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BURNS. HARNEY COUNTY, OREGON, DECEMBER 17, 1904.
YERS ARE INVITED knowing just how hiB constituents TO DRIVE OUT SHEEP MEN could then shoot without their LIVE WITH THE MURDERERS
scattering, and we could also point
feel on practically all matters com
Law, Proposlllos to
IÌN8|eaè tbo Salarle! ot Louaty
Otticara and Other Matters.
Hon. J. L. Sitz came up from
Lawen Tuesday and spent several
days in our city Interviewing his
ing before that body.
Representative Sitz purposes
leaving soon after tbe date of the
meeting here for Malheur county
where he will interview the people
of that section as to their needs.
Much annoyance and anxiety
are prevented by tbe meeting with
the people and taking up the ques
tions before going to Salem. Here
tofore things have been sprung at
tbe last moment and rushed
through the legislature or turned
down that haye caused dissatisfac
If tbe taxpayers desire the sala
ries of certain county officers in
creased they should say so. This
is a matter purely local and there
is no question but a bill of this
nature could be passed so long as
the people of Harney county foot
the bills. The same may be said
of the city charter. If the people
of Burns desire changes they can
have them for the asking.
These matters will be brought up
at tbe meeting along with proposed
stock laws and should have the
consideration of all our people.
SUCH IS INTENT OF
Ceaaplrator Daacribes Waaton Killing
Thoroughbreds In Crook Couuty--
Induatry la Brief Ruined.
to the carcasses and say: ‘Well
they were on deeded land, and who
ever killed them did so merely as
an act protecting their own proper
ty.' We then knelt with our knees
on the ground, that every shot from
our 30-30’ b might take effect in
more than one sheep, and thus save
ammunition. In this manner more
than 1500 shots were fired, and as a
result 1200 sheep were killed.
“Those of the band that succeedf
ed in getting away were without a
herder for two days, and many
succomed to the attacks of the
“Yes. we had our faces blackened,
so that we cou’d not be recognized,
and it was a veritable picnic. Had
everything our own wav from start
to finish. You’re d---- d right, tint
sheepman will never get within
miles of our range again, that’s a
DETECTIVES TO SOLVE THE
Uoveroor Chamberlain Haa a Plan of Cam
palen -No Fund» at Hi» Diipotal
--Learn In Secret.
A special correspondent writing
A Salem dispatch published in
the Oregonian the day following the
to the Oregonian from Prineville
letter from Prineville regarding the
says: Six thousand head of sheep
range situation, says: The creation
nt ¡J constituents regarding legislation to
slaughtered, with an approximate
of an emergency fund, which the
value of $20,000 without a single
ootne up at the meeting of the state
Governor may use at his discretion,
indictment from the grand jury is
a law legislature which convenes next
is the only remedy Governor Cham
tbe record of the past season in
I t J month, and looking after some pri
berlain sees for the range troubles
vate business. The gentleman had
in Crook and other Central Oregon
oninjB just returned from a business trip
nitude seem serious, and are seri
Je aJi' to Drewsey and therefore did not
Nothing has ever come of the
ous, although one living among the
receive the letter addressed him
Governor’s offer of a $2500 reward
conditions is apt to overlook this
from this office last week until hie
last spring for the arrest of the
phase, for the reason that business
men who murdered Creed Conn at
interests of all kinds are very badly
The date fixed to meet the stock-
Silver Lake, or the reward of $300
impregnated with the feeling from
PHll^ liner. in this city on Dec. 23, is sat-
each for the arrest of the men who
one or the other of the viewpoints,
isfactory and Representative Sitz
killed sheep in Lak« County.
and during the past two years sym
CIBAR STORE TRAGEDY.
hopes all inteiested in tbe matter
Neither the Sheriff nor District At
pathy or criticism has been dealt
•’••i., of needed legislation respecting
torney, so far«as known, paid any
out with caution, and in all cases
“A woman is only a woman, but
Block particularly, will be present.
attention to the offer of reward, for
the earB receiving them must be a
cigar is a stnoke.”—Kipling.
This class however is not the only
neither even acknowledged receipt
Scene—Any cigar store or ci»ar of the Governor’s letter.
people he desires to meet and dis
The feeling becomes more acute department.
cuss legislation with. He haB been
“Tbe only way 1 can see to
as each ranging season opens, and
Red and Oreen Snow.
approached with many things that
remedy the situation,” said Gover
as a of the continued depredations,
(Enter demure damsel and dam nor Chamberlain today, “is for the
certain individuals desire put
many of tbe sheepmen have found
through, as well as some rumors
Legislature to place money at ray
it necessary to dispose of their
damsel to clerk—Er—ah
and indefinite things. He wishes
disposal so that I can employ
—I wish to look at some cigars—for
to meet with every taxpayer in the face of the moon.” Some old
Secret Service men to go to tbe
Although the first organized a gentleman.
neighborhood of the trouble and
t will »V
Clerk—Yes, ma’am, Something
present on that date and go over which, however, are not well au express purpose of protecting the
there until the guilty persons
the situation thoroughly as to the thenticated. The “bloody snow,” range from so-called outside sheep, pretty nice?
located, and evidence enough
needs and remedies in the way of on the other hand, is an actual their efforts have never been direct
to convict them. To send
thing. Snow is sometimes found
Clerh—That is—tbe cigars, of
ed at anything but the apparent course, I mean.
out militia would do no good. Tbe
Among the proposed meaeures
extermination of home sheep, that
Demure Damsel—Oh—yes. (De- men who do the shooting may be in
that need particular attention is the it lies unmelted from year to year, all public range could thus be con
Crook county today and in Lake or
State Irrigation Code prepared by and the annual fall is small, colored served for the individual use of the ■r.ure damsel and friend laugh.)
red by the presence of innumerable
Friend (in stage whisper)—Well Harney or Wasco tomorrow or next
Morris Bein of the U. S. Reclama
day. They would commit no
red plants. In its native state the
he is, isn’t he?
tion service. This is a measure
offense while ollicers of the law
Demure damsel—Well, now—
that has Caused widespread com plant consists of brilliant red glob
At different times in the past the
They travel long dis-
Clerk—Here’s a box of our best were around.
M tbe J
-I in 'IffaK
discussed and considered by the snow waB observed by tho ancients, of having an organization which Havanas — exceedingly fine. A country, and commit their crimes
people. Should this become a law a passage in Aristotle referring to has been reBponeible for these de smoke such as any gentleman will when there is no one near except a
it would effect more people in liar- it; but it attracted little or no at predations, but aach time the enjoy and, while smoking, thank defenseless sheepherder. They are
t 7 i 7, ot 1
fully remember the donor. A gem
ney county than any other propos tention until 1780, when Saussure ar.swer would come back:
masked and cannov be identified.
observed it in the Alps and conclud
ed measure. As it has been pre
only way that I I can see to
ed that it was due to the pollen of
Friend—Oh, I don’t like that
them to justico is
i to send
most far reaching in its effects and a plant. It was also noticed by it is some irresponsible parties who kind of a box. Do you Maud?
Demure damsel—How much are
would throw every individual now the Artic expedition under Captain have wantonly killed your stock
owning water right into court to de Rose of Baffin’s Bay shore on a without cause.”
Clerk- Seven fifty for the box of
fend such rights It would cause range of cliff’s, the red color pene This answer has been a makeshift
most raide d changes in the present trating to the depth of 12 feet, to herald to the outside world, in
lees frequent is the green growth of
system or law.
lieu of anything more definite, but
Demure damsel—No, dear, I which the governor is authorized
This proposed law does not meet snow.
the stomd ■
tbe past season has demonstrat?d j
don’t like that kind of a box, either. to expend for the purpose I men
Just imagine these rich colors
with the entire approval of Repre
that such is not tho case, but in-1
sentative Sitz. The Times-Herald decorating the landscape near our stead it has been proven that the • Let me see something—er—some The Governor has recently re-
made some comment on it a few large cities! Country house parties counties of Crook, Lake and Grant thing else.
»C lion of fl
(Clerk brings out all kinds and ceived several persona) and confi
weeks ago and takes the same view would have a new attraction which are the homes of organized bands
dential letters from a resident of
as Mr. 8itz. It would, of course, would appeal to the artistic and of eheepshooters, organized from grades of cigars. None pleases. Crook County, telling him of the
Friend suddenly espies a bargain
b* ¿Mirable to so change our irri- aesthetic sense.
among representative cattlemen, sale on the counter.)
; strain |M
reign of outlawry in that section of
gMion laws to conform with the act
The name of the infor
Friend—Oh, Maude! Do look at
Sewing Machines at factory price their depredatory acts.
reoently passed by congress if it
mant is not made public for the
these! "Lo Fiot de Cabbageos.
could be done without injuring pre with freight added. The White,
The Silver Lake shooting of last
reason that the outlaws would bum
il remedy in
domestic wrapper.” What
Mil vested rights. This, however,
spring furnished an example of the
his property, kill hie sheep and
I lovely pictures on the cover of the
y giving »It
aeeaa^T impossible. The national i carrying a full guarantee.—at the
assassinate him if they
lent that be
box! And, Maud, look! Only 78
irrigation act is most impracticable Burns Furniture Company store.
operating with others of the band,
c-mts for 50.
and will have to be amended before
when cartridge boxes were marked
Maude—I’ll take a box of those,
it can be applied except where A WONDERFUL INVENTION. with a Prineville firm’s cost mark
Clackamas was once the seat of
(Takes purchase and both
there is absolutely no settlement
on them, although the scene of the
upon lands where irrigation can be
It is interesting to note that for ebooting was 125 miles from here. leave store, talking of the joy in territorial government, It was
secured The Bein law is just as tunes are frequently made by the At that time two affairs followed store for a certain wonderful the early home of Dr. John Mc
Loughlin. It’s welcome to Mr.
impracticable under present condi invention of articles of minor im each other in quick succession, re “George.”)
Clerk (looking after them with Brownell. Marion is a county ol
tions in this state.
portance. Many of the more pop sulting in the slaughter of over
wealth and resources. It’s the
Another matter that should re ular devices are those designed to 4000 bead of sheep, and were pro feeling)—Poor George
ceive the attention of the taxpayers benefit people and meet popular bably also responsible for the death
home of Banker Bush, E. Hofer
A Pleasant Pill.
is the proposition to raise the sala conditions, and one of the most in of Creed Conn, the Silver Lake
and ex-Governor Geer. It has a
ries of certain county officials This teresting of these thathas ever been merchant, whose definite knowledge
lunatic asylum, penitentiary, re
is a matter that has been urged invented is thd Dr. White Electric of the affair became known and , No pill is as pleasant and positive form school, and produces some
as DeWitt’s Little Early Risers.
upon Mr. Sitz and he wants to Comb, patented Jan. 1, ’99 These feared through his criticisms.
DeWitt’s Little Early Risers are so hogs. Polk, annually takes the
know the sentiment of the taxpay wonderful Combs positively cure
Tbe writer has been fortunate in mild and effective that children, Blue Ribbon over both Clacka
ers before he acts. Do our county dandruff, hair foiling out, sick and getting the story of a sheep shoot
officers receive enough salary? Tax nervous headaches, and when used ing affair from a participant, and delicate ladies and weak people mas and Marion in competition at
payers are asked to answer that with Dr. White's Electric Hair the fact that it was unsolicited en enjoy their cleansing effect, while the State Fair. Mrs. Wolfe will
question and the more representa Brush are positively guaranteed ables him to give it without any strong people say they are the beet prepare an exhibit to compete
tive body who'attend this meeting to make straight hair curly in 25 qualms of conscience. His story liver pills sold. Sold by Burns’ with them both at the Lewis and
Clark Fair. George Murphey’s
on lb-. -!
the better position our days time. Thousands of these follows:
representative will be in to carry * electric combs have been sold in
has produced four calves as a
“About 3 o’clock in the afternoon
K th- best wishes of tbe people.
Job printing—The Times-Herald starter in the line of things won
the varions cities of the Union, and tbe scouts that bad been posted
Jsoine proposed changes in the tbe demand is constantly ‘ increas- during the entire day had ascer
derful. Meet us on the trail.
Barter of the city of Burns has ' ing. Our agents are rapidly be tained that the L -rder was alone
Heavy underware at greatly re
so been rumored and he therefore coming rich selling these combs. and unarmed, and that we run no duced prices—Miller A Thompson
Alfalfa at Geer A Cummins.
sires the people here to say They positively sell on sight. Send chances in getting possession of his
rh«ther they want any changes for sample. Men’s size 35c, ladies’ band This was done by our party,
» ft> thf sa
11 these matters and others will 50c — (half price while we are in- numbering some doz-m men, after
** The Finest of All ».*
ter ia Cesata
discussed and the expression of trocucing them.) The Dr. White we had indulged in a few prelimi
ro tira» tir 4
jibe people who attend the meeting Tbe Dr. White Electric Comb Co., naries, such as firing off our guns
will larglv govern bis actions dur Decatur, Ill.
and giving vent to a few paths, just
' aud tinta
ing th» coming session of the legis
to make the poor <• 1 .s stai d pat.
ire a, „r
lature. It is right that the wishes
Studebaker Wagon«, ¿Hacks for if be had attempt» d to run we
yoo Bvstra »
of the people be consulted and car Carriages, Buggies and Buckboards would have had to kill him He
For Sale Only at
ried out as nearly as possible. are arriving now and selling as fast was bound and gagged I«' prevent
This method of bringing them as we can get them in. We have his getting away and giving the
•'or, tati da) I
together to discuss the various two car loads of these goods here alarm, and was then placed by the
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phases of proposed legislation is a and in. trains. The best stock of side of a tree
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good one. If the people wi.l take Wagons and Vehicles ever brought
“The band of sheep, nuiulering
doni tbiaà I /
an interest in this and give Mr. to Burna. Call and look at goods about
was then driven to a
fluents, Burns, Ore.
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land, which was
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Salytn and work conscientiously the present time Geer A Cummins done for a double purpose, as we
i tka staiti I
fMF*Rotb<'i Id Bro», Distributers, Portland, Oregon
JOHN D. DALY, Pass
FRANK R. COFFIN, V ick P ubs .
MARYLAND CLUB WHISKY
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OF BURNS, OREGON.
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