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SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 3, DM 4.
LONGING FOR HOMES.
We are acustomed to hearing
of cities talked
about as though the congestion
were a matter of choice.
flux of country boys to the towns
is generally attributed to the al
work and greater opportunities af
forded by city life.
But the rush for homes in the
Rosebud reservation tell a decid
edly different story.
The registration of applicants
runs far beyond the 100,000, tho’
only 2500 quarter sections are to
be drawn. There are 40 appli
cations for each farm.
Nor are the farms to be had fol
nothing. On the contrary, each
of the lucky drawers must, within
five years of the time of the allot
ment, pay for his land at the rate
of $4 per acre, and must actually
make his home on the land during
a period of 14 months.
This army of 100,000 people is
an army of home seekers. They
are people who prefer the country
to the city and seek only opportu
nity to follow their choice.
They are, moreover, not among
the poor, hut must have at least a
little money. They are of a class
who desire the land for home, not
* * *
These figures ought to be suf
ficient to open the eyes to the fact
that the congestion of the cities is
not a condition of choice.
These figures suggest that asso
ciations of those who deplore this
congestion and are willing to aid
in relieving, might find a way by
helping to create a fund to be used
in aiding the unfortunate in the
cities to securing homesteads in
Senator Hoar has a bill in con
gress through which it is designed
to set aside a national fund for this
The Rosebud incident proves
that the people are more than will
ing Io go the farms if opportunity
be afforded them. Seattle Star.
What is sauce for the goose is
sauce for the gander. If whites
are to be barred from innocent vii
joy ment on the Umatilla reserv.i
tion, the Umatilla Indians should
not be allowed to hunt, tisli and
start disastrous forest tires pro
miscuously over the public do
main. East Oregonian.
Thomas W Lawson, the Boston
millionaire, believes that it 1-
rather through enterprise ami
originality than through economy
that financial success may be at-
“The time is past,” he said the
other day, “for such economy as
used to be practiced by an old
Boston rest.iurateui who recently
‘•This < Id fellow was economi
cal to excess, but while he p ttei
ed about his kitchen, trying U
make one egg do the wotk ol
two, his neighbors acioss the way
was introducing a loot garden
and a mandolin orc hastra. and th<
economist, I understand, bardic
left enough on his demise to pay
“lie wasbecond any doubt, an
economist. A couple of plumb« 1
wt it- working one day in his cel
lar. It a as too dark down then
to, see. and the men asked for
•• ‘well,’ «ani the old fellow.
•hei e’» a c indie. «Make it go «i«
far as vou can.’
•••One candle won’t do,’eaid
the plumber». • It won’t give us
sufficient light. we must have
••The old man knit his brows
mile and repeat 2 in 3. free for all
“ ‘About fifteen minutes,’ said THE SHIPPERS ARE PLEASED
• pur.-e $200.
First day, Sept 26—Race 1—11
¡>ace i >_« lniie dash for Harn-
“ Then,’ said the restaurateur,
mile and repeat 2 in 3, free for all. ev (.()UIity saddle horses that never
‘c nt the c.indlr m two.’ ”—Boston ORDER TO DIP SHEEP IS PARTIALLY
won first, money, vaquero »addles,
Race 2—] mile «lash for Harney
county saddle horses that never
Rice 13—] mile and reverse—
A CIRE POR RANGE TRDLBLES.
ran for public money, vaqueros to Indian race. No entrance
May be Dipped al Destloation at Shipper's
ride will« vaquero saddles, purse, purse $15,
Expense--Modification of Order
A special from Prineville to the
Means a Saving.
Oregonian «ays: In an interview,
Second d iv. Sept 27—Race 3—it and purse to be named by the
Congressman J N. Williamson,
Greatly to the relief of the sheep mile dash, free for all purse +125. board of directors later.
who has more actual knowledge of men, buyers, and raiser alike, the
Race 4—I. mile dash for Harney
Tlie races will be governed by
range troubles and causes leading , embargo against the unrestricted I coui ty maidens, purse,+7.5
! the California Jockey Club rules
up to them perhaps than any other shipping of Oregon siiei p—stockers
Third day. Sept 28—Race 5—I J and the usual conditions and en
member of the National body, anil breeders—has been partially j mile dash free for all, purse $150.
acquired through his business ex ! lifted by an interpretation of the
Race (1—i mile heats 2 in 3 pace
perience as a stockman, makes the ‘'dipping order” rendeiid by Mr. or trot for horses raised in Harney
Up-to-date job printing at reason-
statement that it n his belief that I Hickock, of Salt Lake, who issued | county that never won a race, purse,
only one logical solution of range , the order in the first place.
When confronted Saturday with
troubles is offered, viz: fudividual
Fourth day, .Sept 2!>—Race 7—4
WANTED— Agents, Hustlers,
ownership of public lands and th" a telegraphed request by Gairison mile dash, free f«ir all, purse $150.
See our hat window- Marked your choice
Clerks and everybody
revision of the land laws to allow
Race 8— mile dash for Harney
See our ready to wear garments—ask to seeth^MM
this is said to be the purpose <f one now lu re, to allow their purchase county saddle horses that never who wants to enjoy a good hearty
laugh to send «50c for “Tips to as v«e keep only a few on display—and you will
of the first measures to lie presented I to be -hipped without interruption won first money, purse $50.
before the next Congress.
to Nebraska and dipped there, he
Fifth day Sept 30—Race 9-Ï Agents ” Worth $50 to any per to make your selcctio is right here.
£ ee our line of dry goods in general--> our ^urio.sp
lie believes l»y making a gradu granted an unconditional consent. mile dash, free for all, purse + 175. son who sells goods for a living,
Race 10—J mile dash, free for all | U not satisfactory your money judgment Will t II you that we know our butinubtniMM
ated classification of all the remain ; i'be reply received by the firm
Circular for stamp. The and mat we buy
:-cds right—You receive ft Doyw
ing public hinds in Hie United reads that they “May ship upon ponies not to weigh more than 850 back.
Dr. White electric Comb Co., Deca benefit.
«States th t will be but a matter of ' examination, by the firm agreeing lbs, boys to ride, purse $25.
a short time until thousands of ' to dip at their destination.”
Sixth day, Oct 1—Race 11 — I
actual hollies will develop, where it
This mi-ails that all sheep known
would be impossible under existing I to be fret- from scab when shipped
REVISED TABLE <) INFORMATION.
laud laws. In this state, represent from Oregon must be dipped once
ing every altitude and character of (in Nebraska) as a preventive
The follow ing tablo lias been compiled after careful and thorough investiga-
soil known ip a temperate zone, the measure Tlie buyers claim that
tion of a.) records and statistics obtainable cud gives actual resource f llarney
amount allowed a Lona fide home this partial rescinding of the order county, every item of which can be proven :
Number, Car , Wts. lbs.
builder would vary from 10 acres means a saving of from three to
Wool clip annually, Harney county.. .
in the low fertile regions to 1000 six pounds to the anima), besides a Sheep sltippe annually......................................
100,1)00 4.80 5,600,000
acres and eyen 2000 acres where great Having in the expense of dipp Cuttie shipped annually....................................
25,000 1000 25,000,000
4,000 1G0 3,300,000
the land is of a broken, scabby ing, as all the great feeding yards Horses and mules shipped annually..........
character, productive of nothing in Nebraska are equipped with
Merchandise -hipped direct to ranchers
but scant sagebrush and bunch elaborate «lipping plants, whereas
Stock Halt aivl sulphur
there is not a dipping plant in I Stage freight at 3 cents per pound....................
T'lie latter can lie utilized for Umatilla county at this time at
nothing but grazing purposes and any station where the sheep are to
Lumber sold annually, feet......................................
would require from 1000 to 2000 be loaded from the mountain pas- Fuel wood »old anniiail. cords...........................
Fence posts sold annually. ....
acres to a family to insure its main tur--.
EKS AND MAIL.
Purely agricultural lands
These plants are maintained at
would be ieduced to the ruiniintim the feeding yards and used as l’a«sengers by stage annually, 000 at +10.
of 40 acres instead of 1(10 acres as | much, if not more, for fighting ticks I’assengiTS by private conveyances, 1 ,X00
. . 10,000
at tlie present time.
as scab. Nowhere where sheep are
This it is hoped would lie instru i either raised or fed cun they be
mental in changing the ranges now dipped so thoroughly, quickly and
N umber of sheep summered in Harney county......................
contested for into homebuilding cheaply as in
Buffalo county, Number of cattle owned in Harnev county .......................
. . 150,000
Tons ot hay grow n annually in Harney, over .
sections and remove forever the pos Nebraska
fons of hay grown annually, in a radius of 30 mile of Burns
sibility of getting something for
AREA OF LAND IN nAHNEY COUNTY.
nothing in itself is demoralizing, Arlingtun Condon Road Finished Jan. I
ami is the basic cause of all range
I Surveved......... ........................................................................
H. C. LEVENS, Propt.
The Pacific Coast Construction I Unsurvayed..............
• >f ahove amount 550,324 acres are iu forest reserve and Carey selections.
Campany, of Portland, has-been Appropriatetl
awarded the contract for building Tillable, assessed .. .................................... ..................................................
Myrtle Creek Placers
the Condon Arlington branch of the |
John Clement took ids departure i () R it N., which ¡8 to tap the ! Susceptible to ii l igation under JJ. 8. Geological survey of Silver Creek
last Saturday for the Myrtle Creek great wheat and cattle country of ( « ™ s'Jl'etbms, approved
Road Companies Land............................................
placer mines with a hack load of Gilliam County.
supplies. He goes over to commen
1 he road to be constructed will j Susceptible to irrigation...........
.. 870,000 t
ce work on a large ditch, which be lb miles in length ami the work I . Tillable
I BOLOGNA SAUSAGE.
1 ——. T.. « bench
.. ... covered
J 1» by Malheur
\ r irrigat
.. I I. ..«. — on
J a line,
lr •— which
1-» «XX 1 a n.
would be drained and re-
when completed, will carry ample to be done by the contractors will
claim bv holding up water of Silvies River in reservoir........................ 35,000
Home Sugar Cured
Water facilities—Silvies River, Silver creek, McCoy creek, Blitzen River, and
wall r for the operation of the Myr be varied, as the contract provides
ten smaller streams.
tle creek placers during the entire for bridges, culverts, cuts and fills.
Altitude—4,100 feet—same as Salt Laki Valley.
Work on the road will be con.-
Annual precipitation— 12 in« lies.
'Phis mining property wan dis meliceli at once and the contract
,200 pounds of b irax mined and hauled by team from Denio, < >re-
years ago, but stipulati s that all of the bridge 4011, to Wmoi-mucca, Nevada, daily, being all that is developed to speak of.
........ _ . .
Crops—Wheat, oats, rye, barley, alfalfa, sugar beets, hops, potatoes ami all
water has been too scarce for its a ml track work .«hail be fi nielli «1 by U h J., of hardy fruits and vegetables.
operation to any great extent, hav December 31. The track will be
Beef sold by the quarter and
ing heretofore depended wholly on constructed in a modern manner j
cut up to suit the customer.
«vater that flowed in tho gulches and as substantially ns possible, i
during the melting of the snow. Owing to the lightlie-« of the soil I >
He has survey« da ditch, which and the heavy and sudden rains (
when constructed, will render it common Io that part of the country
possible for him to have at least a great deal of rock work will I e
15(1 inches at all times during the put iu along tlie low places where
year.—Blue Mt Eagle.
there might be danger of the Win
ter’s iloods cutting the track and
endangering the safety of tlie trains.
The .stomach I the Man.
The store to do vour trading
The store where vou can buy right
The store the ladies like to go to.
The store where you will find a conipij 3
line of up-to-date goods.
The store where evervone is treated aliL
How Prices Melt as the Days Orow
Shoes that wear well are riot foun|Hb,
every where—ours have«stood thetes^^JJ
and our stock is so ct Liplete that
can fit you and please you in even
A Full line of Staple and Fancy firocerieJH
BUY for CASH-AVE UNDERSELL THEM A1
CITY MEAT MARKET
and Salt Meat
Aways on hand
Home Made Lard
A weak stomaoh weakens tin1 man,
You should call and get prices at
because it cannot transform the Miller mid Ihompson’s—closing
food he eats into nourishment. I out prices that cannot be equaled | »
Health and strength cannot he «e- I elsew here.
stored to any sick man or weak
woman without first restoring health
md strength to the stomach. A
weak stomach cannot «ligest enough
f,ml to f<«4 the tissuis and revive
th«' tire«! and run down limbs and
oigansof the bo.lv
pepsia t tire digests what von eat
MrCORMICK MOWER and The Harney Saw Mill
and Shingle Mill.
h y are Vight and so is the Price
All kinds of dry Lurch, i —Rou_ih and Surfaced—always on
hand. Rustic, Flooring, Moulding, Stair Railing, Window
8 tool, etc. Also first class Sawed Shingles.
Is Purchasing Shetp.
W. W Hinton returned Sunday
from a trip to the lire country.
where he went in company «Ith II
I. Lnderroti, of the Malheur Land
A i.ivi stork Co.. I i purefiA-e sheep
While there be purchn«e«l 11*00 head
of in v J v I'.irlings of Kerins Bros .
and ' ‘O h.'iiil of yearlings and two
year-olds of Owen Keen ns
paving + 1.50 for yearling wethers.
♦ 1 65 for yearling ewes and $2 00
Mr. Hinton left
Monday for th«' Mt Vernon country
to interview sheepmen. He says
he has the promise of an ample
num loo to fill his contract of 10,000
head —Blur Mt Eagle
We will sell you anything in the
line <>f farming ma.hirvrv at prices
and terms that defy competition.
“ ‘How long, boy», will you be Please call and get prices and term’
liter .<■ Cummins
working down there.”’he said.
’ Iflnil l h-.If rtL- Rhi-k-nnwirt?
me Heine for 1
It rnred m\ on after he hn<l ep nt
1100 with doctors It i« all the med
icine I take”—MRS. < AKOUNE
MARTIN. I’arker*bur». W. Va.
If your liver dorw not act reg
ularly go to your drnffffirt and
fievure a |«ackage of Tlii'tlfortl’^
lllark 1 draught and take a done
tonight. Thia great family
ineiiivine frees the con^tipatotl
buwela. stira up the torpid liver
and cause« a neaitliy secretion
Thedford's Black - Draught
will cleanse the bowel« of lm-
puritiea and atrengthen the kid
ney». z\ torpid liver invites
colds, biliousness, chills and
fover an<l all manner of sick-
n«*ss an«I contagion. Weak kid
neys result in Bright s disease
winch claims as manv
a. «sais. n.pti.m, A
iiai-kagr of niiNlf«^*
«ranghi •«h«add al« :c
in tlie h«
“I n, .1 TN a - ’
liraught •r liver i
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