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BURNS. HARNEY COUNTY,OREGON, JANUARY, 4 1902.
WHICH ROAD WILL
BUILD Portland i. te..<l of Tacoma and WILL ACT ON LEASE BILL present the idea before the leading 0. R. & N. CO. LITERATURE tion to go West. The new home
'commercial bodies of Eastern
must le determine! upon and
Washington and I laho, asking their
It is after tlie north fork is passed 1
property disposed of.
j opinion and inv ting the ,, t name PASSENGER DEPARTMENT TO FUR-
The coming year promises to
NEW LINE INTO THE INTERIOR NEXT that the real shipping would begin. PORTLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
i a man from each state, who with
NISH IT FREE.
bring to successful fruition some of
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YEAR IS PROBABLE.
I the representative from Portland,
an instance being a solid section of |
the good work and advertising ex
j should constitute a committee to
pine 120 square miles in extent.:
throughout the Eastern
1 push the open river project. The Scheme to Settle vp The Interior and Upbuild states in the past few years. Ore
Both the 0, R. 4 N. and Northern Pacific Here, also, are what are probably Mee,|ni w«s Called to T*ke Action on River
J. H. Mitchell.
intention was to have this com-1
the richest mining prospects tn the I
ing of Tewns--Specinl Low Rates
Improvements and Land Lease Bill
gon and the Pacific Northwest is
Are Figuring on Projest Says the
On Roads From East.
i mittee composed of prominent and
states, though undeveloped. Hun
the Mecca towards which manv
f M A. Moodjr
- • •
| active business men.
U. K. N. Kiackburn
dreds of thousands of tons of good I
Eastern faces are now turning, and
Attorney General ...........
. ,,T. T. Geer
A letter from J. B. Huntington
grade ore lie on various dumps be- ■ At the îegular meeting of the
The following letter has been re the present prospects for a large
•• stary oi State
C & Moore
J II Ackerman
cause it is impossible to ship out j lrugtee8 of tfce Portland Chamber was read, asking the Chamber of ceived by the Pendleton East Ore movement in that direction was
- i,> . Public iuBtruction.
W H Laedi (he Evening Telegram.)—A rail
» R a. Beall,
under existing conditions. Freight- of con)tnerce yesterday morning 'Congress to enact a law permitting gonian from A. L. Craig, passenger never bright?r at the opening of
any new year than now.
) F. A. Moore ’
60 miles to Sumpter, freight furthei action was taken to press leasing of the public grazing lands agent O. R. A N. Co.:
terior of Grant county next year,
It is now pretty generally appre Anticipating a large business and
XlNKTH judicial DI®T*:i;^’irr0Br. Next to the question of better wag
next meeting The Chamber went ciated by railroads entering Oregon with a desire to make the move
on CGads the matter of who will ratee on the long road from Baker ¡nK the Upper Coluhibia to free
record two years ago as opposed and other Northwestern States, ment as large as possible, special
■ J w-'lort'*“l build the
pending railroad into
land leasing, but it was ' that the first requisite to the up low rates for settlors have been an
Central Oregon is what agitates the
COUNTY — HABNEY I
to reiterate the building of the cities and towns nounced for March and April, 1902.
Janie« A riparrov
H. Kicbardaoi inhabitants of Grant county towns,
which will and for a steady and sustained in This will enable the int 'i ding
: new members were received, and a
¿‘ J jthuiui|
Eccles, president of the wilt not stand it longer.
OÜ 11 «UI I Davi<l
next regu crease in earnings, is the develop- settler to reach Oregon as cheaply
. Geo Shellf.
j A HucbaüÄi Sumpter Valley Road, from Baker
j ment of the country. If tbe farm aB if he were bound for some other
J c Bartlet
City to Whitney, is quoted as say-
• auM oupcrinteuaeni
7 E •> >•'
I land is taken up and put under point much nearer to his present
file interior careiully and examined Htute commerce regulation was ad-
R J William it g his company will make an ex
Icultivatoin the towns will take home. The O. R. A N . company,
tention into Grant county in the
tlAUHEY U. *• LAND i urrici:
care of themselves and must grow in connection with its parent com
Geo. W Ha o
with an eye on
.....Cha«. Newe. spring, evidently
in proportion to the demands of the pany, the Union Pacific, is doing its
Indorsements of the resolutions
the capiial of Harney county and Baker will creat a rush to central
a great number of cattle buyers contiguous country for larger and full share towards assisting in this
possibly after that on to Winnemuc-
»yi.VA KEBEKAll Degree So.«3
great work; and it is our full ex
recently adopted by the Portland ¡ have confined most of their buying better markets.
This assures a road of some into Baker City or Grant’s Pass.
,,,en i.iandkd Wedueedaj.
1 i.lle jo.'Ian N. o.
The Sumpter Valley extended is Chamber of Commercewere received ¡ during the past year to Harney : To the end that the agricultural, pectation that we will bring into
Frankie ure.uou Rec Sec^v.
county. Whether a better grade i horticultural, grazing and mining this state during 1902 thousands of
freighters are distrauht between the figured out by authorities to mean j from the Chambers of Commerce of
A. u. L. W.Bunu Lodge. Ko. W
of stock was secured, or whether ' lands may be developed to their new and desirable settlers who will
«•*«”«> Friday night.
the general prices paid were lower ! fullest capacity the railroads in I find new and happy homes in the
Into few untapped sections is
E H Hoyt. Ke*.
than in grant county, w«9 not ! particular are spending large sums great state of Oregon.
there access from so many sources build, over 250 miled of mainly le and La Grande, and from the Com
mo . n, i. o of
until recently when a buyer J annually for printed matter de.
Much assistance can be given
mercial Association of Pendleton.
odd tuliue. H.n.u.VryJ.mrdr with such varied interests involved
informed the Blue Mountain Eagle ' scribing the various districts and the railroads, in inducing immigra
*u p ui,
w y KiuK.bec'« as into the rich interior.
that stock of all kinds were from] employing men especially to inter tion by those now residing in our
are the alternatives: Sumpt« r Val beds made with ready facility. At cord with the sentiment of tiie Pcr-
land body and a willingness to as $2 to $6 per head cheaper there est and secure for the section in state, if each person will appoint
ley from Whitney; 0. R. A N. from
in any possible way. After the than in this county, and that the which they are interested, any de ; himself an immigration agent to
the Heppner country; O. R. & N.
I A»- re the
real danger lies for | readjng of the indorsements Sena-j grade of stock was very much the sirable families now located in old the extent of writing and sending
from some point on the Columbia
W. J, COLEMAN,
same. The price of cattle in Grant er settled portions of our country. printed matter to their old friends
Southern; O. R. A N. from Pei dle- Portland, the vast trade, present j ap,r Simon, who was present by
¡Stenographer and Notary Publi. ton; 0. R. it N from Baker City; and future, of the immense Central I special invitation, was asked for his county have been advanced bv rea While the primary object of such in the East. The O. R. A N. has a
son that but few growers are de expenditures is of course a »elfish j large amount of such literature,
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Washington & Columbia River, vir Oregon countrv going in this event ’ views as to the best mode of proce-
otfii-e in CliUeaa Bank Building.
sirous of selling, and if they sell at one, the result is of great benefit to I and it will be a pleasure to mail
tually Northern Pacific, from Pen to San Francisco Interior ore dure in Older to get favorable Con-
all, an advanced price must be paid. the whole community.
copies to any Eastern addresses
GEU. 8. SIZEMORE,
One stock dealer recently stated
sent to the passenger department of
Aside from the Sumpter Valiev
of all kinds would be made to meet
[ha( he w#g
hf>arfy that he sold a band of cattle which ness depression, such as 1893, to , the O. R. A N. Portland, Or.
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accord Wltfj thegentill,entg express. he had purchased in Harney coun 1897, through which we have just;
Cullec.wii-, baud busin*«*, «nd 1 •ul Pendleton or the Heppner country those of the north towns, while job
tùlale U.«Iler proiu, Hv «Hended Co.
by the Chamber of Commerce I ty to a local stock grower for a less passed, there is always considera
seemed most probable. That road
All persons are hereby notified
an(j ¡n tbe regolutiopg rfcad from the I figure than the same stock could ble of a movement westward. It not to remove any building rock
already has three surveys into dercut.
J. W Hi .
bo purchased for here, and at the howeyer, takes time for easterners
Finally, sav posted men, an out- ; various commercial bodies of the same
! Grant's interior, all «farting from
j from my land.
Biggs &. Biggs
time made a handsome profit.
means vast trade interior Columbia valley. He re However, Grant county cattle grow to get affairs in shape which will Burns, Oregon, Nov. 30. 1901.
; some pont South of Heppner. The
ATTORNEYS-AT I AW.
L fon M. B r < w . l
fork of divided between Spokane, . ortlai <1 girded the opening of the Columbia ers have the advantage cf being permit them to follow the inclina-
((N. I first run.- down the north
— the court* of Olf. the John Day, tapping a stock.some nemucca means nearly everything j
(|le [/ewj8 and Clark celebra stock will continue to command the
timber and a little mining country,
Collections promptly made.
noj beleive there was I present prevailing prices for some ;
t It is considered unfeasible, and los
time to come—Canyon Eagle.
< ’ W. P t
G. A KKMBoLD
es itself in the mountains without pner or Prineville means everything a niemher of the Congressional de-
J. W. B iggs , P resident and acting vashtek .
PARRISH & REMBOLD
Before That Time.
second, running down the middle via O. R. & N. or Sumpter Valh i diately interested who would not
Burns (and Uniivon < By.) Oreg
, 1 fork of the John Dav, skirts Susan- means conditions pretty well un join heartily in support of the pro
Booker T. Washington tells an
Will practice in tbe ryurta ul Bar
! Iille, its terminal being unsettled changed.
• iM .1 cuUnilt» Anti iu the «upieruc 1‘vU
amusing story of an old colored
alate, au . a.to n u.a. land »ilk-e.
(I X COH I ’O R AT ED.)
I The third, which runs down the
"This matter of impreving the preacher who was endeavoring to
Rostiera After Cavuses.
I Upper Columbia,” said Senator explain to his congregation how it
south fork, taps Canyon City and
Chas. H. lx’onard
was that the children of Isreal
A ttorney - at - i . aw ,
is presumable aimed ultimately at
Simon, “ lias been before Congress1 | passed
over the Red Sea safely,
CAPITAL STOCK $25,000.00
■ many years. I have not been there ' | while the Egyptians, who came
Careful attention given to <
U jus and Real Estate matt
A General 1'dankinix Businesn Transacted.
Routes in from tbe Columbia
many years, but while I have been after them were drowned. The old
I Southern, beginning somewhere be of prices fur the range horses of there I have found it one of the man eaid; “My brethren it was
Direttore: IV. Y. King,
I. 8. Geer.
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tween Prineville and Biggs Station. Oregon, which suddenly sprang in most fruitful sources of work. The this way: When the Israelites
to prominence as desirable animals
passed over, it was early in the
Office in Times-Herald buiking and from Baker City, though both
boat railway scheme was first ad morning, while it was cold, and the
. __________________ feasible, are in the air. The first
opted aud an appropriation made | ice was strong enough so that they
1 ho «» tus W illi »«»
m . Fin' kjli . ruMd in has a world of possibilities
to cover preliminary work in that! went over alright; but when the
Attoroey «1 l*w.
It will be a race between the professional cattle lifters of the direction. But now the conclusion Egvptians came along it was in the
Reat h«<ate A^nt ahead.
interior devoting a part of their at
WILLIAMS A FlTZGEEALl tbe O. R A N. and its rival in the
has been reached that plan is not | I middle of the day, and the sun had
thawed the ice so that it gave wav
Columbia River country, according
seasible and a complete change of | under them and they were drown- j
Oflice in old Ma««nic Euilding.
These animals are numerous on the
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT
to well informed men who have
base is necessary. The only feasi ed.” At this a young mar, in the !
Bi hns ,
i studied the peculiar situation care ranges of Baker, Harney, Grant and ble improvement to get past the congregation, who had been away
other counties, are sometimes not
8. W. MILLER,
fully, If the O. R. A N. is the road j
Dalles is the canal and locksnow to school, and had come home.rose
even branded, and are cotnpara
is well for Portland. If not
proposed. Toe boat railway has and said: “I don’t see how that
NOTARY PUBLIC. | it Portland
|explanation can be right, parson.
tively easy to lift. Rustlers do not
been practically, though not formal The geography that I've been study- |
Burn», - - - Oregon.
F. L. ANDREWS, Proprietor.
even take the precautions they do
much trade already in hand as
ly, abandoned. I tried last year to irg telle us that ice never forms un- ,
with the cattle by running them a
JOHN* WARY | well as the
possibility of getting
get tbe endorsement of the commit der the equator, and the Red Sea Strictly ZFlxst-Olass
long distance away, but take them '
tee for the new plan of improve- is nearly under the equator."
MARSDEN & GEARY.
almost to the nearest point to ship,
uient, but thia involved the ap 1 ' There, now.” said the old preacher
Physicians and Surgeons.
to a seiline station, Occasionly
1 “that’s alright. IVe been ’«pectin' [
This hotel is centrally located and under the management of an
some of you smart Alecks would he
the rustlers grow bolder and take
I/K ■' «1 rttldrn.-t.
from Pendleton tbe O. R A N. is out a thoroughbred from some | enterprise was too gigantic and too askin'jest some f.wd question. The) experienced landlord,
The building has been thoroughly renovated
likely to chose that point ove.- the rancher’u stock.—Vale Democrat new ta receive the approval of the- ■ time J was talkin’ alajut was be-' and is well furnished, The dining room i* in charge of polite, accom-
committee then. Congtessional fore they had any jogafries or inodating waiters. The tables are furnished with the best.
Heppner district. It is thought
DR H. VOLP,
The Blue Mountain Eagle is in
approval of the improvement must
Physician and Surgeon,
ignorance of such a state of affairs
de mains similar to that so success existing in Grant county, and come largely as the result of a
Bear killed Cattle.
urriCK AT REKIPEN' K
fully carried out in Columbia coun- doubts very much if such is the course of agitation and education.
I ain sure I can promise the un
it. M, Hrevnton
1 L K a ».rd lv Washington, a few »tars ago.
Now comes the story from upper
case One thing is certain a slock
llibbard »V Biwntcii.
This fact coupled with the con thief gets no syrupatby from the qualified support of every member McKay creek, or what is known as
D entists .
sideration that the men of the in people of Grant county when caught of the Oregcn delegation, and 1 the Rail Springs country.that dur
I Offi«'« fl‘«t doer »Mt of The < Ulsena tank
terior want an outlet to Pendleton in the act of purloining stock. He know that most of the men from ing the late fall months a cinna
mon bear killed six head of year-
Hur dm Oregon
and want it badly, if only by wag is a sure candidate for a term in Washington and Idaho are also , ling cattle belonging to different
in favor of opening the stockmen of that section. Mr
<«i, and that Pendleton bueineas the penitentiary, and that ends his heartily
river. Nothing can be done about i Bruin, which was seen several
men ar* wealthy and iiiHucntl*«! career in this county.
it in Congress until work is begun times by different ones, and killed
1 enough to bring the termai there if
Cattle and horses may be fre
OF ONTARIO, OREGON
the regular rivers and harbors a couple of weeks ago by Pete Bed
neceMary, makes it reasonable cer quently driven frmu the range of
s tain that that town
Acconnts ofZC*orporations. Finns and Individuals
will get the this count», but if such a state of bill ”
ly l «y in wait for his intended vic
President Hahn asked the Sena tim and when the anima! passed
plum. In this case Portland « job affair* exist here a* mentioned by
bing trade in Eastern Oregon will the Vale paper it ia not generally tor if he could suggest any way in he would jump upon it and cot it*
—John D. Daly, William Jone*, Frank R. I
which more effective work for an throat. After the animal wm dead
Coffin. Abner Robbine. B F. Olden. M Alexander, N. U. Carpen
go up bv leaps and bound* while known—Canyon E»gle.
ter. William Miller. E. H Test, Tho* Turnbull.
open river could lie done Senator the bear would then catch hold of
the interior will prosper equally
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E H. TEST, Caahier.
tbe head.just back of the rar and ;
From Pendleton to Pilot Rock,
« -JOHN McNU’I LF.N
Id miles, a fine wheat country tri- were working south with a large the Chamber of Commerce had al fully as any practiced butcher .•«a <-»•<- --a**.- < jw «>
* ow<> -^*«-
outary to McKay creek i* tapped band of fat wetbera from the San ready entered upon the right course could do it with hi* knife. The
From Pilot Ro« k to Camas Prairie Joaquin country, recently arrived in agitating the matter before the hide removed. Mr Bruin would take
a hearty meal out of the fat year-
at He re nd a and rented a piece of
and through Alba and Ukiah loth* barley Hubble, save the lladera commercial interest* of the interior. ’ingand leave it untiil hung'r drove
,,orth fork of the John Day, 44 Mercury There were many bead»
him hack to fill himself again from
¡ Ciond» davs prefn-wd f,r
ofbirley which had fallen to the 'ion»" if • cvmpetant man were to be it* carca** After eating two or
! making sittings Pli-m fin-
graiing «wintry with some timher ground and the sheep bad a feast sent back to M ashington to ex- three meal* out of on* be would
* i «bed in carbon and pamutu
kill another and serve it tbe
pussibilitie* The stock is driven with die«trou* result* to them. plain and urge the importanc« of then
TRI8CH A DON»0AN, Proprietors.
way. Tbe Indian who killed
to Pendleton anyway and loaded one it was estimate ! that hetween
hi# hear«hip ha« hern given a vote
1 Instantáneo«'* process ueed
for tbe mo* part on the \V . A C. sis and eight hundred died. The two houses. This suggestion found of thanks hr th* stockmen who
» extenaiTely. Fir«t-claaiwork
of the ORAN owners expecteti about 4U0 more to immediate favor with the trustees s'iffrn-d fru«a hi* depredations —
I and *ati*factiou guaranty
The secretary wa* instructed to East Oregonian
amount to die.
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