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BURNS, HARNEY COUNTY,OREGON,JULY
About 12,000 applications A SECTION TO EACH ONE
for the land have been made through
gays the Democrat.
tu’- uempany this week, by actual
Mr. Richardson proposes to ac-
><t ot I
t.:-d they are as a rule tak- HOMESTEADERS IN NEBRASKA 0E1
STOCKMEN OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST ' complish
the objects in view THE BOTTOM HAS BEEN TOUCHED
A good class of citi-
' TO BE INDEPENDENT.
through a state convention soon to
640 ACRES OF LAND.
SAYS A WRITER.
be called to meet in Portland and
the tendency is to select the best
delegates will be invited on a cer-
land in the tract, says the Journal. Special Law in Fifth and Sixth Congress
Ptaaa are Formed for $500.006 Establish-
lonal Districts to Enable Settlera
Quit Raising Cattle on High Priced
The manner in which these lands
eyerj’ city and section of the state;
neat to be Located in Portland--
To Make a Living on Range-
Will Fight the Trust.
are thrown open to the public is
It is desired that a full attendance
controlled by the state lew. This
be had and that a hearty co opera
Seven million acres of land in
It now looks as if the bottom has
Work that has for the last six tion in the aimsand objects of the
tract of 84,700 acres lying between
and western Nebraska are
months been quietly progressing meeting.
the Deschutes and Crooked rivers’
away in homesteads of
In an interview yesterday after that prices, which have already be which has been placed under Irri
with the object of establishing an
independent packing plant in noon Col. Butcher expressed the gun to strengthen perceptibly, will gation and power company, was fi40 acres each on June 28, when
Portland is now showing from and, opinion of the other Baker City continue in the upward tendency arid government land and regard- the Kinkead law, named after its
gentlemen concerning this enterprise for some time to come, writes Solo ed as practically of no value, Ac- author, Congressman Kinkead, ofj
if certain requirements are cou.'plied
when he said:
mon Sagebrush in the Sioux Stock cording to law the state may place i Nebraska, will become effective,
with by the stockmen of the Pacific
a lien upon it in favor of a company
“Yes, I attended the banquet in Journal.
Under it the size of a homestead
northwest and the city of Portland, the Commercial Club Rooms in
It took a couple of years after that will establish an effective ini- in any county of the Fifth and
a $600,000 plant independent of the Portland a few days ago and listen the slide began before the bottom gation system.
Tlie settler may sixth Congressional districts of Ne-
meat trust is assured for this city. ed with considerable interest to was reached and as prices generally then acquire the land from the Ucaska will be increased from 160
The Portland men who are most in what Mr. Richardson had to say on go down considerably faster than state by paying to the irrigation to 640 acres.
timately connected with the promo this subject of the formation of they go up, we must not look for company the amount specified us
Whether the land will go to set-
tion of the enterprise say that these this Oregon Developement League. any more than a steady, healthy the proportionate cost of the irri tiers or will be turned over to the
requirements can and will be met. If everybody would work along the strengthening of values, and look gation plant. Thereafter the land great cattle raisers who for many
Tbe'conditions are, briefly: A lines that he proposesand all work ing at the matte- in the light of owner pays to the irrigation com years have grazed their herds on it,
subscription of $250,(XX) of the and pull together Oregon would be good reason, we have good grounds pany a dollar a year per acre for and even fenced it off, is the inter
water supplied through the com- esting question out in Nebraska.
stock of the proposed institution, the best known state in the Union for predicting this.
ppny’s ditches, which are so placed
the securing of a desirable location
Three years ago it was discovered
and the building of railroads to it. want. We want to be alive, up to congestion in the markets has been as to supply water to the land in that the big cattlemen had fenced
The Independent Packing House date and progressive in every re almost entirely relieved and every any desirable quantity.
in areas as large as some states in
The method of determining tilt- these particular lands. When the
association, with headquarters at spect. If each one of us and all thing sent to market within the
Denver, agrees to suhreribe the our cousins, uncles^nd aunts, for last two weeks has found a ready price or cost of the land to the set effort was first made to drive them
instance, would make a habit of outlet at fair prices. The top price tler is shown by the sjate land out they defied all opposition; but
other half of the $500,(XX).
A S meeting will be held in writing intelligent letters and send of the year for beef cattle lias been board:
in the end. under stress of indict
this city on July 9, to be attended ing pamphlets and data newspapers raised twice within that time on No. Acres Irrigable Brice per Acre ments and menace of the federal
for 40 acres
in 40 Acre Tract
by the officers of the Independent and reliable reports to all our the Chicago market.
penitentiary, they surrendered.
The farming section is now call
. Packing House association, the rep- 1 cousins, uncles and aunts living in
Federal marshals and deputies
reeentatives of livestock interests of the east, how long would it take ing for the very class of cattle 38
tore down many miles of fences
the states of Idaho, Utah, Colorado, for a large portion of the United which they have been nearly giv 35.........................
though there are still great areas
Montana, Washington and Oregon,
under fence concerning which legal
. . . .
two years, which is evidence enough 25
and Portland men. This city is the. map?
questions remain unsettled.
The O. R. & N. Co. under the re to prove that the tide has turned.
represented in the movement by a
Following the fencing scandal,
During the period of high prices,
committee appointed by the city’s cent eilicient management of Presi
an agitation started in favor of the
commercial bodies, composed of dent A. H. Mohler, his associates especially high on stockers, for a 10...........................
610 acre homestead act. It was
R. Livingstone, Henry Hahn, Jay General Passenger Agent A. L.
j urged that 160 acre tracts could be
Smith, I. N. Fleischncr, J, C. Ains Craig, and under the present man the farmers could well afford to 3......... •. .............
of no use. The land cannot he
«Ofth.Col. R C. Judson and others agement of Mr. Calvin and the same
I 1 farmed and not enough
” stock can
I he Burns Druggists
whom the committee may call io to traffic department, has done and is saved, until the shortage 1 which
■ be kept on lOICacres to pay for the
At this meeting plans for doing milch to make Oregon and raised the prices in the first place ask the readers of this paper who time of a herder
carrying the campaign to success- the northwest generally known was more than made up.
are suffering with indigestion 1 or!
or 1 Congressman Kinkead of O’Neil],
As soon as the demand for stock dyspeptia to call 01. them at mice representing the Sixth district, in-
■Bgjkonclusion will be formulated throughout the country and the
1'4*0 agreed upon by all the interest world. But these’ efforts must and feeding cattle was filled, val- and get a bottle of Kodol Dyspep- 1 eluding 33 counties and more than
ed parties The Denver people will have the co-operation ot the people ues fell until it was a losing propo sia Cure. If you knew the value j a third of the entire area of the
present a definite proposition and of the state and that co-operation sition to raise cattle on high priced of this remedy as we know it, you 1 state, took the lead in the passage
this will, it is expected, be accept must be hearty, spontanious, con land. The farmers then decided would not suffer another day | of a bill to provide this
ed by the meeting, as its provisions tinuous and directed in right chan to get what they could out of their Kodol Dyspepsia Cure is a thoron- ; Under it, for fees of less than $20,
are already well understood among nels. This, as I understand it, is young cattle and not get stuck any gh digestant and tissue building one who has not previously used
the active workers.
tonic as well. It is endorsed per- 1 his homestead right, may pre-empt,
the object of the proposed develop further.
Their idea was to let the people sonally by hundreds of people j after June 28, 640 acres of these
The advent of the Independent ment league to unite the live peo
Packing company into the cattle- ple of all sections of the slate in of the West and South raise the cat whom it has cured of indigestion.; grazing lands,
sheep industry of the far north one common plan of promoting the tle and they would fit them for the dyspepsia and stomach troubles j The bill applies only to lande
western states dates back to last industries of every p^rt of Oregon. market. It was this action on the generally. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure j within two congressional <1 istrictH,
summer. At the Kansas City con
“There is no doubt but what the part of the farmers and stockmen digests what you eat. It is pleas- but of these there are more than
vention of the National Livestock railroads will do their part. They tht,t forced prices down until cattle ant, palatable and strengthening 7,000,000 acres belonging to Uncle
association an agitation was begun have already done their part. But were a drug on the market. For
Sam. Massachusetts and Rhode
A convention will be held in Islam! would not equal this tract
for relief from oppressive conditions the people at large have been slow the past two yearB breeding has
that had grown out of a combina and inactive; have been cold and not been stimulated anywhere but Portland Tuesday and Wednes in area.
tion between the packers of Chica irresponsive even when train loads on the ranges and even there thou day, August 2 and 3, under the
Once taking a square mile of
go, Kansas City and Omaha and of visitors came here seeking in sands of head of heifers have been auspices of the Portland Commer land, the homesteader, under the
the railroads. With the country in formation. I can see how a league spayed and all dry cows and hei cial Club, for the purpose of or law, must live on it for five years.
He cannot commute—that i», relin-
a prosperous condition and prices of this kind properly conducted fers turned into beef.
'But a little study of livestock ganizing an Oregon Development quish his rights to another. If he
of packing house products high the and its members pledged to work
League. Every editor in Ore
abandons his right the land reverts
men who were raising the cattle can be made to be of inestimable statistics shows that the entire pro
gon will be a delegate" at large.
to the state.
aud bogs and sheep on the western value to the entire state every duction of the ranges does not have
ranges were being ground down tt> county of which is larger than some much weight when compared with The mayor of every city and
the total output of cattle in the town, the County commissioners,
prices that threatened ruin for them of the eastern states.
THE MONUM ENTAI. BRONZE
president of every commercial, COMPANY, of Bridgeport, Conn.,
Freight rates seemed to operate
“Let its go to Portland to this United States.
The ranges have a better show in industrial mining, horticultural, has appointed M. L. Lewis, their
in every instance in favor of the co iventiou, pledge ourselves to
cattle, however, than the agricultural, stockgrowing, irriga agent for Harney County. This
eastern packers and against the work for Oregon, and then do the
western stock growers, although the work in harmony with each other farming section, where the cost can tion, dairy and other associations old reliable flompany makes all
not be reduced to suit the prices. in Oregon, which have for their kinds of Monuments, Grave Covers.
latter class represented a combine and with a common purpose/’
All the ranchmen who owned their purpose the upbuilding and bet- Corner posts Vases anti Urns, out
capital of three and a half billions
cattle clear have been able to make terment of this state, will have of pure refined Zink, which is one
while the packing trust represented
a profit, though small during the
but one hundred millions. The
the right to name delegates and of the elementary’ or virgin metals,
Before the first of July, automo depressions, and can hold their cat
stock growers concluded
the same as gold and silver, and is
upon the floor the smallest locali
tbev bad been permitting the tai) biles will be making daily trips ov tle. when necessary, until they can
indestructable and cannot lie affect
to wag the dog, and then and there er the sixty odd miles of country sell to advantage, without it costing ty will have the same vote as the ed by the climatic conditions.
city of Portland.
they resolved to secure relief’ from between Shaniko, the present term them more than the cattl-* are
The official call for this con These monuments are chea,»er by
these cot ditions, even if it became inus of the Columbia railroad, and worth.
vention will be issued just as soon half than any kind of stone,
Those who have raised their own as a few important details, now more beautiful in design and can
neceetarv for them to go into the Prineville, according to B. F. Allen,
pecking house business. The In president of the First National cattle have not felt the depression under consideration, are consum not be broken Mr. Lewis desires
dependent Packing company was Bank of Prineville, who is io Port very much, but the men who got mated.
all who are contemplating the pur
hurt are those who bought young
the Result. Backed by the real land for a few days
chase of anything in this line to
“We have long waited patiently cattle at fancy prices. There is too
litdKock interests of the country it
Our stock of iron beds is now call on him at the office of Biggs A
wee organized under the laws of in anticipation of the railroad to a much of an element of speculation
complete and at very resonable Biggs, a id see designs sample of
Mhona, with a capital of $5,000.' point nearer Prineville than the , in this to make it a safe proposition.
prices. Call and see our folding material and get prices
present, even if the route selected It may prove a good investment
Up-to-date job printing at reason
beds, steel couches, etc.— Burns
did not bring the track tooor thriv and may not. but the progressive;
HLD STATE OF OREOOS IH SOLIO ing city,” said Mr. Allen, “but now ranchman can raise hia own stock '
we have decided that our best in and know he has a sure source of;
Bn important movement is on terest justifies the,eHtablisbn>ent of. income
x.* The Finest
started in Portland by some an automobile line that will afford
When the farming states begin
rapid transit for passengers. mail to de,»end on the rsnge country to
Concentrate the efforts of the pe— and express, and perhaps some do the breeding thal^rnians higher
■ of all sections of the state to freight; and as the rail-rad is con prices all a roti nd.
it ur advantages liefore th»- world structed. the distance -v.ll l»e short
Proce Of Tracis Has Been Fixed.
Iconcise, logical and dear order ened over which th», machines are
Fer Sale Oily at
be foundation has been laid for to be operated.
A special meeting of the state
rate society called the Oregon
“To successfully operate the ma
l>oard has apportioned the1
bvelopment League. The pr.:n< chines. it is desirable to have road«
Irrigation and Power-
bver of the enlerpris- 1- Mr Tim in the la-st possible condition, and
>> • hami'iet re cent to that end the work of rebuilding company’s lien for irrigation of the
given in Portland he explained the roads was undertaken a short 84,600 acres of land lying Tinder its’
ditches in Crook county. Ore This
Agents, Burns, Ore
Is objects of the a.-emcation and time ago ’’—Review.
Job printing— The Times -Herald the land. The rush of seekers has
Rollici I Broa , Distributers. Portland. Oregon
I E Grace, E P. McDaniel and
TO HAVE A PACKING PLANT others of Baker City were present, CATTLE PRICES COMINO UP begun.
JOHN I». DA1.Y. ai s
N. U. CARPENTER, C ashkb ,
A.C. WELCOME, Assr. (Asunta.
OF 3URNS, OREGON.
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T o I hi I) Daly. Frank R. Cottiu, N. U. Carpenter, R. J.
Williams, J. \\ . Geary, (’. Cummins. II. M. Horton, C. A. Haines. JFm.
Jones, Thomas Davis.
and County ?/Jarrants bouy/it at the market price.
E. H. T est , Cashier
C. E. K enyon , Asst. Cashier
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