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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (May 7, 1904)
COUNTRY points, will likely be restored by all PREPARE FOR TRACK MEET
*D ADVICE THAT SHOULD
Hytlclaa Retar» Fres a Visit
kaaa aad Soatbcra Califorala
Witte A Good Lessaa.
I W. Biggars, who has
I medicine in La Grande
K, was in Portland the
te enroute home from a trip
Arizona and southern Cal-
Eln speaking of his trip
Ivations to a representative
jrtland Journal, he said:
■p was also fruitful of a
Eiuh I shall take home to
■, and which should go
■he Portland people—and
in is,“Boom your town,
Land talk about it early
■nd in all places.’’ This
■on I gained in Los Ange-
Ey claim to have a boom
Ire and talk about it incess-
It as a matter of fact they
poing as much building as
I, where never a word is
the western railways as the result
of the action of the C., M. A St. P.
That road has decided to provide
transportation to cattle shippers on
return trips as’well as on outgoing
For years it has been customary
for railroads to furnish free trans
portation for return trips to ship
pers of cattle on western lines.
The first of the preseut year, how
ever, the roads entered into an
agreement whereby transportation
one way only was provided. Re
turn trips were charged for at reg
ular passenger rates, according to
The decision caused a vigorous
and prolonged protest ou the part
of the cattlemen, who have persist
ed in their demands for the restora
tion of the old system. The plan
consumed a large per cent of their
profits, they insisted.
For a time the roads were em
phatic in their assertions that the
old system had been abolished per
manently and that free transporta
tion would not be restored. The
controversy continued until a meet
ing of the freight agents and offi-
PARE TO PARTICIPATE.
bvt , t . s .
Yearlings and I wo-year-olds in quanti tits losuit
The bulls can be seen at the' P” Ranch, and
persons desiring to purchase should inyuire
there 0/ F. JI. Howell, .Assistant to the Gen
eral Manager, who will furnish informa
tion as t prices and will sell the same-
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Them lo our City.
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*eed 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
Tropical and Domestic
Fruits when in Season.
FRENCH-GLENN LIVE STOCK CO.
Since Canyon City and John
Day atheletes are already in prac
tice for a tract meet and a baseball
tournament with Burns and other
neighboring points it behooves our
atheletes to get together and orga
nize. We have always been ready
to meet with our neighbors and ex
tend hospitality when we could
induce them to come to our city
where they have received the best
we could give them in a social way,
but our teams have never been in
“the pink of condition” and have
therefore not carried off the honors
as is their privelege and ability to
Our boys are all enthusiastic and
hospitable, but don’t seem to get in
and do the hard practice necessary
to make them the pennant winners.
? Durkbeimer Building.
& commission merchants
M. L. Í EWIS
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 and grain sacks and Twine, Grain and Feed. Highest price
paid for Hides and Pelts
S’oeJc Yards euith all the Lt®test and Best
Facilities for Ha’'dling Stock
Mark Goods (’are of “S. W. Co.”
T- G. CORDON, iBanag-u’.
... Represents the....
Home Insurance Co., of New Yo’k,
Liverpool, London & Globe,
Fire Assurance Co , Philadelphia.
OFFICE WITH ttlOOS & BIGGS.
Bu ns, Oregon,
lo-ner -null < f Lunabu g & Dalt n’s.
WILSON & ASHTON,
i lacksmithing and
ALL WORK GUA AN1EEO.
A Familiar Scene in Harney County---3000 Head of’Cattle Enroute to the Railroad.
ie original of the abovejgives^an excellent view of a part of the big Harney Valley, but the pho-
1 being very dark and the cut reduced the effects hoped for are almost entirely lost. The picture
ten at’the'Poujade Ranch on Cow Creek and shows one of the several big bands of cattle that
een driven to the railroad for shipment by Wm. Hanley.
— From a Photo. by McMullen.
In Los Angeles they have
tion cars'to show off their
,d distribute free literature
of the wonders of the town,
lale. location'and’alleged re-
They took me out to see
the residence that John C.
It occupied’in 1846, and took
he home that was built for
ow, Jessie Benton Fremont,
d is a better city than Los
at every stage of the game,
lope the people of this city
> aside their modesty and
r strangers about their town,
(own there and a guest at
A hotels in the cities of south-
(ifornia, Illinois and from
fetes, of the beauties and cli-
td vantages of this citv; and
)m to spend their vacation
[the period of excessive heat
pnraer by coming to the
|od Clark fair. I did this
11 have lived in Oregon so
pars' and because I have a
|miration for its^metropolis.
^prosperity way, I found
hot up to the standasd in
n California. The orange
|on crop has been enormous,
Ifruit has gone begging be-
f the glut in the market. I
toy orange trees bearing’un-
ripe fruit at the same time
»y were in bloom for the new
Fhe Itest paying proposition
^ere seems to be walnut cut
in the vicin.ty of Phoenix
fetry produces as much as
Is of alfalfa a year,irrigation
bed; and the country is jub-
fer the government dam,
■ being put in the Salt river,
Ich will reclaim a vast dis-
Western Oregon is a ten
tetter country than the south-
or La Grande, I Lave letters
bdicate this will be the best
the history of that section,
ns have left the soil in ex
condition, and enormous
re anticipated Business in
»de ia firstclass thia spring
e standpoint of both the
nta and real estate men.”
THE HOTEL BURNS BAR. i Harney County Hospital
Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars
Pgepts for Maryland Club WbbkU-
i : Pleasant Quarters provided for
Having newly furnished several comfortable rooms
for the occupance of private patients, I desire to an-
nounce that I am ready to receive sii’gical or medical
caserón reasonable terms.
The Times-Herald suggests a
cials of the lilies interested was
meeting to organize a permanent
The C., M. & St. P. Ry. has an club and devi-e ways and means to
nounced its determination to return not only participate in contests in | CLUB R00M5 IN CONNECTION.
EVERY THING Fl
to the old plan. The decision was our sister cities but be in a position
wired to H. S. Rowe, general agent to entertain visiting teams during $
Courteous and oblkjio^ Mixologist?.
; BXPBRIHNCBD NUPSBS IN flTTBNDANGH.
of that road in this city. The free the season.
transportation system will become
('has. E. McPheeters, Propt.
effective at once, it is said.
O. W. Porter’s daughter, Miss
It is considered probable that the :
Florence and his son Howard are
other western roads will quickly au
reported quite ill at their home in
thorize similar announcements of i
this city.—Huntington Herald.
the restoration of the old system.
A Egli is over from Wagoiitire
Large well furnished house. Good large comfortable rooms aid bedsand
looking after some stock in this
RANGE WAR BEGINS.
well furnished tables. This is the pioneer hotel of Drewrey, but having
recently been destroyed by fire, a new bnilding much larger and more
A special to the Oregonian from
convenient has been erected. Everything new and neat.
HORTON & SAYER, Propts.
Reno, say8: War between the cat
tle and sheepowners on the Califor
nia-Oregon-Nevada lines resulted
Stop at the Bartlett
this morning in the kiling of 2300
FEED BARN IN CONNECTION
sheep, almost the entire herd be
longing to Grube A Parker, 40 miles
northeast of Silver Lake, in Oregon.
The herders for Grube & Parker
Nearest Sawmill to Burns. Good Road.
were overpowered and bound by 10
men. all masked and heavily armed,
Lumber Yard in Burns.
who then proceeded to slaughter the
sheep, killing them like rabbits
penned after a drive. Completing
their work, the masked men disap
THE WELCOME PHARMACY
Shortly afterward one of the
herders succeeded in releasing the
Keeps everything that can b” found in a first-
cords that bound him. and released
class and up-to-date Drug Store. Our Store
his companion, both hastening to
is modern and our Labrat' ry comp! te. We
the nearest settlement and telling
of what had been done.
Have Largest Assostment of Prescription Drugs
This makes 4000 sheep that
In the interior.
have been killed in that sectien. and
in the same manner, within
We compound and dispense medi
present year. It is charged
the work of cattlemen, who
cine with scietific
very bitter against eheepownera
ACCURACY AND SKILL.
the reason that the flocks of
latter destroy the ranges for stock.
And ire guarantee every article that goes
James Talbot, one of the largest
out of our store. When in need
eheepownera on the three lines, i"
thing in our line don't fail to • it. as you
now engaged in fencing off ten
will get your money's worty.
square miles of the choicest grazing
land in that section. The cattle
men announce their intention of
combating this move and when they
attempt opposition trouble ia expect
ManofactnrerF und dealer» in
The end ia not vet, and thoae wLo
have watched the progress of events
prophesy a repetition of the stock
war of Idaho and Wvoming
Bridles, S pu r«^w *•’-»«
THE BARTL,ETT HOTEL
Rough and Dressed Lumber,
Rustic, Flooring, Moulding,
HOPKINS <fc GARRETT,
SADDLES ano HARNESS
Don’t delay getting a good supply
transportation to cattlemen, of alfalfaaaed, Geer and Cammina
» srwt from *t he .SIÚÍMH..K h*" it fop $e-^rtT|| „,)u
I with the kevs
If jdur stock