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BURNS. HARNEY COUNTY. OREGON, MA Y 20, 1905.
MANY PEOPLE COMING WEST traced for some distance
from SOME DRY LAND FARMING
Fruitfrower Roasts Violators
DREWSEY WILL CELEBRAI E
where he found the old wagon.
Mr. Comegys is quite sure of the
‘ If several hundred orchards in
ARE LOOKING FOR CHEAP LAND ON
find being a portion>f the '45 emi- THE COST OF CLEARINO SAGEBRUSH Eastern Oregon should freeze out ARRANGED THREE DAVS' PROGRAM
WHICH TO SETTLE
grant train for he has ^relatives that
entirely, it would' l-e a blessing to
crossed with it. also familiar with
the state, as it would remove that
all the later expeditions, having
many worms and pests from the
Farming Land Io Eaat too High aid Great
the plains himself in later Dry-Land Farmers la The Vakfms District market l iter in the season,” savs a Ilorse Radog. Ball (fames. Dao.log. Fire
Many Dealre to Engage In Stock
Works and Sports ol all kinds--
Par From $3 Io Si per Acre- Good
trains. The walnut wood shows
well known fruit raiser of Umatilla
Business on Small Scale.
Tbree Strenuous Days.
Crop* Raised Every Year.
age particularly while the softer
county to the east Oregonian.
“I have never seen a law so fla The Times-Herald is in receipt
N. C Hubbard arrived her« the wood had in most places moulder-, C L Smith, editor of the Inland
first of the week from Wisconsin ed away almost entirely. Black Farmer of Spokane, and a well grantly violated, year after year, of copy for posters announcing the
walnut is the most lasting of any.
as the law regulating the spraying
where he spent the winter. Mr.
This is the same train that found known lecturer of farm subjects, of orchards. The law is as plain program for the 4th of July cele
Hubbard came here last year and the famous 'Blue Backet Mines’’ gives the following valuable sta- and emphatic as any other law on bration to be held in Drewsey
located, taking a homestead and v
WaS1 aceoniPan‘ed by tistics on clearing new land and be the books, and yet no one hesitates The patriotic citizens of that little
city will make the eagle scream
also buying some timber. He re- ’ Mrs. Chambers whose grave is well ginning a farm in sagebrush dis to openly violate it.
proper upon that occasion and are
turned to hie former home to spend
making preparations for a big time.
was after her death that the gold tricts of Washington:
the winter and was accompanied
During the last week in March the situation, but it is not thought In fact it will be second only to the
was found that has caused so much
upon his return by his wife. They search since.
we spent several days in the Glade that it will do very much good, un Lewis and Clark if the program is
will go to the homestead immedi
Many contend that this tiain district in Yakima and Klickitat less an example is made of some carried out.
It will take three day* to com
passed to the north of this section, counties, south of Mabton, under one.
In talking with a representative but many things are found to th® escort of E. B. Early, who has
the program outlined, begin
“Oregon is ruining her reputation
of The Times-Herald Mr. Hubbard strengthen the belief that this is the a homestead of IGO acres, which he
the afternoo 1 of the 3d
as a fruit-growing state by permit-
said that while on the train en route taken and the finding of the >• bringing under cultivation. Mr. ; ting wormy, infested fruit to go in with a three-eighth mile horse race
route he found almost every man portions of this old wagon is addt- Early has a fine section of sage- to the markets. Some parts of the and a game of baseball. Drewsey
whom he engaged in conversation tional propf.
brush land, well adapted for suc state are doing the right thing in has a baseball team that will meet
was coming west to locate. They I
cessful wheat growing
Thenty this matter.
Hood River and all comers for a purse of $25.
Big Things for The West.
were all looking for cheap land
acres of this was plowed last falli Southern Oregon are complying
On the 4th a grand parade is to |
where they could make homes,
and will be planted to corn this with the law, and their fruit is in take place and march to the picnic j
General Pass Agent A. L. Craig ,pr
er.gage in the stock business, or
. ing _ . The balance will he demand everywhere. Eastern Ore grounds where an excellent pro
' " ‘ in ~ Baker
’ | brought under cultivation as rnp-
purchase timber. The east is be of the O. R. & N. i while
gon is a hotbed of worms and pests gram will be rendered followed by
coming too crowded, besides land City said to the Democrat that from ' idly as possible
and this < rimnal negligence is do a basket dinner. In the afternoon i
values are going so high that it is the best information he could
We found various methods being ing immeasurable harm to tho re more horse races, another game of
gather there would be a tremend- practiced for clearing the sage brush putation of the state.
no longer profitable to farm.
baseball, and other sports includ
While this section is properly a ous influx of people in Oregon from and bringing the land under culti-
“Suppose the law against per ing tug of war, foot races, fat mens’
grazing country at present Mr. j all parts of the east during the sea- vation. One method that seemed mitting the sale of spoiled and race with free dancing on the plat-j
Hubbard says there is not the least j son and that the rush of travel had . quite simple, inexpensive and sat tainted meat were violated so flag form during the afternoon. At
doubt but thousands would be | already commenced.
isfactory was to fence so as to keep rantly as the law against permiting night s gland ball and fire works.
happy of the opportunity to settle , “I think I am safe in saying that the stock off for a year or more and fruit peste to flourish, how many In fact it is a most complete 4tli of
here and engage in farming and accomodations have been provided then burn over during the dry tea- would sit still and remain silent? July program with all the amuse
stock raising on a small scale if in Portland for taking care of 25,- son. In some instances the ground | And yet spoiled fruit is no less ments usual on such an occasion
they had known our excellent ad- 00U strangers, or visitors, every had been entirely cleared by the menacing to health than spoiled
On the 5th there will be bull
vantages. The only drawback to night during the fair. Of course it fire, in others some scattering meat or manufactured product."
riding, roping contest, broncho
an immediate accomplishment of is a good plan to secure your sleep- sage brush was still left.
busting in the forenoon with two
thie is our isolation. People will ¡DR rooms in advance, and for that j Some claimed that a better way
more horse races in the afternoon
Silver Lake Section Settling Up.
not come so far from a railroad reason the fair people through a was to put on enough horses to
In all these contests liberal purses
when they can secure land nearer, bureau established for the purpose, break the land to a good depth,
The Times-Herald is in receipt are offered.
even though it be inferior soil and have opened an agency here in turning under the green sage brush ■ of a letter from “Uncle” Geo. Dun
W. D. Baker is president of the
lack the advantages for stock rais- charge of M H Reeves so that your as far as possible. It is claimed can, the “Lone l’ine''of Silver Lake, day with • Harry Cary secretary
people can at all times al slight that the decaying leaves, bark and | in which he says that the section The race committee is O F Wright
Lack of transportation is the one cost secure before starting sleeping branches very naturally improve in the vicinity of Christmas Lake Wm Freeman, Hoyt Arnold, En-1
serious drawbock to settling up accommodations in Portland. The the condition of the land
i is being settled up rapidly. Ac tertainment, Burbank Clay, Dave
this great interior that promises advantage of this arrangement can The land is usually left one year cording to the information lie had Miller, I E Baker.
not be over estimated as under or- after plowing before any attempt is there were over 40 filings—desert
The Times-Herald holies tliis
so much to homeseekers
Mr. Hubbard expects to visit the dinarv conditions one would lose a made at cultivation; then it is and homestead—in a short time elaborate celebration will he a com-
exposition at Portland, but is sorry day or more in hunting up sleeping plowed again and harrowed and the Water lies at a depth of only a few plete success.
he did not reach here in time to apartments after reaching Portland, remaining sage brush raked into feet below the «urface and the land
The 0 It Austnus Jack will stand
see Harney county’s display before just that much valuable time windrows and burned. We saw is very productive.
some fields that had been treated
it started. He thinks it may be thrown away.
F. M. Christman, a merchant of this season at the Stone house on
this way at a total expense of less Silver Lake, is sinking an experi the Stauffer ranch.
the means of attracting home seek
than $5. They were comparative
ers The greater number of people
mental well in that vicinity pros
ly clean and the «oil in good condi
we have the better our chances for
The brown thoroughbred Jack, tion. We found that the price for pecting for artesian water
a railroad We want mere people
Mr Duncan seems to think the
‘Broady”14 hands high,can be seen clearing off sage brush and plowing
clamoring for it. We also need
influx of settlers and the
at the D. M. McMenamv ranch one varied from 03 to 05 per acre. One
advertising on the outside to let
, movements of railroad people indi
people know what we have to offer, mile from Burns. Can be purchased man reported that it cost him $1 25 cate transportation lines for central
by cash or good note. If not sold be- for clearing sage brush and $1 50
Mr. Hubbard says that is the great
Oregon in the near future.
drawback at present except our fore, he will make the stand at this for plowing.
Although the hospitality of Har
ranch for the season beginning
L E Roberts came from the Wil ney Valley people is well known to
All pain in any 'disease is
April the 20.
lamette valley and took up a home “Uncle” George he states he will
nerve pain, the result of a tur
stead of this sage brush land, He 1 not spend the coming winter here, bulent condition of the nerves.
RELIC OF 1845 FOUND.
Cleared for Action.
The stabbing, lacerating,
estimated the cost to clear and plow j He says on an average the young
darting, burning, agonizing
, I When the body ¡ b cleared for ac- at $3 per acre, harrowing three
What he considers as conclusiye
of tiou, by Dr King,» New Life Pills, times, at 50c per acre at each bar men of this section are not so hand pain that comes from the prom
proof that the emigrant train c.
some as the young ladies — most all inent nerve branches, or sen
1845 passed through ibis section on i you can tell it by the bloom of rowing; seed 30 pound.« per acre; of the latter could easily pi.se as sory nerves, is neuralgia, and
»> mwuiunw, »as
is the “big brother" of all the
its way io
was health on the cheeks; the bright- so cents an acre for heading, and i Goddess of Liberty.
i of r.u:-
__ ik ! «less of the eyes;
the firmness of the r < 5 --------
Miles' Anti-Pain Pills
, bv »-..n
Nimrod Comegys at a point
’ j the average yield I was 25 bushels
Tbe Windsor, under the manage rarely ever fail to relieve these
north of the Glass Bules between
ment of 0. It. Smith A Co., i« ope pains by soothing these larger
poor breaking gave a yield of only
what is known as the pot holes and
and restoring their
of the most popular resorts in the nerves,
15 bushels to the acre. The soil
W ANTED— Agents, Hustlers
Dr. Miles’ Anti-Pain Pills
. , ! was all the same, but the difference , interim. Finest of liquors and
Mr. Comegys found a consider-; i I Salesmen,
Clerks and everybody
. , ,
leave no bad after-effects, anti
able portion of a wagon which has j who wants to enjoy a good hearty .
are a reliable rentedv
......... . .. for
, . , .
. in which the soil was prepared for and expert mixologists.
every indication of an old tinier. , laugh , to send , 5Oc
kind of pain, such as headache,
for lips to ,
backache, stomachache, sciat
He gathered up much of it and l Agents.
Worth ToO to any per-
A Creeping Deaib.
ica, rheumatism and neuralgia.
Mr Roberts had found the Jones
brought the pieces to this city to be 1 • son who
sells goods for a living
They also relieve Dizziness,
Blood poison creeps up towards
Fife the most satisfactory variety
forwarded to Mr Parrish where it | If not satisfactory
, to grow
He sold his crop this
will be placed among the Native i
Car-Sickness, and Distress af
back. Circular for stamp. I he
.. W hits electric
1 . • r-
at i 1 cents per bushel He
Sons collection at the Lewis and Dr.
Comb I r-
”Eor many yearn I have been a con
finds that if the ground has lieen that a friend dreadfully injured his stant
sufferr-r from n»uralglt
and have never b*cn ahi*
well prepared, trie second crop rosy hand, which swelled up like blood ii»-a«l-i<-he.
Mr Comegys showed his find to
to obtain any relief from various
powders and capsules, until
lie stubbled in: that is seeded on jfoisoning Bucklen'e Arnica Salve headache
The Times-Herald man and gave i
I tried Or. Miles’ Anti-Pain Pills.
They always cure my headache In five
him a small piece of black walnut
minutes time" FUKI» It HW1NGLEY.
without anv preparation of the soil, wound, and saved his life Best Cashier l:-t Nat. Bank. Atkinson, Neb.
that had formed a part of the wag
Dr. Miles’ Antl-Psln Pills are sold by
your drutj. vt. r*ho will guarantee that
the stubble serving the double pur in the world for burns and sores
on. The wood shows much decay
the hret package will bene* t.
fails he w il return your money.
pose of catching th« »now to pro- 25c st the City Drug Store.
but still manv pieces held their >
25 doses, 25 cents. Never told In bulk.
tect the whe.it dur. • g the winter
Miles Medical Co., Elkhart, Ind
shape so well that it was an easy
and as a mulch the following sea Are you going to the Railroad if ao do
matter to locate different portions
son. We saw man farms of wir>- not forget the O. C. Co.
of the wagon. One piece of black ,
ter wheat that bad I -n stubbled in
walnut showed that the bows were
>a a Letter
and ae a rule there
made of that wood a* were also the
v* The Finest of All **
stand »nd the plant i u Itelter con-
hounds, fellies and bub*
spokes were of yellow cedar. There
were several other kinds of wood
ud !»• SMd4CM Fnancef «
We asked Mr IS,’. •* wliat lie
used in the construction of the
pr»'-- ». If S Ï fe v 1 •
p. CMM« 0Ì4M* tte •rrttme ew re eutverf. a> 1
thought of »urum-r f r>a u g »nd
vt-hic •• including ash. maple, sugar
STEVENS, w« «kip di-
he »aid: “I will ••io.mer fallow
prepaid Hat» H
tree, oak and fir.
by A B lr<
« rerHpt at p»*re.
for Sale Oaly at
whe the land needs it, nut other
Not a piece of the ironing of the
wagon could be found and from
harrowing oil thorough prepare-
indications Mr Comegrs think«
t*f ire «eeding Was
the bolt* and irons had been re-
contr »( b tween
moved. The liox or bed had lieen
riddled with bullets, no doubt by
Agents, Burns, Ore
ground had lieen well harrowed
the Indians in attack on the emi-
grant train. Mr Comegys states
ed by once and that not dona well
that the old road could easily l«e
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