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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 3, 1911)
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FAIR WEEK EXTRA. NO. 2.
BURNS, OREGON, TUESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 3, 1911
PRICE FIVE CENTS
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For Interior Oregon Assured
$10,000 For This Purpose Guaranteed
Until State Legislature Meets
News From the Sessions
people of this this section at not
being able to participate in the
meetings and sent word he would
be "with us in spirit."
Mr. Hanley gave his hearers a
"canned speech" -reading from
manuscript. It was full of meat
TIiq evening session was full of
interest and was largely attend
ed. The first number was n big
chorus which was well received.
This number was under the di
rection of Mrs. McIIoae and was
creditably rendered. The voices
were: Mcsdames Fane, J. L.
Gault, Simon Frieman, C. II.
Leonard, V. A. Gowan, Irving
Miller, W. Y. King, H. W. Mo
Hose, Misses Louol Smith and
Myra King. Messrs. D. Potter,
Ora Hill, Julian Byrd, P. T. Ran
dall, Allen Biggs, C. A. Byrd,
Dr. Brown, with Mrs. G. A.
I Rembold, accompaniest.
I Our "only" Bill Hanley, presi
dent of the league then came to
i the platform and was greeted
with cheers. Mr. Hanley first
gave the regrets of James J.
Hill who was prevented from
coming by the bad roads. Mr.
Hill is as disappointed as are the
L. W. HILL. President of the
Great Northern Railway.
JAS. .1. HILL, "EMPIRE BUILDER"
"WITH US IN SPIRIT"
THE FRENCH HOTEL
Traveling Men and
All Outside Rooms
and The Times-Herald regrets its
inability to print it in full.
A. C. Callan of- the Portland
delegation spoke next. He was
enthusiastic over this big coun
try and stated it was a pleasure
for the Portland people to be
, present and participate". He
stated that Portland wanted to
help develop this great and glor
ious Valley and hoped the next
delegation to visit us would be
A. 0. Hunter of Bend made an
excellent talk on oc-operation.
Mr. Hunter is one of the most
energetic and practical boosters
in the interior and his advice
along these lines is always sound.
He emphasized the importance
of the entire interior working in
harinon, standing together with
the raihoads, the government
and every interest ha ing for its
purpose the upbuilding of Cen
tral Oregon. Mr. Hunter l re
posed a resolution to be adopted
by the League to call an irriga
tion convention hawng for its
purposo placing the Carj Act
companies on a business basis in
order to be a real benefit to the
state. As they are now it is a
farce and a detriment.
Miss Louel Smith sang a solo
and responded to a hearty en
core. Judge Worden of Klamath sug
, gested that all the counties com
, posing the Central Oregon De
Jvelopment League go together
and get out n general booklet of
State Land Agent Rinehart
presented the greetings of Gov.
i West who was unable to bo pres-
I ent. Mr. Rinehart gave a good
I talk that was thoroughly appre
ciated, no sam wo neeueu 10
got busy on good roads and sug;
gested "Peg Leg Dutch" people
here to get best results people
who were not afraid to work.
Phil Bates was on the program
for a good roads talk but the ma
chine was "putout of busipess by
Rinehart's talk" as Bates put it,
he was unable to give his illus
trated lecture. It will be given
this evening at the Ugo theater
between C and 7 o'clock.
The particular feature of this
morning's session was the pledg
ing of sufficient support to assure
the establishment of experiment
stations in Central Oregon at
W. E. Coman, Gen. Pass. Agt.
of the Oregon Trunk, was sub
stituted for Mr. Gray on the pro
gram pieaged ms railroad to
i2500 for this purpose. R. B.
Miller of the Harriman system
pledged a like sum. The con
ditions arc that $10,000 be raised
t j carry on this work until the
meeting of the Oregon legislature
to provide peimanent support.
The stations are to be under the
charge of the agricultural college
and the railroad systems will pro
vide $5,000, Cential Oregon $3,
000 and Portland $2,000. This
has been assured and is one of
the great things accomplished by
the Central Oregon Development
"R. B. .Miller -of-the Harriman
system spoke on "Better Farm
Methods." F. A. Freeman,
cashier of the Lumbermens Na-
BURNS TO BE THE POTENTIAL CITY.
(continued on page 2)
CARL R. GRAY President of
P. & S. R. Ry.
Marshall N. Dana. Oregon
This is Get-Together-Day in
Oregon. The red blood of Kla
math, Lakeview, of Portland has
come to meet the red blood of
Bunns, of Harney county, and;
joining forces, has formulated
the most practical development
plan ever known to Oregon.
The day has produced pledges
of the people, of the Hill and
Harriman railroad systems, to
raise money enough for establish
ing two Central Oregon experi
ment stations and to maintain
them until the state recognizes
its obligation to perform this tre
mendous service by a sufficient
legislative appropriation to meet
the demand for soil education for
Harmony notes have been
ringing out like joy bells. A
knell has sounded for petty
sectional jealousies. The spirit
underlying all expressions is that
no person or community has any
right to criticise any other per
son "or community unless the sin
cere intention is to make it bet
ter for all.
What do we of Portland think
We think it the potential city
of a great agricultural communi
ty to be. The hospitality, the
energy, the hope of Harney's
people are amazing and delight
fulthe foundation of a magni
i We are glad that storm and
distance did not turn us back on
the long road. There will al
ways hereafter be the sense of
warm, personal acquaintance,
i relationship and interest.
I This is a prediction The auto
mobile train that brought the
1 transportation and commercial
interests of the outside world
will unfailingly soon be followed
In the steel highway, the rail-
The world with its tremendous
i interests is reaching out toward
Harney because of what Harney
has done. Lot the people of
Burns continue to get ready for
the new era. The long wait is
Seeing is believing, and, see
ing, faith in interior Oregon is
redoubled. The expression of
that faith will be investmentand
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