ENTIARY FOR LIFE bis exit to the gap ILLER CONVICTED SECOND ME OF MURDER. in a Verdict After Belag Osi Mirs--Coavlcted Mas Still •fol and Will Appeal. u charged was the verdict f in the case of Geo. B. trial for the killing of Burtis. The verdict was f three hours after the ken given to the jury and Jfd ballot taken. The first on I >d 8 for conviction, two lai and two blank, kndant was tried on a hurder in the second de o accordance with the grae dge Clifford sentenced V imprisonment. The wan given to the jury about eleven e’clock Wednesday night and at 2 o’clock A M Thurs day they had agreed upon a verdict. ¡Sentence' was passed Thursday forenoon, When asked if he had anything rat the time of his sentence which he had cut in the fence and that he was compelled to run toward the corral to get under cover. Curtis was Bhot with a double-barrel sbotgur. and killed almost instantly. The grand jury, at the regular April term of circuit court that year indicted Miller, Colwell and Bailey on a charge of murder in the first degree, but the charge of Bailey was dis missed. The other two men were tried, convicted of murder in the second degree and sentenced to imprisonment for life in the Oregon penitentiary. The case was appeal ed to the supreme court and a new trial granted practically on the grounds that photographs of the body of the dead man were allowed as evidence and displayed to the juror-i which tended to work on their' sympathies and prejudice them'against the defendants. They demanded ^separate trials this term which was granted with the above results. The change of venue was readily granted, in the case of Col well, as it would be almost impossi ble to get a jury in this county. District Attorney Miller is highly commended for the manner in which The case was taken under advise ment to be decided in vacation Mrs Simmons has asked for ali mony only in the amount of attor ney fees and costs of the suit. Yearlings and I wo-year-olds in quantities to suit The case of City of Burns against The bulls can be seen al the ‘P” Ranch, and Paul Locher appealed from the persons desiring to purchase should inquire justice court was also taken under there of F. H. Howell, Assistant to the Gen’ advisement to be decided in vaca eral Manager, who will furnish informa tion. tion as to prices and will sell the same Court adjourned yesterday for the term and Judge Clillord has FRENCH-GLENN LIVE STOCK CO. returned to Canyon Citv where court will convene the second Monday in next month. SHANIKO WAREHOUSE COMPANY^ Stock Eating Poison Weeds Cattlemen in this immediate vicinity have been kept on the jump the past week looking after their herds which have just been turned on the range. Larkspur at this season is quite thick and is poisoning a number of stock and the owners are keeping a close watch on the animals, as they are able to save them by bleeding if noticed soon after eating the pois onous weed. So far but few have been lost in HUSTON’S,. THE PLACE G rocerJes, Provisions and Feed a Specialty. He is Prepared to fill orders for Anything in hi Line. All kinds of Fresh Vegetables in Season, GIVE HIM A CALL. General Storage, Forwarding commission Floué Tropical a-d Domestic Fruits when in Season. SlxanjJso, Oiegfon & Grain, Durkheimer Building. Main Street. merchants M. L. LEWIS Fireproof building 100x600 feet, 150 feet two stories in height. Special Attention to Wool Grading and Bal ing for Eastern Shipments. Dealers in Blacksmith Ceal, Flour, Cement, Lime, Plaster, Sulpher, Wool ami grain sacks and Twine, G ain and Feed. Highest price paid for Hides and Pelts Stoek Yards uuith all the Detest and Best Facilities for Har dling Stock ... Represents the.... Home Insurance Co., of New York, Mark Goods Care of “8. W. Co-” Liverpool, London & Globe, T. G. CQ v DON, manager Fire Assurance Co , Philadelphia. OFFICE WITH BIGGS & BIOGS. Bu.ns, Oregon. Corner South of Lunabu g & Dalton’s. THE CARTER HOUSE ®®®®®®®®®®®® ®®®®®®®®®®®® AHERICAN PLAN ONTARIO, OREGON. Fire-Proof, Modern, WILSON & ASHTON, Elegant Blacksmithing and Horseshoeing. Ra tes $2.00 and $2 50 per day. All Outside Rooms« Near Depot This modern new l-otel was only recently opened to the public. Harney Counts people will be always welcome and courteously cared for. A first-class bar in connection. ALL WORK GUARANTEED. Main St., ’ Burns, Oregon. LIVERY BARN IN CONNECTION. A Familiar Scene on the Harney County Stock Ranches—Branding Calves. — From a Photo, by McMullen. r said: “Nothing, except that I he conducted the case aud he was this way, but many have been not a guiltv man, but circum- ! ably assisted by Judge Webster. poisoned. Judge Levens lost one te are Buch that it seems I I The defendant had some of the very valuable cow from the poison. best legal talent in the state to look it prove it.” A Cure For Headache after hie inte-ests and the trial was «n the prisoner was asked to a hard fought battle. Weatherford up and receive sentence, his Acy man, woman or child Buffer & Wyatt and Geo. Sizemore did til wife arose with him and ing from headache, biliousness or a their best for their client and the I her arms around the prison- dull, drowsy feeling should take two former gentlemen made most leck. He seemed ready to one or two c f DeWitt’s Little Early eloquent pleas before^the jury.I down and spoke in a broken | Miller’s conviction was certaihly j Risers night and morning. These famous little yills are famous be uot through lack of able counsel. I attorneys, Weatherford & One point that will be embodied cause they are a tonic as well as a t, of Albany, filed a motion in the bill of exceptions will be the pill. While they cleanse the sys new trial, but this was over proposition of an affidavit made by tem they strengthen and rebuild it and they then asked 90 days the defendant as to what Bert Bai by their tonic effect upon the liver ich to file a bill of exceptions ley would swear to. The defense and bowels. Sold by all druggists. j Times-Herald reporter went ' asked for a postponement of the he jail immediately after sen- | trial in order to get Bailey here as< Don’t delay getting a good supply was passed and had a talk a witness. This was not granted, ' of alfalfa seed, Geer and Cummins he convicted man. He is but the defendant’s affidavit was | have it for srle. lopeful and says he will again to be allowed to go as evidence. i ,1 the case to the supreme I This was not introduced during thej and get another trial. He re taking of testimony but the attor- el to the reporter the asserta- neys for the defense started to use hat he was not guilty, stating I it during the argument, which was [ objected to by the prosecution bus - I tained by the court. The defense nee Colwell, who woe indict- I will claim that it had the right to nd convicted jointly with ' use this affiidavit at that time. I two years ago. will be tried The trial just closed has been one I fall term of circuit court in ! of the most expensive ever held in fur county his attorneys , Harney county and has attracted g moved for a change of venue much attention and comment. I was granted. Should the case again be remanded 8 crime for which Miller was I it would be almost impossible to Bted was committed in this t get a jury in this county. ■ty two years ago last month ■ Warren Curtis was shot dow.i Withdrawal of Desert LaNds. k home near Narrows in the it. There had been consider- j A eiegram was received at the ■trouble, it appears, before and ! Lakeview Land office last Saturday ■is had a colt in bis possession from the general land office at ■was claimed by Miller. The Washington, ordering the with Ir had driven a mare which he drawal from entry except mineral ked was the mother of the colt enteries, 69 sections' in townships ■ in the vicinity of the Curtis 24, 25 and 26, in range 71, all east Ih and sent word asking permie- and south. Ito bring the animal in to see The above discribed lands lie in ■e would not claim the colt. the vicinity of Christmas Lake pis request Curtis refused and about 15 miles east and from 10 to I word to Miller not to come on 30 miles north of Silver Lake, on [place unless be brought the the desert.JWhat such a withdrawal tiff That night Miller, James could be made for is a puzzle to ■ell and Bert Bailey went to the those acquainted with the character 8e with some gentle horses, cut of that portion of the desert—Ex I wire fence and entered the aminer. toises with the intention of re- ling thecoit from the corralsi Circuit Court Adjourns ' driving it away, Curtis was ikened by the noise and came < Several cuneo of tn indr itnpor- and ordered the men off tbe|tance were taken up by Judge to-. Ik was shown on the witness I Clifford after the ending of th* bd that Cortis was unarmed at. Miller »rial, but no decisions were I but returned to the house and j rendered. The arguments in the I a 22-rifle. i Simmons divorce case was finished < filler claims that Curtis cut off! up and submitted to the court. I J^*^**»W ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ t | THE HOTEL BURNS BAR. I Harney County Hospital] i fine Wipes, Liquors and Ciqars I Aqppts for Maryland Club WbiskU- | CLUB ROOMS IN CONNECTION. I | I $ Having newly furnished several comfortable rooms * for the occupance of private patients, I desire to an « nounce if.at I am ready to r- reive surgical or medical case'on reasonable terms. BAILEY, proprietor. EVERYTHING Fl 5T CLASS. Courteous and obli^iixj Mixologists. | £ Pleasant Quarters provided for Obstetrical Cases. EXPERIBNCSD NÜPSES IN ATTHNDHNCH. e Chas. E. McPheeters, Propt Burns, Oregui.. THE BARTLETT HOTEL : : o o • Drewsey, Oregon. Large well fiirniahed house. Good large comfortable rooms ai d la-da and well furnished tables. Thia is the pioneer hotel of Drewsey, but having recently been destroyed by fire, a new hnilding much larger and more convenient has been erected. Everything new and neat. Rates Reasonable. Stop at the Bartlett, FEED BARN IN CONNECTION URNS MILLING CO. HORTON dt SAYER, Propts. Rough and Dressed Lumber, Rustic, Flooring, Moulding, Finishing Lumber. Nearest Sawmill to Burns. Good Road. Lumber Yard in Burns. THE WELCOME PHARMACY Keeps everytl ihr that can b - found in a first- class and up-to-date Drug Store. Our St rc *is modern and our Labrat<ty comp!' te. We Haye Largest Assostment of Prescription Drags In the Interior. And •very article in •uaran« teed. We compound and dispense medi cine with scietific Come in—take a look at a beautiful display of ACCURACY AND SKILL. JEWELRY And ire guarantee erery article that goes out of our store. When in need o/ any thing in our line don’t fail to call as you will get your money's worty. On the counter you will find catalog illus trating thousand* of useful and practical Gem* If you want the very beat values for your money BUY HERE THAT’S ALL H. M: HORTON City Drug Store HOPKINS & GARRETT, Manufacturer* and dealer» in SADDLES and HARNESS. Bridles, Spurs, Whips, Robes: Ropes, Etc. If your stock are ailing in any way come and get some Security Stock aietuedier; Gall cure, liniments, blisters, etc. Also poultry food Address, Burns, Oregon. T. C. FOLEV, ©BLACKSMITHINGS Wngon Work and Horseshoeing. General Repairing. At the Old Stand. All Work Guarant ed. Burna, Oregon.