The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929, May 08, 1909, Image 1

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XE(tJ CJrcnJ Jlnntetj (Country,
Covorn mi nron of Tl,-1U8,H0J hup ol
Innel. t,0l,(M)I nrrtM jot iiirnnt uliiecl
lo entry under (lie juiMIp lntnl mh ol
llio Unllcil Slnten.
Tht Offlckl Paper of lUrnoj OotUty
fata IktUritttit circulation undlionaof
th belt drertUlBg medium! In Eutora
NO. 25
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H A. Hurley, of Vale, on Statistics
For a Railroad.
Will Pass Through a Couatry Rich in Minerals, Coal, Ihaber,
Stock axd Qrala Products, and Fruit Will Load aad Un
load 1,009 Vessels Annually at Coos Bay.
e follewing: is an address these companies k 800. Give ua
at the Orsgen-Idaho Devw- 106 miles 'ef row and we' will
build from Coos Bay well toward
Butte Montana.
"In fruit we estimate that wo
raise annually $760,000 of the
$2,875,000 raised In Oregon.
ent Congress by G. A. Hur-
af Vale on the subject of
(sties for a railroad from Coos
k through Central Oregon, and
i to Butte, Montana.
In discussing this matter
; it-necessary to take up these
usticsand data under differ-
subdivisions. The first divi-
e find several lines parallel-
the Willamette River and one
lleling the Columbia. We
branch lines on the coast at
luins, Tillamook and Astoria,
one line reaching cast to
ha in the Cascades. We
about lour lines running
from 60 to 100 miles from
I Columbia river, one into
ilowa country, one extending
miles West from Ontario to
This is the railroad map
his map shows no railroad
Klamath Falls and Idanha
he "west, to Vale on the east
Heppner, Condon, Shaniko
Austin on the north, to Cali
ia and Nevada on the south.
hows two-thirds of the sea
t south of Yaquina Bay with
lroads except a local line
'ween common points on Coos
fldaho bIiowb a good system of
Dads in the Panhandle county
ie on the west soutn ana
with several branches ex-
iing a short distance into the
ior. but no railroads inter
ring its interior portion.
where we'should build
ie best
terminals, the least
the most feeding
and the greatest future ton-
will come from Butte to
Bay, through Oregon and
.'1st It goes through country
er paralleled by rivers or
2nd. It connects with three
ntinental railroads and
es over two lines reacning
rd. It makes short outlet
a and better route to Port-
and San Francisco.
th. It will be connected
systems of electric lines
tryfying the Willamette Val
in Oregon, and Snake River
iy in Idaho.
th. It passes through a
ltory rich in minerals, coal,
er, stock and grain, prc-
and fruit
6th. We reach the greatest
gated sections of two states.
C7th. We establish wholesalo
ters at points of intersection
1 terminus in three states.
'8th. We open tomarkftthe
ber of the Cascades,
9th. We open to settlement
valleys of Harney, Crook,
We, and Klamath in urcgon,
of which are bigger than
fcy states.
"Malheur shipped 330 cars of
horses and cattle in one month,
and raises annually 4,000,000
pounds of wool for shipment
Coos county has tonnage for
10P0 vessels each year and would
have products and -manufactur
ing for a railroad from these
1000 vessels, that would unload
for the markets of the U. S.
She annually ships 2,600,000
pounds of dairy products, besides
her immense lumber and coal
"Douglas county offers $2,000,
000 worth of products for ship
ment in lumber, live stock, wool,
mohair, poultry, eggs, salmon,
hops and dairy products.
"Josephine county saws 20,
000,000 feet of lumber each year.
"Klamath' county is opening to
irrigation by Government pro
ject f200,000 acres'of land, saws
annually 1,000,000 feet of lumber
and has considerable livestock.
"Lake county offers the annual
increase from 300,000 head of
sheep and 30,000 head of cattle
for shipment annually, and with
a railroad would be open to im
mense irrigation projects.
Crook county has a large acre
age under irrigation, and is de
voted to livestock, being one of
the largest producers and ship
pers in Oregon."
ncss tho Rose Festival Parade
Monday night and also tho ono
Tuesday afternoon, Tuesday
morning tho convention will close
its session, devoting tho after
noon to the festivities.
Oregonians don't wish any
body hard luck, but they never
getsufncicntlysympathetic, when
the crop fails in the older states,
to mark down" the price at
which wo "hold up" the balance
of the world for its best apples.
It is rumored that coal has
been discovered near the Wild
Horse country.
Mr. WilkiM?MvawiYrad
is reid!nVohrci1mt,,c
Mr. Haarstrich made a busi
ness trip to Happy Valley.
Robert Grant has been plowing
his salt-grass land.
Mr. Caldwell has abdicated his
claim. Suppose he had the
Mrs. Fritch was a pleasant
caller at Oren Thompson's Wed
nesday. Marooned, on Pelican Island,
eighteen swines.
Price Much Above that of Last Year
And May Go Higher.
Highest Price Paid for Wool is 21 1-2 cents Reports from Wyo
ming Places the Price Over u Cent HigherSheep Went n(
$3 and $4 per Head.
or mixed yearling anecp
have been shipped from Arling
ton within tho past two weeks.
This was tho statement made by
Secretary Dan P. Smytho of the
stato wool growers association,
who returned this morning from
Portland and Arlington, where
ho had been to attend the ses
sions of the stato board of Hhcep
commissioners and to caro for
his sheep interests.
Tho price for the sheep shipped
was from $3 to $4 per head.
Tkfo tt!fn itrna rraAttt tt
One of our mosthighly esteem-goodf lnMmuch a8 the OTmo dim
Jkf . tMLaiffV. i, ""
a T -.jj-mi-ji- mat ! j a ...
cd young ladies has captured a
Bird. This one is domesticated
Tho other girls should receive the
news as an inspiration and "get
busy." Yet we regret to say
that there is only one bird.
A Haarstrich has gone to On
tario after supplies. He took
some freight with him.
Oren Thompson has the best
spring grain I havo seen this
year. It demonstrates the fact
that grain can bo successfully
grown in Harney county.
Frank Skinner has a splendid
field of rye that was drilled last
Mr. Zuarodine has arrived
from Pendleton. His sister came
with him.
William Schoeflin and Mr. Wil-
kins were at Burns Friday.
notes from;sunset.
In timber we have 100,000,-
000 feet in the counties of
e, Curry, Douglas, Klamath,
e, (jroolc and coos counties.
In Coal we have 400 square
i estimated at 800,000,000
in Coos county, and we have
3 times the area of Coos coal
lurry county.
In stock we have 45,918 head
morses, 215,549 head of cattle
572,720 head of sheep more
In one third ol that raised in
n railroad mileage and taxa
v? find our taxable property
presented by but $5,000,000
than is that traversed by the
L. and O. R. & N. In Ore
and that the mileagf of
(Portland Correspondence).
The Oregon palate is never
without a relish for a good warm
soaking, growing rain, but nev
er did it taste more like a full
meal than daring the last days
of dry, record breaking April.
'Raise more hogs and get
moro wealth by sending the Ore
gon Brand of tacking house pro
ducts to every market of tho
world" is a motto that should be
announced from every school and
pulpit, and be emblazoned on the
walls of every commercial organ
ization in the state.
The Horse and Cattle Sale in
Portland has opened the eyes of
livestock breeders in every part
of tho United States and Canada
to the fact that Oregon is the
best market for good things in
that line in the United States.
With regard to the exact spot
in which they may reside, Ore
gon people are beginning to real
ize fully the tremendous benefit
of the Annual Rose Festival,
which this year begins Juno 7th,
continuing until the 12th. This
Festival emphasizes to people at
a distance the extremely favor
able climatic conditions which
make possible the production of
the finest roses in the world.
County Judge J. B. Mcssick,
of Baker county, upon the re
quest of several county courts of
the state has issued a call for a
state meeting of the Connty
Courts and County Commission
ers, at which it is expected to
perfect a state organization si
milar to those existant in other
states. Judge Lionel R. Webs
ter, of Multnomah county, will
act as Chairman of the Reception
Committee, with power to name
his associates. The gathering
will convene at the Convention
Hall of the Portland Commercial
Club (6th floor) at ten o'clock
Tuesday morning, June 7th, and
continue through the day. An
arrangement has been made for
the County Courts and Judges to
secure a point of vantage to wit-
M. J. Nosh returned home
May 1. Ho had' been working
out near Iron Mountain.
R. D. Stahl has been on tho
Bick list the past week.
Scot Halev and his sister, Mrs.
Gardner, were visitors to Sunset
Rev. Irwin, of Bums, preached
at the Sunset school house last
Sunday to a large audience.
There were quite a number pres
sent from the Weaver Springs
neighborhood some having driven
twelve miles.
Mrs. Charles Brittingham, of
Burns has been visiting her Bis
ter, Mrs James Brandon recently.
There was a Sunday School or
ganized at the school house Sun
day with the following efficers:
Superintendent Mrs. E. C. Eggle
ston, Assistant Superintendant
Mrs. N. Henney; Secretary; Miss
Laura Dawson; Treasurer, Mrs.
Sprague, Choister, Mrs. W. R.
W. G. Hodder has finished
painting his house and when ho
gets his lawn in shape will have
one of tho neatest farm homes in
Harney County.
There will bo several substan
tial houses built in this locality
during tho summer. This should
be an answer to those who said
wo would sturve outjin two7years
Most of the settlers have been
here threo years and are well
enough "Satisfied with tho pros
pect 'to go ahead with permanent
A private letter from J. D.
Stewart informs his many friends
that ho is now at Lents, a sub
urb of Portland.
Do II New
Now is tho tlmo to get rid of
your rheumatism. You can do
so by applying Chamberlain's
Liniment Nino cases out of ten
are simply muscular rheumatism
due to cold or damp, or chronic
rheumatism, and yield to the
vigorous application of this lini
ment. Try It You are certain
to be delighted with the quick
relief which it affords. Sold by
all good dealers,
of sheep were selling this time
last season at from $2.75 to $.' 2T
per head. Wright, tho North
Yakima buyer, R. F. Bickncll
and Scott Anderson were among
the heaviest purchasers. The
first named has shipped his pur
chases to Yakima while the hist
two havo shipped into Idaho.
According to Sinythe, the
shearing season in the vicinity of
Arlington will close in about ten
days. Tho Smythe plant will
finish tomorrow, after removing
the wool from the bncks of 50,-
000 head of sheep.
In Umatilla county tho season
will last longer ns some nro just
starting in while others have
finished. One of the lnrgest
plants in tho country, thut of the
J. E. Smyth company at Barn-
hart will start up tomorrow.'
As the shearing season pro
gresses the prophesies of good
clips are being realized. The
wool this season is of especially
good quality, tho fleeces being
unbroken and of good staple.
Authorative reports from Ida
ho are to tho effect that 10,000,
000 pounds of this year's clip
has already been contracted for
in that state. The highest price
paid was 21J cents. Reports
from Wyoming, however, show
that as high as 22J cents per
pound has been offered there
and that considerable quantities
havo been sold at this extraor
dinary high figure.
Tho big storage warehouse tit
Chicago is nearing completion
and will be ready to receive ship
ments from tho western states
within a very short time. The
wool growers havo employed n
man to place in charge of the
warehouso and aro paying him a
salary of $14,000 annually. His
name Is Whitehead, formerly
with a Philadclpha firm and he
is regarded as ono of tho very
best wool handlers in America.
A few more days will also wit
ness the closo of tho lambing
season. It is practically finished
now in the vicinity of Arlington
and tho western part of Umatil
la county, though it will not be
ended in tho foot hills for sever
al days.
This has boon an ideal season
for lambing and tho percentage
of increaso will bo largo. In nod
around Arlington it will be from
95 to 100 per cent nnd it is
thought that tho uvcrngo foi
Umatilla county will bo ubovo
90 percent Secretary Smythe
is in receipt of n letter from tho
secretary of tho antelope asso
elation in which ho Bnys tho per
centage of increaso in that vici
nity will bo about 90 por cent.
In ordinary years tho increaso
runs from 70 to 95 per cent, but
with ideal weather and good
grass it has been possible this
spring to Bavo a larger number
of tho lambs than usual, Those
who took a chanco on winter
lambing woro especially fortu
nate. East Oregonian.
ing IiomcBcekers to tho North
west. Tho last, grand final rush
is now on for the present Reason,
and ns evidence of it No. 5 on
tho O. It. & N, enmo in today
with 15 coaches or close to 900
colonists for various pnrts of the
Tomorrow morning No. 5 will
arrive in three sections contain
ing 2G coaches filled lo the vesti
bules with future citizens of Ore
gon. The total addition of new
nnd pioductivo population in
these two days over the O. It. &
N. alone will reach nn aggiegate
around 2200, a two-day record
nevon approached in tho history
of colonist traffic in the North
west. And the nisli is not over as
yet. The operating departments
of tho various lines in tho Harri
man systems have been tearinir
their hair to get passenger equip
ment Imi-k to the Missouri River
points fast enough to .accommo
date the overwhelming tide of
now people. It is expected that
Mondnv nnd Tuesday will hIiow
records not much below the fig
ure's for today and tomorrow,
and arrangements to handle this
great influx is being made all
along tho lines.
Yesterday wns the last day
for the sale of the extra-low one
W colonist rata, and this aftor
noon the last of the heavy rush
this way will leavo Missouri Riv
er points. These will arrive
here nel Tuesday, but does not
by any means indicate that the
season is over, for the belated
ones will come drifting in for
nearly a weolc to come.
Tho record for tho banner year
of 11)07 hns been completely
snowed under already, and it is
unpropnluV that (iOor 70 por cent
gain over last Spring will be
shown when tho final figures are
are in.
project in deference to nrivu
Inltioits, but it may allow pri
vate interests, but It may allow
privnle interests to build tho
neighboring project, as the two
Would reclaim a much largor ter
ritory than either alone.
Tho outcome depends largely
on tho Bcnlimcnt of the people,
which on tho Owyhee, is for pri
vate ii rigation, and in other pnrts
of tho territory emphatically
for the gove nmont project as
representing more peimancnt
Chamberlain' Liniment.
This is a now preparation and
a good one. It is especially valu-abIoJas,aJeinjs-,fgjvclironical
the relief from pain which it af-:
Every bit of Harriman equip
ment that can bo jarrod looso
from Omaha to tho coast Is be-
(ing pressed into service for mov-
A special dispatch from Ontario
to the Journal says: Surveyors
and engineers have been ordered
into tho field to complete surveys
and estimates for tho Mnlhour
government irrigation project.
Wen k will begin theis wool;. A
surveying party is now being
formed at Boise by F. E. Woy
mouth, supervising engineer of
this reclamation district. Secre
tary of Interior Bnllingcr has an
nounced that ho wishes tho sur
voyors hastened sufficiently to
permit his personal inspection
and investigation when ho comes
west in Juno, nt which time ho
will visit tho project. Ho has
signified his purpose of complet
ing tho work at onco.
The protest filed by privato
intorests against tho building of
govornmont project was heard
in Washington last week, at
which lime Secretary Ballinaer
slated that is wao llio nolicy of
tho government not to interfere
with private interests if thov can
show tlioy aro financially nblo
to complete tho work.
Ho aUo stated that before tho
government would concede that!
privato parties havo an interest
in tho Mainour project, thoymustj
show decidedly they can com-,
pleto it and at a reasonable cost, i
and that the people want a pri-'
Vllto nrninif I
It is now possible that two pro
jects may bo hiilt, tho Owyhee
project, covering lands on tho
Owyhco river and crossing into
Idaho torritory, to bo built by
privato intorests; and tho Mal
heur project, covoring tho Mal
heur and Willow rivor lands sur
rounding Woiser, Vale and On
tario, to bo built by tho govern
ment. Tho reclamation depart
ment has not signified its inten
tion of abandoning tno Mnlheur
fords in accifte inflamatoiy rheu
matism. Those who huvoiibed'
it have invariably spoken of ill
in the highest terms of praise. '
Lame back, lame shouldei and '
slid' neck are due to rheumatism i
of the muscles, usually brought j
on by exposure to cold or damp, 1
and are quickly cured by apply- j
ing this liniment f reoly and mas-1
saging the affected parts. Soro-i
ness of tho muscles, whether in
duced by violent exercise or in
jury, is allayed by this liniment
For sale by all good dealers.
Tho writer has been so busy
tunning around that we havo
neglected to send in the items of
our settlement but we will try
and do better in the future.
Grain is all sowed and up to
a fine stand and everything looks
prosperous; grass is fine and
stock doing well.
Since the grain has been sown
and lambing .season come on tho
valley is about deserted again,
overybod gone to talce care of
the ilocks.
J. h. Fitch, son-in-law of Eld
Fritch, and Joe Relaford, s'ai-in
law of LU1. Quier, just fromi
Oklahoma have taken up claims
among us.
Eld. Fritch has put up a wind
mill and has another ono on tho
way from Vale, also hns a horse
pump with which he will irrigate
10 acres of garden he is planting.
1). W. Calwell has just arriv
ed with his family from Wiscon
sin and moved on his claim which
he filed on last summer.
I understand Mr. Maddux has
his engine pumping water to ir
rigate a field of alfalfa.
Mr. Fitchott was over to Burns
and bought an engine and pump.
Fall sown grain is looking very
prosperous and spring grain ih
spreading itsolf since tho warn,
weather, also peas and onions
aro doing fine.
Quito a lot of jrotntoes aro be
ing planted. C. II. Bradley, A.
B. Bennett and Eld. Fritch have
sowed alfalfa. , F.
fimbroideried Linen Collars, Lace
Collars and Bows, New Ascots. .
Call and see our new Waisiings & Wash Materials I
Wc are showing the strongest
spring line of Ruching, Neckwear,
Ladies Belts, Silk, Net and Lawn
w.aists ever brought to Eastern
Something1 new in Sorosis Un
derskirts in Silks and Satines
We handle exclusive patterns- in the
auove and nothing shown hy us is
handled in the Interior.
AI! Waists, Neckwear, Belts and
Underskirts are selected from
New York stocks and are Spring
Brown's Satisfactory Store.
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The Harney Valley Brewing Go.
Maimfactun lh nf
Fmnlly Tradu Solicitenl !-rec)clivcry
T. . JSftlKI&'aS, RSanaerer
CHAS. BEDELL, Proprietor.
Burns, - - Oregon.
IkEsitee Tills ZE3Zea-d.q."ULa,rters.
Wpies. Liquors and Cigars.
ii Hard and Peel Tables.
Club Rooms in Connection.-
EituulSr,D IiT
I will hold regular auction sales
on tho first and third Saturdays
of each month at IheC. A. Sweok
barn in Burns. Brinjr in any
thing you havo for side and get
your money for it. Special at
tention jfivon to sales in tho
W. T. Smith,
.Job printing -Tho Times-Herald
Not a Dull Spot
in the May EVERY
-That's why it holds the
undoubted supremacy.
Even if you are not a mag
azini reader, try it, There
is nn unusual line of fiction
this month.
Read "Grimsdeu House"
if you like a " thriller."
For Bale by II. M. Horton.
OvorCOO jpww fi Soncl (or
Boautlful lt?rtl Prlco List i
MINUyim vn
ilfilBQ EVOKT. COM 21.
Will be glad to furnish
fo anyone desiring
See his Handsome
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Burns, Oregon
Afford the Best Accommodations
to bo had in Harney County
The patronage oi
u'i gut .In under the old management
especially flyluiU'i'.
tti les $1 a day, $G a week, $22 a month
H MU.Ttion Elliott, Propt.
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for Coaitlpiitiuo.
Mr. L. H. Farnhain,
nent druggist eif Spirit J
says: "Chamberlain's
and Liver Tablets ai
the host thing on th'
constipation. " dv
lete a trial. You ar
lHul thorn ;'.flfreeahle
in effect,
plo frae.
Peico T
For uh'm
n nromi-
ik Iowa,
i certainly
market for
Iheso tab-
nd ir?tisan
i?iiU. Sum
i.s all good
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