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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 4, 1909)
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The Oftlclnl Tnpcr of Ilnrnej County
bli Hit Urgoit circulation anil iiono of
tht but itdvartlilng lnodluma'.in'Kmlorn
3h.c ffircnt 3-lni'iicu;Cotiult'u
Comtb an iirtii of fy-lSS.HOO iirri of
litndt 4,()'l 1,1)01 iicrvB jet ncant tiliid
to entry illicit r llio public Innil Inue ol
tlin Unlli-tl Htntia.
BURNS, IIAUNEY COUNTY, OREGON, DECEMBER 1, 11)09
W RAILROAD FOR US
ters Behind This Line That is
To Tap Harney Country
5APITAL STOCK OF $10,000,000
ration Known as the Portland, Lakcvlcw & Eastern
y company ana it proposes covering mc unurc
Pertloa of the Statc500 Miles of New Road.
m dollara is the capi-
egon's latest rauroaa
syu Salem dis-
linning in tho city of
id running: thenco in
and easterly direction
DUjfh tho counties of
ih, Clackamas, Marion,
ik, Klamath and Lake
iw in tne jaat-namea
to a point on Goose
at county, is tho new
osod route. A branch
be built connecting
sain line near the town
j Bridge, on the Des-
rer, in CrooK County,
thenct in an easterly
in anu tnrougn tne
Crook, Wheeler and
the John Day river
Sn or near Canyon City;
sr branch line commen-
Bneville, Crook County,
lence in a southerly
rly direction through
Harney counties to
jlke or vicinity, accord-
?y of tho article of in-
filed with the Secre
corporation will be
the Portland, Lake-
istern Railway Goni
tis organized under the
territory of Arizona,
iring been filed there
William S. Dexter,
Elgutter, Edward S.
James Burns, R.
incorporators, all of
Ariz, is to be the
place of business of tho
ration, with a bianch
Or., in which latter.
fholder may meet and '
ors have offices and
11 business of the road. '
ttion is authorized to
maintain, operate and
oad or railroads in the
of Arizona and the
)regon, and in such
-'well as it may later
te corporate rights
George W. Passoll, 295 Fourteen
th atreot, Portland, is given as
the general agent within the
state of Oregon.
State prido ran high during
tho past week because Oregon
apples won tho grand prize at
the National Applo Show at
Spokane in competition with
apples from all over the United
States. Tronson & Guthrie,
growers of Eagle Point, Or.,
were receiving congratulations
on all sides over their success
and the victory was such a splen
did one that the whole state took
pride in it. The Rogue River
Valley, of course, is entitled to
all tho honor for it grew tho ap
ples but fruit raisers of the
whole state feel proud of
nro offering prizes a'ld tho Port
land Flouring Mills offers n purse
of $100 to go for tho two best
exhibits. Tho Portland Com
morcinl Club will givo a Veeop
tion Thursday evening, Dae. 9,
to tho dairymen and members of
tho Stale Horticultural Society.
According to W. R. Parker, of
Baker City, who has boon in the
city during tho past week, Oro-1
gon has tho only herd of ibox
known to exist on tho continent. '
Ho discovered tho rare- nninmls '
in tho vicinity of Mount Englo in
tho Cornucopia Range ami urges
that a gaino preservo be created
there for their preservation.
Unless this is done, Mr. Parker
fears tho ibox will be extermina
ted by hunters.
Tho Portland Fair & Livestock
Association has elected ofllcers
as follows for tho coming year:
President, E. L. Thompson; vice
president, C. C. Colt; treasurer,
Julius Moior. G. A. Westgalo
was chosen temporary secretary.
Plans nro undor way already for
next year's fair and tho man
agement is determined to make
the ninth' the most successful in
tho history of the association.
Promotion of tho livestock inter-
WOOL MEN TO DO THINGS
Will Revolutionize Rates for Wool
Among Other Things
SAW: UKUSII VALIUM.!
A MALHEUR SHEEP MAN TALKS
llnrncy mid Alnlhcur Woolirrowcrs Will Meet In Vale in The
Near iMiliirclmporlniit Mailers to come Before Sheepmen
ComliiK VcarRniiRe Leasing Law, forest Reserve Grazing.
"Wo expect n 'decision in a
few dayB which will revolution
ize the wool rates from tho coast
to Salt Lake City."
Such is tho statement made by
George McKnight who was'oloct
ud President of tho Oregon Wool
Growers Organization at the
convention hold on the Dili and
10th of tho present month. Mr.
McKnight says that the matter
is now before the interstate rail
road commission and that the
osts of tho Northwest is tho aim ,mBt yonr ms i)UC11 nn important
oi uio organization. i one for wool growers, in many
other respects; tho post Tnrrill'
ASK TOR NORMALS.
respects; tho post
Schedule 1ms been maintained by
lliu eomhineri oll'orts of the or-
A Salem special to tho Oregon-1 eanization. also the wool rate
ian says: Declaring that laws from western points to Boston,
must bo placed on the statute 'm M..tftiiiri.r ntni. dmi tlm
matter was first taken up by the
boons ol tne atate requiring
every teacher in every district
school to have a thorough train-
the ! ing before sho starts her work
j in the school, Superintendent of
Tronson & Guthrie canlurncl I'llUllc Instruction . I. II.
the sweepstakes nrize at Sookune n,tl". batoru the county
- n t
. niiinnpu- iiniiimiirinti lit rrai.ttt9
nn n nnv nf snifvnnhnnr nnnlDQ WIU10 .uiuihiuii in oo.-roivu
and the victory carried with it, ,lore toimy tamu out ,lall' '
in addition to blue ribbons and favor of normal schools. "You
medals, a check for $1100. Tho U3C e wwoinor ami go uoiorei0)0mti,
decision of the judges in making
Malheur and ' Harney rorganiza-
i turns. Another important fact
is that a bounty was secured on
"Some very important matters
will come before the sheepmen
for tho'coming yenr"snid Mr,
.McKnight "such as a range leas
ing law, the question of tho Co-
the award was unanimous,
Tho growers have only five
acres in bearing orchard and had
i not expected to exhibit at Spo
l kane. It was not until a largo
part of their crop was marketed
that they decided to enter a car.
No particular selection of the
uio legislature iuiu uomanci map house, the marketing of wool
normal schools be established ,,i ,.1,t,.f.Hn r n, Tnm-
InO k flatwirf munf nf TiYirinf l?nsmi'nfi "
or let the Legislators know
reason why," was one of his
"We have normals now, but
the training is given for the city
children nt the expense of the
children of the county. Every
whole crop was made for exhibit iistrict d '. fi.cl
but only thu best of tho apples
remaining in the orchard
You send tho inexperienced
out into the country
course these were carefully call- " ,u WI,B" " ,u J",1 ft
.,! ,,,i u-i,.i,i ...:,i. ,, iBiio coca to the city. The child
once to size and color
Othor Oregon growers won
prizes at Spokane and the vic-
of tho citv is irivnn In'n orlmvitTnn
i ..,.,; r . , v :. . .. .
witn tno out looted oy uio eiiim
,of tho rural district."
STAOn TKAHC HGATS KfCORI).
Twifrt na lfirir. iu il unu liii-!
ing the corresponding periods in
tho previous year was tho traffic
over the Vale-Burns stage lino
tonos shoyv in a most convincing
waylthat'this state is the homo
Concerted lelTorts to develop
theJPortlandllivestock market on
to a!bigscalo'havo been begun dur-
Ingle and double tracks mg tno week by livestock men during th&wornratVccks of tho
phone and telegraph I ethe: Northwest in connection Iprosent month. November is
1 1 J ?. il luritn thaftniliAnflo in ir ntnttHt ....
icmuea in uie equip-1 " "'.""ua " ". aiyvays regarded as Mo dullest
le lino. The terminal iui ,0,- luvorauic nues. v con-' DOrt on of tho venr and I ho ok.
ul i ... -
is to be Phoenix. ierence-waB,neia uotwecn a
bounty, and others yet number of representntivo stock-
rmined. whilo tho tor- men- the fmanagement of the
Dregon has notyetboen local stockyards, and the traffic
Ipon. The papers set manager or tne rauroaus center-
about 500 miles of inB hero. Uniform livestock
ad vrill be within Ore- rates that will bo of great benefit
lundaries. There are to.this.market.as.well as to the
I . -.!. .1 I - -. .1 .
res of stock of thoi block raisers uirougnoui tne ter-
f'of $100 each, fully paid "tory aro expected.
easable. The life of Oregon'dairymen are shoyving
tion is set at 50 years, great interest in the annual con-
jriloge of reneyval, as'vention of the state association,
by law. to be held in'Portland December
S. Dexter, Edwurd , 9 and 10,' and .the attendance
fand Sydney R. Rhoin- will bo large.' Many prizes have
Omaha; George W. ' been offered for the best show
Portland; Robert B. 'ing of .dairy" products made at
1 Edgemont, S. D., and the convention and the exhibits
Chalmers und Henry will undoubtedly be tho best
sn, of Phoenix, Ariz., j made in recent years. Tho
tho board of diiectors, creamery companies of tho state
IE RANCH FOR SALE
Splendid Opparluuilu For Stockmen
7e will sell the part of the holdings of the Ameri-
ind & Live Stock Company known as tho Colony
, located on Colony Creek in the southern part of
ey county, llus is a fine ranch, consisting of
fourteen hundred (1400) acres, several hundred
of which is in fino meadoyv. Wo would like to sell
the Colony Ranch about eleven hundred (1100)
n land which we own in northern Nevada, near
Mony Ranch which was located by Mr. Sisson on
nt of the water advantages , Easy terms will bo
tress- THOMAS & WALTERS.
perience this time is regarded as
most pleasuntly'surprisiug at tho
stago office. Two years ago
passengers'by stago from Vale
to Burns nearly. carried the dis
tinguished qualities of white
blackbirds but during the fust
half of this month tho stage
never left the office yvith loss
than 5 passengers and often car
ried more. Malheur Enterprise.
In a fow dnv Ihe executive com
mittee of Malheur and Harney
counties will select tho place and
(Into for tho meeting of the local
organisation. The membership
of tho organization for the two
counties numbers seventy five. -Malheur
PORT UNI) AITI!R CONVIJNTION.
At the opening ovont for the
Portland convention season of
1911, it is proposed that tho ses
sion of the National Woolgrow
ers' Association shall bo secured,
with iuf thousand delegates and
otliorthoii8aiids''of visitors who
aiyvays accompany the sheep
men, tho exhibits of standard
bred sheep and woolen manufac
turers. The Oregon Woolgrow
ers started tho movement at
their recent meeting in Pendle
ton and a representative com
mittce'of sheepownors met yvith
tho' secretary of the Commercial
Club "yesterday, says tho Oro-
i There yvcro present, besides
i Secretary Richardson, Dr. S. W.
iMcCIuro, J. N. Burgess and
1 William'Slusher, all of Pendleton.
I Later in the'dny other officers of
the Commercial Club weio con-
The Harriman Mercantile Co.
Complete line of
Groceries and Dry Goods
FULL AND COMPLETE LINE
OF HAMILTON BROWW SHOES
FARM IMPLEMENTS, WINONA
WAGONS, BARBED WIRE
Vo cuarantecliiunlity and pricesLet us provo'to von that
yve,Jiavo"tliegoodH nl'right prices Call aad'sce'iiH
suited and gnvo enthusiastic ap
proval of tho plans thus far out
lined. Tho representatives of
the Oregon Woolgroyvers wero
assured that all necessary funds
for caring for the convention
would bo raised and that a dele
gation of business men would be
sent to the forthcoming session
of 1910 bearing invitations from
tho Mayor, the Governor and a
number of the commercial orga
nizations of Portland.
The yvoolgroyvers of the state
are earnestly after the conven
tion and have arranged for a spe
cial train of Pullmans to trans
port lf0 members of the stato
association to Ogdcn, Utah,
yvhere the next convention will
be held, January 8 and 9, 1910.
The train will be made up of
cars fropi Portland, Shnniko;
Heppner, Pendleton, Baker City
anil Ontario. It will start from
Portland January G. Besides the
stockmen, the committees from
this city will bo aboard.
For sheeplined coats noe Luna
burg and Dalian.
All parties oyving Leyvis & Gar
rett, or Simon Leyvis are hereby
notified that all these accounts
aro in tho hands of our attorney
C. II. Leonard for collection and
settlement. Persons indebted to
us will please settle the same
yvith Mr. Leonard at once.
J. T. Gakkutt.
While The Times-Herald
wouldn't adviRo its readers in
Harney County .to quit clearing
their land of sage brush and put
ting in crops, it must tell them
that they are destroying some
thing of value when they clear
and burn the brush. At least il
would appear to from reading the
following clipped from an ex
change: Over a quarter of u century
ago Thomas Edison when in Vir
ginia Uity remarked to somci
The Slclaon slump in
more than a trade murk
it in a guarantee of hat
No other hut cun promise
whut the Stetson docs, be
cuusc no other huts urc
mnde like Stetson huts.
In the selection of ma
laria In, the designing of
stglcs, the proportions,
friends that the Lord Almighty the workmanship ineveru
never put so much sage brush or step the Stetson hulstunds
anything else in one place unless ,, ,. nF ,
makers' purpose to
he meant it for some economic
As a result of the conespon
dence on tho subject a company
has been incorporated in Chicago
known as the Chemical Produce
company, having a capitalization
of $160,000, fully paid up and
non-nssosflablc, yvith a view of
putting up plnnb in this sUtte
for tho oxtraction of wood alco
hol, tar croosoto, pitch, acetic
acid and charcoal.
A caroful series of experi
ments demonstrated just what
profit there is in 18,000 tons of
sagebrush. The yield fiom that
amount yvas $282,357, and the
coat of producing tho commercial
products was $90,000 which gave
a net pront ol $rJ2,yyft. The
yield per ton averages something
Theso are cold figures' from ac
tual experiments, and mean a
greafdeal to this state.
Served as coffee, the new coffee
substitute Known to grocers
everyyvhore as Dr. Shoop's
Health Coffee, (will trick even a
coffee expert. Not a grain of1
real coffoe in it either. Pure!
healthful toasted grains, malt,
nuts, etc have been so cleverly
blended bb to give a wonderfull.y
satisfying coffee taste and flavor.
And it is "made in a minute,"
too. No tedious 20 to .10 min-j
utes boiling. Sold by Reed Bros.
duce the best.
Has made fricndi of
our customers, and custo
mers of our cuxomers'
Wf tit. lh Strife Soft
t.lbr llm la til the l.ic.i tirUI,
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