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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (May 1, 1909)
iElK OSreot; jrtnmcu Cotmlt'u
Covers an nrca of 0,428,800 rrr.of
Innd, 4,G:)I,0G1 ucrcs yet vacant wiliiicl
to entry umlur tlio public land InwB of
llio United Stntoi.
TlioOfllclnl l'upor of llnrno) County
lis tlio Impost ctimitittlon anil I ono of
the Wat lulvorttsliijj tiuHllmna in KnMixn
BUKNS, HARNEY COUNTY, OREGON, MAY 1, 1009
V i I
mOOK COUNTY IN LINETl
sharp instrument Wo hnvo not
' learnod'how it occurod. At any
rate, Dr. Haines wns summoned,
and soon hud tlio patient on tlio
safe road to recovery.
Ill Join in Good Eoads Movement
Suggested hg Our Court
OURNAL HAS PURPOSE MIXED
INTERESTED IN OIL FIELDS.
T. W. Davidson and J. P. Wil
bur, both of Union, lmvo been in
this city for tho past week.
These gentlemen nro stockhold-
f. t j..i i, . ,., , ,r n ,. ,,.,, , , era hi tlio Eastern Oregon Oil &
for Particular Benefit of rrans-CunUncntal Auto Race, but Gna Co. wh!ch lms ,WK0 llol(li,,Ka
rcrmuncni iiijmwny tor name rcon cAn bver nst ntr.nonp Vnh. Thnv hnvr nnWml
Asset Hint Is in Lin5 VtTii TielSarDcvtfrmicnt oT Inferior, n standard drilling rlgnndlum
bcr is being hauled for buildings
and derrick. According to oil
experts they lmvo a most promis
While these gentlemen are not
(1UMITI0N ON THE FARM.
Of tho County Clerk of Hrirnoy County, Stale of Oregon, showing; It is tho farmer that keeps
tlio amount of claims allowed by tho County Court of said thfna stirred up that raises tho
County and State, for what purposo allowed, tho amount of 'wJLt er m
warrants drawn, and Iho amount of warrants outatnndimr and i u'KK'-ai' LIi's'
,. .'".. a MA... ... . . .... . I
unpaid irom tho 1st day oi October 1008 to tho 3l8tdayof
Mnrcli 1009, both days included:
ON WHAT ACCOUNTLLOVEI)
Road and Bridge
Justice Court .
AMOUNT OK WARRANTS DRAWN
to following from tho Prine- of the plans was admired by all.
Journal would lead one to An impromptu program con-
o that wo were advocating '" ol 1,U1S1C wns followed oil experts, they; have confidence
. roads for tho particular )y" nno aupnor and several short ', this entire eastern Oregon dis-
rnlka hv vnt'iniia niimiinra ni-o. ... ...
it of tho biir trnnscnntiiwn- V , ... " " " ""' ""let trom wimt has ueen de
ndufance race, but this is a
ko. Harney county wants tion hns done much for not only
I roads for its own use and the members but nctual charity.
of its neighbors. The big it wa3 not necessary to gp out
. race was not considered s(ic this community to filid prac-
l the proposition was taken tical results of Odd Fellowship.
That route was already ar- Harney lodge was instituted in
'cd before tho good roads the early 'SO's and has seen pros
'csfion was put up to the Mjrous fays jt jm3 becn muly
,ty court of this county. Tho at aH times to come to the relief
uil says: of distress and many a man.
i. mle Prineville is not on some wjUow nn,i orphan has a warm
no late maps, there is the soot in their hearts for tho order,
net that it will bo on tho During all these years the lodge
of an endurance automo- ims nover owncd n ll0ln0 ()f it8
ace, in which between 25 own but now the matter has
Q autos will start from New been arranged and before the
cross the continent and beginning of another year it will
l at &eatue uunng ine oecupy tho largest building ever
a-YUKOn-l'aciIlC exposition t,,vw.tPfl in Hums. Tho hiiililino-
ummer. j Wj be two story, the lower floor
lno county court of Crook ; being devoted to two fine store
ftu-iiy has received communica- room8 ...ui. m0(lern nlato class
.5 from the county courts of fronts while the second story will
Incur and Harney counties. be occupied by the lodge, the
ns co-operation in improving ' main hall being 28xG0 feet with
portion of the road on the ample anti-rooms, banquet room
r ed auto route, lying in Kitchen and other nocossarv nro-
l .with a view to inducmv paration rooms. In tho front of
;i i utoists to traverse it m tneir , t h a iloor w bo some verv do-
n.iorancctest. The rourtrTOwjajgm,, rooms. I:r itH-thc
nlcr Oregon at Ontario, tam bufidlntf will cover fiOxlOO fool
irough Vale, Burns, Prineville facing on main street.
The contracts for its erection
will be let this week and work
talks by various members pre.
j rrtt 1
wni. uieiewereaooucromem- monstrntc(, ,, t,J0 flf
uc-ra MII..-1U1U. iiiu luwui urK.iiii..i
rti'l crc ,3 the Cascade Mountains
Ivor ie aantiam road to LiCDanon
Ind Albany, thence north to
outoof the proposed race is now
Jh the way west and it is be-
l if the assurance can be
ihat this route will be puti
l shape for autos, that the
Mr. Caldwell was at Burns,
William Schocflin called at
include it in the Fred Pctors place Sunday.
I). A. Brakeman has been re-
nty Judge Ellis stated that moving his fence.
.stion ot UrooK county mi
ng her portion of the route !
" under consideration. Har-
county proposes to put her f f , b ,
f tho road in shape for the . , .,.... ..... ,...,',,..
i. OIUVUI! JVUIll Will II1IU1 Jll.
David Williams has the rheumatism.
and wants this county to
he bumps out of the Prine-
lurns road from the county
on the summit of Buck
tain to Prineville. Tin-
( says that $50 would put
l in good condition from
"ville to Alex Mackintosh's
r, and that from there to tlio
mit of Buck Mountain it
lr jld require an expenditure oi
Ml of the route from Ontario
Prineville on which the im
minent is proposed, is travel-
tl by mail stages. So far as
Ir "k county is concerned it i8
lit ly a question of expending
all sum on' the improvement
no of our important high
arid in case the big racing
ihould come through Crook
y there would be consid.v-
benefit result to the countt..
t no way of publicity and ad-
2ii ning, and furthermore would
til tho attention of other desir-
!! tourists to the route.
We are very glad to learn that
i ur. uenmaii is going w consiruci
a store building that requires
"Shorty" Nicestrum has arriv
ed, and is residing on his home
stead. Mr. Nicestrum contem
plated taking another claim, but
experts. They feel Harney Val
ley has just as good prospects as
Malheur and possibly better, but
tho latter has tho advantnge of
organization and development.
Mr. Davidson is a contractor
and a director of tho Central
Railway, a road from Union to
Cove and which is now being ex
tended on toward Walla Walla.
Mr, Davidson is vice-president of
the Eastern OrcgonOil & Gas
Co. Mr. Wilbur is a director of
the Union National Bank. They
are business men interested in
the development of the oil fields
of Eastern Oregon, nnd arc hero
to interest local people in their
enterprise. Their business stand
ing of these gentlemen is not
questioned as they are local men,
well acquainted with men with
whom people of this place also
know. The Times-Herald feels
confident they are reliable and
should local people decide to in
vest in stock of their company
they would bo fairly dealt with
in every respect
Qfcourscwajlo not undertake
to stalelh'at the Eastern Oregon
Oil & Gas Co. or any other con
cern engaged in similar work on
this field have a "cinch" on
striking oil in commercial quanti
ty, but tho chances are most fav
orable. In fact so favorable that
men of means nro pushing de
velopment work and are not only
putting their money into tho
work but giving it more or less
of their time and personal atton
bincc the vale prospects are
so near us and conditions are si
milar we take more or less inter
est in that district as it almost
certain that should they strike
oil there we have it in this valley.
Court House and Vault
Clerk and Deputy . .
Sheriff and Deputies
School SuporintQiident.'. i,
Road Supervisor .
Stock Inspectors ,
Election . .
Assessment ami Taxation
Harney County Fair
'lotal amount of claims allowed and warrants drawn, $20,583.20
Total amount of warrants outstanding and unpaid, on all
funds, March 81st 1009, principal 816,480.05
STATE OF nUEflON i
County or Harney, ) I
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VII 4'IUlllVl4)llV.tlli VjULIIILV IjIL'I n, U 1 LlintlUUVU 1IUIIIUU UUU1ILI
and State.do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and cor
rect statement of the amount of claims allowed by tho County
Court of said County for the six months ending on tho 1st day of
April 1009, on what account tho same were allowed, tho amount of
warrants drawn, and tho amount of warrants outstanding and un
paid on said date, as thosame appears upon tho records of my office
and in my official custody.
Witness my hand and the seal of said Court affixed this 21st
day of April 1009.
Sam Motiiersiiead, County Clerk.
SfiAH-ANNUAL SUMMARY STATEMENT.
Amount of warrants outstanding and unpaid on tho 31ts
day of March 1009. all funds, nrincinlo
Amount of money in hands of County Treasurer npplica-
i)io to payment oi same
Excess of resources March 31st 1009
-UHJ J. t
SHMI-ANNUAL STATEMENT .
Of money received for Taxes and other sources, nnd tho payment
of the same to the Treasurer, by the Sheriff of Harney County,
wii:k"". luriiiuai.Miiumiisenuingon ineomuay oi April, iyuv.
1008, to cash 'for Taxes for 1907
December 25 " "
February 1 1009 '
Total for the yearl007,
February 22 1909 to cash for Taxes for 1908
March 1 ' " "
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'""W-V.1 , .
Died Tuesday, April 30th at
12:20 a. m., at tho homo of D.
II. Smyth, the infant son of Mr.
and Mrs. Corey Smyth at tho
age of two years nnd 13 days.
Little Eugene Darius or "Billio,',
as lie was often called by his
friends, was a sweet little fellow
II Oil l II It
April 8 ' '
II JO ll II II II
I 1(J II II II II
Total for tho year 1908,
County Oregon, do
Total amount collected for six months
I. A. K. Richardson. Sherifr of ITnrnnv
hereby certify, that the foreiroincr statement is corrupt.
Dated at Burns, Oregon this 5th day of April, 1909.
A. K. JlicilARDSON, Sheriff.
Byron Tkrrill, Deputy.
loarnod that law does not include , nnd favorito with all. Ho will
A LITTLE LOVn FEAST.
Tho local orders of the Odd
t'll ma and Rebekah Degree h d
lit tie jollification mcolinir on
Tuesday evening, the oerus
bHng tho celebration of the
fth anniversary of tho order in
c united suites. There wan
fited program and as tho af-
lir was attended only by mem-
prs of the order no address of
historical nature was dolever-
tWhilo it was the anniversary
.ho organization tho meeting
more of a local nature and
Io uildfng of the now hall wuh
e particular feature. All were
pleased with tho result (
unpalgn for this handsome
lw building and tho blue pi
Mr. Ringin was at Burns Mon
dav. Mr. Armstrong lias the rheu
matism. David Williams, L. J. Gibson,
and W. L. Kimble were at Nar
Thoy say that Charley Haines
is tho best merchant in Harney
The Folkstcad brothers of
Happy Valley were at Mr. Haar
Wm. -Davoy visited at Burns
Tuosday. Mr. Davoy'B spring
grain is all right, considering tho
cold weather it has endured.
While passing Schcoflin's place
Dr. Donman broke his automobilo
We havo not learned how it oc
tured, at any rate, Mr. Denman
came back with n team, after his
"Billy" Caperon is working
for Jfm Million.
The following peoplo nttended
Lawen's danco, from Waverly:
Mr. Kilby, tho Fitchotts, Miss
Armstrong nnd her sister, nnd
Mrs, Orcn Thompson.
Mrs. Harris was at Waverly,
Sunday. A young gentlemen
was with her;" havo not learned
Mr. Ilaarstrich wns at Harney
Lr-w Gibson, whiloat Narrows!
be missed by everyone, but nftcr
fighting death for 23 days from
a severe spell of pneumonia, God
called him home. Tho heart
broken parents and relatives
havo tho sympathy of tho cntiro
community. The procession to
the grave was tho largest over
seon in Happy Valloy.
Wo shall go homo to our father's
To our father's house in tho skies,
Whero tho hope of our souls shall
lmvo no blight,
And our love no broken tics;
Wo shall ronm on tho banks of
the rivor of peace,
And bathe in it.s blissful tide;
And ojio of tho joys of their
heaven will bo
The little boy that died.
., Object Io Slronj Medicine.
Many peoplo object to taking
tho strong medicines usually pro
scribed by physicians for rheu
matism. Thero is no need of in
ternal treatment in any case of
muscular or chronic rheumatism,
and more than nine out of every
ten cases of tho diseaso nro of
ono or tho other of theso varie
ties. When thero Is no fever
and Httlu (if nny) swelling, you
may know that it is only neces
sary to apply Chamborluin's Li
niment freely to got quick re
lief. Try it. For snlo by nil
Of the Treasurer of Harney County, Oregon from October 1st 1908
to March 31st 1909, showing receipts, disbursements, nnd bal
ances in various funds:
Balanco on hnnd September 30th. 1908 $22,992 95
Sam Mothershead, County Clerk. 1,350 10
A. K. Richardson, ShcrilV . . 52,090 98
rirst wational Bank account Jury Subpoenas 260 85
School Districts, Interests on Bonds 207 00
Liquor Licenses. 433 33
School District $35 refund Amt. overpaid. . . 25 60
Secretary of State, 5 per cent lwid sales 7,061 85
School Supt, Institute fund 25 00
Very fine flower seeds can be
easily and evenly sown by the
uso of a dredge box.
Its a Bign of a hard year for
tho family when tho wife carries
the stove and tho husband tho
Some men marry a girl be
cause sho is a great talker. Bet
ter got a talking machine; you
can Btop it when you got tired.
Don't leave an ax sticking
whore some will fall on it, or
stick scythes, hatchots or tools
overhead to fall und hurt some
Plant trees, plant flowers, plant
roses, plant smiles, plant good
deeds overy day, and above all
plant the feet in tho way of right
Farmers, do not be discourag
ed by failure, the sunshine is on
our side. Wo are promised a
seed-time and harvest while the
Keep the rounds of tho ladder
all good and stout. When you
get to trimming fruit trees or
hunting worms' nests you don't
want to fall and break a leg.
Things that snap under you often
take tho snnp out of you.
If you want to know just how
good a farmer a man is, go way
back on his plnco where few eyes
ever, rest and see how things are
going on there. If everything is
neat and shipshape there, you
may depend upon it that th
man is a good farmer. '
Tho best investment farmers
can make is in giving children a
good start in life. But that
doesn't mean a big farm and a
fine money outfit nlone. They
will need some help, some cour
age, some hopefulness, much
truthfulness, clean hearts and
pure minds considerably more
Here is the most approved
method of treating seed potatoes
to prevent a scabby crep: Soak
the whole seed for two hours in
a mixturo of ono half pint of
formalin (often called formaldo)
nnd fifteen gallons of cold water;
dry the seed, cut and plant in
ground that has not recently
Bad roads nnd scrubby stock
go together. The farmers who
set out to havo better stock sot
out at tho same time to havo
better roads, bet cr crops, more
improvements and conveniences
on tho farm. And in a neigh
borhood whero there are good
roads, improved stock and farms,
wo find a development of intel
lect nnd a fuller, better appre
ciation of life. May Farm Jour
nal. For Sale Thoroughbred Red
Durham Bulls from ono to three
years old. Cal Clemens, Burns
LADIES' NECKWEAR FOR SPRING 1909 .
rSmbroideried Linen Collars, Lace
Collars and Bows, New Ascots.
Call and sec our new Waisfings & Wash Materials
We are showing the strongest
springliine of Ruching, Neckwear,
Ladies Belts, Silk, Net ami Lawn
waists ever brought to Eastern
Something new in Sorosis Un
derskirts in gilks and Satines
We handle exclusive patterns in the
above and nothing shown by us is
handled in the Interior.
All Waists, Neckwear, Belts and
Underskirts are selected from
NewYork stocks and are Spring:
Brown's Satisfactory Store.
The Harney Valley Brewing Co.
3EP2.3?e Soda "SATsl1gjc
Family Trade Solicited Frce'Delivcry
T. E. JENKINS, Manager
THE CAPITAL SALOON,
CHAS. BEDELL, Proprietor.
Burns, - - Oregon.
"""JEals: iritis 3E3Iead.q.3.a,rtors
Wirtes. Liquors and Cigars.
illiard and Peel Tables.
Club Rooms in Connection.
2GG Pieces Guiun.l
8 " Building
24 " High School
27 " Road
Paid Jury Subpoenas...... .
supervisor uonu District No,
Interest on School Bonds
School Districts on orders
Orders Co. School Supt
41 II II It
By Bulhiice, First National Bunk
.' 2G0 85
1 2.000 00
2 1,700 69
3 500 00
funds 205 00
. . . 9,200 00
To tlio credid of tho various funds as follews:
County Gonoral Fund . .
High Hchod .
State School Apportionment
City of Burns
Rond Dist. No. 1 ....
. 2,595 93
. 9,546 04
. 1,094 63
. 458 54
. 154 35
. 3,916 22
C Job printing-Tho Times-Herald i
STATR OF OftFfiON
County of Harney Ba
I, E. N. Jnmoson, cortify that all tho foregoing is a truo and
correct statement of tho balances October let, 1908 the amounts
received and disbursed since, and tho balances remaining in!tho
County Treasury Mnrcli flint, 1909.
Witness my nana this 31st day of March 1909.
E. N. Jameson, County Treasurer.
I will hold regular auction sales
on tho first nnd third Snturdnys
of each month at thoC. A. Sweek
barn in Burns. Bring in any
thing you hnvo for sale nnd got
your money for it Special at
tention given to sales in tho
W. T. Smith,
Not a Dull Spo
in the May EVERY
That's why it holds the
Even if you are not n mag
azine reader, try it. There
is an unusual line of fiction
Read " Grimsden House"
if you like a " thriller."
For snlo by II. M. Horton.
i HP $
Prlco List b
MONUMENTAL niTM'?1: Cr'PANV.
IB. I. LtWIS
Will be glad to furnish
To aayone desiring
See bis Handsome
The OVERLAND HOTEL I
Afford the Best Accommodations
to be had in Harney County
CliEflN ROOMS, CLE N LlflNEN, PAURTflBQE VICTUALS j
The patronage of all guesls under the old management
Rates $1 n day, $6 a week, $22 a month
H ndornon Elliott, Pront. ,!
Mr. L. H. Fnrnhnm, n promi
nent druggist of Spirit Lake, Iowa,
says: "Chamberlain's Stomach
and Liver Tablets nro certainly
tho best thing on tho market for
constipation." Give theso tab
lets n' trial. You are certain to
find them agreeable ami pleasant
in effect. Price, 25 cents. Snm-
plo free. For snlo by all good
I Job printing ThoTimes-IIerald.
Y, T. Lester
will Ik) mull
i li .!. I
j List your property with the Inland
Empire Realty Co. if you desire a quick sale or trade
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