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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 9, 1909)
T17HI1AV. JANUAKV 1W.
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"I have fought a good fight
I have kept the faith." Nothing
truer, nothing more beautiful
could bo said of a life well spent
and so full of noble deeds. This
quotation was used by Rev. A. J.
Irwin last Tuesday afternoon
when ho conducted the funeral
service of one who lias long been
a faithful christian worker in
Mother had been so long with
the people of Harney Valley and
was so universally known, hon
ored and i espectod that the loss
is not only one to the immediate
family but to all her wide ac
quaintances. None ever entered
her home without a warm wel
come nor loft without feeling the
warmth of a genuine hospitality,
so characteristic of the people of
her ancestry. Disease did not
destroy the charm of a kind in
dulgent disposition, nor diminish
her unselfish solicitude for her
friends and loved ones.
Mother departed this life last
Sunday afternoon surrounded by
loved ones. She died as she had
Kved honored trusted and loved.
The last sad rites were held at
the Presbyterian church Tuesday
afternoon, her pastor Rev. A. J.
Irwin, paying a beautiful and
touching tribute to her character.
Songs were touchingly rendered
by the choir consisting of Mes
dames J. L. Gault, Wm. Farre,
J. W. Biggs, Mr. Piatt Randall,
Drs. Marsdon and Brown with
Miss Ellis as organist. Every
thing possible was done by kind
and loving friends to relievo the
grief ot those who were so deep
ly grieved even to the last nar
row bed whero mother was laid
to rest beside her daughter in
the I. 0. 0 F. cemetery.
Mother was born in Highland
county Virginia on July 12, 1S49
where she was married. Soon
after her marriage they removed
to Missouri and in the spring'of
1883 came to this place where she
had since made her home. She
is survived by her husband, W.
C. Byrd and the children, Chas.
A., Julian, and A. M. Byrd,
Mesdames W. Y. King and C. H.
Leonard, all of whom reside in
this place. She is also survived
by three brothers, one in Missou
ri, one in Virginia another in
Colorado. One sister in Oklaho
ma. COMMERCIAL CLUB ORGANIZED.
At the meeting of business
men last Tuesday evening, a per
manent organization of the Burns
Commercial Club was made, with
the following officers elected:
Wm. Hanley, president; Archie
McGowan, secretary; G. A. Rem
bold, vice-president; Harney
Cohnty National Bank, treasurer;
I. S. Ceer, Frank Davcy and
Julian Byrd, executive commit
tee. The meeting of Club is called
for Wednesday night, Jan. 13. at
the B. A. C. club rooms. K is
urged that all good citizens be
present, whether they have be
come members of the organiza
tion or not, as matters of great
importance to interior Oregon
will bo taken up. The executive
committteo has planned a pub
licity campaign that will be far
reaching in its resultfi and wishes
the active assistance of all. Ad
dison Bennett, the "booster" of
Eastern Oregon, will be here and
will likely be in the city for sev
eral days. It will be arranged
for Mr. Bennett to give his fa
mous lecture, "Live to Smile and
Smile to Live," while ho is hore.
Thifa is likely to be held under
the auspices of the Burns Ath
Following is a synopsis of the
proceedings of the county court
up to this merning:
Road petition of Tlios. Bain
aii.' then continued for the
(. A. Haines, D. D. Dcfen
baugh, Harris & Fitzgerald and
Johnson & Hoover granted liquor
v M, J. O'Connor appointed jus
vtiCj of the peace for Pueblo pre-
Remits of Road Masters J. T.
Barnes Olson and A. McKen-
. wain & wnith emnloved to
Jncvcd' G-inch Wfll at the high
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Report on A. Venator road ac
cepted and ordered opened.
It. D. Brakoman road same
A. G. Sliavor road same.
Keys and VnndorVcor road
continued for the term.
H. M. Horton mad, same.
Tax levy was as follews: State
.008.95; School, .005; County 008;
road, .001; library .000.05; high
school, .002; building, .001. Mak
ing a total of 20 mills.
man school literary
The mooting was called to or
der by Pressidcnt Gtis Bardwcll,
the secretary Juliet King road tho
minutes and llioy woro approved.
Following is the piegram:
Song by the school.
..Tho Shaking of tho Hand
Reading. Emma Johnson
Essay William Huifman
Instiumontal Solo, Enid Cawlficld
Reading .Waldo Geer
Debate: Resolve that the Fed
oral Government should own and
operate tho railroads,
Cecil Irving Ormond Ausmus
Merle Bennett Mamie Winters
Juliet King Beatrice Hotchkiss
Recitation Agnes Cawl field
Tho judges of the debate, Gor
trudo Hibbard, Cy Swcek and
George Mnrsdon, decided in fav
or of the aflirmaTTve.
Solo Nina Wiseman
Essay .Florence Thompson
Current Events, . .
Reading. Ina Torrill
Song by the School
Clioor Boys Cheer
WATER RIGHTS AKfi UPSET
A recent decision of the su
preme court in a suit for water
has again made an attack upon
the liparian lights" and puts the
matter in a new light. The Ore
gonian deals with the decision at
some length and says in part:
This court is tho first ono in
the United States to construe the
act of Congress of March 3, 1877,
in this particular. It in no way
affects the rights of persons who
acquired rights prior to 1877, or
who acquired riparian lands since
that time and put tho water to
-beneficial use. Tho man or cor
poration who has held riparian
land without making use of the
water is the one affected by the
Tho opinion of tho court -as
written by Supreme Court Com
missioner W. R. King, who has
made an exhaustive study of
water law. The case decided
was that of Annie C. Hough et
al. respondents vs. S. A. D. Put
eretal., appellants, from, Lake
County, Henry L. Benson, Judge
Theie are about 50 parties to this
suit, and in deciding as to their
iclativo rights to water from Sil
ver Creek. Judge Benson rec
ognized both riparian and appro
priation rights. The Supreme
Court modified this by dividing
the water entirely according to
the law of the appropriation.
The decision occupies 01 pages
of typ'e written matter, or about
25,000 words and touches upon
almost every phase of water law.
A brief statement of the points
of law decided is as follews:
In order to determine the ex
tent, under tho law, of a title in
cluded in a conveyance from tho
Government whether by grant,
patent or otherwise, we must
take into consideration all acts
in force at the time affecting the
A reservation of any interest
in lands by a legislative encl
mont is as affective, as a matter
of law, as is expressly stated in
the grant, patent or instrument
through which title may bo-asserted.
Tho Government cannot, by
lfWaJjon, determine for any
stale "'after its admission, what
its legislation relative to riparian
or other water rights .shall be,
but may dispose of its public
lands and all rights incidont
thoreto in such manner aa it may
deem best, and oithor at the
same time or by sopcrato acts,
make such reservations there
from, by grant, dedication or
otherwise, as it may see fit.
The water flowing over tho
public domain is apait thereof
and tho National Government
may grant or otherwise dispose
of its riparian interest separate
from tl.e rest of the estate.
Any ono acquiring title to any
part of tho public domain subse
quent to tho dato of the act of
Congress of March 3, 1877, ac
cepted it with title thoreto with
full knowledge ot tho law in
forco at that time and subject to
tho full import thereof.
Tho legal effect of tho lan
guage in tho act of Congress of
March 3, 1877, namely: "there
shall bo and remain and bo held
free for tho appropriation and
uso of the public for irrigation,"
etc., is to constitute a reservation
and dedication to tho public of
u.l interests, riparian or other
wise held nt the time by tho Na
tional Government so far as such
interests afreet tho uses for irri
gation and other purposes thus
All lands settlor1 jpon and to
which title has beou acquit ed
subsequent to tho act of Congress
of March 3, 1877, woro jaccepted
with full knowledge and with the
implied understanding that the
lint to divert and apply tho wat
er of the stioams or other some
es of wua v supply thereon, for
tho purposes specified in the act,
shaU havo tho superior right
thereto to tho extent intended
ard actually npplied.
Tho references in the code to
ripdrian rights constitute a rec
ognition of whatevor riparian
rights tho landed proprietor may
have; but does not attempt to de
fine nor in nny manner to estab
lish any rule respecting such in
terests. The caso of Sturr vs. Beck,
133 U. S.t together with Oregon
cases, arc examined and held not
in conflict with tho conclusions
Roovcult and Hitchcock Mix
A Washington dispatch says:
Believing the election by the peo
ple of Governor Chamberlain of
Oregon to tho United States scn
atorship should be ratified by
tho Oregon legislature. Roose
velt today locked horns with
Hitchcock, chairman of the re
publican national committee. It
is understood that Hitchcock is
using his power to help Senator
Fulton by trying to induce pledg
ed legislators to repudiate their
RoosevoH recently put himself
on record as favoring Chamber
lain when on the recent visit of
Chamberlain to Washington he
greeted him as the "next sena
tor from Oregon." The Fullon
iles refused to accept Roosevelt's
rebuff as final and appealed to
Hitchcock with some success.
Roosevelt is angry at Hitch
cock's interference and tho two
had several stoimy sessions on
the Oregon situation.
WILL SEEK AID.
Petitions are now being circul
ated in Grant county, which will
bo presented to the legislature,
asking for an annual appropria
tion of $750, to bo used for tho
purpose of aiding a county fair.
The movement was inaugurated
by the Grant County Agricultur
al Society, and is meeting with
sti ., '..-j endorsement in the coun
ty. It is the purpose of the so
ciety to use tho money appro
priated by the state for prc-
CALL AND SEE MY LINE OF
Pianos, Sewing Machines, Building Paper,
Wall Paper, Window Shades, Carpet, rugs,
Linoleum. Matting, Art Squares, Blankets,
Quilts, Mattresses, Springs, Roofing, Mir
rors, Music Cabinets, Pictures, Trunks and
Valices, Baby Carriages, Couches, Couch
Covers, Upholstered Goods, Table Covers,
Portiers, Chamber Sets, Etc., Etc.
Iflou don't sec what you want in thin lint call Wc
have it if it bclonim to the Furniture line.
G. W. CLE V EN ER, Burns, Ore.
At The Welcone Pharmacy
You cuu find tiio best selected and largest) as
sortment of everything to bo found ill an up-to-date
isour speciality and wo havo the bout equipped
laboratory in the interior. Vo uho only t.bo"
best and purest of drugs and oheinicnlH, and
our prices are right. Yours for business
The Welcome Pharmacy, Burns, Oregon.
I wish to explain in a few linos in thin paper how you may al
ways bo well dressed, shoes, hats, etc. Como in and talk tho mob
tor over with mo you can leave your suit at my placo as long ae
you want to. Leave your overalls heic w lien you want your dress
suit, go to tho danco and havo a good time. When tho party is ov
or come in and change ngain and your suit may remain hero until
you want it again.
Say, for instance, you rido a horso af tor cowb close to Harney,
Drewsey, Vale, Lawen, Diamond, Narrows, etc., and somolhing
would bo going on there. All you need to do is send a postal or
telephone if necessary and your clothes leavo Burns by tho next
stage. After your good time return it to mo in the aamo mntinor.
I will attend to any further lookout for it. Boys, I will do tlu'B all
freo of chargo and I can give you suits and overcoats from $17 and
up. Trousers $5 and up. Como in and let's talk about it, I havo
bix of tho boys already. No responsibility in enso of fire.
A. SCHENK, Merchant Tailor.
mlurns at a ntock oiiow held in
conjunction with the county fair,
and in this way slimulato tho
stock industry of tho couuty.
Thoio are n number ofpoti
tions now boiriK circulated in sev
eral parts of the county and pco
plo nro roadily signing thorn and
it is behoved that when thoy arc
presented to the senator repre
senting this part of tho state
thoy will contain tho names of
many of tho prominent and most
liilluoncinl men in the county.
This samo movement was start
ed sovcral years ago and in fact
was passed by both branches of
tho legislature and was finally
vetoed by tho governor. Bluo
If you want a Carriage Heater
Hopkins Bros', is tho placo to
get a good ono.
Wo note with pleasure tho oc
curence of another happy wed
ding event which took placo in
ono of tho prosperous new homos
of Harney county. At one o'clock
on Sunday Jan. 3rd, .1909, Miss
Adole Horslmann, stepdaughter
and daughter of Mr. and Mis.
August Haarslrich of Windy
Point, was united in marriage to
Mr. James Paul of Happy Val
ley. Rev. A. J. Irwin perfoun
od tho ceremony. The groom is
ono of tho prosperous sheepnu n
of this section. Tho brido is a
young woman of marked refini'
montand culture. Miss Augusta
Ilaarstrich and Mr. Alex McBain
acted as bridesmaid and grooms
man. Several friends of the con
tracting parties wore present to
witness the tying of tho nuptial
knot Imniedirttoly follov, -tho
wedding cucmony the com
pany sat down to a most bounti
ful wedding dwcr Mr and
Mrs. PahI It f ! lh ir home in
Happy Valle n tho afternoon
of the weddni"- da, Thoy woic
not peirmlted, hovs oi, tolcau1
tho poicnlal home of the bride
without v line token 1 1 remem
brance fiorti i'i .i friends; and
so in UHir deptu tine they carried
with them a cow ball subpendod
from tho buggy and when l.i-.t
seen were trailing an old shoe.
MV. and Mrs. Paul cut upon
their wedded life with tin- hearty
congratulations and bel wishes
of a large circle of friends. ,
Woods Liver Medecine in li
quid form regulates tha Hvar
licvos sick headache constipation,
stomach, kidney disordors and
act a gentlo laxative. For chills
fevor and malaria. Its tonic ef
fects on the system fplt with the
first dose. Tho $1.00 bottle con
tains 24 times as much as the
50c size. Sold by The Welcome
Pharmacy Bums, Ore., Fred
Haines, Harney, Ore
Painting and i.ip r Iwi ,miik
G. W. Clevengor is again in
the market foi hide lllnd
market price paid.
The TiniPH-Hcrald ban icccived
Bomo new (stationery f.tock in
cluding score cawK program
pencils, etc., for its many pat
rons. IF YOU CARE FOR STYLE.
If you oate for stvle and lot of
people do, it can be had in any
Vehicle on our floor. Wo aro
prepared for tho fall trade. Our
stock i at its best. We show a
lomarknblo assortment of Vehic
les, including Carriages, Road
wagons, and Buggies, for this
season of the year.
Our house is a Tegular Savings
Bank for those wh wish'to buy.
Call in and make us prove it.
Harney Co. Imp. and Ildwo. Co,
The Sing is one of thr latest aad best additions to the famous
Deere Line of Riding Plows. Is Hunt in weight, simple
nnd dui able in construction full of genuine merit, and has
shown i in mettlo and utility in every test it has been put to.
It has imply demonstrated by its good work its right to bo
classed us a strictly up-to date, high-clans farm tool. It io
certain t i suit the most critical farmer and lie a money
maker and a labor-suver for him.
CfiI If s a Deere-It's Rigiaf '
xutf does its ork perfect ease to the operator and team
It is manufftcluVed and nold as a tongueles9 plow a tongue
not being neus- imry to best results, but one is supplied at
slight cost to those who perfer it that way. The Statf is the
btmple!.t riding plow built, anyone who can hook up a team
and drive 'em straight can operate it successfully. It pos
sesses many superior features not found on other plows,
and it takes a whole book to Illustrate and discribo them.
Bettor write for it today and all the information you want
about this superior implement.
C. EL VOEGTLY
Adah I li Uxoucik
Be a Booster -Keep Things Moving
We can match you with all kinde of trades. Diop in and
lot us know what you have to trade or sell. Wo will do
your surveying or sell you fmit trees, ahrubory or seeds
to make tho homo more beautiful ahd profitable.
If you have any wants come to us. Wo have the fjaodn
and can deliver them.
Inland Empire Realty Co.
I The Up-to-Date Pharmacy
The place lohere drugs are cheapest, purest and lict J
J WE WANT YOUR TRADE j
Coui'lesu and Accuracy our Motto
$ Headquarters for School Supplies
Everything you want
line If we luiven't it
to yet it for lion.
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HAGEY, FENWIOK ft JACKSON.
DRY GOODS, FURNISHINGS, SHOES, HATS AND CAPS
Fruit. Vegetables, Soft Drinks, Confec
; tionery, Oierars and Tobacco..
nio St., BuvtiB, Oreqon
3Ct&i69Kr J Wivi-V
GREEN RIVER WHISKEY
TJl? Whiskey Without a Headache
Tlils.CelebrttteillWfftikav lias been used for the past
50 yoars In tho U. S. Hospitals, Army and Nnvy, on h
account of Its purity. Highly recommended by all
lending physicians for family use as a tonic and sUni
Foi s il "t only o ' ulcr in each Lown
THE BURNS HOTEL BAR SOLE AGENT
, HENRY RICHARDSON, Proprietor
WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS
Club Rooms in Connection
Courteous andJObliging Bar Tenders
EVERYTHING FIRST-CLASS DROP IN
Ccntrully Located nntl Connected with Hotel Hums
The annual meeting of the
stockholders oE tho Harney Coun
ty Fair Association will bo hold
at the Burns Alhlptic Club rooms
in Burns, Oregon on Monday
January 11 , 1!)09, at 2 o'clock p.
in. The election of u board, of
diitxwiB, r , u of tin) p.uBeti.
o.' , t.id ot.. r multwra of im-
1 . . v .1 be biv1.l brtr.
tu. n w-u.'fe'.
Jullui ILfJ.ISt,.; .
I will hold regular auction sales
on the first and third Saturdays
of each month at tho C. A. Ssvcek
barn in Burns. Bring in any
thing you havo for sale and get
your money for it. Special at
tention given to sales in the
W. T. Smith,
Job printing Tho TiniOf" Hornl
r lmti u
in tha druu or school
on hand we'll bo glad
M. HORTON, Propt.
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GEER & CUMMINS
irns iieat market
Nun Shop Opposite the first Nnlioiial Hani; M iu St.
Your iwronagc T.ilikiteu.
f &Z " Wviir
The Most Popular Bouse in Interior Oregon,
Headquarters for Traveling Men and Tourist
Mrs. ELLA MARTIN,
DURNS LIVERY AND FEED STABLE.
IIENLiLlKSON ELLIOTT, Propt.
Special attavtiun in in
. to truiiscicnt ouslom unci
Special AtfcntiiM Giveii
to Coniliictug Funerals
NfcW AND ACClMri; I1AY SCALES
IN CONNL'CTION Willi DARN
C ' -. v -iLf
t-SORTOM Al SAYFR, Propts.
oygh and Ores sed Lumber,
Rustic, Floosirsg, tifouidmg,
Finishing Lumber. ,
Nearest Sawmill to
Lumber Yard in Burns.
THE ANDERSON HOTEL
R. J. McKINNON, Propt.
The old favorite Family I otel where guests receive
Special Attention and Q od Service.
HOME COOKING. MEALS 25 Cents
Feed Barn in Connection
SOUTH JJURNS,;OREaO.-Near F..r .round.
Pork, Vii-ii ui,
LiMil S sa; s
.'('it' in 11
U. .1. hANbEV ,,1
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Propt., Burns, Oi.-
Jfonsc.s kept bit the 'lay,
week or month.
riRSI CLAbS LIVERY TURMJUft.
Ilajand Qii'ttn ativun-o
Vour imtrnii 1 3 Miiitiit il
biiUtlt l i ii r luirti-i, Unbolt
Burns. Good Road.1
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