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HATHEDA Y <M TOBER 10. I «03.
Hl’l».'( 111 I’TION HATES
SHOT DOH.N IN COLD BLOOD 'himself in a cup and again
bottle. Field’s then
woman and child to
ranch and sent Cox in another! jtiou dx>p«i-.
troubles are ;i
JOHN 0. SAXTON AND JACK WEST
I direction to get help. Before
• 011I V MIRDERF.D.
Fields left he again cautioned
i Saxton not to expose himself by
¡going to West. Although he
John I rost, Alias llarrv Egbert Their Slayer
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION' ¡J
VNITEP STATE- LA*'l>
j : »
Ore. September 18, 1.» •
ngs, iudiges- Notice is ‘
< ured by the KlsAtlKÄWiÄÄ I
-tion colu h i’i. the followlnir witnesses f<> pn>v<-
hi, continuous n «i.l<n<e uj«.n an. ! uh i' '
<>f «aid land viz: Edgar L. Beede, of prtus . •
f, |0r*L-<ni. Wllll»«l F Moffitt.'L-<■ l»rl|>|.,. »«'I
< tens the I
rns ilruggists. ‘
' NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION, j j
Full Supply ;
had been warned Saxton again
returned to \\ est to place a blan stomach. S«:
IILIAN IH IC I»
M ft ling er
ket under his head and making
rXITKII STATES I.ASP
'Plie coldblooded murder of him more comfortable. Egb< 11
Burin, Oregon, September 1-. I.«1--I
It is to be hoped the rain of las’ j,, „ <; - ivlon ant] jacfc West,
naineil aettler han flle<l notice of hi# Intention
then shot him from an uppei
State of i.. make final proof in aupport of hla claim «ml
night and today will benefit ,bc.\xliil< iitteuipting to arrest the
that «aid proof will be mmle before the Kegl.t. r
story xvindow. The distance xx
„ml Receiver at Burna, Oregon, on October I ,
, man I k -. aii ,<■ Harry Egbert, at 57 feet from the house.
1<on. viz: lid. E. No -I I of liman XI I ay la. for
the N>„ SE<, Sec. 15. T. •.11 S.. K. 11 ', h- " ■ M-
the f ields ian . last Sunday, has
lle name» the following wltueiM S " l-rove
Egbert then ransacked L iei< -
his continuous residence upon ami cultivation
'¡'he Municipal Association in shot ked the whole section
of said Ian-1, viz: Moses Dripps, of V an, Oregon,
house taking some cartridges an<
Edgar L. Beede, Frank Norton and Roy Miller,
tends to begin civil proceedings
Mr. Saxton was deputized by some money from the woman
. to the heirsj all of Drewsey, Oregon W m . F arre . Register.
To Edith M
against the city oliicials without the sl<< rut logo and arrest fig purse. When he emerged fi' ■ of Sarah A.
delay because of their refusal to belt upon a warrant issued from
the house Kurtz rode up on a
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
: own heirs
close gambling in Portland.
Douglas county charging him black horse and William.-, xx!« known, and t<
UNITED STATES LAND ()FFI< E.
with burglary. Saxton met Eg was in the sod house, saxv them of Ralph Bro
Burns, Oregon, September 1<., I'.'Oi’A
Notice is herebv given that the following-
(. 'Ilici loi ester Pim hot has bert. the woman li : claimed to be talking Egbert finally getting
named settler has tilui notice of his intention
hi are hereby to make final proof in support of hi« claim,and
You ar. ;
that «aid proof will be made before the Register New and Elegant 1
been spending the past month or
the horse and riding away, after
Receiverat Burns, Oregon, on <>• tuber 21,
pear on the ami
1'103 viz- lid. E. No. ssl of James Hutchinson,
more in the .Northwest trying to between Anderson Valley and taking Saxton’s rifle and loo-cu required to
fortheSE1* NW „SWINE',. Se<. 23, T. 2< >.,
R 31 E. W. .M. North of MalheUJ Lake
educate tin- peopli in regard Io the Junipii i.incli on Sept. 25 but ing the belt from West « bodx
the County his continuous residence b|»on ami cultivation
forest reserves. We believe Mr. did not recognize them. Upon and taking
some cartridges. Court
. ‘ of probate of said land, viz: \\ illiarn Dunn,'i< rnld Grimn.
Frank Dunn and 1‘ L. Dutcher, all of Narrows,
Dim hot is doing what he honestly reaching the ranch he was told Kurtz then took the gun thrown
in the city of Oregon.
at the <
W m . F arre . Register.
believes for the best interests of who they were and that the trio down by Egbert and mounting
'de iv cause if any
Burn 1 .
Cor. Main ari;! E •
were en route to Burns. Mr, Saxton’s horse rode away. Kurtz
■ .-der should
Saxton returned to tin- Mahon
lid court for
later appeared at Andrews stating
ranch early the next morning and
UNITED STATES LAND OFFK E,|
he had come to the Fields ranch
A spei i.il to the Oregonian troni
Burns, Oregon, September, I, 1903.1
served the warrant on Egbert
herebv given that the following
from the borax works and found
Salem ol recent dale show» how
named settler ha« tiled notice of Ins intention
without any trouble, The man
proof in support of his claim, and
thoroughly interested Gov. ( liam-
the men dead. He also stated
said proof will lie matle before the Register
said it XXa alright and that he
half of the that
at Burn«, Oregon, on October, 13,
biilain is in ieg.nd to land mat
that he had met Egbert xxlio h l
IMDB, viz: lid. E. No. io;.’, of Nannie By< rl< \ for
■ «r, th« South tin-
would .u.ompany him to Burns
NU SW », SE' 4 NW sec. >, T. 21 s., R.
ters in this state. 'Pile Governor
compelled him at the muzzle of
th« North West E.. She
but ask< d permission to step in
W -t Q1I !
names the foilowing witnesses to prove
is going to limi out as near as lie
a gun to give him his horse.
her continuoiiR residence upon and cultivation
>rth West Quar- of said land, viz: Charles Cronin, Fred Fine,
the house and speak to his wife
can the fine situation so that he
Coroner Marsden brought in
A. Martin, David W. Cox, all of Bums,
!:• 1 Quarter of < Hugh
x liich xx as granted.
may act intelligently in such mat-
W m . F arre , Register.
the above facts yesterday. Both ! ■
lb- made In-- escape from the
ler.s. The dispatch says.
bodies had been removed upon 1'
'■'> i’ imette the
window .uni Mr. Saxton followed
If Ins official business will per-
his arrival at the scene by ordei
■xii ■ been hereto-
him. He V sun ceded in eluding
mil, Governor Chamberlian will
property of ADM IN ISTRA TO R ’S N < )T ICE.
of Justice Callow, who held n
tin- officer from that date until
leave Oregon next Saturday for
■ ’ ■«a-«d) for the
inquest, the body of West being Ralph I’. '
Take notice that by order of the
; when the latter,
<•;! the debts and
Washington, I). (’. The put post
taken south for burial while Sax purp(
County Court of the state of Oregon
accompanied by Jack West,whom
eri his proposed II ip is to talk with
ton was brouget to Burns, arriv expenses of ¡1 «! .i-t. . ’ ion of said for Harney County the undersigned
lie had deputized to assist him,
■ i ribed in a
the President, the Secretary of the
ing Tuesday night.
was dulv appointed this the I I day
fDaeh ns 01 :
came upon him at the Fields
in the said
Interim and officials of the (»en
Sid Kurtz was with the woman
of September 1903, Administratrix
ranch in the Wild Horse section.
trai Linei Olliee concerning land
most of the time from the first court in the a
with the will annexed, of the estate
< ’oroner Marsden arrived home
c, i. evens .
matters in Oregon. He desires
ol Allen T. Clark, deceased; all
airest and seemed to turn up .i1
from the scene yesterday noon
to sec me xvliat information he can
persons having claims against said
opportune times. Saxton had
and blings the following state-
at Washington regarding past and
estate are hereby required to pre
asked him to assist in the capture
ADMI.V 1 ■ i
rnent from Chas Fields xvhowit-
sent them,with the proper vouchers,
present land transactions so far as
of Egbert but he refused. Kurt,
nessed a part of the tragedy,
within six months from the date of
Oregon is interested. He finds
telegraphed the sheriff’s office In the Matter
Estate of Wil-
Others who saw the shooting
notice, to the undersigned,
that correspondenc e- is a very slow
this morning from Winnemucca,
lars N. Jo ■ risen d< erased.
wen- Jesse < ’ox, a sheepman by
Mary A. Clark, at her residence in
and unsatisfactory way of getting
stating Egbert had been seen go
' may concern:
the name of Williams, Egbert’s
Diamond Valley, Harney County,
infoi inatioii, ami by a brief trip to
ing across country and il funds Noti«« i.« 1« ■ '
•ii that the un-
wife and liei little son. Saxton
or <>t the office of Parrish
Washington he expects to get a
were sent he would follow the der Í :m d, J
. nsen has this A- Rembold, at Burns in said coun
and \V< t i amt- up about 2 o'clock
pretty thorough genei.il under
fugitive. Deputy Sheriff I lughet 9th day f
1’.-I’.:, been duly ty.
Sunday afternoon, I pon seeing
standing ot the piincipal features
If. C ¡.evens,
telegraphed the sheriff of Hum appoint; «1 b * î
Dated this 15th day of Septem
them Egbert, xvlio was in the
i: ruey County, ber 1903.
boldt county to arrest Kurtz and County .1 udg
kitchen with the woman and
State of Or. g
hold him as an accessary.
M ary A. C lark .
l’iekls, tan into another room and
rds N Jorgensen,
Egbert is the man recently shot the E-tati f V
Administratrix with the will an
grabbed a lille. Both the latter
by Tom Murray and in his dis
begged him not to shoot and he
' tale arc here-
cription this fresh wound was not
¡■aid he xxould not, but xvould not
by required t
I them, with
JOtlX (i. SW10N.
It xvas at the point of
the proper vo
be arrested. Fields xxen- out alili
- : iieri for, xvitli-
the left hip ranging back the bullet in six montila
th date of this
No man was more universally told the oHicers their man XX .IS
coming out near the backbone. notice, to me,
all the choice varieties are now-
rea|M>et«d and I1011<11< <I in this coni- then and had a Winchester, He
He is also known as John Frost tor, at my ¡
ready to be picked; enough
liiunitx than .John G Saxton who proposed xxatching the house and
and llarrv Hubbard. Thecounty Burns, Harm
to ¡supply Harney, Malheur and
was laid low in his prime by the «< < in mg m<m help
A Rembold Grant counties.
hand of an assassin, while doilui they were going to get him. has offered a reward of $500 for at the olfico
I hese wheels are
Come one and all and lay in your
in said Burn-
his duty in the cause of humanity Aftei pulling up then horses they his capture.
year. Call and ;
September fruit for the winter before it is too
and law. His quiet wavs, honest started tow aid the house and as
STOCK ASSOCIATION Mills
ami upright character ami sympa Saxton xx.i ilinost to the kitchen
Bring you packing material and
thetic disposition won a warm place
dooi xx nli West farther Kick per
Administrator. camping outfit and be happy—but
The regular semi-annual meet
ineverx he.irt. He was everybody's
haps outside a fence which in ing of the Harney County Stock
dno’t forget the CASH.
friend ami one hears expressions of
closed tin house when Egbert ap Association was held at the court
Price ;>er bushel, for good winter
regret from < very lip John was
peared at the other corner of the house last Saturday afternoon
in the orchard, 50 cts.
ever ready to minister to suffering
D. B. RINEHART, I’ropt.
t the State of
ami quickly responded to any duty house, \\ est started to run for Several new members were taken In the Count;
Oregon for 1 1 ’ m y County.
lire in and the cattle situation talked
devolving upon him, ot in the inter shelter, Egbert
.-t.it« of Em-
est of justice ami right
ma .i 11 1 • D <-■ ased.
the tire and and dull and no immediate pros-
John G Saxton was born at Bur ton returned
• whom it may
lington, l\< iitm k v. on December 9, di c.xe l.gbeit from his position |>ects tor buyers at good prices, th«
• r-igned has
dig only relatives are his and the l.ittei entered tin- noith members took a cheerful view of concern t! at
mother, brother ami four sisters re- door of the house and took re
tra.or of th
< i Emma .1.
aiding in Kentuekx and his brother, fuge in a I'ediootn. Saxton en couraged.
The membership was asked to Davis, dec.
1 by order of
F. M Saxton, residing in Baker tered tin kit. In n dooi ami manx
the stock they have for sale the above i.
! ' urt, Monday
l ’ity I b egan
lie was never mar-
shots XX er<- exchanged through
with the secretary and he, as well
tl-’ ten o’clock
In IS75 lie went to central
the thin partition, During this
as th«1 Times-Herald, is i in corres- a. m. of said <1
• ■ u fixed as
Indiana w h< re he resided almost
battle Saxton xvas *li in k in the IH'ndeuce with buyers, While it is the time irhen
I iic.- Hint will be
continuously until he came to Ore-
JOHN GEM HER LING
gon in lSt»7
lie united xx 11h the light si« . ,1,1 by .1 spent ball and late in the season we hope to get considered an
i tious there-
Secund Mt I'l. a-ioit Baptist church at one time he had leached his buyers and dispose of all the beef to hcnr.l an t > «t mined.
I. M. D avis .
of John-mi couutv. Indiana, about u ft ii'd i o il the door casing stuff at least.
Fine Watch Repairing A
the year 1" :
num cun BFTTFK
11« was educati-J at Danville In handle of
diaua. graduating in la<x m ls'.'5 Mt.
OI’I'OSITK THE I’. O.
l inn «• Herald
Lewiston, Idaho. Oct 5.—(To the
Ha practiced law in Danville until
During t ' battle Fields and
Editor )—f left home on Sept 25
he eame t<* Oregon \\ as n mem
the xxom.m h id taken refuge
„ i *n a in responce to a telegram from Le-
her ot "Battery B,’ O \ G during
1 >'»'<■ -'« yards away where nore, Idaho, to the effect that my
the Cuban xx ir, l<ut Ins <■ inpanx
W 1 1
c x ««re Saxton father was dangerously ill I r, ., h-
•aw no servi.' ‘-ring held in camp
c wn to the house ed him four .lavs later and found
near Portland. Oregon, until th«
he xxas xxound- he was not receiving proi>er care ►
In |l|,< earn«* t<<
ix <1 a < 'iisignment of our Fall and Winter Dry
have simply ha<l him moved to St Joseph’s h -
Burns where he lias since resided
< mil ««. ready made Skirts, Waist». Fasci-
Dee.■:««<-,l was an Artisan m good biuised hi- breast. Fields then pital in this city. He is suffering
- Ribbons. I.aces, Muslins, Calicos, readv
■landing ami carried a policy for xx< ■ •
,isc (,<r the purpose! : from a stroke of paralysis, hut is
■ - in fact everything that is carried in an
.iiuii* frmn resist- I ’ t(*Uing along as well as e >uld I-
tltkx) in that order in favor of bi« i ui *i’■xxu.ixi 1 n4* -I i 1-^bx'it
If you bu\ ;
v - handise Store. We carry the
legal heirs Was at one time a I ing .Hid if |x " ùe to overpower expected under b< st of care M ■’
n any XX ax ur.s
member «t the l t» O. F liodge •1,n' »ho«
back. I do r.
tinntv prc«ent. er ami sister are here with bim I
aspect to more him home as - • n
joining that order in bmithlmid. Fields, as ,xcll
are satisfied, i a
‘« the other men,
As well as the
»» p'««ible lie is better this ir. ru
Ind . I ut had allowed his dues to xvas unarmed.
pay me to tr. it
Egbert would not
ing than at at<v time since my ar
lap«« in I**' while he was attend alk>\x Fieki*
to get near him. rival
1'he funeral service«
est, xx ho I had been mortally
were < <<i«iu< t< <1 I v R, v A J Irwin
C T Can
1 line of d ..
i o tuirgs of any house in the county. This
at the 1 O O. F Hall tbi» after xxour.i. : xx.o asking for water
r< ■ «-maker in town.
' «monished Saxton'
* Car« For O»«*ep<M»
noon and the remains interred in
mHr ft, ^,„ft
Cati „»ft m „„r
the Buri »!• inrtvry.
1 ' ' ' ' ■" '< hi« fallen comrade
had Dyspepaia in its w rst
• >1 < X| - | mself a* he would1
i City Drag S ■
Call and «• the fall •nd winter K- m p i n xiew of the house.! form and felt miserable most of the
your bundles n
•amples ami fashions for ladie«
t e woman to take'
be taken care
suits, coats and j irkels At Mr. iwatu -,,<
t. dxing man but she
<»s U.ituer Than Ever before.
Cha» U ilsou's.
II, th<n t.H'k the wateriMrs W
—-- •• W. Saylor. Hillarl. Pa
Made liis Escape and Reward ol
S500 Offered for his Capture.
Special accon v
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SlYLtS AND FASHIONS