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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 1, 1904)
[W LAWS ARE NOW READY er-master shall be appointed, to TO START
tide for 1’ladag Water and Arid Land
New Department—An Engineer and
Commission to Oovern
pared at the direction of the
ae..n irrigation Commission and
be submitted to the legislature
f adoption at its next regular
ision a new code of laws govern-
the taking of water from moun
tain streams of this state and the
distribution over arid or semi-arid
lÁnds, has been formulateti. Hon.
Morris Bein, of the United States
Reclamation Service, has been in
strumental in the formulation of
this code, which is known to have
the thorough indorsement of those
* the head of the National irriga
tion movement. It was compiled
at Pendleton, but the first proof
sheets to be issued are now in Port-
■ Assisting Mr. Bein in preparing
the code were Hon. T. G. Hailey,
president or the Oregon State Com
mission, and Hon. J, T. Whistler,
engineer in charge of the reclama
tion work in Oregon. This irriga
tion code was compiled not only
With a view to remedying the defects
in Oregon laws, but is easily appli
cable to all the arid and semi-arid
states of the west.
■The new irrigation code takes the
control of irrigation, waters, lands
•txi construction out of the hands
of individuals, the county district
rjMnd state authorities in which it is
Know vested, and puts it in the
hands of a state engineer, who is
appointed by the Governor and
KBbnfirmed by the Senate, and a
State Water Commission, the mem-
bers of which are electod by popu-
^'Jar vote. The provision is made
Kwr dividing the state into what
»hall be known as water divisions,
anti a Water Commissioner, to ser
ve four years, shall be elected by
Kne votes of each division.
I The Water Commission shall be
Plio supreme tribunal in all matters
ertaining to irrigation except
here a question of law or equity
|l involved, when the case can be
ppealed to the courts of the state,
ho State Engineer shall be presi
dent of the State Water Commission.
| The state Engineer shall serve
¡¿for a term of six years, at a salary
f $3000 per year, all necessary ex-
¡ense, $1800 for an assistant, and
000 per year for incidentals,
taking $0800 in all for this office,
e will have an office in the State
apito! at Salem, and must keep
1 the records of the irrigation
latter in the state. His work
ill be manifold, and he must de-
ote his entire time to it As soon
b he is appointed he must make a
Good For Children.
'sonal survey of all streams,
beds, steel couches, etc.—Burns
itches and sources of water supply
The pleasant to take and harm Furniture Co
ti the state, taking data as to the
One Minute Cough Cure gives
lount, etc. He will then make a
fecord of Ihe appropriated and un instant relief in all cases of Cough,
appropriated waters within the Croupe and LaGrippe because it
doeB not pass immediately into the
As soon as this has been done, stomach, but takes effect right at
l is to furnish the Attorney-Gen the seal of the trouble. It draws
ii) with a list of all the nnappro out the infiamation, heals and
tinted water, and the Attorney- soothes and cures permanently by
■neral is instructed to commence enabling the lungs to contribute
It at once to quiet the title to Atiis pure life-giving and life-sustaining
appropriated water ami vest it in
re ■ w
B slate This removes the rights Sold by Burns Druggists.
in the various counties A
A Neat Capture.
hi Jul" of fees to •>“ charged by
b state engineer for his service is
W. E Jordan, of Burns, ami ■
^bo provided, wilh a vow to mak-
Berry Givens of Hot Springs, Idaho J
¡ng the office seif-sustaining
■No irrigation scheme can be un- were arrested here Saturday even
Hbtaken without lir-t eonaalting ing by Marshal Hannon on the
the state engineer, stating facts charge of horse stealing Jordan is
f»<l amount, of water required one of the men who broke jail at
Burns several years ago on a simi
charge and escaped. Givens is
j|ate and if worthy he will issue a j
one of the l<est riders
Knit to th. own tr f >r the construe |
»n of the «am- All right, title
M equity to miv WWteT within the
late shall come from the state en- the Idaho state fair two years ag ■
The boys had 26 head of horses
li.eer and water commission The
Come in- take a look at a
in their possession and ¡1 different
lere fill < g of appropriation, as is
beautiful display of
ow legal, is done away with T<> brands.
Givens has confessed. The com
josecute these cases the amount of
counter you will
plaint was sworn out by John T.
also find catalo« illus
5000 is appropriated on the adop-
Shea of Jordan Valley and the hor
iion of the code.
Prevision for the dividing of the ton Herald.
|ta'• in o water division is made,
but the number of divisions is not
Free! Free!—HamLome China
ecified, but is left to the legisla ware absolutely free We are still
giving tickets on Chinaware for cash
If you want th«
Each divison shall have a water purchases ooly. We now have, very be at value«
c rmtuisoner, who •■hall serve al the a large supply on hand. Take al for your money
rate of »10 per day actually devoted peep in our windows.—Lunaburg
to the business, but not to exceed
100 days of any year. Water com-
See the handsome toilet set that
H: M. HORTON,
miasoners will be elected to serve
City Drug Store
Each water division is divided away. A coupon with eyery cash
into water districts, of which a wat- purchase.
Five Days—-Five Races a Day §
Bronco Bustin' Tournament, Purse
Ring Spearing Tournament, purse
Tropical ’’.nd Domestic
Fruits when in Season.
$1,500 _ given away for sio.k and
exhibits at Baker City, Oregon, from October i i to
For further particulars address
S. O. CORREl L, Secy.
Peed a Specialty.
| He is Pn pared to fill orders
| for Anything in his Line.
All kinds of Fresh Vegetables in Season,
GIVE HIM A CALL.
Yearlings and Two*year>olds in quantities to suit.
77?« hulls can be seen at the “P” Ranch, and
persons desiring to purchase should inquire
there of F. 11. lioicell, Assistant to the Gen
eral Manager, who will furnish informa
tion as t prices and will sell the same
I M. L. LEW IS
FRENCH-GLENN LIVE STOCK CO.
General Storage, Forwarding
... Represents the....
ji Home Insurance Co., of New York,
WILSON & ASHTON,
SUCCESSORS TO TUPKER <1 WILSOiM.
Dealers in Blacksmith Ceal, Flour, Cement, Lime, Plaster, Hulpher,
Wool aud grain sacks and Twin«, Grain and Feed. Highest price
paid for Hides aud Pelts
Stoek Yards uiith ah the Uatest and Best
Facilities for Handling Stock.
Mark Goods (’are of “8. W. Co.”
T. G. CONDON. iDanager.
Harney County Hospital
THE CARTER HOUSE.
Bat ns, Oregon.
Corner South of Lunaburg & Dalton’s.
Special Attention to Wool Grading and Bal
ing for Eastern Shipments.
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Firoproof building 100x600 feet, 150 feet two stories in height.
Liverpool, London & Globe,
Fire Assurance Co., Philadelphia.
OFFICE WITH BIOOS & BIOUS.
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 or medical
caseson reasonable terms.
R^tes $2.00 and $2 50 per day.
All Outside Rooms— Near Depot
Pleasant Quarters provided for
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.
EXPERIENCED NURSES IN ATTENDANCE
LIVERY BARN IN CONNECTION.
(’has. E. McPheeters, Propt.
THE HOTEL BURNS BAR. BURNS MILLING CO.
HORTON A. SAYER, Propts.
! : Rough
and Dressed Lumber,
5flM BRILEY, proprietor,
fine Wines, Liq'ors and Cigars
CLUB ROOM? IN CONNECTION
Rustic, Flooring, Mould.ng,
EVERYTHING Fl ^T CLASS
Courteous and oblitjipt} flixolotji>b.
Nearest Sawmill to Burns. Good ^oad.
Lumber Yard in Burns.
The While Front Livery Stable
LEWIS & McGEE, Propts.
New and Elegant Livery Turnouts Complete.
Horse« boarded by the day. week or
month. Special care given all stock
Special accommodations for Commercial Men
Cor. First and B Sts., Bums. Oregon.
Two large new show cases and they
are loaded down with new goods.
We have a new and f esh H i
TOILET ARTICLES i
Buy none but the best «Urk
which is aiwaiH the ceeape«t
OREGON NURSERY CO
Call and Inspect them.
THE WELCOME PHARMACY
Growers of Reliabl Nu'sery Stick
HOPKINS <fc GARRETT,
We guarantee all nursery «■!•>• k true to lals-l ami in good
order when delivered, else w. will refund money or re
place free of cost.
Manufacturers and dealers in
SADDLES and HARNESS.
Nnraeries nt Salem, Oregon. Los Angle« California, North
Yakima. W ehingtoti Stor k for this «ection brought from
Bridles, Spurs, Whips, Robes: Rope.«, Etc.
CEO. MICKEY, Agent.
HUSTON’S IS THE PLAC
serve at $4 per day payable by the
county in which hoserves. He will
have charge of ditches, headgales, CONTRACTS FOR CONSTRUCTION WILL
SOON BE SET.
All United States Government I
undertakings are given precedence
over all others, no matter of what Opta River Association Makes Final Ar
rangements for Actual Work--State
kind or description.
Funds Soon Available.
The unit of measure prescribed by
the new code is one cubic foot of
According to the Oregonian a
water per second to every 70 acres
was recently’ held at Port
of land u ider irrigation.
The exclusive use of an irrigation land in the office of J. N. Teal be
ditch is prohibited, and every one tween- State Treasurer Moore and
has the right to compel an irriga Secretary of State F. I. Dunbar,
tion company to furnish him with represnting the State Portage Road
water at bo much for storage and Commission, and Mr. Teal, the le
gal representative, and Mr. Hawks,
The right to tax the land in the the engineer of the Open River As
water divisions for the maintenance sociation, and at this meeting the
of these officers and enforcement of final arrangement« concerning the
the law is also made poramount to right of way for the Portage Road
all other claims except legal taxa- were practically’ settled.
The right of way through the re
The sum of $40,000 is appropriat stricted districts at the ends of the
ed to prosecute his work at once, proposed line have been secured by
and shall be paid back to the state agreement witli the O. R. A N., and
wilh the exception of one strip, all
by special taxation.
the right of way through the re
The text of the code will soon be
printed and each member of the maining portion of the district has
Legislature will be furnished with a been acquired. The one exception
copy before the next meeting of the is practically settled, however, and
the agreement will be signed as soon
as the person owning the land can
conveniently come to Portland to
sign the papers.
If you ever took DeWitt’s Little
At the conclusion < f the meeting.
Early Risers for billiousness or con Mr. Teal announced that the engi
stipation you know what pill plea neers would be sent to The Dalles
sure is These famous little pills immediately, where they would be
cleanse the liver and rid the system gin at once to survey the route pro
of all bile without prcducing un posed and secured for the Portage
pleasant effects. They do not gripe, Road The line will be staked out
sicken or weaken, but pleasant give as soon as possible m order that the
tone and slrenght to the tissues and contractors wishing to bid on the
organs of the stomach, liver and construction work can have the
bowels. Sold by Burns Druggists. grades and figures from ’ which to
calculate the cost of the work.
Ship 100 cars of Sheep Soon.
As soon a the surveyors have
completed their work the bids will
A hundred cars of Spring Oregon be advertised for and construction
lambs will soon be on their way to will be commenced as soon as the
Omaha oyer the O. R. & N via the contracts can be let.
D. <fc R G. The shipments are
made from Elgin and Meacham, in
One of Many
the Blue Mountains, and are ship
ped by Sylvester Bros., of Monta
H A Tisdale, of Summerton, S C,
Vista, Colo. As each car will hold suffered for 2() years with the piles.
about 275 lambs it will be seen that Speoialietswere empi. . ■] and many
the shipment is a large one. Cars remedies used but . .■ i and perma
are now loading at the shipping nent good was fun .4 only tn the use
points for the trip East, as the of DeWitt’s Witch Hazel Salve,
lambs come down from the moun This is only on of many, many
tains off the summer range.
cures that have been effected by this
More sheep and lambs will follow wonderful remedy. In buying Witch
in the regular Fall movement of Hazel Salve it is only necessary to
mutton to the packing houses of th see that you get the genuine De
Middle West, and shipments will Witt’s made by E C DeWitt A Co.,
be kept up until Christmas. The in Chicago, and n cure is certain.
trip will be made by easy stages to DeWitt’s Witch Hazel Salve cures
keep the animals plump .and in all kinds of piles, curs, burns, ec
good condition for butchering upon zema, bruises, tetter, ringworm,
their arrival. The trains carrying skin diseases, etc .Sold by Burns
the lambs are sidetracked at con di uggists.
venient points en route, and the
lambs taken out and grazed over
Our stock of iron beds is now
the adjacent fields for a couple of
and at very rcsonable
prices. Call and see our folding
F ab ««,
If your stock are ailing in any way come and get
Security Stock Rrniedn « -I-«*,n"' A
j».. *«-. * may b- aligned to. h. 'V ’
<wful —Baker City Ikrfc»