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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 10, 1904)
BURNS. HARNEY COUNTY. OREGON, DECEMBER io, 1904.
E. li. Test, who is connected with
THE BIQ FAIR resources or capable of furnishing SUMPTER VALLEY BLOCKED enterprise has been delaved this
First National Bank at Ontario
JOHN D. DALY. P hks
N. U. CARPENTER, C ashier ,
as many homes with exceptional
in the city Monday. Mr. Test
FRANK R.COFFIN, V ick P hks
A. C. WELCOME, Assr. C ashikh
opportunities in the way of increas
EXTENSION INTO THIS SECTION IS bonds; but those who know say has been a very potent factor in af
AT THE LEWIS AND ing their wealth.
that such is not the case; as he re fairs in Malheur county being very
AT PRESENT TIED VP.
It is now up to the people to reap
fused a cash offtr of 92j cents for prominent in business circles and
untold benefit from this opportunity
OF BURNS, OREGON.
entire issue. They very natur al the same time very active in
of getting before the world in a
Corporations, Firms and Individuals Solicited.
manner that will be sure to attract
Take« by Oar Caaaty
Its Importance and Territory In the
homeseekers and capital to our
WE WANT YOUR BUSINESS.
Mart ‘jfnr1 ‘-t S1.000--Will
Interest al Future Buslaess.
ey he needs, were he operating the office of county clerk for three
county and increase our population
Qiv« Man aa Condition.
:—John D. Daly, Frank R. Coffin, N. U. Carpenter, R. J.
merely on his account he would
E. H. Harriman has blocked the never have turned down such a pro- , trip into the John Day valley and
Williams, J. W. Qearv, C. Cummins, H. M. Horton, C. A. Haines,
The Times-Herald feels that to
Congressman Hermann once said
Jones, Thomas Davis.
announced purpose of the Sumpter position.—Baker City Herald
he has nothing but words of praise
Ml *• ver al years ago that the only pro accomplish this purpose it will be
cT/a/tf and County Warranto AouyAt at iAo m arAratyrico.
for the country and the people he
Valley Railroad to build into Prai
ducts of "Harney county was “Hay, necessary to do more than merely
Thia bank is insured and will be reimbursed for any loss by burglary
Hon. Chas. Parrish, of Burns Or met while here. He left for bis
bell and petitions.’’ These items display our farm products. Fair rie City and is known that it will
or hold up day or night.
sontinue to be enumerated among visitors, as a rule, will not stop to now be impossible for that road to
J our products but we have added to make particular inquiry of any extend its lines until Mr. Harriman has gathered in Southeastern Ore
gon, that form a very valuable cabi-'
'. them everything in the line of live- section that merely has such an is ready and willing for it to move.
Heavy underware at greatly re
1 I- stock and farm produce that timi- exhibit without some special attrac The object in preventing the exten net not alone because many of the duced prices—Miller & Thompson.
E. H. T est , Cashier
M. A lexander . I’ kksidknt .
Ur climates and even more fortu tive features, unless it be an excep
C. E. K enyon , Asst. Cashier
W m . J ones . V ice -P uesident .
nately tocatedjsections of the west tional large display. Therefore it
Up-to-date iub printing at reason
behoves us to bestir ourselves and to keep its territory and importance gon history. Judge Parrish takes
U have to their credit.
great delight in everything that
Through the action of our county secure something unique and inter
tends to throw light upon pioneer
court at a special meeting held last esting with which to help bring at
Sewing Machines at factory price
that might at some time make trou life and early settlement of this
Pl| Tuesday, Harney county took the
with freight udded. The White,
PHli, preliminary steps to show Congress state. This attraction we have and
The method adopted by Harri efforts much that might have re Blue Diamond and the Vassar, all
man Hermann and all other the means to place it on exhibition
man officials in dealing with the mained lost lias been preserved.
We Solicit Yo«r Banking Business.
Missourians that we have grown. with the Harney county display is
Sumpter was simple and effective. He has in his collection a hatchet, Burns Furniture Company store.
That Harney county is the most
STOCKHOLDERS:—M. Alexander, Win. Jones, E. H. Test,
There was not the least encourage that it is believed belonged to John
1 C. E. Kenyon, II. Alexander, Estate of Abner Robbins, William
Pl) promising section of Oregon; that up properly and with the idea of ment offered from Harriman.it was
Alfalfa at Geer & Cummins.
Day, the man, after whose name,
Miller, Frank R. Coffin, Thos. Turnbull.
we can and do raise all the things making it a complete success.
On the waters and in the vicinity
<-*•*>■ <*•<_> y-oeoo oe
o«o ono«*, •
credited by Mr. Hermann and then
of our big lakes we have every var Sumpter Valley would extend, tap on the Middle Fork of the John
ping rich country and rendering Day and is in perfect state of pre
The court has set-aside $1000 iety of fowl that frequents the north settlement possible and mining dis
Rev A. J. Irwin will preach at
servation, although it is nearly 100
from the genoral fund for the pur western states. On our plains and tricts productive. Grading was
Harney the 2nd Sunday of each
years old, On the blade, stamped,
RE, a pose of collecting and maintaining mountains we have other game
HOWARD SEBREE. PRESIDENT
W. R. SEBREE, VICE-PRESIDENT
month at 11 a. m. and 7;30p. in.
«I Mi, an exhibit of our resources at the birds and animals of every descrip done and steel rails ordered, Then are initials J. D. From all the cir
R. A. cowden , cashier
came the trouble.
cumstances of its finding and its
Lewis and Clark fair next year. tion. We have in all 250 yarleties
The Harriman roads, over which style and pattern it seems to point p. m.
This fond has been placed at the
the steel for the Sumpter Vi alley to the one conclusion, that it be
disposal of Hon. T. S. Geer and is
Sunday school at Harney the V
Suppose it could be shown as prac track must come, refused to make longed to that early forerunner of
Sunday of each month at 10
tically certain that a full display special rates for the material, and civilization who came down through
a m. On the second, third
Sumpter Valley faced the necessity the John Day valley nearly 100
of the farm, fruit, garden, dairy, of all these birds and animals could of paying full freight charges, en
Sunday of each month V
years ago.—Prairie City Miner.
woods, wool, livestock, mines, etc. be made and pay a handsome divi ough to cripple financially, a much
at 3 o’clock p m. Preaching ser V
A General Banking Business Transacted
All this is right and the court has dend to the promoters or stockhold larger corporation. Thus the mat
A WONDERFUL INVENTION vice < very second Sunday at 8 p tn.
started in the right way. Every
ter now stands.
citizen of Harney county should Wouldn’t it be a good invesment?
The Herald in conversation with
It ¡ b interesting to note that for-: At the Presbyterian church
If even it did not pay as a business
J. E. Barton, general manager of tunes are frequently made by the Burns, Rev. A.,J. Irwin pastor.
something to- proposition wouldn’t it be advisable the Sumpter Valley was informed
invention of articles of minor im Devine services the third and fourth
to make such a display just the
b thesJ ward furthering the project and
that the above facts are substanti portance. Many of the more pop Sundays of each month at 11 a. m.
I» 4ift.it« make the exhibition a credit and same?
ally correct but as to the conclusion ular devices are those designed to and 7:30 p. m. Sabbath school at
Through correspondence with
drawn from these facts he was un benefit people and meet popular 10 a. m. every Sabbath morning.
ever is not sufficient. We can com- taxidermists and men who have able to say anything. He said conditions, and one of the most in
had experience in the business of
Preaching services at the Baptist
;XC5 ? pare very favorably with any sec
further that the plane of his road teresting of these thathas ever been
every 1st and 2nd Sundays,
tion of the state considering our
were to have laid more track on invented is thd Dr. White Electric
Issues all forms of sound life insurance at ths lowest rates. Our policies
morning and evening Sunday
guarantee after three payment» are made
Our isolation from have learned that it is a paying the extentinn during September
Comb, patented Jan. 1, ’99 These school every Sunday at 11a.m.
I. Automatic extended insurance for the face of the contract.
transportation facilities, the new business and that such collections and October last but thej’ had to
II. A paid up policy.
wonderful Combs positively cure prayer meeting every Thursday
III. Loan or cash surrender value.
ness of the country, altitude, scar are without exception sold for much cancel the orders for rails on ac
Unexcelled aa a dividend puyer.
city of rainfall and irrigation have more than the cost of collection and count of prohibitive freight rates of nervous headaches, and when used evening.
INVESTIGATE HE FORE 1'0 H’ f.VHl’RE.
all beer, something to contend with.
the Harriman system. As it now with Dr. White’s Electric Hair
Sherman i Harmon,
R. H. Benedict,
It is only of very recent years Louis fair was completely ex stands the extension of the Sump Brush are positively guaranteed
THE NEW YORK WORLD
That people of this section have
H. A. Dillard, Agent.
ter Valley is probably up in the air to make straight hair curly in 25
turned their attention to diversified was closed.
The tickets are now made up
days time. Thousands of these
The Times-Herald has yet to find
farming/ fruit raising, etc., there
Referring to the above dispatch electric combs have been sold in and the most interesting Presi
fore our supply is necessarily short. the individual who will say Har the Portland Telegram says:
the varions cities of the Union, and dential campaign the United
Again, ws hava begun too late in ney County’s exhibit would be
“News from New York that Har- the demand is constantly increas States has ever known since i860
the season to secure an exhibit of complete without such a collection aiman has impeded and perhaps ing.
Our agents are rapidly be has begun. And it is the most
alt our resources, especially in the and every man approached upon effectually prevented the extension coming rich selling these combs.
produce line. Much of this we will the subjest is willing to enter into of the'Sumpter Valley railroad, They positively sell on sight. Semi
Which will it be, Parker and
be unable to secure until next sea- a stock company or some such or by holding high tariff on material for sample. Men’s size 35c, ladies’
aoa, consequently our exhibit will ganization and subscribe from $10. necessary for lengtbning the road, 50c — (half price while we are in- Davis or Roosevelt and Fair
Afford. Ill«, people of East soil Central Oregon all the opportunity of a
bf^hs. small to start with and to $25. toward securing Buch a dis caused discussion, conjecture and trocucing them.) The Dr. White banks? Nobody knows yet, but
first class modern Busineaa College. It is a home institution covering
devoid of any particular attractive play—not with an idea of reaping disappointment in Portland.
The Dr. While Electric Comb Co., i
every course involved in llneineHa College work
Ila rales are the same
hh cliargeil elaewhere ami the metboda are tbo aame. Htu lenta admitted
tell you promptly, fully and truth
iMtMIW- 'Ve are all proud of our any personal benefit from it or the
“Railroad men say the real inten Decatur, Ill.
I that II •
nt nny time. Instruction at the College or by mail. During the Hummer
ooooty and realize the importance return of one cent of the amount tion of the Harriman interests is to
fully every movement of a hot and
months tlm College will conduct a
of advertising our resources. We
force the Sumpter Valley to sell
Studebaker Wagons, ¿Hacks
boast of our greatness; the biggest I ly assured that the money would cheaply andbusiness men are dis
Buggies and Buckboards newspaper now prints facts rather
county, biggest valley, most vacant be returned with a good premium appointed because the new districts are arriving now and selling as fast than hopes, and it has always been
For teacher» and others who desire a reviewing or preparatory courte.
tillable land that will grow anything besides. Many favor making the tributary to the proposed road would as we can get them in. We have the effort of The Thrice-a-Week
For specimens of pen work, and full information on BnsineHs College sub
planted, except perhaps tropica)
have transacted business with Port two car loads of these goods here World to tell the thing that has
plants, in Oregon. Harney county understanding that should the col land.
and in trains. The treat stock of happened exactly as it happened
has to its credit one-third of the lection, or any part of it, be sold to
‘ Many have been the projects of Wagons and Vehicles ever brought
cattle of the state—cattle on a have it replaced and a permanent railroad construction in connection to Burns. Cai! and look at goods
ami form your opinion.
thousand hills in reality—millions exhibit be maintained here at home with the Sumpter Valley, which is even if you do not desire to buy at
There is also a great war going
of pounds of woo), horses, mules. after the close of the fair.
a narrow-guage railroad, extending the present time, Geer & Cummins
in the East, where The World
More than one-ninth of the area of
from Sumpter to Baker City where
a brilliant staff of correspond
Oregon is embraced within the
it connects with the O. R. »<• N.
A Pleasant Pill
ents in the field, and their reports
borders of Harney county.
This road which is owned by the
Since the court adjourned Judge
Mormon interests in eastern Oregon
Appropriate $IN* Mera.
No pill is as pleasant and positive are found regularly in the columns
Levens and Commissioner Best
and which is entiiely an independ as DeWitt’s Little Early Risers. of The Thrice-a-Week World.
TRISCH A DONEGAN, Proprietor«.
The county court, as individuals, |
have signified their willingness to
ent line, is presided over by How- DeWitt’s Little Early Risers are so
realize the excellent idea of m ak-
appropriate another $1000 next ,
ard Eccles, . During the early days mild anti effective that children, regular subscription price is only
tng such a display and expressed a
of.the Sumpter boom it literally delicate ladies and weak people $1.00 per year, and this pays for
year— or after the first of January
hope that such could tie accomplish
coined money and the rates charg enjoy their cleansing effect, while 156 papers. We offer this un
ZviEmlz© Tlxie HGSid.q.uLSt,xtexs.
—under certain conditions which
ed. Each member offered to con-
ed were alleged to be far from lib strong people say they are the beet
are ex 1 i 1:1.od Lt-low. It is almost
equalled newspaper and The
i tribute or take stock toward secur
eral. The system was originally liver pills sold. Hold by Burns’
ed that Commissioner Miller
ing the collection and will give as
Times-Herald together one year
acquiesce as soon as be can be much as any other individual
municated with, he having left The court, as a body, did not feel road, but was gradually extended
The regular subscription price
until it became of considerable im-
before it was suggested.
Job printing—The Time«-Herald
disposed to appropriate money for
of the two papers is $3.
Rooms in Connection
ur proportion of the state tax ouch a purpose, not knowing just' i portance
“Business men fe.tr this new move
the $500,000 appropriated for how the public felt about the mat
Lewis and Clark is $8000. To ter. It the people of Harney county blocking the Sumpt>-r Valley, will
any benefit from this ex- will raise by public subscription or drive the trade of Interior Oregon to
dt The Finest of All
diture we must let the fair visi- through taking stock in an organi San Francisco, as it is obviously
ime ft» •
rs know something about us zation for the purpose of collecting the intention of the railroad now
projected to Lake view to continue
re are remote from transportation
\ this »•
an exhibit of this kind especially,
to Borns and perhaps farther.’’
ties and none of these visitors will
a general exhibit a» well, the sum
i wr h «d
Au entirely different view of the
ave an opportunity to view our of $1500 the court will make an ap
1, likjc ■ I
is taken by people in east
For Sale Only at
t tbe df*
propriation of $1000 the first of the ern Oregon who are in cl<>ee touch
he excellent advantages of stock
coming year to tie used in common
with the railroad p-jwer« #tat he.
Rising and permanent range privi
with the fund thus raised by the
I They say that Ihisjetal tlion on the
«11 *a »
part of the Harriman lines is in the
No other section of Oregon is less
Are we going to sit idly and let
interest of the Bonta road, project
t think J
this most excellent opportunity go
directly from Raker City the
Aqents, Barns, Ore.
is her ¡particular advantages. No by? It is one chance in a lifetime
Day valley and to Burns, a
county in the state that has
standard gauge road The Bonta
Rotb-ild Broa , Dislrii>ut*-re Portland, Oregon.
(Continued on page two )
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