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BURNS, HARNEY COUNTY,OREGON,JULY 16, 1904.
DEVELOPMENT IS RETARDED at which much was accomplished A. B. PARKER FOR PRESIDENT has made him more popular and WATER RIGHTS RESPECTED
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■ g, HARNEY
"a* THE GOVERNMENT.
Bl Acres of Our Best Vacant
■p Awaiting Investigation
•■An Injustice to Section.
for the good of the association.
The proposition to amend th«
constitution, «0 that the business of
tbe association might be handled
by an executive committee was
passed without any dissention
The affairs of the association are
now under the control of this com
mittee which will greatly expedite
matters and more can be accom
plished. Especally in respect to
urgent business which need fre
quent and quick action, in this
move a benefit. In future business
will be attended to immediately
and not neglected.
This executive committee con
sists of President W. B. Johnsen,
Vice President John Farre, Secre
tary Archie McGowan, E. P. Syl
vester, Paul Blume and F. S. Mil
A committee visited the county
court, which was in session at the
same time, and after discussing the
matter of a standing reward for
stock thieves, the court raised the
present standing reward from $250
to $500 and the association cut the
amount of its standing reward for
the arrest and conviction of persons
caught stealing stock belonging to
its members from $750 to $500,
leaving the reward the same as it
The matter of offering a reward
by the association was a serious
one, as sotnegof the members favor
ed cutting it out entirely, while
others considered it of much impor
tance to keep the standing reward,
provided the assessments did not
fall too heavy upon its members.
From expressions of various stock
men after the meeting we learn
that the present plan is very satis
factory and that those who attend
ed the meeting are very much en-
courag6d as to the success of the
association and the benefits to be
derived from such a body.
The success and good of suih an
association depends entirely upon
its membership and the interest
taken. We are glad to note that
a better feeling now is shown and
it is hoped much good can be ac-
camplished by the association in
confidently assert that he will I e
HENRY Q. DAVIS OF WEST
Democrats Have a Gold Standard Banner
Bearer, but Platform la Silent on
Question of Money.
Alton B. Parker of New York for
There are few places in Eastern
2. Oregon, or the west for that matter,
Such was the outcome of the all-
that are attracting more attention
than the great Harney Valley. In
night session of the Democratic
national convention, its conclusion
i'. O14 quiriea are corning in by every
’Un., mail from every point of the com-
being arrived at after a night of
fiery oratory from orators who had
put and practically all wanting to
before had no opportunity to speak
locate on land.
as well aB from orators worn with
Conditions are such at the pre
sent time that few of these inquir
the session’s work, the noise of
ies can be answered encouragingly
wearied spectators in an overcrowd
The present uncertainty 'of things
ed hall and the usual demonstra
will not permit men who have an
tions for candidates when their
interest in advancing this section,
names were mentioned.
who desire its development/and
But one ballot was required
settlement to conscientiously ad
when the climax was reached.
vise settlers to come and take up
That one ballot carried with it such
3 force that the switching of votes
% their homes, as much of-’our best
land is held up at present by the
started and ended in the unani
g0V*nH*ent and Carey selections
mous selection of the New Yorker.
and not *pen for entry.
The platform which was adopted
The Wmes-Herald is informed
by the convention waB silent on the
by the ofii cials at the land office
money question and after Judge
have received inquiries
Parker had been aprised of hie
01 pn»;. from people in Eastern states desir
nomination he sent a telegram to
> ail 5 ing large bodies of land—that is 40
the convention as follows:
or more families who want to take
“Hon. Wm. F. Sheehan: I regard
the gold standard as firmly and
udw “ adjoining homesteads. We have
esid^ justthe land desired but notin any
irrevocably established and shall
ElMp shape for entry and these people of
act accordingly, if the action of the
convention today shall tie ratified
oourae’eannot be given what they
by the people. As the platform is
silent on the subject my views
oriti: '■ and inersly show what Harney Val-
should be made known to the con
ley would be if not handicapped.
Tbt French-Glenn Co. is getting
vention and if it proves to be un
satisfactory to the majority I re
DEM ita large land holdings on the Blit-
quest you to decline the nomina
sen in ’readiness for colonization,
tion for me at once, so that another
but this : not yet in shape for set-
may be nominated before adjourn
tlMMttt. The company is spend-
fa money in dredging the
(Signed) “A. B. P arker .”
>d when completed will be
This caused much excitement
e finest bodies ever put on
and it was thought for a time that
iet. The Times-Hera'.d is
there would be a split. However,
informed that’the French-
this was not to be the case and
ople have their plans all
after much firev oratory participat
and as soon as the land
ed in by Senator Williams, of Miss
it In the right condition tbe settle-
issippi, W. J. Brvan, Senator Till
reent will follow quickly.
man and others it was decided to
It ia an injustice to this section
a reply to Judge Parker. The
for tbe government to keep the land
tied Up and prevent the settlement
“The platform adopted by this
Mr. Will R. King the well known
;Aredevelopment of the great Har
ney Valley with its opportunities lawyer and editor of Ontario, who convention is silent on the question
and possibilities. The big 60,000 was in the city yesterday is quite of the monetary standard because
it is not regarded by us as a pos
acre tract withdrawn awaiting ac-
enthusiastic over the prospects of
sible issue in this campaign and
■■Wofficials to report favorably
or unfavorably upon the proposed the development of tbe agricultural only campaign issues were mention
reolamation bv the Harney Valley resourses of Malheur county. He ed in the platform. Therefore there
Improvement Co. under the Carey says there is not a richer or better is nothing in the views expressed
Aol and the many thousands acres county in the entire state, and Mr. by you in the telegram just receiv
withdrawn from entry bv the gov King ought to know, says the Dem ed which would preclude a man
entertaining them from accepting a
ernment awaiting an investigation ocrat.
of the proposed bi Ivies Valley res
Speaking of the government irri nomination on said platform.”
Ex Senator Henry G. Davis, of
ervoir, are the best vacant land in gation works in progress there, Mr.
this valley. In fact there is very King said that the government en West Virginia, was nominated for
little desirable government land gineers are at work in a systematic Vice-President by the Demecratic
outride these where settlers could manner and are testing the bed National Convention, which then
take UP lands in any great quanti rock with diamond drills in order adjourned.
(.Ubers in tbe race were ex-Senat-
to be fully and thoroughly posted
Could the government know of in regard to the sub soils as a guide or Turner, of Washington; Con
such a condition and the desire of to the most scientific surface work gressman Williams, of Illinois, and
so many to come here and make in the erection of reservoirs and ¡ex Senator Harris, of Kansas. Mr
their homes, it might possibly has ditches. Mr. King added that in a Davis won ei-silv on the first ballot.
ten matters. If they could be few days there would be a general Ex-Senator Turner, the choice of
made to realize that at least 200 meeting of the people at which I the West, was only third in tbe race.
applications for homesteads could there is little doubt that the con I The vote stood:
and would have been entered for tracts with th-* government will be I Davis..................
lands within the preset.t temporary fully ratified.
withdrawal this season, it would
then begin to see tbe importance of
Ed Caldwell, Miss Myrtle Living-
Although it appears there was
eithdl taking up the reclamation of
: stone and Ernest Cannon were over considerable rumbliug and dissatis
tbolttii'l or allow private enter- from Willow creek Monday to at
faction at first over the fact that
irtO*0 ta'te tbe iuatter up
tend the celebration.—Long Creek
Judge Parker failed to express him
-There are people who think the
self before he was nominated, it was
development of this section at a
found that be watt much admired
gjlMlstill and interpret it as being
the Burns Druggists
and considered tbe logical candi
Jg*|*ral and that it is because of
by all. Such men as Hearst
of merit. Such is not the case, ask the readers of this paper who
have pledged their sup
BKwever. and investigation of tbe are suffering with indigestion or
nominee is said to be
will disclose tbe fact that it
government that is retarding and get a bottle of Kodol Dyspep- anxious to enter a vigorous cam-
.jjOdevelopment of Harney Valley. sia Cure. If you knew the value poign
The leaders claim the platform
^Kt as soon as the government de of this remedy a« we know it. you
on the matter of reclamation would not suffer another day was silent on the money question
go forward at a rapid rate. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure ie a thorou simply because it was not an issue
(gh digestant and tissue building of this campaign, therefore Judge
HbARD STILL REMAINS AT SlttW- tonic as well.
", It is coJorsed per Parker’s views were not asked or
sonally by hundreds of people expected to make any difference in
Coast) Live Steck Associative whom it has cured of indigestion,
Newspa per comment is of course
dvspepsia and stomach trouble«
El Makes Change* is Constitution
generally. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure divided. Republican sheets claim
An adjourned meeting of the digests what you eat. It is pleas that a mistake has been made and
jarney County Live Stock Associ- ant, palatable and strengthening that the nominee has !o«t the con
fidence of big financiers while the
lion was held at the court house
organs assert that hie
1st Saturday afternoon, preaided
and couragerm» course
ter by President W, B. Johnson,
GOVERNMENT DOES NOT CONPEI.
NEW FAIR ASSOCIATION.
JOHN I). DALY', P hbb
FRANK R. COFFOi, V ick P iikh
N. U. CARPENTER, C ashhui ,
A. C. WELCOME, A sst , ( ashikr .
First National Bank
ASK SUCH SACRIFICE.
At a meeting held at the law
OF BURNS, OREGON.
offices of Biggs A- Biggs last Satur Chief Newell Made Such Bapreaaloa Recently i Accounts of Corporations, Firms and Individuals Solicited.
day afternoon for the purpose of
To (lathering nt Ontario--Demand«
WE WANT YOUR BUSINESS.
Are Easily Complied With.
forming a permanent fair associa-1
tiou, a committee was appointed to
STocKHDi.intns — John I). Daly, Frank R. Cotflo, N. U, Carpenter, R. J.
Judge Miller was present at tbe
solicit stock and another to look
Williams, J. W. Geary, C. Cummins, H. M. Horton, C. A. Haines, Win.
Jones, Thomas Davis.
up available sites for grounds irrigation meeting rectnlly held in
where a long lease could be secured Ontario, at which Chief Newell of
anti County Warrant! ionyAt at Mo markotprioo.
or a tract purchased for the purpos the reclamation service, John T.
I his bank is Insured and will be reimbursed for any loss by burglary
Whistler and other engineers of the
or hold up day or night.
Bervice participated and
These committees will report at
a meeting to be held this evening offered suggestions in regard to the
at which time the organization is government taking up the reclama
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expected to be taken up in earnest tion of land in Malheur county.
X Ai. A lexander , 1' iikhidknt .
E. H. T est , Cashier
provided sufficient encouragement
V W m . J ones , V ick -P resident .
C. E. K enyon , Aset. Cashier .
It- is the intention of those inter demands and suggestions, but Im-
ested to incorporate for at least $2,- I pressed the people with the fact
000 and if proper grounds can be that immediate action upon their
bought at a reasonable figure the : part was necessrry in order to se
stock will he larger.
Interest Paidton TimeZUeposits.
The Times-Herald has not been other available sites ready and the
We Solieit Yosr Banking Business.
able to learn just what has been ac I people anxious to get the govern-
complished toward the desired end, ' inent’s aid,
STOCKHOLDERS:—M. Alexander, Wm. Jones, E. H. Test,
Chief Newell stated that the gov g C. ] E. Kenyon, H. Alexander, Estate of Abner Robbins, William
but. knows that two or more sites
are under consideration and will be ernment was ready to take up their I Miller, Frank R. Coffin, Thos. Turnbull.
considered at the meeting this proposition provided the people
evening There should be an in gave the proper encouragement and
terest taken in this enterprise by desired it. He stated most em
the stockmen of this ooutuy, as it phatically that one individual could
get water for only 160 acres. This
would be of much benefit.
HOWARD SEBREE, PnMie
B. F. WHITE, V ici P miimnt
W. R. SEBREE, CaaMM
The Times-Herald would sug did not mean that land owners
gest that the fair be strictly fur would be compelled to dispose of
Harnev county in every respect, their land, but tbe law has such
Encourage home pruij^plion, not provision. The gentleman also
only in tbe way of farti» produce, stated that the W. V. & C. M. W.
but stock as well, Let a speed pro- R Co. has dignified its willingness
gram be arranged particularly for to come in on the agreement. This
would show that gome provision
Harney county stock.
can be made whereby this part of
A General Banking Business Transacted
the law can be arranged.
Populist Ticket in the Field.
Judge Miller also paid particular
attention to Mr Newell’B remarks
Thomas E. Watson, of Georgia,
in regard to present water rights
for President, and Thom» II. Tib
The gentleman said that those who
bles. of Nebraska, for vice-president,
have a sufficient water supply and
were nominated by the populist
did not desire to come in under the
convention in Springfield. Illinois,
government were not compelled to
Tuesday. The names of ,William
aud that, the goyernment would ro-
V. Allen, of Nebraska, and Samuel
spect suchrights. However, those
W. Williams, of Indiana, were also
who had insufficient water would be
Issues all forma of Hound life insurance at the lowest rules. Our policies
placed before the convention for
guarantee after three payments are made
required to give up all their rights
I. Automatic extended insurance for the face of tlm contract.
president’ but before the list of
before coming in and accept the
II A paid up policy.
states had been completed in roll
Ill. Loan or cash surrender value.
same proposition and pay at the
call their names were withdrawn
Unexcelled as a dividend payer.
rate of those entering government
INVESTIGATE REFORE J'OII INSURE.
and Watson was nominated bv
Sherman A Harmon,
R. II Benedict,
The important part of the matter
II. A. Dillard, Agent
and upon which he laid special
Studebaker Wagons, jHacks,
Carriages, Buggies and liuckboards
are arriving now and selling as fast I those desiring to use water from
as we can get them in. We have I the Harper basin reservoir, so that
two car loads of these goods here ! the government would be able to
and in trains. The best stock of deal with the organization,
Wagons and Vehicles ever brought
Judge Miller is of the opinion
to Burns. Call and look at goods
that there will be very little diffi
even if you do not desire to buy at
to get the people of that sec
the present time. Geer A Cummins.
Afford* tlm people of East and Central Oregon all the opportunity of h
tion to agree and accept the gov
firat-cluNK modern Business College. It ¡ h h .home institution covering
every course involved in Business College work
Ils rates are the Name
ernment proposition To read the
ns charged elsewhere and the methods are the same. Students admitted
irrigation law one would imagine it
at any time. Instruction at the College or bv mail. During the summer
inootna the College will conduct a
In the Matter of the Estate of David hard for a section where settlement
Cary, Deceased—Notice of Final
corded, that it would be almost
Notice is beteby giyen to all impossible to comply with the re
For teachers nnd others who desire a reviewing or preparatory course.
For specimens of pen work, and full information on BusineM College sub
creditors, heirs and other persons quirements of the hc I in order to
interested in the estate of David secure the aid. Such is not the
E. Zeig'"b3r, ZE’xin.,
Cary, Deceased, that I, the under case, and the government finds
administrator ot said estate, did, on ways to overcome such localities
BuraS, - Oxog-orx-
—final account where the people are really desirous
therein: and the Sth day of August, of such assistance lirvl where ÜW
1904 at the hour of 10 o’clock A M proposed irrigation works are
at the county court office, in the feasible.
The Times Herald is gratified
Court House in the city of Burns
Oregon, has been set, by order of to get definite info'rnaiioi) from a
the Hun. H C. Levens, County
TRISCH A DONEGAN, Proprietors.
Judge of Harney County Oregon, visions made for those who already
as the time and place for heari ng have water rights. This one propo
objections to said final account. sition has been a great drawback
All persons having objections to toward bringing some of the people
said final account are required to of Harney valley to a favorable con
present them on or before said day sideration of the plari for govern
Date of first publication July 9th ment aid here. Because the Mal
heur project lias been favorably
reported and will in all probability
C. T. C ahy .
(Concluded on page 2 )
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