain present size,
wav. and justly. The cattle king stages of the cattle and horse range
attorney at - law ,
district in Africa and alfalfa from , arid lands, where little or nothing
rides over the country with a gun, ami “sheeping," to the d i v of set
districts in Turkey and grass tnat hitherto has been raised nt a profit.
Huy ami Grain
1 inn Turnouts.
threatening all who come in his tlement mid irrigation, and knows
GEO. S. SIZEMORE,
is a species of wild oats without
way,, The sheep homesteader has that the time has now come for
bristles or beard. All have proved ment is again heard from ami the
..................... O regon . of value as crops. Especially has message is: “Son macaroni wheat" fortified himself under the law by him to move, nnd he is about it.
taking up a "homestead” nt the Tire next 10 years will witness
Land bu-iners, and Ke»' alfalfa proved of value; ttiere art
Col lee .ion -..................
Batate niatwr pronti »lv aitviHird to.
j outlet of a mountain valley, and millions of him coming into the
McCULLEfÄ DOWNING, PROPS
8f W" •
usually four cuttings a year of it, or
le u:, ss
I fenc' d in so as to shut out Imth the trade area of this city. T hey are
i cattle ef the king and the v.-agon of I coining now in great numbers,even
Biggs & Biggs
and it is excellent food belli for Company With SI.OOO.CCO to Benia V/ork
CRU A .1
I the other homesteader who would if under difficulties. Portland will!
cattle and hogs.
ATTORN E YS - AT - I.A TV,
i t!: rwise ¡;;> higher up the valley know little of th.m in ii tr.-ule wuy
Southern California is already
B uxs, — — — — okkgon .
to cultivate tiie soil rind
and raise till their output of grain clamors |
Practice in all tee courts of Ore tiiuler extensive irrigation, an 1 all
wheat and thus interfere t with the for a market. Their difficulties are
the crops that are raised anywhere
Collections promptly ma le.
no greater than were those of the
grow nicely tl ere, It is mainly ot ;Leguti this week. It contem- range of the sheep homes Header.
i bl. « !
JLW.P a MUMH
Siii-rmmi County homesteader to
the semi-arid West, which include.-
Well, y oil will need one of those
the upui r course of ing organized for irrigntion is, in ah nil The Dalles merchants refus- .
1 tir. L.I
Hammocks that take up
raska, two thirds of Kansas, all ot t L»r Dechut'«
n. * 4-
so little room and are so serviea-
Will piavi''-** I ' i i.e eourl» "I H ho - ' '*’ ■
er ra t
U*Bt.-..un:h- ■■"•! in
-in. •< -.ur .«I.»
eoniu into the contention against
These will make of Portland the
tiie Agricultural Department has about 100,000 aeres of excellent
hie. And camp chairs too.
etnie. and altí-j i - • • '• I hog
oflereti its latest contribution to the »agebru.-h land, and it isestim.i'o d leasing of the ranges, 'Die infor entrepot of the greatest country on
mat ion is now complet- that much earth, and they ask you to take an
When you return drop in and
Chas. II. Leonard,
agriculture of the enormous region .that aboil GO,(Alt) acre« of that
of Northern Nevada, Eastern Ore- unequivocal position against any see our matting, linoleum, carpets,
A ttorney - at - law ,
This contribution is of macaroni 11
Uareful attention given to Collec wheat, whi; li tlie department be- posed irrigation system. The soil g -ii, Eastern Washington and all of compromise with the stock range etc., also those fine couches ive
Idaho are not arid in a sense that men that will permit any of your
tions anti Real Estate matters.
lieves to be quite as important as is so very porous, h >wever, that it
are now displaying. T <>ti might
T Notary Public
dicukl close them to immigration; I splendid country to be longer called
tlie other I........ .
thing fortius Weather.
replace your old v indovv shades.
anrl i.-v ry powi r this city possesses i it desert.
D. II. S ieahns .
may be profitably grown in the 'I10 Mater. It will be necessary to
should be brought to bear against
NOW KEEP COOL A REERKiEATOR YOU WANT
plains region of the United States I cement the canals in order to pre-
mf 1 a a
tCatCit yoaltorno iu ^Call ¡Payor ¡¡Potiynt.
Real 1> a'.e Agent 1 and territories west of the hundred
While railroad conditions Irav.-
haust the water supply. The soil
th meridian to the I’arilic coast.
WILLIAMS fit FITZGERALD
lieen. anil are yet, against Portland,
The East Oregouinr» of recent
The new wheat was imported is said to be exceptionally rich mid
/Mite« ui old Masonic Building.
the time is not distant when it will date, says: IL B. Wilson, tlie able
from Russia, where from tl e use
be no longer possible for the San representative of the Burlington
— i that is nia le 'if it, it received its needed to m ike it ideal farming
Francisco merchant to secure the 'company stated in Pendleton to
M « A
' name. Macaroni is no very un- land. But the altitude is about
i S. W. MILLER,
hauling of his wares over aa initial day that if they can be found 50,-
I common article < f food in this
elevation of more than G'KX) fi-et in (XX) homes will be bought in thia
¡country, especially it: the cities. temperature is so low that only the
tho first 175 miles und down and section for the English cavalry ser
Sns. - - - Oregon.
while in Italy It is a universal food. hardy crops flourish there. It is
up grades around a distance of 10*40 vice. “Already,” said Mr. Wilson,
It is paste or dough preparer! orig
* ■1 .,i_»n«i',
miles to Ontario, Ore., at a les- .'“our p ople have shipp'd out more
-*"•"■ < ««»« y
inaliy and chiefly from the glutin cattle for the market
charge tInn the 1’ertlaml [ than 75 ears, and the number will
The Oregon Development Com
MÄRSDEN à GEARY.
ous il'-ur from the hard varieties of
can reach that point have reached KXlcars within a very
Physicians and Surgeons.
wheat passed into long tubes or
Tiie managers of th" recent railroad short space of time.
pi|ies through the j»erf>rated bot
l/r.iu that t/f i/in.iy itaion /» on
combinations will soon discover th'-
The ho.ses needed are those from
d/ke at ret
111 tur na tu rally tura tornarti louA-
tom of a vessel furnished with spin- an authorized capital of $ 1 ,<XX),<XX),
desirability of a change in the ar- fourteen two to fifteen-one hands
iny attor our macAtnory anrt too
dels an! afterwards dricl in the will conduct this irrigation enter-
tutta ! io nocrloft far tho ooaton o
DU H. VOLP,
¡sun or by low heat. 1 natation« of
Wo luith io aanounoo ai
Those desired for tbe Mouth Afri
| it are made in this country from
tion, it io inclined to ignore the
litio tinto that tuo Attuo Wayona.
Physician and Surgeon,
small amount of the stock being Care-.- I.i-v entirely a- 1 to start out can war service are lighter than the
u^uyyiot. r///uwort, Jfay ^taAot,
Si uff :• f . at p . f > iden > f
Titu.uo. Siintiorl. tic., anrt aro loto
Mark Alfred Carleton, th» Agri held in Oregon. J. E. Morrison, on an independent business basis English government would use for
for Vaia SìueAo,
for their regular cavalry, or tin-
cultural Department's ceralist. ir who recently came to Oregon from By doing this it would get its re
tAttuitiftrcfn òy ¡Aio aointijf tuoatAor
H, KLEBS, M. D.
turns froei the «ale of the water
a circular «ent out to the country
antt óuy a
Winoimiit A roto no.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
There would be a certain charge Hence, their purchase is of «special
«ay? of the nature of macaroni new corporation. Hi« atl-ntion
Cali unti oaatnino yootit, yot/tricot
Office in Vu gtly Building.
value to the livestock owners of
I was first drawn to the Walker Ba
can aaaa you
a nti tarmo.
B ikn *.
O regon .
sin last April, and he then made a lit • field» The irrigation plant this region. In the first place, they
"Macearoni wheat differs radical
the same basis t« pri-
Telephone No 1.1
cursory examination of the place rate water i system» tMht supply cannot be «old to other« to any ad
• • • • •
ly from tho ordinary bread wheat
it would cities. The company would not vantage. and in the second plac<
S. Ms« ion
>■ F.. H
»rd and in the
field looks more like which convinced him lha
mh I field for an investment have anv ape lai lien on the land they will be removed from the
Hibl atxl eV Brownton. barley than wheat, The head« are
Then he made for its inyestment. but would de range and will therefore leave it for
flat, compressed and bearded, the in irrigation works,
and began ar- pen«! on tiei <l»-mand for water for the other cla-ws of livettock that
beard often Ix-ing black; th. chifl
irrigation irr at ing crop», and the are more valuable.”
rangementa which have matured charge wo dd be such a« would per
Buras Or .-»"
C. B. Wade, cashier of the First
is usually »olden yellow, but some
into an organization prep >ared to go mit develcpinetit of tlie country National bank, in discussing the
times black, and the grains are
O. K Htamllou. M I
ahead with the project, A survey aud at tho Home time yield profit matter with Mr. Wilson, stated
large, hard, yellowish white and
ing crew will be put in the field to ti>e company. It would be to that these horses are of a size that
clear, or in wheats of the best qual
routes for ditch the interest of the company to offer decrease«, their value, inasmuch as
this week to locate
jgll «all» »««««rrsd pr t»[i» I
ity sometimes translucent. There
inducement? for settlers, fir it they are only g'rAl for use aa “cow
»« and make estimate ed the cost could d<> n< thing without purchas horses” and the demand for such
are also ocasionally velvet chaff’
of the improvement.
animal« is rath'-r limited
ers for it« water.
varieties. In Europe they are
The feature of the removal of the
Preaiuent Morrison say« he
The water eupply will be taken
known simply rs b»rd wheats, or
doesn’t know whether his ct mpanv from the Dechulea. The proposed horses from tlie rar.ge is of v«lue
durum wheats The grain is mu«h
system will let on the because the range is just tow quii«
IOH N NU M I ’ I I .1 > 4 harder than that of the hardest will proceed under the terms of the irrigating
Carey arid land act or take an in East side cf that stream, the west small in compari« on to the number
the si'le a»c<-i,<hng to the F'ascadc» of livestock bands th»t are owned
bread wheats, and in the best vari dependent course Under
Vi ttii irrigati’si that »,-et<on could in this territory, Throughout the
eties contain an unusual amount of
... hardlv be eurpa»«ed, it i« said, for pr' -ent season, and all of la»t win
starteb. The quantity and quality
. i ,t .q- wnhn. tb< »mount
tamed, such as the lien on the land farming and atockruiaing. The land ter and spring, there baa been much
of tho glntm make them extremely for interest on tbe capital in nvested ha« long ie-en surveyed by th» gov talk al»out the shortage of feed, and
Itloudv day« preferred f>r
Itr .4ati«factio0 ^utranUcd.
valuabls for mikiint macaroni. ■ n the irrigation plant. On the ernment. but al«o none of it ha» th« diffk idly in finding range to, figures givso in estimites.
■ king sitting» Ph-’tos fin
They are extremely resistant to
ial- d in carbon and platinum
timber Rea between Walker Basin '.hat will remove ft'-m the rar.ge a
drought and resist the attacks of quires a considerable amoun t of
and tbe forest reserve, hut that wss large numlier of animals that «re
off,, ial supervision, which
leaf rusts and smuts to an unu«ual vuMeet tbe company to an
few rmmth« ago Ly eating up the gra»» will relieve the
•trit ,» d
■ lastintai.eoo» pro-~r«» u*»a
UegTve On the other hand they through red tape, del*»*,
Tïbermen. Walker Ra »itualmn from its present »trained
ti ■ ». , -
mile« «cntberly eoi.4it. n and •« of betifcfil all
•in is t
will hot withstand the hard winters this company doe« not look
Bn ! Mt »fact
Oreg' .-: i-.n.
IS u s: t g« rW n
' The Tixnes-Jieralà.
FOR ARID LAND SECTIONS
b The Citizens Bank
CAPITAL STOCK $25,000.00
Livery, Feed and Sale Stable
ccmj io inc ¿^ouzitiins?
Burns Furniture Co
Harry C. Smith
( /ontraetor and Builder