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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (June 4, 1904)
We have inaugurated a closing-out sale, for CASH ONLY, beginning January 1st, 1904, on all lines of Dry Goods, Cloth
ing, Overcoats, Shoes, Underwear, Shirts, Hats, etc. We have one of the best lines of Groceries in Burns, and will sell
Call and be convinced.
them to to you at reduced prices.
RECLAMATION OFFICERS HERE voir site and will then proceed to THE COUNTY
CHIEP CONSULTING ENGINEERS VIEW
Interview a Number of Citizens and Secure
Information Regarding Water Supply
And Prior Water Rights.
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the railroad. They are inspecting
the various projects of the west—
16 in all and will later report upon
the feasibility of the various sites.
While these officers did not say
they were favorably impressed
with the Harney valley project
the fact that they were h^re for
information to be used in future
and the condition of our soil, crops
etc., indicates an interest in the
project and leads us to assert that
our prospects are very encourag
SCHOOL have to build a high school build
FACTS ABOUT IT.
Urge» its Establishment and Gives Some
Excellent Reasons for lt--WIII not
Increase Taxes but Little.
There haa been very little, if any,
II. N. Savage, of Los Angles,
discussion about the establish
Geo Y. Wisner, of Detroit, J. T.
ing of a high school in our county,
Whistler, who has charge of the
if the proposition fail, it would
Government reclamation work in
seem that it had been allowed to
Oregon and M. D. Williams,
die of neglect rather than to have
one of the engineers of the geo
been killed by any kind of opposi
Large Band of Horses.
logical survey, composed a party
tion. It is too late in the day to
which visited this section this week
Arthur Begg returned home say anything either for or against
for the purpose of looking over early this week from a trip to the it. excepting what might have been
the Silvies valley reservoir site Dayville country where he had observed by any intelligent person
and securing information as to the been in the interest of C. M. Clay, who had given the subject a
feasibility of the proposed irriga of Ogden Utah, who is buying thought. For it is not the disposi
range horses for Campbell Reed, tion of the writer to present any
the Western sales stables, St views that would appear to demand
Messrs Savage and Wisner
Missouri. In the Dayville an answer, the election being so
are consulting engineers of Chief
Mr. Begg purchased 900 near at hand that an answer would
Newell and from what the writer
head for Mr Clay. These animals be impossible. So then, I think, I
is able to learn much wili depend
Mr Clav will begin to receive in a may claim that this is written in a
upon the report of these high offi
short time, and will continue to re spirit of perfect fairness, and solely
cials to the department as to the ceive the animals at stated inter for the purpose of calling attention
future of our hopes for govern vals until late this fall, receiving to the proposition. I dare say it
ment aid in Harney valley. They at each time suc^animals as are in is probable that a considerable per
were very anxions to secure infor condition to ship and place on the centage of the voters of this county
mation other than the data in their market.—Blue Mt. Eagle.
have not given the matter a serious
hands from the reports of their
thought. But next Monday the
opportunity will be given you to
engineers that were in the field
LOCAL AND PERSONAL.
say whether Harney county shall,
here last summer. The gentle
shall not, have a county high
men met a number of old time
Alfalfa at Geer & Cummins.
school. How are you going to
settleis of this vallyy at their
Mrs. Elma Jones and family
hotel Thursday evening and ask have gone to Fox valley, Grant vote?
The only objection that so far has
ed many questions regarding the county, on a visit to relatives.
been interposed is, that the estab
flow of Silvies river, the condition
Don’t delay getting a good supply lishing of a county high school
and kind of soil, crops, water lev
of alfalfa seed, Geer and Cummins would entail a burdensome expense
upon the taxpayer, who already is
have it for sale.
From the interest taken and
grievously taxed Of course an
E. B. Waters, republican candi objection of this kind is legitimate
the nature of the inquiries it is
for clerk, arrived home yester
evident tb it the officials are ser-
enough, but it is not one that we
an electioneering tour.
iously considering the proposition
should be proud of after all the
of taking up this scheme in the
F. D. Barrows and wife arrived facts are known, and the number
near future and that they are homo Monday evening from John of those who seek refuge in such
more favorably impressed with it Day where they had been visiting. arguments, thank God, is growing
since visiting us. This is mere-
Call in the City Drug store as less each year. A careful calcula
ly a surnuse, however, as the you are passing and see the new tion on this point reveals nte fact
that a county high school can be
non-commital. stock.— II. M. Horton proprietor.
maintained in our county at a cost
Their report will be given and it
J. I*. Sitz, republican candidate of less than $2000 a year, which
will no doubt be final, but when I ....■
for representative, has returned sum would increase the taxes of
that report will be given out or from a trip to Malheur county.
the average taxpayer all the way
even reach the department is not
from |1 to $2.50. Can you stand
that? You men who want to re
Mr Savage said the one bid
trench, and econimize, ami save
money, can you afford to do that
feature of this project just at this For Supreme Judge—
much for the boys and girls of your
time was the insufficient data at
hand. They had but one year’s For Food and Dairy Commissioner, county who have toiled through
S. M. DOUGLAS.
the grammar grades, and are now
record of the water flow and from
For Congressman, 2d Diet.—
ready for high school work? Can
their conversation one would in
J E. SIMMONS.
you afford to do that much towards
fer that the water supply was
For Circuit Judge, 9th Diet.—
putting Harney county in line with
very satisfactory so far as their
MORTON D. CLIFFOD.
other counties in educational
record was concerned, but wheth For District Attorney, 9th Diet.—
er this supply was an average and
Yes, of course you can, and will,
would compare with each succes For Joint Representative—
for you had not thought about it
sive year was something they
C. W. MALLETT.
that way. Crook couty tried to get
For County Clerk —
would like to know.
a high school several years ago hut
not until the business and profess
The gentlemen were very par
ional men of Prineville came to
ticular to ascertain whether there For Sheriff—
A. K. RICHARDSON.
gether and put up the expenses for
would be any opposition upon the
Eor Ass ?ssor—
did they have it. But now the
part of people now holding water
has voted on the question,
rights to pool with the govevn-
For School Superintendent—
taken the school off the
nient and pro-rate with others
J. C. BARTLETT.
| hands of those men who at first
should the scheme be taken up For Treasurer—
paid its expenses, ami they are
by the government, This is a
J M. DALTON.
building a tine high .school huild-
matter that is of utmost impor For Commissioner—
' ing ample for all their boys and
tance as the amount of land to
\Y. 1». BAKER.
girls, and the people tire proud of
come under the irrigation system For Coroner—
governs the cost of reclama- j
DR H. VOLI’
Note this: The county does not
tion so far as the settler is con-1
If 100,000 acres could
be pledged to an agreement—and
this could be done w ithout taking
in the large holdings already ap.
propriated in this section —it
would cost more per acre than if
twice the amount was taken in.
The gentlemen received the
assurance of many large real es
Keaervw lor • new ml for
tate holders that the government
would have no opposition in that
respect if it was decided to take
Jeweler end Optician.
the matter up.
The gentlemen took a short j
drive over a portion of the valley i
yesterday morning in which they |
visited the Hanley ranch and
others in this vicinity and later 1
took their departure in company
with Mr. Whistler for Silvies val
ley to look at the proposed reser-
ing until it can afford to do so. It
may rent, a building. It does not
have to rent, but tnav contract with
the district school where it is prac
ticable to have the high school
branches taught. In short, the
only expense volved in the creating
of a high school, as far as the edu
cational work is concerned, would
be the sum necessary to employ one,
or not more than two. extra teach
Now that is all there is to the
high school proposition as far as
burdening the poor taxpayer goes.
Are you going to let us have this
extra teacher, or are you going to
say to the boys and girls by your
vote that you cannot afford it? Are
you, by your vote, going to say to
them that if they desire to go far
ther in their school work they will
have to go to Crook county, or
Grant county, or Lake county, or
to some other county that can af
ford a high school, because II«rney
county is too poor to give them
high school opportunities? The
writer does not think any voter will
say so for any of the reasons given.
If he vote against the proposition
it will be for other reasons, and
probably for reasons which he would
not care to give to the public.
“Vote for county high school
I their a
WE HAVE THE GOODS,
WE MAKE THE PRICES,
WE GET THE TRADE.
Full stock of Hardutare, machinery, Ulagons, Car-
riages, Plouus, Cultivators, GUindmills and Pumps
on hands at prices to suit the times
sold everywhere at
the same price.
ALL THE LATEST Z
BOOT and SHOE
O ppotit First Nations
Your Potronage Solicited.
Qgf£R & CUMMINS
We’re Still at it!
Selling Goods at the same old
Stand and at Prices Cheapest.
Mrs. L. Jiacine. Propt.
T"lrat criffiu»« lxx 3E«rory T-aurtlcta-leur.
^.11 Wlilto IXely.
T . MEN.
DRESS GOODS, FURMlEfllNC, GOODS.
Kates on Application
Guests Treated with Utmost Courtesy.
Well Furnished, Comfortable Rooms.
BOOTS, SHOE?, GROCERIES, PROVISIONS,
EVERY LINE COMPLETE
We ft«ve th« Reputation of Carrying the
A brand new stock of prescription drugs,
strictly fresh and of the best quality and
more on the way.
A splendid lot of the
A full stock of everything in the drug line.
Tt1F CITY DRUG STORE.
H. M. HORTON. Propt.
As well as the
OI Of Dress Goods and Trimmings of any house in the county. This
is admitted by every dress-maker in town.
W, ar, Mar, t, jalaaaa ,a9 „ ,„t9r
ara af tMa
Prices Loans Than Ever before.
TIMBER LAND NOTICE
TIMBER LAND NOTICE.
U.S. I And Office. Burn«, Ore , May 11. 1*KU
C. 8. Land Office, Burn». Ota., May 11,1MM
Notice in hereby pl ven that in compì ance
with the prmriaione »»( the act of Congrega af
June 3, l».s, entitled “An act for the »ale ot tim
ber laud* in the States of Celt foro»«. Oregon.
Nevada and 'Aaahit gu.n Territory. ' a.*extend
ed to all the Public i and States by act of Aug ssasjssnssxssààaP
Charles w bite, of Tacoma, county of
Pierre, .state of Washington, has this day fib <1
tn this office bi« sworn statement No 239. for
th* purchase of the KU NW> ,
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» of fcttton No J in Ton nah ip No. 22 s»..
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show that the land «ought is more valuable for
its timber or stone than for agricultural pur
Mwes. and to establish bis claim to said land
before the Register and Receiver of this office
■I Burn., Onton, on Wclnetol.y. tk« .Tth .»ay
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LEWIS & McHARGUE. Propts.
and Ekj,nt Livery Turnouts Complete.
Horses hoard««! by the day. week or
month. Special care given all stock
opecialt accommodations for Commercial Ma>
Mian St., Buras. Oreron.