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BURNS. HARNEY COUNTY,OREGON, APRIL ¡6, 1904.
UNDER CAREY ACT
__ Land will
$15 per Acre.
y moved to the range country with
no grrat losses, and is now doing
well on the young grass. Such as
was kept in the valley were mostly
those needed for domestic purposes,
and the owners have plenty^of feed
One of the largest owners in the
countv stated that losses in sheep
were considerable, but not at all
panicy. For himself he said he
had suffered no greater loss than
the noi mal, among the flocks which
he kept at home and run for him
self. But among those that were
leased, the persons who run them
had gone short on hay, and he
thought the loss would foot up be
tween 2000 and 3CMX) head.
Ex-Sherriff Newt Livingston re
ported the situation bad in his sec
tion of country, on the Middle
Fork, and told all the aspiring
candidates who asked for delegates,
to give them hay, and they would
get them faster than in any other
way. A good many herds had
been turned out on the hills, and
considerable loss had issued. lie
believed that the worst was oveJ,
and looked for a steady imprw-
Along the John Day valley, and
especially in the upper .section, the
loss was no greater than it gener
ally is, which is only nominal, ac
cording to J. 15. Johnson.
Johnson thinks the practice of nut
ting up enough hay to tide the
range animals over such season as
this has been, is by far the best one.
Izee raisers have continued to
get off lucky, as both hay and rante
were'resorted to. So that all over
the county the grave danger which
so seriously menaced the livestock
interests has apparently passed
with the minimum harm.—Grant
PURE BLOODED CATTLE PAY
BELIEVES IN GRAD
Hereford^ Have Proved to be Good Rustlers
*~=?Under~all Coadltions--Need Less
Feed aod Less Shelter.
dy plants will be tested thoroughly
in this county this season.
It is claimed for teosinte that it
grows on the most arid land with
out irrigation, and produces a heavy
crop of coarse feedstuff, 'which has
proved to be very nutrious, for both
fat producing and milk making.
It grows in the North Yakima dis
trict abundantly, where experi
ments have been carried on for sev
eral years, and is naturally adapt
ed to the hilly, sandy soil found in
the northern and western portions
of Umatilla county.
Many homesteaders in the vicini
ty of the Columbia river on the
northern border of Umatilla coun
ty are going to experiment with all
the hay-land crops possible in
hopes of finding something that
will produce a good crop of forage,
without irrigation, as there is a
large area there that cannot be ir
rigated, and is not suited to wheat.
THE WOOL MARKET OPENED
JOHN D. DALY. I’ hkb
FRANK R.COFFIN, V ick P res .
N. U. CARPENTER, C amhm ,
A. C. WELCOME, A sst . C ashms .
OF BURNS, OREGON.
Accounts of Corporations, Firms and Individuals Solicited.
Twelve end Twelve end a Halt Cents Paid
By Buyer From Pendleton- Grow
ers Are Very Skeptical.
WE WANT YOUR BUSINESS.
S tockholders :—John D. Daly, Frank 15. Coffin, N. U. Carpenter, R. J.
Williams, J. W. Geary, C. Cummins. H. M. Horton, C. A. Haines, Wm.
Jones, Thomas Davis.
G. W. Linener, a large cattlemen
The Pendleton Wool Scouring
of Ridge, in conversation with the
has made the first buy of the
EaBt Oregonian recently, said:
Stat» and County lilarrant» bought at th» markot prie».
by investing in about 250,-
“Scrub stock is gradually being
Is Insured and will be reimbursed for any loss by burglary
000 pounds of the clip now being
eliminated from the Oregon range.
or hold up day or night.
taken at North Kakima, says the
An experience I have had dur
ing the last winter confirms me in
The shearing has just begun in
my choice of pure-bred stock.
part of the wool country, and
“Six months ago I bought two
mill had their buyer
Mt the settler $150 or$200 an
3-year old Hereford cows (pure
He bought 40,000
nmod These land are being de
bloods) from the Wade ranch at
E. H. T est , Cashier
M. A lexander , P resident .
clip of Cameron
ls at ed by the^Deschutes Irrigation
Hot Lake. These cows bad been
C. E. K enyon , Asst. Cashier
W m . J ones , V ice -P resident .
brothers for 12| cents a pound, and
i routwer company for the state
raised in the barn. I turned them
the Donald clip of 100 sacks at 12
Qt.n t the Carey act. by which the
out on the range to rustle for theui-
cents Coffin Brothers also sold 48,-
prew8nment gives title to arid lands
elves, under the same conditions
000 pounds at the same time, to the
have been reclaimed, The
as the rest of my cattle, which had
Oregon City mills for 12 cents.
jan(js will be about from
been under range conditions all
$15 an acre, end this charge
of their lives.
Interest Paid on Time Deposits.
that has been made this yerr, and
ly for the water right. The
“During the winter I fed hay to
The two-year-old eon of F. W. from the prices made it will be seen
We Solieit^Voer Banking Business.
secures title to the land
them all as was needed. One of
superintendent of the K. that wool will bring as good a figure ;
ir—lW-'ftfrc and homestead
STOCKHOLDERS:—M. Alexander, Wm. Jones, E. II. Test,
the Herfords suckled a calf during
S. A. I), fruit farm at Arcadia, met this year as it did last, it not better 1 C. E. Kenyon, H. Alexander, Estate of Aimer Robbins, William
1 ANdo not apply.
The two pure-bred
Miller, Frank R. Coffin, Thos. Turnbull.
I I I X l(oers of the company say that
Herefords came out in better shape a sad fate last Saturday evening. before the season closes. The Yaki
will be ready to turn the lands
than any of the rest of the bunch.
the yard and in some manner as that from this vicinity, as the
. to the
When you know that I was running
gained admittance to an enclosure shrinkage is greater and the wool is
lure, as the main
225 head of cattle, Shorthorns and
filled with numerous stands of bees. dirtier, so that 12 and 12} cents for
i been completed,
Shorthorns, thoroughly used
bees immediately attacked that wool is equivalent to a little
tobia Southern se-
ring.i the C
to range conditions, you can see
and before help arrived he higher figure here, everything else
illege title tO’.lands in southern
that this experience proves the
was stung bo fatally that he died being equal.
icatio«a protective entry was al-
Hereford the ideal range animal.
shortly after. Dr. Prinzing was
The fact of the matter is that the
*ettler choosing his lo-
“With the same amount of feed
hastily summoned, but the little market will be as good this year as
SM^ti'ig title when the
they will put on more fat and they
sufferer passed away before he ar it has been in the past, and it is
[finally received “ a
will put on more fat and they
thought that it will be better in
(Deschutes track no
are hardier than any other breed I rived at the family home.
The many friends of the stricken some parts of the country, The
Ltered under this
know of. A scrub requires as much
a way in which set-
range, eats as much hay and will family extend the deepest sympa Eastern wool papers quoted Borne
time ago that the wool would grade
¡e of their entry is
sell as beef for not much more than thy in their bereavement.
1 to 1} cents lower this year
It after the govern-
half as much as the Herefore, while
was last year. The wool
Hiave given deeds
its progeny is of but little value.
country did not like
■any families are
Hereford calves, on the contrary,
Friends and acquaintances respect that idea at all, but are now com
kion and choosing
A Cure For Headache
always being in good demand.
fully invited to attend.—Ontario forted by assurances from the same
av be later given
“I notice that the newspapers are
sources that the “indications are
irred settlers. The
Any man, woman or child suffer constantly agitating the breaking Argus.
that the market will not open high
a that can be taken ing from headache, biliousness or a up of the ranges into homesteads.
OREGON CONGRESSMEN SCORED.
er than it did last year,” which
(ere is IGO acres,
dull, drowsy feeling should take A good deal of this talk arises from
would seem to lead to the conclu
kdy a demand for one or two of DeWitt’s Little Early lack of knowlege of the real condi
■tin raised in the Risers night and morning. These tions. The southern half of Uma “Irrigation Bill” Reeder, congress sion that the market might be
> by t I stockmen of the famous little yills are famous be
l.'ileri' awb I brings three heavy cause they are a tonic as well as a tilla county is not adapted to wheat sas, mercilessly scored the Oregon
The opinion of local men who are
raising or farming, while it is delegation in the house the other
rates. Our policies
informed on the subject seems to
“‘“■chee Kn and sells in the pill. While they cleanse the sys
guarantee after three payments are made
adapted to stockraising.
day, by saying that owing to the be that there is a chance for a bet
Automatic extended insurance for the face of the contract.
k Co. ft*fronB KO to $15 a ton. tem they strengthen and rebuild it
“It is foolish to talk about run
A paid up policy.
B 35 to 85 miles by their tonic effect upon the liver ning a stock ranch with,a quarter unspeakable land office and land ter market instead of a worse, as
Loan or cash surrender value.
the wool is of better grade, cleaner
he prai ■ terminus of the and bowels. Sold by all druggists. section of land. One requires a
Unexcelled as a dividend payer.
the members of congress from Ore and livelier than it was last year.
INVESTIGATE BEFORE YOH' INSURE.
Kern and lies along
section or so of land for the home
intion which will
Sherman A Harmon,
R. H. Benedict,
A. F. Tonningsen arrived here ranch, where the cattle can be win gon were not competent to pass There is no reason, judging from
a r."> r.
¡the summer and from the desert in the vicinity of tered and where hay can be raised upon the justice or injustice of the conditions of things in the
H. A. Dillard, Agent.
Eastern market, why the demand
Caalow valley where he has been to carry them through, then it is present land laws.
FUm.-Prine Wille Journal.
He said the members were inter should not be as good, if not better,
since December. Mr. Tonningsen necessary to have summer range.
ested ’in maintaining the present than it was last year. It is the sus
| k BILL IS PASSED says his shoep are in good condi
“Take my own case for example; timber andjstone act by which the
picion of the growers that the ru
tion and the prospects for a favor
I have a section or bo of land at cream of the public domain of the
mors of an overstocked market and
$ MengMIto Insert a Sunday
Ridge, and my summer range is on West is passing into tde hands of
the cries that the buyers made
11K 20 V.
Asmus is not one of the Lake coun
rill 1 JMMg Vil |ae in the Bill.
Bridge creek, near the north fork of the syndicates, either by being di
no money last, season, and sent up
ty sheep men that was caught in the John Day.
rectly inten ited in acquiring land, more to.pull the market down than
KIOSCO * nttch front Wash- Harney county with his sheep and
“The time when a man could run or by agents for large timber inter
from anv reason in verily.
had them assessed there. His sheep
Itili »»W-. J ■e house passed a
cattle or sheep without owning any ests.
The high prices being paid at the
m Skills, including the months, only having been across land is past. Heretofore it was Reeder made a strong plea for the opening
of the season for dirty wool
■ $475,000 in aid
Affords the |>eople of East and Central Oregon all the o|>|>ortiinity of a
possible to keep stock moving from
first-class modern Business College. It is a home institution covering
■ Clark Centennial the line a short time in the early place to place on government land, repeal of the timber and stone act, would also make this impression
every course involved in Business College work
Ils rates are the same
■held in Portland winter. He says all the sheep he and thus care for the stock. But -and the deBert land law, and the and so the large wool holders will
as charged elsewhere and the methods are the same. Students .admitted
in 1901 S A special rule for
the time is past. It is no longer of congress in the house from Ore
at any time, instruction at the College or bv mail. During the summer
able to out of their clip- when the
bill was pre- Lakeview Examiner.
safe to count upon government gon was the cause of his attack on
mouths the College will conduct a
3ales days come.
,ha,y0"‘to ti» k Bpe by Dalzell of
Stock Inspector W. W. Caviness,
er a brief oppo-
, purifie WU
“One must have deeded land of said Oregon had gained the most
ate ns ,h, y D
id, of Missouri, who has a band of horses quaran their own. But even with restrict unsavory record in the East, of any
Studebaker Wagon-, ^Ilacks,-
For teachers and others who desire a reviewing or preparatory conree.
ed by a vote of tined at Hansen’a ranch which are ed land holdings, pure-bred stock of the Western states, through land
For specimens of pen work, and full information on Business College snb-
Buggies and Buckboards
11 was then call-
and a larger amount of acreage put
are arriving now and selling as fast
us that he has communicated with
■ in hay one will still be able to make
d» »n<l C ,
Furniture cheaper than ever be as we can get them in. We have
f for 10 minutes, the state veterinarian in regard to good money handling stock. For
E. TSlg-'to-jr, Erlrx.,
two car loads of these goods here
Sil. He said hie
instance, I have not receieved less fore in this town. We bought and in trains. The beat stock of
|posed to inserting to take all necessary precautions. than four cents, and from that to right and will sell right. The very
■g amendment to As in the case of sheep with the ■ rive cents a pound on foot for my nicest in Lace and Muslin Cur
tains. Ladies, call and inspect. to Burns. Call and look at goods
■tress inserted a scab these horses are said to have 1 cattle for the past seven years.
even if you do not desire to buy at
(■vision and then
“I winter them and turn them We can please you in both style
the present time. Geer A Cummins.
■ deficit after the
out in good shape in May or June, and price. Bureaus, Chiffoniers,
■he said Portland
when good meat is scarce, and gel Sideboards, Iron Beds, and in fact
Wro. Hanley, the H rney county
to congress and condition. Why is it that infected prices. I have been building up everything in our line.—Burns
Stockman, is registered at the Ho-
TRISCH ft DONEGAN, Proprietors.
for that re- stock is driven from one section to my herd for the past seven years ¿furniture Co.
have been no another? Do stock owners escape by the purchase of blooded stock,
Ben Craddock, a prominent
the vigilence of the law? On the having gotten some excellent bulls
of Burns, is in the city.
Now is the time to begin your
other hand those owning stock during this time.”
their stock having been exposed—
MORE FORAGE CROPS.
bustness, which i as in the case of smallpox—until
& The Finest of All
last week, the disease developes. At all events
The new forage plant, teosinte,
during j Mr. Caviness will use all means which has attracted such attention
and stockmen [ possible to prevent the spread of in the Yakima country, will be
an inventory I the disease. These horses will be grown on several Umatilla county
is not so bandied the same as sheep Itefore bill farms this year Many inquires
looked for. As i being liberated.—Vale Gazette.
have been made of local seed men
For Sale Italy at
, the days '
for samples of the seed, and while
an even tern-1 Mrs Walter Russell and Mrs none of them carry it at the present
nor too ; Annie Burns have taken possession time, it will be introduced here.
not give up as of the Magi I ton store on Main street,
The demand for forage crops that
done had the! and will soon open up a fine line of will grow on-the dry uplands of the
day, and the i millinery goods —Lakeview Herald countv is growing every year, and
Up-to-date job printing at reason dry-land alfalfa, teosinte, Kaffir
stock was most-1 able prices.
corn, -or g hum cane and other her-1
gKF’Rothci IJ Bros, Distributers. Portland, Oregon
fail the rush to
will be the
in the history of
lands along the
the only ones
water that do
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