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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 21, 1911)
We guarantee Quality and Workmanship.
Made is done in Our Burns Shop.
RAllBIT DRIVH ON NHXT SATURDAY
We Carry n Full Line of the Newest, Most Up-to-
Datc Gents' Furnishings, Hats and Caps.
Cleaning and Pressing a Specialty.
SCHENK BROS. Burns, Ore.
ATURI)A Y. JANUAKV 21. IH1
One Year ..
igate it, be turned down for pres-
ident of the senate by Ben Sell
ing and given minor places on
the committees in the legislature.
' Under these condition it is likely
ho questions whether politics
pays or not
TMC MOTHERS CLUB.
Late maps received here show
ing a railroad to Burns along
the Road Land grant looks good
and may soon be a reality.
The Burns Commercial Club
has taken up the good roads
cause and also the experiment
station energetically. Both are
worthy our earnest labor.
The Times-Herald's railroad
building this week covers a wide
territory. The guesses are all
good and we'll refer back to this
issue at some future date and
say "we told you so. "
These bright pleasant days have
caused the old lien to get over her
"grouch,' and we may now get a
few eggs. Regardless of the
strike of a few weeks old ' 'biddy"
has paid for her feed anyway.
Bill Hanley and the Orcgonian
say Hill is coming to the Harney
country with his railroad. Both I near future,
were off in their guess that
Bowerman would be elected
governor, but wo'ro with 'cm on
this last guess and hope they're
The Mothers' club went out to
the country home of Mrs. Ione
Whiting Thursday afternoon
where they were royally enter
tained. At this meeting tho'nn
nual reports were read and it is
gratifying to note what hns been
accomplished by this body of
mothers during the past year.
The Times-Herald did not ob
tain the exact figures but in
round numbers the receipts to
the various funds are: Park
fund, $!00; books for tho library.
$125; town clock. $35.
S. Whiting came in for tho
ladies with a four-horse team
and the "bobs" and they enjoy
ed a delightful sleighride out and
h. P. Sylvester has tendered
an invitation to the club to ncccpt
the hospitality of his bachelor
home up the river. He will como
for them and bring them home
at any time they desire to hold a
meeting at his home. The mem
bers contemplate accepting this
invitation at some date in tho
Citizens ol Duron Invited tn Pnrllclnntc
Out In Kortcn Plnco Neighborhood.
Tho neighborhood just cast of
Burns in tho vicinity of the
Korlon, Donslcdt, Jackson and
Culp places has decided on a
rabbit drlvo noxt Saturday. It
has been arranged to meet at
tho C. A. Kortcn p! ico (Shaw's)
four miles cast of Burns at 10
o'clock whoro tho drive will bo
organized. Tho people of tho
neighborhood will havo tho wings
and corral inposition so that
everything will bo in readiness
It is suggested that all bring
luncheon and como prepared to
make a day of i jb. Tho partici
pants nro requested to leave dogs
and flro arms at homo but should
have somo good stout clubs.
Thoro will bo sovcral teams in
from that section to assist in
taking out peoplo from Burns
who have noothor way of getting
thero. Wo understand tho ,li very
barns will also furnish somo
teams for that purpose.
Rabbit drives havo been quite
populnr in tho past and this ono
should bo n success. It so, there
will bo others follow it. All who
havo tho time should go out and
assist in this drive as it really
means much to tho people and
it is possiblo to destroy many
hundreds of these pests in this
oil to t
near Burns, re
lumed to their homos last week.
Tho boys nro rustlers" nnd
winter weather does not stop
C. V. Reed, who is working
near Narrows, visited' over Sun
day with his family.
Mrs. Henry Black was bitten
by n neighbor's dog a few days
ago and has not boon nblo to got
around na usual. Tho dog's
teeth penetrated, tho shoo and
wont deep into tho llosh. . Blood
poisoining was rearcdiout noth
ing serious in that lino has de
Oscar Cavendor, of Burns, is
spending a few dnys with re
latives in this valley.
Mr. and Mrs. W. It. Dawson
and little daughter, Marian, and
son Colon, were visitors in tho
city during Wednesday and
Thursday of this week.
PUBLIC LANDS OF STATE DESCRIBED.
Portland Chamber of Commerce Ismich a
Booklet of Real Benefit to Stale.
WOULDN T THIS JAR VOU?
For sovcral hours durintr this
I week this section was visited by
a rather warm southwesterly
Salem advices announce that
J. H. Ackerman, who for 12
years was state school superin
tendent, has been elected presi
dent of tho Monmouth normal
school. This was a splendid
selection and means
school for teachers
chinook that was making inroads
on our supply of snow and made
everybody happy. Thoro was a
sudden change yesterday even
ing and the thermometer traveled
down to zero at a rapid pace.
a training 'Some wondered at tho sudden
that is in chango but tho following was
The Commercial Club has a
committee to look into the cost
of securing some descriptive
pamphlets to advertise this coun
ty. This is a move in the right
direction but before they can be
securod and distributed tho lime
will be late for best results this
year. Now is tho time people
havo time to read .such matter.
every way worthy the support of found n the Oregonian which
the people of Oregon. arrived on the afternoon mail
mat accounts lor it. John F.
Stevens is Hill's representative
Mr. Stevens smiled when it
was suggested that the sale of
the rights of way through Mai
nour uinyon to the Jlamman in
terests probably had precluded
the possibility of tho Hill lines
entering Eastern Oregon over
tho most practicable route.
"Wo are not worrying nbout
that," ho commented. "In fact,
it is of such little immediate
consenucncothatl heard nothincr
of it while in tho east, We havo
made no plans that include an
early invasion of Harney Valley
and the countrv adinennt llmrn.
to, but I can safely predict that
wnen wo are ready to enter that
new the way will not bo lacking."
Tho Times-Herald has been
mailed a clipping from some
newspaper of a communication
from a Roseburg man regarding
the game laws. The party who
mailed it doesn.t sign his name J
other than a subscriber to The i
Times-Herald. The clipping is
too long for publication this week
but tho substance of it is that
the people should make tho game
laws rather than place them un
der laws gotten up by a few.
This writer says beasts of prey
do more harm than all tho hunt
ers and suggests a higher bounty
Tho following from a recent
issue of the Telegram shows that
the Portland peoplo havo at last
gotten out somo advertising mat
ter that will bo beneficinl to parts
of tho state other than that par
ticular section. Public laud is
what most of tho peoplo from
tho cast aro looking for and this
recent publication will show
prospective settlers where to
find this land:
"Public Lands in Oregon" is
tho title of tho first of the small
special information pamphlets
issued by tho Chamber of Com
merce in the series of eight or
ten which are to bo prepared by
the chamber. The lands booklet
was rushed out first, owing to
tho demand for this particular
class of information, and the big
accumulation of inquiries now
piled up in the offices of the
chamber. Tho other pamphlets
aro expected to bo issued at the
samo time, at somo date in the
Simple in style, "Public Lands
in Oregon" is one of the meat
iest presentations of the kind
ever issued in tho state. All
possiblo facts pertaining to Ore
gon lands have been gathered,
including tho area in public do
main, the grant holdings, arable
and nonnrablc, forest areas, re
serves, and tho general topo
graphical conditions. Attached
to this compilations of facts are
summaries of tho various land
laws affecting tho taking or hold
ing of Oregon realty nnd general
advice in regard to procedure.
In tho pamphlet is published
the best small map of Oregon yet
given tho public by any associa
tion or society. This mnp, which
is by far tho most expensive
feature of tho publication, con
tains in compact form as much
information as tho big Govern
ment maps carry, and is n su
perior piece of engraving and
That tho prospective immi
grants mny not bo misled in their
inquiries, "Puclic Lands in Ore-
Sovcral peoplo hero are plann
ing masquetado costumes to bo
worn at tho masquerado ball to
be given in Lawcn February !l.
Tho Laweniles aro sociablo
people and good entertainers and
all aro assured of n good time.
The Dawson homo was tho
scene or a merry gathering on
tho evening of Janunrv 10. tho
occasion being a surprise party
in honor of Mr. Dawson's birth
day. That worthy gentlemen,
unconscious of thu impending
gayoty did not "catch on" until
several of his neighbors had con
gratulated him upon the occasion.
Music nnd dancing were the
fentures of the oveningt but all
this ceased when the ladies began
to unpack their well filled lunch
boxes. Those who participated
in tho pleasures of the evening
wore Mr. and Mrs. Bert Porter,
Mr. and Mrs. R. I). Stahl, Mr.
and Mrs. Roy Oron, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Black. Mr. nnd Mrs. E. C.
Eggleston, Mr. nnd Mrs. B.
Roder, Mr. nnd Mrs. I. S, Tyler;
Mesdames N. llonnoy, A. Bar
ron, F. Grol, M. McKeeii, Geo.
Hopkins and Geo Simmons;
Messrs. Robt. Sottlemoyer, Joe
and Oscar Cavender, Al Sniror.
John Hoddcr, Tim Crowli.
Bailor Conrad, Alex Eggleston,
Bert Simmons and Mr. Matthiow.
Mr. Sottlemeyor informs us
Hint ho will leavo for Portland
in tho near future. Ho intends
to get a niano and a "piano
player" while in that city. Now,
ho didn't say whether it was n
mechanical player" or not so
we aro all anxiously awaiting his
We are making preparations for our
New Spring Stock
and are going to give you another
Money Saving Sale
Our line of Merchandise has stood
the test of time and comparison
for many years.
The great values offered are appreciated! by
the large amount of goods now being sold by
us and during the next sixty days we are
going to make a clean-up of
and everything in these departments.
On tho night
many friends of Mr.
It really looks like "rubbing it
in" when Jay Bowerman, after
being defeated for governor by
uswaiu west, appoints a sup
erintendent of tho now insane
asylum and has him removed;
selects a sito for the asylum and
has tho now board question tho
wisdom of such selection and ap
points a committee of well known
doctors and legislators to invest-
Seo Schenk Bros, ad 25 per
15 por cent off on all Winter
underwear at Schenk Bros.
W. R. Dawson and wife and
son wero up from Sunset Wed
Ilagcy & Richardson carry the
bent brands of groceries. All
BoKN-In this city, Sunday,
January 15, to Mr. and Mrs. J.
A. Golf, a son.
Everything for every body nt
tho Lunaburg, Dalton & Co.
gon" informs them that there aro
practically no public land entries
possiblo contiguous to tho big
cities, or in tho western part of
tho state. Climatic conditions
where public Innd may bo had,
and present railway facilities and
prospective development there,
aro stated clearly. Tho selling
prico of stato lnnds is also sot
forth, tho land office nnd district
locations, tho amount of Innd in
each district subject to entry, tho
region covered by tho Enlarged
Homestead Act, reclamation pro
jects under way by goyornment
or private enterpriso nnd tho
acrcngo of each, and a wealth of
othor information is compiled
of January 7 tho
and Mrs. A.
It. Porter assembled at their
homo and gave them n genuine
surprise. Mr. nnd Mrs. Porter
had retired but woro hustled out
their dining room cleared and
dancing indulged in until mid
night when a dainty lunch was
served by the ladies after which
there was moro dancing. Every
one hnu a splendid tunc and
speak highly of Mr. and Mrs.
Porter as entertainers.
Tho night of January 10 Robt.
Settlemeyer opened tho doors of
his cozy home to his many friends
and Sunset people; dancing was
indulged until midnight, music
being furnished bv the Dawson
orchestra. An elegant lunch
wns served at midnight. The
night seemed entirely to short
though tho dancing started at 7
n. m. and continued until 7 a. in.
Robt. understands his business
when it is up to him to play tho
part of host.
Mrs. Moon, of Rilzville, Wash,
is in Sunset visiting hor son K
B. Moon. As Mrs. Moon has in
terests in this country sho will
On thu morning of Jnnuary
17. tho homo of Mr. nnd Mrs.
Ray Barron was mado hnppy by
tho arrival of a bouncinir baby
boy, weighing a trifle over twelve
pounds. Wo nro free to admit
there aro few places in Ilnrnoy
county whoro tlioy grow better
potatoes nnd cabbage, but we
claim Sunset can't be beat for
Call and find out what we are of
fering, you will he astonished at
for buyers of
Tho regular semi-annual teach
ers' examination will bo held in
Burns on February 8, i), 10 and
Foil STATE I'AI'KJtS..
Wednesduy Writing, History.
Spelling, Physical Geography,
Thursday - An thmetic, Theory,
Grammar, Bookkeeping, Physics,
Literature, School Law,
LIVB NOTES FROM SUNSET-
The Times-Herald has received
Sunset notes from two different
correspondents UiIb week. Both
aro good nnd nowsy and aro pub
lished oxcopt such items as are
covered by both.
E. C. Eggleston tho insurance
man is spending a fow days with
E. B. Hill and Geo. Hess ro- "" "
turned this week from a trip to Walter and John Hoddor, who
the southern part of the county. ' havo been drilling wolla on tho
Saturday Botany, Piano
omotry, General History,
roit couN'ry pai'eiis.
Wednesday Writing. History.
Spelling, Reading, Physical Geog-ranhv.
Thursday Written Arithmetic
Theory, Grammar, Physiology.
Friday - Geography, School
Law, Civil Government, English
L. M. Hamilton, Supt.
BoiiN -Tuesday, Jan. 17, to
' Mr. and Mrs. Albert Wood on ,
f ilimt ffin unfit linu it ilfiMrrU. '
1 bll(t Alklll llVttl AJH H3t tt wuun-
Wanted Work for mnn nnd
wifo on farm or stock ranch.
Inquire at this oflicc.
J. F. Mahon is home from
Portland, Salem nnd other out
side points. Ho had a great time
at tho reunion of the Shriners
good, light weight caps, regular1 recently in Portland.
prico 75c for only 25c each dur
BIG REMOVAL SALE
at Tho Busy Corner Storo.
If you want to mako a trade,
sell your relinquishment or other
property tho Inlnnd Empire Real
ty Co. will bo of great assistance ... . m att p rn
to you. They havo sold others w, L. I)LU1 1 ft WJ
,n ...... i '
Fou Sale 100 tons of hay
inquiro at this office.
D. II. Smyth arrived homo
from Portland Wednesday.
25 per cent oft on all winter
overcoats nt Schenk Bros.
J. II. Eichncr was down from
his farm tho first of this week.
Ho is suffering from bad oyos.
Buy your Summer Cap now-
Clny Clemens mill is tho near
est ono to Burns whero all kinds
of lumber both rough and dress
ed can bo hnd. Near Canyon
road. Call him by 'phono for
nnd enn sell yours.
NOTICE TO OHEDIT0US.
Will Cattorson wns up from
Thursday on business.
Good, substantial, well cooked
meals at tho Home Hotel is what
tho boarder likes,
It is reported that J. A. Vest
has just disposed of 3000 head of
Bhcop to C. A. Haines for $3.00
It will bo worth while to bo
nresont nt tho Grand Mask Bnll
given by the. Band Boys in tho
now Masonic building noxt Fri
Notli'o Is liort'foy kIvoii tlmt thu nnilnr
MgiuMl, lloto 0. Kom, linn boon duly ami
ii'utilnrly nppnliilcil nilinliiNtnitrlx ol
thrt twtnlo of Jiumu I'. Dlrklnnon, 1
cunsed. by llin lloiiornlilu Jiuliiii of tho
County Court ol Ilnrnoy County, Oro
Kon, nnd lion iiunllflod Uiorolu; d nil SUIIETY II0NDS
pureoiiH ImvliiK claims nunliiHl cnlcl on
tnto nru lioroby notified to prieont tlia
iinio lo mo, duly Vt rlllml hh by Inw n
qulrud, nt my rtmliUmco nl Narrow, Or
cl'oii. within hIx tnoutliN from ihito of
l)ntid ut lluriiH, Ori'gon, UiIb :!nt ilny
HohkC. K wits,
Adinlniatralrlx of tint EmIiiIu of Jiiimw
I Oicklmon, DeeuiiHwl.
Post Office Building.
Your I'ntroniiKc Sollrltcd.
Hurns : : Oregon
ODD FELLOWS BUILDING
Lunaburg Dalton & C
Everything Under the Sun and Seldom
' "JUST OUT"
Thero is only ono good place to go for
GOOD DRUGS, STATIONERY, CIGARS, BOOKS
CONFECTIONERY, and TOILET ARTICLES
REED BROS. DRUG STORE
Tho store maintained nnd operated for your con
venience and .satisfaction. Ono that you can
rely on nt nil times.
Tlie City Drug Store
REED BROS., Proprietors
Cleavenger's Furniture Store i
When you want Dishes como in
and talk to us. Wo aro pre
pared to Bupply you in whatever
U0CKI1RS, DININO CHAIRS, MOIMIS
LIIIUAKY TAHI.U8, CIIILDIOINS
I'UUNITUIUC, KCUS, UUDSTI.'ADS
Complete Dinner Seta
And everything in my store reduced.
I will meet the prices of any store
Burns. This means business. Strictly
Cleavenger's Furniture Store
Young's Meat Market & Grocery