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mes for thousands—-876,000 acres of landfwithdrawn by the Government for irrigation purposes in Harney Valley
BURNS. HARNEY COUNTY. OREGON, JULY 30, 1904.
'M, MMM'GETTING IMPATIENT
TWO PROJECTS ANXIOUS.
______ y of Land io West Awaiting
H m ! Action of Government-Home
Seekers Clamorlog for Land.
state, in turn, is to dispose of the
land to actual settlers at the rate
of not more than 160 acres to each
person. The surplus of money re
ceived by any state from the sale
of this land is to be expended in
the irrigation of other tracts. Ore
gon and Idaho have taken advan
tage of the above act to a consider
In Oregon the largest selections
have been made in the southern
part of Crook county and the north
ern part of Lake, two counties well
adapted to the irrigation projects
as many of the arid districts are
level and slope gently from the
heed of the riyers where water is
taken. Oregon appointed state
agents to do the selecting, who in
turn did the irrigating through
last week the Deschutes Irrigation
& Power Company has filed an
additional list of over 70,000 acres
in the United States land office at
The Dalles. This last selection
covers several townships in the
southesn part of Crook county and
adjoins the lands formerly selected
by the same and other companies.
This last tract will probably be
irrigated from the same cannals as
the former selection.—Prineville
ADAPTED TO SUGAR BEETS
FOQND MINERAL PROSPECTS EXCEELENT.
Chicago Capitalists Return From a Trip to
Alkali Lake Well Pleased.
HARNEV VALLEY BEETS CONTAINS A
HIGH PER CENT.
Suggestion to Form Farmers' Aaaociation
For Purpose of Advancing Interesta
—Beets to be Analyied.
JOHN D. DAJ.Y. 1’iiKt
FRANK It. COKN, V ick P uks
N. U. CARPENTER, C asiimir ,
A. C. WELCOME, A sst . C ashier .
First National Bank
CHIEF NEWELL WIRED|Tt1AT FARMERS
ARE READY TO AID.
Col. Carnahan, B. C. Hawkers
and E. B. Hill returned from their
OF BURNS, OREGON.
trip to Alkali lake last Monday
If All the Property-Owners Are Prompl in
Corporations. Firms and Individuals Solicited.
evening and report they are well
Pledging Co-Operation, Work can
pleased with the mineral prospects
WE WANT YOUR BUSINESS.
Soon be Under Way.
found in that region, but did not
S tock not. deus John 1». Daly, Frank R. Cottio, N. U. Carpenter, It. J.
state positively whether they would
Oregonian News Bureau, Wash
Williams, J. W. Geary, O. Cummins, H. M. Horton, C. A. Haines. Win.
take the matter up or not.
Jones, Thomas Davis.
ington, July 23.—It now appears
The whole party of Chicago peo
that the Malheur Irrigation pro-
S/a/t and County Warranto bought at tho marhotftriea.
ple have gone to the southern part
is insured and will be reimbursed for any loss by burglary
of the county, accompanied by Mr.
or hold up day or night.
Hill and J. W. Biggs, to look at a reality, and not have to be aband
some very desirable ranches in that
received by Chief Engineer Newell,
section with a view to buying.
They believe this county is on of the reclamation service, today to
E. H. T est , Cashier
the verge of a boom and will soon the effect that the farmers living * M. A lexander . P resident .
W m . J oses , V ice -P resident .
C. E. K enyon , Aset. Cashier
be settled up by a good class of along Malheur river have aroused
people who will develop its re themselves and intend to submit to
sources and tiring it to the front, the government their written pro
They were surprised to find ouch a mise to co-operate with the govern
valley in the interior of Oregon ment in constructing this irrigation
that has always been considered work. Mr Newell's criticism of
these farmers, expressed through c
by the outside world as a desert.
It is hoped that more such peo- these dispatches a short time ago,
We Solieit^Yoer Banking Business.
pie will become interested in this
STOCKHOLDERS:—M. Alexander. Wm. Jones, E. H. Test, •
great section, as t will mean much 1 neers from Malheur County unless 1 C. E. Kenyon, II. Alexander, Estate of Aimer Robbins, William
in the way of its develop- the farmers acted on his suggestion,
Miller, Frank R. Coffin, Thos. Turnbull.
ment and capital is what is needed has had the desired effect, and the 'o-oeo oeo
to make it the best section of the ! local engineers are now convinced
west. We have the land, climate, 'hat before long the farmers along
water and everything desired Io do the Malheur River will comply
this provided we get the right peo with the governments requirements.
HOWARD SEBREE, PftIMMNT
B. F» WHITE, ViCf-P««9iDf
If farmers co operate, they will have
ple interested to push it.
W. R. SEBREE, C asmicr
to pay but $3 per acre per year for
Rev G. XV. Black writes the 10 years, in order to get water from
Lakeview Herald from Fallon, Nev, the government reservoir onto their
under a recent date Btating he has lands, anil at the end of that time
at last found an ideal country. He the entire works will be turned
says that section has a'great future over to the users of the water.
and the government is putting in an The government, will merely retain
irrigation system to reclaim a big control of the work of construction
A General Banking Business Transacted
tract of land. He predicts that the until the cost has been repaid by
land will be worth $150 per acre as
soon as water is put on it. Ranchers
Work along the Malheur river is
now located there have been offered in such shape that as soon as the
$100. per acre for land under ditch farmers owning lands within the
and in alfalfa.
proposed irrigated area pledge
themselves to pay the required
C. M. Sain, of the Paisley Poet, amount, the Government will be
who is also interested in the salt ready to make final surveys and
and soda deposits of Ahert and plans preparatory to letting con
Summer Lakes, was in Bend Mon tracts. In the eyes of the engineer«
I hriihh nil form» of sound life insura co at the lowe t rules. Our policies
guarantee after three payments are made
day on his way out to negotiate for this project is no longer questiona
1. Automatic extended insurance for the face of I lie contract.
a railroad.—Bend Bulletin
ble, hut one that promises complete
II A paid up policy.
III. Loan or cash surrender value.
Unexcelled ns a dividend payer.
Billy Trisch, a prominent busi It remains with the farmers to
IN\ES'VI(/ATE HEEOIIE FOB INSURE.
ness man of Burna, was in Lake say when work shall commence.
view last Saturdry. He is taking It is explained in this connection
a trip into California with the that the government will not ac-
II. A. Dillard, Agent.
Cecil horses—Lakeview Examiner, cept a partial promise of co-opera-
tion, or promise of co operation, or
If you don’t thihk horses are promises from only a part of the
bringing good prices, try to buy farmers within the irrigation dis-
CITIZENS BUSINESS COLLEGE
some. The American
Farmer | trict. Every man who will be
was “up against it” the other day benefited by thi*- work must pledge
when looking, for a strong team himself to contribute bis share of
to assist in clearing up its recently L, the cost before the Government
will adopt the project
purchased experimental farm in
With nearly a million acres of
Acting upon the suggestion of
some of the finest land laying out-
Prof. J. B. Horner, outlined in an
OnteJ doors tied up by the government
interview in the last issue of The
an effort will be
irnedd awaiting investigation of our water
of our enterprising
supply and the feasibility of two
citizens to get teste made of the
ngerJ big reservoir sites, ¡3 it any wonder
various soils of this valley and a
t tu >J that men who are interested in this
quantity of sugar beets will be sent
section are chafing over the appar
out to be analyzed. At preBent
inaction of the reclamation
The Times-Herald knows of but
officials? Where else in the whole
one lot of this variety being raised
nvenitJ ,, . ,
United States can be found such
this year in this particular vicinity,
conditions as exist in the great
but no doubt samplee could be se
Harney Valley? Where else on the
cured from various parts of the
. Orejj fa;e of God’s foot stool can be found
one million acres of land in one
People do not seem j to attach
body th at has such prospects and
enough importance to the fact that
possibilities in one county?
this soil is adapted to the growing
Praoticallv every land owner
of sugar beets and that those that
under the two proposed reservoir
have been analyzed have been
sites is anxious that something be
found to contain a higher per cent
done immediately toward reclaim
of saccharine matter than the Ger
ing this sec'ion. A great majority
man or Holland beet
of thefe need such aid and even
The sugar beet industry is one
those who have some water for
that will tiring quick and lasting
irrigation purposes are awaiting
benefit to this section if brought to
the final action of the government
Apple Trees are Doomed
the attention of capital. A sugar
as they feel much better service
The citizen who recently com beet factory is one of the possibili
can be! secured under the govern
ties of Harney valley and one to be
ment system. Those who have ir plained of being swindled by being
as it will bring capital and
rigation systems of their own hesi sold a box of worthless green apples
—the two most im
tate to make any improvements on which were not fit for sauce for
tn building up this
account of the present conditions, either the goose or the gander, took
not knowing the exact status of some pains to investigate the mat
It I iah been suggested that an
affairs. They do not desire to ter. He reports that he found that
of farmers should be
make big outlays to improve their tbe apples were in a “dry rot ” He
purpose of advanc
present water systems, because of was told that of late several vari-
interests of Harney
ties of apples had been rendered
the government’s possible work.
county and we suggest this in con
.- Bffrv mail brings inquires from practically worthless by this dis
nection with the fair association.
Bective settlers from various ease. Among these, the old favor
Farmer’s institutes have proven
ipns who want land, not only ite, Baldwin, is pushing in No
very beneficial all over this state
I1'1 uals, but scores who would cause nor any cure for the trouble
and are always attended by repre
pad to take up land in this has been discovered. Pruning
sentatives from the Government
section and make homes. Does spraying, washing or treatment of
Experiment Station at Corvallis.
the government officials realize the any kind has proved futile.
A visit from such prominent men
delay - retarding the development
The trouble is supposed to come
and others who make it a point to
of one of the most promising fields from something wrong in the tree
attend—Col Judson, of the O. R. &
I or roots thereof, and even cultiva
for irrigation works in the west.
N. and others—would be of great
The people of Harney Valley are tion and fertilization has been tried
benefit to the farmers of this county
willing to assist in any manner if without any benefit accruing, and
would result not only in a lo
only given the opportunity. The it will probably be necessary to
cal way, but bring unto the atten
qoestion now is what can we do? totally deatroy the trees of the
tion of men who have heretofore
Oar land is tied up in such a varieties affected as 62.000 varieties
manner that we can offer no en- of the apple was classified and de known nothing of our possibilities
awagement to people desiring to scribed by Downing ten years ago, in an agricultural and horticultur
10Mte Of course, the government and the list is now said to reach
By securing the attention and
will filially take the big irrigation 82.000 the loss of a few or even a
of men who make it a busi
propositions up—it cannot be other great many varieties would never
examining soil and products
wist. There is no better opportun be missed. The disease has ex
have the advantage of sug
ity »offered any where for such an j tended to several varities of pears,
from a scientific stand
undertaking. It is the delay and which will also have to be extermi
a meeting is certainly
uncertainty thnt is interfering and nated, the sooner the better, in
People now farming could
bolding back enterprises that would order to prevent contagion.
ask the advice of these men. They northern Michigan.
otherwise be of great benefit to the
In the course of his investiga
could settle many questions that found that the basic price for a
country. We should get together tions the inquirer was told by a
are now puzzlnig our farmers and good, substantial draft horse was In the Matter of the Estate of David
anil provide some way that we may commission-man that the infected
which would take much time and $125 on up to $150. A few
Cary, Deceased—Notice of Final
apples he exhibited as samples
poesibly hasten matters.
experience to work out otherwise.
The Times-Herald has been im were not Astrachans, aB had been
Why not organize a grange or have been bought for $75 or less.
Notice is hereby given to all
portuned bv many to make an ef
farmer’s association and get tbe
heirs and other persons
fort and has been doing what it
benefit of such meetings. The
could, but needs the assistance of Another commission-man said the
the horse is passing” as so many interested in the estate of David
Times-Herald is informed by one
Cary, Deceased, that I, the under
thwr same influential people to ob variety was the “Honest Farmers,”
gentleman who has had the good predicted, as the result of electri administrator of said estate, did. on
tain the desired result quickly. or Oregon Farmer,” and intimat fortune tc attend several each meet cally propelled vehicles of various
-July 6 1904, file my final account
Self interest must be lost sight of in ed that either of the names repre
ings that they are very instructive kinds.
therein: and the Sth day of August,
this enterprise that means so much
and always result in great good to
1904 at the hour of 10 o'clock A M
n of ths y
for the general public. It is not
The pi!! that will, will fill the at the county court office, in the
possible to accomplish what we de will soon be plentiful in the mar-
payers of this county help to sup bill, without a gripe. To cleanse Court House in the city of Burns
sire without some little sacrifice at ket.—Oregonian,
port such institutions as the Cor the liver, without a quiver, lake one Or gon, line been set, by order of
present which would be regained
vallis experiment station and why at night. DeWitt’s Li tie Early the Hon. H C Levens, County
I he Burns Druggists
twenty .fold in the future if the
not reap some direct benefit from it? Risers are small, easy to take,easy Judge of Harney County Oregon,
ask the readers of this paper who
plan is successful
The work of this station is not and gentle in effect, yet they are as the time and place for hearing
It is possible that individuals are suffering with indigestion or
to farming alone, but also | so certain in results that no one
can help in this matter if thev dyspeptia to call on them at once stock. We are informed that much who uses them is disappointed. For objections to said final account
Would but put their shoulder to the and get a bottle of Kodol Dyspep good could tie done in that particu quick relief from biliousness sick All persons having objections to
whe-1. There is no need of sacri sia Cure. If you knew the value lar by a visit from these men who headache, torpid liver, jaundice said final account are required to
ficing the friendship of people who of this remedy as we know it, you make it a study. Now is the lime dizziness and all troubles arising present them on or before said day
Date of first publication July 9th
have the best interest of the country would not suffer another day to act on these suggestions.
I from an inactive, sluggi-li liver, 1904
___ at heart We cannot afford to sit Kodol Dyspepsia Cure is a thorou
Every farmer and stockmen in Early Risers are unequalled. Sold
C. T C akv .
Hile and have the development of gh digestant and tissue building Harney county would be benefitted by Burns' Druggists.
le valley al a standstill We
by such a meeting and it would be
muld find the cause of the delay sonally by hundreds of people
whom it has cured of indigestion, lime wall spent for them to arrange
id remedy it if possible.
< for such.
dyspepsia and stomach troubles
The Finest of All
Why spend two or more season
generally. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure
Carey Act Expires Annusi 18
experimenting when it is possible
digests what you eat. Ills pleas
to find out all ai-out such matters
August 18 the act of congress of ant. palatable and s‘r< thening at once? The Times-Herald wishes
[August 18, 1894. will expire by
to advance the l»esl interests tf
limitation, this being the act pas 16.
A band of 225 he.» 1 of horses and this section and its people and its
Far Sale Oily at
ted for the developement of the arid mules tielonging to Cecil of Harney columns are at their service at all
states of the West to allow th* stales
times to push these matters to the
to offer inducements for settlers to last Saturday enroute to California front.
c »me West. It provides that the where they will t»e marketed —
Please consider this nutter and
desert land States of the West can Lakeview Examiner
see if something cannot lie done to I
each select not more than l.OOO.UOO
gel such a meeting st the earliest
acres ef desert land, irrigate and
Don't delay getting a good supply possible date.
Agents, Burns, Ore
reclaim the same and then secure a of alfalfa seed, Geer and Cummins
patent from the government The have it for sale.
Rot bei IJ Broe , Distributers. Portland, Oregon.
Job printing—Tne Time,-Herald
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