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BURNS. HARNEY COUNTY.OREGON, SEPTEMBER 9, 1905.
STOCK terminal grout,ds will be built just
THOUSAND GALLONS MINUTE islature, county and state officials MEET WITH
this side of Fisk’s.
and hundred* of other citizens
Considerable speculation has
along the O. R. A N., since Colonel I
HtRNEV COUNTV CATTLEMEN COLLO
oeen indulged in regarding the fu AN EXCELLENT FLOW OF WATER Crooks has signed all their annual PLANS OF CO-OPERATIVE CHRISTIAN
ture movement of tbe enterprising
passes for years; James G. Wilson,
HAS BEEN STRUCK
little road. Some believe that by
who is making an enviable reputa
next year at this time the road will
tion as a railway attorney, although
Do Away With Middle Maa sad Place Beef
have pushed on to Huckleberry Oss al the First lary Sslectioas Soos to but a bov in years, and H F Capitalists In the Erst Retard Tbe Projects
Oa Market Dlrect-.$2.M to $4 Per
flat, thus overcoming the most dif
Beady tor Proof sad Throws Lpos
Favorably Accsrdiag tu Col. Mood
Head Mar be Saved.
Cornier, who divides his time be
Mho has Just Keiuroed.
Market for Settleaeet.
ficult stretch of construction work
tween an alfalfa farm on Butter
Almost daily The Times-Herald
lhey will have to contend with
creek and in defending grain-fire
W. E. Burke, manager of the
Atranguients that aie expeeled
is approached by some cattleman " *•>•« others of an optimistic mind
damage suits along the line of the
Company which has a 10,
to improve irrigation conditions in
inquiring about prospective buyers i ,'xPr'‘S8 the opinion that the road
O. R & N
and if the market is anv better 'Or
^ove its rails into the John 000 acre Cary selection in the east A special from Portland says Malheur county and to effect a
transfer of the Willamette valley
worse. There are many beef here ‘*ay Vallev within the next twelve ern portion of Harney Valley, WHS concerning the projected line:
io the city last Sunday and gave
and Cascade mountain military
ready for the market at present but '‘¡onths.
The discovery that a party of
i,s ha3 been the case for the past
*8 possible, however, that in- The Times-Herald a most encour seven surveyors are at work locat road land grant to the Cooperative
few years, there is a derth of buyers a8mn<’h as the climb to Huckleber- aging report of the work on reclaim ing a route easterly from Eugene, Christian federation, were make by
C. E. S Wood in New York, from
and the local stockm-m are corres- ■ry
’8 both difficult and expen- ing the big tract.
Cre , across the Cascade mountains
Mr. Burke's contracted to reclaim
which citv he has just returned
pondingly anxious as to the possi- 8've that spring construction work
into Eastern Oregon, is followed
a two week's ahscensv. He is
bilities of selling their stock at a
Proceed to Clear creek, which
today by the information that the
representative of the
considerable discouragement up to Oregon Eastern railway, for whom New York owners of tbe land grant
The genera) run of cattlemen
the surveyors stated that they are
throughout this section are consid- ailc* reujain at this point, making recently. Mr. Burke had expend employed, was incorporated on He said:
ered shrewd business men of more PrePerations to construct the road ed a considerable amount in experi August 21, by William Crooks, as “The situation looks very fav
ments of various kinds and worked
orable for the federation’s plans. 1
than ordinary intelligence, They °'’er the mountains the following
sistant to J. P. O’Brien, general
talked in New York with the men
ar<- in fact the backbone of Harney year.
manager of the Harriman lines iti
of many people who offered free ad
who represent the trust companies
This road is entitled and deserv-
County, and yet they will not take
the Pacific Northwest; James G.
vice. He persisted however, and
and who are handling the matter.
i ¡vantage of the opportunity to . ing of the united and enthua9istic
Wilson and Henry F. Conner, the
at last has solved the water question
I was surprised to find the high fav
two latter being connected with the
tr ike a larger profit on their stock | support of everv interest within beyond a doubt.
with which the proposition is re
legal department of the Harriman
Tin- writer ¡9 not a cattleman Grant and Harney counties, for
He had tried various plans to get
by these people. Capital
i 1 cannot speak from any exper- while other roads are bolding ban a sufficent flow of water for bis lines in Portland
its cowardice often misses
The capital of the new company
or even personal investigation quets and their authorized officials big pumping plant and more than
' he cattle business in particular, are making pretty ,-peecbes and once thought he had the necessary is $1,000,000, and its purpose ie to trust companies are ready to per
■: it is learned from men who do t> mg , ioiiy stories, the Sumpter «upplv, only to And upon testing it build a road from Natron, Oregon, form their part in the federation
I.. . that cattle buyers makeu'. V alley people are nriking every eff that he must have a larger flow. the present terminus of the South plan as soon as the local board of
i iy from $2 50 to $4 per head ort to < me to the relief of a district This he has found now ar.d state* ern Pacific company’s Springfield trustees here is filled with com
i nil beef they buy. It is shown which i suffering from lack of rail that at a depth of 90 feet he found branch, to Ontario, Ore , a town on petent business men to have the
ihey must make at leatl th»t road tr:iasportation —Prairie Citv sufficent water to keep his pump go the easiern boundary of the state, manageme t of the commercial side
half way between Huntington, Ore.,
: to make it profitable. If Miner
ing with a flow of 1 000 gallons per
of the enterprise. It means the let
and Boise. Idaho. The articles of
i it is the case why don’t the
Attacked Py a flub
incorporation also provide for ting loose of from $20,000,000 to
' ■ rs market their own stock
Mr. Burke states that it will be
branches to be constructed to Kla •f 40,000,1 H10 for development work
• 1 make this additional profit?
I -r riot, until
math Falls, and other points on the in Oregon ”
l ike all those who are consider and .iten. in
Mr W ood declined to be quoted
. cago street
southern boundary of this state
ed the small cattle men and pool cover i wit:
the irrigation difficulties
• 1 Bucklen’s
til" stock and it would aggregate a cur conduc' ■
hut ho will not likely ultempt it.
in Malheur countv, which lie is en
ONE OE THE ÜREA1 COUNTIES.
large number of cuttle—sufficient
deavoring to ajust so far as the land
t n my family,” This is one of the first selections ap
to attract the attention of most any and well. Ii
grant people are concerned. He
p king concern, no matter how writes G J Wt
Act and consists of some of the fin in Burns, Oregon, a copy of The said he had been misquoted in
l oge. The growers could selee.
est nodies of sage brush land in this Times Herald, published in Burns some of the papers regarding the
one or more of their number to great for cuts and burns. Only valley. The soil is capable of pro
This paper sets forth at length charge that the owners of the grad
transact the business for them each 25c al The City Drug Store.
ducing anything that cau be grown some interesting facts about Har were holding up the government
si aeon: to classify the stock, super-
in the state and will be one of the ney county. Harney is located in - project and that he would make a
Speed Program Eair Beginning Oct. It.
iio nd the driving to the railroad
most valuable tracts in the state tbe southeast corner of the state | written statement of the matter —
point and take charge of the ship
when put under water.
and embraces 10,000 square miles, i Portland Journal
ment. Even by paying such an
This experiment has proven that This would make it something over I
Qiiarter-iiiile da-li, Harney County
Like Finding Money.
: - dividual well for his services the saddle horses that never won public the irrigation problem here is a fivfl (j(|leg the gize of Butte county
giovers would certainly realize a money. Purse, $40.
simple and inexpensive one. The One-third of all the cattle in Ore-
Finding lieallli is like finding
considerable amount more than Quarter-mile dash, free for all. Purse flow rises to within 8 feet of th-I g0I, are owned in Harney county,
money—so think those who are
they do under tbe present method »100.
Half mile dash, tree for all maidens,
sick. When you have a cough,
It would not only be an advantage purse, »100.
depth when the big pumping plant )loTHPg, B)leep and other stock,
sore throat, or chest irritation,
in that rv-spect, but there would One mile trot or pace, beet 2 out of 3 is running, being lowered to a depth
One of the features of the county
act promptly like W C Bar-
not be the anxiety regarding the
between 18 and 20 feet, but seems ¡g a Htock ranch so large that a man
to be permanent there. This, bow- cail trnve| for 75 iui)eg jn on>, 1 her, of Sandy Level, Va He says:
sale or the putting up of additional Harney county. Purse, »100.
forage for winter feeding as a pre
ever, is but a short distance to raise direction and tie for the whole dis- j “I had a terrible chest trouble,
caution. They would have the satis Three-eighths mile dash, for Harney the water ar.d makes it a cheap tance within the enclosure of the caused by smoke and coal dust tin
' my lungs; but, after finding no re
and practicable irrigation service ranc|1
faction of knowing that they had county saddle horses, l'urse, »50.
¿reat countv has yet open lief in other remedies, I was cured,
made all the money in it if thev Tnree-eiglith mile dash, free for all that can be depended upon regard-
make their own sales and if the Three-mile novelty race; walk tir.t less of the snow fall or other sur to public entry 4,721,000 acres of by Dr. King’s New Discovery for
Consumption, Coughs and Colds.”
market was not top notch that they mile, trot second mile, run third mile. face conditions
¡Greatest sale of any cough or lung
had fared as well as any other
season this section has experienced Valiev is the largest valley in the t medicine in the World. At the
City Drug Store; 50c and $100;
This has been suggested to Tbe Half-mile dash, for Harney County for more than 10 years and yet this State, being forty-live miles long
guaranteed Trial bottle free.
Times-Herald as aporsible solution saddle horses. Purse, »50.
The altitude is 4100 feet, arid the
of the present unsatisfactory condi Halt mile dash, free for all. Purse. and shhws that at a reasonable
Up-to-date job printing at reason
depth a permanent water flow can average rainfall twelve inches,
tion. It is certainly possible, but »100.
One mile trot or pace, best 2 out of 3
Owing to the distance to railroads
may not be feasible—that should heats, 2:50 class, free for all. Purse be bad. Since lack of water has
be considered by tbe active stock- »150.
Half-mile dash, for ponies under Ufii drawback to tbe settlement of our cattle, horses, sheep, mules, wool The Lone Star
The Times-Herald would like to bands high, ridden by boys under 14 big and fertile sage brush plains an(] borax.
the knockers must now find some
Little attention has been paid to
in some manner assist the stock- years of age. Purse. 20.
and only enough grain is
men of Harney County in disposing
China George, Proprietor.
grown for home consumption.
Cor. Main and B Street«.
of their cattle this fall to an advan Four and a half furlong«, free for all and depart for pastures new.
Among the crops successfully
tage It would ofl’er inducement Purse, »150.
MEALtS AT ALtLt HOURS
Railroad Across Central Oregon.
produced are wheat, oat", barley,
or rather get in touch with buyers One mile trot or pace, l>e«t 2 out of 3
rye, hogs, sugar beets, potatoes, Bakery in eonneetion
ifii could find the exact number heats, free for all. Purse »150.
l tve-mile dash, for Harney County
Railroads and rumors of rail- apples, pears, peaches, grapes and
" ; i condition of stock to be tnark- saddle h >r js. Purse »75.
A Specialty uf Short Orders.
roads are so thick in the Oregon at all kinds of berries and vegetables
' t' d Whether a buyer that w n I
furnished with everything
mosphere that it is difficult for the
Among the forest trees are yel-
■ -r the right prices could b>- . -
t nfiord» Your patron
uninitiated to distinguish between low pine, Douglas spruce, western
d to come in or not is not
j ( the counterfeit rumor and the een- larch,
i but it is neyerthelts« wnril.j
< ae :
trot or ice, liest 2 out of 3 uine rai'wav project.
Birch, alder, and willow, are found
;iid if a sufficient number of neats,
-w ra ■•, change drivers.
What is said to be the survey of a on the streams.
u< n will pledge thems -lv - it Purse »25.
Harney has the undisputed dis
xo-t use 5 saddle Harriman feeder is now starting
, or better still, they could
of being the greatest game
up the plan sugg teil and
Ontario, on the extreme edge of section in Oregon. Harney and
their <>w h stock
Eastern Oregon The prop- sed line Malheur lake«, as well as many
will penetrate the heart of Central .mailer I kes are visited annually
pier Valley Making Rapid Progress.
A MATTER OF HEALTH Oregon, cross the vast stretch»« of uy millions of water fowl, while the
Crook, Harney and Malheur count upland birds are as plentiful, lie
ies and connect with the Short Lin- sides 'he wild deer, antelope, bear,
al Ontario, thus forming a loop Ik, cougar, cat. coyote, rabbit, and
around the trade of Oregon, which other anitnals are numerous,
will draw traffie to Portland by «uy Every mountain stream coula.ns
of Southern Pacific, with which the rn xml ain trout and the larger
prop. ged line will connect at Nat streum
ave i es! mon trout and
01 her Va sties of fish —Oroville
The line will save the tr ,,| 1 in Meekly ft gi-t»r
2 t.> $2 25 a day All of th
terior Oregon to Portland and will
cute and fills have t>een
Having «old the furniture busi
upeet any projected road from San
tu i le and tbe work of laying the
C A Byrd will now turn bis
a will proceed with great dis-
attention to | inting a>> I paper
The Oregon Eastern railway i« hanging and eolicits 4 share of
The construction train has hewn
title of the new line and the your patronage He will also Con
it a- far aa two miles lliie side f
are Colonel William duct a caon.i I and repair abop
Ti n and by the middle of Octo-
Crooks, woo«« signature ie fin
the track will be lai 1 to th»
J<, p u:. . 1 ne Time» H»rald
to every m« mirer of the Oregon leg-
lerui.uua at Fiak ». -J be new
has no suBsrmnt
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