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BURNS, HARNEY COUNTY,OREGON, JANLARY 30, 1904.
BRIEF solidated in the Bureau of Forestry BE NO FAVORITES PLAYED
of the Department of Agriculture;
that the great irrigation w.orks nec
NATIONAL essary to save from waste and uti- FENCES ENCLOSING PUBLIC DOMAIN
g Feature« Set Furtb by the Recia-
alius Service lor Benefit of Home-
nv inquiries have been receiv-
the geological survey in re-
1 to the tire making of home
entries for lands withdrawn
irrigated under the provisions
! reclamation act of June 17,
, Questions concerning the qualifi-
Igrmtioiis of entrymen will be governed
< *y tlie general rules relating to en-
ric under the homestead law, ex-
where specifically modified by
’'^Reclamation act, and inquiries
terning geneial qualifications
pld be made to the coinmission-
f the general land office, who
¡issued two circulars upon this
|ect, dated September 8, 1902
Octoiler 25, 1902, copies of
ch can be obtained on applica
te that office, in Washington,
lized by farmers in farms of 160
acres or less in area, and tlie entire
cost of construction repaid to the
government through a charge im-
posed on the lands reclaimed.
Me) Fenwick who was one of the
delegates from this county to the
National Livestock convention, in
forms The Times-Herald that he
learned much of the doings of stock
dealing while hobnobbing with the
big fellows. It was a combination
between the packing houses and
bankers that caused the bad mar
ket last fall which prevented deal
ers in the feeding states to hold oft
and not liny. Unless some agree
ment can lie made it will still con
tinue to effect the stock market ac
cording to Mr. Fenwick
The formation of an independent
packing company by actual stock
growers would, perhaps, relieve the
present situation, but lie found sen
timent much divided in this re
spect. While many stockmen fav
ored tlie move there were also many
who opposed it and lie did not know
whether it could be made a succesa
The organization of a state cattle
growers’ association will possibly
result in some good lie thinks, but
he did not seem very enthusiastic
over the matter. Mr Fenwick says
lie was held up for $30 to join'the
National Association and with an
assessment of 2 cents per head of
stock for the state organization and
2 cents per head of stock for the
county organization, it would final
ly take the cattle
The reporter did not have an oppor
tunity to talk with any length with
Mr. Fenwick on other matters along
tlie line of tlie convention.
Hie reclamation act modifies the
bestead law principally in the
That the secretary of the in-
[or may, after the entry is made,
Lire Ute entry to be reduced to
h limit as in his opinion may be
Lonably required for the support
family. The law provides that
nestead entries tinder the act
y be limited to tracts of not less
11 TO nor more than IGO acres.
I. The commutation provisions
he homestead laws shall not ap
to entries made under the recia-
The entryman will he requir
ió pay the actual cost of furnish
tlie water in annual installments
In making proof the entry-
> must show that lie has reclaim-
A Vest-Pocket Doctor.
it least one half of the total irri
le area of his entry for agricul-
Never in the way, no trouble to
easy to take, pleasant and
He cannot receive patent for
in results are DeWitt’s
lands covered by liis entry un
Risers. A vile of
ió has paid the charges for the
these little pille in tlie vest pocket
A failure to make any two is a certain guarantee against head
ments when due shall render the ache, biliousness, torpid liver and
yman subject to cancellation of all the ills resulting from consti
1 a forfeiture of all rights under pation. They tonic and strengthen
act, as well as of any moneys the liver. Sold by Burns druggists.
TO BE RORN DOWN.
Uacle Sam Tells District Attorney Hull
Tear Down all That are on Gov
“All the fences must come down.”
That’s what Uncle Sam at Wash
ington told Mr John H. Hull United
States Dis,rict Attorney for Oregon.
Uncle Sam said a lot if other tilings,
some of which Mr. Hall remember
ed when lie arrived home yester
day, others of which he didn’t
think of for the moment
“All fences enclosing areas of the
public domain,” said Mr. Hall to
an Oregonian reporter, inhaling
deeply of tlie warm midwinter
breeze, tlie like of which had\iot
entered his lungs since his depart
ure for the National Capital, 16
days before, “must be removed.
The ultimatum from Washington
is final. I am instructed to en
force to tlie letter tlie law against
fires and trespass on tlie public do
main. I shall have all the assis
tance I need, and when spring
comes, inspectors will get busier
“Every single, solitary fence?”
“Yes, sir, [explained to tlie au
thorities ■. t Washington that if the
law were enforsed it should be en-
forsed impartially and rigorously
I told them that stockmen have
been enclosing public land with
fences from very early times; that
they have become dependent, in
many eases, on such enclosures,
and that in the past the govern
ment has blinked at such practices.
“But if the government intends
to change its policy, I said that the
law should be enforced against all
non alike. My instructions were
to go ahead for removal of tlie un
lawful fences. We shall r.ot make
fish of one case and flesh of another;
all shall be treated alike.”
The entire receipts from the lec
ture on “Oregon History” given on
the 20th ¡net., were $21.80, of which
sum $18 30 remains clear for li
This, we consider a splendid
compliment to the courteous and
gifted epeaker, Hon C. W. Parrish,
who so kindly gave this excellent
lecture gratis to the benefit of tlie
of the Ladies’ Library.
The musical numbers rendered
were highly appreciated by tlie
To all those who so nobly assist
ed in making tlie evening a decided
success financially, as well as from
a literary standpoint, the Ladies of
tlie Library Association, extend
within a few feet of the surface ami HARNEY PEOPLE WANT ROAD
JOHN D DALY, I’m s
are consequently too full of mois
N. I CARPENTER, CAsnrta,
FRANK B.COFFIN, Vn i: Plu s
A C. WELCOME, A sst . C ashier .
ture to burn as briskly as desirable
The samples obtained at a grearer BURNS OBJECTIVE POINT OF THE
depth are more satisfactor.v in this
respect. As there are no coal stoves
OF BURNS, OREGON.
provided with Ventilating ami
Corporations, Firms and Individuals Solicited.
draught grates, the experiments
Says a Baker City Paper--Would
were hardy fair
WE WANT YOUR BUSINESS.
Extend Every Inducement.
But in spite of all these drawbacks
S tockiioi . drks John D. Daly, Frank IL ( oflin, N U. Carpenter, R. J.
tlie coal in quantity burns with a
One of the wealthiest counties in
Williams, J. \V. Geary, C. Cummin-. II M. Horlon, C. A. Haines, ITm .
good steady heat, and shows excel Oregon and one that has wonderful
Jones, Thomas Davis.
lent combustion, burning with al- possibilities is Harney county, says
anrt County Warrants bouy/ti at tho market price,
most no ash
the Baker City Democrat
This bank is insured and will be reimbursed for any loss by burglary
Postmaster Jot usoh, w ho had
The one great drawback to tlie
or hold up day or night.
laborously lugged over a sack prosperity of tlie people of that sec
full was very well pleased with his tion is their isolation front tlie rail
samples, having burned them in a road and lack of adequate transpor
range with a reversible coal and tation facilities.
wood grate.—Grant county News.
Up to a short time ago the peo
moo <■»•<>■ .~»eo o«r>
ple of Harney county were indiffer
E II. T est , Cashier
Register Before Election.
ent concerning a railroad, but now
W m . J ones . V ice -I’ hehuiknt
E. K enyon , Asst, Cashier
they see the vast benefit? to be de
County Clerk Rieder has for rived by being in closer connection
warded registration supplies to the witli the outside world and there is
various precincts of tlie county and a unanimous sent meat in favor of a
voters should make it a point to railroad.
register at the first opportunity.
Dr. W. L Marsden and William ,
Interest I’aid on Time Deposits.
Some are under the impression that Hanley of Burns, both delegates to
We Solicit Yoer Banking Business.
having registered two years ago it the National Livestock Association
is not necessary again. This is a convention bold in Portland a few [
STOCKHOLDERS;—M. Alexander. Wm. Joues, E. 11. Test,
mistake. Every voter must regi- j days ago, were in Baker City on I U. E. Kenyon, IL Alexander, Esta'e of Abner Robbins, William
Miller, Frank it. Collin, Thos. Turnbull.
ter or bo deprived of his ballot next their return home. Both gentiemen
expressed themselves as to the need
if a voter shnu.d be in tins city of a railroad into Harney’ county
from any precinct in tlie county lie ' and said unanimous support of tlie
can register before tlie county clerk, people would be given io an exten
■^-■^-•5- -“O -'S- ’
it not being necessary to register in sion of tlie Sumpter Valley railway
his own precinct., but liis name will j to Burns.
HOWARD SEBREE, P mesioimt
B. F. WHITE, Vici-PRiaioon
be placed on tlie enrollment of vot
W. R. SEBREE, C ashier
Burns is the natural objective
ers in his home precinct.
point of tho Sumpter Valley railway
and without doubt one year more
R. M. Horn, the cattle king of will see this railway entering the
Owyhee, and brother of Mrs E. 'V. tho borders of that country.
Brown, came down Sunday as he
said to visit liis sister, but teally to
be in company with two of Mal
In this issue appears a change in
heur’s popular teachers, Miss Fried
A General Banking Business transacted
ad of the First National Rank
and Miss Schloupe who were com
ing to Ontario. Miss Fried has of Ontario At a recent meeting of
been teaching the Watson school
and Miss Schloupe b-en keeping i made president. Win. Jones vice
house for her uncle, Chas Adam, I president, 0. E. Kenyon assistant
and teaching Horn the art of wash cashier Mr. Kenyon also appears
ingdishes without gelling greese on as one of the stockholders. J. I) ft
his trousers.—Ontario Democrat. 1 Daly, former president of this popu g
lar institution seems to have sevor-
| ed his connection, as has also N. U.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
j Carpenter of this city.
First National Bank
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
first Rational Bank *
PENN MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE
The ice liarvest continues.
Harney will have a grand mask
ball on Fell. 22.
Issues all forms of Hound life insiimnce at the lowo-t rules. > >ur policies
guarantee after three payments are made
I. Automatic extended insurance for the f ive of the contract.
II. A paid up policy.
III. Loan or cash surrender value.
Unexcelled ns a dividend payer.
in \ esti <; ate iiEEom: roir iwhe .
About 100,000 young fish have
been hatched out in tlie Ontario
Sam Parrish lias been suffering
fish hatchery and the number is
Sherman A Harmon,
It. II Benedict,
from lumbago for tlie past week or
augmented daily. Arrangements
II. A. Hillard, Agent
j are in contemplation for wnrining
Rev. A J. Irwin lias returned the building in order to bring the
WILL COLLECT CURIOS.
from Lawen where lie held meet water to a higher temperature,
t the present time tlie engineer
ings for some time.
investigations and surveyshave
otherwise the hatching process will
This office is in receipt of a letter
proceeded far enough under any
Please hear in mind that next be materially retarded. With water
ie projects to warrant a decision from George C. Duncan, •‘Lone
Friday, Felt. 5, is tlie date of tlie 1 at 45 tlie eggs will hatch in 50 days,
> what lands may be ultimately Pine,” in which he states stock nre
fire boys’benefit dance. It should but with water from 30 to 35, it
roved by the secretary of the in- doing well in the Silver Lake sec
takes from 180 to 225 days. Supt
he well attended.
/Tl ie first trouble with the elec F. C. Brown has a force of men nt
he law required the seerteary abundance of hay to carry them
work digging a well and putting in
tric lights for some time occured
he interior to give public notice through the winter.
Affords the people of East «nd Central On e >11 nil the opportunity of 11
Tuesday night by a boxing heating. an extensive pumping plant in tlie
He expects to return to this sec
be time when the lands are
hatchery building It will be an
first class modern Business College. It is 11 home institution covering
ly for settlement and although tion in May or June and will go
every course involved in Business College work Ils rut« » are the same
easy matter to supply water from
aa charged elsewhere and tlie metlio.lH are the Maine Htu h-nts inlniitted
» is nothing in the act which to Malheur county to spend some
the well which will be much warm
nt any time. Instruction nt the College or bv mail. During Hie slimmer
President .J. D. Daly did not at- er than river water.—Ontnrio Dem-
Id prevent the making of entry time. with his grandson, Frank
months the College will conduct 11
' tend the annual meeting of the | ocrat.
these lands at the present time,
person doing so takes the
Cured After Suffering 10 Years. ! officers of the First National Rank
1 here last Saturday. Ho has been
ce that the tract that lie contemplates exhibiting at the 1
Just One Hinute.
enter could not lie furnished
B. F. Aare, Supt Miami Cycle & in Boise with hie family for some
He is much pleased to note the Mfg. Co. Middleton, O. suffered for | time.
One Minute Cough Cure gives
water according to the plans
relief in one minute, because it kills
lly adopted. He also lakes the increasing interest in tlie irrigation ten years with dyspepsia He spent
Rev Davis, of the Baptist church,
of being required to dimir.- movement in this county and says hundreds of dollars for medicine has organized a music class. The the microbe which tickles the mu
the area of liis entry to every indication points to artesian and with doctors without receiving first lesson will be given on next cous membrane, causing the cough,
b amount as may lie fixed by water in this valley which he hopes any permanent benefit He says Tuesday evening All interested and at the same time clears the
Secretary of the interior, not! will lie investigated along with our “()ne night while feeling exception in music should call on Rev Davie phlegm, draws out the inllamation
and heals and sooths the affected
however, than 40 acres.
ally bad I was about to throw down ‘ and arrange to take a course.
parts. One Minute Cough Cure
1 the entryman must pay the
the evening paper when I saw an
Fire Chief Geer has cleared his strengthens the lungs, wards off
e cost of the water furnished NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATOR item in the p’per regarding the
I irrigation before receiving pa
merits of Kodol Dyspepsia Cure decks for action, removing hie pneumonia and is a harmless and
handsome mustache so as not to lie never failing cure in all curable
to his land, he may not lie able
To all whom it may concern: I concluded to try it and while I handicapped in case hie services
cases of Coughs, Colds, and Croup.
take bis final proof and receive Notice is hereby given that the un had no faith in it 1 felt lietter after
mt until more than five years dersigned wax on the 19lh day of the second dose . Aft<r using two are needed in close quarters. Some Ono Minute Cough Cure is easy to
of his friends ns-ert his face alone take harmless and good alike for Prompt attention to all kinds of Graying
e «lapsed from the entire time Dec. 1903, by the County Court of bottles I am stronger and lietter
now would stop most anything ex- young and o'.d Sold by Burns
and Transfer Business.
n water is furnished.
Harney County Oregon, duly ap than I have been in years, and I j cept a good hot fire.
pointed as Executor, with will an recommend Kodal Dys|>ep«ia Cure
pot» rush orders use ’ph jne Hlain 324
LAMB LAWS ARE BAD.
nexed, of the estate of Jorgen Jor i to my friends and acquaintences
dsphq th? 6<een fla^.’
gensen deceased, and all persons suffering with stomach trouble”
The Finest of All
he National Board of trade lias having claims agninst said estate Sold bv Burns druggists
pled resolutions declaring that are hereby notified- to present the
• timber and atone act, and ' same duly verified as bv law
•rt land act, and the comutation required, to the undersigned, at
ire of the homestead act ehonld Burns, Oregon, or to George Hayes
A nnmder of residents < f this
orthwith repealed, and in future Atty, at Law al Burns, Oregon, place went out to the shaft that is
Far Sale Italy at
agricultural and irrigable land within six months of this date.
being sunk in prospecting for coal
rved exclusively for actual set-
C. H. V oeoti .V.
near here and brought in sample“
• under the homestead act; that
Executor with will annexed of of lignite on last Sunday. They
TRISCH A- DONEGAN. Proprietors
nture the government shall re- the Estate of Jorgen Jorgenson de have since been trying it in their
re the title to forest lands, sell* ceased.
stoves and grates and find that it
only the stumpage of matured
m"et« thia practical lest very cred
Agents, Burns, Ore
Iwr; also that the forestry work
Up-to-date job printing at reason
Rottici' j Brow Distributers, I’ortlami, Oregon
The specimens taken were found
he government should be con- able prices.
CITIZENS BUSINESS COLLEGE
MARYLAND CLUB WHISKY
Hotel Burns Bar
A. L. HUNTER,
THE CAPITAL SALOON,