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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 28, 1905)
li.» Oihv.al Paper of Hamcy (Jonnty,
L aa the largiti circulation, and in one <4
the I* wt advertising ruediumbin Eastern
ti lye <*>renl Mnrnrtj Couutrv
BURNS, HARNEY COUNTY,OREGON, OCTOBER
Cvxers an im-.i of fì,42S,SOO acre« of
lumi. 4,71'1.(W iu les y< t vacant subject
to entry under Ilio | ublic land laws of •
the United Stat«».
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N . V. CARPEN TER, C asrikk ,
■;d .-■ .
f August sufficient
JOHN 1' DALY. 1'iu.s
,Some miles south of Narrows are
' the Union Pocific magnate
A ■ WEI I OJIE, A sst . ( AMUCK
C. CUMMINS. V ick I' hes
[t.> ¡mure .t «’rep
some cliffs which are said to be cov
“My information is th it Mr
i .!« i'll
Herald would suggest
DESoSIP I ION (IE HARNFY COUNTY BY ered with hieroglyphics stained on COLI MBIA SOUTHERN WILL NOT BE Hammond owns 50 |ier ce .t in the Bld iO 000 ACRE IdACT C ARET SELLA
_ iiioo * t ibis tract
TION ON MARKET.
the rock in various colors These
Astoria, and General Hubbard and
people who may
do not seem to have faded at all.
H E Huntington the other 50 per
-.cor. choice seleclions before a
Il is euppoled lo be the work of the
A Ninth tirade Studcat ol Ike Might School Aztecs.
“The hesitancy on the part of The (treat Hartley Couutry Dotta'! 'Vati for i gem r.il rush of people comes from
Priimineot Railroad Man Dedarea That D<
(iorernincni aid to Reclaiat Iler
mil-m poin'.s lo-take advantage of
Awarded Firal Prias for Originality,
The climate of Harney County is
Mr Harriman to make extensions
claioa to Exited was Effected b>
Many Fertile Acres.
War rants òct/gAi at tÀe market price.
Thoughl aad I.«proxies.
opportunity. I lint they will
himself is due to the fact that if he
moderate neither loo warin nor too
iime there is no question. The;
were to make the Corvallis or the
cold to he healthful
It is rather
WE WANT YOUR BUSINESS.
The Times Herald is authorized
The Hart.ey County Fair Aasoci-
"E II Marriman has an option Astoria road hie own and a part of
Tin.-s-He: aid is in receipt of nine
<lry and we have no really severe
to announce that a por: 1 .1 of tin- I .-It,
1 >1 RFXJTO LiW
f i- quir.- this week regard
alion offered 1 prize for the most storms.
on the Corvallis A Eastern railway, the ORAN or the Southern Pac- fine body of land seb'Ct.-d bv the'
N. U. Carpenter,
concise ami original essay descrip
The soil of Harney County is and can take over the Astoria <k cific, he would have to apply the Portland Ditch Company undei
. M. Horton,
tive of Harney county, written by very fertile
It is often sai-l we Columbia River road whenever be common point rate to all tonnage the Carey Act. is ready to be talo n homes here ail of whom deBire land
a high school student. The judges have the liest roads of any county wants it.
hauled over either road, which up by home seekers
Mr W E
ding to a Washington press dis
awarded first prize to Agues, the in Oregon Our greatest drawback
“The Columbia & Southern will would mean that he would simply Buike who his been in charge of
H-yeor->ld daughter of Mr and is the lack of a railroad. The Wil not lie extended southward.
add to his haul without increasing the work made the stat- mei t I -t patch of Inst week this project has
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Mis J. (> C iwlfield, of this «•ily. lamette Valley ami Cascade Mount
“If the Harriman interests tra his receipts on freight originating Tuesday morning This was one been recommended by the Govern
1 . K« won , Cashier
M. A lsxamikk , 1* b «: mi > knt
She ent «red the high school last am Military Road goes through the verse central Oregon, with a road of in the territory rerved exclusively of the first contracts to be approved
(’. \V. l’l . ait , Aunt. Cashier
W m . Josas, VicE-t*HKaiUKKT.
month ami 1« in th« ninth inili«! northern end of Harney County by : tbeir own construction, it will be by those roads.
in Oregon and contains some of the
After witnessing the dilatory me
“Nevertheless I believe lie will very best agricultural land in tin
Burns. The Oregon Central Mili tin Corvallis line that will be built
Tlia • -ay follows:
thods of the Government Reclama- i
extend the Corvallis line onward to whole of Eastern Oregon
Harney County is in the som h tary Road goes through the south onward to Ontario.”
lion Service The Times-Herald long
It is ern end of the County.
The foregoing statement made Ontario and open the interior of
purl of Oregon
The proposed plan of irrigation
relief from that
The natural resources of Harney yesterday by one of the best inform • Oregon.
liouiid'd on the north by (Irani
has been approved by the govern
“If the Corvallis line be extend- ment and is ready lor inepiictiou
and Crook Counties, mi th«- weal by Courtly are forests of pine and fir ed railroad men of the west, who >
Intefe^t Paid on Time l)epofitn.
country out of
Crook and Lake Counties, on the which grow on the mountains in has been in a position to learn the > ed, as 1 am certain it will be, a by tile state engineer. Mr Burke Groat
placed ils hopes
We Soiled Your Banking Business.
S'.iilh I'jr Nevada, and on the east the north eastern part of the Coun- facts relating to building plans branch would be built northward guarantees m«>re water per acre the question and
STOCKHOLDERS:—M. Alexander, Wm Jones, E. II. Test,
tiy M ilh’-ur County
It ih the ly. Wild hay which grows where His .pinion is regarded as worthy from the western slope of the Cas than the contract speciti ■», there is
that seemed to realize the advan I C. E. Kenyon, II. Alexander, Estât
f X!-n t Robbing, William
large-' County in Or. gon. It ia , the land is flooded every year and of acceptance and his statement of cades to Portland, probaldv through no question of its approval by th,,
tages ami possibilities here. It
ab.mt one hundred and fifty miles minerals gold silver in the south
would not sanction any “wild eat’’ v - usvjm . <_»••_- J su- -js*_-a ■• <_*» .»•*_■ .-«a.
long and sixty four miles wide, ern part of the County at Pueblo value, says the Portland Journal town.
The Portland Company has liven
that did not seem feasible,
“Take the map and study the one of the conscientious concerns to
“I happen to know just why Mr
having un area of alioul nine thou and chalk in the north eastern pail
at all times to lend a
Harriman doesn't extend the CoJ- geography of the state and you will take hold of the reclamation of our
sand and six hundre.l square miles I of the County.
helping hand where the pYomoters
Tiie products of Harney County
its altitude IS almut four thousand
arid land and it is entitled to much
show a disposition to carry out tho
HOWARD SEBREE. PMCSIuL".»
W. H StLREE.ViCi *» «SIDENT
are cattle, horses, sheep, grain— knows th .1 the ,grades are almost I have indicated, would give an al credit for its persistant« uuder ad
two hundred feel.
terms of the contract according to »j
R. A COWDEN, CASHIER
The principal mountain» of Har chiefly barley and wheat—alfalfa, prohibitive 011 Inat line and that most airline'.between Portland and verse circumstances. Tiie pumping
the provisions of the act in good
ney Comity aie Steins Mountains. potatoes, fruit, ami nearly all kimls the Corvallis & Eastern can be Ontario, with 30 to 40 miles less plants are a success, but the com
They are in the southern pait of of garden vegetables.
pany will not stop at its present in
the County They are about nine
vestigations of the water supply.
\\ ANTED— Agents, Hustlers
thousand and two hundred feel 1 Conn'.y are stock raising and farm the Ca.-cade range of mountains, line of the O It «V N through i the Other plans are being considered to
Salesmen, Clerks and everybody
ami maximum grade that would Blue mountains.
above sea level ami about five thou ing
inake the pi-oj. < t one of the safest
“Railroad men must obey the in the state. Mr Burke may put a who wants to enjoy a good hearty
The manufactories are four saw be i iicoimtered would be 2 per cent
sand t.‘«t above the plat<-aii on
which it stands They are one of mills, one flour mill, two breweries, on tho western side of the range command of the engineer who sur- power plant in tho mountains and laugh to send 50c for “Tips to
A General Bankin;, Bu iness Transacted
Agents.” Worth $50 tn any per
the liighest mountain ranges in an electric light plant, two soda- and I I per cent on the eastern side veys the lines. It is not the opera operate his pumps by electricity
correspondence : invited
‘ 1'here is no mystery in his alti tor in Wall street, but the rough-
Easteri. Oregon. These mountains water works and a borax works in
The problem of irrigating that son who sells goods tor a living
If not satisfactory your money
when their tops are snow clad are the southern part of the County.
tract does not depend upon other
Circular for stamp. The
very picturesque ami beautiful. The trade of 11 irney County is car ern. It is not a matter of feeling who determines where railroads facilities, however, t hat lias been
Dr. White electric Comb Co., Deca
settled t 1 the entire satisfaction
There are other iiuiuntaiiiH
The principal city of Harney pography of the country and eco lows who have issued the ukase promoters anil the reclamation of tur, 111.
north riiwlern part of the County
that central Oregon must be enter the land is an absolute certainty
hut they are n*»t. no high aa Stein *» 1 Comity is Burns. It is in the north nomy of operation.
“The Columbia Southern now ed via the Corvallis extension rath In fact the company is .'■> certain
Alfalfa al (leer A Cummins
Mountain. Th«v an a spur of the ■ .central part of th« county. It is
that it is ready to guaianl.'.- wilt '
Bln» Mountain* ’there are sever- ■
I mountain peaks in ddl'ient
It is understood that the Harri chasers. This land will be sold in
places ova r the County for example: : are Narrows almut thirty miles ordinary freight engine can pull
K.O acre tracts or less, with a small
Habl Mt in th« th siulhern part.
nginea railroad hauling the im- farther south through the Cascades payment down and the balance 011
China George, Proprietor.
,.f lb*- 1‘uiiiil« ami Jump* r Mt in t twenty mites south of Burns
Cor. Main and B Streets.
| There is a daily mail between , Iimr.se traffic that will «levelop ill counectlug wUh the Southern Paci easy terms. Purchasers i re to pay
the western part of the I ounty.
Rates $2.oo and $2 50 per day.
an annual maintainance fie of a MBAliS AT fl Lt Lt HOURS
Ilarnev Valiev is the principal
valley • Harney County. It is in times a week lietween the following tail such heavv expense for motive informant inclinnl to the belief nominal sum per aero and upon the
Bakery in eonneetion
ml Canyun City, power and such slow running time. that the entrance would be in the last payment of tin purchase price
the i! <h central part of tin- Conn- places Burns
This modern new hotel was only recently opened to the
“The country traversed by the manner set forth in his statement of $ 10 per aero the purchaser has
tv anti has an area of about one ' Burns and Prineville, Burn* anil
A Specially of Short Orders.
public. Harney County people will be always welcome
only tho actual expense of supply
thousand eight hundred square;
Table furnished with everything
and courteously cared for A fir t ■ la bar in connection.
tulle«. Most of this land is Inzell |
Ho there!—If you want to sell ing water for irrigating purposes to tho market affords Your patron-
eastward a d westward, with deep your property why don’t you list keep up. Water is to lie furnished ag,. solicited.
up in ranches bill from five bun. I County is about four thousand
Ilarnev County has good educa valleys between. To go southward it with Smith & Lewis? They HÌI1
dreil to »even hundred acres lie
are across such a country means that see ten buyers to your one. They
vacant This ia chiefly unirrigat. il
you must climb ridge after ridge will find you a buyer for your ranch
land but it has >.< 11 proven that
ami bear enormous expense of op or city property, your horses, cat
crops of various kinds can tie rais-
. 1 her* successfully. Very little school with about one hundred and «■ration.
tle or sheep Call and get ac
“For instance, the reason J antee quainted with them—the latch
irrigation ia uw-sary any place in seventy five pupils. Wo also have
the valley. S mm of the smaller a very good high school with atten- J Hill comes down the north bank string always Langs out. Main St
[I' i C ahi . ob Born
of the Columbia is to have the ad-
valleys of Harney County are Cat- dauce of about forty.
There are eighteen precincts in vantage of lighter grades than he
low valley ill the soullmrli part
Harney County and about nine encounters in crossing the Cascade
th. County and Diamond valley in
Don’t Borrow Trouble.
hundred voters. The officers are mountains in going to the sound.
th. . iitenril part of tlm County.
Commissioners, and when all has been said about
rim principal streams of Harney
It is a bad habit to borrow any
Sillier the north bank plan, the only real
Ctmr.ly are Hilviea River and Dun three in number. Assessor,
but the worst thing you can
motive that remains, after the pro
in r ami Blilzen River. The Sil- inteiident and Stock Inspector.
borrow, is trouble. When
cess of elirnin. tion has been carried
vita River is in the northe'n part
sick, sore, heavv, weary and worn-
out, is the easy grade.
Naw Cure For Cancer.
of the County and flows south into
“Mr Harriman never will extend out by the pains and poisons of dy-
Malheur 1. ike
It ia about »evenly
now th. Columbia Southern because he pepsia, biliousness, Bright’s disease
P atctte , I daho .
five niiiea lol g
Dunner and Blit
and similar internal disorders,
zeu River riws in the aouthern part
road judgment, but I am informed don’t sit down and brood over your
of the County and tlowa north into Arnica Salve Jas. Walters, of
symptons, but fly for relief to Elec
he wants to extend the Cor
Duffield, Va., writes. “1 had a can
Malheur Lake. It is about fifty
cer on my lip for years that seemed vallis it Eastern because thereby he tric Bitters. Here you will find 1
tulles long. Silver I reek in the
incurable, till Bucklen’s Arnica would g“t into centra) Oregon from sure and permanent forgetfulness
north-weal« ru part of the County
Salve healed it. and now it is per western Oregon al the minimum of of all your troubles, and your body
and Trout Cree k in the south east
grades and attain the object aimed will not be burdened by a load of
ern part of the County are smaller fectly well.” Guarantee«! cure for
at with less expense of operation debt disease. At the city drug
•treama of Harm y County. There cuts ami burns. 25c at the city
TRISCII Jit DONEGAN, Proprietors.
“It has been proved by the engi- store. Price 50c. Guaranteed.
are many smaller atreama all over drug store.
ueers that the Corvallis
Having sold the furniture busi
Up-to-date iob printing at i< neon may be extended from Idanha, the
The principal lakes of Harney
terminus on the western slope of ness, C. A. Byrd will now turn his
County are Harney 1 and Malheur able prices.
the Cascades, to the summit of the attention to painting and paper
Lakes. They are in the central
mountains through the Minto pass, hanging and solicits a share of
part of the County
the Three Sistern and your patronage. He will also con
the larger and there is much swamp here from l’rinville Monday where
Mount Jefferson, with a maximum duct a cabinet and repair shop.
land atmul it These swamp* ars
grade of 2 per cent; cross the
covered with tul. sai <1 oilier swamp Th- v were called here by the quite
N Brown A- Sons sell Gol<l< n
mountains and go down the east
serious ill««« e* of Mrs
Hurney Lake is a v ry leu titi I in >tber, Mrs Venator.—Lakeview
f 14 t* Il per cent until the great
like. Il has -amiv s! r«s like that
t«.i" . ..f t .-ntrai Oregon is reached.
..I’ th- sea sh >r"
Th water in it is
1er '. ale Only at
w lo 1 th. r id would run in
• lit. It i- about tike, n mil«-» I. Iiy
. . 1 I .. I <-om i t • Ontario.
« ill be ’’lad to furnish
and four mile* wide.
11 1| .1 h'-ur n er .0 I
If smue vnu iprisi«.,.
lie • a- ern ter.iiious
wouiU pul " en. ill ■«•mi V >11 'll
1 < load Would tie beltei
Harney Lake wmt in. I
f mu i ralegic poiot of view than
■ v. Hooking 1 i f -i
mbia Southern. t<>o. for
f <1. r> could tw built north au.l
Il Price Liat *
Tn anyone desiring
v-r. < m r of the 5fi,(tOi’. •q 11 a re
md-« of <-ou:itry in «he 1 central
nt of tic state tba. now has toi
SUC'E*SOR TOZWllSO J 4 A r.T N
S;e ! is H andarne
i at Mr Hartiinan is io
a p. »l
A Hi- ■ >r. a' anv time he elects
>n » ho owns th - lo.iii
MONUMENTAL bronze company
i > tu .Mr II irnman in
s in -
nnn.e - írsete of redwood in Cal
u.d m t'rntier lands in other
<r.d not only would find
heur river is one t f th«
:t t in- advantage to sell the Cor
that should attract
vaili» A Eastern line to him, bitt
Faasil hill, a part of lK»g Mountain,
to dispose of the stock in the(
is named so because -. ocks ol cur-
I HE PRIZE WINNING ESSAY iou- i.rmatit.ti ar«- fountl there. CORV ALLIS & EASTERN “IT” i Astoria A Columbia River r ad to NOW READY FOR SETTLERS during th mm.tbs
First National Bank
OF BURNS, OREGON.
A General Banking Business Transacted
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
CALDWEI L, IDAHO A
THE CARTER HOUSE.
AH Outside Rooms—Near Depot
LIVERY BARN IN CONNECTION.
Napton «... Boyd
Reserved for the
THE CAPITAL SALOON,
Che Finest of All
Mines and Mining.
ZMZa.l’re Tlxis HGSud.q.xxe,rtex®.
Wines. Liquors and Cigars.
Billiard a d Pool Tables
Club Rooms in Conn ction.'
MARYLAND CLUB WHISKY
Hotel Burns Oar
is made of Grape
Cream of Tartar.
Makes the food