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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 20, 1904)
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IEY SAY STATE NEEDS LINE California interests we would be
“Portland and the state must
RTLAND MEN FAVOR RAILROAD TO hold together. No portion of the
trade or interests of the state should
be diverted, if it can be prevented
bv energetic action on the part of
League Pledges Support our citizens and of the state at
Ta Mevaawet- -Trade Should Not
do to Call ornia.
“For mv part, I have been great
ly interested in the development of
Central Oregon seems almost on Central and Southeastern Oregon,
■¿’7» eve of jteeedy development, and believe that it is an imperative
>• the Telegram Transporlation duty devolving upon the citizen
y ee have been the one thing need- ship of Portland and the state to
to encourage settlement of that tap this country by railroad and to
develop and control its trade as a
ion, and at last the railroad-
part of the State of Oregon.”
appears to have awakened I The Telegram has received the
.he latent resources that await following letter in reply to a request
laying of steel rails for tbe for statement of the views of E. L.
thty locomotive and the freight Smith, of Hood River, president of
I express car. Four parties of the Oregon Development Laague:
jneers are operating in Lake
“I aui this moment in receipt of
I Klamath! comities, and have your request of even date for a
tie from the California counties statement on the need of a railroad
he South. I They are noncom- into Central Oregon.’
, Cs-lal as to who they represent, but
“You will tecall that in taking
re is every reason to surmise the chair bb presiding officer of tbe
URlft they are employes of the Gould Oregon Development League in
your city a few days since I partic
’rusted representatives have pre ularly emphasized the point that
tisly traveled through the coun- the two great factors in the rapid
of Eastern Oregon to prepare development of our state must nec
-ful estimates of the possible essarily be transportation and irri
in production, and it has been gation. I called attention to the
nd that there is a cultivable area fact that more than half of Oregon
;er than the section of Kansas is semi-arid, that the soils of this
■ersed by the Gould lines where semi-arid section contain great
,000,000 bushels of wheat is stores of plant food that have nev
wn annually. The history of er been leached by Winter rains
great Gould system of the West and floods, needing only to become
been building to develope ton- solvent by water to cover the land
;e, and in all of its 6000 miles of with verdure and burden it with
?kage no! region is traversed harvests.
>ab>e of such an output of profit-
“Tiie General Government is now
Iding freight,, or capable of main well advanced with plans for the
ning a more dense population reclamation of immense areas in
in the region of Northern Cali- Malheur and Klamath Counties,
£(7 , nia and Southern and Central and this reclamation will render
V stern Oregon to be tapped by the the construction of one or more
ijected northern division of the railroads into this vast section of
our state a more imperative neces
-’Wy While data has been secured con- sity than ever before.
rning the irrigation projects of the
•‘Said a judge in one of our south
I lintry, there has been less atten- ern counties to me some two years
>n paid tojjthat than to the gener- since, ‘I wish we were cut off from
character of the soil and its pro- Oregon and annexed to California.
ictive power, either without lrri- All our business interests are with
tion or when water is supplied to that state, and all that Northern
e districts that may be brought Oregon cares about us is to collect
ider canals. The management our taxes.’ Was the indictment
alixes that the producers will flock well drawn?
_ ahead of, the railroad graders
“In no other manner Can we Ore
id track layers, and, when confi- gon) ze the southern portion of the
ant of the (future possibilities of state and reclaim it from the com
>e country'to be traversed does mercial supremacy of California
at propogB to await the advance than by giving it lines of transpor
f settlers into a country where tation to the Columbia and to tide
lere is at present no inducement water. It is needless to state that
Tient , grow grain crops.
the Oregon Development League
Keenly nlive to the fact that the will enthusiastically lend its sup
evelopment of Central Oregon by port to railway construction in Cen
he advent of a railroad into that tral and Southern Oregon, for with
fS Olerr*tory meana a vast tra<’e
such lines we will become a homo
his city, to which it is tributary, geneous people.”
’ortland’s most prominent business
W. J. Burns, of Balfour, Guthrie
nen are watching things closely to Ar Co., and president of the Port
ee «bioh way that trade is likely land Chamber of Commerce, stated
o go. The danger of a road lead- that there could be no question in
ng from Central Oregon to San regard to Portland’s duty in the
Francisco is feared, as it is the matter. “The great trade of Cen
unanimous opinion of the business tral Oregon should flow through
men that it should be Portland not Portland,” he said. “It is the nat
San Francisco that should secure ural outlet for that country. Two
and conliol the trade of Central roads have been projected into the
country and they should be built.
Two road« so far have been pro- Probably the most feasible one is
ittothat country, but they hat of the Corvallis <tr Eastern
"are far from completion, ami with Railroad, as it is tbe most direct
gbar surveying parties in the field route to Portland.
kbss ?from California it has given rise
“The commercial interests of this
to grave apprehensions that San city should realize what the trade
Francisco may after all obtain per- of a rich country like Central Ore
hold on Central Oregon’s gon means, and a hard effort should
be made to capture it. It should
but a railroad to make it enormous- not be allowed to go to San Fran-
; .. lv rich. The lands are just suited cisco if it can possibly be helped
for agricultural purposes of all I by the construction of a railroad.”
kinds, tbe biggest sheep and cattle
H. W. Goode, president and gen
ranches in th Northwest are in r-ral manager of the Portland Gen
that country, and opening railroad eral Electric Company and presi
connection means a trade that will dent of the Lewis and Clark Fair,
not be excelled bv any other section declared absolutely in favor of se
of the etale.
curing the trade of Central Oregon
Oregon Ira 1 for Oregohians is for Portland as the natural outlet
wbat tbe business men proclaim, of that district. In regard to rail
taking M their stand that the trade roads Mr Goode declined to say
of Orego* should flow through its anything, but he stated that there
natural outlet to foreign ports- and could be no question in anybody’s
th« . United ' ales at large In mind about the trade possibilities
—■of th ■ ■ ituati >■>. II M of Central Oregon and what city
pdent of the 1 !omn
«bould control that trade when
: is developed.
1 this morning:
¡do I think of the effect of
jp System entering the
from tl - south and
A summer cold is not only
■iMHBkhe Central and Soutbeast-
bnt if not relieved Pneumo
of tbe stale, and what
be the probable result by
Portland and th»-
Minute Cough Cure
in the premise« ’
draws out the
sKl'l answer mo«t emphati-
«^^Klt if the
Mtiin its industrail and com-
tubes One Minute Cough Cure is
v a t a ge •.
^^^^^bade from s»>y portion of an ideal remedy for the children
to be diverted South- It is pleasant to the taste and, per
fectly harmlr «» A certain. rare
^^^^Bbregon 1*longs to
. for Croup, Cough and Cel'ft ^oid
trade and business
by San Fram
and I by Burns Drug Stores „ v -
HUSTON’S IS THE PLACE
Whereas, there w»s submitted to the
electors of the state at the.last general
election as required by law, an initia
tive petition fora Local Option Liquor Yearlings and Two-year-olds in quantities to suit
The bulls can be seen at thef'P” Ranch, and
And, whereas,on the2 4th day of June,
1904, tbe Secretary af State in my pres
persons desiring to purchase should inquire
ence as Governor of the State of Oregon,
there of F. H. Howell, Assistant to the Gen
did canvass the votes given for said law ;
eral Manager, who will furnish informa
And, whereas, it was ascertained and
tion as t prices and will sell the same
determined upon auch canvass that
there were 43310 votes cast for said Local
FRENCH-GLENN LIVE STOCK CO.
Option Liquor Law, and 40198 votes
casts against the same, and that the
said law received an affirmative major
ity of the total number of effective votes
cast thereon and entitled to be counted
under the provisions of law ;
Now, Therefore, I, Geo. E. Chamber-
lain, as Governor of the State of Oregon,
in obedience to Section 9 of an Act en
titled “An Act making effective the
initiative and referendum provisions of
Section 1 of Article IV of the Constitu
tion of the State of Oregon, and regulat
ing elections thereunder and providing
penalties for violations of the provisions
of this Act, ’’ Approved February 24,1903,
do hereby make and issue this proclama
tion to tire people of the state of Oregon,
and doanuonnee and declare that the
whole number of votes cast in the State
of Oregon for said Local Option Liquor
Fireproof building 100x600 feet, 150 feet two stories in height.
Law was 43316 votes, and the w hole
number of votes cast against said Local i
Special Attention to Wool Grading and Bal
Option Liqnor Law was 40198 vot.s,
ing for Eastern Shipments.
and that said Local Option Liquor Law-
received an affirmative majority of the
Dealers in Blacksmith Ceal, Flour, Cement, Lime, Plaster, Sulpher,
total number of votes cast on said
Wool and grain sacks and Twine, Grain and Feed. Highest price
measure and entitled to be counted
paid for Hides and Pelts
under the provisions of law, and that
Stoek Yards with all the Iiatest and Best
said Local Option Liquor Law shall be ::
and is in full force and effect as the
Facilities for Handling Stock.
law of tbe State of Oregon from tire
Mark Goods Care of “S. W, Co.”
date of this Proclamation.
Done at the Capitol at Salem this 24th
T. G. CONDON, manager.
day of June, A. D. 1904.
(Signed) GEO. E.'CHAMBERLAIN,
Governor of Oregon.
By the Governor :
(Signed) F. I. Dl’NBAR,
Secretary of State.
General Storage, Forwarding
Provisions and Feed a Specialty.
He is Prepared to fill orders
for Anything in his Line.
Alt kinds of Fresh Vegetables in Season,
GIVE HIM A CALL.
i I Durkheimer Building.
Í i M. L. LEWIS
Home Insurance Co., of New York,
Liverpool, London & Globe,
Fire Assurance Co., Philadelphia.
OFFICE WITH BIGUS & BICKJS.
Corner South of Lunaburg & Dalton’s.
WILSON & ASHTON,
SUCCESSORS TO TUPKER & WILSON
... Represents the....
THE CARTER HOUSE.
Job printing—The Times-Herald
T/epical and Domestic
Fruits when in Season.
I SHANIKO WAREHOUSE' I
Rates $2.00 and $2.50 per day.
All Outsid Rooms- - Near Depot
ALL WORK GUAR*
This modern new hotel was only recently opened to the
public. Harney County people will be always welcome
and courteously cared for. A first-class bar in connection.
LIVERY BARN IN CONNECTION
Harney County Hospital
w<%^»es>s «♦>«>>>» ««« o s o ssss
5RM BAILEY, proprietor.
Come in—take a look at a
beautiful display of
fine Wipes, Liquors apd Ciqars
flqepts for Marqlapd Club WbiskU-
CLUB ROOMS IN CONNECTION.
Courteous and obli4io4 Mixologist?.
( has. E. McPheeters, Propt.
URNS MILLING CO.
LEWIS & McGEE, Propts
HORTON & SAYER, Propts.
New and Elegant Livery Turnouts Complete. Fresh Teams
Horses boarded by the day, week or
month. Special care given all stock
H: M. HORTON
Gty Drug Store
Pleasant Quarters provided for
EXPERIENCED NURSES IN ATTENDANCE
On the counter you will
also find catalog illus
If you want the
very best values
for your money
Having n wly furnished several comfortable rooms
for the occupance of private patients, I desire to an
nounce that I am ready to receive surgical i r medical
caseson reasonable terms.
Special accommodations for Commercial Men
Cor. First and B Sts., Bums. Oregon.
Rough and Dressed Lumber,
Rustic, Flooring, Moulding,
Nearest Sawmill to Burns. Good Road
Lumber Yard in Burns.
TH' JONES LEVER BINDER
The Only Binder with a FJy Wheel.
Harvesting nach mes
SELL SOLELY ON
THE J O'» RS CHAIN MOVVP.W.
Two large new show cases and they
are loaded down with new goods.
We have a new and fresh
—Not because they have once served someone’s “Grandad,”
but for what they’ll do for you.
—Not because the price is lowest (they cost more to make
than any other) but because they “fill the bill.”
They have roused the bitterest opposition from competitors.
You’ll see the reason why if jou but try them.
They are thoroughly up-to-date and practical farm imple
ments from tongue to tire—save time—save money - save work
Come in and look them over ’twill pay you to be posted.
Call and Inspect them.
THE WELCOME PHARMACY
. • 4^.:
HOPKINS <fc GARRETT,
Binders, Howers, Hay Rakes. Sickle Grinders,
Manufacturer» and dealer« in
SADDLES and HARNESS.
Bridles, Spurs, Whips, Robes: Ropes, Etc.
THE JONES HAY RAKE.
If your stock are ailing in any way come and get some
Security Stock Remedies; (Jail cure, liniments, blister«,
etc. Also poultry foot!.
Address, Burns, Oregon.