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BURNS. HARNEY COUNTY,OREGON, JANUARY 9, 1904.
VOL. XVII.
ESIAN
NO. 7.
strengthens the lungs, wards oft' HE WANTS TO HEAR OREGON
WATER IS HERE meeting in Prairie City in which it TO RESTRICT STOCK PASSES
pneumonia and is a harmless and
was declared to be the sense of that
never
failing cure in all curable
body of citizens that an active cam­
R1MENTS BV GOVERNMENT SHOW
VAST WATER BASIN.
■■ Welli are Needed la Soathwestera
iregoa, Says a Report of Oeolof
teal Surrey Eifiaeen.
paign be begun at-once to secure a
vote of the county upon the ques­
tion of removing the county seat
from Canyon City to Prairie City,
at the coming June election.
Committees were appointed to
canvass among those who would be
most benefited by the change for
funds with which to defray the ex­
penses of building a courthouse free
of cost to the taxpayers and to
build and place in good repair the
public roads leading into Prairie
City, independent of the regular
county tax funds. Five represen­
tative citizens of the town who were
present at the meeting volunteered
to give $1000 for this purpose, and
it is learned that several others
have subscribed a like amount each
since that time.
The committees report rapid
progress in securing the necessary
subscriptions, and expect to be aide
to report the required amount with­
in a short time.
Other committees will be ap­
pointed as soon as this feature of
the work is satisfactorily provided
for, and the matter will not be al­
lowed to rest until the last ballot
has been counted and the county
seat location won or lost.
In order to bring the matter to a
vote it is necessary to present a pe­
tition to the county court. This
petition must be signed by at least
three-fourth as many voters as there
was votes cast at the last proceed­
ing election. County'Judge Mc-
Haley says he so understands the
present laws; but these laws do not
state the length of time the petition
must be presented to tho court be­
fore the election.
In Canyon City the news of the
movement to take the county seat
from that town has caused a great
deal of general discussion, but no
public recognition of it has so far
been taken. It is certain, however,
that a fierce fight will lie made by
the business and professional men
to retain the location, and as prac­
tically all the legal talent in the
couty is gathered at the present
county capital the defensive opera­
tions will be well directed and vig­
orously maintained.
WESTERN
RAILROADS
DISCONTINUE
RETURN TICKETS.
Brokerage of This Class of Transportation
Among Reasons for Order—Live
Stock Shippers Must Pay.
cases of Coughs, Colds, and Croup.
One Minute Cough Cure is easy to
take harmless and good alike for
young and old. Sold by Burns
druggists.
COUGARS KILLING STOCK.
REASON
FOR
SENDING
JOHN D. DALY. Pites
I BANK R. COFFIN, Vics Pius.
N. I CAIII’ENTEH, C ash ««,
A.
WELCOME, A sst . Cua
First
National
Bank
OF BURNS, OREGON.
LAND COM­
MISSION TO PORTLAND.
Accounts of Corporations. Firms and Individuals Solicited.
Plnchol aod Newell. While at the Livestock
Couveation, Will Endeavor to l.oarn
Reforms Desired bv the West.
Effective Jan 1, railroads west of
Calamity correspondent to West­
The Oregonian’s Washington cor­
egonian News Bureau, Wash-
Chicago were under agreement to ern Ways: There has been quite
respondent
says: President Roose­
>n, Jan. 3.—Engineers of the
discontinue the practice of furnish­ an excitement here among stock-
velt,
in
requesting
the members of
ogical Survey, after making
ing shippers of stock return trans­ men hunting cougars. There lias
the
Public
Land
Commission
to at­
□¡nations
in Southwestern
portation. This is a change that been several colts killed in this
tend
the
convention
of
the
Nation
­
;on and Southeastern Idaho,
bas been long contemplated by the vicinitv and owners think it quite
al
Livestock
Association
in
Port
­
1 come to the conclusion that
trafic men of the country, and the time to thin out th depredators.
rrigation of that country must
way for arriving at an agreement Week before lust C. S. Johnson lost land, January 11-16, and during
irgely worked out through the
was finally paved by the drawing a fine colt and the ' next day its that time give public hearings to
zation of artesian well water.
of tighter lines by executive officers bones vrsre found near where it was learn from the people direct what
changes they deem advisable both
is true that the present flow of
for several years past.
seen two days before. This roused in the public land lawH and the j
ir in the streams of Southeast-
As defined by regulations pre­ the neighborhood. There wan just
Dregon can be increased by the
viously in force, it was entirely legi­ snow enough to track the animals, method of administrating the laws,!
truction of storage reservoirs at
timate for a railroad company to and amidst groat sport two out of gave further evidence of his desire j
headquarters of the area that
issue transportation in one direction threo were killed ths first day. I to have the laws administered in a |
way that is fair and just to the
be reclaimed along these
for stock feeders going out to buy Such luok encouraged another at­
I
people
of Oregon.
itns But a great section of the
stuff for shipment. Then in case tempt and two young men brought
Land
Commissioner Richards,
itry depends upon artesian
only one carload was bought, the in another scalp the next day, and
'chairman
of the commission, will
Is absolutely for its water sup-
shipper would not be entitled to Sunday. Dec 13th, C. 8. Johnson
I
not
be
able
to go to Portland, but
con­
and until these wells are
return transportation, but was re­ and Walter Capps found a fourth
Chief Forester Gifford Pinchot and
icted irrigation cannot be duc­
quired tn turn back his contract to near where W. C. killed the bear
! Chief Engineer IL F. Newell, of the
■fully undertaken,
cover that already used. But in years ago (tho .editor will know
'reclamation service, the other two
ilvies River and Donner ami
case two or more cars were bought, where that was.) The day after
' members, will be present, and are
zen River, which flow into
he was entitled to the return por­ tho first two wore killed Elmer
¡already making arrangements for a
heur and Harney Lakes, are
tion
Likewise in shipping, the Ingles was awakened by the scream
1 series of hearings at Portland.
r utilized to their full capacity
man having two or more cars was of a cougar. Getting up to see
Not only will they welcome state-
irrigation, but the department
entitled to passes in both directions, where it was,.he beheld three close
j
ments
from the people of Oregon,
;ineer8 report that there are fav-
and in case of large shipments thé to hid door. It wm still quite dark
j
but
will
invite the livestock men in
ble conditions for storing the
rules provided that more than one but he took a coupla of shot, at thpir convent5nn t0 discuss public
tie waters of these two streams,
pass should be issued for each two them a«,.tbey disappeared in tho ian(j qUe8tiOns with tho utmost lib-
is increatmg their efficiency,
cars forwarded by the same con­ brush. Actual measurement next erty jn order that the commission
e smaller streams of Southwest-
signee.
morning proved that they were tnay be apprised of the various
Oregon flow mostly during the
For many yeais prior to the ad­ seven stops from the front door, views held by the peopee of the
ing season, when the snow on
option of the anti-pass legislation, and tracks were fotthd still.nearerJ weat generaHy.
uplands is melting or during
enforcement of which conies under
1 he day beforo two of the cougars
The President hopes that Pinchot
1 prolonged rainy spells. They
the jurisdiction of the Interstate
that
had
been
killed
were
dragged
anc
j Newell, whilo in Portland, may
become dry during the summer,
Commerce Commission, the free­ to his caliin and left until the next 1 |,e afi|0 vO learn more of the cause
e full flow of these streams is
dom with which stock passes were
¡of the discontent with the adminis­
v utilized for irrigation, and it is
distributed by some lines was re­
trative methods of Secretary Hitch­
ibtful if any increased use-can
markable. Certain Western rail­
OREGON RANCHERS BENEFITTED.
cock,
and if ho finds further inter­
roads catered especially to that
made of their water.
ference
on his part is needed to cor-
class of trafiiic, and impressed the
1'herefore, attention is drawn to
Its an ill wind that blows good to ,
-rect
what
the people alleged are
men engaged in that industry with nobody, is an old saying, and whilo
i possibilities of developing ar-
abuses,
ami
these practices can be
the
fact
by
generous
circulation
of
ian wells in the Southwestern
it is distressing to ree war in any
shown
to
be
obnoxious
and unjus­
the
coveted
pasteboards
which
intries of Oregon. Experimen-
part of ths world and between na­
humanity cherishes, even when tions which ought to be friends, yet tifiable, he will, on recommenda­
wells have already been driven
knowing it is impossible to avail its it is a fact that if actual hostilities tion of the Public Laws Commis­
ths Harney and Wildhorse ar-
sion, stand ready to direct further
privileges.
ian basins and proved the pres-
begin between Japan end Russia, as
When the first restrictions were was reported to be the case yester­ the course of the Interior Depart­
:e of subeurface water and suflfi-
suggested, no shipper considered day, the stockmen and ranchers of ment.
nt pressure to cause it to rise to
President Roosevelt is determin­
the proposition as being seriously Eastern Oregon will greatly benefit
1 surface and overflow.
ed
to sift this question to the bot­
considered.
The
freedom
with
There are approximately 2000
by war, says the Baker City Demo­
which the passes were issued caus­ crat. Those who have studied the tom, and while be generally ap-
lare miles of territory .dying in
1 artesian basins of Southeastern Cured After Suffering 10 Years. ed unscrupulous individuals to turn situation and all of ths intimations I proves the outlined policy of Sec­
in lo their own Recount, ar.d brok­ front Washington, point to the ad­ retary Hitchcock in his raid upon
“gon and Southwestern Idaho,
B. F. Aare, Supt Miami Cycle & ers’ offices were soon stocked with ditional fact.that the United States fraud, he is not in through sympa­
t it is not to be assumed that all
s area can be irrigated bv means Mfg. Co. Middleton, O. suffered for that class of transportation, Chi­ will have'a hand in the fracas and thy with the radical methods that
rrtesian wells. The conditions ten years with dyspepsia. He spent cago, Kansas City, Omaha and the Pacific coast eoldiers and mili­ ' have been adopted by the Secretary
such as to warrant careful test- hundreds of dollars for medicine others of the large market centers tia will be the first ones called upon in ferreting out this fraud, and the
! expense of the honest settlers.
of each basin and a judicious and with doctors without receiving were the points of greatest growth for service.
1 The President believed that bis
'elopuient of its water supply.
any permanent benefit. He says of this evil. Traffic men resented
..’tC|C,kme" ' order“ nullifying sVcretary "iTi'tcV
The Geological survey hae put “One night while fueling exception­ this use of their liberality, and that Eastern Oregon were unable to sell
vn a well near Ontario, and one ally bad I was about to throw down was the beginning of restrictions their etock at what they considered I cock’s suspensisn of all timber in­
ir Vale in Oregon, and others in the evening paper when I saw an that have led up to the present fair prices and moat of them decid­ terest would clear the atmosphere
fin Oregon and restore general good­
tie Valley, Bruneau Valley, near item in the piper regarding the I agreement,
ed to hold over and feed dur­ feeling, but he has sinco learned
Stockmen for years accustomed ing tha winter. The winter has so
ffey, Central and Enterprise, in merits of Kodol Dyspepsia Cure.
iho. These wells are from 200 I concluded to try it and while I to contracts entitling them k> pass­ far, very fortunatsly bean a mild that it may be necessary to make
•ver 1000 feet deep, and except had*no faith in it 1 felt better after es in both directions, do not regard ono, and if should there now be his order more explicit and go more
the well near Central are all the second dose.. After using two ; the discontinuance of the issuance war, they who held their stock I into details. It is with a view to
. learning the exact conditions that
cesful.
bottles I am stronger and better of round-trip transportation con­ would be able]'to command , fair
B
he now desires the Public Land
t peculiarity of the artesian wa- than I have been in years, and I tracts as being a friendly act. If prices for it.
1 Commission to go into this subject
that has been discovered in Ore- recommend Kodal Dyspepsia Cure enforced it will go far toward eli­
'while in Portland
AWaat-PoeMt
Doctor.
1 and Idaho is that it is usually to my friends and acquaintences minating sentiment in the routing
| The session of the commission
rm,having a temperature ranging suffering with stomach trouble.” of shipments, which is exactly
Never in the way, no trouble to i held today is the last that will be
m 60 to 100 degrees. The well Sold by Burns druggists.
what some of the traffic directors
Vale, however, is, strictly speak-
desire. Pacific Coast lines an­ carry, easy to take. pleasant and called in Washington until the
, a hot spring, as the water
nounce their intention to discon­ never failing in results are DeWitt’s first of February Representative
It is rumored in town todaj’ that
ihee forth at a temperature of
tinue tbe practices that have pre­ Little Early Risers. A vile of' Mondell appeared this morning,
the Pine Forest mine near Denio, I
I degrees, F.
vailed, in accordance with the or­ these little pille in the vest pocket an(l ju general terms advised
j
of
which Mr. Ashdown is the sup
is a certain guarantee against head- against the enactment of more radi­
'be greater number of borings
der issued.
t have been pot down in the ! erintendent. will pay a dividend in
Great pressure will certainly be ache, biliousness, torpid liver and caj ]aild ]aW!). He called attention
vis basin in Idaho were drilled January, The property is making i brought to bear to cause some mod- of all tlie'ills reaultingjfrom consti- t0 the fact that the land laws of
a fine showing, and is being ably
h the hope of obtaining petrole-
i ifications, however. While there palion. They tonic and strengthen Canada were even now more liber-
| managed. — Winnemucca Silver
1. In this respect- they were a
may be justification for declining the liver. Sold by Burns druggists. a; than our own, and an a result
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I thousands of American farmers
lure, although they obtained the State.
transportation in cases where the
Our stock of iron bt-de it now are annually seeking homes in Ca­
>st desirable result in demonstra
I shipper is not regularly engaged in
ig the existence of artesian wa- I NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATOR. the business, or moves a very small complete and at very reaonable nadian territory. H»> thinks it
amount of stock once in two or prices. Cal! and see our folding would tie advisable to limber up
The Otia artesian basin, about I To all whom it may concern: three years, the stock dealers argue beds, steel] couches, etc.— Burns our laws so as to check this emi­
t miles northwest of Drewsev, Or. Notice is hereby given that the un­ that it is a different proposition Furniture Co
gration into Canada.
is not been drilled, although the dersigned was on the 19th day of with the man who moves a train­
vernmeut engineers l«lieve that Dec. 1903, by the County Court of load and is entitled to only one di­
iter under a fair pressure will be Harney County Oregon, duly ap­ rection transportation for what is
v* The Finest of All .*t
□ nd in that vicinity. It is ex­ pointed as Executor, with will an­ regarded as the necesary force on
ited that an area of 20 square) nexed, of the estate of Jorgen Jor- meu properly to car for the ani­
ilea will show the presence of gensen deceased, and all per eon? mals i_n transit.
ore or leas subsurface water.
1 having claims against Raid estate
are hereby notified lo present the
Just One Minute.
r-
-
same duly verified as by law
Far Salt Only at
WANTS ORAIH COUNTY SEAT.
One Minute Cough Cure gives
required, to the undersigned, at
Although there have been many 1 Burns, Oregon, or to George Haves relief in one minute, because it kills
utterings of a change in the ■ Atty, at Law at Burns, Oregon, the microbe which tickles the mu­
unty seat location in Grant coun- j within six months of this (late.
cous membrane, causing the con gh.
, the fight ie now on in ear neat
C. H. Vorwn.f.Z and at the same time cleans the
r tbe first time in ten years, eave I Executor with will annexed of phlegm, draws out the inflamation
fluents, Burns, Ore.
special to tbe Oregonian. The the Estate of Jorgen Jorgenson de­ and heals and sooths the
ted
Rvihct I Brow, Distributers. Portland, Oregon
*”ing gun wee fired at • ma»» ceased.
mrts /One Minute Cough Cure I
MARYLAND CLUB WHISKY
Hotel Burns Bar
WE WANT YOUR BUSINESS.
John I). Daly. Frank It. Coffin, N U. Carpenter, R. J.
Williams, J. W. Geary, C. Cummins, H.M Horton, C. A. Haines, Win.
Jones, Tlmmas llavis.
S tiickihii . dehh
State anti County Warrants bought at the market price.
This bank is Insured and will be reimbursed for any loss by burglary
or hold up day or night.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
OF ONTARIO » OREGOM •
Accounts oi Corporations, Firms and Individual«
Solicited.
STOCKHOLDERS:—John 1). Daly, William Jonee, Fraab B
Collin, Abner Robbins, B. F. Olden, M. Alexander, N. U. Carpen­
ter, William Miller, E. II. Test, Thos. Turnbull.
E H. TEST, Oaehter.
B. F. WHITS, Vrai-PMMM.T
HOWARD SEBREE, P muoiht
W. R. SKBRE«, C awiiir
A
/h
first Rational Bank
CALDWELL, IDAHO
to
A
A General Banking Business Transacted
CORRESPONDENCE INVITED
3
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OF PIIIU1DELPIIIA
INCORPORATED t«4g.
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guarantee after throe payments are made
I. Automatic extended insurance for the face of the contract.
II. A paid up policy.
III. Loan or cash surrender value.
Unexcelled as a dividend payer.
INVESTIGATE BEFORE YOW INSURE.
Sherman & Harmon,
General Agents.
MarqiiHin Bldg.,
Portland, Or,
It. II. Henedict,
Diatiict Manager.
II. A, Dillard, Agent
Burns, Or.'
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