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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (April 30, 1904)
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| Infants’ soft and hard soled: shoes.
| They’re not only handsome, but the
C wearing qualities are unexcelled.
We handle only Standard Makes. j
We have just received some of the
latest novelties in Ladies’ Neckwear
and Belts, Fancy Lisle and Cotton
Hosiery, Handkerchiefs and Ladies’
Dress Skirts. Very latest shapes in
Hats and Caps for Hen and Boys.
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Men’s and Boys Clothing—Ladies’ and Gent’s Furnishing Goods.
SCHWARTZ & BUDELMAN.
SATURDAY. APRIL LO, 1901.
Three Mouths ...
Our Western Ways has ceased
publication. Gene Heath says in
the last issue that the main rea
son for discontinuing the publica
tion was the lack of support
Westfall is not large enough to
support a paper.
Many who have been in this city
in attnndnnce upon circuit court
took advantage of the opportunity
to register for the coming elections.
Still there are manv more who are
not yet on the registration books
that should bear in mind the fact
that the books close on May 15
get rich, says an exchange. For
our readers’ information we here
with giye them the secret of the
editor’s success: A child is born in
the neighborhood, the attending
physician gets $15; the editor gives
the loud tongued youngster and the
happy parents a send-off and gets
$0. It is christened and the min
ister gets $5 and the editor gets $00.
It grows up and it marries; the
editor publishes another long wind
ed. flowery article and tells a doz
en lies about the beautiful and
accomplished bride. The minister
gets $10 and a piece of cake and
the editor $000. In the cource of
time it dies and the doctor gets
from $5 to $100, and the minister
gets, perhaps, another five, the un
dertaker gets from $50 te $100, the
editor publiftes n notice of the
death and n obituary two columns
long, lodge and society resolutions,
a lot of poetry and free card of
thunks end gets $0000. No wonder
so many country editors get rich.
Althouuh present indications do
not warrant the assertion that the
The fifth anniversary of the Odd
price of cattle will be as high thi - Fellows lodge here was celebrated
season as the past recent years the with its usual good cheer. The
prospects are nevertheless good for visiting brethern from Burns and
a lively demand for beef With elsewhere expressed their pleasure
the sheepmen tho prospects are for the cordial reception given them.
evert brighter, the wool market hav- Dr. C. H. Molp entertained the
ing started oil higher than usual at i ; hjviuiätb
by n a cuiiuiui
i y , tiupi
the opening of the season.
I address which revealed at once
the student and scholar.
The Times-Herald subscription, Old democracy, (the father of
list still continues to grow at a most the republican party) was represen
gralifyirg rate and several have ted by the fraternity in Drs Bur
been ordered sent to people living row and Volp, Lon Richardson,
in the eastern states. The fact that Sam Mothershead, Jim Dalton
its circulation is increasing locally ! and Byron Terrill. The evening’s
is a matter of pride to the manage entertainment was in political
ment and indicates its popularity guise; the candidates of both parties
with tho home people. It also in embelishilig the scene. Jake Wel
creases the value of the great relig come, Ed Waters and John Loggan
ious as an advertising medium No scoring victories witii blushing
well regulated home can be found maidens, while the other candidates
in Harney county that does not re won tlie approval of worthy dames
ceive this family journal regularly.'having sons and husbands.
C. J. Millis is quoted in a recent
issue of the linker City Democrat
to the effect that stock losses in this
county during the past winter had
been severe. This is a fact with
individuals, but not general. The
loss has been only nominal, consid
ering the long winter, with the ex
ception of a few individuals who
turned their stock on the range ear
ly and an unusually severe storm
following immediately after These
individuals lost quite heavily as a
J, C. Bartlett has an air of quiet
assurance. Such is life, and may
they all prosper is the wish of the
Our two hotels, the Bartlett and
one just opened by Mrs. Holiday
were united in the effort to serve
their guests in the best manner
possible at this season.
Ed Howard is putting in a large
quantity of gtain thia year.
All the farmers are sowing large
AN OLD SETTLER’S VIEWS
TAKES EXCEPTIONS TO AN EDITORIAL
IN FORMER ISSL’E.
Does Not Consider Hartley Valley an Agri-
cultural Success and Thinks the
Article was Misleading.
benefit of those who would like to
know of conditions as they exist
here and for the information of peo-
p]e who have the impression that
Interior Oregon is nothing but a
desert where nothing will grow but
forage plants for stock.
Rev. G. W. Black has returned
I from Paisley where he and Rev.
I he best Family Salve.
CITY MEAT MARKET^
DeWitt’s Witch Hozel gives in
stant relief from burns, cures cuts,
bruises, sores, ecxema, tetter and all
abrasions of the skin. In buving
Witch Hazel Salve it is only neces
sary to see that you get the genuine
DeWitt's and a cure is certain.
There are many cheap counterfeits
on the market, all of wi.ich are
worthless and quite a few are dan
gerous, while DeWitt’s Witch Hazel
Salve is perfectly harmless and cures
Sold by all druggists.
bEVENS & MACE, Piopis.
and Sdì Meat
Always on hand
Lawen, April 23.—(To the Edi Warren, pastor of the M. E. church
tor.)—Having read your editorial at Paisley, conducted a series of
of April 16, in regard to the possi
bilities of Harney Valley, I take Examiner.
exception to what you write in re
gards its agricultural prospects as
LIQUOR LICENSE PETITION
A WONDERFUL INVENTION.
Home Made Lard
I think it will be found that the
small amount of grain and vegeta
We the undersigned legal voters
It is interesting to note that for
bles raised here, is due to the scar of Wild Horse Precinct, Harney tunes are frequently made by the
Beef sold by the quarter and
city of the favored spots whereon county, State of Oregon, respect invention of articles of minor im-
cut up to suit the customer.
they can be raised. To prove this . fully
. - petition the Hon. County portance. Many of the more pop-
in ! I Court of Harney County, State of ll)ar device8 are tho8e de8igned to
I I would
agriculture, as in other vocations,, Oregon, to grant a License to benefit people and meet popular
and when grain brings from $2 to | Homer Winters to Seli Spirituous, condition
_______ is, and one of the most in
$2 50 per cwt, on account of scarci i Mult and Vinous Liquors in less teresting of these thathas ever been
Order your Building Material from
ty, and potatoes $2 to $2.50 per cwt., ^quantities than one gallon in Wild invented is thd Dr. White Electric
onions and cabbage $3 per cwt., and I Horse Precinct Harney County, Comb, patented Jan. 1, ’99 Th- se
other vegetable in proportion, for ¡State of Oregon, for the period of) j wonderful Combs positively cure
the same cause, when flour has to Three Months, as in duty bound dandruff, hair foiling out, sick and
be freighted in from the railroad and we will ever pray.
I nervous headaches, and when used
is sold at $8 to $10 per bll., with!
with Dr. White’s Electric Hair
two or three idle Hour mills in the I
! Brush are positively guaranteed
country, I have said enough.
I F. G. Sawtell, John Smyth, J. to make straight hair curly in 25
How many of our oldest settlers Wilson, Alfred Anderson, John days time. Thousands of these All kinds of dry Lumber—Rough and Surfaced—always
came here to take up land and farm, Slone, J. I. Little, F. S. Redon P. electric combs have been sold in hand. Rustic,^Flooring, Moulding, Stair Railing, Wi
and after failuro either had to leave Andrieu, Geo. A. Smyth Jr. Andrew- the varions cities of the Union, and Stool, etc. Also first class Sawed Shingles.
the country or drift into the stock Stone, Chas Turner, A. W. Warrig,
the demand is constantly increas- Q qq J Road
A K. RICHARDSON,
J. B. Robinson, Louie Ken, B. T. ing. Our agents are rapidly be-'
I think the idea of booming this 1 Fical, Erland Carlson, J. J. Sim- coming rich selling these combs.
country as an agricultural success erville.
They positively sell on sight. Send
is wrong,-and will produce much
Notice is hereby given that on for sample. Men’s size 35c, ladies’
disappointment and loss of time the 23d of May 1904, I will apply 50c — (half price while we are in
and money, to any one who comes j to the above entitled court for the
troducing them.) The Dr. White
license as specified in this petition. The Dr. White Electric Comb Co.,
here on account of such boom
H omer W inters .
A n O ld S ettler .
The Harney Saw M
and Shingle Mill
THE UP-TO-DATE PHOTOGRAPHER.
The Times-Herald has no desire
to mislead anyone in regard to the
All the latest styles and improved photography In
REVISED TABLE OF INFORMATION.
conditions as they now are, or does)
use to be had. Profile Panels, Artist’s Proof an 1
it propose to ‘•boom’’ thi» section as I
Poacelain process. Photos finished in up to-date
a success, agriculturally or other
style upon application. All sizes from the smallest
Tlie following I able has been compiled after careful and thorough investiga
wise. It believes in advertising to
locket picture up to an 8 x io finished in Aristo
the outside world the advantages tion of a.) records and statistics obtainable and give* actual resource f Harney
county, every item of which can be proven :
and possibilities of the great Har l
I latino or on any of the American papers
Number, Car , Wts. lbs.
ney Valley. No doubt it is a fact Wool clip annually, Harnev county. ...
opposite First Natio al Bank.
that old settlers have failed at farm Sheep shippe 1 annually . .
.... 100,000 480
ing here ill earlier days, but today Cuttle shipped annually .........................................
.... 25,000 1000 25,000,000
good, successful crops are growing , Horses and mules shipped annually................
on the very spots where were for- ¡Merchandise .dipped into merchants
k Merchandise shipped direct to ranchers
. ,a * , .
. Stock salt and sulphur
have improved wonderfully in the | stage freight at 3 rents per pound......................
past few years; men are making a<
study of farming; they have not,
stopped at their first failure nor the ' J_"n’'Kr
»nnuallj, feet ,.■. ..
LEWIS & McHARGUE, Propt
second, but kept at it until at last ' Fencc poetg eoId Bnn0Blly...........
New and Elegant Livery Turnouts Complete.
their efforts have been successful. *
CASSESOKRS AND MAIL.
The Times-Herald depends large-1
Horses boarded by the day, week or
ly upon the expressions of farmers Passengers by stage annually, 600 at $10......................
month. Special care given all stock
Passengers by private conveyances, 1,800 ..................
living in different sections of the
Special accommodations for Commercial
valley for its information more than
what tho writer has seen. The as
Cor. Mian and B Sts., Burns. Oreg
sertion that thia valley is well ! Number of sheep owned in Harney county ..
adapted to diveisitied farming and . *un,‘>er
•“"’’»'"'d in Harney county ......................
■uccessful crops can and are ra>*ed ■ TonB bav grow„ annuBlly in llarney over ................
pastures are furnishing milch
cowalhe sweetest onions ever tasted.
Hatd times and a lack of ready ( and households are over stocked
money is an unusual oceurance in with mountain trout and game.
Harney county, indeed, yet such is
Young chickens are blanketed
the ca*e at the present. However,
<■ zv corner* indoors, while a few
this is only temporary ami will be
ols of older ones are -bracing
relieved as soon as the cattle mark
each year, is based on reports of I Tons of hay grown annually, in a radius of 30 mile of Burns
et opens up and this season's wool1
men who are following farming.
AREA or LAND IN IIARNIY COCMTV.
clip moved. What Hurney county
There never was a more vroniis The scarcity of products has been
Area of land, aerea
fieople would consider hard times, ing outlook than we now witness in more through lack of confidence in Surveyed ____
however, in other sections would b> this section of country. It may some instances, lack of proper eulti- Unsurvayed
a Kiondyke. Noone is suffering so be the rellex action of nature upon valion and care, and the fact that I’M stove amount 556,324 acres are in forest reserve and Carey selections,
far as local conditions are concern the political situation.
many prefer paving a big price for i Appropriated
ed, taxes have been paid and most
Dr. Standlee i* daily expected
of our people so situated as to liohl home.
interest* to take up something they Improved, not patented
out without embarrassment until
ate not familiar with.
Susceptible to irrigation under V. 8. Geological survey of Si Ivies Valley
I. M Davis will start to Canada
such time as they can dispose of
Harnev valley is capable of pro «
reservoir east of Silvie* River north of Malheur I*ke..........................
in a short time with two carload* ducing enough wheat to supply the , Amount susceptible to irrigation west of Silviee River, estimated .............. 281,600
I ri.lak* IT Ni 4 ««aavL. —■ s^wa 1 maaawwaan
From report* of peopla who have of horses.
local demand for bread staff’s; the ,
Mrs. Sarah D. Hili is spending
t'arev selections, approved .. ........................................................
visited other points in Eastern Ore
grist mill at this placu has turned i Road Companies I.ami.. .................................................................................
gon recertly. we find these condi a short time here before opening out considerable amount the past Appropriated........ ................................ ......................................................
tions are not local, but extend over her school on Pine Creek.
season and has on hand many bush Susceptible to irrigation .........................................................................
M onad .
the whole livestock l>elt. Had the
els of last year's wheat crop—this Tillable bench land above irrigation line, over .....................................
usual number of cattle and other
was caused by not knowing early in Amount now covered by Malheur Lake which would be drained and re
claim by b iding up water of Silvies River in reservoir
sUMik been moved last fall wv would
Uncle S«m Stewart, of Otis valley the season the amount of wheat |
Water Faciiitice—Bilvie* River, Silver creek, McCoy creek, Blitn-n Riverland |
now be more than prosperous.
accompanied bv his daughter Mrs. available and our merchants bring ten smaller stream*.
Frank Gibler and son Holly arrived ing in a large supply from outside j
Altitude—4.100 feet- seme as Salt I akt Valley.
in Westfall Saturday evening and points.
Wk. Ealtar* Uri Rkk.
Annual precipitation—12 in, he*.
departed Sunday morning for On-
Minerals—2,a» pound* of bore* mined aad heuled by teem from Deoic. Ore-
After a good deal of eludv and
gon, to Winnemucca, Nevada, daily, bein* all that is developed to «peak of.
I V A a..
4v— . F .N
before ! not “booming” Haruey county, but'
worry we have at last figured out short time visiting in Ontario
(hope— Wheat, onto, rye, bsrley, alialfa, sugar beets, hope, potatoes and all
why so many of the country editor* his return home.—Western Ways, showing up her resources for the ■ kinds of barvlv fruits ami Vegetab *s.
iXIrs* I j , Tiaoinc, T^royit.
Rates on Applicati«*
Guests Treated with Utmost Courtesy.
Well Furnished, Comfortable Rooms.
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