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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 3, 1904)
toraeyt to Take
io be Elxef
s from Colum-
ling to intro-
ith the offices
ead the offices
ys. This, he
reat saving to
in many other ways than is the
nt system, says the Telegram,
cording to the plans of Mr.
jer, the County Attorney will
vid a salary to be fixed by the
ty officials, and the authority
ch will be limited to the coun-
which he is elected. There
it present nine District Attor-
, who are paid by the state,
they are paid salaries the
□nt of which depends on the
of the district in which they
s. The salary for this district
ore than for any other, but a
a number of the attorneys get
it $3000 a year. The work
1 not, as a rule, take very much
leir time, and the pay is gener-
considered more than suffi-
here will be nothing in the-law
is passed that will interfere
j the present District Attorneys,
it will not be effective till after
close of their terms. All the
trict Attorneys in the state at
present time will hold office till
r years from the last June
I There is nothing in the present
ai of the law to provide for any
ter change io judicial districts,
1 District Judges to be elected as
merly. The bill will probably
ist with some opposition on the
rt of those who have ambitions to
come District Attorneys at some
Another bill that Mr. Mavger is
aiming to introduce is one provid-
g for the agreement of jures in
vil cases. It is the intention of
tie bill to provide for a verdict
hen nine of the 12 jurymen agree,
ccording to the present law, one
iryman can bold up a decision if
mt of e can continue m stand against
he other members. This is deem-
d unfair in civil suits, and if the
tropoeed law goes into effect it will
equire four joury men to hang the
nry. There is often much com
plaint made with the pieseutjury
ijretaM, gad Borne believe that the
method should be discontinued,
tent Judges be al-
in that capacity.
rn manufacturers re
displays at the
at St. Louis want
wis and Clark Cen-
kbey cannot obtain as
they wish to have
__________ nufactures Building
erected by the Exposition Company
crowded, they have
Chief of the Exhibits
Department for ground space for an
exclusive manufacturing building,
in which Eastern working exhibits,
embracing pen making, hat making,
weaving, ehtx -manufacturing and
various other forms of manu
facturing ean be carried on. The
E ground space will lie provided
in the event the association decides
to erect | building The manu-
lurera will utilize Hie products
while on exhibit on the
by returning them to the
uses for sale. A repre-
of the Exposition has
Chicago to consult with
the leading manufacturing
regard to the matter.
TRUCK OIL IN CROOK.
The Loveland well-drilling crew
which has been at work for the past
several weeks drilling for water on
Barnett’s farm has found what is
considered unmistakable petroleum
signs at a depth of 200 feet. It is
said that after passing through a
stratum of shale the latter appeared
to be a capping for a lake of petrol
eum, some of which burned freely
when brought to the surface. All
signs point in a more or less degree
io the existence of oil, says our
informant. The Review siucerely
hopes the news has a strong found
ation. The absolute certainty of
the existence of petroleum in any
quantity would boom Crook county
to the skies.
HUSTON ’S IS THE PLACE
LEAGUE OF PORTLAND
D on C ibios Bovi»
H ouston N apton .
Sheriff» Will be Required to Take Address
of Every Taxpaver-*New Office»
To be Created.
Napton & Boyd
Tropical and Domestic
Fruits when in Season.
Mines and Mining.
The tax pavers' League of Port
Provisions and Feed a Specialty.
land, has proposed the following
law to be presented to the coming
session of the legislature:
P ayette , I daho .
O ntario , O regon .
A tax on gross earnings of ex
Ontario office: New Wilson Brick.
press, telegraph and sleeping car
companies, or on the real value of
All kinds of Frwoh Vegetables in Season,
their property and franchises
Creation of the office of state ex
PORTAGE ROAD CONTRACT PENDING. aminer of accounts.
Increase of terms of court in
When the attorneys and engi Multnomah county from five to 10.
neers for the Open River Associa
Yearlings and Two-year-olds in quantities to suit
tion have agreed fully upon the licenses from $3 to $5.
specifications of the contract now in
The bulls can be seen, at the “P” Ranch, and
course of preperation and it has al take the address of each taxpayer
persons desiring to purchase should inquire
so received the stamp of approval when he collects taxes.
there of F. H. Howell, Assistant to the Gen
Amendment of Portland charter
as to its legality from Attorney-Gen
eral Manager, who will furnish informa
eral Crawford, the Portage Comm so as to lessen ccst ot advertising
tion as t prices and, will sell the same-
ission will authorize the immediate special assessments and so as to
FRENCH-GLENN LIVE STOCK CO.
construction of the railroad by provide a district plan of street
which the products of the Inland
Empire are expected to be trans of streets may be improved at one
... Represents the....
ported around Celilo Rapids in time, Bays a Portland paper.
their transportation to market via
Home Insurance Co., of New York,
length to argue for increased taxa
the Columbia River.
Liverpool, London & Globe,
To enable shipping of tlieir im- tion of express, telegraph and
mense cereal crops at low cost, the sleeping car companies.
Fire Assurance Co., Philadelphia.
“Through the development of
great saving in freight rates being
BIGGS & BIOGS.
the incentive, the people of the business,’’ says the report, ‘ there
Corner South of Lunabuig & Dalton’s.
country tributary to the Columbia has been created of late years types
River organized the Open River of business and creation of values
Association to hasten completion of that are not reached under the pre 'll
the Portland Railroad, for which sent system of assessment and tax
the General Assembly made pro ation and yet represent millions of
& COMMISSION MERCHANTS
visions by its appropriation. This capital.
While doing business justifying
Fireproof building 100x600 feet, 150 feet two stories in height.
association, acting for the people to
SUCCESSORS TO TUPKER & WI LSON.
be most benefited, now purposes to
Special Attention to Wool Grading and Bal
stand back of a contract to build dollars, an express company, for
ing for Eastern Shipments.
and equip the road for the sum cf example, might have but a few
Dealers in Blacksmith Ceal, Flour, Cement, Lime, Plaster, Sulpher,
the appropriation, $165,000 al horses, wagons and some office fur
Wool and grain sacks and Twine, Grain and Feed. Highest price
though engineers agree that the
paid for Hides and Pelts
amount is insufficient.
Stock Yards uuith al the Latest and Best
Rather than take any chances on more than par. In this state
Faeiities for Hand ing Stock
failure to have the improvment shares of stock in corporations,
ALL WORK CJU AR*
completed and in successful opera other than banks, are not assessed,
tion, the farmers are willing to have but the tangible property is assess
T. C. CONDON, manager.
a contractor agree to construct the ed direct to the corporation. Tele
road and make up an deficit that graph companies are assessed on
may exist, in addition to the ex- their wire mileage, the number of
penditures of the amount fixed by their poles, instruments, etc On
its face the absurdity of this method
is apparent and its inequality
All the interested parties are
agreed upon this method of bring
The duty of the stato examiner
Having n wly furnished several comfortable rooms
ing about completion of the work,
of accounts would be to establish a
obstacles that before exift to enter
for the occupance of private patients, I desire to an
uniform system of accounts for all
ing into suoh a contract have been
that I am ready to receive surgical or merlica
removed by the agreement between counties; to examine into the ac
counts of all officials and into state
the Portage Commission and the O.
Rites $2.00 and $2 50 per day.
institutions; to ascertain the stand
R & N. officials as to right of way
ing of all bondsmen of state and
Pleasant Quarters provided for
and deeds for the property at issue
county officials, and to verify the
have passed from the railroad to
This modern new hotel was only recently opened to the
character and amount of all assets
and securities held by public of
public. Harney County people will be always welcome
EXPERIENCED NURSES IN ATTENDANCE
. It is understood that the contract
ficers for public account
courteously cared for. A first-class bar in connection. I
for the construction will be award
(lias. E. McPhoeters, Propt.
ed to the contracting firm, the sup
LIVERY BARN IN CONNECTION.
Adam George, Lawen, Oregon is
port of the Open River Association
being behind the contractor, the or preparing to winter 600 head of
ganization thereby being in a posi stock—cattle or horses—cheap as
tion to aid and assist in the work to the cheapest.
insure the contractor againBt loss’
and to prevent failure of the plane
Alfalfa at Geer A Cummins.
for which so much earnest effort
has been put forward by its mem
HORTON A. SAYER, Propts.
bership individually and collective
SftM BAILEY, proprietor,
ly, This waB deemed a more busi
nesslike [way to handle the proposi
fine Wipes, Liq 'ors and Cigars
tion than for the association as au
organization to undertake perform
P^ppts for Mainland Club V/b rkq
ing the labor involved, but the con
dition thus created will be almost
CLUB ROOrMS IN C JNNICTION
EVERYTHING Fl-ST CLASS.
the same thing, with the advantage
Courteous aod obli<jin4 Mixolo<ji>t5.
Nearest Sawm il to Burns. Good Road.
of having the details under control
of persons thoroughly practical in
He is Prepared to fill orders
for Anything in his Line.
GIVE HIM A CALL.
M. L. LEWIS
General Storage, Forwarding
WILSON & ASHTON
Harney County Hospital
THE CARTER HOUSE.
All Outside Rooms— Near Depot
I THE HOTEL BURNS BAR. i URNS MILLING CO.
i Rough and Dressed Lumber,
Rustic, Flooring, Moulding,
Lumber Yard in Burns.
WANTED— Agents, Hustlers,
Salesmen, Clerks and everybody
who wants to enjoy a good hearty
laugh to send 50c for ‘‘Tips to
Agents.” Worth $50 to any per
son who sells goods for a living.
If not satisfactory your money
back. Circular for stamp. The
Dr. While electric Comb Co , Deca
George Sizemore, a prominent
attorney of Burns, registered at the
Carter House yesterday.—Ontario
Paul was in the city from
Mothers Be Careful.
ta Saturday. He reports
>ra*>le excitement in that sec- I of the health of your children.
rer the oil signs.being found Look out for Cough. Co'ds, Croup
farm of D H. Barnett, save ami Whooping Cough Stop them
iu time—One minute Cough Cure
«o’ln« that, as usual, the dis- is the beet remedy.
wm quite accidental
' ut made by a company boring
il. i ut on the contrary was the
The Windsor, under the manage-1
It of a patient hunt on the part
of C. B. Smith A Co , is one
.eral farmers for something of
most popular resorts in the
leasurably move value than oil
the Haystackers—water But interim. Finest of liquors and
discovery was the signal for a cigars, billiards and card .abler
and expert mixologists.
> 'nstration, just the same.
LEWIS & McGEE, Propts.
Come in- take a look at a
beautiful display of
Will soon be li< re blit
we are prepared to
meet him now with all
New and Elegant Livery Turnouts Complete. Fresh Teams
Horses boarded by the day, week or
month. Special care given all stock
Special accommodations for Commercial Men
Cor. First and B Sts., Burns. Oregon.
On the counter you will
also find catalog illus
H M. HORTON
City Drug Store
All the latest styles end improved photograph}
u«e to be bail Profile Panels, Artist’s Proof and
Post elain piocess Photos finished in up-to-date
biyie upon application. All sizes from the smallest
locket picture up to an 8 x 10 finished in Aristo
Platino or on any of the American papers.
O. W»ry oppesIl-Ft st NsGoea! Bank.
THE WELCOME PHARMACY
THE UP-TO-DATE PHOTOtiKAPItEil.
If you want the
very beat value*
for your money
HOPKINS <fc GARRETT.
Manufacturer* and dealer* in
SADDLES and HARNESS.
Bridie;«, Spurs, Whips, Robes: Rope*. Etc.
If your stock are ailiw* in am way come and get some
Security Stock Remedies: (rail cure, liniments, blisters,
etc. Also poultry food.
Address, Burn», Oregon.