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HURNS, HARNEY COUNTY, OREGON, MAY 2i, 1904.
DRY I AND GRASS EXPERIMENTS.
Deschutes Irrigation A Power com- I ARE SITUATED LIKE HARNEY
pany will do more good for this
JOHN D DALY Pius
N. U CARPENTER, C ashism ,
William Holder will conduct an
state than the Lewis and Clark fair.
FRANK R.l’OFFJN, Vic» P iieh .
A. (’. WELCOME, A sst . C ashiks .
And now, if the Malheur project is BUYERS OF STOCK SCARCE OVER IN experiment farm about 12 xiiles
STRINGATO THE $2.000.000 APPRO
south of Paisley. Mr Holder has
through, Oregon will be the
PRIATED FOR MALHEUR.
secured several species of grass seed
Mecca of thousands of home seekers
and will make a thorough test of the
GF BURNS, OREGON.
and builders, and Portland will be
Accounts of Corporations, Firms and Individuals Solicited,
one of the greatest wholesale centers Cattle And Sbeepraliers Are Hard Pressed
Harsey Ceasty'C Project Seems to be Left
species on his farm the coming sea
No Location Made, Says Whistler.
As Result of Conditions--Reported
in the nation. The business of the
la th* Backgrouod--Portland People
WE WANT YOUR BUSINESS.
Stock can be Bought Cheap.
That these tests will prove
TalkAad Newspapers Com meat.
John T. Whistler left this morn citizeuB of the redeemed Pasco coun
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successful there is no doubt, aB the
S tockhoi . ii B kh :—John 1». Daly. Frank R. Coffin, N. U. Carpenter, K. J.
ing for Echo to supervise the work try will all be handled by Portland
A press dispatch from Fossil to soil there is of the kind that produ
Williams, J. W. Geary, C. Cummins, H. M llortou, C. A. llaiues, IVm.
The plans of the government on of preliminary surveying and sink merchants. This will alto tend to
Joue.-, Thomas Davin.
the line of irrigation in Oregon are ing of tesWholes in the Butter creek greatly increase the river transpor the Portland Telegram, says-, “Do ces abundantly when propetly cul
•¡Mt and County Warrants AouyAt at tAa marit! /iritt.
occupying considerable space in the district. Referring to the perennial tation facilities on the upper Colum
tivated, and the climate is excellent
daily query throughout Wheeler for all the hardier varieties of vege
various papers of the state but state revamping of the report that “the bia.”
This bank is Insured and will be reimbursed for any loss by burglary
County, and doubtless also the oth
ments are as contradictory as the government has actually concluded
or hold up day or night.
A. H. Devers, president of the er stockraisiug portions of the In tation. Mr. George Conn, merchant
Russia-Japan war news. One day to build a reservoir on Butter creek,” Oegon Irrigation association, said
of Paisley, who owns several hun
it appears that a certain project has Mr. Whistler said: “Please quote that if the Malheur project were land Empire. The question is ask dred acres of land adjoining Pais
received consideration and then it me as saying that the government carried through it would mean great ed by both sheepmen and cattlemen I ley, has made some experiments
is learned there are strings to the has done nothing of the kind. No things for Oregon and Portland and is prompted by the fact that with grass that have proved success
proposition and such a complication living man knows where in Umatil “And it will be carried through,” stockbuyers are not appearing, as ful.—Paisley Post.
W m . J ones , V ick -1' kksipbnt .
C. E. K enyon , Asst. Cashier
they usually do at this time of the
of provisions as to almost make it
la, Morrow or Malheur counties the said Mr. Devers, “if the people who year. The same was true last fall,
UDodJ an impossibility to come up to the
Mrs. Geo. McGrath, sister of Mrs
government will build reservoirs; or now hold small water rights in that and but very few were then able to
s at J
I). L. Moomaw, who has been visit
dispose of what stock they wished.
During the past few days much
all. All the work done up to the a few sacrifices for the good of the In consequence of the few sales at ing in Baker City from Kansas cilv
left Friday night for Portland to
'»0. 'J has been said about the Malheur
present time and the work that is whole state,”
rewieyl and Umatilla projects but Harney
visit relatives.— Baker Democrat
Interest’ll ’aidvon TimeZDöpoeitH.
in progress, now is strictly and only
ly scarce during the winter, and
preliminary, and in the nature of
Washington Advices to Oregonlou.
W b SolieitffYo®»»^ Banking Business.
stockmen and merchants have been ; Still the big eggs come to the
why this is done is not clear to the
investigations. Further, so far as
STOCKHOLDERS:—M. Alexander. Wm. Jones, E. H. Test,
friends and supporters of irrigation
A Washington special says the looking forward to spring sales to front—that is, into newspaper offi
anybody yet knows, it will never
E. Kenyon, H. Alexander, Estate of Abner Robbins, William
relieve the tension. But. thus far
ces. One brought to the Hills
get past the experimental stage. In
Miller, Frank R. Collin, Thos. Turnbull.
this hope has not been realized, as
Just why these other projects
other words, if the-e will ever be gest contributor to the reclamation almost no purchasers have appeared boro Independent office, laid by
ow - xj
should be exploited in preference to
fund, has finally been recognized by '
a Plymouth Rock hen, measured
TÑÍ the admitteii most feasible project government irrigation works in Secretary Hitchcock, who has ap- on
IM, I in the state, where there is more' Umatilla, Morrow or Malheur coun- proved the Malheur project, con The greatest hardship is with the 8)4 by 6^ inches, and weighed
ties, no one as yet knows.—East
four ounces. Next.
land susoeptible to reclamation un
templating the irrigation of 75,000 cattlemen, as they have difficulty
HOWARD SEBREE, PM.IOthT
acres of land in the vicinity of Vale disposing of their surplus. Among
in J der one system than two of any oth
of thn Echo region
W. R. SEBREE, C .
tbr J er proposed sites and at a cost less
Portlat|d People Talk.
lars for the construction of storage
in a M than half of th at estimated for other
The Portland Journal says: Local reservoirs and canals, is somewhat this spring in order to meet expen tective association, principally to
projects is, indeed, a question that
cannot answer. Other places business tneti are of the opinion that misleading. The Secretary’s action ses, therefore, they would welcome eliminate and
have an ad vantage of lower eleva the reclamation of the desert lands does not necessarily mean that the a buyer almost regardless of what ’ among horses, cattle and sheep
tion closer proximity to market, but in the Malheur district and around government will undertake the con price he might offer. It is said that;
yet Harney County is not so high Pasco, Wash., will increase the pop struction of the Malheur project or yearling steers can now he bought I Four steers sold by a Luckia-
as to effect crops materially or is the ulation of Oregon many fold. It that the two million dollars now set for »10 or $12, and cows and cadves mute farmer weighed 5,562
question of transportation one that will also mean that Portland whole aside will be expended on that or for $15 or $16. These prices are
A General Banking Business Transacted
pounds and brought $270. The
should Interfere. We raise better salers will enjoy a very large trade any otherirrigation work in Orégon. jusi about one-half what the samel
I same man has a lot of chittim
crops— more to the acre and of bet from fertile fields that are now a
To secure an explanation of the stock brought two years ago, and to
ter quality— than many places that
Secretary's action, the Oregonian, sell at such prices means a big loss,
The announcement that Secretary correspondent had an interview or, at best, no pay for the growth of i right.
are reoognized as fine agricultural
Hitchcock had decided to set aside with Chief Newell, of the reclama the stock. Quite naturally cattle
of the reclamation fund tion service, on whose recommenda men are not feeling very jubilant
We have been accused ofnottak-
If the average woman thought
of 75,000 acres of tion the Secretary acted, and ascer over their business.
in« S|M^igb interest tn the irrigation
as much of her husband as she
But the anxiety concerning buy does ot her doctor and preacher,
yet we have done every land near Vale, Oregon, providing tained the facts as hereafter given.
sible to assist the govern that settlers along the Malheur Mr. Newell says the allotment does ers is not by any means confined to there would be lots more happy
ment and are willing to do more river may be induced to surrender not commit the government to the cattle raisers, for the sheepmen . I homes in the world.—Antlanta
Issues nil forms of sound life insuraree lit thelowe-t rales. Our policies
when given an opportunity and
Malheur project, but simply signi
guarantee after three payments are made
Journal. But if the average man
I. Automatic extended insurance for the f ice of the contract.
instructed an to what is wanted and eral rejoicing throughout this state. fies that the department has ascer all of them wish to sell some c.
A paid up policy.
It is the opinion’of many Portland tained by field examinations that their bands either because they j
how to proceed.
III. Loan or cash surrender value.
It M known, of course, that Har men who are interested in the Mal about 75,000 acres near Vale can be cannot run what they have or for as her
Unexcelled as a dividend payer.
INVESTIGATE HEFORE FOB’ /.VSI'A’E.
ney County’s project has not ad heur project that if Chief Engineer reclaimed at a cost not exceeding other reasons Quite a few “small” perhaps she would think more of
men run bands of 800 or 100 sheep him.
vanced so far in the experimental Newell will treat the people of Ore two million dollars.
Sherman A Harmon,
It. II. Benedict,
the winter, and rely on sell- j
Stage and preltminety work as oth- gon fairly in this matter, the gov
Whether the government will
II. A. Dillard, Agent.
SSOtions. That the measure
takeup the Malhenr. project will
ments of water that haye been ta curing the water rights now held by depend altogether upon future de- shearing. Sheep men are not situ
' “I bad a bad case of piles,” says G
ken recently are not yet known to settlers along the Malheur.
velopements. There are already ated so as to summer their sheep, 5 F. Carter, of Atlanta, Ga., “and con
In speaking of the rights of the many vestments. There are many and so are virtually forced to sell.
the reclaniatiou officers at headiptar-
sulted a physician who advised me
settlers who already own small irri vested rights of water around Vale. Thus far they do not know just
toran yet we do not feel that we
to try a box of DeWitt’s Witch Ha
gation ditches on the Malheur river, The entire Summer Now of streams where they are going to get off.
should be completely overlooked.
zel Salve. I purchased a box and
Uli now reported that high offi A. King Wilson, the attorney, this which would l>e depended upon to The only sales in this vicinity so
cials and experts in the service will morning said:
furnish water for the Malheur pro far were of yearling wethers to a for piles, giving relief instantly, and
“If the government will agree to ject has already been appropriated, California buyer, and the price was
visit us in the near future—in fact
I heartily recommend it to all suf
Alluni- the people of Emit ami Centi al Oregon nil the opportunity of n
every proposed site in the state— give the settler as much free water and about one half of the land lay $1 65 for Shropshire^, the Bheep to ferers.” DeWitt’s Witch Hazel
liot-daet modern BiiHinees College. It in n homo institution covering
and p*es upon their merits. We as it takes away from him, I do not ing under the proposed government
every eon- mb involved in Business College work. Its rate« are tini Hume
Salve is unequalled-for its healing
hh charged elsewhere and tile methode are the same. Htudents admitted
court Such investigation. We are see wherein there would be any canals has been entered. If the prices are 50 cents lower than last qualities. Eczema and other skin
nt any time, fnetniction nt the College or hv mail. During the Hummer
willing to submit our scheme on its trouble. The pioneer who has taken owners of the water rights are will fall. Consequently the only profit diseases, also sores, cuts, burns and
month the College will conduct u
ÚVV fc GKkfl
user mm . If the government then
ing to waive their claims and allow
aoosMers it better to take up pro built a home should not lie expect the government undisputed control price prevents any pay for the cured by it. Sold by Burns Drug
jects where from 75,000 to 100,000 ed to give up everything for noth of the streams, at least to the ex growth.
As a result of thealiove mention stores.
For teachers a ml of hers who <I<-Hir<-a reviewing or prepar story coorte.
acres can be reclaimed at a cost of ing. That pioneer is a producer— tent of securing sufficient water to
For specimens of pen work, and full Information on Buaineaa College ante
conditions business is not up to
•25 to »30 per acre in preference to he is of a class that every state make the project a success, and if the average this year, and mer
urniture cheaper than ever be
more than 200,000 acres here at an wants and needs. But I am sure the owners of land included within chants find it almost impossible to fore i . this town. We bought
estimated cost of »7 or less per acre, that if the government will agree that project will sign an agreement make collections.
right and will sell right. The very
sve will have nothing further to say
to bear their proportionate share of
nicest in Lace and Muslin Cur
When The Sap Rises
If we are to have government aid there would be no hitch anywhere the cost of constructing the works,
tains. Ladies, call and inspect.
to reclaim this large body of land, along the line of irrigation work namely, <25 or <30 an acre, then
Weak lungs should be careful. We can please you in both style
tbs Mtoer it is taken up the better now proposed.
the government will be ready to Coughs and colds are dangerous and price. Bureaus, Chiffoniers,
this work provided that then. One Minute Cough Cure Sideboards, Iron Beds, and in fact
Wrore complications in the way land in the vicinity of Vale would a subsequent investigation shows cures coughB and colds and gives everything in our line.—Burns
Bring contracts or approval of mean that thousands of families that dams can he constructed on strength to. the lungs. Mrs G. E Furniture Co.
TRISCH A DONEGAN, Proprietors.
jgfoKholders. as land is being taken would move into Oregon. Farms sites already picked out and canals Fenner, of Marion, Ind., sayv, “I
ilong and people deviling in an irrigated country are only can be built and maintained at a suffered with a cough until I run
The Windsor, under the manage
anoe means of getting water on the small patches Here a man can reasonable cost.
down in weight front 148 to 92 lbs. ment of C. B. Smith A Co., is one I
- land at considerable expense. If make money on a few acres This
I tried a number of remedies to no of the most popular resorts in the |
•vsS* s Skrnhludtviduals finally succeed in means that the homes will be close
avail until I used One MinuleCough interioi. Finest of liquors and
I he Burns Druggists
jyprX'A tadffming lands by means of en- together, and that churches, school
Cure. Four bottles of this wonder cigars, billiards and card tables Wines Liquors and
»«*iUto tcrecommend Dys-
gtMB, pumping stations, or other- houses and banks will be scattered
ful remedy cured me entirely of
Cure 10 the,r fr.ends and the cough, »lengthened my lungs and expert mixologists.
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w’" not he 80 anxious for thickly about the watered land.
“Some time ago I was asked by customers.
ment aid and not take hold
.Mr». C. A Bynl will take orders for
govern- . more ill health than any thing else weight, health and strength.” Sold Tailor Made suits. Call at the millinery
matter with such enthusiasm a man who stood " near the
mJnTofficials if the people o~f Ore-
deranges the stomach, and bring*
by Burns Drugstores.
i-tore and see sampler.
gon would be satisfied if »3,500,000; on all manner of disease. Kodol
ke quoted interview of A. King
in the Portland Journal were spent in Washington along the Dyptpepsi Core digests what you
ed in these columns shows Oregon border, instead of »2,000,000
e* The Finest of All **
and all stomach disorders
here is evidently a political
mewbere and that it has some northern commonwealth. It was
a tissue building tonic as well. Re-
Possibly this is only pointed out to me that if the mon<-y ,
newed health, perfect strength and
linor officers, however, and was 1 r
vitality follow its use.
tended so far as to materially Portland wholesalers and shippers
for Sale Oily at
a detriment to any section, would enjoy all the trade. I replied
Judge M. D. Clifford, of the ninth
quoted as saying that even to this that the people of Oregon
Corey act reclamation wanted th* money spent within the district, is in this citv on his return
e over on the Deschutes would borders of the commonwealth, but home to Canyon City fr< m a trip
more benefit to Oregon than if this was not done, of course we through Harney and Malheur coun
aie and Clark fair, What would want it expended where it ties. Judge Clifford is the Demo
fluents, Burns, Ore
be the bedefit, then, if the would help Oregon business men cratic nominee for re election and
his election is conceded.—Raker
arney Cuuntv scheme was la the moat.
RothciId Bros., Distributers, Portland, Oregon.
‘The work already done by the Democrat.
p by the government?
GON GET IRRIGATION
Whistler, who has charge
of the work in this state is also
quoted in the East Oregonian to
the effect that the government has
made no definite selection and that
it would not until further investi
gations were made.
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