r$y&mit.z!J&- MMMM flrivc &tiues-tcrnl& Tim Olllclnl 1'npor of llnrnoj County lias tlio larost circulation niul lionuot ho bent mlvortialtiK miMllums In Knalern Oregon. 1L (Steal 3-lnrtic) Country Covers nn nrcn ol 0,428,800 arm ol IbiiiIi 4,0.11,051 acres yet vacant mli'ii-cl In entry under the public land ol tbo U nl til Hlatcn. ' i ii - L. XXIV BUitNS, IIAUNEY COUNTY, 011EG0N, SEPTEMBER 0, 11)11 NO 43. i She i i ii - v .. BITS BOOST STATE wter Train Load to go East With p Products of the Northwest NEY COUNTY TO TAKE PART jmmcrcinl Club and Fair Association Active in lerinir Products for Harney County Fair and er Ship out to Advertiso us on Eastern Tour. Mowing from the Port irnnl is timely niul lias a interest to the people fcy county. The FhirAs- land the Burns Commor rnre using every effort to rney county well repru- tho scheme to ndvertisc by exhibiting our pro- land shows and on rail- tier first has a chance ate for premiums at the bir, then such exhibits as ble may bo packed and but to form a part of the for advertising purposes ed by the Journal cliiv- tt says: an to exhibit the produc- Oregon and nine other I-states in a solid train Iring the continent for kths and visiting Omaha, itl and New York land en route, has definitely lized, according to an an- Bent made by C. C. Chap- kcretary of the Oregon (lent league. btal cash cost of the tour $10,000, and of this 30.000 has been raised, Juc to the efforts of ex- Ir J. H. Brady of Idaho. Ffivc thousand dollars will , by the railroads, in ad-i carrying the train free Sir lines, $5,000 by the rPacific exposition coin ed this leaves $10,000 to I by 10 states, or $1,000 business men will give DO necessary, I am sure," Chapman. fnot know when Oregon an opportunity to so and effectively advertise luctions and resources of For some time I was I as to whether a plan of litudc could be arrang- con states, but now I am kll be a complete suc er to the commercial club IW. Graham of the Great states that there will try charges, while on the End the prizes in cups and fof such value as to be Ihe keenest of competi- J. Hill $1000 cup will for the best wheat ex- Fhe prize cup for the best ; $5C0, which is taken as evidence of the recent 3t to advertiso apples so the products of divcrsi- ling. For each of the dibits of corn, potatoes; eets and oats there is or cash to that amount. best barley exhibit the M500. BSTANTIAI. IMI'KOVHMHNrS.i Herald Building, Nov Public Plre Proof Oarage 0lhcr- there has been no parti- lildingboomin Burns this Dntractors have been kept such improvements as Bn made are of a substan- ire and moro are content- the completion of Tho Eerald building and the g of tho new public uilding, two of tho most aal and modern struc- Ethe state will be found in IBids will bo considered mbcr 23 for the school Tho brick for tho aro now being made tho intention to havo foundation and base- , in this fall in order to building completed for ol year. jundy has completed his handsome cottage on the ncrcago tracts near the river and has tho outbuildings and grounds all in good order. Tho Presbyterian manso has been overhauled and presents a neater appearance.' The Hissncr building has been completely changed and portions of it are now ready for tenants while carpenters,, painters, paper hangers and decorators aro rush ing the completion of the entiro building. Substantial improvements arc still being prosecuted at tho P. L. S. Co. residence and office proper ty. The lino stone garage with corrugated iron roof and cement floor and tho masons are now constructing a cellar of tho same materials. A deop well with an inexaustible flow of water has been drilled on the premises and an engine installed to furnish tho power to put the water in tho tank for irrigation and house purposes. J. R. Gould has made extensive improvements on his residence property and many others have also made such improvements. Fred Racine has comploted two new cottages which have tenants and the Fair Association has just completed an addition to the pavilion. Blocks of cement walks aro being laid and the city has done a vast amount of street work. This work will continue as long as weather conditions will permit. James Lampshire, who just re turned from Portland, will at once begin the erection of a cor rugated iron garage 50xG0 feet on the lot recently purchased on the corner one block east of The Times-Herald building. It is tho intention to make this building fire proof with cement floor. Mr. Lampshire has ordered all tho necessary machinery for general repair work including a Lodge & Shipley lathe, sliding head drill press, air compressor, forge, etc. He will also install a late im proved air cooling gasoline engine to run the machinery. Mr. Lampshire will have an ex perienced machinist here next week and as soon as the building is completed lie expects to carry all supplies necessary for a com plete garage and has tho agency for the Now Way air cooled gaso line engine, feed mills, pumps, and other machinery. Tho Times-Herald has been ap praised of other substantial im provements yet to be undertaken during the season and present indications are that next season will seo moro activoty. It is un derstood the property owners in Tho Times-Herald building block contemplate a solid brick and stone front for tho whole block for nextscasonand another large brick on tho corner across tho street from Tho Times-Herald building is being considered for the coming year. NEW KLECTRIC PUNT FOR BURNS. Start Construction Work on Emigrant FellowH & Wfieeler Buy Mortons. J. D. Fellows returned Wed nesday from Emigrant creek where he accompanied J. R. Wheeler and Engineer Faulkner of the Eastern Oregon Engineer ing Co. He reports a largo crow of men at work on tho construc tion of tho dam to furnish power for electric lights. Mr. Fellows recently secured a franchise for electric lights from tho city and recently was joined by Mr Wheeler as a partner and they bought tho power site on Emigrant creek from the Milling Co. ThCso gentlemen havo also purchased tho light business of Horton Bros, and associates which gives them considerable equipment including the polos, wire, etc., already in position and ready for operation. They hopo to bo ready to fur nish lights from tho present plant securing power at tho flour mill about tho middle of next month. Tho Timos-Hcrnld would urge this bo sooner. It is of particu lar importanco that Burns should havo electric lights during tho Development Lcaguo mooting, court and fair week. Wo aro go ing to have largo delegations -of business men from outside points hero during that week and Burns certainly should not bo in tlnrk- ness. Tho business men should uso their influence to get lights for that week. Messrs. Fellows and Wheeler expect to have tho now power plant in operation early next spting. Tho work on the dam, buildings and installation of machinery will go forward as rapidly as possible during the in tervening time. The poles for tho transmission lino will bo cut nnd placed along the lino this winter and as soon as weather conditions will permit in the spring these will be set and tho lino put up. Thoy expect to furnish a 2-1-hour service and havo a capacity of 400-horso power aHho lowest stage of tho water with far greater power most of the year. ALWAYS TWO SIDES TO A STORY. Mr. Barton Tells us Something About The Handling ol Malls on Railroad. Baker, Sep. !, 1911. -To the Editor Thu Times-Herald: I note an article in the Blue Mountain Eagle, accredited to Tho Times Herald, headed "Complain of Railroad," "Stage Company says Railroad gets too much for mail contract." It is a saying that "ono side of a tale holds good until the other side is heard." In this case there is another side. Mail matter carried by stage is paid for at tho price named by the lowest responsible bidder; nnd tho bidder may nnd does name whatever figure he pleases. In some instances, they specify and receive much more than the route is worth; in other cases, in order to cut out opposition, a bidder may, and often does, name a figure less than the actual cost of operation; depending upon his other contracts or bids to "make good." A railroad company docs not and cannot bid for a contract to carry mail matter. Congress 1ms fixed tho rate to bo paid to railways at so much per mile; graduated according to the average weight of mail matter carried; such average being de termined every four years, by actually weighing on the train for sixty to ninety days, mail matter of every description. Such avcrago was determined early in 1910, and went into effect July 1 of that year; and Sumpter Valley Railway Compa ny is being paid for carrying tho mail from Baker to Austin, ac cording to tho average so deter mined, nnd at tho rate fixed by Congress. Congress nlso fixed a maximum rale per milo to bo paid to tho Railroad Company for carrying mail matter over a route where tho avcrago weight of mail has not been determined. l'rom Austin to Prairie City, would bo such a routo at tho present timo if the Railroad Company would contract with tho Postal Depart ment to carry the mail. This maximum figuro is less than one half of tho amount tho railroad company is entitled to, basing its compensation on tho average weights carried and as determined by tho 1910 weigh ings; which avcrago by tho way at tho present timo would not bo a fair avcrago for with tho ad vent of tho railway into Prnirio City, practically nil mail matter for interior Eastern Oregon which heretofore has been carried over several routes, is now beng car ried via Sumpter Valloy Railway; tho nvorngo weight being mater ially increased, but compensation remaining tho same. Tho Sumpter Valley Railway Company offered to enter into contract with tho Postal Dopart- FREIGHT BY AUTOTRUCK Start From Bend November 1 When Railroad Completed There PROMOTERS FIND ROADS GOOD Practical for at Least Ten Months in Year With a Kale That Meets Approval of Burns Business Men Saving of Time, Lcssfiifesled, Cheaper Goods. Bums was visited last Sunday by C. C. Harrison and Frank C. Riggs of Portland. The former has decided to place auto trucks on tho route between this city nnd Bend just as soon as tho rail road reaches that place Novem ber 1. Mr. Riggs is state agent for' the Packard Car and tho two made the trip in by tho wny of Bend in order to ascertain the character of tho country, the condition of the road and find what encouragement. could be found for the enterprise. Mr. Harrison has had consider able experience with auto trucks and'is confident of the success of tho venture, especially after traversing the route and mectiivg with unexpected encouragement from the business men of Burns. He secured contracts for all the freight two 3-ton capacity trucks can handle up to next March. Ho believes bin machines can keep on tho road at least ten months in the year and will add moro machines if tho business demands it. Tho rate will not exceed 2 cents per pound on or dinary freight and with a shorter railroad haul it will mean a great saving to shippers, a quicker method of dolivory and less in vested in goods to carry the trade over a long period in win ter as it has been in tho past. Wagon freighting has been out of the question during the win ter months in the past, therefore it has been necessary to carry large stocks during these months. In fact all spring goods havo had to be bought and paid for in the fall, freighted in and stored dur ing the whole winter. With this saving of capital invested and practically idlo we should get goods at prices lower than in tho past, so it will be a saving to tho consumer as well as the mer chant. Mr. Harrison will rolurn hero October first accompanied by David McDade, who will bo his resident representative in this city and who will remain here permanently. Mr. Riggs is ono of the good roads boosters of the state and nlso takes an active interest in tho Development League work of tho state. Ho will bo among tho Portland delegation to attend tho Leaguo meeting horo during fair week. Mr. Riggs states he found tho Harney county ond of tho road in much better shapo tlinn the Bend end. Asido from a few miles of road in Lnko county it would take very littlo work to make it ono of tho best auto routes it tho state. Mr. Riggs in to furnish Pack ard trucks for Mr. Harrison'n venture and says his machines arocapahlo to do tho work. They aro not an experiment as they havo been put to practical uso over worso roads, therefore ho has no misgiving as to tho suc cess of tho venture. It meets with enthusiastic ap proval hero nnd all that Mr. Har rison needs to make it go is to deliver tho goods. Our mer chants will furnish the tonnage. Always ready for job work. IIK0K1! .RIlCOkDS AND BONES. There was an accident at the afternoon matinee last Sunday at the fair grounds that somewhat marred the pleasure of tho sport. In tho third heat of the mile pace contest between Bill Ilnnlcy and John G the latter fell, throwing Harry Smith and his cart over tho horse against a past in the infield breaking Mr. Smith's collar bone. It was a very pretty race, each horse having a heat to his credit and Harry had the little horse right on his toes going full speed. They lind just finished tho first half mile in 1:10 and had gone almost as even as a double team. Harry had the pole and was anxious to maintain his position against tho faster horse nround the turn but just after passing under the wire John G hobbled and ho tried to hold the horso to his gait but tho hopple interfered with the result that ho fell flat. There is a slight raise in the track at that point that also help ed in the plan of giving those in the grand stand the worth of their money. Mr. Johnson drove Bill Ilnnlcy on tho full mile finishing in.2jl8i. This was the second timo in the same race that the track record had been lowered The second ( heat of the race was won by John ,G in 2:24. Bill Hanley is faster man tne nine norso out ne nas to keep right at it to win from him. One mistake in the mile always costs him tho race when competing with John G. Harry caught his fallen horso and assisted in getting him loose from tho cart before anyone knew he was hurt. Ho came up town and was fixed up later but seem ed more concerned about his horse than himself. Tho saddle horso race was half mile with three entries and creat ed much fun, Willie Smith finish ed first on "Dutch" but his younger brother Frank was given tho race by the judges on account of the first horse interfering with him. The three-eighth dash between James Bunyard's brown horso and a Quicksilver colt owned by dies Mace and backed by Alex Hanley was a close contest tho colt winning. Buckland, who rodo tho brown, claimed a foul but the judges found no evidence of it after an examination and gave tho raco to tho colt. J, E. Johnson and Harry Smith left yesterday with Sidney Wilkes, Hill Hanley and John G. for Baker whero they arc entered in tho fair week races. Thoy go from Baker to Ontario to com pcto for purses and will then re turn hero for tho Harney county fair. Mr, Johnson has develop ed some very good campaigner, much faster than was anticipat ed nnd there will bo some racing at our neighbor meets to kcop him out of tho monoy. PuooRKsaiVB Faiimes Feed ground grain. W. A. Goodman will steam roll or grind your grain at your granary. See hint for prices. SECOND ANNUAL NORlllWESr IKONTILR ROUND III1 ...nnd... EASTERN OHEQON DISTRICT FAIR ...at... I'ENDLL'TON.SLNI'HDER lltli fo I6llt ONE AND ONE-THIRD FARE - ...vln the... ORKiON - WASHINGTON RAILROAD & NAVIGATION COMPANY. Excursion Fares on Special Datesask your nearest agent. LET 'ER BUCK Bronco busting, steer roping, riding and racing wild horses, Indian War Dances, Cow Boy and Cow Girl races, relay horse and pony races, Northwest Frontier Parade, horseback tug of war, horseback pistol shooting, etc. WM. McMURRAY, (rncrnl I'umicnecr Auonl, Portland. N0TICU OP APPOINTMENT Off EXECUTORS. In thu County Court of tin- Kioto of On- KOii for llit'iiry Count) . In thu uuitlor of the hint will ami lentil- 11 fill timl uttitu of William Altnoiv, ilcceaxeil. Notiru In livrt'uy Riven 'lllt l' '""l will niul IcHlniuunt of William Allium, (U'Ccuiivil, hint boon iltily mlinlltoi! to pro' n tn liy tlic iibovtt ciilllli'il court, niul tho uiitlrl);mii iininiil in until i ill n uxcriitorit Iiiivii liS'Pii iluly niolitnl hh mioli, nit ill njH-iir from tho ruconlH of Miiiil court; All perfoiiH haiiiK t'tniiiiH Huniiint mid ustAto aro lictrby rtinlreil to nrwiit thuin, with (ho projirr vouclitw, within kIx inoutliH of iho (Into of this notici, to thn niilorfti);iH'(lnxMitrf, or cither uno of the iti , at their plni'o of rrpltli'iiro ('far Prottpoy, Oregon, or at tho olllcoof O. A. Ili'inhn! I, their attorney, at lliirni. Oregon. Uatuil &t IturiiH, Oregon, tills lili ilay of Ant-nut 1UI1. A1.11r.1fr Alrvm W11.1.111.I. Al.T.sciv Kxeculors. l'1'.TITION I'OK I.KjUOIt UC'ISNSli Wo the le;nl volern of Denlo precinct Harney County, Stato of Dremi respect fully iiitt tho Hon. County emirl ot llnr ni'V County Oiron to (.'runt a petition to C. W. Cnlton.t Co. to mil Spiritoiie Malt niul Vlnuiu I.iipiom In )ui qu.inlilieN ono millon in Dotiio I'rei'iui't, Ihmn'B Hnuch, Harney County, State of Oregon for tho 1'erM ol Six Month, iih in duty houiiil wo will over pray. Namrn .Name. J. N. Uowloy W. O (llenn IVeil I,. Allen M.M. Donn It. II. Vitkex T. llilTeniUifur (leu 1.. MutUch Ailnm Ailiian Not mnn lliill'mnn Cliaa. Huffman .lainun A. Goodwin I'eto Cjjooine Harrison (trovo Free Drove I.. It. Stepper-oil II. W. McAllister Ij, M. MoPkhnin Clyde MiCluru II.J.Mnrtlu I.. Cilhim Michael llarlo O. I.. MeKelvey ltohert Dcau A. It. liochtn .I..Snlrelni) Miku Memhira Helastlnn Auauxiu Coo. Denny CyrriB Nulmm lidw. J. Catlow Ouuiaciilila McrmtiillH Kied II l.orunz B. T. I'inil M tlalvln Marlon Marklu A. II. Kuoa John McLean V ll. Smith Noticole heiehy t;lcn that u Satur day thotlth day of Hepteintiur mil tho uuilcritl;ncd willnpplyto tho llononihli County Court of Harney County, Orotfon for the I.lcoiifo mentioned in tho above petition. C." W. Ciuton iV Co. $1500 Reward! llnM!tt'Mn 1 Iti -.1 ih unit Nt'VHtla I I . -I . k I I'M I11111 KMilntiuiiul nlili Ii 1 lie uuiter gum In nu'iiiU'r, iti kim' (i.eee ou reiiHiit Mr evl tome ti'iellln; In U10 urrt'iit unit con vlc'lUiiiofuiiy par If or iihiiIci Mi'ol Iiik lium. i'iiIUi nr mtiU'ii Ik'IoiikIiik tunny el Iti ini'tii lien. In mlilllion idlliv nlic, t lit iiiuleulgneil Hirer tlio hiiio (iinilllliui fP0,iO(tir all liqrti'i liramleil lnirie li bar uu Imtli ' I'lllier Jn. Iiriuut recent.! In iiIhIiI iniiutlt'H ItaiiKii Kurnoy, l.alto niul (riml eniiutlra, Ihirm vvutt-il wlicn utiM. Null!) lint droit 11 liuiiH'a aulil anil only III 111-41 tmiit'tir. W W . IIUOWN, I'Ki'. Ores-oil. I B I I'l'IL. ' (Continued on pago 2.) w. T. I.IIS'llUt, AlnmiKor nnd Sulcaniau A. A. PI'.UKY, Uf v A l I Alfl'i'lAtfn I lUIllCSLCclU lUCtlLI,rll2 Secretary nmt Notary Public THE INLAND EMPIRE REALTY COflPANY UoprcnontH That Which UTmtuil nnd lltliahlo, nnd llnti'llo HuecoMsfully all Ports ol Heal ICntato llimlneaa. Wo aro AKonla Tor tho ltollablo AETNA and PHONEIX FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES. COLUMBIA LI FIB AND TRUST' CO. AMERICAN LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE CO. AGENCY HOLT AND HAINliS-llOUSIiR COMBINED HARVESTER NUSEHY STOCK Talk Your Itusil Kutnto Mnttorn Over With tin, Your UitslnoHS Will 1I Strictly ConlUleiitlal. Wo Know Our JIuhI- HC89, Attend To Our lluiluesa and Want Your Itanlncaa. I'lUST DOOR SOUTH OP IIARNUY COUNTY NATIONAL HANK J J t : BURNS ORKUON GEER & CUMMINS Burns, Oregon. Hardware and Crockery Glassware Guns and Ammunition FARMING MAHCINERY of all kinds Get our prices before buying: rvS?vffS5vi ISySy55t--l i u. m. Km. 1.1 jut 1 :m aui-s iu. Four well equipped linos. Excellent facilities for transportation of mail, express, passengers Prairie City to Burns. Vale to Burns Burns to Diamond Burns to Venator E. B. WATERS, Agent. jut:j:!Ui:::::n::::nHusr:::::::::i:!.i'.::n:manjjn::n::::::::::u::uj:ui:u:;iJii- I AKCII IE M'GOWAN, President and Manager J Harney County Abstract Company ii (incorporated) . i modern ana tompieie aei 01 inaexes An Abstract Copy of Every Instrument on Record in Harney County. w::::::::::::::i::n:m:::nmn::uunjm,'::iK;uj::::ur.::ts:un::ynjnnn::mJKjt The HOTEL BURNS N. A. DIBBLE, Propt. CENTRALLY LOCATED, GOOD, CLEAN MEALS, COMFORTABLE ROOMS Courteous treatment, rates reason ableGive me a ca'l A First Class Bar in Connection ttat:::;i:wn:mtnannnmnaimn:anjana:t; in n Tlte HARN Y VALLEY MEAT MARKET 1 B. Bushele, Proprietor of all kinds always ready Your Patronage Solicited MEAT Corner Mp and B Streets Locher Building ttt:nn::::t:i:!::::::::::n:t::::t:m::!:::::2tmnnKn:m:::n:nuJt:;jjtmum:::nnni The Harney Valley Brewing Co. Mnnufncturers ol and Family Trade Solicited Frec'Deilvery T. E. JENKINSMana&er 'ggiraoffsoi jbt'' BURP4S MILLING CO. HORTON & SAYER, Propts. Rough and Dressed Lumber, Rustic Flooring, Moulding, Finishing Lumber. Nearest Sawmill to 'Burns. Good Road. Lumber Yard in Burns, Go To The White Front Livery Stable NEW RIGS AND TEAMS 'Phone to Me for Your Doctor Calls. R. J. McKINNON, Jr., Proprietor.