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BEEN INDICTED Livestock World, is significant:
J. H MITCHELL SWEAgg ou LOLD
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"Naturally, the high price of fin
IS THE PLACE
ished muttons, present and pros Very Angry on Train When Told of
pective, is accentuating the already
SENATOR MITCHELL AND REPRESENT-
j lively interest in feeding," he says.
“If anybody says Puter ever paid
“Those who are finishing this year
will be in the market fur feeders me any money in connection with
1 next year; those who failed to fill land matters or anything else, he is
Arc Charted With Coaaplriat With Puter.
j feed lots will be equally eager to a <1--------d liar.”
McKinley, el ala, to Defraud Ooveru-
This statement was made by Sen
buy, and in addition to these the
ment out ol Public Lauds.
rapidly swelling army of novices ator John 11. Mitchell, who passed
A Portland dispatch of last Sat- murt be taken into consideration, through Spokane on his way to
Provisions and Feed a Specialty.
, Unlike cattle feeding the thing can M ashington. A brief telegram
urday says: United States Senator
not be overdone, for the obvious
John II Mitchell, Representative
' re? son that there is likely to be a here informed him of his indict
in Congress Binger Hermann and
O ntakio , O regon ’.
1 dearth of feeding stock. The coun ment, but he was unacquainted with *35* P ayette , I daho .
George Sorenson, formerly a deputy
Ontario office: New Wilson Brick.
try has been devoting its attention the details until informed by the it
sheriff of Multnomah county, were
to the production of hogs and cattle Associated
jointly indicted today by the feder
lately, neglecting sheep until the here
al grand jury. The indictment al
Pill kinds of Ff«sh Vegetables in Season,
“I never saw Puter in my life,”
flocks of the country have been de
leges that John H. Mitchell and
said Mitchell, "until he called on
Binger Hermann did in January, pleted. That is why there is not
me in Washington with a letter of
1902, unlawfully and feloniously
from F. P. Mays, a
conspire together and with 8. A. D. wool and mutton for several years
friend of mine in Portland. In help
Puter, Horace G. McKinley, N.xW.
“Experience this year shows that
Yearlings and Two-year-olds in quantities to suit.
Tarpley, Emma L. Watson, Salmon
feeder who bought early made what I have done for a thousand
B. Ortusley, Clark E. Loomis, and
The bulls can be seen at the ‘'P” Ranch, and
other citizens of Oregon. He told
S¿®®®®®®S®®®®® ®®®®®®S® ®«®®äR
William H- Havis and otherB to the most money. As a rule, this is
persons desiring to purchase should inquire
me he had been employed by Mrs.
defraud the government of the
there of F. JI. Hoivell, Assistant to the Gen
Range Watson, as I recall it now, to look
United States out of a portion of its is abundant and good.
Manager, ii-ho u-ill furnish informa
public lands, situated in township muttons; finished on grass and
tion as t prices and u-ill sell the same
the slightest degree was the matter
11 south of range 7 east by means
of compensation mentioned between
FRENCH-GLENN LIVE STOCK CO.
of forged and false affidavits and feeding beats winter operations,
Puter and myself.”
“I think I am exempt from ar
“My opinion is that we must
in the furtherance
rest on this indictment while con
conspiracy S. A. D. Puter did on
gress is in session/ notwithstanding
March 9, 1902, pay to John H. langeman more for the raw mater
... Represents the....
that, I am willing to return to Port
Mitchell the sum of 82000 to secure
land any time the prosecution offi
sr Home Insurance Co., of New York,
his influence with Binger Hermann, cannot produce lambs at 3j and -1^
cers assure me an immediate trial."
ft c V
then commissioner of the general
Liverpool, London & Globe,
Senator Mitchell denounced the
in recent years, and unless we get
land office ut Washington.
indictment as^i conspiracy and said
Fire Assurance Co., Philadelphia.
It alleges that acting upon the a constant supply from him, we
the principal conspirators were
V OFFICE WITH BliitlS & BIUUS.
Hu 111. Oregon.
suggestion and the wish of Senator
Secretary Hitchcock and Special
Mitehell and influenced by him, all there is to it.”
Corner South of Lunaburg A Dalton's.
knowing that the transactions were
Want to Divide Uraot County.
unlawful and felonious, Binger
Job printing—Tito Times Herald
Hermann used his power as com
missioner of the general land office
At a meeting held in the town
to expedite 12 claims in township hall last Monday, at which most of
Fireproof building 100x600 feet, 150 feet two stories in height.
11-7 and had them passed to pa the business men of Long Creek
Special Attention to Wool Grading and Bal
tent when he knew them to be il were present, the subject of divid
ing for Eastern Shipments.
SUCCESSORS TO TUPKER 4 W11 SON
legal ami not according to the re ing the county on or near the line
quirements of the law.
proposed last spring was discussed
Wool and grain sacks and Twine, Grain and Fetal.
The indictment also alleges that pro and con, and it was the ex
2*22 South l’eona St.,
paid for Hides and Pelts
on March 28. 1903, George Sorenson pressed belief of every one present
C hicago , 111., Oct. 7, 1902.
Eight months ago I v is so ill
Stoek Yards uuith al tha Latest and Best
offered to John Hall, district attor that this part of the county should
that I was compelled to lie or sit
ney for the United States in Oregon, be cut oft, unless we wish to have
Faeitties for Hand mg Stock
down nearly all the time. .My
stomach v. .is so weak and upset
the sum of $5000 whichthe intent to an everlasting increase in our coun
Mark Hoods Cate of “N. W Co.”
that I could keep nothing on it
influence the said John II. Hall in ty debt and an increased tax to go
and I vomited frequently. 1
ALL WORK GUAR
could not urinate without great
his official capacity when acting on with, as the county's outstanding
T- G. COivDOJM> ffianagar.
pain and I coughed so mm li that
the indictments returned against debt was increased about $17,000
my throat and lungs were raw
Tim <1 «’tors pro
8. A I) Puter, Horace G. McKinley during the fiscal year ended Sepi,
nounced it Bright’s di-and
e! al to defraud the government of 50, 1905.
others said it was consumption.
land in township 11-7 south of
Taking Wheeler county as a ba
they called it and I had no de
sire to live. Asistervi led me
sis, it was conclusively shown that
St. Louis an I aJi. I mo if
The alleged connection of Senator this part of (¡rant county bad suffi
I had ever tried Wine of i nrdui.
Mitchell and Representative Her cient taxable property' to sustain
I told her I ha<l not ami she
bought a bottle. 1 believe that
mann with the alleged conspiracy the proposed new county, besides
it saved my life. ILeli. i-many
women could save much suffer
dates back, it is said, to the time paving interest on our share of the i
ing if they buUiuewof its value.
when Mr. Mitchell received the let present county debt and having a
l'ati nts receive every atttntion when placed
ter from "a prominent attorney in balance to apply on the debt.
Rates $2.00 and $2 50 per day.
under our care. Good comfortable r< 0111s.
Oregon,” introducing S. A. I). Puter,
A committee was named to take
as "a responsible business man in the necessary steps to get the sub
Surgical and medical cases. Terms leasor able
Don't you want fre. ’. >ni from
Oregon ' The government will it ject properly pieced before the peo
pain? Take W .< of Cu ’ ii
is said, attempt to prove that Puter ple and the legislature. T. F. Hall
and make one
public. Harney County people will be always welcome
Pleasant Quarters provided for
Mitchell and Hermann were well Allen Porter, and Ira G. Boyce
be well. You <1
• r • ! to 1 •
and courteously cared for. A first-class bar in connection.
a weak, helph •; s
acquainted, that Puter was an ar were the committee above mention
can have a woiuao s h i!ih ami
dent supporter of Mitchell in the ed.—Long Creek Ranger.
do a woman’ h wc/k in l.f . Why
LIVERY BARN IN CONNECTION
EXPERIENCED NURSBS in ATTENDANCE,
senatorial campaign of 1898 and
not secure a bottle of W ine of
Cardui from your druggist to
that all of them have beer, person
Sheepraising Depends oo Pasture.
(lias. E. McPheeters, Propt.
ally acquainted for years.
In 1902, the government alleges,
“Sheepraising in Eastern Oregon
Puter went to Washington on busi will depend in future on the num
ness connected with the land of ber of sheep that can be pastured
11-7 in which he was at that time in the Summer,” said Charles Hil
interested. The lands were held ton, a well-known sheepman, today
up in the general land office and Mr. Hilton, although a resident of
Puter thought that it would be of Portland, has 10,000 head of sheep
benefit to himself and his fellows to now doing well near Lost Valley,
fine W idps . Liquors and Cigars
go to Washington and see what in Wheeler county.
HORTON 4. SAYER, Propts.
'■ >'d<l be done to expedite them to
“Summer range is becoming
limited each succeeding year,” he
CLUB ROOMS IN CONNECTION
Before he left Portland, the gov- continued, “and there is no telling
en - iij . -nt will attempt to prove that how long sheepraising can be fol
h- went to F. P. Mays and secured lowed in Eastern Oregon at a profit
from him a letter to Senator Mitch The country is settling up with
ell, though in fact, according to the fill mere, even in the mountains,
government he was already well where we have been ranging our
Nearest Sawm'll to Burns. Good Road.
known to the senator. Arriving at sheep for 20 ) ears or more, in the
Lumber Yard in Burns.
M ashington the lund ajieculator summer season, and there is no
went, so evidence will be offered, to telling how long we can continue to
the office of Senator Mitchell and drive our Hocks up into the John
conversed with him in regard to Dav Valley, although as yet we
LEWIS & McGEE, Propts
having his claims taken from the have had no trouble there. I think
suspended list and put through to 1 sheepmen should be reasonable
New and Elegant Livery Turnouts Complete. Fresh Teams
patents as soon as possible He ' and respect the rights of settlers
H. E. THOMPSON, Propî.
told the senator, it is alleged, that and cattlemen, so that all may con
HorwR boarded bv tin* »lay, week or
Reasonable Rates, Good Clean Meals, Comfortable
he has already sunk a large amount tinue in harmony. 1 do not think
month. 8|>ecial can* giv» n all Mock
Rooms, Courteous Treatfl ent.
of money in the claims and that the wholesale killing of sheep in
Special accommodations for Commercial Men
EminaL. Watson, a hard working that portion of Oregon has been
honest girl, had also invested in perpetrated with the consent of
Come in take a look at ■
Cor. First and B Sts., Burns. Oregon.
beautiful display of
them at bis suggestion It was cattlemen or of any one who has
necessary for him to have some in property at stake to any extent.
fluence with the commissioner of The killing has been done by irres
On the counter you will
also find catalog illus
the general land office to secure ponsible parties, as crimes are com
favor ible recognition of his claims, mitted in Portland by irresponsible
Your Patronage Solicited.
and he therefore would like to have parties. We have such |e-»p|e in |
th. help of Senator Mitchell The every community and they cannot
government will attempt to prove be entirely suppressed ”
that fie promised to make it right
Mr. Hilton's winter range is for
with the senator in the event that j tunately situated, not being in the
If you want th«
All the latest styles and improved photography In
be could secure the good will and wheat belt of Eastern Oregon, he
very be at value*
use t<, be had
Profile Panels, Artist's Proof wd
Manufacturer^ and dealer» in
assistance of Mr. Hermann
for your money
says, and eo hie pasture« have not
Photos finished in up-to-date
been encroached upon to the ex
style upon application
All sizes from the smallest
Pay More for Motto«.
tent that others have.—Telegram
Napton & Boyd*
Mines and Mining,
Tropical and Domestic
Fruits when in Season.
He is Prepared to fill orders
for Anything in his Line.
GIVE HIM A CALL.
8 m .
L. LEWIS —_
General Storage, Forwarding
WILSON & ASHTON,
THE CARTER HOUSE
Harney County Hospital
All Outside Rooms— Near Depot
I THE HOTEL BURNS BAR
URNS MILLING CO.
I Rough and Dressed Lumber,
I I Rustic, Flooring, Moulding,
I li.NT ( LASS IN EVERY l’AIFI 1« I l.\U
JOHN McflLl LEN,
HOPKINS &, GARRETT.
SADDLES and HARNESS.
A“ an indication of eastern aenti-
See the line of good subatantial
ment on the future of the mutton
at Miller dt Thompaons if
market, the following interview
tr >m an Ohio stock trader in tb« you are looking for bargain*
H. M. HORTON.
City Drug Store
locket picture up to an 8 x jo finished in Aristo
Platino or on ant of the Ameiir.in paper«
<l«ll«ry oppssti e.First Naflosal Bank
Bridles, Spurs, Whips, Robes: Ropes, Etc.
If your stock are tiling in any way come and get sonic
Security Stock Remedies; Gall cure, liniments, bli-'i is,
etc. Also poultry food.
Address, Burn« Oregon.